Top Private Schools Near San Marcos, Ca.

School. While many of us didn’t necessarily enjoy going to school as children, we all know how important it is for our children to receive the best possible education in order to increase their chances of success later on. For this reason, many families with children opt to send their kids to private schools for a specialized or, sometimes, religious-based education. In today’s blog post by San Elijo Hills, we’ll look at some of the most prominent private schools in San Marcos and neighboring communities in San Diego’s North County.  

Why Private Schools?

While the public schools within the San Marcos Unified School District are some of the finest in the county (San Elijo Middle School, for instance, holds the honor of being a California Distinguished School), many private schools offer specialized curriculums focused on personal development and the arts. Additionally, many families who wish to have their children receive an education steeped in their religious values choose to send them to private schools associated with their particular faith.

In many cases, private schools have access to more funds to pay teachers and ensure students have the best facilities and resources available to them. Because classroom sizes are often smaller at private schools, students may also benefit from more individual attention from teachers.

5 Private Schools in the San Marcos Area

Now that summer is here, it is the perfect time to explore private school options in San Marcos and surrounding North County communities.

Halstrom Academy Carlsbad, CA

Halstrom Academy is a private school for students grades 6-12 that focuses on providing a one-on-one education to better meet the individual needs of students. The school also offers over 18 college prep and 150 AP courses in addition to social clubs and activities.

Valley Christian School San Marcos, CA

Valley Christian School is a K-8 school that offers a curriculum emphasizing academic excellence steeped in the values and teachings of Christ. The school is affiliated with the Association of Christian Schools International as well as the Valley Bible Chirch.

Sanderling Waldorf School Carlsbad, CA

Sanderling Waldorf is a PreK-8th grade school based on the Waldorf style of education which fosters a holistic development of the physical, emotional, and intellectual aspects of a child and promotes a lifelong love of learning.

High Tech North County Schools San Marcos, CA

High Tech Elementary North County, High Tech Middle North County, and High Tech High North County are all located on San Marcos Blvd in San Marcos, California and offer curriculums based on real-world experiences and project-based learning.

Pacific Ridge School Carlsbad, CA

Pacific Ridge School is a private school in San Marcos for students grades 7-12. Its curriculum is focused on helping students achieve academic excellence and becoming responsible citizens of the global community.

Schools Near San Elijo Hills

Whether you opt to send your children to public or private schools, you can rest assured that your children will have access to the best schools in North San Diego County within a short drive (or walk) from home.

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