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!
View our Special Edition Capital District Private School Newsletter sent in November 2020.
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!
St. Pius X Catholic School
St. Pius X Catholic School in Loudonville provides a rich, faith based education for over 500 students in pre-kindergarten through 8th grade.We offer an outstanding academic, interdisciplinary curriculum that includes foreign language and integrates technology supported by dedicated STEM and Media labs. Our students are nurtured intellectually, spiritually, socially and emotionally by a compassionate and dedicated faculty within a very safe and caring environment. Come see why our students have fun learning and growing with us and become well-rounded, academically prepared individuals who make a positive impact on our world. Contact us at Principal@nycap.rr.com or (518) 465-4539 for a personal tour.
Bishop Maginn High School
Bishop Maginn High School is a Catholic High School open to students of all religious backgrounds. It is the only private, non-boarding, college-preparatory, co-educational, 9-12 high school in the Capital District. Located in downtown Albany, just a block away from the Empire State Plaza, students have unique access to important real-world learning opportunities in government, health care and the arts. Bishop Maginn High School’s curriculum offers students one-on-one academic support, AP and college level classes, community volunteer opportunities/placement, and top athletic programs.
Bishop Maginn High School is Accredited by the AdvancED North Central Association Commission on Accreditation and School Improvement (NCA CASI) and maintains strict adherence to the requirements of the New York State Education Department Learning Standards. In addition, over 99% of students matriculate at major universities and colleges.
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.
Virtual Info Sessions: Lower School- Thursday, January 21, 10am; Pre K- Thursday, January 28, 9am; Middle School- Thursday, February 4, 2pm.