California Schools

There are 25,827 public and private PK-12 schools in California. Learn more about the schools, student demographics, and academics within the state, read parent reviews of local schools, and find information about specific cities and school districts.
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Largest school districts in California

  • Los Angeles Unified
    605,310 students | Los Angeles, CA
    Grades: K-12 & Ungraded | 804 schools
  • San Diego Unified
    123,795 students | San Diego, CA
    Grades: K-12 & Ungraded | 224 schools
  • Fresno Unified
    73,223 students | Fresno, CA
    Grades: K-12 & Ungraded | 101 schools
  • Long Beach Unified
    72,997 students | Long Beach, CA
    Grades: K-12 & Ungraded | 85 schools
  • Elk Grove Unified
    63,705 students | Elk Grove, CA
    Grades: K-12 & Ungraded | 67 schools

Reviews from schools in California

Overall experience
My second child is currently attending Highlands. My first attended 1st thru 5th and overall we were very satisfied with the experience and education he received. Towards the end of his years at... More
Review for Highlands Elementary
Submitted by a parent / guardian · May 06, 2021
Overall experience
We have two children here at GISSV at their Mountain View location. The school is amazing and our children love to go there every day. During the pandemic, they have gone out of their way to ensure... More
Review for German International School of Silicon Valley
Submitted by a parent / guardian · May 06, 2021
Overall experience
I love this school. My daughter has been attending since she was about six months old, she turns 2 this month and her little brother will join her at the school in the Fall. We love everything from... More
Review for Sacramento Montessori School
Submitted by a parent / guardian · May 06, 2021