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
201Simi Valley High School
Simi Valley, CA 93063 | Grades: 9-12 | Enrollment: 2,710
Simi Valley Unified School District
72.07 74
202Mendocino High School
Mendocino, CA 95460 | Grades: 9-12 | Enrollment: 178
Mendocino Unified School District
71.86 17
203Burlingame High School
Burlingame, CA 94010 | Grades: 9-12 | Enrollment: 1,348
San Mateo Union High School District
71.68 25
204Santa Rosa High School
Santa Rosa, CA 95401 | Grades: 9-12 | Enrollment: 1,942
Santa Rosa High School District
71.66 13
205Redondo High School
Redondo Beach, CA 90277 | Grades: 9-12 | Enrollment: 2,560
Redondo Beach Unified School District
71.65 37
206Aragon High School
San Mateo, CA 94402 | Grades: 9-12 | Enrollment: 1,632
San Mateo Union High School District
71.61 9
207Casa Grande High School
Petaluma, CA 94954 | Grades: 9-12 | Enrollment: 1,839
Petaluma Joint Union High School District
71.44 6
208School of the Arts
San Francisco, CA 94131 | Grades: 9-12 | Enrollment: 591
San Francisco Unified School District
71.32 86
209Nordhoff High School
Ojai, CA 93023 | Grades: 9-12 | Enrollment: 952
Ojai Unified School District
71.28 44
210Fred C. Beyer High School
Modesto, CA 95355 | Grades: 9-12 | Enrollment: 2,245
Modesto City High School District
71.22 21
211Chico High School
Chico, CA 95926 | Grades: 9-12 | Enrollment: 1,875
Chico Unified School District
71.68 218
212Dos Pueblos High School
Goleta, CA 93117 | Grades: 9-12 | Enrollment: 2,389
Santa Barbara High School District
71.04 103
213Mira Loma High School
Sacramento, CA 95821 | Grades: 9-12 | Enrollment: 1,625
San Juan Unified School District
70.98 11
214Costa Mesa High School
Costa Mesa, CA 92626 | Grades: 7-12 | Enrollment: 1,752
Newport-Mesa Unified School District
70.95 48
215Westminster High School
Westminster, CA 92683 | Grades: 9-12 | Enrollment: 2,747
Huntington Beach Union High School District
70.88 13
216El Camino High School
South San Francisco, CA 94080 | Grades: 9-12 | Enrollment: 1,483
South San Francisco Unified School District
70.83 111
217Classical Academy High
Escondido, CA 92025 | Grades: 9-12 | Enrollment: 257
Escondido Union High School District
70.67 68
218John F. Kennedy High School
La Palma, CA 90623 | Grades: 9-12 | Enrollment: 2,401
Anaheim Union High School District
70.67 116
219Garden Grove High School
Garden Grove, CA 92840 | Grades: 9-12 | Enrollment: 2,306
Garden Grove Unified School District
70.59 12
220Canyon High School
Canyon Country, CA 91351 | Grades: 9-12 | Enrollment: 2,479
William S. Hart Union High School District
70.50 14
221Elise P. Buckingham Charter School
Vacaville, CA 95687 | Grades: 9-12 | Enrollment: 420
Vacaville Unified School District
70.49 47
222East Nicolaus High School
Nicolaus, CA 95659 | Grades: 9-12 | Enrollment: 322
East Nicolaus Joint Union High School District
70.43 143
223Gertz-Ressler Academy High
Los Angeles, CA 90007 | Grades: 9-12 | Enrollment: 516
Los Angeles Unified School District
70.36 48
224Nipomo High School
Nipomo, CA 93444 | Grades: 9-12 | Enrollment: 1,132
Lucia Mar Unified School District
70.29 14
225Piedmont Hills High School
San Jose, CA 95132 | Grades: 9-12 | Enrollment: 2,225
East Side Union High School District
70.25 40
226La Quinta High School
La Quinta, CA 92253 | Grades: 9-12 | Enrollment: 2,985
Desert Sands Unified School District
70.19 90
227Sierra High School
Tollhouse, CA 93667 | Grades: 9-12 | Enrollment: 611
Sierra Unified School District
70.59 26
228Malibu High School
Malibu, CA 90265 | Grades: 6-12 | Enrollment: 1,243
Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District
70.06 80
229Olympian High School
Chula Vista, CA 91913 | Grades: 9-12 | Enrollment: 1,565
Sweetwater Union High School District
70.06 37
230Villa Park High School
Villa Park, CA 92861 | Grades: 9-12 | Enrollment: 2,488
Orange Unified School District
70.05 120
231Livermore High School
Livermore, CA 94550 | Grades: 9-12 | Enrollment: 2,058
Livermore Valley Joint Unified School District
69.93 147
232Morro Bay High School
Morro Bay, CA 93442 | Grades: 9-12 | Enrollment: 857
San Luis Coastal Unified School District
Blue Ribbon Schools Award 200669.82 90
233Glendora High School
Glendora, CA 91741 | Grades: 9-12 | Enrollment: 2,159
Glendora Unified School District
69.80 50
234Academy of the Redwoods
Eureka, CA 95501 | Grades: 9-12 | Enrollment: 183
Fortuna Union High School District
69.68 64
235John A. Rowland High School
Rowland Heights, CA 91748 | Grades: 9-12 | Enrollment: 2,310
Rowland Unified School District
69.54 57
236Harbor High School
Santa Cruz, CA 95062 | Grades: 9-12 | Enrollment: 1,048
Santa Cruz City High School District
69.54 87
237Quincy Junior-High School
Quincy, CA 95971 | Grades: 7-12 | Enrollment: 315
Plumas Unified School District
69.45 99
238Granite Bay High School
Granite Bay, CA 95746 | Grades: 9-12 | Enrollment: 2,177
Roseville Joint Union High School District
69.36 104
239Westmoor High School
Daly City, CA 94015 | Grades: 9-12 | Enrollment: 1,817
Jefferson Union High School District
69.30 6
240Desert High School
Edwards, CA 93523 | Grades: 7-12 | Enrollment: 622
Muroc Joint Unified School District
69.24 32
241Paloma Valley High School
Menifee, CA 92584 | Grades: 9-12 | Enrollment: 2,717
Perris Union High School District
69.19 24
242South High School
Torrance, CA 90505 | Grades: 9-12 | Enrollment: 2,234
Torrance Unified School District
69.11 55
243Pioneer High School
San Jose, CA 95118 | Grades: 9-12 | Enrollment: 1,595
San Jose Unified School District
69.74 98
244Newport Harbor High School
Newport Beach, CA 92663 | Grades: 9-12 | Enrollment: 2,483
Newport-Mesa Unified School District
69.08 40
245Leigh High School
San Jose, CA 95124 | Grades: 9-12 | Enrollment: 1,713
Campbell Union High School District
69.03 79
246Moorpark High School
Moorpark, CA 93021 | Grades: 9-12 | Enrollment: 2,369
Moorpark Unified School District
68.99 82
247Union Mine High School
El Dorado, CA 95623 | Grades: 9-12 | Enrollment: 1,061
El Dorado Union High
68.96 63
248Marysville Charter Academy for the Arts
Marysville, CA 95901 | Grades: 7-12 | Enrollment: 324
Marysville Joint Unified School District
68.95 10
249Animo Downtown Charter High School
Los Angeles, CA 90001 | Grades: 9-12 | Enrollment: 526
Los Angeles Unified School District
68.92 205
250Alta Loma High School
Alta Loma, CA 91701 | Grades: 9-12 | Enrollment: 2,662
Chaffey Joint Union High School District
68.89 39
251Francisco Bravo Medical Magnet High School
Los Angeles, CA 90033 | Grades: 9-12 | Enrollment: 1,862
Los Angeles Unified School District
Blue Ribbon Schools Award 200668.87 42
252Chaparral High School
Temecula, CA 92591 | Grades: 9-12 | Enrollment: 3,121
Temecula Valley Unified School District
68.78 97
253El Dorado High School
Placerville, CA 95667 | Grades: 9-12 | Enrollment: 1,346
El Dorado Union High
68.64 50
254Charter High School of Arts-Multimedia & Performing Arts
Sherman Oaks, CA 91405 | Grades: 9-12 | Enrollment: 487
Los Angeles Unified School District
68.63 5
255Hallmark Charter School
Sanger, CA 93657 | Grades: KG-12 | Enrollment: 413
Sanger Unified School District
68.61 184
256Helix High School
La Mesa, CA 91941 | Grades: 9-12 | Enrollment: 2,337
Grossmont Union High School District
68.47 144
257Whitmore Charter High School
Ceres, CA 95307 | Grades: 9-12 | Enrollment: 170
Ceres Unified School District
68.44 198
258Montgomery High School
Santa Rosa, CA 95405 | Grades: 9-12 | Enrollment: 1,755
Santa Rosa High School District
68.35 19
259Westview High School
San Diego, CA 92129 | Grades: 9-12 | Enrollment: 2,366
Poway Unified School District
68.33 11
260Alameda Community Learning Center School
Alameda, CA 94501 | Grades: 6-12 | Enrollment: 249
Alameda City Unified School District
68.23 1
261Mountain View High School
Mountain View, CA 94040 | Grades: 9-12 | Enrollment: 1,827
Mountain View-Los Altos Union High School District
68.18 99
262Valhalla High School
El Cajon, CA 92019 | Grades: 9-12 | Enrollment: 2,237
Grossmont Union High School District
68.10 103
263Merced High School
Merced, CA 95348 | Grades: 9-12 | Enrollment: 2,656
Merced Union High School District
68.10 287
264Mt. Carmel High School
San Diego, CA 92129 | Grades: 9-12 | Enrollment: 2,205
Poway Unified School District
68.41 43
265Granite Hills High School
El Cajon, CA 92019 | Grades: 9-12 | Enrollment: 2,799
Grossmont Union High School District
68.35 28
266Western High School
Anaheim, CA 92804 | Grades: 9-12 | Enrollment: 2,321
Anaheim Union High School District
68.06 90
267Academy for Academic Excellence
Apple Valley, CA 92307 | Grades: KG-12 | Enrollment: 1,335
Apple Valley Unified School District
68.04 24
268Eureka High School
Eureka, CA 95501 | Grades: 9-12 | Enrollment: 1,406
Eureka City Unified School District
67.94 17
269Monache High School
Porterville, CA 93257 | Grades: 9-12 | Enrollment: 1,898
Porterville Unified School District
67.92 6
270Galileo Academy of Science & Technology
San Francisco, CA 94109 | Grades: 9-12 | Enrollment: 2,090
San Francisco Unified School District
67.91 13
271Martin Luther King Jr. High School
Riverside, CA 92508 | Grades: 9-12 | Enrollment: 3,021
Riverside Unified School District
67.91 7
272Burroughs High School
Ridgecrest, CA 93555 | Grades: 9-12 | Enrollment: 1,560
Sierra Sands Unified School District
67.81 14
273Davis High School
Davis, CA 95616 | Grades: 10-12 | Enrollment: 1,666
Davis Joint Unified School District
67.76 26
274Natomas Charter #19 School
Sacramento, CA 95835 | Grades: KG-12 | Enrollment: 1,191
Natomas Unified School District
67.74 117
275Rancho Cucamonga High School
Rancho Cucamonga, CA 91701 | Grades: 9-12 | Enrollment: 3,071
Chaffey Joint Union High School District
67.74 22
276Turlock High School
Turlock, CA 95380 | Grades: 9-12 | Enrollment: 2,250
Turlock Unified School District
67.65 113
277Castro Valley High School
Castro Valley, CA 94546 | Grades: 9-12 | Enrollment: 2,897
Castro Valley Unified School District
67.47 57
278Mt. Whitney High School
Visalia, CA 93277 | Grades: 9-12 | Enrollment: 1,692
Visalia Unified School District
67.27 101
279Rio Americano High School
Sacramento, CA 95864 | Grades: 9-12 | Enrollment: 1,663
San Juan Unified School District
Blue Ribbon Schools Award 200667.25 50
280Ventura High School
Ventura, CA 93001 | Grades: 9-12 | Enrollment: 2,105
Ventura Unified School District
67.21 104
281Half Moon Bay High School
Half Moon Bay, CA 94019 | Grades: 9-12 | Enrollment: 987
Cabrillo Unified School District
67.18 93
282Terra Linda High School
San Rafael, CA 94903 | Grades: 9-12 | Enrollment: 1,112
San Rafael City High School District
67.13 198
283Grover Cleveland High School
Reseda, CA 91335 | Grades: 9-12 | Enrollment: 3,861
Los Angeles Unified School District
67.13 30
284Oakdale High School
Oakdale, CA 95361 | Grades: 9-12 | Enrollment: 1,605
Oakdale Joint Unified School District
67.07 22
285Vanden High School
Fairfield, CA 94533 | Grades: 9-12 | Enrollment: 1,527
Travis Unified School District
67.06 109
286North High School
Torrance, CA 90504 | Grades: 9-12 | Enrollment: 2,229
Torrance Unified School District
67.03 58
287Culver City High School
Culver City, CA 90230 | Grades: 9-12 | Enrollment: 2,324
Culver City Unified School District
67.01 22
288La Habra High School
La Habra, CA 90631 | Grades: 9-12 | Enrollment: 2,204
Fullerton Joint Union High School District
66.93 1
289Mckinleyville High School
Mckinleyville, CA 95519 | Grades: 9-12 | Enrollment: 660
Northern Humboldt Union High School District
66.76 120
290Serrano High School
Phelan, CA 92329 | Grades: 9-12 | Enrollment: 2,559
Snowline Joint Unified School District
66.72 44
291Rainbow Advanced Institute for Learning School
Rainbow, CA 92028 | Grades: KG-12 | Enrollment: 136
Vallecitos Elementary School District
66.68 27
292Clovis East High School
Clovis, CA 93611 | Grades: 9-12 | Enrollment: 2,301
Clovis Unified School District
Blue Ribbon Schools Award 200866.53 41
293Oakmont High School
Roseville, CA 95661 | Grades: 9-12 | Enrollment: 1,715
Roseville Joint Union High School District
66.50 3
294Temecula Valley High School
Temecula, CA 92592 | Grades: 9-12 | Enrollment: 2,807
Temecula Valley Unified School District
66.46 47
295High Technology High International School
San Diego, CA 92106 | Grades: 9-12 | Enrollment: 391
San Diego Unified School District
66.44 93
296Tomales High School
Tomales, CA 94971 | Grades: 9-12 | Enrollment: 183
Shoreline Unified School District
66.18 122
297Herbert Hoover High School
Glendale, CA 91202 | Grades: 9-12 | Enrollment: 2,097
Glendale Unified School District
66.92 41
298Valley Center High School
Valley Center, CA 92082 | Grades: 9-12 | Enrollment: 1,359
Valley Center-Pauma Unified School District
66.27 4
299Abraham Lincoln High School
San Jose, CA 95126 | Grades: 9-12 | Enrollment: 1,698
San Jose Unified School District
66.02 49
300Calaveras High School
San Andreas, CA 95249 | Grades: 9-12 | Enrollment: 1,025
Calaveras Unified School District
65.92 204
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