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The Best Private Girls Schools and Boys Schools in Los Angeles

Some kids do better in a single-sex school environment, and in Los Angeles, there are many private schools that offer single-gender options. Most of these are high schools, but a few offer same-sex school options in elementary and middle school as well.

Whether you choose a coed, all-girls, or all-boys 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 single-gender education.

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Private Schools for Boys Only

Crespi Carmelite High School
5031 Alonzo Ave., Encino, California 91316-3611
818-345-1672
9th–12th

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.

Loyola High School
1901 Venice Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90006
213-381-5121
9th–12th

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). Almost one hundred percent of Loyola’s graduates go on to either college or university.

St. Francis High School
200 Foothill Blvd., La Cañada, CA 91011
818-790-0325
9th–12th

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

Yeshiva University High School
9760 W. Pico Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90035
310-203-3180
9th–12th

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

Private Schools for Girls Only

The Archer School for Girls
11725 Sunset Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90049
310-873-7000
6th–12th

Founded by three bold and visionary women, The Archer School for Girls was always intended to be an innovative school, a place where every programmatic decision is based on the current research about how girls learn, develop, and thrive.

Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy
440 St. Katherine Dr., La Cañada Flintridge, CA 91011
626-685-8300
9th–12th

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
323-461-3651
6th–12th

An independent, Catholic, college-preparatory school for girls in grades 6 through 12, Immaculate Heart is located on a beautiful hillside property in the Los Feliz area of Los Angeles. It was founded by the Sisters of the Immaculate Heart of Mary in 1906.

Louisville High School
22300 Mulholland Dr., Woodland Hills, CA 91364
818-346-8812
9th–12th

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

Marlborough School
250 S. Rossmore Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90004
323-935-1147
7th–12th

Marlborough School is an independent college-preparatory secondary school for girls in grades 7 through 12.

Marymount High School
10643 Sunset Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90077
310-472-1205
9th–12th

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
626-799-9121
9th–12th

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
310-839-5289
9th–12th

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

Westridge School for Girls
324 Madeline Dr., Pasadena, CA 91105
626-799-1153
4th–12th

At Westridge, girls gain the confidence and courage to stand up and speak for the ideals of responsibility and integrity as they take their places in an ever-changing world.

Yeshiva University Girls
1619 S. Robertson Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90035
310-203-0755
9th–12th

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.

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