Average Private School endowment in California

The average private school endowment in California is $113.6M (2024).
The private school in California with the highest endowment is Childrens Community School, with a endowment of $5200M.
Endowment Range: $4.5M $5200M Avg. Endowment: $174M

Average Private School endowment in California (2024)

School
Endowment
Grades
Location
Rank: #11.
Childrens Community School
Childrens Community School Photo
Alternative School
(1)
Endowment: $5200 M
Grades: K-6
14702 Sylvan Street
Van Nuys, CA 91411
(818) 780-6226
Rank: #22.
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
Endowment: $206 M
Grades: 9-12
5025 Thacher Road
Ojai, CA 93023
(805) 640-3210
Rank: #33.
Castilleja School
Castilleja School Photo - Swimming and water polo happen in our on-campus pool.
All-girls
(2)
Endowment: $70 M
Grades: 6-12
1310 Bryant St
Palo Alto, CA 94301
(650) 328-3160
Rank: #44.
The Webb Schools
The Webb Schools Photo
Endowment: $60 M
Grades: 9-12
1175 West Baseline Road
Claremont, CA 91711
(909) 482-5214
Rank: #55.
Endowment: $59 M
Grades: 9-12
3152 Forest Lake Road
Pebble Beach, CA 93953
(831) 625-8309
Rank: #66.
Endowment: $57 M
Grades: PK-8
1500 Mark Thomas Drive
Monterey, CA 93940
(831) 655-9337
Rank: #77.
Santa Catalina School
Santa Catalina School Photo - The Marine Ecology Research Program on their summer trip to Hawaii.
All-girls (Catholic)
(6)
Endowment: $56 M
Grades: 9-12
1500 Mark Thomas Dr.
Monterey, CA 93940
(831) 655-9300
Rank: #88.
Chadwick School
Chadwick School Photo
Endowment: $40 M
Grades: K-12
26800 Academy Drive
Palos Verdes Peninsula, CA 90274
(310) 377-1543
Rank: #99.
Convent & Stuart Hall
Convent & Stuart Hall Photo
(Catholic)
Endowment: $35 M
Grades: K-12
2222 Broadway St
San Francisco, CA 94115
(415) 563-2900
Rank: #1010.
The Hamlin School
All-girls
Endowment: $31 M
Grades: K-8
2120 Broadway
San Francisco, CA 94115
(415) 922-0300
Rank: #1111.
Esther B Clark School-childrens Health Council
Special Education School
Endowment: $28 M
Grades: 2-10
650 Clark Way
Palo Alto, CA 94304
(650) 688-3634
Rank: #1212.
Cathedral School For Boys
Cathedral School For Boys Photo
All-boys (Episcopal)
(6)
Endowment: $25 M
Grades: K-8
1275 Sacramento Street
San Francisco, CA 94108
(415) 771-6600
Rank: #13 - 1413. - 14.
Endowment: $22 M
Grades: 9-12
6100 Broadway
Oakland, CA 94618
(510) 652-0111
Rank: #13 - 1413. - 14.
Midland School
Midland School Photo - How is Midland different? Our 4:1 student to faculty ratio allows for small class sizes and close-knit relationships. With under 90 students, everyone knows your name. No cell phones here, but Midlanders do spend a lot of time together in real life: horseback riding, hiking, gardening, creating art, building things, and envisioning an environmentally sustainable and just future.
Endowment: $22 M
Grades: 9-12
5100 Figueroa Mountain Rd
Los Olivos, CA 93441
(805) 688-5114
Rank: #1515.
Endowment: $16 M
Grades: K-8
7070 California Street
San Francisco, CA 94121
(415) 751-0177
Rank: #16 - 1716. - 17.
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)
Endowment: $13 M
Grades: 6-12
2555 West Highway 154
Los Olivos, CA 93441
(805) 688-6471
Rank: #16 - 1716. - 17.
Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy
Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy Photo - FSHA's cross country team on the field after the rain.
All-girls (Catholic)
Endowment: $13 M
Grades: 9-12
440 St. Katherine Dr.
La Canada Flintridge, CA 91011
(626) 685-8333
Rank: #1818.
Milken Community School
Milken Community School Photo
(Jewish)
(1)
Endowment: $13 M
Grades: 6-12
15800 Zeldins Way
Los Angeles, CA 90049
(310) 440-3500
Rank: #1919.
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)
Endowment: $12 M
Grades: 9-12
12096 N Ventura Avenue
Ojai, CA 93023
(805) 646-1464
Rank: #2020.
Moreau Catholic High School
Moreau Catholic High School Photo - Front of campus.
(Catholic)
Endowment: $11 M
Grades: 9-12
27170 Mission Blvd
Hayward, CA 94544
(510) 881-4300
Rank: #21 - 2321. - 23.
The Athenian School
The Athenian School Photo
Endowment: $10 M
Grades: 6-12
2100 Mt Diablo Scenic Blvd
Danville, CA 94506
(925) 362-7223
Rank: #21 - 2321. - 23.
Vistamar School
Vistamar School Photo - Science classes offer hands-on learning.
(25)
Endowment: $10 M
Grades: 9-12
737 Hawaii St
El Segundo, CA 90245
(317) 643-7377
Rank: #21 - 2321. - 23.
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)
Endowment: $10 M
Grades: 6-12
302 Portola Road
Portola Valley, CA 94028
(650) 851-8223
Endowment: $9 M
Grades: PK-12
150 Oak Street
San Francisco, CA 94102
(415) 558-2000
Rank: #25 - 2725. - 27.
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)
Endowment: $7 M
Grades: 9-12
52500 Temecula Road #38
Idyllwild, CA 92549
(951) 468-7223
Rank: #25 - 2725. - 27.
Marin Horizon School
Marin Horizon School Photo - Marin Horizon is an independent, toddler through 8th grade, co-educational day school located in in Mill Valley, CA, only 15 minutes from San Francisco. Nestled at the base of Mt. Tamalpais, our beautiful campus is surrounded by trails and open space.
(7)
Endowment: $7 M
Grades: PK-8
305 Montford Ave
Mill Valley, CA 94941
(415) 388-8408
Rank: #25 - 2725. - 27.
Sacred Heart School
(Catholic)
Endowment: $7 M
Grades: PK-8
43775 Deep Canyon Rd
Palm Desert, CA 92260
(760) 346-3513
Rank: #2828.
Endowment: $6.1 M
Grades: NS-8
5401 Beethoven Street
Los Angeles, CA 90066
(310) 574-8650
Rank: #2929.
Brandeis Marin
Brandeis Marin Photo - Brandeis Marin students worked in the design lab to build and decorate this Friendship bench.
(Jewish)
(1)
Endowment: $5 M
Grades: K-8
180 N San Pedro Rd
San Rafael, CA 94903
(415) 472-1833
Rank: #3030.
The Marianne Frostig Center for Eductional Therapy
The Marianne Frostig Center for Eductional Therapy Photo - Arts education is a core value at Frostig School.
Special Education School
Endowment: $5.8 M
Grades: 1-12
971 N. Altadena Drive
Pasadena, CA 91107
(626) 791-1255
Rank: #31 - 3331. - 33.
New Horizon School, Irvine
New Horizon School, Irvine Photo
(Islamic)
Endowment: $5 M
Grades: PK-8
1 Truman St
Irvine, CA 92620
(949) 552-5411
Rank: #31 - 3331. - 33.
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)
Endowment: $5 M
Grades: PK-12
220 West Lomita Ave
Ojai, CA 93023
(805) 646-8236
Rank: #31 - 3331. - 33.
The Pegasus School
The Pegasus School Photo - The faculty at The Pegasus School contribute to students' success on a daily basis. The Pegasus School is dedicated to academic excellence and to the development of lifelong learners who are confident, caring, and courageous.
(2)
Endowment: $5 M
Grades: PK-8
19692 Lexington Lane
Huntington Beach, CA 92646
(714) 964-1224
Rank: #34 - 3534. - 35.
Aquinas High School
Aquinas High School Photo
(Catholic)
Endowment: $4.5 M
Grades: 9-12
2772 Sterling Ave
San Bernardino, CA 92404
(909) 886-4659
Rank: #34 - 3534. - 35.
The Gillispie School
The Gillispie School Photo - Students at Gillispie are excited about learning, and this excitement can be seen and felt on campus each day. Lessons are interactive and engaging, questions are encouraged, and students and teachers alike are excited to share their lessons with other on campus.
(3)
Endowment: $4.5 M
Grades: PK-6
7380 Girard Avenue
La Jolla, CA 92037
(858) 459-3773
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Frequently Asked Questions

What is the California average private schools endowment?
The California average private schools endowment is $113.6M for 2024.
What are the private schools with the highest endowment in California?
The top ranked private schools in California include Childrens Community School, The Thacher School and Castilleja School.
What is private high school and private elementary school with the highest endowment in California?
The private high school with the highest endowment in California is The Thacher School, with a value of $206.0M. The private elementary school with the highest endowment is Childrens Community School, with a value of $5200.0M.

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