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2023 Best Schools with Gifted and Talented Programs in the Los Angeles Area

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  1. #2 Best Public High Schools in Los Angeles Area.

    California Academy of Mathematics & Science

    Blue checkmark.

    Long Beach Unified School District, CA,

    9-12,

    480 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 480 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 669,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 27 to 1,

  2. #6 Best Public High Schools in Los Angeles Area.

    La Canada High School

    Blue checkmark.

    La Canada Unified School District, CA,

    7-12,

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

    Featured Review: Junior says I'll start off with the bullying: There is none. Everyone is nice and helpful to each other. The homework is a bit much but with some encouragement from parents, it's not all that bad. The teachers....

    Read 349 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 2,058,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 25 to 1,

  3. #7 Best Public High Schools in Los Angeles Area.

    Palos Verdes Peninsula High School

    Palos Verdes Peninsula Unified School District, CA,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Sophomore says PVPHS is a great choice for kids who are willing to challenge themselves and prepare for college. Most of the teachers are excellent and well-qualified, and I’ve had amazing experiences with many of...However, the student culture here sometimes gets overwhelming—many feel pressure to get perfect grades and be involved in extracurriculars. While kids here are really polite, there’s always an...The pros outnumber the cons significantly: supportive people everywhere you look, some of the best academics in the state, and endless valuable experiences and opportunities.Final tip: Just be sure to find good friends and a decent work-life balance!.

    Read 652 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 2,359,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 25 to 1,

  4. #16 Best Public High Schools in Los Angeles Area.

    Oxford Academy

    Anaheim Union High School District, CA,

    7-12,

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

    Featured Review: Alum says My experience was mostly great. This is a rigorous school that demands drive and resilience. I learned the skills of HOW to study effectively, become a leader or supporting role, and obtain an....

    Read 654 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 1,283,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 29 to 1,

  5. #18 Best Public High Schools in Los Angeles Area.

    The Science Academy STEM Magnet

    Blue checkmark.

    Los Angeles Unified School District, CA,

    6-11,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says The school provides an excellent education from middle to high school in STEM fields. They provide a multitude of class options and facilities that can be used, notably the robotics lab and....

    Read 14 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 386,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 21 to 1,

  6. #19 Best Public High Schools in Los Angeles Area.

    Granada Hills Charter

    Blue checkmark.

    Public School,

    GRANADA HILLS, CA,

    PK, K-12,

    1461 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 1461 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 5,462,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 26 to 1,

  7. #20 Best Public High Schools in Los Angeles Area.

    Arnold O. Beckman High School

    Tustin Unified School District, CA,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Sophomore says My experience at Beckman was undoubtedly challenging because I came from a middle school that most people didn't attend. Although it was very hard making friends, clubs and sports made the transition....

    Read 761 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 2,938,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 27 to 1,

  8. #22 Best Public High Schools in Los Angeles Area.

    Westlake High School

    Blue checkmark.

    Conejo Valley Unified School District, CA,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says Westlake High School provided everything I wanted from my high school experience. Classes were challenging to a certain degree which helped push my intellectual curiosity, though still manageable...However, in my eyes, school unity should be promoted more. Much of the school seems separated, especially at large events. Nothing is really done to help students meet new people..

    Read 515 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 2,198,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 25 to 1,

  9. #28 Best Public High Schools in Los Angeles Area.

    Redondo Union High School

    Blue checkmark.

    Redondo Beach Unified School District, CA,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Junior says I love Redondo Union High School. I started going to school there this year and the teachers and administrators have helped me tremendously getting enrolled, choosing classes and helping me with my....

    Read 679 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 3,117,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 26 to 1,

  10. #29 Best Public High Schools in Los Angeles Area.

    Valencia High School

    Blue checkmark.

    Placentia-Yorba Linda Unified School District, CA,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says My time at Valencia High School was full of ups and downs, but the high school was a relatively great school with top tier academic rigor and options. With passionate teachers, committed students,....

    Read 461 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 2,628,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 23 to 1,

  11. #31 Best Public High Schools in Los Angeles Area.

    Los Angeles Center for Enriched Studies

    Los Angeles Unified School District, CA,

    6-12,

    441 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 441 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 1,635,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 25 to 1,

  12. #33 Best Public High Schools in Los Angeles Area.

    Santa Monica High School

    Blue checkmark.

    Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District, CA,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Alum says What really made my experience so great at Santa Monica High School was the choir program. I had been a part of it since my freshman year and I just finished off my senior year being a part of it,....

    Read 790 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 2,863,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 22 to 1,

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