Top 20 Best Ventura County Private Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 91 private schools serving 26,239 students in Ventura County, CA (there are 236 public schools, serving 150,632 public students). 15% of all K-12 students in Ventura County, CA are educated in private schools (compared to the CA state average of 10%).
The top ranked private schools in Ventura County, CA include Oaks Christian School, The Thacher School and Laurel Springs School.
The average tuition cost is $16,736, which is lower than the California private school average tuition cost of $16,837.
51% of private schools in Ventura County, CA are religiously affiliated (most commonly Catholic and Christian).

Top Ranked Ventura County Private Schools (2024)

School
Location
Grades
Students
La Reina High School and Middle School
La Reina High School and Middle School Photo
All-girls (Catholic)
(8)
106 West Janss Road
Thousand Oaks, CA 91360
(805) 495-6494
Grades: 6-12
| 291 students
Laurel Springs School
Laurel Springs School Photo
(3)
302 El Paseo Road
Ojai, CA 93023
(800) 377-5890
Grades: K-12
| 3,759 students
Fusion Academy Westlake Village
Fusion Academy Westlake Village Photo - Classes at Fusion are one-to-one: one student and one teacher. Teachers personalize content and act as mentors in the one-to-one setting.
Alternative School
30700 Russell Ranch Rd., Ste. 175
Thousand Oaks, CA 91362
(877) 673-8893
Grades: 6-12
| n/a students
Global Village School
Global Village School Photo - Accredited Distance Learning with a secular curriculum.
Alternative School
(2)
P. O. Box 480
Ojai, CA 93024
(805) 646-9792
Grades: K-12
| 100 students
Beacon Hill Classical Academy
Beacon Hill Classical Academy Photo - Partnering with Parents to Raise up a Generation of Wise, Eloquent, and Imaginative Disciples of Christ.
Alternative School (Christian)
(1)
2304 Antonio Ave
Camarillo, CA 93010
(805) 389-6581
Grades: K-12
| 317 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
| 72 students
Grace Elementary School
Grace Elementary School Photo - We love visitors! Book a tour and let us show you what makes Grace School so distinct!
(Christian)
1717 Arcane Street
Simi Valley, CA 93065
(805) 522-0101
Grades: K-6
| 355 students
Grace Junior Senior High School
Grace Junior Senior High School Photo
(Christian)
(3)
1350 Cherry Avenue
Simi Valley, CA 93065
(805) 522-4667
Grades: 7-12
| 438 students
Hillcrest Christian School
Hillcrest Christian School Photo
(Christian)
449 Wilbur Rd.
Thousand Oaks, CA 91360
(805) 497-7501
Grades: NS-12
| 405 students
Mother Of Divine Grace School
Mother Of Divine Grace School Photo
(Catholic)
407 Bryant Cir Ste B1
Ojai, CA 93023
(805) 646-5818
Grades: PK-12
| 6,029 students
Oak Grove School
Oak Grove School Photo - At Oak Grove High School preparing for college also means tapping into your interests, exploring your natural creativity, and developing lifelong practices of intellectual discipline, good communication, self-reflection, understanding, and clear thinking.
(7)
220 West Lomita Ave
Ojai, CA 93023
(805) 646-8236
Grades: PK-12
| 231 students
Oaks Christian School
Oaks Christian School Photo
(Christian)
31749 La Tienda Rd
Thousand Oaks, CA 91362
(818) 575-9203
Grades: 5-12
| 1,429 students
Ojai Valley School
(4)
723 El Paseo Road
Ojai, CA 93023
(805) 646-1423
Grades: PK-12
| 276 students
Our Redeemer Preschool
Alternative School (Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (formerly AELC, ALC, or LCA))
721 Doris Ave
Oxnard, CA 93030
(805) 983-0619
Grades: PK-K
| 342 students
Peppermint Junction
(2)
2150 E Gonzales Rd
Oxnard, CA 93036
(805) 988-6065
Grades: PK-5
| 286 students
Phoenix Ranch School
(1)
4974 Cochran Street
Simi Valley, CA 93063
(805) 526-0136
Grades: PK-8
| 467 students
Pleasant Valley Christian School
(Christian)
1101 E Ponderosa Drive
Camarillo, CA 93010
(805) 383-2672
Grades: K-8
| 306 students
St. Anthony School
(Catholic)
(1)
2421 S C St
Oxnard, CA 93033
(805) 487-5317
Grades: PK-8
| 261 students
St. Bonaventure High School
St. Bonaventure High School Photo
(Catholic)
3167 Telegraph Rd
Ventura, CA 93003
(805) 648-6836
Grades: 9-12
| 370 students
St. Mary Magdalen School
(Catholic)
(1)
2534 Ventura Boulevard
Camarillo, CA 93010
(805) 482-2611
Grades: PK-8
| 294 students
Santa Clara Continuation School
(Catholic)
324 South E Street
Oxnard, CA 93030
(805) 483-6935
Grades: K-8
| 267 students
Santa Clara High School
Santa Clara High School Photo
(Catholic)
2121 Saviers Road
Oxnard, CA 93033
(805) 483-9502
Grades: 9-12
| 274 students
School Of Science Technology Engineering And Math
Special Program Emphasis
3327 Michael Dr
Newbury Park, CA 91320
(805) 307-0700
Grades: 1-12
| 2,150 students
Simi Valley Adventist School
Simi Valley Adventist School Photo
Special Program Emphasis (Seventh Day Adventist)
(2)
1636 Sinaloa Rd
Simi Valley, CA 93065
(805) 583-1866
Grades: K-8
| 61 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
Ventura Missionary School
(2)
500 High Point Dr
Ventura, CA 93003
(805) 644-9515
Grades: K-8
| 390 students
Villanova Preparatory School
Villanova Preparatory School Photo - Founded in 1924, Villanova Prep is the only Catholic boarding school in the Augustinian tradition. Our 130-acre campus located in Ojai, California, approximately 60 minutes north of Los Angeles, has several athletic and academic facilities to support our students' development of mind, body, and spirit.
(Catholic)
12096 N Ventura Avenue
Ojai, CA 93023
(805) 646-1464
Grades: 9-12
| 198 students
Arbor Academy
Arbor Academy Photo - Malibu Creek Park Hike
Po Box 3381
Westlake Village, CA 91359
(805) 624-6667
Grades: 1-12
| 140 students
Ascension Lutheran School
Ascension Lutheran School Photo - For 60 years, Ascension Lutheran School has provided academic excellence, deep character development and Christ-centered teachings for over 9,000 families. Our WASC accredited and Nature Explore certified TK-5 and Middle School Academy challenge students to be bold compassionate leaders who inspire and serve others in their community.
(Lutheran Church Missouri Synod)
(7)
1600 E Hillcrest Drive
Thousand Oaks, CA 91362
(805) 496-2419
Grades: PK-8
| 148 students
Bethany Christian School
(Baptist)
200 Bethany Ct
Thousand Oaks, CA 91360
(805) 497-7072
Grades: PK-6
| 194 students
Bright Stars Academy
Daycare / Preschool
1777 Statham Blvd
Oxnard, CA 93033
(800) 548-0759
Grades: PK-K
| 66 students
Buena Ventura KinderCare
Buena Ventura KinderCare Photo - Buena Ventura KinderCare Front
Daycare / Preschool
1197 S. Victoria Ave.
Ventura, CA 93003
(805) 339-9363
Grades: NS-PK
| n/a students
Camarillo KinderCare
Camarillo KinderCare Photo - Lobby
Daycare / Preschool
2360 Pickwick Dr.
Camarillo, CA 93010
(805) 445-8485
Grades: NS-PK
| n/a students
Camarillo Progressive Montessori
Camarillo Progressive Montessori Photo - regular day at school
Daycare / Preschool
(2)
4451 Las Posas Rd
Camarillo, CA 93010
(805) 484-1460
Grades: PK-K
| 100 students
Carden Conejo School
Carden Conejo School Photo
(4)
975 Evenstar Ave
Westlake Village, CA 91361
(805) 497-7005
Grades: PK-5
| 195 students
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Ventura County Private Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
Asst League School (Closed 2022)
Special Education School
1310 Fremont Way
Oxnard, CA 93030
(805) 485-0068
Grades: NS-PK
| 42 students
217 North 10th Street
Santa Paula, CA 93060
(805) 525-2971
Grades: PK-2
| 62 students
101 N Skyline Drive
Thousand Oaks, CA 91362
(805) 495-5513
Grades: NS-5
| 143 students
390 Arcturus St
Thousand Oaks, CA 91360
(805) 493-1177
Grades: K
| 3 students
St. John's Lutheran Church (Closed 2022)
(Lutheran Church Missouri Synod)
1500 North C Street
Oxnard, CA 93030
(805) 983-0330
Grades: NS-8
| n/a students
3290 Loma Vista Road
Ventura, CA 93003
(805) 648-5650
Grades: K-8
| n/a students
5415 Ralston St
Ventura, CA 93003
(805) 644-8170
Grades: K-8
| 269 students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked private schools in Ventura County, CA?
The top ranked private schools in Ventura County, CA include Oaks Christian School, The Thacher School and Laurel Springs School.
How many private schools are located in Ventura County, CA?
91 private schools are located in Ventura County, CA.
How much do private schools cost in Ventura County, CA?
The average tuition cost is $16,736, which is lower than the California private school average tuition cost of $16,837.
How diverse are private schools in Ventura County, CA?
Ventura County, CA private schools are approximately 48% minority students, which is lower than the California private school average of 51%.
What percentage of students in Ventura County, CA go to private school?
15% of all K-12 students in Ventura County, CA are educated in private schools (compared to the CA state average of 10%).
What percentage of private schools are religiously affiliated in Ventura County, CA?
51% of private schools in Ventura County, CA are religiously affiliated (most commonly Catholic and Christian).

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