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  • For the 2020-21 school year, there are 315 top private schools in San Diego County, California, serving 57,485 students.
  • Minority enrollment is 39% of the student body, and the student:teacher ratio is 14:1.
  • 49% of schools are religiously affiliated (most commonly Roman Catholic and Christian).

Top San Diego County Private Schools (2020-21)

  • School Location Grades Students
  • 625 Otay Lakes Road
    Chula Vista, CA 91913
    (619) 656-0141

    Grades: PK-6 | 98 students
  • 1771 E Palomar Street
    Chula Vista, CA 91913
    (619) 591-2260

    Grades: PK-12 | 352 students
  • 1740 La Costa Meadows Dr. STE 105
    San Marcos, CA 92078
    (760) 410-8283

    Grades: NS-12 | 176 students
  • 2225 Torrey Pines Lane
    La Jolla, CA 92037
    (858) 454-0184

    Grades: NS-8 | 230 students
  • 3975 Torrington Street
    San Diego, CA 92130
    (858) 481-5615

    Grades: K-6 | 152 students
  • Futures Academy - Carlsbad
    Futures Academy - Carlsbad Photo - At Futures Academy, our personalized one-to-one teaching approach provides students the opportunity to maximize their academic potential in a small, nurturing, private school environment.
    Alternative School
    705 Palomar Airport Rd., Ste. 340
    Carlsbad, CA 92011
    (866) 402-1699

    Grades: 6-12 | n/a students
  • 9915 Mira Mesa Boulevard, Suite 210
    San Diego, CA 92131
    (866) 402-1699

    Grades: 6-12 | n/a students
  • 5531 Cancha de Golf, Ste 202
    Rancho Santa Fe, CA 92091
    (858) 509-9101

    Grades: 9-12 | 60 students
  • Maria Montessori School
    Maria Montessori School Photo
    Montessori School
    4544 Pocahontas Avenue
    San Diego, CA 92117
    (858) 270-9350

    Grades: PK-8 | 173 students
  • 679 Encinitas Blvd.
    Encinitas, CA 92024
    (760) 634-1188

    Grades: K-12 | 75 students
  • 6269 El Fuerte St
    Carlsbad, CA 92009
    (760) 448-9820

    Grades: 7-12 | 626 students
  • Reformation Lutheran School
    Reformation Lutheran School Photo
    (Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod)
    4670 Mount Abernathy Ave
    San Diego, CA 92117
    (858) 279-3311

    Grades: NS-8 | 165 students
  • The Rhoades School
    The Rhoades School Photo
    Special Program Emphasis
    141 S Rancho Santa Fe Road
    Encinitas, CA 92024
    (760) 436-1102

    Grades: K-8 | 300 students
  • St Michael's School
    (Roman Catholic)
    15542 Pomerado Rd
    Poway, CA 92064
    (858) 485-1303

    Grades: PK-8 | 536 students
  • Shepherd Of The Hills Lutheran School
    Shepherd Of The Hills Lutheran School Photo
    (Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod)
    9191 Fletcher Pkwy
    La Mesa, CA 91942
    (619) 469-9443

    Grades: K-8 | 34 students
  • A Creative Beginning
    Daycare / Preschool
    409 E Fallbrook St
    Fallbrook, CA 92028
    (760) 728-7600

    Grades: PK-K | 66 students
  • International (Swiss and Norwegian Headquarters).
    San Diego, CA 03007
    (407) 766-6369

    Grades: 11-12 | 60 students
  • Abc Children's Center
    Daycare / Preschool
    12145 Alta Carmel Court # 270
    San Diego, CA 92128
    (858) 451-1663

    Grades: NS-PK | 94 students
  • Academy Of Our Lady Of Peace
    Academy Of Our Lady Of Peace Photo - Established in 1882 by the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet, OLP has been educating the next generation of women leaders and innovators for more than 134 years.
    All-girls (Roman Catholic)
    4860 Oregon Street
    San Diego, CA 92116
    (619) 297-2266

    Grades: 9-12 | 748 students
  • Adventure Days Preschool
    Daycare / Preschool (Baptist)
    10881 Tierrasanta Blvd
    San Diego, CA 92124
    (858) 560-5686

    Grades: K-1 | 160 students
  • Advocate School
    Special Education School
    900 Paseo Del Rey
    Chula Vista, CA 91911
    (619) 421-7733

    Grades: 7-12 | 12 students
  • All Hallows Academy
    (Roman Catholic)
    2390 Nautilus St
    La Jolla, CA 92037
    (858) 459-6074

    Grades: K-8 | 269 students
  • All Saints Preschool/kindergarten
    Daycare / Preschool (Episcopal)
    651 Eucalyptus Ave
    Vista, CA 92084
    (760) 945-6908

    Grades: PK-K | 67 students
  • 3674 7th Avenue
    San Diego, CA 92103
    (619) 298-1671

    Grades: PK | 63 students
  • 135 E Ivy St
    Fallbrook, CA 92028
    (270) 728-1717

    Grades: K-12 | 46 students
  • Alpine Christian
    (Christian)
    267 W Victoria Dr
    Alpine, CA 91901
    (619) 445-5250

    Grades: K-9 | 25 students
  • 2605 Carlsbad Boulevard
    Carlsbad, CA 92008
    (888) 762-2338

    Grades: 7-12 | 320 students
  • Ascension Lutheran School
    (Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod)
    1140 N Midway Drive
    Escondido, CA 92027
    (760) 747-4276

    Grades: PK-8 | 32 students
  • Aseltine School
    Aseltine School Photo - To address students' different learning needs and styles, Aseltine teachers employ a variety of teaching methods and modalities to ensure all students are not just learning, but are engaged in and excited about their subjects.
    Special Education School
    4027 Normal Street
    San Diego, CA 92103
    (619) 296-2135

    Grades: 2-12 | 38 students
  • 6286 El Camino Real
    Carlsbad, CA 92009
    (760) 603-9173

    Grades: PK-K | 138 students
  • 525 Hawthorn St
    San Diego, CA 92101
    (619) 298-2990

    Grades: 1-12 | 78 students
  • 855 Brotherton Rd.
    Escondido, CA 92025
    (760) 294-4490

    Grades: NS-12 | 95 students
  • Baldwin Academy
    Daycare / Preschool
    1752 Hornblend St
    San Diego, CA 92109
    (858) 270-5995

    Grades: NS | 109 students
  • Banyan Tree Compass Academy
    Special Education School
    2675 Rosecrans St.
    San Diego, CA 92106
    (858) 367-5428

    Grades: 2-8 | 8 students
  • Banyan Tree Foundations Academy
    Special Education School
    3450 Clairemont Dr
    San Diego, CA 92117
    (858) 367-5430

    Grades: 1-12 | 29 students
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