Private School SAT Scores in California

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The private school SAT average score in California is approximately 1245 (2021).
The private school in California with the highest SAT score is Westridge School, with an SAT score of 1490.
The private schools with the highest SAT scores are listed below (where sufficient data available).

Private School SAT Scores in California (2021)

  • School SAT Score Grades Location
  • Rank: #11.
    Westridge School
    Westridge School Photo - Westridge is more than a school. It's a community where academic achievement goes hand in hand with becoming imaginative, independent thinkers - where students discover themselves and the world around them - where they learn what it means to make a difference.
    All-girls
    SAT Score: 1490
    Grades: 4-12324 Madeline Dr
    Pasadena, CA 91105
    (626) 799-1153

  • Rank: #22. SAT Score: 1483
    Grades: 9-126100 Broadway
    Oakland, CA 94618
    (510) 652-0111

  • Rank: #33.
    The Quarry Lane School
    The Quarry Lane School Photo
    Special Program Emphasis
    SAT Score: 1480
    Grades: PK-126363 Tassajara Rd.
    Dublin, CA 94568
    (925) 829-8000

  • Rank: #44. SAT Score: 1478
    Grades: 5-121290 Parkmoor Avenue
    San Jose, CA 95126
    (408) 291-0907

  • Rank: #55.
    Montessori Family School
    Montessori Family School Photo
    Montessori School
    SAT Score: 1470
    Grades: K-87075 Cutting Blvd
    El Cerrito, CA 94530
    (510) 236-8802

  • Rank: #66.
    Vacaville Christian Schools
    (Christian)
    SAT Score: 1462
    Grades: PK-121117 Davis St
    Vacaville, CA 95687
    (707) 446-1776

  • Rank: #77.
    TVT Community Day School
    TVT Community Day School Photo - Welcome to TVT's state-of-the-art campus featuring grade-level "villages," ample space, and 21st Century technology.
    Special Program Emphasis (Jewish)
    SAT Score: 1457
    Grades: PK-125 Federation Way
    Irvine, CA 92603
    (949) 509-9500

  • Rank: #88.
    Alsion Middle/High School
    Alsion Middle/High School Photo - Writing requirements are considerable at Alsion.
    Montessori School
    SAT Score: 1450
    Grades: 7-12750 Witherly Ln
    Fremont, CA 94539
    (510) 445-1127

  • Rank: #99.
    The Cambridge School
    The Cambridge School Photo - Weekly Memory Time - K-Prep
    (Christian)
    SAT Score: 1445
    Grades: PK-1212855 Black Mountain Rd
    San Diego, CA 92129
    (858) 484-3488

  • Rank: #10-1110.- 11.
    Castilleja School
    Castilleja School Photo - Swimming and water polo happen in our on-campus pool.
    All-girls
    SAT Score: 1430
    Grades: 6-121310 Bryant St
    Palo Alto, CA 94301
    (650) 328-3160

  • Rank: #10-1110.- 11.
    Chadwick School
    Chadwick School Photo
    SAT Score: 1430
    Grades: K-1226800 Academy Drive
    Palos Verdes Peninsula, CA 90274
    (310) 377-1543

  • Rank: #1212.
    The Bishop's School
    The Bishop's School Photo - At The Bishop's School, our faculty have developed a comprehensive curriculum that allows students to find their voice, inspire their passion and prepare them for their academic futures, while equipping them with foundational life skills.
    (Episcopal)
    SAT Score: 1420
    Grades: 6-127607 La Jolla Blvd
    La Jolla, CA 92037
    (858) 459-4021

  • Rank: #1313.
    Crystal Springs
    Crystal Springs Photo
    SAT Score: 1414
    Grades: 6-12400 Uplands Drive
    Burlingame, CA 94010
    (650) 342-4175

  • Rank: #1414.
    San Gabriel Academy
    (Seventh Day Adventist)
    SAT Score: 1410
    Grades: K-128827 E Broadway
    San Gabriel, CA 91776
    (626) 292-1156

  • Rank: #15-1915.- 19.
    Merit Academy
    Merit Academy Photo - Engineering a brake-light system. All students engage in ProjectMERIT where they start an independent project that teaches them leadership and critical thinking skills in the real world. These projects separate Merit Academy students from their peers in the competitive college admissions process.
    Alternative School
    SAT Score: 1400
    Grades: 1-122392 North Rodeo Gulch Road
    Soquel, CA 95073
    (831) 462-5655

  • Rank: #15-1915.- 19.
    Pinewood School
    SAT Score: 1400
    Grades: K-1226800 Fremont Rd
    Los Altos, CA 94022
    (650) 209-3010

  • Rank: #15-1915.- 19.
    Redding Christian School
    (Christian)
    SAT Score: 1400
    Grades: PK-1221945 Old 44 Dr
    Palo Cedro, CA 96073
    (530) 547-5600

  • Rank: #15-1915.- 19.
    The Thacher School
    The Thacher School Photo - In courses designed for intellectual and creative expansion, students and teachers meet in seminar circles, studios, and laboratories to create a learning environment that is vigorous and supportive, galvanizing and nurturing.
    SAT Score: 1400
    Grades: 9-125025 Thacher Road
    Ojai, CA 93023
    (805) 640-3210

  • Rank: #15-1915.- 19.
    The Webb Schools
    The Webb Schools Photo - Located at the base of the San Gabriel Mountains, our campus setting provides easy access to hiking, snorkeling, rock climbing and other outdoor adventures.
    Special Program Emphasis
    SAT Score: 1400
    Grades: 9-121175 West Baseline Road
    Claremont, CA 91711
    (909) 482-5214

  • Rank: #20-2220.- 22.
    The Athenian School
    SAT Score: 1390
    Grades: 6-122100 Mt Diablo Scenic Blvd
    Danville, CA 94506
    (925) 837-5375

  • Rank: #20-2220.- 22.
    New Covenant Academy
    New Covenant Academy Photo
    (Christian)
    SAT Score: 1390
    Grades: NS-123119 W. 6th Street
    Los Angeles, CA 90020
    (213) 487-5437

  • Rank: #20-2220.- 22.
    Oaks Christian School
    Oaks Christian School Photo
    (Christian)
    SAT Score: 1390
    Grades: 5-1231749 La Tienda Rd
    Thousand Oaks, CA 91362
    (818) 824-9492

  • Rank: #2323.
    York School
    York School Photo - Exceptional academics, welcoming community, full range of sports, clubs, and extracurriculars. Be you. Be York.
    (Episcopal)
    SAT Score: 1385
    Grades: 8-129501 York Road
    Monterey, CA 93940
    (831) 372-7338

  • Rank: #24-2624.- 26.
    Kirby School
    Kirby School Photo - The Kirby School campus features a new recreation area, sport court, amphitheater, and outdoor classroom and social spaces. Our Hybrid Learning program offers in-person and high quality remote classes.
    SAT Score: 1380
    Grades: 6-12425 Encinal Street
    Santa Cruz, CA 95060
    (831) 423-0658

  • Rank: #24-2624.- 26.
    Pinewood School
    Pinewood School Photo - Pinewood School-Upper Campus, grades 7-12
    SAT Score: 1380
    Grades: K-12327 Fremont Ave
    Los Altos, CA 94024
    (650) 209-3050

  • Rank: #24-2624.- 26.
    Woodside Priory School - The Priory
    Woodside Priory School - The Priory Photo - The Priory is a Benedictine Catholic, independent college preparatory school for grades 6-12.
    (Roman Catholic)
    SAT Score: 1380
    Grades: 6-12302 Portola Road
    Portola Valley, CA 94028
    (650) 851-8223

  • Rank: #2727.
    St. Margaret's Episcopal School
    St. Margaret's Episcopal School Photo - Every graduate is prepared and qualified to enroll in a four-year college or university, and because of the school's reputation for the depth and quality of its education, more than 140 leading colleges and universities across the country visit St. Margaret's annually to recruit its graduates.
    (Episcopal)
    SAT Score: 1375
    Grades: PK-1231641 La Novia
    San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675
    (949) 661-0108

  • Rank: #2828. SAT Score: 1374
    Grades: PK-122636 Latham Drive
    Sacramento, CA 95864
    (916) 481-8811

  • Rank: #29-3029.- 30.
    Live Oak Academy
    Alternative School (Christian)
    SAT Score: 1370
    Grades: K-122499 Homestead Road
    Santa Clara, CA 95050
    (408) 355-4787

  • Rank: #29-3029.- 30. SAT Score: 1370
    Grades: K-12300 Madre Street
    Pasadena, CA 91107
    (626) 765-9358

  • Rank: #31-3531.- 35.
    Cate School
    Cate School Photo - Sunset Bench
    SAT Score: 1350
    Grades: 9-121960 Cate Mesa Road
    Carpinteria, CA 93013
    (805) 684-4127

  • Rank: #31-3531.- 35.
    Dikaios Christian Academy
    (Christian)
    SAT Score: 1350
    Grades: K-122898 N. G. Street
    San Bernardino, CA 92405
    (909) 881-8310

  • Rank: #31-3531.- 35.
    Excelsior School
    Excelsior School Photo - School Front View
    SAT Score: 1350
    Grades: 9-1241 W Santa Clara Street
    Arcadia, CA 91007
    (626) 623-6339

  • Rank: #31-3531.- 35. SAT Score: 1350
    Grades: 9-12255 Squaw Valley Rd
    Olympic Valley, CA 96146
    (530) 583-8665

  • Rank: #31-3531.- 35.
    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.
    SAT Score: 1350
    Grades: PK-12220 West Lomita Ave
    Ojai, CA 93023
    (805) 646-8236

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