2010 City Rankings - California Middle Schools

The city rankings were calculated by taking the standardized tests used by California to determine the proficiency level across varying grades and subjects for middle schools in the state. These school percentile ranks were then averaged for all middle schools in each city and ordered from highest to lowest. The tests and subjects used to determine the percentile ranks can be found below. Learn more about how rankings are determined.

CST Exams Used To Determine Rankings

  • CST Algebra I
  • CST English-Language Arts
  • CST General Mathematics
  • CST Geometry
  • CST History - Social Science
  • CST Mathematics
  • CST Science
Find a City's Ranking:
Rank City Name Percentile Changed From 2009
1487Salida, California
Middle Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 995
46.29 971
1802Manteca, California
Middle Schools: 13 | Total Enrollment: 9,644
46.13 1547
1496Tres Pinos, California
Middle Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 145
46.10 1121
1713Santa Paula, California
Middle Schools: 3 | Total Enrollment: 1,478
45.94 1309
1502Ballico, California
Middle Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 171
45.84 1115
1989Vista, California
Middle Schools: 4 | Total Enrollment: 4,196
45.74 1646
1506Fort Bragg, California
Middle Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 426
45.72 973
1507Plumas Lake, California
Middle Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 335
45.69 1011
1508Boonville, California
Middle Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 259
45.68 1041
1408Madera, California
Middle Schools: 10 | Total Enrollment: 5,668
45.63 1345
1513Redway, California
Middle Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 277
45.60 1113
775Merced, California
Middle Schools: 7 | Total Enrollment: 5,221
45.38 499
1386Caruthers, California
Middle Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 987
45.33 869
1125Daly City, California
Middle Schools: 3 | Total Enrollment: 1,312
45.28 734
1517Gustine, California
Middle Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 400
45.28 1009
1519Keyes, California
Middle Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 240
45.25 860
1649Chino, California
Middle Schools: 3 | Total Enrollment: 2,672
45.25 1314
811Canyon Country, California
Middle Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 3,591
45.12 603
1466Delano, California
Middle Schools: 4 | Total Enrollment: 2,591
45.11 1306
1522Robbins, California
Middle Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 152
45.05 860
1366Covina, California
Middle Schools: 3 | Total Enrollment: 3,130
45.02 921
1529Valley Home, California
Middle Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 127
44.88 1311
2378Sherman Oaks, California
Middle Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 2,365
44.73 2178
1535Carlotta, California
Middle Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 117
44.61 1130
1536Esparto, California
Middle Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 234
Has one middle school that won a "Blue Ribbon Schools Award"
This City Has School(s) That Have Received The Blue Ribbon Schools Award44.45 961
1362Lawndale, California
Middle Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 1,937
44.45 864
1403Apple Valley, California
Middle Schools: 5 | Total Enrollment: 5,266
44.34 1140
1550Yermo, California
Middle Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 345
44.05 868
1605Red Bluff, California
Middle Schools: 8 | Total Enrollment: 2,214
44.02 1393
1554Willows, California
Middle Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 506
43.97 1060
1571Twentynine Palms, California
Middle Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 525
43.81 1061
2382Quincy, California
Middle Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 652
43.79 2018
1095La Puente, California
Middle Schools: 9 | Total Enrollment: 5,794
43.63 755
1562Yucaipa, California
Middle Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 817
43.61 1225
1493Oakley, California
Middle Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 1,661
43.53 989
1564Los Nietos, California
Middle Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 390
43.46 960
1413Pasadena, California
Middle Schools: 12 | Total Enrollment: 10,392
43.31 1104
1572Calipatria, California
Middle Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 324
43.30 1073
2293Parlier, California
Middle Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 894
43.27 1965
1573El Nido, California
Middle Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 169
43.10 1202
1221Riverside, California
Middle Schools: 13 | Total Enrollment: 13,709
42.97 899
1782Long Beach, California
Middle Schools: 23 | Total Enrollment: 21,303
42.94 1691
1622Waterford, California
Middle Schools: 3 | Total Enrollment: 2,426
42.92 1103
2159Santa Ana, California
Middle Schools: 15 | Total Enrollment: 17,189
Has one middle school that won a "Blue Ribbon Schools Award"
This City Has School(s) That Have Received The Blue Ribbon Schools Award42.89 1924
1956Valinda, California
Middle Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 1,122
42.80 1372
1743Antioch, California
Middle Schools: 5 | Total Enrollment: 4,426
42.75 1482
1582Marina, California
Middle Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 669
42.75 1118
1590Heber, California
Middle Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 1,101
42.41 1089
1591Kerman, California
Middle Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 663
42.39 1107
1217North Hollywood, California
Middle Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 3,210
42.18 806
1600Oakdale, California
Middle Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 822
42.07 1072
1718Ceres, California
Middle Schools: 3 | Total Enrollment: 2,207
42.01 1355
401Oakland, California
Middle Schools: 22 | Total Enrollment: 9,283
Two middle schools have won a "Blue Ribbon Schools Award"
This City Has School(s) That Have Received The Blue Ribbon Schools Award42.00 392
1611Santa Fe Springs, California
Middle Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 995
41.78 1041
1575Palmdale, California
Middle Schools: 13 | Total Enrollment: 10,198
41.77 1280
847Indio, California
Middle Schools: 3 | Total Enrollment: 3,019
41.62 548
1616Sutter, California
Middle Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 475
41.58 1150
1617Coachella, California
Middle Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 813
41.51 1099
1618Lone Pine, California
Middle Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 277
41.48 1232
1619Cloverdale, California
Middle Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 567
41.38 1166
1499Baldwin Park, California
Middle Schools: 6 | Total Enrollment: 5,542
41.36 1196
1621Crockett, California
Middle Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 366
41.16 1084
1623Palermo, California
Middle Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 431
41.14 1082
1402Chowchilla, California
Middle Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 615
41.03 1081
1627Bellflower, California
Middle Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 3,116
40.99 1036
1636Shasta Lake, California
Middle Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 784
40.73 1145
1702Spring Valley, California
Middle Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 1,868
40.66 1202
1467Pico Rivera, California
Middle Schools: 3 | Total Enrollment: 2,489
40.46 965
1645Lost Hills, California
Middle Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 159
40.33 1198
1996Montague, California
Middle Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 204
40.28 1394
1650Princeton, California
Middle Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 111
40.00 1003
1654Gerber, California
Middle Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 413
39.94 1159
2021Ontario, California
Middle Schools: 6 | Total Enrollment: 5,100
39.78 1595
886East Palo Alto, California
Middle Schools: 3 | Total Enrollment: 1,113
39.64 570
1280Perris, California
Middle Schools: 4 | Total Enrollment: 4,459
39.57 844
2181La Quinta, California
Middle Schools: 3 | Total Enrollment: 2,226
39.51 1774
1663San Miguel, California
Middle Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 402
39.41 1426
2343Seaside, California
Middle Schools: 3 | Total Enrollment: 1,650
39.14 2147
1093Tulare, California
Middle Schools: 9 | Total Enrollment: 4,902
38.98 695
1258Visalia, California
Middle Schools: 12 | Total Enrollment: 5,322
38.81 836
1677Exeter, California
Middle Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 708
38.78 1164
1686Duarte, California
Middle Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 658
38.73 1077
1871Hemet, California
Middle Schools: 3 | Total Enrollment: 3,353
38.66 1350
1733Salinas, California
Middle Schools: 9 | Total Enrollment: 6,196
38.44 1617
1482Bakersfield, California
Middle Schools: 32 | Total Enrollment: 23,142
38.31 1259
2432Menlo Park, California
Middle Schools: 7 | Total Enrollment: 3,953
Has one middle school that won a "Blue Ribbon Schools Award"
This City Has School(s) That Have Received The Blue Ribbon Schools Award37.74 2421
1892Terra Bella, California
Middle Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 353
37.65 1409
1715Sunland, California
Middle Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 1,195
37.34 1192
1710Hayfork, California
Middle Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 231
37.29 1249
1703La Habra, California
Middle Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 1,886
37.03 1173
1514Willits, California
Middle Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 506
36.98 966
1722San Geronimo, California
Middle Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 154
36.96 1424
2319Highland, California
Middle Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 2,206
36.76 1966
1528Montclair, California
Middle Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 1,540
36.74 990
1730Burney, California
Middle Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 260
36.65 1161
1734French Camp, California
Middle Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 651
36.63 1229
1029Fontana, California
Middle Schools: 8 | Total Enrollment: 9,684
36.53 706
1740Lebec, California
Middle Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 414
36.33 1184
2368San Gabriel, California
Middle Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 2,761
36.14 2010
1861Anaheim, California
Middle Schools: 7 | Total Enrollment: 9,165
35.98 1758
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