Best Public or Charter Middle School

These Public or Charter Middle Schools were voted the Bay Area’s 2023 Best of the Best by Bay Area Parent readers. Read the full list of winners here.

Silicon Valley

Gold: Charter School of Morgan Hill. This school uses project-based learning, strong family involvement and community interaction to develop lifelong learners prepared to be successful and innovative participants in the global community. Morgan Hill.

Silver:  Willow Glen Middle School. San Jose.

Bronze: Dartmouth Middle School. San Jose.


Gold: Kennedy Middle School. The mission of the school is to create a safe, supportive, inspirational, rigorous, joyful and inclusive environment for all learners. Redwood City.

Silver: Tierra Linda Middle School. San Carlos.

Bronze: Central Middle School. San Carlos.

San Francisco/Marin

Gold: Herbert Hoover Middle School. Parents send their kids to this school for its language immersion, special education and general education programs. San Francisco.

Silver: Sinaloa Middle School. Novato.

Bronze: Rooftop School. San Francisco.

East Bay

Gold: Pine Valley Middle School. This California Distinguished School aims to embrace, empower and educate lifelong learners. San Ramon.

Silver: Los Cerros Middle School. Danville.

Bronze: Walnut Creek Intermediate School. Walnut Creek.

Bronze: Windermere Ranch Middle School. San Ramon.




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