Top 10 Best Mercer County Private Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 74 private schools serving 11,203 students in Mercer County, NJ (there are 106 public schools, serving 56,075 public students). 17% of all K-12 students in Mercer County, NJ are educated in private schools (compared to the NJ state average of 14%).
The best top ranked private schools in Mercer County, NJ include The Wilberforce School, Chapin School and Stuart Country Day School.
The average tuition cost is $29,927, which is higher than the New Jersey private school average tuition cost of $15,707.
31% of private schools in Mercer County, NJ are religiously affiliated (most commonly Catholic and Church of God).

Top Ranked Mercer County Private Schools (2024)

School
Location
Grades
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
| 201 students
Stuart Country Day School
Stuart Country Day School Photo - Stuart girls are UNSTOPPABLE! Stuart girls thrive in an environment designed just for her and will be supported by a community of teachers and friends who see her and truly know her. At Stuart, she is known, and will know the value and power of her voice to make a difference in the world.
All-girls (Catholic)
(4)
1200 Stuart Rd
Princeton, NJ 08540
(609) 921-2330
Grades: NS-12
| 303 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
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
Faith Christian Academy
Faith Christian Academy Photo - Everyone is welcome to attend our 2024 Open House on Monday, March 11th from 5 - 7 pm.
(Baptist)
2111 Kuser Road
Trenton, NJ 08690
(609) 585-3353
Grades: PK-8
| 238 students
The Hun School Of Princeton
(2)
176 Edgerstoune Road
Princeton, NJ 08540
(609) 921-7600
Grades: 6-12
| 655 students
Laurel School Of Princeton, The
Laurel School Of Princeton, The Photo
Special Education School
(2)
800 North Road
Pennington, NJ 08534
(609) 566-6000
Grades: 1-8
| 21 students
2500 Main Street, PO Box 6008
Lawrence Township, NJ 08648
(609) 895-2030
Grades: 9-12
| 811 students
Notre Dame High School
Notre Dame High School Photo
(Catholic)
(4)
601 Lawrence Rd
Lawrence Township, NJ 08648
(609) 882-7900
Grades: 9-12
| 899 students
Our Lady Of Sorrows School
(Catholic)
(3)
3800 E State Street Extension
Trenton, NJ 08619
(609) 587-4140
Grades: PK-8
| 248 students
Peddie School
Peddie School Photo - With an average class size of 12 and a student-to-faculty ratio of 6:1, Peddie?'s rigorous and innovative academic program continues to evolve to meet the demands of an ever-changing world.
201 S Main St
Hightstown, NJ 08520
(609) 944-7555
Grades: 9-12
| 544 students
The Pennington School
The Pennington School Photo - Founded in 1838, The Pennington School is an independent, coeducational school serving day and boarding students in grades 6 through 12.
(Methodist)
112 W Delaware Avenue
Pennington, NJ 08534
(609) 737-6128
Grades: 6-12
| 541 students
Princeton Day School
Princeton Day School Photo
650 Great Road
Princeton, NJ 08540
(609) 924-6700
Grades: PK-12
| 949 students
3270 Lawrenceville Road
Princeton, NJ 08540
(609) 924-8126
Grades: NS-6
| 231 students
St. Gregory The Great Academy
(Catholic)
4680 Nottingham Way
Trenton, NJ 08690
(609) 587-1131
Grades: PK-8
| 476 students
St. Paul School Of Princeton
St. Paul School Of Princeton Photo
(Catholic)
218 Nassau St
Princeton, NJ 08542
(609) 921-7587
Grades: PK-8
| 288 students
St. Raphael School
(Catholic)
151 Gropp Ave
Trenton, NJ 08610
(609) 585-7733
Grades: PK-8
| 187 students
Trenton Catholic Academy-upper
(Catholic)
175 Leonard Avenue
Trenton, NJ 08610
(609) 586-3705
Grades: 9-12
| 285 students
Trenton Catholic Lower School
(Catholic)
(1)
177 Leonard Ave
Trenton, NJ 08610
(609) 586-5888
Grades: PK-8
| 332 students
Villa Victoria Academy
Villa Victoria Academy Photo - The Religious Teachers Filippini work and teach at Villa Victoria Academy.
All-girls (Catholic)
(9)
376 W. Upper Ferry Road
Trenton, NJ 08628
(609) 882-1700
Grades: 6-12
| students
Apple Montessori Schools East Windsor
Montessori School
300D Princeton Hightstown Road
Princeton, NJ 08520
(609) 301-5711
Grades: NS-K
| students
The Bridge Academy
The Bridge Academy Photo - Social Studies Class
Special Education School
1958-B Lawrenceville Rd
Lawrence Township, NJ 08648
(609) 844-0770
Grades: 3-12
| 70 students
Cambridge School
Cambridge School Photo
Special Education School
100 Straube Center Blvd
Pennington, NJ 08534
(609) 730-9553
Grades: 2-12
| 143 students
Capital Health System Children's Center
Daycare / Preschool
471 Parkway Ave
Trenton, NJ 08618
(609) 695-3711
Grades: K
| 108 students
Capital Kids Daycare & Preschool
Daycare / Preschool (Pentecostal)
(3)
1380 Whitehorse Hamilton Square Rd
Trenton, NJ 08690
(609) 587-0223
Grades: PK-K
| 32 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
Child Development Center Bms
Daycare / Preschool
311 Pennington Rocky Hill Rd
Pennington, NJ 08534
(609) 818-6200
Grades: K-1
| 65 students
Children's House Of The Windsors
Montessori School
270 Village Rd E
Princeton Junction, NJ 08550
(609) 443-8900
Grades: PK-K
| 75 students
Childrens Day School
Special Education School
1925 Pennington Rd
Trenton, NJ 08618
(609) 882-2288
Grades: NS-8
| 53 students
1550 Stuyvesant Ave
Trenton, NJ 08618
(609) 643-0400
Grades: PK-7
| 220 students
Delaware Valley School For Exceptional Children
Special Education School
(1)
87 Pearson Dr
Trenton, NJ 08610
(609) 888-0101
Grades: 6-12
| 21 students
Eden Autism
Special Education School
(1)
2 Merwick Road
Princeton, NJ 08540
(609) 987-0099
Grades: PK-12
| 75 students
French American School of Princeton
French American School of Princeton Photo - The FASP campus is a beautiful 42-acre site next to Lake Carnegie in Princeton, NJ.
Special Program Emphasis
(6)
75 Mapleton Rd
Princeton, NJ 08540
(609) 430-3001
Grades: NS-8
| 158 students
The Garvey School
Special Program Emphasis
26 S Warren St 2nd Floor
Trenton, NJ 08608
(609) 792-9038
Grades: K-12
| 38 students
The Goddard School
The Goddard School Photo
Daycare / Preschool
2500 Kuser Road
Trenton, NJ 08691
(609) 631-9311
Grades: NS-K
| students
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Mercer County Private Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
300D Princeton Hightstown Rd
Hightstown, NJ 08520
(609) 448-4333
Grades: NS
| 31 students
Garden State Academy (Closed 2004)
(Seventh Day Adventist)
2160 Brunswick Ave.
Lawrence Township, NJ 08648
(609) 392-7131
Grades: 9-12
| students
10 New Cedar Lane
Trenton, NJ 08610
(609) 396-8916
Grades: PK-8
| 305 students
22 Grand St
Trenton, NJ 08611
(609) 393-8407
Grades: PK-8
| 254 students
1440 Lower Ferry Rd
Trenton, NJ 08618
(609) 530-9696
Grades: NS
| 131 students
11 Buttonwood Drive
Trenton, NJ 08638
(609) 882-7300
Grades: PK-12
| 200 students
Sister Georgine School (Closed 2010)
Special Education School
180B Ewingville Road
Trenton, NJ 08638
(609) 771-4300
Grades: 1-12
| 10 students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked private schools in Mercer County, NJ?
The top ranked private schools in Mercer County, NJ include The Wilberforce School, Chapin School and Stuart Country Day School.
How many private schools are located in Mercer County, NJ?
74 private schools are located in Mercer County, NJ.
How much do private schools cost in Mercer County, NJ?
The average tuition cost is $29,927, which is higher than the New Jersey private school average tuition cost of $15,707.
How diverse are private schools in Mercer County, NJ?
Mercer County, NJ private schools are approximately 43% minority students, which is higher than the New Jersey private school average of 40%.
What percentage of students in Mercer County, NJ go to private school?
17% of all K-12 students in Mercer County, NJ are educated in private schools (compared to the NJ state average of 14%).
What percentage of private schools are religiously affiliated in Mercer County, NJ?
31% of private schools in Mercer County, NJ are religiously affiliated (most commonly Catholic and Church of God).

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