Most Selective Private Preschools in New York

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The average private preschool acceptance rate in New York is approximately 84% per year (2021).
The most selective school in New York is currently Castle Island Bilingual Montessori, with an acceptance rate of 5%.
The most selective private preschools are listed below (where sufficient data available).

Most Selective Private Preschools in New York (2021)

  • School Acceptance Rate Grades Location
  • Rank: #11.
    Castle Island Bilingual Montessori
    Montessori School
    Acceptance Rate: 5%
    Grades: PK10 N Main Ave
    Albany, NY 12203
    (518) 533-9838

  • Rank: #22.
    R T Hudson Elementary School
    R T Hudson Elementary School Photo - Creativity is my passion"
    (Seventh Day Adventist)
    Acceptance Rate: 10%
    Grades: PK-81122 Forest Ave
    Bronx, NY 10456
    (718) 328-3322

  • Rank: #33.
    St. Lukes School
    St. Lukes School Photo - St. Luke's School
    (Episcopal)
    Acceptance Rate: 15%
    Grades: PK-8487 Hudson Street
    New York, NY 10014
    (212) 924-5960

  • Rank: #4-54.-5.Acceptance Rate: 20%
    Grades: PK-533 Central Park West
    New York, NY 10023
    (718) 329-7341

  • Rank: #4-54.-5.
    Luria Academy Of Brooklyn
    Luria Academy Of Brooklyn Photo
    Montessori School (Jewish)
    Acceptance Rate: 20%
    Grades: NS-8238 St. Marks Ave.
    Brooklyn, NY 11238
    (718) 398-3290

  • Rank: #66.
    Rye Country Day School
    Rye Country Day School Photo - Rye Country Day School was founded in 1869.
    Acceptance Rate: 24%
    Grades: PK-123 Cedar St
    Rye, NY 10580
    (914) 925-4513

  • Rank: #77.Acceptance Rate: 33%
    Grades: PK-53 West 95th Street
    New York, NY 10025
    (212) 663-2844

  • Rank: #88.
    Metropolitan Montessori School
    Montessori School
    Acceptance Rate: 36%
    Grades: PK-6325 W 85th St
    New York, NY 10024
    (212) 579-5525

  • Rank: #9-109.- 10.
    The Goddard School
    The Goddard School Photo - The Goddard School is tucked away in a suburban Pittsford neighborhood setting that is convenient to NYS Routes 31 & 96 as well as I-490.
    Daycare / Preschool
    Acceptance Rate: 50%
    Grades: NS-PK131 Sully's Trail
    Pittsford, NY 14534
    (585) 381-0160

  • Rank: #9-109.- 10.
    Morningside Immersion PlayCare
    Daycare / Preschool
    Acceptance Rate: 50%
    Grades: NS501 W 123 Street
    New York, NY 10027
    (212) 316-0313

  • Rank: #1111.
    A Fantis School
    A Fantis School Photo - 8th Graders visit Greece as part of a multi-year cultural exchange program.
    (Greek Orthodox)
    Acceptance Rate: 55%
    Grades: NS-8195 State Street
    Brooklyn, NY 11201
    (718) 624-0501

  • Rank: #1212.
    The Chapel School
    The Chapel School Photo - The Chapel School's small class sizes ... max 14 in preschool, 18 in K-5 and 16 in middle school ... provide opportunities for personal, individualized instruction and a strong sense of community!
    (Lutheran Church Missouri Synod)
    Acceptance Rate: 60%
    Grades: PK-8172 White Plains Road
    Bronxville, NY 10708
    (914) 337-3202

  • Rank: #1313.
    Rockland Country Day School
    Rockland Country Day School Photo - Balance of academics and the arts
    Special Program Emphasis
    Acceptance Rate: 64%
    Grades: PK-1234 Kings Highway
    Congers, NY 10920
    (845) 268-6802

  • Rank: #14-1514.- 15.Acceptance Rate: 65%
    Grades: NS-128515 Ridge Boulevard
    Brooklyn, NY 11209
    (718) 238-3308

  • Rank: #14-1514.- 15.
    The Geneva School of Manhattan
    The Geneva School of Manhattan Photo
    (Christian)
    Acceptance Rate: 65%
    Grades: PK-9138 W 90 St
    New York, NY 10024
    (212) 754-9988

  • Rank: #16-1816.- 18.
    Beit Rabban Day School
    Beit Rabban Day School Photo
    Special Program Emphasis (Jewish)
    Acceptance Rate: 70%
    Grades: NS-8176 West 105th St.
    New York, NY 10025
    (212) 595-1386

  • Rank: #16-1816.- 18.
    Harmony Christian School
    Harmony Christian School Photo - Getting our gym ready for the 2018-2019 school year
    (Christian)
    Acceptance Rate: 70%
    Grades: PK-121790 Route 211 E
    Middletown, NY 10941
    (845) 692-5353

  • Rank: #16-1816.- 18.
    Robert C Parker School
    Robert C Parker School Photo - Exploration on 77 acres campus with forest, woods, pond, and streams.
    Alternative School
    Acceptance Rate: 70%
    Grades: PK-84254 Ny Highway 43
    Wynantskill, NY 12198
    (518) 286-3449

  • Rank: #19-2019.- 20.
    Villa Maria Academy
    Villa Maria Academy Photo - Villa kindergartners enjoy springtime in the front garden.
    (Roman Catholic)
    Acceptance Rate: 75%
    Grades: PK-83335 Country Club Rd
    Bronx, NY 10465
    (718) 824-3260

  • Rank: #19-2019.- 20.
    Westchester School For Special Children
    Special Education School
    Acceptance Rate: 75%
    Grades: PK45 Park Ave
    Yonkers, NY 10703
    (914) 376-4300

  • Rank: #2121.Acceptance Rate: 78%
    Grades: PK-12336 Woodmere Blvd
    Woodmere, NY 11598
    (516) 394-1827

  • Rank: #22-4022.- 40.
    The Art of Words Community School
    The Art of Words Community School Photo
    Special Program Emphasis
    Acceptance Rate: 80%
    Grades: PK-1252 Bridge Street
    Brooklyn, NY 11201
    (516) 668-1024

  • Rank: #22-4022.- 40.
    East Palmyra Christian School
    (Christian)
    Acceptance Rate: 80%
    Grades: PK-122023 E Palmyra Port Gibson Rd
    Palmyra, NY 14522
    (315) 597-4400

  • Rank: #22-4022.- 40.
    Faith Christian Academy
    Faith Christian Academy Photo - Faith Christian Academy
    (Christian)
    Acceptance Rate: 80%
    Grades: PK-1225 Golf Club Lane
    Poughkeepsie, NY 12601
    (845) 462-0266

  • Rank: #22-4022.- 40.
    Faith Heritage School
    Faith Heritage School Photo - Faith Heritage has a strong college preparatory academic program with nearly 100% of students continuing on to higher education.
    (Christian)
    Acceptance Rate: 80%
    Grades: PK-123740 Midland Ave
    Syracuse, NY 13205
    (315) 469-7777

  • Rank: #22-4022.- 40.Acceptance Rate: 80%
    Grades: NS-1250 Cherry Street
    Farmingdale, NY 11735
    (631) 736-2146

  • Rank: #22-4022.- 40.Acceptance Rate: 80%
    Grades: PK-K105 Prospect Road
    Centerport, NY 11721
    (631) 897-9189

  • Rank: #22-4022.- 40.
    Long Island Hebrew Academy
    (Jewish)
    Acceptance Rate: 80%
    Grades: PK-5122 Cuttermill Rd
    Great Neck, NY 11021
    (516) 466-3656

  • Rank: #22-4022.- 40.
    Manhattan Day School
    (Jewish)
    Acceptance Rate: 80%
    Grades: PK-8310 West 75th Street
    New York, NY 10023
    (212) 376-6800

  • Rank: #22-4022.- 40.
    Midwood Montessori of Midwood
    Montessori School
    Acceptance Rate: 80%
    Grades: NS2825 Bedford Ave
    Brooklyn, NY 11210
    (718) 253-3242

  • Rank: #22-4022.- 40.
    Miraj Islamic School
    (Islamic)
    Acceptance Rate: 80%
    Grades: PK-12307 Victory Blvd
    Staten Island, NY 10301
    (718) 816-6161

  • Rank: #22-4022.- 40.
    My Spectrum School
    My Spectrum School Photo - Pretend Doctor at My Spectrum School
    Special Program Emphasis
    Acceptance Rate: 80%
    Grades: PK-311 Sintsink Dr. East
    Port Washington, NY 11050
    (516) 883-8035

  • Rank: #22-4022.- 40.
    New Amsterdam School
    New Amsterdam School Photo
    Waldorf School
    Acceptance Rate: 80%
    Grades: NS-562 Avenue B
    New York, NY 10009
    (212) 533-1820

  • Rank: #22-4022.- 40.
    Orleans County Christian School
    (Christian)
    Acceptance Rate: 80%
    Grades: NS-125329 South Gravel Road
    Medina, NY 14103
    (585) 798-2992

  • Rank: #22-4022.- 40.
    The Pond
    The Pond Photo - The classroom has been totally redesigned this year to include natural materials and a beautiful, calm environment!
    Daycare / Preschool
    Acceptance Rate: 80%
    Grades: NS-K105 Prospect Road
    Centerport, NY 11721
    (516) 446-5251

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