Top 5 Best Carlsbad Private Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 18 private schools serving 2,588 students in Carlsbad, CA (there are 22 public schools, serving 14,600 public students). 15% of all K-12 students in Carlsbad, CA are educated in private schools (compared to the CA state average of 10%).
The best top ranked private schools in Carlsbad, CA include Army and Navy Academy, Leport School - Carlsbad Village and Pacific Ridge School.
The average acceptance rate is 71%, which is lower than the California private school average acceptance rate of 84%.
28% of private schools in Carlsbad, CA are religiously affiliated (most commonly Christian and Catholic).

Top Ranked Carlsbad Private Schools (2024)

School
Location
Grades
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
Carlsbad Christian Academy
Carlsbad Christian Academy Photo
(Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod)
(3)
3030 Valley St
Carlsbad, CA 92008
(760) 729-6272
Grades: PK-8
| 179 students
Leport School - Carlsbad Village
Leport School - Carlsbad Village Photo
Montessori School
3016 Highland Dr
Carlsbad, CA 92008
(760) 434-6440
Grades: PK-4
| 25 students
Pacific Ridge School
Pacific Ridge School Photo - HARKNESS LEARNING: inclusive conversations, open minds, and new ideas.
(5)
6269 El Fuerte St
Carlsbad, CA 92009
(760) 448-9820
Grades: 6-12
| 685 students
St. Patrick Catholic School
(Catholic)
3820 Pio Pico Dr
Carlsbad, CA 92008
(760) 729-1333
Grades: K-8
| 451 students
Aspirations School Of Learning
Daycare / Preschool
6286 El Camino Real
Carlsbad, CA 92009
(760) 603-9173
Grades: PK-K
| 191 students
Carlsbad Country Day School
Daycare / Preschool
(2)
5150 Hemingway Dr
Carlsbad, CA 92008
(760) 804-0550
Grades: PK-K
| 154 students
Casa Montessori De Carlsbad
Montessori School
3470 Madison St
Carlsbad, CA 92008
(760) 729-4455
Grades: PK-K
| 32 students
Discovery Isle - Carlsbad
Daycare / Preschool
(1)
6130 Paseo Del Norte
Carlsbad, CA 92011
(760) 431-7090
Grades: NS-PK
| 30 students
The Goddard School
The Goddard School Photo
Daycare / Preschool
4625 Red Bluff Place
Carlsbad, CA 92010
(760) 730-9450
Grades: NS-K
| students
Grace Academy
Alternative School (Christian)
2731 Abedul St
Carlsbad, CA 92009
(760) 804-0498
Grades: 1-12
| 24 students
Kuyper Preparatory School
Special Program Emphasis (Christian)
2647 Gateway Road Suite 105PMB440
Carlsbad, CA 92009
(877) 458-9737
Grades: K-3
| 13 students
La Costa Valley Preschool & Kindergarten
La Costa Valley Preschool & Kindergarten Photo - La Costa Valley Preschool and Kindergarten provides early education for children in North County San Diego areas of Carlsbad, La Costa, Encinitas, Solana Beach and Cardiff California. Featuring year round enrollment for kids 2 to 6 yrs. at 1 of 3 nationally accredited preschools by the Academy of Early Childhood Programs.
Daycare / Preschool
2276 Calle Barcelona
Carlsbad, CA 92009
(760) 436-2797
Grades: PK-K
| 128 students
Poinsettia KinderCare
Daycare / Preschool
1200 Plum Tree Rd.
Carlsbad, CA 92011
(760) 435-0001
Grades: NS-PK
| 103 students
Poinsettia KinderCare
Poinsettia KinderCare Photo - Infant Classroom
Daycare / Preschool
1200 Plum Tree Rd
Carlsbad, CA 92011
(760) 435-0001
Grades: NS-PK
| students
Redeemer By The Sea Lutheran Kindergarten&preschl
Daycare / Preschool (Lutheran Church Missouri Synod)
6604 Black Rail Rd
Carlsbad, CA 92011
(760) 431-8293
Grades: PK-K
| 209 students
San Marcos KinderCare
San Marcos KinderCare Photo - Building Image
Daycare / Preschool
6270 Flying Leo Carrillo Lane
Carlsbad, CA 92009
(760) 431-2558
Grades: NS-PK
| students
Village Montessori School
Montessori School
740 Pine Ave
Carlsbad, CA 92008
(442) 333-9359
Grades: PK-1
| 44 students
[+] Show Closed Private Schools in Carlsbad, California

Carlsbad, California Private Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
2634 El Camino Real
Carlsbad, CA 92008
(760) 434-7143
Grades: NS-K
| 36 students
705 Palomar Airport Rd., Ste. 340
Carlsbad, CA 92011
(760) 732-1200
Grades: 6-12
| students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked private schools in Carlsbad, CA?
The top ranked private schools in Carlsbad, CA include Army and Navy Academy, Leport School - Carlsbad Village and Pacific Ridge School.
How many private schools are located in Carlsbad, CA?
18 private schools are located in Carlsbad, CA.
How diverse are private schools in Carlsbad, CA?
Carlsbad, CA private schools are approximately 27% minority students, which is lower than the California private school average of 51%.
What percentage of students in Carlsbad, CA go to private school?
15% of all K-12 students in Carlsbad, CA are educated in private schools (compared to the CA state average of 10%).
What percentage of private schools are religiously affiliated in Carlsbad, CA?
28% of private schools in Carlsbad, CA are religiously affiliated (most commonly Christian and Catholic).

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