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Niche: See What Others Have to Say About San Marino Schools

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The San Marino Unified School District (SMUSD) ranks among the top ten school districts in the state of California. According to the recently released 2022 Niche School District Rankings report, San Marino is not only one of the highest regarded school districts in the state but in the country as well. Of the nearly 10,800 school districts across the United States, SMUSD ranks in the top 100 of the Best School Districts in America, which equates to SMUSD being in the top one percent of school districts in the country, state, and Los Angeles Area. Niche also found that SMUSD ranks in the top percentile for “Districts with the Best Teachers in America,” “Best Places to Teach in America,” and the “Safest School Districts in America.” 


“Full credit for these remarkable rankings goes directly to our incredible teachers, staff, students, parents, and our supportive community,” said San Marino Unified Superintendent Dr. Linda de la Torre. “What this community has been able to accomplish despite the challenges of the pandemic is nothing short of inspiring. I’m so proud of everyone and am thrilled that our entire district and community is being given such notable recognition.” 


San Marino Unified Niche Rankings by the Numbers


Nationally:

  • Best School Districts in America, #80 of 10,772
  • Districts with the Best Teachers in America, #76 of 11,656
  • Best Places to Teach in America, #189 of 11,252
  • Safest School Districts in America, #456 of 11,774

California:

  • Best School Districts in California, #7 of 438
  • Districts with the Best Teachers in California, #7 of 698
  • Best Places to Teach in California, #16 of 689
  • Safest School Districts in California, #13 of 704

Los Angeles Area:

  • Best School Districts in L.A. Area, #2 of 100
  • Districts with the Best Teachers in L.A. Area, #3 of 144
  • Best Places to Teach in L.A. Area, #8 of 144
  • Safest School Districts in L.A. Area, #7 of 145
 

The Niche “Report Card” also gave San Marino high marks with an “A+” in the areas of Academics, Teachers, College Prep, and Health and Safety. 


One of the many five-star reviews on Niche about SMUSD read, “I've had an excellent experience in the San Marino Unified School District (SMUSD). Through their rigorous and high quality teachers, curriculum, and resources, I feel thoroughly prepared for my adventure into college.”


According to Niche, it undergoes a rigorous analysis of key statistics and data from thousands of schools, which includes information from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews from students and parents to calculate its annual rankings. You can learn more about Niche and visit our Niche Profile Pages: