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2024 Best Elementary Schools in New York

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  1. #1 Best Private K-12 Schools in New York.

    Riverdale Country School

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    Private School,

    BRONX, NY,

    PK, K-12,

    80 Niche users give it an average review of 4.4 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says Riverdale Country School is a top-level NYC private school; they provide you with the resources you need in order to get into a good college, the prerequisite courses that academically prepare you....

    Read 80 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 1,299,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 6 to 1,

  2. #3 Best Private K-12 Schools in New York.

    Horace Mann School

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    Private School,

    BRONX, NY,

    PK, K-12,

    154 Niche users give it an average review of 4.3 stars.

    Featured Review: Parent says A current HM parent whose child joined 9G, I had big expectations that have been exceeded. I expected the school to nurture our child's intellectual potential, it is the manner in which this has been....

    Read 154 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 1,793,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 7 to 1,

  3. #4 Best Private K-12 Schools in New York.

    The Brearley School

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    Private School,

    NEW YORK, NY,

    K-12,

    95 Niche users give it an average review of 4.4 stars.

    Featured Review: Sophomore says The community is extremely supportive and nurturing with teachers who truly want to see you succeed. I am continually astounded by the dedication and care almost all teachers put into their courses...I have made so many wonderful memories during my time at the school through its numerous traditions and activities that I truly feel like I belong. I am so lucky to be a part of this community of....

    Read 95 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 776,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 6 to 1,

  4. #9 Best Private K-12 Schools in New York.

    The Nightingale-Bamford School

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    Private School,

    NEW YORK, NY,

    K-12,

    60 Niche users give it an average review of 4.4 stars.

    Featured Review: Parent says Exceptional, phenomenal, and superb! Those are just a few words to describe our experience at The Nightingale-Bamford School. This school has delivered everything it promised during the application...The strong, close community is a stand-out at Nightingale. We felt welcome and a sense of belonging right from the start, and this has truly allowed our daughter to thrive. The teachers are exceptional, they make strong efforts to know our daughter and challenge her in appropriate, thoughtful ways. As a result of their approach, she has gained incredible skills across...At Nightingale, she has developed confidence, a strong voice, independence, and public speaking skills starting at a young age thanks to the wonderful instruction here.  She looks forward to going to....

    Read 60 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 710,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 6 to 1,

  5. #13 Best Private K-12 Schools in New York.

    Avenues The World School

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    Private School,

    NEW YORK, NY,

    PK, K-12,

    127 Niche users give it an average review of 4.4 stars.

    Featured Review: Junior says I have been at Avenues since the beginning (11 years!) and have become very comfortable with the people and environment. There are many things I love about Avenues, but the Global Journeys programs....

    Read 127 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 1,958,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 5 to 1,

  6. #14 Best Private K-12 Schools in New York.

    BASIS Independent Brooklyn

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    Private School,

    BROOKLYN, NY,

    PK, K-12,

    51 Niche users give it an average review of 4.3 stars.

    Featured Review: Other says Since 2016, I've had the privilege of being both a parent and a teacher at BASIS Independent Brooklyn. My journey has been transformative, from a concerned parent seeking a better education for my....

    Read 51 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 729,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 7 to 1,

  7. #19 Best Private K-12 Schools in New York.

    French-American School of New York

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    Private School,

    MAMARONECK, NY,

    PK, K-12,

    111 Niche users give it an average review of 4.3 stars.

    Featured Review: Parent says Our daughter is in high school and is very happy here. The IB track is challenging, but great preparation for college. Excellent college counseling. Class trips to other states and countries. Great....

    Read 111 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 741,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 7 to 1,

  8. #24 Best Private K-12 Schools in New York.

    The Hewitt School

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    Private School,

    NEW YORK, NY,

    K-12,

    89 Niche users give it an average review of 4.5 stars.

    Featured Review: Parent says Our daughter has been at Hewitt for nine years and it has been both an appropriately challenging and supportive environment every step of the way. Hewitt is academically rigorous, but not...And Hewitt's "college list" each year is impressive and stacks up against any of its peers, but perhaps more importantly the girls are attending schools where they truly want to be, not where they....

    Read 89 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 475,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 7 to 1,

  9. #25 Best Private K-12 Schools in New York.

    Portledge School

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    Private School,

    LOCUST VALLEY, NY,

    PK, K-12,

    55 Niche users give it an average review of 4.6 stars.

    Featured Review: Parent says I have two boys thriving here and sad on Saturdays when school is closed! Portledge gave our family a second home. It is a genuinely inclusive, nurturing, and inspiring academic environment with a....

    Read 55 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 546,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 8 to 1,

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