Most Selective Private Schools in Maryland (2018-2019)

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  • The average private school acceptance rate in Maryland is approximately 80% per year.
  • The most selective private schools are listed below (where sufficient data available).
  • The most selective school in Maryland is currently Georgetown Preparatory School, with an acceptance rate of 23%.

Most Selective Private Schools in Maryland (2018-2019)

  • School Acceptance Rate Grades Location
  • Georgetown Preparatory School
    Georgetown Preparatory School Photo - 100% of our graduates go to four year colleges or universities. The top acceptances in the last three years are: Georgetown, Notre Dame, Boston College, University of Virginia, and Univsersity of Pennsylvania. We also send young men to Harvard, Cornell, Yale, Princeton, Vanderbilt, and Duke. Nearly $2 million in merit scholarships was awarded to our graduating class last year.
    All-boys (Roman Catholic)
    Acceptance Rate: 23%
    Grades: 9-1210900 Rockville Pike
    Rockville, MD 20852
    (301)493-5000

  • The Siena School
    The Siena School Photo - The Siena School offers a rich educational program for bright, college-bound students in grades 4-12 with language-based learning differences, such as dyslexia.
    Special Education School
    Acceptance Rate: 25%
    Grades: 4-121300 Forest Glen Road
    Silver Spring, MD 20901
    (301)244-3600

  • Acceptance Rate: 30%
    Grades: K-125407 Roland Avenue
    Baltimore, MD 21210
    (410)323-3800

  • Acceptance Rate: 38%
    Grades: NS-12534 Hillsmere Drive
    Annapolis, MD 21403
    (410)263-9231

  • Acceptance Rate: 40%
    Grades: 9-126800 Marlboro Pike
    District Heights, MD 20747
    (301)735-8401

  • Glenwood Academy
    Glenwood Academy Photo - What could be more fun than Ballons and chemical reactions!
    Special Program Emphasis
    Acceptance Rate: 40%
    Grades: K-1116151B Old Frederick Road
    Woodbine, MD 21771
    (410)489-6959

  • Sisters Academy Of Baltimore
    All-girls (Roman Catholic)
    Acceptance Rate: 40%
    Grades: 5-8139 First Ave
    Halethorpe, MD 21227
    (410)242-1212

  • Acceptance Rate: 46%
    Grades: 8-121500 Glencoe Road
    Sparks Glencoe, MD 21152
    (410)472-4800

  • Mother Seton Academy
    Mother Seton Academy Photo
    (Roman Catholic)
    Acceptance Rate: 50%
    Grades: 6-82215 Greenmount Ave
    Baltimore, MD 21218
    (410)563-2833

  • Acceptance Rate: 50%
    Grades: PK-85414 Henderson Way
    Suitland, MD 20746
    (301)423-4740

  • St. James School
    St. James School Photo - The picturesque campus is situated in a safe, rural environment, but only 65 miles away from the Baltimore-Washington metropolitan area.
    (Episcopal)
    Acceptance Rate: 54%
    Grades: 8-1217641 College Road
    Hagerstown, MD 21740
    (301)733-9330

  • St. Timothy's School
    St. Timothy's School Photo - St. Timothy's Dance program offers students the opportunity to explore and continue their progress in a variety of dance techniques, from ballet to tap to modern, regardless of skill level.
    All-girls (Episcopal)
    Acceptance Rate: 55%
    Grades: 9-128400 Greenspring Avenue
    Stevenson, MD 21153
    (410)486-7401

  • Greer
    Greer Photo - Library
    All-girls
    Acceptance Rate: 57%
    Grades: NS-12300 Garrison Forest Road
    Owings Mills, MD 21117
    (410)559-3111

  • Acceptance Rate: 58%
    Grades: K-8501 W 30th St
    Baltimore, MD 21211
    (410)235-6295

  • St. Jerome Academy
    St. Jerome Academy Photo - 43rd Avenue Entrance
    (Roman Catholic)
    Acceptance Rate: 58%
    Grades: PK-85207 42nd Place
    Hyattsville, MD 20781
    (301)277-4568

  • Acceptance Rate: 60%
    Grades: PK-125301 Edgewood Rd.
    College Park, MD 20740
    (301)982-2402

  • Acceptance Rate: 60%
    Grades: NS-822 W. Jefferson Street
    Rockville, MD 20850
    (301)424-6550

  • Jemicy School
    Special Program Emphasis
    Acceptance Rate: 60%
    Grades: 1-1211 Celadon Rd
    Owings Mills, MD 21117
    (410)653-2700

  • Acceptance Rate: 60%
    Grades: PK-82317 Brinkley Road
    Fort Washington, MD 20744
    (301)567-9101

  • Acceptance Rate: 62%
    Grades: NS-811701 Danville Drive
    Rockville, MD 20852
    (301)881-4100

  • Acceptance Rate: 65%
    Grades: 9-128080 New Cut Road
    Severn, MD 21144
    (410)969-9105

  • Acceptance Rate: 65%
    Grades: NS-36050 Wisconsin Avenue
    Chevy Chase, MD 20815
    (301)654-2626

  • Acceptance Rate: 65%
    Grades: PK-128400 Good Luck Road
    Lanham, MD 20706
    (301)552-9102

  • Acceptance Rate: 65%
    Grades: 9-12113 Saint Marys Place
    Laurel, MD 20707
    (301)725-3228

  • Acceptance Rate: 65%
    Grades: NS-1216227 Batchellors Forest Road
    Olney, MD 20832
    (240)390-0429

  • Acceptance Rate: 69%
    Grades: PK-12Po Box 1006
    Berlin, MD 21811
    (410)641-3575

  • Cambridge School
    Cambridge School Photo - 3rd graders replicating Egyptian artwork in class
    (Christian)
    Acceptance Rate: 70%
    Grades: K-8110 Sudbrook Lane
    Pikesville, MD 21208
    (410)486-3686

  • Acceptance Rate: 70%
    Grades: PK-1212793 Folly Quarter Road
    Ellicott City, MD 21042
    (410)531-8600

  • Acceptance Rate: 70%
    Grades: PK-126501 Surratts Road
    Clinton, MD 20735
    (301)868-1600

  • Acceptance Rate: 70%
    Grades: K-126063 Moravia Park Drive
    Baltimore, MD 21206
    (410)485-0700

  • The Highlands School
    Special Program Emphasis
    Acceptance Rate: 70%
    Grades: K-112409 Creswell Rd.
    Bel Air, MD 21015
    (410)836-1415

  • St. Mary's School
    St. Mary's School Photo - Rainbow Over St. Mary's School, February 2016
    (Roman Catholic)
    Acceptance Rate: 70%
    Grades: NS-87207 Annapolis Road
    Hyattsville, MD 20784
    (301)577-0031

  • Acceptance Rate: 70%
    Grades: 9-121079 Firetower Road
    Colora, MD 21917
    (410)658-9279

  • Mercy High School
    Mercy High School Photo - Mercy High School's Dorothy Williams Bunting Science Center
    (Roman Catholic)
    Acceptance Rate: 71%
    Grades: 9-121300 E Northern Pkwy
    Baltimore, MD 21239
    (410)433-8880

  • Acceptance Rate: 74%
    Grades: 9-12PO Box 200, 911 Gunston Rd
    Centreville, MD 21617
    (410)758-0620

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