Top 5 Best New York Alternative Private Schools (2022-23)

For the 2022-23 school year, there are 59 alternative private schools serving 6,247 students in New York.
The best top ranked alternative private schools in New York include World Cup Nursery School & Kindergarten, The New School and Thornton-donovan School.
The average tuition cost is $20,914, which is higher than the New York private school average tuition cost of $19,989.
24% of alternative private schools in New York are religiously affiliated (most commonly Jewish and Christian).

Top Ranked New York Alternative Private Schools (2022-23)

School
Location
Grades
Students
Blue Rock School
Blue Rock School Photo - Our Middle School students mentor our younger students, as they discuss and present their research projects.
Alternative School
(4)
110 Demarest Mill Road
West Nyack, NY 10994
(845) 535-3353
Grades: K-8
| n/a students
Fusion Academy Brooklyn
Fusion Academy Brooklyn 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
(1)
1 Metrotech Center North, Suite 1004
Brooklyn, NY 11201
(718) 522-3286
Grades: 6-12
| 57 students
Fusion Academy Long Island
Fusion Academy Long Island 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
260 Crossways Park Drive, Suite A
Woodbury, NY 11797
(516) 364-5414
Grades: 6-12
| 34 students
Fusion Academy Upper West Side
Fusion Academy Upper West Side 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
157 Columbus Avenue, 3rd Floor
New York, NY 10023
(212) 362-1014
Grades: 6-12
| 59 students
Fusion Academy Westchester
Fusion Academy Westchester 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
1 North Broadway, Suite 120
West Harrison, NY 10601
(914) 285-9036
Grades: 6-12
| n/a students
82nd Street Academics
82nd Street Academics Photo - 82nd Street Academics Full Day Preschool
Alternative School
81-10 35th Avenue
Jackson Heights, NY 11372
(718) 457-0429
Grades: PK-10
| 575 students
Greene Hill School
Greene Hill School Photo - Greene Hill School is a progressive independent school for pre-k through 8th graders. Greene Hill is a place where kids love learning, where curiosity is fostered and critical thinking valued.
Alternative School
(3)
39 Adelphi St
Brooklyn, NY 11205
(718) 230-3608
Grades: PK-8
| 153 students
Le Sallay Discovery
Alternative School
105, Morningside Dr.
Croton On Hudson, NY 10520
(408) 256-1406
Grades: 5-8
| n/a students
The New School
The New School Photo
Alternative School
5205 Jamesville Road, Dewitt
Syracuse, NY 13214
(315) 475-6453
Grades: K-8
| 25 students
Progressive School Of Long Island
Alternative School
(9)
1425 Merrick Ave
Merrick, NY 11566
(516) 868-6835
Grades: K-8
| 116 students
St. Ann's School
Alternative School
(1)
129 Pierrepont St
Brooklyn, NY 11201
(718) 522-1660
Grades: PK-12
| 1,088 students
The Smith School
The Smith School Photo - 2014 Student Group
Alternative School
131 West 86th Street
New York, NY 10024
(212) 879-6354
Grades: 7-12
| 44 students
Thornton-donovan School
Alternative School
100 Overlook Cir
New Rochelle, NY 10804
(914) 632-8836
Grades: K-12
| 153 students
World Cup Nursery School & Kindergarten
Alternative School
160 Hunts Ln
Chappaqua, NY 10514
(914) 238-9267
Grades: PK-K
| 395 students
Agile Learning Center @ MFS
Alternative School
115 East 106th Street
New York, NY 10029
(212) 533-2826
Grades: 1-12
| n/a students
Bet Yaakov Ohr Sarrah
All-girls | Alternative School (Jewish)
1123 Avenue N
Brooklyn, NY 11230
(718) 627-8758
Grades: PK-12
| 295 students
Bible Speaks Academy (The)
Alternative School (Christian)
5205 Foster Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11203
(718) 629-4559
Grades: NS-12
| n/a students
Bright Beginnings Pre School Learning Center
Alternative School
1974 Commerce St
Yorktown Heights, NY 10598
(914) 962-2929
Grades: PK-K
| 35 students
Brookwood School (the)
Alternative School
687 County Highway 59
Cooperstown, NY 13326
(607) 547-4060
Grades: PK-K
| 91 students
Cardinal Mccloskey School
Alternative School
155 N Highland Ave
Ossining, NY 10562
(914) 997-8000
Grades: 8-12
| 9 students
Chabad Academy Of Science & The Humanities
Alternative School (Jewish)
80 Shore Road
Port Washington, NY 11050
(516) 767-8672
Grades: PK-7
| 125 students
Cojo Of Flatbush
Alternative School
1523 Ave M # 3
Brooklyn, NY 11230
(718) 377-2900
Grades: Inquire with school
| 25 students
Crestwood Country Day School
Alternative School
313 Round Swamp Rd
Melville, NY 11747
(631) 692-6361
Grades: PK-K
| 204 students
Daytop Prep School
Alternative School
620 Route 303
Blauvelt, NY 10913
(845) 353-2730
Grades: 9-12
| 14 students
The Daytop Preparatory School
Alternative School
54 W 40th St
New York, NY 10018
(845) 790-7900
Grades: 8-12
| 59 students
Duane Lake Academy
Alternative School
16 Harmony Rd
Pawling, NY 12564
(914) 588-6177
Grades: K-9
| 7 students
Elmwood Country Day School
Elmwood Country Day School Photo - The 4s enjoy doing a tree study each year. They observe one tree all year round and record what they learn about its attributes and life cycle.
Alternative School
(2)
900 Dobbs Ferry Road
White Plains, NY 10607
(914) 592-8577
Grades: PK-K
| 144 students
Emily N Carey High School
Alternative School
1 E 104th St
New York, NY 10029
(212) 427-2334
Grades: 9-12
| 58 students
Greentrees Country Day School
Alternative School
247 Jackson Ave
Syosset, NY 11791
(516) 621-4949
Grades: PK-K
| 108 students
Happy Montessori School
Alternative School
40 Pleasant Ave
Port Washington, NY 11050
(516) 883-1131
Grades: PK-K
| 54 students
Harriet Eisman Community School
Alternative School
165 E Park Ave
Long Beach, NY 11561
(516) 889-5575
Grades: 9-12
| 68 students
Harts Hill Baptist Academy
Alternative School (Baptist)
5266 Wilcox Road
Whitesboro, NY 13492
(315) 736-6774
Grades: NS-10
| 5 students
Hillside Children's Ctr-snell Farm Campus School
All-boys | Alternative School
7320 Snell Hill Rd
Bath, NY 14810
(607) 776-5115
Grades: 7-12
| 32 students
Hudson Lab School
Hudson Lab School Photo
Alternative School
185 Old Broadway
Hastings On Hudson, NY 10706
(914) 775-7058
Grades: K-7
| n/a students
Jowonio School
Alternative School
3049 E Genesee St
Syracuse, NY 13224
(315) 455-4010
Grades: K
| 186 students
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