California Schools

There are 25,756 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 | 792 schools
  • San Diego Unified
    123,795 students | San Diego, CA
    Grades: K-12 & Ungraded | 220 schools
  • Fresno Unified
    73,223 students | Fresno, CA
    Grades: K-12 & Ungraded | 98 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 | 66 schools

Reviews from schools in California

Overall experience
Not what I thought during the pandemic year. Truly lacked any good curriculum for kids during the pandemic. I was waiting for the principal to get involved and help support students and teachers to... More
Review for Chabot Elementary
Submitted by a parent / guardian · June 18, 2021
Overall experience
My kids have attended this school over the past few years. This school has many positives, but some significant negatives. Positives include: great teachers (mostly), a caring principal, a nice... More
Review for Highlands Elementary
Submitted by a parent / guardian · June 18, 2021
Overall experience
Pear Tree is an amazing place. My child went to a strong preschool that we were quite happy with, but he has just thrived here! The thoughtful, social justice curriculum has given him an... More
Review for Pear Tree Community School
Submitted by a parent / guardian · June 18, 2021
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