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2024 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

    Blue checkmark.

    Long Beach Unified School District, CA,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Junior says As a junior attending the California Academy of Mathematics and Science (CAMS), I can confidently say that this school is truly exceptional. The emphasis on STEM education has been particularly....

    Read 500 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 667,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 27 to 1,

  2. #3 Best Public High Schools in Los Angeles County.

    California School of the Arts - San Gabriel Valley

    Blue checkmark.

    Public School,

    DUARTE, CA,

    9-12,

    164 Niche users give it an average review of 4.7 stars.

    Featured Review: Junior says This school has given me countless opportunities to grow and challenge myself both as a student and a performer. The teachers here are always so willing to help us and be resource not only for....

    Read 164 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 962,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 10 to 1,

  3. #4 Best Public High Schools in Los Angeles County.

    The Science Academy STEM Magnet

    Blue checkmark.

    Los Angeles Unified School District, CA,

    6-12,

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

    Featured Review: Parent says It is definitely not a school for everyone, but for the kids who want what it offers - lots of highly accelerated STEM, rigorous curriculum in every subject - and don’t miss having music or team...For a student to do well and enjoy his/her experience at The Science Academy STEM Magnet, they do have to *want* to be there and take school seriously though. The kids whose heart is not in it and...The teachers are excellent and there is lots of support available for those who need a little extra help. The principal and other admins are nurturing and communicative. PTA is active.Electives are great! Besides (major award-winning!) robotics, engineering and similar, theater and art are also offered, as well as a number of other eclectic options.My HG 6th grader loves this school and is finally in his element..

    Read 19 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 443,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 25 to 1,

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

    Palos Verdes Peninsula High School

    Blue checkmark.

    Palos Verdes Peninsula Unified School District, CA,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Alum says Great environment for all students! Many different clubs, activities, sports, and classes in which students can pick of their own choice. Teachers are nice, of course there are some that are very....

    Read 674 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 2,340,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 24 to 1,

  5. #8 Best Public High Schools in Los Angeles County.

    High Tech Los Angeles

    Blue checkmark.

    Public School,

    LAKE BALBOA, CA,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says My school is extremely small and technology-based. While they offer all subjects and a myriad of student-led clubs, the main focus of the school is STEM, hence the technological focus. The Robotics....

    Read 184 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 372,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 23 to 1,

  6. #10 Best Public High Schools in Los Angeles County.

    Granada Hills Charter

    Blue checkmark.

    Public School,

    GRANADA HILLS, CA,

    PK, K-12,

    1538 Niche users give it an average review of 4 stars.

    Featured Review: Freshman says Granada Hills Charter High School is truly a unique school. The resources they offer are far beyond my imagination. I never expected to find a program that fits me so well. The GBF (Global Business....

    Read 1538 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 5,675,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 26 to 1,

  7. #12 Best Public High Schools in Los Angeles County.

    La Canada High School

    Blue checkmark.

    La Canada Unified School District, CA,

    7-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says The teachers are some of the best parts of the school, they care deeply for their students while also supplying them a good education opportunity to each and every student. The sanitation can be....

    Read 359 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 2,024,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 24 to 1,

  8. #13 Best Public High Schools in Los Angeles County.

    Arcadia High School

    Blue checkmark.

    Arcadia Unified School District, CA,

    9-12,

    1123 Niche users give it an average review of 3.8 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says My experience at this school was very positive, I think even more positive than average as I’ve avoided some of the rumored happenings. Generally speaking, teachers are very helpful and want you to....

    Read 1123 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 3,031,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 24 to 1,

  9. #14 Best Public High Schools in Los Angeles County.

    South Pasadena Senior High School

    South Pasadena Unified School District, CA,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Junior says I would say the best part of South Pasadena Senior High School is the teachers. Not every teacher in a school will be amazing, but my experiences with teachers at this school have been mainly....

    Read 457 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 1,450,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 25 to 1,

  10. #18 Best Public High Schools in Los Angeles County.

    San Marino High School

    Blue checkmark.

    San Marino Unified School District, CA,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says As someone who has been attending the school for 4 years, I can confidently say that I have only seen positive changes in the environment. The staff is lively and welcoming, parental involvement is....

    Read 282 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 869,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 19 to 1,

  11. #20 Best Public High Schools in Los Angeles County.

    Downtown Magnets High School

    Los Angeles Unified School District, CA,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says The teachers are incredible, I've never had a bad experience with any teachers I've had, they all care about their jobs and the students. The faculty adores the students and looks out for them. It is....

    Read 382 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 903,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 18 to 1,

  12. #21 Best Public High Schools in Los Angeles County.

    Mira Costa High School

    Blue checkmark.

    Manhattan Beach Unified School District, CA,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says The worst part of the experience is there is kids who does drugs and doesn’t get caught. And definitely sometimes there’s white privileges being shown. Not against me but to my friends who are also....

    Read 605 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 2,448,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 25 to 1,

  13. #22 Best Public High Schools in Los Angeles County.

    Crescenta Valley High School

    Blue checkmark.

    Glendale Unified School District, CA,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Alum says I originally transferred from a different school in the district because I felt like there was a lack in academic support and student advocacy. Neither of which are particularly lacking at CV. There....

    Read 659 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 2,497,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 23 to 1,

  14. #23 Best Public High Schools in Los Angeles County.

    Walnut High School

    Walnut Valley Unified School District, CA,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says The best part about Walnut High School is the diversity among the student population, and its implications to our campus. With over 100 languages on campus, there are those who are able to relate....

    Read 641 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 2,179,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 23 to 1,

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