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Faith-Based Schools in Los Angeles

Religious schools, also known as parochial schools or faith-based schools, are a choice for many families in Los Angeles. There are many schools with a religious affiliation in Los Angeles, including those associated with the Catholic Church, Episcopal Church, and other Christian Faiths, in addition to Jewish Schools.

Whether you choose a secular or religious private school, we have an article about why one Los Angeles mom chose a private school for her child. And this article talks about the benefits of a Catholic School education.

Parochial Schools in Los Angeles

Catholic Schools in Los Angeles

Crespi Carmelite High School
5031 Alonzo Ave., Encino, California 91316-3611

Crespi Carmelite High School strives to offer each young man the opportunity to experience success and achieve academic excellence. The academic achievements of present and past students indicate the quality of the school’s program. Crespi Carmelite High School is, by its nature, a college-preparatory school.

Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy
440 St. Katherine Dr., La Cañada Flintridge, CA 91011

Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy is an all-girls, Catholic, Dominican, independent, college-preparatory day and boarding high school in the hills of La Cañada Flintridge.

Immaculate Heart Middle & High School
5515 Franklin Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90028

An independent, Catholic, college-preparatory school for girls in grades 6 through 12, Immaculate Heart has been located on a beautiful hillside property in the Los Feliz area of Los Angeles since its founding by the Sisters of the Immaculate Heart of Mary in 1906.

Louisville High School
22300 Mulholland Dr., Woodland Hills, CA 91364

Louisville High School, located in Woodland Hills, California, is a private, Catholic, college-preparatory school for girls in grades 9 through 12.


Loyola High School
1901 Venice Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90006

Loyola High School of Los Angeles, founded in 1865, is an all-male, four-year, academically rigorous, Catholic, college-preparatory school run by the Society of Jesus (Jesuits). Nearly one hundred percent of Loyola’s graduates go on to either college or university.

Marymount High School
10643 Sunset Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90077

Marymount is an independent, Catholic, all-girls school with the core purpose of educating and empowering young women to live lives of consequence as ethical leaders with a global perspective and an unshakable commitment to the common good.

Mayfield Senior School
500 Bellefontaine St., Pasadena, CA 91105

Established in 1931, Mayfield Senior School in Pasadena, California is a Catholic, independent, college-preparatory school for young women in grades 9–12.

Notre Dame Academy
2851 Overland Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90064

Notre Dame Academy, founded in 1949 by the Sisters of Notre Dame, is a Catholic, college-preparatory, four-year, private high school for young women accredited by the Western Catholic Education Association and Western Association of Secondary Schools and Colleges.

Notre Dame Academy Elementary
2911 Overland Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90064

Notre Dame Academy Elementary School, in the tradition of the Sisters of Notre Dame, is committed to providing a thoroughly Catholic, 21st-century academic education, designed to nurture socially responsible citizens and challenge students to think strategically, act independently, and lead by example.

St. Francis High School
200 Foothill Blvd., La Cañada, CA 91011

Founded in 1946, St. Francis High School is a private, Catholic, college-preparatory school for boys.

St. Monica Catholic High School
1030 Lincoln Blvd., Santa Monica, CA 90403

St. Monica Catholic High School is a college-preparatory, coeducational, parish high school whose mission is to graduate students who embody the Gospel message by the example of their lives, demonstrate intellectual curiosity and academic preparedness for college, cultivate their personal talents, and transform the world as responsible citizens and stewards.

St. Monica Catholic Elementary School
1039 7th St., Santa Monica, CA 90403

SMCES is a vibrant parish school that educates diverse learners from TK–8th grade. “Founded in 1930 by the Sisters of the Holy Name of Jesus and Mary we believe in continuing the service and love of Jesus Christ, guided by the Holy Spirit and Gospel values.”

Episcopal Schools in Los Angeles

Campbell Hall
4533 Laurel Canyon Blvd., Studio City, CA 91607

Campbell Hall is an independent, coeducational day school for grades K–12 located in Studio City, California. It is affiliated with the Episcopal Church and its 500-year history of academic excellence and is also one of the most religiously and racially diverse schools in Southern California.

St. James Episcopal School
625 S. Gramercy Pl., Los Angeles, CA 90005

625 S. St. Andrews Pl., Los Angeles, CA 90005

St. James Episcopal would like to inspire and nurture its students so that they become compassionate, independent thinkers. It sets high standards for its staff and students but allows children to learn from their mistakes in a safe, caring environment. The school also has a separate preschool campus.

The School of Los Angeles
6325 Santa Monica Blvd., Santa Monica, CA 90038

The School of Los Angeles lies in the heart of Old Holywood. It’s a coeducational college-preparatory school serving a diverse mix of students. It engages students in a “comprehensive and challenging liberal arts and STEM curriculum, including courses in cutting-edge fields like ecology, computer science, ethnic studies, music production, and filmmaking.”

Jewish Schools in Los Angeles

Brawerman East: Elementary School of Wilshire Blvd Temple
3663 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90010

Brawerman West: Elementary School of Wilshire Blvd Temple
11661 W. Olympic Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90064

Brawerman Elementary School is a coeducational, K–6 institution with two campuses in Los Angeles, employing the highest academic standards in a nurturing environment with a deep understanding of Jewish values.

Kadima Day School
7011 Shoup Ave., West Hills, CA 91307

Kadima is a private Jewish day school in Los Angeles rooted in academic excellence and Jewish learning. The learning environment they provide encourages independence, confidence, critical thinking, and a love of learning. Come see what a Kadima educational experience has to offer.

Milken Community Schools: Saperstein Middle School Campus
15900 Mulholland Dr., Los Angeles, CA 90049

Milken Community Schools: Upper School Campus
15800 Zeldin’s Way, Los Angeles, CA 90049


Milken School is a college prep, private, day school in Los Angeles established on the foundation of the highest academic standards and Jewish values. This Jewish Day School serves students in grades 7–12.

Yeshiva University Girls
1619 S. Robertson Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90035

YULA Girls High School is an Orthodox, student-centered, college-preparatory, Yeshiva high school, where students are encouraged to find their unique and individual strengths.

Yeshiva University High School
9760 W. Pico Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90035

A non-profit, independent, Orthodox Jewish yeshiva high school for boys grades 9–12 with a dual curriculum of both general and Judaic studies.

Christian Schools in Los Angeles

New Covenant Academy
3119 W 6th St., Los Angeles, CA 90020

New Covenant Academy is a K–12th Christian, college-prep school located in the heart of Koreatown, Los Angeles.

Los Angeles Christian School
1620 W. 20th St., Los Angeles, CA 90007
1620 W. Cordova St., Los Angeles, CA 90007

Los Angeles Christian School “equips and empowers young people to be the next generation of Christian leaders in the city”. They have a low student-to-teacher ratio to help students build a strong academic foundation for entering high school.

Islamic Schools in Los Angeles

New Horizons School
651 N. Orange Grove Blvd., Pasadena, CA 91103

New Horizon School is committed to providing students with an excellent academic education and firm grounding in moral and ethical values. The school fosters a dedication to God through virtuous living in a balanced Islamic environment.

Al Huda Islamic School
12227 Hawthorne Way, Hawthorne, CA 90250


Al Huda Islamic School is dedicated to preparing students for facing the challenges and rigor of high school and beyond while maintaining their Islamic identity.

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