One-Quarter of 50 Top-Performing U.S. Public High Schools Found in Northern California

April 17, 2015

Twelve of the nation's top-performing public high schools are located right here in Northern California, with Santa Clara and Contra Costa counties leading the charge. And in all but one of the local ZIP codes with the best schools for academics, home prices grew year over year in March – in some cases by more than 20 percent. For more information, go to