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2024 Best Public Schools in Mission Viejo

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  1. #86 Best Public High Schools in California.

    Capistrano Valley High School

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    Capistrano Unified, CA,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Alum says My experience at Capistrano Valley was enjoyable in both academics and sports. While there is a few teachers I can remember for being uninterested in the quality of their work, there is many more who....

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    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 2,077,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 23 to 1,

  2. #90 Best Public High Schools in California.

    Tesoro High School

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    Capistrano Unified, CA,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Alum says I had an excellent experience at Tesoro. I was able to take many classes that I enjoyed and wanted to see if they would be of further study interest. Mr. Trotter was amazing! I also liked the many AP...I was involved heavily with Computer Science and Music and given opportunities to excel. However, I wish that I would have been able to learn Python and C++ as well have had some aural training....

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    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 2,268,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 22 to 1,

  3. #195 Best Public High Schools in California.

    Aliso Niguel High School

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    Capistrano Unified, CA,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says I'm fortunate to attend a very good public high school in a suburban community. I had other non-private options but chose to stay here. By far the best experiences have been the teachers and career counselor. Some are role models that should be recognized for their own achievements & connections with us as students. They have...I’ve enjoyed the clubs immensely. Many are based nationally, having chapters seated in our school. I’ve held leadership roles, learning so many real life lessons in organizing community service...Although school lunch is free this year it mostly consists of cheaper processed food. I always choose to pack lunch at home before leaving for school. One of the worst parts are the bathrooms. For...Overall, I’m grateful for the opportunities and fulfilling experience..

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    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 2,773,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 23 to 1,

  4. #113 Best Public Middle Schools in California.

    Aliso Viejo Middle School

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    Capistrano Unified, CA,

    6-8,

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

    Featured Review: Parent says This is an impressive school with an amazing administrative staff. Things may not all be perfect all the time, but teachers and administration will tackle anything you bring their way fairly and....

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    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 783,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 22 to 1,

  5. #290 Best Public High Schools in California.

    Laguna Hills High School

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    Saddleback Valley Unified, CA,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says Laguna Hills High School has provided me with the best it has to offer. Academics have been satisfying, with the International Baccalaureate being present and all teachers through that being...There is also a limited number of school-sponsored extracurriculars. While there exists the National Honors Society, California Scholarship Federation, and other similar high-level extracurriculars;...Beyond academics, the environment feels toxic. Teachers are generally very supportive, but the student body is small and very conservative, which makes harassment feel like an issue on campus.Overall, I would say that LHHS is a good school that provides the best it has, but it struggles with a low budget and a non-supportive student environment..

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    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 1,437,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 22 to 1,

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