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  1. #1 Most Diverse Private High Schools in San Francisco Bay Area.

    Saint Joseph Notre Dame High School

    Private School,

    ALAMEDA, CA,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Alum says Over my four years at Saint Joseph Notre Dame, I felt that the school was a top tier high school in comparison to others. SJND has well prepped me for college academically and as a an overall person.....

    Read 113 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 457,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 14 to 1,

  2. #3 Most Diverse Private High Schools in San Francisco Bay Area.

    St. Mary's College High School

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    Private School,

    BERKELEY, CA,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says Saint Mary's College High School is an excellent school that has helped me to progress as a person. Ever since touring the school in 8th grade, I fell in love with the campus because it really does....

    Read 228 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 630,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 16 to 1,

  3. #7 Most Diverse Private High Schools in San Francisco Bay Area.

    Apostles Lutheran School

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    Private School,

    SAN JOSE, CA,

    PK, K-12,

    38 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 38 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 221,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 12 to 1,

  4. #8 Most Diverse Private High Schools in San Francisco Bay Area.

    The College Preparatory School

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    Private School,

    OAKLAND, CA,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says I've absolutely loved my time at College-Prep. It's the perfect place for students to be challenged intellectually, yet it's in a safe and welcoming environment. In my experience, there isn't really...We get a pretty bad rep for sports, but it's a great place to try out new sports! If you're not an athlete and you want to start a sport, everyone's super nice and there aren't many expectations....

    Read 84 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 373,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 7 to 1,

  5. #11 Most Diverse Private High Schools in San Francisco Bay Area.

    Bishop O'Dowd High School

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    Private School,

    OAKLAND, CA,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says Bishop O'Dowd is very good. Their emphasis on school pride, mental health, and the success of their students is very apparent. They have lots of resources in order for the students to be successful....

    Read 202 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 1,243,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 13 to 1,

  6. #12 Most Diverse Private High Schools in San Francisco Bay Area.

    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,

  7. #14 Most Diverse Private High Schools in San Francisco Bay Area.

    Sacred Heart Cathedral Preparatory

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    Private School,

    SAN FRANCISCO, CA,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Alum says AP classes are rigorous and set you up for success in college-- there are test-ins meant to make sure that those who take it are ready, but can punish kids who aren't good at testing. STEM classes...The VPA dpt is full of wonderful human beings (kids, but especially teachers). Though it's not competitive by any means, it's a great place that feels like family and can't recommend it enough!...College advising dpt does a great job at guiding kids through the college app process. Teachers are hit or miss, but most genuinely care about students as people and aim to help kids succeed. Very white and affluent, then Asian 2nd most. I never saw a real fight in all 4 years there, and freshmen aren't physically bullied unlike elsewhere (taunted a little though, but never brutally). Admin tries, but often stopped by the Archbishop, esp in regard to LGBTQ issues. Atmosphere non-hostile though..

    Read 169 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 1,325,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 14 to 1,

  8. #15 Most Diverse Private High Schools in San Francisco Bay Area.

    Holy Names High School

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    Private School,

    OAKLAND, CA,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Alum says My experience at HNHS was absolutely incredible. The all-girls experience allows young women at the school to discover themselves academically, socially, & artistically in a safe environment that....

    Read 92 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 152,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 8 to 1,