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2023 Best Schools for the Arts in California

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  1. #2 Best High Schools for the Arts in California.

    Idyllwild Arts Academy

    Blue checkmark.

    Private School,

    IDYLLWILD, CA,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Parent says My daughter just completed her Freshman year as a boarding student at IAA. Firstly, the arts education has been absolutely incredible. It's such an immersive environment and was truly transformative....

    Read 106 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 280,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 4 to 1,

  2. #3 Best High Schools for the Arts in California.

    California School of the Arts - San Gabriel Valley

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    Public School,

    DUARTE, CA,

    9-12,

    115 Niche users give it an average review of 4.8 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says I love my school! I love how the Integrated Arts Conservatory is a literal family: everyone's super supportive, loving, and they all make classes and the school a safe place. Based on five culture...I would recommend this school to anyone who loves art, loves to learn, wants to find a home away from home, and is ready to have lots of fun!.

    Read 115 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 1,016,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 9 to 1,

  3. #4 Best High Schools for the Arts in California.

    Oakwood School

    Blue checkmark.

    Private School,

    NORTH HOLLYWOOD, CA,

    K-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says Oakwood School provides an excellent education that shapes the entire student. The teacher-student relationships at Oakwood are incredible, as teachers prioritize their students' educational....

    Read 53 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 824,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 8 to 1,

  4. #5 Best High Schools for the Arts in California.

    Orange County School of the Arts

    Blue checkmark.

    Public School,

    SANTA ANA, CA,

    7-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says OCSA is an amazing place, we welcome everyone regardless of your beliefs and personal identifiers. Males can wear a skirt and nail polish and not feel afraid or intimidated. Students are....

    Read 578 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 2,277,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 18 to 1,

  5. #7 Best High Schools for the Arts in California.

    Campbell Hall

    Blue checkmark.

    Private School,

    CA,

    K-12,

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

    Featured Review: Alum says Campbell Hall Episcopal is the greatest school in the world!I had the privilege to attend for all 13 years and would not have it any other way. What sets Campbell Hall apart is its traditions of close-knit community, caring faculty, where kids grow & make life-long friendships; its 4 R's, & students from loving, nurturing families. Where it...Overall, my time at CH was the greatest of my life, receiving a world-class education unmatched anywhere. I am happy to call it my home forever. I look forward to continuing my life-long relationship....

    Read 140 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 1,148,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 7 to 1,

  6. #11 Best High Schools for the Arts in California.

    Wildwood School

    Blue checkmark.

    Private School,

    LOS ANGELES, CA,

    K-12,

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

    Featured Review: Alum says This is an incredible private school. I attended public school for two years and then my sister and I were accepted into Wildwood. From second to twelfth grade I had an amazing experience here. There....

    Read 50 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 733,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 4 to 1,

  7. #12 Best High Schools for the Arts in California.

    Sequoyah School

    Blue checkmark.

    Private School,

    PASADENA, CA,

    K-12,

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

    Featured Review: Parent says The impressive credentials of Sequoyah’s faculty caught our attention when researching high schools. Now, with two kids attending the high school, we know that these brilliant teachers not only...Our kids are being empowered for life beyond high school through Sequoyah’s unique programs. The SIP program is developing the skills my kids need to address and help solve real world problems. We....

    Read 23 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 428,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 10 to 1,

  8. #17 Best High Schools for the Arts in California.

    Pacific Academy - Irvine

    Blue checkmark.

    Private School,

    IRVINE, CA,

    K-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says My daughter transferred to Pacific Academy when she was 7th grade. She is 12th grade now. She loves PA. In the past 6 years, PA's dedicated teacher, caring staff and family like environment, rigorous....

    Read 5 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 172,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 4 to 1,

  9. #18 Best High Schools for the Arts in California.

    Besant Hill School of Happy Valley

    Blue checkmark.

    Private School,

    OJAI, CA,

    9-12,

    26 Niche users give it an average review of 4.8 stars.

    Featured Review: Parent says I am a parent of two students that attended Besant Hill School. The school was able to provide a quality and challenging educational experience for both, even though they are very different types of....

    Read 26 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 87,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 4 to 1,

  10. #20 Best High Schools for the Arts in California.

    Palm Valley School

    Blue checkmark.

    Private School,

    RANCHO MIRAGE, CA,

    PK, K-12,

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

    Featured Review: Parent says Palm Valley is a wonderful school! I am a graduate and now my son attends, with my daughter joining next year. From personal experience I know the academics and college preparation are unparalleled...The small school atmosphere requires you to foster relationships with a diverse group of classmates that you may not otherwise. I still speak to and see my classmates regularly and see them as...The teachers that really impacted my life as a student are still teaching there today and it brings me so much joy that one day my children can be taught by them too!.

    Read 67 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 337,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 7 to 1,

  11. #24 Best High Schools for the Arts in California.

    Renaissance High School for the Arts

    Long Beach Unified School District, CA,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says Renaissance High School for the Arts is a small arts school located in an amazing city with amazing opportunities. The small student body and the caring teachers build a community giving students a....

    Read 154 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B+,

    Students: 463,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 22 to 1,

  12. #25 Best High Schools for the Arts in California.

    Pasadena Waldorf School

    Blue checkmark.

    Private School,

    ALTADENA, CA,

    PK, K-12,

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

    Featured Review: Parent says We are thrilled with this school! Our daughter is thriving due to the unique approach to education where she gets to move her body and use her hands and her imagination, the faculty attention to each...The sciences are actually quite strong, because the education develops the kind of thinking and reasoning skills, and the imagination students need to be good scientists. The high school students....

    Read 14 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A minus,

    Students: 300,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 6 to 1,

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