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2023 Best Public High Schools in Pierce County

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  1. #1 Best Public High Schools in Pierce County.

    Curtis Senior High School

    University Place School District, WA,

    10-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says Extracurriculars are fun and welcoming. Competition is motivating but our team and connection keeps everything more enjoyable than stressful. My classes are in depth and my teachers ensure we are....

    Read 404 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 1,381,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 23 to 1,

  2. #2 Best Public High Schools in Pierce County.

    Science & Math Institute

    Tacoma School District, WA,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says I feel that the SAMI is one of the best high schools in Tacoma Public Schools. From my experience, the academics are good, especially for subjects related to the STEM discipline. The students are...Although there are many good things about SAMI, it also lacks in a few categories. These include the lack of clubs, athletics, a music program. For starters, there are very few clubs at SAMI. In....

    Read 169 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 615,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 27 to 1,

  3. #3 Best Public High Schools in Pierce County.

    Steilacoom High School

    Steilacoom Historical School District, WA,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Sophomore says I enjoyed my time at Steilacoom High School. Overall it is a good school, the teachers are kind, respectful and helpful. They are decent in communication and provide well thought out feedback but our....

    Read 236 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A minus,

    Students: 963,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 22 to 1,

  4. #4 Best Public High Schools in Pierce County.

    Summit Public School: Olympus

    Blue checkmark.

    Public School,

    TACOMA, WA,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Parent says My son has done so well at Summit Olympus! As a child that struggles with learning, the smaller class sizes and specialized learning experience has made such a difference in him. He has been able....

    Read 41 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A minus,

    Students: 194,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 16 to 1,

  5. #7 Best Public High Schools in Pierce County.

    Puyallup High School

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    Puyallup School District, WA,

    10-12,

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

    Featured Review: Alum says Being a student-athlete at Puyallup High School was a great experience. There are several opportunities for students to get involved. PHS offers several great options of clubs, athletic programs, and....

    Read 397 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A minus,

    Students: 1,802,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 26 to 1,

  6. #10 Best Public High Schools in Pierce County.

    Peninsula High School

    Peninsula School District, WA,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Junior says My first impression of Peninsula High School is its hospitality. Students and staff were very welcoming on my first day of school and they all had and still have great spirit and passion for making...Something that I would like to see changed is that I think our passing time should be a minute or so longer since the campus can be quite big if students are traveling from one end of school to the....

    Read 229 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B+,

    Students: 1,477,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 23 to 1,

  7. #11 Best Public High Schools in Pierce County.

    Gov. John Rogers High School

    Blue checkmark.

    Puyallup School District, WA,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Sophomore says The staff is always there to support students, to make sure they receive the support necessary to succeed. There is a great support system through our councilors, both for career prep and mental....

    Read 436 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B+,

    Students: 1,720,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 23 to 1,

  8. #15 Best Public High Schools in Pierce County.

    Lakes High School

    Blue checkmark.

    Clover Park School District, WA,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says I liked the advanced placement classes I took at Lakes High School because it was the classroom environment I desired in high school. As a high school student knowing I wanted to advance to college I....

    Read 302 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B,

    Students: 1,220,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 20 to 1,

  9. #17 Best Public High Schools in Pierce County.

    White River High School

    White River School District, WA,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says White River is good. A lot of teachers care when we have low grades. Also, they are considering and patient. I like the school system here. However, this school is not diverse. I've only seen few....

    Read 198 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B,

    Students: 1,186,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 21 to 1,

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