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2023 Best Catholic High Schools in California

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  1. #1 Best Catholic High Schools in California.

    Marymount High School

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    Private School,

    LOS ANGELES, CA,

    9-12,

    120 Niche users give it an average review of 4.3 stars.

    Featured Review: Parent says My daughter has completed her Freshman year at Marymount and I can't express enough how incredible the year was for her. Socially she made many new friends, who all have different interests,....

    Read 120 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 322,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 7 to 1,

  2. #2 Best Catholic High Schools in California.

    Woodside Priory School

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    Private School,

    PORTOLA VALLEY, CA,

    6-12,

    72 Niche users give it an average review of 4 stars.

    Featured Review: Alum says Work Culture: Priory emphasizes balance. The people within this community care about your wellbeing and are more focused on creating great people than producing more robots who fuel Silicon Valley's...Social Life: Your social life is determined by who you hang out with and the general attitude of your class. Luckily, there were a lot of people in my class who loved to host parties or knew kids...Dating: Dating at Priory is pretty normal, but due to the small class sizes, it's pretty hard to keep your business private. Sports: Basketball, XC, and Girls Soccer are the strongest programs. Campus: Best in NorCal easily..

    Read 72 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 426,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 7 to 1,

  3. #5 Best Catholic High Schools in California.

    Flintridge Sacred Heart

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    Private School,

    LA CANADA FLINTRIDGE, CA,

    9-12,

    169 Niche users give it an average review of 4.3 stars.

    Featured Review: Junior says I love Flintridge Sacred Heart because of the community. Everyone is so supportive and encouraging. I can be friends with anyone and I feel comfortable being myself. Everyone has so much school....

    Read 169 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 367,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 9 to 1,

  4. #7 Best Catholic High Schools in California.

    Bellarmine College Preparatory

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    Private School,

    SAN JOSE, CA,

    9-12,

    213 Niche users give it an average review of 4.6 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says I'm currently a rising senior at Bellarmine. So far my experience has had its ups and downs, but great nonetheless. My only complaint is the phone policy. Recently, as in start of 2021-2022, there...Other than my one complaint, Bellarmine is a great school. But it isn't for everyone due to occasional masses (once every few months) and it being all dudes. We have sister schools, but it ultimately....

    Read 213 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 1,643,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 14 to 1,

  5. #10 Best Catholic High Schools in California.

    Notre Dame High School

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    Private School,

    SAN JOSE, CA,

    9-12,

    252 Niche users give it an average review of 4.2 stars.

    Featured Review: Sophomore says My freshman year was better than I could have ever imagined it! Going to an all girls school may seem like a center for drama, but the community built there is wonderful. Everyone at the school is so....

    Read 252 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 650,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 10 to 1,

  6. #11 Best Catholic High Schools in California.

    Villanova Preparatory School

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    Private School,

    OJAI, CA,

    9-12,

    62 Niche users give it an average review of 4.2 stars.

    Featured Review: Junior says I like the community and academics the most about Villanova Preparatory School. The teachers and student alike are kind and supportive, more than other highschools can attest to. The Villanova....

    Read 62 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 195,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 7 to 1,

  7. #12 Best Catholic High Schools in California.

    St. Ignatius College Preparatory School

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    Private School,

    SAN FRANCISCO, CA,

    9-12,

    365 Niche users give it an average review of 4.3 stars.

    Featured Review: Sophomore says I love this school so much! Coming from a public middle school not as much funding, the teachers and education overall were not as great. The support from faculty here is amazing, and so is the....

    Read 365 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 1,476,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 12 to 1,

  8. #13 Best Catholic High Schools in California.

    Saint Francis High School

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    Private School,

    MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA,

    9-12,

    300 Niche users give it an average review of 4.2 stars.

    Featured Review: Junior says My experience at Saint Francis was very good. The academics, athletics, campus, religious aspect, and style of the Silicon Valley are what makes this school unique.Academics: the school offers plenty of honors and AP classes, and elective courses geared towards STEM, music, religion, and arts which are taught by nice and approachable teachers.Athletics: highly competitive sports led by very experienced coaches. For boys sports they are in the upper edge in WCAL division, rivaling BCP and AMHS, and girls are consistently extremely good, if...Campus: new and well maintained classrooms and athletic facilities, a high school that feels like a junior college.Religion: a Catholic school rooted in Holy Cross, students learn to bring hope, respect others, inspire integrity, and celebrate family.The student and faculty bodies are predominantly white but the school has welcomed and encouraged diversity through affinity groups (BSU, Fil-Am, Latinx, and Pride to name a few)..

    Read 300 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 1,755,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 16 to 1,

  9. #17 Best Catholic High Schools in California.

    St. John Bosco High School

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    Private School,

    BELLFLOWER, CA,

    9-12,

    157 Niche users give it an average review of 4.6 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says I came from a public school and transferred into St. John Bosco during the sophomore year. The school atmosphere was a breathe of fresh air. Teachers and staff have a true sense of care for the....

    Read 157 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 753,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 9 to 1,

  10. #19 Best Catholic High Schools in California.

    Louisville High School

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    Private School,

    WOODLAND HILLS, CA,

    9-12,

    182 Niche users give it an average review of 4.3 stars.

    Featured Review: Parent says My daughter is in 11th grade at Louisville. One of the best decisions ever made. She thrives at this school. THRIVES! She has the best of friends, amazing teachers, fantastic sports and so many...Her sports practices are held at Crespi's (All Boy School) and she attends Football games. What I love is that she can focus hard on her academics yet still feel like she is a part of a community...8th Grade visit day sealed and made her decision for her. She instantly felt welcomed and part of a supportive, loving community. Louisville helps to guide and build powerful confident young women....I highly recommend Louisville!.

    Read 182 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 307,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 9 to 1,

  11. #22 Best Catholic High Schools in California.

    Bishop O'Dowd High School

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    Private School,

    OAKLAND, CA,

    9-12,

    206 Niche users give it an average review of 4.2 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says Bishop O'Dowd is very good. Their emphasis on school pride, mental health, and the success of their students is very apparent. They have lots of resources in order for the students to be successful....

    Read 206 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 1,243,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 13 to 1,

  12. #23 Best Catholic High Schools in California.

    Cathedral Catholic High School

    Blue checkmark.

    Private School,

    SAN DIEGO, CA,

    9-12,

    265 Niche users give it an average review of 4.2 stars.

    Featured Review: Parent says This is one of those amazing Catholic schools that stands out far above the rest. The community is incredibly supportive, faith-filled, welcoming and comfortable for all. Catholic/Christian values....

    Read 265 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 1,640,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 16 to 1,

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