New Jersey Private Schools

There are 1,466 private schools in New Jersey, serving 236,209 students.
Minority enrollment is 29% and the student:teacher ratio is 11:1.
48% of New Jersey private schools are religiously affiliated (most commonly Roman Catholic and Jewish).
  • County
    # Schools
    # Students
    % Minority
  • 2424 Schools |
    5,0165,016 Students |
    20% 20% Minority
  • 178178 Schools |
    31,57031,570 Students |
    26% 26% Minority
  • 5858 Schools |
    7,4647,464 Students |
    23% 23% Minority
  • 8888 Schools |
    14,44414,444 Students |
    27% 27% Minority
  • 1111 Schools |
    1,4921,492 Students |
    8% 8% Minority
  • 1818 Schools |
    2,5072,507 Students |
    20% 20% Minority
  • 123123 Schools |
    19,39919,399 Students |
    55% 55% Minority
  • 3434 Schools |
    4,3354,335 Students |
    15% 15% Minority
  • 6767 Schools |
    12,83512,835 Students |
    60% 60% Minority
  • 2222 Schools |
    1,6031,603 Students |
    12% 12% Minority
  • 6363 Schools |
    12,60912,609 Students |
    29% 29% Minority
  • 130130 Schools |
    20,18820,188 Students |
    43% 43% Minority
  • 149149 Schools |
    23,52023,520 Students |
    16% 16% Minority
  • 113113 Schools |
    14,73514,735 Students |
    15% 15% Minority
  • 9595 Schools |
    20,13120,131 Students |
    5% 5% Minority
  • 8181 Schools |
    13,71413,714 Students |
    36% 36% Minority
  • 22 Schools |
    224224 Students |
    23% 23% Minority
  • 8080 Schools |
    11,12711,127 Students |
    25% 25% Minority
  • 2222 Schools |
    3,1803,180 Students |
    8% 8% Minority
  • 9898 Schools |
    14,98014,980 Students |
    41% 41% Minority
  • 1414 Schools |
    1,6891,689 Students |
    21% 21% Minority
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Did You Know?
The average private school tuition in New Jersey is $7,436 for elementary schools and $16,359 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in New Jersey is 78% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).