Top 3 Best Stamford Private Schools (2022-23)

For the 2022-23 school year, there are 15 private schools serving 2,720 students in Stamford, CT (there are 23 public schools, serving 16,662 public students). 14% of all K-12 students in Stamford, CT are educated in private schools compared to the CT state average of 11%.
The best top ranked private schools in Stamford, CT include King School, Bi-Cultural Hebrew Academy and Waterside School.
The average acceptance rate is 52%, which is lower than the Connecticut private school average acceptance rate of 68%.
47% of private schools in Stamford, CT are religiously affiliated (most commonly Catholic and Jewish).

Top Ranked Stamford Private Schools (2022-23)

School
Location
Grades
Students
King School
King School Photo - Grade 1 students participating in STEM activities.
1450 Newfield Ave
Stamford, CT 06905
(203) 322-3496
Grades: PK-12
| 707 students
Fusion Academy Greenwich
Fusion Academy Greenwich Photo - Each Fusion campus has a state-of-the-art music studio with professional-grade tools. Students can explore instruments, vocals, songwriting, DJ performing arts, and more.
Alternative School
66 Gatehouse Road
Stamford, CT 06902
(203) 323-2191
Grades: 6-12
| n/a students
Bi-Cultural Hebrew Academy
(Jewish)
(3)
2186 High Ridge Rd
Stamford, CT 06903
(203) 329-2186
Grades: PK-12
| 335 students
Holy Trinity Catholic Middle School
Holy Trinity Catholic Middle School Photo
(Catholic)
(1)
948 Newfield Avenue
Stamford, CT 06905
(704) 527-7822
Grades: 6-8
| 648 students
Waterside School
Waterside School Photo - During the week of June 18, Waterside School welcomed back rising juniors and seniors for an intensive College Boot Camp. Students from Waterside's class of 2012 and class of 2013 worked all week on college essays, resumes, and interview practice. Guidance counselors and directors of admission shared their expertise on college affordability and the college search, and juniors and seniors.
770 Pacific St
Stamford, CT 06902
(203) 975-8579
Grades: NS-5
| 141 students
The Catholic Academy of Stamford
(Catholic)
1186 Newfield Ave
Stamford, CT 06905
(203) 322-6505
Grades: PK-8
| n/a students
The Children's School
Montessori School
118 Scofieldtown Rd
Stamford, CT 06903
(203) 329-8815
Grades: PK-2
| 126 students
Holy Spirit Grade School
(Catholic)
403 Scofieldtown Rd
Stamford, CT 06903
(203) 329-1623
Grades: PK-5
| 99 students
The Long Ridge School
The Long Ridge School Photo - Micheal G. Harris Arts and Athletics Center
(6)
478 Erskine Road
Stamford, CT 06903
(203) 322-7693
Grades: NS-5
| 82 students
The Mead School
The Mead School Photo
1095 Riverbank Road
Stamford, CT 06903
(203) 595-9500
Grades: NS-8
| 137 students
Our Lady Of Grace Nursery School & Kindergarten
Alternative School (Catholic)
(1)
635 Glenbrook Road
Stamford, CT 06906
(203) 348-5531
Grades: PK-K
| 134 students
Our Lady Star Of The Sea School
(Catholic)
(1)
1170 Shippan Ave
Stamford, CT 06902
(203) 348-1155
Grades: PK-5
| 125 students
The Pinnacle School
The Pinnacle School Photo
Special Education School
201 High Ridge Road
Stamford, CT 06905
(203) 409-0068
Grades: 2-12
| 68 students
The Spire School
Special Education School
(5)
201 High Ridge Road
Stamford, CT 06905
(203) 409-0066
Grades: 6-12
| 57 students
Villa Maria School
Villa Maria School Photo - Spring at Villa Maria School, Stamford CT
Special Education School
161 Sky Meadow Drive
Stamford, CT 06903
(203) 322-5886
Grades: K-9
| 61 students
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Stamford, Connecticut Private Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
1 Schuyler Avenue
Stamford, CT 06902
(203) 323-4844
Grades: K-8
| 137 students
926 Newfield Ave
Stamford, CT 06905
(203) 487-8242
Grades: 9-12
| 335 students

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