Private Schools in Columbia County, New York

There are 4 Private Schools in Columbia County, New York, serving a population of 61,481 people in an area of 635 square miles. There is 1 Private School per 15,370 people, and 1 Private School per 158 square miles.

In New York, Columbia County is ranked 40th of 62 counties in Private Schools per capita, and 39th of 62 counties in Private Schools per square mile.

List of Columbia County Private Schools

Find Columbia County, New York 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.


Columbia Christian Academy 1323 County Road 21 Ghent, NY

Darrow School 110 Darrow Road New Lebanon, NY

Hawthorne Valley Waldorf School 330 County Road 21C Ghent, NY

Mountain Road School 5 Abode Road New Lebanon, NY

About Columbia County Private Schools

Columbia 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 Columbia County, NY. 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 New York 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 New York State to provide education to all children.

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

Columbia County Private School Statistics

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

Columbia County Private School Enrollment
 Columbia CountyNew York
Nursery & Preschool Enrollment255131,762
Kindergarten Enrollment74 (10.5%)38,693 (16.5%)
Elementary School Enrollment (Grades 1-4)214 (8.3%)122,873 (13.4%)
Elementary School Enrollment (Grades 5-8)261 (10.0%)122,841 (13.3%)
High School Enrollment (Grades 9-12)325 (11.6%)131,386 (13.3%)
Columbia County Educational Attainment (Age 25+)
 Columbia CountyNew York
Less than 9th Grade Education1,692 (3.7%)884,080 (6.5%)
9-12th Grade (No Diploma)3,133 (6.9%)1,011,359 (7.4%)
High School Graduate (Including Equivalency)14,109 (30.9%)3,591,287 (26.3%)