Most Selective Private High Schools in Maryland

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The average private high school acceptance rate in Maryland is approximately 76% per year (2021).
The most selective school in Maryland is currently Georgetown Preparatory School, with an acceptance rate of 23%.
The most selective private high schools are listed below (where sufficient data available).

Most Selective Private High Schools in Maryland (2021)

  • 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: 9-1210900 Rockville Pike
    Rockville, MD 20852
    (301) 214-1215

  • Rank: #22.
    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

  • Rank: #33.
    Gilman School
    Gilman School Photo - Middle School teacher, Dave Anderson, in his art class.
    All-boys
    Acceptance Rate: 30%
    Grades: PK-125407 Roland Avenue
    Baltimore, MD 21210
    (410) 323-3800

  • Rank: #44.
    Key School
    Key School Photo
    Acceptance Rate: 38%
    Grades: NS-12534 Hillsmere Drive
    Annapolis, MD 21403
    (410) 263-9231

  • Rank: #5-65.-6.
    Bishop McNamara High School
    Bishop McNamara High School Photo
    (Roman Catholic)
    Acceptance Rate: 40%
    Grades: 9-126800 Marlboro Pike
    District Heights, MD 20747
    (301) 735-8401

  • Rank: #5-65.-6.
    Glenwood Academy
    Glenwood Academy Photo - Glenwood Academy now has classes through 11th grade with 12th grade beginning next year.
    Acceptance Rate: 40%
    Grades: 1-1216151B Old Frederick Road
    Mount Airy, MD 21771
    (410) 489-6959

  • Rank: #77.
    Oldfields School
    Oldfields School Photo - Our community has a wonderful reopening experience under our belts, and we are looking forward to the months ahead! Oldfields is operating on campus and in person for the 2020-2021 school year.
    All-girls
    Acceptance Rate: 42%
    Grades: 8-121500 Glencoe Road
    Sparks Glencoe, MD 21152
    (410) 472-4800

  • Rank: #88.
    Saint James School
    Saint James School Photo - Boarding life at Saint James School prepares students for their college journey.
    (Episcopal)
    Acceptance Rate: 54%
    Grades: 8-1217641 College Road
    Hagerstown, MD 21740
    (301) 733-9330

  • Rank: #99.
    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)
    Acceptance Rate: 55%
    Grades: 9-128400 Greenspring Avenue
    Stevenson, MD 21153
    (410) 486-7401

  • Rank: #10-1110.- 11.
    Al-Huda School
    Al-Huda School Photo - Always Fun at the Al-Huda Pre School! 301-982-7135preschool@alhuda.org
    (Islamic)
    Acceptance Rate: 60%
    Grades: NS-125301 Edgewood Rd.
    College Park, MD 20740
    (301) 982-2402

  • Rank: #10-1110.- 11.
    Jemicy School
    Acceptance Rate: 60%
    Grades: 1-1211 Celadon Rd
    Owings Mills, MD 21117
    (410) 653-2700

  • Rank: #1212.
    St. Frances Academy
    St. Frances Academy Photo
    (Roman Catholic)
    Acceptance Rate: 61%
    Grades: 9-12501 E Chase St
    Baltimore, MD 21202
    (410) 539-5794

  • Rank: #13-1513.- 15.
    Archbishop Spalding High School
    Archbishop Spalding High School Photo - Award winning Music and Visual Arts program
    (Roman Catholic)
    Acceptance Rate: 65%
    Grades: 9-128080 New Cut Road
    Severn, MD 21144
    (410) 969-9105

  • Rank: #13-1513.- 15.
    Lanham Christian School
    (Brethren)
    Acceptance Rate: 65%
    Grades: PK-128400 Good Luck Road
    Lanham, MD 20706
    (301) 552-9102

  • Rank: #13-1513.- 15.
    Washington Christian Academy
    Washington Christian Academy Photo - Our Middle School students enjoy fun and games at one of our Quarterly House Festival Days!
    (Christian)
    Acceptance Rate: 65%
    Grades: NS-1216227 Batchellors Forest Road
    Olney, MD 20832
    (240) 390-0429

  • Rank: #16-1916.- 19.
    Cristo Rey Jesuit High School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Acceptance Rate: 70%
    Grades: 9-12420 S Chester St
    Baltimore, MD 21231
    (410) 727-3255

  • Rank: #16-1916.- 19.
    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.
    Acceptance Rate: 70%
    Grades: NS-1212793 Folly Quarter Road
    Ellicott City, MD 21042
    (410) 531-7347

  • Rank: #16-1916.- 19.
    Grace Brethren Christian School
    Grace Brethren Christian School Photo - New Library Addition
    (Brethren)
    Acceptance Rate: 70%
    Grades: PK-126501 Surratts Road
    Clinton, MD 20735
    (301) 868-1600

  • Rank: #16-1916.- 19.Acceptance Rate: 70%
    Grades: 9-121079 Firetower Road
    Colora, MD 21917
    (410) 658-5556

  • Rank: #2020.
    Mercy High School
    Mercy High School Photo - Mercy High School Baltimore at the O.J. Brigance Brigade
    All-girls (Roman Catholic)
    Acceptance Rate: 71%
    Grades: 9-121300 E Northern Pkwy
    Baltimore, MD 21239
    (410) 433-8880

  • Rank: #2121.
    The Gunston School
    The Gunston School Photo
    Acceptance Rate: 74%
    Grades: 9-12911 Gunston Rd
    Centreville, MD 21617
    (410) 758-0620

  • Rank: #22-2522.- 25.
    Barrie School
    Barrie School Photo
    Acceptance Rate: 75%
    Grades: NS-1213500 Layhill Road
    Silver Spring, MD 20906
    (301) 576-2800

  • Rank: #22-2522.- 25.
    Spencerville Adventist Academy
    Spencerville Adventist Academy Photo - Spencerville Adventist Academy
    (Seventh Day Adventist)
    Acceptance Rate: 75%
    Grades: PK-122502 Spencerville Road
    Spencerville, MD 20868
    (301) 421-9101

  • Rank: #22-2522.- 25.Acceptance Rate: 75%
    Grades: PK-1211914 Chantilly Ln
    Bowie, MD 20721
    (301) 464-5602

  • Rank: #22-2522.- 25.Acceptance Rate: 75%
    Grades: PK-12508 S Main St
    Berlin, MD 21811
    (410) 641-3575

  • Rank: #2626.
    Annapolis Area Christian School
    Annapolis Area Christian School Photo - AACS began in-person and optional virtual learning for 2020-2021 on August 26 with our county approved reopening plan. Learn more about this on our website: https://www.aacsonline.org/campus-life/reopening-2020
    (Christian)
    Acceptance Rate: 78%
    Grades: K-12109 Burns Crossing Road
    Severn, MD 21144
    (410) 519-5300

  • Rank: #27-3427.- 34.
    The Catholic High School Of Baltimore
    The Catholic High School Of Baltimore Photo - Graduates go to colleges and universities all over America.
    All-girls (Roman Catholic)
    Acceptance Rate: 80%
    Grades: 9-122800 Edison Highway
    Baltimore, MD 21213
    (410) 732-6200

  • Rank: #27-3427.- 34.
    Concordia Preparatory School
    (Other Lutheran)
    Acceptance Rate: 80%
    Grades: 6-121145 Concordia Drive
    Towson, MD 21286
    (410) 825-2323

  • Rank: #27-3427.- 34.
    German International School Washington Dc
    German International School Washington Dc Photo
    Special Program Emphasis
    Acceptance Rate: 80%
    Grades: PK-128617 Chateau Drive
    Potomac, MD 20854
    (301) 767-3807

  • Rank: #27-3427.- 34.
    Greater Grace Christian Academy
    Greater Grace Christian Academy Photo
    (Christian)
    Acceptance Rate: 80%
    Grades: K-126063 Moravia Park Drive
    Baltimore, MD 21206
    (410) 485-0700

  • Rank: #27-3427.- 34.
    Muslim Community School
    (Islamic)
    Acceptance Rate: 80%
    Grades: PK-127917 Montrose Rd
    Potomac, MD 20854
    (301) 340-6713

  • Rank: #27-3427.- 34.
    New Covenant Christian School
    New Covenant Christian School Photo
    (Presbyterian)
    Acceptance Rate: 80%
    Grades: K-12128 Saint Mary's Church Road
    Abingdon, MD 21009
    (443) 512-0771

  • Rank: #27-3427.- 34.
    New Hope Academy
    New Hope Academy Photo - New Hope Academy is a richly diverse environment, racially, ethnically, and religiously. Emphasis is placed on appreciating such differences and also on experiencing one's own creative nature through the arts, music, writing, drama, and dance. Through technology, math, and science, students gain skills to navigate our world and to experience ample opportunities to explore their own talents, interests, and passions.
    Acceptance Rate: 80%
    Grades: PK-127009 Varnum Street
    Hyattsville, MD 20784
    (301) 459-7311

  • Rank: #27-3427.- 34.Acceptance Rate: 80%
    Grades: 9-12316 S. Commerce St
    Centreville, MD 21617
    (410) 758-2922

  • Rank: #3535.Acceptance Rate: 83%
    Grades: NS-121130 Anne Chambers Way
    Crownsville, MD 21032
    (410) 923-3660

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