Most Selective Private Elementary Schools in Connecticut

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The average private elementary school acceptance rate in Connecticut is approximately 74% per year (2021).
The most selective school in Connecticut is currently Brunswick School, with an acceptance rate of 20%.
The most selective private elementary schools are listed below (where sufficient data available).

Most Selective Private Elementary Schools in Connecticut (2021)

  • School Acceptance Rate Grades Location
  • Rank: #11.
    Brunswick School
    Brunswick School Photo - Lower School gallery with dinosaur replica in the atrium leads into "pods" for each grade level.
    All-boys
    Acceptance Rate: 20%
    Grades: PK-12100 Maher Avenue
    Greenwich, CT 06830
    (203) 625-5800

  • Rank: #22.
    Waterside School
    Waterside School Photo - During the week of June 18, Waterside School welcomed back rising juniors and seniors for an intensive College Boot Camp. Students from Waterside's class of 2012 and class of 2013 worked all week on college essays, resumes, and interview practice. Guidance counselors and directors of admission shared their expertise on college affordability and the college search, and juniors and seniors.
    Acceptance Rate: 28%
    Grades: NS-5770 Pacific St
    Stamford, CT 06902
    (203) 975-8579

  • Rank: #33.
    St. Luke's School
    St. Luke's School Photo
    Acceptance Rate: 40%
    Grades: 5-12377 North Wilton Road
    New Canaan, CT 06840
    (203) 801-4833

  • Rank: #44.
    Hopkins School
    Hopkins School Photo
    Acceptance Rate: 42%
    Grades: 7-12986 Forest Road
    New Haven, CT 06515
    (203) 397-1001

  • Rank: #55.
    St. Timothy Middle School
    Special Program Emphasis (Roman Catholic)
    Acceptance Rate: 45%
    Grades: 6-8225 King Philip Dr
    West Hartford, CT 06117
    (860) 236-0614

  • Rank: #66.
    Ethel Walker School
    Ethel Walker School Photo
    All-girls | Vocational/Technical School
    Acceptance Rate: 48%
    Grades: 6-12230 Bushy Hill Road
    Simsbury, CT 06070
    (860) 408-4200

  • Rank: #77.
    Winston Preparatory School CT
    Winston Preparatory School CT Photo
    Special Education School
    Acceptance Rate: 50%
    Grades: 4-1257 West Rocks Road
    Norwalk, CT 06851
    (203) 229-0465

  • Rank: #88.
    Sacred Heart Greenwich
    Sacred Heart Greenwich Photo
    All-girls (Roman Catholic)
    Acceptance Rate: 55%
    Grades: NS-121177 King Street
    Greenwich, CT 06831
    (203) 532-3534

  • Rank: #99.Acceptance Rate: 58%
    Grades: NS-8115 Laurel Brook Road
    Middlefield, CT 06455
    (860) 347-7235

  • Rank: #10-1210.- 12.
    Christian Heritage School
    Christian Heritage School Photo - CHS Kindergarten is reputed to have one of the highest quality programs in all of Fairfield County. Small classes, with a supportive and engaging environment are what gives young children their educational advantage.
    (Christian)
    Acceptance Rate: 60%
    Grades: K-12575 White Plains Rd
    Trumbull, CT 06611
    (203) 261-6230

  • Rank: #10-1210.- 12.
    Indian Mountain School
    Indian Mountain School Photo
    Acceptance Rate: 60%
    Grades: PK-9211 Indian Mountain Road
    Lakeville, CT 06039
    (860) 435-0871

  • Rank: #10-1210.- 12.Acceptance Rate: 60%
    Grades: 6-12170 Kingswood Road
    West Hartford, CT 06119
    (860) 727-5000

  • Rank: #1313.
    The Unquowa School
    Acceptance Rate: 62%
    Grades: PK-8981 Stratfield Road
    Fairfield, CT 06825
    (203) 336-3801

  • Rank: #14-1514.- 15.
    St. Thomas More School
    St. Thomas More School Photo
    All-boys (Roman Catholic)
    Acceptance Rate: 65%
    Grades: 8-1245 Cottage Road
    Oakdale, CT 06370
    (860) 823-3861

  • Rank: #14-1514.- 15.
    Watkinson School
    Watkinson School Photo - 225 students from 43 towns, reflecting a wide range of academic, personal and socioeconomic backgrounds. Faculty includes 43 teachers, 26 of whom hold master's degrees or above. Student-teacher ratio 6:1. Average class size 14
    Acceptance Rate: 65%
    Grades: 6-12180 Bloomfield Avenue
    Hartford, CT 06105
    (860) 236-5618

  • Rank: #1616.Acceptance Rate: 68%
    Grades: NS-9635 Frogtown Road
    New Canaan, CT 06840
    (203) 972-0771

  • Rank: #17-1917.- 19.Acceptance Rate: 70%
    Grades: K-8283 Lafayette Street
    Bridgeport, CT 06604
    (203) 576-6773

  • Rank: #17-1917.- 19.
    Greenwich Catholic School
    Greenwich Catholic School Photo - Rooted in Faith. Surrounded by Community. Committed to Excellence.
    (Roman Catholic)
    Acceptance Rate: 70%
    Grades: NS-8471 North Street
    Greenwich, CT 06830
    (203) 869-4000

  • Rank: #17-1917.- 19.
    The Oxford Academy
    The Oxford Academy Photo - Oxford Academy is set along the vibrant shoreline of Connecticut. Our family style community of students and faculty are stewards to local beaches and waterways. They embrace the many rich offerings of the area including museums, volunteering and athletic competitions with shoreline schools.
    All-boys
    Acceptance Rate: 70%
    Grades: 8-121393 Boston Post Road
    Westbrook, CT 06498
    (860) 399-6247

  • Rank: #2020.
    Villa Maria School
    Special Education School
    Acceptance Rate: 75%
    Grades: K-9161 Sky Meadow Drive
    Stamford, CT 06903
    (203) 322-5886

  • Rank: #2121.Acceptance Rate: 78%
    Grades: PK-8341 Opening Hill Road
    Madison, CT 06443
    (203) 421-3113

  • Rank: #2222.
    Renbrook School
    Renbrook School Photo - Renbrook School provides students in preschool through grade nine with a robust, purposeful, and developmentally appropriate educational experience of the highest caliber.Small classes in an intimate community of supportive and caring teachers allow for an individualized approach to learningenabling each child to learn to take appropriate risks and identify and cultivate his or her own strengths.
    Acceptance Rate: 79%
    Grades: NS-82865 Albany Avenue
    West Hartford, CT 06117
    (860) 236-1661

  • Rank: #23-2523.- 25.
    ATLAS - Academic Theatre Lab on Audubon
    ATLAS - Academic Theatre Lab on Audubon Photo
    Special Program Emphasis
    Acceptance Rate: 80%
    Grades: 7-8100 Audubon St.
    New Haven, CT 06510
    (203) 624-5189

  • Rank: #23-2523.- 25.Acceptance Rate: 80%
    Grades: 5-828 School Street
    Branford, CT 06405
    (203) 433-4658

  • Rank: #23-2523.- 25.
    Rumsey Hall School
    Rumsey Hall School Photo
    Acceptance Rate: 80%
    Grades: K-9201 Romford Rd
    Washington Depot, CT 06794
    (860) 868-0535

  • Rank: #2626.Acceptance Rate: 85%
    Grades: PK-844a Shelter Rock Rd
    Danbury, CT 06810
    (203) 744-8088

  • Rank: #27-3027.- 30.Acceptance Rate: 90%
    Grades: K-4358 Lenox Street
    New Haven, CT 06513
    (203) 467-6083

  • Rank: #27-3027.- 30.
    The Children's Tree Montessori School
    The Children's Tree Montessori School Photo - Learning to make words with the movable alphabet in the primary (preschool) classroom.
    Montessori School
    Acceptance Rate: 90%
    Grades: NS-696 Essex Rd
    Old Saybrook, CT 06475
    (860) 388-3536

  • Rank: #27-3027.- 30.
    Holy Trinity Catholic Academy
    (Roman Catholic)
    Acceptance Rate: 90%
    Grades: PK-8503 Shelton Ave
    Shelton, CT 06484
    (203) 929-4422

  • Rank: #27-3027.- 30.
    North Stonington Christian Academy
    (Baptist)
    Acceptance Rate: 90%
    Grades: PK-1212 Stillman Rd
    North Stonington, CT 06359
    (860) 599-5071

  • Rank: #31-3431.- 34.
    Midstate Christian Academy
    Midstate Christian Academy Photo
    (Christian)
    Acceptance Rate: 95%
    Grades: PK-12139 Charles St
    Meriden, CT 06450
    (203) 237-0302

  • Rank: #31-3431.- 34.
    Sacred Heart School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Acceptance Rate: 95%
    Grades: PK-815 Hunters Ave
    Taftville, CT 06380
    (860) 887-1757

  • Rank: #31-3431.- 34.
    St. Lawrence School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Acceptance Rate: 95%
    Grades: PK-8231 Main St
    West Haven, CT 06516
    (203) 933-2518

  • Rank: #31-3431.- 34.
    Sustainable Farm School
    Sustainable Farm School Photo - The Little Sprouts Program (ages 3 to 5) focuses on walking in balance with the natural world and learning to stay connected to our inner joy.
    Alternative School
    Acceptance Rate: 95%
    Grades: PK-12PO Box 152
    Unionville, CT 06085
    (860) 952-9753

  • Rank: #35-3635.- 36.
    St. Joseph Catholic Academy
    St. Joseph Catholic Academy Photo
    (Roman Catholic)
    Acceptance Rate: 98%
    Grades: NS-85 Obtuse Hill Rd
    Brookfield, CT 06804
    (203) 775-2774

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