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.

Academic Summary

Are the schools in California offering opportunity for all students, or are some kids being left behind? Successful states are working to close the achievement gap.

Student Demographics

Schools that create a positive culture help all students thrive. See how.

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Reviews From Schools in California

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Other (school staff, family member, recent alum, etc)
March 02, 2024
My brother and I started at Trinity Lutheran in 1953. My memories of excellent and caring teachers, morning church, swings and slides. playing jacks on the concrete. daily Bible lessons, handwriting... More
Parent / Guardian
March 02, 2024
Also had an initial reception that was very warm, just like another reviewer. So we went through the long application process, even attending their Family Preview Day — which turned out to be an event... More
Review for The Pegasus School
March 02, 2024
As someone who used to work there, not only was the school not compliant with standards set by the district, they would falsify them by training the staff the day before scheduled visits. The students... More