Most Selective Private Schools in Maryland

The average private school acceptance rate in Maryland is 82% per year (2024).
The most selective school in Maryland is The Siena School, with an acceptance rate of 25%.
Acceptance Rate Range: 25% 70% Avg. Acceptance Rate: 58%

Most Selective Private Schools in Maryland (2024)

School
Acceptance Rate
Grades
Location
Rank: #11.
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: #22.
St. Jerome Academy
St. Jerome Academy Photo - 43rd Avenue Entrance
(Catholic)
(2)
Acceptance Rate: 29%
Grades: PK-8
5207 42nd Place
Hyattsville, MD 20781
(301) 277-4568
Rank: #3 - 53. - 5.
Bishop Mcnamara High School
Bishop Mcnamara High School Photo
(Catholic)
(1)
Acceptance Rate: 40%
Grades: 9-12
6800 Marlboro Pike
District Heights, MD 20747
(301) 735-8401
Rank: #3 - 53. - 5.
Glenwood Academy
Glenwood Academy Photo - Glenwood Academy now has classes through 11th grade with 12th grade beginning next year.
Special Education School
(7)
Acceptance Rate: 40%
Grades: 1-12
3060 Roxbury Mills Road
Glenwood, MD 21738
(410) 489-6959
Rank: #3 - 53. - 5.
Sisters Academy Of Baltimore
All-girls (Catholic)
Acceptance Rate: 40%
Grades: 5-8
139 First Ave
Halethorpe, MD 21227
(410) 242-1212
Rank: #66.
Key School
Key School Photo
(7)
Acceptance Rate: 46%
Grades: NS-12
534 Hillsmere Drive
Annapolis, MD 21403
(410) 263-9231
Rank: #7 - 107. - 10.
Glenwood Country Day School
Glenwood Country Day School Photo - A TRIP TO THE ZOO!!
Daycare / Preschool
(5)
Acceptance Rate: 50%
Grades: NS-K
14785 Bushy Park Road
Woodbine, MD 21797
(410) 489-5203
Rank: #7 - 107. - 10.
Mother Seton Academy
Mother Seton Academy Photo
(Catholic)
Acceptance Rate: 50%
Grades: 6-8
2215 Greenmount Ave
Baltimore, MD 21218
(410) 563-2833
Rank: #7 - 107. - 10.
St. Mary Elementary School
St. Mary Elementary School Photo - St. Mary's Elementary School enjoys a waterfront campus in historic downtown Annapolis, MD
(Catholic)
(3)
Acceptance Rate: 50%
Grades: PK-8
111 Duke Of Gloucester Street
Annapolis, MD 21401
(410) 990-4135
Rank: #7 - 107. - 10.
St. Mary Of The Assumption School
St. Mary Of The Assumption School Photo
(Catholic)
(2)
Acceptance Rate: 50%
Grades: NS-8
4610 Largo Road
Upper Marlboro, MD 20772
(301) 627-4170
Rank: #1111.
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: #1212.
Washington Episcopal School
Washington Episcopal School Photo
(Episcopal)
(14)
Acceptance Rate: 57%
Grades: NS-8
5600 Little Falls Pkwy
Bethesda, MD 20816
(301) 652-7878
Rank: #13 - 1713. - 17.
Al-Huda School
Al-Huda School Photo - The Al-Huda School....a look inside! https://www.alhuda.org/ 301-982-2402 5301 Edgewood Rd College Park Maryland 20740
(Islamic)
(1)
Acceptance Rate: 60%
Grades: NS-12
5301 Edgewood Rd.
College Park, MD 20740
(301) 982-2402
Rank: #13 - 1713. - 17.
Christ Episcopal School
Christ Episcopal School Photo - Christ Episcopal School focuses on whole-child education and hands-on learning.
(Episcopal)
(24)
Acceptance Rate: 60%
Grades: NS-8
109 S. Washington Street
Rockville, MD 20850
(301) 424-6550
Rank: #13 - 1713. - 17.
Concord Hill School
Concord Hill School Photo - Delighting in childhood and celebrating the many firsts that occur during the early years!
(6)
Acceptance Rate: 60%
Grades: NS-3
6050 Wisconsin Avenue
Chevy Chase, MD 20815
(301) 654-2626
Rank: #13 - 1713. - 17.
Jemicy School
Special Education School
Acceptance Rate: 60%
Grades: 1-12
11 Celadon Rd
Owings Mills, MD 21117
(410) 653-2700
Rank: #13 - 1713. - 17.
Maryland International Day School
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: #1818.
St. Frances Academy
St. Frances Academy Photo
(Catholic)
Acceptance Rate: 61%
Grades: 9-12
501 E Chase St
Baltimore, MD 21202
(410) 539-5794
Rank: #1919.
Green Acres School
Green Acres School Photo
(8)
Acceptance Rate: 62%
Grades: NS-8
11701 Danville Drive
Rockville, MD 20852
(301) 881-4100
Rank: #20 - 2520. - 25.
The GreenMount School
The GreenMount School Photo
(13)
Acceptance Rate: 65%
Grades: K-8
501 W 30th St
Baltimore, MD 21211
(410) 235-6295
Rank: #20 - 2520. - 25.
Lanham Christian School
(Christian)
(5)
Acceptance Rate: 65%
Grades: PK-9
8400 Good Luck Road
Lanham, MD 20706
(301) 552-9102
Rank: #20 - 2520. - 25.
Rise Hybrid Private Academy
Rise Hybrid Private Academy Photo
Special Program Emphasis
(8)
Acceptance Rate: 65%
Grades: K-12
105 Pender Court, Fredericksburg, VA (Headquarters)
Gaithersburg, MD 20882
(540) 693-0674
Rank: #20 - 2520. - 25.
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: #20 - 2520. - 25.
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: 65%
Grades: 9-12
8400 Greenspring Avenue
Stevenson, MD 21153
(410) 486-7401
Rank: #20 - 2520. - 25.
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: K-12
16227 Batchellors Forest Road
Olney, MD 20832
(240) 390-0429
Rank: #26 - 3526. - 35.
Cristo Rey Jesuit High School
Cristo Rey Jesuit High School Photo - Where learning gets to work. A Private, Catholic, College Preparatory High School with Corporate Internships for students.
(Catholic)
Acceptance Rate: 70%
Grades: 9-12
420 S Chester St
Baltimore, MD 21231
(410) 727-3255
Rank: #26 - 3526. - 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.
(2)
Acceptance Rate: 70%
Grades: NS-12
12793 Folly Quarter Road
Ellicott City, MD 21042
(410) 531-7347
Rank: #26 - 3526. - 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: #26 - 3526. - 35.
The Highlands School
Special Education School
Acceptance Rate: 70%
Grades: K-8
2409 Creswell Rd
Bel Air, MD 21015
(410) 836-1415
Rank: #26 - 3526. - 35.
Mercy High School
Mercy High School Photo - Mercy High School is only all-girls Catholic school in Baltimore to offer the prestigious International Baccalaureate Programme
All-girls (Catholic)
(1)
Acceptance Rate: 70%
Grades: 9-12
1300 E Northern Pkwy
Baltimore, MD 21239
(410) 433-8880
Rank: #26 - 3526. - 35.
Oneness-Family School
Oneness-Family School Photo
Montessori School
(7)
Acceptance Rate: 70%
Grades: NS-12
6701 Wisconsin Avenue
Chevy Chase, MD 20815
(301) 652-7751
Rank: #26 - 3526. - 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: #26 - 3526. - 35.
Rockbridge Academy
Rockbridge Academy Photo - A joyful, supportive, Christ-centered community where your child can flourish!
(Christian)
(8)
Acceptance Rate: 70%
Grades: K-12
680 Evergreen Road
Crownsville, MD 21032
(410) 923-1171
Rank: #26 - 3526. - 35.
St. Mary's School
St. Mary's School Photo - Discovering DNA with strawberries
(Catholic)
(6)
Acceptance Rate: 70%
Grades: PK-8
7207 Annapolis Road
Hyattsville, MD 20784
(301) 577-0031
Rank: #26 - 3526. - 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.
(4)
Acceptance Rate: 70%
Grades: 9-12
1079 Firetower Road
Colora, MD 21917
(410) 658-5556
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Frequently Asked Questions

What is the Maryland average private schools acceptance rate?
The Maryland average private schools acceptance rate is 82% for 2024.
What are the most selective private schools in Maryland?
The top ranked private schools in Maryland include The Siena School, St. Jerome Academy and Bishop Mcnamara High School.
What is the most selective high school and elementary school in Maryland?
The most selective private high school in Maryland is The Siena School, with an acceptance rate of 25%. The most selective private elementary school is The Siena School, with an acceptance rate of 25%.

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