Top 20 Best New Jersey Nonsectarian Private Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 627 nonsectarian private schools in New Jersey. You can also find more religiously affiliated schools in New Jersey.
The top ranked nonsectarian private schools in New Jersey include Primoris Academy, Gill St. Bernard's School and The Wardlaw+Hartridge School.

Top Ranked Nonsectarian Private Schools in New Jersey (2024)

School
Location
Grades
Students
Barnstable Academy
Barnstable Academy Photo - Pep Rally
(7)
8 Wright Way
Oakland, NJ 07436
(201) 651-0200
Grades: 6-12
| 124 students
Benway School
Benway School Photo - Dr. Mary Hebert from Fairleigh Dickinson University's Regional Center for Learning Disabilities will be joining us April 26th to #inform #inspire and #educate NJ Child Study Team members on what is needed before transitioning students to post secondary education. CSTs can register here: https://forms.gle/LHhR37fjec2Jmh2u8
Special Education School
620 Valley Road
Wayne, NJ 07470
(973) 633-3837
Grades: 1-12
| 74 students
Cedar Hill Prep School
Cedar Hill Prep School Photo - Cedar Hill Prep School is a private school located in Somerset, New Jersey, that services students from 23 towns around the New Jersey-Pennsylvania region.
(8)
152 Cedar Grove Lane
Somerset, NJ 08873
(732) 356-5400
Grades: NS-8
| 260 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
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
| 224 students
Gill St. Bernard's School
Gill St. Bernard's School Photo - Discover the magic behind Gill St. Bernard's and begin your admission journey today!
(6)
25 St. Bernards Road
Gladstone, NJ 07934
(908) 234-1611
Grades: NS-12
| 613 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
| 394 students
Morristown Beard School
Morristown Beard School Photo
(3)
70 Whippany Road
Morristown, NJ 07960
(973) 539-3032
Grades: 6-12
| 585 students
301 Middle Road
Holmdel, NJ 07733
(732) 272-5680
Grades: K-8
| 32 students
The Peck School
The Peck School Photo - A warm welcome, good eye contact, and consideration of others are just a few of the elements at The Peck School that contribute to creating one of the most nurturing and inspirational K-8 learning environments in the country.
(15)
247 South Street
Morristown, NJ 07960
(973) 539-8660
Grades: K-8
| 353 students
Pioneer Academy
Pioneer Academy Photo - School Building
(4)
164 Totowa Road
Wayne, NJ 07470
(973) 405-5169
Grades: PK-12
| 434 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
| 775 students
Rutgers Preparatory School
Rutgers Preparatory School Photo - Through excellence in education, we inspire students to discover and pursue their passions, embrace intellectual curiosity and creativity, and lead with confidence.
(2)
1345 Easton Ave
Somerset, NJ 08873
(732) 545-5600
Grades: PK-12
| 640 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
| 449 students
YingHua International School
YingHua International School Photo
Special Program Emphasis
(8)
25 Laurel Avenue, Kingston, NJ 08528
Kingston, NJ 08528
(609) 375-8015
Grades: NS-8
| 150 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
The Calais School
The Calais School Photo
Special Education School
(1)
45 Highland Ave
Whippany, NJ 07981
(973) 884-2030
Grades: K-12
| 83 students
The Center School
Special Education School
2 Riverview Drive
Somerset, NJ 08873
(908) 253-3870
Grades: K-12
| 101 students
Cornerstone Day School
Special Education School
(7)
10-12 Commerce Drive
Cranford, NJ 07016
(908) 543-0220
Grades: 5-12
| 130 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
Highland Academy
Highland Academy Photo
(1)
51 N Shore Rd
Absecon, NJ 08201
(609) 652-9500
Grades: PK-8
| 57 students
The Hudson School
The Hudson School Photo - We offer a broad & balanced academic program that instills intellectually & social values to better the world.
(2)
601 Park Ave
Hoboken, NJ 07030
(201) 659-8335
Grades: PK-12
| 193 students
65 Chestnut Street
Montclair, NJ 07042
(973) 783-4955
Grades: NS-8
| 132 students
New Hope School
New Hope School Photo - 2nd grade class
(9)
780 Clifton Ave
Clifton, NJ 07013
(973) 473-4144
Grades: K-8
| 54 students
The Winston School of Short Hills
The Winston School of Short Hills Photo - At The Winston School of Short Hills, we focus on helping students to overcome some of the difficulties in school due to language-based learning differences, such as DyslexIa, executive functioning difficulties, and Dysgraphia. We strive to create a comfortable educational environment based on understanding our students' challenges and strengths.
Special Education School
30 East Lane
Short Hills, NJ 07078
(973) 379-4114
Grades: 1-8
| 89 students
1st Cerebral Palsy Of Nj
Special Education School
7 Sanford Ave
Belleville, NJ 07109
(973) 751-0200
Grades: PK-12
| 70 students
Apple Montessori Of Wayne
Apple Montessori Of Wayne Photo - Nurturing the whole child is the core of all we do. Our mission is to educate, enrich and inspire children to reach their fullest potential as kind, independent, curious and happy individuals. We make the most of the critical early learning years by inspiring a lifelong love of learning in a safe and caring environment.
Montessori School
(1)
25 Nevins Rd
Wayne, NJ 07470
(973) 696-9750
Grades: NS-6
| 283 students
The Archway School
Special Education School
280 Jackson Rd
Atco, NJ 08004
(586) 767-5757
Grades: Inquire with school
| 235 students
Bancroft School
Special Education School
(1)
425 Kings Hwy E
Haddonfield, NJ 08033
(856) 524-7237
Grades: PK-12
| 340 students
Blair Academy
Blair Academy Photo
2 Park St
Blairstown, NJ 07825
(908) 362-2009
Grades: 9-12
| 465 students
The Brookside School
2135 Highway 35
Sea Girt, NJ 08750
(732) 449-4747
Grades: PK-8
| 223 students
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