Top 10 Best Public Middle Schools in California (2021)

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The top ranked public schools in California state are listed below (2021).
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 38%. The percentage of students achieving reading proficiency is 50%.
The top ranked public schools in California are Whitney (Gretchen) High School, Millikan Science Technical Engineering And Math (STEM) Magnet and Oxford Academy. The cities and towns with the highest concentration of top ranked public schools are Cupertino, La Canada Flintridge and Ladera Ranch.

Top Ranked Public Middle Schools in California (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Student Proficiency Grades Location
  • Rank: #11.
    Whitney (Gretchen) High SchoolMath: 97% | Reading: ≥99%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    Math: 97% (Top 1%) Reading: ≥99% (Top 1%)Math: 97% (Top 1%)
    Reading: ≥99% (Top 1%)
    Grades: 7-1216800 Shoemaker Ave.
    CerritosCA 90703
    (562) 229-7745

  • Rank: #22.
    Millikan Science Technical Engineering And Math (STEM) MagnetMagnet School
    Math: ≥99% | Reading: 97%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    Math: ≥99% (Top 1%) Reading: 97% (Top 1%)Math: ≥99% (Top 1%)
    Reading: 97% (Top 1%)
    Grades: 6-125041 Sunnyslope Ave.
    Sherman OaksCA 91423
    (818) 528-1662

  • Rank: #33.
    Oxford AcademyMath: 95% | Reading: ≥99%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    Math: 95% (Top 1%) Reading: ≥99% (Top 1%)Math: 95% (Top 1%)
    Reading: ≥99% (Top 1%)
    Grades: 7-125172 Orange Ave.
    CypressCA 90630
    (714) 220-3055

  • Rank: #44.
    North Star AcademyMagnet School
    Math: 96% | Reading: 96%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    Math: 96% (Top 1%) Reading: 96% (Top 1%)Math: 96% (Top 1%)
    Reading: 96% (Top 1%)
    Grades: 3-8400 Duane St.
    Redwood CityCA 94062
    (650) 482-2411

  • Rank: #55.
    ElkhornMath: 95% | Reading: 96%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    Math: 95% (Top 1%) Reading: 96% (Top 1%)Math: 95% (Top 1%)
    Reading: 96% (Top 1%)
    Grades: 4-810505 N. Davis Rd.
    StocktonCA 95209
    (209) 953-8330

  • Rank: #66.
    Petaluma Accelerated CharterMagnet School
    Charter School
    Math: 90-94% | Reading: ≥95%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    Math: 90-94% (Top 1%) Reading: ≥95% (Top 1%)Math: 90-94% (Top 1%)
    Reading: ≥95% (Top 1%)
    Grades: 7-8110 Ellis St.
    PetalumaCA 94952
    (707) 778-4750

  • Rank: #77.
    Riverside Stem AcademyMath: 92% | Reading: 94%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    Math: 92% (Top 1%) Reading: 94% (Top 1%)Math: 92% (Top 1%)
    Reading: 94% (Top 1%)
    Grades: 5-124466 Mount Vernon Ave.
    RiversideCA 92507
    (951) 788-7308

  • Rank: #88.
    Bullis CharterCharter School
    Math: 93% | Reading: 93%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    Math: 93% (Top 1%) Reading: 93% (Top 1%)Math: 93% (Top 1%)
    Reading: 93% (Top 1%)
    Grades: K-8102 W. Portola Ave.
    Los AltosCA 94022
    (650) 947-4939

  • Rank: #9-109.- 10.
    Accelerated Achievement AcademyMath: 85-89% | Reading: ≥95%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    Math: 85-89% (Top 1%) Reading: ≥95% (Top 1%)Math: 85-89% (Top 1%)
    Reading: ≥95% (Top 1%)
    Grades: 4-81151 Buena Vista Rd.
    HollisterCA 95023
    (831) 636-4460

  • Rank: #9-109.- 10.
    Joaquin Miller Middle SchoolMath: 92% | Reading: 91%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    Math: 92% (Top 1%) Reading: 91% (Top 1%)Math: 92% (Top 1%)
    Reading: 91% (Top 1%)
    Grades: 6-86151 Rainbow Dr.
    San JoseCA 95129
    (408) 252-3755

  • Rank: #1111.
    William Hopkins Junior High SchoolMath: 90% | Reading: 91%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    Math: 90% (Top 1%) Reading: 91% (Top 1%)Math: 90% (Top 1%)
    Reading: 91% (Top 1%)
    Grades: 7-8600 Driscoll Rd.
    FremontCA 94539
    (510) 656-3500

  • Rank: #1212.
    Yu Ming CharterCharter School
    Math: 85-89% | Reading: 90-94%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    Math: 85-89% (Top 1%) Reading: 90-94% (Top 1%)Math: 85-89% (Top 1%)
    Reading: 90-94% (Top 1%)
    Grades: K-81086 Alcatraz Ave.
    EmeryvilleCA 94608
    (510) 452-2063

  • Rank: #1313.
    Windemere Ranch Middle SchoolMath: 89% | Reading: 90%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    Math: 89% (Top 1%) Reading: 90% (Top 1%)Math: 89% (Top 1%)
    Reading: 90% (Top 1%)
    Grades: 6-811611 E. Branch Pkwy.
    San RamonCA 94582
    (925) 479-7400

  • Rank: #14-1514.- 15.
    John F. Kennedy Middle SchoolMath: 90% | Reading: 89%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    Math: 90% (Top 1%) Reading: 89% (Top 1%)Math: 90% (Top 1%)
    Reading: 89% (Top 1%)
    Grades: 6-8821 Bubb Rd.
    CupertinoCA 95014
    (408) 253-1525

  • Rank: #14-1514.- 15.
    Redwood Middle SchoolMath: 90% | Reading: 89%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    Math: 90% (Top 1%) Reading: 89% (Top 1%)Math: 90% (Top 1%)
    Reading: 89% (Top 1%)
    Grades: 6-813925 Fruitvale Ave.
    SaratogaCA 95070
    (408) 867-3042

  • Rank: #1616.
    Georgina P. Blach Junior High SchoolMath: 87% | Reading: 90%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    Math: 87% (Top 1%) Reading: 90% (Top 1%)Math: 87% (Top 1%)
    Reading: 90% (Top 1%)
    Grades: 7-81120 Covington Rd.
    Los AltosCA 94024
    (650) 934-3800

  • Rank: #1717.
    Sam H. Lawson Middle SchoolMath: 91% | Reading: 87%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    Math: 91% (Top 1%) Reading: 87% (Top 5%)Math: 91% (Top 1%)
    Reading: 87% (Top 5%)
    Grades: 6-810401 Vista Dr.
    CupertinoCA 95014
    (408) 255-7500

  • Rank: #1818.
    Jane Lathrop Stanford Middle SchoolMath: 87% | Reading: 88%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    Math: 87% (Top 1%) Reading: 88% (Top 5%)Math: 87% (Top 1%)
    Reading: 88% (Top 5%)
    Grades: 6-8480 E. Meadow Dr.
    Palo AltoCA 94306
    (650) 856-5188

  • Rank: #1919.
    Robert C. Fisler Elementary SchoolMath: 84% | Reading: 90%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Math: 84% (Top 5%) Reading: 90% (Top 1%)Math: 84% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 90% (Top 1%)
    Grades: K-81350 Starbuck St.
    FullertonCA 92833
    (714) 447-2890

  • Rank: #2020.
    Piedmont Middle SchoolMath: 84% | Reading: 88%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Math: 84% (Top 5%) Reading: 88% (Top 5%)Math: 84% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 88% (Top 5%)
    Grades: 6-8740 Magnolia Ave.
    OaklandCA 94611
    (510) 594-2668

  • Rank: #2121.
    Woodside Elementary SchoolMath: 84% | Reading: 87%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Math: 84% (Top 5%) Reading: 87% (Top 5%)Math: 84% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 87% (Top 5%)
    Grades: K-83195 Woodside Rd.
    Redwood CityCA 94062
    (650) 851-1571

  • Rank: #2222.
    Ardis G. Egan Junior High SchoolMath: 87% | Reading: 85%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Math: 87% (Top 1%) Reading: 85% (Top 5%)Math: 87% (Top 1%)
    Reading: 85% (Top 5%)
    Grades: 7-8100 W. Portola Ave.
    Los AltosCA 94022
    (650) 917-2200

  • Rank: #23-2423.- 24.
    Mission PreparatoryCharter School
    Math: 80-84% | Reading: 85-89%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Math: 80-84% (Top 5%) Reading: 85-89% (Top 5%)Math: 80-84% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 85-89% (Top 5%)
    Grades: K-81050 York St.
    San FranciscoCA 94110
    (415) 508-9626

  • Rank: #23-2423.- 24.
    Vista VerdeMath: 82% | Reading: 87%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Math: 82% (Top 5%) Reading: 87% (Top 5%)Math: 82% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 87% (Top 5%)
    Grades: K-86 Federation Way
    IrvineCA 92603
    (949) 936-6350

  • Rank: #25-2625.- 26.
    Eleanor Murray FallonMath: 83% | Reading: 86%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Math: 83% (Top 5%) Reading: 86% (Top 5%)Math: 83% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 86% (Top 5%)
    Grades: 6-83601 Kohnen Way
    DublinCA 94568
    (925) 875-9376

  • Rank: #25-2625.- 26.
    Pacific Trails Middle SchoolMath: 83% | Reading: 86%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Math: 83% (Top 5%) Reading: 86% (Top 5%)Math: 83% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 86% (Top 5%)
    Grades: 7-85975 Village Center Loop Rd.
    EncinitasCA 92024
    (858) 350-0253

  • Rank: #2727.
    Edison ComputechMagnet School
    Math: 80% | Reading: 89%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Math: 80% (Top 5%) Reading: 89% (Top 1%)Math: 80% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 89% (Top 1%)
    Grades: 7-8555 E. Belgravia
    FresnoCA 93706
    (559) 457-2640

  • Rank: #2828.
    Orinda IntermediateMath: 81% | Reading: 87%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Math: 81% (Top 5%) Reading: 87% (Top 5%)Math: 81% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 87% (Top 5%)
    Grades: 6-880 Ivy Dr.
    OrindaCA 94563
    (925) 258-3090

  • Rank: #2929.
    La Canada High SchoolMath: 82% | Reading: 86%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Math: 82% (Top 5%) Reading: 86% (Top 5%)Math: 82% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 86% (Top 5%)
    Grades: 7-124463 Oak Grove Dr.
    La Canada FlintridgeCA 91011
    (818) 952-4205

  • Rank: #30-3130.- 31.
    Redwood Academy Of UkiahCharter School
    Math: 75-79% | Reading: 90-94%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Math: 75-79% (Top 5%) Reading: 90-94% (Top 1%)Math: 75-79% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 90-94% (Top 1%)
    Grades: 7-121059 N. State St.
    UkiahCA 95482
    (707) 467-0500

  • Rank: #30-3130.- 31.
    Richardson Prep High SchoolMagnet School
    Math: 77% | Reading: 92%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Math: 77% (Top 5%) Reading: 92% (Top 1%)Math: 77% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 92% (Top 1%)
    Grades: 6-8455 S. K St.
    San BernardinoCA 92410
    (909) 388-6438

  • Rank: #3232.
    Orange County School of the ArtsCharter School
    Math: 78% | Reading: 89%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Math: 78% (Top 5%) Reading: 89% (Top 1%)Math: 78% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 89% (Top 1%)
    Grades: 7-121010 N. Main St.
    Santa AnaCA 92701
    (714) 560-9000

  • Rank: #33-3433.- 34.
    Carmel Valley Middle SchoolMath: 82% | Reading: 85%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Math: 82% (Top 5%) Reading: 85% (Top 5%)Math: 82% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 85% (Top 5%)
    Grades: 7-83800 Mykonos Ln.
    EncinitasCA 92024
    (858) 481-8221

  • Rank: #33-3433.- 34.
    Oxford Preparatory Academy - South Orange CountyCharter School
    Math: 82% | Reading: 85%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Math: 82% (Top 5%) Reading: 85% (Top 5%)Math: 82% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 85% (Top 5%)
    Grades: K-823000 Via Santa Maria
    CoronaCA 92880
    (949) 305-6111

  • Rank: #3535.
    Joaquin Moraga IntermediateMath: 79% | Reading: 87%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Math: 79% (Top 5%) Reading: 87% (Top 5%)Math: 79% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 87% (Top 5%)
    Grades: 6-81010 Camino Pablo
    MoragaCA 94556
    (925) 376-7206

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