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2023 Best Private High Schools in Contra Costa County

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  1. #1 Best Private High Schools in Contra Costa County.

    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,

  2. #6 Best Private High Schools in Contra Costa County.

    Orinda Academy

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    Private School,

    ORINDA, CA,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Parent says We moved to the East Bay from NYC during the pandemic to be close to grandparents. It was challenging for everyone, particularly our children, 16 and 12. We found Orinda Academy, the lovely and...Our daughter is now 18 and in college and our younger one, now 14, just entered 9th grade at OA. So far so good! They are making friends and love their teachers. Our second time around and we could....

    Read 9 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 76,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 6 to 1,

  3. #8 Best Private High Schools in Contra Costa County.

    Berean Christian High School

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    Private School,

    WALNUT CREEK, CA,

    9-12,

    172 Niche users give it an average review of 4.1 stars.

    Featured Review: Alum says Currently I’m on staff, but I’m an alumna from 2015 and absolutely LOVED my time at Berean! The campus culture and community is such a genuinely caring and academically competitive environment that grows you into your best self not only as a student but as a follower of Jesus Christ!Faith is the center of everything at Berean Christian, and I’m so blessed to have had mentoring teachers, coaches, and wonderful friendships that helped shape me, and now have brought me back to work...From getting involved in athletics, to running for Student Leadership roles, these are areas I am forever grateful to have had the opportunity to participate in as a student.Lastly, the location of Berean Christian, in the heart of Walnut Creek, CA, is so central to everything in the Bay Area!.

    Read 172 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 418,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 14 to 1,

  4. #9 Best Private High Schools in Contra Costa County.

    Pleasant Hill Adventist Academy

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    Private School,

    PLEASANT HILL, CA,

    K-12,

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

    Featured Review: Parent says Quality Christian education and unwavering commitment to students.We enrolled our three children (9th, 7th and 4th grades) to PHAA for the 2021-2022 school year. After six months we were so impressed with the dedication of the teachers and administrators, that we...Our kids say the following: “I like that I’m able to talk openly about God in class.” “It was easy for me to make friends.” “We get to work together with our classmates.”.

    Read 10 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 148,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 10 to 1,

  5. Heritage Baptist Academy

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    Private School,

    ANTIOCH, CA,

    K-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says As a student at Heritage Baptist Academy with familial connections to local public schools, I am 100% certain that the academic level at this school is very high. Average state test scores at this....

    Read 4 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B+,

    Students: 105,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 11 to 1,

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