The mission of Francis Parker School is to provide a superior college preparatory education in a diverse, family-oriented environment that meets the academic, social, creative, emotional, and physical needs of the individual student.

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Top Ranked CA School
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-12
  • Enrollment: 1,227 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $20,170
  • Acceptance rate: 35%
  • Average class size: 15 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

Francis Parker School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in California for:

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Attribute
School History

School Overview

Grades Offered
Grades Nursery/Preschool-12
Year Founded
1912
Summer School Offered
Yes

Student Body

Total Students
1,227 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
22%
State avg.: 49%
Students by Grade
Francis Parker School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
121 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
10:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
61%
Average Class Size
15 students
Number of AP Courses
26 courses
Average SAT score
1300

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
% on Financial Aid
15%
Acceptance Rate
35%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director
Chris Sanders
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Francis Parker School cost?

Francis Parker School's tuition is approximately $20,170 for private students.

What is the acceptance rate of Francis Parker School?

The acceptance rate of Francis Parker School is 35%, which is lower than the national average of 84%. Francis Parker School's acceptance rate is ranked among the top private schools in California with low acceptance rates.

What is Francis Parker School's ranking?

Francis Parker School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in California for: Lowest average acceptance rates, Largest student body, Most AP courses offered and Oldest founding date.

When is the application deadline for Francis Parker School?

The application deadline for Francis Parker School is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).

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i've seen this school several times while touring, shadowing and going to the open house and I love It. I hope to go to this school next year.
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I'm a student there. And it is AMAZING. The teachers are really fun, but hard... the application process is rigorous and selective, which means that the students there are both nice and smart, as opposed to other schools, where they might be less so... and the campus is BEAUTIFUL.
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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Top Ranked CA School
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-12
  • Enrollment: 1,227 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $20,170
  • Acceptance rate: 35%
  • Average class size: 15 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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The average private school tuition in San Diego, CA is $14,132 for elementary schools and $24,703 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in San Diego, CA is 86% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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