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2022 Best Private Schools in San Mateo County

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  1. #2 Best Private High Schools in San Mateo County.

    Crystal Springs Uplands School

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    Private School,

    HILLSBOROUGH, CA,

    6-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says Crystal prepares students for college! The only major downside is that I wish that there was more racial/ethnic diversity. There are only a few African-American students, roughly 5% of the entire school population, and it can be extremely...With that said, the academics are world-class. It definitely gives (and gave) me an advantage in testing, access to higher-level education, study skills, and essay writing. To those who are looking to apply, the biggest advice I would give is: Don't be afraid of the cost. The school gives excellent financial aid to those who truly need it..

    Read 44 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 539,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 9 to 1,

  2. #4 Best Private High Schools in San Mateo County.

    Woodside Priory School

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    Private School,

    PORTOLA VALLEY, CA,

    6-12,

    71 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 71 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 382,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 6 to 1,

  3. #5 Best Private High Schools in San Mateo County.

    Sacred Heart Schools Atherton

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    Private School,

    ATHERTON, CA,

    PK, K-12,

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

    Featured Review: Alum says I attended Sacred Heart Schools from 2016-2019. It was a great experience, and I enjoyed every second of it. There are tons of extracurriculars if you're a sports person, and the robotics team is....

    Read 102 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 1,180,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 7 to 1,

  4. #6 Best Private High Schools in San Mateo County.

    Pacific Bay Christian School

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    Private School,

    PACIFICA, CA,

    6-12,

    60 Niche users give it an average review of 3.7 stars.

    Featured Review: Parent says An excellent Christian private school. For a small school, it offers an amazing diversity of challenging academics/APs for college prep but also student support. The motto is that students come....

    Read 60 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 192,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 4 to 1,

  5. #9 Best Private High Schools in San Mateo County.

    Eastside College Preparatory School

    Private School,

    EAST PALO ALTO, CA,

    6-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says Eastside college preparatory is a small school in which allows you to communicate with your teachers very well. Eastside has many summer classes that prepare you for college. Eastside also helps....

    Read 145 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 336,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 14 to 1,

  6. #10 Best Private High Schools in San Mateo County.

    Mid-Peninsula High School

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    Private School,

    MENLO PARK, CA,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Parent says Our son is just finishing his first year at Mid Pen and so far, we give it an enthusiastic thumbs up. The kids are kind and accepting of each other, the student body is very diverse in all ways- and....

    Read 17 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 143,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 11 to 1,

  7. #11 Best Private High Schools in San Mateo County.

    Mercy High School, Burlingame

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    Private School,

    BURLINGAME, CA,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Alum says I graduated from Mercy a few years back and have nothing but great memories from my time there. The friendships I made and still have, the teachers that helped me find the best path for me, and the....

    Read 115 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 425,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 12 to 1,

  8. Trinity School

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    Private School,

    MENLO PARK, CA,

    PK, K-5,

    20 Niche users give it an average review of 4.8 stars.

    Featured Review: Parent says Trinity is a gem in Silicon Valley! This school fosters kindness and inclusion, curiosity and love for learning, and authentic leadership and community engagement. Their graduates often go on to....

    Read 20 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 161,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 7 to 1,

  9. Peninsula School

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    Private School,

    MENLO PARK, CA,

    PK, K-8,

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

    Featured Review: Parent says This is our second year in the nursery/preschool. Last year, was my son's first time in school. They were so supportive during the transition and helped us ease into it. Now, he leaves for school joyfully. We love the support for independent, creative, and unstructured play; they explore all kinds of art materials, sand, water, climbing, swinging, etc. They have programs like music, science, library...Nursery has a strong focus on social-emotional growth as the children learn to navigate friendships, and the tree-filled (and somewhat wonderfully muddy) campus is extraordinary. As of Fall 2020, we are on campus, and with Covid protocols in place, it feels safe. My son is ecstatic to be there and even said (unprompted) that he often forgets he is wearing a mask.We are looking forward to many happy years at Peninsula..

    Read 6 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 254,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 6 to 1,

  10. Notre Dame Elementary School

    Private School,

    BELMONT, CA,

    K-8,

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

    Featured Review: Parent says My review of Notre Dame Elementary is for the middle school only. It’s very structured, highly academic, lots of homework. The classes are all of an “advanced”/“honors” level quality. But from....

    Read 12 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A minus,

    Students: 186,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 15 to 1,