Top New Castle County Private Elementary Schools

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For the 2021 school year, there are 65 top private elementary schools in New Castle County, Delaware, serving 15,002 students.
Minority enrollment is 20% of the student body, and the student:teacher ratio is 9:1.
66% of schools are religiously affiliated (most commonly Roman Catholic and Christian).

Top New Castle County Private Elementary Schools (2021)

  • School Location Grades Students
  • Centerville Layton School
    Centerville Layton School Photo
    Special Education School
    6201 Kennett Pike
    Wilmington, DE 19807
    (302) 571-0230

    Grades: PK-12 | 102 students
  • 5810-C Kirkwood Highway
    Wilmington, DE 19808
    (800) 677-7904

    Grades: K-12 | n/a 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 | 83 students
  • 1390 Red Lion Road
    Bear, DE 19701
    (302) 834-2526

    Grades: NS-12 | 574 students
  • 515 Harmony St
    New Castle, DE 19720
    (302) 328-1191

    Grades: PK-8 | 187 students
  • 101 School Road
    Wilmington, DE 19803
    (302) 576-2900

    Grades: NS-12 | 699 students
  • 1400 Harvey Road
    Wilmington, DE 19810
    (302) 475-0555

    Grades: NS-8 | 199 students
  • 101 Garden Of Eden Rd
    Wilmington, DE 19803
    (302) 478-5026

    Grades: K-5 | 38 students
  • Aquinas Academy Inc
    Aquinas Academy Inc Photo
    (Roman Catholic)
    2370 Red Lion Rd
    Bear, DE 19701
    (302) 838-9601

    Grades: K-12 | 85 students
  • 2801 Del Laws Rd
    Bear, DE 19701
    (302) 834-8938

    Grades: PK-12 | 1,117 students
  • Christ The Teacher
    Christ The Teacher Photo
    (Roman Catholic)
    2451 Frazer Rd
    Newark, DE 19702
    (302) 838-8850

    Grades: NS-8 | 570 students
  • The College School
    Special Education School
    459 Wyoming Road
    Newark, DE 19716
    (302) 831-0222

    Grades: 2-8 | 153 students
  • 2510 Marsh Road
    Wilmington, DE 19810
    (302) 475-3247

    Grades: PK-12 | 210 students
  • 1458 Bear Corbitt Road
    Bear, DE 19701
    (302) 834-5259

    Grades: PK-1 | 19 students
  • 698 Old Baltimore Pike
    Newark, DE 19702
    (302) 533-8114

    Grades: PK-8 | 188 students
  • 903 East Basin Road
    New Castle, DE 19720
    (302) 455-8740

    Grades: K-12 | 152 students
  • Edu-care Preschool & Daycare
    Daycare / Preschool
    345 Polly Drummond Hill Rd
    Newark, DE 19711
    (302) 453-7326

    Grades: K-1 | 102 students
  • 801 Seymour Rd
    Bear, DE 19701
    (302) 328-7404

    Grades: NS-12 | 262 students
  • Glasgow Christian Academy
    Alternative School (Presbyterian)
    2880 Summit Bridge Rd
    Bear, DE 19701
    (302) 392-1090

    Grades: NS-12 | 199 students
  • Great New Beginnings
    Daycare / Preschool
    14 St. Andrews Road
    Bear, DE 19701
    (302) 838-1000

    Grades: NS-4 | 160 students
  • 2205 Lancaster Ave
    Wilmington, DE 19805
    (302) 654-2613

    Grades: PK-6 | 94 students
  • High Road School Of Delaware
    Special Education School
    2002 Rodman Rd
    Wilmington, DE 19805
    (302) 575-1266

    Grades: 4-12 | 23 students
  • 180 School Bell Road
    Bear, DE 19701
    (302) 328-9025

    Grades: 1-10 | 22 students
  • 1000 Old Lancaster Pike
    Hockessin, DE 19707
    (302) 234-1240

    Grades: PK-8 | 160 students
  • 82 Possum Park Rd
    Newark, DE 19711
    (302) 731-2211

    Grades: PK-8 | 403 students
  • Immaculate Heart Of Mary
    (Roman Catholic)
    1000 Shipley Road
    Wilmington, DE 19803
    (302) 764-0977

    Grades: PK-8 | 506 students
  • 1300 Paper Mill Road
    Newark, DE 19711
    (302) 239-0332

    Grades: NS-8 | 436 students
  • 22 Prestbury Sq
    Newark, DE 19713
    (302) 455-9988

    Grades: PK-8 | 130 students
  • Lela Day School
    Daycare / Preschool
    234 Rickey Blvd
    Bear, DE 19701
    (302) 832-1833

    Grades: K-1 | 108 students
  • 219 N Dupont Highway
    New Castle, DE 19720
    (302) 325-9400

    Grades: PK-8 | 111 students
  • 4003 N Market St
    Wilmington, DE 19802
    (302) 764-7162

    Grades: PK-1 | 14 students
  • Mt. Sophia Academy
    Alternative School (Christian)
    91 Salem Church Rd
    Newark, DE 19713
    (302) 547-2285

    Grades: K-12 | 160 students
  • 1515 Linden St
    Wilmington, DE 19805
    (302) 777-1015

    Grades: 5-8 | 49 students
  • The New School
    Alternative School
    1752 Dixie Line Road
    Newark, DE 19702
    (302) 456-9838

    Grades: 1-12 | 26 students
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