2010 School Rankings - California High Schools

The school 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. The tests and subjects used 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's Ranking:
Rank School Name Percentile Changed From 2009
1001Phineas Banning High School
Wilmington, CA 90744 | Grades: 9-12 | Enrollment: 3,330
Los Angeles Unified School District
28.32 88
1002Mission High School
San Francisco, CA 94114 | Grades: 9-12 | Enrollment: 859
San Francisco Unified School District
28.25 76
1003Orange Cove High School
Orange Cove, CA 93646 | Grades: 9-12 | Enrollment: 665
Kings Canyon Joint Unified School District
28.04 40
1004Herbert Hoover High School
Fresno, CA 93710 | Grades: 9-12 | Enrollment: 1,960
Fresno Unified School District
28.00 45
1005Maricopa High School
Maricopa, CA 93252 | Grades: 9-12 | Enrollment: 100
Maricopa Unified School District
27.98 50
1006Lindsay High School
Lindsay, CA 93247 | Grades: 9-12 | Enrollment: 1,052
Lindsay Unified School District
27.73 2
1007Learning for Life Charter School
Marina, CA 93933 | Grades: 7-12 | Enrollment: 114
Monterey Peninsula Unified School District
27.70 126
1008Nathaniel Narbonne High School
Harbor City, CA 90710 | Grades: 9-12 | Enrollment: 3,387
Los Angeles Unified School District
27.40 83
1009Los Angeles Academy of Arts & Enterprise Charter
Los Angeles, CA 90057 | Grades: 6-12 | Enrollment: 0
Los Angeles Unified School District
27.23 4
1010Castle Rock Charter School
Crescent City, CA 95531 | Grades: KG-12 | Enrollment: 423
Del Norte County Office of Education
27.14 157
1011Farmersville High School
Farmersville, CA 93223 | Grades: 9-12 | Enrollment: 678
Farmersville Unified School District
27.05 56
1012Bell Gardens High School
Bell Gardens, CA 90201 | Grades: 9-12 | Enrollment: 3,570
Montebello Unified School District
26.75 35
1013Vallejo High School
Vallejo, CA 94590 | Grades: 9-12 | Enrollment: 1,666
Vallejo City Unified School District
26.69 19
1014Options for Youth - Upland School
Pasadena, CA 91101 | Grades: 7-12 | Enrollment: 2,367
Upland Unified School District
26.67 20
1015Bloomington High School
Bloomington, CA 92316 | Grades: 9-12 | Enrollment: 2,972
Colton Joint Unified School District
26.64 33
1016Panorama High School
Panorama City, CA 91402 | Grades: 9-11 | Enrollment: 2,361
Los Angeles Unified School District
26.52 102
1017School of Multimedia and Visual Arts at Crawford High School
San Diego, CA 92115 | Grades: 9-12 | Enrollment: 381
San Diego Unified School District
26.47 157
1018James Lick High School
San Jose, CA 95127 | Grades: 9-12 | Enrollment: 1,396
East Side Union High School District
26.22 4
1019Luther Burbank High School
Sacramento, CA 95823 | Grades: 9-12 | Enrollment: 2,031
Sacramento City Unified School District
26.21 60
1020Tranquillity High School
Tranquillity, CA 93668 | Grades: 9-12 | Enrollment: 0
Golden Plains Unified School District
26.15 127
1021Parlier High School
Parlier, CA 93648 | Grades: 9-12 | Enrollment: 821
Parlier Unified School District
26.92 14
1022Desert Hot Springs High School
Desert Hot Springs, CA 92240 | Grades: 9-12 | Enrollment: 1,935
Palm Springs Unified School District
26.16 69
1023Visions in Education School
Carmichael, CA 95608 | Grades: KG-12 | Enrollment: 3,362
San Juan Unified School District
25.99 2
1024Bay Area School of Enterprise
Alameda, CA 94501 | Grades: 9-12 | Enrollment: 116
Alameda City Unified School District
25.99 27
1025Pinole Valley High School
Pinole, CA 94564 | Grades: 9-12 | Enrollment: 1,622
West Contra Costa Unified School District
25.96 22
1026Crossroads Charter School
Hanford, CA 93232 | Grades: KG-12 | Enrollment: 178
Armona Union Elementary School District
25.93 116
1027Marco Antonio Firebaugh High School
Lynwood, CA 90262 | Grades: 10-12 | Enrollment: 0
Lynwood Unified School District
25.91 186
1028Community Harvest Charter School
Sherman Oaks, CA 91411 | Grades: 6-12 | Enrollment: 311
Los Angeles Unified School District
25.76 5
1029San Bernardino High School
San Bernardino, CA 92405 | Grades: 9-12 | Enrollment: 2,456
San Bernardino City Unified School District
25.68 10
1030Tennyson High School
Hayward, CA 94544 | Grades: 9-12 | Enrollment: 1,447
Hayward Unified School District
25.59 55
1031North Salinas High School
Salinas, CA 93906 | Grades: 9-12 | Enrollment: 2,047
Salinas Union High School District
25.48 78
1032Plumas Charter 146 School
Quincy, CA 95971 | Grades: KG-12 | Enrollment: 186
Plumas Unified School District
25.46 341
1033La Sierra High School
Visalia, CA 93292 | Grades: 7-12 | Enrollment: 306
Tulare County Office of Education School District
25.45 144
1034Washington High School
Fresno, CA 93706 | Grades: 9-12 | Enrollment: 1,185
Washington Union High School District
25.25 42
1035Valley Center Independent Study School
Valley Center, CA 92082 | Grades: KG-12 | Enrollment: 75
Valley Center-Pauma Unified School District
25.24 53
1036Colton High School
Colton, CA 92324 | Grades: 9-12 | Enrollment: 3,308
Colton Joint Unified School District
25.23 2
1037El Cerrito High School
El Cerrito, CA 94530 | Grades: 9-12 | Enrollment: 1,243
West Contra Costa Unified School District
25.22 44
1038Los Angeles High School
Los Angeles, CA 90019 | Grades: 9-12 | Enrollment: 2,855
Los Angeles Unified School District
25.22 94
1039Norwalk High School
Norwalk, CA 90650 | Grades: 9-12 | Enrollment: 2,321
Norwalk-La Mirada Unified School District
25.12 45
1040Leadership High School
San Francisco, CA 94112 | Grades: 9-12 | Enrollment: 261
San Francisco Unified School District
25.10 52
1041Woodlake High School
Woodlake, CA 93286 | Grades: 9-12 | Enrollment: 781
Woodlake Union High School District
25.07 94
1042San Pasqual Valley High School
Winterhaven, CA 92283 | Grades: 9-12 | Enrollment: 119
San Pasqual Valley Unified School District
25.03 66
1043Barstow High School
Barstow, CA 92311 | Grades: 9-12 | Enrollment: 1,705
Barstow Unified School District
24.99 1
1044Silverado High School
Victorville, CA 92392 | Grades: 9-12 | Enrollment: 3,753
Victor Valley Union High School District
24.97 8
1045Birmingham High School
Van Nuys, CA 91406 | Grades: 9-12 | Enrollment: 2,690
Los Angeles Unified School District
24.90 49
1046Saddleback High School
Santa Ana, CA 92707 | Grades: 9-12 | Enrollment: 2,115
Santa Ana Unified School District
24.88 57
1047International Studies Academy
San Francisco, CA 94107 | Grades: 6-12 | Enrollment: 477
San Francisco Unified School District
24.84 132
1048Delta Charter School
Santa Cruz, CA 95062 | Grades: 9-12 | Enrollment: 116
Santa Cruz City High School District
24.84 161
1049Pomona High School
Pomona, CA 91767 | Grades: 9-12 | Enrollment: 1,774
Pomona Unified School District
24.83 37
1050Mountain Empire High School
Pine Valley, CA 91962 | Grades: 9-12 | Enrollment: 449
Mountain Empire Unified School District
24.77 39
1051Vasquez High School
Acton, CA 93510 | Grades: 9-12 | Enrollment: 609
Acton-Agua Dulce Unified School District
24.70 104
1052Firebaugh High School
Firebaugh, CA 93622 | Grades: 9-12 | Enrollment: 710
Firebaugh-Las Deltas Joint Unified School District
24.68 34
1053Maywood Academy High
Maywood, CA 90270 | Grades: 9-12 | Enrollment: 1,343
Los Angeles Unified School District
24.63 28
1054Soledad High School
Soledad, CA 93960 | Grades: 9-12 | Enrollment: 1,127
Soledad Unified School District
24.46 12
1055Invention and Design Educational Academy
San Diego, CA 92115 | Grades: 9-12 | Enrollment: 331
San Diego Unified School District
24.43 105
1056Pacific View Charter School
Eureka, CA 95501 | Grades: KG-12 | Enrollment: 188
Loleta Union Elementary School District
24.30 71
1057Venture Academy
Stockton, CA 95206 | Grades: KG-12 | Enrollment: 894
San Joaquin County Office of Education School District
24.25 40
1058Westchester High School
Los Angeles, CA 90045 | Grades: 9-12 | Enrollment: 1,702
Los Angeles Unified School District
24.12 46
1059Eastside High School
Lancaster, CA 93535 | Grades: 9-12 | Enrollment: 2,527
Antelope Valley Union High School District
24.04 13
1060Oakland Unity High School
Oakland, CA 94605 | Grades: 9-12 | Enrollment: 227
Oakland Unified School District
23.97 70
1061Jefferson High School
Daly City, CA 94014 | Grades: 9-12 | Enrollment: 1,179
Jefferson Union High School District
23.91 12
1062Yuba City Charter School
Yuba City, CA 95991 | Grades: KG-12 | Enrollment: 176
Yuba City Unified School District
23.82 89
1063Hiram W. Johnson High School
Sacramento, CA 95820 | Grades: 9-12 | Enrollment: 2,153
Sacramento City Unified School District
23.63 38
1064Career Academy at Piner-Olivet
Santa Rosa, CA 95401 | Grades: 7-12 | Enrollment: 129
Piner-Olivet Union Elementary School District
23.60 36
1065Belmont High School
Los Angeles, CA 90026 | Grades: 9-12 | Enrollment: 1,340
Los Angeles Unified School District
23.54 18
1066Hoover High School
San Diego, CA 92115 | Grades: 9-12 | Enrollment: 2,163
San Diego Unified School District
23.48 68
1067Abraham Lincoln High School
Los Angeles, CA 90031 | Grades: 9-12 | Enrollment: 2,632
Los Angeles Unified School District
23.47 1
1068Cesar Chavez High School
Stockton, CA 95212 | Grades: 9-12 | Enrollment: 2,321
Stockton Unified School District
23.47 46
1069Coalinga High School
Coalinga, CA 93210 | Grades: 9-12 | Enrollment: 1,166
Coalinga-Huron Joint Unified School District
23.43 49
1070Mojave High School
Mojave, CA 93501 | Grades: 7-12 | Enrollment: 410
Mojave Unified School District
23.33 126
1071Westwood High School
Westwood, CA 96137 | Grades: 8-12 | Enrollment: 96
Westwood Unified School District
23.29 17
1072Media, Visual, and Performing Arts School
San Diego, CA 92101 | Grades: 9-12 | Enrollment: 480
San Diego Unified School District
23.29 67
1073Thurgood Marshall Academic High School
San Francisco, CA 94124 | Grades: 9-12 | Enrollment: 817
San Francisco Unified School District
23.28 10
1074Diamond Mountain Charter High School
Susanville, CA 96130 | Grades: 9-12 | Enrollment: 73
Lassen Union High School District
23.22 77
1075Arvin High School
Arvin, CA 93203 | Grades: 9-12 | Enrollment: 2,554
Kern Union High School District
23.22 63
1076Valley High School
Santa Ana, CA 92704 | Grades: 9-12 | Enrollment: 2,465
Santa Ana Unified School District
23.12 73
1077South Gate High School
South Gate, CA 90280 | Grades: 9-12 | Enrollment: 3,289
Los Angeles Unified School District
23.72 19
1078Palmdale High School
Palmdale, CA 93550 | Grades: 9-12 | Enrollment: 3,285
Antelope Valley Union High School District
23.03 39
1079San Jacinto Valley Academy
San Jacinto, CA 92583 | Grades: KG-12 | Enrollment: 596
San Jacinto Unified School District
22.82 14
1080Cabrillo (Juan Rodriguez) High School
Long Beach, CA 90810 | Grades: 9-12 | Enrollment: 3,532
Long Beach Unified School District
22.81 23
1081Dominguez High School
Compton, CA 90221 | Grades: 9-12 | Enrollment: 2,413
Compton Unified School District
22.44 45
1082Elsie Allen High School
Santa Rosa, CA 95407 | Grades: 9-12 | Enrollment: 1,151
Santa Rosa High School District
22.44 5
1083Gold Rush Charter School
Sonora, CA 95370 | Grades: KG-12 | Enrollment: 246
Summerville Union High School District
22.43 134
1084Encina High School
Sacramento, CA 95825 | Grades: 9-12 | Enrollment: 639
San Juan Unified School District
22.42 74
1085San Fernando High School
San Fernando, CA 91340 | Grades: 9-12 | Enrollment: 3,254
Los Angeles Unified School District
22.24 28
1086Emery Secondary School
Emeryville, CA 94608 | Grades: 7-12 | Enrollment: 337
Emery Unified School District
22.21 167
1087Garey High School
Pomona, CA 91766 | Grades: 9-12 | Enrollment: 2,100
Pomona Unified School District
22.16 48
1088Metwest High School
Oakland, CA 94606 | Grades: 9-12 | Enrollment: 137
Oakland Unified School District
22.16 22
1089Carson High School
Carson, CA 90745 | Grades: 9-12 | Enrollment: 3,460
Los Angeles Unified School District
22.54 71
1090College Preparatory and Architecture Academy
Oakland, CA 93601 | Grades: 9-12 | Enrollment: 375
Oakland Unified School District
22.31 88
1091James A. Garfield High School
Los Angeles, CA 90022 | Grades: 9-12 | Enrollment: 4,271
Los Angeles Unified School District
21.99 85
1092Banning High School
Banning, CA 92220 | Grades: 9-12 | Enrollment: 1,170
Banning Unified School District
21.98 85
1093Latino College Preparatory Academy
San Jose, CA 95127 | Grades: 9-12 | Enrollment: 330
East Side Union High School District
21.83 52
1094Franklin High School
Stockton, CA 95215 | Grades: 6-12 | Enrollment: 2,553
Stockton Unified School District
21.77 5
1095Sylmar High School
Sylmar, CA 91342 | Grades: 9-12 | Enrollment: 3,625
Los Angeles Unified School District
21.31 26
1096Fresno High School
Fresno, CA 93704 | Grades: 9-12 | Enrollment: 2,676
Fresno Unified School District
21.31 16
1097Hawthorne High School
Hawthorne, CA 90250 | Grades: 9-12 | Enrollment: 2,299
Centinela Valley Union High School District
21.17 211
1098De Anza High School
Richmond, CA 94803 | Grades: 9-12 | Enrollment: 907
West Contra Costa Unified School District
21.16 39
1099Lynwood High School
Lynwood, CA 90262 | Grades: 9-12 | Enrollment: 0
Lynwood Unified School District
21.03 67
1100Edison High School
Stockton, CA 95206 | Grades: 9-12 | Enrollment: 2,119
Stockton Unified School District
20.89 69
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