Most Selective Private Preschools in New Jersey

The average private preschool acceptance rate in New Jersey is 83% per year (2024).
The most selective school in New Jersey is Somerset Hills Learning Institute, with an acceptance rate of 1%.
Acceptance Rate Range: 1% 89% Avg. Acceptance Rate: 62%

Most Selective Private Preschools in New Jersey (2024)

School
Acceptance Rate
Grades
Location
Rank: #11.
Somerset Hills Learning Institute
Special Education School
Acceptance Rate: 1%
Grades: PK-12
1810 Burnt Mills Rd
Bedminster, NJ 07921
(908) 719-6400
Rank: #22.
Primoris Academy
Primoris Academy Photo - An independent private school located in Westwood, NJ, Primoris Academy is a vibrant and nurturing environment for advanced learners. We strive to create a joyful learning experience that inspires as well as challenges.
(19)
Acceptance Rate: 27%
Grades: PK-12
120 Washington Avenue
Westwood, NJ 07675
(201) 722-1000
Rank: #3 - 53. - 5.
Cedar Hill Prep School
Cedar Hill Prep School Photo - Cedar Hill Prep School is a private school located in Somerset, New Jersey, that services students from 23 towns around the New Jersey-Pennsylvania region.
(8)
Acceptance Rate: 30%
Grades: NS-8
152 Cedar Grove Lane
Somerset, NJ 08873
(732) 356-5400
Rank: #3 - 53. - 5.
Islamic Academy Of Burlington County
(Islamic)
(1)
Acceptance Rate: 30%
Grades: PK-12
613 Sunset Rd
Burlington, NJ 08016
(609) 531-2206
Rank: #3 - 53. - 5.
Princeton Day School
Princeton Day School Photo
Acceptance Rate: 30%
Grades: PK-12
650 Great Road
Princeton, NJ 08540
(609) 924-6700
Rank: #66.
Gill St. Bernard's School
Gill St. Bernard's School Photo - Discover the magic behind Gill St. Bernard's and begin your admission journey today!
(5)
Acceptance Rate: 40%
Grades: NS-12
25 St. Bernards Road
Gladstone, NJ 07934
(908) 234-1611
Rank: #77.
All Saints Episcopal Day School
All Saints Episcopal Day School Photo - All Saints Early Childhood Center at 527 Clinton Street (near 6th Street) serves our Nursery, Pre-Kindergarten and Kindergarten grades. It is also the site of our Admissions Office, Imagination Stations and Art Studio.
(Episcopal)
(8)
Acceptance Rate: 43%
Grades: NS-8
707 Washington St
Hoboken, NJ 07030
(201) 792-0736
Rank: #88.
Noble Leadership Academy
Noble Leadership Academy Photo
(Islamic)
(16)
Acceptance Rate: 45%
Grades: PK-12
1-30 Summit Avenue
Fair Lawn, NJ 07410
(973) 685-2550
Rank: #99.
Dwight-englewood School
Dwight-englewood School Photo - Dwight-Englewood is a place where students from pre-K to 12th grade can learn to think critically and develop their skills. Students are encouraged to learn in and outside of the classroom.
(1)
Acceptance Rate: 50%
Grades: PK-12
315 E Palisade Avenue
Englewood, NJ 07631
(201) 569-9500
Rank: #10 - 1110. - 11.
Pioneer Academy
Pioneer Academy Photo - School Building
(4)
Acceptance Rate: 53%
Grades: PK-12
164 Totowa Road
Wayne, NJ 07470
(973) 405-5169
Rank: #10 - 1110. - 11.
Saddle River Day School
Saddle River Day School Photo - The iconic Main Hall houses the Lower School and Administrative Offices including the Head of School. Lower School classrooms include a state of the art Science lab, library and art studio.
(7)
Acceptance Rate: 53%
Grades: NS-12
147 Chestnut Ridge Road
Saddle River, NJ 07458
(201) 327-4050
Rank: #1212.
Moorestown Friends School
Moorestown Friends School Photo - Moorestown Friends School Summer Programs offers a variety of summer learning opportunities for students entering Prekindergarten through high school.
(Friends)
(6)
Acceptance Rate: 54%
Grades: NS-12
110 East Main Street
Moorestown, NJ 08057
(856) 914-4426
Rank: #13 - 1613. - 16.
Academy Of Greatness And Excellence
Academy Of Greatness And Excellence Photo - One of the pillars of the AGE National Elementary Honor Society is Service, and that is what the NEHS students provides at the Woodcrest Healthcare Center. They visit the elderly of our community, and spend quality time with them as they add smiles to their faces.
(Islamic)
(1)
Acceptance Rate: 60%
Grades: PK-12
110 Mount Vernon St.
Ridgefield Park, NJ 07660
(201) 836-2555
Rank: #13 - 1613. - 16.
Acceptance Rate: 60%
Grades: PK-12
17 Schoolhouse Rd
Somerset, NJ 08873
(732) 397-7988
Rank: #13 - 1613. - 16.
Acceptance Rate: 60%
Grades: PK-8
35 Bellevue Avenue
Rumson, NJ 07760
(732) 842-0527
Rank: #13 - 1613. - 16.
Stevens Cooperative School
Stevens Cooperative School Photo
(1)
Acceptance Rate: 60%
Grades: PK-8
301 Garden St
Hoboken, NJ 07030
(201) 792-3688
Rank: #1717.
Ranney School
Ranney School Photo - Where lifelong friendships are built
(2)
Acceptance Rate: 64%
Grades: PK-12
235 Hope Road
Eatontown, NJ 07724
(732) 542-4777
Rank: #18 - 1918. - 19.
Stuart Country Day School
Stuart Country Day School Photo - Stuart girls are UNSTOPPABLE! Stuart girls thrive in an environment designed just for her and will be supported by a community of teachers and friends who see her and truly know her. At Stuart, she is known, and will know the value and power of her voice to make a difference in the world.
All-girls (Catholic)
(5)
Acceptance Rate: 65%
Grades: NS-12
1200 Stuart Rd
Princeton, NJ 08540
(609) 921-2330
Rank: #18 - 1918. - 19.
Waterfront Montessori
Montessori School
Acceptance Rate: 65%
Grades: NS-8
150 Warren Street, Suites 108 & 200
Jersey City, NJ 07302
(201) 333-5600
Rank: #2020.
Creative Learning Center
Creative Learning Center Photo - Block building is an essential part of our preschool and primary program. Through this activity, the children develop critical thinking skills, perseverance, language skills, mathematical and scientific understandings, as well as a strong self concept.
Daycare / Preschool
(1)
Acceptance Rate: 70%
Grades: PK-2
160 Avenue At The Common Ste 3
Shrewsbury, NJ 07702
(732) 389-2211
Rank: #21 - 2221. - 22.
Mendham Country Day School
(7)
Acceptance Rate: 72%
Grades: NS-8
204 Morristown Rd
Basking Ridge, NJ 07920
(908) 766-3323
Rank: #21 - 2221. - 22.
Waldorf School of Princeton
Waldorf School of Princeton Photo - Imagine what your child can become with The Waldorf School of Princeton!
(8)
Acceptance Rate: 72%
Grades: NS-8
1062 Cherry Hill Rd
Princeton, NJ 08540
(609) 466-1970
Rank: #23 - 2423. - 24.
Saint James School
Saint James School Photo
(Catholic)
(1)
Acceptance Rate: 75%
Grades: PK-8
200 South Finley Ave
Basking Ridge, NJ 07920
(908) 766-4774
Rank: #23 - 2423. - 24.
Whitehouse Preparatory School
Daycare / Preschool
(2)
Acceptance Rate: 75%
Grades: PK-K
587 Route 22 East
Whitehouse Station, NJ 08889
(928) 534-0026
Rank: #25 - 2925. - 29.
Barnert Temple Preschool
Barnert Temple Preschool Photo - Tasting tomatoes right off the vine of Barnert's large working garden. Food is harvested and sold and the proceeds are donated to the Center for Food Action.
Daycare / Preschool (Jewish)
Acceptance Rate: 80%
Grades: NS-K
747 State Route 208 S
Franklin Lakes, NJ 07417
(201) 848-1027
Rank: #25 - 2925. - 29.
The Elisabeth Morrow School
The Elisabeth Morrow School Photo - The Elisabeth Morrow School serves children age 2 through eighth grade providing exemplary academics and character development in a diverse and inclusive child-centered community, inspiring students to become curious scholars, ethical leaders, and global citizens.
(4)
Acceptance Rate: 80%
Grades: NS-8
435 Lydecker Street
Englewood, NJ 07631
(201) 568-5566
Rank: #25 - 2925. - 29.
Mozarts and Einsteins
Daycare / Preschool
Acceptance Rate: 80%
Grades: NS-PK
175 Gatzmer Ave
Monroe Township, NJ 08831
(732) 521-2400
Rank: #25 - 2925. - 29.
St. Rose of Lima Academy
(Catholic)
Acceptance Rate: 80%
Grades: NS-8
52 Short Hills Avenue
Short Hills, NJ 07078
(973) 379-3973
Rank: #25 - 2925. - 29.
Voyagers' Community School
Voyagers' Community School Photo
(6)
Acceptance Rate: 80%
Grades: NS-12
765 Newman Springs Rd, Parking Lot 4
Lincroft, NJ 07737
(732) 842-1660
Rank: #30 - 3330. - 33.
Beacon Christian Academy
Beacon Christian Academy Photo - Reading in the Butterfly Garden Library section for young children.
(Assembly of God)
(12)
Acceptance Rate: 85%
Grades: NS-12
30 Prospect Avenue - 2nd floor
Bayonne, NJ 07002
(201) 437-5056
Rank: #30 - 3330. - 33.
Eastern Christian Elementary School
Eastern Christian Elementary School Photo
(Christian)
(6)
Acceptance Rate: 85%
Grades: PK-2
25 Baldin Dr
Midland Park, NJ 07432
(201) 445-6150
Rank: #30 - 3330. - 33.
Friends School Mullica Hill
Friends School Mullica Hill Photo - Our PreK program is for children ages 3 and up. We offer half-day and full-day options. We also offer Early Room and Extended Day for working parents. Our PreK students thrive with Teacher Nancy, who has been a long-time favorite teacher for years!
(Friends)
(8)
Acceptance Rate: 85%
Grades: PK-8
15 High Street
Mullica Hill, NJ 08062
(856) 478-2908
Rank: #30 - 3330. - 33.
St. Ann Classical Academy
St. Ann Classical Academy Photo - Concerned about what children are learning today? You're not alone. We teach children to think critically so they can take on the world: www.stannclassical.org
(Catholic)
(5)
Acceptance Rate: 85%
Grades: PK-8
40 Second Avenue
Raritan, NJ 08869
(908) 725-7787
Rank: #3434.
Holmdel Preschool Center
Daycare / Preschool
(3)
Acceptance Rate: 87%
Grades: NS-K
674 N. Beers Street
Holmdel, NJ 07733
(732) 888-1919
Rank: #3535.
Woodland Country Day School
(2)
Acceptance Rate: 89%
Grades: PK-8
1216 Roadstown Rd
Bridgeton, NJ 08302
(856) 453-8499
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Frequently Asked Questions

What is the New Jersey average Private Preschools acceptance rate?
The New Jersey average Private Preschools acceptance rate is 83% for 2024.
What are the most selective Private Preschools in New Jersey?
The top ranked Private Preschools in New Jersey include Somerset Hills Learning Institute, Primoris Academy and Cedar Hill Prep School.

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