Top New York Blue Ribbon Private Schools

All Schools
(21)
All Schools
(21)
 
High Schools
(6)
High Schools
(6)
 
Elementary Schools
(17)
Elementary Schools
(17)
 
Preschools
(14)
Preschools
(14)
 
Public Schools
(213)
  • For the 2019-20 school year, there are 21 top blue ribbon private schools in New York, serving 7,710 students.
  • These schools have been recognized by the Department of Education for achieving superior standards of academic excellence.

Top New York Blue Ribbon Private Schools (2019-20)

  • School Location Students Year
  • Big Apple Academy
    Big Apple Academy Photo
    Special Program Emphasis
    2937 86th Street
    Brooklyn, NY 11223
    (718)333-0300

    1368 students
    Year: 2016, 2017
  • Iona Preparatory School
    Iona Preparatory School Photo
    All-boys (Roman Catholic)
    255 Wilmot Road
    New Rochelle, NY 10804
    (914)632-0714

    840 students
    Year: 2001, 2002
  • Transfiguration School
    Transfiguration School Photo - Students painting with watercolors and creating 3D paper collages.
    (Roman Catholic)
    29 Mott Street
    New York, NY 10013
    (212)431-8769

    n/a students
    Year: 2011
  • Academy of the Holy Names
    Academy of the Holy Names Photo - Academy of the Holy Names, Albany NY, where her potential is our passion.
    (Roman Catholic)
    1075 New Scotland Rd
    Albany, NY 12208
    (518)438-7895

    245 students
    Year: n/a
  • Dominican Academy
    Dominican Academy Photo - Congratulations, Class of 2016! The 58 graduates include 6 National Merit Scholars and 1 National Merit Finalist! Colleges of attendance include: Cornell, Princeton, the College of William and Mary, Fordham, Villanova, and Trinity College Dublin
    (Roman Catholic)
    44 East 68th Street
    New York, NY 10065
    (212)744-0195

    250 students
    Year: 1996
  • Flatbush Sda School
    (Seventh Day Adventist)
    5810 Snyder Avenue
    Brooklyn, NY 11203
    (718)922-6390

    78 students
    Year: n/a
  • 201 Boulevard
    Scarsdale, NY 10583
    (914)723-5608

    285 students
    Year: 2004
  • 31-05 51st Street -
    Woodside, NY 11377
    (718)626-7394

    161 students
    Year: n/a
  • 1617 Parkview Avenue
    Bronx, NY 10461
    (718)829-1706

    292 students
    Year: 2010
  • 160 N Main Street
    Southampton, NY 11968
    (631)283-9140

    343 students
    Year: 1994, 1996
  • Rambam Mesivta
    All-boys (Jewish)
    15 Frost Ln
    Lawrence, NY 11559
    (516)371-5824

    180 students
    Year: 2015
  • Robert C Parker School
    Robert C Parker School Photo - Project based learning in our new Discovery Center! Hands on, citizen scientists explore their natural surroundings.
    Alternative School
    4254 Ny Highway 43
    Wynantskill, NY 12198
    (518)286-3449

    118 students
    Year: n/a
  • Sacred Heart Academy
    All-girls (Roman Catholic)
    47 Cathedral Ave
    Hempstead, NY 11550
    (516)483-7383

    857 students
    Year: 1996
  • St Ann School
    (Roman Catholic)
    3511 Bainbridge Avenue
    Bronx, NY 10467
    (718)655-3449

    253 students
    Year: n/a
  • St Bernadette School
    (Roman Catholic)
    1313 83rd St
    Brooklyn, NY 11228
    (718)236-1560

    373 students
    Year: 2008
  • 48 East 84th Street
    New York, NY 10028
    (212)861-3820

    531 students
    Year: 2018
  • 3527 82nd Street
    Jackson Heights, NY 11372
    (718)639-9020

    519 students
    Year: 1999
  • St Joseph School
    (Roman Catholic)
    30 Meadow Avenue
    Bronxville, NY 10708
    (914)337-0261

    245 students
    Year: 2010
  • 122 Cedar Valley Rd
    Poughkeepsie, NY 12603
    (845)452-4428

    405 students
    Year: 2012
  • School of the Holy Child
    School of the Holy Child Photo
    (Roman Catholic)
    2225 Westchester Avenue
    Rye, NY 10580
    (914)967-5622

    358 students
    Year: n/a
  • 8761 111th St
    Richmond Hill, NY 11418
    (718)846-9182

    9 students
    Year: n/a
Recent Articles
Sometimes a regular school is not the right fit for a child. Perhaps she needs an alternative school.
A parent and I chat about finding the best school for her daughter. While the parent may be fictitious, her questions are quite typical of the kind of questions and concerns parents have when thinking about sending their children to private school.
We look at several ways you can use to search for private schools. Whether you are beginning the search process for a school for your child or just want to find out more about particular schools, we offer some tips and tricks to make searching more efficient.