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2022 Best Schools Offering AP Courses in the Los Angeles Area

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  1. #1 Best Private High Schools in Los Angeles Area.

    Harvard-Westlake School

    Blue checkmark.

    Private School,

    LOS ANGELES, CA,

    7-12,

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

    Featured Review: Junior says Throughout my five years at Harvard-Westlake, I have come to realize what a unique place it is. Anyone can find a path that suits them: regardless of whether you're a math superstar, a polyglot, or a....

    Read 155 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 1,620,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 8 to 1,

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  2. #2 Best Private High Schools in Los Angeles Area.

    Flintridge Preparatory School

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    Private School,

    LA CANADA FLINTRIDGE, CA,

    7-12,

    103 Niche users give it an average review of 4.7 stars.

    Featured Review: Parent says So far, so good. Son chose this school over other top schools because he liked the community there. Happy to report that he is loving school and the food and getting acclimated very well. The HS....

    Read 103 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 530,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 8 to 1,

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  3. #3 Best Private High Schools in Los Angeles Area.

    Polytechnic School

    Blue checkmark.

    Private School,

    PASADENA, CA,

    K-12,

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

    Featured Review: Parent says As a parent of current poly students, I can attest to the quality of the teachers, faculty, student body and facilities. Poly is academically rigorous and sets high expectations for its students...inclusion, tolerance and integrity are all modeled and reinforced throughout the campus at every grade level. Poly can of course continue to work on its diversity by reaching out to the larger Los....

    Read 105 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 872,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 7 to 1,

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  4. #4 Best Private High Schools in Los Angeles Area.

    Westridge School

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    Private School,

    PASADENA, CA,

    4-12,

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

    Featured Review: Parent says When we were looking for private school, we were looking for a school not only offers robust academic curriculums, but also emphasizes on character and social-emotional learning. Our daughters have....

    Read 126 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 550,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 5 to 1,

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  5. #5 Best Private High Schools in Los Angeles Area.

    Windward School

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    Private School,

    LOS ANGELES, CA,

    7-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says Windward excelled my expectations in every possible way. Their sports teams are intense and insane going against the best competition in the country. And the offer and endless stream of activities....

    Read 78 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 625,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 6 to 1,

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  6. #6 Best Private High Schools in Los Angeles Area.

    Marlborough School

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    Private School,

    LOS ANGELES, CA,

    7-12,

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

    Featured Review: Parent says As a parent, I can not say enough wonderful things about Marlborough. It is truly a top-notch school and affords students not only a superb education but a deep sense of community. The academics are....

    Read 158 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 533,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 7 to 1,

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  7. #7 Best Private High Schools in Los Angeles Area.

    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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  8. #8 Best Private High Schools in Los Angeles Area.

    The Webb Schools

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    Private School,

    CLAREMONT, CA,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Alum says Recent alum here, fantastic school for academic development. The teachers here are top notch and the relationships they foster with students is extremely unique at the high school level. We were...The ONLY negative gripe I have with Webb is the college admissions staff and their deceiving system that is inherently unequal. They claim to use a system based on "fit," but instead cater to a....

    Read 87 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 399,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 7 to 1,

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  9. #9 Best Private High Schools in Los Angeles Area.

    Chadwick School

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    Private School,

    PALOS VERDES PENINSULA, CA,

    K-12,

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

    Featured Review: Sophomore says Chadwick is a great school. It is challenging, welcoming, supportive, and so much more. I feel at home at Chadwick, I have many friends and great relationships with my teachers. Chadwick has SO MANY....

    Read 95 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 867,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 8 to 1,

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  10. #10 Best Private High Schools in Los Angeles Area.

    Oakwood School

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    Private School,

    NORTH HOLLYWOOD, CA,

    K-12,

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

    Featured Review: Parent says This school has been magical for my family. My son just started Kinder here and he has flourished tremendously. They create such a fun, safe and empowering space for our kids. The teachers and....

    Read 49 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 831,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 8 to 1,

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  11. #12 Best Private High Schools in Los Angeles Area.

    Sierra Canyon School

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    Private School,

    CHATSWORTH, CA,

    PK, K-12,

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

    Featured Review: Parent says We have had an amazing experience at Sierra Canyon. Our son is a student-athlete. Academics are very important to him. He finished his senior year with a 4.4 GPA while playing on one of the top....

    Read 101 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 1,030,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 9 to 1,

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  12. #13 Best Private High Schools in Los Angeles Area.

    TVT Community Day School

    Blue checkmark.

    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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  13. #14 Best Private High Schools in Los Angeles Area.

    Fairmont Preparatory Academy

    Blue checkmark.

    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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  14. #16 Best Private High Schools in Los Angeles Area.

    St. Margaret's Episcopal School

    Blue checkmark.

    Private School,

    SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, CA,

    PK, K-12,

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

    Featured Review: Parent says I have 2 children at St. Margaret's and I can't say enough good things about the school and the environment. They really do try to develop the whole child. It isn't just a factory trying to turn...If you want your child to develop into a great adult with compassion and drive, then SMES is an excellent place to go..

    Read 54 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 1,250,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 8 to 1,

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  15. #17 Best Private High Schools in Los Angeles Area.

    Loyola High School of Los Angeles

    Blue checkmark.

    Private School,

    LOS ANGELES, CA,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Parent says Loyola High School is an exceptional college-preparatory high school that truly supports its students in every way! It offers a rigorous education that will not only prepare you for college, but also....

    Read 208 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 1,270,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 13 to 1,

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  16. #1 Best Public High Schools in Los Angeles Area.

    California Academy of Mathematics & Science

    Long Beach Unified School District, CA,

    9-12,

    466 Niche users give it an average review of 4 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 466 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 659,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 28 to 1,

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  17. #18 Best Private High Schools in Los Angeles Area.

    Mayfield Senior School

    Private School,

    PASADENA, CA,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Parent says Mayfield Senior School provides a rigorous college preparatory education in a Catholic environment. Faculty are top quality professionals with impressive backgrounds who balance academic rigor with ....

    Read 113 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 333,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 7 to 1,

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  18. #19 Best Private High Schools in Los Angeles Area.

    The Archer School for Girls

    Private School,

    LOS ANGELES, CA,

    6-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says I loved my six years at Archer and would recommend it to any girl who is invested in their education and loves learning. The teachers are amazing; I have never felt bored by the classes. You are....

    Read 125 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 496,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 7 to 1,

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  19. #20 Best Private High Schools in Los Angeles Area.

    Vistamar School

    Blue checkmark.

    Private School,

    EL SEGUNDO, CA,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Parent says There is something for everyone at this school! There is an expansive list of clubs for every student's interest. The academics are very strong but the school also caters equally to kids who have....

    Read 109 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 272,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 7 to 1,

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  20. #2 Best Public High Schools in Los Angeles Area.

    Troy High School

    Blue checkmark.

    Fullerton Joint Union High School District, CA,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says I am currently a Senior at Troy High School and have overall really enjoyed my experience here. I have nothing but great things to say about the Teachers, each teacher I have had has done an amazing....

    Read 941 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 2,602,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 24 to 1,

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  21. #21 Best Private High Schools in Los Angeles Area.

    Marymount High School

    Blue checkmark.

    Private School,

    LOS ANGELES, CA,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Alum says I graduated from Marymount Highschool two years ago, and the girls at this school will be your friends for life. The administration and teachers are very welcoming and always available to you. I....

    Read 112 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 369,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 9 to 1,

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  22. #22 Best Private High Schools in Los Angeles Area.

    Flintridge Sacred Heart

    Blue checkmark.

    Private School,

    LA CANADA FLINTRIDGE, CA,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Junior says I love Flintridge Sacred Heart because of the community. Everyone is so supportive and encouraging. I can be friends with anyone and I feel comfortable being myself. Everyone has so much school....

    Read 167 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 367,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 9 to 1,

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  23. #24 Best Private High Schools in Los Angeles Area.

    The Buckley School

    Blue checkmark.

    Private School,

    SHERMAN OAKS, CA,

    K-12,

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

    Featured Review: Parent says Excellent school! Top-notch academics, warm community, wonderful teachers. I had some concerns about haves vs have-nots before coming to Buckley, but have been very happily surprised by the warmth, the inclusive attitude, and the dedication to diversity. The approach to teaching is depth and strength. They do not gloss over material, and the demand for (near) perfection is stringent. The dedication to teaching how to LEARN, how to be INDEPENDENT,....

    Read 42 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 830,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 9 to 1,

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  24. #3 Best Public High Schools in Los Angeles Area.

    Orange County School of the Arts

    Blue checkmark.

    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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  25. #4 Best Public High Schools in Los Angeles Area.

    Palos Verdes Peninsula High School

    Palos Verdes Peninsula Unified School District, CA,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says As a graduating senior, here’s what you can expect if you decide to go here. The academics and teachers WILL push you to your limits, regardless of your background on middle and elementary school....If you’re more into sports and/or laid back academics, don’t go here. You’re better off going to PV for sports or Miraleste for easier work. If you’re looking to make friends that won’t brag about....

    Read 645 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 2,304,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 24 to 1,

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