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2024 Best School Districts in California

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  1. #1 Best School Districts in California.

    Palo Alto Unified School District

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    PALO ALTO, CA,

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

    Featured Review: Alum says The best parts of PAUSD are the vast variety of free resources students can excess. This includes college preparation, mental health, sports/physical equipment, and academic/course options. The worst....

    Read 67 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Total Schools: 19,

    Students: 11,395,

  2. #3 Best School Districts in California.

    Los Gatos-Saratoga Joint Union High School District

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    LOS GATOS, CA,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says The school is great, besides the gap between normal classes and AP classes. Advanced classes rely on knowledge from the previous year’s advanced class in that subject. This limits students’ ability...Additionally, the difference in student population is crazy. Disclaimer: the following is just a stereotype, there are exceptions. All of the well-behaved, confident students are pushing themselves....

    Read 35 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Total Schools: 2,

    Students: 3,382,

  3. #5 Best School Districts in California.

    Redondo Beach Unified School District

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    REDONDO BEACH, CA,

    39 Niche users give it an average review of 4.7 stars.

    Featured Review: Parent says My children are now in high school, near the end of their time at RBUSD. They have attended Alta Vista Elementary, Parras Middle School and finally Redondo Union High School. We moved to Redondo....

    Read 39 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Total Schools: 13,

    Students: 9,607,

  4. #9 Best School Districts in California.

    Tamalpais Union High School District

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    LARKSPUR, CA,

    28 Niche users give it an average review of 4.4 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says Archie Williams High School is a decent school academically. The social scene is pretty good, though everything became more complicated during and after the COVID pandemic. At this school, people are....

    Read 28 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Total Schools: 5,

    Students: 5,060,

  5. #10 Best School Districts in California.

    La Canada Unified School District

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    LA CANADA, CA,

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

    Featured Review: Junior says I’m honestly not a huge fan of the students(maybe because I’m pretty introverted) but I love my small group of friends. A lot of my teachers the past three years have been really big and offer a lot....

    Read 22 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Total Schools: 4,

    Students: 3,921,

  6. #18 Best School Districts in California.

    Poway Unified School District

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    SAN DIEGO, CA,

    187 Niche users give it an average review of 4.4 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says The best parts of my experience at RBHS has been the immense opportunity to grow as a leader. I joined ASB and became the Vice President for 2 years, I joined Peer Counseling which is a program to....

    Read 187 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Total Schools: 38,

    Students: 35,192,

  7. #20 Best School Districts in California.

    Los Alamitos Unified School District

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    LOS ALAMITOS, CA,

    107 Niche users give it an average review of 4.4 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says There are moments that stand out as the pinnacle of my high school career – moments that encapsulate the essence of joy, achievement, and camaraderie. I was chosen to play on the Varsity baseball...A low point of my high school experience was navigating the challenges of academic stress and pressure. Balancing a demanding course load, extracurricular activities, and social obligations. With...In conclusion, my time at Los Alamitos High School has been a tapestry of experiences , of highs and lows that have shaped me into the person I am today..

    Read 107 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Total Schools: 9,

    Students: 9,133,

  8. #21 Best School Districts in California.

    Oak Park Unified School District

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    OAK PARK, CA,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says The best part of my school experience has been the supportive and engaging teachers who go above and beyond to make learning interesting. They've played a crucial role in fostering a positive and....

    Read 60 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Total Schools: 8,

    Students: 4,310,

  9. #24 Best School Districts in California.

    Coronado Unified School District

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    CORONADO, CA,

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

    Featured Review: Freshman says One of the best parts of Coronado Unified School District is the community. For example, I participated in The Portrait of a CUSD Graduate, an event where students, parents, and teachers collaborate....

    Read 38 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Total Schools: 5,

    Students: 2,747,

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