Top 20 Best California Private Schools Belonging To California Association of Independent Schools (CAIS) (2022)

For the 2022 school year, there are 182 private schools belonging to california association of independent schools (cais) serving 65,782 students in California. You can also find more schools membership associations in California.
The best top ranked belonging to california association of independent schools (cais) private schools in California include Dunn School, California Crosspoint Academy and The Harker School Upper School.
The average tuition cost is $32,892, which is higher than the California private school average tuition cost of $15,895.
28% of private schools belonging to california association of independent schools (cais) in California are religiously affiliated (most commonly Episcopal and Jewish).

Top Ranked Private Schools Belonging To California Association of Independent Schools (CAIS) in California (2022)

School
Location
Grades
Students
Barnhart School
Barnhart School Photo - In addition to yearly plays, there are numerous opportunities for students to practice their public speaking skills.
(8)
240 W Colorado Blvd
Arcadia, CA 91007
(626) 446-5588
Grades: K-8
| 170 students
Berkeley Hall School
Berkeley Hall School Photo - Berkeley Hall's 66-acre mountaintop campus above Bel Air is serene and safe for Nursery through 8th grade students.
16000 Mulholland Drive
Los Angeles, CA 90049
(310) 476-6421
Grades: NS-8
| 270 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
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
Grades: NS-12
| 408 students
The Childrens School
The Childrens School Photo - Our students love learning how to compose music in our Music Lab.
2225 Torrey Pines Lane
La Jolla, CA 92037
(858) 454-0184
Grades: NS-8
| 250 students
Clairbourn School
Clairbourn School Photo
(12)
8400 Huntington Drive
San Gabriel, CA 91775
(626) 286-3108
Grades: NS-8
| 214 students
Dunn School
Dunn School Photo - The outdoor education program at Dunn School fosters greater self-awareness through physical challenges and leadership experiences in the outdoors.
(4)
2555 West Highway 154
Los Olivos, CA 93441
(805) 688-6471
Grades: 6-12
| 256 students
500 Saratoga Ave
San Jose, CA 95129
(408) 249-2510
Grades: K-12
| 1,975 students
High Point Academy
High Point Academy Photo
(1)
1720 Kinneloa Canyon Rd
Pasadena, CA 91107
(626) 798-8989
Grades: K-8
| 350 students
Idyllwild Arts Academy
Idyllwild Arts Academy Photo - Idyllwild Arts Academy is home to 310 students from 35 countries and 26 US states, all devoted to intensive study of the arts. Located 2 hours from Los Angeles, 2 hours from San Diego, and 1 hour from Palm Springs, the Academy is an artistic crossroads for Southern California.
Special Program Emphasis
(7)
52500 Temecula Road #38
Idyllwild, CA 92549
(951) 468-7223
Grades: 9-12
| 246 students
Kirby School
Kirby School Photo - The Kirby School campus features a recreation area, sport court, amphitheater, and outdoor classroom and social spaces.
(2)
425 Encinal Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95060
(831) 423-0658
Grades: 6-12
| 280 students
The Marin School
The Marin School Photo
(3)
150 N. San Pedro Road
San Rafael, CA 94903
(415) 339-9336
Grades: 9-12
| 80 students
Oakwood School
Oakwood School Photo
(3)
11230 Moorpark Street/11600 Magnolia Blvd
North Hollywood, CA 91602
(818) 732-3051
Grades: K-12
| 808 students
2245 Avy Avenue
Menlo Park, CA 94025
(650) 854-4545
Grades: NS-5
| 302 students
Pilgrim School
Pilgrim School Photo
(4)
540 S Commonwealth Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90020
(213) 355-5204
Grades: PK-12
| 374 students
2060 Tapscott Ave / 960 Avis Drive
El Cerrito, CA 94530
(510) 809-9018
Grades: PK-8
| 494 students
2636 Latham Drive
Sacramento, CA 95864
(916) 481-8811
Grades: PK-12
| 567 students
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
Grades: 9-12
| 562 students
Saint Andrew's Episcopal School
Saint Andrew's Episcopal School Photo - Small class sizes allow teachers to truly get to know each student.
(Episcopal)
(8)
13601 Saratoga Ave.
Saratoga, CA 95070
(408) 867-3785
Grades: PK-8
| 403 students
St. Mary's School
St. Mary's School Photo
(Episcopal)
(2)
7 Pursuit
Aliso Viejo, CA 92656
(949) 448-9027
Grades: NS-8
| 702 students
San Domenico School
San Domenico School Photo - Located on 515 acres in San Anselmo, California, our campus features state-of-the art academic facilities, a music conservatory, swimming pool, gymnasium, one-acre organic garden, 2,358 solar panels, and six tennis courts. We are located 20 minutes north of San Francisco.
(12)
1500 Butterfield Road
San Anselmo, CA 94960
(415) 258-1900
Grades: K-12
| 554 students
Sequoyah School
Sequoyah School Photo
(13)
K-8: 535 S. Pasadena Ave/High School: 301 N. Orange Grove Boulevard
Pasadena, CA 91105
(626) 795-4351
Grades: K-12
| 428 students
Echo Horizon School
Echo Horizon School Photo - The Purpose Learning program helps our sixth-grade students connect their passions to real-world action.
3430 McManus Avenue
Culver City, CA 90232
(310) 838-2442
Grades: PK-6
| 181 students
EF Academy Pasadena
EF Academy Pasadena Photo - Our campus is located in the cozy Los Angeles suburb of Pasadena, California.
(1)
1539 E Howard St.
Pasadena, CA 91104
(626) 507-9223
Grades: 9-12
| 175 students
Julia Morgan School For Girls
Julia Morgan School For Girls Photo
All-girls
(1)
5000 MacArthur Boulevard
Oakland, CA 94613
(510) 632-6000
Grades: 6-8
| 130 students
Valley Beth Shalom Day School
Valley Beth Shalom Day School Photo - Innovation STEAM Lab
(Jewish)
(1)
15739 Ventura Blvd
Encino, CA 91436
(818) 788-2199
Grades: K-6
| 243 students
Westmark School
Westmark School Photo
Special Education School
(2)
5461 Louise Ave
Encino, CA 91316
(818) 986-5045
Grades: 2-12
| 223 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
Almaden Country Day School
Almaden Country Day School Photo - Our dedicated faculty deliver personalized instruction to students embracing each student as an individual. Lessons are engaging, inquiry-focused, hands-on, and highly collaborative to prepare students for high school and beyond. Teachers are not solely focused on delivering instruction; rather, they are focused on each child feeling seen and care for, and teaching children to be lifelong learners.
(18)
6835 Trinidad Drive
San Jose, CA 95120
(408) 997-0424
Grades: PK-8
| 382 students
Army and Navy Academy
Army and Navy Academy Photo
All-boys | Military School
2605 Carlsbad Boulevard
Carlsbad, CA 92008
(888) 762-2338
Grades: 7-12
| 320 students
Bentley School
Bentley School Photo
(1)
1000 Upper Happy Valley Rd
Lafayette, CA 94549
(925) 283-2101
Grades: K-12
| 712 students
Besant Hill School
Besant Hill School Photo - Besant Hill School is located in the Ojai Valley, on 500 acres of private land with beautiful vistas in every direction. Facilities include four dormitories, outdoor sports facilities including a new aquatic center, indoor theater, atelier, and classrooms nestled along winding paths and oak trees. We also have an eight acre organic farm.
Special Program Emphasis
(2)
8585 Ojai Santa Paula Rd.
Ojai, CA 93023
(805) 646-4343
Grades: 9-12
| 108 students
The Bishop's School
The Bishop's School Photo - Bishop's is an Episcopal school that nurtures students of intellect and character to think independently, learn collaboratively, grow their sense of self and act with greater purpose.
(Episcopal)
(1)
7607 La Jolla Blvd
La Jolla, CA 92037
(858) 459-4021
Grades: 6-12
| 750 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
| 331 students
Blue Oak School
Blue Oak School Photo - Hands-on learning activities help create meaning and motivate our students.
(1)
1436 Polk Street
Napa, CA 94559
(707) 261-4500
Grades: K-8
| 120 students
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