Top 5 Best Albany County Private Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 35 private schools serving 4,930 students in Albany County, NY (there are 71 public schools, serving 38,213 public students). 11% of all K-12 students in Albany County, NY are educated in private schools (compared to the NY state average of 15%).
The best top ranked private schools in Albany County, NY include St. Pius X School, Christian Brothers Academy and Catholic Central School.
The average acceptance rate is 79%, which is same as the New York private school average acceptance rate of 79%.
54% of private schools in Albany County, NY are religiously affiliated (most commonly Catholic and Christian).

Top Ranked Albany County Private Schools (2024)

School
Location
Grades
Students
St. Pius X School
St. Pius X School Photo - St. Pius X School is a special place where children learn what they live in a safe and caring environment. Please visit our website for pictures of our beautiful campus and to learn more about our academics and school community. www.stpius-x.com
(Catholic)
75 Upper Loudon Rd
Albany, NY 12211
(518) 465-4539
Grades: PK-8
| 542 students
135-140 Academy Road
Albany, NY 12208
(518) 429-2300
Grades: PK-12
| 712 students
Blessed Sacrament School
(Catholic)
605 Central Avenue
Albany, NY 12206
(518) 438-5854
Grades: PK-8
| 158 students
Castle Island Bilingual Montessori
Castle Island Bilingual Montessori Photo - Joyful friends!
Montessori School
602 Broadway
Albany, NY 12207
(518) 533-9838
Grades: NS-6
| 48 students
Catholic Central School
Catholic Central School Photo
(Catholic)
(4)
347 Old Loudon Road
Latham, NY 12110
(518) 785-6453
Grades: PK-12
| 292 students
Christian Brothers Academy
All-boys (Catholic)
(1)
12 Airline Dr
Albany, NY 12205
(518) 452-9809
Grades: 5-12
| 506 students
Loudonville Christian School
Loudonville Christian School Photo - Come visit our beautiful and inviting campus!
(Christian)
374 Loudon Road
Albany, NY 12211
(518) 434-6051
Grades: PK-12
| 201 students
Academy Of The Holy Names
Academy Of The Holy Names Photo
All-girls (Catholic)
1075 New Scotland Road
Albany, NY 12208
(518) 438-7895
Grades: 6-12
| students
Albany Jcc
Daycare / Preschool
340 Whitehall Rd
Albany, NY 12208
(518) 689-0039
Grades: PK-K
| 74 students
All Saints Catholic Academy
All Saints Catholic Academy Photo
(Catholic)
10 Rosemont St
Albany, NY 12203
(518) 438-0066
Grades: PK-8
| 233 students
12 Fisher Boulevard
Slingerlands, NY 12159
(518) 478-0224
Grades: PK-1
| 86 students
Bethlehem Preschool Inc
Daycare / Preschool
397 Rte 9W
Glenmont, NY 12077
(518) 463-8091
Grades: K
| 7 students
Bishop Maginn High School
(Catholic)
99 Slingerland Street
Albany, NY 12202
(518) 463-2247
Grades: 9-12
| 114 students
Blossoms Montessori Learning
Montessori School
56 Hudson Av
Delmar, NY 12054
(518) 439-0944
Grades: PK-K
| 28 students
Country Classroom
1687 Huntersland Rd
Middleburgh, NY 12122
(518) 827-5533
Grades: PK-5
| 29 students
The Free School
The Free School Photo - Thisis us!
Special Program Emphasis
8 Elm St
Albany, NY 12202
(518) 434-3072
Grades: K-8
| 28 students
100 Academy Road Suite 100
Albany, NY 12208
(518) 482-0464
Grades: NS-8
| students
Helderberg Christian School
(Christian)
96 Main Street
East Berne, NY 12059
(518) 499-5416
Grades: 1-11
| 26 students
Kevin G Langan School
Kevin G Langan School Photo - Each classroom tailors activities and lessons to best support the unique needs of students with complex disabilities.
Special Education School
314 So Manning Blvd
Albany, NY 12208
(518) 437-5680
Grades: K-12
| 155 students
Kidz Korner
Daycare / Preschool
301 Old Niskayuna Rd
Latham, NY 12110
(518) 690-2831
Grades: K
| 53 students
La Salle School
All-boys
391 Western Ave
Albany, NY 12203
(518) 242-4731
Grades: 7-12
| 61 students
Langan School/center For Disability Services
Special Education School
314 S Manning Blvd
Albany, NY 12208
(518) 437-5685
Grades: Inquire with school
| 154 students
Latham Christian Academy
(Baptist)
495 Watervliet Shaker Rd
Latham, NY 12110
(518) 785-5916
Grades: PK-12
| 137 students
Maimonides Hebrew Day School
Maimonides Hebrew Day School Photo
(Jewish)
(1)
404 Partridge St
Albany, NY 12208
(518) 453-9363
Grades: PK-12
| 100 students
Maria College Campus School
Daycare / Preschool
700 New Scotland Avenue
Albany, NY 12208
(518) 482-3631
Grades: NS-PK
| 98 students
Mater Christi School
(Catholic)
(1)
35 Hurst Avenue
Albany, NY 12208
(518) 489-3111
Grades: PK-8
| 201 students
Mt. Moriah Academy
(Pentecostal)
262 Rt 9w
Glenmont, NY 12077
(518) 426-4510
Grades: PK-10
| 28 students
Neil Hellman School/parsons Child & Family Center
Special Education School
60 Academy Rd
Albany, NY 12208
(518) 426-2785
Grades: 3-12
| 108 students
Our Savior's Christian School
Our Savior's Christian School Photo
(Lutheran Church Missouri Synod)
(1)
63 Mountain View Ave
Albany, NY 12205
(518) 459-2273
Grades: PK-8
| 137 students
Pineview Community Church Preschool
Daycare / Preschool (Christian)
251 Washington Avenue Ext
Albany, NY 12205
(518) 456-6786
Grades: PK-K
| 116 students
St. Anne Institute
All-girls | Special Education School
(5)
160 N Main Ave
Albany, NY 12206
(518) 437-6573
Grades: 7-12
| 78 students
St. Catherine's Center For Children R & E May School
Special Education School
30 N Main Ave
Albany, NY 12203
(518) 453-6710
Grades: K-6
| 45 students
St. Colman's School
Special Education School (Catholic)
11 Haswell Rd
Watervliet, NY 12189
(518) 273-4911
Grades: 1-12
| 35 students
Saint Gregory's School
Saint Gregory's School Photo
(Catholic)
121 Old Niskayuna Rd
Albany, NY 12211
(518) 785-6621
Grades: NS-8
| 141 students
St. Thomas The Apostle School
St. Thomas The Apostle School Photo - The philosophy of St. Thomas the Apostle School states that the education of a child is best supported with active cooperation between parents and school. As a school community, we recognize parents as the child’s primary educators.
(Catholic)
(1)
42 Adams Place
Delmar, NY 12054
(518) 439-5573
Grades: PK-8
| 199 students
[+] Show Closed Private Schools in Albany County, New York

Albany County Private Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
20 Sumpter Ave
Albany, NY 12203
(518) 456-5400
Grades: K-9
| 169 students
700 5th Ave
Watervliet, NY 12189
(518) 273-3321
Grades: K-9
| 167 students
309 Sheridan Avenue
Albany, NY 12206
(518) 434-4264
Grades: PK-8
| 111 students
50 Summit Avenue
Albany, NY 12209
(518) 465-1973
Grades: PK-8
| 127 students
St. Matthew Lutheran School (Closed 2016)
Daycare / Preschool (Lutheran Church Missouri Synod)
75 Whitehall Rd
Albany, NY 12209
(518) 463-6495
Grades: PK-K
| 88 students
8 Hollywood Avenue
Albany, NY 12208
(518) 482-3736
Grades: PK-8
| 183 students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked private schools in Albany County, NY?
The top ranked private schools in Albany County, NY include St. Pius X School, Christian Brothers Academy and Catholic Central School.
How many private schools are located in Albany County, NY?
35 private schools are located in Albany County, NY.
How diverse are private schools in Albany County, NY?
Albany County, NY private schools are approximately 24% minority students, which is lower than the New York private school average of 40%.
What percentage of students in Albany County, NY go to private school?
11% of all K-12 students in Albany County, NY are educated in private schools (compared to the NY state average of 15%).
What percentage of private schools are religiously affiliated in Albany County, NY?
54% of private schools in Albany County, NY are religiously affiliated (most commonly Catholic and Christian).

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