Top 5 schools in this state
These are some of the top-rated public schools in California based on a variety of measures, including academic performance and equity. Find out more about GreatSchools ratings.
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Student demographics
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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 | 221 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
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Reviews from schools in California
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Parent / Guardian
January 16, 2022
My daughter is 6 years old She attends kindergarten first off Mrs.Klein and Mrs Ibarra are awesome role models with our young ones they are awesome have some Patience I love them so much. My little... More
Parent / Guardian
January 16, 2022
My family loves this school! The teachers are amazing, administration is approachable and communicates effectively, and my child never wants to leave at the end of the day. There was some staff... More
Review for Merryhill School
Parent / Guardian
January 16, 2022
I’ve had nothing but great experiences with this school and the staff. The principle and teachers seem to really like their job and the effort they put in is reflected in the growth and well being of... More
Review for Highland Elementary