Gill St Bernard's School

  • Gill St. Bernard`s is a private, coeducational day school for students age three through grade 12, located in suburban New Jersey.
  • Each of the three school divisions provides a rigorous, meaningful, and age-appropriate curriculum. All GSB students benefit from the environmental learning opportunities that exist on our 208-acre bucolic campus.

Top Placements

Gill St Bernard's School places among the top 20% of private schools in New Jersey for:

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
New Jersey Association of Independent Schools
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Nursery/Preschool-12
Year Founded1900
Summer School OfferedYes
Summer Program DetailsLink to Summer Program Details

Student Body

Total Students638 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
21%
State avg.: 30%
Students by Grade Gill St Bernard's School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers83 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio8:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
65%
Average Class Size16 students
Number of AP Courses20 courses
Advanced CoursesAP Biology, AP Calculus AB, AP Calculus BC, AP Chemistry, AP Computer Science, AP English Literature and Composition, AP Environmental Science, AP French, AP Human Geography, AP Physics, AP Psychology, AP Spanish, AP US Government, AP US History
Matriculation DataMatric. DataLink to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress CodeCasual
(khaki pants, collared shirts)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineFeb. 1 / Apr. 1 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$42,000
Tuition NotesPS-PK = $12,000 - $19,200 1st - 4th = $32,500 5th - 8th = $37,000 9th - 12th = $42,000 * Monthly installment plan available. Financial Assistance for qualified families.
% on Financial Aid
20%
Average Financial Aid Grant$25,000
Acceptance Rate
40%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorSarah Rowland
Admissions AssociateAnn Marie Blackman

Sports

Total Sports Offered14 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Fencing, Golf, Ice Hockey, Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, VolleyballBaseballBasketball,
CheeringCross Country,
FencingGolf,
Ice HockeyLacrosse,
SoccerSoftball,
SwimmingTennis,
Track and FieldVolleyball,

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.24 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Academic League, Auditioned Choral Groups

Club or Organization:
Blood Drive Committee, BSU - Building Stronger Unity, Community Art Club, Debate Club, Environmental Club, Ethics Club, Fashion Club, Finance Club, Fishing Club, Gill For Diversity Club, Hands for Andy, Literary Magazine, Math League, Mock Trial, Model UN, Podcast, Reading Buddies, Robotics, Student Government, TEDx, The Fourth Estate Online Newspaper, Yearbook

School Notes

  • STRONG, DEDICATED FACULTY
  • MEANINGFUL ACADEMICS
  • SMALL CLASSES, INDIVIDUAL ATTENTION
  • AWARD-WINNING PERFORMING ARTS AND ATHLETICS PROGRAMS
  • WELCOMING COMMUNITY WITH STRONG TIES
  • A STUNNING 208-ACRE CAMPUS IN A NATURAL SETTING

Profile last updated:

Show me:
Show me:
  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Basking Ridge
    Grades: K-12 | 1129 students
    8.9 miles
    131 Martinsville Road
    Basking Ridge, NJ 07920
    (908)647-6419
    8.9 K-12
    1129
  • Morristown
    Grades: 6-12 | 571 students
    13.4 miles
    70 Whippany Road
    Morristown, NJ 07960
    (973)539-3032
    13.4 6-12
    571
  • Somerset
    Grades: PK-12 | 691 students
    16.3 miles
    1345 Easton Ave
    Somerset, NJ 08873
    (732)545-5600
    16.3 PK-12
    691
  • Livingston
    Grades: 6-12 | 599 students
    17.5 miles
    91 South Orange Avenue
    Livingston, NJ 07039
    (973)992-7000
    17.5 6-12
    599
  • Summit
    Grades: PK-12 | 636 students
    16.7 miles
    42 Norwood Avenue
    Summit, NJ 07901
    (908)273-0900
    16.7 PK-12
    636

School Reviews

Endorse Gill St Bernard's School. Endorsements should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities
  • Academic or athletic awards

I am a:

Name or Alias:

Your review:

Endorse this school:
Recent Articles
Learn more about Financing Your Kids’ Education in Private School.
Our children's education is a critical concern. That's why we elected to send our kids to private school in the first place. However, this COVID-19 virus is controlling everything. And it will continue to do so indefinitely until we have vaccines to protect us. With that in mind, here are five things you need to do when you are a parent with children in private school during this horrific pandemic.
If you are thinking about private school for your child in the aftermath of the 2020 COVID-19 pandemic, you should exercise even more due diligence than you usually would. More here.
Request Information
I am a:      
Email:
Name of parent:
Student First name:
Student Middle name:
Student Last name:
Student date of birth:
Student is:
     
Currently in grade:
Seeking entry for grade:
Target start date:
Name of current school:
School type:
        
Applying for financial aid?:
        
Please describe academic, athletic, and extracurricular interests of the student.:
Address:
City:
Country:
State:
Zip:

(enter "N/A" if not applicable)
Phone:
Did You Know?
The average private school tuition in New Jersey is $9,085 for elementary schools and $18,435 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in New Jersey is 79% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).