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2023 Best Public High Schools in Contra Costa County

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  1. #1 Best Public High Schools in Contra Costa County.

    Campolindo High School

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    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+,

    Students: 1,400,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 20 to 1,

  2. #7 Best Public High Schools in Contra Costa County.

    California High School

    San Ramon Valley Unified School District, CA,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says Great diversity, academics, faculty, and campus. The Bay Area is very diverse and Cal High reflects this diversity. Clubs at California High School are high achieving and extremely well developed.....

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    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 2,942,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 24 to 1,

  3. #8 Best Public High Schools in Contra Costa County.

    Northgate High School

    Mt. Diablo Unified School District, CA,

    9-12,

    244 Niche users give it an average review of 3.5 stars.

    Featured Review: Alum says As an alumni of the class of 1977, who was in the second graduating class and spent a year at Ignacio valley High School as a freshman. My experience at Northgate prepared me for college....

    Read 244 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 1,492,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 24 to 1,

  4. #10 Best Public High Schools in Contra Costa County.

    Heritage High School

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    Liberty Union High School District (Brentwood), CA,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says Heritage does a good job at creating a welcoming environment for it's students. Unfortunately, some of the teachers are too rude to students and can bring on many anxiety attacks for students with....

    Read 558 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 2,654,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 25 to 1,

  5. #19 Best Public High Schools in Contra Costa County.

    El Cerrito High School

    West Contra Costa Unified School District, CA,

    9-12,

    294 Niche users give it an average review of 3.6 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says El Cerrito High is an amazingly diverse school full of students from all backgrounds. Similar to the student population, the teachers cover a wide spectrum of ability. At this school, I have....

    Read 294 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A minus,

    Students: 1,596,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 25 to 1,

  6. #22 Best Public High Schools in Contra Costa County.

    Concord High School

    Mt. Diablo Unified School District, CA,

    9-12,

    276 Niche users give it an average review of 3.6 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says My experience at Concord High was great while it lasted, since I did not have an in person senior year at school due to the Covid-19 pandemic it was fun and memorable. I loved the diversity and....

    Read 276 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B+,

    Students: 1,187,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 20 to 1,

  7. #24 Best Public High Schools in Contra Costa County.

    Freedom High School

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    Liberty Union High School District (Brentwood), CA,

    9-12,

    648 Niche users give it an average review of 3.6 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says Before Freshman year started, I had just moved away from my home city and moved into the smaller/developing city, Oakley, California. I was saddened by the fact that I had no close friends to talk to....

    Read 648 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B+,

    Students: 2,495,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 22 to 1,

  8. #25 Best Public High Schools in Contra Costa County.

    Summit Public School: Tamalpais

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    Public School,

    RICHMOND, CA,

    7-12,

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

    Featured Review: Junior says What I like about my school is that everyone is so understanding and courageous. I love how my school has so many connections to so many things. If we as students have something that we would like to....

    Read 6 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B,

    Students: 521,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 17 to 1,

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