Most Selective Private High Schools in Connecticut

The average private high school acceptance rate in Connecticut is 58% per year (2021-22).
The most selective school in Connecticut is The Hotchkiss School, with an acceptance rate of 13%.

Most Selective Private High Schools in Connecticut (2021-22)

School
Acceptance Rate
Grades
Location
Rank: #11.
The Hotchkiss School
The Hotchkiss School Photo - Varsity Sailing Blue
Acceptance Rate: 13%
Grades: 9-12
11 Interlaken Road
Lakeville, CT 06039
(860) 435-3102
Rank: #22.
The Taft School
The Taft School Photo - Taft's 226-acre campus is in New England's beautiful Litchfield County, Connecticut.
(2)
Acceptance Rate: 20%
Grades: 9-12
110 Woodbury Road
Watertown, CT 06795
(860) 945-7777
Rank: #33.
Choate Rosemary Hall
Choate Rosemary Hall Photo - Choate has adopted a one-to-one iPad program. We have taken the iPad, a transformative device in our students' personal lives and made it a powerful ally in our academic work and in the classroom.
Acceptance Rate: 21%
Grades: 9-12
333 Christian Street
Wallingford, CT 06492
(203) 697-2338
Rank: #44.
Westminster School
Westminster School Photo - Armor Academic Center on the campus of Westminster School.
Acceptance Rate: 25%
Grades: 9-12
995 Hopmeadow Street
Simsbury, CT 06070
(860) 408-3060
Rank: #55.
Acceptance Rate: 27%
Grades: 9-12
4 Batchelder Road
Windsor, CT 06095
(860) 687-6400
Rank: #6 - 76. - 7.
Brunswick School
Brunswick School Photo - Middle School Campus on King Street
All-boys
Acceptance Rate: 29%
Grades: PK-12
100 Maher Avenue
Greenwich, CT 06830
(203) 625-5800
Rank: #6 - 76. - 7.
Suffield Academy
Suffield Academy Photo - Bell Hill
Acceptance Rate: 29%
Grades: 9-12
185 North Main Street
Suffield, CT 06078
(860) 386-4440
Rank: #88.
Canterbury School
Canterbury School Photo - At Canterbury, you will develop the skills most essential to meeting future challenges and succeeding in college. These start with critical thinking, excellence in writing, and a solid foundation in digital literacy.
(Roman Catholic)
Acceptance Rate: 35%
Grades: 9-12
101 Aspetuck
New Milford, CT 06776
(860) 210-3800
Rank: #99.
Salisbury School
Salisbury School Photo
All-boys
(1)
Acceptance Rate: 36%
Grades: 9-12
251 Canaan Road
Salisbury, CT 06068
(860) 435-5732
Rank: #10 - 1110. - 11.
Acceptance Rate: 40%
Grades: PK-9
211 Indian Mountain Road
Lakeville, CT 06039
(860) 435-0871
Rank: #10 - 1110. - 11.
St. Luke's School
St. Luke's School Photo
Acceptance Rate: 40%
Grades: 5-12
377 North Wilton Road
New Canaan, CT 06840
(203) 801-4833
Rank: #1212.
Kent School
Kent School Photo
(Episcopal)
Acceptance Rate: 42%
Grades: 9-12
1 Macedonia Road
Kent, CT 06757
(860) 927-6111
Rank: #13 - 1413. - 14.
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: #13 - 1413. - 14.
Miss Porter's School
Miss Porter's School Photo
All-girls
Acceptance Rate: 48%
Grades: 9-12
60 Main St.
Farmington, CT 06032
(860) 409-3500
Rank: #15 - 1615. - 16.
Hopkins School
Hopkins School Photo
(5)
Acceptance Rate: 50%
Grades: 7-12
986 Forest Road
New Haven, CT 06515
(203) 397-1001
Rank: #15 - 1615. - 16.
Winston Preparatory School CT
Winston Preparatory School CT Photo
Special Education School
Acceptance Rate: 50%
Grades: 4-12
57 West Rocks Road
Norwalk, CT 06851
(203) 229-0465
Rank: #1717.
Cheshire Academy
Cheshire Academy Photo - Character development has long been a priority at Cheshire Academy. The Eight Pillars of Bowden are the ways in which we demonstrate our core values and basic beliefs: Respect, Responsibility, Caring, Civility, Citizenship, Morality, Fairness and Trustworthiness.
Acceptance Rate: 53%
Grades: 9-12
10 Main St
Cheshire, CT 06410
(203) 439-7250
Rank: #1818.
Sacred Heart Greenwich
Sacred Heart Greenwich Photo
All-girls (Roman Catholic)
(7)
Acceptance Rate: 55%
Grades: NS-12
1177 King Street
Greenwich, CT 06831
(203) 532-3534
Rank: #19 - 2219. - 22.
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)
(18)
Acceptance Rate: 60%
Grades: K-12
575 White Plains Rd
Trumbull, CT 06611
(203) 261-6230
Rank: #19 - 2219. - 22.
Acceptance Rate: 60%
Grades: 6-12
170 Kingswood Road
West Hartford, CT 06119
(860) 727-5000
Rank: #19 - 2219. - 22.
South Kent School
South Kent School Photo - Computer Aided Design classroom.
All-boys (Episcopal)
(1)
Acceptance Rate: 60%
Grades: 9-12
40 Bulls Bridge Road
South Kent, CT 06785
(860) 927-3539
Rank: #19 - 2219. - 22.
Westover School
Westover School Photo
All-girls
(2)
Acceptance Rate: 60%
Grades: 9-12
1237 Whittemore Road
Middlebury, CT 06762
(203) 577-4521
Rank: #23 - 2523. - 25.
Acceptance Rate: 65%
Grades: 9-12
285 Lafayette Street
Bridgeport, CT 06604
(203) 334-3434
Rank: #23 - 2523. - 25.
St. Thomas More School
St. Thomas More School Photo
(Roman Catholic)
(2)
Acceptance Rate: 65%
Grades: 8-12
45 Cottage Road
Oakdale, CT 06370
(860) 823-3861
Rank: #23 - 2523. - 25.
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
(1)
Acceptance Rate: 65%
Grades: 6-12
180 Bloomfield Avenue
Hartford, CT 06105
(860) 236-5618
Rank: #2626.
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.
(8)
Acceptance Rate: 68%
Grades: NS-9
635 Frogtown Road
New Canaan, CT 06840
(203) 972-0771
Rank: #2727.
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: #28 - 2928. - 29.
Villa Maria School
Villa Maria School Photo - Spring at Villa Maria School, Stamford CT
Special Education School
Acceptance Rate: 75%
Grades: K-9
161 Sky Meadow Drive
Stamford, CT 06903
(203) 322-5886
Rank: #28 - 2928. - 29.
The Woodhall School
The Woodhall School Photo - The Woodhall Players presented John Steinbeck's drama, Of Mice and Men.
All-boys
Acceptance Rate: 75%
Grades: 9-12
58 Harrison Ln
Bethlehem, CT 06751
(203) 266-7788
Rank: #30 - 3230. - 32.
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: #30 - 3230. - 32.
The Marvelwood School
The Marvelwood School Photo - Our beautiful 83-acre campus is located in Kent, Connecticut. We welcome you to visit.
(2)
Acceptance Rate: 80%
Grades: 9-12
476 Skiff Mountain Road
Kent, CT 06757
(860) 927-0047
Rank: #30 - 3230. - 32.
Rumsey Hall School
Rumsey Hall School Photo
Acceptance Rate: 80%
Grades: K-9
201 Romford Rd
Washington Depot, CT 06794
(860) 868-0535
Rank: #3333.
Academy Of The Holy Family
Academy Of The Holy Family Photo - March for Life
All-girls (Roman Catholic)
Acceptance Rate: 85%
Grades: 9-12
54 W Main St. Box 691,
Baltic, CT 06330
(860) 822-9272
Rank: #3434.
North Stonington Christian Academy
(Baptist)
(1)
Acceptance Rate: 90%
Grades: PK-12
12 Stillman Rd
North Stonington, CT 06359
(860) 599-5071
Rank: #3535.
Mercy High School
All-girls (Roman Catholic)
Acceptance Rate: 91%
Grades: 9-12
1740 Randolph Road
Middletown, CT 06457
(860) 346-6659
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