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EC indicates that the school offers care for younger children before and/or after normal school hours. Enrollment figures from the 2018-2019 school year. Tuition figures for 2019-2020. Many private schools also offer preschool programs; see listings under Child Care & Preschool Programs.

Ann Arbor Academy

1153 Oak Valley [map]
(734) 747-6641

70 students in grades 4-13 (13th year bridge program to college or work). Meredith Schindler, director. For students with divergent learning styles, learning disabilities, dyslexia, Asperger's, high-functioning autism, and AD/HD. Multisensory techniques. Summer program. $18,850/yr with limited scholarships available. annarboracademy@gmail.com, annarboracademy.org 38, D8


Ann Arbor Adventist Elementary School

2796 Packard [map]
(734) 971-5570

12 students in grades 1-8. Nicole Hadley, principal. Bible-based Christian education and outreach programs. $2,500-3,500 (depends on church affiliation). nhadley@misda.org, annarbor22.adventistschoolconnect.org 39, F7


Ann Arbor Christian School

5500 Whitmore Lake [map]
(734) 741-4948

Interdenominational school with 200 students in grades PreK-8. Strong focus on Christian faith integration. Pre-K fees vary; $5,163 kindergarten; $9,251 grades 1-5; $10,091 grades 6-8; sibling discounts and tuition assistance available. office@annarborchristian.org, annarborchristian.org BA, TT, 40, D1


Ann Arbor Hills Child Development Center

2775 Bedford [map]
(734) 971-3080

Programs for parents and toddlers, preschoolers, jr. kindergarten, kindergarten, and grades 1 & 2. Ramelle Alexander & Beth Randall, co-directors. Individualized programs at every level with emphasis at elementary level on literacy, math, and core subjects. See website for pricing. admin@aahcdc.com, aahcdc.com 41, F6


Christian Montessori School of Ann Arbor

5225 Jackson [map]
(734) 332-9600

For infants-6th grade. Laura Bengel, head of school. Programs in a non-denominational Christian environment. Montessori-credentialed teachers. Full- and half-day care from $1,212/month. Financial assistance available to qualified applicants. Apply on website. office@cmsaa.org, cmsaa.org 42, A4


Clonlara School

1289 Jewett [map]
(734) 769-4511

K-12 programs "recognize each learner's curiosity, strengths, interests and talents as the foundation of his or her educational experience." Chandra Montgomery Nicol, executive director. Off-campus program (680 enrolled), campus program (40 enrolled, student-teacher ratio 1:8), and online program. Campus K-2 yearly tuition $6,000, grades 3-5 $8,000, grades 6-8 $11,000, high school $15,000. See website for online and off-campus tuition. info@clonlara.org, clonlara.org 43, E6


Daycroft Montessori School, Elementary Campus (K-8)

1095 N. Zeeb [map]
(734) 662-3335

115 students in grades Preschool-grade 6. David Lee, head of school. A.M. preschool $10,610; full-day preschool $15,370; kindergarten $16,590; grades 1-6 $18,540. Hours 8:15 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Low student to teacher ratios. Before-school care and after-school enrichment programs. Financial aid available. admissions@daycroft.org, daycroft.org EC, 44, A3


Emerson School

5425 Scio Church [map]
(734) 665-5662

325 students in grades K-8. John Huber, head of school. Programs for gifted and academically talented students in science, world languages, art, music, physical education, technology, and library. Average class size 15. Average teacher experience 15 years. Flexible tuition, (by applying for grants and aid), for Kindergarten $500-$17,500, grades 1-5 $500-$21,200; grades 6-8 $500-$22,950. Summer camps. admissions@emerson-school.org, emerson-school.org V, BA, Drop-In, 45, A6


Father Gabriel Richard Regional Catholic High School

4333 Whitehall [map]
(734) 662-0496

560 students in grades 9-12. Chris Dotson, principal. Education based upon Catholic principles and traditions. College prep. $10,700/yr. Financial aid available. fgroffice@fgrhs.org, fgrhs.org 46, H2


Greenhills School

850 Greenhills [map]
(734) 205-4068

520 students in grades 6-12. Peter Fayroian, head of school. Average class size 15. Contact for pricing. admission@greenhillsschool.org, greenhillsschool.org. Drop-In, 47, H4


Hebrew Day School of Ann Arbor

2937 Birch Hollow [map]
(734) 971-4633

Grades YK-5. Jennifer Rosenberg, head of school. Multi-age classrooms in grades 1-2 and 3-4. General studies and Hebrew immersion/Judaic studies program. $15,220 kindergarten; $16,220 grades 1-5. Lower tuition possible through an application process. office@hdsaa.org, hdsaa.org EC, 48, E7


Michigan Islamic Academy

2301 Plymouth [map]
(734) 665-8882

261 students in grades pre-K-12. Fayzeh Madani, principal. Montessori preschool and kindergarten. Full-time Islamic school. $6,400 kindergarten tuition. $5,850 grades 1-12. mia@mia-aa.org, mia-aa.org 50, F3


Rudolf Steiner School of Ann Arbor - High School

2230 Pontiac Tr. [map]
(734) 669-9394

120 students in grades 9-12. Laura Shope, high school coordinator. Comprehensive academics and fine arts with small class sizes. $21,950. hsofficemanager@steinerschool.org, steinerschool.org 51, E3


Rudolf Steiner School of Ann Arbor Lower School

2775 Newport [map]
(734) 995-4141

275 students in grades 1-8. Waldorf education featuring comprehensive academics and fine arts. Grades 1-8 tuition: $17,770/yr. steinerschool.org EC, 52, C2


St. Francis of Assisi Catholic School

2250 E. Stadium [map]
(734) 821-2200

420 students (preschool-grade 8). Julie Fantone Pritzel, principal. Out-of-parish tuition: $4,370 half-day kindergarten; $8,400 grades K-8 (one student). Discounted rates for siblings and in-parish families. school@stfrancisaa.org, stfrancisa2.com/school EC, 54, F6


St. Paul Lutheran Elementary & Middle School

495 Earhart [map]
(734) 665-0604

288 students in grades pre-K-8. Robert Burgess, principal. Half- and full-day kindergarten. Call for tuition; sibling discounts. Financial assistance available. admissions@stpaulannarbor.org, school.stpaulannarbor.org EC, 55, G4


St. Thomas the Apostle Catholic School

540 Elizabeth [map]
(734) 769-0911

105 students in preschool-grade 8. Tim DiLaura, headmaster. Classical Catholic education with curriculum and pedagogy in union with formation of Catholic faith and practice. Spanish grades K-4, Latin grades 5-8. Upper and lower school choirs. Daily Mass or Adoration. See website for tuition. lsteffy@sta2.org, sta2.org EC, BA, Drop-in, NAEYC, TT, 56, D4


Spiritus Sanctus Academy

4101 E. Joy [map]
(734) 996-3855

170 students in grades pre-K-8. Sr. Maria Gemma, OP, principal. Roman Catholic teachings; full academic program. Contact for pricing. info@spiritussanctus.org, facebook.com/spiritussanctusacademy 53, H1


Summers-Knoll School

2203 Platt [map]
(734) 971-7991

100 children in grades K-8. Walter Landberg, head of school. Small class size, multi-age classrooms for bright, gifted, and creative children. Programs during vacation breaks, including summer camp. Tuition: $16,750 kindergarten; $18,880 grades 1-4; $20,080 grades 5-8. Need-based financial aid available. info@summers-knoll.org, summers-knoll.org EC, TT, 57, F6


Veritas Christi Catholic High School


(734) 645-1643

Grades 7-12. Charles (Chip) Clearwater, principal. Roman Catholic high school for students with special needs. Contact for pricing. veritaschristi.com 58, E7




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