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2023 Best Public High Schools in San Jose

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  1. #33 Best Public High Schools in California.

    Cupertino High School

    Fremont Union High School District, CA,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says Most teachers are enthusiastic about their subject and I can find friendly classmates in just about all of my classes. The campus is really nice and we have access to a lot of academic and tech....

    Read 485 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 2,198,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 24 to 1,

  2. #34 Best Public High Schools in California.

    University Preparatory Academy Charter School

    Public School,

    SAN JOSE, CA,

    7-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says UPA has been an excellent learning environment throughout my 5 years as a student. The small class sizes allows for teachers, counsellors and staff to truly connect with students and accommodate....

    Read 184 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 702,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 21 to 1,

  3. #70 Best Public High Schools in California.

    Los Gatos High School

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    Los Gatos-Saratoga Joint Union High School District, CA,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Alum says Being a Wildcat provided many advantages in high school like networking with friend's parents who run tech companies in Silicon Valley and have many privileges like houses in snowy Tahoe and along...Lately, I have heard of social tensions relating to white privilege and lack of diversity. While this is most definitely true, color has very little to do with it because 98% of white Americans can't....

    Read 257 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 2,168,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 23 to 1,

  4. #124 Best Public High Schools in California.

    Mission Early College High

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    Santa Clara Unified School District, CA,

    10-12,

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

    Featured Review: Junior says Absolutely amazing school! The teachers actually care about students' success and do everything in their power to help students achieve their goals. And, the classes are small, which is amazing! Most....

    Read 11 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 116,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 23 to 1,

  5. #224 Best Public High Schools in California.

    Branham High School

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    Campbell Union High School District, CA,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Junior says Branham is a diverse and comforting campus. As the walk you do not see people seperated into different groups;consequently, they are merged and no one feels left out. Personally, my family was facing....

    Read 301 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 1,917,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 24 to 1,

  6. #260 Best Public High Schools in California.

    Summit Public School - Denali Campus

    Blue checkmark.

    Public School,

    SUNNYVALE, CA,

    6-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says Denali is a good school to choose if you’re looking for a support structure from teachers. However the students are relatively cliquey and it could be hard to make friends. In my experience Denali....

    Read 22 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 634,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 16 to 1,

  7. #282 Best Public High Schools in California.

    Silver Creek High School

    East Side Union High School District, CA,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Alum says Good experience in high school overall but there is room for growth as far as academic and mentorship at this school. I would have like to see them provide more guidance for what avenues are....

    Read 584 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 2,497,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 25 to 1,

  8. #300 Best Public High Schools in California.

    Pioneer High School

    San Jose Unified School District, CA,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Sophomore says One thing I really like about Pioneer High School is how diverse and inclusive it is. Many teachers go out of their way to let LGBTQ+ students know that they are in a safe space and students have....

    Read 393 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 1,590,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 23 to 1,

  9. #444 Best Public High Schools in California.

    Independence High School

    East Side Union High School District, CA,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Junior says Independence High School is one of the most diverse schools I have ever seen, both as a student and as a visitor! This school's provides many of the classes that students want to explore, including....

    Read 800 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A minus,

    Students: 2,820,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 24 to 1,

  10. #568 Best Public High Schools in California.

    Abraham Lincoln High School

    San Jose Unified School District, CA,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Parent says My three children have attended this school. We have been happy and would recommend it. There are excellent AP courses with good support, engaging clubs, and my kids were able to participate in the....

    Read 322 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A minus,

    Students: 1,703,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 22 to 1,

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