Top 20 Best California Private Schools Belonging to Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC) (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 695 private schools belonging to Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC) serving 228,867 students in California. You can also find more schools membership associations in California.
The top ranked private schools belonging to Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC) in California include Alsion Middle/High School, Campbell Hall and Excelsior School.
The average tuition cost is $19,281, which is higher than the California private school average tuition cost of $16,837.
64% of private schools belonging to Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC) in California are religiously affiliated (most commonly Catholic and Christian).

Top Ranked Private Schools Belonging to Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC) in California (2024)

School
Location
Grades
Students
Alsion Middle/High School
Alsion Middle/High School Photo - Writing requirements are considerable at Alsion.
Montessori School
(2)
750 Witherly Ln
Fremont, CA 94539
(510) 445-1127
Grades: 7-12
| 58 students
Alta Loma Christian School
Alta Loma Christian School Photo - Not a school you attend. A family you belong to.
(Brethren)
9974 19th Street
Rancho Cucamonga, CA 91737
(909) 989-2804
Grades: PK-8
| 288 students
Barnhart School
Barnhart School Photo - In addition to yearly plays, there are numerous opportunities for students to practice their public speaking skills.
(8)
240 W Colorado Blvd
Arcadia, CA 91007
(626) 446-5588
Grades: K-8
| 170 students
Berkeley Hall School
Berkeley Hall School Photo - Located in Los Angeles, CA, Berkeley Hall School is a private, coeducational school for students in preschool through grade 8.
(4)
16000 Mulholland Drive
Los Angeles, CA 90049
(310) 476-6421
Grades: NS-8
| 270 students
Brandeis Marin
Brandeis Marin Photo - Brandeis Marin students worked in the design lab to build and decorate this Friendship bench.
(Jewish)
(1)
180 N San Pedro Rd
San Rafael, CA 94903
(415) 472-1833
Grades: K-8
| 136 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
(2)
6115 Riverside Blvd.
Sacramento, CA 95831
(916) 442-1255
Grades: PK-8
| 216 students
Calvary Christian Academy
Calvary Christian Academy Photo - CCA is founded on three pillars which are Servant Leadership, Superior Academics, and Simply Jesus.
(Christian)
(6)
1771 E Palomar Street
Chula Vista, CA 91913
(619) 591-2260
Grades: PK-8
| 465 students
Calvary Preparatory Academy-Online
Calvary Preparatory Academy-Online Photo - Providing excellence in online education since 2009, CPA offers a fully online, Christian education for students from kindergarten through 12th grade leading to completion of an accredited high school diploma. Calvary Prep Academy is accredited in grades 7-12 by WASC (Western Association of Schools & Colleges) and offers NCAA and University of California "a-g" approved courses.
(Christian)
(22)
1740 La Costa Meadows Dr. Suite 105
San Marcos, CA 92078
(760) 410-8283
Grades: K-12
| 348 students
Cambrian Academy
Cambrian Academy Photo - Cambrian Academy students have been accepted by the world's best universities.
(3)
4340 Almaden Expressway
San Jose, CA 95118
(408) 833-7050
Grades: 5-12
| 110 students
Campbell Hall
Campbell Hall Photo - Campbell Hall is a vibrant 15-acre campus.
(Episcopal)
(4)
4533 Laurel Canyon Blvd
Studio City, CA 91607
(818) 980-7280
Grades: K-12
| 1,148 students
Capistrano Valley Christian Schools
Capistrano Valley Christian Schools Photo - Since 1973, Capistrano Valley Christian Schools has been dedicated to providing a high standard of college preparatory education, set within the framework of Christian instruction and example. We desire to prepare students to be the Christian leaders of tomorrow. Our staff is committed to partnering with an extremely supportive school community to offer a truly unique educational experience.
(Christian)
(15)
32032 Del Obispo St
San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675
(949) 493-5683
Grades: PK-12
| 696 students
Clairbourn School
Clairbourn School Photo
(15)
8400 Huntington Drive
San Gabriel, CA 91775
(626) 286-3108
Grades: NS-8
| 283 students
The Compass School
The Compass School Photo - The Compass School is an online K12 School. We offer hundreds of live online courses with expert faculty (over 95% of our teachers have a Masters Degree or Higher). Our affordable homeschool program gives students a flexible high quality schooling option that can be taken from anywhere.
(10)
548 Market Street, No 41193
San Francisco, CA 94104
(415) 738-7334
Grades: K-12
| 43 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.
(5)
2555 West Highway 154
Los Olivos, CA 93441
(805) 688-6471
Grades: 6-12
| 256 students
Excelsior School
Excelsior School Photo - School Front View
(2)
41 W Santa Clara Street
Arcadia, CA 91007
(626) 623-6339
Grades: 9-12
| 18 students
Foothill Country Day School
Foothill Country Day School Photo - Field Day and Art Walk is a tradition that dates back to our school's founding. Since our school was founded around a 1954 Kentucky Derby winner named Determine, we hold a day of races and fun each year on Derby Day. Our kids are superheroes!
(11)
1035 Harrison Ave
Claremont, CA 91711
(909) 626-5681
Grades: NS-8
| 438 students
Grace Christian School
Grace Christian School Photo
(Christian)
(2)
4545 Myra Ave
Cypress, CA 90630
(714) 761-5200
Grades: NS-8
| 579 students
Hephatha Lutheran Church and School
Hephatha Lutheran Church and School Photo - Students attend chapel every week in K-8th, and every other week in Early Childhood. Jesus Time is a daily part of circle time in the EC classroom, and Religion is a part of the K-8th curriculum, as well as Fine Arts, Electives, Academies, Music and PE.
(Lutheran Church Missouri Synod)
5900 E. Santa Ana Canyon Road
Anaheim, CA 92807
(714) 637-0887
Grades: PK-8
| 318 students
High Bluff Academy
High Bluff Academy Photo - HBA specializes in lab sciences for all levels of students. Our small class sizes and great teachers support and challenge students to accomplish their goals.
(5)
5531 Cancha de Golf, Ste 202
Rancho Santa Fe, CA 92091
(858) 509-9101
Grades: 9-12
| 42 students
High Point Academy
High Point Academy Photo - Reading Group
(1)
1720 Kinneloa Canyon Rd
Pasadena, CA 91107
(626) 798-8989
Grades: K-8
| 350 students
Hollywood Schoolhouse
Hollywood Schoolhouse Photo
1233 North McCaddden Place
Los Angeles, CA 90038
(323) 465-1320
Grades: PK-6
| 296 students
Holy Cross School
Holy Cross School Photo - Holy Cross School ~ 2019 Preschool -8th grade
(Catholic)
(4)
150 Emmet
Santa Cruz, CA 95060
(831) 423-4447
Grades: PK-8
| 197 students
Idyllwild Arts Academy
Idyllwild Arts Academy Photo - Idyllwild Arts Academy is home to approximately 270 students from 30 countries and 26 US states, all devoted to intensive study of the arts. Located 2 hours from Los Angeles, 2 hours from San Diego, and 1 hour from Palm Springs, the Academy is an artistic crossroads for Southern California.
Special Program Emphasis
(7)
52500 Temecula Road #38
Idyllwild, CA 92549
(951) 468-7223
Grades: 9-12
| 271 students
Kehillah Jewish High School
Kehillah Jewish High School Photo - World-class academics in a supportive environment
(Jewish)
(1)
3900 Fabian Way
Palo Alto, CA 94303
(650) 213-9600
Grades: 9-12
| 220 students
The King's Academy
The King's Academy Photo
(Christian)
(6)
562 North Britton Avenue
Sunnyvale, CA 94085
(408) 481-9900
Grades: 6-12
| 988 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
3261 Overland Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90034
(310) 836-3464
Grades: NS-12
| 734 students
Louisville High School
Louisville High School Photo - A school for four years, a family for life.
All-girls (Catholic)
(19)
22300 Mulholland Drive
Woodland Hills, CA 91364
(818) 346-8812
Grades: 9-12
| 314 students
Mary Star Of The Sea High School
Mary Star Of The Sea High School Photo
(Catholic)
(1)
2500 N. Taper Avenue
San Pedro, CA 90731
(310) 547-1138
Grades: 9-12
| 364 students
Mayfield Senior School
Mayfield Senior School Photo
All-girls (Catholic)
(2)
500 Bellefontaine St
Pasadena, CA 91105
(626) 799-9121
Grades: 9-12
| 309 students
2600 V Street
Sacramento, CA 95818
(916) 429-6055
Grades: PK-8
| 400 students
Merryhill Elementary School
Merryhill Elementary School Photo
(Friends)
(2)
750 N Capitol Ave, Bldg D
San Jose, CA 95133
(408) 254-1282
Grades: PK-5
| 303 students
1500 Yosemite Dr.
Milpitas, CA 95035
(408) 945-9090
Grades: NS-8
| 503 students
Mission Basilica School
Mission Basilica School Photo - MBS has two technology labs
(Catholic)
31641 El Camino Real
San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675
(949) 234-1385
Grades: NS-8
| 268 students
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