Most Selective Private Schools in Kentucky

The average private school acceptance rate in Kentucky is 93% per year (2024).
The most selective school in Kentucky is Highlands Latin School, with an acceptance rate of 37%.
Acceptance Rate Range: 37% 100% Avg. Acceptance Rate: 91%

Most Selective Private Schools in Kentucky (2024)

School
Acceptance Rate
Grades
Location
Rank: #11.
Highlands Latin School
Highlands Latin School Photo - Highlands Latin School - Classical, Christian, Traditional
(Christian)
(4)
Acceptance Rate: 37%
Grades: K-12
10901 Shelbyville Road
Louisville, KY 40243
(502) 742-4789
Rank: #22.
The Piarist School
The Piarist School Photo
Special Program Emphasis (Catholic)
Acceptance Rate: 50%
Grades: 6-12
7279 S Ky Route 321
Hagerhill, KY 41222
(606) 789-1967
Rank: #33.
The Lexington School
The Lexington School Photo - A 40 acre campus with native woods, creek, athletic fields, 3 playgrounds, a school garden, walking paths, even chickens and honey bees makes for a backyard experience like no other school in the region. It's all here.
(9)
Acceptance Rate: 65%
Grades: PK-8
1050 Lane Allen Road
Lexington, KY 40504
(859) 278-0501
Rank: #44.
Oakdale Christian Academy
Oakdale Christian Academy Photo - Having fun at a ball game
(Methodist)
(11)
Acceptance Rate: 75%
Grades: 6-12
5801 Beattyville Road
Jackson, KY 41339
(606) 666-5422
Rank: #55.
Oneida Baptist Institute
Oneida Baptist Institute Photo - Soccer is one of a number of sports OBI offers.
(Baptist)
(2)
Acceptance Rate: 85%
Grades: K-12
11 Mulberry Street
Oneida, KY 40972
(606) 847-4111
Rank: #6 - 116. - 11.
Hayfield Montessori School
Hayfield Montessori School Photo
Montessori School
Acceptance Rate: 90%
Grades: PK-3
2000 Tyler Ln
Louisville, KY 40205
(502) 931-7143
Rank: #6 - 116. - 11.
St. Xavier High School
All-boys (Catholic)
Acceptance Rate: 90%
Grades: 9-12
1609 Poplar Level Rd
Louisville, KY 40217
(502) 637-4712
Rank: #6 - 116. - 11.
Sphinx Academy
Acceptance Rate: 90%
Grades: 8-12
1591 Winchester Road, Suite #101
Lexington, KY 40505
(859) 309-6372
Rank: #6 - 116. - 11.
Ss Peter & Paul School
(Catholic)
Acceptance Rate: 90%
Grades: PK-8
423 West Short Street
Lexington, KY 40507
(859) 254-9257
Rank: #6 - 116. - 11.
Summit Academy Of Greater Louisville
Summit Academy Of Greater Louisville Photo
Special Program Emphasis
(4)
Acceptance Rate: 90%
Grades: K-12
11508 Main Street
Louisville, KY 40243
(502) 244-7090
Rank: #6 - 116. - 11.
Trinity Christian Academy
(Baptist)
Acceptance Rate: 90%
Grades: PK-5
409 W Pike St
Louisa, KY 41230
(606) 638-0135
Rank: #1212.
Acceptance Rate: 92%
Grades: NS-12
420 Lily School Road
Lily, KY 40740
(606) 261-7926
Rank: #13 - 1913. - 19.
Christian Fellowship School
Christian Fellowship School Photo - Equipping a generation to impact the world.
(Christian)
Acceptance Rate: 95%
Grades: PK-12
1343 Us Highway 68 E
Benton, KY 42025
(270) 527-8377
Rank: #13 - 1913. - 19.
Holy Trinity Parish School
(Catholic)
Acceptance Rate: 95%
Grades: PK-8
423 Cherrywood Road
Louisville, KY 40207
(502) 897-2785
Rank: #13 - 1913. - 19.
Saint Aloysius School
(Catholic)
(5)
Acceptance Rate: 95%
Grades: PK-8
122 Mt. Mercy Drive
Pewee Valley, KY 40056
(502) 241-8516
Rank: #13 - 1913. - 19.
St. Leonard School
St. Leonard School Photo - 3rd grade Prayer Partner Thanksgiving
(Catholic)
(6)
Acceptance Rate: 95%
Grades: PK-8
440 Zorn Avenue
Louisville, KY 40206
(502) 897-5262
Rank: #13 - 1913. - 19.
St. Nicholas Academy
(Catholic)
(1)
Acceptance Rate: 95%
Grades: PK-8
5501 New Cut Road
Louisville, KY 40214
(502) 368-8506
Rank: #13 - 1913. - 19.
Summit Christian Academy
(Christian)
(3)
Acceptance Rate: 95%
Grades: PK-12
2780 Clays Mill Road
Lexington, KY 40503
(859) 277-0503
Rank: #13 - 1913. - 19.
Valiant Christian Academy
Valiant Christian Academy Photo
(Christian)
Acceptance Rate: 95%
Grades: PK-12
5627 New Cut Rd
Louisville, KY 40214
(502) 368-0080
Rank: #20 - 2320. - 23.
Canaanland Christian School
Canaanland Christian School Photo - CCS 2024 group picture.
(Christian)
(7)
Acceptance Rate: 98%
Grades: PK-12
1594 Oil City Road
Glasgow, KY 42141
(270) 861-5414
Rank: #20 - 2320. - 23.
St. James Catholic School
(Catholic)
Acceptance Rate: 98%
Grades: PK-8
401 Robinbrooke Blvd.
Elizabethtown, KY 42701
(270) 765-7011
Rank: #20 - 2320. - 23.
Saint Joseph Academy
Saint Joseph Academy Photo
(Catholic)
Acceptance Rate: 98%
Grades: NS-8
48 Needmore St
Walton, KY 41094
(859) 485-6444
Rank: #20 - 2320. - 23.
Villa Madonna Academy
Villa Madonna Academy Photo - Villa Madonna Academy is a private, Catholic, co-ed K-12 school in Villa Hills, KY, that offers an unsurpassed education. Accelerated, personalized classes shape skillful learners and independent thinkers, where 100 percent of the graduates attend college with an average of 98 percent earning scholarships.
(Catholic)
(2)
Acceptance Rate: 98%
Grades: K-12
2500 Amsterdam Road
Erlanger, KY 41018
(859) 331-6333
Rank: #24 - 3224. - 32.
Calvary Christian School
Calvary Christian School Photo - Welcome to Calvary Christian School!
(Baptist)
(7)
Acceptance Rate: 99%
Grades: PK-12
5955 Taylor Mill Road
Latonia, KY 41015
(859) 356-9201
Rank: #24 - 3224. - 32.
Crescent Ridge Academy
Crescent Ridge Academy Photo
Montessori School
(1)
Acceptance Rate: 99%
Grades: NS-6
2625 Anderson Road
Ft Mitchell, KY 41017
(859) 331-3725
Rank: #24 - 3224. - 32.
Lexington Catholic High School
(Catholic)
Acceptance Rate: 99%
Grades: 9-12
2250 Clays Mill Road
Lexington, KY 40503
(859) 277-7183
Rank: #24 - 3224. - 32.
Mary Queen Of Heaven School
(Catholic)
Acceptance Rate: 99%
Grades: K-8
1130 Donaldson Hwy
Erlanger, KY 41018
(859) 371-8100
Rank: #24 - 3224. - 32.
St. Edward School
St. Edward School Photo
(Catholic)
Acceptance Rate: 99%
Grades: PK-5
107 N Walnut Street Bldg B
Cynthiana, KY 41031
(859) 234-2731
Rank: #24 - 3224. - 32.
St. Philip School
(Catholic)
(3)
Acceptance Rate: 99%
Grades: K-8
1400 Mary Ingles Highway
Melbourne, KY 41059
(606) 441-3423
Rank: #24 - 3224. - 32.
Stephanie Sims
Stephanie Sims Photo - Good Shepherd Catholic School Putting Christ at the Heart of It All
(Catholic)
Acceptance Rate: 99%
Grades: NS-8
75 Shepherd Way
Frankfort, KY 40601
(502) 223-5041
Rank: #24 - 3224. - 32.
Versailles Montessori School
Versailles Montessori School Photo
Montessori School
Acceptance Rate: 99%
Grades: NS-6
480 Pinckard Pike
Versailles, KY 40383
(859) 873-1998
Rank: #24 - 3224. - 32.
Whitefield Academy
Whitefield Academy Photo - WHITEFIELD ACADEMY is a private, Christian, co-educational school founded in 1976. The school, located in Louisville, KY is a ministry of Highview Baptist Church. Whitefield is accredited by the ACSI, SACS and is certified by the Kentucky Board of Education through the Kentucky Non-Public Schools Commission. Whitefield is ranked among the top 50 Best Christian High Schools in America"
(Baptist)
Acceptance Rate: 99%
Grades: PK-12
7711 Fegenbush Ln
Louisville, KY 40228
(502) 231-6266
Rank: #33 - 4733. - 47.
Bishop Brossart High School
(Catholic)
Acceptance Rate: 100%
Grades: 9-12
4 Grove St
Alexandria, KY 41001
(859) 635-2108
Rank: #33 - 4733. - 47.
Covington Catholic High School
Covington Catholic High School Photo - A two-time National Blue Ribbon School, Covington Catholic High School's Mission is to "embrace the gospel message of Jesus Christ in order to educate young men spiritually, academically, physically and socially."
All-boys (Catholic)
Acceptance Rate: 100%
Grades: 9-12
1600 Dixie Highway
Covington, KY 41011
(859) 491-2247
Rank: #33 - 4733. - 47.
Louisville Jewish Day School
(Jewish)
Acceptance Rate: 100%
Grades: PK-8
1110 Dupont Circle
Louisville, KY 40207
(502) 459-1770
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Frequently Asked Questions

What is the Kentucky average private schools acceptance rate?
The Kentucky average private schools acceptance rate is 93% for 2024.
What are the most selective private schools in Kentucky?
The top ranked private schools in Kentucky include Highlands Latin School, The Piarist School and The Lexington School.
What is the most selective high school and elementary school in Kentucky?
The most selective private high school in Kentucky is Highlands Latin School, with an acceptance rate of 37%. The most selective private elementary school is Highlands Latin School, with an acceptance rate of 37%.

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