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2024 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,

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

    Featured Review: Junior says As a junior attending the California Academy of Mathematics and Science (CAMS), I can confidently say that this school is truly exceptional. The emphasis on STEM education has been particularly....

    Read 500 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 667,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 27 to 1,

    Free or Reduced Lunch: 34%,

  2. #3 Niche Standout High Schools in California.

    Preuss School UCSD

    Public School,

    LA JOLLA, CA,

    6-12,

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

    Featured Review: Sophomore says Currently I am attending The Preuss School UCSD, I have been part of the Preuss School Community since 6th grade. I have enjoyed various details of the school such as our academic work, academic...Pros: Good Course Selection, Various ethnicity, helpful teacher, SAT for students who needs help, buses for grade 6-8th, tutoring for most classes, mentors, PTA, and available tutors during a class...Cons: No buses for high school students (may be added next year 2025) and lunch is not ideal..

    Read 324 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 853,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 20 to 1,

    Free or Reduced Lunch: 92%,

  3. #6 Niche Standout High Schools in California.

    Downtown Magnets High School

    Los Angeles Unified School District, CA,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says The teachers are incredible, I've never had a bad experience with any teachers I've had, they all care about their jobs and the students. The faculty adores the students and looks out for them. It is....

    Read 382 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 903,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 18 to 1,

    Free or Reduced Lunch: 84%,

  4. #7 Niche Standout High Schools in California.

    Stockton Unified Early College Academy

    Stockton Unified School District, CA,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Sophomore says As a Sophomore in SECA, I actually love the school because of the welcoming feeling you get when you enter. Of course you’re gonna be nervous since it’s a new school but once you talk to people then....

    Read 140 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 436,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 29 to 1,

    Free or Reduced Lunch: 63%,

  5. #10 Niche Standout High Schools in California.

    West Campus

    Blue checkmark.

    Sacramento City Unified School District, CA,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Sophomore says West Campus High School is the best school in its district and it shows throughout its academics. However has an institution, it lacks very heavily in certain fields. One of its largest fields it....

    Read 438 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 834,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 26 to 1,

    Free or Reduced Lunch: 50%,

  6. #11 Niche Standout High Schools in California.

    Early College High School

    Newport-Mesa Unified School District, CA,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says Early College High School is a small school with the student population totaling around 200. There are no sports and limited clubs. However, this school is all about you, and supporting your journey...However, this school is not intended for dedicated athletes who wish to pursue sports. The school does not have it's own team for anything, but does provide P.E., Dance, and the opportunity to have a...Ultimately, this is a fantastic school and I'm immensely grateful I attended here..

    Read 144 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 212,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 21 to 1,

    Free or Reduced Lunch: 38%,

  7. #13 Niche Standout High Schools in California.

    Helix Charter High School

    Blue checkmark.

    Public School,

    LA MESA, CA,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Alum says I attended Helix Charter High School for all 4 years. I graduated in June 2023. A couple things that were amazing about helix was the amount of help that we received. They really took our education....

    Read 861 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 2,462,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 23 to 1,

    Free or Reduced Lunch: 57%,

  8. #14 Niche Standout High Schools in California.

    Sherman Oaks Center for Enriched Studies

    Blue checkmark.

    Los Angeles Unified School District, CA,

    4-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says The SOCES is a mixed bag of positives and negatives. On the upside, the school boasts a dedicated faculty, with passionate teachers who go the extra mile to ensure student success. The small class...However, on the downside, the school falls short in terms of technological infrastructure. Outdated computers and limited access to online resources hinder the integration of modern teaching methods....Despite these drawbacks, the school's commitment to fostering a sense of community is commendable. Regular events and parent-teacher interactions contribute to a supportive and inclusive atmosphere..

    Read 429 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 1,901,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 26 to 1,

    Free or Reduced Lunch: 52%,

  9. #17 Niche Standout High Schools in California.

    Gabrielino High School

    Blue checkmark.

    San Gabriel Unified School District, CA,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says At Gabrielino, administrators and staff work hard to create a safe and welcoming space for us students. From offering a Wellness Center in which students can go to take breaks, to offering free....

    Read 504 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 1,585,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 23 to 1,

    Free or Reduced Lunch: 65%,

  10. #19 Niche Standout High Schools in California.

    Middle College High School

    Los Angeles Unified School District, CA,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Sophomore says In my experience at Middle College High School, I've come across nothing less than admirable students and staff alike. I have been given immense opportunities with college and other aspects to....

    Read 152 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 383,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 24 to 1,

    Free or Reduced Lunch: 92%,

  11. #20 Niche Standout High Schools in California.

    San Gabriel High School

    Alhambra Unified School District, CA,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Alum says Overall, I had a decent learning experience at San Gabriel High School. There were teachers that were passionate with the subjects they were teaching, especially in the foreign language department.....

    Read 682 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 1,767,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 24 to 1,

    Free or Reduced Lunch: 67%,

  12. #22 Niche Standout High Schools in California.

    Granada Hills Charter

    Blue checkmark.

    Public School,

    GRANADA HILLS, CA,

    PK, K-12,

    1538 Niche users give it an average review of 4 stars.

    Featured Review: Freshman says Granada Hills Charter High School is truly a unique school. The resources they offer are far beyond my imagination. I never expected to find a program that fits me so well. The GBF (Global Business....

    Read 1538 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 5,675,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 26 to 1,

    Free or Reduced Lunch: 41%,

  13. #23 Niche Standout High Schools in California.

    Anderson W. Clark Magnet High School

    Blue checkmark.

    Glendale Unified School District, CA,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says Clark Magnet High School has been striving to provide students new opportunities and a better education since its time of establishment. One of the things that distinguishes Clark are the teachers....

    Read 224 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 1,191,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 25 to 1,

    Free or Reduced Lunch: 53%,

  14. #24 Niche Standout High Schools in California.

    John F. Kennedy High School

    Blue checkmark.

    Anaheim Union High School District, CA,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says John F. Kennedy High School is a wonderful school that I have attended the last four years. My school was the first school named after President Kennedy after he was assassinated. JFK High School....

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    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 2,162,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 24 to 1,

    Free or Reduced Lunch: 56%,

  15. #25 Niche Standout High Schools in California.

    Middle College High School

    San Bernardino City Unified School District, CA,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says Attending Middle College has been a rewarding experience. Receiving the opportunity to take college classes while attending high school has furthered my education and put me ahead of the average high....

    Read 181 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 249,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 23 to 1,

    Free or Reduced Lunch: 83%,

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