Top 10 Best Public Middle Schools in California (2022)

The top ranked public middle 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 middle schools in California are Science Academy Stem Magnet, Whitney (Gretchen) High School and Oxford Academy. The cities and towns with the highest concentration of top ranked public middle schools are Cupertino, Granite Bay and La Canada Flintridge.

Top Ranked Public Middle Schools in California (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Student Proficiency
Grades
Location
Rank: #1 - 21. - 2.
Science Academy Stem Magnet
Math: ≥99% | Reading: 98%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
(1)
Math: ≥99% (Top 1%)
Reading: 98% (Top 1%)
Grades: 6-11
5525 Vineland Ave.
North Hollywood, CA 91601
(818) 753-4470
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
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.
Petaluma Accelerated Charter
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: #66.
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: #77.
Yu Ming Charter
Charter School
Math: 94% | Reading: 94%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
(4)
Math: 94% (Top 1%)
Reading: 94% (Top 1%)
Grades: K-8
1086 Alcatraz Ave.
Emeryville, CA 94608
(510) 452-2063
Rank: #88.
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: #99.
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: #1010.
Riverside Stem Academy
Math: 90% | Reading: 94%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 90% (Top 1%)
Reading: 94% (Top 1%)
Grades: 5-12
4466 Mt.vernon Ave.
Riverside, CA 92507
(951) 788-7308
Rank: #1111.
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: #1212.
Bullis Charter
Charter School
Math: 91% | Reading: 90%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 91% (Top 1%)
Reading: 90% (Top 1%)
Grades: K-8
102 W. Portola Ave.
Los Altos, CA 94022
(650) 947-4100
Rank: #1313.
John F. Kennedy Middle School
Math: 90% | Reading: 89%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 90% (Top 1%)
Reading: 89% (Top 1%)
Grades: 6-8
821 Bubb Rd.
Cupertino, CA 95014
(408) 253-1525
Rank: #1414.
Redwood Middle School
Math: 89% | Reading: 88%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 89% (Top 1%)
Reading: 88% (Top 5%)
Grades: 6-8
13925 Fruitvale Ave.
Saratoga, CA 95070
(408) 867-3042
Rank: #1515.
Windemere Ranch Middle School
Math: 88% | Reading: 87%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 88% (Top 1%)
Reading: 87% (Top 5%)
Grades: 6-8
11611 E. Branch Pkwy.
San Ramon, CA 94582
(925) 479-7400
Rank: #1616.
Piedmont Middle School
Math: 86% | Reading: 88%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 86% (Top 5%)
Reading: 88% (Top 5%)
Grades: 6-8
740 Magnolia Ave.
Oakland, CA 94611
(510) 594-2668
Rank: #1717.
Robert C. Fisler Elementary School
Math: 84% | Reading: 90%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 84% (Top 5%)
Reading: 90% (Top 1%)
Grades: K-8
1350 Starbuck St.
Fullerton, CA 92833
(714) 447-2890
Rank: #18 - 1918. - 19.
Georgina P. Blach Junior High School
Math: 85% | Reading: 88%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
(1)
Math: 85% (Top 5%)
Reading: 88% (Top 5%)
Grades: 7-8
1120 Covington Rd.
Los Altos, CA 94024
(650) 934-3800
Rank: #18 - 1918. - 19.
Woodside Elementary School
Math: 85% | Reading: 88%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 85% (Top 5%)
Reading: 88% (Top 5%)
Grades: K-8
3195 Woodside Rd.
Redwood City, CA 94062
(650) 851-1571
Rank: #2020.
Joaquin Moraga Intermediate
Math: 84% | Reading: 89%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 84% (Top 5%)
Reading: 89% (Top 1%)
Grades: 6-8
1010 Camino Pablo
Moraga, CA 94556
(925) 376-7206
Rank: #2121.
Richardson Prep Hi Middle School
Math: 83% | Reading: 91%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 83% (Top 5%)
Reading: 91% (Top 1%)
Grades: 6-8
455 S. K St.
San Bernardino, CA 92410
(909) 388-6438
Rank: #2222.
Ardis G. Egan Junior High School
Math: 83% | Reading: 89%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
(1)
Math: 83% (Top 5%)
Reading: 89% (Top 1%)
Grades: 7-8
100 W. Portola Ave.
Los Altos, CA 94022
(650) 917-2200
Rank: #2323.
La Canada High School
Math: 82% | Reading: 89%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
(3)
Math: 82% (Top 5%)
Reading: 89% (Top 1%)
Grades: 7-12
4463 Oak Grove Dr.
La Canada Flintridge, CA 91011
(818) 952-4205
Rank: #2424.
Sam H. Lawson Middle School
Math: 87% | Reading: 85%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 87% (Top 1%)
Reading: 85% (Top 5%)
Grades: 6-8
10401 Vista Dr.
Cupertino, CA 95014
(408) 255-7500
Rank: #25 - 2625. - 26.
Corte Madera
Math: 82% | Reading: 88%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 82% (Top 5%)
Reading: 88% (Top 5%)
Grades: 4-8
4575 Alpine Rd.
Portola Valley, CA 94028
(650) 851-1777
Rank: #25 - 2625. - 26.
Hillcrest Elementary School
Math: 82% | Reading: 88%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 82% (Top 5%)
Reading: 88% (Top 5%)
Grades: K-8
30 Marguerite Dr.
Oakland, CA 94618
(510) 879-1270
Rank: #2727.
Pacific Trails Middle School
Math: 83% | Reading: 87%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 83% (Top 5%)
Reading: 87% (Top 5%)
Grades: 7-8
5975 Village Center Loop Rd.
Encinitas, CA 92024
(858) 350-0253
Rank: #2828.
Creekside Charter
Charter School
Math: 80-84% | Reading: 85-89%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 80-84% (Top 5%)
Reading: 85-89% (Top 5%)
Grades: K-8
1916 Chamonix Pl.
Olympic Valley, CA 96146
(530) 581-1036
Rank: #29 - 3029. - 30.
Ocsa
Charter School
Math: 81% | Reading: 89%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 81% (Top 5%)
Reading: 89% (Top 1%)
Grades: 7-12
1010 N. Main St.
Santa Ana, CA 92701
(714) 560-9000
Rank: #29 - 3029. - 30.
R. Roger Rowe Middle School
Math: 81% | Reading: 89%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 81% (Top 5%)
Reading: 89% (Top 1%)
Grades: 6-8
5927 La Granada
Rancho Santa Fe, CA 92067
(858) 756-1141
Rank: #3131.
Carmel Valley Middle School
Math: 84% | Reading: 86%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
(2)
Math: 84% (Top 5%)
Reading: 86% (Top 5%)
Grades: 7-8
3800 Mykonos Ln.
Encinitas, CA 92024
(858) 481-8221
Rank: #3232.
Sandpiper Elementary School
Math: 85% | Reading: 85%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 85% (Top 5%)
Reading: 85% (Top 5%)
Grades: K-8
801 Redwood Shores Pkwy.
Redwood City, CA 94065
(650) 631-5510
Rank: #3333.
Vista Verde
Math: 81% | Reading: 88%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 81% (Top 5%)
Reading: 88% (Top 5%)
Grades: K-8
6 Federation Way
Irvine, CA 92603
(949) 936-6350
Rank: #3434.
Huntington Middle School
Math: 83% | Reading: 86%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 83% (Top 5%)
Reading: 86% (Top 5%)
Grades: 6-8
1700 Hntngtn Dr.
San Marino, CA 91108
(626) 299-7060
Rank: #3535.
Cottonwood Creek
Math: 84% | Reading: 85%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 84% (Top 5%)
Reading: 85% (Top 5%)
Grades: K-8
2400 Central Pkwy.
Dublin, CA 94568
(925) 833-3333
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