Top 20 Best San Francisco Private Elementary Schools (2023-24)

For the 2023-24 school year, there are 92 private elementary schools serving 19,229 students in San Francisco, CA.
The best top ranked private elementary schools in San Francisco, CA include The Compass School, Katherine Michiels School and Zion Lutheran School.
The average tuition cost is $24,471, which is higher than the California private elementary school average tuition cost of $15,879.
48% of private elementary schools in San Francisco, CA are religiously affiliated (most commonly Catholic and Lutheran Church Missouri Synod).

Top Ranked San Francisco Private Elementary Schools (2023-24)

School
Location
Grades
Students
The Compass School
The Compass School Photo - The Compass School is an online K12 School. We offer hundreds of live online courses with expert faculty (over 95% of our teachers have a Masters Degree or Higher). Our affordable homeschool program gives students a flexible high quality schooling option that can be taken from anywhere.
(10)
548 Market Street, No 41193
San Francisco, CA 94104
(415) 738-7334
Grades: K-12
| 43 students
Katherine Michiels School
Katherine Michiels School Photo
Alternative School
(1)
1335 Guerrero Street
San Francisco, CA 94110
(415) 821-0130
Grades: PK-5
| 80 students
Zion Lutheran School
Zion Lutheran School Photo - Zion Cross Country team taking in the views after tackling Strawberry Hill in Golden Gate Park!
(Lutheran Church Missouri Synod)
495 9th Ave
San Francisco, CA 94118
(415) 221-7500
Grades: K-8
| 157 students
Brightworks School
Brightworks School Photo
Alternative School
(5)
682 Schofield Road
San Francisco, CA 94129
(415) 701-8700
Grades: K-12
| 115 students
1160 Battery Street, Suite 40
San Francisco, CA 94111
(877) 673-8893
Grades: 6-12
| 55 students
Millennium School Of San Francisco
Millennium School Of San Francisco Photo - Wilderness days are a regular part of student life at Millennium.
Special Program Emphasis
245 Valencia St
San Francisco, CA 94103
(415) 992-8520
Grades: 6-8
| 104 students
301 De Montfort Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94112
(415) 319-6003
Grades: K-5
| 200 students
75 Francis Street
San Francisco, CA 94112
(415) 604-9367
Grades: 6-8
| 107 students
645 14th Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94118
(415) 697-2995
Grades: PK-4
| 95 students
Adda Clevenger School - Noe Valley Campus
Adda Clevenger School - Noe Valley Campus 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
(3)
180 Fair Oaks Street
San Francisco, CA 94110
(415) 824-2240
Grades: PK-8
| 144 students
Children's Day School
333 Dolores Street
San Francisco, CA 94110
(415) 861-5432
Grades: PK-8
| 454 students
Chinese American International School
Chinese American International School Photo - Chinese New Year
Special Program Emphasis
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
| 489 students
Convent & Stuart Hall
Convent & Stuart Hall Photo
(Catholic)
2222 Broadway St
San Francisco, CA 94115
(415) 563-2900
Grades: K-12
| students
Cornerstone Academy
(Christian)
801 Silver Ave
San Francisco, CA 94134
(415) 587-7256
Grades: PK-5
| 400 students
659 Pine St
San Francisco, CA 94108
(415) 421-0069
Grades: K-8
| 293 students
Epiphany School
(Catholic)
600 Italy Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94112
(415) 337-4030
Grades: K-8
| 332 students
150 Oak Street
San Francisco, CA 94102
(415) 558-2000
Grades: PK-12
| 1,084 students
The Hamlin School
All-girls
2120 Broadway
San Francisco, CA 94115
(415) 922-0300
Grades: K-8
| 441 students
Holy Name Continuation School
(Catholic)
1560 40th Ave
San Francisco, CA 94122
(415) 731-4077
Grades: PK-8
| 480 students
7070 California Street
San Francisco, CA 94121
(415) 751-0177
Grades: K-8
| 402 students
3250 18th St
San Francisco, CA 94110
(415) 551-0000
Grades: NS-8
| 282 students
Live Oak School
1555 Mariposa Street
San Francisco, CA 94107
(415) 861-8840
Grades: K-8
| 426 students
Meadows-livingstone School
Special Program Emphasis
1499 Potrero Ave Ste 1
San Francisco, CA 94110
(415) 695-7735
Grades: 1-6
| 26 students
Mission Dolores Academy
Mission Dolores Academy Photo
(Catholic)
3371 16th St
San Francisco, CA 94114
(415) 346-9500
Grades: K-8
| 252 students
Presidio Hill School
Presidio Hill School Photo - Our friendly and welcoming campus
(3)
3839 Washington Street
San Francisco, CA 94118
(415) 751-9318
Grades: K-8
| 210 students
655 Brotherhood Way
San Francisco, CA 94132
(415) 406-1035
Grades: K-8
| 323 students
St. Anne Continuation School
(Catholic)
1320 14th Ave
San Francisco, CA 94122
(415) 664-7977
Grades: NS-8
| 327 students
299 Precita Ave
San Francisco, CA 94110
(415) 648-2008
Grades: K-8
| 176 students
St. Brendan School
(Catholic)
940 Laguna Honda Blvd
San Francisco, CA 94127
(415) 731-2665
Grades: K-8
| 307 students
St. Brigid School
St. Brigid School Photo - Ist grade students enjoying the play system in our school yard.
(Catholic)
2250 Franklin St
San Francisco, CA 94109
(415) 673-4523
Grades: PK-8
| 186 students
St. Cecilia School
(Catholic)
660 Vicente Street
San Francisco, CA 94116
(415) 731-8400
Grades: K-8
| 636 students
St. Gabriel Elementary School
St. Gabriel Elementary School Photo
(Catholic)
2550 41st Ave
San Francisco, CA 94116
(415) 566-0314
Grades: PK-8
| 450 students
St. Ignatius College Preparatory
(Catholic)
2001 37th Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94116
(415) 731-7500
Grades: 6-12
| 1,514 students
6210 Geary Blvd
San Francisco, CA 94121
(415) 221-3484
Grades: K-12
| 50 students
St. John S Elementary School
(Catholic)
(1)
925 Chenery St
San Francisco, CA 94131
(415) 584-8383
Grades: K-8
| 240 students
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San Francisco, California Private Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
610 20th St
San Francisco, CA 94107
(317) 437-7275
Grades: K-8
| 261 students
300 4th Street
San Francisco, CA 94107
(866) 664-2070
Grades: NS-8
| 91 students
Burt Children's Center (Closed 2006)
Special Education School
940 Grove Street
San Francisco, CA 94117
(415) 922-7700
Grades: NS
| 18 students
924 Balboa St
San Francisco, CA 94118
(415) 221-9200
Grades: 8
| 33 students
495 Cambridge Street
San Francisco, CA 94134
(415) 239-0511
Grades: PK-8
| 92 students
Hergl School (Closed 2014)
Special Education School
1570 Greenwich St
San Francisco, CA 94123
(415) 474-0191
Grades: Inquire with school
| 8 students
90 7th Street
San Francisco, CA 94103
(415) 554-8100
Grades: NS-PK
| students
75 Hawthorne St
San Francisco, CA 94105
(415) 608-0218
Grades: NS-PK
| students
1801 Bush Street 2nd Floor
San Francisco, CA 94109
(415) 931-1972
Grades: 7-12
| 7 students
The Laurel School (Closed 2023)
Special Education School
350 9th Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94118
(415) 752-3567
Grades: 1-8
| 66 students
2445 Pine St
San Francisco, CA 94115
(415) 346-9500
Grades: K-9
| 126 students
735 Fell Street
San Francisco, CA 94117
(415) 621-8035
Grades: K-8
| 145 students
St. Emydius School (Closed 2004)
Special Program Emphasis (Catholic)
301 Demontfort Ave.
San Francisco, CA 94112
(415) 333-4877
Grades: K-8
| 146 students
1970 Ocean Ave
San Francisco, CA 94127
(415) 334-0105
Grades: PK-12
| 114 students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked private elementary schools in San Francisco, CA?
The top ranked private elementary schools in San Francisco, CA include The Compass School, Katherine Michiels School and Zion Lutheran School.
How many private elementary schools are located in San Francisco, CA?
92 private elementary schools are located in San Francisco, CA.
How much do private elementary schools cost in San Francisco, CA?
The average tuition cost is $24,471, which is higher than the California private school average tuition cost of $15,879.
How diverse are private elementary schools in San Francisco, CA?
San Francisco, CA private elementary schools are approximately 52% minority students, which is higher than the California private school average of 50%.
What percentage of private elementary schools are religiously affiliated in San Francisco, CA?
48% of private elementary schools in San Francisco, CA are religiously affiliated (most commonly Catholic and Lutheran Church Missouri Synod).

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