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2023 Best High Schools in the San Diego Area

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  1. #3 Best Private High Schools in San Diego Area.

    La Jolla Country Day School

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    Private School,

    LA JOLLA, CA,

    PK, K-12,

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

    Featured Review: Parent says LJCDS is an amazing school! I highly recommend it for any families who are looking for a wonderful community, nurturing environment for your child, and top notch faculty and staff. My daughter loves...During COVID, LJCDS handled the pandemic with such care- leading with science- and doing the best they could to provide safe in person learning for all students. I feel grateful to have found a....

    Read 152 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 1,147,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 8 to 1,

  2. #4 Best Private High Schools in San Diego Area.

    Pacific Ridge School

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    Private School,

    CARLSBAD, CA,

    6-12,

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

    Featured Review: Parent says This is my 8th year as a PRS parent and we have been very happy. The teachers are strong, available to help outside of class, and many have advanced degrees. I said to my child the other day "I...The other thing I love about PRS is kids can be who they are. No one cares if you use the same lunchbox you've had since 4th grade or what you are wearing. Both of my children have found "their....

    Read 146 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 685,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 7 to 1,

  3. #3 Best Public High Schools in San Diego Area.

    Westview High School

    Blue checkmark.

    Poway Unified School District, CA,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Alum says Westview high school was a pretty good school. The teachers were good, and motivated to provide their students with the best education possible. The students were also academically focused, and....

    Read 684 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 2,395,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 27 to 1,

  4. #6 Best Private High Schools in San Diego Area.

    San Diego Jewish Academy

    Private School,

    SAN DIEGO, CA,

    PK, K-12,

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

    Featured Review: Parent says We moved here from New York about 4 years ago. My children started in the preschool of SDJA and have been there ever since! Currently, our children are in the lower school and are excelling in all....

    Read 29 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 494,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 11 to 1,

  5. #7 Best Private High Schools in San Diego Area.

    The Grauer School

    Blue checkmark.

    Private School,

    ENCINITAS, CA,

    7-12,

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

    Featured Review: Parent says My daughter graduated from The Grauer School and my son is currently a senior. This school has been amazing, and I feel so fortunate that both have been able to attend. The small class sizes help shy....

    Read 51 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 160,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 5 to 1,

  6. #7 Best Public High Schools in San Diego Area.

    Mt. Carmel High School

    Poway Unified School District, CA,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Freshman says As a freshman in high school and starting school virtually, a lot of things can be confusing. However, I got straight on track with the help of seniors and teachers. They gave me the best tips that....

    Read 389 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 1,888,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 23 to 1,

  7. #8 Best Private High Schools in San Diego Area.

    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+,

    Students: 1,640,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 16 to 1,

  8. #10 Best Public High Schools in San Diego Area.

    San Dieguito High Academy

    San Dieguito Union High School District, CA,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says San Dieguito Academy is an incredibly diverse and tolerant school. The school's motto is "keep SDA funky" and it certaintly lives up to that - the school separates itself from others in creating an....

    Read 485 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 2,059,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 25 to 1,

  9. #9 Best Private High Schools in San Diego Area.

    Army and Navy Academy

    Blue checkmark.

    Private School,

    CARLSBAD, CA,

    7-12,

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

    Featured Review: Parent says Fantastic learning environment for boys! Our son has gained amazing confidence and his academics have improved exponentially. Class size this past year for him ranged from 4-11 students, allowing for....

    Read 40 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 240,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 8 to 1,

  10. #10 Best Private High Schools in San Diego Area.

    Academy of Our Lady of Peace

    Private School,

    SAN DIEGO, CA,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says I love so many things about the Academy of Our Lady of Peace (OLP). This all girls community is welcoming and diverse. Everyone I meet is quite different with such an abundance of special interests,....

    Read 263 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 750,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 16 to 1,

  11. #11 Best Private High Schools in San Diego Area.

    St. Augustine High School

    Private School,

    SAN DIEGO, CA,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says I have been at Saint Augustine High School for 4 years. My experience at Saints has been very good. We have a lot of fun in the "pit" and I have participated in a lot of on campus events. Freshman....

    Read 174 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 736,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 14 to 1,

  12. #13 Best Public High Schools in San Diego Area.

    Mission Vista High School

    Vista Unified School District, CA,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Alum says As a Mission Vista High School alumni, I hold very fond memories of being a captain of the D1 field hockey team, being enrolled in the four-year biomedical course way, and being a vice president to....

    Read 553 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 1,660,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 23 to 1,

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