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2023 Best Charter Schools in the San Francisco Bay Area

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  1. #1 Best Charter High Schools in San Francisco Bay Area.

    University Preparatory Academy Charter School

    Public School,

    SAN JOSE, CA,

    7-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says UPA has been an excellent learning environment throughout my 5 years as a student. The small class sizes allows for teachers, counsellors and staff to truly connect with students and accommodate....

    Read 185 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 702,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 21 to 1,

  2. #2 Best Charter High Schools in San Francisco Bay Area.

    Summit Public School - Shasta Campus

    Blue checkmark.

    Public School,

    DALY CITY, CA,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Junior says As an incoming Senior at the school, I must say the school has changed throughout the years. Starting from freshman year I absolutely loved the admin, classes, culture, and extra curricular. However,....

    Read 76 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 469,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 17 to 1,

  3. #4 Best Charter Elementary Schools in San Francisco Bay Area.

    Discovery Charter School

    Blue checkmark.

    Public School,

    SAN JOSE, CA,

    K-8,

    13 Niche users give it an average review of 4.5 stars.

    Featured Review: Alum says I got the benefit of going to this school because all my older brothers were already going there. I went to DCS all the way from kindergarten to eighth grade. There are so many things that this....

    Read 13 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 553,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 21 to 1,

  4. #7 Best Charter Elementary Schools in San Francisco Bay Area.

    San Carlos Charter Learning Center

    Blue checkmark.

    Public School,

    SAN CARLOS, CA,

    K-8,

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

    Featured Review: Middle School Student says Charter is a very good school with lots of group projects and involvement. They have lots of special activities and programs for children with learning difficulties. Parents are super involved and...My one problem though, is that in the new campus made of shipping containers, whenever there is motion on the top floor, it makes a really loud sound on the bottom floor. This becomes a real....

    Read 1 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 387,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 20 to 1,

  5. #4 Best Charter High Schools in San Francisco Bay Area.

    Summit Public School - Denali Campus

    Blue checkmark.

    Public School,

    SUNNYVALE, CA,

    6-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says Denali is a good school to choose if you’re looking for a support structure from teachers. However the students are relatively cliquey and it could be hard to make friends. In my experience Denali....

    Read 25 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 634,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 16 to 1,

  6. #6 Best Charter High Schools in San Francisco Bay Area.

    Leadership Public Schools - Hayward

    Public School,

    HAYWARD, CA,

    9-12,

    272 Niche users give it an average review of 3.9 stars.

    Featured Review: Alum says I'm part of the graduated class of 2020. The first thing to note about this school is that it is small, but because it is small there is much more one-to-one contact with teachers and counselors. It...However, due to its size, extracurricular clubs and sports are not as prevalent, and if they are, only succeed due to teachers' insistence and effort. Academic-wise, the teachers I came across were focused on seeing their students succeed and were truly passionate or willing to share their information and experience. At the end of my time here the...For College Prep, the school worked very hard to host events and offer students tools to ensure all parts of the college application process had support. FAFSA, Scholarships, College search,....

    Read 272 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 614,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 20 to 1,

  7. #8 Best Charter High Schools in San Francisco Bay Area.

    Circle of Independent Learning Charter School

    Fremont Unified School District, CA,

    K-12,

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

    Featured Review: Parent says The pandemic year was a perfect time for us to try COIL. My son had begged me to homeschool him for over a year, and being in the tradition public school classroom was not working for him. I wish I....

    Read 31 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 405,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 24 to 1,

  8. #10 Best Charter High Schools in San Francisco Bay Area.

    Oakland Charter High School

    Public School,

    OAKLAND, CA,

    9-12,

    173 Niche users give it an average review of 3.3 stars.

    Featured Review: Junior says Having been going to Oakland Charter High School for the past 3 years, I’ve seen many changes occur. Our school used to be in my opinion one of the best schools in Oakland. We had some of the best....

    Read 173 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 459,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 18 to 1,

  9. #11 Best Charter High Schools in San Francisco Bay Area.

    KIPP King Collegiate High School

    Public School,

    SAN LORENZO, CA,

    9-12,

    313 Niche users give it an average review of 3.7 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says I enjoyed being in a diverse environment where it felt that my teachers were rooting for me. At KIP teachers are always willing to stay some minutes after school in order to help the students fully....

    Read 313 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 674,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 19 to 1,

  10. #12 Best Charter Elementary Schools in San Francisco Bay Area.

    Willow Creek Academy

    Public School,

    SAUSALITO, CA,

    K-8,

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

    Featured Review: Parent says There are so many reasons why our family feels remarkably lucky to be at WCA. We were most drawn to the mix of income levels, racial and cultural backgrounds and languages, over any other school in....

    Read 6 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 346,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 19 to 1,

  11. #13 Best Charter Elementary Schools in San Francisco Bay Area.

    AIMS College Prep Elementary School (K-8)

    Blue checkmark.

    Public School,

    OAKLAND, CA,

    K-8,

    5 Niche users give it an average review of 3.4 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says American Indian Public High School prepared me for college readiness. The school has high test scores and has a lot of AP courses that students are required to take. The school needs to improve....

    Read 5 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 659,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 18 to 1,

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