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2022 Best Public High Schools in the Los Angeles Area

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  1. #2 Best Public High Schools in Los Angeles Area.

    Troy High School

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    Fullerton Joint Union High School District, CA,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says I am currently a Senior at Troy High School and have overall really enjoyed my experience here. I have nothing but great things to say about the Teachers, each teacher I have had has done an amazing....

    Read 937 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 2,602,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 25 to 1,

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

    Orange County School of the Arts

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    Public School,

    SANTA ANA, CA,

    7-12,

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

    Featured Review: Junior says I love Orange County School of the Arts, it's such an incredibly diverse cultural and artistic environment. You get people from all around Southern California, from Los Angeles, Orange County, and....

    Read 561 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 2,204,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 29 to 1,

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

    Palos Verdes Peninsula High School

    Palos Verdes Peninsula Unified School District, CA,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says What I like about PVPHS: its academics, excellent reputation in La County (#4 ranked), its very smart and intelligent student body.What I dislike about PVPHS: student culture (cutthroat to the point of valuing grades over mental health for an extended period of time), considerable lack of school spirit, very few internship...What is can do to improve: offer more internships, actively promote community service in lower-income areas..

    Read 644 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 2,304,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 24 to 1,

  4. #5 Best Public High Schools in Los Angeles Area.

    University High School

    Irvine Unified School District, CA,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Sophomore says I've had a pretty amazing experience at University High School in Irvine, California. They have provided me with so many opportunities for rigorous learning and opportunities to be involved in so....

    Read 500 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 2,211,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 26 to 1,

  5. #6 Best Public High Schools in Los Angeles Area.

    La Canada High School

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    La Canada Unified School District, CA,

    7-12,

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

    Featured Review: Junior says I'll start off with the bullying: There is none. Everyone is nice and helpful to each other. The homework is a bit much but with some encouragement from parents, it's not all that bad. The teachers....

    Read 344 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 2,069,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 25 to 1,

  6. #7 Best Public High Schools in Los Angeles Area.

    Northwood High School

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    Irvine Unified School District, CA,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says I transferred to Northwood Highschool from another school in California. When I was a new student, I was embraced by staff such as my councilor in a way that made me feel safe. They helped me get....

    Read 541 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 2,151,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 27 to 1,

  7. #11 Best Public High Schools in Los Angeles Area.

    South Pasadena Senior High School

    South Pasadena Unified School District, CA,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says We have a gorgeous campus! It is outdoors, and there are lots of plants. They look beautiful in the springtime!The teachers are also incredibly nice, and their classes are fascinating! It is rare to have a teacher who does not want you to do well, and most of them offer tutoring outside of class. Latinx...Socially, most of us have known each other since kindergarten, and new kids often spend years alone. It is a rich school with some snooty people, but most are friendly. It is not dangerous, and I do...There is a strong emphasis on academics, especially STEM, but this makes many students stressed. I know several people who have been turned away from the counselors, and some of them were harming....

    Read 441 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 1,427,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 22 to 1,

  8. #12 Best Public High Schools in Los Angeles Area.

    Arcadia High School

    Arcadia Unified School District, CA,

    9-12,

    1089 Niche users give it an average review of 3.8 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says During my four years at Arcadia High School, I was challenged very academically. The students here take their education very seriously because they heavily emphasize the importance of getting into a....

    Read 1089 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 3,087,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 24 to 1,

  9. #13 Best Public High Schools in Los Angeles Area.

    San Marino High School

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    San Marino Unified School District, CA,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Junior says This is a very high academic achieving school. The average SAT score is around a 1550 and the average ACT score is about 32-36. Most students take multiple APs throughout their high school career....

    Read 270 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 1,038,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 20 to 1,

  10. #16 Best Public High Schools in Los Angeles Area.

    Westlake High School

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    Conejo Valley Unified School District, CA,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says Westlake High School provided everything I wanted from my high school experience. Classes were challenging to a certain degree which helped push my intellectual curiosity, though still manageable...However, in my eyes, school unity should be promoted more. Much of the school seems separated, especially at large events. Nothing is really done to help students meet new people..

    Read 498 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 2,310,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 26 to 1,

  11. #19 Best Public High Schools in Los Angeles Area.

    West Ranch High School

    William S. Hart Union High School District, CA,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says West Ranch has truly helped me prepare for the journey that lies ahead of me. If you are an honors student, West Ranch is amazing at providing challenges and opportunities for practicing your....

    Read 660 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 2,255,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 25 to 1,

  12. #20 Best Public High Schools in Los Angeles Area.

    Arnold O. Beckman High School

    Tustin Unified School District, CA,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says Beckman High school, home of the patriots holds a lot of pride in red white and blue. What I love about my school is that everyone can be their own unique individual. The available opportunities at....

    Read 746 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 2,951,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 27 to 1,

  13. #21 Best Public High Schools in Los Angeles Area.

    Irvine High School

    Irvine Unified School District, CA,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says I like how students have many opportunities for leadership and benefitting their community in school clubs and organizations. A club fair is hosted once a year at lunch where students promote their....

    Read 402 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 1,915,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 26 to 1,

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

    Redondo Union High School

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    Redondo Beach Unified School District, CA,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Junior says I love Redondo Union High School. I started going to school there this year and the teachers and administrators have helped me tremendously getting enrolled, choosing classes and helping me with my....

    Read 665 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 3,103,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 26 to 1,