Best Elementary Schools in the Bay Area



These Private Elementary Schools were voted the Bay Area’s 2019 Best of the Best by Bay Area Parent readers. Read the full list of winners here.

East Bay

Gold: Redwood Christian Elementary School. This kindergarten through fifth grade school provides a Christ-centered education and has dual accreditation through both the Western Association of Schools and Colleges and the Association of Christian Schools International. 19300 Redwood Road, Castro Valley. 510-537-4288. rcs.edu.

Silver: Saklan School. 1678 School St., Moraga. 925-376-7900. saklan.org.

Bronze: Escuela Bilingüe Internacional. 410 Alcatraz Ave., Oakland. 510-653-3324. ebinternacional.org.

Peninsula

Gold: Phillips Brooks School. This school strives to inspire students to love learning, develop a spiritual nature, communicate effectively, be kind to others and respect the uniqueness of others. 2245 Avy Ave., Menlo Park. 650-854-4545. phillipsbrooks.org.

Silver: Ronald C. Wornick Jewish Day School. 800 Foster City Blvd., Foster City. 650-378-2600. wornickjds.org.

Bronze: The Nueva School. 6565 Skyline Blvd., Hillsborough, 650-350-4600. 131 E. 28th Ave., San Mateo, 650-235-7100. nuevaschool.org.

Silicon Valley

Gold: Delphi Academy. A proven, engaging curriculum and highly effective approach to learning helps young children build a firm foundation of knowledge, study skills and life skills.1 W. Campbell Ave., Campbell. 408-370-7400. delphicampbell.org.

Silver: Action Day Primary Plus. Multiple locations. 408-244-1968. actiondayprimaryplus.com.

Bronze: Oakwood School. 105 John Wilson Way, Morgan Hill. 408-782-7177. oakwoodway.org.

San Francisco/Marin

Gold: St. Finn Barr Catholic School. Strong academics and a lot of extracurricular activities make this private school a community favorite. 419 Hearst Ave., San Francisco. 415-333-1800. stfinnbarr.org.

Silver: St. Thomas the Apostle Elementary School. 3801 Balboa St., San Francisco. 415-221-2711. sfsta.org.

Bronze: French American International School. 150 Oak St., San Francisco. 415-558-2000. frenchamericansf.org.

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