Top California Private High Schools with Special Program Emphasis

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For the 2021 school year, there are 72 top private high schools in California with a special program emphasis serving 14,781 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 High Schools with Special Program Emphasis (2021)

  • School Location Grades 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
  • The Oxbow School
    The Oxbow School Photo
    Special Program Emphasis
    530 3rd St
    Napa, CA 94559
    (707) 255-6000

    Grades: 11-12 | 45 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
  • Abundant Joy Christian School
    Special Program Emphasis (Christian)
    1420 Oasis Ln
    Patterson, CA 95363
    (209) 408-3618

    Grades: 2-10 | 8 students
  • The Alexandria Academy
    The Alexandria Academy Photo
    Special Program Emphasis
    5776-D Lindero Canyon Rd. #353
    Thousand Oaks, CA 91362
    (805) 341-2574

    Grades: 4-12 | 54 students
  • American Advanced Academy
    Special Program Emphasis
    1430 Palm Drive
    Burlingame, CA 94010
    (650) 343-3088

    Grades: K-12 | 43 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Cornerstone Christian School
    Cornerstone Christian School Photo - Elementary students wearing Chapel Dress.
    Special Program Emphasis (Christian)
    5073 Andrea Blvd
    Sacramento, CA 95842
    (916) 334-6236

    Grades: PK-12 | 238 students
  • Coutin School
    Special Program Emphasis
    7119 Owensmouth Avenue
    Canoga Park, CA 91303
    (818) 992-0301

    Grades: 8-12 | 40 students
  • Creative Learning Center
    Special Program Emphasis
    2100 Woods Ln
    Los Altos, CA 94024
    (650) 964-4330

    Grades: K-12 | 46 students
  • Da Vinci Center For Gifted Children
    Special Program Emphasis
    2050 Lincoln Ave
    Alameda, CA 94501
    (510) 219-9410

    Grades: 1-9 | 26 students
  • Diablo Valley School
    Special Program Emphasis
    2924 Clayton Rd. No. B
    Concord, CA 94519
    (925) 676-2982

    Grades: K-12 | 43 students
  • Dove's Landing School
    Special Program Emphasis (Methodist)
    75580 Ramon Rd
    Thousand Palms, CA 92276
    (760) 250-7289

    Grades: K-10 | 27 students
  • Dunamis
    Special Program Emphasis (Assembly of God)
    832 W Sussex Way
    Fresno, CA 93705
    (559) 981-2143

    Grades: 6-12 | 200 students
  • Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy
    Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy Photo - FSHA's cross country team on the field after the rain.
    All-girls | Special Program Emphasis (Roman Catholic)
    440 St. Katherine Dr.
    La Canada Flintridge, CA 91011
    (626) 685-8333

    Grades: 9-12 | 402 students
  • 310 Easy Street
    Mountain View, CA 94043
    (650) 254-0748

    Grades: PK-12 | 545 students
  • 5300 White Oak Ave
    Encino, CA 91316
    (818) 784-6228

    Grades: PK-12 | 643 students
  • Idyllwild Arts
    Idyllwild Arts Photo - Krone Library is home to countless resources and study spaces for IAA students as well as the College Counseling Office. Our College Counseling staff work with our students throughout their time at the Academy, helping them prepare for the next step in their artistic journey.
    Special Program Emphasis
    52500 Temecula Rd
    Idyllwild, CA 92549
    (951) 659-2171

    Grades: 9-12 | 290 students
  • International High School
    Special Program Emphasis
    150 Oak St
    San Francisco, CA 94102
    (415) 558-2000

    Grades: 9-12 | 381 students
  • Jewish Community High School Of The Bay
    Jewish Community High School Of The Bay Photo - JCHS' curriculum integrates areas including math and science, humanities and the arts, and Jewish Studies. This curriculum emphasizes the development of skills in textual reading, contextual understanding, writing and public speaking, logic and creative expression, experiential learning, and critical thinking. Our talented faculty draw on a wide array of innovative strategies to support student learning, and challenge each student to construct their own understanding of how the world works.
    Special Program Emphasis (Jewish)
    1835 Ellis Street
    San Francisco, CA 94115
    (415) 345-9777

    Grades: 9-12 | 186 students
  • Korean School Of Sacramento
    Special Program Emphasis
    3641 S Port Dr Ste 2
    Sacramento, CA 95826
    (916) 364-0533

    Grades: 1-12 | 77 students
  • Legacy Christian Academy
    Special Program Emphasis (Christian)
    5500 Olive Dr
    Bakersfield, CA 93308
    (661) 393-1783

    Grades: K-9 | 135 students
  • Light Islamic Academy
    Special Program Emphasis (Islamic)
    9857 Macarthur Blvd
    Oakland, CA 94605
    (510) 712-1000

    Grades: PK-12 | 140 students
  • Lisa Kampner Hebrew Academy
    Special Program Emphasis (Jewish)
    645 14th Ave
    San Francisco, CA 94118
    (415) 752-7333

    Grades: 2-12 | 61 students
  • Lycee Francais de San Francisco
    Lycee Francais de San Francisco Photo
    Special Program Emphasis
    610 Coloma Street
    Sausalito, CA 94965
    (415) 661-5232

    Grades: NS-12 | 176 students
  • 1105 W. Riverside Dr
    Burbank, CA 91506
    (626) 695-5159

    Grades: 6-12 | 262 students
  • Manzanita School & Institute
    Manzanita School & Institute Photo
    Special Program Emphasis
    1717 Old Topanga Canyon Road
    Topanga, CA 90290
    (310) 455-9700

    Grades: K-12 | 86 students
  • Meira Academy
    All-girls | Special Program Emphasis (Jewish)
    3921 Fabian Way
    Palo Alto, CA 94303
    (650) 485-3589

    Grades: 9-12 | 19 students
  • Mesivta Of Greater Los Angeles
    All-boys | Special Program Emphasis (Jewish)
    25115 Mureau Rd
    Calabasas, CA 91302
    (818) 876-0550

    Grades: 9-12 | 59 students
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