Top Connecticut Private Schools
- For the 2018-19 school year, there are 452 top private schools in Connecticut, serving 70,027 students.
- The average private school tuition is $16,134 for elementary schools and $32,305 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.
New Canaan Country School Photo - The Upper School has three state-of-the-art science labs in a LEED-certified 'green' building.
The Oxford Academy Photo - 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!
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.
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.
Immaculate High School Photo - The Class of 2016 is the 50th graduating class of Immaculate High School!
Top Connecticut Private Schools by County (2018-19)
- County# Schools# Students% Minority
- 130 Schools25,842 Students23% Minority
- 112 Schools14,439 Students24% Minority
- 29 Schools6,922 Students15% Minority
- 20 Schools2,483 Students16% Minority
- 106 Schools15,449 Students24% Minority
- 27 Schools2,527 Students22% Minority
- 13 Schools765 Students15% Minority
- 14 Schools1,998 Students19% Minority
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