Top New Jersey Private Schools
- For the 2020 school year, there are 1,428 top private schools in New Jersey, serving 218,597 students.
- The average private school tuition is $8,672 for elementary schools and $18,473 for high schools (view national tuition averages).
- The average acceptance rate is 79% (view national acceptance rates).
- Minority enrollment is 30% and the student:teacher ratio is 11:1.
Friends School Mullica Hill Photo - Our PreK program is for children ages 3 and up. We offer half-day and full-day options. We also offer Early Room and Extended Day for working parents. Our PreK students thrive with Teacher Nancy, who has been a long-time favorite teacher for years!
Far Brook School Photo - Far Brook's inviting, semi-wooded nine acre campus includes playing fields, playgrounds, and a Schoolyard wetlands habitat.
Golda Och Academy Photo - Located in West Orange, New Jersey, Golda Och Academy is an accredited private independent school, educating students from Pre-K through 12th grade in a flexible and caring environment that nurtures their minds and their spirits. Our mission is to nurture the unique potential of each student through an exceptional Jewish and general studies education.
Beacon Christian Academy Photo - Welcome to our Cozy Children's Corner! Your young child will never want to LEAVE this enchanted place!
The Peck School Photo - A firm handshake, good eye contact, and consideration of others - these are just a few of The Peck School values that contribute to creating one of the most nurturing and inspirational K-8 learning environments in the country.
Waldorf School of Princeton Photo - Imagine what your child can become with The Waldorf School of Princeton!
Rutgers Preparatory School Photo - Whether on Campus or visiting Grounds for Sculpture, Rutgers Prep's location in Somerset, NJ means that nature, the Arts, multi-cultural events, and historic treasures impact student instruction every day.
Voyagers' Community School Photo - Our new location, once the Fred Steelman School, in Eatontown, NJ, was built in 1908 and renovated to suit our needs in 2015. Fashioned like a NYC loft, the rooms are spaceous with natural light flooding in, exposed brick and rafters and original wood floors. A warm and welcoming aesthetic is essential to learning. We have just the place.
Top New Jersey Private Schools by County (2020)
- County# Schools# Students% Minority
- 23 Schools4,549 Students21% Minority
- 186 Schools31,560 Students26% Minority
- 64 Schools7,054 Students26% Minority
- 79 Schools12,534 Students32% Minority
- 8 Schools971 Students8% Minority
- 13 Schools1,398 Students26% Minority
- 109 Schools17,977 Students53% Minority
- 36 Schools4,338 Students21% Minority
- 60 Schools11,456 Students63% Minority
- 23 Schools1,519 Students11% Minority
- 74 Schools11,384 Students29% Minority
- 125 Schools17,676 Students43% Minority
- 136 Schools20,989 Students17% Minority
- 112 Schools12,165 Students20% Minority
- 104 Schools22,218 Students3% Minority
- 70 Schools12,168 Students53% Minority
- 2 Schools223 Students19% Minority
- 79 Schools10,672 Students24% Minority
- 22 Schools2,934 Students9% Minority
- 95 Schools13,903 Students49% Minority
- 11 Schools1,229 Students22% Minority
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