2010 District Rankings - California High Schools

The district rankings were calculated by taking the standardized tests used by California to determine the proficiency level across varying grades and subjects for high schools in the state. These school percentile ranks were then averaged for all high schools in each school district 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 Algebra II
  • CST Biology
  • CST Chemistry
  • CST Earth Science
  • CST English-Language Arts
  • CST General Mathematics
  • CST Geometry
  • CST Integrated Math 1
  • CST Integrated/Coordinated Science
  • CST Physics
  • CST Science
  • CST Summative High School Math
  • CST U.S. History
  • CST World History
Find a School District's Ranking:
Rank City Name Percentile Changed From 2009
1San Marino Unified School District
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 1,146
Has one high school that won a "Blue Ribbon Schools Award"
This School District Has School(s) That Have Received The Blue Ribbon Schools Award94.05
2Santa Cruz County Office of Education School District
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 475
92.51
3Temple City Unified School District
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 1,982
91.08 16
4Manhattan Beach Unified School District
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 2,424
90.85 3
5Lakeside Union Elementary School District
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 230
90.60
6Piedmont City Unified School District
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 785
90.00 8
7La Canada Unified School District
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 2,185
89.53 5
8Oak Park Unified School District
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 1,307
89.19 2
9Arcadia Unified School District
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 3,610
88.94 7
10Los Alamitos Unified School District
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 3,282
88.71 1
11El Segundo Unified School District
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 1,228
88.42 3
12Irvine Unified School District
High Schools: 4 | Total Enrollment: 8,485
Has one high school that won a "Blue Ribbon Schools Award"
This School District Has School(s) That Have Received The Blue Ribbon Schools Award88.33 9
13Los Gatos-Saratoga Joint Union High School District
High Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 3,162
87.52 9
14Acalanes Union High School District
High Schools: 4 | Total Enrollment: 5,514
Has one high school that won a "Blue Ribbon Schools Award"
This School District Has School(s) That Have Received The Blue Ribbon Schools Award86.94 4
15Palo Alto Unified School District
High Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 3,762
86.11 5
16San Ramon Valley Unified School District
High Schools: 3 | Total Enrollment: 6,665
Has one high school that won a "Blue Ribbon Schools Award"
This School District Has School(s) That Have Received The Blue Ribbon Schools Award85.57 5
17Coronado Unified School District
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 1,120
Has one high school that won a "Blue Ribbon Schools Award"
This School District Has School(s) That Have Received The Blue Ribbon Schools Award85.29 5
18Martinez Unified School District
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 1,280
85.21 16
19South Pasadena Unified School District
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 1,518
85.09 4
20Yreka Union High School District
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 650
84.11 3
21Black Oak Mine Unified School District
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 580
83.82 1
22Dublin Unified School District
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 493
83.69 8
23Walnut Valley Unified School District
High Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 6,030
83.14 10
24Benicia Unified School District
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 1,671
82.67 4
25Placentia-Yorba Linda Unified School District
High Schools: 4 | Total Enrollment: 7,614
Has one high school that won a "Blue Ribbon Schools Award"
This School District Has School(s) That Have Received The Blue Ribbon Schools Award80.90 11
26Pleasanton Unified School District
High Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 4,872
Two high schools have won a "Blue Ribbon Schools Award"
This School District Has School(s) That Have Received The Blue Ribbon Schools Award80.66 5
27Las Virgenes Unified School District
High Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 4,142
Has one high school that won a "Blue Ribbon Schools Award"
This School District Has School(s) That Have Received The Blue Ribbon Schools Award80.31 2
28Albany City Unified School District
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 1,282
79.95 5
29Tamalpais Union High School District
High Schools: 3 | Total Enrollment: 3,601
Has one high school that won a "Blue Ribbon Schools Award"
This School District Has School(s) That Have Received The Blue Ribbon Schools Award79.63 5
30Hawthorne School District
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 612
79.31 3
31Los Angeles County Office of Education School District
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 586
79.29 27
32Rocklin Unified School District
High Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 3,342
79.27 1
33Brea-Olinda Unified School District
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 2,004
79.22 9
34Saddleback Valley Unified School District
High Schools: 4 | Total Enrollment: 10,779
79.11 2
35Conejo Valley Unified School District
High Schools: 3 | Total Enrollment: 7,503
Two high schools have won a "Blue Ribbon Schools Award"
This School District Has School(s) That Have Received The Blue Ribbon Schools Award78.59 3
36Huntington Beach Union High School District
High Schools: 6 | Total Enrollment: 15,576
78.35 3
37Anderson Valley Unified School District
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 259
78.20 77
38Beverly Hills Unified School District
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 2,201
Has one high school that won a "Blue Ribbon Schools Award"
This School District Has School(s) That Have Received The Blue Ribbon Schools Award77.98 13
39Laguna Beach Unified School District
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 1,039
Has one high school that won a "Blue Ribbon Schools Award"
This School District Has School(s) That Have Received The Blue Ribbon Schools Award77.71 17
40West Sonoma County Union High School District
High Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 2,132
77.66 39
41Carmel Unified School District
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 726
77.46 15
42Fremont Union High School District
High Schools: 5 | Total Enrollment: 10,252
Three high schools have won a "Blue Ribbon Schools Award"
This School District Has School(s) That Have Received The Blue Ribbon Schools Award77.09 11
43Livermore Valley Joint Unified School District
High Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 4,349
75.63 22
44Poway Unified School District
High Schools: 4 | Total Enrollment: 9,840
75.36 1
45Glendale Unified School District
High Schools: 4 | Total Enrollment: 9,195
75.16 4
46Templeton Unified School District
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 770
Has one high school that won a "Blue Ribbon Schools Award"
This School District Has School(s) That Have Received The Blue Ribbon Schools Award75.12 71
47Tehachapi Unified School District
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 1,493
75.04 1
48Clovis Unified School District
High Schools: 4 | Total Enrollment: 10,132
Has one high school that won a "Blue Ribbon Schools Award"
This School District Has School(s) That Have Received The Blue Ribbon Schools Award74.79 8
49Capistrano Unified School District
High Schools: 7 | Total Enrollment: 15,778
74.19
50Abc Unified School District
High Schools: 4 | Total Enrollment: 6,902
Has one high school that won a "Blue Ribbon Schools Award"
This School District Has School(s) That Have Received The Blue Ribbon Schools Award73.94 4
51Shasta Union High School District
High Schools: 5 | Total Enrollment: 5,371
73.50 6
52Gridley Unified School District
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 583
73.46
53Lincoln Unified School District
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 2,587
73.34 20
54Palos Verdes Peninsula Unified School District
High Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 4,176
73.34 10
55Santa Ynez Valley Union High School District
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 1,080
73.31 9
56Lucia Mar Unified School District
High Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 3,363
73.16 2
57Golden Valley Unified School District
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 564
72.75 63
58Imperial Unified School District
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 924
72.59 19
59Pacific Grove Unified School District
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 471
72.58 11
60Moorpark Unified School District
High Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 2,491
72.23 30
61Chico Unified School District
High Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 3,845
72.22 43
62Mendocino Unified School District
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 178
71.86 9
63Redondo Beach Unified School District
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 2,560
71.65 13
64Ojai Unified School District
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 952
71.28 17
65William S. Hart Union High School District
High Schools: 8 | Total Enrollment: 17,793
71.12 2
66Northern Humboldt Union High School District
High Schools: 3 | Total Enrollment: 1,581
71.11 6
67Mountain View-Los Altos Union High School District
High Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 3,490
71.11 2
68Sierra Unified School District
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 611
70.59 17
69East Nicolaus Joint Union High School District
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 322
70.43 58
70Tustin Unified School District
High Schools: 3 | Total Enrollment: 6,561
70.41 8
71El Dorado Union High
High Schools: 5 | Total Enrollment: 6,631
Has one high school that won a "Blue Ribbon Schools Award"
This School District Has School(s) That Have Received The Blue Ribbon Schools Award70.08 12
72Torrance Unified School District
High Schools: 4 | Total Enrollment: 8,719
70.07 14
73San Dieguito Union High School District
High Schools: 4 | Total Enrollment: 8,458
69.83 2
74Glendora Unified School District
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 2,159
69.80 17
75Bonita Unified School District
High Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 3,314
69.68 7
76Murrieta Valley Unified School District
High Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 6,083
69.42 20
77Novato Unified School District
High Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 2,272
69.35 40
78Delano Joint Union High School District
High Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 3,417
69.34 164
79Simi Valley Unified School District
High Schools: 3 | Total Enrollment: 6,460
69.26 18
80Temecula Valley Unified School District
High Schools: 4 | Total Enrollment: 9,920
68.80 27
81Newport-Mesa Unified School District
High Schools: 4 | Total Enrollment: 7,962
68.58 12
82Petaluma Joint Union High School District
High Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 3,204
68.29 2
83South San Francisco Unified School District
High Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 3,000
68.26 36
84Nevada Joint Union High School District
High Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 3,289
68.25 18
85Fullerton Joint Union High School District
High Schools: 6 | Total Enrollment: 13,584
Has one high school that won a "Blue Ribbon Schools Award"
This School District Has School(s) That Have Received The Blue Ribbon Schools Award68.05 2
86Ventura Unified School District
High Schools: 3 | Total Enrollment: 5,223
Has one high school that won a "Blue Ribbon Schools Award"
This School District Has School(s) That Have Received The Blue Ribbon Schools Award68.03 2
87Eureka City Unified School District
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 1,406
67.94 5
88Sierra Sands Unified School District
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 1,560
67.81 1
89Davis Joint Unified School District
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 1,666
67.76 38
90Castro Valley Unified School District
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 2,897
67.47 18
91Cabrillo Unified School District
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 987
67.18 42
92Travis Unified School District
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 1,527
67.06 37
93Alhambra Unified School District
High Schools: 3 | Total Enrollment: 7,952
67.03 1
94Culver City Unified School District
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 2,324
67.01 15
95Snowline Joint Unified School District
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 2,559
66.72 14
96San Luis Coastal Unified School District
High Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 2,387
Has one high school that won a "Blue Ribbon Schools Award"
This School District Has School(s) That Have Received The Blue Ribbon Schools Award66.71 33
97Vallecitos Elementary School District
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 136
66.68 13
98Shoreline Unified School District
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 183
66.18 62
99Amador County Unified School District
High Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 1,376
66.06 9
100Calaveras Unified School District
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 1,025
65.92 91
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