Top 10 Best Public High Schools in California (2024)

The top ranked public high schools in California are listed below (2024).
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 34%. The percentage of students achieving reading proficiency is 49%.
The top ranked public high schools in California are Oxford Academy, California Of Mathematics And Science and Cupertino High School. The cities and towns with the highest concentration of top ranked public high schools are Cupertino, Lafayette and Granite Bay.

Top Ranked Public High Schools in California (2024)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Student Proficiency
Grades
Location
Rank: #11.
Oxford Academy
Math: 97% | Reading: 98%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 97% (Top 1%)
Reading: 98% (Top 1%)
Grades: 7-12
5172 Orange Ave.
Cypress, CA 90630
(714) 220-3055
Rank: #2 - 42. - 4.
California Of Mathematics And Science
Math: ≥95% | Reading: ≥95%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: ≥95% (Top 1%)
Reading: ≥95% (Top 1%)
Grades: 9-12
1000 E. Victoria St. Bldg. Sac
Carson, CA 90747
(310) 243-2025
Rank: #2 - 42. - 4.
Cupertino High School
Math: ≥95% | Reading: ≥95%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: ≥95% (Top 1%)
Reading: ≥95% (Top 1%)
Grades: 9-12
10100 Finch Ave.
Cupertino, CA 95014
(408) 366-7300
Rank: #2 - 42. - 4.
Lynbrook High School
Math: ≥95% | Reading: ≥95%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: ≥95% (Top 1%)
Reading: ≥95% (Top 1%)
Grades: 9-12
1280 Johnson Ave.
San Jose, CA 95129
(408) 366-7700
Rank: #55.
Saratoga High School
Math: 90-94% | Reading: ≥95%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 90-94% (Top 1%)
Reading: ≥95% (Top 1%)
Grades: 9-12
20300 Herriman Ave.
Saratoga, CA 95070
(408) 867-3411
Rank: #66.
Mission San Jose High School
Math: 94% | Reading: 94%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 94% (Top 1%)
Reading: 94% (Top 1%)
Grades: 9-12
41717 Palm Ave.
Fremont, CA 94539
(510) 657-3600
Rank: #77.
Middle College High School
Math: 85-89% | Reading: ≥95%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 85-89% (Top 1%)
Reading: ≥95% (Top 1%)
Grades: 9-12
5151 Pacific Ave.
Stockton, CA 95207
(209) 954-5790
Rank: #8 - 128. - 12.
Dougherty Valley High School
Math: ≥90% | Reading: ≥90%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: ≥90% (Top 1%)
Reading: ≥90% (Top 1%)
Grades: 9-12
10550 Albion Rd.
San Ramon, CA 94582
(925) 479-6400
Rank: #8 - 128. - 12.
Eunice Sato Of Math & Science
Math: 85-89% | Reading: 90-94%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 85-89% (Top 1%)
Reading: 90-94% (Top 1%)
Grades: 9-12
1100 Iroquois Ave.
Long Beach, CA 90815
(562) 598-7611
Rank: #8 - 128. - 12.
Homestead High School
Math: 85-89% | Reading: 90-94%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 85-89% (Top 1%)
Reading: 90-94% (Top 1%)
Grades: 9-12
21370 Homestead Rd.
Cupertino, CA 95014
(408) 522-2500
Rank: #8 - 128. - 12.
Monta Vista High School
Math: ≥90% | Reading: ≥90%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: ≥90% (Top 1%)
Reading: ≥90% (Top 1%)
Grades: 9-12
21840 Mcclellan Rd.
Cupertino, CA 95014
(408) 366-7600
Rank: #8 - 128. - 12.
Science Stem Magnet
Alternative School
Math: ≥90% | Reading: ≥90%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: ≥90% (Top 1%)
Reading: ≥90% (Top 1%)
Grades: 6-12
5525 Vineland Ave.
North Hollywood, CA 91601
(818) 753-4470
Rank: #1313.
Henry M. Gunn High School
Math: 88% | Reading: 90%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 88% (Top 1%)
Reading: 90% (Top 5%)
Grades: 9-12
780 Arastradero Rd.
Palo Alto, CA 94306
(650) 354-8200
Rank: #1414.
Davis Senior High School
Math: 84% | Reading: 93%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 84% (Top 5%)
Reading: 93% (Top 1%)
Grades: 10-12
315 W. 14th St.
Davis, CA 95616
(530) 757-5400
Rank: #15 - 1615. - 16.
Palo Alto High School
Math: 85-89% | Reading: 85-89%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 85-89% (Top 1%)
Reading: 85-89% (Top 5%)
Grades: 9-12
50 Embarcadero Rd.
Palo Alto, CA 94301
(650) 329-3701
Rank: #15 - 1615. - 16.
Piedmont High School
Math: 85-89% | Reading: 85-89%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 85-89% (Top 1%)
Reading: 85-89% (Top 5%)
Grades: 9-12
800 Magnolia Ave.
Oakland, CA 94611
(510) 594-2626
Rank: #1717.
Albany High School
Math: 83% | Reading: 91%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 83% (Top 5%)
Reading: 91% (Top 1%)
Grades: 9-12
603 Key Route Blvd.
Albany, CA 94706
(510) 558-2500
Rank: #1818.
Troy High School
Math: 86% | Reading: 89%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 86% (Top 5%)
Reading: 89% (Top 5%)
Grades: 9-12
2200 E. Dorothy Ln.
Fullerton, CA 92831
(714) 626-4401
Rank: #1919.
Fountain Valley High School
Math: 80% | Reading: 94%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 80% (Top 5%)
Reading: 94% (Top 1%)
Grades: 9-12
17816 Bushard
Fountain Valley, CA 92708
(714) 962-3301
Rank: #20 - 2120. - 21.
Dr. Richard A. Vladovic Harbor Teacher Preparation Academy
Math: 75-79% | Reading: ≥95%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 75-79% (Top 5%)
Reading: ≥95% (Top 1%)
Grades: 9-12
1111 Figueroa Pl.
Wilmington, CA 90744
(310) 834-3932
Rank: #20 - 2120. - 21.
University High School
Charter School
Math: 75-79% | Reading: ≥95%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 75-79% (Top 5%)
Reading: ≥95% (Top 1%)
Grades: 9-12
2611 E. Matoian M/s Uh134
Fresno, CA 93740
(559) 278-8263
Rank: #22 - 2322. - 23.
American High School
Math: 82% | Reading: 90%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 82% (Top 5%)
Reading: 90% (Top 5%)
Grades: 9-12
36300 Fremont Blvd.
Fremont, CA 94536
(510) 796-1776
Rank: #22 - 2322. - 23.
Mountain View High School
Math: 83% | Reading: 89%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 83% (Top 5%)
Reading: 89% (Top 5%)
Grades: 9-12
3535 Truman Ave.
Mountain View, CA 94040
(650) 940-4602
Rank: #2424.
Castro Valley High School
Math: 86% | Reading: 85%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 86% (Top 5%)
Reading: 85% (Top 5%)
Grades: 9-12
19400 Santa Maria Ave.
Castro Valley, CA 94546
(510) 537-5910
Rank: #2525.
Berkeley High School
Math: 70-79% | Reading: ≥95%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 70-79% (Top 5%)
Reading: ≥95% (Top 1%)
Grades: 9-12
1980 Allston Way
Berkeley, CA 94704
(510) 644-6120
Rank: #2626.
Irvington High School
Math: 80% | Reading: 88%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 80% (Top 5%)
Reading: 88% (Top 5%)
Grades: 9-12
41800 Blacow Rd.
Fremont, CA 94538
(510) 656-5711
Rank: #2727.
Campolindo High School
Math: 78% | Reading: 90%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 78% (Top 5%)
Reading: 90% (Top 5%)
Grades: 9-12
300 Moraga Rd.
Moraga, CA 94556
(925) 280-3950
Rank: #2828.
University High School
Math: 86% | Reading: 84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 86% (Top 5%)
Reading: 84% (Top 5%)
Grades: 9-12
4771 Campus Dr.
Irvine, CA 92612
(949) 936-7600
Rank: #29 - 3029. - 30.
La Mirada High School
Math: 70-79% | Reading: ≥90%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 70-79% (Top 5%)
Reading: ≥90% (Top 1%)
Grades: 9-12
13520 Adelfa Dr.
La Mirada, CA 90638
(562) 210-3315
Rank: #29 - 3029. - 30.
Mayfair High School
Math: 70-79% | Reading: ≥90%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 70-79% (Top 5%)
Reading: ≥90% (Top 1%)
Grades: 7-12
6000 N. Woodruff Ave.
Bellflower, CA 90706
(562) 925-9981
Rank: #31 - 3231. - 32.
Mira Loma High School
Math: 75-79% | Reading: 85-89%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 75-79% (Top 5%)
Reading: 85-89% (Top 5%)
Grades: 9-12
4000 Edison Ave.
Sacramento, CA 95821
(916) 971-7465
Rank: #31 - 3231. - 32.
University Preparatory Charter
Charter School
Math: 75-79% | Reading: 85-89%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 75-79% (Top 5%)
Reading: 85-89% (Top 5%)
Grades: 7-12
2315 Canoas Garden Ave.
San Jose, CA 95125
(408) 723-1839
Rank: #33 - 3433. - 34.
Mira Costa High School
Math: 70-74% | Reading: 90-94%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 70-74% (Top 5%)
Reading: 90-94% (Top 1%)
Grades: 9-12
1401 Artesia Blvd.
Manhattan Beach, CA 90266
(310) 318-7337
Rank: #33 - 3433. - 34.
Stockton Early College Academy
Charter School
Math: 70-74% | Reading: 90-94%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 70-74% (Top 5%)
Reading: 90-94% (Top 1%)
Grades: 9-12
349 E. Vine St.
Stockton, CA 95202
(209) 933-7370
Rank: #35 - 3835. - 38.
Claremont High School
Math: 70-74% | Reading: 85-89%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 70-74% (Top 5%)
Reading: 85-89% (Top 5%)
Grades: 9-12
1601 N. Indian Hill Blvd.
Claremont, CA 91711
(909) 624-9053
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