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Private & Independent Schools in Westchester County

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FLEXSCHOOL
171 White Plains Road, Bronxville
914-704-3334 summer: 908-322-0554
Email lynne@flexschool.net

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FlexSchool is a unique private middle and high school that specializes in motivating and supporting gifted and twice-exceptional (2e) students. We individualize coursework to accelerate when possible and decelerate when necessary, always celebrating strengths and meeting students where they are. Small, ability, and discussion-based classes taught by subject experts ensure meaningful conversations and the opportunity to ask high-level questions. Our faculty are supported by those with expertise in learning challenges, gifted education, executive functioning skills, emotional support, and differentiation. We focus on critical thinking and engaging content in all areas.


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.


CHAMBERLAIN INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL
1 Pleasant St. , Middleboro
508-947-7825
Email admissions@flcis.com

Chamberlain International School, founded in 1976, is a NY-State Approved co-educational therapeutic boarding and day school, for students ages 11-22 worldwide. Our mission is to provide comprehensive and intensive therapeutic programming in an environment that inspires academic success and personal growth.


FRENCH-AMERICAN SCHOOL OF NEW YORK (FASNY)
914-250-0000
Email admissions@fasny.org

International and bilingual N-12th day school educating more than 700 students on three campuses in Mamaroneck and Larchmont, New York. The only school in the NY metropolitan area accredited to offer both the International Baccalaureate (IB) diploma and the French baccalaureate. International Program for grades first-eighth, no previous French required!


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

GISNY, an independent pre-K through 12th grade college preparatory school, offers a German-English bilingual education with an emphasis on science and math. Our program will be taught in-person in the fall with creative solutions to utilize the outdoors of our 20-acre campus. Additionally, our lessons will be streamed for a virtual option.


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

Green Meadow Waldorf School's beautiful 11-acre campus and decades of experience using outdoor learning spaces puts us in a great position to reopen. Our reopening plan prioritizes our core values: equity and inclusion, safety, predictability and rhythm, relationships, a full five-day program, place-based education, education of the whole person, flexibility, and community.


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.


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

Located in Greenwich CT, Whitby is a coeducational independent school for children 18 months through eighth grade. Whitby offers a Montessori curriculum and International Baccalaureate (IB) programs in grades first-eighth. These two programs form the foundation for an educational continuum where students thrive and learn to think creatively and critically.


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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