Top 20 Best California Blue Ribbon Private Schools (2022-23)

For the 2022-23 school year, there are 81 blue ribbon private schools serving 35,861 students in California.
The best top ranked blue ribbon private schools in California include Sage Hill School, Capistrano Valley Christian Schools and Louisville High School.
The average tuition cost is $15,326, which is lower than the California private school average tuition cost of $16,099.
78% of blue ribbon private schools in California are religiously affiliated (most commonly Catholic and Christian).
Blue Ribbon schools have been recognized by the Department of Education for achieving superior standards of academic excellence. Read more about this national school awards program and how blue ribbon schools work.

Top Ranked California Blue Ribbon Private Schools (2022-23)

School
Location
Students
Year
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
408 students
Year: 2003, 2016
Capistrano Valley Christian Schools
Capistrano Valley Christian Schools Photo - Since 1973, Capistrano Valley Christian Schools has been dedicated to providing a high standard of college preparatory education, set within the framework of Christian instruction and example. We desire to prepare students to be the Christian leaders of tomorrow. Our staff is committed to partnering with an extremely supportive school community to offer a truly unique educational experience.
(Christian)
(8)
32032 Del Obispo St
San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675
(949) 493-5683
714 students
Year: 2010
16971 Imperial Hwy
Yorba Linda, CA 92886
(714) 524-1350
704 students
Year: 1999
Louisville High School
Louisville High School Photo - A school for four years, a family for life.
All-girls (Catholic)
(19)
22300 Mulholland Drive
Woodland Hills, CA 91364
(818) 346-8812
305 students
Year: n/a
Mission Basilica School
Mission Basilica School Photo - MBS has two technology labs
(Catholic)
31641 El Camino Real
San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675
(949) 234-1385
325 students
Year: 2009
Park Day School
Park Day School Photo - 1st grade classroom
(18)
360 42nd St
Oakland, CA 94609
(510) 653-0317
320 students
Year: n/a
Sage Hill School
Sage Hill School Photo - Our diverse community celebrates individuality and supports students to become their best selves during their four years of high school.
(1)
20402 Newport Coast Drive
Newport Coast, CA 92657
(949) 219-0100
562 students
Year: n/a
Stoneybrooke Christian School
Stoneybrooke Christian School Photo
(Christian)
(15)
26300 Via Escolar
San Juan Capistrano, CA 92692
(949) 364-4407
570 students
Year: 2012
711 E. Gish Road
San Jose, CA 95112
(408) 998-2860
n/a students
Year: 2021
Marin Horizon School
Marin Horizon School Photo - Marin Horizon School is a Montessori-inspired pre-K-8th grade independent school in Mill Valley, CA. Please visit our website to find out more: www.marinhorizon.org
(2)
305 Montford Ave
Mill Valley, CA 94941
(415) 388-8408
n/a 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 (Catholic)
4860 Oregon Street
San Diego, CA 92116
(619) 297-2266
748 students
Year: n/a
Baymonte Christian School
Baymonte Christian School Photo
(Christian)
(1)
5000B Granite Creek Rd
Scotts Valley, CA 95066
(831) 438-0100
401 students
Year: 2003
Cantwell-Sacred Heart Of Mary
Cantwell-Sacred Heart Of Mary Photo - Cantwell-Sacred Heart of Mary High School has UC approved classes that meet A-G requirements. The school offers 15 Honors classes as well as 7 AP classes.
(Catholic)
329 N Garfield Ave
Montebello, CA 90640
(323) 887-2066
339 students
Year: n/a
Capital Christian School
Capital Christian School Photo
(Assembly of God)
(2)
9470 Micron Avenue
Sacramento, CA 95827
(916) 856-5600
1,081 students
Year: 2017
Carden School Of Fresno
(3)
6901 N Maple Avenue #7
Fresno, CA 93710
(559) 323-0126
153 students
Year: 2016
Carlthorp School
438 San Vicente Blvd
Santa Monica, CA 90402
(310) 451-1332
280 students
Year: 2006
7500 Chaminade Avenue
Canoga Park, CA 91304
(818) 347-8300
1,275 students
Year: 1998
Chinese Christian Schools - Alameda
(Christian)
(1)
1801 N Loop Rd
Alameda, CA 94502
(510) 522-0200
313 students
Year: 2003
Christ Lutheran School
Christ Lutheran School Photo - Elementary playground
(Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (formerly AELC, ALC, or LCA))
(4)
311 S Citrus St
West Covina, CA 91791
(626) 967-7531
296 students
Year: 2003
Christ The King Catholic School
(Catholic)
(1)
195 B Brandon Rd
Pleasant Hill, CA 94523
(925) 685-1109
324 students
Year: n/a
Concordia Christian School
(Lutheran Church Missouri Synod)
16603 San Fernando Mission Blvd
Granada Hills, CA 91344
(818) 368-0892
121 students
Year: n/a
Hebrew Academy
Hebrew Academy Photo - The Hebrew Academy`s authentic Judaic program promotes confidence, pride and belonging by creating real hands-on experiences for the students to learn, explore and take pride in our rich Jewish heritage. Through hands on experiences the Hebrew Academy uses every opportunity to bring learning to life for our students - From education to Jewish pride, the children are our future!
(Jewish)
(3)
14401 Willow Lane
Huntington Beach, CA 92647
(714) 898-0051
276 students
Year: 2003
La Reina High School and Middle School
La Reina High School and Middle School Photo
All-girls (Catholic)
(8)
106 West Janss Road
Thousand Oaks, CA 91360
(805) 495-6494
407 students
Year: 2013
Laurel Hall School
Laurel Hall School Photo - Builders Utilizing a Creative Process
(Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (formerly AELC, ALC, or LCA))
(2)
11919 Oxnard Street
North Hollywood, CA 91606
(818) 763-5434
345 students
Year: 2004
Legacy Christian Academy
Legacy Christian Academy Photo
(Christian)
27680 Dickason Dr
Valencia, CA 91355
(661) 257-7377
429 students
Year: 2015
Mariners Christian School
Mariners Christian School Photo
(Christian)
(6)
300 Fischer Ave
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
(714) 437-1700
733 students
Year: 2007, 2020
New Horizon School, Irvine
New Horizon School, Irvine Photo
(Islamic)
1 Truman St
Irvine, CA 92620
(949) 552-5411
318 students
Year: 2015
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))
(2)
200 Avenida San Pablo
San Clemente, CA 92672
(949) 492-6165
89 students
Year: 2004
The Pegasus School
The Pegasus School Photo - The faculty at The Pegasus School contribute to students' success on a daily basis. The Pegasus School is dedicated to academic excellence and to the development of lifelong learners who are confident, caring, and courageous.
(1)
19692 Lexington Lane
Huntington Beach, CA 92646
(714) 964-1224
568 students
Year: 2001
Peninsula Adventist School
Peninsula Adventist School Photo - We host a Spring Fling every year where board members, church members, parents, and community members come together for a day of food, fun, and games for the kids!
(Seventh Day Adventist)
1025 Mescal St
Seaside, CA 93955
(831) 394-5578
23 students
Year: n/a
Pressman Academy
Pressman Academy Photo
(Jewish)
(3)
1055 S La Cienega Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90035
(310) 652-2002
499 students
Year: 2010
The Principled Academy
The Principled Academy Photo - Older students are all paired up with younger students as 'Reading Buddies,' a way to support older students develop caring and kind heart.
Special Program Emphasis (Christian)
2305-A Washington Ave
San Leandro, CA 94577
(510) 351-6400
134 students
Year: 2003
Ramona Convent Secondary School
Ramona Convent Secondary School Photo - Our 19+ acre campus is more like a college than a high school. Expansive facilities support a broad and engaging curriculum.
All-girls (Catholic)
(1)
1701 W Ramona Road
Alhambra, CA 91803
(626) 282-4151
284 students
Year: n/a
Red Hill Lutheran School
(Other Lutheran)
(2)
13200 Red Hill Avenue
Tustin, CA 92780
(714) 544-3132
449 students
Year: 2020
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