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2022 Best Public High Schools in Riverside County

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

    Riverside STEM Academy

    Riverside Unified School District, CA,

    5-12,

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

    Featured Review: Sophomore says My experience with Riverside STEM Academy has been very rigorous and inspiring so far. Attending since 5th grade, the teachers are very supportive, ensuring your success through very thorough....

    Read 50 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 656,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 27 to 1,

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

    Great Oak High School

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    Temecula Valley Unified School District, CA,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says Great oak was a great high school both academically and socially. Teachers and counselors push your academic limits to make sure that you reach your full potential as a student, it also contains a....

    Read 825 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 3,203,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 26 to 1,

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

    Western Center Academy

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    Hemet Unified School District, CA,

    6-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says Western Center Academy is a comfortable, curiosity fueled charter school that truly shows what it is to be a teacher. As a student, I have always felt listened to completely by my teachers. They've....

    Read 48 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 712,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 26 to 1,

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

    John F. Kennedy High School

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    Corona-Norco Unified School District, CA,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says JFK is a fantastic school! The experience and atmosphere there is like no other school. From the chill vibes to the college courses, JFK is a unique environment. The school has helped me learn time....

    Read 213 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 597,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 28 to 1,

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  5. #5 Best Public High Schools in Riverside County.

    Vista Murrieta High School

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    Murrieta Valley Unified School District, CA,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says One big part of my school that I like is the involvement of students in clubs, sports, activities, etc. There are many different people and no one should be left out. Especially with how many....

    Read 740 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 3,574,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 27 to 1,

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  6. #6 Best Public High Schools in Riverside County.

    Eleanor Roosevelt High School

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    Corona-Norco Unified School District, CA,

    9-12,

    1064 Niche users give it an average review of 4.1 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says I like Eleanor Roosevelt High School for the fact that most of the faculty is compassionate and efficient in teaching, the academics are also incredible. Many courses are offered that help you to get....

    Read 1064 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 4,645,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 26 to 1,

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  7. #7 Best Public High Schools in Riverside County.

    Santiago High School

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    Corona-Norco Unified School District, CA,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says My time at Santiago High School has been filled with great memories. The teachers are always putting the students needs as top priority. One of the great things about Santiago is that they have an....

    Read 795 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 3,710,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 26 to 1,

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  8. #8 Best Public High Schools in Riverside County.

    Murrieta Mesa High School

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    Murrieta Valley Unified School District, CA,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says Murrieta Mesa is truly different from any school in the valley. I live over 20 minutes away, and I still make the drive just to attend the school. The campus opened in 2009, making it the newest high....

    Read 518 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 2,429,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 27 to 1,

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  9. #9 Best Public High Schools in Riverside County.

    Martin Luther King Junior High School

    Riverside Unified School District, CA,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says What I like about my school is the environment, education, and involvement opportunities. Students and teachers are very friendly, positive, and encouraging. Many education classes are offered for....

    Read 554 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 3,058,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 26 to 1,

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  10. #10 Best Public High Schools in Riverside County.

    Palm Desert High School

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    Desert Sands Unified School District, CA,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Junior says I liked that Palm Desert High School had staff that was always caring and willing to help their students on campus. Personally, I always felt safe on campus and always received help with any person....

    Read 527 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 2,122,

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  11. #11 Best Public High Schools in Riverside County.

    Murrieta Valley High School

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    Murrieta Valley Unified School District, CA,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says The overall environment lent itself to provide an exceptional opportunity for students to grow, learn, and develop new skills. The spirit of the school is what really sets it apart from other schools....

    Read 517 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 2,302,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 23 to 1,

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  12. #12 Best Public High Schools in Riverside County.

    Centennial High School

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    Corona-Norco Unified School District, CA,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Alum says My name is Trinidad Cano Garcia, and I am a graduated student from Centennial High School.From being a freshman to being a senior I was welcomed at centennial High School and I felt at home. I loved....

    Read 884 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 3,171,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 25 to 1,

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  13. #13 Best Public High Schools in Riverside County.

    Temecula Preparatory

    Public School,

    WINCHESTER, CA,

    K-12,

    110 Niche users give it an average review of 3.4 stars.

    Featured Review: Freshman says What I like about Temecula Preparatory is the fact that it encompasses the variety of educational aspirations that I hold. It allows me to grow in my passions in community service, leadership, and to....

    Read 110 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 1,060,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 22 to 1,

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  14. #14 Best Public High Schools in Riverside County.

    Santa Rosa Academy

    Blue checkmark.

    Public School,

    MENIFEE, CA,

    PK, K-12,

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

    Featured Review: Works Here says Santa Rosa Academy is a wonderful school for students. The nature of the school is embedded in personalizing education to the individual student needs. Academics and character education are taught....

    Read 137 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A minus,

    Students: 1,607,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 22 to 1,

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  15. #15 Best Public High Schools in Riverside County.

    Temecula Valley High School

    Temecula Valley Unified School District, CA,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Alum says Temecula Valley High School encouraged a well rounded education while providing many engaging extracurricular activities. I participated on an athletic team while enrolling in several AP classes that....

    Read 397 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A minus,

    Students: 3,082,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 27 to 1,

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  16. #16 Best Public High Schools in Riverside County.

    Chaparral High School

    Temecula Valley Unified School District, CA,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Alum says I liked how some of the teachers really cared about the success and future of their students. Also, I did like how there was many opportunities to get involved in extra curricular programs and....

    Read 513 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A minus,

    Students: 2,924,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 26 to 1,

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  17. #17 Best Public High Schools in Riverside County.

    Palm Springs High School

    Palm Springs Unified School District, CA,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says I overall had a great experience just attending to the school. However, I did experience some academic challenges. Fortunately, certain teachers were able to get me the help and assistance that I....

    Read 413 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A minus,

    Students: 1,613,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 23 to 1,

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  18. #18 Best Public High Schools in Riverside County.

    Horizon School

    Blue checkmark.

    Desert Sands Unified School District, CA,

    K-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says Horizon is a great school for those who are willing to learn but need to learn at their own pace. The alternative education style makes it easier to connect with teachers and truly understand the....

    Read 10 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A minus,

    Students: 780,

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  19. #19 Best Public High Schools in Riverside County.

    Nuview Bridge Early College High School

    Nuview Union School District, CA,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Junior says This school is amazing! Students have an opportunity to literally take classes at the community college with college students. There are no AP classes, because of the college opportunity. What a...The school is small, only about 700 students. The administration takes the time to know who each student really is. The sports at the school are average, they are not the reason people attend the school.The school's theater program is one of the best in California. They have won many awards..

    Read 308 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A minus,

    Students: 651,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 25 to 1,

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  20. #20 Best Public High Schools in Riverside County.

    River Springs Charter School

    Blue checkmark.

    Public School,

    TEMECULA, CA,

    K-12,

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

    Featured Review: Alum says I really enjoy the friendliness of my teacher as well as my ability to progress at a pace that fits my learning speed which allows me to move ahead and advance up one level. I've had an....

    Read 145 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A minus,

    Students: 6,670,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 27 to 1,

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  21. #21 Best Public High Schools in Riverside County.

    La Quinta High School

    Blue checkmark.

    Desert Sands Unified School District, CA,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says It's a good school. Made wonderful friends and the teachers are great. So many clubs that cater to many interests. The sports programs are attentive and from what I have heard, they're great. The....

    Read 699 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A minus,

    Students: 2,582,

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  22. #22 Best Public High Schools in Riverside County.

    Polytechnic High School

    Riverside Unified School District, CA,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says There was a high diversity of teachers and students; variety of clubs; frequent communication via e-newsletters regarding weekly activities. Most teachers had a willingness to assure students were....

    Read 433 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B+,

    Students: 2,515,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 25 to 1,

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  23. #23 Best Public High Schools in Riverside County.

    Rancho Verde High School

    Val Verde Unified School District, CA,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says As a transfer student my last two years of high school, there was a major change in my happiness compared to my last high school. Rancho serves as a small community within itself. With everything....

    Read 762 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B+,

    Students: 1,972,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 25 to 1,

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  24. #24 Best Public High Schools in Riverside County.

    Hillcrest High School

    Alvord Unified School District, CA,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says Hillcrest gave students a lot of leeway for creativity. They helped you achieve your dreams and looked out for you and your goals. Teachers inspired students by asking them for their goals and also....

    Read 95 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B+,

    Students: 1,715,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 25 to 1,

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  25. #25 Best Public High Schools in Riverside County.

    Paloma Valley High School

    Perris Union High School District, CA,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says Honestly I found my time at Paloma to be some of the best in my entire school career. The teachers were majorly supportive and approachable, the material was laser-focused upon an efficient yet....

    Read 557 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B+,

    Students: 3,174,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 26 to 1,

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