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2023 Best Places to Teach in California

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  1. #2 Best Places to Teach in California.

    Carmel Unified School District

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    CARMEL, CA,

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

    Featured Review: Parent says I have three sons who are currently attending high school in this district. Overall the teachers are outstanding and very dedicated. Moreover, during these challenging times they have kept their students on academic pace as well as provided individual assistance with...My only critique is that the high school culture seems to address the polar extremes of high achievers and special needs students quite well but has a difficult time average students..

    Read 23 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 16 to 1,

    Average Teacher Salary: $121,948,

  2. #6 Best Places to Teach in California.

    Saint Helena Unified School District

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    ST. HELENA, CA,

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

    Featured Review: Freshman says I have attended all four of the SHUSD schools (primary-high school). The district is very lucky to be well-funded, and this is clearly exhibited in each of the schools. Each student is provided a....

    Read 10 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 14 to 1,

    Average Teacher Salary: $134,288,

  3. #7 Best Places to Teach in California.

    Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District

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    SANTA MONICA, CA,

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

    Featured Review: Parent says We had a great experience from Kinder through high school for both of our boys; one a third year college student and the other, currently a senior at SAMOHI. Our oldest son got into his top college...It is extremely important as a parent to stay involved and be able to help your students navigate the system as it can be overwhelming and at times, political. Even through the pandemic, kudos to....

    Read 63 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 21 to 1,

    Average Teacher Salary: $105,691,

  4. #8 Best Places to Teach in California.

    Beverly Hills Unified School District

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    BEVERLY HILLS, CA,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says I really liked that it functions just as a private high school, even though it is a public high school. There are a lot of academic opportunities. There are so many AP and honors classes that I...However, I feel like I have to criticize the administration because of its decision to change grading platforms in the middle of the school-year. The process was very inconvenient, unreasonable, and...Furthermore, the food is terrible and is full of unhealthy fat. It really needs a change in my opinion. My overall high school experience was positive, considering that I got to meet great teachers and to take very challenging courses during my pathway towards college..

    Read 20 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 14 to 1,

    Average Teacher Salary: $105,670,

  5. #9 Best Places to Teach in California.

    Redondo Beach Unified School District

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    REDONDO BEACH, CA,

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

    Featured Review: Middle School Student says Redondo Union High School is an excellent school for many reasons including their academics, college readiness and sports. Their teachers make sure you get the most out of their academic classes,....

    Read 29 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 25 to 1,

    Average Teacher Salary: $97,513,

  6. #12 Best Places to Teach in California.

    El Segundo Unified School District

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    EL SEGUNDO, CA,

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

    Featured Review: Junior says I am currently a junior at El Segundo High school and despite the pandemic, the teachers and faculty have continued to encourage students and help them in the best way possible. We will be going back...The teachers are all wonderful, friendly, and helpful as they are open to finding extra time to help student who need it. I have definitely had a wonderful high school experience and created amazing....

    Read 31 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 24 to 1,

    Average Teacher Salary: $97,490,

  7. #19 Best Places to Teach in California.

    South Pasadena Unified School District

    School District,

    SOUTH PASADENA, CA,

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

    Featured Review: Alum says I had a wonderful experience at South Pasadena. I had numerous opportunities in building lasting healthy mentoring relationships with a handful of teachers. This school really did everything in their....

    Read 24 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 24 to 1,

    Average Teacher Salary: $97,105,

  8. #20 Best Places to Teach in California.

    Palos Verdes Peninsula Unified School District

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    PALOS VERDES ESTATES, CA,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says The School is great if you are motivated to take difficult classes with the best teachers. If you are not - the lower end teachers are not as good. There are a ton of extra curricular activities to....

    Read 73 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 23 to 1,

    Average Teacher Salary: $95,806,

  9. #21 Best Places to Teach in California.

    Palo Alto Unified School District

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    PALO ALTO, CA,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says PAUSD provides excellent support to students and parents alike, through a broad variety of class types and difficulties, accessible teachers and staff that are available and eager to help during and...The student networking and community resources are also robust. Campus culture is inviting and encourages exploration beyond one's own comfort zone. The experience at PAUSD, especially in high....

    Read 63 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 18 to 1,

    Average Teacher Salary: $124,742,

  10. #22 Best Places to Teach in California.

    Holtville Unified School District

    School District,

    HOLTVILLE, CA,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says My experience as a student of HUSD was overall great. I was mentored by some pretty great teachers that not only taught me the subject but also some hacks that will help me through later on life. I....

    Read 9 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B+,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 19 to 1,

    Average Teacher Salary: $88,855,

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