Top Connecticut Private Schools
- For the 2020 school year, there are 441 top private schools in Connecticut, serving 69,332 students.
- The average private school tuition is $15,938 for elementary schools and $33,072 for high schools (view national tuition averages).
- The average acceptance rate is 69% (view national acceptance rates).
- Minority enrollment is 22% and the student:teacher ratio is 8:1.
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.
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.
The Taft School Photo - Taft's 226-acre campus is in New England's beautiful Litchfield County, Connecticut.
Whitby School Photo - Spanish immersion begins at 18 months at Whitby. Teachers take a hands on approach to help students understand a second language.
Chapel Haven Schleifer Center, Inc. Photo - Chapel Haven Schleifer Center's newly transformed campus is taking shape! Our new SAIL intergenerational facility will be done in December 2019, making Chapel Haven a lifelong choice for families!
Top Connecticut Private Schools by County (2020)
- County# Schools# Students% Minority
- 131 Schools26,065 Students23% Minority
- 111 Schools14,159 Students24% Minority
- 29 Schools6,877 Students15% Minority
- 20 Schools2,377 Students16% Minority
- 102 Schools15,170 Students24% Minority
- 26 Schools2,484 Students22% Minority
- 13 Schools765 Students15% Minority
- 13 Schools1,927 Students19% Minority
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