- There are 453 private schools in Connecticut, serving 72,397 students.
- The average private school tuition is $13,412 for elementary schools and $31,413 for high schools (view national tuition averages).
- The average acceptance rate is 71% (view national acceptance rates).
- Minority enrollment is 22% and the student:teacher ratio is 8:1.
Spanish immersion begins at 18 months at Whitby. Teachers take a hands on approach to help students understand a second language.
The beautiful shoreline of Connecticut makes a perfect spot for a school like Oxford. Our tight-knit community of students and faculty love to take advantage of all the area has to offer: beaches, museums, restaurants, and more!
Rectory's Middle School electives meet twice weekly, on Tuesdays and Thursdays, for an hour. Electives have an academic component and are in an area where the teacher(s) have some knowledge and interest. The goal of the Elective program is to provide opportunities for students to further develop their interests outside of the traditional classroom.
'I have enjoyed the close, alternate atmosphere at SFS. With a small class size, it is easy to interact and have your questions answered. From the food preparation class to feeding the llamas, I have had a unique and wonderful experience.” – Gloria, student, Upper School
Our preschool programs incorporates multple subject areas into their activities to enhance the learning experience! This activity is building skills in both math and art while encouraging critical thinking and creativity!
Connecticut Private Schools by County
County# Schools# Students% Minority
131 Schools25,994 Students25% Minority
113 Schools15,542 Students23% Minority
30 Schools6,847 Students11% Minority
18 Schools2,672 Students14% Minority
108 Schools15,728 Students23% Minority
25 Schools2,791 Students30% Minority
14 Schools821 Students10% Minority
13 Schools2,014 Students10% Minority
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