Choosing the right school for our children is a big decision and we know that it can feel overwhelming.
As you consider the learning environment, teaching style and school philosophies that best suit your child, Northern Westchester, Rivertowns, Rye & Rye Brook, Scarsdale and Soundshore Moms have come together to give you information and resources all in one place.
The 2022 Private School Guide is a list of schools in the New York and Connecticut areas that includes what each school offers and when to attend an Open House so that you can ask questions and take an in person or virtual look.
The Cedar School
The Cedar School is a co-ed day school serving high school students, grades 9-12, with dyslexia and other language-based learning differences.
With small class sizes and an academically rigorous college-preparatory program, The Cedar School engages students with specialized instruction and a multisensory curriculum to ensure our students learn all day, every day.
In addition to core academics, The Cedar School offers electives such as art, photography, psychology, and computer science in addition to experiential learning opportunities such as the annual internship program. The curriculum is designed to enable students to become independent learners and effective self-advocates.
EF Academy International High School
French-American School of New York (FASNY)
Green Meadow Waldorf School
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Greenwich Catholic School
We are a co-educational day school in Greenwich, Connecticut, where students in PreK 3 through Grade 8 learn and thrive. Westchester towns near the Connecticut border provide bussing to GCS. Please contact us for more information.
At Hackley, students from Kindergarten to Grade 12 experience joy in the classroom and make life-long connections with each other and with our dedicated faculty. Robust extracurricular programming on our 285-acre campus and our 5-day boarding program create unique opportunities for each student to learn and grow beyond the boundaries of the school day. Hackley graduates have the knowledge and confidence to pursue their passions, and the drive to make a difference.
The Harvey School
Immaculate Heart of Mary School
Iona Preparatory School
The Leffell School
Maria Regina High School
The Montfort Academy
Celebrating its 20th anniversary, The Montfort Academy is the only classical curriculum and Socratic method school in the Archdioceses of New York. With a focus on educating the whole person, including in faith, Montfort offers unique classes in logic, rhetoric, astronomy, philosophy and chivalry as well as classical languages and more traditional offerings including college level laboratory sciences. Montfort’s exclusive use of the Socratic Method, including in the sciences and labs, results in small class sizes and very high student participation creating confident public speakers. 10% of Montfort’s graduating classes are accepted into the Ivy League, and 30% gain admission to the top 1% of colleges in the country. Of particular pride to the school is the large average scholarships awarded including many trustee, presidential and dean scholarships its graduates receive from colleges and universities. As one Rye parent of three alumni sons recently said, “From day one, I knew Montfort was the school to attend.”
Riverdale Country School
Since its founding in 1907, Riverdale Country School has been a center of academic excellence, great critical thinking, curiosity, open discourse, and innovation. It’s a playground for collective learning. Our students engage with a curriculum they can apply beyond their academic studies and enjoy numerous opportunities to experience the world beyond our campuses. Through a program of interdisciplinary learning, students develop keen skills of analysis and synthesis.
Rye Country Day School
Rye Country Day School is a Pre-K through Grade 12 co-educational, college preparatory school serving 900+ students from Westchester and Fairfield Counties and New York City. Providing an excellent education using both traditional and innovative approaches, RCDS offers a challenging program that stimulates individuals to achieve their maximum potential through academic, athletic, creative, and social endeavors.
The School promotes moral responsibility and strength of character within a respectful, diverse, and nurturing learning community. Rye Country Day students are engaged, passionate learners, who exemplify the School’s commitment to teaching empathy, critical thinking, active citizenship, and service. The RCDS motto, Not for Self, but for Service, guides teachers, students, and families and stresses the core belief in the potential of each individual to have a positive, lasting impact.
Sunday, October 30, 2022
PreK-Grade 6: 11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. with an optional tour from 12:30 p.m. – 1 p.m.
Grades 7-12: 1:30 p.m. – 3 p.m. with an optional tour from 3 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Sacred Heart Greenwich
Located on a beautiful 110-acre campus in Greenwich, Connecticut, Sacred Heart Greenwich is an all-girls’ Catholic, independent college-preparatory day school (Preschool – Grade 12) that offers a rigorous academic program that challenges students to take on a variety of leadership roles on campus and beyond.
Preschool – Grade 12
Please contact the Admissions Office for more information at
[email protected] or 203.532.3534
Upper School – October 20 | 5:30 PM
K-12 – October 29 | 9:00 AM
Barat Center – November 18 | 9:30 AM
The Windward School
The Windward School is a premier independent day school for children with dyslexia or other language-based learning disability. WIth two campuses in White Plains and one campus on the Upper East Side of New York City, Windward remediates a student’s dyslexia or LBLD in preparation for a return to a mainstream school environment.