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2022 Best high schools in California

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  1. #6 Best Public High Schools in California.

    Troy High School

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    Fullerton Joint Union High School District, CA,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says I am currently a Senior at Troy High School and have overall really enjoyed my experience here. I have nothing but great things to say about the Teachers, each teacher I have had has done an amazing....

    Read 943 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 2,614,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 23 to 1,

  2. #46 Best Private High Schools in California.

    Marymount High School

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    Private School,

    LOS ANGELES, CA,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Parent says My daughter has completed her Freshman year at Marymount and I can't express enough how incredible the year was for her. Socially she made many new friends, who all have different interests,....

    Read 117 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 322,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 7 to 1,

  3. #47 Best Private High Schools in California.

    Robert Louis Stevenson School - Upper Division

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    Private School,

    PEBBLE BEACH, CA,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Alum says Terrific place to learn, grow, make lasting friendships, and prepare to be someone with passion and a good work ethic. Graduated 2010 as a boarder and went to an Ivy. Incredible teachers who knew the material well and made the classroom engaging and fun for the most part. There was lots of homework and would regularly spend 3 hours a night studying a day for my 5...Students and extracurriculars were a plus too. Looking back, people were nice and school culture had a strong California vibe (fun and cool) as opposed to a more East Coast school (intense and....

    Read 87 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 524,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 10 to 1,

  4. #48 Best Private High Schools in California.

    Pinewood School - Upper Campus

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    Private School,

    LOS ALTOS HILLS, CA,

    7-12,

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

    Featured Review: Alum says Pinewood School has changed me into the person I am today. This community has helped me open up more to get more out of the world instead of staying to my own all the time. I have learnt to be a....

    Read 29 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 297,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 7 to 1,

  5. #50 Best Private High Schools in California.

    San Domenico School

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    Private School,

    SAN ANSELMO, CA,

    K-12,

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

    Featured Review: Parent says A purpose-driven education drew us to SD for our kids in 3rd and 9th grades in 2021. 3rd grade encourages kids to connect with passions and the needs of the world. High school seeks purpose in...Faculty have consistently kind and respectful communication, an expectation of inclusivity, and positivity. Our 3rd grader who can be shy loves school and riding the bus. Our high schooler is...Academics are excellent. Our 3rd grader's learning differences are supported by teachers, a counselor, and tutoring onsite. Our high schooler was given the tools to step up to the challenging...Care and consideration goes into every detail. Students benefit from the school's maturity and quest for improvement and innovation.We are delighted with SD!.

    Read 106 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 680,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 9 to 1,

  6. #51 Best Private High Schools in California.

    Flintridge Sacred Heart

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    Private School,

    LA CANADA FLINTRIDGE, CA,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Junior says I love Flintridge Sacred Heart because of the community. Everyone is so supportive and encouraging. I can be friends with anyone and I feel comfortable being myself. Everyone has so much school....

    Read 168 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 367,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 9 to 1,

  7. #53 Best Private High Schools in California.

    Bellarmine College Preparatory

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    Private School,

    SAN JOSE, CA,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says I'm currently a rising senior at Bellarmine. So far my experience has had its ups and downs, but great nonetheless. My only complaint is the phone policy. Recently, as in start of 2021-2022, there...Other than my one complaint, Bellarmine is a great school. But it isn't for everyone due to occasional masses (once every few months) and it being all dudes. We have sister schools, but it ultimately....

    Read 211 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 1,643,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 14 to 1,

  8. #54 Best Private High Schools in California.

    The Buckley School

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    Private School,

    SHERMAN OAKS, CA,

    K-12,

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

    Featured Review: Works Here says Buckley has an incredible community of faculty, students, alumni, and parents. I've worked at the school for several years now and have been so impressed by the caliber of my colleagues and students. In particular, I appreciate how our smaller size encourages students to take on more challenges; my students take rigorous courses while also participating in sports, playing an instrument, writing...The campus is also beautiful, situated in the mountains -- there is even a nature trail off the field! The school has incredible, state-of-the-art facilities for arts, tech, athletics, and more..

    Read 44 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 830,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 9 to 1,

  9. #7 Best Public High Schools in California.

    Orange County School of the Arts

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    Public School,

    SANTA ANA, CA,

    7-12,

    565 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 565 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 2,277,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 18 to 1,

  10. #8 Best Public High Schools in California.

    Palos Verdes Peninsula High School

    Palos Verdes Peninsula Unified School District, CA,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Sophomore says PVPHS is a great choice for kids who are willing to challenge themselves and prepare for college. Most of the teachers are excellent and well-qualified, and I’ve had amazing experiences with many of...However, the student culture here sometimes gets overwhelming—many feel pressure to get perfect grades and be involved in extracurriculars. While kids here are really polite, there’s always an...The pros outnumber the cons significantly: supportive people everywhere you look, some of the best academics in the state, and endless valuable experiences and opportunities.Final tip: Just be sure to find good friends and a decent work-life balance!.

    Read 647 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 2,359,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 25 to 1,

  11. #10 Best Public High Schools in California.

    University High School

    Blue checkmark.

    Irvine Unified School District, CA,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Sophomore says I've had a pretty amazing experience at University High School in Irvine, California. They have provided me with so many opportunities for rigorous learning and opportunities to be involved in so....

    Read 503 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 1,708,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 26 to 1,

  12. #59 Best Private High Schools in California.

    Notre Dame High School

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    Private School,

    SAN JOSE, CA,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Sophomore says My freshman year was better than I could have ever imagined it! Going to an all girls school may seem like a center for drama, but the community built there is wonderful. Everyone at the school is so....

    Read 250 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 650,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 10 to 1,

  13. #61 Best Private High Schools in California.

    French American International School and International High School

    Private School,

    SAN FRANCISCO, CA,

    PK, K-12,

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

    Featured Review: Sophomore says Overall, International is a very rigorous school that prepares you to be a great person and undergraduate. Coming from an African American household, I feel this school lacks a lot of diversity not....

    Read 103 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 1,067,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 7 to 1,

  14. #11 Best Public High Schools in California.

    La Canada High School

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    La Canada Unified School District, CA,

    7-12,

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

    Featured Review: Junior says I'll start off with the bullying: There is none. Everyone is nice and helpful to each other. The homework is a bit much but with some encouragement from parents, it's not all that bad. The teachers....

    Read 348 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 2,058,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 25 to 1,

  15. #62 Best Private High Schools in California.

    St. Ignatius College Preparatory School

    Blue checkmark.

    Private School,

    SAN FRANCISCO, CA,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Sophomore says I love this school so much! Coming from a public middle school not as much funding, the teachers and education overall were not as great. The support from faculty here is amazing, and so is the....

    Read 361 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 1,476,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 12 to 1,

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