Top California Association of Independent Schools (CAIS) Private High Schools in California

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For the 2021 school year, there are 70 top private schools in California belonging to the California Association of Independent Schools (CAIS), serving 32,279 students.
The California Association of Independent Schools (CAIS) is a non-profit organization of elementary, middle and secondary schools in California. The Association serves and strengthens its schools by setting standards of academic quality and ethical conduct, by providing for the professional growth of faculty, administrators, and trustees, and by promoting ethnic and socio-economic diversity.
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Top California Association of Independent Schools (CAIS) Private High Schools (2021)

  • School Location Grades Students
  • 25500 Industrial Blvd
    Hayward, CA 94545
    (510) 995-5333

    Grades: NS-12 | 333 students
  • 500 Saratoga Ave
    San Jose, CA 95129
    (408) 249-2510

    Grades: NS-12 | 2,048 students
  • 425 Encinal Street
    Santa Cruz, CA 95060
    (831) 423-0658

    Grades: 6-12 | 280 students
  • 150 N. San Pedro Road
    San Rafael, CA 94903
    (415) 339-9336

    Grades: 9-12 | 100 students
  • 2636 Latham Drive
    Sacramento, CA 95864
    (916) 481-8811

    Grades: PK-12 | 489 students
  • Westmark School
    Westmark School Photo
    Special Education School
    5461 Louise Ave
    Encino, CA 91316
    (818) 986-5045

    Grades: 2-12 | 223 students
  • 475 Pope Street
    Menlo Park, CA 94025
    (650) 324-8617

    Grades: NS-12 | 175 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
  • Bayhill High School
    Bayhill High School Photo
    Special Education School
    521 Boden Way
    Oakland, CA 94610
    (510) 964-0599

    Grades: 9-12 | 61 students
  • 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
    8585 Ojai Santa Paula Rd.
    Ojai, CA 93023
    (805) 646-4343

    Grades: 9-12 | 108 students
  • 100 South Barrington Place
    Los Angeles, CA 90049
    (310) 889-2657

    Grades: K-12 | 1,180 students
  • Bridges Academy
    Bridges Academy Photo - Although Bridges Academy has only 145 students, the school still boasts competitive CIF Cross Country, Track & Field and Basketball teams.
    Special Program Emphasis
    3921 Laurel Canyon Blvd.
    Studio City, CA 91604
    (818) 506-1091

    Grades: 4-12 | 200 students
  • 11555 Clews Ranch Road
    San Diego, CA 92130
    (858) 481-0882

    Grades: 7-12 | 40 students
  • Campbell Hall
    Campbell Hall Photo - Campbell Hall is a vibrant 15-acre campus.
    (Episcopal)
    4533 Laurel Canyon Blvd
    Studio City, CA 91607
    (818) 980-7280

    Grades: K-12 | 1,133 students
  • 1310 Bryant St
    Palo Alto, CA 94301
    (650) 328-3160

    Grades: 6-12 | 430 students
  • 26800 Academy Drive
    Palos Verdes Peninsula, CA 90274
    (310) 377-1543

    Grades: K-12 | 855 students
  • 6100 Broadway
    Oakland, CA 94618
    (510) 652-0111

    Grades: 9-12 | 372 students
  • 2222 Broadway St
    San Francisco, CA 94115
    (415) 563-2900

    Grades: K-12 | n/a students
  • Cornelia Connelly School
    Cornelia Connelly School Photo - Students celebrate after the NHS Induction Ceremony.
    All-girls (Roman Catholic)
    2323 W Broadway
    Anaheim, CA 92804
    (714) 776-1717

    Grades: 9-12 | 130 students
  • 400 Uplands Drive
    Burlingame, CA 94010
    (650) 342-4175

    Grades: 6-12 | 576 students
  • 2555 West Highway 154
    Los Olivos, CA 93441
    (805) 688-6471

    Grades: 6-12 | 256 students
  • 1539 E Howard St.
    Pasadena, CA 91104
    (914) 495-6028

    Grades: 9-12 | 250 students
  • 150 Oak Street
    San Francisco, CA 94102
    (415) 558-2000

    Grades: NS-12 | 1,054 students
  • Frostig School
    Frostig School Photo - Arts education is a core value at Frostig School.
    Special Education School
    971 N Altadena Dr
    Pasadena, CA 91107
    (626) 791-1255

    Grades: 1-12 | 121 students
  • 310 Easy Street
    Mountain View, CA 94043
    (650) 254-0748

    Grades: PK-12 | 545 students
  • 1500 El Camino Real
    Encinitas, CA 92024
    (760) 944-6777

    Grades: 7-12 | 169 students
  • 3700 Coldwater Canyon Avenue
    Studio City, CA 91604
    (818) 980-6692

    Grades: 7-12 | 1,593 students
  • 4315 Lincoln Ave
    Oakland, CA 94602
    (510) 531-1300

    Grades: K-12 | 877 students
  • Idyllwild Arts
    Idyllwild Arts Photo - Krone Library is home to countless resources and study spaces for IAA students as well as the College Counseling Office. Our College Counseling staff work with our students throughout their time at the Academy, helping them prepare for the next step in their artistic journey.
    Special Program Emphasis
    52500 Temecula Rd
    Idyllwild, CA 92549
    (951) 659-2171

    Grades: 9-12 | 290 students
  • 5515 Franklin Avenue
    Los Angeles, CA 90028
    (323) 461-3651

    Grades: 6-12 | 742 students
  • 3900 Fabian Way
    Palo Alto, CA 94303
    (650) 213-9600

    Grades: 9-12 | n/a students
  • 9490 Genesee Avenue
    La Jolla, CA 92037
    (858) 453-3440

    Grades: NS-12 | 1,107 students
  • 4125 Paloma Dr
    Santa Barbara, CA 93110
    (805) 687-2461

    Grades: PK-12 | 356 students
  • Lycee Francais de San Francisco
    Lycee Francais de San Francisco Photo
    Special Program Emphasis
    610 Coloma Street
    Sausalito, CA 94965
    (415) 661-5232

    Grades: NS-12 | 176 students
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