Top Connecticut Private Schools
- For the 2020 school year, there are 440 top private schools in Connecticut, serving 68,691 students.
- The average private school tuition is $15,942 for elementary schools and $33,178 for high schools (view national tuition averages).
- The average acceptance rate is 70% (view national acceptance rates).
- Minority enrollment is 22% and the student:teacher ratio is 8:1.
Talcott Mountain Academy Of Science Mathematics Photo - Your child can make a difference in the future of the world. We can make a world of difference in the future of your child.
New Canaan Country School Photo - Academics, arts, music and athletics are woven into our students' day to pique their curiosity and instill a joy of learning.
The Taft School Photo - Taft's 226-acre campus is in New England's beautiful Litchfield County, Connecticut.
Rectory School Photo - Rectory's 138-acre campus, located in beautiful Pomfret, CT is located within 45-minutes of three major cities (Hartford, CT, Worcester, MA, Providence, RI), 1 1/2 hours from Boston, and 3 hours from New York City. Our campus has 25 buildings, including 11 dormitories, the Bigelow Academic Center and the Hale elementary space and Smith Learning Center, opening in 2017.
Greenwich Catholic School Photo - Rooted in Faith. Surrounded by Community. Committed to Excellence.
Boulder Knoll Montessori School Photo - Bottling maple syrup made from sap collected by the children. We also bake bread and make waffles from scratch!
Top Connecticut Private Schools by County (2020)
- County# Schools# Students% Minority
- 131 Schools26,065 Students23% Minority
- 111 Schools14,159 Students24% Minority
- 29 Schools6,877 Students15% Minority
- 20 Schools2,377 Students16% Minority
- 102 Schools15,170 Students24% Minority
- 26 Schools2,484 Students22% Minority
- 13 Schools765 Students15% Minority
- 13 Schools1,927 Students19% Minority
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Teachers and parents are concerned about the teaching that will take place post-pandemic. I have tried to cover their concerns in the following set of questions and answers.