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2023 Best Public High Schools in Los Angeles County

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  1. #1 Best Public High Schools in Los Angeles County.

    California Academy of Mathematics & Science

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    Long Beach Unified School District, CA,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Parent says After sending our son for a year, we are happy to tell that the school is filled with wonderful people.CAMS students are kind, friendly, supporting each other across grades, and caring younger students very well. Parents are very nice and supportive, too.Most teachers have decent backgrounds/careers. It's easy to communicate with teachers and school staffs. Minimal donation/volunteer requests. The school is for students like Engineering, Computer Science, or Bio-technology. Required courses include manufacturing with CNC machines & industrial 3D printers, computer programming, CAD...Located on CSUDH campus, junior/senior students may take the college classes at reasonable cost.More than 50 clubs to choose from. 1/5 students join FRC or VEX Robotics teams. While sports teams are limited, good players compete at tournaments. Dancing teams actively perform at various school...A lot of fun and exciting opportunities at CAMS!.

    Read 480 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 669,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 27 to 1,

  2. #2 Best Public High Schools in Los Angeles County.

    La Canada High School

    Blue checkmark.

    La Canada Unified School District, CA,

    7-12,

    349 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 349 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 2,058,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 25 to 1,

  3. #3 Best Public High Schools in Los Angeles County.

    Palos Verdes Peninsula High School

    Palos Verdes Peninsula Unified School District, CA,

    9-12,

    652 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 652 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 2,359,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 25 to 1,

  4. #6 Best Public High Schools in Los Angeles County.

    South Pasadena Senior High School

    South Pasadena Unified School District, CA,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says We have a gorgeous campus! It is outdoors, and there are lots of plants. They look beautiful in the springtime!The teachers are also incredibly nice, and their classes are fascinating! It is rare to have a teacher who does not want you to do well, and most of them offer tutoring outside of class. Latinx...Socially, most of us have known each other since kindergarten, and new kids often spend years alone. It is a rich school with some snooty people, but most are friendly. It is not dangerous, and I do...There is a strong emphasis on academics, especially STEM, but this makes many students stressed. I know several people who have been turned away from the counselors, and some of them were harming....

    Read 443 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 1,451,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 24 to 1,

  5. #7 Best Public High Schools in Los Angeles County.

    California School of the Arts - San Gabriel Valley

    Blue checkmark.

    Public School,

    DUARTE, CA,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says I love my school! I love how the Integrated Arts Conservatory is a literal family: everyone's super supportive, loving, and they all make classes and the school a safe place. Based on five culture...I would recommend this school to anyone who loves art, loves to learn, wants to find a home away from home, and is ready to have lots of fun!.

    Read 115 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 1,016,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 9 to 1,

  6. #8 Best Public High Schools in Los Angeles County.

    Arcadia High School

    Arcadia Unified School District, CA,

    9-12,

    1102 Niche users give it an average review of 3.8 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says During my four years at Arcadia High School, I was challenged very academically. The students here take their education very seriously because they heavily emphasize the importance of getting into a....

    Read 1102 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 3,032,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 25 to 1,

  7. #10 Best Public High Schools in Los Angeles County.

    The Science Academy STEM Magnet

    Blue checkmark.

    Los Angeles Unified School District, CA,

    6-11,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says The school provides an excellent education from middle to high school in STEM fields. They provide a multitude of class options and facilities that can be used, notably the robotics lab and....

    Read 14 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 386,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 21 to 1,

  8. #11 Best Public High Schools in Los Angeles County.

    Granada Hills Charter

    Blue checkmark.

    Public School,

    GRANADA HILLS, CA,

    PK, K-12,

    1461 Niche users give it an average review of 4.1 stars.

    Featured Review: Junior says This is my third year at Granada and overall, I think it's a pretty great school! I think Granada does a good job at preparing students for college by providing lots of AP classes, and most teachers....

    Read 1461 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 5,462,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 26 to 1,

  9. #16 Best Public High Schools in Los Angeles County.

    Redondo Union High School

    Blue checkmark.

    Redondo Beach Unified School District, CA,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Junior says I love Redondo Union High School. I started going to school there this year and the teachers and administrators have helped me tremendously getting enrolled, choosing classes and helping me with my....

    Read 680 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 3,117,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 26 to 1,

  10. #17 Best Public High Schools in Los Angeles County.

    Los Angeles Center for Enriched Studies

    Los Angeles Unified School District, CA,

    6-12,

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

    Featured Review: Freshman says Los Angeles Center for Enriched Studies is an extremely resourceful and student-friendly school. The system is set up to allow for the highest success rate for students. All A-G requirements for all....

    Read 441 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 1,635,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 25 to 1,

  11. #18 Best Public High Schools in Los Angeles County.

    Santa Monica High School

    Blue checkmark.

    Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District, CA,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Alum says What really made my experience so great at Santa Monica High School was the choir program. I had been a part of it since my freshman year and I just finished off my senior year being a part of it,....

    Read 790 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 2,863,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 22 to 1,

  12. #24 Best Public High Schools in Los Angeles County.

    Eunice Sato Academy of Math & Science

    Long Beach Unified School District, CA,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Sophomore says To start off, the teachers are always super involved, and give you the time to think for yourself. I really loved the fact that all the students were so close together, you always knew everyone, even....

    Read 29 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 421,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 23 to 1,

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