The 2020 Private School Guide - Rye & Rye Brook Moms

It’s that time of year again when Private Schools are holding their Open Houses for the following school year.  This year will look very different with many schools holding Virtual Open houses to introduce their programs to parents and families, while remaining socially distant in light of COVID-19.  Although this year’s Open House forum will be unique, it will be more important than ever due to a recent increase in inquiries and applications prompted by the changing educational environments across all schools in response to the Novel Coronavirus pandemic.  Are you thinking of changing your children’s’ education plan or have you always planned for a private education?  Regardless of what brought you to explore private education, we’re here to help you understand your options with our 2020 list of local and respected private school institutions.


Bi-Cultural Hebrew Academy

Located on a beautiful 13-acre campus in Northern Stamford, Bi-Cultural Hebrew Academy provides students in PreK through 12th grade a comprehensive STEAM-based education that encourages critical thinking, nurtures creative expression and builds self-esteem.
Their Judaic Studies program instills in them the Jewish values that serve them well on every step of life’s journey.
To see more about what back to school looks like at Bi-Cultural Hebrew School this fall, take a look at their video, here!

For more information, visit their website,
call (203) 329-2186 ext. 1310
or email [email protected].


Brunswick School is increasingly dedicated to building in all of their students the habits that will nourish and fortify them for the rest of their lives.

For nearly 120 years, Brunswick has been defined and distinguished by its commitment “Courage, Honor, Truth.” At the same time, they never cease to balance that work with a truly forward-thinking reimagination of lives in a challenging and ever-changing world.
With an average class size of 12, Brunswick enjoys a vast amount of space in Greenwich, CT – the Upper, Middle and Lower/Pre Schools are spread out among 162 acres on three campuses.

For more information, visit or join a virtual open house.
Register here.


Eagle Hill School is an independent school in Greenwich, CT for students with language-based learning differences. During your child’s time at Eagle Hill, their learning experience will be completely personalized. Each child is carefully evaluated and, based on the specific nature of his or her learning difference, a customized educational program is developed. This individualized, skills-based program is taught by a highly credentialed faculty, uses personalized learning strategies, and is grounded in the latest research in educating students who learn differently.

Our program is designed for students with a language-based learning difference, including but not limited to dyslexia, dyscalculia, dysgraphia, executive functioning disorder, auditory processing disorder, and ADHD.

Contact information: Jennifer Shirazi, Director of Enrollment – [email protected]


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Founded in 1980 as a one-classroom preschool, FASNY has evolved to become an international and bilingual N-12 day school educating more than 700 students on three campuses in Mamaroneck and Larchmont, New York. It is the only school in the New York metropolitan area accredited to offer both the International Baccalaureate (IB) diploma and the French baccalaureate. All students also graduate with a New York State high school diploma. New for September 2020: an International Program for grades 1-8, no previous French required!
Virtual Open Houses
Pre & Lower School – November 18, 6pm
Middle & High School – November 23, 6pm

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Fusion Academy is a private accredited middle and high school for grades 6th-12th.

They offer a personalized one-to-one education model where every course is individualized to the student in a positive social setting. Fusion offers both in-person and live virtual instruction for full-time enrollment, part-time courses for credit, or tutoring/mentoring sessions.

The school is open year-round and enrolls on a rolling basis.


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Established in 1980, German International School New York, an independent Pre-K through Grade 12 college preparatory program, offers a German-English bilingual education and rigorous academics with an emphasis in the sciences and arts.

At GISNY graduates earn the NYS High School Diploma and the German International Abitur, a globally recognized diploma, which gives access to universities worldwide.

Children entering our Pre-K or Kindergarten programs are not required to speak or understand German and will build the foundation of being bilingual by first grade. All nationalities are welcome!

Virtual Open House Dates:

Oct. 28th, 2020 from 3 p.m. to 4:15pm

Nov. 20th, 2020 from 3 p.m. to 4:15pm

Please register @

German International School New York (GISNY)
50 Partridge Road, White Plains, NY 10605
[email protected]



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Join us for our fall VIRTUAL Open Houses Oct. 18 and 22, and see why our pandemic program is…


SAFE. Our PK4-to-8 Lower School is 100% in-seat thanks to ample space on our 11-acre, suburban campus, while our 9-12 Upper School is up to 50% in-seat on a 5-day cycle.


SEAMLESS. Prekindergarten through Grade 12, our Gaels don’t miss a beat using Google Classroom and Meet for the all-important live instruction that maximizes learning and minimizes risk.


SYNCHRONOUS. Our highly credentialed and capable faculty teach on two planes simultaneously, so your son receives the exact same instruction whether he is in-seat or virtual.


Grades 9-12 Virtual Open Houses

Sunday, Oct. 18, 12 p.m.

Thursday, Oct. 22, 6 p.m.


PK-4 – Grade 8

Appointments now available for Lower School tours!

[email protected]

(914) 632-0714


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The  Leffell School is the best of both worlds. Our nurturing Jewish community offers an enriching academic environment, state-of-the-art engineering and entrepreneurship programs, athletics and arts activities, and outstanding college placement. Visit us at


Diana Schutt, Director of Lower School Admissions (grades k-5)
914-948-3111, ext. 4370
[email protected]


Jackie Grosser, Director of Upper School Admissions (grades 6-12)
914-948-8333 ext. 8001
[email protected]


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Preparing children from Pre-K to 8th Grade for academic success

Resurrection School is a parish school committed to developing within each child a genuine love of learning and a nurturing spirituality while guiding each one to make intelligent and responsible choices. Academic excellence enriched by strong Catholic values and community.

116 Milton Road, Rye, NY 10580

For more information and to schedule a
private tour, please contact 914.967.1218

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Located in Greenwich CT, Whitby is a co-educational independent school that provides educational continuity for children 18 months through Grade 8 in the Fairfield-Westchester area.

The premier Whitby Montessori Children’s House three-year program and the highly-recognized International Baccalaureate (IB) program in Grades 1-8 form the foundation that empowers Whitby students to think creatively and critically, preparing them as life-long learners and global citizens.

For more information please call (203) 302-3900,
[email protected]
or visit the website, here.

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