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  • For the 2019-20 school year, there are 70 top blue ribbon private schools in California, serving 33,977 students.
  • These schools have been recognized by the Department of Education for achieving superior standards of academic excellence.

Top California Blue Ribbon Private Schools (2019-20)

  • School Location Students Year
  • 32032 Del Obispo St
    San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675
    (949)493-5683

    440 students
    Year: 2010
  • Christ Lutheran School
    Christ Lutheran School Photo - In 2003 the United States Department of Education awarded CLS the "No Child Left Behind" Blue Ribbon award. In 2006 the school was accredited by WASC.
    (Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (formerly AELC, ALC, or LCA))
    311 S Citrus St
    West Covina, CA 91791
    (626)967-7531

    296 students
    Year: 2003
  • Louisville High School
    Louisville High School Photo
    All-girls (Roman Catholic)
    22300 Mulholland Dr
    Woodland Hills, CA 91364
    (818)346-8812

    339 students
    Year: n/a
  • 641 S Western Avenue
    Anaheim, CA 92804
    (714)821-6227

    253 students
    Year: n/a
  • Academy Of Our Lady Of Peace
    Academy Of Our Lady Of Peace Photo - Established in 1882 by the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet, OLP has been educating the next generation of women leaders and innovators for more than 134 years.
    All-girls (Roman Catholic)
    4860 Oregon Street
    San Diego, CA 92116
    (619)297-2266

    728 students
    Year: n/a
  • 5000B Granite Creek Rd
    Scotts Valley, CA 95066
    (831)438-0100

    401 students
    Year: 2003
  • 12326 Riverside Drive
    Valley Village, CA 91607
    (818)763-8308

    105 students
    Year: n/a
  • 25500 Industrial Blvd
    Hayward, CA 94545
    (510)995-5333

    264 students
    Year: 2016
  • Capital Christian School
    (Assembly of God)
    9470 Micron Avenue
    Sacramento, CA 95827
    (916)856-5600

    1081 students
    Year: 2017
  • 6901 N Maple Avenue #101
    Fresno, CA 93710
    (559)323-0126

    129 students
    Year: 2016
  • 438 San Vicente Blvd
    Santa Monica, CA 90402
    (310)451-1332

    281 students
    Year: 2006
  • 7500 Chaminade Avenue
    Canoga Park, CA 91304
    (818)347-8300

    1275 students
    Year: 1998
  • 1801 N Loop Rd
    Alameda, CA 94502
    (510)522-0200

    327 students
    Year: 2003
  • 195 B Brandon Rd
    Pleasant Hill, CA 94523
    (925)685-1109

    318 students
    Year: n/a
  • Country Village Preschool
    Daycare / Preschool
    27005 Burbank
    Foothill Ranch, CA 92610
    (949)830-4300

    176 students
    Year: 2003
  • Excelsior Academy
    Special Education School
    7200 Parkway Drive
    La Mesa, CA 91942
    (619)583-6762

    52 students
    Year: n/a
  • 14401 Willow Lane
    Huntington Beach, CA 92647
    (714)898-0051

    251 students
    Year: 2003
  • 2549 Madrugada Drive
    Chino Hills, CA 91709
    (909)465-9905

    211 students
    Year: 2015
  • 16971 Imperial Hwy
    Yorba Linda, CA 92886
    (714)524-1350

    742 students
    Year: 1999
  • 27400 Canwood Street
    Agoura Hills, CA 91301
    (818)707-2365

    129 students
    Year: 2008
  • La Reina High School
    La Reina High School Photo - Performing Arts
    All-girls (Roman Catholic)
    106 West Janss Road
    Thousand Oaks, CA 91360
    (805)495-6494

    566 students
    Year: 2013
  • 880 Laureate Ln
    San Luis Obispo, CA 93405
    (805)544-2141

    165 students
    Year: 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995
  • Laurel Hall School
    Laurel Hall School Photo - Effective Communicators
    (Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (formerly AELC, ALC, or LCA))
    11919 Oxnard Street
    North Hollywood, CA 91606
    (818)763-5434

    454 students
    Year: 2004
  • 27680 Dickason Dr
    Valencia, CA 91355
    (661)257-7377

    429 students
    Year: 2015
  • 300 Fischer Ave
    Costa Mesa, CA 92626
    (714)437-1700

    685 students
    Year: 2007
  • 29028 Aloma Avenue
    Laguna Niguel, CA 92677
    (949)495-5162

    149 students
    Year: 2005
  • Mission Basilica School
    Mission Basilica School Photo - Mission Basilica School students
    (Roman Catholic)
    31641 El Camino Real
    San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675
    (949)234-1385

    266 students
    Year: 2009
  • Most Holy Trinity School
    (Roman Catholic)
    1940 Cunningham Ave
    San Jose, CA 95122
    (408)729-3431

    147 students
    Year: 2003
  • My City School
    Alternative School
    855 27th Ave.
    San Francisco, CA 94121
    (415)260-2316

    11 students
    Year: n/a
  • 651 N. Orange Grove Blvd
    Pasadena, CA 91103
    (626)795-5186

    191 students
    Year: 2005
  • 1 Truman St
    Irvine, CA 92620
    (949)552-5411

    240 students
    Year: 2015
  • North Hills Prep School
    Special Education School
    9433 Sepulveda Blvd
    North Hills, CA 91343
    (818)894-8388

    3 students
    Year: 2003
  • The Nueva School
    Special Program Emphasis
    6565 Skyline Blvd
    Burlingame, CA 94010
    (650)350-4528

    889 students
    Year: 2010
  • Our Savior's Lutheran School
    Our Savior's Lutheran School Photo
    (Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (formerly AELC, ALC, or LCA))
    200 Avenida San Pablo
    San Clemente, CA 92672
    (949)492-6165

    55 students
    Year: 2004
  • The Parish School
    The Parish School Photo
    (Roman Catholic)
    33866 Calle La Primavera
    Dana Point, CA 92629
    (949)496-1241

    855 students
    Year: 2005
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