California’s most improved high schools (2012)

These six high schools have jumped from GreatSchools Ratings as low as 2 (below average) to as high as 9 (above average) in only two years.

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By GreatSchools Staff

Name of school

GreatSchools Rating

2010             2012

West Sacramento School for Independent Study
West Sacramento, CA
Number of students: 79
Grades: 8 - 12

4

9

East Oakland Leadership Academy High School
Oakland, CA
Number of students: 50
Grades: 9 - 10

2

6

Community Charter Early College High School
Lakeview Terrace, CA
Number of students: 424
Grades: 9 - 12

5

8

Burney Junior/Senior High School
Burney, CA
Number of students: 260
Grades: 7 - 12

4

7

Leadership Public Schools: Richmond
Richmond, CA
Number of students: 386
Grades: 9 - 12

4

7

North County Trade Tech High School
Vista, CA
Number of students: 77
Grades: 9 - 10

3

6