Top 20 Best Riverside County Private Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 155 private schools serving 24,209 students in Riverside County, CA (there are 528 public schools, serving 422,170 public students). 5% of all K-12 students in Riverside County, CA are educated in private schools (compared to the CA state average of 10%).
The best top ranked private schools in Riverside County, CA include Van Avery Prep, Idyllwild Arts Academy and St. Jeanne De Lestonnac School.
The average tuition cost is $10,163, which is lower than the California private school average tuition cost of $16,790.
49% of private schools in Riverside County, CA are religiously affiliated (most commonly Christian and Catholic).

Top Ranked Riverside County Private Schools (2024)

School
Location
Grades
Students
Idyllwild Arts Academy
Idyllwild Arts Academy Photo - Idyllwild Arts Academy is home to approximately 270 students from 30 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
| 271 students
Rancho Christian School
Rancho Christian School Photo - Rancho is a community of diverse students, parents, and teachers. It is a place where students come first - their best interest, their success and their plans for the future.
(Christian)
(14)
31300 Rancho Community Way
Temecula, CA 92592
(951) 303-1408
Grades: NS-12
| 1,081 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
St. Jeanne De Lestonnac School
St. Jeanne De Lestonnac School Photo - Saint Jeanne de Lestonnac Catholic School educates students from preschool through high school.
(Catholic)
(4)
32650 Avenida Lestonnac
Temecula, CA 92592
(951) 587-2505
Grades: PK-12
| 707 students
Van Avery Prep
Van Avery Prep Photo
29851 Santiago Rd
Temecula, CA 92592
(951) 506-3123
Grades: K-8
| 586 students
Dp Christian School
Dp Christian School Photo
(Christian)
27100 Girard St
Hemet, CA 92544
(951) 763-8767
Grades: PK-12
| 196 students
Abc Childcare Center
Abc Childcare Center Photo
Daycare / Preschool
29705 Solana Way
Temecula, CA 92591
(951) 699-5251
Grades: PK-K
| 340 students
Bethel Christian Schools
(Christian)
2425 Van Buren Blvd
Riverside, CA 92503
(951) 359-1123
Grades: K-12
| 332 students
Calvary Murrieta Christian Schools
Calvary Murrieta Christian Schools Photo
(Christian)
24275 Monroe Ave
Murrieta, CA 92562
(951) 834-9190
Grades: PK-8
| 313 students
Carnegie Schools-riverside
(Christian)
8775 Magnolia
Riverside, CA 92503
(951) 687-0077
Grades: PK-12
| 496 students
Desert Christian Academy
(Christian)
(3)
40700 Yucca Lane
Indio, CA 92203
(760) 345-2848
Grades: PK-12
| 544 students
Harvest Christian School
(Christian)
(4)
6115 Arlington Ave
Riverside, CA 92504
(951) 359-3932
Grades: PK-6
| 544 students
Idyllwild Montessori School
Idyllwild Montessori School Photo - Idyllwild Montessori School
Montessori School
53785 Country Club Dr PO BOX 1328
Idyllwild, CA 92549
(646) 706-1513
Grades: K-3
| 21 students
Immanuel Lutheran Schools
(Lutheran Church Missouri Synod)
5455 Alessandro Blvd
Riverside, CA 92506
(951) 682-4211
Grades: PK-6
| 184 students
King's Schools Of The Desert
(Christian)
(1)
67675 Bolero Road
Palm Springs, CA 92264
(760) 324-5464
Grades: PK-8
| 306 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
Linfield Christian School
Linfield Christian School Photo - The Vision of Linfield Christian School is to relentlessly pursue the standard of excellence in Christ-centered, college preparatory education.
(Christian)
(6)
31950 Pauba Rd
Temecula, CA 92592
(951) 676-8111
Grades: PK-12
| 1,194 students
Mesa Grande Academy
(Seventh Day Adventist)
975 Fremont St
Calimesa, CA 92320
(909) 795-1112
Grades: K-12
| 280 students
Notre Dame High School
(Catholic)
(1)
7085 Brockton Ave
Riverside, CA 92506
(951) 275-5896
Grades: 9-12
| 470 students
Olive Branch Christian Academy
Olive Branch Christian Academy Photo
(Baptist)
7702 El Cerrito Rd
Corona, CA 92881
(951) 279-9977
Grades: NS-6
| 378 students
Palm Valley School
Palm Valley School Photo
(2)
35525 Da Vall Drive
Rancho Mirage, CA 92270
(760) 328-0861
Grades: NS-12
| 357 students
Sacred Heart School
(Catholic)
43775 Deep Canyon Rd
Palm Desert, CA 92260
(760) 346-3513
Grades: PK-8
| 598 students
St. Catherine Of Alexandria School
(Catholic)
7025 Brockton Ave
Riverside, CA 92506
(951) 684-1091
Grades: PK-8
| 318 students
St. Edward Catholic School
(Catholic)
(1)
500 S Merrill St
Corona, CA 92882
(951) 737-2530
Grades: PK-8
| 321 students
St. John S Lutheran School
(Lutheran Church Missouri Synod)
26410 Columbia Street
Hemet, CA 92544
(951) 925-7756
Grades: PK-8
| 315 students
St. Theresa Continuation School
(Catholic)
(1)
455 S Compadre Rd
Palm Springs, CA 92262
(760) 327-4919
Grades: PK-8
| 240 students
St. Thomas The Apostle School
(Catholic)
9136 Magnolia Ave
Riverside, CA 92503
(951) 689-1981
Grades: PK-8
| 187 students
Turning Point Christian School
Turning Point Christian School Photo
(Christian)
(5)
2000 Norco Drive
Norco, CA 92860
(951) 735-4480
Grades: NS-6
| 271 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
Xavier College Preparatory High School
(Catholic)
(1)
34200 Cook St
Palm Desert, CA 92211
(760) 601-3900
Grades: 9-12
| 584 students
ABC Child Care Village
ABC Child Care Village Photo
Daycare / Preschool
40045 Village Rd
Temecula, CA 92591
(951) 491-0940
Grades: NS-K
| students
The Academy Pdpcp
Daycare / Preschool (Presbyterian)
47321 Highway 74
Palm Desert, CA 92260
(760) 568-4360
Grades: PK-K
| 68 students
Alpha Omega Christian School
(Christian)
2363 S. San Jacinto Ave
San Jacinto, CA 92583
(951) 766-9300
Grades: NS-12
| 62 students
Anne Sullivan Preschool & Kindergarten
Daycare / Preschool
21776 Palomar St
Wildomar, CA 92595
(951) 678-3557
Grades: NS-PK
| 119 students
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Riverside County Private Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
39200 Foothill Rd
Anza, CA 92539
(951) 763-5614
Grades: K-12
| 31 students
Bethany Child Care Center (Closed 2017)
Daycare / Preschool (Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (formerly AELC, ALC, or LCA))
1609 Hamner Ave
Norco, CA 92860
(951) 734-4432
Grades: K
| 25 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
30750 Montgomery Ave
Nuevo, CA 92567
(951) 928-5017
Grades: K-12
| 39 students
Immanuel Baptist School (Closed 2013)
Alternative School (Baptist)
45 Michigan Ave
Riverside, CA 92507
(951) 784-1100
Grades: K-12
| 27 students
Indio Christian Center Academy (Closed 2015)
Alternative School (Christian)
84155 Corregidor Ave
Indio, CA 92201
(760) 592-1782
Grades: 3-11
| 12 students
19560 Magnolia Ave
Nuevo, CA 92567
(951) 928-0615
Grades: 8-12
| 10 students
Kids Cottage (Closed 2014)
Daycare / Preschool (Christian)
16527 Lakeshore Dr
Lake Elsinore, CA 92530
(951) 674-5520
Grades: PK-K
| 53 students
25560 Alessandro Blvd
Moreno Valley, CA 92553
(951) 924-6282
Grades: K-8
| 87 students
29885 Bradley
Sun City, CA 92586
(909) 672-6799
Grades: K-8
| 29 students
27805 Ethanac Rd
Sun City, CA 92585
(951) 928-5718
Grades: 3-12
| 11 students
117 W Nicolet St
Banning, CA 92220
(951) 849-2433
Grades: PK-8
| 169 students
17355 Mcallister St
Riverside, CA 92503
(951) 735-1220
Grades: 3-12
| 6 students
23608 Soboba Road
San Jacinto, CA 92583
(951) 487-8822
Grades: K-5
| 23 students
5430 Ridgeview Ave Po Box 767
Mira Loma, CA 91752
(909) 685-6533
Grades: 5
| 19 students
Po Box 52650
Riverside, CA 92517
Grades: 1-12
| 106 students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked private schools in Riverside County, CA?
The top ranked private schools in Riverside County, CA include Van Avery Prep, Idyllwild Arts Academy and St. Jeanne De Lestonnac School.
How many private schools are located in Riverside County, CA?
155 private schools are located in Riverside County, CA.
How much do private schools cost in Riverside County, CA?
The average tuition cost is $10,163, which is lower than the California private school average tuition cost of $16,790.
How diverse are private schools in Riverside County, CA?
Riverside County, CA private schools are approximately 46% minority students, which is lower than the California private school average of 51%.
What percentage of students in Riverside County, CA go to private school?
5% of all K-12 students in Riverside County, CA are educated in private schools (compared to the CA state average of 10%).
What percentage of private schools are religiously affiliated in Riverside County, CA?
49% of private schools in Riverside County, CA are religiously affiliated (most commonly Christian and Catholic).

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