Who Are the Students?

There are 45 private schools in Fresno, CA. With only 6,689 students enrolled (total), many schools have a much smaller class size than traditional public schools. For example, minority students make up 27% of the student body, while 78% of private schools are religiously affiliated. The primary religiously affiliates are from Christian or Roman Catholic religion.

Which Schools Will Be Highlighted?

Due to the number of schools involved, we are not listing private schools with an enrollment of fewer than 50 students. We also are not listing schools that are only nursery schools or pre-kindergarten, there is more information on smaller private schools that teach Pre-K through 12th grade. We have highlighted several schools to give you an idea of what you can expect. However, we encourage you to do your own research to find out more information about schools near you.

Our Picks for The Best Private Schools in Fresno

  • Campus Christian Academy

This school covers grades K-12. There are 67 (co-ed) students. The class sizes are very small and children get a lot of personal attention.

  • Carden School of Fresno

This private school is for children in grades Pre-K through 8. They put a lot of emphasis on their variety of programs. Unlike many private schools, student can participate in different sports throughout the year. The average class size is 15 students per room.

  • Charlie Keyan Armenian Community School

This is a Christian school with 97 students. 71% of the student body are minority students. The average class size is 10 students making the student/teacher ratio, 10:1. The largest classes are Pre-K and 1st.

  • Clovis Christian School

This is a religious school of the Baptist faith. The school has 196 students in Pre-K through 12th grade. However, close to 90 of those students are in the Pre-K class. Minority students make up 13% of the student body. The student/teacher ratio is 16:1.

  • First Church Christian Academy

This Christian school is affiliated with the Church of God. There are 222 students enrolled in their Pre-K through grade 8 programs. Minority students make up 61% of the student body and the student/teacher ratio is 17:1.

  • Fresno Adventist Academy

This private school was founded in 1897. It is affiliated with the Seventh Day Adventist religion. They educate 181 students in grades K-12. They are a valued member of the community and very respected institution in Fresno, California. Minority students make up 64% of the student body and the student/teacher ratio is 10:1.

Other Private Schools

  • Fresno Christian School
    • Classes NS-12th
    • 556 students
  • Grace Christian School
    • Pre-K through 6th
    • 216 students
  • Koinonia Christian School
    • Kindergarten through 12th grade
    • 71 students
  • Mountain View Christian School
    • Pre-K through 6th
    • 64 students
  • Our Lady of Victory Catholic School
    • Pre-K through 8th
    • 218 students
  • Sacred Heart Elementary
    • Pre-K through 8th
    • 133 students
  • Anthony Elementary School
    • Kindergarten through 8th
    • 630 students
  • San Joaquin Memorial High School
    • Grades 9th through 12th
    • 582 students
  • Saint Helens School
    • Pre-K through 8th
    • 301 students
  • Truth Tabernacle Christian School
    • Kindergarten through 12th
    • 85 students