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  1. #21 Best Private High Schools in California.

    Sage Hill School

    Blue checkmark.

    Private School,

    NEWPORT COAST, CA,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says Sage offers a Socratic style of learning. I often converse with my peers and I am never afraid to ask questions if I do not understand. Most of my peers are brilliant. If I ever need to know....

    Read 93 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 545,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 8 to 1,

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  2. #34 Best Private High Schools in California.

    TVT Community Day School

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    Private School,

    IRVINE, CA,

    PK, K-12,

    168 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 168 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 741,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 9 to 1,

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  3. #35 Best Private High Schools in California.

    Fairmont Preparatory Academy

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    Private School,

    ANAHEIM, CA,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Parent says Fairmont Prep is an amazing school that combines amazing and first class academics with so many opportunities for students. Where else can you go and take high level math and science courses,....

    Read 76 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 433,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 11 to 1,

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  4. #7 Best Public High Schools in California.

    Orange County School of the Arts

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    Public School,

    SANTA ANA, CA,

    7-12,

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

    Featured Review: Junior says I love Orange County School of the Arts, it's such an incredibly diverse cultural and artistic environment. You get people from all around Southern California, from Los Angeles, Orange County, and....

    Read 562 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 2,204,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 29 to 1,

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  5. #89 Best Private High Schools in California.

    Pacific Academy

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    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: 154,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 4 to 1,

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  6. #48 Best Public High Schools in California.

    Arnold O. Beckman High School

    Tustin Unified School District, CA,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says Beckman High school, home of the patriots holds a lot of pride in red white and blue. What I love about my school is that everyone can be their own unique individual. The available opportunities at....

    Read 750 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 2,951,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 27 to 1,

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  7. #101 Best Private High Schools in California.

    Mater Dei High School

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    Private School,

    SANTA ANA, CA,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Alum says My experience at Mater Dei High School was the best 4 years of my life at a high school setting. Academics at Mater Dei was the number 1 priority for each student and the school provided a great....

    Read 565 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 2,159,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 11 to 1,

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  8. #103 Best Private High Schools in California.

    Crean Lutheran High School

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    Private School,

    IRVINE, CA,

    9-12,

    172 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 172 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 959,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 9 to 1,

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  9. #112 Best Private High Schools in California.

    Servite High School

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    Private School,

    ANAHEIM, CA,

    9-12,

    103 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 103 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 905,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 15 to 1,

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  10. #148 Best Private High Schools in California.

    Rosary Academy

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    Private School,

    FULLERTON, CA,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Junior says It is a wonderful experience! Something enjoyable about the school is the friendliness and the love that flows in the community! Another thing is being able to express yourself through different....

    Read 191 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 463,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 15 to 1,

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  11. #158 Best Private High Schools in California.

    Acaciawood Preparatory Academy

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    Private School,

    ANAHEIM, CA,

    1-12,

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

    Featured Review: Junior says Acaciawood is an amazing school, with teachers who seek to provide the utmost care for each student. This coming school year will be my 6th year at Acaciawood, and I can testify that the curriculum,....

    Read 17 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 119,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 5 to 1,

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  12. #166 Best Private High Schools in California.

    Wisdom Mission School

    Private School,

    CYPRESS, CA,

    6-12,

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

    Featured Review: Alum says Loved my experience here because the student-teacher ratio was very small at the time. In turn, I received a lot of specialized, individual help. I never thought I would be a student that could pass....

    Read 3 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 20,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 6 to 1,

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  13. #171 Best Private High Schools in California.

    The Waldorf School of Orange County

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    Private School,

    COSTA MESA, CA,

    PK, K-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says After 14 years at WSOC, I can confidently say that my school has better prepared me for my future than other high schools could have. WSOC teaches a holistic style, incorporating a diverse range of....

    Read 12 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 362,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 9 to 1,

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  14. #180 Best Private High Schools in California.

    Orange Lutheran High School

    Blue checkmark.

    Private School,

    ORANGE, CA,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Parent says Orange Lutheran provides a wonderfully supportive environment for its students that promotes individual and spiritual growth. The staff and faculty loves our kids and is dedicated to their well....

    Read 196 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 1,394,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 20 to 1,

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  15. #192 Best Private High Schools in California.

    Futures Academy - Aliso Viejo

    Blue checkmark.

    Private School,

    ALISO VIEJO, CA,

    6-12,

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

    Featured Review: Parent says At the beginning of the 2nd semester of 9th grade, our son became very sick. He missed 10 weeks of school falling so far behind that it wasn't possible for him to complete 9th grade. A counselor at...Futures Academy was fantastic. They are responsive. Futures developed an individualized learning plan that accommodated my son’s physical challenges, while at the same time kept him on track to...Today, my son continues to attend Futures and is in 10th grade. He needs accommodations for his illness, but Futures has become an important part of his overall recovery. They are flexible about his learning schedule while maintaining high academic standards. His teachers challenge him in his learning, and he often reports he’s enjoying his classes. Futures has made it possible for our son to continue in school while facing a tough challenge in life..

    Read 15 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 28,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 1 to 1,

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  16. #188 Best Public High Schools in California.

    La Quinta High School

    Garden Grove Unified School District, CA,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says La Quinta will definitely prepare you for higher education. Students here have many opportunities to be well-rounded in math/STEM, humanities, literature, music, and art. However, the student body....

    Read 659 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 2,145,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 25 to 1,

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  17. #189 Best Public High Schools in California.

    Foothill High School

    Tustin Unified School District, CA,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says I mostly enjoyed my experience at Foothill. Of course there were some difficulties and hardships, but that is the reality of high school, as well as life. I felt that most of my teachers cared about....

    Read 503 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 2,424,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 29 to 1,

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  18. #203 Best Private High Schools in California.

    Heritage Christian School

    Private School,

    LAKE FOREST, CA,

    PK, K-12,

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

    Featured Review: Parent says Our family loves Heritage Christian School! I have a daughter who graduated from HCS and is now thriving at Biola University in their Torrey Honors Program. HCS did a great job preparing her to be....

    Read 2 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 233,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 8 to 1,

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  19. #208 Best Private High Schools in California.

    Valley Christian Schools

    Blue checkmark.

    Private School,

    CERRITOS, CA,

    PK, K-12,

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

    Featured Review: Parent says We have had 2 children (1 graduated and 1 entering senior year) go through Valley Christian.Their growth spiritually, academically, socially, and athletically during their time at VC has made this a priceless experience.It has been such a blessing for us to watch our children grow so beautifully and to be a part of such an amazing community.We are so thankful for our years at Valley Christian!.

    Read 109 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 1,167,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 14 to 1,

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  20. #268 Best Public Elementary Schools in California.

    Tustin Memorial Elementary School

    Tustin Unified School District, CA,

    K-5,

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 601,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 27 to 1,

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  21. #216 Best Private High Schools in California.

    Eastside Christian Schools

    Private School,

    FULLERTON, CA,

    K-12,

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

    Featured Review: Parent says Our experience with the school staff and the kids attending here has been great. The teachers give their attention to each child there and make sure they get the education needed. Also, some of the....

    Read 15 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 158,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 8 to 1,

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  22. #454 Best Public Elementary Schools in California.

    Susan B. Anthony Elementary School

    Garden Grove Unified School District, CA,

    K-6,

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 359,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 26 to 1,

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  23. #230 Best Public Middle Schools in California.

    Hewes Middle School

    Tustin Unified School District, CA,

    6-8,

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

    Featured Review: High School Senior says This school is great academically, and also allows the students to have fun..

    Read 15 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 984,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 28 to 1,

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  24. #555 Best Public Elementary Schools in California.

    Thomas Paine Elementary School

    Garden Grove Unified School District, CA,

    K-6,

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

    Featured Review: Alum says The teachers often play with the students to create meaningful bonds and a healthy school spirit. Academics are a big priority for the school and often bring in challenging material to keep more....

    Read 1 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 442,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 23 to 1,

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  25. #242 Best Public Middle Schools in California.

    Sarah McGarvin Intermediate

    Garden Grove Unified School District, CA,

    7-8,

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

    Read 6 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 809,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 31 to 1,

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