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2023 Best Middle Schools in the San Francisco Bay Area

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  1. Castilleja School

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    Private School,

    PALO ALTO, CA,

    6-12,

    57 Niche users give it an average review of 4.4 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says I am currently a senior at Castilleja, and I would never choose to attend another high school. When I first came, I was a little nervous as I had heard of Casti's reputation as rigorous and....

    Read 57 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 416,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 7 to 1,

  2. #2 Best Private K-12 Schools in San Francisco Bay Area.

    The Harker School

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    Private School,

    SAN JOSE, CA,

    K-12,

    160 Niche users give it an average review of 4.4 stars.

    Featured Review: Alum says I attended Harker from Kindergarten through High School. Harker's repute as a powerhouse of intense and thorough academics is well-earned– students are constantly challenged in the classroom.....

    Read 160 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 1,972,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 6 to 1,

  3. #4 Best Private K-12 Schools in San Francisco Bay Area.

    The Quarry Lane School

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    Private School,

    DUBLIN, CA,

    PK, K-12,

    162 Niche users give it an average review of 4.2 stars.

    Featured Review: Parent says Quarry Lane has been a great school experience for my children and family. We've been with the school since preschool and Kindergarten and I've always felt that my children were genuinely cared for....

    Read 162 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 850,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 7 to 1,

  4. BASIS Independent Silicon Valley

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    Private School,

    SAN JOSE, CA,

    K-12,

    95 Niche users give it an average review of 3.8 stars.

    Featured Review: Parent says We are a first year family and we are so glad that we joined Basis SV. Our daughter is in middle school and even after just one year we have seen her grow into a more strong, confident, out-going,....

    Read 95 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 1,190,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 11 to 1,

  5. The Athenian School

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    Private School,

    DANVILLE, CA,

    6-12,

    76 Niche users give it an average review of 4.4 stars.

    Featured Review: Parent says The Middle School was a terrific fit for my son. The teachers "got" him. He thrived academically and socially. The administration was transparent -- just about everything worked well.The High School didn't seem quite as well run, but was still a very positive experience, overall. Most of the classes were well-taught, but there were enough exceptions that I considered going to...Expectations for academic performance and involvement in extracurriculars can make it more than a full time job. Frankly, it's hard to understand how some kids managed their time, with multiple hours...And yet, the school was such a welcoming and supportive environment that it worked..

    Read 76 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 536,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 8 to 1,

  6. Woodside Priory School

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    Private School,

    PORTOLA VALLEY, CA,

    6-12,

    72 Niche users give it an average review of 4 stars.

    Featured Review: Alum says Work Culture: Priory emphasizes balance. The people within this community care about your wellbeing and are more focused on creating great people than producing more robots who fuel Silicon Valley's...Social Life: Your social life is determined by who you hang out with and the general attitude of your class. Luckily, there were a lot of people in my class who loved to host parties or knew kids...Dating: Dating at Priory is pretty normal, but due to the small class sizes, it's pretty hard to keep your business private. Sports: Basketball, XC, and Girls Soccer are the strongest programs. Campus: Best in NorCal easily..

    Read 72 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 426,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 7 to 1,

  7. #7 Best Private K-12 Schools in San Francisco Bay Area.

    San Domenico School

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    Private School,

    SAN ANSELMO, CA,

    K-12,

    108 Niche users give it an average review of 4.5 stars.

    Featured Review: Parent says As educators, my husband and I know what to look for in terms of "style versus substance" of schools that claim to be able to focus on academics, social emotional learning, diversity, inclusion,....

    Read 108 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 680,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 9 to 1,

  8. #10 Best Private K-12 Schools in San Francisco Bay Area.

    French American International School and International High School

    Private School,

    SAN FRANCISCO, CA,

    PK, K-12,

    105 Niche users give it an average review of 3.8 stars.

    Featured Review: Sophomore says Overall, International is a very rigorous school that prepares you to be a great person and undergraduate. Coming from an African American household, I feel this school lacks a lot of diversity not....

    Read 105 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 1,067,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 7 to 1,

  9. #12 Best Private K-12 Schools in San Francisco Bay Area.

    Silicon Valley International School

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    Private School,

    PALO ALTO, CA,

    PK, K-12,

    43 Niche users give it an average review of 4.3 stars.

    Featured Review: Parent says With two middle schoolers who started in the Nursery program (pre pre-k), we have experienced the entire program at International. Our children have received a top-notch education and are natively...The language immersion is excellent and the school has adapted teaching methods over the years, particularly in math and then moving into the IB program. The school has a vibrant community and...There have been times when we were mildly frustrated with obtuse communication from the administration, but we never questioned the quality of care of the teacher. Their focus is on the whole student....

    Read 43 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 675,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 5 to 1,

  10. The King's Academy

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    Private School,

    SUNNYVALE, CA,

    6-12,

    117 Niche users give it an average review of 4.2 stars.

    Featured Review: Sophomore says The King’s Academy is a Christ-centered school that motivates students to work hard for the glory of God. The administration and staff work tremendously hard to teach an engaging curriculum. If....

    Read 117 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 954,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 14 to 1,

  11. Cambrian Academy

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    Private School,

    SAN JOSE, CA,

    6-12,

    27 Niche users give it an average review of 4.4 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says Cambrian International Academy is one, if not the best K12 school that ready students for College. With an interactive faculty group, small facility but up to date with great equipment, Cambrian....

    Read 27 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 79,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 7 to 1,

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