Top 10 Best Rockingham County Private Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 76 private schools serving 6,650 students in Rockingham County, NH (there are 95 public schools, serving 41,989 public students). 14% of all K-12 students in Rockingham County, NH are educated in private schools (compared to the NH state average of 14%).
The top ranked private schools in Rockingham County, NH include Phillips Exeter Academy, St. Joseph Regional Catholic School and Saint Patrick Academy.
The average tuition cost is $17,304, which is lower than the New Hampshire private school average tuition cost of $21,419.
16% of private schools in Rockingham County, NH are religiously affiliated (most commonly Catholic and Baptist).

Top Ranked Rockingham County Private Schools (2024)

School
Location
Grades
Students
Building Block School
Special Program Emphasis
125 Kingston Rd
Exeter, NH 03833
(603) 778-1383
Grades: PK-6
| 84 students
907 First Nh Tpke
Northwood, NH 03261
(603) 942-5531
Grades: 9-12
| 717 students
The Cornerstone School
Montessori School
(1)
146 High St
Stratham, NH 03885
(603) 772-4349
Grades: PK-8
| 163 students
Exeter Day School
Daycare / Preschool
11 Marlboro Street
Exeter, NH 03833
(603) 772-3342
Grades: NS
| 282 students
Hampstead Academy
Hampstead Academy Photo - Connect. Inquire. Empower. Prepared for the Future. Hampstead Academy strives to be the exemplar for experiential learning and a place to cultivate connections, ignite ideas, and empower prepared students for the future.
(5)
320 East Road
Hampstead, NH 03841
(603) 329-4406
Grades: PK-8
| 63 students
Nutfield Cooperative School
Daycare / Preschool
47 East Derry Rd.
East Derry, NH 03041
(603) 434-2602
Grades: PK-K
| 174 students
20 Main St
Exeter, NH 03833
(603) 777-3437
Grades: 9-12
| 1,078 students
Sacred Heart School
(Catholic)
289 Lafayette Rd
Hampton, NH 03842
(603) 926-3254
Grades: PK-8
| 240 students
St. Joseph Regional Catholic School
(Catholic)
40 Main St
Salem, NH 03079
(603) 893-6811
Grades: PK-8
| 202 students
Saint Patrick Academy
Saint Patrick Academy Photo
(Catholic)
315 Banfield Road
Portsmouth, NH 03801
(603) 436-0739
Grades: NS-8
| 225 students
World Of Discovery
Daycare / Preschool
182 Rockingham Rd
Londonderry, NH 03053
(603) 537-2338
Grades: PK-K
| 167 students
Acorn School
Daycare / Preschool
136 Winnicut Rd.
Stratham, NH 03885
(603) 778-8285
Grades: PK-K
| 90 students
Ages & Stages
Daycare / Preschool
499 Main St
Hampstead, NH 03841
(603) 329-6122
Grades: K
| 75 students
Amesbury Seventh-day Adventist School
(Seventh Day Adventist)
285 Main Ave Route 107a
East Kingston, NH 03827
(603) 394-9970
Grades: 1-7
| 11 students
Appleseeds Day School
Daycare / Preschool
15 Hampton Rd
Exeter, NH 03833
(603) 772-9995
Grades: PK-K
| 70 students
The Applewood Learning Center
The Applewood Learning Center Photo
Daycare / Preschool
2 Hampton Drive
Londonderry, NH 03053
(603) 434-3139
Grades: NS-K
| 58 students
Auburn Montessori School
Auburn Montessori School Photo - Auburn Montessori values outdoor education. Along with plenty of free play, we feature "Woodland Wednesdays" ; our outdoor classroom program. Trails, ponds, streams, farm animals, and our outdoor meeting space combine to allow children to become confident in self management, build motor skills, cognitive thinking, cooperation and leadership. Academic learning is achieved when the building blocks are in place.
Montessori School
78 Rockingham Rd
Auburn, NH 03032
(603) 627-1691
Grades: PK-K
| 35 students
Beginnings & Beyond
Daycare / Preschool
320 Sandown Rd Unit 10
East Hampstead, NH 03826
(603) 329-0124
Grades: PK-K
| 34 students
The Birchtree Center
Special Education School
2064 Woodbury Ave
Portsmouth, NH 03801
(603) 433-4192
Grades: 2-12
| 39 students
Chester Preschool
Daycare / Preschool
465 Derry Road
Chester, NH 03036
(603) 887-6016
Grades: NS-PK
| 21 students
The Circle Of Friends School
Daycare / Preschool
(3)
49 S Main St
Derry, NH 03038
(603) 434-8167
Grades: PK-K
| 55 students
Clubhouse Child Care Inc
Daycare / Preschool
13 Peabody Rd
Derry, NH 03038
(603) 434-7897
Grades: PK-K
| 22 students
The Country Club For Kids
Daycare / Preschool
50 Main St
Fremont, NH 03044
(603) 895-2234
Grades: PK-K
| 59 students
Cozy Kids Child Care
Daycare / Preschool
3 Sanborn Road
Londonderry, NH 03053
(603) 437-5437
Grades: PK-K
| 70 students
Create & Discover Learning Center, Inc
Daycare / Preschool
176 Main Street
Salem, NH 03079
(603) 894-5250
Grades: PK-K
| 88 students
Discovery Child Enrichment Center
Daycare / Preschool
30 Rye Street
Portsmouth, NH 03801
(603) 334-6336
Grades: PK-K
| 46 students
Fremont Early Learning Environment
Daycare / Preschool
300 Main Street
Fremont, NH 03044
(603) 895-9992
Grades: PK-K
| 33 students
The Goddard School
The Goddard School Photo
Daycare / Preschool
12 Tsienneto Road
Derry, NH 03038
(603) 432-2210
Grades: NS-K
| n/a students
Granite State Christian School
(Baptist)
1 Sand Hill Road
Salem, NH 03079
(603) 893-0898
Grades: PK-5
| 60 students
Great Bay Kids Company
Daycare / Preschool
3 Simons Ln
Newmarket, NH 03857
(603) 659-5006
Grades: PK-K
| 68 students
Hazel Drive Early Childhood Center
Daycare / Preschool
35 Hazel Dr
Hampstead, NH 03841
(603) 329-9600
Grades: PK-K
| 43 students
Heronfield Academy
Heronfield Academy Photo
Special Program Emphasis (Episcopal)
(2)
356 Exeter Rd
Hampton Falls, NH 03844
(603) 772-9093
Grades: 6-8
| 90 students
Hogarth Country Day School
Hogarth Country Day School Photo
Daycare / Preschool
41 Water Street
Epping, NH 03042
(603) 679-2097
Grades: NS
| 14 students
Holy Angels Preschool and Kindergarten
Daycare / Preschool (Catholic)
8 Atkinson Depot Road
Plaistow, NH 03865
(603) 382-9783
Grades: NS-PK
| 62 students
Imagination Station
Daycare / Preschool
127 Haverhill Rd
Chester, NH 03036
(603) 887-2345
Grades: PK-K
| 37 students
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Rockingham County Private Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
145 Hampstead Road
Derry, NH 03038
(603) 434-1501
Grades: PK-12
| 309 students
8 Pleasant Street
Salem, NH 03079
(603) 870-5327
Grades: NS-PK
| 65 students
307 Epping Rd
Exeter, NH 03833
(603) 772-5558
Grades: PK-K
| 45 students
266 E Main Street
East Hampstead, NH 03826
(603) 378-9310
Grades: PK-K
| 19 students
3 Moody St
Derry, NH 03038
(603) 432-2712
Grades: PK-8
| 132 students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked private schools in Rockingham County, NH?
The top ranked private schools in Rockingham County, NH include Phillips Exeter Academy, St. Joseph Regional Catholic School and Saint Patrick Academy.
How many private schools are located in Rockingham County, NH?
76 private schools are located in Rockingham County, NH.
How much do private schools cost in Rockingham County, NH?
The average tuition cost is $17,304, which is lower than the New Hampshire private school average tuition cost of $21,419.
How diverse are private schools in Rockingham County, NH?
Rockingham County, NH private schools are approximately 23% minority students, which is higher than the New Hampshire private school average of 19%.
What percentage of students in Rockingham County, NH go to private school?
14% of all K-12 students in Rockingham County, NH are educated in private schools (compared to the NH state average of 14%).
What percentage of private schools are religiously affiliated in Rockingham County, NH?
16% of private schools in Rockingham County, NH are religiously affiliated (most commonly Catholic and Baptist).

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