Ranney School is an Age 3-Grade 12, co-ed, independent school serving students across Monmouth & Ocean Counties, NJ. We provide an accelerated college preparatory program located on 60 acres in Tinton Falls, NJ. Ranney's expert teachers inspire and encourage confidence, creativity and curiosity, leading our students to become lifelong learners.
Our mission is to nurture intellectual curiosity and confidence to inspire students to lead honorably, think creatively, and contribute meaningfully to society. Discover more about Ranney and visit us today!.

Quick Stats (2022)

  • Top Ranked NJ School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Students: 661 students
  • Acceptance rate: 75%
  • Average class size: 14 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

Top Rankings

Ranney School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in New Jersey for:

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Attribute
Sports offered

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-12
Learning Difference Programs
Yes
Year Founded
1960
Summer School Offered
Yes

Student Body

Total Students
661 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
24%
State avg.: 38%
Students by Grade
Ranney School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
79 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
8:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
60%
Average Class Size
14 students
Number of AP Courses
15 courses
List of Courses Offered
Matriculation DataMatric. Data
Classroom Dress Code
Formal
(dress code)

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Tuition Notes
Tuition ranges from $11,000-$31,000
% on Financial Aid
10%
Average Financial Aid Grant
$11,000
Acceptance Rate
75%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director
Meredith Ostroy Gwyneth Hecht
Admissions Associate
Meredith Ostroy Lower School

Sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
14 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Club or Organization:
Afterschool Clubs for Lower School Students (science, cooking, chess, art, sports and more), Community Service, Diversity Club, Girls Who Code, Photography and Design, Robotics, Science and Math Leagues, Student Publications

Arts and Music Programs:
Annual musicals and productions begin in 4th grade, Band, chorus, Forensics, orchestra begin in 3rd grade, Visual arts and innnovation labs

School Notes

Innovative, Rigorous & Flexible Curriculum:
  • Our expert teachers have advanced degrees and design curriculum
  • STEAM courses (including Robotics) across all divisions
  • Design thinking and collaborative projects inspire students to explore creative, hands-on problem solving
  • Year-long intensive research projects led by 5th, 8tth and 12th graders
  • Our personalized, comprehensive College Guidance Program includes parents as partners and begins in Grade 8
  • 100% of our graduates attend college; each year, our graduating classes score higher than the national average on the SAT and earn millions of dollars in scholarships. In 2016, our seniors were accepted into six of the eight Ivy Leagues. 
Robust Student Life Programs:
  • Orchestra, Band, and Chorus beginning in Grade 3
  • Musicals/Plays in all divisions; Annual Count Basie nominations
  • Robust Visual Arts with state-of-the-art equipment (3-D printing)
  • 15 sports represented across our varsity and middle school teams, plus aquatic instruction for our youngest students
  • 50-plus clubs and activities, as well as 10-plus Honor Societies 

Nurturing Learning Community
  • A one-of-its-kind partnership with the United Nations
  • Spanish, French, and Mandarin offered, starting at Age 3
  • School-wide multicultural experiences & social awareness programs
  • Community-wide service projects driven by students
  • Internationally and culturally diverse student population

School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (2 reviews)
5  
We've been at Ranney School for eight years now with two children enrolled since the early education program. We continue to be over the moon with our experience at Ranney. Eight years later, we're still so happy with our choice. Our confidence in the teachers, staff, academics, arts, sports, community, and well-rounded child focus is of the highest standards, and our children LOVE school.
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5  
Choosing this school is the best decision we have ever made for our children. At first we were hesitant, being in a good school district and with the expense, but we've learned that this is the ultimate investment in our children. My children just simply would not and could not have received the same amount of attention or opportunities anywhere else. The class sizes are small, the teachers are nurturing, caring and committed to getting the most out of every child, the children are treated as individuals. The campus itself offers so much more than any other campus in the area; swimming, tennis, basketball, baseball, art, music, robotics. We are so happy with our decision and we know our children will excel in whatever they choose to do.
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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Top Ranked NJ School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Students: 661 students
  • Acceptance rate: 75%
  • Average class size: 14 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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The average private school tuition in Monmouth County, NJ is $16,474 for elementary schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Monmouth County, NJ is 83% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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