Best New York Blue Ribbon Private Schools (2021-22)

For the 2021-22 school year, there are 25 blue ribbon private schools serving 10,878 students in New York.
The best top ranked blue ribbon private schools in New York include Iona Preparatory School, Transfiguration School and Big Apple Academy.
The average tuition cost is $12,135, which is lower than the New York private school average tuition cost of $19,220.
72% of blue ribbon private schools in New York are religiously affiliated (most commonly Roman Catholic and Jewish).
Blue Ribbon schools have been recognized by the Department of Education for achieving superior standards of academic excellence. Read more about this national school awards program and how blue ribbon schools work.

Top Ranked New York Blue Ribbon Private Schools (2021-22)

School
Location
Students
Year
Big Apple Academy
Big Apple Academy Photo
(2)
2937 86th Street
Brooklyn, NY 11223
(718) 333-0300
1,115 students
Year: 2016
Iona Preparatory School
Iona Preparatory School Photo
All-boys (Roman Catholic)
255 Wilmot Road
New Rochelle, NY 10804
(914) 632-0714
901 students
Year: 2001, 2002
Robert C Parker School
Robert C Parker School Photo - Exploration on 77 acres campus with forest, woods, pond, and streams.
Special Program Emphasis
(8)
4254 Ny Highway 43
Wynantskill, NY 12198
(518) 286-3449
134 students
Year: n/a
Transfiguration School
Transfiguration School Photo
(Roman Catholic)
29 Mott Street
New York, NY 10013
(212) 962-5265
n/a students
Year: 2011
Academy of the Holy Names
Academy of the Holy Names Photo - Academy of the Holy Names, Albany NY - Transforming young women from intuitive learners to innovative thinkers, empowering generations of courageous, faith-filled women to be skillful builders of a better world.
(Roman Catholic)
(4)
1075 New Scotland Rd
Albany, NY 12208
(518) 438-7895
234 students
Year: n/a
Christian Brothers Academy
(Roman Catholic)
6245 Randall Rd
Syracuse, NY 13214
(315) 446-5960
732 students
Year: 2019
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
All-girls (Roman Catholic)
(1)
44 East 68th Street
New York, NY 10065
(212) 744-0195
250 students
Year: 1996
Immaculate Heart Of Mary School
(Roman Catholic)
(3)
201 Boulevard
Scarsdale, NY 10583
(914) 723-5608
293 students
Year: 2004
Mi Nuevo Mundo Children Education Center
Mi Nuevo Mundo Children Education Center Photo - Juntos crecemos!-2019
Daycare / Preschool
31-05 51st Street -
Woodside, NY 11377
(718) 626-7394
161 students
Year: n/a
160 N Main Street
Southampton, NY 11968
(631) 283-9140
283 students
Year: 1994, 1996
Sacred Heart Academy
All-girls (Roman Catholic)
(1)
47 Cathedral Ave
Hempstead, NY 11550
(516) 483-7383
857 students
Year: 1996
St. Bernadette School
(Roman Catholic)
1313 83rd St
Brooklyn, NY 11228
(718) 236-1560
373 students
Year: 2008
St. Ignatius Loyola School
(Roman Catholic)
(1)
48 East 84th Street
New York, NY 10028
(212) 861-3820
536 students
Year: 2018
St. Joan Of Arc Elementary School
St. Joan Of Arc Elementary School Photo
(Roman Catholic)
3527 82nd Street
Jackson Heights, NY 11372
(718) 639-9020
519 students
Year: 1999
St. Martin De Porres School
(Roman Catholic)
122 Cedar Valley Rd
Poughkeepsie, NY 12603
(845) 452-4428
395 students
Year: 2012
School of the Holy Child
School of the Holy Child Photo
(Roman Catholic)
(10)
2225 Westchester Avenue
Rye, NY 10580
(914) 967-5622
358 students
Year: n/a
Thornton-donovan School
Alternative School
100 Overlook Cir
New Rochelle, NY 10804
(914) 632-8836
153 students
Year: n/a
The Ursuline School
All-girls (Roman Catholic)
1354 North Ave
New Rochelle, NY 10804
(914) 636-3950
2,770 students
Year: n/a
Flatbush Sda School
(Seventh Day Adventist)
5810 Snyder Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11203
(718) 922-6390
86 students
Year: n/a
Midwood Montessori of Midwood
Montessori School
2825 Bedford Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11210
(718) 253-3242
75 students
Year: n/a
New Amsterdam School
New Amsterdam School Photo
Waldorf School
(3)
62 Avenue B
New York, NY 10009
(212) 533-1820
n/a students
Year: n/a
8761 111th St
Richmond Hill, NY 11418
(718) 846-9182
9 students
Year: n/a
Our Lady Of The Assumption School
(Roman Catholic)
1617 Parkview Avenue
Bronx, NY 10461
(718) 829-1706
253 students
Year: 2010
Rambam Mesivta
All-boys (Jewish)
15 Frost Ln
Lawrence, NY 11559
(516) 371-5824
168 students
Year: 2015
St. Joseph School
(Roman Catholic)
30 Meadow Avenue
Bronxville, NY 10708
(914) 337-0261
223 students
Year: 2010

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