Private & Independent Schools in Westchester County

Private & Independent Schools in Westchester County

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UPDATED February 2019: Private education has a long and distinguished history in Westchester County. This directory, expertly compiled by NYMetroParents, lists Westchester’s pre-eminent private schools. If you are looking for independent school facilities, you will find top-notch choices here, in towns including Mount Vernon, Armonk, New Rochelle, Larchmont, White Plains, and Mamaroneck. These private educational institutions offer alternatives to public schools. The independent schools of Westchester County boast a wide range of features. Some of these private educational facilities offer a bilingual curriculum, while others pride themselves on encouraging independent thinking. Some of these independent educational programs are designed to help students overcome academic difficulties through carefully designed classes.

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GERMAN INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL NEW YORK (GISNY)
50 Partridge Road, White Plains
914-948-6513
Email admissions@gisny.org

Bilingual education opens a world of opportunities. German International School New York is an independent, pre-K through 12th, college preparatory program. No German knowledge required for pre-K and kindergarten.

HUDSON COUNTRY MONTESSORI SCHOOL
340 Quaker Ridge Road, New Rochelle
914-636-6202
Camps:
Hudson Country Montessori Camp
Camp Director, Ms. Megen Perkins
campdirectorny@hudsoncountry.org


Inspiring and promoting innate curiosity and love of learning through our progressive Montessori pedagogy. We help children grow into respectful, socially-adept and compassionate leaders. Our curriculum is designed to empower students to become independent, creative thinkers and confident achievers. Toddlers (18 months) through eighth grade. Schedule a private tour today!

IONA PREPARATORY SCHOOL K–12
Brother Thomas R. Leto, C.F.C., Ed.D., President,
Lower School (grades pre-K-4 to eighth) 173 Stratton Road, New Rochelle
914-633-7744
Upper School (grades ninth- 12th) 255 Wilmot Road, New Rochelle
914-632-0714


Westchester’s only all-boys, K-12th Catholic school has been preparing young men for success for more than 100 years. Rigorous academics with three levels of study, personalized and comprehensive school counseling and college advisement, unique Christian service and leadership opportunities, and championship athletics, provide students with the foundation for success.

KING SCHOOL
1450 Newfield Ave., Stamford
203-322-3496 x350

King School, a pre-K-12th grade school educating students from 30 towns, prepares students to thrive in a rapidly changing world. What sets King apart is academic challenge, kindness, and personal growth united within our unique community of engaged minds and meaningful connections.

SOUNDVIEW PREPARATORY SCHOOL
370 Underhill Ave. , Yorktown Heights
914-962-2780

Soundview Preparatory School is an independent college preparatory school for grades sixth-12th, situated on a 13-acre pastoral campus in Yorktown Heights. Small class sizes embody the school’s belief that students best develop academic skills, self-esteem, and leadership when teachers can get to know the learning style and interests of each student. College acceptances include Bard, Brown, Columbia, Duke, Haverford, NYU, Oberlin, RISD, Sarah Lawrence, Skidmore, and Williams.

THORNTON-DONOVAN SCHOOL
100 Overlook Circle, New Rochelle
914-632-8836

Thornton-Donovan School, located in the heart of New Rochelle’s Beechmont section, was founded in 1901. T-D is an independent, international, kindergarten-12th, coed school that attracts students from 40 different countries, and teaches French, Spanish, Italian, Latin, Greek, German, and Japanese.


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