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
401Terra Nova High School
Pacifica, CA 94044 | Grades: 9-12 | Enrollment: 1,367
Jefferson Union High School District
60.26 75
402San Gabriel High School
San Gabriel, CA 91776 | Grades: 9-12 | Enrollment: 2,429
Alhambra Unified School District
60.23 56
403Butte Valley High School
Dorris, CA 96023 | Grades: 9-12 | Enrollment: 84
Butte Valley Unified School District
60.90 22
404Lassen High School
Susanville, CA 96130 | Grades: 9-12 | Enrollment: 965
Lassen Union High School District
60.78 31
405Balboa High School
San Francisco, CA 94112 | Grades: 9-12 | Enrollment: 1,295
San Francisco Unified School District
60.55 168
406Lone Pine High School
Lone Pine, CA 93545 | Grades: 9-12 | Enrollment: 124
Lone Pine Unified School District
60.24 18
407Paradise High School
Paradise, CA 95969 | Grades: 9-12 | Enrollment: 1,365
Paradise Unified School District
60.18 55
408Saint Helena High School
St. Helena, CA 94574 | Grades: 9-12 | Enrollment: 504
Saint Helena Unified School District
60.09 178
409Monrovia High School
Monrovia, CA 91016 | Grades: 9-12 | Enrollment: 1,737
Monrovia Unified School District
60.03 111
410Del Norte High School
Crescent City, CA 95531 | Grades: 9-12 | Enrollment: 1,078
Del Norte County Unified School District
60.01 160
411Shandon High / Middle School
Shandon, CA 93461 | Grades: 9-12 | Enrollment: 95
Shandon Joint Unified School District
60.00 491
412School of Science, Connections, and Technology
San Diego, CA 92111 | Grades: 9-12 | Enrollment: 492
San Diego Unified School District
59.98 127
413Claremont High School
Claremont, CA 91711 | Grades: 9-12 | Enrollment: 2,401
Claremont Unified School District
59.98 136
414Lincoln High School
Lincoln, CA 95648 | Grades: 9-12 | Enrollment: 1,496
Western Placer Unified School District
59.94 5
415College Ready Math and Science (Mass) School
Los Angeles, CA 90032 | Grades: 9-12 | Enrollment: 539
Los Angeles Unified School District
59.92 25
416Cuyama Valley High School
New Cuyama, CA 93254 | Grades: 9-12 | Enrollment: 75
Cuyama Joint Unified School District
59.81 87
417Shasta Secondary Home School
Redding, CA 96001 | Grades: 9-12 | Enrollment: 260
Shasta Union High School District
59.80 53
418El Capitan Middle School
Fresno, CA 93722 | Grades: 7-8 | Enrollment: 968
Central Unified School District
59.74 328
419Surprise Valley High School
Cedarville, CA 96104 | Grades: 8-12 | Enrollment: 58
Surprise Valley Joint Unified School District
59.67 1
420Grace M. Davis High School
Modesto, CA 95350 | Grades: 9-12 | Enrollment: 2,646
Modesto City High School District
59.60 33
421American High School
Fremont, CA 94536 | Grades: 9-12 | Enrollment: 2,071
Fremont Unified School District
59.51 2
422Segerstrom High School
Santa Ana, CA 92704 | Grades: 9-12 | Enrollment: 2,408
Santa Ana Unified School District
59.46 87
423Upland High School
Upland, CA 91786 | Grades: 9-12 | Enrollment: 3,709
Upland Unified School District
59.37 135
424Twentynine Palms High School
Twentynine Palms, CA 92277 | Grades: 9-12 | Enrollment: 856
Morongo Unified School District
59.35 10
425John F. Kennedy High School
Sacramento, CA 95831 | Grades: 9-12 | Enrollment: 2,093
Sacramento City Unified School District
59.34 4
426La Mirada High School
La Mirada, CA 90638 | Grades: 9-12 | Enrollment: 2,237
Norwalk-La Mirada Unified School District
59.34 105
427Laytonville High School
Laytonville, CA 95454 | Grades: 9-12 | Enrollment: 134
Laytonville Unified School District
59.17 229
428Sheldon High School
Sacramento, CA 95829 | Grades: 9-12 | Enrollment: 2,409
Elk Grove Unified School District
59.11 55
429Casa Roble Fundamental High School
Orangevale, CA 95662 | Grades: 9-12 | Enrollment: 1,634
San Juan Unified School District
59.04 35
430Woodcreek High School
Roseville, CA 95747 | Grades: 9-12 | Enrollment: 2,105
Roseville Joint Union High School District
59.00 100
431Glen A. Wilson High School
Hacienda Heights, CA 91745 | Grades: 9-12 | Enrollment: 1,748
Hacienda La Puente Unified School District
58.79 46
432Atascadero High School
Atascadero, CA 93422 | Grades: 9-12 | Enrollment: 1,520
Atascadero Unified School District
58.78 148
433Stellar Secondary Charter High School
Redding, CA 96001 | Grades: 9-12 | Enrollment: 83
Redding Elementary School District
58.61 54
434South Tahoe High School
South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150 | Grades: 9-12 | Enrollment: 1,143
Lake Tahoe Unified School District
58.59 88
435Lionel Wilson College Preparatory Academy (Charter)
Oakland, CA 94603 | Grades: 6-12 | Enrollment: 513
Oakland Unified School District
58.59 25
436San Dimas High School
San Dimas, CA 91773 | Grades: 9-12 | Enrollment: 1,329
Bonita Unified School District
58.55 6
437Pierce High School
Arbuckle, CA 95912 | Grades: 9-12 | Enrollment: 373
Pierce Joint Unified School District
58.51 31
438Bear Creek High School
Stockton, CA 95209 | Grades: 9-12 | Enrollment: 1,995
Lodi Unified School District
58.39 47
439Freedom High School
Oakley, CA 94561 | Grades: 9-12 | Enrollment: 2,378
Liberty Union High School District
58.38 225
440John H. Pitman High School
Turlock, CA 95382 | Grades: 9-12 | Enrollment: 2,207
Turlock Unified School District
58.37 149
441Yuba City High School
Yuba City, CA 95991 | Grades: 9-12 | Enrollment: 1,676
Yuba City Unified School District
58.35 66
442Frontier High School
Bakersfield, CA 93314 | Grades: 9-12 | Enrollment: 2,444
Kern Union High School District
58.31 71
443Riverdale High School
Riverdale, CA 93656 | Grades: 9-12 | Enrollment: 524
Riverdale Joint Unified School District
58.25 125
444Southwest Middle School
San Diego, CA 92154 | Grades: 7-8 | Enrollment: 711
Sweetwater Union High School District
58.24 207
445Julian High School
Julian, CA 92036 | Grades: 9-12 | Enrollment: 162
Julian Union High School District
58.23 165
446Capistrano Connections Academy
San Clemente, CA 92673 | Grades: KG-12 | Enrollment: 1,020
Capistrano Unified School District
58.22 2
447Argonaut High School
Jackson, CA 95642 | Grades: 9-12 | Enrollment: 673
Amador County Unified School District
58.15 59
448Encinal High School
Alameda, CA 94501 | Grades: 9-12 | Enrollment: 1,072
Alameda City Unified School District
58.79 116
449Red Bluff High School
Red Bluff, CA 96080 | Grades: 9-12 | Enrollment: 2,004
Red Bluff Joint Union High School District
57.92
450Hamilton High School
Anza, CA 92539 | Grades: 9-12 | Enrollment: 393
Hemet Unified School District
57.91 252
451Rancho Verde High School
Moreno Valley, CA 92551 | Grades: 9-12 | Enrollment: 3,453
Val Verde Unified School District
57.83 78
452Peter Johansen High School
Modesto, CA 95357 | Grades: 9-12 | Enrollment: 2,268
Modesto City High School District
57.72 94
453Palm Desert High School
Palm Desert, CA 92260 | Grades: 9-12 | Enrollment: 2,103
Desert Sands Unified School District
57.48 210
454Rio Mesa High School
Oxnard, CA 93030 | Grades: 9-12 | Enrollment: 2,205
Oxnard Union High School District
57.44 16
455Elsinore High School
Wildomar, CA 92595 | Grades: 9-12 | Enrollment: 2,356
Lake Elsinore Unified School District
57.18 10
456Clayton Valley High School
Concord, CA 94521 | Grades: 9-12 | Enrollment: 1,868
Mt. Diablo Unified School District
57.17 81
457Hemet High School
Hemet, CA 92544 | Grades: 9-12 | Enrollment: 2,435
Hemet Unified School District
57.16 67
458Hilltop High School
Chula Vista, CA 91910 | Grades: 9-12 | Enrollment: 2,318
Sweetwater Union High School District
57.47 80
459Milpitas High School
Milpitas, CA 95035 | Grades: 9-12 | Enrollment: 2,921
Milpitas Unified School District
57.08 36
460El Camino High School
Oceanside, CA 92057 | Grades: 9-12 | Enrollment: 3,190
Oceanside Unified School District
57.05 18
461Sanger High School
Sanger, CA 93657 | Grades: 9-12 | Enrollment: 2,737
Sanger Unified School District
57.05 71
462Princeton Junior-High School
Princeton, CA 95970 | Grades: 7-12 | Enrollment: 111
Princeton Joint Unified School District
57.04 223
463Diamond Ranch High School
Pomona, CA 91766 | Grades: 9-12 | Enrollment: 1,815
Pomona Unified School District
57.02 26
464Rancho Cotate High School
Rohnert Park, CA 94928 | Grades: 9-12 | Enrollment: 1,549
Cotati-Rohnert Park Unified School District
56.99 30
465Cypress Charter High School
Santa Cruz, CA 95062 | Grades: 9-12 | Enrollment: 134
Live Oak Elementary School District
56.93 121
466William Howard Taft High School
Woodland Hills, CA 91364 | Grades: 9-12 | Enrollment: 2,749
Los Angeles Unified School District
56.86 104
467Washington High School
Fremont, CA 94536 | Grades: 9-12 | Enrollment: 1,937
Fremont Unified School District
56.63 131
468Tulare High School
Tulare, CA 93274 | Grades: 9-12 | Enrollment: 1,880
Tulare Joint Union High School District
56.62 125
469Ceres High School
Ceres, CA 95307 | Grades: 9-12 | Enrollment: 1,418
Ceres Unified School District
56.59 43
470Sonora High School
Sonora, CA 95370 | Grades: 9-12 | Enrollment: 1,242
Sonora Union High School District
56.58 165
471Arroyo High School
San Lorenzo, CA 94580 | Grades: 9-12 | Enrollment: 1,871
San Lorenzo Unified School District
56.58 195
472South Fork Junior - High School
Miranda, CA 95553 | Grades: 8-12 | Enrollment: 290
Southern Humboldt Joint Unified School District
56.53 100
473El Diamante High School
Visalia, CA 93277 | Grades: 9-12 | Enrollment: 1,977
Visalia Unified School District
56.44 10
474Atwater High School
Atwater, CA 95301 | Grades: 9-12 | Enrollment: 1,916
Merced Union High School District
56.27 75
475Big Valley High School
Bieber, CA 96009 | Grades: 7-12 | Enrollment: 113
Big Valley Joint Unified School District
56.22 41
476Yucaipa High School
Yucaipa, CA 92399 | Grades: 10-12 | Enrollment: 2,181
Yucaipa-Calimesa Joint Unified School District
56.21 91
477Artesia High School
Lakewood, CA 90715 | Grades: 9-12 | Enrollment: 1,688
Abc Unified School District
56.20 170
478School of Digital Media and Design at Kearny High
San Diego, CA 92111 | Grades: 9-12 | Enrollment: 485
San Diego Unified School District
56.19 176
479Ripon High School
Ripon, CA 95366 | Grades: 9-12 | Enrollment: 930
Ripon Unified School District
56.15 77
480Modesto High School
Modesto, CA 95351 | Grades: 9-12 | Enrollment: 2,933
Modesto City High School District
56.36 76
481Camino Nuevo High School Charter
Los Angeles, CA 90004 | Grades: 9-12 | Enrollment: 429
Los Angeles Unified School District
56.95 118
482Redlands East Valley High School
Redlands, CA 92374 | Grades: 9-12 | Enrollment: 3,094
Redlands Unified School District
56.08 57
483Los Molinos High School
Los Molinos, CA 96055 | Grades: 9-12 | Enrollment: 182
Los Molinos Unified School District
56.05 76
484Santa Monica High School
Santa Monica, CA 90405 | Grades: 9-12 | Enrollment: 3,106
Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District
56.04 34
485Magnolia Science Academy
Reseda, CA 91335 | Grades: 6-12 | Enrollment: 478
Los Angeles Unified School District
55.96 260
486California Virtual Academy at Jamestown
Simi Valley, CA 93063 | Grades: KG-12 | Enrollment: 204
Jamestown Elementary School District
55.84 94
487Granger Junior High School
National City, CA 91950 | Grades: 7-9 | Enrollment: 1,079
Sweetwater Union High School District
55.75 82
488Live Oak High School
Live Oak, CA 95953 | Grades: 9-12 | Enrollment: 535
Live Oak Unified School District
55.67 94
489Livingston High School
Livingston, CA 95334 | Grades: 9-12 | Enrollment: 1,198
Merced Union High School District
55.60 66
490Liberty High School
Bakersfield, CA 93312 | Grades: 9-12 | Enrollment: 1,856
Kern Union High School District
55.59 103
491El Capitan High School
Lakeside, CA 92040 | Grades: 9-12 | Enrollment: 1,887
Grossmont Union High School District
55.59 8
492El Monte High School
El Monte, CA 91731 | Grades: 9-12 | Enrollment: 1,970
El Monte Union High School District
55.49 38
493Castle Park High School
Chula Vista, CA 91911 | Grades: 9-12 | Enrollment: 1,579
Sweetwater Union High School District
55.42 218
494San Jose High Academy
San Jose, CA 95116 | Grades: 9-12 | Enrollment: 1,036
San Jose Unified School District
55.19 57
495Grossmont High School
La Mesa, CA 91944 | Grades: 9-12 | Enrollment: 2,634
Grossmont Union High School District
54.81 68
496Buena High School
Ventura, CA 93003 | Grades: 9-12 | Enrollment: 2,197
Ventura Unified School District
54.78 63
497Anderson High School
Anderson, CA 96007 | Grades: 9-12 | Enrollment: 700
Anderson Union High School District
54.73 111
498Linden High School
Linden, CA 95236 | Grades: 9-12 | Enrollment: 762
Linden Unified School District
54.53 51
499Warner Junior / Senior High School
Warner Springs, CA 92086 | Grades: 6-12 | Enrollment: 91
Warner Unified School District
54.44 24
500Bakersfield High School
Bakersfield, CA 93301 | Grades: 9-12 | Enrollment: 2,746
Kern Union High School District
54.41 33
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