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

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For the 2021 school year, there are 106 top private schools in California belonging to the National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS), serving 58,746 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 (2021)

  • School Location Grades Students
  • 2901 California St
    San Francisco, CA 94115
    (415) 409-3739

    Grades: 9-12 | 280 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
  • 302 El Paseo Road
    Ojai, CA 93023
    (800) 377-5890

    Grades: K-12 | 5,367 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
  • Alverno Heights Academy
    All-girls (Roman Catholic)
    200 N Michillinda Avenue
    Sierra Madre, CA 91024
    (626) 355-3463

    Grades: PK-12 | 161 students
  • 814 Santa Barbara St
    Santa Barbara, CA 93101
    (805) 965-0228

    Grades: 7-12 | 44 students
  • 11725 W Sunset Blvd
    Los Angeles, CA 90049
    (310) 873-7020

    Grades: 6-12 | 430 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
  • 2100 Mt Diablo Scenic Blvd
    Danville, CA 94506
    (925) 837-5375

    Grades: 6-12 | 543 students
  • 35 Keyes Avenue
    San Francisco, CA 94129
    (415) 561-5800

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

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,651 students
  • 1000 Upper Happy Valley Rd
    Lafayette, CA 94549
    (925) 283-2101

    Grades: K-12 | 712 students
  • 1 Hiller Dr
    Oakland, CA 94618
    (510) 843-2512

    Grades: K-12 | 686 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
  • 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 | 1,248 students
  • 7607 La Jolla Blvd
    La Jolla, CA 92037
    (858) 459-4021

    Grades: 6-12 | 750 students
  • 39 Fernhill Avenue
    Ross, CA 94957
    (415) 454-3612

    Grades: 9-12 | 327 students
  • 100 South Barrington Place
    Los Angeles, CA 90049
    (310) 889-2657

    Grades: K-12 | 1,180 students
  • 755 N. Whitnall Hwy
    Burbank, CA 91505
    (818) 985-9485

    Grades: 2-12 | 77 students
  • 3900 Stansbury Avenue
    Sherman Oaks, CA 91423
    (818) 783-1610

    Grades: K-12 | 821 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
  • 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 | 855 students
  • 7500 Chaminade Avenue
    Canoga Park, CA 91304
    (818) 347-8300

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,275 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 | 70 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
  • 1714 21st St
    Santa Monica, CA 90404
    (310) 829-7391

    Grades: K-12 | 1,189 students
  • 400 Uplands Drive
    Burlingame, CA 94010
    (650) 342-4175

    Grades: 6-12 | 576 students
  • 22622 Vanowen St.
    West Hills, CA 91307
    (818) 348-0048

    Grades: 9-12 | n/a students
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