Top 10 Best Reading/Language Arts Proficiency Public Schools in California (2021)

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Public schools in California achieve an average reading/language arts proficiency of 50% (2021).
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 Oxford Academy with ≥99%.

Top Reading/Language Arts Proficiency Public Schools in California (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) RLA Proficiency Grades Location
  • Rank: #1-21.-2.
    Oxford AcademyMath: 95% | Reading: ≥99%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    RLA Proficiency: ≥99%
    Grades: 7-125172 Orange Ave.
    CypressCA 90630
    (714) 220-3055

  • Rank: #1-21.-2.
    Whitney (Gretchen) High SchoolMath: 97% | Reading: ≥99%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    RLA Proficiency: ≥99%
    Grades: 7-1216800 Shoemaker Ave.
    CerritosCA 90703
    (562) 229-7745

  • Rank: #33.
    La Jolla Elementary SchoolMath: 97% | Reading: 98%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    RLA Proficiency: 98%
    Grades: K-51111 Marine St.
    La JollaCA 92037
    (858) 454-7196

  • Rank: #44.
    Millikan Science Technical Engineering And Math (STEM) MagnetMagnet School
    Math: ≥99% | Reading: 97%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    RLA Proficiency: 97%
    Grades: 6-125041 Sunnyslope Ave.
    Sherman OaksCA 91423
    (818) 528-1662

  • Rank: #5-65.-6.
    ElkhornMath: 95% | Reading: 96%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    RLA Proficiency: 96%
    Grades: 4-810505 N. Davis Rd.
    StocktonCA 95209
    (209) 953-8330

  • Rank: #5-65.-6.
    North Star AcademyMagnet School
    Math: 96% | Reading: 96%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    RLA Proficiency: 96%
    Grades: 3-8400 Duane St.
    Redwood CityCA 94062
    (650) 482-2411

  • Rank: #7-187.- 18.
    Academy Of The CanyonsMath: 80-84% | Reading: ≥95%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    RLA Proficiency: ≥95%
    Grades: 9-1226455 Rockwell Canyon Rd.
    ValenciaCA 91355
    (661) 362-3056

  • Rank: #7-187.- 18.
    Accelerated Achievement AcademyMath: 85-89% | Reading: ≥95%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    RLA Proficiency: ≥95%
    Grades: 4-81151 Buena Vista Rd.
    HollisterCA 95023
    (831) 636-4460

  • Rank: #7-187.- 18.
    California Academy Of Mathematics And ScienceMagnet School
    Math: ≥95% | Reading: ≥95%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    RLA Proficiency: ≥95%
    Grades: 9-121000 E. Victoria St., Bldg. Sa
    CarsonCA 90747
    (310) 243-2025

  • Rank: #7-187.- 18.
    Canyon Charter Elementary SchoolCharter School
    Math: ≥95% | Reading: ≥95%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    RLA Proficiency: ≥95%
    Grades: K-5421 Entrada Dr.
    Santa MonicaCA 90402
    (310) 454-7510

  • Rank: #7-187.- 18.
    Dr. Tj Owens Gilroy Early College AcademyMath: 85-89% | Reading: ≥95%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    RLA Proficiency: ≥95%
    Grades: 9-125055 Santa Teresa Blvd. Pb17
    GilroyCA 95020
    (408) 846-4909

  • Rank: #7-187.- 18.
    International Polytechnic High SchoolAlternative School
    Math: 65-69% | Reading: ≥95%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    RLA Proficiency: ≥95%
    Grades: 9-123801 W. Temple Ave., Bldg. 128
    PomonaCA 91768
    (909) 839-2320

  • Rank: #7-187.- 18.
    Middle College High SchoolMath: 80-84% | Reading: ≥95%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    RLA Proficiency: ≥95%
    Grades: 9-125151 Pacific Ave.
    StocktonCA 95207
    (209) 954-5790

  • Rank: #7-187.- 18.
    Petaluma Accelerated CharterMagnet School
    Charter School
    Math: 90-94% | Reading: ≥95%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    RLA Proficiency: ≥95%
    Grades: 7-8110 Ellis St.
    PetalumaCA 94952
    (707) 778-4750

  • Rank: #7-187.- 18.
    Roscomare Road Elementary SchoolMath: 90-94% | Reading: ≥95%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    RLA Proficiency: ≥95%
    Grades: K-52425 Roscomare Rd.
    Los AngelesCA 90077
    (310) 472-9829

  • Rank: #7-187.- 18.
    Teach Elementary SchoolMath: 90-94% | Reading: ≥95%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    RLA Proficiency: ≥95%
    Grades: 4-6165 Grand Ave.
    San Luis ObispoCA 93405
    (805) 596-4100

  • Rank: #7-187.- 18.
    University High SchoolCharter School
    Math: 90-94% | Reading: ≥95%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    RLA Proficiency: ≥95%
    Grades: 9-122611 E. Matoian M/s Uh134
    FresnoCA 93740
    (559) 278-8263

  • Rank: #7-187.- 18.
    West CampusMath: 70-74% | Reading: ≥95%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    RLA Proficiency: ≥95%
    Grades: 9-125022 58th St.
    SacramentoCA 95820
    (916) 277-6400

  • Rank: #19-2019.- 20.
    Pacific Rim Elementary SchoolMath: 93% | Reading: 95%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    RLA Proficiency: 95%
    Grades: K-51100 Camino De Las Ondas
    CarlsbadCA 92009
    (760) 331-6200

  • Rank: #19-2019.- 20.
    William Faria Elementary SchoolMath: 97% | Reading: 95%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    RLA Proficiency: 95%
    Grades: K-510155 Barbara Ln.
    CupertinoCA 95014
    (408) 252-0706

  • Rank: #21-2621.- 26.
    Argonaut Elementary SchoolMath: 98% | Reading: 94%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    RLA Proficiency: 94%
    Grades: K-513200 Shadow Mountain Rd.
    SaratogaCA 95070
    (408) 867-4773

  • Rank: #21-2621.- 26.
    Campolindo High SchoolMath: 83% | Reading: 94%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    RLA Proficiency: 94%
    Grades: 9-12300 Moraga Rd.
    MoragaCA 94556
    (925) 280-3950

  • Rank: #21-2621.- 26.
    Mission San Jose High SchoolMagnet School
    Math: 94% | Reading: 94%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    RLA Proficiency: 94%
    Grades: 9-1241717 Palm Ave.
    FremontCA 94539
    (510) 657-3600

  • Rank: #21-2621.- 26.
    Riverside Stem AcademyMath: 92% | Reading: 94%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    RLA Proficiency: 94%
    Grades: 5-124466 Mount Vernon Ave.
    RiversideCA 92507
    (951) 788-7308

  • Rank: #21-2621.- 26.
    Valentine Elementary SchoolMath: 93% | Reading: 94%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    RLA Proficiency: 94%
    Grades: K-51650 Hntngtn Dr.
    San MarinoCA 91108
    (626) 299-7090

  • Rank: #21-2621.- 26.
    Wonderland Avenue Elementary SchoolMagnet School
    Math: 89% | Reading: 94%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    RLA Proficiency: 94%
    Grades: K-58510 Wonderland Ave.
    Los AngelesCA 90046
    (323) 654-4401

  • Rank: #27-3327.- 33.
    Anderson W. Clark Magnet High SchoolMagnet School
    Math: 76% | Reading: 93%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    RLA Proficiency: 93%
    Grades: 9-124747 New York Ave.
    La CrescentaCA 91214
    (818) 248-8324

  • Rank: #27-3327.- 33.
    Balboa Gifted/high Ability Magnet Elementary SchoolAlternative School
    Magnet School
    Math: 86% | Reading: 93%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    RLA Proficiency: 93%
    Grades: 1-517020 Labrador St.
    NorthridgeCA 91325
    (818) 349-4801

  • Rank: #27-3327.- 33.
    Bullis CharterCharter School
    Math: 93% | Reading: 93%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    RLA Proficiency: 93%
    Grades: K-8102 W. Portola Ave.
    Los AltosCA 94022
    (650) 947-4939

  • Rank: #27-3327.- 33.
    Jack L. Weaver Elementary SchoolMath: 94% | Reading: 93%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    RLA Proficiency: 93%
    Grades: K-511872 Wembley Rd.
    Los AlamitosCA 90720
    (562) 799-4580

  • Rank: #27-3327.- 33.
    Mission San Jose Elementary SchoolMath: 92% | Reading: 93%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    RLA Proficiency: 93%
    Grades: K-643545 Bryant St.
    FremontCA 94539
    (510) 656-1200

  • Rank: #27-3327.- 33.
    Ocean AirMath: 93% | Reading: 93%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    RLA Proficiency: 93%
    Grades: K-611444 Canter Heights Dr.
    San DiegoCA 92130
    (858) 481-4040

  • Rank: #27-3327.- 33.
    Williams Elementary SchoolMath: 88% | Reading: 93%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    RLA Proficiency: 93%
    Grades: K-51150 Rajkovich Way
    San JoseCA 95120
    (408) 535-6196

  • Rank: #34-5134.- 51.
    Beach Elementary SchoolMath: 90-94% | Reading: 90-94%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    RLA Proficiency: 90-94%
    Grades: K-5100 Lake Ave.
    OaklandCA 94611
    (510) 594-2666

  • Rank: #34-5134.- 51.
    Blue Hills Elementary SchoolMath: 85-89% | Reading: 90-94%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    RLA Proficiency: 90-94%
    Grades: K-512300 De Sanka Ave.
    SaratogaCA 95070
    (408) 257-9282

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