A Warm Welcome

Now that it’s September, as the air cools and kids head back to school, it’s a good time to think ahead about your child’s education. Is a private school the right fit? If so, now is when to consider it for the next academic year. In our ninth annual Bay Area Private School Guide, we present resources and information to help you pick the ideal educational setting. You’ll find a list with particulars on more than 160 private schools in San Francisco, Marin, Sonoma and Napa counties and the East Bay. It’s a comprehensive guide designed to provide the tools you need to evaluate options for the 2019–2020 school year.

Private School Guide





Bayhill High School

1940 Virginia Street berkeley California 94709

Phone Number: 510.984.0599

Affiliation: Independent

Bentley School

1 Hiller Drive oakland California 94618

Phone Number: 510.843.2512

Affiliation: Independent

Bentley School

1000 Upper Happy Valley Road American Canyon California 94549

Phone Number: 925.283.2101

Affiliation: Independent

Brandeis Marin

180 North San Pedro Road San Rafael California 94903

Phone Number: 415.472.1833

Affiliation: Independent, Jewish

Branson School

39 Fernhill Avenue Ross California 94957

Phone Number: 415.454.3612

Affiliation: Independent

Bright Horizons

1600 Los Gamos Dr Suite 230, Lobby C San Rafael California 94903

Phone Number: 415-492-2262

Cascade Canyon School

102 Marinda Drive Fairfax California 94930

Phone Number: 415.459.3464

Affiliation: Independent, Progressive

Cathedral School For Boys

1275 Sacramento Street San Francisco California 94108

Phone Number: 415.771.6600

Affiliation: Episcopal

Caulbridge School

One Street Vincent Drive San Rafael California 94903

Phone Number: 415.481.1243

Affiliation: Independent

Children’s Day School

333 Dolores Street San Francisco California 94110

Phone Number: 415.861.5432

Affiliation: Nondenominational

Convent & Stuart Hall

2222 Broadway Street San Francisco California 94115

Phone Number: 415.563.2900

Affiliation: Independent, Catholic

Cornerstone Academy

1925 Lawton Street San Francisco California 94132

Phone Number: 415.665.9747

Affiliation: Christian

Cornerstone Academy

501 Cambridge Street San Francisco California 94134

Phone Number: 415.585.5183

Affiliation: Christian

Cornerstone Academy

801 Silver Avenue San Francisco California 94134

Phone Number: 415.587.7256

Affiliation: Christian

Corte Madera Montessori

50 El Camino Drive Corte Madera California 94925

Phone Number: 415.927.0919

Affiliation: Nondenominational

De Marillac Academy

175 Golden Gate Avenue San Francisco California 94102

Phone Number: 415.552.5220

Affiliation: Catholic, Independent

Drew School

2901 California Street San Francisco California 94115

Phone Number: 415.409.3739

Affiliation: Independent

Accreditations and Memberships

AACS | American Association of Christian Schools
ACSI | Association of Christian Schools International
AMS | American Montessori Society
AMI | Association Montessori Internationale
AWSNA | Association of Waldorf Schools of North America
CAIS | California Association of Independent Schools
CITA | Commission on International and Trans-Regional Accreditation
ELEA | Evangelical Lutheran Education Association
FCE | Friends Council on Education
GCSDAC | General Conference of the Seventh Day Adventist Church
JSEA | Jesuit Secondary Education Association
NADSDA | North American Division of the Seventh-day Adventist
NAIS | National Association of Independent Schools
NAPCIS | National Association of Private Catholic and
Independent Schools
NCEA | National Catholic Educational Association
NCSA | National Christian School Association
NLSA | National Lutheran School Accreditation
SACS CASI | Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Council on Accreditation and School Improvement
WASC | Western Association of Schools and Colleges
WCEA | Western Catholic Educational Association