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2023 Best Private K-12 Schools in the San Francisco Bay Area

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  1. #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,

  2. #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,

  3. #14 Best Private High Schools in San Francisco Bay Area.

    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,

  4. #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,

  5. #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,

  6. #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,

  7. #14 Best Private K-12 Schools in San Francisco Bay Area.

    Living Wisdom School of Palo Alto

    Blue checkmark.

    Private School,

    PALO ALTO, CA,

    K-12,

    21 Niche users give it an average review of 5 stars.

    Featured Review: Parent says After two years of horrible public school experiences (bullying and lack of support from the school), we found Living Wisdom School. From the minute we met the staff we were convinced this was the....

    Read 21 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 82,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 5 to 1,

  8. #17 Best Private K-12 Schools in San Francisco Bay Area.

    Fremont Christian School

    Blue checkmark.

    Private School,

    FREMONT, CA,

    PK, K-12,

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

    Featured Review: Parent says We are so thankful for Fremont Christian School for their excellent holistic education! Our kids get to stay home and continue their learning without missing even one day after SIP. When it’s....

    Read 81 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 637,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 9 to 1,

  9. #20 Best Private K-12 Schools in San Francisco Bay Area.

    Apostles Lutheran School

    Blue checkmark.

    Private School,

    SAN JOSE, CA,

    PK, K-12,

    40 Niche users give it an average review of 4.9 stars.

    Featured Review: Parent says Absolutely love Apostles Lutheran School! The school has been so supportive, caring and loving towards my children. Since we've been a part of the Apostles family we've experienced the following:1. Love for our kids.2. Focus on our kids.3. Great teachers that go above and beyond4. Family activities5. Safe environment6. Small classes7. Great communication and easy access to assignments, grades, and enrollment8. Enhancements to the campus (fence, turf, church & fellowship hall)Above all these things, Apostles has taught our children to put God first in everything. So thankful for all the blessings we have received over the years..

    Read 40 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 221,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 12 to 1,

  10. #21 Best Private K-12 Schools in San Francisco Bay Area.

    Pleasant Hill Adventist Academy

    Blue checkmark.

    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,

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