Top 10 Best San Francisco Private Preschools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 38 private preschools serving 7,572 students in San Francisco, CA.
The average tuition cost is $24,029, which is higher than the California private preschool average tuition cost of $12,967.
32% of private preschools in San Francisco, CA are religiously affiliated (most commonly Catholic and Christian).

Top Ranked San Francisco Private Preschools (2024)

School
Location
Grades
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
2425 19th Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94116
(415) 692-0134
Grades: NS-PK
| 49 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
Cornerstone Academy
(Christian)
801 Silver Ave
San Francisco, CA 94134
(415) 587-7256
Grades: PK-5
| 400 students
150 Oak Street
San Francisco, CA 94102
(415) 558-2000
Grades: PK-12
| 1,084 students
Hearing & Speech Center Of Northern California
Special Education School
1234 Divisadero St
San Francisco, CA 94115
(415) 921-7658
Grades: NS
| 18 students
Holy Name Continuation School
(Catholic)
1560 40th Ave
San Francisco, CA 94122
(415) 731-4077
Grades: PK-8
| 480 students
3250 18th St
San Francisco, CA 94110
(415) 551-0000
Grades: NS-8
| 282 students
Mother Goose School
Daycare / Preschool
334 28th Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94121
(415) 221-6133
Grades: NS-K
| 94 students
One Fifty Parker Avenue School
One Fifty Parker Avenue School Photo
Daycare / Preschool
150 Parker Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94118
(415) 221-0294
Grades: NS-PK
| 48 students
St. Anne Continuation School
(Catholic)
1320 14th Ave
San Francisco, CA 94122
(415) 664-7977
Grades: NS-8
| 327 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. 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. St.ephen School
(Catholic)
401 Eucalyptus Dr
San Francisco, CA 94132
(415) 664-8331
Grades: PK-8
| 308 students
3801 Balboa St
San Francisco, CA 94121
(415) 221-2711
Grades: PK-8
| 347 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
Terra Schools
Terra Schools Photo - Children playing on the beach during earth education.
Alternative School
(1)
3801 Balboa St.
San Francisco, CA 94121
(415) 906-2220
Grades: NS-8
| 91 students
Big City Montessori School
Big City Montessori School Photo
Montessori School
240 Industrial Street
San Francisco, CA 94124
(415) 648-5777
Grades: NS-PK
| 75 students
Golden Bridges School
Golden Bridges School Photo - Our School Farm, located at 203 Cotter Street
Special Program Emphasis
(4)
503 Cambridge Street
San Francisco, CA 94134
(415) 912-8666
Grades: NS-8
| 131 students
Guidepost Fort Mason
Guidepost Fort Mason Photo
Alternative School
(1)
3741 Buchanan Street
San Francisco, CA 94123
(415) 429-2008
Grades: PK-8
| 55 students
Happy Day Preschool
Daycare / Preschool
(1)
809 Taraval Street
San Francisco, CA 94116
(415) 564-7999
Grades: PK
| 30 students
Holy Family Day Home
Daycare / Preschool
299 Dolores St
San Francisco, CA 94103
(415) 861-5361
Grades: NS-1
| 78 students
Kzv Armenian School
825 Brotherhood Way
San Francisco, CA 94132
(415) 586-8686
Grades: PK-8
| 120 students
Lakeside Pres. Center For Children
Daycare / Preschool (Presbyterian)
201 Eucalyptus Dr
San Francisco, CA 94132
(415) 564-5044
Grades: PK-K
| 130 students
755 Ashbury Street
San Francisco, CA 94117
(415) 661-5232
Grades: NS-5
| students
Mission Montessori - San Francisco
Mission Montessori - San Francisco Photo
Montessori School
50 Fell Street
San Francisco, CA 94102
(415) 805-8315
Grades: NS-8
| students
Montessori Children's Center
Montessori School
80 Juan Bautista Circle
San Francisco, CA 94132
(415) 333-4410
Grades: NS
| 38 students
Montessori House Of Children
Montessori House Of Children Photo
Montessori School
1187 Franklin St
San Francisco, CA 94109
(415) 441-7691
Grades: NS-PK
| 100 students
Mtvernon Christian Academy
(Christian)
352 Brighton Ave
San Francisco, CA 94112
(415) 505-1438
Grades: PK-6
| 22 students
Presidio Knolls School
Presidio Knolls School Photo - The entrance to our 1.5 acre campus on 10th Street, in San Francisco.
Special Program Emphasis
(4)
250 10th Street
San Francisco, CA 94103
(415) 202-0770
Grades: NS-8
| students
The Room To Grow Preschool
Daycare / Preschool
3786 Mission St
San Francisco, CA 94110
(415) 826-9598
Grades: NS
| 26 students
St. Paul's School
(Catholic)
1690 Church St
San Francisco, CA 94131
(415) 648-2055
Grades: NS-8
| 230 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 preschools in San Francisco, CA?
How many private preschools are located in San Francisco, CA?
38 private preschools are located in San Francisco, CA.
How much do private preschools cost in San Francisco, CA?
The average tuition cost is $24,029, which is higher than the California private school average tuition cost of $12,967.
How diverse are private preschools in San Francisco, CA?
San Francisco, CA private preschools are approximately 48% minority students, which is lower than the California private school average of 50%.
What percentage of private preschools are religiously affiliated in San Francisco, CA?
32% of private preschools in San Francisco, CA are religiously affiliated (most commonly Catholic and Christian).

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