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New York City Area Schools

Private schools located in the tri-state New York City area.
Ability School, Englewood, NJ
"We feel that children cannot be categorized or grouped as having certain "behavioral" patterns or difficulties, Each child is special. We seek to develop the potential, spirit and purpose that makes each child uniquely himself."
Academy of the Holy Angels, Demarest, NJ
"The Academy of the Holy Angels, founded in 1879, is a private, Catholic, college preparatory school dedicated to the education of young women in the tradition of the School Sisters of Notre Dame."
Academy of Mount Saint Ursula, Bronx
"Mount Saint Ursula, a girls’ Catholic college preparatory school, is the oldest continuous Catholic High School for girls in New York State."
Academy of Saint Joseph, Brentwood
Private girls Catholic high school conducted by the Sisters of Saint Joseph of Brentwood, New York.
All Saints Episcopal Day School, Hoboken, NJ
"We are an interdenominational school of more than 100 students in Nursery through Sixth Grades, located on the corner of 7th and Washington Streets in Hoboken, New Jersey. All Saints Episcopal Parish is our proud sponsor."
The American Boychoir School, Princeton, NJ
"The education program of The American Boychoir School emphasizes traditional values, and challenges its students to achieve at the highest level through teamwork, self-discipline and dedication to a goal."
Archbishop Molloy High School, Briarwood
"Archbishop Molloy High School is a Catholic Marist school which fosters an exemplary education in mind, body and spirit for a diverse college bound population."
Archbishop Stepinac High School, White Plains
"The Administration, Faculty and Staff of Archbishop Stepinac High School commit themselves to the total education of their students with the purpose of preparing them for Christian leadership in the future."
The Beekman School, New York
"The Beekman School is a private, co-educational day school situated in the heart of mid-town Manhattan."
Bergen Catholic High School, Bergen, NJ
"Bergen Catholic is a private, four year (9-12) college- preparatory high school located in a small suburban community in Bergen County approximately 10 miles from New York City."
Berkeley Carroll School, Brooklyn, NY
"The Berkeley Carroll School community provides a unique education for children from preschool to twelfth grade."
Bi-Cultural Day School, Stamford, CT
"The Bi-Cultural Day School was founded as a progressive elementary and middle school, which would provide for the total education of the Jewish child."
The Birch Wathen Lenox School, New York
"The Birch Wathen Lenox School, located on the Upper East Side of New York City, is a co-educational, independent school that maintains an environment where students reach their full potential."
Bishop Ford Central Catholic High School, Brooklyn
"Chartered by the Board of Regents of the University of the State of New York and accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Secondary schools, Bishop Ford offers a full college-preparatory curriculum. While some of our students join the nation's work force upon graduation, the overwhelming majority (95 %) go on to college."
Blair Academy, Blairstown, NJ
"Blair Academy is a private, co-educational boarding school located in north-western New Jersey."
Brooklyn Friends School, Brooklyn
"Offers each student a challenging education that develops intellectual abilities and ethical and social values to support a productive life of leadership and service." PK-12. Coed. Day.
The Browning School, New York
"A school for boys, small classes, close personal attention for each student, a wide variety of extracurricular activities, a heavy emphasis on fostering initiative, and a broad course of study that focuses less on developing a student's memory than his capacity for understanding."
Brunswick School, Greenwich, CT
"Since 1902 Brunswick School has been, in the words of George Carmichael, its founder '...ably and generously preparing boys for life...'" PK-12. Boys. Day.
The Buckley School, New York
"At Buckley, the expectation is that each student will give his best, be kind, and have good manners. In fact, the highest awards at Closing Exercises are given for character, integrity, and concern for others."
The Calhoun School, New York
"The Calhoun School, founded in 1896, is a college preparatory institution located in the heart of Manhattan's West Side."
The Cathedral School, New York
"The Cathedral School of St. John the Divine is an independent Episcopal coeducational day school for children of all faiths, kindergarten through eighth grade. A strong academic program blends the best in traditional and innovative teaching."
Catherine McAuley High School, Brooklyn
"Catherine McAuley High School is a small, all-girls' Catholic school in the diverse community of East Flatbush in Brooklyn, New York. McAuley was founded in 1942 by the Sisters of Mercy, and has provided an "Education For Life" for nearly 60 years."
Chaminade High School, Mineola
"Chaminade High School is a Catholic school for boys in grades 9-12."
Chapin School, Princeton, NJ
"Chapin is committed to maintaining a community diverse in socio-economic background, racial heritage, physical skills, creative talents and intellectual abilities. Chapin accepts students for admission at all grade levels, from Pre-Kindergarten (age 4 by September 1st of the year of admission) to 8th grade, as space allows."
The Children's School, Stamford, CT
"The mission of The Children's School is to instill in each child a sense of significance and self-worth by providing an environment that is supportive and stimulating. Serving children ages three through eight; 6 to 1 student-teacher ratio."
Christian Brothers Academy, Lincroft, NJ
"Christian Brothers Academy has the distinction of being owned and directed by the Brothers of the Christian Schools, a religious teaching order of Brothers in the Roman Catholic Community." .
City and Country School, New York
"City & Country is one of the oldest New York City private schools, helping to put progressive education on the map just after the turn of the century. Today, C&C blends progressive education with a focus on academics and personal development for children through grade 8 (also includes preschool for 2-year-olds and up."
Collegiate School, New York
"Our school is located on Manhattan’s Upper West Side affording our faculty the opportunity to utilize imaginatively and extensively the city’s vast cultural and civic resources. We are also an intimate school in which boys’ particular passions and gifts can be acknowledged and cultivated, and, in which big boys and little boys can mutually benefit from each other’s company."
Columbia Grammar and Preparatory School, New York
"Columbia Grammar and Prep is the oldest non-sectarian independent school in America."
Convent of the Sacred Heart, Greenwich, CT
"A Catholic, independent, college preparatory school dedicated to providing young women with a rigorous and supportive atmosphere in which to develop their intellectual and spiritual lives. Girls' Day School. PS - Grade 12."
The Dalton School, New York
Helen Parkhurst, a colleague of Maria Montessori, founded what was then called The Children's University School in 1919. K-12. Day. Coeducational.
The Darcy School, Madison, NJ
"The Darcy School is a not-for-profit, non-sectarian school for children from preschool through elementary school located in Madison, NJ."
Dominican Academy, New York
"For over a hundred years Dominican Academy has represented the best in Catholic education for young women in New York City."
Don Bosco Preparatory High School, Ramsey, NJ
"The mission of Don Bosco Preparatory High School is to provide an exemplary education of the total person through a Catholic philosophy of life, fostering the spiritual, intellectual, social, moral and physical growth of young men who are in pursuit of higher education after graduation."
Dwight School, New York
"An air of positive thinking pervades our School as we build on the momentum generated by our alumni and their successes, and create new programs and stuctures to help our current students reach their full potential."
Dwight-Englewood School, Englewood, NJ
"Offers a seamless educational experience for children from preschool through grade 12."
Eagle Hill School, Greenwich, CT
"Eagle Hill School in Greenwich, CT was founded in 1975 to offer specialized instruction to children who, because of learning difficulties, are unable to realize their full potentia0 in traditional educational environments."
The Edison-Wardlaw-Hartridge School, Edison, NJ
"We believe that a comprehensive, challenging education is essential; that children prosper when provided individual attention, recognition, and encouragement; that students learn best when they participate in a variety of activities."
Ethical Culture Fieldston School, Bronx
"The Ethical Culture Fieldston School is committed to providing excellence in education to a pluralistic and diverse student body."
Fairfield College Preparatory School, Fairfield, CT
"Fairfield College Preparatory School is by tradition and choice a Jesuit, Catholic high school of excellence. Fairfield Prep welcomes young men of every race, religion and economic background to a community of faith that is both academically challenging and personally enriching."
Fairfield Country Day School, Fairfield, CT
"Fairfield Country Day is a preparatory school enrolling boys in Kindergarten through Grade 9...the School emphasizes the mastery of basic skills and expects students to show courtesy, truthfulness, sportsmanship, and consideration of others."
Far Brook School, Short Hills, NJ
"Far Brook School is an independent, coeducational day school."
Far Hills Country Day School, Far Hills, NJ
"Far Hills Country Day School is an elementary school of approximately three hundred forty students, grades pre-K through 8."
Fontbonne Hall Academy, Brooklyn
Catholic. Girls. 9-12.
Fordham Preparatory School, Bronx
"We are a Jesuit college preparatory school for boys located in the Bronx, New York."
Friends Academy, Locust Valley
"Friends Academy is a Quaker, coeducational, independent, college prepatory school serving students from age three through the twelfth grade."
Friends Seminary, New York
"Girls and boys from kindergarten through twelfth grade pursue a program of challenging academics in a community founded on the Quaker values of peace, simplicity, and service to others."
The German School, New York
German language. Coed. Boarding. K-12.
Grace Church School, New York
"The school has a tradition of high academic expectations, readying students for admission to leading secondary  schools in New York City and elsewhere."
Grace Day School, Massapequa
"Emphasizing academic excellence and individual development, Grace Day School guides children from nursery school through eight grade in a small, traditional setting, while nurturing their generosity, dignity and Christian spirit."
Greens Farms Academy, Westport, CT
"Greens Farms Academy is a K-grade 12 independent, non-sectarian, coeducational college-preparatory day school located in Westport, Connecticut."
The Green Vale School, Old Brookville
"The mission of The Green Vale School is to educate students through its commitment to high academic standards and individual achievement."
Greenwich Catholic High School, Greenwich, CT
"A Pre-Kindergarten through Grade 8 coeducational day school."
Greenwich Country Day School, Greenwich, CT
"The Greenwich Country Day School is a co-educational, independent day school with 790 students enrolled in nursery through ninth grade. It is located on a 75-acre campus in Greenwich, Connecticut, a thriving residential community of 60,000 people – a quasi-country setting less than an hour from New York City."
Hackley School, Tarrytown
"Hackley School, founded in 1899 by Mrs. Caleb Brewster Hackley, is a non-sectarian co-educational, college-preparatory school enrolling day students in kindergarten through grade twelve, and five-day boarding students in grades nine through twelve. The School believes in a diverse student body and assigns a significant percentage of its budget to scholarships."
Harlem Academy, New York, NY
"Our teachers work closely with families and students to build positive, trusting relationships. Life skills are taught and life issues are discussed in a manner that helps students navigate the world both within and beyond the walls of their classrooms."
Harmony Heights School, Oyster Bay
"Harmony Heights is a therapeutic residential and day school for teenage girls with special emotional needs that cannot be adequately served in the standard high school setting."
The Harvey School, Katonah
"The Harvey School offers a traditional curriculum in a structured environment to students of varied interests and abilities."
Hawthorne Christian Academy, Hawthorne, NJ
"The academy is fully accredited by the Middle States Association of Schools and Colleges and the Association of Christian Schools International."
The Hewitt School, New York
"The Hewitt School is a small, college preparatory school for girls where a demanding curriculum and caring community foster joy in learning, pride in intellectual achievement, and a strong sense of identity."
Holy Cross High School, Flushing
"A diverse, Roman Catholic community of scholars and students who achieve academic excellence through values education, discipline, and outstanding instruction in a secure environment...a Catholic Secondary School for young men."
Holy Family Academy, Bayonne, NJ
"College-prep school for young women, grades 9-12."
Holy Name School, New York
"Holy Name School is a Middle States Accredited Catholic elementary school located on the Upper Westside of Manhattan in New York City. We are a school of 650 students. The school is composed of grades Pre-Kindergarten to Grade Eight."
Holy Trinity Diocesan High School, Hicksville
"Centrally located in Nassau County, Holy Trinity Diocesan High School is a comprehensive, co-educational, 9-12 high school comprised of 1575 students and 97 religious and lay staff operated by the Diocese of Rockville Centre since 1966."
The Hudson School, Hoboken, NJ
"A small coeducational college-preparatory day school grades 5-12, providing a rigorous curriculum for the child who loves to learn and doesn't mind a little work."
The Hun School, Princeton, NJ
"The Hun School of Princeton is dedicated to providing a traditional college preparatory program leading to informed college choices." 6 - PG. Coed. Boarding/Day.
Iona Preparatory School, New Rochelle
"Iona Prep accepts students for success. Iona strengthens Catholic values, develops intellectual and creative potential, and challenges each student to respect others, and to be personally accountable."
Immaculate Heart Academy, Westwood, NJ
"IHA is an all girls Catholic high school in Northern New Jersey."
Keio Academy of New York, Purchase
"Established in 1990 by the Keio Gijuku (Keio Private School System) of Japan...primarily to meet the needs of Japanese living overseas."
Kellenberg Memorial High School, Uniondale, NY
"Kellenberg Memorial High School combines the proven curriculum and methods of a successful tradition with modern pedagogical advances to provide its students with a rich, qualitative educational experience."
Kent Place School, Summit, NJ
"An independent, nonsectarian, college-preparatory day school which, for over 100 years, has provided a superior education for young women who demonstrate strong scholastic and creative ability."
The Kew-Forest School, Forest Hills, NY
"Kew-Forest is a traditional, coed, college preparatory school for students in grades K through 12. It was established in 1918 to serve the Kew Gardens/Forest Hills section of Queens. It currently draws students from as near as Forest Hills and as far as Douglaston, Jamaica Estates, Howard Beach, Astoria, Woodhaven, Nassau County, and even Manhattan."
King & Low-Heywood Thomas School, Stamford, CT
"King & Low-Heywood Thomas School welcomes qualified students of any race, color, creed, and national or ethnic origin. Broadly speaking, the admission process is designed to assess an applicant's academic qualifications, as well as the other, subjective factors of shared goals and values, sometimes referred to as 'fit'."
Lacordaire Academy, Montclair, NJ
"A college preparatory school for young women in the Dominican tradition."
The Lawrenceville School, Lawrenceville, NJ
Renowned for excellence in both academics and athletics, Lawrenceville offers a splendid educational experience. 9-12. Coed. Boarding/Day.
Little Red School House and Elisabeth Irwin High School, New York
"LREI is a coed school of 440 students that extends from four-year-olds through the Twelfth Grade."
The Long Ridge School, Stamford, CT
"The Long Ridge School is an independent co-educational day school for Nursery children through grade five. There is also an afternoon program for two-year-old children."
Loyola School, New York
"An academically rigorous, coeducational, Jesuit, college-preparatory high school. Loyola offers a values-based education embracing the Ignatian philosophy of cura personalis (care for the whole person), service to others, and a life of purpose. Founded in 1900, Loyola School maintains a diverse student body in a small, friendly environment of approximately 200 young men and women."
Le Lycee Francais de New York, New York
"Le programme suit essentiellement celui du Ministère français de l’Education Nationale. Le Français est la langue principale de l’enseignement. L’organisation des classes, le contenu des programmes et les horaires sont conformes à ceux qui sont en vigueur en France."
Manhattan Country School, New York
"MCS ranks first among the country's private, non-sectarian schools in its racial and cultural diversity among students and faculty and in the magnitude of its scholarship program. " PK-8.
Marie Smith Urban Street Academy, Bronx
"The Marie Smith Urban Street Academy, a program of Pius XII Youth and Family Services in cooperation with the Brothers of Holy Cross, strives to prepare young men and women no longer in the formal educational system to develop those skills needed for a productive life and success in the work place."
Marist High School, Bayonne, NJ
"Marist High School is a Catholic, college preparatory, coeducational school, inspired and motivated by the charism of Saint Marcellin Chapagnat, the Founder of the Marist Brothers."
The Mary Louis Academy, Jamaica
"The Mary Louis Academy in Jamaica Estates, Queens is a Catholic Secondary School for girls conducted by the Sisters of Saint Joseph, Brentwood, New York."
Marymount School of New York, New York
"Marymount is a college preparatory, independent, Catholic day school for girls, founded by Mother Joseph Butler in 1926 as part of a worldwide school system directed by the Religious Order of the Sacred Heart of Mary."
The Masters School, Dobbs Ferry
"275 boys and girls are challenged by 157 courses including 14 AP's." That's the first sentence you see on their School Info page. It tells a lot about the school and its seriousness of purpose.
Monsignor Farrell High School, Staten Island
"At Farrell, a young man experiences the traditional morals and values which have been instilled in him at home...He is helped to take full advantage of his four years of high school and to have fun in the process."
Monsignor McClancy Memorial High School, New York
"Msgr. McClancy Memorial High School is a private Catholic secondary school owned and operated by the Brothers of the Sacred Heart of the New York Province since its opening in 1956."
The Montclair-Kimberley Academy, Montclair, NJ
"The Montclair Kimberley Academy, formed by the 1974 merger of Montclair Academy (1887) and The Kimberley School (1906), is one of the largest coeducational college preparatory day schools in New Jersey."
The Montessori Center of Nyack, Nyack
"An individualized school for young children"
Montessori Day School of Brooklyn, Brooklyn
"A culturally, ethnically, socio-economically diverse community working together to nurture children with a true sense of independence, an abiding respect for self and others, and a love of learning and exploration."
The Morristown-Beard School, Morristown, NJ
"Giving young men and women in grades 6 - 12 the knowledge, skills, and self-confidence to reach their full potential."
Mount Saint Michael Academy, Bronx
"Mount Saint Michael Academy is a private, Catholic High School. It was founded in1926 by the Marist Brothers...situated in a 22 acre campus in the northeast Bronx, New York." Boys. 9-12.
Nazareth Regional High School, Brooklyn
"Nazareth Regional High School's mission, character, and academic standards have demonstrated quality since the school's founding in 1962. High expectations, discipline, close ties between home and school, concern and caring for others, respect for God and one's fellows, are all integral parts of the Nazareth family tradition."
Newark Academy, Livingston, NJ
Coeducational day college preparatory school. Grades 6-12.
New Canaan Country School, New Canaan, CT
"New Canaan Country School, an elementary school of 550 students and 120 staff members, is a community of active learners who approach educational experiences with energy, curiosity, and focus."
The New York Institute for Special Education, New York
NYISE is a private, non-profit, non-sectarian educational facility with quality programs for children who are blind or visually disabled, emotionally and learning disabled and pre-schoolers who are developmentally delayed.
New York Military Academy, Cornwall-on-Hudson
"The mission of the Academy is to develop young men and women in mind, body, and character to prepare them to be effective and responsible leaders and citizens of the world."
The Nightingale-Bamford School, New York
College preparatory. Girls. 7-12.
Notre Dame Catholic High School, Fairfield, CT
"A co-educational institution open to all levels of academic ability and religious background."
Notre Dame High School, Lawrenceville, NJ
"Notre Dame High School will be widely regarded as a Catholic educational community that develops leaders, scholars, athletes, and artists who possess the knowledge, vision, skills, moral character and energetic spirit needed to serve our global society."
Our Lady of Mercy Academy, Syosset
"OLMA is a Catholic school dedicated to the education of young women. Our beautiful campus is located in the heart of Syosset, on Long Island, New York."
Packer Collegiate Institute, Brooklyn
Founded in 1845 Packer prides itself on its diversity - economic, racial, ethnic, and religious. PK-12. Coed. Day.
The Pingry School, Short Hills, NJ
"The long tradition of academic excellence at Pingry is based on a solid liberal arts curriculum enriched by extracurricular activities and athletics." K-12. Coed. Day.
Polytechnical Preparatory Country Day School, Brooklyn
"Poly Prep is a private, coeducational day school located on two campuses in Brooklyn. Poly enrolls students from pre-kindergarden through the fourth grade at the Lower School in Park Slope. Students from the fifth through twelfth grades attend classes on a twenty-five acre campus in Bay Ridge."
Portledge School, Locust Valley
"A structured and supportive atmosphere throughout the school enhances a demanding course of study which constitutes a thorough college-preparatory program."
Princeton Academy of the Sacred Heart, Princeton, NJ
"Princeton Academy of the Sacred Heart is an independent, Catholic elementary school for boys committed to academic excellence within the context of a Christian, faith based community."
Princeton Day School, Princeton, NJ
"Princeton Day School offers students a creative and challenging academic experience within an intimate, supportive learning environment." PK-12. Coed. Day.
Princeton Montessori School, Princeton, NJ
"The Montessori theory of education is founded on a deep and abiding respect for the integrity of the individual child. All teachers on every level speak and listen to the children as people entitled to respect, and take them seriously."
The Professional Children's School, New York
"Professional Children's School is the only fully accredited, non-profit school in the country to offer an academic college preparatory education specifically designed for young performers and students studying for careers in the arts and in competitive sports."
Purnell School, Pottersville, NJ
"An all-girls boarding school with some day students -- was founded in 1963 for students who prosper best in a challenging yet supportive educational environment."
Queen of Peace High School, North Arlington, NJ
"Queen of Peace High School is a four-year Catholic secondary school which shares in the mission of the Church to prepare and educate its members to proclaim and to live out the Gospel message."
Ranney School, Tinton Falls, NJ
"The purpose of Ranney School is to prepare its students for college and to encourage them to become independent and self-reliant young adults."
Regis High School, New York
"Regis was founded in 1914 by the Society of Jesus as a tuition-free school for Catholic boys through the benefaction of the widow of a prominent New Yorker. All students receive full-tuition scholarships and pay only laboratory and activity fees, which are adjusted annually.
Ridgefield Academy, Ridgefield, CT
"Ridgefield Academy/Landmark Early Learning Academy is an independent, coeducational, day school founded in 1975, which serves academically motivated students of diverse backgrounds from early learning through eighth grade."
Rippowam Cisqua School, Bedford
"The Mission of Rippowam Cisqua School is to educate students to become independent thinkers, confident in their abilities and themselves."
The River School, Nyack
"The Montessori Center of Nyack was founded in 1978 as a Montessori preprimary school for 3-5 year old children In 1989, a primary level curriculum was added which continues through sixth grade."
The Rudolf Steiner School, New York
"Our rich Waldorf curriculum and teaching methods address the whole child and work to develop clarity in thought, balance in feeling, conscience, and initiative in action."
Rutgers Preparatory School, Rutgers, NJ
"Rutgers Preparatory School is a pre-kindergarten through twelfth grade school that is enriched by students who come from a variety of geographic, economic and ethnic backgrounds."
Sacred Heart Academy, Hempstead
"Sacred Heart Academy, a private, Catholic, secondary school for young women is located in Hempstead, Long Island, New York, a suburb of New York City."
Sacred Heart Acadeny, Stamford, CT
"Sacred Heart Academy is a private, independent, Catholic high school for young women, sponsored by the Congregation of the Sisters of St. Joseph of Chambery."
Saddle River Day School, Saddle River, NJ
"Located on a pristine 26-acre property in Northern Bergen County, SRDS has provided its students with a rigorous, yet personalized, college preparatory environment since 1957." K-12. Coed. Day.
Saint Ann's School, Brooklyn Heights
"What we call education is the way we impart to children the best of human traditions and discoveries. For an educational program to be excellent, it must do this in such a manner that learning becomes a rich and subtle questioning of the world, not to mention a pleasure."
Saint Anthony's School, Nanuet
"Saint Anthony School first opened its doors in 1953. It is a Catholic parochial elementary school, sponsored by St. Anthony Church and located in Rockland County, New York, about 25 miles northwest of New York City. Served by the Dominican Sisters of Sparkill, approximately 550 students are enrolled. There are classes from Pre-K to 8th grade."
Saint Bartholomew School, Yonkers
"St. Bartholomew Catholic Elementary School offers child centered education according to the unique philosophy and psychology of WORKSHOP WAY system of education."
Saint Benedict's Preparatory School, Newark, NJ
Grades 9-12. College preparatory.
Saint Bernard's School, New York
"Founded in 1904 by John C. Jenkins, St. Bernard's wishes to give able young boys from diverse backgrounds an exceptionally thorough, rigorous, and enjoyable introduction to learning and  community life." K-9. Boys. Day.
Saint Dominic Elementary School, Oyster Bay
"Our school is small compared to the districts it serves and is made up of one classroom each from grades Pre-K through 5. Grades 6, 7, and 8 have two homerooms each. Most of our eighth graders continue on into our parish high school."
Saint Dominic High School, Oyster Bay
"St. Dominic High School is now in its eighth decade of offering a value-centered, Catholic education to young women and men on Long Island. In fact, St. Dominic is honored to hold the distinction of being the oldest high school in the Diocese of Rockville Centre."
Saint Edmund Preparatory High School, Brooklyn
"St. Edmund Prep is a Roman Catholic secondary school for young men and women, and is chartered by the Board of Regents of the State of New York and accredited by the Middle States Association for Secondary Schools."
Saint Eugene School, Yonkers
"Consistent with the Christian humanist tradition of the Roman Catholic Church, Saint Eugene School promotes the development of all pupils to their fullest potential. We are a school which expects and encourages excellence of effort in all undertakings."
Saint Frances Cabrini School, Brooklyn
"We are a Roman Catholic elementary school which provides quality education for grades nursery through 8. "
Saint Francis Preparatory School, Fresh Meadows
"St. Francis Prep is the largest private Catholic secondary school in the United States. Accredited by the New York State Department of Education, the New York State Association of Independent Schools, and the Middle States Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools. Ninety-eight percent of the graduating seniors go on to the college of their choice. There are over 18,000 proud alumni."
Saint Helen School, Howard Beach
"Our students, the adult Catholics of the 21st Century, will possess the skills, attitudes and values necessary to be a contributing member of society."
Saint John the Baptist Diocesan High School, West Islip
"St. John the Baptist D.H.S.is a Catholic College Preparatory High School founded in 1966 and dedicated to providing quality education in an atmosphere of Catholic moral values."
Saint Joseph Regional High School, Montvale, NJ
"SJR is a private, Roman Catholic, boys, college preparatory school on a 33 acre campus in suburban Montvale, New Jersey. We offer a college preparatory curriculum including Honors and Advanced Placement courses. Above all else, the values of respect for self, respect for others and respect for property are stressed."
Saint Luke's School, New Canaan, CT
"A nonsectarian, college preparatory day school enrolling boys and girls in Grades 5 through 12. New Canaan is a charming New England town situated 45 miles from Manhattan in southwestern Fairfield County."
Saint Mary's Elementary School, Manhasset
"Staffed by the Sisters, Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary, and dedicated experienced educators with advanced degrees for whom quality Catholic education has always been a priority. Nursery school, Pre-K, and full-day Kindergarten through grade eight."
Saint Mary's High School, Manhasset
"Founded in 1949, St. Mary’s High School is a Roman Catholic, Parochial, coeducational, college preparatory school serving the diverse educational needs of families in the Diocese of Rockville Center and the Diocese of Brooklyn."
Saint Mary's Star of the Sea School, Lawrence
Catholic. Elementary day school.
Saint Mary's Hall-Doane Academy, Burlington, NJ
"St. Mary's Hall-Doane Academy is an independent, coeducational day school with a continuum from Kindergarten through twelfth grade."
Saint Teresa of Avila School, Brooklyn
"St. Teresa of Avila School is both New York State and Middle States accredited. We have 10 grades, from Pre-Kindergarten through 8th grade.
Saint Thomas Church Choir School, New York
"The Saint Thomas Choir School, established in 1919, is the only church-affiliated choir boarding school in the United States. A maximum enrollment of fifty boys, grades five through eight, and a staff of seventeen instructors, assures each boy individual attention."
Seton Hall Preparatory School, West Orange, NJ
"Seton Hall Preparatory School is a private boys high school (grades 9-12) of the Archdiocese of Newark, located in the suburban community of West Orange, Essex County, New Jersey."
Sinai Academy, Brooklyn
"Sinai Academy is a yeshiva high school for children from the former Soviet Union in a dire need of your support."
Solomon Schechter School of Manhattan
"The school opened its doors in 1996, under the leadership of Dr. Steven Lorch as Head of School, with a kindergarten.  It continues to grow, adding a new grade each year...from kindergarten through twelfth grade under Solomon Schechter auspices in Manhattan."
Solomon Schechter School of Queens, Flushing
"The Solomon Schechter School of Queens was established in 1956 by dynamic visionaries comprised of leaders in the Conservative Synagogue movement of Central Queens."
The Spence School, New York
"Spence remains committed to the principle of excellence in education for women on which it was founded. Miss Spence's conviction that the development of both intellect and character is crucial in preparing young women to be responsible citizens continues to guide the school."
The Stanwich School, Greenwich, CT
"The Stanwich School is a school for children in grades kindergarten through twelfth grade. It offers a balanced education that builds a healthy mind, body and spirit through a rigorous academic curriculum, a varied physical education program and values emphasizing the Judeo-Christian principles and traditions."
Staten Island Academy, Staten Island
"Enrolling students in Early Childhood through Grade 12, our objective is the education of the whole child, fostering intellectual, creative, social and physical development."
Stella Maris High School, Rockaway Park
"Stella Maris High School, a private school sponsored by the Sisters of Saint Joseph, aims to offer young women the opportunities to acquire an education based on the Gospel Spirit. We work towards the maximum development of each student."
Stevens Cooperative School, Hoboken
"Stevens Cooperative School (Stevens), which celebrated its 50th anniversary in 1999, is the only nonsectarian private elementary school in Hoboken. Originally an informal playgroup for children of the faculty at Stevens Institute of Technology, the School has grown into a full progressive nursery and elementary school, today serving more than 200 students through the 8th grade."
The Stony Brook School, Stony Brook
"The Stony Brook School is an independent college preparatory school (grades 7-12) that exists to challenge young men and women to know Jesus Christ as Lord."
Storm King School, Cornwall-on-Hudson
"The Storm King School is a coeducational, college preparatory boarding and day school with students of diverse backgrounds and learning styles."
Stuart Country Day School of the Sacred Heart, Princeton, NJ
"Stuart is founded on the concept that it is the whole child who must be educated, and that it is through such well-informed persons that the world most effectively can be made better."
The Town School, New York
"Nursery through 8th Grade."
Trevor Day School, New York
"Trevor Day School, an intellectual community dedicated to academic excellence, teaches traditional content, demands responsibility and promotes the power of collaboration, creativity and critical thinking."
Transfiguration School, New York
"Historically, 95% of Transfiguration's graduates are accepted by all the Catholic high schools to which they apply."
Tuxedo Park School, Tuxedo Park
"Tuxedo Park School, founded in 1900, is one of the oldest schools in the country specializing in pre-secondary education."
Twin Parks Montessori Schools, New York, NY
"Twin Parks has two facilities located on the Upper West Side of Manhattan: Park West Montessori and Riverside Montessori. Both programs invite children to develop a love of learning for a lifetime."
The Unquowa School, Fairfield, CT
"Unquowa School, founded by parents in 1917, is a learning community which prizes student independence, self-esteem, personal responsibility, and good manners. We foster a collaboration of faculty, parents, and trustees dedicated to providing a first-rate education for children like yours."
Ursuline School, New Rochelle
Girls. Boarding/Day. 9-12.
The Vincent Smith School, Port Washington
"The Vincent Smith School is a private day school, grades 4-12, that has served students in Nassau, Suffolk, and Queens County in New York since 1924. The school is well-known for its individualized program for reluctant learners, special education students, and children and teenagers who benefit from small classes."
The Waldorf School, Garden City
"Located on a beautiful 10-acre campus adjacent to Adelphi University, The Waldorf School of Garden City is a college preparatory, co-educational independent day school for nursery, pre-kindergarten, kindergarten and grades 1-12."
Westbury Friends School, Westbury
" It is a coeducational day school for the children from pre-school through sixth grade."
Whitby School, Greenwich, CT
"One of America's premiere independent Montessori schools, empowering students from pre-K through 8th grades."
Windsor School, Flushing
"Grades 6-12 and pre university year. Coed. College preparatory."
The Winston School, Short Hills, NJ
"The Winston School, an independent, non-profit coeducational day school, draws students in grades 1 - 8 from public and private elementary and middle schools from several communities within commuting distance of Short Hills, New Jersey."
Xaverian High School, Brooklyn
Catholic. Day. Coed. 9-12
Xavier High School, New York
"In 1997, as a school of 856 students and over 10,000 living alummni, it celebrated its 150th anniversary of service to New York, the Church and the Nation." A Jesuit college prep school for boys.
York Prep, New York
"York Prep is a traditional, co-educational college preparatory day school for grades 6-12, that helps students develop educationally in an atmosphere of fulfillment and challenge."

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