Top 20 Best Essex County Private Schools (2022)

For the 2022 school year, there are 90 private schools serving 16,100 students in Essex County, NJ.
The best top ranked private schools in Essex County, NJ include Far Brook School, Horizon High School and Golda Och Academy.
The average tuition cost is $19,318, which is higher than the New Jersey private school average tuition cost of $14,644.
42% of private schools in Essex County, NJ are religiously affiliated (most commonly Catholic and Jewish).

Top Ranked Essex County Private Schools (2022)

School
Location
Grades
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
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
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
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
Aquinas Academy
Aquinas Academy Photo - Faith in Every Student's Future and Commitment to Excellence in Education
(Catholic)
388 South Livingston Avenue
Livingston, NJ 07039
(973) 992-1587
Grades: PK-8
| 277 students
Golda Och Academy
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.
(Jewish)
(5)
1418 Pleasant Valley Way
West Orange, NJ 07052
(973) 602-3601
Grades: NS-12
| 548 students
Good Shepherd Academy
(Catholic)
(4)
24 Brookline Ave
Nutley, NJ 07110
(973) 667-2049
Grades: PK-8
| 325 students
The Gramon School
The Gramon School Photo - In our Culinary Arts program students learn about table service, dining room protocol and business operation for an overall introduction to the culinary arts and food services industry. The pre-vocational curriculum teaches the skills necessary for employment—generalizing learned skills to pre-vocational and functional tasks. Individualization is crucial, as students have a wide range of skill levels.
Special Education School
24 Dwight Place
Fairfield, NJ 07004
(973) 808-9555
Grades: 10-12
| 53 students
Horizon High School
Horizon High School Photo
Special Education School
71 Okner Pkwy
Livingston, NJ 07039
(973) 535-1999
Grades: 9-12
| 93 students
Horizon School
Horizon School Photo - Universal Exercise Unit
Special Education School
51 Old Road
Livingston, NJ 07039
(973) 740-2353
Grades: 1-8
| 54 students
Immaculate Conception High School
(Catholic)
33 Cottage Place
Montclair, NJ 07042
(973) 744-7445
Grades: 9-12
| 173 students
110 S Orange Avenue
Livingston, NJ 07039
(862) 437-8002
Grades: PK-12
| 750 students
201 Valley Road
Montclair, NJ 07042
(973) 746-9800
Grades: PK-12
| 1,054 students
Mount Saint Dominic Academy
All-girls (Catholic)
(2)
3 Ryerson Avenue
Caldwell, NJ 07006
(973) 226-0660
Grades: 9-12
| 316 students
Newark Academy
Newark Academy Photo
(2)
91 South Orange Avenue
Livingston, NJ 07039
(973) 992-7000
Grades: 6-12
| 599 students
North Ward Child Development C
Daycare / Preschool
346 Mt Prospect Ave
Newark, NJ 07104
(973) 481-1023
Grades: PK-K
| 485 students
Our Lady Of Sorrows School
(Catholic)
172 Academy St
South Orange, NJ 07079
(973) 762-5169
Grades: PK-8
| 263 students
50 Country Day Dr
Short Hills, NJ 07078
(973) 379-4550
Grades: K-5
| 288 students
Playhouse Coop Preschool & Kindergarten
Daycare / Preschool
88 Franklin Ave
West Orange, NJ 07052
(973) 736-9451
Grades: PK-K
| 96 students
Rabbi Barry High SchoolGreene Ecc At Temple Bnai Jeshurun
Daycare / Preschool (Jewish)
1025 S Orange Ave
Short Hills, NJ 07078
(973) 379-3177
Grades: PK-K
| 323 students
St. Benedict's Preparatory School
(Catholic)
(1)
520 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd
Newark, NJ 07102
(973) 792-5744
Grades: K-12
| 803 students
St. Cassian Elementary School
St. Cassian Elementary School Photo - St Cassian School A National Blue Ribbon Exemplary High Performing School
(Catholic)
(2)
190 Lorraine Ave
Montclair, NJ 07043
(973) 746-1636
Grades: PK-8
| 254 students
St. Catherine Of Siena School
(Catholic)
39 E Bradford Ave
Cedar Grove, NJ 07009
(973) 239-6968
Grades: PK-8
| 257 students
St. Joseph Elementary School
Alternative School (Catholic)
115 Telford St
East Orange, NJ 07018
(973) 674-2326
Grades: PK-8
| 274 students
St. Michael School
(Catholic)
27 Crittenden St
Newark, NJ 07104
(973) 482-7400
Grades: K-8
| 380 students
St. Philips Academy
St. Philips Academy Photo - Family-Style Lunch
(Episcopal)
342 Central Ave.
Newark, NJ 07103
(973) 624-0644
Grades: K-8
| 357 students
St. Rose of Lima Academy
(Catholic)
52 Short Hills Avenue
Short Hills, NJ 07078
(973) 379-3973
Grades: NS-8
| 179 students
St. Thomas The Apostle School
St. Thomas The Apostle School Photo
(Catholic)
50 Byrd Ave
Bloomfield, NJ 07003
(973) 338-8505
Grades: NS-8
| 272 students
St. Vincent Academy
All-girls (Catholic)
(3)
228 W Market St
Newark, NJ 07103
(973) 622-1613
Grades: 9-12
| 248 students
Seton Hall Preparatory School
All-boys (Catholic)
120 Northfield Ave
West Orange, NJ 07052
(973) 325-6626
Grades: 9-12
| 959 students
South Orange Country Day School
Montessori School
461 Vose Ave
South Orange, NJ 07079
(973) 762-6451
Grades: PK-K
| 117 students
Weekday School
111 Irvington Ave.
South Orange, NJ 07079
(973) 617-1877
Grades: NS-5
| 26 students
A Pleasant Day Nursery School
Daycare / Preschool
8 Academy Rd
Caldwell, NJ 07006
(973) 228-5235
Grades: PK-K
| 16 students
Academy360 Upper School
Special Education School
6 Regent St
Livingston, NJ 07039
(973) 509-3050
Grades: 10-12
| 135 students
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Essex County Private Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
124 Niagara St
Newark, NJ 07105
(973) 589-7295
Grades: PK-8
| 228 students
600 Clinton Avenue
Newark, NJ 07108
(973) 824-5859
Grades: PK-8
| 191 students
308 S 9th Street
Newark, NJ 07103
(973) 622-1061
Grades: PK-8
| 260 students
239 Woodside Ave
Newark, NJ 07104
(973) 483-0033
Grades: 9-12
| 279 students
30 Morton Place
East Orange, NJ 07017
(973) 674-6767
Grades: 9-10
| 27 students
30 Morton Place
East Orange, NJ 07017
(973) 674-3151
Grades: PK-8
| 201 students
122 Gregory Ave
West Orange, NJ 07052
(973) 602-3601
Grades: PK-5
| 250 students
285 Nesbit Ter
Irvington, NJ 07111
(973) 375-0659
Grades: PK-8
| 187 students
276 Parker Avenue
Maplewood, NJ 07040
(973) 763-0031
Grades: PK-8
| 132 students
15 Smalley Terrace
Irvington, NJ 07111
(973) 372-5601
Grades: 9-12
| 19 students
The Lakeside School (Closed 2016)
Special Education School
123 Cleveland St
Orange, NJ 07050
(973) 678-7778
Grades: 9-12
| 22 students
Learn To Love (Closed 2014)
Daycare / Preschool
Po Box 835
Maplewood, NJ 07040
(973) 900-9393
Grades: PK-K
| 124 students
240 Franklin Avenue
Maplewood, NJ 07040
(973) 761-7616
Grades: 9-12
| 18 students
275 Sussex Ave
Newark, NJ 07107
(973) 483-3833
Grades: K-8
| 68 students
314 Broad Street
Bloomfield, NJ 07003
(973) 748-1984
Grades: PK-K
| 45 students
243 Woodside Avenue
Newark, NJ 07104
(973) 482-1209
Grades: 9-12
| 203 students
239 Woodside Avenue
Newark, NJ 07104
(973) 482-1241
Grades: K-8
| 188 students
268 Capuchin Way
Orange, NJ 07050
(973) 673-5933
Grades: K-8
| 167 students
44 Irvine Turner Blvd
Newark, NJ 07103
(973) 642-1531
Grades: K-8
| 144 students
24 Hazelwood Avenue
Newark, NJ 07106
(973) 372-4441
Grades: PK-8
| 462 students
683 Bloomfield Avenue
Bloomfield, NJ 07003
(973) 743-4015
Grades: PK-8
| 174 students
594 N 7th St
Newark, NJ 07107
(973) 482-9410
Grades: PK-8
| 177 students
455 White St
Orange, NJ 07050
(973) 674-8951
Grades: PK-8
| 182 students
746 Sandford Avenue
Newark, NJ 07106
(973) 373-9359
Grades: K-8
| 84 students
240 Franklin Ave
Maplewood, NJ 07040
(973) 761-4033
Grades: K-9
| 217 students
142 Jefferson St
Newark, NJ 07105
(973) 344-4806
Grades: PK-8
| 204 students
12 Amity Place
Newark, NJ 07104
(973) 482-4756
Grades: K-8
| 185 students
540 Orange Street
Newark, NJ 07107
(973) 481-5582
Grades: K-8
| 258 students
Washington Academy (Closed 2015)
Special Education School
800 North 7th Street
Belleville, NJ 07109
(973) 759-6555
Grades: K-12
| 42 students

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