Top California Private Schools
- For the 2018-19 school year, there are 3,903 top private schools in California, serving 647,717 students.
- The average private school tuition is $11,168 for elementary schools and $19,271 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.
Futures Academy - San Diego Photo - Futures Academy's high quality academic one-to-one learning program includes social activities and onsite study areas for completing schoolwork assignments.
Armenta Learning Academy Photo - So proud of Nicholas! He is a 2nd grader that finished his 90 day reading program with us and is now ready and at the top of his class with a 3rd grade reading level!
Besant Hill School Photo - Besant Hill School is located in picturesque Ojai Valley, California. This unique location, on 520 acres of private land, with breathtaking views in all directions, provides students with serenity as well as amazing local hikes.
Alta Loma Christian School Photo - 21st century skills. 1st century faith. Alta Loma Christian School.
Marin Horizon School Photo - Marin Horizon School is a Montessori-inspired pre-K-8th grade independent school in Mill Valley, CA. Please visit our website to find out more: www.marinhorizon.org
Excelsior School Photo - Excelsior School offers a rigorous, college-preparatory education and boarding opportunities.
The Hilldale School Photo - Learning to express oneself through writing is an important part of the Hilldale experience.
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!
Western Christian Academy Photo - WCA has full accreditation status with the North Central Commission on Accreditation and School Improvement (NCA CASI)
Top California Private Schools by County (2018-19)
- County# Schools# Students% Minority
- 197 Schools30,521 Students53% Minority
- 2 Schools105 Students15% Minority
- 17 Schools1,418 Students21% Minority
- 3 Schools96 Students9% Minority
- 2 Schools120 Students48% Minority
- 129 Schools18,958 Students39% Minority
- 3 Schools47 Students10% Minority
- 16 Schools1,447 Students17% Minority
- 39 Schools7,476 Students49% Minority
- 2 Schools177 Students3% Minority
- 13 Schools862 Students18% Minority
- 12 Schools1,851 Students93% Minority
- 2 Schools61 Students23% Minority
- 43 Schools6,594 Students41% Minority
- 6 Schools941 Students36% Minority
- 7 Schools269 Students21% Minority
- 3 Schools49 Students20% Minority
- 1,157 Schools200,410 Students53% Minority
- 7 Schools474 Students66% Minority
- 50 Schools8,087 Students20% Minority
- 2 Schools21 Students14% Minority
- 10 Schools799 Students42% Minority
- 18 Schools1,949 Students30% Minority
- 2 Schools33 Students3% Minority
- 1 Schools32 Students- Minority
- 26 Schools4,819 Students40% Minority
- 29 Schools2,691 Students29% Minority
- 10 Schools652 Students18% Minority
- 392 Schools69,918 Students36% Minority
- 36 Schools3,880 Students21% Minority
- 2 Schools99 Students5% Minority
- 170 Schools25,281 Students41% Minority
- 139 Schools19,689 Students38% Minority
- 6 Schools374 Students29% Minority
- 151 Schools20,849 Students49% Minority
- 319 Schools56,878 Students38% Minority
- 121 Schools27,358 Students51% Minority
- 52 Schools8,835 Students48% Minority
- 31 Schools3,197 Students16% Minority
- 101 Schools17,952 Students37% Minority
- 38 Schools6,417 Students38% Minority
- 242 Schools55,099 Students47% Minority
- 31 Schools5,159 Students27% Minority
- 14 Schools1,821 Students11% Minority
- 7 Schools149 Students6% Minority
- 30 Schools4,385 Students62% Minority
- 61 Schools6,801 Students20% Minority
- 26 Schools3,729 Students24% Minority
- 5 Schools304 Students25% Minority
- 3 Schools264 Students30% Minority
- 18 Schools2,948 Students30% Minority
- 5 Schools466 Students7% Minority
- 95 Schools14,515 Students34% Minority
- 17 Schools2,195 Students31% Minority
- 2 Schools207 Students23% Minority
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