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2022 Best public high schools in San Mateo County

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  1. #2 Best Public High Schools in San Mateo County.

    Mills High School

    San Mateo Union High School District, CA,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says Mills High School is very competitive academically with how high the standards are for students to achieve good grades along with engaging in diverse extracurriculars. Some classes have teachers that....

    Read 273 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 1,180,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 21 to 1,

  2. #7 Best Public High Schools in San Mateo County.

    Hillsdale High School

    San Mateo Union High School District, CA,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says This school is a super spirited, positive, and welcoming community environment. The administration, staff, teachers, and students are supportive and work to build stronger connections & education!....

    Read 296 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 1,689,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 19 to 1,

  3. #8 Best Public High Schools in San Mateo County.

    Summit Public School - Shasta Campus

    Blue checkmark.

    Public School,

    DALY CITY, CA,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Junior says As an incoming Senior at the school, I must say the school has changed throughout the years. Starting from freshman year I absolutely loved the admin, classes, culture, and extra curricular. However,....

    Read 71 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 469,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 17 to 1,

  4. #10 Best Public High Schools in San Mateo County.

    Everest Public High School

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    Public School,

    REDWOOD CITY, CA,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Junior says I love Everest because it is highly a small school! It gives me the opportunity to reach out to my teachers, getting one on one help, and overall create relationships with them. It is definitely a....

    Read 182 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 361,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 13 to 1,

  5. #12 Best Public High Schools in San Mateo County.

    Design Tech High School

    Blue checkmark.

    Public School,

    REDWOOD CITY, CA,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says Design Tech High school is a decent school. The biggest draws are the intersession system, the concurrent enrollment system, and the excellent campus. The intersession system is a two week period....

    Read 71 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A minus,

    Students: 557,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 28 to 1,

  6. #14 Best Public High Schools in San Mateo County.

    El Camino High School

    Blue checkmark.

    South San Francisco Unified School District, CA,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Alum says My experience at El Camino High School overall was a positive experience. I expected going from a small middle school to a high school with tons of kids was going to be difficult, however, high....

    Read 316 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A minus,

    Students: 1,231,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 21 to 1,

  7. #16 Best Public High Schools in San Mateo County.

    Summit Preparatory Charter High School

    Blue checkmark.

    Public School,

    REDWOOD CITY, CA,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Alum says My overall experience at this charter high school was like watching the continuation of a tv show that started off good but got more and more boring after the second season. Unlike a typical high....

    Read 125 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B+,

    Students: 442,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 25 to 1,

  8. #17 Best Public High Schools in San Mateo County.

    Westmoor High School

    Jefferson Union High School District, CA,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Junior says I am currently a student at Westmoor High School. I have attended this school for the last three years and have grown to love it. The faculty are dedicated to helping students grow and develop as not....

    Read 284 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B+,

    Students: 1,432,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 22 to 1,

  9. #20 Best Public High Schools in San Mateo County.

    Jefferson High School

    Jefferson Union High School District, CA,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says What I liked about Jefferson High School is the fact that I met so many friends that I was able to connect with and share my ideas about classes, our social life, and etc. I appreciate how all my....

    Read 131 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B,

    Students: 1,325,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 22 to 1,

  10. #21 Best Public High Schools in San Mateo County.

    Oceana High School

    Jefferson Union High School District, CA,

    9-12,

    193 Niche users give it an average review of 3.3 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says I attended Oceana for 4 years, and I have to say it is a wonderful school to send your student to. We have a pretty small indoor-outdoor campus with one main hallway. The view of the ocean is....

    Read 193 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B,

    Students: 596,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 19 to 1,

  11. #22 Best Public High Schools in San Mateo County.

    South San Francisco High School

    Blue checkmark.

    South San Francisco Unified School District, CA,

    9-12,

    437 Niche users give it an average review of 3.3 stars.

    Featured Review: Freshman says The time I have spent at South San Francisco High School has been an experience. Making friends with the students and the friendly faculty members has been a joy. The class selection for each....

    Read 437 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B,

    Students: 1,303,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 21 to 1,

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