Top 10 Best Connecticut Blue Ribbon Private Preschools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 18 blue ribbon private preschools serving 4,366 students in Connecticut.
The top ranked blue ribbon private preschools in Connecticut include St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic School, St. Mary Elementary School and St. Gregory The Great School.
The average tuition cost is $7,347, which is lower than the Connecticut private preschool average tuition cost of $13,550.
94% of blue ribbon private preschools in Connecticut are religiously affiliated (most commonly Catholic and Jewish).
Blue Ribbon schools have been recognized by the Department of Education for achieving superior standards of academic excellence. Read more about this national school awards program and how blue ribbon schools work.

Top Ranked Connecticut Blue Ribbon Private Preschools (2024)

School
Location
Students
Year
Bi-Cultural Hebrew Academy
(Jewish)
(3)
2186 High Ridge Rd
Stamford, CT 06903
(203) 329-2186
335 students
Year: 2017
Corpus Christi School
(Catholic)
(1)
581 Silas Deane Hwy
Wethersfield, CT 06109
(860) 529-5487
389 students
Year: 2012
Greenwich Catholic School
Greenwich Catholic School Photo - Rooted in Faith. Surrounded by Community. Committed to Excellence.
(Catholic)
(2)
471 North Street
Greenwich, CT 06830
(203) 869-4000
419 students
Year: 2009
St. Catherine Of Siena School
St. Catherine Of Siena School Photo
(Catholic)
(5)
190 Shelton Rd
Trumbull, CT 06611
(203) 375-1947
237 students
Year: 2010
St. Gregory The Great School
(Catholic)
(1)
85 Great Plain Rd
Danbury, CT 06811
(203) 748-1217
241 students
Year: 2010
St. James School
St. James School Photo
(Catholic)
(12)
73 Park Street
Manchester, CT 06040
(860) 643-5088
388 students
Year: 2010
St. Mark School
St. Mark School Photo
(Catholic)
(10)
500 Wigwam Lane
Stratford, CT 06614
(203) 375-4291
237 students
Year: 2009
St. Mary Elementary School
St. Mary Elementary School Photo
(Catholic)
(4)
24 Dodgingtown Rd
Bethel, CT 06801
(203) 744-2922
190 students
Year: 2008
St. Mary School
(Catholic)
183 High Ridge Ave
Ridgefield, CT 06877
(203) 438-7288
265 students
Year: 2010
St. Mary's School
St. Mary's School Photo - St. Mary's School is a 2018 National Blue Ribbon School of Excellence Recipient
(Catholic)
(1)
946 Hopmeadow Street
Simsbury, CT 06070
(860) 658-9412
168 students
Year: 2018
St. Rose Of Lima School
(Catholic)
(5)
40 Church Hill Road
Newtown, CT 06470
(203) 426-5102
290 students
Year: 2009
St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic School
St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic School Photo - Welcome to St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic School. For over 90 years we have been successfully educating students academically, spiritually, and morally. We educate students in Prekindergarten through 8th Grade. Our students live well the quote from St. Thomas Aquinas "Give expecting nothing thereof"
(Catholic)
(6)
1719 Post Road
Fairfield, CT 06824
(203) 255-0556
297 students
Year: 2010
Kinder Garden Learning Center
Kinder Garden Learning Center Photo - Kinder-Garden Learning Center's graduation is the culmination of their year of fun & learning.
Daycare / Preschool
20 South Broad Terrace
Meriden, CT 06450
(203) 686-1586
40 students
Year: n/a
Our Lady Star Of The Sea School
(Catholic)
(1)
1170 Shippan Ave
Stamford, CT 06902
(203) 348-1155
125 students
Year: 2010
St. Gabriel School
St. Gabriel School Photo - St. Gabriel School students take week long field trip to Starbase to learn more about their STEM program.
(Catholic)
77 Bloomfield Avenue
Windsor, CT 06095
(860) 688-6401
195 students
Year: 2011
St. Joseph Continuation School
St. Joseph Continuation School Photo
(Catholic)
370 Main St
Danbury, CT 06810
(203) 748-6615
218 students
Year: 2012
St. Martha School
St. Martha School Photo
(Catholic)
(2)
214 Brainard Road
Enfield, CT 06082
(860) 745-3833
120 students
Year: 2010
St. Thomas The Apostle
St. Thomas The Apostle Photo
(Catholic)
25 Dover Road
West Hartford, CT 06119
(860) 236-6257
212 students
Year: n/a

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked blue ribbon private preschools in Connecticut?
The top ranked blue ribbon private preschools in Connecticut include St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic School, St. Mary Elementary School and St. Gregory The Great School.
How many blue ribbon private preschools are located in Connecticut?
18 blue ribbon private preschools are located in Connecticut.
How much do blue ribbon private preschools cost in Connecticut?
The average tuition cost is $7,347, which is lower than the Connecticut private school average tuition cost of $13,550.
How diverse are blue ribbon private preschools in Connecticut?
Connecticut blue ribbon private preschools are approximately 18% minority students, which is lower than the Connecticut private school average of 27%.
What percentage of blue ribbon private preschools are religiously affiliated in Connecticut?
94% of blue ribbon private preschools in Connecticut are religiously affiliated (most commonly Catholic and Jewish).

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