Top 20 Best San Diego County Private Schools (2022-23)

For the 2022-23 school year, there are 295 private schools serving 53,969 students in San Diego County, CA (there are 767 public schools, serving 478,700 public students). 10% of all K-12 students in San Diego County, CA are educated in private schools compared to the CA state average of 10%.
The best top ranked private schools in San Diego County, CA include The Rhoades School, Calvary Christian Academy and The Childrens School.
The average tuition cost is $14,494, which is lower than the California private school average tuition cost of $16,095.
49% of private schools in San Diego County, CA are religiously affiliated (most commonly Catholic and Christian).

Top Ranked San Diego County Private Schools (2022-23)

School
Location
Grades
Students
Calvary Christian Academy
Calvary Christian Academy Photo - CCA is founded on three pillars which are Servant Leadership, Superior Academics, and Simply Jesus.
(Christian)
(6)
1771 E Palomar Street
Chula Vista, CA 91913
(619) 591-2260
Grades: PK-8
| 431 students
Calvary Preparatory Academy-Online
Calvary Preparatory Academy-Online Photo - Calvary Preparatory Academy - Grades 6-12 Online
(Christian)
(21)
1740 La Costa Meadows Dr. Suite 105
San Marcos, CA 92078
(760) 410-8283
Grades: K-12
| 348 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
| 262 students
High Bluff Academy
High Bluff Academy Photo - HBA specializes in lab sciences for all levels of students. Our small class sizes and great teachers support and challenge students to accomplish their goals.
(5)
5531 Cancha de Golf, Ste 202
Rancho Santa Fe, CA 92091
(858) 509-9101
Grades: 9-12
| 60 students
The Rhoades School
The Rhoades School Photo
Special Program Emphasis
(1)
141 S Rancho Santa Fe Road
Encinitas, CA 92024
(760) 436-1102
Grades: PK-8
| 300 students
St. Michael's School
(Catholic)
(1)
15542 Pomerado Rd
Poway, CA 92064
(858) 485-1303
Grades: PK-8
| 595 students
Del Mar Pines School
Del Mar Pines School Photo - Del Mar Pines School offers its students a traditional learning environment with a low student teacher ration and small group instruction. Technology is integrated across the curriculum for a dynamic learning experience.
(13)
3975 Torrington Street
San Diego, CA 92130
(858) 481-5615
Grades: K-6
| 155 students
Fusion Academy Carlsbad
Fusion Academy Carlsbad Photo - Classes at Fusion are one-to-one: one student and one teacher. Teachers personalize content and act as mentors in the one-to-one setting.
Alternative School
705 Palomar Airport Rd., Ste. 340
Carlsbad, CA 92011
(760) 732-1200
Grades: 6-12
| n/a students
Fusion Academy San Diego
Fusion Academy San Diego Photo - Classes at Fusion are one-to-one: one student and one teacher per classroom. Students have different teachers for different subjects, and teachers act as mentors in the one-to-one setting.
Alternative School
5060 Shoreham Place, Suite 130
San Diego, CA 92122
(858) 677-9279
Grades: 6-12
| n/a students
Fusion Academy San Diego - Scripps Ranch
Fusion Academy San Diego - Scripps Ranch Photo - Classes at Fusion are one-to-one: one student and one teacher. Teachers personalize content and act as mentors in the one-to-one setting.
Alternative School
9915 Mira Mesa Boulevard, Suite 210
San Diego, CA 92131
(858) 549-6290
Grades: 6-12
| n/a students
Fusion Academy Solana Beach
Fusion Academy Solana Beach Photo - Each Fusion campus has a state-of-the-art music studio with professional-grade tools. Students can explore instruments, vocals, songwriting, DJ performing arts, and more.
Alternative School
512 Via De La Valle, Suite 201
Solana Beach, CA 92075
(858) 792-2300
Grades: 6-12
| n/a students
Maria Montessori School
Maria Montessori School Photo
Montessori School
(9)
4544 Pocahontas Avenue
San Diego, CA 92117
(858) 270-9350
Grades: PK-8
| 194 students
Pacific Academy
Pacific Academy Photo - Preparatory School for Grades K-12
(6)
679 Encinitas Blvd.
Encinitas, CA 92024
(760) 634-1188
Grades: K-12
| 206 students
Reformation Lutheran School
Reformation Lutheran School Photo
(Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod)
(2)
4670 Mount Abernathy Ave
San Diego, CA 92117
(858) 279-3311
Grades: NS-8
| 121 students
Sanderling Waldorf School
Sanderling Waldorf School Photo
Waldorf School
(1)
2585 Business Park Drive
Vista, CA 92081
(760) 635-3747
Grades: NS-8
| n/a students
Shepherd Of The Hills Lutheran School
Shepherd Of The Hills Lutheran School Photo
(Christian)
(5)
9191 Fletcher Pkwy
La Mesa, CA 91942
(619) 469-9443
Grades: K-8
| 60 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 (Catholic)
4860 Oregon Street
San Diego, CA 92116
(619) 297-2266
Grades: 9-12
| 748 students
All Saints' Episcopal Preschool
All Saints' Episcopal Preschool Photo - Our students receive state of the art education
(Episcopal)
3674 7th Avenue
San Diego, CA 92103
(619) 298-1671
Grades: PK
| 63 students
Army and Navy Academy
Army and Navy Academy Photo
All-boys | Military School
(1)
2605 Carlsbad Boulevard
Carlsbad, CA 92008
(888) 762-2338
Grades: 7-12
| 320 students
Banyan Tree Educational Services
Special Education School
2675 Rosecrans St
San Diego, CA 92106
(858) 378-5428
Grades: 2-6
| 4 students
The Bishop's School
The Bishop's School Photo - Bishop's is an Episcopal school that nurtures students of intellect and character to think independently, learn collaboratively, grow their sense of self and act with greater purpose.
(Episcopal)
(1)
7607 La Jolla Blvd
La Jolla, CA 92037
(858) 459-4021
Grades: 6-12
| 800 students
Blessed Sacrament Parish School
(Catholic)
4551 56th Street
San Diego, CA 92115
(619) 582-3862
Grades: K-8
| 121 students
Bonita Learning Academy
Bonita Learning Academy Photo
Daycare / Preschool
(1)
3368 Bonita Road
Chula Vista, CA 91910
(619) 422-1777
Grades: PK-K
| 97 students
Brookshire International Academy
Alternative School
6926 FEDERAL BLVD, LEMON GROVE
San Diego, CA 92102
(877) 655-7452
Grades: 9-12
| 2,635 students
Cal Coast Academy
Cal Coast Academy Photo
(2)
11555 Clews Ranch Road
San Diego, CA 92130
(858) 481-0882
Grades: 6-12
| 55 students
Calvin Christian School
(Christian)
2000 N Broadway
Escondido, CA 92026
(760) 489-6430
Grades: NS-12
| 541 students
The Cambridge School
The Cambridge School Photo - Weekly Memory Time - K-Prep
(Christian)
(2)
12855 Black Mountain Rd
San Diego, CA 92129
(858) 484-3488
Grades: PK-12
| 308 students
Carlsbad Christian Academy
Carlsbad Christian Academy Photo
(Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod)
(3)
3030 Valley St
Carlsbad, CA 92008
(760) 729-6272
Grades: PK-8
| 163 students
Carmel Mountain Preschool
Daycare / Preschool
(15)
9510 Carmel Mountain Rd
San Diego, CA 92129
(858) 484-4877
Grades: PK-K
| 378 students
Cathedral Catholic High School
Cathedral Catholic High School Photo - Cathedral Catholic High School offers unique sports, such as Crew, Fencing, Equestrian, Beach Volleyball, Rugby, Sailing, and Surfing.
(Catholic)
5555 Del Mar Heights Rd
San Diego, CA 92130
(858) 523-4000
Grades: 9-12
| 1,628 students
Chabad Hebrew Academy
Chabad Hebrew Academy Photo - Visit our stunning campus located on 20 acres of wooded forest in Scripps Ranch.
(Jewish)
(10)
10785 Pomerado Rd
San Diego, CA 92131
(858) 566-1996
Grades: PK-8
| 311 students
3051 El Cajon Blvd.
San Diego, CA 92104
(619) 584-2454
Grades: NS-12
| 231 students
Christ Lutheran School
Christ Lutheran School Photo
(Lutheran Church Missouri Synod)
7929 La Mesa Blvd
La Mesa, CA 91941
(619) 462-5211
Grades: NS-8
| 322 students
Discovery Isle Child Developme
Daycare / Preschool
1655 S Rancho Santa Fe Rd Suite 101
San Marcos, CA 92069
(760) 752-7590
Grades: PK-K
| 877 students
El Cajon Seventh-day Adventist Christian School
El Cajon Seventh-day Adventist Christian School Photo - Students learn to find joy and self confidence as they learn to read, share with others and work together on projects.
(Seventh Day Adventist)
1640 E Madison Avenue
El Cajon, CA 92019
(619) 442-6544
Grades: K-8
| 32 students
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San Diego County Private Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
135 E Ivy St
Fallbrook, CA 92028
(270) 728-1717
Grades: K-12
| 46 students
3450 Clairemont Dr
San Diego, CA 92117
(858) 367-5430
Grades: 1-12
| 29 students
2634 El Camino Real
Carlsbad, CA 92008
(760) 434-7143
Grades: NS-K
| 36 students
1740 La Costa Meadows Drive
San Marcos, CA 92078
(760) 410-8283
Grades: K-12
| n/a students
1090 S Anza St
El Cajon, CA 92020
(619) 440-3646
Grades: PK-K
| 36 students
494 E Street
Chula Vista, CA 91910
(619) 422-7167
Grades: NS-K
| 41 students
960 5th Avenue
Chula Vista, CA 91911
(619) 425-0132
Grades: K-6
| 96 students
4079 54th Street
San Diego, CA 92105
(619) 229-2800
Grades: PK-7
| 54 students
777 Taylor St
Vista, CA 92084
(760) 945-9222
Grades: PK-1
| 7 students
3941 Conrad Drive
Spring Valley, CA 91977
(619) 460-4121
Grades: PK-K
| 30 students
1945 Coolidge St
San Diego, CA 92111
(858) 277-0222
Grades: K-8
| 88 students
9407 Jericho Rd
La Mesa, CA 91942
(209) 529-5510
Grades: PK-10
| 27 students
11830 Waterhill Road
Lakeside, CA 92040
(619) 857-4801
Grades: K-2
| 8 students
3016 Highland Dr
Carlsbad, CA 92008
(760) 434-6440
Grades: PK-5
| 32 students
1052 E Madison Avenue
El Cajon, CA 92020
(619) 593-6090
Grades: K-2
| 3 students
5570 Old Ranch Rd
Oceanside, CA 92057
Grades: PK-6
| 13 students
220 Calle De Madera
Encinitas, CA 92024
(760) 436-4402
Grades: PK-K
| 11 students
660 Bay Blvd., Suite 110B
Chula Vista, CA 91910
(866) 366-8847
Grades: 6-12
| 2,763 students
4000 Mystra Way
Oceanside, CA 92056
(760) 630-0712
Grades: PK-8
| 132 students
Pilgrim Lutheran School (Closed 2015)
(Lutheran Church Missouri Synod)
497 E St
Chula Vista, CA 91910
(619) 420-6233
Grades: NS-8
| 172 students
Poway Christian School (Closed 2000)
Special Program Emphasis (Baptist)
13230 Pomerado Rd
Poway, CA 92064
(858) 748-1088
Grades: K-10
| 24 students
910 Encinitas Blvd
Encinitas, CA 92024
(760) 942-2011
Grades: K-8
| 34 students
760 1st Ave
Chula Vista, CA 91910
(619) 422-4141
Grades: NS-8
| 302 students
1228 S 38th St
San Diego, CA 92113
(619) 264-3154
Grades: K-9
| 212 students
647 E St
Chula Vista, CA 91910
(619) 498-8384
Grades: PK
| 27 students
482 L St
Chula Vista, CA 91911
(619) 425-8940
Grades: K-8
| 125 students
3580 Mount Acadia Blvd
San Diego, CA 92111
(858) 560-0985
Grades: NS
| 150 students

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