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.
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. csmh.org.
Silver: Willow Glen Middle School. San Jose. wgms.sjusd.org.
Bronze: Dartmouth Middle School. San Jose. dartmouth.unionsd.org.
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. kennedy.rcsdk8.net.
Silver: Tierra Linda Middle School. San Carlos. tierralinda.scsdk8.org.
Bronze: Central Middle School. San Carlos. central.scsdk8.org.
Gold: Herbert Hoover Middle School. Parents send their kids to this school for its language immersion, special education and general education programs. San Francisco. sfusd.edu/school/herbert-hoover-middle-school.
Silver: Sinaloa Middle School. Novato. sinaloa.nusd.org.
Bronze: Rooftop School. San Francisco. rooftopk8.org.
Gold: Pine Valley Middle School. This California Distinguished School aims to embrace, empower and educate lifelong learners. San Ramon. pvms.srvusd.net.
Silver: Los Cerros Middle School. Danville. lcms.srvusd.net.
Bronze: Walnut Creek Intermediate School. Walnut Creek. walnutcreeksd.org/domain/14.
Bronze: Windermere Ranch Middle School. San Ramon. Wrms.srvusd.net.