What are the best public schools in the Bay Area?

According to US News and World Report’s list of the best public schools in California, which is based on standardized test scores and graduation rates, the top public schools in the Bay Area are:


KIPP San Jose Collegiate, San Jose (#4 in California)

Mission San Jose High School, Fremont (#8 in California)

University Preparatory Academy Charter, San Jose (#9 in California)

Lowell High School, San Francisco (#11 in California)

Monta Vista High School, Fremont (#13 in California)

Summit Preparatory Charter High, Redwood City (#16 in California)

Lynbrook High School, San Jose (#17 in California)

Oakland Charter High, Oakland (#19 in California)

Campolindo High School, Moraga (#21 in California)

Saratoga High School, Saratoga (#26 in California)

Amador Valley High School, Pleasanton (#28 in California)

Redwood High School, Larkspur (#30 in California)

Everest Public High School, Redwood City (#31 in California)

Henry M. Gunn High School, Palo Alto (#33 in California)

Leland High School, San Jose (#35 in California)

Piedmont High School, Piedmont (#36 in California)

Dougherty Valley High School, San Ramon (#37 in California)

Summit Public School: Tahoma, San Jose (#43 in California)

Palo Alto High School, Palo Alto (#44 in California)

Miramonte High School, Orinda (#47 in California)


According to Niche, which bases its rankings using academic and student life data, including state test scores, college readiness, graduation rates, SAT/ACT scores and teacher quality, the top public high schools in the Bay Area are:


Henry M. Gunn High School, Palo Alto

Saratoga High School, Saratoga

Palo Alto High School, Palo Alto

Miramonte High School, Orinda

Los Altos High School, Los Altos

Mountain View High School

Redwood High School, Larkspur

Amador Valley High School, Pleasanton

Lowell High School, San Francisco

Los Gatos High School, Los Gatos

Albany High School, Albany

Campolindo High School, Moraga

Lynbrook High School, San Jose

Cupertino High School, Cupertino

Carlmont High School, Belmont

Dougherty Valley High School, San Ramon

Burlingame High School, Burlingame

Aragon High School, San Mateo

Menlo-Atherton High School,

Foothill High School, Pleasanton

San Mateo High School, San Mateo

Leland High School, San Jose

Acalanes High School, Lafayette

Monta Vista High School, Cupertino

Piedmont High School, Piedmont

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