Arden-Arcade is located east of downtown Sacramento and in the northern portion of Sacramento County. As one of the more developed areas in Sacramento County, the Arden-Arcade offers the homeowner or renter a variety of housing options; from ranch-style homes, 1950s bungalows, to multi-million dollar gated estates, and townhouses to large apartment communities. For K-12 education the school district for the Arden-Arcade community is San Juan Unified. There are also private schools located in the area. These include Loretto High School and St. Francis High School.