Top California Private Schools
- For the 2020 school year, there are 3,799 top private schools in California, serving 643,269 students.
- The average private school tuition is $11,376 for elementary schools and $19,626 for high schools (view national tuition averages).
- The average acceptance rate is 84% (view national acceptance rates).
- Minority enrollment is 44% and the student:teacher ratio is 12:1.
Berkeley Hall School Photo - Nursery, Early Kindergartners and Kindergartners enjoy daily music class.
Futures Academy - Pasadena Photo - At Futures, learn at your pace and on your schedule with one student to one teacher class sizes.
The Harker School Upper School Photo - Harker's Eagle Buddies program matches upper school students with lower school students for three years. The buddies meet 3 times per year for fun and food!
Futures Academy - Westlake Village Photo - At Futures, learn at your pace and on your schedule with one student to one teacher class sizes.
Almondale Academy Photo - Back view of the "Little House" and patio play area. Painting done by students.
Capistrano Valley Christian Schools Photo - Since 1973, Capistrano Valley Christian Schools has been dedicated to providing a high standard of college preparatory education, set within the framework of Christian instruction and example. We desire to prepare students to be the Christian leaders of tomorrow. Our staff is committed to partnering with an extremely supportive school community to offer a truly unique educational experience.
Top California Private Schools by County (2020)
- County# Schools# Students% Minority
- 194 Schools30,344 Students53% Minority
- 2 Schools105 Students15% Minority
- 16 Schools1,288 Students21% Minority
- 3 Schools96 Students9% Minority
- 2 Schools120 Students48% Minority
- 127 Schools19,365 Students39% Minority
- 3 Schools47 Students10% Minority
- 15 Schools1,284 Students14% Minority
- 37 Schools7,133 Students49% Minority
- 2 Schools177 Students3% Minority
- 13 Schools862 Students18% Minority
- 12 Schools1,851 Students93% Minority
- 2 Schools61 Students23% Minority
- 42 Schools6,534 Students41% Minority
- 6 Schools941 Students36% Minority
- 7 Schools269 Students21% Minority
- 3 Schools49 Students20% Minority
- 1,123 Schools197,676 Students53% Minority
- 5 Schools439 Students64% Minority
- 49 Schools7,971 Students20% Minority
- 2 Schools21 Students14% Minority
- 9 Schools796 Students42% Minority
- 18 Schools1,943 Students30% Minority
- 1 Schools20 Students- Minority
- 1 Schools32 Students- Minority
- 25 Schools4,795 Students38% Minority
- 29 Schools2,691 Students29% Minority
- 10 Schools652 Students18% Minority
- 384 Schools69,596 Students36% Minority
- 36 Schools3,898 Students21% Minority
- 2 Schools99 Students5% Minority
- 164 Schools24,722 Students42% Minority
- 134 Schools19,484 Students39% Minority
- 6 Schools374 Students29% Minority
- 142 Schools20,020 Students49% Minority
- 313 Schools56,388 Students37% Minority
- 118 Schools26,757 Students50% Minority
- 50 Schools8,767 Students47% Minority
- 30 Schools3,158 Students16% Minority
- 99 Schools17,632 Students37% Minority
- 36 Schools6,253 Students39% Minority
- 239 Schools55,148 Students47% Minority
- 30 Schools5,068 Students27% Minority
- 14 Schools1,821 Students11% Minority
- 7 Schools149 Students6% Minority
- 30 Schools4,378 Students62% Minority
- 61 Schools6,803 Students20% Minority
- 25 Schools3,725 Students24% Minority
- 5 Schools304 Students25% Minority
- 3 Schools264 Students30% Minority
- 18 Schools2,916 Students30% Minority
- 5 Schools466 Students7% Minority
- 92 Schools14,257 Students34% Minority
- 16 Schools2,229 Students30% Minority
- 2 Schools207 Students23% Minority
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