Most Selective Private Schools in Maine

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  • The average private school acceptance rate in Maine is approximately 76% per year (2020).
  • The most selective private schools are listed below (where sufficient data available).
  • The most selective school in Maine is currently Waynflete, with an acceptance rate of 37%.

Most Selective Private Schools in Maine (2020)

  • School Acceptance Rate Grades Location
  • Rank: #11.
    Waynflete
    Waynflete Photo - Upper School Campus
    Acceptance Rate: 37%
    Grades: PK-12360 Spring St
    Portland, ME 04102
    (207)774-5721

  • Rank: #22.
    Berwick Academy
    Berwick Academy Photo - Berwick Academy Campus
    Acceptance Rate: 50%
    Grades: PK-1231 Academy St
    South Berwick, ME 03908
    (207)384-6300

  • Rank: #33.
    Friends School of Portland
    Friends School of Portland Photo - Rainbow in Spanish
    (Friends)
    Acceptance Rate: 63%
    Grades: NS-811 U.S. Route One
    Cumberland Foreside, ME 04110
    (207)781-6321

  • Rank: #4-54.-5.
    Foxcroft Academy
    Foxcroft Academy Photo
    Acceptance Rate: 65%
    Grades: 9-12975 W Main Street
    Dover Foxcroft, ME 04426
    (207)564-8664

  • Rank: #4-54.-5.Acceptance Rate: 65%
    Grades: 9-1223 Union Street
    Blue Hill, ME 04614
    (207)374-2808

  • Rank: #6-76.-7.
    Fryeburg Academy
    Fryeburg Academy Photo - An Educational Experience
    Acceptance Rate: 68%
    Grades: 9-12745 Main St
    Fryeburg, ME 04037
    (207)935-2013

  • Rank: #6-76.-7.
    Hebron Academy
    Hebron Academy Photo - Hebron students enjoy a great sense of community before our weekly School Meeting.
    Acceptance Rate: 68%
    Grades: 6-12339 Paris Rd
    Hebron, ME 04238
    (207)966-5225

  • Rank: #8-98.-9.
    Bangor Montessori School
    Montessori School
    Acceptance Rate: 70%
    Grades: PK-K30 Otis St
    Bangor, ME 04401
    (207)945-3464

  • Rank: #8-98.-9.
    North Yarmouth Academy
    North Yarmouth Academy Photo - Members of the NYA robotics team work during a free period in NYA's Peter W. Mertz Science Center. A state-of-the-art innovation lab was installed in the summer of 2016.
    Acceptance Rate: 70%
    Grades: NS-12148 Main Street
    Yarmouth, ME 04096
    (207)846-9051

  • Rank: #10-1310.-13.
    French School of Maine - L'Ecole Francaise du Maine
    French School of 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
    Acceptance Rate: 75%
    Grades: NS-699 South Freeport Road
    South Freeport, ME 04078
    (207)865-3308

  • Rank: #10-1310.-13.Acceptance Rate: 75%
    Grades: 9-12100 Broadway
    Bangor, ME 04401
    (207)947-0313

  • Rank: #10-1310.-13.
    Kents Hill School
    Kents Hill School Photo - Students stroll across the historic academic quad
    Acceptance Rate: 75%
    Grades: 9-121614 Main Street
    Kents Hill, ME 04349
    (207)685-1606

  • Rank: #10-1310.-13.
    Maine Coast Waldorf School
    Maine Coast Waldorf School Photo - Maine Coast Waldorf High School Building
    Waldorf School
    Acceptance Rate: 75%
    Grades: PK-1257 Desert Rd
    Freeport, ME 04032
    (207)865-3900

  • Rank: #14-1514.-15.
    Brixham Montessori Friends School
    Montessori School
    Acceptance Rate: 80%
    Grades: PK-518 Brickyard Court
    York, ME 03909
    (207)351-2700

  • Rank: #14-1514.-15.
    Cheverus High School
    Cheverus High School Photo - Baseball field in the spring
    (Roman Catholic)
    Acceptance Rate: 80%
    Grades: 9-12267 Ocean Ave
    Portland, ME 04103
    (207)774-6238

  • Rank: #1616.Acceptance Rate: 85%
    Grades: PK-5180 Golden Ridge Road
    Alna, ME 04535
    (207)586-5711

  • Rank: #17-1817.-18.
    Cricket Hunt School
    Cricket Hunt School Photo - Ms. Mahaney's and Mrs. Ashe-Ford's classes (3-5 year olds) celebrate New Year's at school!
    Alternative School
    Acceptance Rate: 90%
    Grades: NS-240 Independence Drive
    Freeport, ME 04032
    (207)865-9696

  • Rank: #17-1817.-18.
    Fiddlehead Art and Science Center
    Daycare / Preschool
    Acceptance Rate: 90%
    Grades: NS25 Shaker Rd
    Gray, ME 04039
    (207)657-2244

  • Rank: #1919.
    Levey Day School
    Levey Day School Photo
    Acceptance Rate: 95%
    Grades: NS-7400 Deering Ave
    Portland, ME 04103
    (207)776-7474

  • Rank: #2020.
    Riley School
    Riley School Photo - writing in science journal
    Alternative School
    Acceptance Rate: 98%
    Grades: PK-973 Warrenton St
    Rockport, ME 04856
    (207)596-6405

  • Rank: #21-2221.-22.
    Pen Bay Christian School
    (Baptist)
    Acceptance Rate: 99%
    Grades: PK-61 Waldo Avenue
    Rockland, ME 04841
    (207)596-6460

  • Rank: #21-2221.-22.
    Poland Spring Academy
    Alternative School
    Acceptance Rate: 99%
    Grades: PK-1214 Hope Springs Rd
    Poland, ME 04274
    (207)998-4566

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