Top 5 Best Santa Ana Private Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 30 private schools serving 6,148 students in Santa Ana, CA (there are 75 public schools, serving 53,714 public students). 10% of all K-12 students in Santa Ana, CA are educated in private schools (compared to the CA state average of 10%).
The best top ranked private schools in Santa Ana, CA include The Prentice School, St. Anne School and Calvary Christian School.
The average acceptance rate is 93%, which is higher than the California private school average acceptance rate of 84%.
47% of private schools in Santa Ana, CA are religiously affiliated (most commonly Catholic and Assembly of God).

Top Ranked Santa Ana Private Schools (2024)

School
Location
Grades
Students
The Prentice School
The Prentice School Photo - The Prentice School's innovative small group program is designed to help children with language-based learning disabilities including dyslexia, and co-occurring conditions like ADD and ADHD.
Special Education School
(1)
18341 Lassen Drive
Santa Ana, CA 92705
(714) 244-4600
Grades: 1-8
| 144 students
The Open School
The Open School Photo - Our student-created ramen week was a hit!
Alternative School
(3)
2625 N. Tustin Ave
Santa Ana, CA 92705
(714) 326-9736
Grades: K-12
| 80 students
Calvary Chapel Schools Preschool-Highschool
Calvary Chapel Schools Preschool-Highschool Photo
(Christian)
(4)
3800 S Fairview St
Santa Ana, CA 92704
(714) 662-7485
Grades: PK-12
| 1,039 students
Calvary Christian School
(Christian)
1010 N Tustin Ave
Santa Ana, CA 92705
(714) 973-2056
Grades: K-8
| 408 students
12421 Newport Ave.
Santa Ana, CA 92705
(714) 234-2771
Grades: PK-8
| 325 students
Mater Dei High School
Mater Dei High School Photo - Mater Dei High School: A Tradition of Excellence in Catholic Education Since 1950. Entrance Exam: Saturday, 2/11 at 7:45am. Register online at materdei.org/entranceexam. Application Available NOW at materdei.org/admissions.
(Catholic)
1202 W Edinger Ave
Santa Ana, CA 92707
(714) 754-7711
Grades: 9-12
| 2,152 students
St. Anne School
St. Anne School Photo - Students attend Mass once a week and the atmosphere of the school is permeated with the Gospel message of loving God and one another.
(Catholic)
1324 S Main St
Santa Ana, CA 92707
(714) 542-9328
Grades: PK-8
| 262 students
St. Joseph Elementary School
(Catholic)
608 E Civic Center Dr
Santa Ana, CA 92701
(714) 542-2704
Grades: PK-8
| 225 students
5315 W Mcfadden Ave
Santa Ana, CA 92704
(714) 839-7831
Grades: PK-6
| 124 students
Bethel Baptist School
Bethel Baptist School Photo - We offer a wide range of both fun and academically engaging programs for our K4, Kindergarten, and Elementary students. Your child will have access to an abundance of creatively engaging activities and subjects.
(Baptist)
(1)
901 S Euclid St.
Santa Ana, CA 92704
(714) 839-3600
Grades: K-12
| 115 students
Blind Children's Learning Center
Special Education School
18542 Vanderlip Ave B
Santa Ana, CA 92705
(714) 573-8888
Grades: K-2
| 7 students
California Kids Centers
Daycare / Preschool
1735 N Grand Ave
Santa Ana, CA 92705
(714) 832-2669
Grades: PK-K
| 45 students
Childtime Learning Center
Daycare / Preschool
13881 Prospect Ave
Santa Ana, CA 92705
(714) 544-6820
Grades: PK-K
| 34 students
First Baptist Church Children's Center
Daycare / Preschool (Baptist)
1010 W 17th St
Santa Ana, CA 92706
(650) 424-1221
Grades: PK-K
| 34 students
Foothill Montessori School
Montessori School
18692 E 17th St
Santa Ana, CA 92705
(714) 731-5653
Grades: PK-K
| 76 students
Irvine Hebrew Day School
(Jewish)
1500 E 17th Street
Santa Ana, CA 92705
(949) 478-6818
Grades: K-6
| 35 students
Love 2 Learn Preschool & Kindergarten
Daycare / Preschool
1200 W 17th St
Santa Ana, CA 92706
(714) 834-1966
Grades: PK-K
| 45 students
Montessori International Academy
Montessori School
2717 Halladay St
Santa Ana, CA 92705
(714) 444-2733
Grades: PK-1
| 117 students
New Hope Assembly Of God Christian School
(Assembly of God)
917 S Newhope Street
Santa Ana, CA 92704
(714) 775-6007
Grades: PK-6
| 62 students
Olive Crest Academy
Special Education School
2130 E 4th St Ste 200
Santa Ana, CA 92705
(714) 998-6571
Grades: K-12
| 156 students
Plumfield School
Daycare / Preschool
2112 E Santa Clara Ave
Santa Ana, CA 92705
(714) 547-5771
Grades: K-1
| 68 students
St. Barbara Catholic School
St. Barbara Catholic School Photo - 3rd Grade in service of the needy in our community through Socktober Drive.
(Catholic)
(1)
5306 W. McFadden Avenue
Santa Ana, CA 92704
(714) 775-9477
Grades: PK-8
| 201 students
Santa Clara Day Nursery
Daycare / Preschool (Catholic)
1021 N Newhope St
Santa Ana, CA 92703
(714) 554-8850
Grades: K
| 16 students
Small Wonders Children Center
Daycare / Preschool (Assembly of God)
(1)
2519 W 5th St
Santa Ana, CA 92703
(714) 834-9377
Grades: PK-K
| 36 students
South Coast KinderCare
Daycare / Preschool
2515 West Sunflower Ave.
Santa Ana, CA 92704
(714) 540-4750
Grades: NS-PK
| 5 students
South Coast KinderCare
South Coast KinderCare Photo - South Coast KinderCare
Daycare / Preschool
2515 W Sunflower Ave
Santa Ana, CA 92704
(714) 540-4750
Grades: NS-PK
| 20 students
South Coast Metro Children's Village
Daycare / Preschool
1510 Brookhollow Dr
Santa Ana, CA 92705
(714) 751-5437
Grades: PK-K
| 134 students
Storybook Preschool
Daycare / Preschool
1032 N Ross St
Santa Ana, CA 92701
(714) 541-9378
Grades: PK-K
| 32 students
Sunflower Perschool & Kindergarten.
Daycare / Preschool
2129 W Edinger Ave
Santa Ana, CA 92704
(714) 979-7422
Grades: PK-K
| 111 students
Temple Beth Sholom Children's
Daycare / Preschool (Jewish)
(1)
2625 N. Tustin Avenue
Santa Ana, CA 92705
(714) 628-4640
Grades: PK-K
| 40 students
[+] Show Closed Private Schools in Santa Ana, California

Santa Ana, California Private Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
601 N Western Ave
Santa Ana, CA 92703
(714) 542-5177
Grades: NS-8
| 177 students
2204 W Mcfadden Ave
Santa Ana, CA 92704
(714) 545-8185
Grades: K-8
| 191 students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked private schools in Santa Ana, CA?
The top ranked private schools in Santa Ana, CA include The Prentice School, St. Anne School and Calvary Christian School.
How many private schools are located in Santa Ana, CA?
30 private schools are located in Santa Ana, CA.
How diverse are private schools in Santa Ana, CA?
Santa Ana, CA private schools are approximately 62% minority students, which is higher than the California private school average of 51%.
What percentage of students in Santa Ana, CA go to private school?
10% of all K-12 students in Santa Ana, CA are educated in private schools (compared to the CA state average of 10%).
What percentage of private schools are religiously affiliated in Santa Ana, CA?
47% of private schools in Santa Ana, CA are religiously affiliated (most commonly Catholic and Assembly of God).

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