Most Selective Private Schools in Colorado

The average private school acceptance rate in Colorado is 91% per year (2024).
The most selective school in Colorado is Elmwood Baptist Academy, with an acceptance rate of 60%.
Acceptance Rate Range: 60% 90% Avg. Acceptance Rate: 82%

Most Selective Private Schools in Colorado (2024)

School
Acceptance Rate
Grades
Location
Rank: #1 - 21. - 2.
Elmwood Baptist Academy
Elmwood Baptist Academy Photo - A picture of the entire school.
(Baptist)
(7)
Acceptance Rate: 60%
Grades: PK-12
13100 East 144th Avenue
Brighton, CO 80601
(303) 659-3818
Rank: #1 - 21. - 2.
High Mountain Institute
High Mountain Institute Photo - Math class at HMI
Special Program Emphasis
Acceptance Rate: 60%
Grades: 11-12
531 County Rd 5A
Leadville, CO 80461
(719) 486-8200
Rank: #33.
St. Elizabeth's School
St. Elizabeth's School Photo - Our Campus
(Episcopal)
Acceptance Rate: 67%
Grades: K-8
1800 N. Pontiac Street
Denver, CO 80220
(303) 322-4209
Rank: #44.
Aspen Academy
Aspen Academy Photo - PreK students learning about science and nature with a classroom worm bin.
(1)
Acceptance Rate: 73%
Grades: PK-8
5859 S University Blvd
Littleton, CO 80121
(303) 346-3500
Rank: #5 - 115. - 11.
Ambleside School of Colorado
Ambleside School of Colorado Photo - Arduino Programming Project
(Christian)
(1)
Acceptance Rate: 75%
Grades: K-11
1510 E. Phillips Avenue
Littleton, CO 80122
(720) 712-0464
Rank: #5 - 115. - 11.
Bixby School
Bixby School Photo
Alternative School
(12)
Acceptance Rate: 75%
Grades: NS-5
4760 Table Mesa Drive
Boulder, CO 80305
(303) 494-7508
Rank: #5 - 115. - 11.
The Colorado Springs School
The Colorado Springs School Photo - The Colorado Springs School is PreK-12 college-preparatory day and international school nestled in the heart of Broadmoor.
(1)
Acceptance Rate: 75%
Grades: PK-12
21 Broadmoor Ave
Colorado Springs, CO 80906
(719) 434-3500
Rank: #5 - 115. - 11.
Colorado West Christian School
(Christian)
Acceptance Rate: 75%
Grades: PK-12
2705 Sunnyside Rd
Montrose, CO 81401
(970) 249-1094
Rank: #5 - 115. - 11.
Acceptance Rate: 75%
Grades: 9-12
6155 Fountain Valley School Road
Colorado Springs, CO 80911
(719) 391-5251
Rank: #5 - 115. - 11.
Shining Mountain Waldorf School
Shining Mountain Waldorf School Photo - Movement
Special Program Emphasis
(15)
Acceptance Rate: 75%
Grades: PK-12
999 Violet Avenue
Boulder, CO 80304
(303) 444-7697
Rank: #5 - 115. - 11.
Vertical Skills Academy
Vertical Skills Academy Photo
Special Education School
(9)
Acceptance Rate: 75%
Grades: 1-8
32156 Castle Court Drive #201
Evergreen, CO 80439
(303) 562-1900
Rank: #12 - 1512. - 15.
Denver Christian School
Denver Christian School Photo - Every day is an open house at Denver Christian School.We look forward to providing a personal tour to share what DCS has to offer your students & family.Please join us this summer, starting June 9 on Sundays 2-4 pm and Wednesdays 6-8 pm, to preview our school and learn more about Denver Christian School.
(Christian)
Acceptance Rate: 80%
Grades: PK-12
3898 S. Teller St.
Denver, CO 80235
(303) 733-2421
Rank: #12 - 1512. - 15.
Notre Dame Parish School
(Catholic)
Acceptance Rate: 80%
Grades: PK-8
2165 South Zenobia Street
Denver, CO 80219
(303) 935-3549
Rank: #12 - 1512. - 15.
Acceptance Rate: 80%
Grades: 7-11
12999 Minerich Road
Paonia, CO 81428
(970) 361-5600
Rank: #12 - 1512. - 15.
Acceptance Rate: 80%
Grades: NS-5
1800 E Prospect Rd
Fort Collins, CO 80525
(970) 493-9052
Rank: #1616.
Montessori School Of Denver
Montessori School Of Denver Photo - Montessori School of Denver's Cinco de Mayo Celebration. MSD Students celebrate with song, dance, and a cultural festival.
Montessori School
Acceptance Rate: 83%
Grades: NS-8
1460 South Holly Street
Denver, CO 80222
(303) 756-9441
Rank: #17 - 2117. - 21.
Anastasis Academy
Special Program Emphasis (Christian)
(2)
Acceptance Rate: 85%
Grades: Inquire with school
6495 S Colorado Blvd
Littleton, CO 80121
(303) 779-0358
Rank: #17 - 2117. - 21.
Arma Dei Academy
Arma Dei Academy Photo
(Christian)
Acceptance Rate: 85%
Grades: PK-10
341 E. Wildcat Reserve Parkway
Littleton, CO 80126
(303) 346-4523
Rank: #17 - 2117. - 21.
Colorado Christian Academy
Colorado Christian Academy Photo
(Christian)
(10)
Acceptance Rate: 85%
Grades: NS-8
333 Inveness South Drive
Littleton, CO 80112
(720) 672-0086
Rank: #17 - 2117. - 21.
Crescent View Academy
Crescent View Academy Photo
(Islamic)
Acceptance Rate: 85%
Grades: NS-12
10958 East Bethany Drive
Aurora, CO 80014
(303) 745-2245
Rank: #17 - 2117. - 21.
Desiderata School
Desiderata School Photo - Students may complete independent study assignments with adult instructor supervision and assistance in a number of different facilities. These students are working at the Tutoring Club of Longmont during the 2010-2011 school year.
Acceptance Rate: 85%
Grades: 5-12
8979 Nelson Rd.
Longmont, CO 80503
(303) 678-9335
Rank: #2222.
St. Mary's Academy
St. Mary's Academy Photo - St. Mary's Academy High School excels at preparing young women for leadership in a global society. Our goal is to empower our students through the development of analytical skills, confidence, and generosity to make a difference in the world around them.
(Catholic)
(2)
Acceptance Rate: 89%
Grades: NS-12
4545 South University Boulevard
Englewood, CO 80113
(303) 762-8300
Rank: #23 - 3723. - 37.
Ave Maria Catholic School
Ave Maria Catholic School Photo - Ave Maria Campus including field, school and gym
(Catholic)
(9)
Acceptance Rate: 90%
Grades: NS-8
9056 East Parker Rd
Parker, CO 80138
(720) 842-5400
Rank: #23 - 3723. - 37.
Belleview Christian School
Belleview Christian School Photo - As a college preparatory school, our standards at Belleview Christian School are high. Specials include Art, Music (Band, Choir, and Strings), Theatre, PE, Chapel, Spanish, Computer, and more depending upon the students grade level. We strive for, as one parent put it: "An education founded on God`s precepts, focused on God`s glory."
(Christian)
(4)
Acceptance Rate: 90%
Grades: NS-12
3455 W 83rd Ave
Westminster, CO 80031
(303) 427-5459
Rank: #23 - 3723. - 37.
Bishop Machebeuf High School
(Catholic)
(1)
Acceptance Rate: 90%
Grades: 9-12
458 Uinta Way
Denver, CO 80230
(303) 344-0082
Rank: #23 - 3723. - 37.
Blessed Sacrament Parish School
Blessed Sacrament Parish School Photo
(Catholic)
Acceptance Rate: 90%
Grades: PK-8
1973 Elm Street
Denver, CO 80220
(303) 377-8835
Rank: #23 - 3723. - 37.
Colorado Biblical University Academy
Colorado Biblical University Academy Photo - Winter snow @CBU/CBUA
(Christian)
Acceptance Rate: 90%
Grades: K-12
914 State Street
Fort Morgan, CO 80701
(970) 743-3175
Rank: #23 - 3723. - 37.
Colorado International School
Special Program Emphasis
(1)
Acceptance Rate: 90%
Grades: PK-7
7205 West 120th Avenue
Broomfield, CO 80020
(303) 282-6666
Rank: #23 - 3723. - 37.
Colorado Timberline Academy
Colorado Timberline Academy Photo - Weekend Trip to Bisti Badlands in New Mexico
Alternative School
(1)
Acceptance Rate: 90%
Grades: 9-12
454 Academy Drive
Durango, CO 81301
(970) 247-5898
Rank: #23 - 3723. - 37.
Compositive Primary, Preschool - 5th Gd
Compositive Primary, Preschool - 5th Gd Photo - We lead with curiosity
Alternative School
(3)
Acceptance Rate: 90%
Grades: PK-4
2345 North Ursula St.
Aurora, CO 80045
(720) 452-2522
Rank: #23 - 3723. - 37.
Liberty Classical Academy
Liberty Classical Academy Photo - Liberty Classical Academy is a K-12 school in New Castle, Colorado that strives to nurture students with the love of God, the humility of Christ and the values of faith, family, and community.
Special Program Emphasis (Christian)
(2)
Acceptance Rate: 90%
Grades: PK-12
5033 County Road 335 #295
New Castle, CO 81647
(970) 984-0604
Rank: #23 - 3723. - 37.
Lutheran High School
Lutheran High School Photo - Lutheran High School - Encouraging academic excellence, Nurturing growth in Christ.
(Lutheran Church Missouri Synod)
(3)
Acceptance Rate: 90%
Grades: 9-12
11249 N Newlin Gulch Blvd
Parker, CO 80134
(303) 841-5551
Rank: #23 - 3723. - 37.
Mark Becker
(Christian)
Acceptance Rate: 90%
Grades: 9-12
828 E. Pikes Peak Ave
Colorado Springs, CO 80903
(719) 473-5745
Rank: #23 - 3723. - 37.
Montview Community Preschool & Kindergarten
Daycare / Preschool
Acceptance Rate: 90%
Grades: PK-K
1980 Dahlia St
Denver, CO 80220
(303) 322-7296
Rank: #23 - 3723. - 37.
Morgridge Academy
Special Program Emphasis
Acceptance Rate: 90%
Grades: K-8
1400 Jackson St
Denver, CO 80206
(303) 398-1103
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Frequently Asked Questions

What is the Colorado average Private Schools acceptance rate?
The Colorado average Private Schools acceptance rate is 91% for 2024.
What are the most selective Private Schools in Colorado?
The best top ranked Private Schools in Colorado include Elmwood Baptist Academy, High Mountain Institute and St. Elizabeth's School.
What is the most selective high school and elementary school in Colorado?
The most selective private high school in Colorado is Elmwood Baptist Academy, with an acceptance rate of 60%. The most selective private elementary school is Elmwood Baptist Academy, with an acceptance rate of 60%.

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