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2023 Niche Standout High Schools in California

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  1. #1 Niche Standout High Schools in California.

    California Academy of Mathematics & Science

    Blue checkmark.

    Long Beach Unified School District, CA,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Parent says After sending our son for a year, we are happy to tell that the school is filled with wonderful people.CAMS students are kind, friendly, supporting each other across grades, and caring younger students very well. Parents are very nice and supportive, too.Most teachers have decent backgrounds/careers. It's easy to communicate with teachers and school staffs. Minimal donation/volunteer requests. The school is for students like Engineering, Computer Science, or Bio-technology. Required courses include manufacturing with CNC machines & industrial 3D printers, computer programming, CAD...Located on CSUDH campus, junior/senior students may take the college classes at reasonable cost.More than 50 clubs to choose from. 1/5 students join FRC or VEX Robotics teams. While sports teams are limited, good players compete at tournaments. Dancing teams actively perform at various school...A lot of fun and exciting opportunities at CAMS!.

    Read 484 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 669,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 27 to 1,

    Free or Reduced Lunch: 44%,

  2. #3 Niche Standout High Schools in California.

    Middle College High School

    Lodi Unified School District, CA,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says Middle College High School is a great high school where students can not only get their high school diploma, but also possibly graduate with an AA and AS. It gets you ahead of the game as you earn so....

    Read 419 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 284,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 32 to 1,

    Free or Reduced Lunch: 54%,

  3. #5 Niche Standout High Schools in California.

    Preuss School UCSD

    Public School,

    LA JOLLA, CA,

    6-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says My experience here at Preuss has been fantastic. The school provides opportunities for students to participate in many activities after school too and prepare them for university! I also feel like....

    Read 300 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 848,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 20 to 1,

    Free or Reduced Lunch: 96%,

  4. #6 Niche Standout High Schools in California.

    Downtown Magnets High School

    Los Angeles Unified School District, CA,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Junior says My experience at Downtown Business Magnet High School has been very transformative. I learned a lot about myself and accomplished things I thought I never would have. There were many times where I....

    Read 369 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 1,043,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 21 to 1,

    Free or Reduced Lunch: 82%,

  5. #7 Niche Standout High Schools in California.

    Los Angeles Center for Enriched Studies

    Los Angeles Unified School District, CA,

    6-12,

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

    Featured Review: Freshman says Los Angeles Center for Enriched Studies is an extremely resourceful and student-friendly school. The system is set up to allow for the highest success rate for students. All A-G requirements for all....

    Read 442 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 1,635,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 25 to 1,

    Free or Reduced Lunch: 53%,

  6. #8 Niche Standout High Schools in California.

    Granada Hills Charter

    Blue checkmark.

    Public School,

    GRANADA HILLS, CA,

    PK, K-12,

    1468 Niche users give it an average review of 4.1 stars.

    Featured Review: Junior says This is my third year at Granada and overall, I think it's a pretty great school! I think Granada does a good job at preparing students for college by providing lots of AP classes, and most teachers....

    Read 1468 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 5,462,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 26 to 1,

    Free or Reduced Lunch: 48%,

  7. #10 Niche Standout High Schools in California.

    Oakland Charter High School

    Public School,

    OAKLAND, CA,

    9-12,

    173 Niche users give it an average review of 3.3 stars.

    Featured Review: Junior says Having been going to Oakland Charter High School for the past 3 years, I’ve seen many changes occur. Our school used to be in my opinion one of the best schools in Oakland. We had some of the best....

    Read 173 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 459,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 18 to 1,

    Free or Reduced Lunch: 79%,

  8. #11 Niche Standout High Schools in California.

    West Campus

    Sacramento City Unified School District, CA,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says West Campus ranks as the number one high school in Sacramento again!West Campus is an inclusive, diverse school filled with the most caring students and staff. Although the curriculums taught may be tough, West Campus challenges its students and encourages them to...In addition, there are many events such as the Halloween carnival, multicultural fair, and rallies where students and staff dress up and show their spirit. The students and staff are so enthusiastic,...There are also many clubs for almost anything. If there isn’t one you wanted, you can make a club! West Campus is a great school and really feels like a second home..

    Read 425 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 829,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 27 to 1,

    Free or Reduced Lunch: 55%,

  9. #12 Niche Standout High Schools in California.

    La Quinta High School

    Garden Grove Unified School District, CA,

    9-12,

    667 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 667 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 2,156,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 26 to 1,

    Free or Reduced Lunch: 68%,

  10. #14 Niche Standout High Schools in California.

    Mark Keppel High School

    Alhambra Unified School District, CA,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says From my point of view, Keppel is a great place to be academically, but it is also a great place for the performing arts! I have personally been in the Aztec Band, our orchestra, and even part of the....

    Read 685 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 2,236,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 27 to 1,

    Free or Reduced Lunch: 50%,

  11. #15 Niche Standout High Schools in California.

    Bravo Medical Magnet High School

    Blue checkmark.

    Los Angeles Unified School District, CA,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says This high school, Bravo Medical Magnet, is a very academic-based school. All the classes you take are rigorous and very demanding. This school does not have many sports, but the sports that they do....

    Read 700 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 1,752,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 25 to 1,

    Free or Reduced Lunch: 87%,

  12. #16 Niche Standout High Schools in California.

    San Gabriel High School

    Alhambra Unified School District, CA,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says To begin with, I am a highschool senior at San Gabriel High. I have atteneded San Gabriel my whole highschool career and I am about to graduate in a month or so. The Academics and teachers are....

    Read 667 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 1,944,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 25 to 1,

    Free or Reduced Lunch: 67%,

  13. #17 Niche Standout High Schools in California.

    Stockton Unified Early College Academy

    Stockton Unified School District, CA,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says A very good school in not the best part of town. Students and staff are willing to help, although some teachers can be a bit rude. There isn't much encouragement when it comes to academics. People....

    Read 127 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 443,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 32 to 1,

    Free or Reduced Lunch: 60%,

  14. #19 Niche Standout High Schools in California.

    Glen A. Wilson High School

    Hacienda la Puente Unified School District, CA,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Junior says I’m terms of education, Wilson is a great high school to attend. During quarantine, virtual school wasn’t so bad except for the part where we had to show our entire face on camera. I was still able...Besides the teachers, the students also make Wilson the great school that it is. I’ve made many friends through clubs and sports! The girls basketball team is like another family to me. Its like...I would say the only downside of Wilson or technically any public school is the food. At first it was pretty good, but after eating it every day, it gets bland..

    Read 471 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 1,454,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 25 to 1,

    Free or Reduced Lunch: 52%,

  15. #20 Niche Standout High Schools in California.

    John F. Kennedy High School

    Anaheim Union High School District, CA,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Alum says During my time at John F Kennedy High School, I really enjoyed the social gatherings. Every week, there would be music playing on the stage at school where the ASB would host fun games. I also liked....

    Read 610 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 2,222,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 25 to 1,

    Free or Reduced Lunch: 62%,

  16. #21 Niche Standout High Schools in California.

    Gabrielino High School

    Blue checkmark.

    San Gabriel Unified School District, CA,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Freshman says The experience at my high school is so far very enjoyable. It's beyond anything that my middle school self could have imagined. The community is kind and welcoming as well as diverse. Upperclassmen....

    Read 489 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 1,654,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 24 to 1,

    Free or Reduced Lunch: 56%,

  17. #22 Niche Standout High Schools in California.

    Rosemead High School

    El Monte Union High School District, CA,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Alum says The teachers are professional and have an understanding of providing a great learning experience for the students. On campus activities were fun and exciting especially for participating students and....

    Read 510 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 1,787,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 22 to 1,

    Free or Reduced Lunch: 82%,

  18. #23 Niche Standout High Schools in California.

    Early College High School

    Newport-Mesa Unified School District, CA,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Niche User says This school is amazing! It has no sports, very few clubs, music, and arts, but it is still great. All the teachers and students here are so nice. I feel so comfortable with all of them. The school is....

    Read 141 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 214,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 24 to 1,

    Free or Reduced Lunch: 63%,

  19. #24 Niche Standout High Schools in California.

    University Preparatory

    Victor Valley Union High School District, CA,

    7-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says My experience here at University Preparatory has been a life changing experience. It is here where I found a place in which I was safe to be my true and athentic self. I learned so much here from my....

    Read 464 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A minus,

    Students: 1,121,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 28 to 1,

    Free or Reduced Lunch: 84%,

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