California Private Schools By Tuition Cost

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  • The average private school tuition in California is approximately $14,453 per year (2020).
  • The private elementary school average is $11,389 per year and the private high school average is $19,637 per year.
  • The private school with the highest tuition in California is The Webb Schools, with a tuition of $66,130.
  • The private school with the lowest tuition is The Learning Experience Early Education Center, with a tuition of $1,011.

California Private Schools By Tuition Cost (2020)

  • School Tuition Cost Grades Location
  • Rank: #11.
    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.
    Tuition: $66,130
    Grades: 9-121175 West Baseline Road
    Claremont, CA 91711
    (909)482-5214

  • Rank: #22.
    Cate School
    Cate School Photo - Sunset Bench
    Tuition: $65,500
    Grades: 9-121960 Cate Mesa Road
    Carpinteria, CA 93013
    (805)684-4127

  • Rank: #33.
    A+ World Academy
    A+ World Academy Photo - A+ World Academy's incredible campus, the historic ship Sørlandet.
    Tuition: $65,000
    Grades: 11-12International (Swiss and Norwegian Headquarters).
    San Diego, CA 03007
    (407)766-6369

  • Rank: #44.
    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.
    Tuition: $62,810
    Grades: 9-125025 Thacher Road
    Ojai, CA 93023
    (805)640-3210

  • Rank: #55.
    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.
    Tuition: $61,000
    Grades: 6-122555 West Highway 154
    Los Olivos, CA 93441
    (805)688-6471

  • Rank: #66.
    EF Academy Pasadena
    EF Academy Pasadena Photo - Our campus is located in the cozy Los Angeles suburb of Pasadena, California.
    Tuition: $58,500
    Grades: 9-121539 E Howard St.
    Pasadena, CA 91104
    (914)495-6028

  • Rank: #77.
    The Helix School
    Special Education School
    Tuition: $55,000
    Grades: 1-12145 Lomita Drive
    Mill Valley, CA 94941
    (415)569-5056

  • Rank: #88.
    Squaw Valley Academy
    Squaw Valley Academy Photo - Small classes allow students to take advantage of individual instruction. Classes average 8 students and are divided if they reach 14 students.
    Tuition: $52,950
    Grades: 9-12235 Squaw Valley Rd
    Olympic Valley, CA 96146
    (530)583-9393

  • Rank: #99.
    Midland School
    Midland School Photo - Small class sizes, a student body under 100, and rigorous curricula make for a compelling academic experience. Students connect with their teachers, their peers, and the world.
    Tuition: $52,900
    Grades: 9-125100 Figueroa Mountain Rd,
    Los Olivos, CA 93441
    (805)688-5114

  • Rank: #1010.
    Besant Hill School
    Besant Hill School Photo - Besant Hill School is located in the Ojai Valley, on 500 acres of private land with beautiful vistas in every direction. Facilities include four dormitories, outdoor sports facilities including a new aquatic center, indoor theater, atelier, and classrooms nestled along winding paths and oak trees. We also have an eight acre organic farm.
    Special Program Emphasis
    Tuition: $51,510
    Grades: 9-128585 N Ojai Rd
    Ojai, CA 93023
    (805)646-4343

  • Rank: #1111.
    Westmark School
    Westmark School Photo
    Special Education School
    Tuition: $50,148
    Grades: 2-125461 Louise Ave
    Encino, CA 91316
    (818)986-5045

  • Rank: #1212.
    Castilleja School
    Castilleja School Photo - Swimming and water polo happen in our on-campus pool.
    All-girls
    Tuition: $49,900
    Grades: 6-121310 Bryant St
    Palo Alto, CA 94301
    (650)328-3160

  • Rank: #1313.
    Drew School
    Drew School Photo - Drew School believes in teenagers - their ideas, their dreams, their opinions, and their potential. That's why we've created a high school community that challenges the traditional definition of success and celebrates achievement one student at a time.
    Tuition: $49,500
    Grades: 9-122901 California St
    San Francisco, CA 94115
    (415)409-3739

  • Rank: #14-1514.-15.
    Crystal Springs
    Crystal Springs Photo
    Tuition: $49,110
    Grades: 6-12400 Uplands Drive
    San Mateo, CA 94010
    (650)342-4175

  • Rank: #14-1514.-15.
    Menlo School
    Menlo School Photo
    Special Program Emphasis
    Tuition: $49,110
    Grades: 6-1250 Valparaiso Ave
    Atherton, CA 94027
    (650)330-2000

  • Rank: #1616. Tuition: $48,941
    Grades: 9-121563 Page St
    San Francisco, CA 94117
    (415)626-2919

  • Rank: #1717. Tuition: $48,100
    Grades: 9-1235 Keyes Avenue
    San Francisco, CA 94129
    (415)561-5800

  • Rank: #1818. Tuition: $47,095
    Grades: 9-121835 Ellis Street
    San Francisco, CA 94115
    (415)345-9777

  • Rank: #1919. Tuition: $47,000
    Grades: NS-12500 Saratoga Ave
    San Jose, CA 95129
    (408)249-2510

  • Rank: #2020.
    Esther B Clark School-childrens Health Council
    Special Education School
    Tuition: $46,800
    Grades: 2-10650 Clark Way
    Palo Alto, CA 94304
    (650)688-3634

  • Rank: #2121.
    Sonoma Academy
    Sonoma Academy Photo
    Tuition: $46,230
    Grades: 9-122500 Farmers Lane
    Santa Rosa, CA 95404
    (707)545-1770

  • Rank: #2222. Tuition: $46,000
    Grades: 9-126100 Broadway
    Oakland, CA 94618
    (510)652-4364

  • Rank: #2323.
    The Marin School
    The Marin School Photo - The Marin School provides an experiential education with interactive classes, creative projects, and curriculum-related field trips.
    Alternative School
    Tuition: $45,840
    Grades: 9-12150 N. San Pedro Road
    San Rafael, CA 94903
    (415)339-9336

  • Rank: #2424.
    Marin Academy
    Marin Academy Photo
    Tuition: $45,755
    Grades: 9-121600 Mission Avenue
    San Rafael, CA 94901
    (415)453-2808

  • Rank: #25-2625.-26. Tuition: $45,500
    Grades: PK-12723 El Paseo Road
    Ojai, CA 93023
    (805)646-1423

  • Rank: #25-2625.-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)
    Tuition: $45,500
    Grades: 6-12302 Portola Road
    Portola Valley, CA 94028
    (650)851-8223

  • Rank: #2727. Tuition: $44,750
    Grades: 9-123065 Jackson St
    San Francisco, CA 94115
    (415)447-3100

  • Rank: #2828.
    Army and Navy Academy
    Army and Navy Academy Photo
    All-boys
    Tuition: $44,100
    Grades: 7-122605 Carlsbad Boulevard
    Carlsbad, CA 92008
    (888)762-2338

  • Rank: #2929.
    Brentwood School
    Brentwood School Photo
    Tuition: $44,085
    Grades: K-12100 South Barrington Place
    Los Angeles, CA 90049
    (310)889-2657

  • Rank: #3030.
    Stanbridge Academy
    Stanbridge Academy Photo - Stanbridge Academy is a caring, inclusive K-12 school for students with mild to moderate learning differences and social communication disorders. We use an individualized, whole student approach so that students thrive and develop their academic, social, and emotional capabilities to their fullest potential.
    Special Education School
    Tuition: $43,950
    Grades: K-12515 E. Poplar Ave.
    San Mateo, CA 94401
    (650)375-5860

  • Rank: #3131.
    Charles Armstrong School
    Charles Armstrong School Photo
    Special Education School
    Tuition: $43,239
    Grades: 2-81405 Solana Drive
    Belmont, CA 94002
    (650)592-7570

  • Rank: #3232.
    Windward School
    Windward School Photo
    Tuition: $42,580
    Grades: 7-1211350 Palms Blvd.
    Los Angeles, CA 90066
    (310)391-7127

  • Rank: #33-3433.-34.
    Compass High School
    Special Education School
    Tuition: $42,000
    Grades: 9-122040 Pioneer Ct
    San Mateo, CA 94401

  • Rank: #33-3433.-34.
    Irine M Hunt School Of Marin
    Special Education School
    Tuition: $42,000
    Grades: 1-12300 Sunny Hills Dr
    San Anselmo, CA 94960
    (415)457-3135

  • Rank: #3535. Tuition: $41,700
    Grades: 9-12470 West Portal Ave.
    San Francisco, CA 94127
    (431)431-2736

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