These Private High 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: Hope Technology School. Its small class sizes, technology rich classrooms and individualized teaching methods help students learn 21st century skills through project-based learning. Palo Alto. hopetechschool.org.
Silver: Bellarmine College Preparatory. San Jose. bcp.org.
Bronze: Notre Dame High. San Jose. ndsj.org.
Bronze: Silicon Valley International School. Palo Alto and Menlo Park. siliconvalleyinternational.org.
Gold: Silicon Valley International School. The school offers the full continuum of the International Baccalaureate, aiming to develop high school students who have excellent breadth and depth of knowledge and who flourish physically, intellectually, emotionally and ethically. Menlo Park and Palo Alto. siliconvalleyinternational.org/education/high-school.
Silver: Menlo School. Atherton. menloschool.org.
Bronze: The Nueva School. Hillsborough and San Mateo. nuevaschool.org.
San Francisco and Marin
Gold: Sacred Heart Cathedral Preparatory. This Catholic high school is known for its strength in academics, diverse array of extracurricular activities and inclusive and nurturing community. San Francisco. shcp.edu.
Silver: Archbishop Riordan High School. San Francisco. riordanhs.org.
Bronze: Convent of the Sacred Heart. San Francisco. sacredsf.org.
Gold: Redwood Christian High School. This interdenominational, Christ-centered school offers a rigorous college-prep academic program built on the foundation of a Biblical world view, and also has competitive athletics and a comprehensive fine arts program. San Lorenzo. rcs.edu.
Silver: East Bay German International School. Emeryville. ebgis.org.
Bronze: Bishop O’Dowd High School. Oakland. bishopodowd.org.