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2024 Best Public Middle Schools in California

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  1. #1 Best Public Middle Schools in California.

    The Science Academy STEM Magnet

    Blue checkmark.

    Los Angeles Unified School District, CA,

    6-12,

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

    Featured Review: Parent says It is definitely not a school for everyone, but for the kids who want what it offers - lots of highly accelerated STEM, rigorous curriculum in every subject - and don’t miss having music or team...For a student to do well and enjoy his/her experience at The Science Academy STEM Magnet, they do have to *want* to be there and take school seriously though. The kids whose heart is not in it and...The teachers are excellent and there is lots of support available for those who need a little extra help. The principal and other admins are nurturing and communicative. PTA is active.Electives are great! Besides (major award-winning!) robotics, engineering and similar, theater and art are also offered, as well as a number of other eclectic options.My HG 6th grader loves this school and is finally in his element..

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    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 443,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 25 to 1,

  2. #4 Best Public Middle Schools in California.

    Mt. Everest Academy

    San Diego Unified School District, CA,

    K-12,

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

    Featured Review: Parent says This is our first year at Mt Everest after a relocation from the East Coast. My elementary-aged girls are absolutely thriving at MEA. Both went formerly to a small private school, and while fine,....

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    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 227,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 19 to 1,

  3. #5 Best Public Middle Schools in California.

    Granada Hills Charter

    Blue checkmark.

    Public School,

    GRANADA HILLS, CA,

    PK, K-12,

    1537 Niche users give it an average review of 4 stars.

    Featured Review: Sophomore says Granada Hills Charter High School has given me an extremely unique high school experience that I believe would be unavailable at any other school. Although the education at our school is widely known....

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    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 5,675,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 26 to 1,

  4. #6 Best Public Middle Schools in California.

    Preuss School UCSD

    Public School,

    LA JOLLA, CA,

    6-12,

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

    Featured Review: Sophomore says Currently I am attending The Preuss School UCSD, I have been part of the Preuss School Community since 6th grade. I have enjoyed various details of the school such as our academic work, academic...Pros: Good Course Selection, Various ethnicity, helpful teacher, SAT for students who needs help, buses for grade 6-8th, tutoring for most classes, mentors, PTA, and available tutors during a class...Cons: No buses for high school students (may be added next year 2025) and lunch is not ideal..

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    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 853,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 20 to 1,

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