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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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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Review for Laguna Hills High
Other (school staff, family member, recent alum, etc)
December 06, 2021
Best 3 years I'd had of school, definitely wish I was still there. The curriculum was definitely challenging, but manageable. Teachers were very helpful and kind, and taught many useful skills for... More
Parent / Guardian
December 06, 2021
ME and m children went here a while back and the animals were really uninteresting, none of the cages were clean. Would not recommend. The giraffes were pretty interesting however.
Review for Pacific Grove High