Top California Private Schools with Special Program Emphasis

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  • For the 2020-21 school year, there are 174 top private schools in California with a special program emphasis serving 28,436 students.
  • Special education schools primarily serve specific student groups such as those that may be hard of hearing, deaf, speech impaired, health impaired, orthopedically impaired, cognitive delays/impairments, seriously emotionally disturbed, multi-handicapped, visually handicapped, or deaf and blind.

Top California Private Schools with Special Program Emphasis (2020-21)

  • School Location Grades Students
  • Adda Clevenger School
    Adda Clevenger School 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
    180 Fair Oaks Street
    San Francisco, CA 94110
    (415) 824-2240

    Grades: PK-8 | 136 students
  • Almondale Academy
    Almondale Academy Photo - Back view of the "Little House" and patio play area. Painting done by students.
    Special Program Emphasis
    8616 Greenback Ln
    Orangevale, CA 95662
    (916) 988-8611

    Grades: K-12 | 18 students
  • Brookfield School
    Brookfield School Photo - Brookfield has been educating students in the Sacramento area for over 50 years. Our graduating students are regularly accepted to their first choice of high school.
    Special Program Emphasis
    6115 Riverside Blvd.
    Sacramento, CA 95831
    (916) 442-1255

    Grades: NS-8 | 232 students
  • Caulbridge School
    Caulbridge School Photo - Caulbridge educators work from a child-development perspective and understand that meeting the child`s needs relevant to their phase of development is foundational to learning and school success. We work to balance a child`s sensory-motor, social-emotional and academic development because to skip over any of these distinct areas will have consequences as your child moves through their school years.
    Special Program Emphasis
    1 St Vincent Drive
    San Rafael, CA 94903
    (415) 481-1243

    Grades: PK-8 | 72 students
  • The Hilldale School
    The Hilldale School Photo - Hands-on Science is an important part of the Pre-K through Middle School curriculum.
    Special Program Emphasis
    79 Florence St.
    Daly City, CA 94014
    (650) 756-4737

    Grades: PK-8 | 158 students
  • Merryhill Elementary & Middle School
    Merryhill Elementary & Middle School Photo
    Special Program Emphasis
    1500 Yosemite Dr.
    Milpitas, CA 95035
    (408) 945-9090

    Grades: PK-8 | 454 students
  • The Oxbow School
    The Oxbow School Photo
    Special Program Emphasis
    530 3rd St
    Napa, CA 94559
    (707) 255-6000

    Grades: 11-12 | 45 students
  • The Rhoades School
    The Rhoades School Photo
    Special Program Emphasis
    141 S Rancho Santa Fe Road
    Encinitas, CA 92024
    (760) 436-1102

    Grades: K-8 | 300 students
  • Shu Ren International School
    Shu Ren International School Photo - Experiential learning in the Bay Area. Students participate in approximately 6 experiences outside of school and 6 within school as part of the International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme.
    Special Program Emphasis
    2125 Jefferson Avenue
    Berkeley, CA 94703
    (510) 841-8899

    Grades: NS-6 | 110 students
  • Western Christian Academy
    Western Christian Academy Photo
    Special Program Emphasis (Christian)
    30128 Auberry Rd
    Prather, CA 93651
    (800) 868-5839

    Grades: PK-12 | 749 students
  • 9 Fruits Learning Center
    Special Program Emphasis
    2484 Old Middle Field Way
    Mountain View, CA 94043
    (650) 962-1900

    Grades: K-6 | 208 students
  • Abundant Joy Christian School
    Special Program Emphasis (Christian)
    1420 Oasis Ln
    Patterson, CA 95363
    (209) 408-3618

    Grades: 2-10 | 8 students
  • 50 Mark West Springs Rd., Ste. 500
    Santa Rosa, CA 95403
    (707) 303-7127

    Grades: K-2 | n/a students
  • Ad Astra School
    Special Program Emphasis
    3715 Jack Northrop Ave
    Hawthorne, CA 90250
    (614) 937-1109

    Grades: 3-8 | 41 students
  • Ai Xin Learning Center
    Special Program Emphasis
    5409 Central Ave, Suite #1
    Newark, CA 94560
    (510) 402-3454

    Grades: K-5 | 29 students
  • The Alexandria Academy
    The Alexandria Academy Photo
    Special Program Emphasis
    5776-D Lindero Canyon Rd. #353
    Thousand Oaks, CA 91362
    (818) 400-5020

    Grades: 4-12 | 54 students
  • All Souls World Language Catholic School
    All Souls World Language Catholic School Photo - Learning in the world's three most used languages
    Special Program Emphasis (Roman Catholic)
    29 S Electric Avenue
    Alhambra, CA 91801
    (626) 282-5695

    Grades: PK-8 | 281 students
  • American Advanced Academy
    Special Program Emphasis
    1430 Palm Drive
    Burlingame, CA 94010
    (650) 343-3088

    Grades: K-12 | 43 students
  • Anneliese's Schools
    Special Program Emphasis
    20062 Laguna Canyon Rd
    Laguna Beach, CA 92651
    (949) 494-7388

    Grades: K-3 | 58 students
  • Arcadia Chinese School
    Special Program Emphasis
    823 S 1st Avenue
    Arcadia, CA 91006
    (626) 786-1557

    Grades: PK-11 | 184 students
  • Areteem Institute
    Areteem Institute Photo - Students work together at a Summer Camp at Yale University.
    Special Program Emphasis
    15707 Rockfield Blvd. Suite 110
    Irvine, CA 92618
    (949) 305-1705

    Grades: 4-12 | n/a students
  • Athena Academy
    Special Program Emphasis
    525 San Antonio Av
    Palo Alto, CA 94306
    (650) 543-4560

    Grades: 1-8 | 71 students
  • Bais Yaakov School For Girls
    All-girls | Special Program Emphasis (Jewish)
    7353 Beverly Blvd
    Los Angeles, CA 90036
    (323) 938-3231

    Grades: 9-12 | 301 students
  • Baywood Learning Center
    Special Program Emphasis
    12500 Campus Drive
    Oakland, CA 94619
    (510) 395-6236

    Grades: PK | 20 students
  • Bell Tower Trilingual School
    Special Program Emphasis
    3116 W Main St
    Alhambra, CA 91801
    (626) 943-9970

    Grades: PK-5 | 140 students
  • Berkeley Rose Waldorf School
    Special Program Emphasis
    2515 Hillegass Ave
    Berkeley, CA 94704
    (510) 859-7679

    Grades: PK-7 | 126 students
  • Besant Hill School
    Besant Hill School Photo - Besant Hill School is located in the Ojai Valley, on 500 acres of private land with beautiful vistas in every direction. Facilities include four dormitories, outdoor sports facilities including a new aquatic center, indoor theater, atelier, and classrooms nestled along winding paths and oak trees. We also have an eight acre organic farm.
    Special Program Emphasis
    8585 Ojai Santa Paula Rd.
    Ojai, CA 93023
    (805) 646-4343

    Grades: 9-12 | 108 students
  • Bethel Baptist Academy
    Special Program Emphasis (Baptist)
    8433 Philodendron Way
    Buena Park, CA 90620
    (714) 521-5586

    Grades: 5-8 | 40 students
  • Big Minds
    Big Minds Photo
    Special Program Emphasis
    1937 San Pablo Avenue
    Pinole, CA 94564
    (510) 964-7184

    Grades: 1-8 | 32 students
  • Black Pine Circle School
    Black Pine Circle School Photo
    Special Program Emphasis
    2027 7th Street
    Berkeley, CA 94710
    (510) 845-0876

    Grades: K-8 | 330 students
  • Bridges Academy
    Bridges Academy Photo - Although Bridges Academy has only 145 students, the school still boasts competitive CIF Cross Country, Track & Field and Basketball teams.
    Special Program Emphasis
    3921 Laurel Canyon Blvd.
    Studio City, CA 91604
    (818) 506-1091

    Grades: 4-12 | 200 students
  • Bright Horizon Chinese School
    Special Program Emphasis
    902 Emerald Hill Rd
    Redwood City, CA 94061
    (650) 773-0917

    Grades: K-5 | 137 students
  • Brightworks School
    Brightworks School Photo
    Special Program Emphasis
    360 9th Avenue
    San Francisco, CA 94118
    (415) 701-8700

    Grades: K-12 | 85 students
  • Canyon Ridge Christian Prep
    Special Program Emphasis (African Methodist Episcopal)
    1200 Rainbow Valley Blvd
    Fallbrook, CA 92028
    (760) 723-7733

    Grades: PK-12 | 30 students
  • Cedar Springs Waldorf School
    Cedar Springs Waldorf School Photo - Located off of El Dorado Road near its intersection with Motherlode Drive, just minutes from Highway 50.
    Special Program Emphasis
    6029 Gold Meadows Road
    Placerville, CA 95667
    (530) 642-9903

    Grades: PK-8 | 173 students
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