California’s Best Public High Schools 2016 from U.S. News

They’re out! One of the most respected and followed public school ranking programs, U.S. News & World Report released their 2016 California Public High School Rankings today.

MissionSJ_WebImage-2It’s no secret that school scores and rankings are one of the top criteria that many families have on their must have list when choosing a new community to live in. Especially when it comes to public high schools. And it’s also no secret that the East Bay area has some of the best and highest ranking public high schools in all of California.

To rank the schools, U.S. News uses a combination of information on their performance on state assessments, their graduation rates and how well they prepare their students for college. In the full report, which you can read here>>, they include information about curriculum, test scores and student demographics.

So how well did local schools do? Unbelievably well when you keep in mind there were 2,406 schools ranked! Here are the highest ranking schools in the East Bay:

No. 6 – Mission San Jose – Fremont (pictured above)

No. 26 – Campolindo – Moraga

No. 28 – Miramonte – Orinda

No. 42 – Dougherty Valley – San Ramon

No. 47 – Amador Valley – Pleasanton

No. 79 – Foothill – Pleasanton

No. 81 – Acalanes – Lafayette

No. 118 – San Ramon Valley – Danville

No. 128 – Los Lomas – Walnut Creek

No. 188 – California – San Ramon

No. 213 – Northgate – Walnut Creek

No. 218 – Monte Vista – Danville

Looking for more information of the schools and school districts of the East Bay? Reach our to your Personal Realtor and Trusted Advisor for everything you need to know regarding schools, sports, recreation programs and more.



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