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2023 Best Charter Schools in California

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  1. #1 Best Charter High Schools in California.

    Orange County School of the Arts

    Blue checkmark.

    Public School,

    SANTA ANA, CA,

    7-12,

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

    Featured Review: Junior says I love Orange County School of the Arts, it's such an incredibly diverse cultural and artistic environment. You get people from all around Southern California, from Los Angeles, Orange County, and....

    Read 569 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 2,277,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 18 to 1,

  2. #2 Best Charter High Schools in California.

    University High School

    Blue checkmark.

    Public School,

    FRESNO, CA,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says University High School (UHS) has a total of roughly 400 students. With small schools, the community feels tighter, and everyone feels like family. The staff and teachers develop a strong bond where...The school also has an excellent curriculum that guides students towards academic excellence. Students are required to take AP and dual-enrollment classes, which adequately prepares them for the next...UHS trusts its students to be understanding, honorable, and studious. There are no staff members patrolling the campus because there is no reason to; the students at UHS display proper behavior.A school with academic excellence, with a welcoming environment, with a strong community of kind students, deserves no less than five stars. It is not just a school; it is our home..

    Read 247 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 483,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 24 to 1,

  3. #3 Best Charter High Schools in California.

    California School of the Arts - San Gabriel Valley

    Blue checkmark.

    Public School,

    DUARTE, CA,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says I love my school! I love how the Integrated Arts Conservatory is a literal family: everyone's super supportive, loving, and they all make classes and the school a safe place. Based on five culture...I would recommend this school to anyone who loves art, loves to learn, wants to find a home away from home, and is ready to have lots of fun!.

    Read 111 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 1,016,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 9 to 1,

  4. #4 Best Charter High Schools in California.

    University Preparatory Academy Charter School

    Public School,

    SAN JOSE, CA,

    7-12,

    184 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 184 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 702,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 21 to 1,

  5. #10 Best Charter High Schools in California.

    Palisades Charter High School

    Blue checkmark.

    Public School,

    PACIFIC PALISADES, CA,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says Throughout my years in high school I am really glad I applied to Palisades High because it made me feel very empowered and determined to succeed. There are a lot of opportunities and clubs you can....

    Read 677 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 3,087,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 25 to 1,

  6. #12 Best Charter High Schools in California.

    Larchmont Charter School

    Blue checkmark.

    Public School,

    LOS ANGELES, CA,

    PK, K-12,

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

    Featured Review: Parent says Our child has been at Larchmont since kinder and has thrived. He went to the elementary Fairfax campus, a smaller campus with spacious classrooms, and he has loved the bigger Selma campus too. The....

    Read 91 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 1,581,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 23 to 1,

  7. #13 Best Charter High Schools in California.

    New West Charter School

    Public School,

    LOS ANGELES, CA,

    6-12,

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

    Featured Review: Junior says As I prepare for the upcoming school year and reflect on my sophomore year experiences, my heart can't help but feel overwhelmed with joy and gratitude. After completing my first year of high school....

    Read 48 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 1,043,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 24 to 1,

  8. #14 Best Charter High Schools in California.

    Escondido Charter High School

    Blue checkmark.

    Public School,

    ESCONDIDO, CA,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says Escondido Charter High School is an excellent school for individuals who are more focused on their education and their future careers. The environment is wonderful, nice campuses, multiple courses,....

    Read 198 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 929,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 17 to 1,

  9. #16 Best Charter High Schools in California.

    University Preparatory

    Public School,

    REDDING, CA,

    6-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says Going to a school that is grades 6-12 is honestly such an amazing experience. You get the chance as a high schooler to be a role model for the younger kids, and as a younger student, you feel safe....

    Read 191 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 955,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 21 to 1,

  10. #17 Best Charter High Schools in California.

    River Valley Charter School

    Blue checkmark.

    Public School,

    LAKESIDE, CA,

    7-12,

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

    Featured Review: Middle School Student says I have attended River Valley since 7th grade, and will be graduating this June 2022. Though significantly smaller than other schools, the community at River Valley has made my time there phenomenal.....

    Read 103 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 293,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 20 to 1,

  11. #18 Best Charter High Schools in California.

    Summit Public School - Shasta Campus

    Blue checkmark.

    Public School,

    DALY CITY, CA,

    9-12,

    72 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 72 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 469,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 17 to 1,

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