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2023 Best High Schools for Athletes in California

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  1. #2 Best High Schools for Athletes in California.

    Cathedral Catholic High School

    Blue checkmark.

    Private School,

    SAN DIEGO, CA,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Parent says This is one of those amazing Catholic schools that stands out far above the rest. The community is incredibly supportive, faith-filled, welcoming and comfortable for all. Catholic/Christian values....

    Read 264 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Total Number of Sports: 40,

  2. #3 Best High Schools for Athletes in California.

    St. John Bosco High School

    Blue checkmark.

    Private School,

    BELLFLOWER, CA,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says I came from a public school and transferred into St. John Bosco during the sophomore year. The school atmosphere was a breathe of fresh air. Teachers and staff have a true sense of care for the....

    Read 157 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Total Number of Sports: 15,

  3. #5 Best High Schools for Athletes in California.

    Mission Viejo High School

    Saddleback Valley Unified School District, CA,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Alum says During my time as a student at Mission Viejo High School, I found and experienced many good things. The school is one of the few institutions that offers courses in the international baccalaureate....

    Read 644 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Total Number of Sports: 25,

  4. #6 Best High Schools for Athletes in California.

    Cardinal Newman High School

    Blue checkmark.

    Private School,

    SANTA ROSA, CA,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says I transferred to Cardinal Newman High School for my Junior year in midst of the Covid-19 pandemic. Despite beginning at my new school on zoom, the transition was seamless. Both the teachers and my....

    Read 121 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Total Number of Sports: 24,

  5. #10 Best High Schools for Athletes in California.

    Sierra Canyon School

    Blue checkmark.

    Private School,

    CHATSWORTH, CA,

    PK, K-12,

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

    Featured Review: Parent says We have had an amazing experience at Sierra Canyon. Our son is a student-athlete. Academics are very important to him. He finished his senior year with a 4.4 GPA while playing on one of the top....

    Read 102 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Total Number of Sports: 21,

  6. #11 Best High Schools for Athletes in California.

    Campolindo High School

    Blue checkmark.

    Acalanes Union High School District, CA,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says I am currently a senior at Campolindo (class of 22) and, for the most part, I’ve enjoyed my time here! Some of my favorite parts of high school have been:-stellar teachers (especially Mark Roberts and Jake Donohoe)-great sports programs-challenging but rewarding classes that are good preparation for college-absolutely incredible performing arts programs! the annual musical is one of the best aspects of the school and something I have thoroughly enjoyed-for the most part, students are kind and accepting As with everything, I do have my criticisms of the school.-the political culture here is EXTREMELY toxic. everyone is expected (and borderline forced) to fall in line with far-left radical beliefs especially surrounding CRT. The school preaches “diversity...Campolindo is a great, but flawed, school..

    Read 285 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Total Number of Sports: 26,

  7. #13 Best High Schools for Athletes in California.

    Vista Murrieta High School

    Blue checkmark.

    Murrieta Valley Unified School District, CA,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says One big part of my school that I like is the involvement of students in clubs, sports, activities, etc. There are many different people and no one should be left out. Especially with how many....

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    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Total Number of Sports: 26,

  8. #15 Best High Schools for Athletes in California.

    Bishop O'Dowd High School

    Blue checkmark.

    Private School,

    OAKLAND, CA,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says Bishop O'Dowd is very good. Their emphasis on school pride, mental health, and the success of their students is very apparent. They have lots of resources in order for the students to be successful....

    Read 206 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Total Number of Sports: 24,

  9. #23 Best High Schools for Athletes in California.

    Bishop Amat Memorial High School

    Blue checkmark.

    Private School,

    LA PUENTE, CA,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Parent says Beautiful school in many ways. At Amat, they really have their priorities straight and care about each and every kid. The emphasis is on the whole child - making sure they are growing academically,....

    Read 312 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A minus,

    Total Number of Sports: 18,

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