Most Selective Private Elementary Schools in Connecticut

The average private elementary school acceptance rate in Connecticut is 75% per year (2024).
The most selective school in Connecticut is Brunswick School, with an acceptance rate of 27%.
Acceptance Rate Range: 27% 95% Avg. Acceptance Rate: 68%

Most Selective Private Elementary Schools in Connecticut (2024)

School
Acceptance Rate
Grades
Location
Rank: #11.
Brunswick School
Brunswick School Photo - Middle School Campus on King Street
All-boys
Acceptance Rate: 27%
Grades: PK-12
100 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: PK-5
770 Pacific St
Stamford, CT 06902
(203) 975-8579
Rank: #33.
Acceptance Rate: 35%
Grades: PK-9
211 Indian Mountain Road
Lakeville, CT 06039
(860) 435-0871
Rank: #44.
St. Luke's School
St. Luke's School Photo - An aerial view of the St. Luke's 40-acre campus in New Canaan, CT.
Acceptance Rate: 39%
Grades: 5-12
377 North Wilton Road
New Canaan, CT 06840
(203) 801-4833
Rank: #55.
Winston Preparatory School CT
Winston Preparatory School CT Photo
Special Education School
Acceptance Rate: 43%
Grades: 4-12
57 West Rocks Road
Norwalk, CT 06851
(203) 229-0465
Rank: #66.
St. Timothy Middle School
(Catholic)
(1)
Acceptance Rate: 45%
Grades: 6-8
225 King Philip Dr
West Hartford, CT 06117
(860) 236-0614
Rank: #77.
Ethel Walker School
Ethel Walker School Photo
All-girls
Acceptance Rate: 48%
Grades: 6-12
230 Bushy Hill Road
Simsbury, CT 06070
(860) 408-4200
Rank: #88.
Hopkins School
Hopkins School Photo - Hopkins is a grade 7-12 grade gender-inclusive learning community located on 108 acres overlooking New Haven.
(6)
Acceptance Rate: 50%
Grades: 7-12
986 Forest Road
New Haven, CT 06515
(203) 397-1001
Rank: #9 - 109. - 10.
Sacred Heart Greenwich
Sacred Heart Greenwich Photo
All-girls (Catholic)
(7)
Acceptance Rate: 55%
Grades: PK-12
1177 King Street
Greenwich, CT 06831
(609) 261-2273
Rank: #9 - 109. - 10.
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
(2)
Acceptance Rate: 55%
Grades: 6-12
180 Bloomfield Avenue
Hartford, CT 06105
(860) 236-5618
Rank: #1111.
The Independent Day School
The Independent Day School Photo - Located in the rolling hills of Middlefield, Connecticut, IDS sits on a beautiful 33-acre campus with state-of-the-art facilities and exceptional teachers dedicated to Fearless Learning!
(5)
Acceptance Rate: 58%
Grades: NS-8
115 Laurel Brook Road
Middlefield, CT 06455
(860) 347-7235
Rank: #12 - 1312. - 13.
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)
(21)
Acceptance Rate: 60%
Grades: K-12
575 White Plains Rd
Trumbull, CT 06611
(203) 209-6321
Rank: #12 - 1312. - 13.
Kingswood Oxford School
Kingswood Oxford School Photo - Our mission and core values are the grounding force within our school, its very soul. Our mission is why we are here. Our values are what we do. Ask any KO student about the core value that resonates with them the most, and you`ll get thoughtful and meaningful answers. 'Care beyond self' always tops the list.
(1)
Acceptance Rate: 60%
Grades: 6-12
170 Kingswood Road
West Hartford, CT 06119
(860) 727-5000
Rank: #1414.
The Unquowa School
Acceptance Rate: 62%
Grades: PK-8
981 Stratfield Road
Fairfield, CT 06825
(203) 336-3801
Rank: #1515.
St. Thomas More School
St. Thomas More School Photo
All-boys | Special Program Emphasis
(2)
Acceptance Rate: 65%
Grades: 8-12
45 Cottage Road
Oakdale, CT 06370
(860) 823-3861
Rank: #1616.
New Canaan Country School
New Canaan Country School Photo - Academics, arts, music and athletics are woven into our students' day to pique their curiosity and instill a joy of learning.
(9)
Acceptance Rate: 68%
Grades: NS-9
635 Frogtown Road
New Canaan, CT 06840
(203) 972-0771
Rank: #17 - 2017. - 20.
Bridgeport Hope School
Bridgeport Hope School Photo - Students March in Bridgeport's St. Patrick's Day Parade
(10)
Acceptance Rate: 70%
Grades: K-8
283 Lafayette Street
Bridgeport, CT 06604
(203) 576-6773
Rank: #17 - 2017. - 20.
Greenwich Catholic School
Greenwich Catholic School Photo - Rooted in Faith. Surrounded by Community. Committed to Excellence.
(Catholic)
(2)
Acceptance Rate: 70%
Grades: NS-8
471 North Street
Greenwich, CT 06830
(203) 869-4000
Rank: #17 - 2017. - 20.
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
(4)
Acceptance Rate: 70%
Grades: 8-12
1393 Boston Post Road
Westbrook, CT 06498
(860) 399-6247
Rank: #17 - 2017. - 20.
Talcott Mountain Academy Of Science Mathematics
Talcott Mountain Academy Of Science Mathematics Photo - Talcott Mountain Academy inspires a love for learning with a hands-on, inquiry-based approach to learning.
Special Program Emphasis
(8)
Acceptance Rate: 70%
Grades: K-8
324 Montevideo Rd
Avon, CT 06001
(860) 677-0035
Rank: #2121.
The Country School
The Country School Photo - Silent Sustained Reading
(6)
Acceptance Rate: 78%
Grades: NS-8
341 Opening Hill Road
Madison, CT 06443
(203) 421-3113
Rank: #2222.
Renbrook School
Renbrook School Photo - Renbrook School provides students in preschool through grade eight 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 learning enabling each child to learn to take appropriate risks and identify and cultivate his or her own strengths.
(14)
Acceptance Rate: 79%
Grades: NS-8
2865 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: 7-9
100 Audubon St.
New Haven, CT 06510
(203) 624-5189
Rank: #23 - 2523. - 25.
CELC Middle School
CELC Middle School Photo - CELC students at the DNA Epicenter
Alternative School
(12)
Acceptance Rate: 80%
Grades: 4-8
28 School Street
Branford, CT 06405
(203) 433-4658
Rank: #23 - 2523. - 25.
Rumsey Hall School
Rumsey Hall School Photo
Acceptance Rate: 80%
Grades: PK-9
201 Romford Rd
Washington Depot, CT 06794
(860) 868-0535
Rank: #2626.
Hudson Country Montessori School
Hudson Country Montessori School Photo - Students work through a variety of hands-on mediums.
Montessori School
Acceptance Rate: 85%
Grades: PK-8
44a Shelter Rock Rd
Danbury, CT 06810
(203) 744-8088
Rank: #27 - 3127. - 31.
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
(4)
Acceptance Rate: 90%
Grades: NS-6
96 Essex Rd
Old Saybrook, CT 06475
(860) 388-3536
Rank: #27 - 3127. - 31.
Holy Family School
(Catholic)
Acceptance Rate: 90%
Grades: PK-8
55 Rosemond Terrace
Trumbull, CT 06611
(203) 268-3236
Rank: #27 - 3127. - 31.
Holy Trinity Catholic Academy
(Catholic)
Acceptance Rate: 90%
Grades: PK-8
503 Shelton Ave
Shelton, CT 06484
(203) 929-4422
Rank: #27 - 3127. - 31.
North Stonington Christian Academy
(Baptist)
(1)
Acceptance Rate: 90%
Grades: PK-12
12 Stillman Rd
North Stonington, CT 06359
(860) 599-5071
Rank: #27 - 3127. - 31.
Acceptance Rate: 90%
Grades: 1-4
120 Sigourney St
Hartford, CT 06105
(860) 251-8337
Rank: #32 - 3832. - 38.
All Nations Christian Academy
All Nations Christian Academy Photo - 2023 Graduates of All Nations Christian Academy
(Anglican)
(4)
Acceptance Rate: 95%
Grades: K-4
358 Lenox Street
New Haven, CT 06513
(203) 467-6083
Rank: #32 - 3832. - 38.
Midstate Christian Academy
Midstate Christian Academy Photo
(Baptist)
Acceptance Rate: 95%
Grades: PK-12
139 Charles St
Meriden, CT 06450
(203) 237-0302
Rank: #32 - 3832. - 38.
New England Jewish Academy
New England Jewish Academy Photo - Students in front of the new Grinspoon-Konover Building.
(Jewish)
Acceptance Rate: 95%
Grades: PK-12
300 Bloomfield Avenue
West Hartford, CT 06117
(860) 231-0317
Rank: #32 - 3832. - 38.
Sacred Heart School
Sacred Heart School Photo - Celebrating 135 years!
(Catholic)
(2)
Acceptance Rate: 95%
Grades: PK-8
15 Hunters Ave
Taftville, CT 06380
(860) 887-1757
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Frequently Asked Questions

What is the Connecticut average Private Elementary Schools acceptance rate?
The Connecticut average Private Elementary Schools acceptance rate is 75% for 2024.
What are the most selective Private Elementary Schools in Connecticut?
The best top ranked Private Elementary Schools in Connecticut include Brunswick School, Waterside School and Indian Mountain School.

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