Most Selective Private Schools in Kentucky

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  • The average private school acceptance rate in Kentucky is approximately 92% per year (2018-19).
  • The most selective private schools are listed below (where sufficient data available).
  • The most selective school in Kentucky is currently Highlands Latin School, with an acceptance rate of 48%.

Most Selective Private Schools in Kentucky (2018-19)

  • School Acceptance Rate Grades Location
  • 1.
    Highlands Latin School
    Highlands Latin School Photo - Highlands Latin School - Classical, Christian, Traditional
    Special Program Emphasis (Christian)
    Acceptance Rate: 48%
    Grades: K-1210901 Shelbyville Road
    Louisville, KY 40243
    (502)742-4789

  • 2.
    The Piarist School
    The Piarist School Photo
    (Roman Catholic)
    Acceptance Rate: 50%
    Grades: 7-127279 S Ky Route 321
    Hagerhill, KY 41222
    (606)789-1967

  • 3.Acceptance Rate: 65%
    Grades: NS-81050 Lane Allen Road
    Lexington, KY 40504
    (859)278-0501

  • 4.-5.Acceptance Rate: 75%
    Grades: NS-124100 Springdale Rd
    Louisville, KY 40241
    (502)423-0440

  • 4.-5.
    Oakdale Christian Academy
    Oakdale Christian Academy Photo - Praying before playing
    (Methodist)
    Acceptance Rate: 75%
    Grades: 7-125801 Beattyville Road
    Jackson, KY 41339
    (606)666-5422

  • 6.
    Patty Harris
    Patty Harris Photo
    (Christian)
    Acceptance Rate: 80%
    Grades: K-12331 Ash Avenue
    Pewee Valley, KY 40056
    (502)243-0404

  • 7.
    Beth Haven Christian School
    Beth Haven Christian School Photo - Sophomore students learn Microsoft Office in their Computer Applications class.
    (Baptist)
    Acceptance Rate: 85%
    Grades: K-125515 Johnsontown Road
    Louisville, KY 40272
    (502)937-3516

  • 8.-13.
    Hayfield Montessori School
    Montessori School
    Acceptance Rate: 90%
    Grades: PK-52000 Tyler Ln
    Louisville, KY 40205
    (502)931-7143

  • 8.-13.
    Open Door Christian Academy
    (Baptist)
    Acceptance Rate: 90%
    Grades: NS-12227 Farley Pl
    Paducah, KY 42003
    (270)933-8124

  • 8.-13.
    St Xavier High School
    All-boys (Roman Catholic)
    Acceptance Rate: 90%
    Grades: 9-121609 Poplar Level Rd
    Louisville, KY 40217
    (502)637-4712

  • 8.-13.
    Ss Peter & Paul School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Acceptance Rate: 90%
    Grades: NS-8423 West Short Street
    Lexington, KY 40507
    (859)254-9257

  • 8.-13.
    Summit Academy Of Greater Louisville
    Summit Academy Of Greater Louisville Photo
    Special Education School
    Acceptance Rate: 90%
    Grades: PK-1211508 Main Street
    Louisville, KY 40243
    (502)244-7090

  • 8.-13.
    Trinity Christian Academy
    (Christian)
    Acceptance Rate: 90%
    Grades: PK-5409 W Pike St
    Louisa, KY 41230
    (606)638-0135

  • 14.
    Oneida Baptist Institute
    Oneida Baptist Institute Photo - Oneida has a strong drama program, and does two plays each school year.
    (Baptist)
    Acceptance Rate: 94%
    Grades: 6-1211 Mulberry Street
    Oneida, KY 40972
    (606)847-4111

  • 15.-20.
    Christian Fellowship School
    Christian Fellowship School Photo
    (Christian)
    Acceptance Rate: 95%
    Grades: PK-121343 Us Highway 68 E
    Benton, KY 42025
    (270)527-8377

  • 15.-20.
    Holy Trinity Parish School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Acceptance Rate: 95%
    Grades: PK-8423 Cherrywood Road
    Louisville, KY 40207
    (502)897-2785

  • 15.-20.
    Saint Aloysius School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Acceptance Rate: 95%
    Grades: PK-8122 Mt. Mercy Drive
    Pewee Valley, KY 40056
    (502)241-8516

  • 15.-20.
    St. Leonard Community School
    St. Leonard Community School Photo - Technology Coordinator, Mr. Reed, receiving the Innovative Technology award from the Archdiocese (with principal Mrs. Parola).
    (Roman Catholic)
    Acceptance Rate: 95%
    Grades: PK-8440 Zorn Avenue
    Louisville, KY 40206
    (502)897-5265

  • 15.-20.
    St. Nicholas Academy
    (Roman Catholic)
    Acceptance Rate: 95%
    Grades: PK-85501 New Cut Road
    Louisville, KY 40214
    (502)368-8506

  • 15.-20.
    Summit Christian Academy
    (Christian)
    Acceptance Rate: 95%
    Grades: PK-122780 Clays Mill Road
    Lexington, KY 40503
    (859)277-0503

  • 21.-22.
    St. Joseph Academy
    St. Joseph Academy Photo
    (Roman Catholic)
    Acceptance Rate: 98%
    Grades: PK-848 Needmore St
    Walton, KY 41094
    (859)485-6444

  • 21.-22.
    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.
    (Roman Catholic)
    Acceptance Rate: 98%
    Grades: K-122500 Amsterdam Road
    Villa Hills, KY 41017
    (859)331-6333

  • 23.-32.
    Calvary Christian School
    Calvary Christian School Photo - Commencement
    (Baptist)
    Acceptance Rate: 99%
    Grades: PK-125955 Taylor Mill Road
    Latonia, KY 41015
    (859)356-9201

  • 23.-32.
    Good Shepherd School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Acceptance Rate: 99%
    Grades: NS-875 Shepherd Way
    Frankfort, KY 40601
    (502)223-5041

  • 23.-32.
    Lexington Catholic High School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Acceptance Rate: 99%
    Grades: 9-122250 Clays Mill Road
    Lexington, KY 40503
    (859)277-7183

  • 23.-32.
    Mary Queen Of Heaven School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Acceptance Rate: 99%
    Grades: K-81130 Donaldson Hwy
    Erlanger, KY 41018
    (859)371-8100

  • 23.-32.
    Northern Ky Montessori Center
    Northern Ky Montessori Center Photo - . . . growing great kids . . .
    Montessori School
    Acceptance Rate: 99%
    Grades: PK-52625 Anderson Road
    Ft Mitchell, KY 41017
    (859)331-3725

  • 23.-32.
    St Edward School
    St Edward School Photo
    (Roman Catholic)
    Acceptance Rate: 99%
    Grades: PK-5107 N Walnut Street Bldg B
    Cynthiana, KY 41031
    (859)234-2731

  • 23.-32.
    St. Philip School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Acceptance Rate: 99%
    Grades: K-81400 Mary Ingles Highway
    Melbourne, KY 41059
    (859)441-3423

  • 23.-32.
    Trinity High School
    Trinity High School Photo - The Path to Greatness. From the opening day orientation to graduation night, the Trinity experience is unlike any other. We've put together a wealth of resources to help prospective students and their families start down the path to greatness.
    All-boys (Roman Catholic)
    Acceptance Rate: 99%
    Grades: 9-124011 Shelbyville Road
    Louisville, KY 40207
    (502)893-7625

  • 23.-32.
    Versailles Montessori School
    Montessori School
    Acceptance Rate: 99%
    Grades: PK-6480 Pinckard Pike
    Versailles, KY 40383
    (859)873-1998

  • 23.-32.
    Whitefield Academy
    Whitefield Academy Photo - Class of 2017 - Total amount of scholarships earned by the class was $4,179,270. The average scholarship amount per student was $107,16139. Highest ACT composite for the class (38% attended since Kindergarten) is 33. The average composite ACT for the class was 24.5.
    (Baptist)
    Acceptance Rate: 99%
    Grades: PK-127711 Fegenbush Ln
    Louisville, KY 40228
    (502)239-2509

  • 33.-43.
    Bishop Brossart High School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Acceptance Rate: 100%
    Grades: 9-124 Grove St
    Alexandria, KY 41001
    (859)635-2108

  • 33.-43.
    Covington Catholic High School
    Covington Catholic High School Photo
    (Roman Catholic)
    Acceptance Rate: 100%
    Grades: 9-121600 Dixie Highway
    Covington, KY 41011
    (859)491-2247

  • 33.-43.Acceptance Rate: 100%
    Grades: PK-71110 Dupont Circle
    Louisville, KY 40207
    (502)494-3774

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