Ann Arbor Observer cover
Liberty Alley
Ann Arbor Weather:
Wednesday October 27, 2021
Follow us: facebook twitter RSS feed
>> AnnArborObserver.com >> City Guide >> Children >> Private Schools

City Guide

Private Schools

View our map of private schools in Ann Arbor >>


Bookmark and Share

EC indicates that the school offers care for younger children before and/or after normal school hours. Enrollment figures from the 2019-2020 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. $19,600/yr with limited scholarships available. annarboracademy@gmail.com, annarboracademy.org 38, D8


Ann Arbor Adventist Elementary School

2796 Packard [map]
(734) 971-5570

A Bible-based Christian education with outreach opportunities for grades 1-8. Small class size. Tuition ranges from $2,500-$3,500 depending on church affiliation. Contact principal Nicole Hadley by phone or email for more information. nhadley@misda.org, annarbormi.adventistschoolconnect.org 39, F7


Ann Arbor Christian School

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

Interdenominational school with 200 students in grades Pre-K-8. Strong focus on Christian faith integration. Pre-K fees vary; $5,266 for half-day kindergarten; $9,436 for grades K-5; $10,293 for 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 & Amy Jordan, co-directors. Individualized programs at every level with emphasis at elementary level on literacy, math, and core subjects. Call for pricing. admin@aahcdc.com, aahcdc.com 41, F6


Ann Arbor Orthodox Classical Academy (A2OCA)

9900 Jackson, Dexter [map]
(734) 475-4590

Opens Fall 2021 for grades K-2 (grades 3-4 if sufficient interest). Intellectually stimulating, academically challenging curriculum in a Christ-centered learning environment. Small classes. Tuition $12,000 per year; discounts for multiple children, assistance available. info@a2oca.org, www.a2oca.org


Christian Montessori School of Ann Arbor

5225 Jackson [map]
(734) 332-9600

For infants-6th grade. 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 personalized learning approach with campus, homeschool, and distance learning options. Chandra Montgomery Nicol, executive director. Campus program (30 enrolled), Off-campus program (1,200 enrolled). Campus K-2 yearly tuition $7,500, grades 3-5 $9,900, grades 6-8 $13,500, high school $15,555. See website for off-campus and online tuition. info@clonlara.org, clonlara.org 43, E6


Daycroft School

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

Since 1960. 155 students in grades toddler-grade 6. David Lee, head of school. A.M. toddler $5,320-$11,800. Full-day toddler $7,710-$17,100. A.M. preschool $11,160. Full-day preschool $16,150. Kindergarten $17,600. Grades 1-6 $19,670. Hours 8:00 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Low student-to-teacher ratios. Before- and after-school programs. Financial aid available. admissions@daycroft.org, daycroft.org EC, 44, A3


Emerson School

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

315 students in grades Y5s-8. Ed Hollinger, Interim Head of School. Programs for gifted and academically talented students in STEM, world languages, art, music, physical education, and library. Average class size 15. Average teacher experience 15 years. Y5s: $16,590 full day. K: $18,670, 1-5: $22,830, 6-8: $24,910. Need-based financial aid available. Summer camps. admissions@emerson-school.org, emerson-school.org 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. $11,500/yr. Financial aid available. fgroffice@fgrhs.org, fgrhs.org 46, H2


Greenhills School

850 Greenhills [map]
(734) 205-4068

625 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. Rabbi Will Keller, head of school. Multi-age classrooms in grades 1-2 and 3-4. General studies and Hebrew immersion/Judaic studies program. $15,788 kindergarten; $16,540 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. College-prep academics, immersive program including hands-on experiences, music, languages, and fine arts. $23,500 with flexible tuition options. admissions@steinerschool.org, steinerschool.org 51, E3


Rudolf Steiner School of Ann Arbor - Elementary & Middle School

2775 Newport [map]
(734) 995-4141

275 students in grades 1-8. Immersive academics including hands-on experiences, music, languages, and fine arts. $19,000 with flexible tuition and before & after-school care options. admissions@steinerschool.org, steinerschool.orgEC, 52, C2


St. Francis of Assisi Catholic School

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

475 students (preschool-grade 8). Julie Fantone Pritzel, principal. $3250 half-day kindergarten ; $8,400 grades K-8 (one student). Discounted rates for siblings. school@stfrancisaa.org, stfrancisa2.com/school EC, 54, F6


St. Paul Lutheran Elementary & Middle School

495 Earhart [map]
(734) 665-0604

300 students in grades pre-K-8. Robert Burgess, principal. 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. annarbor@spiritussanctus.org, facebook.com/spiritussanctusacademy 53, H1


Summers-Knoll School

2203 Platt [map]
(734) 971-7991

Grades K-8 plus Y5s and preschool. Johnathan Letcher, head of school. Project-based, place-based, interdisciplinary learning in multi-age classrooms for bright, gifted, and creative children. Programs during vacation breaks, including summer camp. Preschool: $7,250+. Y5s: $13,750. Kindergarten: $18,500. Grades 1-5: $21,700. Grades 5-8: $23,000, which includes morning and after care. info@summers-knoll.org, summers-knoll.org EC, TT, 57, F6


Veritas Christi Catholic High School

640 Ridgewood [map]
(734) 645-1643

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




You might also like:

Perfumes & Gifts by Shalimar Is Gone
Another swift departure on Main St.
Micheline Maynard
New Direction
Jim Harbaugh survived one of U-M's worst football seasons. Now he's shaking up his staff.
Craig Ross, Jan Schlain
Huron River Renaissance
Ann Arbor rediscovers its river
Grace Shackman
Subscribe to the Ann Arbor Observer
Remembering Professor Don Cameron, by Jeffrey A. Stacey
Writing Coach
When Adam Was spent the biggest game of the season on the bench, he was "hurt and confused."
Jan Schlain
Vegetarian and Vegan Restaurants
The YMCA Child Development Center
Play-based learning, Covid-cautious
Cynthia Furlong Reynolds
Music: Classical, Religious, & Cabaret
Rocket Fizz Comes to Main St.
Classic and wacky candy in WSG's old spot
Micheline Maynard