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

For the 2022 school year, there are 94 private preschools belonging to national association of independent schools (nais) serving 33,620 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 preschools in California include Clairbourn School, The Berkeley School and Sacramento Country Day School.
The average tuition cost is $25,320, which is higher than the California private preschool average tuition cost of $11,469.
32% of private preschools belonging to national association of independent schools (nais) in California are religiously affiliated (most commonly Episcopal and Catholic).

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

School
Location
Grades
Students
Berkeley Hall School
Berkeley Hall School Photo - Nursery, Early Kindergartners and Kindergartners enjoy daily music class.
16000 Mulholland Drive
Los Angeles, CA 90049
(310) 476-6421
Grades: NS-8
| 266 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
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
3261 Overland Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90034
(310) 836-3464
Grades: NS-12
| 744 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) 809-9000
Grades: PK-8
| 494 students
2636 Latham Drive
Sacramento, CA 95864
(916) 481-8811
Grades: PK-12
| 545 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
| 398 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
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
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
Alverno Heights Academy
All-girls (Catholic)
(2)
200 N Michillinda Avenue
Sierra Madre, CA 91024
(626) 355-3463
Grades: PK-12
| 161 students
Belmont Oaks Academy
Belmont Oaks Academy Photo - A string quartet performs for elementary students on the porch of the lower elementary building.
2200 Carlmont Dr
Belmont, CA 94002
(650) 593-6175
Grades: NS-5
| 338 students
655 Brotherhood Way
San Francisco, CA 94132
(415) 406-1035
Grades: NS-8
| 364 students
The Carey School
1 Carey School Ln
San Mateo, CA 94403
(650) 345-8205
Grades: PK-5
| 264 students
Center For Early Education
(1)
563 N Alfred St
Los Angeles, CA 90048
(323) 651-0707
Grades: PK-6
| 532 students
Chinese American International School
Chinese American International School Photo - Chinese New Year
Special Program Emphasis
Main: 150 Oak Street; Pre-K campus: 42/52 Waller St., Middle School Campus, 888 Turk Street
San Francisco, CA 94102
(415) 865-6084
Grades: PK-8
| 500 students
The Country School
(5)
5243 Laurel Canyon Blvd
Valley Village, CA 91607
(818) 752-1546
Grades: PK-8
| 212 students
Curtis School
Curtis School Photo - Established in 1925, Curtis School offers a balanced program in academics, the arts, and athletics. Our unique campus affords children wide spaces to stretch out and run and play in.
15871 Mulholland Drive
Los Angeles, CA 90049
(310) 889-3700
Grades: PK-6
| 494 students
Ecole Bilingue De Berkeley
Ecole Bilingue De Berkeley Photo
Special Program Emphasis
(3)
1009 Heinz Avenue
Berkeley, CA 94710
(510) 549-3867
Grades: NS-8
| 436 students
Escuela Bilingüe Internacional
Escuela Bilingüe Internacional Photo
Special Program Emphasis
(1)
410 Alcatraz Ave
Emeryville, CA 94609
(510) 653-3324
Grades: PK-8
| 408 students
Foothill Country Day School
Foothill Country Day School Photo - About half of our students choose to stay after school to participate in a wide variety of activities. One example is our award-winning Debate Team. The team competes regularly all over Southern California and in 2018, shared the title of National Champions for the Middle School Public Debate Program.
(3)
1035 Harrison Ave
Claremont, CA 91711
(909) 626-5681
Grades: NS-8
| 426 students
Francis Parker School
(2)
6501 Linda Vista Rd
San Diego, CA 92111
(858) 596-7900
Grades: NS-12
| 1,227 students
150 Oak Street
San Francisco, CA 94102
(415) 558-2000
Grades: NS-12
| 1,085 students
1060 Suncast Lane
El Dorado Hills, CA 95762
(916) 933-0100
Grades: PK-8
| 148 students
The Gillispie School
The Gillispie School Photo - Students at Gillispie are excited about learning, and this excitement can be seen and felt on campus each day. Lessons are interactive and engaging, questions are encouraged, and students and teachers alike are excited to share their lessons with other on campus.
(3)
7380 Girard Avenue
La Jolla, CA 92037
(858) 459-3773
Grades: PK-6
| 304 students
Heschel
Heschel Photo
(Jewish)
17701 Devonshire St
Northridge, CA 91325
(818) 368-5781
Grades: PK-8
| 357 students
Hollywood Schoolhouse
1233 North McCaddden Place
North Hollywood, CA 90038
(323) 465-1320
Grades: PK-6
| 337 students
Immaculate Conception School
(Catholic)
830 Green Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90017
(213) 382-5931
Grades: PK-8
| 236 students
International School Of The Peninsula
International School Of The Peninsula Photo - ISTP's constituents come from over 30 different nationalities, making the school truly international.
Special Program Emphasis
(2)
151 Laura Ln
Palo Alto, CA 94303
(650) 251-8500
Grades: PK-8
| 580 students
La Jolla Country Day School
La Jolla Country Day School Photo - La Jolla Country Day School
(5)
9490 Genesee Avenue
La Jolla, CA 92037
(858) 453-3440
Grades: NS-12
| 1,107 students
3250 18th St
San Francisco, CA 94110
(415) 551-0000
Grades: NS-8
| 282 students
Laguna Blanca School
Laguna Blanca School Photo
4125 Paloma Dr
Santa Barbara, CA 93110
(805) 687-2461
Grades: PK-12
| 356 students
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