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  1. #17 Best Private High Schools in California.

    The Harker School

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    Private School,

    SAN JOSE, CA,

    K-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says Harker has provided me with fantastic preparation for college. The facilities are state of the art, especially the athletics dept/trainers. The food is amazing and the students are all incredibly....

    Read 149 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 1,951,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 8 to 1,

  2. #26 Best Private High Schools in California.

    BASIS Independent Silicon Valley

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    Private School,

    SAN JOSE, CA,

    5-12,

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

    Featured Review: Parent says We are a first year family and we are so glad that we joined Basis SV. Our daughter is in middle school and even after just one year we have seen her grow into a more strong, confident, out-going,....

    Read 89 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 800,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 8 to 1,

  3. #65 Best Private High Schools in California.

    Sacred Heart Schools Atherton

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    Private School,

    ATHERTON, CA,

    PK, K-12,

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

    Featured Review: Alum says I attended Sacred Heart Schools from 2016-2019. It was a great experience, and I enjoyed every second of it. There are tons of extracurriculars if you're a sports person, and the robotics team is....

    Read 102 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 1,180,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 7 to 1,

  4. #67 Best Private High Schools in California.

    St. Francis High School

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    Private School,

    MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Junior says My experience at Saint Francis was very good. The academics, athletics, campus, religious aspect, and style of the Silicon Valley are what makes this school unique.Academics: the school offers plenty of honors and AP classes, and elective courses geared towards STEM, music, religion, and arts which are taught by nice and approachable teachers.Athletics: highly competitive sports led by very experienced coaches. For boys sports they are in the upper edge in WCAL division, rivaling BCP and AMHS, and girls are consistently extremely good, if...Campus: new and well maintained classrooms and athletic facilities, a high school that feels like a junior college.Religion: a Catholic school rooted in Holy Cross, students learn to bring hope, respect others, inspire integrity, and celebrate family.The student and faculty bodies are predominantly white but the school has welcomed and encouraged diversity through affinity groups (BSU, Fil-Am, Latinx, and Pride to name a few)..

    Read 294 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 1,755,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 16 to 1,

  5. #39 Best Public High Schools in California.

    Cupertino High School

    Fremont Union High School District, CA,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says Most teachers are enthusiastic about their subject and I can find friendly classmates in just about all of my classes. The campus is really nice and we have access to a lot of academic and tech....

    Read 481 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 2,278,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 24 to 1,

  6. #47 Best Public High Schools in California.

    Los Gatos High School

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    Los Gatos-Saratoga Joint Union High School District, CA,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Alum says Being a Wildcat provided many advantages in high school like networking with friend's parents who run tech companies in Silicon Valley and have many privileges like houses in snowy Tahoe and along...Lately, I have heard of social tensions relating to white privilege and lack of diversity. While this is most definitely true, color has very little to do with it because 98% of white Americans can't....

    Read 255 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 2,166,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 23 to 1,

  7. #98 Best Private High Schools in California.

    The King's Academy

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    Private School,

    SUNNYVALE, CA,

    6-12,

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

    Featured Review: Parent says The King's Academy is an amazing school! I have two boys who started with TKA beginning with the 6th and 7th grade. My oldest just graduated this year and is headed to CSU Chico to study Mechanical....

    Read 108 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 891,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 12 to 1,

  8. #106 Best Private High Schools in California.

    Valley Christian High School

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    Private School,

    SAN JOSE, CA,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says I've been at Valley Christian since 7th grade in middle school up until now where I am a senior in high school. To say that this school's education is good would be a bit of an understatement. The....

    Read 294 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 1,625,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 15 to 1,

  9. #142 Best Private High Schools in California.

    Waldorf School of the Peninsula - Mountain View Campus

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    Private School,

    MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA,

    6-12,

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

    Featured Review: Junior says The unique learning style is great for creative thinking. The school is small so it’s easy to get to know everyone and make friends. It also makes the academics better as the teachers can focus more....

    Read 7 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 142,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 4 to 1,

  10. #145 Best Private High Schools in California.

    Cambrian Academy

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    Private School,

    SAN JOSE, CA,

    6-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says Cambrian International Academy is one, if not the best K12 school that ready students for College. With an interactive faculty group, small facility but up to date with great equipment, Cambrian....

    Read 26 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 79,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 7 to 1,