Best Middle Schools in the Bay Area

These Private Middle 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: Saklan School. This school offers small class sizes and a hands-on approach to learning. 1678 School St., Moraga. 925-376-7900.

Silver: Redwood Christian Middle School. 1000 Paseo Grande, San Lorenzo. 510-317-8990.

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

SF and Marin

Gold: St. Finn Barr Catholic School. Parents report a dedicated staff and good school enrichment programs at this private K-12. 419 Hearst Ave., San Francisco. 415-333-1800.

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

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

Bronze: Pacific Preparatory. 2443 Fillmore St., San Francisco. 314-722-7737.


Gold: The Nueva School. This independent school focuses on helping gifted learners discover and develop their passions and make good choices that have a positive impact on the world. 6565 Skyline Blvd., Hillsborough. 650-350-4600.

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

Bronze: Alto International School. 475 Pope St., Menlo Park. 650-324-8617.

Silicon Valley

Gold: Delphi Academy. Graduates regularly score in the top percentile on high school entrance exams. 1 W. Campbell Ave., Campbell. 408-370-7400.

Silver: Oakwood School. 105 John Wilson Way, Morgan Hill. 408-782-7177.

Bronze: Almaden Country Day School. 6835 Trinidad Drive, San Jose. 408-997-0424.

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