Most Selective Private Schools in Maine

The average private school acceptance rate in Maine is 73% per year (2024).
The most selective school in Maine is Kents Hill School, with an acceptance rate of 43%.
Acceptance Rate Range: 43% 99% Avg. Acceptance Rate: 73%

Most Selective Private Schools in Maine (2024)

School
Acceptance Rate
Grades
Location
Rank: #11.
Kents Hill School
Kents Hill School Photo - Located in central Maine, Kents Hill School is an independent, coeducational boarding and day school grades 9-Postgraduate Year attracting 200 students from Maine, the United States, and around the world. Since 1824, Kents Hill has been dedicated to providing transformative experiences rooted in the power of community, character, and core values.
(5)
Acceptance Rate: 43%
Grades: 9-12
1614 Main Street
Kents Hill, ME 04349
(207) 685-1606
Rank: #2 - 32. - 3.
Berwick Academy
Berwick Academy Photo - Berwick Academy Campus
(5)
Acceptance Rate: 50%
Grades: PK-12
31 Academy St
South Berwick, ME 03908
(207) 384-6300
Rank: #2 - 32. - 3.
Friends School of Portland
Friends School of Portland Photo - Rainbow in Spanish
(Friends)
(1)
Acceptance Rate: 50%
Grades: NS-8
11 U.S. Route One
Cumberland Foreside, ME 04110
(207) 558-6213
Rank: #44.
Waynflete
Waynflete Photo - Upper School Campus
(1)
Acceptance Rate: 53%
Grades: PK-12
360 Spring St
Portland, ME 04102
(207) 274-5224
Rank: #55.
Hebron Academy
Hebron Academy Photo - Hebron students enjoy a great sense of community before our weekly School Meeting.
(1)
Acceptance Rate: 60%
Grades: 6-12
339 Paris Rd
Hebron, ME 04238
(207) 966-5225
Rank: #6 - 76. - 7.
Foxcroft Academy
Foxcroft Academy Photo
Acceptance Rate: 65%
Grades: 9-12
975 W Main Street
Dover Foxcroft, ME 04426
(207) 564-8664
Rank: #6 - 76. - 7.
George Stevens Academy
George Stevens Academy Photo
(4)
Acceptance Rate: 65%
Grades: 9-12
23 Union Street
Blue Hill, ME 04614
(207) 374-2808
Rank: #88.
Fryeburg Academy
Fryeburg Academy Photo - New LaCasce Dining Hall
Acceptance Rate: 68%
Grades: 9-12
745 Main St
Fryeburg, ME 04037
(207) 935-2013
Rank: #9 - 109. - 10.
Bangor Montessori School
Montessori School
Acceptance Rate: 70%
Grades: PK-1
30 Otis St
Bangor, ME 04401
(207) 945-3464
Rank: #9 - 109. - 10.
North Yarmouth Academy
North Yarmouth Academy Photo - North Yarmouth Academy has a 20+ acre campus in Yarmouth, Maine. Ten minutes from Portland and less thank two hours from Boston. Our campus includes a newly renovated ice arena and fitness & wellness center.
(2)
Acceptance Rate: 70%
Grades: NS-12
148 Main Street
Yarmouth, ME 04096
(207) 846-9051
Rank: #11 - 1411. - 14.
Acceptance Rate: 75%
Grades: 7-12
3197 Carrabassett Dr
Kingfield, ME 04947
(207) 237-2250
Rank: #11 - 1411. - 14.
Acceptance Rate: 75%
Grades: 9-12
100 Broadway
Bangor, ME 04401
(207) 947-0313
Rank: #11 - 1411. - 14.
L'ecole Francaise Du Maine
L'ecole Francaise Du Maine Photo - Beginning in preschool, our weekly swim program at the Casco Bay YMCA is a highlight of our physical education program
Special Program Emphasis
(2)
Acceptance Rate: 75%
Grades: PK-5
99 South Freeport Road
South Freeport, ME 04078
(207) 865-3308
Rank: #11 - 1411. - 14.
Maine Coast Waldorf School
Maine Coast Waldorf School Photo - Maine Coast Waldorf High School Building
Special Program Emphasis
(1)
Acceptance Rate: 75%
Grades: PK-12
57 Desert Rd
Freeport, ME 04032
(207) 865-3900
Rank: #15 - 1615. - 16.
Brixham Montessori Friends School
Montessori School
(1)
Acceptance Rate: 80%
Grades: PK-5
18 Brickyard Court
York, ME 03909
(207) 351-2700
Rank: #15 - 1615. - 16.
Cheverus
Cheverus Photo - High School is a time of growth, change, and discovery. At Cheverus, we accompany students and families through this exciting and sometimes challenging time in their lives. Our goal is to educate students in a deep and meaningful way. Our approach to education is meant to prepare students for college -- and for life.
(Catholic)
(5)
Acceptance Rate: 80%
Grades: 9-12
267 Ocean Ave
Portland, ME 04103
(207) 774-6238
Rank: #1717.
Levey Day School
Levey Day School Photo
(Jewish)
(4)
Acceptance Rate: 90%
Grades: PK-8
400 Deering Ave
Portland, ME 04103
(207) 774-7676
Rank: #1818.
The New School
The New School Photo - TNS offers ample opportunities for hands-on learning. These math students are honing their skills with a carpentry project.
Special Program Emphasis
(9)
Acceptance Rate: 95%
Grades: 9-12
38 York St
Kennebunk, ME 04043
(207) 985-3745
Rank: #1919.
Riley School
Riley School Photo - Our campus is a classroom
Alternative School
(2)
Acceptance Rate: 98%
Grades: PK-9
73 Warrenton St
Rockport, ME 04856
(207) 596-6405
Rank: #20 - 2120. - 21.
Pen Bay Christian School
(Baptist)
Acceptance Rate: 99%
Grades: PK-12
1 Waldo Avenue
Rockland, ME 04841
(207) 596-6460
Rank: #20 - 2120. - 21.
Poland Spring Academy
Montessori School
(1)
Acceptance Rate: 99%
Grades: PK-12
14 Hope Springs Rd
Poland, ME 04274
(207) 998-4566

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the Maine average Private Schools acceptance rate?
The Maine average Private Schools acceptance rate is 73% for 2024.
What are the most selective Private Schools in Maine?
The best top ranked Private Schools in Maine include Kents Hill School, Berwick Academy and Friends School of Portland.
What is the most selective high school and elementary school in Maine?
The most selective private high school in Maine is Kents Hill School, with an acceptance rate of 43%. The most selective private elementary school is Berwick Academy, with an acceptance rate of 50%.

Recent Articles

Secrets to Becoming a Great School
Secrets to Becoming a Great School
Discover the essential ingredients that drive academic success and cultivate a thriving school community.
Applications Calendar
Applications Calendar
Keep track of application deadlines as well as all the other aspects of choosing a school.
Making Social Media Work for Your School
Making Social Media Work for Your School
An introduction to using Facebook, YouTube and Pinterest to promote your school.