Top California Alternative Private Schools

For the 2021 school year, there are 217 alternative private schools serving 22,437 students in California.
The best top ranked alternative private schools in California include Hayden Child Care Center, Live Oak Academy and Merit Academy.
The average tuition cost is $21,229, which is higher than the California private school average tuition cost of $14,881.
34% of alternative private schools in California are religiously affiliated (most commonly Christian and Baptist).

Top California Alternative Private Schools (2021)

School
Location
Grades
Students
Fusion Academy - Marin
Alternative School
1600 Los Gamos Drive Lobby D, Suite 380
San Rafael, CA 94903
(415) 472-1421
Grades: 6-12
| 58 students
Fusion Academy Berkeley
Alternative School
811 University Ave, Suite 100
Berkeley, CA 94710
(510) 292-4104
Grades: 6-12
| n/a students
Fusion Academy Huntington Beach
Fusion Academy Huntington Beach Photo - Learning is fun in a one-to-one classroom!
Alternative School
(2)
7711 Center Avenue, Suite 120
Huntington Beach, CA 92647
(657) 200-2300
Grades: 6-12
| 55 students
Fusion Academy Los Angeles
Alternative School
1640 S. Sepulveda Blvd., Suite 100
Los Angeles, CA 90025
(310) 445-2516
Grades: 6-12
| 101 students
Fusion Academy Los Gatos
Alternative School
50 University Ave., Suite A300
Los Gatos, CA 95030
(408) 354-0743
Grades: 6-12
| n/a students
Fusion Academy Miracle Mile
Alternative School
5757 Wilshire Blvd., Promenade One
Los Angeles, CA 90036
(323) 692-0603
Grades: 6-12
| 37 students
Fusion Academy Palo Alto
Alternative School
2191 E. Bayshore Road, Suite 100
Palo Alto, CA 94303
(650) 857-0634
Grades: 6-12
| n/a students
Fusion Academy Pasadena
Fusion Academy Pasadena Photo
Alternative School
825 Colorado Blvd., Suite 118
Los Angeles, CA 90041
(323) 258-2012
Grades: 6-12
| n/a students
Fusion Academy San Mateo
Alternative School
2000 Alameda de las Pulgas, Suite 128
San Mateo, CA 94403
(650) 312-8305
Grades: 6-12
| n/a students
Fusion Academy University City
Alternative School
5060 Shoreham Place, Suite 130
San Diego, CA 92122
(858) 677-9279
Grades: 6-12
| n/a students
Fusion Academy Walnut Creek
Alternative School
3003 Oak Road, Suite 150
Walnut Creek, CA 94597
(925) 296-0053
Grades: 6-12
| 52 students
Futures Academy - Anaheim Hills
Futures Academy - Anaheim Hills Photo - At Futures Academy, learn at your pace and on your schedule with one student to one teacher class sizes.
Alternative School
3111 N. Tustin Street, Suite 240
Orange, CA 92865
(866) 402-1699
Grades: 6-12
| n/a students
Futures Academy - Beverly Hills
Futures Academy - Beverly Hills Photo - At Futures Academy, our personalized one-to-one teaching approach provides students the opportunity to maximize their academic potential in a small, nurturing, private school environment.
Alternative School
8484 Wilshire Blvd., Ste. 220
Beverly Hills, CA 90211
(866) 402-1699
Grades: 6-12
| n/a students
Futures Academy - Carlsbad
Futures Academy - Carlsbad Photo - At Futures Academy, our personalized one-to-one teaching approach provides students the opportunity to maximize their academic potential in a small, nurturing, private school environment.
Alternative School
705 Palomar Airport Rd., Ste. 340
Carlsbad, CA 92011
(866) 402-1699
Grades: 6-12
| n/a students
Futures Academy - Cupertino
Futures Academy - Cupertino Photo - At Futures Academy, learn at your pace and on your schedule with one student to one teacher class sizes.
Alternative School
19638 Stevens Creek Blvd., Suite 230
Cupertino, CA 95014
(866) 402-1699
Grades: 6-12
| n/a students
Futures Academy - Huntington Beach
Futures Academy - Huntington Beach Photo - At Futures, learn at your pace and on your schedule with one student to one teacher class sizes.
Alternative School
2100 Main St., Ste. 260
Huntington Beach, CA 92648
(866) 402-1699
Grades: 6-12
| n/a students
Futures Academy - Manhattan Beach
Futures Academy - Manhattan Beach Photo - At Futures, learn at your pace and on your schedule with one student to one teacher class sizes.
Alternative School
2101 Rosecrans Ave, Ste. 1225
El Segundo, CA 90245
(866) 402-1699
Grades: 6-12
| n/a students
Futures Academy - Newport Beach
Futures Academy - Newport Beach Photo - At Futures, learn at your pace and on your schedule with one student to one teacher class sizes.
Alternative School
(2)
18881 Von Karman Ave., Ste. 900
Irvine, CA 92612
(866) 402-1699
Grades: 6-12
| n/a students
Futures Academy - Pasadena
Futures Academy - Pasadena Photo - At Futures, learn at your pace and on your schedule with one student to one teacher class sizes.
Alternative School
35 N. Lake Ave., Ste. 160
Pasadena, CA 91101
(866) 402-1699
Grades: 6-12
| n/a students
Futures Academy - Pleasanton
Alternative School
4301 Hacienda Drive, Ste. 120
Pleasanton, CA 94588
(888) 425-7876
Grades: 6-12
| n/a students
Futures Academy - San Mateo
Futures Academy - San Mateo Photo - At Futures, learn at your pace and on your schedule with one student to one teacher class sizes.
Alternative School
1840 Gateway Dr., Ste. 100
San Mateo, CA 94404
(866) 402-1699
Grades: 6-12
| n/a students
Futures Academy - Walnut Creek
Futures Academy - Walnut Creek Photo - At Futures, learn at your pace and on your schedule with one student to one teacher class sizes.
Alternative School
(1)
101 Ygnacio Valley Road, Suite 150
Walnut Creek, CA 94596
(866) 402-1699
Grades: 6-12
| n/a students
Futures Academy - Westlake Village
Futures Academy - Westlake Village Photo - At Futures, learn at your pace and on your schedule with one student to one teacher class sizes.
Alternative School
30700 Russell Ranch Rd., Ste. 180
Thousand Oaks, CA 91362
(866) 402-1699
Grades: 6-12
| n/a students
Futures Academy - Woodland Hills
Futures Academy - Woodland Hills Photo - At Futures, learn at your pace and on your schedule with one student to one teacher class sizes.
Alternative School
21800 Oxnard Street, Suite 220
Woodland Hills, CA 91367
(866) 402-1699
Grades: 6-12
| n/a students
Marin Christian Academy
Marin Christian Academy Photo - Kindergarten celebrating Thanksgiving
Alternative School (Assembly of God)
1370 S Novato Blvd
Novato, CA 94947
(415) 892-5713
Grades: NS-8
| 209 students
The New Village School
The New Village School Photo
Alternative School
100 Ebbtide Avenue, Suite 144
Sausalito, CA 94965
(415) 289-0889
Grades: NS-10
| 120 students
The Open School
The Open School Photo
Alternative School
(2)
2625 N. Tustin Ave
Santa Ana, CA 92705
(714) 326-9736
Grades: K-12
| 26 students
READ Academy of Sacramento
Alternative School
2565 Millcreek Dr.
Sacramento, CA 95833
(916) 258-2080
Grades: 2-9
| 34 students
Hayden Child Care Center
Hayden Child Care Center Photo - Hayden Child Care Center: Educating for Life with the mind and heart of Christ
Alternative School (Roman Catholic)
819 Buena Vista St
Duarte, CA 91010
(626) 359-9592
Grades: NS-K
| 50 students
Live Oak Academy
Alternative School (Christian)
(2)
2499 Homestead Road
Santa Clara, CA 95050
(408) 355-4787
Grades: K-12
| 321 students
Merit Academy
Merit Academy Photo - Engineering a brake-light system. All students engage in ProjectMERIT where they start an independent project that teaches them leadership and critical thinking skills in the real world. These projects separate Merit Academy students from their peers in the competitive college admissions process.
Alternative School
(3)
2392 North Rodeo Gulch Road
Soquel, CA 95073
(831) 462-5655
Grades: 1-12
| 24 students
Mills College Childrens School
Mills College Childrens School Photo
Alternative School
(1)
5000 Macarthur Blvd
Oakland, CA 94613
(510) 430-2118
Grades: K-5
| 157 students
Presidio Hill School
Presidio Hill School Photo - Our friendly and welcoming campus
Alternative School
3839 Washington Street
San Francisco, CA 94118
(415) 751-9318
Grades: K-8
| 232 students
School For Independent Learners
Alternative School
909 N San Antonio Rd
Los Altos, CA 94022
(650) 941-4350
Grades: 8-12
| 15 students
A B C Little School
Alternative School
6447 Woodman Ave
Van Nuys, CA 91401
(818) 786-5169
Grades: PK-2
| 103 students
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