Largest California Private Schools

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  • The average private school in California has approximately 175 students (2018-19).
  • The private schools with the largest student enrollments are listed below (where sufficient data available).
  • The largest private school in California is National University Virtual High School with 3,273 students.

Largest California Private Schools (2018-19)

  • School # Students Grades Location
  • 1. Students: 3,273
    Grades: 6-12660 Bay Blvd., Suite 110B
    Chula Vista, CA 91910
    (866)366-8847

  • 2.
    Valley Christian High School
    Valley Christian High School Photo - VCHS includes the Applied, Math, Science and Engineering (AMSE) Institute, with special opportunities for students who want to take their STEM studies to much deeper level with multiple hands on activities and experiments.
    (Christian)
    Students: 2,737
    Grades: K-12100 Skyway Drive
    San Jose, CA 95111
    (408)513-2400

  • 3.-4.
    Valley Christian Elementary School
    Valley Christian Elementary School Photo - Weekly chapel, directed by Principal Gabe Guven
    (Christian)
    Students: 2,735
    Grades: K-51450 Leigh Ave
    San Jose, CA 95125
    (408)559-4400

  • 3.-4.
    Valley Christian Junior High School
    Valley Christian Junior High School Photo - Most of our classroom feature rolling desks that make a change of teaching styles and group work move quickly, promoting creative and collaborative learning.
    (Christian)
    Students: 2,735
    Grades: 6-8100 Skyway Dr
    San Jose, CA 95111
    (408)513-2460

  • 5.
    Mater Dei High School
    Mater Dei High School Photo - Mater Dei High School: A Tradition of Excellence in Catholic Education Since 1950. Entrance Exam: Saturday, 2/11 at 7:45am. Register online at materdei.org/entranceexam. Application Available NOW at materdei.org/admissions.
    (Roman Catholic)
    Students: 2,075
    Grades: 9-121202 W Edinger Ave
    Santa Ana, CA 92707
    (714)754-7711

  • 6. Students: 2,030
    Grades: PK-12500 Saratoga Ave
    San Jose, CA 95129
    (408)249-2510

  • 7.
    Chaminade College Preparetory
    (Roman Catholic)
    Students: 1,984
    Grades: 6-1219800 Devonshire St
    Chatsworth, CA 91311
    (818)363-8127

  • 8.
    Maranatha Christian Academy
    (Christian)
    Students: 1,935
    Grades: NS-123800 S Fairview Road
    Santa Ana, CA 92704
    (714)556-0965

  • 9.
    St Francis High School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Students: 1,755
    Grades: 9-121885 Miramonte Ave
    Mountain View, CA 94040
    (650)968-1213

  • 10.
    Santa Margarita Catholic High School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Students: 1,701
    Grades: 9-1222062 Antonio Pkwy
    Rancho Santa Margarita, CA 92688
    (949)766-6000

  • 11.
    Bellarmine College Prep School
    All-boys (Roman Catholic)
    Students: 1,657
    Grades: 9-12960 W Hedding St
    San Jose, CA 95126
    (408)294-9224

  • 12.
    Cathedral Catholic High School
    Cathedral Catholic High School Photo - Cathedral Catholic High School's faculty cares deeply about our students, and work diligently to promote the Cathedral Catholic mission of creating lifelong learners who live the call and build the kingdom.
    (Roman Catholic)
    Students: 1,628
    Grades: 9-125555 Del Mar Heights Rd
    San Diego, CA 92130
    (858)523-4000

  • 13.
    Chadwick School
    Students: 1,620
    Grades: K-1226800 Academy Drive
    Palos Verdes Peninsula, CA 90274
    (310)377-1543

  • 14. Students: 1,593
    Grades: 7-123700 Coldwater Canyon Avenue
    Studio City, CA 91604
    (818)980-6692

  • 15. Students: 1,530
    Grades: PK-123800 S Fairview St
    Santa Ana, CA 92704
    (714)662-7485

  • 16.-17.
    St Ignatius College Preparatory
    (Roman Catholic)
    Students: 1,478
    Grades: 9-122001 37th Avenue
    San Francisco, CA 94116
    (415)731-7500

  • 16.-17.
    University Of Schoolan Diego High School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Students: 1,478
    Grades: 9-125961 Linda Vista Rd
    San Diego, CA 92110
    (619)298-8277

  • 18.
    Bishop Amat High School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Students: 1,404
    Grades: 9-1214301 Fairgrove Ave
    La Puente, CA 91746
    (626)962-2495

  • 19.
    Bishop Alemany High School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Students: 1,347
    Grades: 9-1211111 Alemany Dr
    Mission Hills, CA 91345
    (818)837-5222

  • 20.
    Orange Lutheran High School
    Orange Lutheran High School Photo - Orange Lutheran High School
    (Lutheran Church Missouri Synod)
    Students: 1,330
    Grades: 9-122222 North Santiago Blvd
    Orange, CA 92867
    (714)998-5151

  • 21.
    Oaks Christian School
    Oaks Christian School Photo
    (Christian)
    Students: 1,320
    Grades: 5-1231749 La Tienda Rd
    Thousand Oaks, CA 91362
    (818)824-9492

  • 22.
    Valley Christian Schools
    (Calvinist)
    Students: 1,316
    Grades: PK-1210818 Artesia Blvd
    Cerritos, CA 90703
    (562)860-0556

  • 23.
    Chaminade College Preparatory High School
    Chaminade College Preparatory High School Photo
    (Roman Catholic)
    Students: 1,306
    Grades: 9-127500 Chaminade Avenue
    Canoga Park, CA 91304
    (818)347-8300

  • 24.
    Sacred Heart Cathedral Preparatory
    Sacred Heart Cathedral Preparatory Photo - The Theatre Program welcomes students on- and offstage to build their talents and foster interests. Our program is known for its quality productions, both the play in the fall and the musical in the spring. Through productions, enrichment workshops, private coaching and much more, our program allows students to explore their talents in a supportive and nurturing environment.
    (Roman Catholic)
    Students: 1,297
    Grades: 9-121055 Ellis St
    San Francisco, CA 94109
    (415)775-6626

  • 25.
    Bishop O Dowd High School
    Bishop O Dowd High School Photo - "Remember that time our science class collected the most jeans and shoes for the needy, so we got to spray two teachers with 50 cans of silly string?"
    (Roman Catholic)
    Students: 1,248
    Grades: 9-129500 Stearns Avenue
    Oakland, CA 94605
    (510)577-9100

  • 26.
    Loyola High School
    All-boys (Roman Catholic)
    Students: 1,242
    Grades: 9-121901 Venice Blvd
    Los Angeles, CA 90006
    (213)381-5121

  • 27.
    Faith Baptist Schools
    (Baptist)
    Students: 1,240
    Grades: PK-127644 Farralone Ave
    Canoga Park, CA 91304
    (818)340-6131

  • 28.
    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)
    Students: 1,238
    Grades: PK-1231641 La Novia
    San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675
    (949)661-0108

  • 29.
    Notre Dame High School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Students: 1,229
    Grades: 9-1213645 Riverside Dr
    Sherman Oaks, CA 91423
    (818)933-3600

  • 30.
    Loma Linda Academy
    Loma Linda Academy Photo
    (Seventh Day Adventist)
    Students: 1,228
    Grades: NS-1210656 Anderson Street
    Loma Linda, CA 92354
    (909)796-0161

  • 31. Students: 1,227
    Grades: PK-126501 Linda Vista Rd
    San Diego, CA 92111
    (858)596-7900

  • 32.
    Viewpoint School
    Students: 1,210
    Grades: K-1223620 Mulholland Hwy
    Calabasas, CA 91302
    (818)591-6500

  • 33. Students: 1,185
    Grades: K-121714 21st St
    Santa Monica, CA 90404
    (310)829-7391

  • 34.
    Christian Brothers High School
    Christian Brothers High School Photo
    (Roman Catholic)
    Students: 1,166
    Grades: 9-124315 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd
    Sacramento, CA 95820
    (916)733-3600

  • 35.
    Ontario Christian Schools
    Ontario Christian Schools Photo
    (Presbyterian)
    Students: 1,153
    Grades: K-12931 W Philadelphia St
    Ontario, CA 91762
    (909)984-1756

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