Best California Alternative Private Preschools (2021-22)

For the 2021-22 school year, there are 117 alternative private preschools serving 12,470 students in California.
The best top ranked alternative private preschools in California include Our Redeemer Preschool, Temple Aliyah Preschool And Kindergarten and San Francisco Waldorf Grade School.
The average acceptance rate is 94%, which is higher than the California private preschool average acceptance rate of 86%.
34% of alternative private preschools in California are religiously affiliated (most commonly Christian and Baptist).

Top Ranked California Alternative Private Preschools (2021-22)

School
Location
Grades
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-8
| 115 students
Action Day Primary Plus Allen School
Action Day Primary Plus Allen School Photo
Alternative School
5845 Allen Ave
San Jose, CA 95123
(408) 244-1968
Grades: PK-K
| 365 students
Our Redeemer Preschool
Alternative School (Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (formerly AELC, ALC, or LCA))
721 Doris Ave
Oxnard, CA 93030
(805) 983-0619
Grades: PK-K
| 342 students
St. Vincent's Day Home
Alternative School
1086 8th St
Oakland, CA 94607
(510) 832-8324
Grades: PK-K
| 322 students
San Francisco Waldorf Grade School
San Francisco Waldorf Grade School Photo - Dia de los Muertos Assembly
Alternative School
(1)
2938 Washington Street
San Francisco, CA 94115
(415) 931-2750
Grades: NS-8
| 300 students
San Luis Obispo Classical Academy
San Luis Obispo Classical Academy Photo - Welcome to San Luis Obispo Classical Academy!
Alternative School (Christian)
(1)
165 Grand Avenue
San Luis Obispo, CA 93405
(805) 548-8700
Grades: PK-12
| 394 students
Temple Aliyah Preschool And Kindergarten
Alternative School (Jewish)
(1)
6025 Valley Circle Blvd
Woodland Hills, CA 91367
(818) 346-1552
Grades: PK-K
| 392 students
A B C Little School
Alternative School
6447 Woodman Ave
Van Nuys, CA 91401
(818) 786-5169
Grades: PK-2
| 103 students
Achieving Stars Academy
Alternative School
301 S Abbott Ave
Milpitas, CA 95035
(408) 263-8802
Grades: PK-K
| 93 students
All Seasons Childrens Learning Center
Alternative School
(1)
2612 S Baldwin Ave
Arcadia, CA 91007
(626) 294-0216
Grades: PK-5
| 51 students
American Heritage Christian School
Alternative School (Christian)
225 W Winton Ave Ste 116
Hayward, CA 94544
(510) 909-7469
Grades: PK
| 10 students
Angela Preschool & Kindergarten
Alternative School
100 E Live Oak Ave
Arcadia, CA 91006
(626) 445-9288
Grades: PK-K
| 75 students
Angela Preschool Kindergarten
Alternative School
5708 N Muscatel Ave
San Gabriel, CA 91775
(626) 286-0266
Grades: PK-K
| 92 students
Anne Sullivan Preschool & Kindergarten
Alternative School
21776 Palomar St
Wildomar, CA 92595
(951) 678-3557
Grades: NS-K
| 117 students
Applied Scholastics Academy Of Hollywood
Alternative School
6336 Hollywood Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90028
(818) 660-7681
Grades: PK
| 11 students
Armenta Learning Academy
Armenta Learning Academy Photo - Learning fun at Armenta Learning Academy!
Alternative School
(17)
28062 Forbes Rd, Ste B
Laguna Niguel, CA 92677
(949) 367-9473
Grades: NS-12
| 10 students
Big Tree Little Preschool Kindergarten
Alternative School
1600 Buena Vista Dr, Vista, CA 92081, United States
Vista, CA 92081
(760) 685-5780
Grades: NS
| 54 students
Born Learners School
Alternative School
28348 Agoura Rd
Agoura Hills, CA 91301
(818) 991-7752
Grades: PK-K
| 25 students
Bridge Haven School
Alternative School
755 Baywood Drive
Petaluma, CA 94954
(707) 241-6942
Grades: NS-8
| 25 students
California Kids Centers
Alternative School
1735 N Grand Ave
Santa Ana, CA 92705
(714) 832-2669
Grades: PK-K
| 30 students
Carden School
Alternative School
706 Knob Hill Ave
Redondo Beach, CA 90277
(310) 316-9733
Grades: PK-1
| 74 students
Carlsbad Country Day School
Alternative School
(2)
5150 Hemingway Dr
Carlsbad, CA 92008
(760) 804-0550
Grades: PK-K
| 186 students
Children's Academy Of Success
Alternative School (Christian)
(1)
10839 La Reina Ave
Downey, CA 90241
(562) 231-4373
Grades: PK-K
| 72 students
Children's Growing Center-first United Methodist
Alternative School (Methodist)
2111 Camino Del Rio S
San Diego, CA 92108
(619) 295-1915
Grades: PK-K
| 134 students
Childrens Lighthouse Learning Center
Alternative School
23656 Clinton Keith Rd
Murrieta, CA 92562
(951) 600-9395
Grades: PK-K
| 34 students
The Childs-pace Foundation, Inc.
Alternative School
1860 Anaheim Ave
Costa Mesa, CA 92627
(714) 557-7777
Grades: PK-6
| 116 students
Committed Christian School
Alternative School (Christian)
1370 S Euclid St
La Habra, CA 90631
(714) 446-6222
Grades: PK-12
| 41 students
Cordova Baptist Preschool & Kindergarten
Alternative School
10527 Coloma Rd
Rancho Cordova, CA 95670
(916) 638-5506
Grades: PK-1
| 26 students
Creative Child School
Alternative School
6948 N. Rosemead Bl.
San Gabriel, CA 91775
(626) 286-2242
Grades: PK-11
| 48 students
The Creek Preschool & Kindergarten
The Creek Preschool & Kindergarten Photo - www.thecreekpreschool.org
Alternative School
(6)
250 S Prospect Street
Orange, CA 92869
(714) 633-0402
Grades: NS-K
| 74 students
The Cross Christian School
Alternative School (Christian)
20675 La Puente Rd
Walnut, CA 91789
(909) 468-9798
Grades: PK-K
| 50 students
Crosswind Comm Church-adventureland Preschool
Alternative School
(1)
41337 10th Street West
Palmdale, CA 93551
(661) 272-0681
Grades: PK-K
| 118 students
Del Sol School/via Pacifica
Alternative School
1700 Manhattan Beach Blvd
Manhattan Beach, CA 90266
(310) 376-1223
Grades: PK-6
| 60 students
Diamond Bar Montessori Academy
Alternative School
23555 Palomino Dr
Diamond Bar, CA 91765
(909) 396-8747
Grades: PK-K
| 176 students
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