Niche Ranks California’s Best Schools in 2024

Niche has released annual rankings of the best public schools in California.

You cearn about how the rankings are determined here.  

According to Niche, these are 10 the best K-12 public schools in the state:

  1. California Academy of Mathematics & Science in Long Beach (9-12)
  2. Troy High School in Fullerton (9-12)
  3. Henry M. Gunn High School in Palo Alto (9-12)
  4. Canyon Crest Academy in San Diego (9-12)
  5. Academy of the Canyons in Santa Clarita (9-12)
  6. California School of the Arts in Duarte (9-12)
  7. University High School in Fresno ()
  8. Orange County School of the Arts in Santa Ana (7-12)
  9. Palo Alto High School (9-12)
  10. University High School in Irvine (9-12)

Click here to access the full list, which can be filtered by grade.