Lowest Private School Acceptance Rate By County (2016-2017)

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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 52%.

Lowest Private School Acceptance Rate By County (2016-2017)

County
Average Acceptance Rate
(Total / High Schools / Elementary)
Most Selective Schools
(Acceptance Rate)
Litchfield County, CT 52% / 49% / 63%
The Hotchkiss School (21%)
Canterbury School (35%)
Salisbury School (37%)
Kent School (38%)
Indian Mountain School (60%)
District Of Columbia County, DC 55% / 55% / 57%
Sheridan School (20%)
Capitol Hill Day School (40%)
Gonzaga College High School (45%)
The Field School (50%)
Aidan Montessori School (70%)
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 (19%)
Peddie School (22%)
Princeton Day School (30%)
The American Boychoir School (35%)
The Pennington School (35%)
San Francisco County, CA 61% / 87% / 61%
One Fifty Parker Avenue School (10%)
San Francisco Friends School (15%)
St Monica School (30%)
Children's Day School (47%)
Meadows-livingstone School (50%)
Middlesex County, MA 62% / 48% / 72%
Groton School (17%)
Middlesex School (18%)
Concord Academy (28%)
Belmont Day School (35%)
Lawrence Academy (35%)
New York County, NY 62% / 59% / 66%
THINK Global School (12%)
St. Lukes School (15%)
Birch Wathen Lenox School (17%)
Alexander Robertson School (33%)
Metropolitan Montessori School (36%)
Philadelphia County, PA 62% / 59% / 62%
Girard College (15%)
St. Peters School (30%)
Frankford Friends School (40%)
Greene Street Friends School (40%)
William Penn Charter School (61%)
San Mateo County, CA 67% / 74% / 67%
Centennial Montessori School (10%)
Peninsula School (21%)
Woodside Priory School - The Priory (30%)
Young World Preschool and Kindergarten (50%)
Millbrae Montessori School (50%)
Hartford County, CT 67% / 55% / 79%
Westminster School (25%)
The Loomis Chaffee School (27%)
Suffield Academy (29%)
Miss Porter's School (42%)
St. Timothy Middle School (45%)
Fairfield County, CT 69% / 54% / 68%
New Canaan Country School (20%)
Brunswick School (25%)
St. Luke's School (32%)
Wooster School (50%)
Convent Of The Sacred Heart (55%)
Essex County, MA 69% / 51% / 78%
Phillips Academy Andover (14%)
Brooks School (24%)
St. Mary Of The Annunciation (31%)
Shore Country Day School (50%)
Clark School (50%)
Norfolk County, MA 69% / 43% / 69%
Milton Academy (16%)
Noble & Greenough School (24%)
Tenacre Country Day School (30%)
Thayer Academy (38%)
Dana Hall School (47%)
Durham County, NC 69% / 46% / 69%
Durham Academy (39%)
Carolina Friends School (46%)
Camelot Academy (53%)
Gorman Christian Academy & Early Learning Center (80%)
The B E Academy (95%)
Burlington County, NJ 70% / 75% / 70%
Islamic Academy of Burlington County, Inc. (30%)
Moorestown Friends School (54%)
Doane Academy (70%)
Sacred Heart Elementary School (95%)
Center For Education (100%)
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%)
New Haven County, CT 72% / 45% / 84%
Choate Rosemary Hall (21%)
Hopkins School (46%)
Westover School (46%)
The Cheshire Academy (67%)
Connecticut Experiential Learning Center (CELC) Middle School (80%)
Nassau County, NY 72% / 62% / 77%
St. Dominic School (40%)
My Spectrum School (50%)
St. Dominic High School (60%)
Long Island Lutheran Middle & High School (66%)
Progressive School Of Long Island (70%)
Buncombe County, NC 73% / 67% / 79%
Asheville School (40%)
Hanger Hall School (65%)
Odyssey Community School (65%)
The New Classical Academy (80%)
Azalea Mountain School (90%)
Dallas County, TX 73% / 62% / 75%
St. Mark's School Of Texas (20%)
Texas Torah Institute (20%)
The Hockaday School (22%)
The Episcopal School Of Dallas (28%)
Greenhill School (28%)
Did You Know?
The town with the lowest private school acceptance rate is Washington, CT with an average acceptance rate of 59%. The county with the lowest private school acceptance rate is Litchfield County, CT with an average acceptance rate of 52%.