Top Connecticut Private Schools
- For the 2019-20 school year, there are 445 top private schools in Connecticut, serving 77,314 students.
- The average private school tuition is $15,929 for elementary schools and $32,456 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 9:1.
The Taft School Photo - Taft's 226-acre campus is in New England's beautiful Litchfield County, Connecticut.
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.
Greenwich Catholic School Photo - Rooted in Faith. Surrounded by Community. Committed to Excellence.
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.
Whitby School Photo - Spanish immersion begins at 18 months at Whitby. Teachers take a hands on approach to help students understand a second language.
Cromwell KinderCare Photo - Welcome to the Cromwell KinderCare! Step inside our world of fun and learning!
Top Connecticut Private Schools by County (2019-20)
- County# Schools# Students% Minority
- 130 Schools25,976 Students23% Minority
- 112 Schools14,232 Students24% Minority
- 29 Schools6,893 Students15% Minority
- 20 Schools2,488 Students16% Minority
- 104 Schools22,696 Students24% Minority
- 27 Schools2,499 Students22% Minority
- 13 Schools765 Students15% Minority
- 14 Schools1,998 Students19% Minority
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