Area Schools


Public or private—the Princeton area has excellent schools for your family.


Child Care Centers with Discounts for University Faculty and Staff

There are a number of local child care centers that offer discounts for University faculty, staff and students.

Child Care Resources

Princeton Public School District
In the 2014-2015 school year, the district’s six schools enrolled approximately 3500 students and employed 350 full and part time professional staff members.

Four schools—Community Park, Johnson Park, Little Brook and Riverside—serve the elementary student population up to grade 5. Community Park and Johnson Park are also home to the district's pre-integrated pre-school program. All students in grades 6-8 attend Princeton Unified Middle School, and students in grades 9-12 attend Princeton High School.

Private schools
The Princeton area boasts excellent and highly ranked private education from pre-kindergarten through high school in a number of local schools such as Princeton Day School, Stuart Country Day School, the Hun School, the Academy of the Sacred Heart, the Chapin School, and the American Boychoir School. See the link below to learn more about private schools in the Princeton area.

Nearby districts
West Windsor/Plainsboro, Hopewell Valley, Lawrence and Montgomery school districts serve children in the neighboring communities.

Princeton Public School District

Princeton Public School District Residency Manual - Streets with School Assignment (PDF)

Princeton Public School District - Registration/Enrollment information

West Windsor/Plainsboro Public School District

Hopewell Valley Regional Public School District

Lawrence Township Public School District

Montgomery Township Public School District

Private Schools in Princeton