These Private Middle Schools were voted the Bay Area’s 2022 Best of the Best by Bay Area Parent readers. Read the full list of winners here.
Gold: St. John Vianney Catholic School. Along with teaching Gospel values, the focus is on academic excellence, critical thinking and technological competence. San Jose. sjvsj.org.
Silver: Almaden Country Day School. San Jose. almadencountrydayschool.org.
Bronze: West Valley Middle School. San Jose. wvmiddleschool.com.
Gold: Ronald C. Wornick Jewish Day School. The integrated curriculum emphasizes connections across academic subjects and among students, families and community. Foster City. wornickjds.org.
Silver: Silicon Valley International School. Menlo Park and Palo Alto. siliconvalleyinternational.org/education/high-school.
Bronze: Menlo School. Atherton. menloschool.org.
San Francisco and Marin
Gold: St. Finn Barr Catholic School. Focuses on helping students become independent thinkers, life-long learners and valuable members of the community who follow Gospel values in the Catholic faith. San Francisco. stfinnbarr.org.
Silver: St. John Catholic School. San Francisco. stjohnseagles.com.
Bronze: Terra Marin School. Mill Valley. terramarin.org.
Gold: Redwood Christian Middle School. Experienced teachers use Biblical, instructional and support strategies to accelerate student learning and teach students to form positive relationships. San Lorenzo. rcs.edu.
Silver: East Bay German International School. Emeryville. ebgis.org.
Bronze: Park Day School. Oakland. parkdayschool.org.