Top Rochester Private Schools

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  • For the 2020-21 school year, there are 49 top private schools in Rochester, New York, serving 8,448 students.
  • The average private school tuition is $4,262 for elementary schools (view national tuition averages).
  • The average acceptance rate is 92% (view national acceptance rates).
  • Minority enrollment is 27% of the student body, and the student:teacher ratio is 9:1.
  • 59% of schools are religiously affiliated (most commonly Roman Catholic and Christian).

Top Rochester, NY Private Schools (2020-21)

  • School Location Grades Students
  • 519 Allens Creek Road
    Rochester, NY 14618
    (585) 381-4560

    Grades: NS-12 | 420 students
  • Aquinas Institute
    (Roman Catholic)
    1127 Dewey Ave
    Rochester, NY 14613
    (585) 254-2020

    Grades: 6-12 | 726 students
  • Archangel School
    Archangel School Photo
    (Roman Catholic)
    2400 Chili Avenue
    Rochester, NY 14624
    (585) 247-1112

    Grades: PK-12 | n/a students
  • Asbury Day Care Center
    Daycare / Preschool
    1050 East Ave
    Rochester, NY 14607
    (585) 461-2920

    Grades: PK-K | 19 students
  • Bay Knoll Sda School
    (Seventh Day Adventist)
    2639 Ridge Road East
    Rochester, NY 14622
    (585) 467-2722

    Grades: K-8 | 19 students
  • 125 Kings Hwy S
    Rochester, NY 14617
    (585) 342-4000

    Grades: 6-12 | 277 students
  • 2505 Browncroft Boulevard
    Rochester, NY 14625
    (585) 586-3140

    Grades: K-8 | 80 students
  • 2541 Lac De Ville Blvd
    Rochester, NY 14618
    (585) 442-7400

    Grades: K | 66 students
  • The Children's School @ URMC
    The Children's School @ URMC Photo - Infant Classroom
    Daycare / Preschool
    55 Castleman Rd
    Rochester, NY 14620
    (585) 273-3677

    Grades: NS-PK | n/a students
  • Crestwood Childrens Center
    Special Education School
    2075 Scottsville Rd
    Rochester, NY 14623
    (585) 429-2844

    Grades: PK-8 | 87 students
  • 1876 Elmwood Ave
    Rochester, NY 14620
    (585) 473-1680

    Grades: PK-12 | 161 students
  • 224 Chestnut Ridge Road
    Rochester, NY 14624
    (585) 889-5084

    Grades: PK-2 | 20 students
  • Greece Christian School
    (Assembly of God)
    750 Long Pond Rd
    Rochester, NY 14612
    (585) 723-1165

    Grades: PK-8 | 233 students
  • Greece Montessori School
    Montessori School
    300 Chesterton Road
    Rochester, NY 14626
    (585) 227-4830

    Grades: PK-K | 53 students
  • 853 Culver Rd
    Rochester, NY 14609
    (585) 301-4148

    Grades: 5-7 | 14 students
  • 1981 Clover Street
    Rochester, NY 14618
    (585) 442-1770

    Grades: PK-12 | 500 students
  • 191 Fairfield Dr
    Rochester, NY 14620
    (585) 271-6877

    Grades: K-7 | 81 students
  • 1183 Monroe Ave
    Rochester, NY 14620
    (585) 256-7628

    Grades: 1-12 | 80 students
  • Holy Cross School
    (Roman Catholic)
    4488 Lake Ave
    Rochester, NY 14612
    (585) 663-6533

    Grades: PK-6 | 348 students
  • 1612 Buffalo Rd
    Rochester, NY 14624
    (585) 426-0210

    Grades: 2-12 | 152 students
  • Mary Cariola Childrens Center
    Special Education School
    1000 Elmwood Ave Ste 100
    Rochester, NY 14620
    (585) 271-0761

    Grades: K-12 | 152 students
  • Mcquaid Jesuit
    All-boys (Roman Catholic)
    1800 Clinton Avenue S
    Rochester, NY 14618
    (585) 473-1130

    Grades: 6-12 | 849 students
  • 220 Idlewood Road
    Rochester, NY 14618
    (585) 256-2520

    Grades: PK-2 | 83 students
  • 15 Whalin St
    Rochester, NY 14620
    (585) 271-1630

    Grades: 5-7 | 59 students
  • 311 Flower City Park
    Rochester, NY 14615
    (585) 458-3786

    Grades: PK-6 | 116 students
  • The Norman Howard School
    Special Education School
    275 Pinnacle Road
    Rochester, NY 14623
    (585) 334-8010

    Grades: 5-12 | 110 students
  • Northside Christian Academy
    (Church of Christ)
    640 Hudson Avenue
    Rochester, NY 14621
    (585) 266-3140

    Grades: PK-4 | 26 students
  • 332 Spencerport Rd
    Rochester, NY 14606
    (585) 429-5530

    Grades: PK-12 | 386 students
  • Ora Academy
    All-girls (Jewish)
    600 East Ave
    Rochester, NY 14607
    (585) 271-8711

    Grades: 9-11 | 8 students
  • Our Lady Of Mercy School For Young Women
    Our Lady Of Mercy School For Young Women Photo - Our Lady of Mercy School for Young Women is the only college preparatory, faith-based private school, exclusively for young women in the Rochester region. We build life-changing competence, confidence, and compassion that prepares and inspires young women to achieve the highest level of success in college, in career, and in the community.
    All-girls (Roman Catholic)
    1437 Blossom Road
    Rochester, NY 14610
    (585) 288-7120

    Grades: 6-12 | 799 students
  • Penfield KinderCare
    Penfield KinderCare Photo - Lobby
    Daycare / Preschool
    1606 Penfield Rd
    Rochester, NY 14625
    (585) 586-3940

    Grades: NS-PK | n/a students
  • Pinnacle Lutheran School
    Daycare / Preschool (Lutheran Church Missouri Synod)
    250 Pinnacle Rd
    Rochester, NY 14623
    (585) 334-6500

    Grades: K | 44 students
  • 601 Edgewood Ave
    Rochester, NY 14618
    (585) 244-3650

    Grades: PK-K | 28 students
  • Rit - Margaret's House
    Daycare / Preschool
    112 Lomb Memorial Drive
    Rochester, NY 14623
    (585) 475-5176

    Grades: PK-K | 41 students
  • Rochester Childfirst Network
    Daycare / Preschool
    941 South Avenue
    Rochester, NY 14620
    (585) 473-2858

    Grades: NS-PK | 53 students
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