Best New Jersey Private Daycares & Preschools (2021-22)

For the 2021-22 school year, there are 1,015 private daycares & preschools serving 140,096 students in New Jersey.
The best top ranked private daycares & preschools in New Jersey include Cedar Hill Prep School, Oak Knoll School of the Holy Child (Lower School) and YingHua International School.
The average tuition cost is $10,331, which is lower than the New Jersey average tuition cost of $14,023.
39% of private daycares & preschools in New Jersey are religiously affiliated (most commonly Roman Catholic and Jewish). Learn more about how daycare centers and preschools work.

Top Ranked New Jersey Private Daycares & Preschools (2021-22)

School
Location
Grades
Students
Cedar Hill Prep School
Cedar Hill Prep School Photo - 2017 National Blue Ribbon School Highly Exemplary School
(6)
152 Cedar Grove Lane
Somerset, NJ 08873
(732) 356-5400
Grades: NS-8
| 268 students
Chapin School
Chapin School Photo - Chapin School Princeton focuses on Collaborative Learning through STEAM, Arts, Music, and Athletics.
(3)
4101 Princeton Pike
Princeton, NJ 08540
(609) 924-2449
Grades: PK-8
| 223 students
The Elisabeth Morrow School
The Elisabeth Morrow School Photo - The Elisabeth Morrow School serves children age 2 through eighth grade providing exemplary academics and character development in a diverse and inclusive child-centered community, inspiring students to become curious scholars, ethical leaders, and global citizens.
(2)
435 Lydecker Street
Englewood, NJ 07631
(201) 568-5566
Grades: NS-8
| 404 students
Far Brook School
Far Brook School Photo - Far Brook's inviting, semi-wooded nine acre campus includes playing fields, playgrounds, and a Schoolyard wetlands habitat.
(3)
52 Great Hills Road
Short Hills, NJ 07078
(973) 379-3442
Grades: NS-8
| 263 students
Hamilton Park Montessori School
Hamilton Park Montessori School Photo - Maria Montessori was globally acknowledged for her advocacy toward peace and social justice; as such, it is integral to HPMS values to search for common ground, and to work with dedication toward compassionate understanding.
Montessori School
(7)
1 McWilliams Place
Jersey City, NJ 07302
(201) 533-1910
Grades: PK-8
| 434 students
Oak Knoll School of the Holy Child (Lower School)
Oak Knoll School of the Holy Child (Lower School) Photo
(Roman Catholic)
(2)
44 Blackburn Road
Summit, NJ 07901
(908) 522-8109
Grades: PK-6
| 234 students
Pioneer Academy
Pioneer Academy Photo - School Building
(3)
164 Totowa Road
Wayne, NJ 07470
(973) 405-5169
Grades: PK-12
| 323 students
Primoris Academy
Primoris Academy Photo - An independent private school located in Westwood, NJ, Primoris Academy is a vibrant and nurturing environment for advanced learners. We strive to create a joyful learning experience that inspires as well as challenges.
(19)
120 Washington Avenue
Westwood, NJ 07675
(201) 722-1000
Grades: PK-12
| n/a students
Ranney School
Ranney School Photo - Where lifelong friendships are built
(2)
235 Hope Road
Eatontown, NJ 07724
(732) 542-4777
Grades: PK-12
| 661 students
Rutgers Preparatory School
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.
(2)
1345 Easton Ave
Somerset, NJ 08873
(732) 545-5600
Grades: PK-12
| 640 students
Voyagers' Community School
Voyagers' Community School Photo - Far from your ordinary summer camp, our camp works just like our school. Children express their interests and we help them build experiences in response. We provide the space, instruction as needed, and state of the art technology and supplies, in an easily accessible fashion. This is where the learning begins and friendships are made.
(3)
1000 Sanger Ave, 3rd Floor
Little Silver, NJ 07757
(732) 842-1660
Grades: NS-12
| 63 students
The Wardlaw+Hartridge School
The Wardlaw+Hartridge School Photo - Excellence in academics!
(11)
1295 Inman Ave
Edison, NJ 08820
(908) 754-1882
Grades: PK-12
| 468 students
Westfield Friends School
Westfield Friends School Photo
(Friends)
(3)
2201 Riverton Rd
Riverton, NJ 08077
(856) 829-0895
Grades: NS-8
| 127 students
The Wilberforce School
The Wilberforce School Photo
(Christian)
(10)
75 Mapleton Road, Building 2
Princeton, NJ 08540
(609) 924-6111
Grades: PK-12
| 257 students
25 Laurel Avenue, Kingston, NJ 08528
Kingston, NJ 08528
(609) 375-8015
Grades: NS-8
| 150 students
Alpine Montessori of Millburn
Alpine Montessori of Millburn Photo
Montessori School
(1)
5 Bleeker Street
Millburn, NJ 07041
(973) 379-4710
Grades: NS
| 71 students
Beacon Christian Academy
Beacon Christian Academy Photo - Welcome to our Cozy Children's Corner! Your young child will never want to LEAVE this enchanted place!
(Assembly of God)
(12)
30 Prospect Avenue - 2nd floor
Bayonne, NJ 07002
(201) 437-5056
Grades: NS-11
| 132 students
Bergen County Christian Academy
Bergen County Christian Academy Photo - Bergen County Christian School - Front Entrance
(Christian)
(1)
15 Conklin Place
Hackensack, NJ 07601
(201) 487-7212
Grades: PK-12
| n/a students
French American School of Princeton
French American School of Princeton Photo
Special Program Emphasis
(1)
75 Mapleton Rd
Princeton, NJ 08540
(609) 430-3001
Grades: NS-8
| 158 students
Mendham Country Day School
(7)
204 Morristown Rd
Basking Ridge, NJ 07920
(908) 766-3323
Grades: NS-8
| 164 students
Princeton Montessori School
Princeton Montessori School Photo - Elementary students work collaboratively on a math layout using Montessori materials and our hands-on approach.
Montessori School
(1)
487 Cherry Valley Road
Princeton, NJ 08540
(609) 924-4594
Grades: NS-8
| 215 students
Waldorf School of Princeton
Waldorf School of Princeton Photo - Imagine what your child can become with The Waldorf School of Princeton!
(7)
1062 Cherry Hill Rd
Princeton, NJ 08540
(609) 466-1970
Grades: NS-8
| 119 students
1st Cerebral Palsy Of Nj
Special Education School
7 Sanford Ave
Belleville, NJ 07109
(973) 751-0200
Grades: PK
| 60 students
Abundant Life Academy
(Pentecostal)
390 Washington Avenue
Nutley, NJ 07110
(973) 667-9700
Grades: PK-12
| 409 students
Academy Of Greatness And Excellence
Academy Of Greatness And Excellence Photo - One of the pillars of the AGE National Elementary Honor Society is Service, and that is what the NEHS students provides at the Woodcrest Healthcare Center. They visit the elderly of our community, and spend quality time with them as they add smiles to their faces.
(Islamic)
(1)
110 Mount Vernon St.
Ridgefield Park, NJ 07660
(201) 229-0470
Grades: PK-12
| 454 students
Academy Of Our Lady Of Mt Carmel
(Roman Catholic)
10 County Rd
Tenafly, NJ 07670
(201) 567-6491
Grades: PK-8
| 257 students
The Academy of Our Lady of Peace
The Academy of Our Lady of Peace Photo
(Roman Catholic)
99 South Street
New Providence, NJ 07974
(908) 464-8657
Grades: PK-8
| 192 students
Academy Of Saint Paul
(Roman Catholic)
187 Wyckoff Ave
Ramsey, NJ 07446
(201) 327-1108
Grades: PK-8
| 263 students
Academy Of The Most Blessed Sacrament
Academy Of The Most Blessed Sacrament Photo - Main building
(Roman Catholic)
785 Franklin Lake Road
Franklin Lakes, NJ 07417
(201) 891-4250
Grades: PK-8
| 126 students
Al-Minhaal Academy
(Islamic)
(1)
232 E. Front St.
Plainfield, NJ 07060
(908) 500-2706
Grades: NS-12
| 317 students
All Saints Academy
(Roman Catholic)
(1)
189 Baldwin Road
Parsippany, NJ 07054
(973) 334-4704
Grades: NS-8
| 301 students
All Saints Catholic Academy
(Roman Catholic)
19 W 13th St
Bayonne, NJ 07002
(201) 443-8384
Grades: PK-8
| 430 students
All Saints Episcopal Day School
All Saints Episcopal Day School Photo - Gymnasium
(Episcopal)
(6)
707 Washington St
Hoboken, NJ 07030
(201) 792-0736
Grades: NS-8
| 204 students
An Noor Academy
(Islamic)
(1)
1000 Hoes Lane
Piscataway, NJ 08854
(732) 667-5300
Grades: NS-12
| 356 students
Anshei Lubavitch Daycare Center
Daycare / Preschool (Jewish)
10-10 Plz Rd
Fair Lawn, NJ 07410
(201) 794-3770
Grades: PK
| 275 students
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