Top New York Private Schools
- For the 2020 school year, there are 2,055 top private schools in New York, serving 483,266 students.
- The average private school tuition is $12,864 for elementary schools and $25,237 for high schools (view national tuition averages).
- The average acceptance rate is 77% (view national acceptance rates).
- Minority enrollment is 29% and the student:teacher ratio is 11:1.
Friends Academy Photo - Our Dolan Center building houses a state-of-the-art theater, fine and performing arts spaces, dance studio and cafeteria.
BASIS Independent Brooklyn Photo - Our Early Learning Program (PreK-1, PreK-2, and kindergarten) fosters discovery, independence, and a love of learning.
The Chapel School Photo - The Chapel School's small class sizes ... max 14 in preschool, 18 in K-5 and 16 in middle school ... provide opportunities for personal, individualized instruction and a strong sense of community!
THINK Global School Photo - Students at THINK Global School have ample opportunities to work on their photography
Garden School Photo - Garden School is a co-ed, nursery to grade 12, fully-accredited, independent college prep school in Jackson Heights, Queens.
Winston Preparatory School NY Photo - Seniors may participate in a variety of outdoor education adventures, including learning how to sail in the Caribbean Sea or hiking in the Appalachian Mountains.
Green Meadow Waldorf School Photo - Green Meadow is one of the oldest and largest Waldorf schools in North America, offering programs from Parent & Child Classes through Grade 12.
Battery Park Montessori Photo - Our small student-teacher ratios provide rich opportunities for personalized learning and one-one-one support from Montessori-certified teachers with years of experience in child development.
Top New York Private Schools by County (2020)
- County# Schools# Students% Minority
- 35 Schools4,746 Students21% Minority
- 6 Schools402 Students10% Minority
- 97 Schools31,812 Students74% Minority
- 15 Schools1,897 Students19% Minority
- 6 Schools433 Students14% Minority
- 10 Schools580 Students13% Minority
- 13 Schools681 Students13% Minority
- 9 Schools1,209 Students12% Minority
- 3 Schools195 Students18% Minority
- 7 Schools715 Students10% Minority
- 4 Schools450 Students14% Minority
- 7 Schools448 Students7% Minority
- 2 Schools23 Students81% Minority
- 45 Schools6,073 Students26% Minority
- 94 Schools20,988 Students21% Minority
- 8 Schools678 Students18% Minority
- 5 Schools312 Students3% Minority
- 6 Schools570 Students7% Minority
- 2 Schools77 Students5% Minority
- 2 Schools120 Students8% Minority
- 7 Schools1,647 Students17% Minority
- 386 Schools115,087 Students19% Minority
- 3 Schools133 Students3% Minority
- 3 Schools374 Students12% Minority
- 3 Schools273 Students6% Minority
- 67 Schools10,325 Students24% Minority
- 5 Schools433 Students7% Minority
- 145 Schools39,732 Students23% Minority
- 226 Schools62,449 Students34% Minority
- 17 Schools2,039 Students9% Minority
- 13 Schools1,579 Students19% Minority
- 37 Schools5,515 Students23% Minority
- 6 Schools349 Students7% Minority
- 43 Schools19,398 Students12% Minority
- 2 Schools30 Students5% Minority
- 4 Schools387 Students5% Minority
- 6 Schools329 Students13% Minority
- 11 Schools841 Students24% Minority
- 212 Schools53,297 Students44% Minority
- 16 Schools2,930 Students25% Minority
- 51 Schools13,892 Students23% Minority
- 77 Schools22,907 Students9% Minority
- 11 Schools798 Students15% Minority
- 17 Schools1,961 Students15% Minority
- 14 Schools2,151 Students30% Minority
- 1 Schools7 Students- Minority
- 4 Schools242 Students18% Minority
- 8 Schools643 Students13% Minority
- 95 Schools18,464 Students33% Minority
- 7 Schools817 Students11% Minority
- 3 Schools108 Students3% Minority
- 9 Schools656 Students24% Minority
- 17 Schools1,706 Students15% Minority
- 3 Schools533 Students7% Minority
- 3 Schools38 Students3% Minority
- 5 Schools177 Students4% Minority
- 118 Schools27,853 Students36% Minority
- 4 Schools224 Students2% Minority
- 20 Schools533 Students4% Minority
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