Most Selective Private Schools in Florida

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  • The average private school acceptance rate in Florida is approximately 87% per year (2019-20).
  • The most selective private schools are listed below (where sufficient data available).
  • The most selective school in Florida is currently AEF Schools, with an acceptance rate of 25%.

Most Selective Private Schools in Florida (2019-20)

  • School Acceptance Rate Grades Location
  • Rank: #11.
    AEF Schools
    AEF Schools Photo
    Acceptance Rate: 25%
    Grades: PK-124650 SW 61st Ave
    Fort Lauderdale, FL 33314
    (954)581-8222

  • Rank: #22.
    St Thomas The Apostle Catholic School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Acceptance Rate: 35%
    Grades: PK-87303 Southwest 64th Street
    Miami, FL 33143
    (305)661-8591

  • Rank: #33.
    Batt Private School
    Acceptance Rate: 40%
    Grades: PK-811981 US Highway 1
    Juno Beach, FL 33408
    (561)625-2288

  • Rank: #44.Acceptance Rate: 45%
    Grades: K-124188 S University Drive
    Fort Lauderdale, FL 33328
    (954)236-2300

  • Rank: #5-105.-10.
    Access School
    Special Education School
    Acceptance Rate: 50%
    Grades: 3-74801 S Univeristy Drive
    Fort Lauderdale, FL 33328
    (954)680-9494

  • Rank: #5-105.-10.
    Central Florida Christian Academy
    Central Florida Christian Academy Photo - Recycled Art work
    (Christian)
    Acceptance Rate: 50%
    Grades: PK-12700 Good Homes Rd
    Orlando, FL 32818
    (407)850-2322

  • Rank: #5-105.-10.
    CRISDA Christian Academy
    (Christian)
    Acceptance Rate: 50%
    Grades: K-127949 NW 2nd Street
    Miami, FL 33126
    (305)265-1108

  • Rank: #5-105.-10.
    The Depaul School Of Ne Florida
    The Depaul School Of Ne Florida Photo
    Special Program Emphasis
    Acceptance Rate: 50%
    Grades: 2-83044 S. San Pablo Road
    Jacksonville, FL 32224
    (904)223-3391

  • Rank: #5-105.-10.
    Grace Lutheran School
    (Lutheran Church Missouri Synod)
    Acceptance Rate: 50%
    Grades: PK-8320 Bates Ave Se
    Winter Haven, FL 33880
    (863)293-9744

  • Rank: #5-105.-10.
    South Florida School of Excellence
    South Florida School of Excellence Photo - 21st Century First Clinical Educational School for Children Academic and Social Emotional Needs!- Highly Qualify Team of Administration: State Certified KG-12th Regular & Exceptional Student Education/Autism Qualification-Teachers: Graduates/ Certified and Trained-Support Staff: Certified and State Licences-State Agencies Service Providers: Autism Speaks, Autism Soccer, University of Miami CARD Services, Florida International Universities Research Services, etc
    Special Education School
    Acceptance Rate: 50%
    Grades: PK-123400 NW 135th Street Building B
    Opa Locka, FL 33054
    (754)204-3738

  • Rank: #1111.Acceptance Rate: 55%
    Grades: PK-12151 King Road SW
    Winter Haven, FL 33880
    (863)293-0930

  • Rank: #12-1812.-18.
    Greenwood School
    Greenwood School Photo
    Special Program Emphasis
    Acceptance Rate: 60%
    Grades: 6-129920 Regency Square Blvd
    Jacksonville, FL 32225
    (904)726-5000

  • Rank: #12-1812.-18.
    Riviera Schools
    Riviera Schools Photo
    Acceptance Rate: 60%
    Grades: PK-126800 Nervia Street/9775 SW 87 Ave.
    Miami, FL 33146
    (305)666-1856

  • Rank: #12-1812.-18.Acceptance Rate: 60%
    Grades: PK-1291 Old Mt Pleasant Rd
    Quincy, FL 32352
    (850)856-5500

  • Rank: #12-1812.-18.
    Saint Andrew's School
    Saint Andrew's School Photo - Walking through Campus
    (Episcopal)
    Acceptance Rate: 60%
    Grades: PK-123900 Jog Road
    Boca Raton, FL 33434
    (561)210-2020

  • Rank: #12-1812.-18.
    St. Marys Episcopal Day School
    St. Marys Episcopal Day School Photo - St. Mary's Episcopal Day School in Tampa ~ Learn Love Lead.
    (Episcopal)
    Acceptance Rate: 60%
    Grades: PK-82101 S Hubert Avenue
    Tampa, FL 33629
    (813)258-5508

  • Rank: #12-1812.-18.
    Tallavana Christian School
    (Christian)
    Acceptance Rate: 60%
    Grades: K-125840 Havana Hwy
    Havana, FL 32333
    (850)539-5300

  • Rank: #12-1812.-18.Acceptance Rate: 60%
    Grades: NS-124060 Castle Ave
    Spring Hill, FL 34609
    (352)686-1934

  • Rank: #19-2219.-22.
    Coconut Grove Montessori School
    Coconut Grove Montessori School Photo
    Montessori School
    Acceptance Rate: 65%
    Grades: NS-52850 S.w. 27 Avenue
    Miami, FL 33133
    (305)444-4484

  • Rank: #19-2219.-22.Acceptance Rate: 65%
    Grades: PK-12444 Reid Street
    Sarasota, FL 34242
    (941)554-3400

  • Rank: #19-2219.-22.
    Pinewood Acres School
    Acceptance Rate: 65%
    Grades: PK-69500 Sw 97th Ave
    Miami, FL 33176
    (305)271-3211

  • Rank: #19-2219.-22.
    Sha'arei Bina Torah Academy For Girls
    All-girls (Jewish)
    Acceptance Rate: 65%
    Grades: 6-122907 Taylor Street
    Hollywood, FL 33020
    (954)927-5544

  • Rank: #2323.
    Oxbridge Academy
    Oxbridge Academy Photo - Oxbridge Academy provides passionate educators, endless opportunities, and a commitment to help students build the skills and confidence they need to build success for a lifetime.
    Acceptance Rate: 69%
    Grades: 9-123151 N. Military Trail
    West Palm Beach, FL 33409
    (561)972-9826

  • Rank: #24-3424.-34.
    Calusa Preparatory School
    (Christian)
    Acceptance Rate: 70%
    Grades: PK-1212515 Sw 72nd St
    Miami, FL 33183
    (305)596-3787

  • Rank: #24-3424.-34.
    Conservatory Prep Senior High School
    Conservatory Prep Senior High School Photo - The art of acting allows students to learn empathy and scenarios faced in different cultures and time periods.
    Special Program Emphasis
    Acceptance Rate: 70%
    Grades: 6-125850 S. Pine Island Road
    Fort Lauderdale, FL 33328
    (954)680-5808

  • Rank: #24-3424.-34.
    Cooper City Christian Academy
    Cooper City Christian Academy Photo - A fun field day at CCCA
    (Pentecostal)
    Acceptance Rate: 70%
    Grades: K-125201 S Flamingo Road
    Fort Lauderdale, FL 33330
    (954)680-0850

  • Rank: #24-3424.-34.
    Daytona Beach Christian Academy
    (Baptist)
    Acceptance Rate: 70%
    Grades: PK-121850 S Clyde Morris Blvd
    Daytona Beach, FL 32119
    (386)760-4808

  • Rank: #24-3424.-34.
    The dePaul School For Dyslexia
    The dePaul School For Dyslexia Photo - The dePaul School
    Special Education School
    Acceptance Rate: 70%
    Grades: K-82747 Sunset Point Road
    Clearwater, FL 33759
    (727)796-7679

  • Rank: #24-3424.-34.
    Naples Christian Academy
    Naples Christian Academy Photo - 8th graders spent the day touring and being of service at St. Matthew's House. St. Matthew's House is charitable organization with the mission to change lives in a spiritual environment that is both compassionate and disciplined, as well as provide housing for the homeless and food for the needy. They are in the business of touching hearts and transforming lives by offering preventative and structured recovery services. “For I was hungry and you gave Me food; I was thirsty and you gave Me drink; I was a stranger and you took Me in; I was naked and you clothed Me; I was sick and you visited Me; I was in prison and you came to Me. Assuredly, I say to you, inasmuch as you did it to one of the least of these My brethren, you did it to Me.” Matthew 25: 35-36, 40
    (Christian)
    Acceptance Rate: 70%
    Grades: PK-83161 Santa Barbara Blvd
    Naples, FL 34116
    (239)455-1080

  • Rank: #24-3424.-34.
    Pace Brantley School
    Special Education School
    Acceptance Rate: 70%
    Grades: 1-123221 Sand Lake Rd
    Longwood, FL 32779
    (407)869-8882

  • Rank: #24-3424.-34.
    Palmer Trinity School
    Palmer Trinity School Photo - Palmer Trinity School is an independent, college preparatory, coeducational Episcopal day school located on 55 acres in Palmetto Bay, Florida. The school currently enrolls more than 770 students in grades 6-12.
    (Episcopal)
    Acceptance Rate: 70%
    Grades: 6-128001 SW 184th Street
    Miami, FL 33157
    (305)251-2230

  • Rank: #24-3424.-34.
    St. Barnabas Episcopal School
    (Episcopal)
    Acceptance Rate: 70%
    Grades: PK-8322 W. Michigan Avenue
    Deland, FL 32720
    (386)734-3005

  • Rank: #24-3424.-34.
    Westlake Christian School
    (Methodist)
    Acceptance Rate: 70%
    Grades: K-81551 Belcher Road
    Palm Harbor, FL 34683
    (727)781-3808

  • Rank: #24-3424.-34.
    The Willow School
    The Willow School Photo - An Egyptian bust made by a 4th grader for an Ancient History Project.
    Acceptance Rate: 70%
    Grades: K-8950 43rd Ave
    Vero Beach, FL 32960
    (772)770-0758

  • Rank: #3535.
    St. Mark's Episcopal School
    St. Mark's Episcopal School Photo
    (Episcopal)
    Acceptance Rate: 72%
    Grades: PK-83395 Burns Road
    Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33410
    (561)622-1504

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