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2023 Best Schools in Contra Costa County

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  1. #1 Best Private High Schools in Contra Costa County.

    The Athenian School

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    Private School,

    DANVILLE, CA,

    6-12,

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

    Featured Review: Parent says The Middle School was a terrific fit for my son. The teachers "got" him. He thrived academically and socially. The administration was transparent -- just about everything worked well.The High School didn't seem quite as well run, but was still a very positive experience, overall. Most of the classes were well-taught, but there were enough exceptions that I considered going to...Expectations for academic performance and involvement in extracurriculars can make it more than a full time job. Frankly, it's hard to understand how some kids managed their time, with multiple hours...And yet, the school was such a welcoming and supportive environment that it worked..

    Read 76 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 533,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 9 to 1,

  2. #1 Best Public High Schools in Contra Costa County.

    Campolindo High School

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    Acalanes Union High School District, CA,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says I am currently a senior at Campolindo (class of 22) and, for the most part, I’ve enjoyed my time here! Some of my favorite parts of high school have been:-stellar teachers (especially Mark Roberts and Jake Donohoe)-great sports programs-challenging but rewarding classes that are good preparation for college-absolutely incredible performing arts programs! the annual musical is one of the best aspects of the school and something I have thoroughly enjoyed-for the most part, students are kind and accepting As with everything, I do have my criticisms of the school.-the political culture here is EXTREMELY toxic. everyone is expected (and borderline forced) to fall in line with far-left radical beliefs especially surrounding CRT. The school preaches “diversity...Campolindo is a great, but flawed, school..

    Read 284 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 1,400,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 20 to 1,

  3. #7 Best Public High Schools in Contra Costa County.

    California High School

    San Ramon Valley Unified School District, CA,

    9-12,

    618 Niche users give it an average review of 3.7 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says Great diversity, academics, faculty, and campus. The Bay Area is very diverse and Cal High reflects this diversity. Clubs at California High School are high achieving and extremely well developed.....

    Read 618 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 2,942,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 24 to 1,

  4. #8 Best Public High Schools in Contra Costa County.

    Northgate High School

    Mt. Diablo Unified School District, CA,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Alum says As an alumni of the class of 1977, who was in the second graduating class and spent a year at Ignacio valley High School as a freshman. My experience at Northgate prepared me for college....

    Read 242 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 1,492,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 24 to 1,

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