Top 20 Best California Private Schools Belonging To National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS) (2022-23)

For the 2022-23 school year, there are 249 private schools belonging to national association of independent schools (nais) serving 100,706 students in California. You can also find more schools membership associations in California.
The best top ranked belonging to national association of independent schools (nais) private schools in California include Sage Hill School, The Childrens School and Kirby School.
The average tuition cost is $33,923, which is higher than the California private school average tuition cost of $16,087.
26% of private schools belonging to national association of independent schools (nais) in California are religiously affiliated (most commonly Catholic and Episcopal).

Top Ranked Private Schools Belonging To National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS) in California (2022-23)

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
Brandeis Marin
Brandeis Marin Photo - discover your heroic mind
(Jewish)
180 N San Pedro Rd
San Rafael, CA 94903
(415) 472-1833
Grades: K-8
| 221 students
Brighton Hall School
Brighton Hall School Photo - Brighton Hall welcomes all students in grades 2-12, with a curriculum that accommodates working professional children, as well as students who simply do best with a personalized, flexible approach to excellent education.
(6)
755 N. Whitnall Hwy
Burbank, CA 91505
(818) 985-9485
Grades: 2-12
| 79 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
Drew School
Drew School Photo - Drew School believes in teenagers - their ideas, their dreams, their opinions, and their potential. That's why we've created a high school community that challenges the traditional definition of success and celebrates achievement one student at a time.
(2)
2901 California St
San Francisco, CA 94115
(415) 409-3739
Grades: 9-12
| 280 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
3261 Overland Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90034
(310) 836-3464
Grades: NS-12
| 744 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) 732-3150
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
| 404 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
301 De Montfort Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94112
(415) 333-3134
Grades: K-5
| 309 students
Westridge School
Westridge School Photo - Westridge is an independent, forward-thinking girls school for students in grades 4-12. We are committed to educating intellectually adventurous thinkers, and courageous, compassionate leaders.
All-girls
(4)
324 Madeline Dr
Pasadena, CA 91105
(626) 799-1153
Grades: 4-12
| 550 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
Marin Horizon School
Marin Horizon School Photo - Marin Horizon School is a Montessori-inspired pre-K-8th grade independent school in Mill Valley, CA. Please visit our website to find out more: www.marinhorizon.org
(2)
305 Montford Ave
Mill Valley, CA 94941
(415) 388-8408
Grades: PK-8
| n/a 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
Alice And Nahum Lainer School
(Jewish)
10400 Wilshire Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90024
(310) 475-6401
Grades: K-8
| 544 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
| 395 students
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