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2022 Best Public Middle Schools in California

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  1. San Domenico School

    Blue checkmark.

    Private School,

    SAN ANSELMO, CA,

    K-12,

    105 Niche users give it an average review of 4.5 stars.

    Featured Review: Parent says A purpose-driven education drew us to SD for our kids in 3rd and 9th grades in 2021. 3rd grade encourages kids to connect with passions and the needs of the world. High school seeks purpose in...Faculty have consistently kind and respectful communication, an expectation of inclusivity, and positivity. Our 3rd grader who can be shy loves school and riding the bus. Our high schooler is...Academics are excellent. Our 3rd grader's learning differences are supported by teachers, a counselor, and tutoring onsite. Our high schooler was given the tools to step up to the challenging...Care and consideration goes into every detail. Students benefit from the school's maturity and quest for improvement and innovation.We are delighted with SD!.

    Read 105 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 680,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 8 to 1,

  2. #1 Best Public Middle Schools in California.

    Mt. Everest Academy

    Online School,

    San Diego Unified School District, CA,

    K-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says Mt. Everest Academy is an exceptional school that offers a unique learning experience for each student. The teachers and faculty at Mt. Everest are very caring and truly look out for the students....

    Read 44 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 258,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 20 to 1,

  3. The King's Academy

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    Private School,

    SUNNYVALE, CA,

    6-12,

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

    Featured Review: Parent says The King's Academy is an amazing school! I have two boys who started with TKA beginning with the 6th and 7th grade. My oldest just graduated this year and is headed to CSU Chico to study Mechanical....

    Read 108 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 891,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 12 to 1,

  4. #9 Best Public Middle Schools in California.

    Los Angeles Center for Enriched Studies

    Los Angeles Unified School District, CA,

    6-12,

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

    Featured Review: Freshman says Los Angeles Center for Enriched Studies is an extremely resourceful and student-friendly school. The system is set up to allow for the highest success rate for students. All A-G requirements for all....

    Read 435 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 1,670,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 26 to 1,

  5. #10 Best Public Middle Schools in California.

    University Preparatory

    Public School,

    REDDING, CA,

    6-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says Going to a school that is grades 6-12 is honestly such an amazing experience. You get the chance as a high schooler to be a role model for the younger kids, and as a younger student, you feel safe....

    Read 191 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 962,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 22 to 1,

  6. #12 Best Public Middle Schools in California.

    Frank S. Greene Jr. Middle School

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    Palo Alto Unified School District, CA,

    6-8,

    18 Niche users give it an average review of 2.8 stars.

    Featured Review: Middle School Student says I am a student at Greene myself , and I love it there! Even though the school campus is pretty small, they have so much things going on every single day! I expecially love band. Our band director is....

    Read 18 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 955,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 16 to 1,

  7. #13 Best Public Middle Schools in California.

    New West Charter School

    Public School,

    LOS ANGELES, CA,

    6-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says My experience at New West Charter High school has been a really good one. I've been in New West since 6th grade but since then, the school has expanded and took in many things. I like how this school....

    Read 44 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 1,002,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 21 to 1,

  8. #18 Best Public Middle Schools in California.

    Girls Academic Leadership Academy: Dr. Michelle King School for STEM

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    Los Angeles Unified School District, CA,

    6-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says Girls Academic Leadership Academy is a dream school for any girl. As an all girls school, it promotes the power of women in STEM and diversity. I love this school because it is evident how much the....

    Read 29 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 555,