Best New Jersey Alternative Private Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 35 alternative private schools serving 2,217 students in New Jersey.
The top ranked alternative private school in New Jersey is Kenmare High School.
The average acceptance rate is 88%, which is higher than the New Jersey private school average acceptance rate of 79%.
26% of alternative private schools in New Jersey are religiously affiliated (most commonly Jewish and Christian).

Top Ranked New Jersey Alternative Private Schools (2024)

School
Location
Grades
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
| 12 students
Fusion Academy Cherry Hill
Fusion Academy Cherry Hill Photo - Each Fusion campus has a state-of-the-art music studio with professional-grade tools. Students can explore instruments, vocals, songwriting, DJ performing arts, and more.
Alternative School
923 Haddonfield Road, Suite 2B
Cherry Hill, NJ 08002
(877) 673-8893
Grades: 6-12
| n/a students
Fusion Academy Englewood
Fusion Academy Englewood Photo - Each Fusion campus has a state-of-the-art music studio with professional-grade tools. Students can explore instruments, vocals, songwriting, DJ performing arts, and more.
Alternative School
10 Sterling Blvd, Suite 201
Englewood, NJ 07631
(877) 673-8893
Grades: 6-12
| n/a students
Fusion Academy Montclair
Fusion Academy Montclair Photo - Each Fusion campus has a state-of-the-art music studio with professional-grade tools. Students can explore instruments, vocals, songwriting, DJ performing arts, and more.
Alternative School
427 Bloomfield Avenue, 3rd Floor
Montclair, NJ 07042
(877) 673-8893
Grades: 6-12
| n/a students
Fusion Academy Morristown
Fusion Academy Morristown Photo - Each Fusion campus has a state-of-the-art music studio with professional-grade tools. Students can explore instruments, vocals, songwriting, DJ performing arts, and more.
Alternative School
182 South Street, Suite 4
Morristown, NJ 07960
(877) 673-8893
Grades: 6-12
| n/a students
Fusion Academy Princeton
Fusion Academy Princeton Photo - Students get to be up close to everything in our science lab. In the one-to-one classroom students are always involved in experiments and have a hands-on approach to learning. We have college-level tools available and the world can be their classroom if they choose to venture out of the science lab.
Alternative School
(1)
116 Stanhope St.
Princeton, NJ 08540
(877) 673-8893
Grades: 6-12
| 32 students
Kenmare High School
All-girls | Alternative School
89 York St
Jersey City, NJ 07302
(201) 451-1177
Grades: 9-12
| 121 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: NS-PK
| 130 students
Beth Elementary Early Childhood Center
Alternative School (Jewish)
(1)
8000 Main Street
Voorhees, NJ 08043
(856) 675-1166
Grades: PK-K
| 122 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
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
Creative Nursery School
Alternative School
303 Old Georges Rd
North Brunswick, NJ 08902
(732) 821-1010
Grades: PK-1
| 30 students
Dawn Treader Christian School
Alternative School (Christian)
1 Market St
Paterson, NJ 07501
(973) 345-9830
Grades: K-8
| 37 students
First Step Learning Center Of Lebanon
Alternative School
(3)
2 Lake Dr
Whitehouse Station, NJ 08889
(908) 236-7669
Grades: NS-6
| 66 students
Giggle And Grow Preschool & Early Learning Center
Alternative School
(2)
99 Parish Dr
Wayne, NJ 07470
(973) 686-1010
Grades: PK-K
| 54 students
The Goddard School
The Goddard School Photo
Alternative School
2086 Hamburg Turnpike
Wayne, NJ 07470
(973) 389-3980
Grades: K
| 15 students
The Goddard School
The Goddard School Photo
Alternative School
Suite 1 399 Ridge Road
Dayton, NJ 08810
(732) 274-9631
Grades: NS-K
| 150 students
The Goddard School Of Woodbridge
The Goddard School Of Woodbridge Photo
Alternative School
400 Gill Lane
Iselin, NJ 08830
(732) 283-0090
Grades: PK-K
| 80 students
Happy Day Learning Center
Alternative School (Assembly of God)
1111 Preakness Ave
Wayne, NJ 07470
(973) 694-3584
Grades: NS
| 110 students
Harmony School At Princeton
Alternative School
1 Merwick Rd
Princeton, NJ 08540
(609) 799-4411
Grades: PK-K
| 150 students
Healing Wings Christian Daycare Center
Alternative School (Church of God in Christ)
520 E. STANGER AVE.
Glassboro, NJ 08028
(856) 442-0407
Grades: PK-3
| 10 students
HEROES Academy for the Gifted
Alternative School
3059 Englishtown Road
Monroe Township, NJ 08831
(732) 690-7991
Grades: 1-8
| 60 students
Kiddie Academy Child Care Learning Center
Alternative School
(1)
233 Sparta Ave
Sparta, NJ 07871
(973) 726-8766
Grades: PK-K
| 133 students
Leapfrog Learning Center
Alternative School
174 Patterson Ave
Shrewsbury, NJ 07702
(732) 530-1442
Grades: PK-K
| 109 students
Little People At Work
Alternative School
500 Neptune Blvd
Neptune, NJ 07753
(732) 776-7111
Grades: PK-K
| 100 students
Omni World Academy
Alternative School
1142 River Rd
Trenton, NJ 08628
(609) 731-1056
Grades: PK-K
| 4 students
Plaza Child Care
Alternative School
(1)
4 Progress St Ste A3 Tcm Plz
Edison, NJ 08820
(908) 753-1505
Grades: PK-K
| 109 students
Ready Set Grow!
Alternative School
131 Church Ln
Wayne, NJ 07470
(973) 696-6888
Grades: K
| 11 students
Sinai Continuation At Joseph Kushner Hebrew Academy
Alternative School (Jewish)
110 S Orange Ave
Livingston, NJ 07039
(201) 833-1134
Grades: 2-8
| 29 students
Sundance School
Alternative School
401 Greenbrook Rd
Plainfield, NJ 07063
(908) 561-5055
Grades: PK-6
| 102 students
The Upper Saddle River Children's Academy
Alternative School
500 E Saddle River Rd
Saddle River, NJ 07458
(201) 995-0001
Grades: PK-K
| 127 students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked alternative private schools in New Jersey?
The top ranked alternative private schools in New Jersey is Kenmare High School.
How many alternative private schools are located in New Jersey?
35 alternative private schools are located in New Jersey.
How diverse are alternative private schools in New Jersey?
New Jersey alternative private schools are approximately 53% minority students, which is higher than the New Jersey private school average of 40%.
What percentage of alternative private schools are religiously affiliated in New Jersey?
26% of alternative private schools in New Jersey are religiously affiliated (most commonly Jewish and Christian).

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