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2023 Best Schools in Orange County

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  1. #2 Best Private High Schools in Orange County.

    TVT Community Day School

    Blue checkmark.

    Private School,

    IRVINE, CA,

    PK, K-12,

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

    Featured Review: Parent says Under the difficult period of Covid-19, everyone is struggling to adapt to rapid changes. When times like this extend, individual strength slowly fades away. Where shall we draw strength from? The...TVT as the forerunner, gave us some very good examples of smart decision making. We draw strength from it and we‘re very proud to be a part of TVT!.

    Read 170 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 802,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 8 to 1,

  2. #4 Best Private High Schools in Orange County.

    St. Margaret's Episcopal School

    Blue checkmark.

    Private School,

    SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, CA,

    PK, K-12,

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

    Featured Review: Parent says I have 2 children at St. Margaret's and I can't say enough good things about the school and the environment. They really do try to develop the whole child. It isn't just a factory trying to turn...If you want your child to develop into a great adult with compassion and drive, then SMES is an excellent place to go..

    Read 55 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 1,250,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 8 to 1,

  3. #2 Best Public High Schools in Orange County.

    Orange County School of the Arts

    Blue checkmark.

    Public School,

    SANTA ANA, CA,

    7-12,

    577 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 577 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 2,277,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 18 to 1,

  4. #3 Best Public High Schools in Orange County.

    University High School

    Blue checkmark.

    Irvine Unified School District, CA,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Sophomore says I've had a pretty amazing experience at University High School in Irvine, California. They have provided me with so many opportunities for rigorous learning and opportunities to be involved in so....

    Read 504 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 1,708,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 26 to 1,

  5. #4 Best Public High Schools in Orange County.

    Northwood High School

    Blue checkmark.

    Irvine Unified School District, CA,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says I transferred to Northwood Highschool from another school in California. When I was a new student, I was embraced by staff such as my councilor in a way that made me feel safe. They helped me get....

    Read 546 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 1,756,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 25 to 1,

  6. #5 Best Private High Schools in Orange County.

    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,

  7. #7 Best Public High Schools in Orange County.

    Oxford Academy

    Anaheim Union High School District, CA,

    7-12,

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

    Featured Review: Alum says My experience was mostly great. This is a rigorous school that demands drive and resilience. I learned the skills of HOW to study effectively, become a leader or supporting role, and obtain an....

    Read 652 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 1,283,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 29 to 1,

  8. #8 Best Public High Schools in Orange County.

    Arnold O. Beckman High School

    Tustin Unified School District, CA,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Sophomore says My experience at Beckman was undoubtedly challenging because I came from a middle school that most people didn't attend. Although it was very hard making friends, clubs and sports made the transition....

    Read 759 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 2,938,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 27 to 1,

  9. #7 Best Private High Schools in Orange County.

    Crean Lutheran High School

    Blue checkmark.

    Private School,

    IRVINE, CA,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says There were so many unique courses that the school offers that I had considerable difficulty in fitting everything that I wanted to take. There are countless honors courses and AP classes that...Crean is also a Lutheran based Christian school that strives for excellence in academics through Jesus Christ. If you want your child to be a well rounded individual who has a positive influence on....

    Read 177 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 959,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 9 to 1,

  10. #10 Best Public High Schools in Orange County.

    Valencia High School

    Blue checkmark.

    Placentia-Yorba Linda Unified School District, CA,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says My time at Valencia High School was full of ups and downs, but the high school was a relatively great school with top tier academic rigor and options. With passionate teachers, committed students,....

    Read 460 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 2,628,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 23 to 1,

  11. #9 Best Private High Schools in Orange County.

    Servite High School

    Blue checkmark.

    Private School,

    ANAHEIM, CA,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Parent says As a parent and staff member at Servite, I have been impressed with the quality of teachers, counselors, staff and coaches. I have 2 sons at Servite, and I can honestly say that Servite is the only....

    Read 104 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 802,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 13 to 1,

  12. #14 Best Public High Schools in Orange County.

    Portola High School

    Blue checkmark.

    Irvine Unified School District, CA,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Sophomore says This school is very clean, rigorous, and fun, and has good resources for its students. My sophomore year was a little difficult because I had some mental health issues towards the end of the year and....

    Read 70 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 1,539,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 25 to 1,

  13. #15 Best Public High Schools in Orange County.

    San Juan Hills High School

    Blue checkmark.

    Capistrano Unified School District, CA,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Junior says I enjoyed it a lot because it taught me a lot about myself and how to handle certain situations. This school also made me feel at home because of the comfortable environment. All the classrooms and....

    Read 431 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 2,916,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 26 to 1,

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