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2023 Best private schools in San Marcos

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  1. #45 Best Private High Schools in California.

    Pacific Ridge School

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    Private School,

    CARLSBAD, CA,

    6-12,

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

    Featured Review: Parent says This is my 8th year as a PRS parent and we have been very happy. The teachers are strong, available to help outside of class, and many have advanced degrees. I said to my child the other day "I...The other thing I love about PRS is kids can be who they are. No one cares if you use the same lunchbox you've had since 4th grade or what you are wearing. Both of my children have found "their....

    Read 147 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 685,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 7 to 1,

  2. #94 Best Private High Schools in California.

    The Grauer School

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    Private School,

    ENCINITAS, CA,

    7-12,

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

    Featured Review: Parent says My daughter graduated from The Grauer School and my son is currently a senior. This school has been amazing, and I feel so fortunate that both have been able to attend. The small class sizes help shy....

    Read 51 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 160,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 5 to 1,

  3. #133 Best Private High Schools in California.

    Army and Navy Academy

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    Private School,

    CARLSBAD, CA,

    7-12,

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

    Featured Review: Parent says Fantastic learning environment for boys! Our son has gained amazing confidence and his academics have improved exponentially. Class size this past year for him ranged from 4-11 students, allowing for....

    Read 39 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 240,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 8 to 1,

  4. #186 Best Private High Schools in California.

    St. Joseph Academy

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    Private School,

    SAN MARCOS, CA,

    PK, K-12,

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

    Featured Review: Parent says Saint Joseph Academy is such a blessing to our family. We couldn't be happier with the school and feel so proud to be part of this wonderful community. The classical academic program is rigorous and....

    Read 68 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 305,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 16 to 1,

  5. #200 Best Private High Schools in California.

    Pacific Academy

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    Private School,

    ENCINITAS, CA,

    K-12,

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

    Featured Review: Parent says Pacific Academy Encinitas is a great place for students to receive individualized instruction in a small class room setting. The smaller sizes mean students get instant access to teachers and one on....

    Read 5 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 116,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 7 to 1,

  6. #281 Best Private High Schools in California.

    Tri-City Christian School

    Private School,

    VISTA, CA,

    PK, K-12,

    66 Niche users give it an average review of 4.7 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says I had a great time at TCCS, and will always love the amazing friends I made there. But they HAVE to fix the lack of communication between the athletic office and athletes. I was on the girl's....

    Read 66 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A minus,

    Students: 648,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 14 to 1,

  7. #289 Best Private High Schools in California.

    Balboa School

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    Private School,

    ESCONDIDO, CA,

    PK, K-12,

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

    Featured Review: Niche User says Balboa School provides a very high quality educational experience to its students - both domestic and international. Small class sizes, individual attention, and dedicated and caring teachers and...Additionally, the school provides one of the top sports programs in the area with a nationally recognized boys basketball team with amazing coaching staff, many who come from professional sports....

    Read 14 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A minus,

    Students: 91,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 12 to 1,

  8. The Rhoades School

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    Private School,

    ENCINITAS, CA,

    PK, K-8,

    10 Niche users give it an average review of 4.6 stars.

    Featured Review: Parent says We are having a wonderful experience at The Rhoades School! The administration is responsive, the teachers collaborative and warm, and the culture is inclusive. We have been impressed with the....

    Read 10 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 366,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 14 to 1,

  9. Growing Place Montessori Preschool

    Private School,

    POWAY, CA,

    PK, K,

    2 Niche users give it an average review of 3 stars.

    Featured Review: Parent says We've had our son at The Growing Place for over three years now and are thrilled at how he has thrived. The teachers are caring, attentive, and professional, and the administrative staff is always...We knew that we wanted a Montessori school from the start and TGPM did not disappoint. Many of the materials and methods are familiar to me from when I went to a Montessori school when I was younger.Our son loves going to school every day and showing off all of the artwork he made when we pick him up. He talks about the friends he's made and all of the different stimulating activities he worked...Overall we can't recommend this school enough - great teachers/staff, a safe environment, and teaching methods that allow kids to grow to be great humans..

    Read 2 reviews.

    Students: 156,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 22 to 1,

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