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 | 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
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Reviews from schools in California
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Parent / Guardian
October 18, 2021
Very strong academic school. Great principal and teachers. Welcoming parents and families We are from overseas and there are many other international families from UK, Australia and Europe in the... More
Review for St. Martin Of Tours
Other (school staff, family member, recent alum, etc)
October 18, 2021
My son just started attending, it’s such a beautiful place, well cleaned, all the lady’s are supper nice and sweet. A very peaceful environment and have a lot a passion for what they do. I highly... More
Parent / Guardian
October 17, 2021
We are very happy with our school. Teachers are fantastic!
Review for Farnham Charter