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2024 Best Schools in San Francisco

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  1. #7 Best Private High Schools in California.

    The College Preparatory School

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    Private School,

    OAKLAND, CA,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Parent says My son is finishing his sophomore year and loves College Prep. He came from a large international school and enjoys the small classrooms, rigorous academics, kind community, and inclusive sports and....

    Read 102 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 370,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 7 to 1,

  2. #9 Best Private High Schools in California.

    Head-Royce School

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    Private School,

    OAKLAND, CA,

    K-12,

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

    Featured Review: Parent says Head-Royce is an excellent school for our son in the Lower School. We were accepted to all the top Bay Area private K-12 schools & HRS was our first choice for Kindergarten. It’s amazing how well all....

    Read 83 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 900,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 6 to 1,

  3. #10 Best Private High Schools in California.

    Lick-Wilmerding High School

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    Private School,

    SAN FRANCISCO, CA,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Parent says Pros: Most diverse private school in the Bay Area. Students come from all over SF, East Bay, and Peninsula and large school endowment means tons of financial aid and a well-rounded student body....Cons: The honors math track at Lick is not at all as advertised. If you are not in an Honors class from the get-go, there is no successful means of entry into the track. You spin a roulette wheel....

    Read 110 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 550,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 9 to 1,

  4. #38 Best Private High Schools in California.

    San Francisco University High School

    Private School,

    SAN FRANCISCO, CA,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Junior says UHS stands out among other private SF schools for its support of critical thinking and genuine inquiry. There's a good combination of "classic" classes, like Western Civ, which spans art, music, and....

    Read 77 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 416,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 6 to 1,

  5. #42 Best Private High Schools in California.

    Convent & Stuart Hall

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    Private School,

    SAN FRANCISCO, CA,

    K-12,

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

    Featured Review: Parent says Stuart Hall: Where Hearts and Minds BloomIf you're seeking a school that fosters academic excellence, personal growth, and a vibrant community, look no further than Stuart Hall. This esteemed institution has won my heart with its:Exceptional Academics: Rigorous coursework, small class sizes, and dedicated teachers ensure students are challenged and supported. The diverse curriculum caters to various learning styles and...I hope this review provides a helpful overview of Stuart Hall's potential. Remember, visiting the school and speaking with its community is the best way to truly understand if it's the perfect fit....

    Read 86 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 1,100,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 6 to 1,

  6. #47 Best Private High Schools in California.

    Bentley School

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    Private School,

    LAFAYETTE, CA,

    K-12,

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

    Featured Review: Parent says Our son started as a freshman at Bentley's upper school and it's been amazing from day one. He entered school not knowing anyone and made friends very quickly. His teachers are amazing - all of them....

    Read 134 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 680,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 6 to 1,

  7. #13 Best Public High Schools in California.

    Lowell High School

    San Francisco Unified, CA,

    9-12,

    1101 Niche users give it an average review of 3.8 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says Lowell High School is known for its academic competitiveness. As a high school senior here, it definitely lives up to that expectation. Many of the students here are very academically motivated and....

    Read 1101 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 2,652,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 22 to 1,

  8. #105 Best Private High Schools in California.

    Bishop O'Dowd High School

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    Private School,

    OAKLAND, CA,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Junior says I like O'Dowd way more than I thought that I would. Not coming from a catholic background, my parents and I were concerned about how comfortable I would fee in a catholic/religious background. O'Dowd....

    Read 218 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 1,259,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 13 to 1,

  9. #153 Best Private High Schools in California.

    Holy Names High School

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    Private School,

    OAKLAND, CA,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Alum says I really liked the diverse student population, the supportive nature of the students and faculty, and the small classroom environment. Holy Names offers a stellar experience for women in the Bay Area...I would say that my only criticism of the school is that the administration should try to build a connection with a local all-boys school. Girls here don't have a lot of social connections outside of....

    Read 95 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 121,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 6 to 1,

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