Top San Francisco Private Schools

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  • For the 2018-19 school year, there are 120 top private schools in San Francisco, California, serving 27,304 students.
  • The average private school tuition is $18,927 for elementary schools and $28,086 for high schools (view national tuition averages).
  • The average acceptance rate is 63% (view national acceptance rates).
  • Minority enrollment is 51% of the student body, and the student:teacher ratio is 10:1.
  • 47% of schools are religiously affiliated (most commonly Roman Catholic and Jewish).

Top San Francisco, CA Private Schools (2018-19)

  • School Location Grades Students
  • Adda Clevenger School
    Adda Clevenger School Photo - The Adda Clevenger School is an independent elementary school providing an accelerated academic and arts curriculum to San Francisco Bay Area students grades TK-8 since 1980.
    Special Program Emphasis
    180 Fair Oaks Street
    San Francisco, CA 94110
    (415)824-2240

    Grades: PK-8 | 121 students
  • 655 Brotherhood Way
    San Francisco, CA 94132
    (415)406-1035

    Grades: K-8 | 377 students
  • 1160 Battery Street, Suite 40
    San Francisco, CA 94111
    (415)765-9078

    Grades: 6-12 | 55 students
  • Katherine Michiels School
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    Alternative School
    1335 Guerrero Street
    San Francisco, CA 94110
    (415)821-0130

    Grades: PK-5 | 85 students
  • Zion Lutheran School
    Zion Lutheran School Photo - Zion Lion pride! Hear us roar!
    (Lutheran Church Missouri Synod)
    495 9th Ave
    San Francisco, CA 94118
    (415)221-7500

    Grades: K-8 | 153 students
  • 450 Somerset Street
    San Francisco, CA 94134

    Grades: K-6 | 212 students
  • 3741 Buchanan Street
    San Francisco, CA 94123
    (866)664-2070

    Grades: K-8 | 70 students
  • 300 4th Street
    San Francisco, CA 94107
    (866)664-2070

    Grades: K-8 | 91 students
  • Archbishop Riordan High School
    Archbishop Riordan High School Photo - Riordan provides the finest education for young men in San Francisco.
    All-boys (Roman Catholic)
    175 Phelan Ave
    San Francisco, CA 94112
    (415)586-8200

    Grades: 9-12 | 700 students
  • 834 28th Ave
    San Francisco, CA 94121
    (415)636-9770

    Grades: K-8 | 49 students
  • 35 Keyes Avenue
    San Francisco, CA 94129
    (415)561-5800

    Grades: 9-12 | 346 students
  • 240 Industrial Street
    San Francisco, CA 94124
    (415)648-5777

    Grades: NS-PK | 100 students
  • Brightworks
    Alternative School
    1960 Bryant St
    San Francisco, CA 94110

    Grades: K-12 | 63 students
  • Brightworks School
    Special Program Emphasis
    1960 Bryant St.
    San Francisco, CA 94110
    (415)701-8700

    Grades: K-12 | 98 students
  • Cathedral School For Boys
    All-boys (Episcopal)
    1275 Sacramento Street
    San Francisco, CA 94108
    (415)771-6600

    Grades: K-8 | 255 students
  • 333 Dolores Street
    San Francisco, CA 94110
    (415)861-5432

    Grades: PK-8 | 441 students
  • 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 | 512 students
  • 2222 Broadway St
    San Francisco, CA 94115
    (415)563-2900

    Grades: K-8 | 370 students
  • 801 Silver Ave
    San Francisco, CA 94134
    (415)587-7256

    Grades: NS-8 | 924 students
  • 501 Cambridge St
    San Francisco, CA 94134

    Grades: 6-12 | 221 students
  • De Marillac Academy
    (Roman Catholic)
    175 Golden Gate Ave
    San Francisco, CA 94102
    (415)552-5220

    Grades: 4-8 | 86 students
  • 1442 Fulton Street, Up Outside Stairs
    San Francisco, CA 94117
    (650)367-6791

    Grades: PK-12 | 26 students
  • 2901 California St
    San Francisco, CA 94115
    (415)409-3739

    Grades: 9-12 | 280 students
  • 659 Pine St
    San Francisco, CA 94108
    (415)421-0069

    Grades: K-8 | 301 students
  • 1801 Vicente St
    San Francisco, CA 94116
    (415)681-3211

    Grades: 1-12 | 34 students
  • Epiphany School
    (Roman Catholic)
    600 Italy Avenue
    San Francisco, CA 94112
    (415)337-4030

    Grades: K-8 | 435 students
  • Erikson School
    Special Education School
    1325b Evans Ave
    San Francisco, CA 94124
    (415)285-2400

    Grades: 6-12 | 11 students
  • 150 Oak Street
    San Francisco, CA 94102
    (415)558-2000

    Grades: NS-12 | 1085 students
  • Golden Bridges School
    Special Program Emphasis
    101 Gold Mine Drive
    San Francisco, CA 94131

    Grades: PK-2 | 58 students
  • 2120 Broadway Street
    San Francisco, CA 94115
    (415)922-0300

    Grades: K-8 | 404 students
  • Happy Day Preschool
    Daycare / Preschool
    809 Taraval Street
    San Francisco, CA 94116
    (415)564-7999

    Grades: PK | 30 students
  • 1234 Divisadero St
    San Francisco, CA 94115
    (415)921-7658

    Grades: PK-K | 18 students
  • Hergl School
    Special Education School
    1570 Greenwich St
    San Francisco, CA 94123
    (415)474-0191

    Grades: Inquire with school | 8 students
  • 2521 Scott St
    San Francisco, CA 94115
    (415)931-0400

    Grades: K-7 | 49 students
  • Holy Family Day Home
    Daycare / Preschool
    299 Dolores St
    San Francisco, CA 94103
    (415)861-5361

    Grades: K-1 | 78 students
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