For the 2023-24 school year, there are 413 private schools serving 63,087 students in Connecticut (there are 1,001 public schools, serving 496,931 students). 11% of all K-12 students in Connecticut are educated in private schools (compared to the national average of 10%).
The average private school tuition is $23,266 for elementary schools and $41,805 for high schools (view national tuition averages).
The average acceptance rate is 69% (view national acceptance rates). Minority enrollment is 30% and the student:teacher ratio is 8:1.
St. Luke's School Photo - J-Term is a week-long, student-led learning experience that encourages 9th graders to dig deeply into and solve issues they care about.
Ridgefield Academy Photo - At RA, imaginations flourish and academic excellence takes root. Here, the dreamers of today become the thinkers of tomorrow.
The Independent Day School Photo - Located in the rolling hills of Middlefield, Connecticut, IDS sits on a beautiful 33-acre campus with state-of-the-art facilities and exceptional teachers dedicated to Fearless Learning!
Fusion Academy Fairfield Photo - Each Fusion campus has a state-of-the-art music studio with professional-grade tools. Students can explore instruments, vocals, songwriting, DJ performing arts, and more.
Kingswood Oxford School Photo - KO graduates learn to navigate the academic and social complexities of the world. Their true strength lies in their ability to manage situations they haven't previously encountered, armed with confidence, independence, and resilience. As strong leaders, they listen, empower others, and get things done. As people of good character, they model a code of kindness grounded in kindness.
Fusion Academy Greenwich Photo - Each Fusion campus has a state-of-the-art music studio with professional-grade tools. Students can explore instruments, vocals, songwriting, DJ performing arts, and more.
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.
Hopkins School Photo - Hopkins is a grade 7-12 grade gender-inclusive learning community located on 108 acres overlooking New Haven.
Top Ranked Connecticut Private Schools by County (2023-24)
Frequently Asked Questions
What are the top ranked private schools in Connecticut?
How many private schools are located in Connecticut?
413 private schools are located in Connecticut.
How much do private schools cost in Connecticut?
The average private school tuition in Connecticut is $23,266 for elementary schools and $41,805 for high schools
How diverse are private schools in Connecticut?
Connecticut private schools are approximately 30% minority students (view national minority students).
What percentage of students in Connecticut go to private school?
11% of all K-12 students in Connecticut are educated in private schools (compared to national average of 10%).
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