Top National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS) Private High Schools in California

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  • For the 2018-19 school year, there are 100 top private schools in California belonging to the National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS), serving 53,165 students.
  • The National Association of Independent Schools, governed by a board of trustees and staffed by approximately 40 individuals, is a membership organization and the national voice of independent education. NAIS represents approximately 1,400 independent schools and associations in the United States, and affiliates with independent schools abroad as well. We offer a broad variety of services and products. The NAIS Principles of Good Practice for member schools define high standards and ethical behavior in key areas of independent school operations.You can also find more schools membership associations in California.

Top National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS) Private High Schools (2018-19)

  • School Location Grades Students
  • Besant Hill School
    Besant Hill School Photo - Besant Hill School is located in picturesque Ojai Valley, California. This unique location, on 520 acres of private land, with breathtaking views in all directions, provides students with serenity as well as amazing local hikes.
    Special Program Emphasis
    8585 N Ojai Rd
    Ojai, CA 93023
    (805)646-4343

    Grades: 9-12 | 108 students
  • The Harker Preschool
    The Harker Preschool Photo
    Daycare / Preschool
    4525 Union Avenue
    San Jose, CA 95124
    (408)553-5700

    Grades: NS-9 | n/a students
  • 500 Saratoga Ave
    San Jose, CA 95129
    (408)249-2510

    Grades: PK-12 | 2030 students
  • 425 Encinal Street
    Santa Cruz, CA 95060
    (831)423-0658

    Grades: 6-12 | 280 students
  • 302 El Paseo Road
    Ojai, CA 93023
    (800)377-5890

    Grades: K-12 | n/a students
  • 220 West Lomita Ave
    Ojai, CA 93023
    (805)646-8236

    Grades: PK-12 | 225 students
  • 2636 Latham Drive
    Sacramento, CA 95864
    (916)481-8811

    Grades: PK-12 | 495 students
  • Alverno High School
    (Roman Catholic)
    200 N Michillinda Avenue
    Sierra Madre, CA 91024
    (626)355-3463

    Grades: 9-12 | 180 students
  • 814 Santa Barbara St
    Santa Barbara, CA 93101
    (805)965-0228

    Grades: 7-12 | 36 students
  • 11725 W Sunset Blvd
    Los Angeles, CA 90049
    (310)873-7000

    Grades: 6-12 | 397 students
  • 2605 Carlsbad Boulevard
    Carlsbad, CA 92008
    (888)762-2338

    Grades: 7-12 | 320 students
  • 2100 Mt Diablo Scenic Blvd
    Danville, CA 94506
    (925)837-5375

    Grades: 6-12 | 490 students
  • 35 Keyes Avenue
    San Francisco, CA 94129
    (415)561-5800

    Grades: 9-12 | 374 students
  • Bellarmine College Prep School
    All-boys (Roman Catholic)
    960 W Hedding St
    San Jose, CA 95126
    (408)294-9224

    Grades: 9-12 | 1657 students
  • 1 Hiller Dr
    Oakland, CA 94618
    (510)843-2512

    Grades: K-12 | 686 students
  • Bishop O Dowd High School
    Bishop O Dowd High School Photo - Our rigorous Academics prepare students for the challenges they will face at our country's best schools.
    (Roman Catholic)
    9500 Stearns Avenue
    Oakland, CA 94605
    (510)577-9100

    Grades: 9-12 | 1248 students
  • 7607 La Jolla Blvd
    La Jolla, CA 92037
    (858)459-4021

    Grades: 6-12 | 800 students
  • 39 Fernhill Avenue
    Ross, CA 94957
    (415)454-3612

    Grades: 9-12 | 321 students
  • 100 South Barrington Place
    Los Angeles, CA 90049
    (310)889-2657

    Grades: K-12 | 1145 students
  • Brighton Hall School
    Special Program Emphasis
    755 N. Whitnall Hwy
    Burbank, CA 91505
    (818)985-9485

    Grades: 2-12 | 77 students
  • Brightworks
    Alternative School
    1960 Bryant St
    San Francisco, CA 94110

    Grades: K-12 | 85 students
  • 3900 Stansbury Avenue
    Sherman Oaks, CA 91423
    (818)783-1610

    Grades: K-12 | 830 students
  • 11555 Clews Ranch Road
    San Diego, CA 92130
    (858)481-0882

    Grades: 6-12 | 82 students
  • Campbell Hall
    (Episcopal)
    4533 Laurel Canyon Blvd
    Studio City, CA 91607
    (818)980-7280

    Grades: K-12 | 1126 students
  • 1310 Bryant St
    Palo Alto, CA 94301
    (650)328-3160

    Grades: 6-12 | 430 students
  • 1960 Cate Mesa Road
    Carpinteria, CA 93013
    (805)684-4127

    Grades: 9-12 | 297 students
  • 26800 Academy Drive
    Palos Verdes Peninsula, CA 90274
    (310)377-1543

    Grades: K-12 | 1620 students
  • 7500 Chaminade Avenue
    Canoga Park, CA 91304
    (818)347-8300

    Grades: 9-12 | 1275 students
  • Chartwell School
    Chartwell School Photo - The green campus serves as a teaching tool. Here, students in science class learn about the rain catchement system and cistern, which collect water for flushing toilets, watering the field, and watering the student garden.
    Special Education School
    2511 Numa Watson Road
    Seaside, CA 93955
    (831)394-3468

    Grades: 2-12 | 85 students
  • 6100 Broadway
    Oakland, CA 94618
    (510)652-4364

    Grades: 9-12 | 364 students
  • 1714 21st St
    Santa Monica, CA 90404
    (310)829-7391

    Grades: K-12 | 1185 students
  • 400 Uplands Drive
    San Mateo, CA 94010
    (650)342-4175

    Grades: 6-12 | 558 students
  • 22622 Vanowen St.
    West Hills, CA 91307
    (818)348-0048

    Grades: 9-12 | n/a students
  • 2901 California St
    San Francisco, CA 94115
    (415)409-3739

    Grades: 9-12 | 280 students
  • 2555 West Highway 154
    Los Olivos, CA 93441
    (805)688-6471

    Grades: 6-12 | 256 students
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