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2024 Best Public Schools in Southside

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  1. #101 Best Public High Schools in California.

    Berkeley High School

    Berkeley Unified, CA,


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

    Featured Review: Junior says Berkeley High School is a wonderful institution. One can easily find community within the school, get access to several classes and electives, and it is in a great location. Berkeley High holds over 3,000 students and we are all really diverse. Not only racially, but individually we all present differently and that brings a unique touch to our school. Because the school....

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    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 3,222,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 19 to 1,

  2. #177 Best Public Middle Schools in California.

    Martin Luther King Middle School

    Berkeley Unified, CA,


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

    Featured Review: Middle School Student says I am a current 8th grader, and I love King. I would say 85% of the teachers are really great. It’s a really good mix of average/poor and advanced students. All teachers care about the students. The....

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    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 941,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 17 to 1,

  3. #635 Best Public High Schools in California.

    East Bay Innovation Academy

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    Public School,



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

    Featured Review: Senior says One of my favorite memories from junior year at my school was definitely prom. This was the first school-orchestrated event that almost all of my friends were able to attend; even Lebaron was able to....

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    Overall Niche Grade: A minus,

    Students: 563,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 18 to 1,

  4. Francophone Charter School of Oakland

    Public School,



    5 Niche users give it an average review of 5 stars.

    Featured Review: Parent says As a french immersion school, there is 40% of the children from non french speaking families. As being one of those families, we have seen the amount of progress in picking french words within just a... The school is very diverse for both students body and staff which creates a beautiful environment for the kids to explore diverse opinions.Being a charter school, the provided campus isn't always ideal. The school is split among two campuses. The play structure is small and not enough activities to be done during recess. The school itself is very educational driven so there is a lack of sports programs for older kids..

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    Overall Niche Grade: B,

    Students: 321,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 20 to 1,

  5. Summit Public School K2

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    Public School,



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

    Featured Review: Senior says Summit public school is a great school for kids that want to go to college, since it's a preparatory school that helps you get in to college by paying for student SATs and have a great staff with a....

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    Overall Niche Grade: B,

    Students: 517,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 15 to 1,

  6. Lodestar: A. Lighthouse Community Charter Public

    Public School,



    5 Niche users give it an average review of 3.4 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says My experience with Lodestar: A Lighthouse Community Charter Public has been overwhelmingly positive, largely due to the exceptional kindness and supportiveness of the teachers. Their dedication to...The best part of my experience has undoubtedly been the unwavering support from the teachers. Their approachability and willingness to go the extra mile to ensure each student's success have made a....

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    Overall Niche Grade: C+,

    Students: 669,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 16 to 1,

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