Top 5 Best New Jersey Alternative Private Schools (2022)

For the 2022 school year, there are 89 alternative private schools serving 9,031 students in New Jersey.
The best top ranked alternative private schools in New Jersey include Barnstable Academy, New School Of Monmouth County and Little Treasures Learning Center.
The average acceptance rate is 86%, which is higher than the New Jersey private school average acceptance rate of 79%.
27% of alternative private schools in New Jersey are religiously affiliated (most commonly Christian and Jewish).

Top Ranked New Jersey Alternative Private Schools (2022)

School
Location
Grades
Students
Barnstable Academy
Barnstable Academy Photo - Pep Rally
Alternative School
(7)
8 Wright Way
Oakland, NJ 07436
(201) 651-0200
Grades: 6-12
| 124 students
New School Of Monmouth County
New School Of Monmouth County Photo - Since 1969, The New School of Monmouth County has been educating students using a unique combination of project-based, child-centered, discovery-learning approaches. Students learn by doing, free from competition and rigid timelines. At The New School, we value the development of the whole child so focus not only on academics but also on life skills including communication, empathy and joy.
Alternative School
(7)
301 Middle Road
Holmdel, NJ 07733
(732) 272-5680
Grades: K-8
| 32 students
American Boys Preparatory Academy
American Boys Preparatory Academy Photo - American Boys Prep student learning at his own pace.
All-boys | Alternative School
(1)
1020 Springfield Ave
Mountainside, NJ 07092
(908) 516-4231
Grades: 5-8
| 10 students
Fusion Academy Cherry Hill
Fusion Academy Cherry Hill Photo
Alternative School
923 Haddonfield Road, Suite 2B
Cherry Hill, NJ 08002
(856) 229-9329
Grades: 6-12
| n/a students
Fusion Academy Englewood
Fusion Academy Englewood Photo
Alternative School
10 Sterling Blvd, Suite 201
Englewood, NJ 07631
(201) 431-9554
Grades: 6-12
| n/a students
Fusion Academy Montclair
Fusion Academy Montclair Photo
Alternative School
427 Bloomfield Avenue, 3rd Floor
Montclair, NJ 07042
(973) 744-3539
Grades: 6-12
| n/a students
Fusion Academy Morristown
Fusion Academy Morristown Photo
Alternative School
182 South Street, Suite 4
Morristown, NJ 07960
(973) 267-0474
Grades: 6-12
| n/a students
Fusion Academy Princeton
Fusion Academy Princeton Photo
Alternative School
116 Stanhope St.
Princeton, NJ 08540
(609) 919-9193
Grades: 6-12
| 32 students
Montclair Cooperative School
Montclair Cooperative School Photo - The Montclair Cooperative School is a community of students, teachers, and parents who are dedicated to creating a diverse and nurturing environment where children flourish intellectually and where they develop exceptional social skills along with a deep sense of community responsibility.
Alternative School
(1)
65 Chestnut Street
Montclair, NJ 07042
(973) 783-4955
Grades: NS-8
| 156 students
Assumption Early Childhood Center
Assumption Early Childhood Center Photo - Students are able to work one-on-one with a resource teacher in math, reading, language arts and speech.
Alternative School (Catholic)
35 Jefferson Ave
Emerson, NJ 07630
(201) 262-0300
Grades: PK-K
| 70 students
Jcc Of Central New Jersey
Alternative School (Jewish)
1391 Martine Ave
Scotch Plains, NJ 07076
(908) 889-8800
Grades: PK-K
| 251 students
Kenmare High School
All-girls | Alternative School
89 York St
Jersey City, NJ 07302
(201) 451-1177
Grades: 9-12
| 121 students
Little Treasures Learning Center
Little Treasures Learning Center Photo
Alternative School
2177 Oak Tree Rd Suite 100
Edison, NJ 08820
(908) 769-3224
Grades: PK-K
| 338 students
The Magical Palace Of Knowledge
Alternative School
775 Valley Rd
Clifton, NJ 07013
(973) 815-1500
Grades: PK-K
| 383 students
Nursery Rhymes Preschool & Kindergarten
Alternative School
141 Market St
Saddle Brook, NJ 07663
(201) 843-8667
Grades: PK-K
| 135 students
St. Joseph Elementary School
Alternative School (Catholic)
115 Telford St
East Orange, NJ 07018
(973) 674-2326
Grades: PK-8
| 274 students
Ability School
Ability School Photo - We have a great summer program with academics every morning and camp activities every afternoon. Our students love camp and return year after year!
Alternative School
(5)
75 Knickerbocker Rd
Englewood, NJ 07631
(201) 871-8808
Grades: PK-8
| 41 students
Alphabetland
Alternative School (Islamic)
110 Harrison St
Boonton, NJ 07005
(973) 588-4059
Grades: PK-2
| 42 students
Apples & Books Learning Center
Alternative School (Christian)
1036 Us Highway 202 S
Somerville, NJ 08876
(908) 429-4275
Grades: PK-K
| 130 students
Atlantis Prep School
Atlantis Prep School Photo - One convenient, walkable campus.
Alternative School
1904 Atlantic Ave
Manasquan, NJ 08736
(732) 528-5437
Grades: PK-K
| 147 students
Beacon Academy
Alternative School
570 D Egg Harbor Rd
Sewell, NJ 08080
(856) 582-6199
Grades: PK-K
| 49 students
Beth El Early Childhood Center
Alternative School (Jewish)
(1)
8000 Main Street
Voorhees, NJ 08043
(856) 675-1166
Grades: PK-K
| 122 students
Brighten Academy
Alternative School
315 Fries Mill Rd
Sewell, NJ 08080
(856) 582-1144
Grades: PK-K
| 89 students
Child Development Center At Bristol Myers Squibb
Alternative School
Route 206 & Province Line Rd.
Princeton, NJ 08540
(609) 252-6200
Grades: K
| 14 students
Children's Center Preschool and Kindergarten
Alternative School
1 Main St
Blairstown, NJ 07825
(908) 362-7887
Grades: NS-K
| 26 students
Children's Corner At Bridgewater Umc
Alternative School (Methodist)
651 Country Club Rd
Bridgewater, NJ 08807
(908) 526-9596
Grades: PK-K
| 105 students
Cinnamon Sticks Learning Center
Alternative School
600 Route 130 N
Riverton, NJ 08077
(856) 303-2200
Grades: NS-K
| 108 students
Coastal Learning Center
Coastal Learning Center Photo - Coastal Learning Center was founded in 1974 in Lakewood, New Jersey and has been providing education and counseling services for 40 years. The school operates as a private day school providing specialized education programs for students ages 5-21. The Integrated Counseling Program includes a Behavior Management System, Counseling, and Crisis Intervention. Psychiatric Service include, assessment, consultation and prescribing medication.
Alternative School
2100 Oak Ave
Northfield, NJ 08225
(609) 277-7079
Grades: K-12
| 43 students
Congregation M'kor Shalom Preschool & Kindergarten
Alternative School (Jewish)
850 E Evesham Rd
Cherry Hill, NJ 08003
(856) 424-7339
Grades: PK-K
| 87 students
The Cottage School
Alternative School
(1)
9E Main Street
Mendham, NJ 07945
(908) 719-9610
Grades: NS-8
| 20 students
Cpc Weekday Nursery School & Kindergarten
Alternative School (Presbyterian)
70 Maple St
Summit, NJ 07901
(908) 273-0484
Grades: NS
| 154 students
Creative Learning Center
Creative Learning Center Photo - Block building is an essential part of our preschool and primary program. Through this activity, the children develop critical thinking skills, perseverance, language skills, mathematical and scientific understandings, as well as a strong self concept.
Alternative School
(1)
160 Avenue At The Common Ste 3
Shrewsbury, NJ 07702
(732) 389-2211
Grades: PK-1
| 101 students
Creative Learning Pre School
Creative Learning Pre School Photo - Welcome to Creative Learning Pre-School! Creative Learning offers programs based on age, from 12 months through Kindergarten. The children remain together for an entire year and they advance to the next level each September. We offer half-day, full-day, and extended programs. We are also happy to customize schedules to meet your specific needs.
Alternative School
515 Hamilton Avenue
Linwood, NJ 08221
(609) 927-4715
Grades: PK-K
| 230 students
Creative Nursery School
Alternative School
303 Old Georges Rd
North Brunswick, NJ 08902
(732) 821-1010
Grades: PK-1
| 30 students
Creme De Le Creme
Alternative School
299 Walton Ave
Mount Laurel, NJ 08054
(856) 316-7233
Grades: PK-K
| 193 students
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