Top 20 Best New York Private High Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 86 private high schools serving 33,979 students in New York, NY.
The best top ranked private high schools in New York, NY include Professional Children's School, Avenues The World School and BASIS Independent Manhattan.
The average tuition cost is $48,288, which is higher than the New York private high school average tuition cost of $27,541.
38% of private high schools in New York, NY are religiously affiliated (most commonly Catholic and Jewish).

Top Ranked New York Private High Schools (2024)

School
Location
Grades
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
| 1,958 students
795 Columbus Avenue
New York, NY 10025
(929) 930-4798
Grades: PK-12
| 302 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
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
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
11 E 26th Street, 17th floor
New York, NY 10010
(212) 524-9000
Grades: NS-12
| 200 students
20 Waterside Plaza
New York, NY 10010
(212) 481-2700
Grades: NS-12
| 295 students
157 Columbus Avenue, 3rd Floor
New York, NY 10023
(877) 673-8893
Grades: 6-12
| 59 students
222 Broadway
New York, NY 10038
(212) 663-3921
Grades: K-12
| 15 students
Aaron High School
Special Education School
(1)
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: PK-12
| 940 students
Abraham Joshua Heschel School
(Jewish)
30 W End Ave
New York, NY 10023
(212) 784-1234
Grades: PK-12
| 935 students
ACADEMICS WEST
ACADEMICS WEST Photo
Special Education School
(1)
37 west 65th street, Floor 5
New York, NY 10023
(917) 603-5567
Grades: K-12
| 72 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
The Brearley School
All-girls
610 East 83rd Street
New York, NY 10028
(212) 570-8514
Grades: K-12
| 741 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
Calhoun School
Calhoun School Photo - Upper School 9th Grade Active Physics
(9)
433 W End Ave
New York, NY 10024
(212) 497-5000
Grades: PK-12
| 668 students
Cathedral High School
Cathedral High School Photo
All-girls (Catholic)
(1)
116 E 97th Street
New York, NY 10029
(212) 688-1545
Grades: 9-12
| 499 students
The Chaplin School
All-girls
100 E End Ave
New York, NY 10028
(212) 744-2335
Grades: K-12
| 780 students
The Child School/Legacy High school
Special Education School
(4)
587 Main St
New York, NY 10044
(212) 223-5055
Grades: K-12
| 306 students
The Churchill School & Center
The Churchill School & Center Photo
Special Education School
301 E 29th St
New York, NY 10016
(212) 722-0610
Grades: K-12
| 398 students
Collegiate School
All-boys
301 Freedom Place South
New York, NY 10069
(212) 812-8552
Grades: K-12
| 649 students
5 W 93rd St
New York, NY 10025
(212) 749-6200
Grades: PK-12
| 1,254 students
Convent Of The Sacred Heart
All-girls (Catholic)
(1)
1 E 91st St
New York, NY 10128
(212) 722-4745
Grades: PK-12
| 684 students
The Cooke School & Institute
The Cooke School & Institute Photo
Special Education School
1713 Madison Avenue
New York, NY 10029
(646) 273-5555
Grades: K-12
| 333 students
Cristo Rey New York High School
(Catholic)
112 E 106th St
New York, NY 10029
(212) 996-7000
Grades: 9-12
| 377 students
Dalton School
108 E 89th St
New York, NY 10128
(212) 423-5200
Grades: K-12
| 1,317 students
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 (Catholic)
(1)
44 East 68th Street
New York, NY 10065
(212) 744-0195
Grades: 9-12
| 250 students
Dwight School
Dwight School Photo - Located steps away from Central Park on Manhattan's Upper West Side, Dwight has been igniting the spark of genius in every child since 1872.
Special Program Emphasis
291 Central Park West
New York, NY 10024
(212) 724-6360
Grades: PK-12
| 955 students
Elisabeth Irwin High School
Elisabeth Irwin High School Photo - Experiencing Chinatown
(5)
272 Sixth Avenue
New York, NY 10014
(212) 477-5316
Grades: PK-12
| 636 students
Friends Seminary
(Friends)
222 E 16th St
New York, NY 10003
(212) 979-5035
Grades: K-12
| 760 students
The Geneva School of Manhattan
The Geneva School of Manhattan Photo - Playground space
(Christian)
(7)
138 W 90 St
New York, NY 10024
(212) 754-9988
Grades: NS-11
| 365 students
Grace Church School
Grace Church School Photo
(5)
86 4th Ave
New York, NY 10003
(212) 475-5609
Grades: PK-12
| 782 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
| 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
| students
2116 7th Avenue
New York, NY 10027
(212) 222-7798
Grades: PK-10
| 30 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
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
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
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
114 E 118th St
New York, NY 10035
(212) 534-0619
Grades: PK-8
| 243 students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked private high schools in New York, NY?
The top ranked private high schools in New York, NY include Professional Children's School, Avenues The World School and BASIS Independent Manhattan.
How many private high schools are located in New York, NY?
86 private high schools are located in New York, NY.
How much do private high schools cost in New York, NY?
The average tuition cost is $48,288, which is higher than the New York private school average tuition cost of $27,541.
How diverse are private high schools in New York, NY?
New York, NY private high schools are approximately 37% minority students, which is higher than the New York private school average of 36%.
What percentage of private high schools are religiously affiliated in New York, NY?
38% of private high schools in New York, NY are religiously affiliated (most commonly Catholic and Jewish).

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