Private Schools in Essex County, Massachusetts

There are 81 Private Schools in Essex County, Massachusetts, serving a population of 775,860 people in an area of 493 square miles. There is 1 Private School per 9,578 people, and 1 Private School per 6 square miles.

In Massachusetts, Essex County is ranked 8th of 14 counties in Private Schools per capita, and 4th of 14 counties in Private Schools per square mile.

List of Essex County Private Schools

Find Essex County, Massachusetts private schools, including independent, parochial, religious and non-religious affiliated charter schools, boarding schools, Christian schools, preparatory prep schools, accredited private k-12, middle schools, and high schools.


Andover School of Montessori 400 South Main Street Andover, MA

Beverly School For the Deaf 6 Echo Avenue Beverly, MA

Bishop Fenwick High School 99 Margin Street Peabody, MA

Blessed Stephen Bellesini Osa Academy 94 Bradford Street Lawrence, MA

Boxford Academy PO Box 223 Boxford, MA

Bradford Christian Academy 97 Oxford Avenue Haverhill, MA

Bridge To Learning Children's 567 Lowell Street Peabody, MA

Brookwood School 1 Brookwood Road Manchester-by-the-Sea, MA

Central Catholic High School 300 Hampshire Street Lawrence, MA

Child Care Center 581 Andover Street Lawrence, MA

Children's Castle Inc 694 Main Street West Newbury, MA

Children's Montessori Center 12 Bradstreet Avenue Danvers, MA

Children's Workshop Montessori 53 Robert Road Marblehead, MA

Cohen Hillel Academy 6 Community Road Marblehead, MA

Community Kindergarten Of Methuen PO Box 939 Methuen Town, MA

Covenant Christian Academy 83 Pine Street Peabody, MA

Cuvilly Arts Center 10 Jeffrey's Neck Road Ipswich, MA

Daniel Lucy Way KinderCare 1 Daniel Lucy Way Newburyport, MA

Devereux School 44 Smith Street Marblehead, MA

Eastern Point Day School 8 Farrington Avenue Gloucester, MA

Esperanza Academy 198 Garden Street Lawrence, MA

Faith Christian School 384 Washington Street Gloucester, MA

Fellowship Christian Academy 1 Fellowship Way Methuen Town, MA

Glen Urquhart School 74 Hart Street Beverly, MA

Great Beginnings Learning School 28 Water Street Danvers, MA

Growing Years 423 Howe Street Methuen Town, MA

Harborlight-Stoneridge Montessori School 243 Essex Street Beverly, MA

Haverhill Day Care Center 367 South Main Street Haverhill, MA

Hilltop School 767 Broadway Haverhill, MA

Immaculate Conception School 1 Washington Street Newburyport, MA

Inn Street Montessori School 7 Essex Street Newburyport, MA

Kindercare Learning Center 520 Lowell Street Peabody, MA

Kindercare Learning Center #1485 594 Chickering Road North Andover, MA

Landmark School PO Box 227 Prides Crossing, MA

Lawrence Catholic Academy 101 Parker Street Lawrence, MA

Little Theatre School Nursery and Kindergarten 503 Lynnfield Street Lynn, MA

Melmark New England 461 River Road Andover, MA

Mrs Alexanders's School 80 Lothrop Street Beverly, MA

New England Academy 500 Cummings Center Beverly, MA

Newburyport Montessori School 20 Pleasant Street Newburyport, MA

Next Generation Children's Center of Andover 516 South Main Street Andover, MA

North Shore Montessori School 121 Wethersfield Street Rowley, MA

North Shore School 26 Urban Street Lynn, MA

Notre Dame Children's Class 74 Grapevine Road Wenham, MA

Notre Dame High School 207 Hampshire Street Lawrence, MA

Our Lady of the Assumption School 40 Grove Street Lynnfield, MA

Pingree School 537 Highland Street Hamilton, MA

Presentation of Mary Academy 209 Lawrence Street Methuen Town, MA

Professional Center for Child Development 32 Osgood Street Andover, MA

Sacred Heart School 571 Boston Street Lynn, MA

About Essex County Private Schools

Essex County Private Schools are schools that provide all or some portion of Kindergarten through 12th grade education, but they do not operate as part of a public school district in Essex County, MA. Private Schools are largely funded through tuition and student fees, though they may also be supported by grants and private contributions. Some Private Schools may receive a small amount of public funding, such as Massachusetts Department of Education grants for school building renovations. Private Schools have selective admissions and can choose who may enroll as a student. Public Schools, in contrast, are subject to compulsory education laws that requires Massachusetts State to provide education to all children.

You may contact Private Schools for questions about:
  • Essex County Private School enrollment and applications
  • School tuition, financial aid, and scholarship opportunities
  • Essex County private school curriculum
  • College admission rates
  • Essex County private school test scores

Essex County Private School Statistics

Find Essex County Private School Enrollment and Educational Attainment (Age 25+). Data Source: U.S. Census Bureau; American Community Survey, 2017 ACS 5-Year Estimates.

Essex County Private School Enrollment
 Essex CountyMassachusetts
Nursery & Preschool Enrollment6,18154,777
Kindergarten Enrollment1,045 (12.1%)9,049 (11.7%)
Elementary School Enrollment (Grades 1-4)3,168 (8.7%)25,727 (8.6%)
Elementary School Enrollment (Grades 5-8)4,160 (10.5%)30,860 (9.7%)
High School Enrollment (Grades 9-12)6,308 (14.9%)39,240 (11.4%)
Essex County Educational Attainment (Age 25+)
 Essex CountyMassachusetts
Less than 9th Grade Education30,081 (5.6%)216,649 (4.6%)
9-12th Grade (No Diploma)26,635 (5.0%)241,431 (5.1%)
High School Graduate (Including Equivalency)135,573 (25.4%)1,162,683 (24.7%)