Lowest Private School Acceptance Rate By County (2015-2016)

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Listed below are counties with the lowest average private school acceptance rate.
The most selective county for private school acceptance rate is Litchfield County, CT with an average acceptance rate of 49%.

Lowest Private School Acceptance Rate By County (2015-2016)

County
Average Acceptance Rate
(Total / High Schools / Elementary)
Most Selective Schools
(Acceptance Rate)
Litchfield County, CT 49% / 45% / 63%
The Hotchkiss School (18%)
Canterbury School (35%)
Salisbury School (37%)
Kent School (38%)
South Kent School (46%)
District Of Columbia County, DC 55% / 49% / 56%
Sheridan School (20%)
St. Albans School (30%)
Capitol Hill Day School (40%)
Gonzaga College High School (45%)
The Field School (50%)
Somerset County, NJ 58% / 30% / 58%
Somerset Hills Learning Institute (1%)
The Pingry School (30%)
Cedar Hill Prep School (30%)
Gill St. Bernard's School (58%)
Lord Stirling School (90%)
Mercer County, NJ 60% / 44% / 68%
The Lawrenceville School (20%)
Peddie School (22%)
Princeton Day School (30%)
The American Boychoir School (35%)
The Pennington School (35%)
New York County, NY 61% / 60% / 64%
THINK Global School (12%)
St. Lukes School (15%)
Birch Wathen Lenox School (17%)
Alexander Robertson School (33%)
Metropolitan Montessori School (36%)
Middlesex County, MA 62% / 42% / 70%
Groton School (17%)
Middlesex School (18%)
Concord Academy (28%)
Belmont Day School (35%)
Atrium School (40%)
San Francisco County, CA 64% / 90% / 64%
One Fifty Parker Avenue School (10%)
San Francisco Friends School (15%)
St Monica School (30%)
Children's Day School (47%)
Meadows-livingstone School (50%)
Hartford County, CT 66% / 56% / 80%
Westminster School (25%)
The Loomis Chaffee School (27%)
Suffield Academy (29%)
St. Timothy Middle School (45%)
Miss Porter's School (48%)
Fairfield County, CT 68% / 52% / 69%
New Canaan Country School (20%)
Brunswick School (25%)
St. Luke's School (32%)
Convent Of The Sacred Heart (45%)
Wooster School (50%)
Essex County, MA 68% / 46% / 79%
Phillips Academy Andover (13%)
Brooks School (25%)
St. Mary Of The Annunciation (31%)
Shore Country Day School (50%)
Sparhawk School (60%)
Norfolk County, MA 68% / 44% / 68%
Milton Academy (19%)
Noble & Greenough School (24%)
Tenacre Country Day School (30%)
Thayer Academy (38%)
Dana Hall School (47%)
New Haven County, CT 69% / 47% / 82%
Choate Rosemary Hall (21%)
Hopkins School (46%)
Westover School (46%)
The Cheshire Academy (75%)
New England School Of Montessori (85%)
Durham County, NC 69% / 47% / 69%
Durham Academy (41%)
Carolina Friends School (46%)
Camelot Academy (53%)
Gorman Christian Academy & Early Learning Center (80%)
The B E Academy (95%)
San Mateo County, CA 70% / 81% / 70%
Centennial Montessori School (10%)
Peninsula School (32%)
Young World Preschool and Kindergarten (50%)
Millbrae Montessori School (50%)
Woodside Priory School - The Priory (60%)
Nassau County, NY 70% / 63% / 74%
St. Dominic School (40%)
My Spectrum School (50%)
Long Island Lutheran Middle & High School (66%)
Progressive School Of Long Island (70%)
Vincent Smith School (70%)
Santa Barbara County, CA 71% / 55% / 82%
Cate School (14%)
Crane Country Day School (40%)
Midland School (60%)
Santa Barbara Middle School (70%)
Valley Christian Academy (90%)
Hudson County, NJ 71% / 71% / 76%
Waterfront Montessori (10%)
St. Peters Preparatory School (40%)
Stevens Cooperative School (60%)
The Hudson School (75%)
Hoboken Catholic Academy (90%)
Philadelphia County, PA 71% / 70% / 72%
St. Peters School (30%)
William Penn Charter School (61%)
The Crefeld School (65%)
St Joseph's Preparatory School (65%)
New Hope Christian Academy (90%)
Dallas County, TX 72% / 60% / 73%
St. Mark's School Of Texas (20%)
Texas Torah Institute (20%)
The Hockaday School (22%)
Episcopal School Of Dallas (28%)
Greenhill School (28%)
Multnomah County, OR 73% / 39% / 76%
Catlin Gabel School (25%)
Oregon Episcopal School (43%)
Edison High School (50%)
Trinity Lutheran School (50%)
Sunstone Montessori School (75%)
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The town with the lowest private school acceptance rate is Washington, DC with an average acceptance rate of 55%. The county with the lowest private school acceptance rate is Litchfield County, CT with an average acceptance rate of 49%.