Top 10 Best New York Alternative Private Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 55 alternative private schools serving 6,727 students in New York.
The best top ranked alternative private schools in New York include Progressive School Of Long Island, Masores Bais Yaakov and Thornton-donovan School.
The average tuition cost is $24,257, which is higher than the New York private school average tuition cost of $21,132.
33% of alternative private schools in New York are religiously affiliated (most commonly Jewish and Baptist).

Top Ranked New York Alternative Private Schools (2024)

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) 627-0234
Grades: K-8
| 65 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
(877) 673-8893
Grades: 6-12
| 34 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
White Plains, NY 10601
(877) 673-8893
Grades: 6-12
| 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
Bnos Yaakov Educational Center
All-girls | Alternative School (Jewish)
1402 40th St
Brooklyn, NY 11218
(718) 387-7905
Grades: 1-12
| 702 students
Le Sallay Discovery
Alternative School
105, Morningside Dr.
Croton On Hudson, NY 10520
(408) 256-1406
Grades: 5-8
| students
Magen David Yeshivah High School
Alternative School (Jewish)
7801 Bay Parkway
Brooklyn, NY 11214
(718) 331-4002
Grades: 9-12
| 410 students
Masores Bais Yaakov
All-girls | Alternative School (Jewish)
1395 Ocean Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11230
(718) 692-2424
Grades: PK-12
| 820 students
The New School
The New School Photo
Alternative School
5205 Jamesville Road, Dewitt
Syracuse, NY 13214
(315) 475-6453
Grades: K-8
| 20 students
Progressive School Of Long Island
Alternative School
(9)
1425 Merrick Ave
Merrick, NY 11566
(516) 868-6835
Grades: K-8
| 113 students
Robert Louis Stevenson School
Robert Louis Stevenson School Photo - Hands-on Science
Alternative School
(7)
24 W 74th Street
New York, NY 10023
(212) 787-6400
Grades: 8-12
| 73 students
St. Ann's School
Alternative School
(1)
129 Pierrepont St
Brooklyn, NY 11201
(718) 522-1660
Grades: PK-12
| 1,095 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
| 37 students
Thornton-donovan School
Alternative School
100 Overlook Cir
New Rochelle, NY 10804
(914) 632-8836
Grades: K-12
| 153 students
Agile Learning Center @ MFS
Alternative School
115 East 106th Street
New York, NY 10029
(212) 533-2826
Grades: 1-12
| 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
| students
Birch School
Alternative School
9 Vance Ln
Rock Tavern, NY 12575
(845) 645-7772
Grades: 1-12
| 22 students
Blossom Garden Friends School
Alternative School (Friends)
13961 Sisson Hwy
Collins, NY 14034
(716) 532-1004
Grades: 6-12
| 4 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
Congregation Machon Tiferes Bachurim
All-boys | Alternative School (Jewish)
17 Cameo Ridge Rd
Monsey, NY 10952
(914) 714-8183
Grades: 12
| 5 students
Daytop Prep School
Alternative School
620 Route 303
Blauvelt, NY 10913
(718) 764-4248
Grades: 9-12
| 12 students
The Daytop Preparatory School
Alternative School
54 W 40th St
New York, NY 10018
(845) 790-7900
Grades: 8-12
| 59 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
Harriet Eisman Community School
Alternative School
165 E Park Ave
Long Beach, NY 11561
(516) 889-5575
Grades: 9-12
| 81 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
(585) 256-7500
Grades: 7-12
| 32 students
Jowonio School
Alternative School
3049 E Genesee St
Syracuse, NY 13224
(315) 455-4010
Grades: K
| 186 students
Lakeshore Christian School
Alternative School (Baptist)
4635 State Route 9
Plattsburgh, NY 12901
(518) 563-4098
Grades: K-12
| 20 students
Little Harvard
Alternative School
83 East Main Street
Washingtonville, NY 10992
(845) 497-3212
Grades: PK-K
| 75 students
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Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked alternative private schools in New York?
The top ranked alternative private schools in New York include Progressive School Of Long Island, Masores Bais Yaakov and Thornton-donovan School.
How many alternative private schools are located in New York?
55 alternative private schools are located in New York.
How much do alternative private schools cost in New York?
The average tuition cost is $24,257, which is higher than the New York private school average tuition cost of $21,132.
How diverse are alternative private schools in New York?
New York alternative private schools are approximately 28% minority students, which is lower than the New York private school average of 40%.
What percentage of alternative private schools are religiously affiliated in New York?
33% of alternative private schools in New York are religiously affiliated (most commonly Jewish and Baptist).

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