California Schools

There are 25,792 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 | 222 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
This is not really a "school" The admin was terrible a decade ago and the current head of school did not make necessary changes, nor is she any more qualified than her predecessor, who also had ZERO... More
Review for Pilgrim School
Submitted by a parent / guardian · August 01, 2021
Overall experience
Horrendous communication across the board. Office. Teachers. Counselors. Sports. They truly do not prioritize the needs of the student. When my student asked for help, he got shamed or they wouldn’t... More
Review for Palm Desert High
Submitted by a parent / guardian · August 01, 2021
Overall experience
I went to this school all four years of high school. New buildings and good amenities. Take the AP courses and you’ll be college ready, I got accepted into many Cal States and UC schools and I’ve been... More
Review for Adelanto High
Submitted by a other (school staff, family member, recent alum, etc) · August 01, 2021