Members

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Archdiocese of Los Angeles

The 257 Catholic schools in the Archdiocese of Los Angeles strive to be communities of faith in which the Christian message, the experience of community, worship, and social concern are integrated into a total experience for students, their parents, and the members of the school staff. In addition to the programs and projects which the Department of Catholic Schools annually adopts to implement its vision and goals, the staff provides a wide range of services to its schools. In partnership with parents, we prepare our students to become full and active members of the Catholic Church, to serve others, and to make a difference in the world. We commit our schools to provide a quality education so that a Catholic Education is an Advantage for Life.
Area Served: Los Angeles, Ventura and Santa Barbara Counties
Phone: (213) 637-7300

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Archdiocese of San Francisco

The Archdiocese of San Francisco serves the counties of San Francisco, San Mateo and Marin. The Department of Catholic Schools oversees 58 elementary and 14 high schools with a combined enrollment of 26,460 students. Fifty-two percent of these students are of ethnic minorities.
Area Served: San Francisco, San Mateo and Marin counties
Phone: (415) 614-5500

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Association of Christian Schools International

ASCI serves over 5,000 Christian schools, with more than one million students, in over 100 countries. Programs and services are designed to assist protestant Christian schools in offering effective Christian school education. In California, ACSI serves approximately 900 member schools with a total enrollment of more than 160,000 students, preschool through high school.
Area Served: All of California
Phone: (714) 256-1287

Association of Waldorf Schools of North America – California Division

The Association of Waldorf Schools of North America (AWSNA) is a non-profit membership organization of independent Waldorf schools and institutes in Canada, the United States and Mexico.  AWSNA’s mission is to support schools through collaborative regional work, professional and resource development, accreditation, community outreach and advocacy.  AWSNA’s California Division includes 21 schools.
Area Served: All of California
Phone: (612) 424-8536

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BJE—Builders of Jewish Education

BJE helps 155 affiliated schools and over 2,500 educators provide high-quality education to 31,000 students. The programs, services, and scholarships provided by BJE enhance educational quality and make Jewish education accessible to ever increasing numbers of students.
Area Served: Greater Los Angeles
Phone: 323-761-8605

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California Association of Independent Schools

CAIS is an association of more than 200 schools statewide that value engaging college preparation, social responsibility, and ethnic, racial, and socio-economic diversity. The Association maintains a demanding accreditation process and offers a broad array of professional development programs. Members schools vary widely, ranging in size from 84 to 1,750; providing campuses that are urban, suburban, or rural; enrolling student bodies that are coeducational or single sex; and offering boarding and day facilities. While the majority of member schools are secular in orientation, one-third are religious and include institutions that draw upon the Catholic, Christian Science, Episcopal, Islamic, Jewish, non-denominational Christian, and Quaker faith traditions.
Area Served: All of California
Phone: (818) 845-0800

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California Catholic Conference

The staff office of the California Catholic Conference of Bishops and the official voice of the Catholic community in California’s public policy arena. For listings of schools, visit our web site, place your mouse pointer on “About the Conference,” click the “Dioceses” option and select your diocese of choice.
Area Served: All of California
Phone: (916) 313-4000

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California Association of Private Special Education Schools

Incorporated in 1973 as a California non-profit corporation, CAPSES’ primary mission is to promote the delivery of quality special education and services in both the nonpublic and public sectors of education.  While focusing on the need for private schools and agencies to be heard, as well as the challenge of assisting parents in their search for appropriate special education alternatives, CAPSES has grown into a highly respected statewide, nonprofit professional association with high ethical standards dedicated to improving the quality of life for special education students.
Area Served: All of California
Phone: (916) 447-7061

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Christian Schools International, Southwest Region

Christian Schools International represents over 500 membr schools serving over 125,000 students across the U.S. and Canada. The mission of CSI is to advance Christian education and to support schools in their task of teaching students to know God and his world and to glorify him through obedient service. In California, CSI serves over 15 member schools with a total enrollment of over 7,000 students.
Area Served: All of California
Phone: (562) 860-0556

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Diocese of Fresno Education Corporation

DOFEC is responsible to the Bishop of the Diocese of Fresno to lead, support, and supervise the 22 elementary and 2 secondary Catholic schools in the diocese. Each school is also a community of academic excellence that focuses on developing and nurturing the whole person.
Area Served: Central Valley (see map)
Phone: (559) 488-7420

The Diocese of Monterey

The Diocese of Monterey includes eleven parish schools, two Diocesan high schools, three religious order schools, one independent school, and one school co-sponsored by a religious order and the Diocese.  The Diocese of Monterey serves approximately 5,000 students in preschool through twelfth grade.  The Department of Catholic Schools is committed to providing the necessary resources to its Catholic Schools to ensure strong Catholic identity, academic excellence, and service to the community.
Area Served: Monterey, San Benito, Santa Cruz, and San Luis Obispo Counties
Phone: (831) 373-1608

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The Diocese of Oakland

The mission of the Catholic Schools in the Diocese of Oakland is to educate children in the Catholic faith and nurture their minds, bodies, and souls, inspiring them to live the Gospel of Jesus Christ, achieve their highest academic and creative potential, and actively serve and enrich the community. The Diocese of Oakland has 39 elementary schools and eight high schools, and over 16,000 students in Alameda and Contra Costa Counties.
Area Served: Oakland and Greater East Bay (see map)
Phone: (510) 628-2151

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The Diocese of Orange

The Diocese of Orange Department of Catholic Schools comprises 34 elementary schools – 31 diocesan/parish schools and 3 private schools, as well as 7 high schools – 3 diocesan and 4 private Catholic Schools.  All schools are accredited by WCEA (Western Catholic Education Association) and WASC (Western Association of Schools and Colleges).
Area Served: Orange County
Phone: (714) 282-3056

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The Diocese of Sacramento

The Diocese of Sacramento’s Catholic School Department is responsible for the overall supervision, administration, and organization of 43 diocesan elementary schools and 9 high schools. It is the mission of the Catholic School Department, through a model of centralized collaboration and communication, to support pastors and principals in their pastoral and educational administrative mission and to provide an effective Catholic educational environment for the spiritual and academic formation of each student.
Area Served: Sacramento and additional counties (see map)
Phone: (916) 733-0110

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Diocese of San Bernardino

The Diocese of San Bernardino’s Office of Catholic Schools serves twenty-three elementary schools, three high schools, and three parish pre-schools. The mission of the Office of Catholic Schools is to assist and support the schools of the diocese in implementing the common mission of the Church and the Vision of the diocese while promoting academically strong programs in an environment that is sensitive to the multicultural reality and which provides a safe faith-filled place for youth.
Area Served: San Bernardino and Riverside Counties
Phone: (909) 475-5437

Diocese of San Diego

The mission of the Office for Schools in the Diocese of San Diego is to educate in the image of Christ for our Church and for our world.  The Roman Catholic Diocese of San Diego is home to 43 elementary schools and 5 high schools serving over 15,000 students in San Diego and Imperial Counties.  The Office for Schools accomplishes its educational mission by fostering a collaborative culture that is Christ-centered, student-focused and forward-thinking.
Area Served: San Diego and Imperial Counties
Phone: (858) 490-8240

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Diocese of San Jose

The Catholic schools in the Diocese of San Jose serve over 16,000 students, taught by over 1,500 educators. Additional staff members provide support services in all areas of school life. Our 35 schools reach from Palo Alto to Gilroy, and from the east foothills of San Jose to the cities of Saratoga and Cupertino in Northern California. We are a faith community of professional educators committed to the teaching mission of the Church. We are called to proclaim the Gospel of Christ, and we accept the challenge to model its message. We believe that our mission is an extension of the ministry of Christ; and, therefore, through Catholic education, we share the responsibility to further the three aims of Christian education: message, community, and service.
Area Served: Santa Clara County
Phone: (408) 983-0100

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Diocese of Stockton

The Diocese of Stockton serves the counties of San Joaquin, Stanislaus, Calaveras, Tuolumne, Mono and Alpine. The Catholic Schools Office oversees 11 elementary schools and 2 high schools with a combined enrollment of approximately 4,300 students.
Area Served: (see listing)
Phone: (209) 466-0636

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Episcopal Diocese of California

The Episcopal Diocese of California supports congregations and schools in their educational activities, and equips them by providing materials, expertise and resources, in cooperation with other diocesan and ecumenical organizations.
Area Served: San Francisco, East Bay and the Peninsula
Phone: (415) 673-5015

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Episcopal Diocese of Los Angeles

The community of Episcopal schools in the Diocese of Los Angeles consists of some 38 schools ranging from preschool through high school, serving some 9,600 students whose racial, ethnic and religious backgrounds reflect the exciting diversity of Southern California.
Area Served: Los Angeles, Ventura, Orange, San Bernardino and Riverside Counties
Phone: (213) 482-2040 (ext. 215)

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Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod, California, Nevada, Hawaii District

The CNH District is one of 35 districts of the Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod. Our district covers Northern California, Northern Nevada and Hawaii and serves children from preschool through high school in 75 different locations.
Area Served: Northern California to Bakersfield
Phone: (925) 245-4000

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Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod, Pacific Southwest District

Our mission involves serving, enabling, equipping, and supporting Lutheran school educators, administrators, and congregational pastors and leaders so that through them children and families may be equipped as disciples of Christ. The District provides service to over 18,000 students enrolled in 157 schools, preschool through high school.
Area Served: Southern California
Phone: (949) 854-3232

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Lutheran Schools – ELCA Network 2A

Serving the congregations in the Sierra Pacific Synod of the ELCA as Lutheran Schools strive to provide quality, Christ-centered education through their schools and ECE Centers. Lutheran Schools of Northern California (LSNC) is a network of the Evangelical Lutheran Education Association (ELEA).
Area Served: Northern California
Phone: (408) 265-0244

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Seventh-Day Adventists Pacific Union Conference

The Pacific Union has over 4,300 students in elementary and secondary schools in Arizona, California, Hawaii, Nevada and Utah. The Seventh-day Adventist educational program is predicated on the belief that each student is unique and of inestimable value, and emphasizes the development of the whole person.
Area Served: All of California
Phone: (805) 413-7312


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CAPE

CAPSO is an affiliate of the Council for American Private Education, a coalition of national organizations and state affiliates serving private elementary and secondary schools.