Top 20 Best New Castle County Private Schools (2023)

For the 2023 school year, there are 100 private schools serving 19,307 students in New Castle County, DE (there are 129 public schools, serving 78,136 public students). 20% of all K-12 students in New Castle County, DE are educated in private schools compared to the DE state average of 14%.
The best top ranked private schools in New Castle County, DE include Wilmington Friends School, Destiny Calling Academy and St. John The Beloved Catholic School.
The average tuition cost is $13,337, which is higher than the Delaware private school average tuition cost of $11,209.
53% of private schools in New Castle County, DE are religiously affiliated (most commonly Catholic and Christian).

Top Ranked New Castle County Private Schools (2023)

School
Location
Grades
Students
Destiny Calling Academy
Destiny Calling Academy Photo - Something unique that DCA offers is In-School tutoring. The goal is to help them reach grade-level expectations in their core classes.
(Christian)
(4)
5810-C Kirkwood Highway
Wilmington, DE 19808
(800) 677-7904
Grades: K-12
| n/a students
Wilmington Friends School
Wilmington Friends School Photo - Technology, including the one-to-one program for all students preschool - 12th grade, supports collaborative learning at Friends. The point is not the hardware but what it makes possible in teaching and engaging students in 21st century skills.
(Friends)
(1)
101 School Road
Wilmington, DE 19803
(302) 576-2900
Grades: NS-12
| 742 students
Centreville Layton School
Centreville Layton School Photo - Beautiful campus
Special Education School
6201 Kennett Pike
Wilmington, DE 19807
(302) 571-0230
Grades: PK-12
| 102 students
Delaware Valley Classical School
Delaware Valley Classical School Photo - At Delaware Valley Classical School, we desire to train, mentor, and encourage students throughout the course of their education to love God with all their heart, soul, strength, and mind and to love their neighbor as themselves (Luke 10:27). DVCS is an accredited school of The Association of Classical Christian Schools (ACCS)
(Christian)
(16)
903 East Basin Road
New Castle, DE 19720
(302) 455-8740
Grades: K-12
| 166 students
302 Darling St
Newark, DE 19702
(302) 737-8260
Grades: K-8
| 73 students
401 Phillips Avenue
Newark, DE 19711
(302) 368-7772
Grades: K-8
| 74 students
Wilmington Montessori School
Wilmington Montessori School Photo
Montessori School
(1)
1400 Harvey Road
Wilmington, DE 19810
(302) 475-0555
Grades: NS-8
| 199 students
Albert Einstein Academy
Albert Einstein Academy Photo - Kindergarteners are Scientists!
(Jewish)
(7)
101 Garden Of Eden Rd
Wilmington, DE 19803
(302) 478-5026
Grades: K-5
| 36 students
Archmere Academy
(Catholic)
(7)
3600 Philadelphia Pike
Wilmington, DE 19703
(302) 798-6632
Grades: 9-12
| 514 students
Caravel Academy
2801 Del Laws Rd
Bear, DE 19701
(302) 834-8938
Grades: PK-12
| 1,117 students
Christ The Teacher Catholic School
Christ The Teacher Catholic School Photo
(Catholic)
2451 Frazer Rd
Newark, DE 19702
(302) 838-8850
Grades: PK-8
| 635 students
Concord Christian Academy
Concord Christian Academy Photo - Concord Christian Academy
(Christian)
(10)
2510 Marsh Road
Wilmington, DE 19810
(302) 475-3247
Grades: PK-12
| 210 students
Holy Angels Elementary School
(Catholic)
82 Possum Park Rd
Newark, DE 19711
(302) 731-2211
Grades: PK-8
| 403 students
Immaculate Heart Of Mary
(Catholic)
1000 Shipley Road
Wilmington, DE 19803
(302) 764-0977
Grades: PK-8
| 506 students
The Independence School
The Independence School Photo
(2)
1300 Paper Mill Road
Newark, DE 19711
(302) 239-0332
Grades: NS-8
| 436 students
Padua Academy
All-girls (Catholic)
(1)
905 N Broom St
Wilmington, DE 19806
(302) 421-3739
Grades: 9-12
| 658 students
Red Lion Christian Academy
Red Lion Christian Academy Photo - ELEMENTARY PLAYGROUND
(Presbyterian)
1390 Red Lion Road
Bear, DE 19701
(302) 834-2526
Grades: NS-12
| 574 students
St. Andrew's School
(Episcopal)
350 Noxontown Rd
Middletown, DE 19709
(302) 378-9511
Grades: 9-12
| 307 students
St. Edmond's Academy
St. Edmond's Academy Photo
All-boys (Catholic)
2120 Veale Rd
Wilmington, DE 19810
(302) 475-5370
Grades: PK-8
| 246 students
St. Elizabeth School
St. Elizabeth School Photo
(Catholic)
1500 Cedar St
Wilmington, DE 19805
(302) 656-3369
Grades: PK-12
| 540 students
905 Milltown Rd
Wilmington, DE 19808
(302) 998-5525
Grades: NS-8
| 528 students
Saint Mark's High School
Saint Mark's High School Photo
(Catholic)
(8)
2501 Pike Creek Road
Wilmington, DE 19808
(302) 738-3300
Grades: 9-12
| 605 students
St. Mary Magdalen School
(Catholic)
9 Sharpley Rd
Wilmington, DE 19803
(302) 656-2745
Grades: PK-8
| 545 students
St. Michaels School & Nursery Inc
St. Michaels School & Nursery Inc Photo
Daycare / Preschool
(1)
700 N. Walnut Street
Wilmington, DE 19801
(302) 656-3389
Grades: PK-K
| 149 students
St. Peter Catholic School
(Catholic)
(1)
515 Harmony St
New Castle, DE 19720
(302) 328-1191
Grades: PK-8
| 187 students
Salesianum School
Salesianum School Photo
All-boys (Catholic)
(1)
1801 N Broom Street
Wilmington, DE 19802
(302) 654-2495
Grades: 9-12
| 1,034 students
Sanford School
(1)
6900 Lancaster Pike
Hockessin, DE 19707
(302) 235-6503
Grades: NS-12
| 677 students
The Tatnall School
The Tatnall School Photo - Students in all four divisions perform during the annual Founder's Day celebration honoring the birthday of school founder Frances D. S. Tatnall.
(6)
1501 Barley Mill Road
Wilmington, DE 19807
(302) 998-2292
Grades: NS-12
| 551 students
Tower Hill School
Tower Hill School Photo - Tower Hill School resides on a 44-acre campus with state-of- the-art athletic facilities and impressive academic and arts areas.
2813 W 17th Street
Wilmington, DE 19806
(302) 657-8350
Grades: NS-12
| 822 students
Ursuline Academy (pk-12)
Ursuline Academy (pk-12) Photo
(Catholic)
(10)
1106 Pennsylvania Avenue
Wilmington, DE 19806
(302) 658-7158
Grades: PK-12
| 413 students
Wilmington Christian School
Wilmington Christian School Photo - Aerial view of Wilmington Christian School's suburban Hockessin location
(Christian)
825 Loveville Rd
Hockessin, DE 19707
(302) 239-2121
Grades: PK-12
| 413 students
Aquinas Academy Inc
Aquinas Academy Inc Photo
(Catholic)
2370 Red Lion Rd
Bear, DE 19701
(302) 838-9601
Grades: K-12
| 85 students
Astra Zeneca Child Development Center
Daycare / Preschool
1920 Rockland Rd
Wilmington, DE 19803
(302) 654-9120
Grades: K
| 90 students
1000 N French St
Wilmington, DE 19801
(302) 432-3660
Grades: PK-K
| 32 students
Brandywine Valley Christian Preschool
Alternative School (Christian)
7 Mount Lebanon Rd
Wilmington, DE 19803
(302) 478-4255
Grades: PK-K
| 88 students
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New Castle County Private Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
Advoserv (Closed 2020)
Special Education School
2520 Wrangle Hill Rd # 200
Bear, DE 19701
(302) 365-8050
Grades: NS
| 86 students
1401 Faulkland Road
Wilmington, DE 19805
(302) 633-1600
Grades: PK-K
| 24 students
510 West 28 Street
Wilmington, DE 19802
(302) 762-4031
Grades: PK-8
| 106 students
502 N Pine St
Wilmington, DE 19801
(302) 656-1498
Grades: PK-4
| 43 students
100 Patriot Dr
Middletown, DE 19709
(302) 464-1171
Grades: PK-K
| 118 students
614 Pulaski Highway
Bear, DE 19701
(302) 322-5040
Grades: NS-K
| n/a students
Church Drive Garfield Pk
New Castle, DE 19720
(302) 658-5345
Grades: PK-8
| 207 students
801 N Dupont Hwy
New Castle, DE 19720
(302) 328-2803
Grades: NS-8
| 324 students
304 S Harrison Street
Wilmington, DE 19805
(302) 594-1402
Grades: PK-8
| 183 students
210 Bellefonte Avenue
Wilmington, DE 19809
(302) 762-5595
Grades: K-8
| 190 students
201 Bayard Avenue
Wilmington, DE 19805
(302) 654-0746
Grades: PK-8
| 246 students
Super Kids (Closed 2017)
Daycare / Preschool
1411 Old Baltimore Pike
Newark, DE 19702
(302) 453-9373
Grades: PK-K
| 85 students
400 N Ramunno Dr
Middletown, DE 19709
(302) 449-1711
Grades: K-1
| 30 students
Zion Early Education Center (Closed 2015)
Daycare / Preschool (Christian)
2101 Lancaster Ave
Wilmington, DE 19805
(302) 655-7874
Grades: PK-K
| 25 students

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