Top 5 Best Rensselaer County Private Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 13 private schools serving 2,484 students in Rensselaer County, NY (there are 39 public schools, serving 19,370 public students). 11% of all K-12 students in Rensselaer County, NY are educated in private schools (compared to the NY state average of 14%).
The top ranked private schools in Rensselaer County, NY include Robert C Parker School, La Salle Institute and Woodland Hill Montessori School.
The average acceptance rate is 60%, which is lower than the New York private school average acceptance rate of 79%.
54% of private schools in Rensselaer County, NY are religiously affiliated (most commonly Catholic and Christian).

Top Ranked Rensselaer County Private Schools (2024)

School
Location
Grades
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
Doane Stuart School
Doane Stuart School Photo
(5)
199 Washington Avenue
Rensselaer, NY 12144
(518) 465-5222
Grades: NS-12
| 174 students
Emma Willard School
Emma Willard School Photo
All-girls
285 Pawling Avenue
Troy, NY 12180
(518) 833-1301
Grades: 9-12
| 356 students
Hoosac School
Hoosac School Photo
(Episcopal)
(1)
14 Pine Valley Rd
Hoosick, NY 12089
(518) 686-7331
Grades: 8-12
| 220 students
La Salle Institute
All-boys (Catholic)
(2)
174 Williams Rd
Troy, NY 12180
(518) 283-2500
Grades: 6-12
| 445 students
Mountain Road School
Mountain Road School Photo - Our beautiful new schoolyard
4565 County Route 9
East Nassau, NY 12062
(518) 794-8520
Grades: PK-8
| 40 students
Woodland Hill Montessori School
Woodland Hill Montessori School Photo - Woodland Hill Montessori- All School Photo
Montessori School
100 Montesorri Pl
Rensselaer, NY 12144
(518) 283-5400
Grades: NS-8
| 345 students
Holy Spirit School
Holy Spirit School Photo - Eighth Graders accept Holy Spirit pins, signifying their acceptance of their role as school leaders. On the altar is Father Joe O'Brien and presenting the pin is principal, Roger Rooney.
(Catholic)
54 Highland Dr
East Greenbush, NY 12061
(518) 477-5739
Grades: PK-8
| 208 students
Redemption Christian Academy
Redemption Christian Academy Photo - Students
(Christian)
(5)
192 Ninth Street
Troy, NY 12180
(518) 272-6679
Grades: K-12
| students
Sacred Heart School
(Catholic)
308 Spring Avenue
Troy, NY 12180
(518) 274-3655
Grades: PK-6
| 170 students
St. Jude The Apostle School
(Catholic)
42 Dana Ave
Wynantskill, NY 12198
(518) 283-0333
Grades: PK-6
| 227 students
116 Pinewoods Ave
Troy, NY 12180
(518) 274-4994
Grades: PK-8
| 76 students
Vanderheyden Hall
Special Education School
614 Cooper Hill Rd
Wynantskill, NY 12198
(518) 283-6500
Grades: 7-12
| 89 students
[+] Show Closed Private Schools in Rensselaer County, New York

Rensselaer County Private Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
451 Marshland Court
Troy, NY 12180
(518) 274-6202
Grades: PK-6
| 159 students
163 Columbia Turnpike
Rensselaer, NY 12144
(518) 449-2498
Grades: PK-8
| 161 students
1641 Third Street
Rensselaer, NY 12144
(518) 465-1151
Grades: PK-8
| 131 students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked private schools in Rensselaer County, NY?
The top ranked private schools in Rensselaer County, NY include Robert C Parker School, La Salle Institute and Woodland Hill Montessori School.
How many private schools are located in Rensselaer County, NY?
13 private schools are located in Rensselaer County, NY.
How diverse are private schools in Rensselaer County, NY?
Rensselaer County, NY private schools are approximately 22% minority students, which is lower than the New York private school average of 40%.
What percentage of students in Rensselaer County, NY go to private school?
11% of all K-12 students in Rensselaer County, NY are educated in private schools (compared to the NY state average of 14%).
What percentage of private schools are religiously affiliated in Rensselaer County, NY?
54% of private schools in Rensselaer County, NY are religiously affiliated (most commonly Catholic and Christian).

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