Top 5 Best San Luis Obispo County Private Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 26 private schools serving 2,870 students in San Luis Obispo County, CA (there are 84 public schools, serving 32,907 public students). 8% of all K-12 students in San Luis Obispo County, CA are educated in private schools (compared to the CA state average of 10%).
The best top ranked private schools in San Luis Obispo County, CA include San Luis Obispo Classical Academy, Christ Classical School and St. Patrick Catholic School/Mercy Preschool.
The average acceptance rate is 90%, which is higher than the California private school average acceptance rate of 84%.
62% of private schools in San Luis Obispo County, CA are religiously affiliated (most commonly Christian and Catholic).

Top Ranked San Luis Obispo County Private Schools (2024)

School
Location
Grades
Students
Christ Classical School
(Christian)
880 Laureate Lane
San Luis Obispo, CA 93405
(805) 453-6161
Grades: K-8
| 57 students
Mission College Prep High School
Mission College Prep High School Photo - Mission College Prep in Downtown San Luis Obispo, CA
(Catholic)
(1)
682 Palm Street
San Luis Obispo, CA 93401
(805) 543-2131
Grades: 9-12
| 293 students
Old Mission School
Old Mission School Photo - Welcome to Old Mission School
(Catholic)
761 Broad Street
San Luis Obispo, CA 93401
(805) 543-6019
Grades: PK-8
| 330 students
900 W Branch St
Arroyo Grande, CA 93420
(805) 489-1210
Grades: PK-8
| 297 students
165 Grand Avenue
San Luis Obispo, CA 93405
(805) 548-8700
Grades: PK-12
| 394 students
Templeton Hills7th-day Adventist School
Templeton Hills7th-day Adventist School Photo - Maryann during cooking class
(Seventh Day Adventist)
940 Templeton Hills Rd
Templeton, CA 93465
(805) 434-1638
Grades: 1-8
| 9 students
Valley View Adventist Junior Academy
Valley View Adventist Junior Academy Photo - Contact us for a Tour! Phone: 805.489.2687 Website: vvaaonline.org
(Seventh Day Adventist)
230 Vernon Street
Arroyo Grande, CA 93420
(805) 489-2687
Grades: K-10
| 72 students
Acts Advanced Christian Training Schools
(Lutheran Church Missouri Synod)
3025 Adelaida Rd.
Paso Robles, CA 93446
(805) 239-0707
Grades: K-12
| 101 students
Arroyo Grande Montessori School
Montessori School
(1)
216 Oak St
Arroyo Grande, CA 93420
(805) 473-2979
Grades: PK-K
| 23 students
Childrens House Montessori School
Montessori School
3025 Monterey Rd
Atascadero, CA 93422
(805) 466-5068
Grades: PK-6
| 110 students
Coastal Christian School
Coastal Christian School Photo - Jesus is welcome into all of our classrooms. From K-12 our students learn to see life through a Biblical world view.
(Christian)
(1)
1005 N. Oak Park Blvd.
Pismo Beach, CA 93449
(805) 489-1213
Grades: K-12
| 250 students
Dandy Lion Montessori School
Montessori School
1089 Baden Ave
Grover Beach, CA 93433
(805) 481-1735
Grades: PK-K
| 42 students
Heartland Christian Academy
(Christian)
Po Box 1674
Morro Bay, CA 93443
(805) 995-1941
Grades: K-8
| students
Lighthouse Christian School
(Pentecostal)
497 Fair Oaks Ave
Arroyo Grande, CA 93420
(805) 481-4673
Grades: K-12
| 38 students
416 Higuera St
San Luis Obispo, CA 93401
(805) 541-3836
Grades: 3-12
| 35 students
Lindamood-bell Learning Processes Berkeley
Special Education School
1625 Shattuck Ave Ste 250
Berkeley, CA 94709
(510) 649-7618
Grades: 2-8
| 3 students
Montessori Childrens School
Montessori School
4200 S Higuera St
San Luis Obispo, CA 93401
(805) 544-6691
Grades: PK-6
| 92 students
North County Christian School
North County Christian School Photo - Have a question? North County Christian School brings answers - high academics, safety, small classes and individualization, God-honoring instructors and curriculum. Call or go to the website for more info.
(Christian)
6225 Atascadero Mall
Atascadero, CA 93422
(805) 466-4457
Grades: PK-8
| 137 students
Orfalea Family & Asi Children's Center Rm # 133
Daycare / Preschool
1 Grand Ave
San Luis Obispo, CA 93407
(805) 756-1267
Grades: PK-K
| 119 students
Pacific Coast Christian School
Daycare / Preschool (Assembly of God)
207 Pilgrim Way
Arroyo Grande, CA 93420
(805) 474-1074
Grades: K
| 68 students
St. Rose Catholic School
(Catholic)
(1)
900 Tucker Ave
Paso Robles, CA 93446
(805) 238-0304
Grades: PK-8
| 228 students
San Luis Obispo Christian Academy
(Christian)
2075 Johnson Ave
San Luis Obispo, CA 93401
(805) 543-1146
Grades: K-6
| 43 students
Santa Lucia School
Alternative School
1460 Plum Orchard Ln
Templeton, CA 93465
(805) 434-2217
Grades: K-6
| 18 students
Templeton Hills 7th-day Adventist School
(Seventh Day Adventist)
Po Box 70
Templeton, CA 93465
(559) 759-9455
Grades: K-8
| 16 students
Trinity Lutheran School
Trinity Lutheran School Photo
(Lutheran Church Missouri Synod)
940 Creston Rd
Paso Robles, CA 93446
(805) 238-0335
Grades: PK-2
| 53 students
Wishing Well School
Special Program Emphasis
880 Manzanita Dr
Los Osos, CA 93402
(805) 235-4401
Grades: PK-3
| 42 students
[+] Show Closed Private Schools in San Luis Obispo County, California

San Luis Obispo County Private Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
600 Quintana Road
Morro Bay, CA 93442
(805) 772-9317
Grades: NS-PK
| 41 students
51 W Foothill Blvd
San Luis Obispo, CA 93405
(805) 543-6546
Grades: K-6
| 36 students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked private schools in San Luis Obispo County, CA?
The top ranked private schools in San Luis Obispo County, CA include San Luis Obispo Classical Academy, Christ Classical School and St. Patrick Catholic School/Mercy Preschool.
How many private schools are located in San Luis Obispo County, CA?
26 private schools are located in San Luis Obispo County, CA.
How diverse are private schools in San Luis Obispo County, CA?
San Luis Obispo County, CA private schools are approximately 20% minority students, which is lower than the California private school average of 51%.
What percentage of students in San Luis Obispo County, CA go to private school?
8% of all K-12 students in San Luis Obispo County, CA are educated in private schools (compared to the CA state average of 10%).
What percentage of private schools are religiously affiliated in San Luis Obispo County, CA?
62% of private schools in San Luis Obispo County, CA are religiously affiliated (most commonly Christian and Catholic).

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