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2024 Best Charter Schools in the San Diego Area

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  1. #1 Best Charter High Schools in San Diego Area.

    Preuss School UCSD

    Public School,

    LA JOLLA, CA,

    6-12,

    324 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 324 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 853,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 20 to 1,

  2. #2 Best Charter High Schools in San Diego Area.

    Helix Charter High School

    Blue checkmark.

    Public School,

    LA MESA, CA,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Alum says I attended Helix Charter High School for all 4 years. I graduated in June 2023. A couple things that were amazing about helix was the amount of help that we received. They really took our education....

    Read 861 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 2,462,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 23 to 1,

  3. #7 Best Charter High Schools in San Diego Area.

    Steele Canyon High School

    Public School,

    SPRING VALLEY, CA,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Junior says Compared to the last high school I have attended, I would say that my experience with Steele Canyon has been superior. There are a lot more opportunities to learn, prepare for college, and have....

    Read 481 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 2,156,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 25 to 1,

  4. #9 Best Charter High Schools in San Diego Area.

    The O'Farrell Charter School

    Public School,

    SAN DIEGO, CA,

    K-12,

    119 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 119 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 1,789,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 17 to 1,

  5. #11 Best Charter High Schools in San Diego Area.

    Guajome Park Academy Charter School

    Blue checkmark.

    Public School,

    VISTA, CA,

    K-12,

    173 Niche users give it an average review of 4.1 stars.

    Featured Review: Works Here says I've worked here for a long time. It's a great place to work. You have freedom to take control of lessons and make them personally relevant and meaningful rather than be stuck with a prescribed...Administration is also very supportive. I saw another review that said anyone who cares about their profession should avoid Guajome and something about an atmosphere of fear and intimidation. That....

    Read 173 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 1,347,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 18 to 1,

  6. #13 Best Charter High Schools in San Diego Area.

    High Tech High Chula Vista

    Blue checkmark.

    Public School,

    CHULA VISTA, CA,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Junior says Some of my favorite parts about this school are the projects and exhibition nights, which I prefer over smaller assignments or large tests (save for math and other science-related subjects, which are....

    Read 272 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 624,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 20 to 1,

  7. #17 Best Charter High Schools in San Diego Area.

    Coastal Academy Charter

    Blue checkmark.

    Public School,

    OCEANSIDE, CA,

    PK, K-12,

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

    Featured Review: Alum says My greatest contribution to Coastal Academy has been my transition into patience and understanding. It has been the ability to normalize the harsh judgement that we face as teenagers. We've sustained....

    Read 14 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 1,821,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 23 to 1,

  8. #18 Best Charter High Schools in San Diego Area.

    Chula Vista Learning Community Charter School

    Public School,

    CHULA VISTA, CA,

    K-12,

    75 Niche users give it an average review of 4.1 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says CVLCC is a tiny school community. The high school has 3 buildings, one being a two-story building. The school community is close because most of the students have been attending since early....

    Read 75 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A minus,

    Students: 1,449,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 20 to 1,

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