California

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California

Best Overall Academic Performance: Gretchen Whitney High School
Town: Cerritos
GreatSchools rating: 10/10
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Best Low-Income: Preuss School UCSD
Town: La Jolla
GreatSchools rating: 8/10
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Best Improved: Palo Alto High School
Town: Palo Alto
GreatSchools rating: 9/10
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Also:
GreatSchool's Parent's Choice (public): California Academy of Mathematics and Science
Town: Carson
GreatSchools rating: 10/10
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GreatSchool's Parent's Choice (private): Mayfield Senior School
Town: Pasadena
GreatSchools rating: N/A
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