- There are 453 private schools in Connecticut, serving 72,383 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.
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.
Spanish immersion begins at 18 months at Whitby. Teachers take a hands on approach to help students understand a second language.
Miss Karla is teaching her Discovery Preschool class that they can use sticks, leaves and rocks to create an art project outdoors!
In our classrooms we provide numerous materials to promote the development of all the children from 6 weeks old - 12 years old. This is a math mat from our preschool and prekindergarten classrooms. The child is doing an addition and subtraction activity. She is using counters and adding them together. This activity is helping her with number recognition, understanding quanties and the number it represents as well as practicing addition and subtration concepts.
2012-2013 Theme Finally, whatever is true, whatever is noble, whatever is right, whatever is lovely, whatever is admirable, if anything is excellent or praiseworthy, think about these things! Philippians 4:8
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
June 07, 2017
Here is a guide for teachers and administrators seeking employment in private schools. Think of it as a roadmap for the job search process.
June 07, 2017
Make sure that your job application and resume present you in the best possible light.
June 06, 2017
You must not fudge the facts on your private school employment application. Tell the truth. Put a positive spin on any potentially negative areas. More here.