Most Improved California Elementary Schools

Note: there will be no rankings update for 2013-14!

In anticipation of the rollout of the Common Core tests in the 2014-15 school year, some or all districts in California participated in the Smarter Balanced Assessment Field Test. This test was a practice run and results were not be released to the public. Check out the Smarter Balanced Field Test page for more information.
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2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th Grades Combined
STAR English Language Arts Standards & STAR Mathematics
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Rank (of 5260)SchoolDistrictCityLow GradeHigh GradeTotal students (2013)Student/ Teacher Ratio (2013)STAR, avg Mathematics (2013)STAR, avg English Language Arts Standards (2013)STAR Combined
Rank Change From 2012
1358La Paloma ElementaryFallbrook Union ElementaryFallbrookKG0668525.1417.0369.6786.6
1993Natomas CharterNatomas UnifiedSacramentoKG12139821.9373.2387.7760.9
2159Fairmount ElementarySan Francisco UnifiedSan FranciscoKG0539120.5386.2369.7755.9
1684Two Rivers ElementaryNatomas UnifiedSacramentoKG0652824.2403.8368.7772.5
2083Laurel Dell ElementarySan Rafael City ElementarySan RafaelKG0520622.8405.3352.9758.2
2498Santa Monica Boulevard Community CharterLos Angeles UnifiedLos AngelesKG0686920.6393.6352.3745.9
2487Luther Burbank ElementaryMerced City ElementaryMercedKG0557723.5386.2359.9746.1
2756Frank Paul ElementaryAlisal UnionSalinasKG0683329.7400.0338.3738.3
1933Anaverde HillsWestside Union ElementaryPalmdaleKG0628828.8399.5363.3762.8
1190Harriet Tubman Village CharterSan Diego UnifiedSan DiegoKG0831521.8428.8366.7795.5
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About SchoolDigger rankings
  • Ranking updates are approximately yearly, usually the same day the California Department of Education releases their test scores. Last update for California was August 12, 2013.
  • Rankings are available for all California public elementary, middle, and high schools that have published STAR scores for the latest year. See the Ranking FAQ for more information about how ranks schools.
  • Rank is determined by adding each school's average STAR Mathematics score with the average STAR English Language Arts Standards score to form a combined average score. The school with the highest combined score is ranked #1.
  • The values used in the STAR columns are Mean Scaled Score.
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Dept of Education, and California Department of Education

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