Private Schools in Schenectady County, New York

There are 12 Private Schools in Schenectady County, New York, serving a population of 155,239 people in an area of 205 square miles. There is 1 Private School per 12,936 people, and 1 Private School per 17 square miles.

In New York, Schenectady County is ranked 33rd of 62 counties in Private Schools per capita, and 14th of 62 counties in Private Schools per square mile.

List of Schenectady County Private Schools

Find Schenectady 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.

Annur Islamic School 2195 Central Avenue Schenectady, NY

Brown School 150 Corlaer Avenue Schenectady, NY

Crossroads Center for Children 1136 North Westcott Road Schenectady, NY

Mekeel Christian School 36 Sacandaga Road Scotia, NY

Niskayuna KinderCare 1440 Balltown Road Schenectady, NY

Northeast Parent & Child Society 1821 Hamburg Street Schenectady, NY

Notre Dame-Bishop Gibbons School 2600 Albany Street Schenectady, NY

RiverRun Community Montessori 2117 Union Street Schenectady, NY

St Helens School 1801 Union Street Schenectady, NY

St John The Evangelist 806 Union Street Schenectady, NY

St. Madeleine Sophie School 3510 Carman Road Schenectady, NY

Wildwood School 2995 Curry Road Extension Schenectady, NY

About Schenectady County Private Schools

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

Schenectady County Private School Statistics

Find Schenectady County Private School Enrollment and Educational Attainment (Age 25+). Data Source: U.S. Census Bureau; American Community Survey, 2018 ACS 5-Year Estimates.

Schenectady County Private School Enrollment
 Schenectady CountyNew York
Nursery & Preschool Enrollment1,089128,375
Kindergarten Enrollment88 (5.4%)36,843 (16.0%)
Elementary School Enrollment (Grades 1-4)419 (5.9%)124,065 (13.8%)
Elementary School Enrollment (Grades 5-8)421 (5.3%)123,477 (13.5%)
High School Enrollment (Grades 9-12)539 (6.6%)132,227 (13.6%)
Schenectady County Educational Attainment (Age 25+)
 Schenectady CountyNew York
Less than 9th Grade Education3,795 (3.5%)857,177 (6.3%)
9-12th Grade (No Diploma)6,586 (6.2%)982,672 (7.2%)
High School Graduate (Including Equivalency)31,383 (29.3%)3,556,251 (26.1%)