Top 5 Best Kern County Private Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 37 private schools serving 5,870 students in Kern County, CA (there are 271 public schools, serving 188,249 public students). 3% of all K-12 students in Kern County, CA are educated in private schools (compared to the CA state average of 10%).
The top ranked private schools in Kern County, CA include Garces Memorial High School, Our Lady Of Perpetual Help School and St. Francis Parish School.
The average acceptance rate is 92%, which is higher than the California private school average acceptance rate of 84%.
89% of private schools in Kern County, CA are religiously affiliated (most commonly Christian and Baptist).

Top Ranked Kern County Private Schools (2024)

School
Location
Grades
Students
Stockdale Christian School
Stockdale Christian School Photo - The mission of Stockdale Christian School is to educate students from Christian families, leading students to believe in Jesus Christ as their Savior, achieve excellence, and serve others courageously.
(Christian)
(1)
4901 California Ave
Bakersfield, CA 93309
(661) 327-3927
Grades: PK-8
| 479 students
Bakersfield Christian High School
(Christian)
12775 Stockdale Hwy
Bakersfield, CA 93314
(661) 410-7000
Grades: 9-12
| 638 students
Garces Memorial High School
Garces Memorial High School Photo - Football Games
(Catholic)
2800 Loma Linda Dr
Bakersfield, CA 93305
(661) 327-2578
Grades: 9-12
| 479 students
Heritage Christian Schools
(Mennonite)
(1)
2401 Bernard Street
Bakersfield, CA 93306
(661) 871-4545
Grades: PK-8
| 415 students
Our Lady Of Perpetual Help School
(Catholic)
(2)
124 Columbus St
Bakersfield, CA 93305
(661) 327-7741
Grades: PK-8
| 371 students
St. Francis Parish School
(Catholic)
2516 Palm St
Bakersfield, CA 93304
(661) 326-7955
Grades: PK-8
| 341 students
St. Johns Lutheran School
St. Johns Lutheran School Photo - Raising the American and Christian flags to begin the day at St. John's Lutheran School.
(Lutheran Church Missouri Synod)
(3)
4500 Buena Vista Road
Bakersfield, CA 93311
(661) 664-8090
Grades: K-8
| 452 students
Agapeland Christian Academy
(Christian)
1030 4th St
Bakersfield, CA 93304
(661) 325-4321
Grades: PK-3
| 97 students
Bakersfield Adventist Academy
(Seventh Day Adventist)
3333 Bernard St
Bakersfield, CA 93306
(661) 871-1591
Grades: K-12
| 134 students
Bethany Christian School
(Baptist)
942 7th St
Wasco, CA 93280
(661) 758-5906
Grades: K-8
| 8 students
Bethel Apostolic Academy
(Pentecostal)
1418 W Columbus St
Bakersfield, CA 93301
(661) 323-2851
Grades: K-8
| 77 students
Bethel Christian
(Baptist)
2236 E California Ave
Bakersfield, CA 93307
(661) 325-2661
Grades: K-12
| 53 students
Calvary Christian School
(Christian)
210 E Springer Ave
Ridgecrest, CA 93555
(760) 375-3133
Grades: NS-12
| 91 students
Canyon Hills Christian School
Daycare / Preschool (Assembly of God)
7001 Auburn Street
Bakersfield, CA 93306
(661) 871-0880
Grades: PK-K
| 56 students
Country Christian School
(Christian)
(1)
2416 Dean Avenue
Bakersfield, CA 93312
(661) 589-4703
Grades: K-8
| 185 students
First Experiences Preschool
Daycare / Preschool (Christian)
(1)
4600 Stockdale Highway
Bakersfield, CA 93309
(661) 395-0225
Grades: NS-PK
| 86 students
Free Will Christian Academy
(Baptist)
155 Redwood Dr
Shafter, CA 93263
(661) 746-9120
Grades: 1-11
| 16 students
Golden State Baptist Schools
(Baptist)
427 Woodrow Ave
Bakersfield, CA 93308
(661) 331-2690
Grades: 1-8
| 8 students
Heritage Montessori School
Heritage Montessori School Photo
Montessori School
934 N Heritage Dr
Ridgecrest, CA 93555
(760) 446-7459
Grades: PK-5
| 114 students
Heritage Oak School
Heritage Oak School Photo
(Baptist)
20915 Schout Road
Tehachapi, CA 93561
(661) 823-0885
Grades: K-12
| 138 students
Immanuel Christian School
(Baptist)
201 W Graaf Ave
Ridgecrest, CA 93555
(760) 446-6114
Grades: K-12
| 96 students
Kern Sda Elementary School
(Seventh Day Adventist)
30105 Riverside St
Shafter, CA 93263
(661) 746-4467
Grades: 2-8
| 9 students
Legacy Christian Academy
Special Program Emphasis (Christian)
5500 Olive Dr
Bakersfield, CA 93308
(661) 393-1783
Grades: K-9
| 135 students
Little Red School House #3
Daycare / Preschool
4601 Fruitvale Ave
Bakersfield, CA 93308
(661) 588-2227
Grades: PK-K
| 117 students
Nigritian Academy
1436 Cresmont Drive, #60223
Bakersfield, CA 93386
(661) 748-3278
Grades: PK-12
| 7 students
Noahs Ark Learning Center/preschool
All-girls | Daycare / Preschool
175 Chester Ave
Bakersfield, CA 93301
(661) 322-0702
Grades: PK-K
| 55 students
North Kern Christian School
(Mennonite)
710 Peters St
Wasco, CA 93280
(661) 758-5997
Grades: PK-12
| 130 students
Northwest Christian Schools
(Christian)
7220 Rosedale Hwy
Bakersfield, CA 93308
(661) 588-1212
Grades: PK-11
| 100 students
Olive Knolls Christian School
(Christian)
(1)
6201 Fruitvale
Bakersfield, CA 93308
(661) 393-3566
Grades: PK-8
| 255 students
Our Lady Of Guadalupe School
(Catholic)
609 E California Ave
Bakersfield, CA 93307
(661) 323-6059
Grades: PK-8
| 217 students
Ridgecrest Adventist Elementary
(Seventh Day Adventist)
555 W Las Flores Avenue
Ridgecrest, CA 93555
(760) 375-8673
Grades: K-8
| 20 students
Rosewall Christian Academy
Alternative School (Christian)
5406 Banning Street
Bakersfield, CA 93314
(661) 215-2571
Grades: 1-12
| 26 students
St. Ann School
(Catholic)
446 W Church Ave
Ridgecrest, CA 93555
(760) 375-4713
Grades: K-8
| 130 students
Sequoia Christian Academy
(Christian)
629 Main St
Delano, CA 93215
(661) 721-2721
Grades: K-9
| 22 students
Valley Achievement Center
Special Education School
1300 Stine Rd
Bakersfield, CA 93309
(661) 834-8670
Grades: 6-12
| 30 students
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Kern County Private Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
714 Columbus St # A
Bakersfield, CA 93305
(661) 325-2271
Grades: PK-7
| 52 students
49858 Gorman Post
Lebec, CA 93243
(661) 248-6530
Grades: 1-10
| 9 students
Junester's School Of Achieveme (Closed 2004)
Special Program Emphasis (Baptist)
915 Niles St
Bakersfield, CA 93305
(661) 323-6347
Grades: 4-8
| 7 students
Po Box 573
Inyokern, CA 93527
(760) 377-4769
Grades: 4-12
| 26 students
New Life Christian School (Closed 2013)
Daycare / Preschool (Assembly of God)
920 W Valley Blvd
Tehachapi, CA 93561
(661) 822-3813
Grades: K
| 58 students
4201 Stine Road
Bakersfield, CA 93313
(661) 831-6252
Grades: NS-8
| 110 students
Ridgecrest Christian School (Closed 2000)
(Lutheran Church Missouri Synod)
725 North Fairview
Ridgecrest, CA 93555
(760) 375-9121
Grades: K-6
| 48 students
1732 11th Avenue
Delano, CA 93215
(661) 725-9055
Grades: K-8
| 65 students
2222 9th Avenue
Delano, CA 93215
(661) 725-2827
Grades: PK-3
| 77 students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked private schools in Kern County, CA?
The top ranked private schools in Kern County, CA include Garces Memorial High School, Our Lady Of Perpetual Help School and St. Francis Parish School.
How many private schools are located in Kern County, CA?
37 private schools are located in Kern County, CA.
How diverse are private schools in Kern County, CA?
Kern County, CA private schools are approximately 45% minority students, which is lower than the California private school average of 51%.
What percentage of students in Kern County, CA go to private school?
3% of all K-12 students in Kern County, CA are educated in private schools (compared to the CA state average of 10%).
What percentage of private schools are religiously affiliated in Kern County, CA?
89% of private schools in Kern County, CA are religiously affiliated (most commonly Christian and Baptist).

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