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Private & Independent Schools in Westchester County

Private & Independent Schools in Westchester County

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CHAPEL SCHOOL (THE)
172 White Plains Road, Bronxville
914-337-3202
Email info@thechapelschool.org, directorofsummercamps@thechapelschool.org

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The Chapel School (est. 1947) welcomes and serves a wonderfully diverse community, where we engage learners, encourage explorers, and empower leaders from Preschool 2s through eighth grade. Children at The Chapel School experience challenging academics with nurturing teachers who know them as special, individual members of small classes. The Chapel School offers excellent music, arts, drama, and athletics programs, a focus on social emotional literacy and service learning. The Classes of 2016, 2017, 2018, and 2019 each earned more than $100,000 in merit scholarships at top area private high schools.


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

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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. T-D has pioneered international and thematic education for decades, recently focusing on Italy, Argentina, and Alaska. Call or visit online to learn about T-D and its 40 sister schools worldwide.


ARCHDIOCESE OF NEW YORK- CATHOLIC SCHOOLS OF NY
646-794-2885

Catholic schools welcome families looking for personalized learning in a secure, nurturing environment where today’s students become tomorrow’s leaders in high school and beyond. Book a tour or apply today.


BLUE ROCK SCHOOL
110 Demarest Mill Road, West Nyack
845-627-0234

Blue Rock School offers a unique, progressive, educational approach based on hands-on experiences. Our creative academic curriculum is infused with the arts, nature, and play from kindergarten through eighth grade. By nurturing children's love of learning, developing their skills, and encouraging critical thinking we prepare them for a changing world.


CARMEL ACADEMY
270 Lake Ave., Greenwich
203-983-3503, Danielle Cohen
Email admissions@carmelacademy.com

Carmel Academy is a TK-eighth grade private school for children of all Jewish affiliations. Located on a beautiful 17-acre campus in Greenwich CT, Carmel offers every child rigorous and differentiated academics, award-winning social emotional learning, and broad enrichment opportunities–all wrapped in deep commitment to Jewish learning, values, and community.


FRENCH-AMERICAN SCHOOL OF NEW YORK (FASNY)


Nursery to third grade: Manor Campus, 111 Larchmont Ave., Larchmont
Grades fourth-eighth: Village Campus, 145 New St., Mamaroneck
Grades ninth-12th: Harbor Campus, 320 E. Boston Post Road, Mamaroneck
914-413-3665
fasny.org
info@fasny.org

Open your child to the world. FASNY is a coeducational, international, and bilingual day school for children in nursery through 12th grade. We offer the best of American, French, and international curricula, culminating in outstanding college placements and a choice of degrees: IB, French Baccalaureate, and NY High School diploma.


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.


GREEN MEADOW WALDORF SCHOOL
307 Hungry Hollow Road, Chestnut Ridge
845-356-2514

Green Meadow Waldorf School in Chestnut Ridge offers Parent and Child classes for babies and toddlers age 3 and younger, serves children from nursery-12th grade, and runs popular summer programs. Founded in 1950, one of the oldest, largest Waldorf schools in the U.S., with approximately 375 students.


HUDSON COUNTRY MONTESSORI SCHOOL
340 Quaker Ridge Road, New Rochelle
914-636-6202
Camps:
Hudson Country Montessori Camp

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 PK–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

An Iona Preparatory education is one of the best investments you can make for your son's development, beginning with prekindergarten and setting the stage for a lifetime of success. Westchester's only Catholic, all-boys, PK-12 school blends rigorous academics and small classes allowing faculty to actively engage students in learning.


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

King School opens minds and sparks courageous thinking. Our students discover and forge their unique paths to excellence, as we teach, guide, and cheer them on. Because when we set better standards for both the experience and outcomes of education, students cultivate the insights and heart to own their future.


RIPPOWAM CISQUA SCHOOL
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325 W. Patent Road, Mount Kisco, 914-244-1200 and 439 Cantitoe St., Bedford 914-244-1250

Rippowam Cisqua School ignites learning in pre-kindergarten through ninth grade students. An immersive curriculum integrates academics, arts, athletics, wellness, and innovation. By cultivating imagination through play, exploration, and discovery, students engage in joyful learning experiences that spark their intellectual curiosity and personal growth.


ROSSALL SCHOOL, UK
Broadway, Fleetwood, Lancashire, FY7 8JW ,

Celebrating 175 years, Rossall is a coeducational boarding and day school for ages 2-19, situated next to the sea and only an hour from Manchester airport. Educating more than 40 nationalities, we offer semester and yearlong courses alongside a wealth of extracurricular opportunities with first-rate signature programs for golf and soccer.


WHITBY SCHOOL
969 Lake Ave., Greenwich
203-869-8464
Email admissions@whitbyschool.org

Whitby is a co-educational independent school that serves children 18 months through eighth grade. Whitby offers a Montessori curriculum in the Children's House and International Baccalaureate in grades first-eighth. These two programs are the foundation for students to learn to think creatively and critically, preparing them as lifelong learners.


WINDWARD INSTITUTE (THE)
40 W. Red Oak Lane, White Plains
212 E. 93rd St., Manhattan

The Windward Institute, affiliated with The Windward School, provides professional development based on scientifically-validated research in child development, learning theory, and pedagogy. Courses and workshops address a broad range of topics for mainstream and remedial education settings and are available throughout the year for educators, parents, and non-Windward students.


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