Top New York Private Schools

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  • For the 2020 school year, there are 224 top private schools in New York, New York, serving 59,461 students.
  • The average private school tuition is $25,820 for elementary schools and $42,430 for high schools (view national tuition averages).
  • The average acceptance rate is 59% (view national acceptance rates).
  • Minority enrollment is 34% of the student body, and the student:teacher ratio is 7:1.
  • 42% of schools are religiously affiliated (most commonly Roman Catholic and Jewish).

Top New York, NY Private Schools (2020)

  • School Location Grades Students
  • 3 West 95th Street
    New York, NY 10025
    (212)663-2844

    Grades: PK-5 | 76 students
  • 259 10th Avenue
    New York, NY 10001
    (212)524-9000

    Grades: NS-12 | 1,736 students
  • 795 Columbus Avenue
    New York, NY 10025
    (347)305-4960

    Grades: PK-12 | n/a students
  • Battery Park Montessori
    Battery Park Montessori Photo - Our small student-teacher ratios provide rich opportunities for personalized learning and one-one-one support from Montessori-certified teachers with years of experience in child development.
    Montessori School
    21 South End Avenue
    New York, NY 10280
    (212)235-2320

    Grades: NS-K | 60 students
  • 157 Columbus Avenue, 3rd Floor
    New York, NY 10023
    (212)362-1014

    Grades: n/a | n/a students
  • Fusion Academy Park Avenue
    Alternative School
    450 Park Avenue South, 9th Floor
    New York, NY 10016
    (212)326-9522

    Grades: 6-12 | n/a students
  • 1330 Fifth Avenue
    New York, NY 10026
    (212)348-2600

    Grades: 1-8 | 128 students
  • 314 West 91st Street
    New York, NY 10024
    (212)769-1699

    Grades: K-12 | 201 students
  • 505 E 75th St
    New York, NY 10021
    (212)369-1400

    Grades: NS-12 | 1,332 students
  • 25 Pine Street
    New York, NY 10005
    (212)235-2325

    Grades: NS-8 | 195 students
  • 90 Hudson Street
    New York, NY 10013
    (212)226-8252

    Grades: K-12 | 35 students
  • 132 W 60th St
    New York, NY 10023
    (212)582-3116

    Grades: 6-12 | 185 students
  • 222 Broadway
    New York, NY 10038
    (212)663-3921

    Grades: K-12 | 18 students
  • 117 West 95th Street
    New York, NY 10025
    (212)678-2416

    Grades: PK-8 | 120 students
  • THINK Global School
    THINK Global School Photo - Students at THINK Global School have ample opportunities to work on their photography
    Alternative School
    1460 Broadway, #7032
    New York, NY 10036
    (646)808-0675

    Grades: 10-12 | 60 students
  • Transfiguration School
    Transfiguration School Photo
    (Roman Catholic)
    29 Mott Street
    New York, NY 10013
    (212)962-5265

    Grades: PK-8 | n/a students
  • Winston Preparatory School NY
    Winston Preparatory School NY Photo - Seniors may participate in a variety of outdoor education adventures, including learning how to sail in the Caribbean Sea or hiking in the Appalachian Mountains.
    Special Education School
    126 West 17th Street
    New York, NY 10011
    (646)638-2705

    Grades: 4-12 | 237 students
  • 92nd Street Ym&ywha Nursery School
    Daycare / Preschool (Jewish)
    1395 Lexington Ave
    New York, NY 10128
    (212)415-5532

    Grades: K-1 | 196 students
  • Aaron Academy
    Special Education School
    42 E 30th St
    New York, NY 10016
    (212)867-5443

    Grades: 7-10 | 46 students
  • Aaron School
    Special Education School
    309 East 45th Street
    New York, NY 10017
    (212)867-9594

    Grades: K-12 | 171 students
  • 20 W End Ave
    New York, NY 10023
    (212)246-7717

    Grades: NS-12 | 882 students
  • Academy Of St. Joseph
    Academy Of St. Joseph Photo - Students are immersed in both fine arts and performing arts. Each year the school produces a musical that involves the entire student body.
    (Roman Catholic)
    111 Washington Place
    New York, NY 10014
    (212)243-5420

    Grades: NS-8 | 78 students
  • 1 Avenue B, New York, NY 10009
    New York, NY 10009
    (917)338-2820

    Grades: 6-8 | n/a students
  • 12 E. 79th Street
    New York, NY 10075
    (917)388-1710

    Grades: 6-8 | n/a students
  • Agile Learning Center @ MFS
    Alternative School
    115 East 106th Street
    New York, NY 10029
    (212)533-2826

    Grades: 1-12 | n/a students
  • Aichhorn School
    Special Education School
    23 W 106th Street
    New York, NY 10025
    (212)316-9353

    Grades: 9-12 | 35 students
  • Aichhorn School (the)
    Special Education School
    23 W 106th St
    New York, NY 10025
    (212)316-9353

    Grades: NS | 56 students
  • All Souls School
    Daycare / Preschool
    1157 Lexington Ave
    New York, NY 10075
    (212)861-5232

    Grades: PK-K | 142 students
  • 132 E 78th St
    New York, NY 10075
    (212)288-6710

    Grades: K-9 | 408 students
  • 90 5th Avenue (2nd Floor)
    New York, NY 10011
    (866)664-2070

    Grades: 5-8 | 37 students
  • Ascension School
    Ascension School Photo - Front of Ascension School, 220 W. 108th Street, New York, NY 10025
    (Roman Catholic)
    220 W 108th Street
    New York, NY 10025
    (212)222-5161

    Grades: PK-8 | 296 students
  • 25 W 17th St
    New York, NY 10011
    (212)645-5005

    Grades: NS | 185 students
  • The Atlas School
    Special Education School
    252 W 29th St 3rd Fl
    New York, NY 10001
    (212)256-0846

    Grades: Inquire with school | 7 students
  • Atlas School
    Special Education School
    252 West 29th Street 3rd Floor. New York, NY 10001
    New York, NY 10001
    (212)256-0846

    Grades: 1-12 | n/a students
  • 610 W 112th Street
    New York, NY 10025
    (212)875-4433

    Grades: NS-8 | 465 students
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