Average Private School Acceptance Rate (2014-2015)

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The national average private school acceptance rate is approximately 85% per year.
The private elementary school average is 86% per year and the private high school average is 80% per year.

Average Private School Acceptance Rate (2014-2015)

State Average Acceptance Rate High Schools Elementary
Alaska 92% 90% 92%
Alabama 89% 89% 91%
Arkansas 91% 88% 91%
Arizona 87% 76% 90%
California 84% 79% 85%
Colorado 92% 90% 92%
Connecticut 70% 60% 76%
District of Columbia n/a n/a n/a
Delaware 88% 83% 88%
Florida 88% 86% 88%
Georgia 85% 83% 85%
Hawaii 79% 74% 79%
Iowa 97% 95% 97%
Idaho 90% 84% 90%
Illinois 92% 88% 92%
Indiana 90% 80% 92%
Kansas n/a n/a n/a
Kentucky 91% 86% 90%
Louisiana 86% 84% 86%
Massachusetts 68% 53% 75%
Maryland 80% 76% 82%
Maine 80% 76% 79%
Michigan 95% 87% 96%
Minnesota 90% 82% 90%
Missouri 90% 90% 90%
Mississippi n/a n/a n/a
Montana n/a n/a n/a
North Carolina 88% 84% 88%
North Dakota n/a n/a n/a
Nebraska 94% 89% 95%
New Hampshire 75% 69% 86%
New Jersey 79% 70% 81%
New Mexico 85% 75% 86%
Nevada 87% 88% 86%
New York 81% 74% 83%
Ohio 89% 84% 90%
Oklahoma 92% 88% 93%
Oregon 87% 84% 87%
Pennsylvania 86% 80% 87%
Rhode Island 79% 60% 86%
South Carolina 87% 85% 88%
South Dakota n/a n/a n/a
Tennessee 89% 87% 90%
Texas 82% 76% 82%
Utah 81% 80% 81%
Virginia 84% 79% 86%
Vermont 82% 76% 82%
Washington 81% 79% 81%
Wisconsin 95% 95% 95%
West Virginia 92% 93% 92%
Wyoming n/a n/a n/a
Did You Know?
The town with the lowest private school acceptance rate is Washington, DC with an average acceptance rate of 53%. The county with the lowest private school acceptance rate is Suffolk County, MA with an average acceptance rate of 49%.