The California Academy of Mathematics and Science ranked No. 1 among magnet high schools statewide according to niche.com’s new list of California’s top high schools.
Niche's methodology is based on an analysis of academic and student-life data from the U.S. Department of Education along with test scores and feedback from niche.com users.
CAMS earned an A-plus grade in the categories of academics, teachers, diversity, college prep, and health and safety, surpassing all 89 other magnet schools in the ranking. The school earned high marks for science, technology, math and engineering (STEM) while ranking 12th overall among 1,774 of the “Best Public High Schools in California” and 12th among a list of 2,435 “Most Diverse Public High Schools in California.”
The Long Beach Unified School District operates CAMS on the campus of Cal State Dominguez Hills. The high school has earned numerous national honors, including the National Blue Ribbon Award, and last year was ranked second by U.S. News and World Report among all high school magnet programs in California.