Private Schools in New Bedford, Massachusetts

There are 7 Private Schools in New Bedford, Massachusetts, serving a population of 95,125 people in an area of 20 square miles. There is 1 Private School per 13,589 people, and 1 Private School per 2 square miles.

In Massachusetts, New Bedford is ranked 203rd of 585 cities in Private Schools per capita, and 164th of 585 cities in Private Schools per square mile.

List of New Bedford Private Schools

Find New Bedford, 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.


All Saints Catholic School 115 Illinois Street New Bedford, MA

Holy Family Holy Name School 91 Summer Street New Bedford, MA

Kennedy-Donovan Center School 19 Hawthorn Street New Bedford, MA

Nativity Preparatory School Of New Bedford 66 Spring Street New Bedford, MA

Nazarene Christian Academy 764 Hathaway Road New Bedford, MA

Our Sisters School 145 Brownell Avenue New Bedford, MA

St. James - St. John School 180 Orchard Street New Bedford, MA

About New Bedford Private Schools

New Bedford 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 New Bedford, 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:
  • New Bedford Private School enrollment and applications
  • School tuition, financial aid, and scholarship opportunities
  • New Bedford private school curriculum
  • College admission rates
  • New Bedford private school test scores

New Bedford Private School Statistics

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

New Bedford Private School Enrollment
 New BedfordBristol County
Nursery & Preschool Enrollment3524,111
Kindergarten Enrollment34 (2.7%)571 (9.4%)
Elementary School Enrollment (Grades 1-4)198 (4.1%)2,219 (8.5%)
Elementary School Enrollment (Grades 5-8)229 (5.6%)2,086 (8.0%)
High School Enrollment (Grades 9-12)209 (4.3%)3,183 (10.8%)
New Bedford Educational Attainment (Age 25+)
 New BedfordBristol County
Less than 9th Grade Education10,323 (15.9%)32,103 (8.3%)
9-12th Grade (No Diploma)6,601 (10.2%)28,624 (7.4%)
High School Graduate (Including Equivalency)21,013 (32.3%)115,589 (29.8%)