Top 10 Best California Private High Schools Belonging To The Association of Boarding Schools (TABS) (2022)

For the 2022 school year, there are 15 private high schools belonging to the association of boarding schools (tabs) serving 4,919 students in California. You can also find more schools membership associations in California.
The best top ranked belonging to the association of boarding schools (tabs) private high schools in California include Dunn School, Idyllwild Arts Academy and San Domenico School.
The average tuition cost is $53,914, which is higher than the California private high school average tuition cost of $21,261.
27% of private high schools belonging to the association of boarding schools (tabs) in California are religiously affiliated (most commonly Catholic).

Top Ranked Private High Schools Belonging To The Association of Boarding Schools (TABS) in California (2022)

School
Location
Grades
Students
Dunn School
Dunn School Photo - The outdoor education program at Dunn School fosters greater self-awareness through physical challenges and leadership experiences in the outdoors.
(4)
2555 West Highway 154
Los Olivos, CA 93441
(805) 688-6471
Grades: 6-12
| 256 students
Idyllwild Arts Academy
Idyllwild Arts Academy 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
(2)
52500 Temecula Road #38
Idyllwild, CA 92549
(951) 468-7223
Grades: 9-12
| 280 students
San Domenico School
San Domenico School Photo - Located on 515 acres in San Anselmo, California, our campus features state-of-the art academic facilities, a music conservatory, swimming pool, gymnasium, one-acre organic garden, 2,358 solar panels, and six tennis courts. We are located 20 minutes north of San Francisco.
(12)
1500 Butterfield Road
San Anselmo, CA 94960
(415) 258-1900
Grades: K-12
| 554 students
Archbishop Riordan High School
Archbishop Riordan High School Photo - A view of Riordan's recently-renovated gym. Riordan's basketball team nabbed its 15th CCS basketball title in the recent 2017-18 season.
(Catholic)
175 Frida Kahlo Way
San Francisco, CA 94112
(415) 586-8200
Grades: 9-12
| 968 students
The Athenian School
2100 Mt Diablo Scenic Blvd
Danville, CA 94506
(925) 837-5375
Grades: 6-12
| 543 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
(2)
8585 Ojai Santa Paula Rd.
Ojai, CA 93023
(805) 646-4343
Grades: 9-12
| 108 students
Cate School
Cate School Photo - Sunset Bench
1960 Cate Mesa Road
Carpinteria, CA 93013
(805) 684-4127
Grades: 9-12
| 297 students
Midland School
Midland School Photo - Small class sizes, a student body under 100, and rigorous curricula make for a compelling academic experience. Students connect with their teachers, their peers, and the world.
5100 Figueroa Mountain Rd
Los Olivos, CA 93441
(805) 688-5114
Grades: 9-12
| 82 students
Ojai Valley School
(4)
723 El Paseo Road
Ojai, CA 93023
(805) 646-1423
Grades: PK-12
| 294 students
Santa Catalina School
Santa Catalina School Photo - The Marine Ecology Research Program on their summer trip to Hawaii.
All-girls (Catholic)
1500 Mark Thomas Dr.
Monterey, CA 93940
(831) 655-9300
Grades: 9-12
| 209 students
Southwestern Academy
Southwestern Academy Photo - San Marino Campus
(1)
2800 MONTEREY ROAD
San Marino, CA 91108
(626) 799-5010
Grades: 6-12
| 70 students
The Thacher School
The Thacher School Photo - "Education is not merely the making of scholars. It is the making of men and women. It is the training of the younger generation in the art of living for their own greatest good and the greatest good of their fellow citizens." -Sherman Day Thacher
5025 Thacher Road
Ojai, CA 93023
(805) 640-3210
Grades: 9-12
| 259 students
Villanova Preparatory School
Villanova Preparatory School Photo - In this supportive environment steeped in Catholic values, students are comfortable taking risks, trying something new and learning more about the individual throughout their Villanova experience.
(Catholic)
12096 N Ventura Avenue
Ojai, CA 93023
(805) 646-1464
Grades: 9-12
| 195 students
The Webb Schools
The Webb Schools Photo - Located at the base of the San Gabriel Mountains, our campus setting provides easy access to hiking, snorkeling, rock climbing and other outdoor adventures.
Special Program Emphasis
1175 West Baseline Road
Claremont, CA 91711
(909) 482-5214
Grades: 9-12
| 399 students
Woodside Priory School
Woodside Priory School Photo - Woodside Priory is a Benedictine Catholic, independent college preparatory school for grades 6-12. A boarding option is available beginning in grade nine (9).
(Catholic)
302 Portola Road
Portola Valley, CA 94028
(650) 851-8223
Grades: 6-12
| 405 students

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