Top 20 Best Essex County Private Schools (2022-23)

For the 2022-23 school year, there are 94 private schools serving 18,091 students in Essex County, MA (there are 219 public schools, serving 110,802 public students). 14% of all K-12 students in Essex County, MA are educated in private schools compared to the MA state average of 12%.
The best top ranked private schools in Essex County, MA include The Governors Academy, Covenant Christian Academy and Harborlight Montessori.
The average tuition cost is $32,499, which is higher than the Massachusetts private school average tuition cost of $24,710.
34% of private schools in Essex County, MA are religiously affiliated (most commonly Catholic and Christian).

Top Ranked Essex County Private Schools (2022-23)

School
Location
Grades
Students
Covenant Christian Academy
Covenant Christian Academy Photo - Overhead view of campus
(Christian)
(7)
83 Pine Street
Peabody, MA 01960
(978) 535-7100
Grades: PK-12
| 408 students
The Governors Academy
The Governors Academy Photo
(1)
1 Elm St
Byfield, MA 01922
(978) 465-1763
Grades: 9-12
| 446 students
Clark School
Clark School Photo - Discover Clark School. Providing an individualized education for students K-12 with a focus on the arts & technology in a therapeutic environment.
(9)
14 Forest Ridge Drive
Rowley, MA 01969
(978) 777-4699
Grades: K-12
| 180 students
Waring School
Waring School Photo
35 Standley Street
Beverly, MA 01915
(978) 927-8793
Grades: 6-12
| 153 students
Bishop Fenwick High School
(Catholic)
99 Margin St
Peabody, MA 01960
(978) 587-8300
Grades: 9-12
| 582 students
Brooks School
Brooks School Photo
(Episcopal)
1160 Great Pond Road
North Andover, MA 01845
(978) 725-6272
Grades: 9-12
| 351 students
Brookwood School
Brookwood School Photo - Brookwood''s 30-acre Campus
(7)
One Brookwood Road
Manchester, MA 01944
(978) 526-4500
Grades: PK-8
| 312 students
Central Catholic High School
(Catholic)
300 Hampshire St
Lawrence, MA 01841
(978) 682-0260
Grades: 9-12
| 1,316 students
Harborlight Montessori
Harborlight Montessori Photo
Montessori School
(1)
243 Essex Street
Beverly, MA 01915
(978) 922-1008
Grades: NS-8
| 296 students
The Islamic Academy For Peace
(Islamic)
125 Oakland Ave
Methuen, MA 01844
(978) 975-7335
Grades: K-8
| 81 students
Landmark School
Landmark School Photo
Special Education School
429 Hale St
Prides Crossing, MA 01965
(978) 236-3000
Grades: 9-12
| 280 students
Lawrence Catholic Academy
(Catholic)
(1)
101 Parker Street
Lawrence, MA 01843
(978) 683-5822
Grades: PK-8
| 448 students
503 Lynnfield St
Lynn, MA 01904
(781) 595-3487
Grades: NS-K
| 70 students
New England Academy
Special Education School
96 Cherry Hill Drive
Beverly, MA 01915
(978) 921-1103
Grades: 7-12
| 95 students
Notre Dame Cristo Rey High School
(Catholic)
203 Lawrence Street
Methuen, MA 01844
(978) 689-8222
Grades: 9-12
| 298 students
Our Lady Of Assumption School
Our Lady Of Assumption School Photo
(Catholic)
40 Grove St
Lynnfield, MA 01940
(781) 599-4422
Grades: NS-8
| 336 students
Phillips Academy Andover
Phillips Academy Andover Photo - We are the Big Blue! With Big Blue sports, it's team first.
(1)
180 Main Street
Andover, MA 01810
(978) 749-4050
Grades: 9-12
| 1,187 students
The Phoenix School
The Phoenix School Photo - Getting outdoors is important part of a Phoenix education. Here, we're using one of the Peabody Essex Museum's historic houses with a beautiful garden to be bontanists, taking notes and drawing the flowers we see. Later we will add notes about the parts and their functions of each flower/plant we draw.
(1)
28 Goodhue Street
Salem, MA 01970
(978) 741-0870
Grades: K-8
| 35 students
The Pike School
The Pike School Photo - Combine support, encouragement, and inspiration, and the sky's the limit. That's the power of positive energy. That's The Pike School!
34 Sunset Rock Road
Andover, MA 01810
(978) 475-1197
Grades: PK-9
| 452 students
Pingree School
Pingree School Photo - The Pingree Robotics Team has competed in the Vex Robotics World Championships for two years in a row.
(1)
537 Highland St
South Hamilton, MA 01982
(978) 468-4415
Grades: 9-12
| 391 students
Sacred Hearts School
(Catholic)
31 S Chestnut St
Haverhill, MA 01835
(978) 372-5451
Grades: PK-8
| 442 students
St. Augustine Elementary School
(Catholic)
26 Central Street
Andover, MA 01810
(978) 475-2414
Grades: NS-8
| 450 students
St. John The Baptist School
(Catholic)
19 Chestnut St
Peabody, MA 01960
(978) 531-0444
Grades: PK-8
| 418 students
St. John's Preparatory School
St. John's Preparatory School Photo - Community service opportunities abound at St. John's because students believe in living compassion like an action verb! Prep boys are exposed to a whole world of ways to do, be and make good. Get ready to find your good!
All-boys (Catholic)
(5)
72 Spring Street
Danvers, MA 01923
(978) 774-1050
Grades: 6-12
| 1,477 students
St. Marys High School
St. Marys High School Photo - Visual and performing arts, a Theater Company in the Mass. Educational Theater Guild and partnerships with Lynn Museum and Centerboard let our students express their creativity.
(Catholic)
35 Tremont St.
Lynn, MA 01902
(781) 586-2014
Grades: 6-12
| 517 students
St. Michael Elementary School
(Catholic)
(1)
80 Maple Ave
North Andover, MA 01845
(978) 686-1862
Grades: PK-8
| 497 students
St. Pius V School
(Catholic)
28 Bowler St
Lynn, MA 01904
(781) 593-8292
Grades: PK-8
| 284 students
545 Cabot Street
Beverly, MA 01915
(978) 927-1700
Grades: PK-9
| 408 students
Tower School
Tower School Photo
75 West Shore Drive
Marblehead, MA 01945
(781) 631-5800
Grades: PK-8
| 243 students
12 Bradstreet Avenue LLC
Daycare / Preschool
12 Bradstreet Ave. Danvers, MA 01923
Danvers, MA 01923
(978) 224-9100
Grades: NS-K
| 29 students
The Academy at Penguin Hall
The Academy at Penguin Hall Photo
All-girls
(3)
36 Essex Street
Wenham, MA 01984
(978) 468-6200
Grades: 9-12
| 122 students
Andover School Of Montessori
Andover School Of Montessori Photo
Montessori School
(1)
400 S Main St
Andover, MA 01810
(978) 475-2299
Grades: PK-8
| 169 students
Annisquam Kindergarten Inc
Daycare / Preschool
1123 Washington Street
Gloucester, MA 01930
(978) 283-2814
Grades: NS-PK
| 40 students
Beacon Christian Academy
(Christian)
35 Conant St
Beverly, MA 01915
(978) 921-2888
Grades: K-6
| 64 students
94 Bradford St
Lawrence, MA 01840
(978) 989-0004
Grades: 5-8
| 120 students
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Essex County Private Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
90 Broadway
Methuen, MA 01844
(978) 688-5706
Grades: PK-K
| 19 students
50 Blaney St
Swampscott, MA 01907
(781) 595-5859
Grades: PK-K
| 81 students
31 Trinity Street
Lawrence, MA 01841
(978) 686-3007
Grades: PK-8
| 170 students
Lakeside School (Closed 2006)
All-boys | Special Education School
629 Lowell Street
Peabody, MA 01960
(978) 535-0250
Grades: 4-9
| 25 students
526 Lowell Street
Lawrence, MA 01841
(978) 682-9761
Grades: K-8
| 177 students
84 Union Street
Methuen, MA 01844
(978) 688-3040
Grades: K-8
| 181 students
23 Hawley Street
Lawrence, MA 01843
(978) 682-8937
Grades: K-8
| 126 students
60 Prospect St
Gloucester, MA 01930
(978) 283-3455
Grades: PK-8
| 147 students
160 Federal Street
Salem, MA 01970
(978) 744-4773
Grades: PK-8
| 150 students
56 Oak Ter
Haverhill, MA 01832
(978) 521-4256
Grades: PK-8
| 217 students
301 Haverhill St
Lawrence, MA 01840
(978) 685-2091
Grades: K-9
| 241 students

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