Top 10 Best Public High Schools in California (2021-22)

The top ranked public high schools in California state are listed below (2021-22).
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 high 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 high schools are Cupertino, Granite Bay and La Canada Flintridge.

Top Ranked Public High Schools in California (2021-22)

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: #4 - 54. - 5.
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: #4 - 54. - 5.
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: #6 - 76. - 7.
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: #6 - 76. - 7.
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: #88.
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: #99.
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: #1010.
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: #1111.
Harbor Teacher Preparation Academy
Math: 85-89% | Reading: ≥95%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 85-89% (Top 1%)
Reading: ≥95% (Top 1%)
Grades: 9-12
1111 Figueroa Pl.
Wilmington, CA 90744
(310) 834-3932
Rank: #1212.
Dougherty Valley High School
Math: 87% | Reading: 95%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 87% (Top 1%)
Reading: 95% (Top 1%)
Grades: 9-12
10550 Albion Rd.
San Ramon, CA 94582
(925) 479-6400
Rank: #1313.
Alameda Science And Technology Institute
Alternative School
Magnet School
Math: ≥90% | Reading: ≥90%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: ≥90% (Top 1%)
Reading: ≥90% (Top 1%)
Grades: 9-12
555 Atlantic Ave.
Alameda, CA 94501
(510) 748-4021
Rank: #1414.
Campolindo High School
Math: 84% | Reading: 94%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 84% (Top 5%)
Reading: 94% (Top 1%)
Grades: 9-12
300 Moraga Rd.
Moraga, CA 94556
(925) 280-3950
Rank: #15 - 1715. - 17.
Eunice Sato Academy Of Math & Science
Math: 80-84% | Reading: ≥95%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 80-84% (Top 5%)
Reading: ≥95% (Top 1%)
Grades: 9-12
1100 Iroquois Ave.
Long Beach, CA 90815
(562) 598-7611
Rank: #15 - 1715. - 17.
Middle College High School
Math: 80-84% | Reading: ≥95%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 80-84% (Top 5%)
Reading: ≥95% (Top 1%)
Grades: 9-12
5151 Pacific Ave.
Stockton, CA 95207
(209) 954-5790
Rank: #15 - 1715. - 17.
Technology High School
Alternative School
Math: 80-84% | Reading: ≥95%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 80-84% (Top 5%)
Reading: ≥95% (Top 1%)
Grades: 9-12
1801 E. Cotati Ave.
Rohnert Park, CA 94928
(707) 792-4825
Rank: #1818.
Lowell High School
Math: 83% | Reading: 92%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 83% (Top 5%)
Reading: 92% (Top 1%)
Grades: 9-12
1101 Eucalyptus Dr.
San Francisco, CA 94132
(415) 759-2730
Rank: #1919.
William & Marian Ghidotti High School
Alternative School
Math: 80-89% | Reading: ≥90%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 80-89% (Top 5%)
Reading: ≥90% (Top 1%)
Grades: 9-12
250 Sierra College Dr.
Grass Valley, CA 95945
(530) 274-5270
Rank: #2020.
Monta Vista High School
Math: 89% | Reading: 86%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
(2)
Math: 89% (Top 1%)
Reading: 86% (Top 5%)
Grades: 9-12
21840 Mcclellan Rd.
Cupertino, CA 95014
(408) 366-7600
Rank: #2121.
La Canada High School
Math: 82% | Reading: 89%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
(2)
Math: 82% (Top 5%)
Reading: 89% (Top 1%)
Grades: 7-12
4463 Oak Grove Dr.
La Canada Flintridge, CA 91011
(818) 952-4205
Rank: #22 - 2322. - 23.
Henry M. Gunn High School
Math: 82% | Reading: 87%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 82% (Top 5%)
Reading: 87% (Top 5%)
Grades: 9-12
780 Arastradero Rd.
Palo Alto, CA 94306
(650) 354-8200
Rank: #22 - 2322. - 23.
Piedmont High School
Math: 80-84% | Reading: 85-89%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
(1)
Math: 80-84% (Top 5%)
Reading: 85-89% (Top 5%)
Grades: 9-12
800 Magnolia Ave.
Oakland, CA 94611
(510) 594-2626
Rank: #2424.
Canyon Crest Academy
Math: 80% | Reading: 88%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 80% (Top 5%)
Reading: 88% (Top 5%)
Grades: 9-12
5951 Village Center Loop Rd.
Encinitas, CA 92024
(858) 350-0253
Rank: #2525.
Miramonte High School
Math: 77% | Reading: 93%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 77% (Top 5%)
Reading: 93% (Top 1%)
Grades: 9-12
750 Moraga Way
Orinda, CA 94563
(925) 280-3930
Rank: #2626.
San Marino High School
Math: 85% | Reading: 83%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 85% (Top 5%)
Reading: 83% (Top 5%)
Grades: 9-12
2701 Hntngtn Dr.
San Marino, CA 91108
(626) 299-7020
Rank: #2727.
Troy High School
Magnet School
Math: 79% | Reading: 87%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
(2)
Math: 79% (Top 5%)
Reading: 87% (Top 5%)
Grades: 9-12
2200 E. Dorothy Ln.
Fullerton, CA 92831
(714) 626-4401
Rank: #2828.
Del Norte High School
Math: 81% | Reading: 86%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 81% (Top 5%)
Reading: 86% (Top 5%)
Grades: 9-12
16601 Nighthawk Ln.
San Diego, CA 92127
(858) 487-0877
Rank: #2929.
Pacific Collegiate Charter
Charter School
Math: 77% | Reading: 89%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 77% (Top 5%)
Reading: 89% (Top 1%)
Grades: 7-12
3004 Mission St.
Santa Cruz, CA 95060
(831) 479-7785
Rank: #3030.
Anderson W. Clark Magnet High School
Magnet School
Math: 75% | Reading: 95%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 75% (Top 10%)
Reading: 95% (Top 1%)
Grades: 9-12
4747 New York Ave.
La Crescenta, CA 91214
(818) 248-8324
Rank: #3131.
Western Center Academy
Charter School
Math: 76% | Reading: 91%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 76% (Top 10%)
Reading: 91% (Top 1%)
Grades: 6-12
2345 Searl Pkwy.
Hemet, CA 92543
(951) 766-9030
Rank: #3232.
El Segundo High School
Math: 79% | Reading: 84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 79% (Top 5%)
Reading: 84% (Top 5%)
Grades: 9-12
640 Main St.
El Segundo, CA 90245
(310) 615-2661
Rank: #3333.
Oak Park High School
Math: 74% | Reading: 91%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 74% (Top 10%)
Reading: 91% (Top 1%)
Grades: 9-12
899 Kanan Rd.
Oak Park, CA 91377
(818) 735-3300
Rank: #34 - 3534. - 35.
Acalanes High School
Math: 73% | Reading: 91%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 73% (Top 10%)
Reading: 91% (Top 1%)
Grades: 9-12
1200 Pleasant Hill Rd.
Lafayette, CA 94549
(925) 280-3970
Rank: #34 - 3534. - 35.
Hawthorne Math And Science Academy
Charter School
Math: 70-74% | Reading: ≥95%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 70-74% (Top 10%)
Reading: ≥95% (Top 1%)
Grades: 9-12
4467 W. Brd.way
Hawthorne, CA 90250
(310) 973-8184
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