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2024 Best Schools in the Los Angeles Area

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  1. #1 Best Private High Schools in Los Angeles Area.

    Harvard-Westlake School

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    Private School,

    STUDIO CITY, CA,

    7-12,

    177 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 177 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 1,620,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 8 to 1,

  2. #3 Best Private High Schools in Los Angeles Area.

    Windward School

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    Private School,

    LOS ANGELES, CA,

    7-12,

    83 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 83 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 625,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 6 to 1,

  3. #6 Best Private High Schools in Los Angeles Area.

    Polytechnic School

    Blue checkmark.

    Private School,

    PASADENA, CA,

    K-12,

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

    Featured Review: Parent says As a parent of a sophomore who entered Poly for high school, I've been thoroughly impressed with the upper school and the experience my child has has so far both academically and socially. From the....

    Read 111 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 872,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 7 to 1,

  4. #9 Best Private High Schools in Los Angeles Area.

    Westridge School

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    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,

  5. #11 Best Private High Schools in Los Angeles Area.

    Fairmont Preparatory Academy

    Blue checkmark.

    Private School,

    ANAHEIM, CA,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says Fairmont Preparatory Academy offers a challenging academic environment renowned for its high standards and diverse student body. The school's commitment to academic excellence provides students with....

    Read 111 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 514,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 13 to 1,

  6. #12 Best Private High Schools in Los Angeles Area.

    Elite Open School

    Blue checkmark.

    Private School,

    ROWLAND HEIGHTS, CA,

    3-12,

    86 Niche users give it an average review of 4.9 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says I am currently enrolled at Elite Open School, and so far my entire experience has been very supportive. The faculty members and counselors, with their unwavering dedication, have consistently....

    Read 86 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 185,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 8 to 1,

  7. #13 Best Private High Schools in Los Angeles Area.

    TVT Community Day School

    Blue checkmark.

    Private School,

    IRVINE, CA,

    PK, K-12,

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

    Featured Review: Parent says My overall experience with TVT Community Day School has been exceptionally positive. This institution stands out not just for its rigorous academic curriculum but also for its deep commitment to....

    Read 195 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 830,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 9 to 1,

  8. #14 Best Private High Schools in Los Angeles Area.

    Chadwick School

    Blue checkmark.

    Private School,

    PALOS VERDES PENINSULA, CA,

    K-12,

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

    Featured Review: Parent says The Chadwick culture and curriculum builds character. My husband and I look forward to our dinner table conversation with our kids each evening (one is in Upper School and one is in Middle School) to....

    Read 103 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 865,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 8 to 1,

  9. #15 Best Private High Schools in Los Angeles Area.

    Oakwood School

    Blue checkmark.

    Private School,

    NORTH HOLLYWOOD, CA,

    K-12,

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

    Featured Review: Parent says Oakwood clicked for our family from first blush, and our daughter is thriving there. Oakwood's warmth and close-knit community makes it feel like a neighborhood school, but it offers the top-notch....

    Read 67 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 828,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 8 to 1,

  10. #17 Best Private High Schools in Los Angeles Area.

    Vistamar School

    Blue checkmark.

    Private School,

    EL SEGUNDO, CA,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Parent says I'm a mom of a current sophomore at Vistamar '26, and my child has been having a wonderfully imperfect experience on all levels, academically, athletically, artistically, culturally, socially, and...Our teen did not come with a group of friends but was quickly able to meet peers and made a friend during the 9th grade orientation sessions that occurred before school even started. Every family is....

    Read 119 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 272,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 6 to 1,

  11. #2 Best Public High Schools in Los Angeles Area.

    Troy High School

    Blue checkmark.

    Fullerton Joint Union High, CA,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Alum says The best part is the college readiness. The teachers really go the extra mile to make sure that you are ready, even if your grades may drop. Help is always there if you're looking for it. Counselors,....

    Read 979 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 2,614,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 23 to 1,

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