Best Public High Schools in or near San Francisco

This list is a ranking of the top public schools in or near San Francisco based on SAT scores. Some schools may have open enrollment (anyone living in the district can attend) while others may be magnet or charter schools (only students who perform well on tests or have certain grades can attend, etc.)

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O = Open Enrollment M = Magnet School
S = Science School C = Charter School
 
 
#1

Henry M. Gunn

County / City: Santa Clara / Palo Alto
School Classification: O
SAT Scores: 1961
Total School Size: 1885
Average Rating: No ratings or reviews yet.
 
#2

Monta Vista

County / City: Santa Clara / Cupertino
School Classification: P
SAT Scores: 1960
Total School Size: 2496
Average Rating: No ratings or reviews yet.
 
#3

Saratoga

County / City: Santa Clara / Saratoga
School Classification: O
SAT Scores: 1940
Total School Size: 1393
Average Rating: No ratings or reviews yet.
 
#4

Palo Alto

County / City: Santa Clara / Palo Alto
School Classification: O
SAT Scores: 1922
Total School Size: 1852
Average Rating: No ratings or reviews yet.
 
#5

Miramonte High

County / City: Contra Costa / Orinda
School Classification: O
SAT Scores: 1870
Total School Size: 1277
Average Rating: No ratings or reviews yet.
 
#6

Piedmont

County / City: Alameda / Piedmont
School Classification: O
SAT Scores: 1867
Total School Size: 765
Average Rating: No ratings or reviews yet.
 
#7

Pacific Collegiate School

County / City: Santa Cruz / Santa Cruz
School Classification: C, O, L
SAT Scores: 1866
Total School Size: 480
Average Rating: No ratings or reviews yet.
 
#8

Mira Loma High

County / City: Sacramento / Sacramento
School Classification: O
SAT Scores: 1853
Total School Size: 1561
Average Rating: No ratings or reviews yet.
 
#9

Miramonte

County / City: Contra Costa / Orinda
School Classification: O
SAT Scores: 1852
Total School Size: 1277
Average Rating: No ratings or reviews yet.
 
#10

Campolindo High

County / City: Contra Costa / Moraga
School Classification: O
SAT Scores: 1850
Total School Size: 1333
Average Rating: No ratings or reviews yet.
 
#11

Acalanes High

County / City: Contra Costa / Lafayette
School Classification: O
SAT Scores: 1840
Total School Size: 1416
Average Rating: No ratings or reviews yet.
 
#12

Lowell High

County / City: San Francisco / San Francisco
School Classification: O
SAT Scores: 1826
Total School Size: 2580
Average Rating: No ratings or reviews yet.
 
#13

Cupertino

County / City: Santa Clara / Cupertino
School Classification: O
SAT Scores: 1825
Total School Size: 1824
Average Rating: No ratings or reviews yet.
 
#14

Davis Senior High

County / City: Yolo / Davis
School Classification: O
SAT Scores: 1819
Total School Size: 1703
Average Rating: No ratings or reviews yet.
 
#15

Homestead

County / City: Santa Clara / Cupertino
School Classification: O
SAT Scores: 1810
Total School Size: 2280
Average Rating: No ratings or reviews yet.
 
#16

Los Gatos High

County / City: Santa Clara / Los Gatos
School Classification: O
SAT Scores: 1799
Total School Size: 1754
Average Rating: No ratings or reviews yet.
 
#17

Mountain View

County / City: Santa Clara / Mountain View
School Classification: O
SAT Scores: 1795
Total School Size: 1816
Average Rating: No ratings or reviews yet.
 
#18

University

County / City: Fresno / Fresno
School Classification: C, S, L
SAT Scores: 1787
Total School Size: 479
Average Rating: No ratings or reviews yet.
 
#19

Los Altos

County / City: Santa Clara / Los Altos
School Classification: O
SAT Scores: 1787
Total School Size: 1660
Average Rating: No ratings or reviews yet.
 
#20

Menlo-Atherton High

County / City: San Mateo / Atherton
School Classification: O
SAT Scores: 1785
Total School Size: 2049
Average Rating: No ratings or reviews yet.
 
#21

Leland High

County / City: Santa Clara / San Jose
School Classification: O
SAT Scores: 1784
Total School Size: 1795
Average Rating: No ratings or reviews yet.
 
#22

Albany

County / City: Alameda / Albany
School Classification: O
SAT Scores: 1783
Total School Size: 1209
Average Rating: No ratings or reviews yet.
 
#23

Northcoast Prpearatory and Performing Arts Academy

County / City: Humboldt / Arcata
School Classification: O
SAT Scores: 1779
Total School Size: 124
Average Rating: No ratings or reviews yet.
 
#24

Santa Rosa High

County / City: Sonoma / Santa Rosa
School Classification: O
SAT Scores: 1773
Total School Size: 1996
Average Rating: No ratings or reviews yet.
 
#25

Monte Vista

County / City: Contra Costa / Danville
School Classification: O
SAT Scores: 1773
Total School Size: 2213
Average Rating: No ratings or reviews yet.
 
#26

Redwood

County / City: Marin / Larkspur
School Classification: O
SAT Scores: 1768
Total School Size: 1458
Average Rating: No ratings or reviews yet.
 
#27

American Indian Public

County / City: Alameda / Oakland
School Classification: C, L
SAT Scores: 1767
Total School Size: 179
Average Rating: No ratings or reviews yet.
 
#28

Maria Carrillo

County / City: Sonoma / Santa Rosa
School Classification: O
SAT Scores: 1765
Total School Size: 1587
Average Rating: No ratings or reviews yet.
 
#29

Las Lomas High

County / City: Contra Costa / Walnut Creek
School Classification: O
SAT Scores: 1758
Total School Size: 1468
Average Rating: No ratings or reviews yet.
 
#30

Foothill High

County / City: Alameda / Pleasanton
School Classification: O
SAT Scores: 1756
Total School Size: 2275
Average Rating: No ratings or reviews yet.
 
#31

Northgate High

County / City: Contra Costa / Walnut Creek
School Classification: O
SAT Scores: 1741
Total School Size: 1490
Average Rating: No ratings or reviews yet.
 
#32

Da Vinci Charter Academy

County / City: Yolo / Davis
School Classification: O
SAT Scores: 1739
Total School Size: 430
Average Rating: No ratings or reviews yet.
 
#33

Tamalpais High

County / City: Marin / Mill Valley
School Classification: O
SAT Scores: 1739
Total School Size: 1162
Average Rating: No ratings or reviews yet.
 
#34

University Preparatory School

County / City: Shasta / Redding
School Classification: C, O, L
SAT Scores: 1732
Total School Size: 817
Average Rating: No ratings or reviews yet.
 
#35

San Rafael High

County / City: Marin / San Rafael
School Classification: O
SAT Scores: 1731
Total School Size: 896
Average Rating: No ratings or reviews yet.
 
#36

San Ramon Valley

County / City: Contra Costa / Danville
School Classification: O
SAT Scores: 1730
Total School Size: 2059
Average Rating: No ratings or reviews yet.
 
#37

Montgomery High

County / City: Sonoma / Santa Rosa
School Classification: O
SAT Scores: 1728
Total School Size: 1745
Average Rating: No ratings or reviews yet.
 
#38

Analy

County / City: Sonoma / Sebastopol
School Classification: O
SAT Scores: 1727
Total School Size: 1305
Average Rating: No ratings or reviews yet.
 
#39

Tamiscal High

County / City: Marin / Larkspur
School Classification: O
SAT Scores: 1725
Total School Size: 95
Average Rating: No ratings or reviews yet.
 
#40

Pacific Grove

County / City: Monterey / Pacific Grove
School Classification: O
SAT Scores: 1723
Total School Size: 384
Average Rating: No ratings or reviews yet.
 
#41

Amador Valley

County / City: Alameda / Pleasanton
School Classification: O
SAT Scores: 1720
Total School Size: 2592
Average Rating: No ratings or reviews yet.
 
#42

San Mateo

County / City: San Mateo / San Mateo
School Classification: O
SAT Scores: 1720
Total School Size: 1348
Average Rating: No ratings or reviews yet.
 
#43

Carmel

County / City: Monterey / Carmel
School Classification: O
SAT Scores: 1718
Total School Size: 750
Average Rating: No ratings or reviews yet.
 
#44

Aragon

County / City: San Mateo / San Mateo
School Classification: O
SAT Scores: 1717
Total School Size: 1587
Average Rating: No ratings or reviews yet.
 
#45

Venture

County / City: Contra Costa / San Ramon
School Classification: O
SAT Scores: 1716
Total School Size: 279
Average Rating: No ratings or reviews yet.
 
#46

San Luis Obispo

County / City: San Luis Obispo / San Luis Obispo
School Classification: O
SAT Scores: 1714
Total School Size: 1453
Average Rating: No ratings or reviews yet.
 
#47

Mt. Shasta High

County / City: Siskiyou / Mount Shasta
School Classification: O
SAT Scores: 1712
Total School Size: 370
Average Rating: No ratings or reviews yet.
 
#48

Rio Americano High

County / City: Sacramento / Sacramento
School Classification: O
SAT Scores: 1706
Total School Size: 1663
Average Rating: No ratings or reviews yet.
 
#49

Burlingame High

County / City: San Mateo / Burlingame
School Classification: O
SAT Scores: 1702
Total School Size: 1360
Average Rating: No ratings or reviews yet.
 
#50

Folsom High

County / City: Sacremento / Folsom
School Classification: O
SAT Scores: 1702
Total School Size: 1857
Average Rating: No ratings or reviews yet.
 
#51

California High

County / City: Contra Costa / San Ramon
School Classification: O
SAT Scores: 1701
Total School Size: 2472
Average Rating: No ratings or reviews yet.
 
#52

Anderson New Technology

County / City: Shasta / Anderson
School Classification: O
SAT Scores: 1700
Total School Size: 214
Average Rating: No ratings or reviews yet.
 
#53

Lynbrook

County / City: Santa Clara / San Jose
School Classification: O
SAT Scores: 1964
Total School Size: 1774
Average Rating: No ratings or reviews yet.
 
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