Top 20 Best Alameda County Private Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 219 private schools serving 34,085 students in Alameda County, CA (there are 419 public schools, serving 226,656 public students). 13% of all K-12 students in Alameda County, CA are educated in private schools (compared to the CA state average of 10%).
The top ranked private schools in Alameda County, CA include The College Preparatory School, Alsion Middle/High School and BASIS Independent Fremont.
The average tuition cost is $19,312, which is higher than the California private school average tuition cost of $16,837.
35% of private schools in Alameda County, CA are religiously affiliated (most commonly Catholic and Christian).

Top Ranked Alameda County Private Schools (2024)

School
Location
Grades
Students
Alsion Middle/High School
Alsion Middle/High School Photo - Writing requirements are considerable at Alsion.
Montessori School
(2)
750 Witherly Ln
Fremont, CA 94539
(510) 445-1127
Grades: 7-12
| 58 students
BASIS Independent Fremont
BASIS Independent Fremont Photo
(1)
3300 Kearney Street
Fremont, CA 94538
(510) 722-1056
Grades: PK-11
| 643 students
The Berkeley School
The Berkeley School Photo - The Berkeley School believes that a focus on civic engagement requires students to achieve their full potential as individual scholars, members of their local communities and active citizens of the world.
(1)
1310 University Ave
Berkeley, CA 94702
(510) 665-8800
Grades: PK-8
| 296 students
Pacific Boychoir Academy
Pacific Boychoir Academy Photo - GRAMMY-winning choral ensemble offers unique artistic and performance opportunities.
All-boys | Special Program Emphasis
(1)
215 Ridgeway Avenue
Oakland, CA 94611
(510) 652-4722
Grades: 3-8
| 15 students
Park Day School
Park Day School Photo - Studying renewable energy and building solar powered home models
(25)
360 42nd St
Oakland, CA 94609
(510) 653-0317
Grades: K-8
| 330 students
Saint Joseph Notre Dame High School
Saint Joseph Notre Dame High School Photo - Congratulations SJND graduates!
(Catholic)
1011 Chestnut Street
Alameda, CA 94501
(510) 523-1526
Grades: 9-12
| 426 students
43077 Osgood Road
Fremont, CA 94539
(510) 826-3411
Grades: PK-8
| 639 students
4576 Willow Road
Pleasanton, CA 94588
(925) 940-6045
Grades: PK-5
| 434 students
35487 Dumbarton Ct
Newark, CA 94560
(510) 739-0300
Grades: NS-8
| n/a students
Challenger School - Newark
Challenger School - Newark Photo
Daycare / Preschool
39600 Cedar Boulevard
Newark, CA 94560
(510) 770-1771
Grades: NS-K
| n/a students
Fusion Academy Berkeley
Fusion Academy Berkeley Photo - Each Fusion campus has a state-of-the-art music studio with professional-grade tools. Students can explore instruments, vocals, songwriting, DJ performing arts, and more.
Alternative School
811 University Ave, Suite 100
Berkeley, CA 94710
(877) 673-8893
Grades: 6-12
| n/a students
Fusion Academy Pleasanton
Fusion Academy Pleasanton Photo - Classes at Fusion are one-to-one: one student and one teacher. Teachers personalize content and act as mentors in the one-to-one setting.
Alternative School
4301 Hacienda Drive, Ste. 120
Pleasanton, CA 94588
(877) 673-8893
Grades: 6-12
| n/a students
Julia Morgan School For Girls
Julia Morgan School For Girls Photo
All-girls
(1)
5000 MacArthur Boulevard
Oakland, CA 94613
(510) 632-6000
Grades: 6-8
| 129 students
KSS Immersion Schools, Albany
KSS Immersion Schools, Albany Photo - KSS Preschool - Socialization
Daycare / Preschool
1331 Portland Avenue
Albany, CA 94706
(877) 442-2555
Grades: NS-PK
| n/a students
KSS Immersion Schools, Oakland-Lincoln Highlands
KSS Immersion Schools, Oakland-Lincoln Highlands Photo - KSS Preschool - Reading
Daycare / Preschool
2540 Charleston St
Oakland, CA 94602
(877) 442-2555
Grades: PK-K
| n/a students
KSS Immersion Schools, Oakland-Montclair
KSS Immersion Schools, Oakland-Montclair Photo - KSS Preschool - Outdoor play
Daycare / Preschool
1650 Mountain Blvd
Oakland, CA 94611
(877) 442-2555
Grades: NS-PK
| n/a students
Mentoring Academy
Mentoring Academy Photo
Special Program Emphasis
(2)
1918 Bonita Ave
Berkeley, CA 94704
(510) 345-3000
Grades: 8-12
| 25 students
Shu Ren International School, Berkeley
Shu Ren International School, Berkeley Photo - Shu Ren International School located in the heart of Berkeley, California.
Special Program Emphasis
(1)
2125 Jefferson Avenue
Berkeley, CA 94703
(510) 841-8899
Grades: PK-8
| 178 students
Stratford Dublin
Stratford Dublin Photo
6665 Amador Plaza Road
Dublin, CA 94568
(925) 397-0152
Grades: PK-5
| 126 students
Stratford School - Fremont Blvd Campus
Stratford School - Fremont Blvd Campus Photo
Daycare / Preschool
38495 Fremont Blvd
Fremont, CA 94536
(510) 892-3965
Grades: PK-K
| 183 students
3800 Stoneridge Drive
Pleasanton, CA 94588
(925) 940-5815
Grades: 6-8
| 108 students
3110 Constitution Drive
Livermore, CA 94551
(925) 264-9477
Grades: K-8
| 46 students
Assumption School
(Catholic)
1851 136th Ave
San Leandro, CA 94578
(510) 357-8772
Grades: K-8
| 208 students
Bentley School
(3)
1 Hiller Dr
Oakland, CA 94618
(510) 843-2512
Grades: K-12
| 700 students
Berkwood Hedge School
1809 Bancroft Way
Berkeley, CA 94703
(510) 883-6990
Grades: K-8
| 131 students
Bishop O Dowd High School
Bishop O Dowd High School Photo - Our rigorous Academics prepare students for the challenges they will face at our country's best schools.
(Catholic)
(2)
9500 Stearns Avenue
Oakland, CA 94605
(510) 816-3057
Grades: 9-12
| 1,259 students
Black Pine Circle School
Black Pine Circle School Photo
(1)
2027 7th Street
Berkeley, CA 94710
(510) 845-0876
Grades: K-8
| 318 students
California Crosspoint Academy
California Crosspoint Academy Photo - Our firm belief and practice is that all students can excel given the right environment and opportunity. All of our students have many opportunities and the support needed to find their passion and God-given calling for their lives.
(Christian)
25500 Industrial Blvd
Hayward, CA 94545
(510) 995-5333
Grades: NS-12
| 558 students
Coastline Christian Schools
(Christian)
(1)
1801 N Loop Rd
Alameda, CA 94502
(510) 522-0200
Grades: K-8
| 319 students
6100 Broadway
Oakland, CA 94618
(510) 652-0111
Grades: 9-12
| 374 students
Corpus Christi School
(Catholic)
(2)
1 Estates Drive
Oakland, CA 94611
(510) 530-4056
Grades: K-8
| 263 students
Ecole Bilingue De Berkeley
Ecole Bilingue De Berkeley Photo
Special Program Emphasis
(3)
1009 Heinz Avenue
Berkeley, CA 94710
(510) 809-0641
Grades: NS-8
| 431 students
The Elmwood Academy
The Elmwood Academy Photo - English teacher John Lynch works with students in our Upper School. Students in grades 6-8 read a variety of texts that range from contemporary Young Adult literature to Shakespeare.
2722 Benvenue Avenue
Berkeley, CA 94705
(510) 549-0605
Grades: K-8
| 107 students
Escuela Bilingüe Internacional
Escuela Bilingüe Internacional Photo
Special Program Emphasis
(1)
410 Alcatraz Ave
Oakland, CA 94609
(510) 653-3324
Grades: PK-8
| 349 students
Fremont Christian School
Fremont Christian School Photo - FCS partners with families of children 18 months through high school graduation.
(Assembly of God)
4760 Thornton Avenue
Fremont, CA 94536
(510) 744-2241
Grades: NS-12
| 685 students
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Alameda County Private Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
3200 Hopyard Rd
Pleasanton, CA 94588
(925) 462-7123
Grades: PK-4
| 100 students
1523 Willow St
Alameda, CA 94501
(510) 865-6255
Grades: PK-K
| 24 students
Bright World Pre-school (Closed 2021)
Daycare / Preschool (Assembly of God)
20613 Stanton Avenue
Castro Valley, CA 94546
(510) 581-1580
Grades: PK-K
| 39 students
6665 Amador Plaza Road
Dublin, CA 94568
(925) 820-1343
Grades: NS-6
| 108 students
388 9th St Ste 183
Oakland, CA 94607
(415) 754-3889
Grades: 8-12
| 6 students
573 Bartlett Avenue
Hayward, CA 94541
(510) 785-2166
Grades: 1-9
| 24 students
11760 Dublin Boulevard
Dublin, CA 94568
(925) 828-2081
Grades: PK-K
| 58 students
678 B St
Union City, CA 94587
(510) 471-3765
Grades: NS-8
| 133 students
770 Santa Clara Avenue
Alameda, CA 94501
(510) 521-8940
Grades: PK
| 36 students
1630 62nd Avenue
Oakland, CA 94621
(510) 632-6323
Grades: K-8
| 175 students
2634 Pleasant St
Oakland, CA 94602
(510) 532-4387
Grades: K-8
| 152 students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked private schools in Alameda County, CA?
The top ranked private schools in Alameda County, CA include The College Preparatory School, Alsion Middle/High School and BASIS Independent Fremont.
How many private schools are located in Alameda County, CA?
219 private schools are located in Alameda County, CA.
How much do private schools cost in Alameda County, CA?
The average tuition cost is $19,312, which is higher than the California private school average tuition cost of $16,837.
How diverse are private schools in Alameda County, CA?
Alameda County, CA private schools are approximately 60% minority students, which is higher than the California private school average of 51%.
What percentage of students in Alameda County, CA go to private school?
13% of all K-12 students in Alameda County, CA are educated in private schools (compared to the CA state average of 10%).
What percentage of private schools are religiously affiliated in Alameda County, CA?
35% of private schools in Alameda County, CA are religiously affiliated (most commonly Catholic and Christian).

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