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

For the 2024 school year, there are 327 private high schools belonging to Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC) serving 129,235 students in California. You can also find more schools membership associations in California.
The top ranked private high 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 $24,446, which is higher than the California private high school average tuition cost of $21,974.
56% of private high schools belonging to Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC) in California are religiously affiliated (most commonly Catholic and Christian).

Top Ranked Private High 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
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
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
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
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
Oakwood School
Oakwood School Photo
(3)
11230 Moorpark Street/11600 Magnolia Blvd
North Hollywood, CA 91602
(818) 732-3150
Grades: K-12
| 808 students
11255 Central Ave.
Ontario, CA 91762
(909) 999-0025
Grades: PK-12
| 122 students
Pacific Academy
Pacific Academy Photo - Rose Zhang, Class of 2021; AJGA World No. 1 Women Amateur Golfer; 2020 U.S Woman's Amateur Champion; Stanford University
(8)
4947 Alton Pkwy.
Irvine, CA 92604
(949) 398-5288
Grades: K-12
| 344 students
Pacific Lutheran Junior / Senior High School
Pacific Lutheran Junior / Senior High School Photo - Pacific Lutheran Jr./Sr. High School's year-end teambuilding trip on the rapids!
(Lutheran Church Missouri Synod)
(32)
1473 West 182nd Street
Gardena, CA 90248
(310) 538-6863
Grades: 6-12
| 118 students
Palma School
Palma School Photo - Palma is a college-preparatory, Catholic school for grades 6 through 12 owned and operated by The Christian Brothers Institute of California.
All-boys (Catholic)
919 Iverson St
Salinas, CA 93901
(831) 422-6391
Grades: 6-12
| 501 students
Palo Alto Prep
Palo Alto Prep Photo - Our classes have an average student-to-teacher ratio of 8:1. This means students receive individualized support from teachers who have the time to teach to their students' specific learning needs.
Special Education School
(1)
2462 Wyandotte Street
Mountain View, CA 94043
(650) 493-7071
Grades: 8-12
| 70 students
Pilgrim School
Pilgrim School Photo
(4)
540 S Commonwealth Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90020
(213) 355-5204
Grades: PK-12
| 374 students
4345 Las Virgenes Road
Calabasas, CA 91302
(310) 478-9900
Grades: 4-12
| 40 students
Rancho Christian School
Rancho Christian School Photo - Rancho is a community of diverse students, parents, and teachers. It is a place where students come first - their best interest, their success and their plans for the future.
(Christian)
(14)
31300 Rancho Community Way
Temecula, CA 92592
(951) 303-1408
Grades: NS-12
| 1,081 students
2636 Latham Drive
Sacramento, CA 95864
(916) 481-8811
Grades: PK-12
| 587 students
2400 East Lake Ave.
Watsonville, CA 95076
(831) 724-5933
Grades: 9-12
| 240 students
St. Jeanne De Lestonnac School
St. Jeanne De Lestonnac School Photo - Saint Jeanne de Lestonnac Catholic School educates students from preschool through high school.
(Catholic)
(4)
32650 Avenida Lestonnac
Temecula, CA 92592
(951) 587-2505
Grades: PK-12
| 707 students
Saint Joseph Notre Dame High School
Saint Joseph Notre Dame High School Photo - Congratulations SJND graduates!
(Catholic)
1011 Chestnut Street
Alameda, CA 94501
(510) 523-1526
Grades: 9-12
| 426 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.
(15)
1500 Butterfield Road
San Anselmo, CA 94960
(415) 258-1900
Grades: K-12
| 680 students
Sequoyah School
Sequoyah School Photo
(19)
K-8: 535 S. Pasadena Ave/High School: 301 N. Orange Grove Boulevard
Pasadena, CA 91105
(626) 795-4351
Grades: K-12
| 434 students
South Hills Academy
South Hills Academy Photo - South Hills Academy, a premier PreK-12 educational institution, seamlessly blends personalized learning with a global perspective, preparing students for life beyond academics. Since 1957, the school has cultivated a vibrant and inclusive environment, fostering a rich mix of academic, athletic, and cultural experiences.
(Christian)
(4)
1600 E Francisquito Avenue
West Covina, CA 91791
(626) 919-2000
Grades: NS-12
| 300 students
3800 Blackford Avenue
San Jose, CA 95117
(408) 521-1170
Grades: 6-10
| 820 students
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