Top 20 Best New York Private Schools Belonging To National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS) (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 154 private schools belonging to national association of independent schools (nais) serving 68,355 students in New York. You can also find more schools membership associations in New York.
The best top ranked belonging to national association of independent schools (nais) private schools in New York include Buckley Country Day School, Pine Street School and Adelphi Academy of Brooklyn.
The average tuition cost is $43,941, which is higher than the New York private school average tuition cost of $21,140.
25% of private schools belonging to national association of independent schools (nais) in New York are religiously affiliated (most commonly Catholic and Jewish).

Top Ranked Private Schools Belonging To National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS) in New York (2024)

School
Location
Grades
Students
Adelphi Academy of Brooklyn
Adelphi Academy of Brooklyn Photo - Adelphi Academy of Brooklyn's historic Bay Ridge campus is located at 8515 Ridge Boulevard, in the heart of Bay Ridge, Brooklyn. .
(7)
8515 Ridge Boulevard
Brooklyn, NY 11209
(718) 238-3308
Grades: NS-12
| 235 students
Allen-Stevenson School
Allen-Stevenson School Photo
All-boys
132 E 78th St
New York, NY 10075
(212) 288-6710
Grades: K-8
| 386 students
556 Columbia Street
Brooklyn, NY 11231
(929) 626-5001
Grades: PK-12
| 869 students
795 Columbus Avenue
New York, NY 10025
(929) 930-4798
Grades: PK-12
| 302 students
8101 Ridge Boulevard
Brooklyn, NY 11209
(718) 833-9090
Grades: K-12
| 367 students
2 I U Willets Road
Roslyn, NY 11576
(516) 627-1910
Grades: NS-8
| 361 students
Buffalo Seminary
Buffalo Seminary Photo - Founded in 1851, and in this building since 1909, Buffalo Seminary is on the National Register of Historic Places. Our campus includes 5 faculty and student residences in adjacent restored historic homes, and Larkin Field, a 5-minute walk away on a leafy parkway.
All-girls
(12)
205 Bidwell Parkway
Buffalo, NY 14222
(716) 885-6780
Grades: 9-12
| 160 students
The Chapel School
The Chapel School Photo - The Chapel School's small class sizes ... max 14 in preschool, 18 in K-5 and 16 in middle school ... provide opportunities for personal, individualized instruction and a strong sense of community!
(Lutheran Church Missouri Synod)
(3)
172 White Plains Road
Bronxville, NY 10708
(914) 337-3202
Grades: NS-8
| 229 students
Friends Academy
Friends Academy Photo - The profound bond that our students and teachers form at Friends Academy is intentional and allows each student to receive highly personalized instruction. This ensures that their individual strengths are recognized and shared in the classroom, on the stage and on the field and in their life beyond.
(Friends)
(11)
270 Duck Pond Road
Locust Valley, NY 11560
(516) 676-0393
Grades: NS-12
| 769 students
The IDEAL School of Manhattan
The IDEAL School of Manhattan Photo - Upper School students and teachers at a convocation.
Special Program Emphasis
(4)
5 Hanover Square
New York, NY 10004
(212) 769-1699
Grades: K-12
| 176 students
The Kew-Forest School
The Kew-Forest School Photo - At The Kew-Forest School, you will find a community that nurtures lifelong learners, educators who inspire young people, and students who support each other. Established in 1918, Kew-Forest is the oldest independent co-ed, college preparatory school in Queens for students in Preschool through Grade 12. For more info, visit kewforest.org.
119-17 Union Tpke
Forest Hills, NY 11375
(718) 268-4667
Grades: NS-12
| 185 students
The Knox School
The Knox School Photo - Founded in 1904, The Knox School is Long Island`s oldest established private school. Our inclusive environment serves grades 6-12 and Post-Graduate, providing students with a broad world perspective and a wide range of skills to prepare them for the next phase of their journeys.
(9)
541 Long Beach Road
Saint James, NY 11780
(631) 686-1600
Grades: 6-12
| 118 students
Lycee Francais de New York
Lycee Francais de New York Photo
(1)
505 E 75th St
New York, NY 10021
(212) 369-1400
Grades: NS-12
| 1,192 students
Manlius Pebble Hill School
Manlius Pebble Hill School Photo - The opening day Handshake Ceremony is a tradition that dates back generations, with the entire student body along with faculty and staff to welcome each other into a new academic year. Handshakes, hugs, high fives, fist bumps, waves, and rock-paper-scissors are all forms of greetings.
(1)
5300 Jamesville Rd
Syracuse, NY 13214
(315) 446-2452
Grades: PK-12
| 350 students
Pine Street School
Pine Street School Photo - Pine Street Schools starts at age 2 with a program that nurtures strong literacy, numeracy and social skills. Small student-teacher ratios allow us to provide an individualized experience that supports full development and social skills. Our 2s begin learning English and Spanish or Mandarin in a dual language setting.
(11)
25 Pine Street
New York, NY 10005
(347) 237-7606
Grades: NS-8
| 324 students
132 W 60th St
New York, NY 10023
(212) 582-3116
Grades: 6-12
| 160 students
THINK Global School
THINK Global School Photo - THINK Global School is comprised of 41 high school students who hail from all over the world. It's an opportunity to live next to and learn from a truly global student body.
Special Program Emphasis
1460 Broadway, #4027
New York, NY 10036
(646) 808-0675
Grades: 10-12
| 60 students
Vincent Smith School
Vincent Smith School Photo - Upper School entrance
Special Education School
(3)
322 Port Washington Blvd
Port Washington, NY 11050
(516) 365-4900
Grades: 1-12
| 52 students
The Waldorf School Of Garden City
The Waldorf School Of Garden City Photo - Welcome to the Waldorf School of Garden City!
Special Program Emphasis
(9)
225 Cambridge Avenue
Garden City, NY 11530
(516) 742-3434
Grades: PK-12
| 323 students
The Windsor School
The Windsor School Photo - Each year, our graduation ceremony takes places at Queens Botanical Garden. We are proud of our 100% graduation rate each year dating back to 1969, our first graduating class. Our graduates gain acceptance to top colleges and universities with substantial scholarship offers.
(9)
37-02 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11354
(718) 359-8300
Grades: 7-12
| 125 students
Bovina Center Montessori School
Bovina Center Montessori School Photo
Montessori School
2121 County Highway 5
Bovina Center, NY 13740
(607) 832-4956
Grades: NS-9
| 45 students
Bridges Academy (The)
Bridges Academy (The) Photo - Our 2016-17 Graduating class
(19)
339 Snedecor Ave
West Islip, NY 11795
(631) 446-8050
Grades: NS-8
| 225 students
Ivy League School
Ivy League School Photo
(4)
211 Brooksite Drive
Smithtown, NY 11787
(631) 265-4177
Grades: PK-8
| 324 students
Mizzentop Day School
Mizzentop Day School Photo
64 E Main St
Pawling, NY 12564
(845) 855-7338
Grades: PK-8
| 158 students
20 W End Ave
New York, NY 10023
(212) 246-7717
Grades: PK-12
| 940 students
135-140 Academy Road
Albany, NY 12208
(518) 429-2300
Grades: PK-12
| 712 students
Allendale Columbia School
Allendale Columbia School Photo - Allendale Columbia School has been a leading independent school in Rochester since 1890.
(6)
519 Allens Creek Road
Rochester, NY 14618
(585) 381-4560
Grades: NS-12
| 356 students
610 W 112th Street
New York, NY 10025
(212) 875-4433
Grades: NS-8
| students
701 Carroll St
Brooklyn, NY 11215
(718) 534-6601
Grades: PK-12
| 803 students
Berkeley Carroll School
Berkeley Carroll School Photo - Berkeley Carroll is one of NYC's top independent schools.
(4)
181 Lincoln Place
Brooklyn, NY 11217
(718) 534-6060
Grades: PK-12
| 992 students
Birch Wathen Lenox School
Birch Wathen Lenox School Photo - The Birch Wathen Lenox School
(10)
210 E 77th Street
New York, NY 10075
(212) 861-0404
Grades: K-12
| 383 students
Brooklyn Friends School
Brooklyn Friends School Photo
(Friends)
(1)
375 Pearl St
Brooklyn, NY 11201
(718) 852-1029
Grades: PK-12
| 856 students
Brown School
Brown School Photo - Welcome to Brown School, a co-ed, Independent school for grades N-8th. Founded in 1893, Brown's 200+ Students receive a strong and diverse education in mathematics, sciences, languages, literature, history, foreign language, liberal arts, fine arts, music, social-emotional learning, and more in a small class setting.
(22)
150 Corlaer Avenue
Schenectady, NY 12304
(518) 370-0366
Grades: PK-12
| 148 students
The Browning School
The Browning School Photo
All-boys
(12)
52 E 62nd St
New York, NY 10065
(212) 838-6280
Grades: K-12
| 421 students
The Buckley School
All-boys
113 E 73rd St
New York, NY 10021
(212) 535-8787
Grades: K-9
| 366 students
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