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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Reviews from schools in California
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Parent / Guardian
January 19, 2022
This is our 3rd year at this school (k-2nd) two of our children currently attend. We love the staff, we love how involved the principal is, and have had some great luck with teachers. My children are... More
Review for Vejar Elementary
Parent / Guardian
January 19, 2022
My child has attended this school since Kindergarten. He is in the 6th grade now. The entire staff is kind, professional, informative, and communications at great lengths. During the Covid transitions... More
Parent / Guardian
January 19, 2022
This school is amazing! My kids have done nothing but excelled in this school! The teachers are amazing and will do anything to help out your children! My youngest will be starting Kindergarten in... More