Most Selective Private High Schools in Connecticut

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The average private high school acceptance rate in Connecticut is approximately 59% per year (2021).
The most selective school in Connecticut is currently The Hotchkiss School, with an acceptance rate of 16%.
The most selective private high schools are listed below (where sufficient data available).

Most Selective Private High Schools in Connecticut (2021)

  • School Acceptance Rate Grades Location
  • Rank: #11.
    The Hotchkiss School
    The Hotchkiss School Photo - Varsity Sailing Blue
    Acceptance Rate: 16%
    Grades: 9-1211 Interlaken Road
    Lakeville, CT 06039
    (860) 435-3102

  • Rank: #2-32.-3.
    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: #2-32.-3.
    The Taft School
    The Taft School Photo - Taft's 226-acre campus is in New England's beautiful Litchfield County, Connecticut.
    Acceptance Rate: 20%
    Grades: 9-12110 Woodbury Road
    Watertown, CT 06795
    (860) 945-7777

  • Rank: #44.
    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: 9-12333 Christian Street
    Wallingford, CT 06492
    (203) 697-2338

  • Rank: #55.
    Westminster School
    Westminster School Photo - Armor Academic Center on the campus of Westminster School.
    Acceptance Rate: 25%
    Grades: 9-12995 Hopmeadow Street
    Simsbury, CT 06070
    (860) 408-3060

  • Rank: #66.Acceptance Rate: 27%
    Grades: 9-124 Batchelder Road
    Windsor, CT 06095
    (860) 687-6400

  • Rank: #77.
    Suffield Academy
    Suffield Academy Photo - Bell Hill
    Acceptance Rate: 29%
    Grades: 9-12185 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: 9-12101 Aspetuck
    New Milford, CT 06776
    (860) 210-3800

  • Rank: #99.
    Salisbury School
    Salisbury School Photo
    All-boys
    Acceptance Rate: 36%
    Grades: 9-12251 Canaan Road
    Salisbury, CT 06068
    (860) 435-5732

  • Rank: #1010.
    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: #11-1211.- 12.
    Hopkins School
    Hopkins School Photo
    Acceptance Rate: 42%
    Grades: 7-12986 Forest Road
    New Haven, CT 06515
    (203) 397-1001

  • Rank: #11-1211.- 12.
    Kent School
    Kent School Photo
    (Episcopal)
    Acceptance Rate: 42%
    Grades: 9-121 Macedonia Road
    Kent, CT 06757
    (860) 927-6111

  • Rank: #13-1413.- 14.
    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: #13-1413.- 14.
    Miss Porter's School
    Miss Porter's School Photo
    All-girls
    Acceptance Rate: 48%
    Grades: 9-1260 Main Street
    Farmington, CT 06032
    (860) 409-3500

  • Rank: #1515.
    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: #1616.
    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: 9-1210 Main St
    Cheshire, CT 06410
    (203) 439-7250

  • Rank: #1717.
    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: #18-2218.- 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)
    Acceptance Rate: 60%
    Grades: K-12575 White Plains Rd
    Trumbull, CT 06611
    (203) 261-6230

  • Rank: #18-2218.- 22.
    Indian Mountain School
    Indian Mountain School Photo
    Acceptance Rate: 60%
    Grades: PK-9211 Indian Mountain Road
    Lakeville, CT 06039
    (860) 435-0871

  • Rank: #18-2218.- 22.Acceptance Rate: 60%
    Grades: 6-12170 Kingswood Road
    West Hartford, CT 06119
    (860) 727-5000

  • Rank: #18-2218.- 22.
    South Kent School
    South Kent School Photo - Computer Aided Design classroom.
    All-boys (Episcopal)
    Acceptance Rate: 60%
    Grades: 9-1240 Bulls Bridge Road
    South Kent, CT 06785
    (860) 927-3539

  • Rank: #18-2218.- 22.
    Westover School
    Westover School Photo
    All-girls
    Acceptance Rate: 60%
    Grades: 9-121237 Whittemore Road
    Middlebury, CT 06762
    (203) 577-4521

  • Rank: #23-2523.- 25.Acceptance Rate: 65%
    Grades: 9-12285 Lafayette Street
    Bridgeport, CT 06604
    (203) 334-3434

  • Rank: #23-2523.- 25.
    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: #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
    Acceptance Rate: 65%
    Grades: 6-12180 Bloomfield Avenue
    Hartford, CT 06105
    (860) 236-5618

  • Rank: #2626.Acceptance Rate: 68%
    Grades: NS-9635 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
    Acceptance Rate: 70%
    Grades: 8-121393 Boston Post Road
    Westbrook, CT 06498
    (860) 399-6247

  • Rank: #28-2928.- 29.
    Villa Maria School
    Special Education School
    Acceptance Rate: 75%
    Grades: K-9161 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: 9-1258 Harrison Ln
    Bethlehem, CT 06751
    (203) 266-7788

  • Rank: #30-3130.- 31.
    The Marvelwood School
    The Marvelwood School Photo - Annual science department trip to Panama.
    Acceptance Rate: 80%
    Grades: 9-12476 Skiff Mountain Road
    Kent, CT 06757
    (860) 927-0047

  • Rank: #30-3130.- 31.
    Rumsey Hall School
    Rumsey Hall School Photo
    Acceptance Rate: 80%
    Grades: K-9201 Romford Rd
    Washington Depot, CT 06794
    (860) 868-0535

  • Rank: #3232.
    Academy Of The Holy Family
    Academy Of The Holy Family Photo - March for Life
    All-girls (Roman Catholic)
    Acceptance Rate: 85%
    Grades: 9-1254 W Main St. Box 691,
    Baltic, CT 06330
    (860) 822-9272

  • Rank: #3333.
    North Stonington Christian Academy
    (Baptist)
    Acceptance Rate: 90%
    Grades: PK-1212 Stillman Rd
    North Stonington, CT 06359
    (860) 599-5071

  • Rank: #3434.
    Mercy High School
    All-girls (Roman Catholic)
    Acceptance Rate: 91%
    Grades: 9-121740 Randolph Road
    Middletown, CT 06457
    (860) 346-6659

  • Rank: #35-3835.- 38.
    Hebrew High School Of New England
    Hebrew High School Of New England Photo - Students in front of the new Grinspoon-Konover Building.
    (Jewish)
    Acceptance Rate: 95%
    Grades: 9-12300 Bloomfield Avenue
    West Hartford, CT 06117
    (860) 231-0317

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