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2024 Best Charter Middle Schools in California

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  1. #1 Best Charter Middle Schools in California.

    Granada Hills Charter

    Blue checkmark.

    Public School,

    GRANADA HILLS, CA,

    PK, K-12,

    1537 Niche users give it an average review of 4 stars.

    Featured Review: Sophomore says Granada Hills Charter High School has given me an extremely unique high school experience that I believe would be unavailable at any other school. Although the education at our school is widely known....

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    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 5,675,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 26 to 1,

  2. #2 Best Charter Middle Schools in California.

    Preuss School UCSD

    Public School,

    LA JOLLA, CA,

    6-12,

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

    Featured Review: Sophomore says Currently I am attending The Preuss School UCSD, I have been part of the Preuss School Community since 6th grade. I have enjoyed various details of the school such as our academic work, academic...Pros: Good Course Selection, Various ethnicity, helpful teacher, SAT for students who needs help, buses for grade 6-8th, tutoring for most classes, mentors, PTA, and available tutors during a class...Cons: No buses for high school students (may be added next year 2025) and lunch is not ideal..

    Read 323 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 853,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 20 to 1,

  3. #7 Best Charter Middle Schools in California.

    The New School of San Francisco

    Blue checkmark.

    Public School,

    SAN FRANCISCO, CA,

    K-7,

    5 Niche users give it an average review of 4.4 stars.

    Featured Review: Parent says This is our second year at New School and we cannot recommend highly enough. Amazing staff, caring and engaged teachers, thoughtful and curiosity-based curriculum, diverse and closely-knit student....

    Read 5 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 391,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 16 to 1,

  4. #8 Best Charter Middle Schools in California.

    Bullis Charter School

    Blue checkmark.

    Public School,

    LOS ALTOS, CA,

    K-8,

    21 Niche users give it an average review of 3.5 stars.

    Featured Review: Middle school student says Bullis prioritizes learning over busy work and teaches us to apply our learning through project-based learning (PBL). Instead of just memorizing formulas in math class, we are given real situations in which we have to apply our mathematical knowledge and critical thinking skills. In science, instead of just...For example, in our 8th-grade science unit on Newton's laws of motion, we designed bumpers for mini bumper cars and held a class competition to test our designs. Afterward, we analyzed why certain...Bullis also doesn't assign mountains of busywork; homework is very light, and only when necessary for learning. My friends at Egan and Blach are far more stressed — despite learning the same material....

    Read 21 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 1,067,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 15 to 1,

  5. #9 Best Charter Middle Schools in California.

    Renaissance Arts Academy

    Public School,

    LOS ANGELES, CA,

    K-12,

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

    Featured Review: Parent says Such an incredible school! The admin is incredibly supportive & has always made themselves available (along with advisors from every subject) to meet with me & my children to discuss their progress....

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    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 505,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 18 to 1,

  6. #10 Best Charter Middle Schools in California.

    University Preparatory

    Public School,

    REDDING, CA,

    6-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says I have gone to university preparatory school since 6th grade. I am now currently a senior. There had been many ups and downs in my school experience but university preparatory has made it so much....

    Read 203 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 992,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 22 to 1,

  7. #18 Best Charter Middle Schools in California.

    Creekside Charter

    Blue checkmark.

    Public School,

    OLYMPIC VALLEY, CA,

    K-8,

    19 Niche users give it an average review of 4.8 stars.

    Featured Review: Parent says Creekside is a real gem of a school where parent involvement is mandatory. The Creekside model is one where the students learn how hard work pays off. Although listed as a 'nonclassroom based...Creekside offers great flexibility for families that travel on their own time for short or extended periods. As long as the work gets done and turned in the teacher's attendance is not mandatory. ....

    Read 19 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 231,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 19 to 1,

  8. #20 Best Charter Middle Schools in California.

    Temecula International Academy

    Public School,

    TEMECULA, CA,

    K-8,

    4 Niche users give it an average review of 3.8 stars.

    Featured Review: Alum says I had a really great time there, as evident by my constant reminiscence (which may not be circulated, idk). I attended the middle school from 2018-2021, and can say that the quality of teaching was...However, my greatest appreciation for the school comes from the characters of the teachers and friends I made. There was a sense of camaraderie and passion, and even though there was drama (which was...I guess what I would tell anyone (going there) is be the person that makes yourself happy and uplifts others along the way..

    Read 4 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 280,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 20 to 1,

  9. #25 Best Charter Middle Schools in California.

    The O'Farrell Charter School

    Public School,

    SAN DIEGO, CA,

    K-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says When I came to O’Farrell for my last year of high school, they welcome me with open arms! The teachers helped me with catching up when I was gone because I join O’Farrell on September 12, 2023 and I....

    Read 118 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 1,789,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 17 to 1,

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