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2024 Best High Schools for Athletes in the San Francisco Bay Area

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  1. #1 Best High Schools for Athletes in San Francisco Bay Area.

    Archbishop Mitty High School

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    Private School,

    SAN JOSE, CA,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Junior says Archbishop Mitty is overall a very good school, and is viewed as very prestigious, especially by students who attend public school in the area. However, I feel like Mitty is very much a public school....

    Read 192 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

  2. #3 Best High Schools for Athletes in San Francisco Bay Area.

    Carondelet High School

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    Private School,

    CONCORD, CA,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says So many people (including myself) come to this school thinking it's a cult. As a senior, I can say it kind of is, in the sense that everyone who comes here feels a deep sense of community, belonging,...If you play Water Polo or basketball, know what you're getting into. They are both incredibly difficult, but SO REWARDING <3.

    Read 301 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Total Number of Sports: 18,

  3. #4 Best High Schools for Athletes in San Francisco Bay Area.

    De La Salle High School

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    Private School,

    CONCORD, CA,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Parent says For our family, De La Salle has been the best experience academically and socially. The faculty, staff, students, parents and guardians make up a caring and loving community. While the school is....

    Read 183 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Total Number of Sports: 14,

  4. #7 Best High Schools for Athletes in San Francisco Bay Area.

    Bishop O'Dowd High School

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    Private School,

    OAKLAND, CA,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Sophomore says In my opinion, Bishop O'Dowd is a great high school. Most of the teachers understand the subject you can tell that they enjoy teaching it. They also offer a lot of AP's and honors courses so it is....

    Read 216 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Total Number of Sports: 24,

  5. #9 Best High Schools for Athletes in San Francisco Bay Area.

    Junipero Serra High School

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    Private School,

    SAN MATEO, CA,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Alum says One of the best aspects of Junipero Serra High School is its commitment to academic excellence. The school offers a wide range of courses, including honors and advanced placement (AP) classes, to....

    Read 328 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Total Number of Sports: 14,

  6. #10 Best High Schools for Athletes in San Francisco Bay Area.

    Sacred Heart Cathedral Preparatory

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    Private School,

    SAN FRANCISCO, CA,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Alum says Had an overall good experience there as an alumni, but it is sadly not the same school that I had so wanted to go to as an incoming freshman. If you want a good education and not much else, by all....

    Read 192 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Total Number of Sports: 24,

  7. #14 Best High Schools for Athletes in San Francisco Bay Area.

    San Marin High School

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    Novato Unified School District, CA,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Parent says My teen girls love going to this school. The science and engineering teachers are phenomenal. The STEM program has been exceptional. It offers AP Physics, AP Biology, AP Chemistry, AP Calculus BC —...Yet, it is not only a one-dimensional tech school. It is much more. It is a place for everyone. It is a well rounded school for many different people on different career paths. Many kids are....

    Read 165 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B+,

    Total Number of Sports: 24,

  8. #16 Best High Schools for Athletes in San Francisco Bay Area.

    Piedmont High School

    Piedmont City Unified School District, CA,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Parent says Certainly one of the best public schools in the Bay Area. Very involved families and community with a significant fundraising arm that appears to help make up the significant shortfall from the...Issues are with keeping and finding good/great faculty. Overall my kids are happy here and I think they are getting a pretty great education and are going to be fairly prepared for college..

    Read 96 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Total Number of Sports: 25,

  9. #20 Best High Schools for Athletes in San Francisco Bay Area.

    Tamalpais High School

    Tamalpais Union High School District, CA,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Alum says In terms of academics, my high school was really great in that regard. For the most part, classes were taught pretty well and had good course plans. Our art classes specifically were really great and....

    Read 210 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Total Number of Sports: 25,

  10. #21 Best High Schools for Athletes in San Francisco Bay Area.

    Abraham Lincoln High

    San Francisco Unified School District, CA,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Sophomore says My overall experience at Lincoln High has been very good. My educators’ methods of teaching have been easy to comprehend, leaving me feeling prepared and ready to learn new material. One thing that I....

    Read 384 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Total Number of Sports: 22,

  11. #23 Best High Schools for Athletes in San Francisco Bay Area.

    McClymonds High School

    Oakland Unified School District, CA,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says My overall experience has been nothing but a special opportunity as an athlete and a scholar. The programs and advisors there were a big part of my success at McClymonds as the helped me grow into a....

    Read 27 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: C+,

    Total Number of Sports: 8,

  12. #24 Best High Schools for Athletes in San Francisco Bay Area.

    Crystal Springs Uplands School

    Blue checkmark.

    Private School,

    HILLSBOROUGH, CA,

    6-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says Crystal is definitely a humanities-focused school. The English and history programs are very demanding, and the honors-level classes require significant time and effort to excel. It's small, so a...Poor administration in areas such as food (as they continually negotiate the contract down) and a commitment to wasting time with endeavors like DEI and various mandatory meetings detract from the....

    Read 51 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Total Number of Sports: 22,

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