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%)
St. Johns 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 (19%)
Peddie School (22%)
Princeton Day School (30%)
The Pennington School (33%)
The American Boychoir 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%
Brunswick School (25%)
St. Luke's School (32%)
Wooster School (50%)
Sacred Heart Greenwich (55%)
New Canaan Country School (58%)
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%
Grace Christian Academy (50%)
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%
Texas Torah Institute (20%)
St. Mark's School Of Texas (20%)
The Hockaday School (22%)
The Episcopal School Of Dallas (28%)
Greenhill School (28%)
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