Top Connecticut Private Schools
- For the 2019-20 school year, there are 446 top private schools in Connecticut, serving 69,824 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.
Whitby School Photo - Spanish immersion begins at 18 months at Whitby. Teachers take a hands on approach to help students understand a second language.
The Taft School Photo - Taft's 226-acre campus is in New England's beautiful Litchfield County, Connecticut.
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.
The Oxford Academy Photo - Oxford Academy is set along the vibrant shoreline of Connecticut. Our family style community of students and faculty are stewards to local beaches and waterways. They embrace the many rich offerings of the area including museums, volunteering and athletic competitions with shoreline schools.
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.
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
SSAT and ISEE scores are one part of the total picture which most private school admissions staff review. These standardized tests reveal what you have learned in key mastery areas.
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