Top 10 Best Reading/Language Arts Proficiency Public Schools in California (2022)

Public schools in California achieve an average reading/language arts proficiency of 51% (2022).
The public schools with the highest reading/language arts proficiency are listed below (where sufficient data available).
The public school with the highest reading/language arts proficiency in California is Whitney (Gretchen) High School with ≥99%.

Top Reading/Language Arts Proficiency Public Schools in California (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
RLA Proficiency
Grades
Location
Rank: #11.
Whitney (Gretchen) High School
Math: 98% | Reading: ≥99%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
RLA Proficiency: ≥99%
Grades: 7-12
16800 Shoemaker Ave.
Cerritos, CA 90703
(562) 229-7745
Rank: #2 - 32. - 3.
Oxford Academy
Math: 96% | Reading: 98%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
RLA Proficiency: 98%
Grades: 7-12
5172 Orange Ave.
Cypress, CA 90630
(714) 220-3055
Rank: #2 - 32. - 3.
Science Academy Stem Magnet
Math: ≥99% | Reading: 98%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
(1)
RLA Proficiency: 98%
Grades: 6-11
5525 Vineland Ave.
North Hollywood, CA 91601
(818) 753-4470
Rank: #4 - 54. - 5.
Elkhorn
Math: 94% | Reading: 97%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
(2)
RLA Proficiency: 97%
Grades: 4-8
10505 N. Davis Rd.
Stockton, CA 95209
(209) 953-8330
Rank: #4 - 54. - 5.
La Jolla Elementary School
Math: 95% | Reading: 97%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
RLA Proficiency: 97%
Grades: K-5
1111 Marine St.
La Jolla, CA 92037
(858) 454-7196
Rank: #6 - 86. - 8.
Clovis North High School
Math: 70% | Reading: 96%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
RLA Proficiency: 96%
Grades: 9-12
2770 E. International Ave.
Fresno, CA 93730
(559) 327-5000
Rank: #6 - 86. - 8.
Manchester Gate
Math: 94% | Reading: 96%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
RLA Proficiency: 96%
Grades: 2-6
2307 E. Dakota Ave.
Fresno, CA 93726
(559) 248-7220
Rank: #6 - 86. - 8.
North Star Academy
Math: 96% | Reading: 96%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
RLA Proficiency: 96%
Grades: 3-8
400 Duane St.
Redwood City, CA 94062
(650) 482-2411
Rank: #9 - 179. - 17.
Academy Of The Canyons
Math: 90-94% | Reading: ≥95%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
(3)
RLA Proficiency: ≥95%
Grades: 9-12
26455 Rockwell Canyon Rd.
Valencia, CA 91355
(661) 362-3056
Rank: #9 - 179. - 17.
Dr. Richard A. Vladovic Harbor Teacher Preparation Academy
Math: 85-89% | Reading: ≥95%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
RLA Proficiency: ≥95%
Grades: 9-12
1111 Figueroa Pl.
Wilmington, CA 90744
(310) 834-3932
Rank: #9 - 179. - 17.
Dr. Tj Owens Gilroy Early College Academy
Math: 90-94% | Reading: ≥95%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
RLA Proficiency: ≥95%
Grades: 9-12
5055 Santa Teresa Blvd. Pb17
Gilroy, CA 95020
(408) 846-4909
Rank: #9 - 179. - 17.
Eunice Sato Academy Of Math & Science
Math: 80-84% | Reading: ≥95%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
RLA Proficiency: ≥95%
Grades: 9-12
1100 Iroquois Ave.
Long Beach, CA 90815
(562) 598-7611
Rank: #9 - 179. - 17.
Hawthorne Math And Science Academy
Charter School
Math: 70-74% | Reading: ≥95%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
RLA Proficiency: ≥95%
Grades: 9-12
4467 W. Brd.way
Hawthorne, CA 90250
(310) 973-8184
Rank: #9 - 179. - 17.
Middle College High School
Math: 80-84% | Reading: ≥95%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
RLA Proficiency: ≥95%
Grades: 9-12
5151 Pacific Ave.
Stockton, CA 95207
(209) 954-5790
Rank: #9 - 179. - 17.
Petaluma Accelerated Charter
Charter School
Math: ≥95% | Reading: ≥95%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
(1)
RLA Proficiency: ≥95%
Grades: 7-8
110 Ellis St.
Petaluma, CA 94952
(707) 778-4750
Rank: #9 - 179. - 17.
Technology High School
Alternative School
Math: 80-84% | Reading: ≥95%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
RLA Proficiency: ≥95%
Grades: 9-12
550 Bonnie Ave.
Rohnert Park, CA 94928
(707) 792-4825
Rank: #9 - 179. - 17.
University High School
Charter School
Math: 85-89% | Reading: ≥95%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
RLA Proficiency: ≥95%
Grades: 9-12
2611 E. Matoian M/s Uh134
Fresno, CA 93740
(559) 278-8263
Rank: #18 - 2118. - 21.
Anderson W. Clark Magnet High School
Math: 75% | Reading: 95%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
RLA Proficiency: 95%
Grades: 9-12
4747 New York Ave.
La Crescenta, CA 91214
(818) 248-8324
Rank: #18 - 2118. - 21.
Dougherty Valley High School
Math: 87% | Reading: 95%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
RLA Proficiency: 95%
Grades: 9-12
10550 Albion Rd.
San Ramon, CA 94582
(925) 479-6400
Rank: #18 - 2118. - 21.
Valentine Elementary School
Math: 91% | Reading: 95%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
RLA Proficiency: 95%
Grades: K-5
1650 Hntngtn Dr.
San Marino, CA 91108
(626) 299-7090
Rank: #18 - 2118. - 21.
William Faria Elementary School
Math: 97% | Reading: 95%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
RLA Proficiency: 95%
Grades: K-5
10155 Barbara Ln.
Cupertino, CA 95014
(408) 252-0706
Rank: #22 - 2922. - 29.
Campolindo High School
Math: 84% | Reading: 94%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
RLA Proficiency: 94%
Grades: 9-12
300 Moraga Rd.
Moraga, CA 94556
(925) 280-3950
Rank: #22 - 2922. - 29.
Canyon Charter Elementary School
Charter School
Math: 91% | Reading: 94%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
RLA Proficiency: 94%
Grades: K-5
421 Entrada Dr.
Santa Monica, CA 90402
(310) 454-7510
Rank: #22 - 2922. - 29.
Lynbrook High School
Math: 92% | Reading: 94%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
RLA Proficiency: 94%
Grades: 9-12
1280 Johnson Ave.
San Jose, CA 95129
(408) 366-7700
Rank: #22 - 2922. - 29.
Mission San Jose High School
Math: 92% | Reading: 94%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
RLA Proficiency: 94%
Grades: 9-12
41717 Palm Ave.
Fremont, CA 94539
(510) 657-3600
Rank: #22 - 2922. - 29.
Pacific Rim Elementary School
Math: 91% | Reading: 94%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
RLA Proficiency: 94%
Grades: K-5
1100 Camino De Las Ondas
Carlsbad, CA 92009
(760) 331-6200
Rank: #22 - 2922. - 29.
Riverside Stem Academy
Math: 90% | Reading: 94%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
RLA Proficiency: 94%
Grades: 5-12
4466 Mt.vernon Ave.
Riverside, CA 92507
(951) 788-7308
Rank: #22 - 2922. - 29.
Wonderland Avenue Elementary School
Math: 87% | Reading: 94%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
RLA Proficiency: 94%
Grades: K-5
8510 Wonderland Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90046
(323) 654-4401
Rank: #22 - 2922. - 29.
Yu Ming Charter
Charter School
Math: 94% | Reading: 94%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
(4)
RLA Proficiency: 94%
Grades: K-8
1086 Alcatraz Ave.
Emeryville, CA 94608
(510) 452-2063
Rank: #30 - 3530. - 35.
Joaquin Miller Middle School
Math: 93% | Reading: 93%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
(1)
RLA Proficiency: 93%
Grades: 6-8
6151 Rainbow Dr.
San Jose, CA 95129
(408) 252-3755
Rank: #30 - 3530. - 35.
Los Coyotes Elementary School
Math: 89% | Reading: 93%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
RLA Proficiency: 93%
Grades: K-6
8122 Moody St.
La Palma, CA 90623
(714) 228-3260
Rank: #30 - 3530. - 35.
Miramonte High School
Math: 77% | Reading: 93%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
RLA Proficiency: 93%
Grades: 9-12
750 Moraga Way
Orinda, CA 94563
(925) 280-3930
Rank: #30 - 3530. - 35.
Murdock-portal Elementary School
Math: 93% | Reading: 93%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
RLA Proficiency: 93%
Grades: K-5
1188 Wunderlich Dr.
San Jose, CA 95129
(408) 973-8191
Rank: #30 - 3530. - 35.
Saratoga High School
Math: 90% | Reading: 93%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
RLA Proficiency: 93%
Grades: 9-12
20300 Herriman Ave.
Saratoga, CA 95070
(408) 867-3411
Rank: #30 - 3530. - 35.
West Campus
Math: 62% | Reading: 93%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
(1)
RLA Proficiency: 93%
Grades: 9-12
5022 58th St.
Sacramento, CA 95820
(916) 277-6400
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