Top 20 Best New York Private Schools Belonging to New York State Association of Independent Schools (NYSAIS) (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 137 private schools belonging to New York State Association of Independent Schools (NYSAIS) serving 49,290 students in New York. You can also find more schools membership associations in New York.
The top ranked private schools belonging to New York State Association of Independent Schools (NYSAIS) in New York include Friends Academy, Allen-Stevenson School and Bay Ridge Preparatory School.
The average tuition cost is $42,555, which is higher than the New York private school average tuition cost of $21,159.
27% of private schools belonging to New York State Association of Independent Schools (NYSAIS) in New York are religiously affiliated (most commonly Catholic and Christian).

Top Ranked Private Schools Belonging to New York State Association of Independent Schools (NYSAIS) in New York (2024)

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
| 386 students
Avenues The World School
Avenues The World School Photo - Avenues New York
(3)
259 10th Avenue
New York, NY 10001
(646) 664-0800
Grades: NS-12
| 1,958 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
EF Academy New York
EF Academy New York Photo - EF Academy New York hosts 400 students from over 60 different countries including the United States.
(9)
582 Columbus Avenue
Thornwood, NY 10594
(914) 495-6028
Grades: 9-12
| 426 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
Garden School
Garden School Photo - Our goal from the earliest grades through high school is to develop lifelong learners who excel in academics and individuals who enhance Garden School and the college they later attend. All students have their own strengths, weaknesses, talents, and dreams. The college search seeks to find the best match for our graduates, places where they can thrive and learn.
(37)
3316 79th St
Jackson Heights, NY 11372
(718) 335-6363
Grades: NS-12
| 259 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
(22)
104 Saint Marks Place
New York, NY 10009
(212) 228-6789
Grades: 6-8
| 79 students
The IDEAL School of Manhattan
The IDEAL School of Manhattan Photo - Students show the kindness snowflakes that they made.
Special Program Emphasis
(4)
5 Hanover Square
New York, NY 10004
(212) 769-1699
Grades: K-12
| 172 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 East 75th Street
New York, NY 10021
(212) 369-1400
Grades: NS-12
| 1,233 students
132 W 60th St
New York, NY 10023
(212) 582-3116
Grades: 6-12
| 160 students
Robert C Parker School
Robert C Parker School Photo - Exploration on 77 acres campus with forest, woods, pond, and streams.
(8)
4254 Ny Highway 43
Wynantskill, NY 12198
(518) 286-3449
Grades: PK-8
| 134 students
Rodeph Sholom School
Rodeph Sholom School Photo - Rodeph Sholom School has three distinct divisions: Early Childhood, Elementary, and Middle School, allowing dedicated focus on each developmental phase.
(Jewish)
(7)
10 West 84th Street & 168 West 79th Street
New York, NY 10024
(646) 438-8600
Grades: NS-8
| 388 students
Tuxedo Park School
Tuxedo Park School Photo - At Tuxedo Park School, every teacher knows every child. Our small size allows us to administer differentiated instruction at all levels and to challenge the most advanced students while supporting those who need additional or varied instruction.
(9)
Mountain Farm Rd
Tuxedo Park, NY 10987
(845) 351-4737
Grades: NS-9
| 225 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!
Waldorf School
(9)
225 Cambridge Avenue
Garden City, NY 11530
(516) 742-3434
Grades: NS-12
| 300 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
Bridges Academy (The)
Bridges Academy (The) Photo - Our 2016-17 Graduating class
(19)
339 Snedecor Ave
West Islip, NY 11795
(631) 358-5035
Grades: NS-8
| 249 students
20 Waterside Plaza
New York, NY 10010
(212) 481-2700
Grades: NS-12
| 295 students
Green Meadow Waldorf School
Green Meadow Waldorf School Photo - Green Meadow`s middle school academic curriculum engages the budding capacities and immense curiosity of the young teenager. Through practical interdisciplinary experiences, age appropriate challenges, and meaningful social interactions, students thrive academically and emotionally. Every day, students take part in immersive, explorative inquiry, broadening and deepening their understanding of the world.
(14)
307 Hungry Hollow Road
Spring Valley, NY 10977
(845) 356-2514
Grades: NS-12
| 285 students
Harmony Christian School
Harmony Christian School Photo - Getting our gym ready for the 2018-2019 school year
(Christian)
(4)
1790 Route 211 E
Middletown, NY 10941
(845) 692-5353
Grades: PK-12
| 198 students
Martin Luther School
Martin Luther School Photo - Front Entrance of Martin Luther School. 60-02 Maspeth Ave. Maspeth New York 11378
(Lutheran Church Missouri Synod)
(1)
60-02 Maspeth Avenue
Maspeth, NY 11378
(718) 894-4000
Grades: 6-12
| 200 students
Mizzentop Day School
Mizzentop Day School Photo
64 E Main St
Pawling, NY 12564
(845) 855-7338
Grades: PK-8
| 158 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
Westbury Friends School
Westbury Friends School Photo - Apples picked from our apple tree. Now on to making apple pie.
(Friends)
550 Post Ave
Westbury, NY 11590
(516) 333-3178
Grades: NS-3
| 50 students
Academy Of St. Joseph
Academy Of St. Joseph Photo
(Catholic)
(9)
111 Washington Place
New York, NY 10014
(212) 243-5420
Grades: NS-8
| 105 students
Alexander Robertson School
Alexander Robertson School Photo
(Presbyterian)
(4)
3 West 95th Street
New York, NY 10025
(212) 663-6441
Grades: PK-5
| 71 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
| n/a students
The Beekman School
The Beekman School Photo
(15)
220 East 50th Street
New York, NY 10022
(212) 755-6666
Grades: 9-12
| 54 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
| n/a students
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