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Private & Independent Schools on Long Island

Private & Independent Schools on Long Island

Browse our private and independent schools guide to find the right fit for your child in Nassau or Suffolk county.



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LONG ISLAND LUTHERAN MIDDLE & HIGH SCHOOL
131 Brookville Road, Brookville
516-626-1700 x546
Email admissions@luhi.org

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LuHi is a faith-based, college preparatory school serving students from sixth-12th grades and developing tomorrows leaders. We empower every member of our close-knit community to achieve and grow personally, academically, and spiritually. With an education at LuHi, students leave our campus fully prepared for the challenges of higher education.
 


BUCKLEY COUNTRY DAY SCHOOL
2 I.U. Willets Road, Roslyn
516-627-1910

Buckley Country Day School is an independent, coeducational day school providing a superior elementary education to an intellectually capable and diverse student body. Buckley provides the foundation that enables our students to achieve their full potential and excel as educated, ethical, and self-confident individuals. Our graduates are well prepared for secondary schools and beyond.


BUILDING BLOCKS DEVELOPMENTAL PRESCHOOL
29 Pinewood Drive, Commack
631-499-1237

Building Blocks is an early childhood learning center focusing on education of all young children. We offer parent and child groups, preschool classes, and childcare. As a New York state-accredited special education program for more than 36 years, we provide special instruction, ABA, speech, occupational, and physical therapy, psychological and diagnostic services.


CATHOLIC ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS OF LONG ISLAND
Multiple Locations,
516-280-2479

Long Island's Catholic elementary schools are 43 unique and beautiful schools in Nassau and Suffolk counties that educate the whole child in the spirit of service and compassion. Coupled with God's love, we strive to inspire each child to grow spiritually and academically in a diverse and challenging world.


EAST WOODS SCHOOL
31 Yellow Cote Road, Oyster Bay
516-922-4400

East Woods, in Oyster Bay, is a private school for age 2-eighth grade. We are a friendly community of students, faculty, and parents that feels more like one big family. We have been inspiring confidence, excellence, and kindness since 1946. We develop confident, motivated, and kind leaders.


EVERBROOK ACADEMY OF GLEN HEAD
209 Glen Head Road, Glen Head
866-222-0269

Everbrook Academy is a 21st century preschool, with a STEAM curriculum. We offer integrated, hands-on learning experiences. Our programs-for infants, toddlers, preschool, and pre-K students-ensure that children are ready for school. And ready for life. Schedule an appointment at everbrookacademy.com to meet with our principal and enroll today.


FRIENDS ACADEMY
270 Duck Pond Road, Locust Valley
516-676-0393

At Friends Academy, we achieve educational excellence by committing to the highest standards of learning. Our welcoming community is strengthened by our Quaker values, empowering our students to inquire, reflect, and engage in their classrooms and the world. Our students learn and live with purpose to achieve greatness without sacrificing goodness.


GREEN VALE SCHOOL (THE)
250 Valentine's Lane, Old Brookville
516-621-2420

Green Vale is Long Island's premier and largest coed, independent elementary school for pre-nursery through eighth grade. A program of exceptional academics and small class sizes is combined with emphasis on athletics, visual and performing arts, and character education at every grade level.


HOLY ANGELS REGIONAL SCHOOL
1 Division St. , Patchogue
631-475-2641

Since 1923, Holy Angels Regional School has illuminated hearts and minds of students through academic excellence and the values of Catholic faith. Our mission is to provide each student the opportunity to grow spiritually, intellectually, emotionally, socially, and physically in a safe and caring environment.


HOLY CHILD ACADEMY
25 Store Hill Road, Old Westbury
516-626-9300

Holy Child Academy is Long Island's only premier, independent Catholic elementary and middle school for children of all faiths-toddler through eighth grade. Our creative educators help each child develop a joy for learning by seamlessly integrating our humanities and science curriculum with technology, fine arts, music, theater, and athletics.


HOLY FAMILY SCHOOL
17 Fordham Ave., Hicksville
516-938-3846 x329

Making a difference one child at a time. Students come from 31 Catholic parishes, 34 Long Island school districts, to be a part of this one great school. Our nurturing yet challenging program educates the whole child, in mind, body, and spirit.


LAWRENCE WOODMERE ACADEMY
336 Woodmere Blvd., Woodmere
516-374-9000
Email admissions@lawrencewoodmere.org

Lawrence Woodmere Academy “LWA” is a coeducational, non-religious, college preparatory school with a more than 100-year history of academic excellence. LWA comprises pre-school through 12th grade students. The school culture is marked by global perspective within a school community, with a mission distilled into three core values: truth, integrity, and service.


LOVE OF LEARNING MONTESSORI SCHOOL
105 Prospect Road , Centerport
631-629-5599

An AMS member school, Love of Learning Montessori has for 20 years provided an authentic hands-on education for children ages 3 through sixth grade. Exploration in our woods and on our beach is actively encouraged. Love of Learning-where we love to learn, and learn to love. Financial aid is available.


PARK SHORE COUNTRY DAY SCHOOL
450 Deer Park Road, Dix Hills
631-499-8580
Email info@parkshoredaycamp.com

A wide range of academic and social experiences for toddlers– kindergarten preparing students for future endeavors. Extensive curriculum includes classes in science in our STEAM Science Center, computers, balanced literacy, Math, music and art, physical education, and library-all on our 15-acre campus. Before- and after-care and lunch available.


SAINT MARY'S ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
1340 Northern Blvd., Manhasset
516-627 0184

St. Mary's Elementary School students flourish in an environment characterized by academic excellence, inspired faith, and creative learning as they grow in mind and spirit. With small classes, skilled teachers, the latest technology, and exciting extracurricular activities, we inspire excitement for learning while integrating Catholic values into our daily curriculum.


ST. CHRISTOPHER SCHOOL
15 Pershing Blvd., Baldwin
516-223-4404

St. Christopher School has been educating children for more than 90 years in a safe, caring, Catholic environment. We offer programs for grades pre-kindergarten to eighth. We recognize that each child is unique and strive to help them reach their potential. We offer an AIS program, enrichment, and STEM classes.


ST. DOMINIC ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
35 School St., Oyster Bay
516-922-4233

Saint Dominic Elementary School was established in 1924 as one of the first Catholic schools on Long Island. Our primary mission is to incorporate the teachings, values, and traditions of Catholic faith into the religious, academic, physical, and social development of students to prepare them to become leaders of tomorrow.


TEMPLE SINAI OF ROSLYN RELIGIOUS SCHOOL
425 Roslyn Road, Roslyn Heights
516-621-8016
Email cantorelenaschwartz@mysinai.org

Finally, a religious school your children will love! Temple Sinai of Roslyn's programs, including the flexible Torah Explorers for children in grades kindergarten-second, deliver the perfect combination of Jewish learning and fun! We even have options for children with special needs. Offerings are varied, creative, and relevant to today's students.

 

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