Best New York Private Schools (2022-23)

For the 2022-23 school year, there are 1,737 private schools serving 418,750 students in New York (there are 4,807 public schools, serving 2,575,590 students). 14% of all K-12 students in New York are educated in private schools compared to the national average of 10%.
The average private school tuition is $19,879 for elementary schools and $25,336 for high schools (view national tuition averages).
The best top ranked private schools in New York include Avenues The World School, Rippowam Cisqua School and Adelphi Academy of Brooklyn.
The average acceptance rate is 78% (view national acceptance rates). Minority enrollment is 40% and the student:teacher ratio is 11:1.
63% of schools are religiously affiliated (most commonly Catholic and Jewish).

Top Ranked New York Private Schools by County (2022-23)

County
# Schools
# Students
% Minority
34
4,775
25%
84
29,751
74%
12
1,743
19%
38
5,328
23%
82
19,340
21%
295
92,383
47%
60
9,601
25%
130
35,618
34%
214
60,208
41%
16
2,004
10%
9
1,489
19%
35
5,236
21%
34
8,733
22%
190
48,513
57%
39
12,090
20%
58
17,115
30%
14
1,704
13%
79
15,931
32%
16
1,687
20%
106
26,984
42%

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