Private Schools in New York's Capital District
Capital District Parents have many options for educating their kids. This is our private education highlight page. If there is a private school that we have missed, please email us to let us know. Administrators can add themselves to the list. It's free, of course. Thank you!
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If there is a private school that we have missed in our list below, please email us to let us know, and we'll add it promptly. Thank you!
The Susan Odell Taylor School
The Susan Odell Taylor School offers an exceptional educational choice to families throughout the Capital Region with children in prekindergarten through 8th grade. Our Sage campus provides a unique middle school experience on Russell Sage’s college campus for students in grade 5 - grade 8. Within our community of learners, children are given the opportunity to participate in an engaging educational experience that integrates academic rigor with joyful learning. The Taylor School challenges our students in a nurturing and joyful educational environment that empowers all to succeed as critical thinkers, lifelong learners and citizens of a diverse and changing world.
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The Albany Academies
The Albany Academies offer single-gender education through the Lower and Middle School with a unique "blend at the end" Upper School. The Albany Academies' Summer Programs offer various camps for children in Pre-Kindergarten-Grade 12! At our educational & recreational camps children explore math, science, theater, sports, music, leadership and art! Please scroll down to see all of our programs and events.
THE ALBANY ACADEMY: 135 Academy Road - Albany, NY 12208 | 518.429.2300
ALBANY ACADEMY FOR GIRLS: 140 Academy Road - Albany, NY 12208 | 518.429.2300
SCHELLENBERGER ALUMNI/AE CENTER: 93 Academy Road - Albany, NY 12208 | 518.429.2414
Academy of Thought and Industry Virtual SchoolDiscover your individual path to excellence
Welcome to the future of middle and high school education! We are a Montessori-inspired online private middle and high school. Study anytime, from anywhere!
ATI Virtual School's middle and high school program is unique: a deliberately planned and charted curriculum of foundational skills that open a greater and greater number of possible paths. Our students don’t just memorize—they understand, apply, and integrate knowledge to pursue their own passions! We deliver a powerful education for independence to develop curious, self-motivated adolescents who thrive in school and in life. Contact us at (714) 709-8598 to learn more or book a tour. Click here to learn what types of students best thrive in an online environment.
Our Savior’s Christian School
Our Savior’s Christian School is a premier educational institution located in Colonie, New York, serving kindergarten through eighth grade students. The school aims to partner with both parents and students to service the whole child by reaching hearts, teaching minds, and building futures. Our educational philosophy is both unquestionably Christian and unwaveringly academic. This holistic approach enables our students to be prepared for whatever future academic arenas lie ahead while learning in a safe and welcoming environment. We encourage any further inquiries and look forward to partnering with you!
Robert C Parker School
Robert C Parker School is a coed independent school for Pre K through 8th grade, 10 minutes from downtown Albany. Parker’s progressive philosophy nurtures curiosity, confidence, and community.
Attitudes about learning are established when students are young. By giving students opportunities to take action as they learn about their world, we help them grow into adults that will take responsibility for themselves and others in their communities. Parker students receive individualized attention from caring adults who engage with them through projects and facilitate connections with peers. Graduates leave Parker uniquely prepared to take on the challenges of high school and beyond.
The Hebrew Academy of the Capital District
The Hebrew Academy of the Capital District is a multi-age Jewish Day School that provides a comprehensive quality education in both Judaic and general studies to Jewish children in the Capital District. We welcome children and families from a wide variety of Jewish backgrounds representing different degrees of religious observance, involvement, and affiliation. We are chartered by the University of the State of New York Education Department. Our curriculum includes a full and rigorous general studies program that fulfills New York State requirements, and a rich and engaging Judaic studies program that includes Hebrew, text study, Israel, holidays and prayer. Eighth grade students earn Regents credits in biology and algebra, and earn high school credits in Hebrew and Spanish, enabling them to enter high school with advanced standing. We offer physical education, art and music classes as part of the core curriculum, and a variety of extra-curricular opportunities including competitive sports, drama, and the statewide Olympics of the Visual Arts. We also participate on a regional level in the national Mathcounts competition, and in Future City.
The Doane Stuart School
The Doane Stuart School is the premier co-educational Early Childhood through Grade 12 college preparatory school in the Capital Region.
Our small class sizes foster open discussion and collaboration, creating big opportunities for students in every grade. With a campus encompassing more than 25 acres of fields and forest, The Doane Stuart School has a long history of engaging students in service-learning and celebrating diversity in all forms. With a rolling admissions policy, now is the perfect time to discover the difference of a Doane Stuart education.