- There are 453 private schools in Connecticut, serving 72,463 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.
Arts and Athletics: 15 sports offerings for grades six through nine with every student participating in physical education. 10 different performing groups in a variety of Arts opportunities.
Boarding allows students to take advantage of everything Taft has to offer. Students generally have a roommate, although there are a limited number of single rooms for upperclassmen.
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!
Cold Spring School was delighted to welcome its third Director, Arati Pandit, in July of 2013. Arati came to Cold Spring after ten years at a progressive elementary school in Boston. She brings a deep understanding of childhood development and the progressive, child-centered educational philosophy.
Pre-K4 in classroom field trip. Visited by Earthplace to learn about reptiles. The students got to touch the animals and ask lots of questions!
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
26 Schools2,845 Students30% Minority
14 Schools821 Students10% Minority
13 Schools2,014 Students10% Minority
April 21, 2017
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April 20, 2017
Private high schools offer strong college counseling programs which are ongoing and fully integrated into the daily activities.
April 19, 2017
As you narrow the field in your private school search process, you will develop a short list of three to five schools which you will evaluate in detail. Visiting each school is an essential part of your due diligence.