Top 10 Best San Francisco Private High Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 32 private high schools serving 9,362 students in San Francisco, CA.
The best top ranked private high schools in San Francisco, CA include Drew School, The Compass School and Convent & Stuart Hall.
The average tuition cost is $35,128, which is higher than the California private high school average tuition cost of $21,962.
31% of private high schools in San Francisco, CA are religiously affiliated (most commonly Catholic and Assembly of God).

Top Ranked San Francisco Private High Schools (2024)

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
Drew School
Drew School Photo - Drew School believes in teenagers - their ideas, their dreams, their opinions, and their potential. That's why we've created a high school community that challenges the traditional definition of success and celebrates achievement one student at a time.
(2)
2901 California St
San Francisco, CA 94115
(415) 430-3737
Grades: 9-12
| 297 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
470 West Portal Ave.
San Francisco, CA 94127
(415) 431-2736
Grades: 9-12
| 160 students
Archbishop Riordan High School
Archbishop Riordan High School Photo - A view of Riordan's gym.
(Catholic)
175 Frida Kahlo Way
San Francisco, CA 94112
(415) 586-8200
Grades: 9-12
| 1,140 students
35 Keyes Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94129
(415) 561-5800
Grades: 9-12
| 359 students
Convent & Stuart Hall
Convent & Stuart Hall Photo
(Catholic)
2222 Broadway St
San Francisco, CA 94115
(415) 563-2900
Grades: K-12
| students
150 Oak Street
San Francisco, CA 94102
(415) 558-2000
Grades: PK-12
| 1,084 students
ICA Cristo Rey Academy
All-girls (Catholic)
3625 24th St
San Francisco, CA 94110
(415) 824-2052
Grades: 9-12
| 355 students
755 Ocean Ave
San Francisco, CA 94112
(415) 337-9990
Grades: 9-12
| 550 students
Mercy High School, San Francisco
Mercy High School, San Francisco Photo - At Mercy High School we recognize the power girls have to effect change. We are proud to educate our young women, who in the spirit of Catherine McAuley and adherence to the Sisters` Critical Concerns, are fearless in taking the lead to create a better world.
All-girls (Catholic)
3250 19th Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94132
(415) 872-0964
Grades: 9-12
| 220 students
Sacred Heart Cathedral Preparatory
Sacred Heart Cathedral Preparatory Photo - The Pavilion is the home court for the Fightin' Irish basketball, volleyball and wrestling teams. On game days, up to 1,500 fans can be heard cheering for SHC student-athletes. The Pavilion also serves as a wonderful venue for school assemblies, rallies and prayer services.
(Catholic)
1055 Ellis St
San Francisco, CA 94109
(415) 775-6626
Grades: 9-12
| 1,329 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
San Francisco Christian School
San Francisco Christian School Photo
(Baptist)
25 Whittier Street
San Francisco, CA 94112
(415) 586-1117
Grades: K-12
| 271 students
3065 Jackson St
San Francisco, CA 94115
(415) 447-3122
Grades: 9-12
| 416 students
San Francisco Waldorf School
San Francisco Waldorf School Photo - daily greetings
Waldorf School
(1)
2938 Washington Street
San Francisco, CA 94115
(415) 875-7202
Grades: NS-12
| 419 students
1563 Page St
San Francisco, CA 94117
(415) 626-2919
Grades: 9-12
| 420 students
1555 Irving Street
San Francisco, CA 94122
(415) 564-1063
Grades: 9-12
| 20 students
Academy Of Thought And Industry
Montessori School
(8)
2690 Jackson Street
San Francisco, CA 94115
(415) 683-5459
Grades: 8-12
| 34 students
Edgewood Center For Children & Families
Special Education School
1801 Vicente St
San Francisco, CA 94116
(415) 681-3211
Grades: 3-12
| 24 students
1835 Ellis Street
San Francisco, CA 94115
(415) 345-9777
Grades: 9-12
| 180 students
1201 Ortega Street, San Francisco, CA, USA
San Francisco, CA 94122
(415) 661-5232
Grades: 6-12
| students
Rise Institute
Alternative School
1760 Cesar Chavez Ste R
San Francisco, CA 94124
(415) 641-1878
Grades: 8-12
| 14 students
San Francisco Girls' School
San Francisco Girls' School Photo - A new girls' high school in San Francisco
All-girls
350 9th Ave.
San Francisco, CA 94118
(628) 280-4754
Grades: 9-12
| 20 students
1950 Page Street
San Francisco, CA 94117
(415) 431-3161
Grades: 5-12
| students
Spectrum Center
Special Education School
95 Gough St
San Francisco, CA 94102
(415) 861-5806
Grades: 8-12
| 18 students
Sterne School
Sterne School Photo - We start with strengths.
Special Education School
838 Kearny Street
San Francisco, CA 94108
(415) 922-6081
Grades: 4-12
| 185 students
Sunset Bible School
(Assembly of God)
1690 21st Ave
San Francisco, CA 94122
(415) 682-9572
Grades: 1-11
| 33 students
Wen Jian Ying
259 Judson Ave
San Francisco, CA 94112
(415) 586-6987
Grades: 8-12
| 7 students
Youth Chance High School
Alternative School
169 Steuart St
San Francisco, CA 94105
(415) 615-1337
Grades: 9-12
| 30 students
[+] Show Closed Private Schools in San Francisco, California

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 high schools in San Francisco, CA?
The top ranked private high schools in San Francisco, CA include Drew School, The Compass School and Convent & Stuart Hall.
How many private high schools are located in San Francisco, CA?
32 private high schools are located in San Francisco, CA.
How much do private high schools cost in San Francisco, CA?
The average tuition cost is $35,128, which is higher than the California private school average tuition cost of $21,962.
How diverse are private high schools in San Francisco, CA?
San Francisco, CA private high schools are approximately 48% minority students, which is higher than the California private school average of 47%.
What percentage of private high schools are religiously affiliated in San Francisco, CA?
31% of private high schools in San Francisco, CA are religiously affiliated (most commonly Catholic and Assembly of God).

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