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2024 Best Schools for STEM in California

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  1. #1 Best High Schools for STEM in California.

    The Nueva School

    Blue checkmark.

    Private School,

    HILLSBOROUGH, CA,

    PK, K-12,

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

    Featured Review: Middle school student says Nueva is one of the best schools I have ever been to. My first year attending was in 6th grade, and I am currently a middle school student at the Hillsborough campus. Nueva offers a multitude of....

    Read 73 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 853,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 6 to 1,

  2. #6 Best High Schools for STEM in California.

    The Quarry Lane School

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    Private School,

    DUBLIN, CA,

    PK, K-12,

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

    Featured Review: Junior says Our child has been attending The Quarry Lane School since 6th grade and is now a Junior, pursuing the IB diploma program. We specifically chose Quarry Lane for our child, because of the utmost....

    Read 198 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 975,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 7 to 1,

  3. #7 Best High Schools for STEM in California.

    Castilleja School

    Blue checkmark.

    Private School,

    PALO ALTO, CA,

    6-12,

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

    Featured Review: Parent says Over the recent years, some argue that our schools have been influenced by certain so called 'progressive' ideologies. I feel the current version is not the traditional progressive ideology but a...Supporters of these ideologies appear to question the traditional merit-based system and place a strong emphasis on discussing matters primarily through racial lens. Martin luther king spent his...Historically, societies have "only" thrived on systems that prioritize merit and fairness. It is essential to emphasize a bias-free, merit-based system that doesn't take race into account, ensuring...As a Hispanic immigrant parent, I am proud of Castilleja for championing the values of courage, truth, and equal opportunity for all members of our diverse society..

    Read 65 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 424,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 7 to 1,

  4. #8 Best High Schools for STEM in California.

    Harvard-Westlake School

    Blue checkmark.

    Private School,

    STUDIO CITY, CA,

    7-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says At Harvard-Westlake School, the campus exudes academic excellence and a vibrant community spirit. Students engage in rigorous coursework, propelled by passionate and accomplished faculty. The....

    Read 175 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 1,620,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 8 to 1,

  5. #10 Best High Schools for STEM in California.

    Crystal Springs Uplands School

    Blue checkmark.

    Private School,

    HILLSBOROUGH, CA,

    6-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says Crystal is definitely a humanities-focused school. The English and history programs are very demanding, and the honors-level classes require significant time and effort to excel. It's small, so a...Poor administration in areas such as food (as they continually negotiate the contract down) and a commitment to wasting time with endeavors like DEI and various mandatory meetings detract from the....

    Read 51 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 565,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 9 to 1,

  6. #11 Best High Schools for STEM in California.

    The Bishop's School

    Blue checkmark.

    Private School,

    LA JOLLA, CA,

    6-12,

    105 Niche users give it an average review of 4.6 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says I have attended Bishop's from 6th to 12th grade. The teachers are generally excellent; they are all qualified and most are truly passionate about helping students understand their fields. I never...Bishop's is a good school for driven kids because time-management is paramount and many programs (e.g. visual arts, sports, and debate) rely primarily on students' own engagement rather than....

    Read 105 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 800,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 8 to 1,

  7. #21 Best High Schools for STEM in California.

    California Academy of Mathematics & Science

    Blue checkmark.

    Long Beach Unified School District, CA,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Junior says As a junior attending the California Academy of Mathematics and Science (CAMS), I can confidently say that this school is truly exceptional. The emphasis on STEM education has been particularly....

    Read 500 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 667,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 27 to 1,

  8. #25 Best High Schools for STEM in California.

    Westridge School

    Blue checkmark.

    Private School,

    PASADENA, CA,

    4-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says Attending an all-girls school like Westridge has been a formative experience for me. The academics are very challenging and the school culture is a bit toxic surrounding academics. There is a culture....

    Read 132 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 550,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 5 to 1,

  9. #26 Best High Schools for STEM in California.

    Windward School

    Blue checkmark.

    Private School,

    LOS ANGELES, CA,

    7-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says My elementary and secondary years were at predominantly white schools. They were spaces where my dual – maybe even triple! – identity was obvious, and where I learned to navigate my status. I was a...Truth be heard since I was a multiethnic minority in a largely white environment, it could have been simpler to assimilate. Instead, I accepted my standing out as a gift and advocated for...As I move forward to University I’m determined to stay the course, foster inclusivity, and advance multicultural understanding. I know how it feels to be an underrepresented multiethnic and....

    Read 82 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 625,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 6 to 1,

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