These Public or Charter High Schools were voted the Bay Area’s 2023 Best of the Best by Bay Area Parent readers. Read the full list of winners here.
Gold: Willow Glen High. Striving to prepare students to be thinkers, leaders and creators, it offers Advanced Placement classes, a University Express program, Honors courses and more. San Jose. wghs.sjusd.org.
Silver: Ann Sobrato High School. Morgan Hill. sobrato.mhusd.org.
Bronze: Leland High School. San Jose. leland.sjusd.org.
Gold: Carlmont High School. Its mission is to provide a supportive learning environment that helps all students be successful in academics and careers. Belmont. carlmonths.org.
Silver: Sequoia High School. Redwood City. sequoiahs.org.
Bronze: Half Moon Bay High School. Half Moon Bay. hmbhs.cabrillo.k12.ca.us.
Gold: Lowell High School. It is ranked one of the highest performing high schools in California and has received numerous honors including National Blue Ribbon School, California Distinguished School and Gold Ribbon School. San Francisco. sfusd.edu/school/lowell-high-school.
Silver: Ruth Asawa San Francisco School of the Arts. San Francisco. sfusd.edu/school/ruth-asawa-san-francisco-school-arts.
Bronze: George Washington High School. San Francisco. sfusd.edu/school/george-washington-high-school.
Bronze: Mission High School. San Francisco. sfusd.edu/school/mission-high-school.
Gold: San Ramon Valley High School. Dedicated staff, responsible students, committed parents and active community partners come together to provide an education that fosters the intellectual, physical and social development of each student. Danville. srvhs.srvusd.net.
Silver: Monte Vista High School. Danville. mvhs.srvusd.net.
Bronze: Berkeley High School. Berkeley. bhs.berkeleyschools.net.
Bronze: Dougherty Valley High School. San Ramon. Dvhs.srvusd.net.