2021 Private School Guide | The Monmouth Moms


  Looking for a change in your child’s education next year? We’re excited to bring your our first ever Private School Guide, a comprehensive list of some of the best private schools in the county for all ages! Whether you’re new to the area, or are interested in making a switch, investing in your child’s education may be the best thing for your family. Check out the full list below, and learn more about upcoming open houses throughout the area.




  At Red Bank Catholic, our students pursue excellence in faith, academics, cultural awareness, athletics, the arts, and personal wellness. RBC fosters an environment of Catholic values, respect for all human life and the dignity of every individual, and pursuit of the leadership that is at the core of our tradition. The mission of RBC is to fully engage the minds, hearts, and souls of students in our Roman Catholic community, so that they can succeed in every aspect of their lives. An integral component of Catholic education is the formation of men and women of integrity who possess a moral compass that respects diversity and the rights and opinions of all people. A strong sense of self-esteem is critical to healthy adolescent growth and development. Supporting the physical, mental, and spiritual health of each RBC student is of the utmost importance. RBC provides a forum wherein students can develop social skills, cooperative learning, and a sense of belonging. Red Bank Catholic’s Academic Pathways offer our students the opportunity to create, customize, and enhance their high school learning experience through courses focused in the fields of Engineering and Design, Criminal Justice and Law, Medical Science and Health, Entrepreneurship and Business, Humanities and Social Sciences, or Entertainment, Arts, and Media. Limited space is still available at Red Bank Catholic for the 2021-2022 school year for incoming freshman and transfer students, and we invite you to visit our website to submit your student’s application for admission today!



112 Broad St.
Red Bank, NJ 07701







Christian Brothers Academy has built a reputation rooted in excellence, basing our educational philosophy on the Lasallian tradition. As a Catholic college preparatory school for young men, we focus on developing every aspect of our students through unique activities both in and out the classroom. Our faculty is committed to a rigorous academic curriculum, while helping each student reach his full potential.

The principles of faith and service remain ever-present in our community, always giving our students a chance to help those who are less fortunate. Over the past five years, each graduating class has averaged over 100 hours of service per student, which greatly exceeds the 50 hours required for graduation.

Meanwhile, our dynamic extracurricular activities allow for our students to foster an unparalleled brotherhood in over 45 different clubs, groups and arts. CBA’s championship-caliber athletic department features 18 varsity teams and has won a state-record 12 NJSIAA/ShopRite Cups for best non-public program. Pegasus Production Company, the student-run theater group, produces two shows per year, earning multiple Basie Award nominations for their hard work each spring.

For over 60 years, CBA has developed young men of faith, character, and action who are prepared to serve the Church and society as leaders and innovators.

CBA holds its annual Open House in October each year, but opportunities to learn more and tour the campus are available throughout the year. Visit CBALincroftNJ.org/admissions for more information.




850 Newman Springs Rd.
Lincroft, NJ 07738







Academic excellence, the emphasis on critical life skills, character, and community, form the foundation for truly great, N-8 independent education at The Rumson Country Day School.

Guided by a mission that embraces both its history and its future, RCDS is a community that specializes in educating children from nursery through eighth grade. The School is a caring environment where passion for learning abounds and strong connections form between students and faculty. Always encouraged to try new experiences, RCDS students receive tremendous support from their teachers and classmates. As advisors and coaches, our adults inspire intellectual curiosity, accountability and compassion for others.

At this special time in a child’s development, we believe that placing your child in a family environment dedicated to recognizing strengths, nurturing skills and communicating with confidence is the greatest gift you can give. Strong academics, athletics, arts and technology are foundational to the RCDS program, giving students confidence and the ability to use their considerable intellect and drive for the greater good.

Kind, Honest, Responsible, Respectful are four pillars that serve as essential cornerstones of the RCDS experience. These character traits combined with performance characteristics such as resilience, teamwork and creativity are reinforced throughout campus life to create a well-balanced learning environment. Above all, we want our students to view RCDS as a second home and a establish a love for life-long learning.




35 Bellevue Ave.
Rumson, NJ 07760





Situated on over 38 acres in Holmdel, NJ, Saint John Vianney High School is a family community which approximately 850 students call home. Our namesake was a remarkable parish priest whose life and work inspired everything our school has stood for, and has tried to be, for over 50 years. Our motto, “Knowledge, Commitment, Involvement”, is a combination of the three ideals that guide our school every day.

At Saint John Vianney High School, the overall student is developed. We promote an educational environment, instilling Roman Catholic values that support the growth of each of our students, as well as the beliefs that are sacred to their families. Our facilities are the finest in Monmouth County. They include fully air-conditioned classrooms, newly renovated science labs, theater and gyms, our own athletic fields, a new state-of-the-art turf stadium, a 12,000-square foot Vianney Activity Center (VAC) and a 3,600-square foot fitness center, as well as a multi-tiered music center and separate multi-purpose room. Each student at SJVHS has his/her own tablet PC, and the entire campus is wireless and monitored by closed circuit TV. Ample onsite parking is available for all students who drive. Saint John Vianney High School has always been a special place, where lifelong friendships are forged, and core values are instilled. We are one of the finest Catholic college preparatory high schools in New Jersey.

At Saint John Vianney High School, students are educated in mind, body and spirit. For 50 years, the administrators and teachers have found new ways to teach students. The staff at Saint John Vianney believes academic achievement goes hand in hand with student personal and spiritual growth. As students have faced various challenges in the past, the pandemic has been one of the greatest challenges students have experienced. Yet, during this past academic year, Saint John Vianney remained focused on its mission to create lifelong lovers of learning even while not together in the building. Saint John Vianney High School has always integrated technology into education.

The pandemic is driving changes in education, and Saint John Vianney High School is looking toward the future. As new restrictions may be put into place in the fall, Saint John Vianney High School is making further investments in its physical and digital infrastructure to meet the needs of all students. Using professional-grade cameras, speakers and classroom workstations, teachers will be able to differentiate instruction and provide students with a fully interactive classroom experience, whether they are in the building or they choose to learn from home. Students will be able to participate in discussions, collaborate on projects, presentations, and assignments, teaching them real world problem-solving skills while working with their teachers and classmates in real time. This new learning format will allow continuity in learning for all students. It can benefit those who are ill, injured or those at home. Each child can have a unique and fulfilling Catholic education at Saint John Vianney High School with our new learning program. For more information about Saint John Vianney High School, visit sjvhs.org or call Admissions Director Patti Gilmartin at 732- 739-0800, Ext. 155.


540 A Line Rd.
Holmdel, NJ 07733







  St. Rose of Lima School is a Pre-Kindergarten through Grade 8 Catholic Elementary School. We accept students from Freehold and the surrounding towns in Monmouth County.  Our Mission is to provide a Gospel centered education that empowers our students to become responsible and productive members of our church and society.  St. Rose of Lima School is student centered and family oriented.  We treat each student as an individual and welcome the partnership of parents as we recognize them to be the first educators of their children. We motivate students to do their best while identifying their unique gifts and talents. Our administration, faculty and staff work hard each day to inspire students with the confidence needed to succeed and excel academically. We graduate students who receive acceptance to Catholic High Schools and Magnet Public Schools.


We differentiate instruction to meet the needs of all learners.  We provide a comprehensive academic program that includes instruction in Music and Art, Media and Physical Education. We encourage students to join our after school theater program and participate in our competitive sports program.

We offer before and after school programs to accommodate working parents.  We have an active PTA where parents work to provide new and exciting programs for students and families as well as fundraising opportunities for the support of our school. A Catholic School Education is a gift that you can give your children that has the potential to last for their lifetime.  We encourage you to tour our school and bring your family to meet the St. Rose of Lima School Family. We are now accepting applications for the 2021-2022 school year.  We look forward to meeting you and your family!


51 Lincoln Place
Freehold, NJ 07728







  At Ranney School, we know and value every child to inspire and challenge our students to reach their highest personal potential at every stage of their educational journey.

 Ranney is unique in our area. We are the only Age 3 through Grade 12 independent, co-ed, secular college preparatory school in Monmouth County, NJ. From our youngest learners to those looking ahead to college, Ranney students are prepared, supported, challenged, and encouraged as individuals. Ranney offers an innovative, flexible curriculum that balances excellence in traditional subjects while fostering creative, out-of-the-box thinking. Ranney offers a robust student life program that encourages students to pursue not just one, but many interests while at Ranney School. Relationships are the hallmark of a Ranney education. In every division, students are supported by a team of educators who collaborate to nurture academic and extracurricular success as well as personal growth.

 Our mission is to nurture intellectual curiosity and confidence to inspire students to LEAD HONORABLYTHINK CREATIVELY, and CONTRIBUTE MEANINGFULLY to society. Learn more.
235 Hope Rd.
Tinton Falls, NJ 07724

This post contains sponsored content
For even more local schools, day cares, and tutoring centers, visit our resource page here!

Join The Monmouth Moms Network Community

Stay up-to-date with what is happening in-and-around The Monmouth NJ Moms Network community with local events, community highlights, and exclusive deals.