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NYC Private Schools List

Greater NY Private School List

A partial list of private (independent) schools in the Greater NYC area

The New York area offers a tremendous variety of private schools. Below is a partial list of NYC private schools, from nursery school to high school to get you started on your search. We’ve also included a few notable public schools. We, at School Choice believe that there is much you must understand about a school — and your child — before you can find the right fit.

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School   Name

Neighborhood

Ages

Website

74th Street Magic Upper East Side Infant - 13 years http://www.74magic.com/
92nd Street Y Nursery School Upper East Side 2.6-5 years http://www.92y.org/content/nursery_school.asp
Aaron School, Elementary School East 40s and 50s Grades K - 5 http://www.aaronschool.org/elementary-school/
Aaron School, Middle School East 40s and 50s Grades 6 - 8 http://www.aaronschool.org/middle-school/
Aaron School, High School East 40s and 50s Grades 9-12 http://www.aaronschool.org/high-school/
Abraham Joshua Heschel School Upper West Side Nursery-Grade 12 http://www.heschel.org/
Academy of St. Joseph Greenwich Village Pre K- Grade 3 http://www.academyofsaintjoseph.org/
Alexander Robertson School Upper West Side K-Grade 5 http://www.alexanderrobertson.org/
Allen-Stevenson School Upper East Side K-Grade 9 http://www.allen-stevenson.org/
All Souls School Upper East Side 2.5-5 years http://allsoulsschoolnyc.org/
Ark Nursery School Upper East Side Nursery - Grade 5 http://www.philosophydayschool.org/
Avalon Academy of Park Slope Park Slope Infant - K http://www.parkslopeparents.com/4542_AVALON-ACADEMY.html
Avenues Tribeca Pre K - Grade 10 http://www.avenues.org
Bank Street College School for Children Morningside Heights Nursery-Grade 8 http://www.bankstreet.edu/sfc/admissions.html
Barclay Street School Battery Park City 2-5 years http://thebarclaystreetschool.org/philo.html
Barrow Street Nursery School Greenwich Village 2-5 years http://www.greenwichhouse.org/nursery_school/index
Basic Trust Upper West Side 3 months-5 years http://www.basictrust.org/
Battery Park City Day Nursery Battery Park City Nursery http://www.bpcdaynursery.com/
Bay Ridge Prepatory School Bay Ridge K-Grade 12 http://www.bayridgeprep.com/
Beacon School Upper West Side Grades 9-12 http://www.beaconschool.org/
Beekman School Midtown Grades 9 - 12 http://www.beekmanschool.org/
Beginnings Nursery & Toddler Program Flatiron District 2-5 years http://beginningsnursery.net/Home.aspx
Bellevue South Nursery School Stuyvesant Town/Peter Cooper Village 3-5 years http://bsnurseryschool.org/
Berkeley Carroll School Park Slope PreK- Grade 12 http://www.berkeleycarroll.org/
The Birch Wathen Lenox School Upper East Side K- Grade 12 http://www.bwl.org/RelId/33637/ISvars/default/Home.html
School of the Blessed Sacrament Upper West Side PreK-Grade 8 http://www.sblsnyc.org/
Bloomingdale Family Program Upper West Side 3-4 years http://www.bloomingdalefamilyprogram.org/index.html
Brearley School Upper East Side K- Grade 12 http://www.brearley.org/
Brick Church School Upper East Side 3-6 years http://www.brickchurchschool.org/
Bright Horizons at New York Hospital Upper East Side Infants-PreK http://centers.brighthorizons.com/nypres/
British International School of New York Stuyvesant Town/Peter Cooper Village Nursery- Grade 9 http://www.britishinternationalschoolny.org/
Brooklyn Friends School Downtown Brooklyn PreK - Grade 12 http://www.brooklynfriends.org/admissions
Brooklyn Heights Montessori Brooklyn Heights Preschool-Grade 8 http://www.bhmsny.org/
Browning School Upper East Side PreK-Grade 12 http://www.browning.edu/
Brownstone School Upper West Side 2-5 years http://www.brownstoneschool.com/
Buckley School Upper East Side K- Grade 9 http://www.buckleyschoolnyc.org/
Caedmon School Upper East Side 2.9 years-Grade 5 http://caedmonschool.org/
Calhoun School, Lower Upper West Side 3 years- Grade 4 http://www.calhoun.org/
Calhoun School, Middle and Upper Upper West Side Grades 5-12 http://www.calhoun.org/
Cardinal Spellman Grades 9 - 12 http://www.cardinalspellman.org/
Cardinal Spellman Head Start East Village 3 - 5 years http://www.headstartprogram.us/program/cardinal-spellman-head-start
Cathedral School of St. John the Divine Morningside Heights K-Grade 8 http://www.cathedralnyc.org/podium/default.aspx?t=1637
The Cathedral School Upper East Side K - Grade 8 http://www.cathedralschoolny.org/
Cathedral High School Upper East Side Grades 9  12 http://www.cathedralhs.org/
(Esther Ashkensas) Central Park Early Learning Center Upper West Side 3 - 5 years http://momtrusted.com/childcare/preschool-in-new-york-ester-ashkenas-central-park-early-learning-center-5f
May Family Nursery School at Central Synagogue East 40s and 50s 2 - 5 years http://www.centralsynagogue.org/
Chapin School Upper East Side K-Grade 12 http://www.chapin.edu/
Chelsea Day School Chelsea 2-5 years http://chelseadayschool.org/
Children's Learning Center Morningside Heights 6 months- 4 years http://www.clc-nyc.org/
Children's International Workshop Flatiron District 2-5 years http://childrensinternationalworkshop.com/
Children's All Day School and Pre-Nursery Upper East Side 6 months-5 years http://www.childrensallday.org/
Choo Choo Train Daycare Center Red Hook 2.8 - 5 years http://choochootraindaycare.com/
Christ Church Day School Upper East Side 2-5 years http://www.christchurchnyc.org/day&school.htm
Churchill School & Center Flatiron District K-Grade 12 http://www.churchillschool.com/
Church of the Epiphany Day School Upper East Side 2-5 years http://www.epiphanynyc.org/day-school
City & Country School Greenwich Village 2-13 years http://cityandcountry.org/
Léman Manhattan Preparatory School Battery Park City 3 years-Grade 10 http://www.lemanmanhattan.org/
Collegiate School Upper West Side K-Grade 12 http://www.collegiateschool.org/
Columbia Grammar and Prep School Upper West Side PreK-Grade 12 http://cgps.org/
Columbia Greenhouse Nursery School Morningside Heights 2-5 years http://columbiagreenhouse.com/
Columbia University Morningside Heights 18+ years http://www.columbia.edu/
Columbus Park West Nursery School Upper West Side 3-5 years http://www.isaagny.org/school_directory/index.aspx?LinkID=22356/
Columbus Preschool Upper West Side http://www.columbuspre-school.com/HOME.html
Convent of the Sacred Heart (NYC) Upper East Side PreK-Grade 12 http://www.cshnyc.org/
Corlears School Chelsea 2-10 years http://www.corlearsschool.org/
Cornelia Connelly Center for Education Holy Child East Village Grades 5-8 http://connellycenter.org/index.htm
Corpus Christi School Morningside Heights PreK-Grade 8 http://www.corpus-christi-nyc.org/
Dalton School, The Upper East Side K-Grade 12 http://www.dalton.org/
Diller-Quaile School of Music Upper East Side http://www.diller-quaile.org/
Discovery Programs, Inc. Upper West Side 19 months-4 years http://discoveryprograms.com/
Dominican Academy (NY) Upper East Side Grades 9-12 http://echalk.dominicanacademy.org/
Downtown Little School, The Battery Park City 2-5 years http://downtownlittleschool.com/index.htm
The Dwight School Upper West Side K-Grade 12 http://dwight.edu/
École Internationale de New York Flatiron District Nursery- Grade 5 http://www.einy.org/
Eleanor Roosevelt  High School Upper East Side Grades 9-12 http://www.erhsnyc.org/
Elisabeth Irwin High School Greenwich Village Pre K- Grade 12 http://www.lrei.org/
Elizabeth Seton Preschool Upper East Side 3-6 years http://www.setondaycare.org/
Epiphany Catholic School Flatiron District PreK-Grade 3 http://theepiphanyschool.org/
Epiphany Community Nursery School Upper East Side 2-5 years http://www.ecns.org/
Ethical Culture Fieldston School Upper West Side PreK-Grade 12 http://www.ecfs.org/
First Friends Preschool Upper West Side 2-5 years www.ffpreschoolnyc.com
Fordham Preparatory School Grade 9-12 http://www.fordhamprep.org/
Friends NYC Flatiron District K-Grade 12 http://www.friendsseminary.org/podium/default.aspx?t=141020
Garden House School of New York 1 Upper East Side 2.5-6 years http://www.gardenhouseschool.com/home_BM.html
Garden House School of New York 2 Midtown 2.5-6 years http://www.gardenhouseschool.com/home_NY.html
Garden School Jackson Heights Nursery (1.9) through 12 www.gardenschool.org
Gateway School of New York East Village 5-12 years http://www.gatewayschool.org/
Geneva School of Manhattan Upper East Side PreK-Grade 8 http://www.genevaschool.net/
Gillen Brewer Upper East Side 3-10 years http://gillenbrewer.com/
Good Shepherd Early Childhood Center Marine Park www.goodshepherdbklyn.org
Grace Church School Brooklyn Heights 2 years-K http://gracechurchschool.org/
Grace Church School (NYC) East Village PreK-Grade 8 http://www.gcschool.org/
Gramercy Arts High School Gramercy Park/Kipps Bay Grade 9-12 http://schools.nyc.gov/SchoolPortals/02/M374/default.htm
Guardian Angel School Chelsea Pre-K - Grade 8 http://www.guardianangelschool-nyc.org/
Gymtime Rhythm and Glues (York Avenue Preschool) Upper East Side 2-4 years http://www.gymtime.net/
The Nursery School at Habonim Upper West Side 2.6-6 years http://www.isaagny.org/school_directory/index.aspx?LinkID=22440
Harriet & Robert Heilbrunn Guild School Upper West Side 5-21 years http://www.guildhealth.org/Programs-And-Services-Overview/Children-And-Vision/Harriet-And-Robert-Heilbrunn-Guild-School
Hewitt School Upper East Side K-Grade 12 http://www.hewittschool.org/
Horace Mann School Upper East Side/Riverdale/Kingside 3 years-Grade 12 http://www.horacemann.org/
House of Little People Upper East Side Infant-PreK http://www.thehouseoflittlepeople.org/
Hunter College Elementary School Upper East Side PreK-Grade 6 http://www.hunterschools.org/es/home
Hunter College High School Upper East Side Grade 7-12 http://www.hunterschools.org/hs
Ideal School of Manhattan Upper West Side K - Grade 2 http://www.theidealschool.org/
Imagine Early Learning Center - DUMBO Brooklyn Heights 2 months-5 years http://imagineelc.com/
Immaculate Conception School East Village PreK-Grade 8 http://www.immaculateconceptionschoolnyc.org/
Institute for Applied Human Dynamics http://www.iahdny.org/
International Preschools (E. 45th St.) East 40s and 50s Infant-K https://www.ipsnyc.org/facilities/#45
International Preschools (Upper West 76th St.) Upper West Side Infant-K https://www.ipsnyc.org/facilities/#76
International Preschools (E. 86th Street) East 80s and 90s Infant-K https://www.ipsnyc.org/facilities/#86
International School of Brooklyn Carroll Gardens 3 years - Grade 3 http://isbrooklyn.org/site/index.html
Iona Aibel (Psychologist Testing) Greenwich Village http://www.healthgrades.com/provider/iona-aibel-8xeyz
JCC in Manhattan (The Saul & Carole Zabar Nursery School) Upper West Side 2 years- PreK http://www.cms4schools.com/jccnyc/
Just Wee Two Upper East Side Toddlers http://www.justweetwo.com/
Kaplan Nursery School East 40s and 50s 2 - 5 years http://www.spsnyc.org/kaplan-nursery-school
Kid's Korner Pre-School Chelsea 2-5 years http://www.thekidskornerpreschool.com/
La Escuelita School Upper West Side 2-5 years http://laescuelitanyc.org/
La Scuola D’Italia Guglielmo Marconi Upper East Side PreK-Grade 12 http://www.lascuoladitalia.org/
Lavelle School for the Blind and Visually Impaired Preschool http://www.lavelleschool.org/
Le Petit Paradis Upper East Side 2 years 9 months-5 years http://www.lepetitparadispreschool.com/
Little Red School House- Lower and Middle Schools Greenwich Village 4 years- Grade 8 http://www.lrei.org/
Loyola School Upper East Side Grades   9-12 http://www.loyola-nyc.org/
Lucy's Playgroup Upper West Side 2-4 years http://www.lucysplaygroup.com/
Lycee Francais de New York Upper East Side PreK-Grade 12 http://www.lfny.org/
Lyceum Kennedy East 40s and 50s PreK - Grade 11 http://www.lyceumkennedy.org/
Madison Playgroup, The Upper East Side 2-3 years http://www.madisonplaygroup.com/
Madison Avenue Presbyterian Day School Upper East Side Toddlers-K http://www.mapc.com/nursery/overview
The Mandell School Upper West Side PreK - Grade 8 http://www.mandellschool.org/
Manhattan Country School Upper East Side PreK - Grade 8 http://www.manhattancountryschool.org/
Manhattan Day School Upper West Side PreK - Grade 8 http://www.mdsweb.org/index.php
M.S. 224 Manhattan East School for Arts and Academics Harlem Grade 6-8 http://sites.google.com/site/manhattaneastms224/
Marymount School of New York Upper East Side PreK - Grade 12 http://marymountnyc.org/
The Masters School Dobbs Ferry Grades 5-12
Merricat's Castle School Upper East Side 2 - 6 years http://www.merricats.org/
Metropolitan Montessori School Upper West Side Pre K- Grade 6 http://www.mmsny.org/
Montclare Children's School Upper West Side 2-4 year olds http://www.montclareschool.org/
The Montessori School of New York International East 40s and 50s 2-13 years http://montessorischoolny.com/
The Montessori School of Manhattan Tribeca 2-6 years https://www.montessorimanhattan.com/Contact_Us?rc=1
Morningside Montessori School Upper West Side 2-5 years http://www.morningsidemontessori.org/
MS 104 Simon Baruch Flatiron District Grade 6-8 http://www.104m.org/
NEST School, The Lower East Side/Little Italy, Chinatown K-Grade 12 http://www.nestmk12.net/
New Utrecht High School Bensonhurst Grades 9-12 http://schools.nyc.gov/SchoolPortals/20/K445/default.htm
Nightingale-Bamford School, The Upper East Side K-Grade 12 http://www.nightingale.org/
Notre Dame School of Manhattan Greenwich Village Grades 9 - 12 http://www.cheznous.org/
Open House Nursery School Cobble Hill 2-6 years http://openhousekids.org/
Our Lady of Pompeii Greenwich Village PreK-Grade 8 http://www.ladyofpompeii.org/
Packer Collegiate Institute Brooklyn Heights 3-18 years http://www.packer.edu/
Park Avenue Christian Church Day School Upper East Side 2-5 years http://www.parkavenuechristian.com/dayschool.html
Park Avenue Methodist Day School Upper East Side 3 - 5 years http://pamdayschool.org/
Park East Day School Upper East Side 2 years-Grade 8 http://www.parkeastdayschool.org/
Park Preschool Tribeca 2-5 years http://www.theparkpreschool.org/
Philosophy Day School Upper East Side Nursery- Grade 5 http://www.uppereast.com/the-philosophy-day-school
Poly Prep Country Day School Bay Ridge Grade 5-12 http://www.polyprep.org/
Poppyseed Pre-Nursery School Upper West Side Infant-3 years http://poppyseedprenursery.com/Poppyseed_Pre-Nursery/HOME.html
Presbyterian Hospital Infant and Child Care Center Inwood-Washington Heights 2 months-5 years http://ps-handbook.com/2008/node/231
Professional Performing Arts School Midtown Grade 6-12 http://www.edline.net/pages/ppas
Preschool of America Upper East Side/West Side Preschool http://www.preschoolofamerica.us/visit_a_school.html
Purple Circle Early Childhood Program Upper West Side 2-6 years http://www.purple-circle.org/
Rebecca School Gramercy Park/Kipps Bay 4 - 18 years http://www.rebeccaschool.org/
Red Balloon Day Care Center Morningside Heights 2-5 years http://www.redballoonlearningcenter.org/
Resurrection Episcopal Day School Upper East Side 2 years 9 months-6 years http://www.redsny.org/
Rhinelander Children's Center Upper East Side 2.5-5 years http://www.childrensaidsociety.org/rhinelander-childrens-center
Riverdale Country School Riverdale/Kingsbridge PreK-Grade 12 http://www.riverdale.edu/
River School Upper West Side 8 weeks-5 years http://www.theriverschool.com/
Riverside Early Learning Center Upper West Side 2 years 9 months-5 years http://www.twinparks.org/riverside/overview-and-admissions/
Robert F. Wagner Middle School Upper East Side Grades 6-8 http://www.wagner167.org/
Rodeph Sholom School Upper West Side Nursery-Grade 8 http://www.rodephsholomschool.org
Rudolf Steiner School Upper East Side Nursery-Grade 12 http://www.steiner.edu/
Sacred Heart of Jesus School Midtown PreK-Grade 8 http://www.shjsnyc.org/
Saint Albans School East 40s and 50s PreK-Grade 4 http://www.saintalbansnyc.com/
Saint David's School Upper East Side PreK-Grade 8 http://www.saintdavids.org/
Small World Preschool Upper West Side 2-4 years http://www.smallworldpreschool.info/smallworldpreschool.info/Welcome_to_Small_World.html
Smith School Upper West Side Grade 7-12 http://www.smithschool.net/
Spence School Upper East Side K-Grade 12 http://www.spenceschool.org/
Speyer Legacy School Upper West Side K - Grade 8 http://www.speyerlegacyschool.org/
Saint Anne's School Brooklyn Heights PreK-Grade 12 http://www.saintannsny.org/
St. Bart's East 40s and 50s 2 to 6 years http://www.stbarts.org/preschool.asp
St. Bernard's School East Harlem K-Grade 9 http://stbernards.org/
St. Brigid School East Village PreK-Grade 8 http://www.stbrigidschoolny.com/
St. Columba School Chelsea PreK-Grade 8 http://www.stcolumbanyc.tripod.com/
St. Edmund Preparatory School Sheepshead Bay Grade 9-12 http://www.stedmundhs.org/
St. George Academy Lower East Side/Little Italy, Chinatown Grade 9-12 http://high-schools.com/schools/102117/st-george-academy-high-school.html/
Saint George Ukrainian Catholic Schools Lower East Side/Little Italy, Chinatown PreK-Grade 8 http://www.saintgeorgeschools.org/
St. Gregory the Great Upper West Side PreK-Grade 8 http://www.stgregorymanhattan.org/
St. Hilda's & St. Hugh's Morningside Heights Toddlers-Grade 8 http://www.sthildas.org/Default.asp?bhcp=1
St. Ignatius Loyola Upper East Side K-Grade 8 http://www.saintignatiusloyolaschool.com/
St. Ignatius Loyola Day Nursery Upper East Side 2-5 years http://ignatiusdn.org/
St. Jean Baptiste High School Upper East Side Grades 9 - 12 http://www.stjean.org/
St. Joseph's School - Yorkville Upper East Side PreK-Grade 8 http://www.sjsyorkville.org/
St. Luke's School (NY) Greenwich Village PreK-Grade 8 http://www.stlukeschool.org/
St. Stephen of Hungary Upper East Side PreK-Grade 8 http://www.saintstephenschool.org/
St. Thomas More Playgroup Upper East Side 2-5 years http://stthomasmoreplaygroup.org/
Stephen Gaynor School Upper West Side 5-14 years http://www.stephengaynor.org/
Studio School Upper West Side PreK - Grade 8 http://www.studioschoolnyc.org/
Stuyvesant High School Tribeca Grade 9-12 http://www.stuy.edu/
Sunshine Day Care Bedford-Stuyvesant 3 months-12 years http://www.sunshinedaycare.qpg.com/
Talented and Gifted School M012 Harlem K - Grade 8 http://www.tagscholars.com/
Temple Emanu-El Upper East Side 2 years 7 months-6 years http://www.emanuelnyc.org/simple.php/ed_early
Temple Israel of the City of New York Upper East Side 2.4 years - PreK http://www.templeisraelnyc.org/
Temple Shaaray Tefila, Nursery School Upper East Side 2.6 - 5 years http://www.shaaraytefilanyc.org/nurseryschool_home/
The Family Annex Morningside Heights 1.8 - 5 years http://www.familyannex.org/
The Medical Center Nursery School Inwood-Washington Heights 2-6 years http://www.mcns.org/
The New School East Village 18+ years http://www.newschool.edu/
The Rita Gold Early Childhood Center Morningside Heights 6 weeks - 5 years http://www.tc.edu/ritagold/
The School at Columbia University Morningside Heights K - Grade 8 http://theschool.columbia.edu/
The Weekday School at Riverside Church Morningside Heights 2 - 5 years http://www.theriversidechurchny.org/education/?school
The William Woodward Jr. Nursery School Upper East Side 2-5 years http://williamwoodwardns.org/
Tompkins Hall Nursery School and Childcare Center Morningside Heights Infant-5 years http://tompkinshall.org/
Town House International Upper East Side 2-6 years http://www.thisny.org/
Town School Upper East Side Nursery-Grade 8 http://www.thetownschool.org/
Transfiguration Elementary School Lower East Side/Little Italy, Chinatown K-Grade 8 http://www.transfigurationschoolnyc.org/elementary.html
Trevor Day School Upper East Side Nursery-Grade 12 http://www.trevor.org/
Tribeca Community School Tribeca 2-5 years http://www.tribecacommunityschool.com/
Trinity Preschool Battery Park City 6 months-5 years http://www.isaagny.org/school_directory/index.aspx?LinkID=22455
Trinity School Upper West Side K-Grade 12 http://www.trinityschoolnyc.org/
Twin Parks Montessori School Upper West Side 3 months-5 years http://www.twinparks.org/park-west/overview-and-admissions
United Cerebral Palsy Center of NYC Bay Ridge http://www.ucpnyc.org/info/agency/youthearly.cfm
United Nations International School (NYC) Chelsea K-Grade 12 http://www.unis.org/
Vanderbilt Y Early Childhood Center East 40s and 50s 6 months-4.5 years http://www.ymcanyc.org/vanderbilt/age/pre-k
Village Community School (NYC) Greenwich Village K-Grade 8 http://vcsnyc.org/
Village Kids Nursery Chelsea 2-5 years http://www.villagekidsnursery.com/
Village Preschool Center Greenwich Village 2.5-4.5 years http://www.villagepreschoolcenter.com/wp/index.php
Washington Market School Tribeca 2-6 years http://www.washingtonmarketschool.org/
West End Collegiate Church Playschool Upper West Side Nursery-PreK http://www.isaagny.org/school_directory/index.aspx?LinkID=22459
West End Day School Upper West Side Grades K - 6 http://www.westenddayschool.org/
West Side Montessori Upper West Side 2.1-6 years http://www.wsmsnyc.org/
West Village Nursery School Chelsea 2-5 years http://www.westvillagenurseryschool.org/
Winston Preparatory School (NYC) Chelsea 11-18 years http://www.winstonprep.edu/
World Class Learning Academy New York Lower East Side/Little Italy, Chinatown 3-11 years http://www.wclacademy.org/
Xavier High School Flatiron District Grade 9 - 12 http://www.xavierhs.org/s/717/start.aspx
York Preparatory School Upper West Side Grade 6-12 http://www.yorkprep.org/