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When it comes to finding first-rate schools of all levels and types, Westchester’s A+ education resources will help you make the smart move.


Chapel School

The Chapel School

172 White Plains Rd

The Chapel School (TCS) has proudly served a wonderfully diverse community since 1947. Our goal is to provide academic challenge and excellence, as well as character education and opportunities for social, emotional, and spiritual growth. TCS’s smaller class sizes, vibrant extracurricular offerings, service-learning initiatives, and family-like atmosphere create a safe and loving environment that translates to comfort, personalized attention, and success. Our graduates thrive in top area high schools ($1.2 M+ Merit Scholarships since 2016). Ultimately, TCS aspires for each child to take ownership and pride in glorifying God with their efforts and accomplishments, developing from today’s learners to tomorrow’s leaders.

EF Academy

EF Academy

582 Columbus Ave

EF Academy’s mission is to open the world through education. At our international, private high school welcoming day and boarding students from 75+ countries, students will engage in a learning experience that asks them to explore diverse perspectives through a process of collaboration, analysis, and reflection aimed at developing the skills necessary to respond to the challenges and opportunities facing their generation. Our campus is located in Thornwood, the heart of Westchester, and sits on 97 acres of natural wooded area and recreational trails. With a 1:7 faculty to student ratio and an average of 13 students per classroom, we strive to create a future that knows no borders. Here, we empower the next generation of global changemakers.

German International School

German International School

50 Partridge Rd
White Plains

For over 40 years, German International School New York, a Pre-K through Grade 12 college preparatory program, offers a distinctive bilingual education with an emphasis on the sciences. The rigorous academic instruction encourages critical thinking and enables their students to grow into socially and environmentally conscious global citizens. Graduates earn the New York State High School Diploma and the German International Abitur, which facilitates access to universities worldwide. Children entering the Pre-K or Kindergarten programs are not required to speak or understand German and build the foundation of being bilingual by first grade.

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The Harvey School

260 Jay St

At The Harvey School, joy matters. Simply put, students who are happy thrive. We want our students to love school, be engaged in the classroom, form strong relationships with their teachers and peers, and challenge themselves. We personalize each student’s educational journey to be as unique as they are. There’s nothing more powerful than a student who believes they can make a difference in the world. Located in Katonah, NY, Harvey serves students in grades 6 to 12 with five-day boarding in grades 9 to 12.

The Long Ridge School

478 Erskine Rd
Stamford, CT

Discover a unique environment where young children flourish through an education designed just for them. With an exclusive focus on nursery and elementary school students, and a progressive, individualized approach, Long Ridge nurtures each child’s strengths and interests, engaging and challenging the youngest learners in a safe, joyful setting. Within our expansive, idyllic campus, we offer an experiential, interdisciplinary curriculum that encourages inquiry and creative thinking both inside and outside our multiage, two-year classrooms that feature low student-teacher ratios. Our graduates are more than well prepared for whatever comes next — from the secondary schools of their choice to rewarding careers that build on the passions they first explored in their formative years at Long Ridge.

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