Top 20 Best New Haven County Private Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 102 private schools serving 13,093 students in New Haven County, CT (there are 230 public schools, serving 116,181 public students). 10% of all K-12 students in New Haven County, CT are educated in private schools (compared to the CT state average of 11%).
The best top ranked private schools in New Haven County, CT include Hopkins School, Westover School and St. Bridget School.
The average tuition cost is $24,186, which is lower than the Connecticut private school average tuition cost of $29,133.
43% of private schools in New Haven County, CT are religiously affiliated (most commonly Catholic and Jewish).

Top Ranked New Haven County Private Schools (2024)

School
Location
Grades
Students
Hopkins School
Hopkins School Photo - Hopkins is a grade 7-12 grade gender-inclusive learning community located on 108 acres overlooking New Haven.
(6)
986 Forest Road
New Haven, CT 06515
(203) 397-1001
Grades: 7-12
| 715 students
Westover School
Westover School Photo
All-girls
(2)
1237 Whittemore Road
Middlebury, CT 06762
(203) 577-4521
Grades: 9-12
| 184 students
St. Thomas's Day School
St. Thomas's Day School Photo - Outdoor education is an important part of our Science curriculum!
(Episcopal)
(6)
830 Whitney Avenue
New Haven, CT 06511
(203) 776-2123
Grades: K-6
| 118 students
ATLAS - Academic Theatre Lab on Audubon
ATLAS - Academic Theatre Lab on Audubon Photo
Special Program Emphasis
100 Audubon St.
New Haven, CT 06510
(203) 624-5189
Grades: 7-9
| 20 students
Benhaven Academy
Special Education School
50 N Plains Hwy
Wallingford, CT 06492
(203) 774-0008
Grades: 1-12
| 28 students
Catholic Stream Academy Of Waterbury
(Catholic)
(3)
386 Robinwood Rd
Waterbury, CT 06708
(203) 756-5313
Grades: PK-8
| 265 students
565 Chase Parkway
Waterbury, CT 06708
(203) 236-9561
Grades: PK-12
| 164 students
Cheshire Academy
Cheshire Academy Photo - Character development has long been a priority at Cheshire Academy. The Eight Pillars of Bowden are the ways in which we demonstrate our core values and basic beliefs: Respect, Responsibility, Caring, Civility, Citizenship, Morality, Fairness and Trustworthiness.
10 Main St
Cheshire, CT 06410
(203) 439-7250
Grades: 9-12
| 343 students
Choate Rosemary Hall
Choate Rosemary Hall Photo - A community like no other, Choate is a place where you never have to do it alone. Advisers, peers, and the entire community are bonded by mutual respect, a passion for learning, and a spirit of supporting and challenging one another:
333 Christian Street
Wallingford, CT 06492
(203) 697-2000
Grades: 9-12
| 865 students
Foote School
Foote School Photo
(3)
50 Loomis Place
New Haven, CT 06511
(203) 777-3464
Grades: K-9
| 435 students
1108 Whitney Ave
Hamden, CT 06517
(203) 752-2610
Grades: NS-12
| 624 students
Holy Cross High School
Holy Cross High School Photo - Be A Scholar, Be A Leader, Be Holy Cross
(Catholic)
587 Oronoke Rd
Waterbury, CT 06708
(203) 757-9248
Grades: 9-12
| 413 students
Lauralton Hall
Lauralton Hall Photo
All-girls (Catholic)
(3)
200 High St
Milford, CT 06460
(203) 877-2786
Grades: 9-12
| students
Midstate Christian Academy
Midstate Christian Academy Photo
(Baptist)
139 Charles St
Meriden, CT 06450
(203) 237-0302
Grades: PK-12
| 148 students
Notre Dame High School
All-boys (Catholic)
(1)
24 Ricardo St
West Haven, CT 06516
(203) 937-3217
Grades: 9-12
| 549 students
OLM PREP
OLM PREP Photo - OLM Prep Middle School student investigating through experiments in science.
(Catholic)
20 Island Avenue
Madison, CT 06443
(203) 689-5101
Grades: K-8
| 127 students
Our Lady Of Mount Carmel School
(Catholic)
(1)
645 Congress Ave
Waterbury, CT 06708
(203) 755-6809
Grades: PK-8
| 276 students
Sacred Heart Academy
Sacred Heart Academy Photo - Students learn to work with many painting media such as acrylic, oil, and watercolor in this course that covers painting, design and visual concepts.
All-girls (Catholic)
265 Benham St
Hamden, CT 06514
(203) 288-2309
Grades: 9-12
| 488 students
Sacred Heart H. S.
Sacred Heart H. S. Photo - Sacred Heart High School
(Catholic)
142 S Elm Street
Waterbury, CT 06706
(203) 753-1605
Grades: 9-12
| 300 students
St. Bridget School
(Catholic)
171 Main Street
Cheshire, CT 06410
(203) 272-5860
Grades: PK-8
| 349 students
St. Lawrence School
(Catholic)
231 Main St
West Haven, CT 06516
(203) 933-2518
Grades: PK-8
| 174 students
St. Mary
(Catholic)
43 Cole St
Waterbury, CT 06706
(203) 753-2574
Grades: PK-8
| 253 students
St. Mary School
(Catholic)
(3)
72 Gulf St
Milford, CT 06460
(203) 878-6539
Grades: PK-8
| 351 students
St. Rita School
St. Rita School Photo - Inspiring children to achieve academic excellence in a safe, nurturing, andfaith-filled environment
(Catholic)
1601 Whitney Ave
Hamden, CT 06517
(203) 248-3114
Grades: PK-8
| 351 students
Yeshiva K'tana Of Waterbury
(Jewish)
47 Buckingham St
Waterbury, CT 06710
(203) 558-4475
Grades: PK-8
| 540 students
All Nations Christian Academy
All Nations Christian Academy Photo - 2023 Graduates of All Nations Christian Academy
(Anglican)
(4)
358 Lenox Street
New Haven, CT 06513
(203) 467-6083
Grades: K-4
| 22 students
All Saints Catholic Academy
(Catholic)
423 Ferry St
New Haven, CT 06513
(203) 777-5352
Grades: K-8
| students
Alpha & Omega Christian Academy
(Pentecostal)
50 Linden St
Waterbury, CT 06702
(203) 754-2557
Grades: K-12
| 25 students
Assumption School
(Catholic)
51 N Cliff St
Ansonia, CT 06401
(203) 734-0855
Grades: PK-8
| 185 students
Bais Chana Academy High School For Girls
All-girls (Jewish)
261 Derby Ave
Orange, CT 06477
(203) 795-5261
Grades: 9-12
| 49 students
Bais Yaakov Of Waterbury High School
All-girls (Jewish)
66 Buckingham St
Waterbury, CT 06710
(203) 805-8401
Grades: 9-12
| 50 students
Benhaven School
Special Education School
125 N Plains Industrial Rd
Wallingford, CT 06492
(203) 793-1905
Grades: Inquire with school
| 43 students
Boulder Knoll Montessori School
Boulder Knoll Montessori School Photo - Boulder Knoll in the spring - we are located in a lovely country setting... please visit us!
Montessori School
660 Boulder Rd.
Cheshire, CT 06410
(203) 272-5893
Grades: PK-K
| 20 students
Boys & Girls Village
Special Education School
528 Wheelers Farms Rd
Milford, CT 06461
(230) 877-0300
Grades: 1-12
| 57 students
Building Blocks Learning Center
Daycare / Preschool
911 N Farms Rd
Wallingford, CT 06492
(203) 269-2266
Grades: PK-K
| 75 students
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New Haven County Private Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
Flexschool (Closed 2019)
Special Program Emphasis
97 Whitney Ave.
New Haven, CT 06510
(203) 628-4018
Grades: 6-12
| 12 students
Our Lady Of Victory School (Closed 2015)
Alternative School (Catholic)
620 Jones Hill Rd
West Haven, CT 06516
(203) 932-6457
Grades: PK-8
| 113 students
64 Ridge St
Milford, CT 06460
(203) 878-2738
Grades: K-9
| 102 students
605 Baldwin St
Waterbury, CT 06706
(203) 756-7804
Grades: NS-9
| 109 students
32 Golden Hill St
Naugatuck, CT 06770
(203) 729-2403
Grades: NS-9
| 162 students
36 Jewett St
Ansonia, CT 06401
(203) 734-3821
Grades: PK-8
| 141 students
58 Griggs St
Waterbury, CT 06704
(203) 756-3831
Grades: K-8
| 156 students
289 Willow Street
Waterbury, CT 06710
(203) 753-3708
Grades: PK-8
| 196 students
97 Grove Street
Meriden, CT 06451
(203) 237-2931
Grades: K-8
| 92 students
81 Akron St
Meriden, CT 06450
(203) 237-1005
Grades: K-8
| 163 students
675 E Main St1
Branford, CT 06405
(203) 481-5888
Grades: PK-K
| 38 students
Stepping Stones School (Closed 2012)
All-girls | Special Education School
63 Prospect Street
Waterbury, CT 06702
(203) 596-1177
Grades: 8-11
| 22 students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked private schools in New Haven County, CT?
The top ranked private schools in New Haven County, CT include Hopkins School, Westover School and St. Bridget School.
How many private schools are located in New Haven County, CT?
102 private schools are located in New Haven County, CT.
How much do private schools cost in New Haven County, CT?
The average tuition cost is $24,186, which is lower than the Connecticut private school average tuition cost of $29,133.
How diverse are private schools in New Haven County, CT?
New Haven County, CT private schools are approximately 37% minority students, which is higher than the Connecticut private school average of 30%.
What percentage of students in New Haven County, CT go to private school?
10% of all K-12 students in New Haven County, CT are educated in private schools (compared to the CT state average of 11%).
What percentage of private schools are religiously affiliated in New Haven County, CT?
43% of private schools in New Haven County, CT are religiously affiliated (most commonly Catholic and Jewish).

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