Most Selective Private Schools in Maryland

The average private school acceptance rate in Maryland is 81% per year (2021-22).
The most selective school in Maryland is Georgetown Preparatory School, with an acceptance rate of 23%.

Most Selective Private Schools in Maryland (2021-22)

School
Acceptance Rate
Grades
Location
Rank: #11.
Georgetown Preparatory School
Georgetown Preparatory School Photo - Georgetown Prep Students are committed to doing justice. Inspired by their faith, they are called to service to the less fortunate in many capacities.
All-boys (Roman Catholic)
Acceptance Rate: 23%
Grades: 9-12
10900 Rockville Pike
Rockville, MD 20852
(301) 214-1215
Rank: #2 - 32. - 3.
The Learning Community International
The Learning Community International Photo - TLCI learners at the Yayasan Bina Abyakta sheltered workshop for individuals with autism in Jakarta, Indonesia. Through Bina Abyakta`s partnership with TLCI and cooperation with parents, Abyakta Shelter provides education for adolescent individuals with autism. While discovering their talents and enhancing their abilities, each learner develops academic skills, communication, and life skills.
Alternative School
Acceptance Rate: 25%
Grades: K-12
9085 Flamepool Way
Columbia, MD 21045
(410) 730-0073
Rank: #2 - 32. - 3.
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
(3)
Acceptance Rate: 25%
Grades: 4-12
1300 Forest Glen Road
Silver Spring, MD 20901
(301) 244-3600
Rank: #4 - 64. - 6.
Bishop McNamara High School
Bishop McNamara High School Photo
(Roman Catholic)
(1)
Acceptance Rate: 40%
Grades: 9-12
6800 Marlboro Pike
District Heights, MD 20747
(301) 735-8401
Rank: #4 - 64. - 6.
Glenwood Academy
Glenwood Academy Photo - Glenwood Academy now has classes through 11th grade with 12th grade beginning next year.
(7)
Acceptance Rate: 40%
Grades: 1-12
3060 Roxbury Mills Road
Mount Airy, MD 21738
(410) 489-6959
Rank: #4 - 64. - 6.
Sisters Academy Of Baltimore
All-girls (Roman Catholic)
Acceptance Rate: 40%
Grades: 5-8
139 First Ave
Halethorpe, MD 21227
(410) 242-1212
Rank: #77.
Oldfields School
Oldfields School Photo - Oldfields School`s Mission is to embrace each student`s authentic self, educate through collaboration, empower the individual voice, and inspire confidence and continual growth, leading to a life of purpose.
All-girls
(1)
Acceptance Rate: 42%
Grades: 8-12
1500 Glencoe Road
Sparks Glencoe, MD 21152
(410) 472-4800
Rank: #88.
St. Jerome Academy
St. Jerome Academy Photo - 43rd Avenue Entrance
(Roman Catholic)
(2)
Acceptance Rate: 43%
Grades: PK-8
5207 42nd Place
Hyattsville, MD 20781
(301) 277-4568
Rank: #99.
Key School
Key School Photo
(7)
Acceptance Rate: 44%
Grades: NS-12
534 Hillsmere Drive
Annapolis, MD 21403
(410) 263-9231
Rank: #1010.
St. Ignatius Loyola Academy
St. Ignatius Loyola Academy Photo - All students participate in community service throughout the year
All-boys (Roman Catholic)
Acceptance Rate: 45%
Grades: 5-8
300 E. Gittings St.
Baltimore, MD 21230
(410) 539-8268
Rank: #11 - 1211. - 12.
Glenwood Country Day School
Glenwood Country Day School Photo - EXPLORING OUR CREATIVITY
Special Program Emphasis
(3)
Acceptance Rate: 50%
Grades: NS-K
14785 Bushy Park Road
Woodbine, MD 21797
(410) 489-5203
Rank: #11 - 1211. - 12.
Mother Seton Academy
Mother Seton Academy Photo
(Roman Catholic)
Acceptance Rate: 50%
Grades: 6-8
2215 Greenmount Ave
Baltimore, MD 21218
(410) 563-2833
Rank: #1313.
Saint James School
Saint James School Photo - Small classes ensure engagement and mastery of material. A variety of AP and post-AP courses (17 total) allow interested students to pursue subjects in greater depth.
(Episcopal)
(1)
Acceptance Rate: 54%
Grades: 8-12
17641 College Road
Hagerstown, MD 21740
(301) 733-9330
Rank: #1414.
St. Timothy's School
St. Timothy's School Photo - Completed in 2012, Dixon Hall is our state-of-the-art academic building. The technology-rich facility features the Taft Lecture Hall, the Coleman World Languages and Cultures Center, and a Center for Learning and Teaching.
All-girls (Episcopal)
(1)
Acceptance Rate: 55%
Grades: 9-12
8400 Greenspring Avenue
Stevenson, MD 21153
(410) 486-7401
Rank: #15 - 1815. - 18.
Al-Huda School
Al-Huda School Photo - Always Fun at the Al-Huda Pre School! 301-982-7135preschool@alhuda.org
(Islamic)
(1)
Acceptance Rate: 60%
Grades: NS-12
5301 Edgewood Rd.
College Park, MD 20740
(301) 982-2402
Rank: #15 - 1815. - 18.
Christ Episcopal School
Christ Episcopal School Photo
(Episcopal)
(17)
Acceptance Rate: 60%
Grades: NS-8
109 S. Washington Street
Rockville, MD 20850
(301) 424-6550
Rank: #15 - 1815. - 18.
Jemicy School
Acceptance Rate: 60%
Grades: 1-12
11 Celadon Rd
Owings Mills, MD 21117
(410) 653-2700
Rank: #15 - 1815. - 18.
The Maryland International Day School
The Maryland International Day School Photo - Join us for some exciting Open House sessions!
Special Program Emphasis
(4)
Acceptance Rate: 60%
Grades: PK-8
5408 Brinkley Road
Fort Washington, MD 20744
(301) 567-9101
Rank: #1919.
St. Frances Academy
St. Frances Academy Photo
(Roman Catholic)
Acceptance Rate: 61%
Grades: 9-12
501 E Chase St
Baltimore, MD 21202
(410) 539-5794
Rank: #2020.
Green Acres School
Green Acres School Photo
(8)
Acceptance Rate: 62%
Grades: NS-8
11701 Danville Drive
Rockville, MD 20852
(301) 881-4100
Rank: #2121.
Washington Episcopal School
Washington Episcopal School Photo - Our friendly and diverse community welcomes families from all over the world as well as right down the street in Bethesda.
(Episcopal)
(13)
Acceptance Rate: 64%
Grades: NS-8
5600 Little Falls Pkwy
Bethesda, MD 20816
(301) 652-7878
Rank: #22 - 2722. - 27.
Archbishop Spalding High School
Archbishop Spalding High School Photo - Award winning Music and Visual Arts program
(Roman Catholic)
(1)
Acceptance Rate: 65%
Grades: 9-12
8080 New Cut Road
Severn, MD 21144
(410) 969-9105
Rank: #22 - 2722. - 27.
Concord Hill School
Concord Hill School Photo
(6)
Acceptance Rate: 65%
Grades: NS-3
6050 Wisconsin Avenue
Chevy Chase, MD 20815
(301) 654-2626
Rank: #22 - 2722. - 27.
The GreenMount School
The GreenMount School Photo - Our 8th grade students outside of Paul's Place. These students volunteer four times every year as part of our service learning program.
(13)
Acceptance Rate: 65%
Grades: K-8
501 W 30th St
Baltimore, MD 21211
(410) 235-6295
Rank: #22 - 2722. - 27.
Lanham Christian School
(Brethren)
(4)
Acceptance Rate: 65%
Grades: PK-12
8400 Good Luck Road
Lanham, MD 20706
(301) 552-9102
Rank: #22 - 2722. - 27.
St. John's Episcopal School
St. John's Episcopal School Photo - Our Graduation Class of 2017
(Episcopal)
(16)
Acceptance Rate: 65%
Grades: PK-8
3427 Olney Laytonsville Road
Olney, MD 20832
(301) 774-6804
Rank: #22 - 2722. - 27.
Washington Christian Academy
Washington Christian Academy Photo - Our Middle School students enjoy fun and games at one of our Quarterly House Festival Days!
(Christian)
(27)
Acceptance Rate: 65%
Grades: NS-12
16227 Batchellors Forest Road
Olney, MD 20832
(240) 390-0429
Rank: #28 - 3528. - 35.
Cambridge School
Cambridge School Photo - 3rd graders replicating Egyptian artwork in class
(Christian)
(1)
Acceptance Rate: 70%
Grades: K-8
6200 N Charles Street
Baltimore, MD 21212
(410) 486-3686
Rank: #28 - 3528. - 35.
Cristo Rey Jesuit High School
(Roman Catholic)
Acceptance Rate: 70%
Grades: 9-12
420 S Chester St
Baltimore, MD 21231
(410) 727-3255
Rank: #28 - 3528. - 35.
Glenelg Country School
Glenelg Country School Photo - Upon entering our beautiful 90-acre campus, you first see our Upper School building which also connects to our Athletic Center.
(1)
Acceptance Rate: 70%
Grades: NS-12
12793 Folly Quarter Road
Ellicott City, MD 21042
(410) 531-7347
Rank: #28 - 3528. - 35.
Grace Brethren Christian School
Grace Brethren Christian School Photo - New Library Addition
(Brethren)
(2)
Acceptance Rate: 70%
Grades: PK-12
6501 Surratts Road
Clinton, MD 20735
(301) 868-1600
Rank: #28 - 3528. - 35.
Oneness Family School
Oneness Family School Photo - Circle time!
Montessori School
(4)
Acceptance Rate: 70%
Grades: NS-12
6701 Wisconsin Ave
Chevy Chase, MD 20815
(301) 652-7751
Rank: #28 - 3528. - 35.
The Primary Day School
The Primary Day School Photo
(2)
Acceptance Rate: 70%
Grades: PK-2
7300 River Road
Bethesda, MD 20817
(301) 365-4355
Rank: #28 - 3528. - 35.
St. Mary's School
St. Mary's School Photo - Discovering DNA with strawberries
(Roman Catholic)
(6)
Acceptance Rate: 70%
Grades: PK-8
7207 Annapolis Road
Hyattsville, MD 20784
(301) 577-0031
Rank: #28 - 3528. - 35.
West Nottingham Academy
West Nottingham Academy Photo - Our 120-acre campus is just an hour's drive from Baltimore or Philadelphia and 25 minutes from the Univ. of Delaware's campus - all perfect for weekend activities and cultural events.
(2)
Acceptance Rate: 70%
Grades: 9-12
1079 Firetower Road
Colora, MD 21917
(410) 658-5556
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