Top 5 Best Berkeley Private Schools (2023)

For the 2023 school year, there are 24 private schools serving 2,802 students in Berkeley, CA (there are 18 public schools, serving 9,823 public students). 22% of all K-12 students in Berkeley, CA are educated in private schools (compared to the CA state average of 10%).
The best top ranked private schools in Berkeley, CA include The Berkeley School, Black Pine Circle School and The Academy.
The average acceptance rate is 73%, which is lower than the California private school average acceptance rate of 84%.
4% of private schools in Berkeley, CA are religiously affiliated (most commonly Catholic).

Top Ranked Berkeley Private Schools (2023)

School
Location
Grades
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.
1310 University Ave
Berkeley, CA 94702
(510) 665-8800
Grades: PK-8
| 296 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
(510) 292-4104
Grades: 6-12
| n/a students
The Academy
The 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
| 105 students
Black Pine Circle School
Black Pine Circle School Photo
Special Program Emphasis
(1)
2027 7th Street
Berkeley, CA 94710
(510) 845-0876
Grades: K-8
| 326 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
| 436 students
Maybeck High School
Maybeck High School Photo - Classes are usually taught in seminar style with teachers and students around a table. Class sizes of 8 to 15 make such individual attention possible.
2727 College Avenue
Berkeley, CA 94705
(510) 841-8489
Grades: 9-12
| 109 students
School Of The Madeleine
(Catholic)
1225 Milvia Street
Berkeley, CA 94709
(510) 526-4744
Grades: K-8
| 311 students
2446 Mckinley Ave
Berkeley, CA 94703
(510) 841-7248
Grades: K-6
| 80 students
American International Montessori School
Montessori School
3339 Martin Luther King Jr Way
Berkeley, CA 94703
(510) 868-1815
Grades: NS-6
| 123 students
Bayhill High School
Special Education School
1940 Virginia St
Berkeley, CA 94709
(510) 984-0599
Grades: 9-12
| 65 students
Berkeley Rose Waldorf School
Special Program Emphasis
2515 Hillegass Ave
Berkeley, CA 94704
(510) 859-7679
Grades: PK-7
| 126 students
Berkwood Hedge School
1809 Bancroft Way
Berkeley, CA 94703
(510) 883-6990
Grades: K-5
| 108 students
Cedar Creek Montessori School
Montessori School
1600 Sacramento St
Berkeley, CA 94702
(510) 525-1377
Grades: PK-K
| 37 students
The Crowden School
The Crowden School Photo
Special Program Emphasis
(1)
1475 Rose St
Berkeley, CA 94702
(510) 559-6910
Grades: 3-8
| 40 students
East Bay School For Boys
All-boys
(4)
2340 Durant Ave
Berkeley, CA 94704
(510) 621-3272
Grades: 6-8
| 98 students
Global Montessori International School
Montessori School
2830 9th street
Berkeley, CA 94710
(510) 845-6969
Grades: PK-K
| 70 students
Growing Light Montessori School
Montessori School
52 Arlington Ave
Berkeley, CA 94707
(510) 527-1278
Grades: K
| 18 students
La Cheim School
Special Education School
41 Bolivar Drive
Berkeley, CA 94710
(510) 649-1177
Grades: 4-12
| 55 students
Nia House Learning Center
Montessori School
(8)
2234 9th Street
Berkeley, CA 94710
(510) 845-6099
Grades: PK-K
| 60 students
Shu Ren International School
Shu Ren International School Photo - Experiential learning in the Bay Area. Students participate in approximately 6 experiences outside of school and 6 within school as part of the International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme.
Special Program Emphasis
(1)
2125 Jefferson Avenue
Berkeley, CA 94703
(510) 841-8899
Grades: PK-5
| 178 students
Spectrum Center Schs (5 Campuses)
Special Education School
2855 Telegraph Ave. Suite 312
Berkeley, CA 94705
(510) 845-1321
Grades: 5
| n/a students
Step One School
Daycare / Preschool
499 Spruce Street
Berkeley, CA 94708
(510) 527-9021
Grades: PK-K
| 119 students
Via Center
Special Education School
2126 6th St
Berkeley, CA 94710
(510) 848-1616
Grades: K-12
| 18 students
West-wind Academy
Special Program Emphasis
1551 University Ave
Berkeley, CA 94703
(510) 841-1426
Grades: 2-12
| 24 students
[+] Show Closed Private Schools in Berkeley, California

Berkeley, California Private Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
2125 Jefferson Avenue
Berkeley, CA 94703
(510) 845-6266
Grades: K-8
| 127 students

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