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2023 Best Public High Schools in Sacramento County

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

    Folsom High School

    Blue checkmark.

    Folsom-Cordova Unified School District, CA,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says While most schools tend to lean towards either a strong focus on sports or academics, Folsom High School has perfected the formula for prioritizing both. Beginning with the academics, Folsom High has....

    Read 485 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 2,589,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 25 to 1,

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

    West Campus

    Sacramento City Unified School District, CA,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says West Campus ranks as the number one high school in Sacramento again!West Campus is an inclusive, diverse school filled with the most caring students and staff. Although the curriculums taught may be tough, West Campus challenges its students and encourages them to...In addition, there are many events such as the Halloween carnival, multicultural fair, and rallies where students and staff dress up and show their spirit. The students and staff are so enthusiastic,...There are also many clubs for almost anything. If there isn’t one you wanted, you can make a club! West Campus is a great school and really feels like a second home..

    Read 425 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 829,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 27 to 1,

  3. #5 Best Public High Schools in Sacramento County.

    Pleasant Grove High School

    Blue checkmark.

    Elk Grove Unified School District, CA,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Sophomore says This is my second year at Pleasant Grove and I am really glad I came. Originally, I was going to go to Sheldon High School but when I heard about how Pleasant Grove has better academic experiences, I....

    Read 553 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 2,570,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 23 to 1,

  4. #6 Best Public High Schools in Sacramento County.

    Franklin High School

    Elk Grove Unified School District, CA,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Alum says Franklin high school is an overall well rounded school. The arts program which I was heavily involved in is very good and there are many opportunities regarding the arts. COVID made it difficult to....

    Read 753 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 2,883,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 23 to 1,

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

    Cosumnes Oaks High School

    Elk Grove Unified School District, CA,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says At Cosumnes Oaks High School, the parents can feel safe in knowing that their student is receiving a quality education. At times, there will be some tough classes with tough teachers, but nothing....

    Read 539 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 2,075,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 23 to 1,

  6. #8 Best Public High Schools in Sacramento County.

    Natomas Pacific Pathways Prep

    Natomas Unified School District, CA,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says Natomas Pacific Pathways Prep (NP3) is an excellent school that facilitates strong preparation for college coursework. I attended Natomas Pacific Pathways Prep for all of middle school and high....

    Read 201 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 638,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 19 to 1,

  7. #9 Best Public High Schools in Sacramento County.

    Antelope High School

    Roseville Joint Union High School District, CA,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Freshman says At Antelope High School, there is a lot of diversity, and the staff and students are very friendly! There are only four periods with extra long class hours, but they go by quickly with the work that....

    Read 394 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 1,862,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 25 to 1,

  8. #10 Best Public High Schools in Sacramento County.

    Sheldon High School

    Elk Grove Unified School District, CA,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says Overall, I've had a pretty good experience with Sheldon High School. The school offers a plethora of honors and AP classes and the teachers there are amazing. The Biotech/Science and VAPA departments....

    Read 626 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 2,598,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 24 to 1,

  9. #14 Best Public High Schools in Sacramento County.

    Laguna Creek High School

    Elk Grove Unified School District, CA,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Alum says While I had qualms with the administration, they are out of the way enough that it is not commonly an issue. With the teachers I had, at worse they were mediocre, but the large majority of them were....

    Read 489 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A minus,

    Students: 2,115,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 22 to 1,

  10. #17 Best Public High Schools in Sacramento County.

    Monterey Trail High School

    Elk Grove Unified School District, CA,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Junior says Being on the Monterey Trail has been such a pleasure. Experiencing a new environment with many different types of people is quite welcoming. As a junior, having more than two years of experience, has....

    Read 599 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A minus,

    Students: 2,355,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 23 to 1,

  11. #19 Best Public High Schools in Sacramento County.

    C. K. McClatchy High School

    Sacramento City Unified School District, CA,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says I would say the best thing and main reason why you should go to McClatchy is because of the HISP program. While it is very rigorous and at some times a lot of work, HISP was essentially the whole....

    Read 384 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A minus,

    Students: 2,305,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 25 to 1,

  12. #20 Best Public High Schools in Sacramento County.

    Liberty Ranch High School

    Galt Joint Union High School District, CA,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Alum says I transferred schools in my Junior year of high school to Liberty Ranch, because I wasn't getting a good enough education at Jim Elliot High School. I am so glad I made the switch. I had some pretty....

    Read 242 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B+,

    Students: 1,114,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 21 to 1,

  13. #21 Best Public High Schools in Sacramento County.

    Inderkum High School

    Natomas Unified School District, CA,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says Inderkum High School is a great school! Just like any other place, it has its ups and downs but that's OKAY! I have attended here since 2017 and will graduate this year (2021). I have participated in....

    Read 463 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B+,

    Students: 2,316,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 26 to 1,

  14. #22 Best Public High Schools in Sacramento County.

    John F. Kennedy High School

    Sacramento City Unified School District, CA,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says I love how diverse Kennedy is. Everybody there are so outgoing, friendly and welcoming. Although, it can be a little crazy sometimes. But, they have amazing programs like ROTC, MAD (engineering) and....

    Read 459 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B+,

    Students: 2,137,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 23 to 1,

  15. #24 Best Public High Schools in Sacramento County.

    El Camino Fundamental High School

    Blue checkmark.

    San Juan Unified School District, CA,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Junior says El Camino fundamental high school is a great school, with multiple opportunities and programs for all types of students to succeed in. these programs in opportunities not only make school something....

    Read 307 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B+,

    Students: 1,264,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 24 to 1,

  16. #25 Best Public High Schools in Sacramento County.

    Leroy Greene Academy

    Natomas Unified School District, CA,

    6-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says I have been at Leroy Greene Academy since my first years of middle school and have always loved the small school and closeness between staff and students on campus. Although few things have changed,....

    Read 37 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B+,

    Students: 822,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 21 to 1,

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