California Schools

There are 25,756 public and private PK-12 schools in California. Learn more about the schools, student demographics, and academics within the state, read parent reviews of local schools, and find information about specific cities and school districts.
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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 | 220 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

Reviews from schools in California

Overall experience
We have had a wonderful experience at SFDS. There is a real sense of community among the parents, children, and staff. Parent involvement is high and creates a close knit environment at the school. ... More
Review for St. Francis De Sales
Submitted by a parent / guardian · June 21, 2021
Overall experience
My son has had a positive experience here. Although I hear reports of bullying, this has luckily not happened to him. He is a serious student who is in mostly honors/AP classes and no sports. When he... More
Review for Aptos High
Submitted by a parent / guardian · June 21, 2021
Overall experience
My son had a fantastic experience here when he attended from 2016-2018. New to the district and introverted, he quickly made friends with kids in his classes and the after school rock band. Teachers... More
Review for Aptos Junior High
Submitted by a parent / guardian · June 21, 2021