Top 10 Best Riverside Private Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 30 private schools serving 6,231 students in Riverside, CA (there are 104 public schools, serving 73,287 public students). 8% of all K-12 students in Riverside, CA are educated in private schools (compared to the CA state average of 10%).
The top ranked private schools in Riverside, CA include Woodcrest Christian School System, La Sierra Academy and St. Catherine Of Alexandria School.
The average acceptance rate is 93%, which is higher than the California private school average acceptance rate of 84%.
47% of private schools in Riverside, CA are religiously affiliated (most commonly Catholic and Christian).

Top Ranked Riverside Private Schools (2024)

School
Location
Grades
Students
St. Francis De Sales School
St. Francis De Sales School Photo
Special Program Emphasis (Catholic)
4205 Mulberry Street
Riverside, CA 92501
(951) 683-5083
Grades: K-8
| 150 students
Bethel Christian Schools
(Christian)
2425 Van Buren Blvd
Riverside, CA 92503
(951) 359-1123
Grades: K-12
| 332 students
Carnegie Schools-riverside
(Christian)
8775 Magnolia
Riverside, CA 92503
(951) 687-0077
Grades: PK-12
| 496 students
Harvest Christian School
(Christian)
(4)
6115 Arlington Ave
Riverside, CA 92504
(951) 359-3932
Grades: PK-6
| 544 students
Immanuel Lutheran Schools
(Lutheran Church Missouri Synod)
5455 Alessandro Blvd
Riverside, CA 92506
(951) 682-4211
Grades: PK-6
| 184 students
La Sierra Academy
La Sierra Academy Photo - La Sierra Academy
(Seventh Day Adventist)
(1)
4900 Golden Ave
Riverside, CA 92505
(951) 351-1445
Grades: K-12
| 547 students
Notre Dame High School
(Catholic)
(1)
7085 Brockton Ave
Riverside, CA 92506
(951) 275-5896
Grades: 9-12
| 470 students
St. Catherine Of Alexandria School
(Catholic)
7025 Brockton Ave
Riverside, CA 92506
(951) 684-1091
Grades: PK-8
| 318 students
St. Thomas The Apostle School
(Catholic)
9136 Magnolia Ave
Riverside, CA 92503
(951) 689-1981
Grades: PK-8
| 187 students
Woodcrest Christian Day School
(Christian)
3612 Arlington Avenue
Riverside, CA 92506
(951) 686-1818
Grades: PK-6
| 440 students
Woodcrest Christian School System
Woodcrest Christian School System Photo - Of our many classrooms, we have a safety certified biology/chemistry lab with stations and tools that aid our students with hands on learning.
(Christian)
(2)
18401 Van Buren Blvd
Riverside, CA 92508
(951) 640-0960
Grades: K-12
| 948 students
Canyon Crest KinderCare
Canyon Crest KinderCare Photo - Building
Daycare / Preschool
5445 Canyon Crest Dr
Riverside, CA 92507
(951) 683-1626
Grades: NS-PK
| n/a students
Canyon Crest KinderCare
Daycare / Preschool
5445 Canyon Crest Dr.
Riverside, CA 92507
(951) 683-1626
Grades: NS-PK
| 16 students
Carolyn E. Wylie Center For Children, Youth & Families
Special Education School
7177 Potomac Street
Riverside, CA 92504
(951) 784-0021
Grades: NS-5
| 202 students
Cottonwood Montessori
Montessori School
4302 Pedley Rd
Riverside, CA 92509
(951) 685-5800
Grades: PK-K
| 60 students
Cottonwood Montessori
Montessori School
4174 Mobley Ave
Riverside, CA 92505
(951) 687-5172
Grades: PK-K
| 39 students
Eden Lutheran School
Daycare / Preschool (Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (formerly AELC, ALC, or LCA))
4725 Brockton Ave
Riverside, CA 92506
(951) 683-7001
Grades: NS-PK
| 48 students
Growing Place
Growing Place Photo
Daycare / Preschool
(1)
4259 Jurupa Avenue
Riverside, CA 92506
(951) 686-8134
Grades: PK-K
| 170 students
Islamic Academy Of Riverside
(Islamic)
1038 W Linden St # B
Riverside, CA 92507
(951) 682-1202
Grades: PK-8
| 127 students
Mission Grove KinderCare
Daycare / Preschool
7897 Mission Grove Pkwy S.
Riverside, CA 92508
(951) 789-4762
Grades: NS-PK
| 27 students
Mission Grove KinderCare
Mission Grove KinderCare Photo - Mission Grove KinderCare
Daycare / Preschool
7897 Mission Grove Pkwy S
Riverside, CA 92508
(951) 789-4762
Grades: NS-PK
| 127 students
Montessori Childrens House
Montessori School
10493 Magnolia Ave
Riverside, CA 92505
(951) 359-5437
Grades: PK-3
| 45 students
Our Lady Of Perpetual Help School
Our Lady Of Perpetual Help School Photo
(Catholic)
(1)
6686 Streeter Ave
Riverside, CA 92504
(951) 689-2125
Grades: PK-8
| 187 students
Riverside KinderCare
Riverside KinderCare Photo - Discovery Preschool Classroom
Daycare / Preschool
7920 Limonite Ave., Ste G
Riverside, CA 92509
(951) 681-1440
Grades: NS-PK
| n/a students
Riverside Montessori Academy
Montessori School
7141 Indiana Ave
Riverside, CA 92504
(951) 686-1335
Grades: PK-4
| 96 students
School Times Montessori
Special Program Emphasis
10235 Wells Ave
Riverside, CA 92503
(951) 689-1151
Grades: PK-6
| 76 students
Somerset Educational Services
Special Education School
(1)
17241 Van Buren Blvd.
Riverside, CA 92504
(951) 789-4405
Grades: K-12
| 117 students
Temple Beth Elementary Child Development Center
Daycare / Preschool
2675 Central Ave
Riverside, CA 92506
(951) 682-7282
Grades: K
| 211 students
Uc Riverside Child Development Center
Daycare / Preschool
3333 Watkins Dr
Riverside, CA 92507
(951) 827-7454
Grades: K
| 15 students
Woodcrest Montessori Education Center
Montessori School
16191 Washington St
Riverside, CA 92504
(951) 789-9319
Grades: PK-K
| 52 students
[+] Show Closed Private Schools in Riverside, California

Riverside, California Private Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
1189 Iowa Ave
Riverside, CA 92507
(951) 719-3738
Grades: 2-8
| 12 students
9021 Hastings Blvd
Riverside, CA 92509
(909) 685-6463
Grades: K-6
| 53 students
3532 Monroe St
Riverside, CA 92504
(951) 687-0077
Grades: PK-12
| 644 students
9265 Audrey Street
Riverside, CA 92503
(909) 688-8021
Grades: PK-K
| 19 students
6696 Via Vista Drive
Riverside, CA 92506
(951) 780-1616
Grades: K-8
| 176 students
Immanuel Baptist School (Closed 2013)
Alternative School (Baptist)
45 Michigan Ave
Riverside, CA 92507
(951) 784-1100
Grades: K-12
| 27 students
17355 Mcallister St
Riverside, CA 92503
(951) 735-1220
Grades: 3-12
| 6 students
Po Box 52650
Riverside, CA 92517
Grades: 1-12
| 106 students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked private schools in Riverside, CA?
The top ranked private schools in Riverside, CA include Woodcrest Christian School System, La Sierra Academy and St. Catherine Of Alexandria School.
How many private schools are located in Riverside, CA?
30 private schools are located in Riverside, CA.
How diverse are private schools in Riverside, CA?
Riverside, CA private schools are approximately 56% minority students, which is higher than the California private school average of 51%.
What percentage of students in Riverside, CA go to private school?
8% of all K-12 students in Riverside, CA are educated in private schools (compared to the CA state average of 10%).
What percentage of private schools are religiously affiliated in Riverside, CA?
47% of private schools in Riverside, CA are religiously affiliated (most commonly Catholic and Christian).

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