High School Options in Westchester and the Surrounding Area
Considering a private school for your child? Luckily, there are many high school options in Westchester and the surrounding area where you can find specialized programs, language-based schools, multi-learning options, and more to help get your child on the right track for college. Below, we are sharing a comprehensive list of high schools options to make your planning a little easier.
Cardinal Spellman High School
Cardinal Spellman HS, a co-educational college preparatory school, offers College Credit, Advanced Placement, Regents, Honors, and Elective Courses. Located on a 13-acre campus with all-weather athletic fields and track, fitness room, weight room, and auditorium with professional stage and seating. Priding itself on small school friendliness with big school opportunities, Spellman graduating class earns over $48 million in scholarships. 1 Cardinal Spellman Place, Bronx, NY, 718-881-8000 x206, [email protected]; cardinalspellman.org.
The Cedar School
The Cedar School, located in Greenwich, CT, is a co-ed high school for bright students with mild-to-moderate language-based learning differences. Cedar provides a rich academic setting with researched-based support. The school’s multisensory approach allows students to pursue a rigorous curriculum while mastering the skills they need for college and beyond. 200 Pemberwick Road, Greenwich, CT, 203- 808-5005, [email protected]; thecedarschool.org
EF Academy International High School
EF Academy is an international high school, offering day and boarding options for grades 9-12. Students live and learn with peers from 60+ nationalities and are offered pathways in the US High School Diploma and International Baccalaureate Diploma Programs. Through diversified instruction, we empower the next generation of Global Changemakers. New York Campus (Grade 9-12), 582 Columbus Avenue, Thornwood, NY 10594, efacademy.org/new-york
French-American School of New York
Founded in 1980, FASNY is the only school in the New York metropolitan area accredited to offer both the International Baccalaureate (IB) diploma and the French baccalaureate. Whether participating in the French-American Program or the International Program, the innovative approach is the same, based on values of respect, empathy, and positivity, centered on learning, continuous progress, and the well-being of students. Harbor Campus (Grade 9-12), 320 E. Boston Post Rd, Mamaroneck, NY 914-250-0401, fasny.org
German International School New York (GISNY)
For over 40 years, GISNY, an independent, bilingual Pre-K through Grade 12 college preparatory program, has cultivated students to develop into curious, analytical, and conscientious global citizens. GISNY is the only school in the tri-state area where graduates earn the NYS High School Diploma and the German International Abitur. No German is required for entering Pre-K or Kindergarten children. All nationalities are welcome! 50 Partridge Road, White Plains, NY 10605. 914- 948-6513. [email protected]; GISNY.ORG
The Harvey School
A Harvey School educational journey is as unique as each student, allowing students to become their best selves. When students connect with their teachers, they challenge themselves and grow intellectually. Harvey’s college-preparatory program cultivates academic excellence, artistic exploration, and athletic achievement. There’s nothing more powerful than a student who believes they can make a difference. Join them for Open House, Sat. Oct. 22 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. Register to attend at harveyschool.org/admissions/upcoming-events/2022openhouse. 260 Jay Street, Katonah, NY 10536. 914-232-3161; harveyschool.org
Iona Preparatory Upper School
Rigorous academics with three levels of study, a personalized and comprehensive school counseling and college advisement program, local and international service and leadership opportunities, championship athletics, and myriad activities provide students with the foundation for success in college and beyond. Discover education for higher expectations at a fall open house. 255 Wilmot Road, New Rochelle, N.Y. 10804. 914- 632-0714; [email protected]; IonaPrep.org/openhouse
The King School
King School unlocks the power of wonder PreK – Grade 12. Graduates leave school full of possibility — ready to succeed and better prepared to better the world. Join us for an upcoming admission event or Open House on October 30, 1:00-4:00 p.m. 203-322-3496. 1450 Newfield Avenue, Stamford, CT. kingschoolct.orgkingschoolct.org
The Knox School
The Knox School is Long Island’s oldest established private school. An inclusive environment provides students with a broad world perspective and a wide range of skills to prepare them for success after high school. A Knox education unlocks every student’s potential. 541 Long Beach Road, St. James NY 11780. 631.686.1600; [email protected]; knoxschool.org.
The Montfort Academy
The Montfort Academy is a classical curriculum co-educational Catholic high school focused on the students’ mind, body and soul. Montfort challenges students to think deeply and speak confidently. Extensive club offerings, 15 athletic teams and AP courses. 30% of the class was accepted into the top 1% of colleges. Rated A+ by Niche. 125 E. Birch Street, Mt. Vernon NY. 914-699-7090. themontfortacademy.org
Thornton-Donovan, a boutique-like K – 12 school in a bucolic-like setting, continues to offer education in the old-fashioned way. Its five homes, located on five acres, are all loaded with tech, and its small class size average of 10, makes it very much like home schooling. T-D is a K-12, 120 year-old independent and international day school. Call to schedule a personal tour! 100 Overlook Circle, New Rochelle, NY. 914-632-8836; td.edu