Top California Private Schools

For the 2021 school year, there are 3,882 top private schools in California, serving 661,668 students.
The average private school tuition is $11,734 for elementary schools and $20,099 for high schools (view national tuition averages).
The average acceptance rate is 84% (view national acceptance rates).
Minority enrollment is 45% and the student:teacher ratio is 12:1.
50% of schools are religiously affiliated (most commonly Roman Catholic and Christian).

Top California Private Schools by County (2021)

  • County
    # Schools
    # Students
    % Minority
  • 211 Schools
    30,871 Students
    53% Minority
  • 2 Schools
    114 Students
    16% Minority
  • 15 Schools
    1,334 Students
    22% Minority
  • 2 Schools
    98 Students
    4% Minority
  • 2 Schools
    83 Students
    48% Minority
  • 135 Schools
    19,162 Students
    43% Minority
  • 2 Schools
    85 Students
    19% Minority
  • 15 Schools
    1,478 Students
    19% Minority
  • 37 Schools
    6,559 Students
    48% Minority
  • 2 Schools
    133 Students
    5% Minority
  • 12 Schools
    792 Students
    21% Minority
  • 13 Schools
    1,743 Students
    93% Minority
  • 3 Schools
    66 Students
    34% Minority
  • 42 Schools
    6,444 Students
    38% Minority
  • 6 Schools
    1,018 Students
    39% Minority
  • 7 Schools
    268 Students
    19% Minority
  • 5 Schools
    60 Students
    12% Minority
  • 1,138 Schools
    198,981 Students
    53% Minority
  • 5 Schools
    407 Students
    61% Minority
  • 50 Schools
    8,349 Students
    19% Minority
  • 1 Schools
    7 Students
    - Minority
  • 9 Schools
    681 Students
    41% Minority
  • 17 Schools
    1,940 Students
    34% Minority
  • 1 Schools
    17 Students
    - Minority
  • 1 Schools
    32 Students
    - Minority
  • 22 Schools
    4,150 Students
    41% Minority
  • 28 Schools
    4,208 Students
    19% Minority
  • 11 Schools
    596 Students
    12% Minority
  • 398 Schools
    72,327 Students
    38% Minority
  • 37 Schools
    3,959 Students
    25% Minority
  • 1 Schools
    91 Students
    3% Minority
  • 163 Schools
    24,618 Students
    44% Minority
  • 131 Schools
    19,596 Students
    43% Minority
  • 6 Schools
    370 Students
    39% Minority
  • 145 Schools
    20,610 Students
    49% Minority
  • 315 Schools
    57,485 Students
    39% Minority
  • 120 Schools
    27,969 Students
    46% Minority
  • 49 Schools
    8,433 Students
    47% Minority
  • 31 Schools
    3,294 Students
    15% Minority
  • 102 Schools
    18,146 Students
    39% Minority
  • 37 Schools
    5,994 Students
    41% Minority
  • 258 Schools
    58,465 Students
    47% Minority
  • 29 Schools
    4,855 Students
    25% Minority
  • 14 Schools
    1,936 Students
    13% Minority
  • 7 Schools
    155 Students
    10% Minority
  • 32 Schools
    4,700 Students
    62% Minority
  • 64 Schools
    6,375 Students
    22% Minority
  • 26 Schools
    3,907 Students
    35% Minority
  • 5 Schools
    333 Students
    36% Minority
  • 4 Schools
    279 Students
    31% Minority
  • 21 Schools
    3,005 Students
    34% Minority
  • 5 Schools
    493 Students
    10% Minority
  • 95 Schools
    22,356 Students
    29% Minority
  • 17 Schools
    2,248 Students
    30% Minority
  • 2 Schools
    195 Students
    23% Minority
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