Top 20 Best California Private Elementary Schools Belonging To California Association of Independent Schools (CAIS) (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 171 private elementary schools belonging to California Association of Independent Schools (CAIS) serving 62,961 students in California. You can also find more schools membership associations in California.
The top ranked private elementary schools belonging to California Association of Independent Schools (CAIS) in California include Brentwood School, Campbell Hall and Foothill Country Day School.
The average tuition cost is $33,531, which is higher than the California private elementary school average tuition cost of $15,979.
27% of private elementary schools belonging to California Association of Independent Schools (CAIS) in California are religiously affiliated (most commonly Episcopal and Jewish).

Top Ranked Private Elementary Schools Belonging To California Association of Independent Schools (CAIS) in California (2024)

School
Location
Grades
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.
(19)
6835 Trinidad Drive
San Jose, CA 95120
(408) 997-0424
Grades: PK-8
| 420 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
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.
(1)
1310 University Ave
Berkeley, CA 94702
(510) 665-8800
Grades: PK-8
| 296 students
Campbell Hall
Campbell Hall Photo - Campbell Hall is a vibrant 15-acre campus.
(Episcopal)
(4)
4533 Laurel Canyon Blvd
Studio City, CA 91607
(818) 980-7280
Grades: K-12
| 1,148 students
Clairbourn School
Clairbourn School Photo
(15)
8400 Huntington Drive
San Gabriel, CA 91775
(626) 286-3108
Grades: NS-8
| 283 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.
(5)
2555 West Highway 154
Los Olivos, CA 93441
(805) 688-6471
Grades: 6-12
| 256 students
Foothill Country Day School
Foothill Country Day School Photo - Field Day and Art Walk is a tradition that dates back to our school's founding. Since our school was founded around a 1954 Kentucky Derby winner named Determine, we hold a day of races and fun each year on Derby Day. Our kids are superheroes!
(11)
1035 Harrison Ave
Claremont, CA 91711
(909) 626-5681
Grades: NS-8
| 438 students
500 Saratoga Ave
San Jose, CA 95129
(408) 249-2510
Grades: K-12
| 1,982 students
High Point Academy
High Point Academy Photo - Reading Group
(1)
1720 Kinneloa Canyon Rd
Pasadena, CA 91107
(626) 798-8989
Grades: K-8
| 350 students
Hillbrook School
Hillbrook School Photo - Hillbrook's campus features an array of outdoor learning spaces including gardens, stately oak trees, and a creek.
(2)
300 Marchmont Dr
Los Gatos, CA 95032
(408) 356-6116
Grades: PK-12
| 367 students
Oakwood School
Oakwood School Photo
(3)
11230 Moorpark Street/11600 Magnolia Blvd
North Hollywood, CA 91602
(818) 732-3150
Grades: K-12
| 808 students
Phillips Brooks School
Phillips Brooks School Photo
(2)
2245 Avy Avenue
Menlo Park, CA 94025
(650) 854-4545
Grades: NS-5
| 306 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
| 587 students
St. Anne School
St. Anne School Photo
(Catholic)
(3)
32451 Bear Brand Road
Laguna Niguel, CA 92677
(949) 276-6700
Grades: PK-8
| 534 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.
(15)
1500 Butterfield Road
San Anselmo, CA 94960
(415) 258-1900
Grades: K-12
| 680 students
Sequoyah School
Sequoyah School Photo
(19)
K-8: 535 S. Pasadena Ave/High School: 301 N. Orange Grove Boulevard
Pasadena, CA 91105
(626) 795-4351
Grades: K-12
| 434 students
5401 Beethoven Street
Los Angeles, CA 90066
(310) 574-8650
Grades: NS-8
| 539 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
| 129 students
Los Encinos School
Los Encinos School Photo
(1)
17100 Ventura Blvd
Encino, CA 91316
(818) 990-1006
Grades: K-6
| 184 students
Lycee Francais De San Francisco
Lycee Francais De San Francisco Photo - Respect, one of the LFSF values, is essential to building a trusting and healthy learning environment. At LFSF, we emphasize the importance of inclusion through respect for others as well as self-respect.
Special Program Emphasis
610 Coloma Street
Sausalito, CA 94965
(415) 661-5232
Grades: NS-12
| 170 students
Army and Navy Academy
Army and Navy Academy Photo
All-boys
(1)
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
| 680 students
Berkeley Hall School
Berkeley Hall School Photo - Located in Los Angeles, CA, Berkeley Hall School is a private, coeducational school for students in preschool through grade 8.
(4)
16000 Mulholland Drive
Los Angeles, CA 90049
(310) 476-6421
Grades: NS-8
| 270 students
The Bishop's School
The Bishop's School Photo - By their very nature, Bishop's students opt in. This includes the visual and performing arts, where students often go beyond their studies to become dancers, musicians, actors and artists of every stripe. Confidence in the arts opens new worlds to our students - and brings beauty to ours.
(Episcopal)
(1)
7607 La Jolla Blvd
La Jolla, CA 92037
(858) 459-4021
Grades: 6-12
| 800 students
Black Pine Circle School
Black Pine Circle School Photo
(1)
2027 7th Street
Berkeley, CA 94710
(510) 845-0876
Grades: K-8
| 318 students
Blue Oak School
Blue Oak School Photo - Hands-on learning activities help create meaning and motivate our students.
Alternative School
(1)
1436 Polk Street
Napa, CA 94559
(707) 261-4500
Grades: K-8
| 143 students
Brentwood School
Brentwood School Photo
(2)
100 South Barrington Place
Los Angeles, CA 90049
(310) 889-2657
Grades: K-12
| 1,236 students
Cal Coast Academy
Cal Coast Academy Photo
(2)
11555 Clews Ranch Road
San Diego, CA 92130
(858) 481-0882
Grades: 6-12
| 55 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
| 558 students
Calvary Christian School
Calvary Christian School Photo - Community Service has been a trademark and source of pride at Calvary Christian School and is an integral part of the school's mission.
(Christian)
701 Palisades Drive
Pacific Palisades, CA 90272
(310) 573-0082
Grades: NS-8
| 482 students
The Carey School
The Carey School Photo
1 Carey School Lane
San Mateo, CA 94403
(650) 345-8205
Grades: NS-5
| 278 students
Carlthorp School
438 San Vicente Blvd
Santa Monica, CA 90402
(310) 451-1332
Grades: K-6
| 280 students
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