Top 20 Best New York Private Schools (2022-23)

For the 2022-23 school year, there are 206 private schools serving 56,784 students in New York, NY (there are 363 public schools, serving 171,127 public students). 25% of all K-12 students in New York, NY are educated in private schools compared to the NY state average of 14%.
The best top ranked private schools in New York, NY include Morningside Immersion PlayCare, Winston Preparatory School NY and The Winchendon School | NYC.
The average tuition cost is $38,766, which is higher than the New York private school average tuition cost of $19,989.
39% of private schools in New York, NY are religiously affiliated (most commonly Catholic and Jewish).

Top Ranked New York Private Schools (2022-23)

School
Location
Grades
Students
Allen-Stevenson School
Allen-Stevenson School Photo
All-boys
132 E 78th St
New York, NY 10075
(212) 288-6710
Grades: K-8
| 399 students
Avenues The World School
Avenues The World School Photo - Avenues New York
(2)
259 10th Avenue
New York, NY 10001
(646) 664-0800
Grades: NS-12
| 1,914 students
795 Columbus Avenue
New York, NY 10025
(347) 305-4960
Grades: PK-11
| 291 students
George Jackson Academy
George Jackson Academy Photo - George Jackson Academy, an all boys school for grades 6-8, is located at 104 St. Marks Place (between 1st Ave. & Ave. A) New York, NY 10009. Accessible via the F, L, R, W and 6 trains.
All-boys
(6)
104 Saint Marks Place
New York, NY 10009
(212) 228-6789
Grades: 6-8
| 93 students
The IDEAL School of Manhattan
The IDEAL School of Manhattan Photo - Upper School students take their sketchbooks to Riverside Park for their visual art class.
Special Education School
(4)
314 West 91st Street
New York, NY 10024
(212) 769-1699
Grades: K-12
| 199 students
Lycee Francais de New York
Lycee Francais de New York Photo
Special Program Emphasis
(1)
505 E 75th St
New York, NY 10021
(212) 369-1400
Grades: NS-12
| 1,332 students
Morningside Immersion PlayCare
Daycare / Preschool
501 W 123 Street
New York, NY 10027
(212) 316-0313
Grades: NS
| 10 students
Pine Street School
Pine Street School Photo - At Pine Street School, students collaborate across all areas of the curriculum, in two languages - English and either Spanish or Mandarin. Native speakers work alongside non-native speakers with expert teachers supporting. Literacy is central to their work and incorporated into everything they do. Classrooms support project-based inquiry and highly individualized learning for each student.
(11)
25 Pine Street
New York, NY 10005
(347) 237-7606
Grades: NS-8
| 270 students
132 W 60th St
New York, NY 10023
(212) 582-3116
Grades: 6-12
| 160 students
THINK Global School
THINK Global School Photo - Students at THINK Global School have ample opportunities to work on their photography
Special Program Emphasis
1460 Broadway, #4027
New York, NY 10036
(646) 808-0675
Grades: 10-12
| 60 students
Transfiguration School
Transfiguration School Photo
(Catholic)
29 Mott Street
New York, NY 10013
(212) 962-5265
Grades: PK-8
| n/a students
45 W. 34th St.
New York, NY 10001
(347) 491-4440
Grades: 9-12
| 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
(5)
126 West 17th Street
New York, NY 10011
(212) 496-8400
Grades: 4-12
| 237 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
(3)
21 South End Avenue
New York, NY 10280
(212) 235-2320
Grades: NS-K
| 100 students
Blue School
Blue School Photo
(1)
241 Water St
New York, NY 10038
(212) 228-6341
Grades: PK-8
| 250 students
20 Waterside Plaza
New York, NY 10010
(212) 481-2700
Grades: NS-12
| 295 students
Fusion Academy Upper West Side
Fusion Academy Upper West Side Photo - Students get to be up close to everything in our science lab. In the one-to-one classroom students are always involved in experiments and have a hands-on approach to learning. We have college-level tools available and the world can be their classroom if they choose to venture out of the science lab.
Alternative School
157 Columbus Avenue, 3rd Floor
New York, NY 10023
(212) 362-1014
Grades: 6-12
| 59 students
Harlem Academy
Harlem Academy Photo
(5)
655 St. Nicholas Avenue
New York, NY 10030
(212) 348-2600
Grades: K-8
| 142 students
222 Broadway
New York, NY 10038
(212) 663-3921
Grades: K-12
| 18 students
The Studio School
The Studio School Photo
(18)
117 West 95th Street
New York, NY 10025
(212) 678-2416
Grades: NS-8
| 110 students
York Prep School
York Prep School Photo - York Prep is a co-ed college preparatory school for grades 6-12 with a school culture based on character and kindness. We provide small class sizes, flexible course placement based on proficiency, Honors courses, AP classes, a Scholars Program, and a Jump Start Program with one on one personalized attention. We are known for our thorough student-centered college counseling program.
(1)
40 West 68th Street
New York, NY 10023
(212) 362-0400
Grades: 6-12
| 329 students
Aaron High School
Special Education School
42 E 30th St
New York, NY 10016
(212) 867-5443
Grades: K-12
| 212 students
20 W End Ave
New York, NY 10023
(212) 246-7717
Grades: NS-12
| 882 students
Abraham Joshua Heschel School
(Jewish)
30 W End Ave
New York, NY 10023
(212) 784-1234
Grades: PK-12
| 935 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.
(Catholic)
(8)
111 Washington Place
New York, NY 10014
(212) 243-5420
Grades: NS-8
| 106 students
Alexander Robertson School
Alexander Robertson School Photo
(3)
3 West 95th Street
New York, NY 10025
(212) 663-6441
Grades: PK-5
| 71 students
Ascension School
Ascension School Photo - Front of Ascension School, 220 W. 108th Street, New York, NY 10025
(Catholic)
(1)
220 W 108th Street
New York, NY 10025
(212) 222-5161
Grades: PK-8
| 290 students
11 E 26th Street, 17th floor
New York, NY 10010
(212) 524-9000
Grades: NS-12
| 441 students
610 W 112th Street
New York, NY 10025
(212) 875-4433
Grades: NS-8
| n/a students
Birch Wathen Lenox School
Birch Wathen Lenox School Photo - The Birch Wathen Lenox School
(7)
210 E 77th Street
New York, NY 10075
(212) 861-0404
Grades: K-12
| 383 students
Brearley School
All-girls
610 East 83rd Street
New York, NY 10028
(212) 744-8582
Grades: K-12
| 705 students
The Brearley School
All-girls
610 E 83rd
New York, NY 10028
(212) 744-8582
Grades: K-12
| 719 students
The Browning School
The Browning School Photo - Today`s Boys, Tomorrow`s Men
All-boys
(10)
52 E 62nd St
New York, NY 10065
(212) 838-6280
Grades: K-12
| 415 students
The Buckley School
All-boys
113 E 73rd St
New York, NY 10021
(212) 535-8787
Grades: K-9
| 372 students
Calhoun School
(9)
433 W End Ave
New York, NY 10024
(212) 497-6500
Grades: PK-12
| 728 students
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New York, New York Private Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
90 5th Avenue (2nd Floor)
New York, NY 10011
(866) 664-2070
Grades: 5-8
| 37 students
461 W 131st St
New York, NY 10027
(212) 281-7174
Grades: K-8
| 218 students
11 Madison Square North 17th Floor
New York, NY 10010
(212) 935-5000
Grades: NS
| n/a students
Po Box 200 302 W 124th Street
New York, NY 10027
(212) 662-9442
Grades: PK-6
| 87 students
450 Park Avenue South, 9th Floor
New York, NY 10016
(212) 326-9522
Grades: 6-12
| n/a students
2116 7th Avenue
New York, NY 10027
(212) 222-7798
Grades: PK-10
| 30 students
332 W 43rd St
New York, NY 10036
(212) 246-0923
Grades: K-9
| 227 students
202 W 97th St
New York, NY 10025
(212) 749-1240
Grades: PK-8
| 336 students
Ivdu School (Closed 2013)
Special Education School (Jewish)
11 Broadway 13th Floor
New York, NY 10004
(212) 613-8397
Grades: K
| 50 students
435 E 11th Street
New York, NY 10009
(212) 254-2537
Grades: PK-8
| 156 students
204 Forsyth St
New York, NY 10002
(212) 477-2472
Grades: 8
| 16 students
Nazareth Nursery (Closed 2014)
Montessori School (Catholic)
216 West 15th Street
New York, NY 10011
(212) 243-1881
Grades: NS-PK
| 64 students
323 E 91st St
New York, NY 10128
(212) 289-6730
Grades: K-8
| 169 students
240 Bleecker St
New York, NY 10014
(212) 242-4147
Grades: PK-8
| 180 students
219 Stanton Street
New York, NY 10002
(212) 473-0320
Grades: PK-8
| 160 students
Rice High School (Closed 2010)
All-boys (Catholic)
74 W 124th St
New York, NY 10027
(212) 369-4100
Grades: 9-12
| 290 students
555 W End Ave
New York, NY 10024
(212) 873-9100
Grades: 9-12
| 250 students
223 W 132nd Street
New York, NY 10027
(212) 283-0921
Grades: PK-8
| 215 students
314 E 110th St
New York, NY 10029
(212) 722-1295
Grades: NS-8
| 274 students
185 E 7th Street
New York, NY 10009
(212) 677-5210
Grades: NS-8
| 239 students
508 W 153rd Street
New York, NY 10031
(212) 926-0252
Grades: PK-8
| 200 students
215 E 6th St
New York, NY 10003
(585) 273-3677
Grades: PK-8
| 47 students
138 W 90th St
New York, NY 10024
(212) 362-5410
Grades: PK-10
| 233 students
37 Saint James Place
New York, NY 10038
(212) 267-9289
Grades: PK-8
| 229 students
168 Morningside Ave
New York, NY 10027
(212) 662-1736
Grades: K-9
| 149 students
433 W 204th St
New York, NY 10034
(212) 569-3400
Grades: PK-8
| 259 students
St. Matthew Lutheran School (Closed 2004)
(Lutheran Church Missouri Synod)
200 Sherman Avenue
New York, NY 10034
(212) 567-2699
Grades: PK-8
| 151 students
425 W 33rd St
New York, NY 10001
(212) 563-2547
Grades: 9-12
| 204 students

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