Best New Jersey Private Schools (2021-22)

For the 2021-22 school year, there are 1,360 private schools serving 209,793 students in New Jersey.
The average private school tuition is $13,778 for elementary schools and $18,637 for high schools (view national tuition averages).
The best top ranked private schools in New Jersey include Oak Knoll School Of The Holy Child (All Girls 7-12), Voyagers' Community School and Chapin School.
The average acceptance rate is 79% (view national acceptance rates). Minority enrollment is 39% and the student:teacher ratio is 11:1.
44% of schools are religiously affiliated (most commonly Roman Catholic and Jewish).

Top Ranked New Jersey Private Schools by County (2021-22)

County
# Schools
# Students
% Minority
25
4,292
22%
175
29,871
38%
75
12,287
34%
97
17,095
55%
56
10,891
63%
70
10,824
40%
117
16,542
52%
132
19,467
25%
103
11,625
25%
109
24,878
12%
66
10,888
54%
76
10,079
32%
22
2,707
19%
91
13,264
47%

Recent Articles

Teen Travel In Uncertain Times
Teen Travel In Uncertain Times
Most adults find traveling more complicated and challenging that it was pre-pandemic. We offer some suggestions for safe teen travel in these uncertain times.
Using Facebook, YouTube and Pinterest to Promote Your School
Using Facebook, YouTube and Pinterest to Promote Your School
Social media is an effective marketing tool for your school. Here are some suggestions for using Facebook, YouTube and Pinterest.
Should Teachers Be Unionized?
Should Teachers Be Unionized?
One of the basic differences between private and public schools is the fact that most public school teachers belong to a union. Should teachers be unionized?