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2023 Best Schools with Gifted and Talented Programs in California

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  1. #4 Best Public 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,

  2. #12 Best Public High Schools in California.

    La Canada High School

    Blue checkmark.

    La Canada Unified School District, CA,

    7-12,

    350 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 350 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 2,058,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 25 to 1,

  3. #13 Best Public High Schools in California.

    Palos Verdes Peninsula High School

    Palos Verdes Peninsula Unified School District, CA,

    9-12,

    653 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 653 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 2,359,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 25 to 1,

  4. #20 Best Public High Schools in California.

    Westview High School

    Blue checkmark.

    Poway Unified School District, CA,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says Westview High School is a great school! The faculty and staff are all very dedicated and caring, and they go above and beyond to support their students. The academic programs are top-notch, and...One of the things I appreciated most about Westview was the strong sense of community. There was a real feeling of belonging and support among the student body, and I made some great friendships...One area where Westview could improve is in terms of facilities. While the classrooms and labs are well-equipped, some of the athletic facilities are outdated and in need of renovation. However, this....

    Read 690 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 2,395,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 27 to 1,

  5. #23 Best Public High Schools in California.

    Mt. Everest Academy

    Online School,

    San Diego Unified School District, CA,

    K-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says Mt. Everest Academy is an exceptional school that offers a unique learning experience for each student. The teachers and faculty at Mt. Everest are very caring and truly look out for the students....

    Read 44 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 291,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 24 to 1,

  6. #26 Best Public High Schools in California.

    Amador Valley High School

    Blue checkmark.

    Pleasanton Unified School District, CA,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says Overall, throughout my high school career at Amador Valley High School, I have had nothing but good experiences. The majority of my teachers I have absolutely adored, and always have my best interest....

    Read 543 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 2,744,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 24 to 1,

  7. #37 Best Public High Schools in California.

    Oxford Academy

    Anaheim Union High School District, CA,

    7-12,

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

    Featured Review: Sophomore says The school puts a lot of emphasis on academics and its curriculum is very advanced, but creates a negative school environment. Bullying and school violence is at a minimum, but socially, the school....

    Read 655 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 1,283,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 29 to 1,

  8. #44 Best Public High Schools in California.

    The Science Academy STEM Magnet

    Blue checkmark.

    Los Angeles Unified School District, CA,

    6-11,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says The Science Academy STEM Magnet is a perfect school for students interested in STEM. With a rigorous curriculum filled with college, AP, and honors level classes, attending this school will give....

    Read 15 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 386,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 21 to 1,

  9. #47 Best Public High Schools in California.

    Arnold O. Beckman High School

    Tustin Unified School District, CA,

    9-12,

    764 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 764 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 2,938,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 27 to 1,

  10. #50 Best Public High Schools in California.

    Mills High School

    San Mateo Union High School District, CA,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says Mills High School is very competitive academically with how high the standards are for students to achieve good grades along with engaging in diverse extracurriculars. Some classes have teachers that....

    Read 275 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 1,180,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 21 to 1,

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