Top 5 Best Newark Private Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 21 private schools serving 3,400 students in Newark, NJ (there are 87 public schools, serving 60,502 public students). 5% of all K-12 students in Newark, NJ are educated in private schools (compared to the NJ state average of 14%).
The top ranked private schools in Newark, NJ include St. Benedict's Preparatory School, St. Vincent Academy and North Ward Child Development C.
67% of private schools in Newark, NJ are religiously affiliated (most commonly Catholic and Christian).

Top Ranked Newark Private Schools (2024)

School
Location
Grades
Students
North Ward Child Development C
Daycare / Preschool
346 Mt Prospect Ave
Newark, NJ 07104
(973) 481-1023
Grades: PK-K
| 485 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. Michael School
(Catholic)
27 Crittenden St
Newark, NJ 07104
(973) 482-7400
Grades: K-8
| 352 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. Vincent Academy
All-girls (Catholic)
(3)
228 W Market St
Newark, NJ 07103
(973) 622-1613
Grades: 9-12
| 249 students
50 Park Pl Lobby 6
Newark, NJ 07102
(973) 242-6610
Grades: 8-12
| 114 students
Bethany Christian Academy
(Baptist)
275 West Market Street
Newark, NJ 07103
(973) 623-1099
Grades: PK-4
| 74 students
Calvary Christian School
(Christian)
17 Lyons Ave
Newark, NJ 07112
(973) 923-4222
Grades: PK-8
| 77 students
Elyon Learning Center Academy
(Christian)
16 Stratford Pl
Newark, NJ 07108
(973) 342-4209
Grades: 8-12
| 4 students
Growing Garden Preschool & Kindergarten
Daycare / Preschool (Assembly of God)
962 S Orange Ave
Newark, NJ 07106
(973) 375-0502
Grades: PK-K
| 5 students
KinderCare Learning Center at Newark
Daycare / Preschool
132/142 Cabinet Street
Newark, NJ 07107
(973) 623-0182
Grades: NS-PK
| 26 students
New Testament Church School
(Pentecostal)
511 Orange St
Newark, NJ 07107
(973) 268-1310
Grades: PK-12
| 32 students
Newark Boys Chorus School
Newark Boys Chorus School Photo
All-boys | Special Program Emphasis
1016 Broad St
Newark, NJ 07102
(973) 621-8900
Grades: 3-8
| 71 students
Newark Day Center
43 Hill St
Newark, NJ 07102
(973) 643-5713
Grades: PK-1
| 125 students
Our Lady Of Good Counsel School
(Catholic)
239 Woodside Avenue
Newark, NJ 07104
(973) 482-1241
Grades: K-8
| 188 students
Perpetual Help Day Nursery
Daycare / Preschool
(1)
170 Broad St
Newark, NJ 07104
(973) 484-3535
Grades: PK-K
| 131 students
Precious Littles Early Child Development Center
Daycare / Preschool
1099 S Orange Ave
Newark, NJ 07106
(973) 371-2451
Grades: NS
| 55 students
St. Francis Xavier School
(Catholic)
(1)
594 N 7th St
Newark, NJ 07107
(973) 482-9410
Grades: PK-8
| 166 students
Senior Clara Muhammad School
(Islamic)
253 - 255 South Orange Avenue
Newark, NJ 07103
(973) 732-0769
Grades: 8-9
| 4 students
Shiloh Rainbow Academy
(Christian)
110 Davenport Ave
Newark, NJ 07107
(973) 482-8888
Grades: PK-1
| 21 students
15 James St
Newark, NJ 07102
(973) 732-5087
Grades: K-9
| 61 students
[+] Show Closed Private Schools in Newark, New Jersey

Newark, New Jersey Private Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
124 Niagara St
Newark, NJ 07105
(973) 589-7295
Grades: PK-8
| 228 students
4 Fleming Ave
Newark, NJ 07105
(973) 465-5333
Grades: PK-11
| 55 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
275 Sussex Ave
Newark, NJ 07107
(973) 483-3833
Grades: K-8
| 68 students
243 Woodside Avenue
Newark, NJ 07104
(973) 482-1209
Grades: 9-12
| 203 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
746 Sandford Avenue
Newark, NJ 07106
(973) 373-9359
Grades: K-8
| 84 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

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked private schools in Newark, NJ?
The top ranked private schools in Newark, NJ include St. Benedict's Preparatory School, St. Vincent Academy and North Ward Child Development C.
How many private schools are located in Newark, NJ?
21 private schools are located in Newark, NJ.
How diverse are private schools in Newark, NJ?
Newark, NJ private schools are approximately 94% minority students, which is higher than the New Jersey private school average of 40%.
What percentage of students in Newark, NJ go to private school?
5% of all K-12 students in Newark, NJ are educated in private schools (compared to the NJ state average of 14%).
What percentage of private schools are religiously affiliated in Newark, NJ?
67% of private schools in Newark, NJ are religiously affiliated (most commonly Catholic and Christian).

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