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  1. #40 Best Private High Schools in California.

    York School

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    Private School,

    MONTEREY, CA,

    8-12,

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

    Featured Review: Alum says As a alumni and a current student parent, I can't express how assured I feel in knowing the long standing legacy of outstanding academics and exceptional student development experience continues at....

    Read 64 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 200,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 7 to 1,

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  2. #236 Best Private High Schools in California.

    Palma School

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    Private School,

    SALINAS, CA,

    6-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says I've been at Palma for six years: junior high and all of high school. I love it! It's the best educational decision my parents ever made, so far. Palma Brotherhood is a real thing. I love all the....

    Read 80 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 527,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 18 to 1,

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  3. #256 Best Private High Schools in California.

    Notre Dame High School

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    Private School,

    SALINAS, CA,

    9-12,

    83 Niche users give it an average review of 3.8 stars.

    Featured Review: Niche User says Notre Dame is special because you are provided small, challenging classes with hands-on learning. I can tell the teachers love what they teach and are always willing to answer questions whether in....

    Read 83 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 222,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 12 to 1,

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  4. #552 Best Public High Schools in California.

    Salinas High School

    Salinas Union High School District, CA,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says So far, I have lived going to Salinas High. I have been able to make great friends, and for the most part, my teachers have been great! At sports games, the energy is amazing, and football games are....

    Read 391 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A minus,

    Students: 2,688,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 22 to 1,

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  5. #679 Best Public Middle Schools in California.

    Buena Vista Middle School

    Spreckels Union Elementary School District, CA,

    6-8,

    3 Niche users give it an average review of 2.7 stars.

    Read 3 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B+,

    Students: 334,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 18 to 1,

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  6. Spreckels Elementary School

    Spreckels Union Elementary School District, CA,

    K-5,

    Overall Niche Grade: B+,

    Students: 662,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 25 to 1,

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  7. #896 Best Public High Schools in California.

    Monterey County Home Charter School

    Public School,

    SALINAS, CA,

    K-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says Teachers are really nice and understanding and even if you are in independent studies they are always ready to help!.

    Read 4 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B,

    Students: 265,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 18 to 1,

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  8. Alisal High School

    Salinas Union High School District, CA,

    9-12,

    449 Niche users give it an average review of 3.8 stars.

    Featured Review: Alum says Although most of my experience in high school was taken away due to the pandemic, I had a great experience at my high school. Most teachers would help me and accommodate my needs and concerns when....

    Read 449 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B minus,

    Students: 2,988,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 25 to 1,

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  9. North Salinas High School

    Salinas Union High School District, CA,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says I’ve always been told that North High was a “bad school”. I didn’t know why at the time but I soon realized it was because some kids would often misbehave. So, obviously starting high school was....

    Read 370 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B minus,

    Students: 2,114,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 23 to 1,

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  10. Everett Alvarez High School

    Salinas Union High School District, CA,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Junior says My junior year was definitely challenging but also very active and fun. From arguing Jefferson and Hamilton's ideas in AP US History to the many engaging labs in AP Biology (the electrophoresis and....

    Read 543 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B minus,

    Students: 2,306,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 22 to 1,

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  11. John E. Steinbeck Elementary School

    Alisal Union School District, CA,

    K-6,

    Overall Niche Grade: C+,

    Students: 579,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 23 to 1,

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  12. Washington Middle School

    Salinas Union High School District, CA,

    7-8,

    1 Niche users give it an average review of 1 stars.

    Read 1 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: C+,

    Students: 1,221,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 23 to 1,

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  13. Lincoln Elementary School

    Salinas City Elementary School District, CA,

    K-6,

    Overall Niche Grade: C+,

    Students: 585,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 22 to 1,

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  14. New Republic Elementary School

    Santa Rita Union Elementary School District, CA,

    K-5,

    Overall Niche Grade: C+,

    Students: 591,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 37 to 1,

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  15. Alisal Community

    Alisal Union School District, CA,

    K-6,

    Overall Niche Grade: C+,

    Students: 660,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 26 to 1,

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  16. Harden Middle School

    Salinas Union High School District, CA,

    7-8,

    11 Niche users give it an average review of 3.6 stars.

    Featured Review: High School Freshman says I had really great teachers and friends those years..

    Read 11 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: C,

    Students: 1,223,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 21 to 1,

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  17. La Paz Middle School

    Salinas Union High School District, CA,

    7-8,

    4 Niche users give it an average review of 3 stars.

    Featured Review: Middle School Student says La Paz middle school was so much fun. The only trouble I had was with some teachers they expected too much from us to begin with..

    Read 4 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: C,

    Students: 1,207,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 22 to 1,

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  18. Mission Park Elementary School

    Salinas City Elementary School District, CA,

    K-6,

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

    Featured Review: Alum says My experience at Mission Park was very good. I felt like the teachers really pushed us to do good, and were always challenging us to be better. It was a very interactive learning experience with a...There were plenty of after school activies such as basketball, volleyball, cheer, Paton, and dance class. Mission Park is a very friendly environment with little to no bullying. But I would like to....

    Read 1 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: C,

    Students: 628,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 27 to 1,

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  19. El Sausal Middle School

    Salinas Union High School District, CA,

    7-8,

    Overall Niche Grade: C,

    Students: 1,154,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 22 to 1,

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  20. Mount Toro High School

    Salinas Union High School District, CA,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says I enjoyed attending Mount Toro High School.I liked especially The teachers and counselors they where really supportive. If I could change anything about Mount Toro it would be to add more clubs and....

    Read 1 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: C,

    Students: 162,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 13 to 1,

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  21. Cesar E. Chavez Elementary School

    Alisal Union School District, CA,

    K-6,

    Overall Niche Grade: C,

    Students: 771,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 27 to 1,

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  22. Bolsa Knolls Middle School

    Santa Rita Union Elementary School District, CA,

    6-8,

    Overall Niche Grade: C,

    Students: 679,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 30 to 1,

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  23. La Joya Elementary School

    Santa Rita Union Elementary School District, CA,

    K-5,

    Overall Niche Grade: C,

    Students: 580,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 30 to 1,

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  24. Laurel Wood Elementary School

    Salinas City Elementary School District, CA,

    K-6,

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

    Featured Review: Niche User says Thankful to God I went to this school because of the diversity, the teachers dedication of providing a great education for the youth. Made lifelong relationships, great memories, lessons learned and....

    Read 3 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: C,

    Students: 470,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 25 to 1,

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  25. El Puente

    Salinas Union High School District, CA,

    7-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says The staff are very helpful and welcoming. The former principle was one of the most memorable characters i have met. The former registrar, who still works in the building, is always attentive and....

    Read 1 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: C,

    Students: 277,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 16 to 1,

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