Top 10 Best Public Schools in California (2022)

The top ranked public schools in California state are listed below (2022).
A school's overall testing rank is based on a it's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. The average percentage of students achieving math proficiency in California is 40%. The percentage of students achieving reading proficiency is 51%.
The top ranked public schools in California are Millikan Science Technical Engineering And Math (STEM) Magnet, Whitney (Gretchen) High School and Oxford Academy. The cities and towns with the highest concentration of top ranked public schools are Cupertino, Granite Bay and La Canada Flintridge.

Top Ranked Public Schools in California (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Student Proficiency
Grades
Location
Rank: #1 - 21. - 2.
Millikan Science Technical Engineering And Math (STEM) Magnet
Magnet School
Math: ≥99% | Reading: 98%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
(1)
Math: ≥99% (Top 1%)
Reading: 98% (Top 1%)
Grades: 6-12
5041 Sunnyslope Ave.
Sherman Oaks, CA 91423
(818) 528-1662
Rank: #1 - 21. - 2.
Whitney (Gretchen) High School
Math: 98% | Reading: ≥99%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 98% (Top 1%)
Reading: ≥99% (Top 1%)
Grades: 7-12
16800 Shoemaker Ave.
Cerritos, CA 90703
(562) 229-7745
Rank: #33.
Oxford Academy
Math: 96% | Reading: 98%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 96% (Top 1%)
Reading: 98% (Top 1%)
Grades: 7-12
5172 Orange Ave.
Cypress, CA 90630
(714) 220-3055
Rank: #44.
North Star Academy
Magnet School
Math: 96% | Reading: 96%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 96% (Top 1%)
Reading: 96% (Top 1%)
Grades: 3-8
400 Duane St.
Redwood City, CA 94062
(650) 482-2411
Rank: #55.
La Jolla Elementary School
Math: 95% | Reading: 97%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 95% (Top 1%)
Reading: 97% (Top 1%)
Grades: K-5
1111 Marine St.
La Jolla, CA 92037
(858) 454-7196
Rank: #66.
Petaluma Accelerated Charter
Magnet School
Charter School
Math: ≥95% | Reading: ≥95%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
(1)
Math: ≥95% (Top 1%)
Reading: ≥95% (Top 1%)
Grades: 7-8
110 Ellis St.
Petaluma, CA 94952
(707) 778-4750
Rank: #77.
Elkhorn
Math: 94% | Reading: 97%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
(2)
Math: 94% (Top 1%)
Reading: 97% (Top 1%)
Grades: 4-8
10505 N. Davis Rd.
Stockton, CA 95209
(209) 953-8330
Rank: #88.
Manchester Gate
Magnet School
Math: 94% | Reading: 96%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 94% (Top 1%)
Reading: 96% (Top 1%)
Grades: 2-6
2307 E. Dakota Ave.
Fresno, CA 93726
(559) 248-7220
Rank: #99.
William Faria Elementary School
Math: 97% | Reading: 95%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 97% (Top 1%)
Reading: 95% (Top 1%)
Grades: K-5
10155 Barbara Ln.
Cupertino, CA 95014
(408) 252-0706
Rank: #10 - 1110. - 11.
Academy Of The Canyons
Math: 90-94% | Reading: ≥95%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
(3)
Math: 90-94% (Top 1%)
Reading: ≥95% (Top 1%)
Grades: 9-12
26455 Rockwell Canyon Rd.
Valencia, CA 91355
(661) 362-3056
Rank: #10 - 1110. - 11.
Dr. Tj Owens Gilroy Early College Academy
Math: 90-94% | Reading: ≥95%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 90-94% (Top 1%)
Reading: ≥95% (Top 1%)
Grades: 9-12
5055 Santa Teresa Blvd. Pb17
Gilroy, CA 95020
(408) 846-4909
Rank: #12 - 1312. - 13.
Lynbrook High School
Math: 92% | Reading: 94%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 92% (Top 1%)
Reading: 94% (Top 1%)
Grades: 9-12
1280 Johnson Ave.
San Jose, CA 95129
(408) 366-7700
Rank: #12 - 1312. - 13.
Mission San Jose High School
Magnet School
Math: 92% | Reading: 94%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 92% (Top 1%)
Reading: 94% (Top 1%)
Grades: 9-12
41717 Palm Ave.
Fremont, CA 94539
(510) 657-3600
Rank: #14 - 1514. - 15.
California Academy Of Mathematics And Science
Magnet School
Math: ≥95% | Reading: 90-94%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
(1)
Math: ≥95% (Top 1%)
Reading: 90-94% (Top 1%)
Grades: 9-12
1000 E. Victoria St., Bldg. Sa
Carson, CA 90747
(310) 243-2025
Rank: #14 - 1514. - 15.
White Oaks Elementary School
Charter School
Math: ≥95% | Reading: 90-94%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: ≥95% (Top 1%)
Reading: 90-94% (Top 1%)
Grades: K-3
1901 White Oak Way
San Carlos, CA 94070
(650) 508-7317
Rank: #16 - 1716. - 17.
Joaquin Miller Middle School
Math: 93% | Reading: 93%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
(1)
Math: 93% (Top 1%)
Reading: 93% (Top 1%)
Grades: 6-8
6151 Rainbow Dr.
San Jose, CA 95129
(408) 252-3755
Rank: #16 - 1716. - 17.
Murdock-portal Elementary School
Math: 93% | Reading: 93%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 93% (Top 1%)
Reading: 93% (Top 1%)
Grades: K-5
1188 Wunderlich Dr.
San Jose, CA 95129
(408) 973-8191
Rank: #18 - 2718. - 27.
Accelerated Achievement Academy
Math: 90-94% | Reading: 90-94%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 90-94% (Top 1%)
Reading: 90-94% (Top 1%)
Grades: 4-8
1151 Buena Vista Rd.
Hollister, CA 95023
(831) 636-4460
Rank: #18 - 2718. - 27.
Argonaut Elementary School
Math: 90-94% | Reading: 90-94%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 90-94% (Top 1%)
Reading: 90-94% (Top 1%)
Grades: K-5
13200 Shadow Mountain Rd.
Saratoga, CA 95070
(408) 867-4773
Rank: #18 - 2718. - 27.
Carver Elementary School
Math: 92% | Reading: 92%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 92% (Top 1%)
Reading: 92% (Top 1%)
Grades: K-5
3100 Hntngtn Dr.
San Marino, CA 91108
(626) 299-7080
Rank: #18 - 2718. - 27.
Cold Spring Elementary School
Math: 90-94% | Reading: 90-94%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 90-94% (Top 1%)
Reading: 90-94% (Top 1%)
Grades: K-6
2243 Sycamore Canyon Rd.
Santa Barbara, CA 93108
(805) 969-2678
Rank: #18 - 2718. - 27.
Hoover Elementary School
Math: 90-94% | Reading: 90-94%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 90-94% (Top 1%)
Reading: 90-94% (Top 1%)
Grades: K-5
2220 Summit Dr.
Burlingame, CA 94010
(650) 259-3800
Rank: #18 - 2718. - 27.
Oak Avenue Elementary School
Math: 92% | Reading: 92%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 92% (Top 1%)
Reading: 92% (Top 1%)
Grades: K-6
1501 Oak Ave.
Los Altos, CA 94024
(650) 237-3900
Rank: #18 - 2718. - 27.
Opal Robinson Elementary School
Math: 90-94% | Reading: 90-94%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 90-94% (Top 1%)
Reading: 90-94% (Top 1%)
Grades: K-5
80 Morningside Dr.
Manhattan Beach, CA 90266
(310) 318-5120
Rank: #18 - 2718. - 27.
Roscomare Road Elementary School
Math: 90-94% | Reading: 90-94%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 90-94% (Top 1%)
Reading: 90-94% (Top 1%)
Grades: K-5
2425 Roscomare Rd.
Los Angeles, CA 90077
(310) 472-9829
Rank: #18 - 2718. - 27.
Teach Elementary School
Math: 90-94% | Reading: 90-94%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
(1)
Math: 90-94% (Top 1%)
Reading: 90-94% (Top 1%)
Grades: 4-6
165 Grand Ave.
San Luis Obispo, CA 93405
(805) 596-4100
Rank: #18 - 2718. - 27.
Wildwood Elementary School
Math: 90-94% | Reading: 90-94%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 90-94% (Top 1%)
Reading: 90-94% (Top 1%)
Grades: K-5
301 Wildwood Ave
Oakland, CA 94611
(510) 594-2780
Rank: #2828.
Valentine Elementary School
Math: 91% | Reading: 95%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 91% (Top 1%)
Reading: 95% (Top 1%)
Grades: K-5
1650 Hntngtn Dr.
San Marino, CA 91108
(626) 299-7090
Rank: #29 - 3029. - 30.
Canyon Charter Elementary School
Charter School
Math: 91% | Reading: 94%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 91% (Top 1%)
Reading: 94% (Top 1%)
Grades: K-5
421 Entrada Dr.
Santa Monica, CA 90402
(310) 454-7510
Rank: #29 - 3029. - 30.
Pacific Rim Elementary School
Math: 91% | Reading: 94%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 91% (Top 1%)
Reading: 94% (Top 1%)
Grades: K-5
1100 Camino De Las Ondas
Carlsbad, CA 92009
(760) 331-6200
Rank: #3131.
Riverside Stem Academy
Math: 90% | Reading: 94%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 90% (Top 1%)
Reading: 94% (Top 1%)
Grades: 5-12
4466 Mount Vernon Ave.
Riverside, CA 92507
(951) 788-7308
Rank: #3232.
William Hopkins Junior High School
Math: 91% | Reading: 92%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 91% (Top 1%)
Reading: 92% (Top 1%)
Grades: 7-8
600 Driscoll Rd.
Fremont, CA 94539
(510) 656-3500
Rank: #3333.
Jack L. Weaver Elementary School
Math: 92% | Reading: 91%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
(4)
Math: 92% (Top 1%)
Reading: 91% (Top 1%)
Grades: K-5
11872 Wembley Rd.
Los Alamitos, CA 90720
(562) 799-4580
Rank: #3434.
Saratoga High School
Math: 90% | Reading: 93%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 90% (Top 1%)
Reading: 93% (Top 1%)
Grades: 9-12
20300 Herriman Ave.
Saratoga, CA 95070
(408) 867-3411
Rank: #3535.
Millikin Elementary School
Math: 90% | Reading: 92%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 90% (Top 1%)
Reading: 92% (Top 1%)
Grades: K-5
615 Hobart Terrace
Santa Clara, CA 95051
(408) 423-1800
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