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2024 Best Schools Offering AP Courses in California

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  1. #1 Best Private High Schools in California.

    Harvard-Westlake School

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    Private School,

    STUDIO CITY, CA,

    7-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says At Harvard-Westlake School, the campus exudes academic excellence and a vibrant community spirit. Students engage in rigorous coursework, propelled by passionate and accomplished faculty. The....

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    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 1,620,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 8 to 1,

  2. #11 Best Private High Schools in California.

    Windward School

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    Private School,

    LOS ANGELES, CA,

    7-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says My elementary and secondary years were at predominantly white schools. They were spaces where my dual – maybe even triple! – identity was obvious, and where I learned to navigate my status. I was a...Truth be heard since I was a multiethnic minority in a largely white environment, it could have been simpler to assimilate. Instead, I accepted my standing out as a gift and advocated for...As I move forward to University I’m determined to stay the course, foster inclusivity, and advance multicultural understanding. I know how it feels to be an underrepresented multiethnic and....

    Read 82 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 625,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 6 to 1,

  3. #16 Best Private High Schools in California.

    The Quarry Lane School

    Blue checkmark.

    Private School,

    DUBLIN, CA,

    PK, K-12,

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

    Featured Review: Junior says Our child has been attending The Quarry Lane School since 6th grade and is now a Junior, pursuing the IB diploma program. We specifically chose Quarry Lane for our child, because of the utmost....

    Read 198 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 975,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 7 to 1,

  4. #22 Best Private High Schools in California.

    Westridge School

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    Private School,

    PASADENA, CA,

    4-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says Attending an all-girls school like Westridge has been a formative experience for me. The academics are very challenging and the school culture is a bit toxic surrounding academics. There is a culture....

    Read 132 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 550,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 5 to 1,

  5. #25 Best Private High Schools in California.

    Fairmont Preparatory Academy

    Blue checkmark.

    Private School,

    ANAHEIM, CA,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Junior says Fairmont Preparatory Academy is an ideal school, offering a positive and excellent academic environment that molds well-rounded individuals. Despite these strengths, concerns have arisen regarding...Specifically, I've learned that a student is allowed to take home the AP Chemistry test without supervision. Additionally, they can also retake the test. This preferential treatment raises concerns...To rectify this and promote fairness, I suggest considering adjustments to the workload for students facing health challenges. Offering slightly less demanding courses could accommodate their needs....

    Read 110 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 527,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 14 to 1,

  6. #26 Best Private High Schools in California.

    Elite Open School

    Blue checkmark.

    Private School,

    ROWLAND HEIGHTS, CA,

    3-12,

    86 Niche users give it an average review of 4.9 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says I am currently enrolled at Elite Open School, and so far my entire experience has been very supportive. The faculty members and counselors, with their unwavering dedication, have consistently....

    Read 86 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 185,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 8 to 1,

  7. #29 Best Private High Schools in California.

    La Jolla Country Day School

    Blue checkmark.

    Private School,

    LA JOLLA, CA,

    PK, K-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says I transferred to LJCDS for my junior year of high school from a large public school, and it was the best decision I have ever made. I never knew school could be so inclusive, rigorous, friendly and...My teachers not only know me as a student, but know about me outside of class; they value me as a volleyball player, a community service organizer and a shy, but fun loving person.I am thankful to have had the experience at LJCD, as I know I will carry my new found confidence and eagerness to expand my friendships and academic peer groups in college!.

    Read 162 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 1,157,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 7 to 1,

  8. #31 Best Private High Schools in California.

    TVT Community Day School

    Blue checkmark.

    Private School,

    IRVINE, CA,

    PK, K-12,

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

    Featured Review: Parent says My overall experience with TVT Community Day School has been exceptionally positive. This institution stands out not just for its rigorous academic curriculum but also for its deep commitment to....

    Read 195 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 830,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 9 to 1,

  9. #35 Best Private High Schools in California.

    Oakwood School

    Blue checkmark.

    Private School,

    NORTH HOLLYWOOD, CA,

    K-12,

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

    Featured Review: Parent says Oakwood clicked for our family from first blush, and our daughter is thriving there. Oakwood's warmth and close-knit community makes it feel like a neighborhood school, but it offers the top-notch....

    Read 67 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 828,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 8 to 1,

  10. #1 Best Public High Schools in California.

    California Academy of Mathematics & Science

    Blue checkmark.

    Long Beach Unified School District, CA,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Sophomore says CAMS High School is most likely the best place to send your child. The people are for the most part very welcoming and friendly. It is not hard to make friends, and even for me (as a somewhat....

    Read 501 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 667,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 27 to 1,

  11. #37 Best Private High Schools in California.

    Vistamar School

    Blue checkmark.

    Private School,

    EL SEGUNDO, CA,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Parent says I'm a mom of a current sophomore at Vistamar '26, and my child has been having a wonderfully imperfect experience on all levels, academically, athletically, artistically, culturally, socially, and...Our teen did not come with a group of friends but was quickly able to meet peers and made a friend during the 9th grade orientation sessions that occurred before school even started. Every family is....

    Read 119 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 272,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 6 to 1,

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