Most Selective Private Preschools in Maryland

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The average private preschool acceptance rate in Maryland is approximately 85% per year (2021).
The most selective school in Maryland is currently Gilman School, with an acceptance rate of 30%.
The most selective private preschools are listed below (where sufficient data available).

Most Selective Private Preschools in Maryland (2021)

  • School Acceptance Rate Grades Location
  • Rank: #11.
    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: #22.
    St. Jerome Academy
    St. Jerome Academy Photo - 43rd Avenue Entrance
    (Roman Catholic)
    Acceptance Rate: 35%
    Grades: PK-85207 42nd Place
    Hyattsville, MD 20781
    (301) 277-4568

  • Rank: #33.
    Key School
    Key School Photo
    Acceptance Rate: 38%
    Grades: NS-12534 Hillsmere Drive
    Annapolis, MD 21403
    (410) 263-9231

  • Rank: #4-54.-5.
    Glenwood Country Day School
    Glenwood Country Day School Photo - Language Arts
    Daycare / Preschool
    Acceptance Rate: 50%
    Grades: NS-K14785 Bushy Park Road
    Woodbine, MD 21797
    (410) 489-5203

  • Rank: #4-54.-5.
    St. Philip The Apostle School
    St. Philip The Apostle School Photo
    (Roman Catholic)
    Acceptance Rate: 50%
    Grades: PK-85414 Henderson Way
    Suitland, MD 20746
    (301) 423-4740

  • Rank: #6-86.-8.
    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: #6-86.-8.
    Christ Episcopal School
    Christ Episcopal School Photo
    (Episcopal)
    Acceptance Rate: 60%
    Grades: NS-822 W. Jefferson Street
    Rockville, MD 20850
    (301) 424-6550

  • Rank: #6-86.-8.
    The Maryland International Day School
    The Maryland International Day School Photo - Join us for some exciting Open House sessions!
    Special Program Emphasis
    Acceptance Rate: 60%
    Grades: PK-85408 Brinkley Road
    Fort Washington, MD 20744
    (301) 567-9101

  • Rank: #99.
    Green Acres School
    Green Acres School Photo
    Acceptance Rate: 62%
    Grades: NS-811701 Danville Drive
    Rockville, MD 20852
    (301) 881-4100

  • Rank: #10-1410.- 14.Acceptance Rate: 65%
    Grades: NS-36050 Wisconsin Avenue
    Chevy Chase, MD 20815
    (301) 654-2626

  • Rank: #10-1410.- 14.
    Lanham Christian School
    (Brethren)
    Acceptance Rate: 65%
    Grades: PK-128400 Good Luck Road
    Lanham, MD 20706
    (301) 552-9102

  • Rank: #10-1410.- 14.
    St. John's Episcopal School
    St. John's Episcopal School Photo - Our Graduation Class of 2017
    (Episcopal)
    Acceptance Rate: 65%
    Grades: PK-83427 Olney Laytonsville Road
    Olney, MD 20832
    (301) 774-6804

  • Rank: #10-1410.- 14.
    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: #10-1410.- 14.
    Washington Episcopal School
    Washington Episcopal School Photo
    (Episcopal)
    Acceptance Rate: 65%
    Grades: NS-85600 Little Falls Pkwy
    Bethesda, MD 20816
    (301) 652-7878

  • Rank: #15-1815.- 18.
    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: #15-1815.- 18.
    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: #15-1815.- 18.
    The Primary Day School
    The Primary Day School Photo
    Acceptance Rate: 70%
    Grades: PK-27300 River Road
    Bethesda, MD 20817
    (301) 365-4355

  • Rank: #15-1815.- 18.
    St. Mary's School
    St. Mary's School Photo - Discovering DNA with strawberries
    (Roman Catholic)
    Acceptance Rate: 70%
    Grades: PK-87207 Annapolis Road
    Hyattsville, MD 20784
    (301) 577-0031

  • Rank: #19-2519.- 25.
    Barrie School
    Barrie School Photo
    Acceptance Rate: 75%
    Grades: NS-1213500 Layhill Road
    Silver Spring, MD 20906
    (301) 576-2800

  • Rank: #19-2519.- 25.
    The Country School
    The Country School Photo
    Acceptance Rate: 75%
    Grades: PK-8716 Goldsborough Street
    Easton, MD 21601
    (410) 822-1935

  • Rank: #19-2519.- 25.
    Harbor School
    Acceptance Rate: 75%
    Grades: NS-27701 Bradley Blvd.
    Bethesda, MD 20817
    (301) 365-1100

  • Rank: #19-2519.- 25.
    St. Pius X School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Acceptance Rate: 75%
    Grades: PK-86432 York Road
    Baltimore, MD 21212
    (410) 427-7400

  • Rank: #19-2519.- 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: #19-2519.- 25.Acceptance Rate: 75%
    Grades: PK-1211914 Chantilly Ln
    Bowie, MD 20721
    (301) 464-5602

  • Rank: #19-2519.- 25.Acceptance Rate: 75%
    Grades: PK-12508 S Main St
    Berlin, MD 21811
    (410) 641-3575

  • Rank: #26-2726.- 27.
    Grace Episcopal Day School
    Grace Episcopal Day School Photo - block building
    (Episcopal)
    Acceptance Rate: 76%
    Grades: PK-59411 Connecticut Avenue
    Kensington, MD 20895
    (301) 949-5860

  • Rank: #26-2726.- 27.
    Paint Branch Montessori School
    Montessori School
    Acceptance Rate: 76%
    Grades: PK-610309 New Hampshire Avenue
    Silver Spring, MD 20903
    (301) 434-0373

  • Rank: #28-3528.- 35.
    Bethel Christian Academy
    Bethel Christian Academy Photo - Campus 1 is the home of Preschool - 2nd Grade.
    (Assembly of God)
    Acceptance Rate: 80%
    Grades: PK-88455 Savage-Guilford Road
    Savage, MD 20763
    (301) 725-4673

  • Rank: #28-3528.- 35.
    Cornerstone Christian Academy
    Cornerstone Christian Academy Photo - Welcome to Cornerstone Christian Academy!
    (Assembly of God)
    Acceptance Rate: 80%
    Grades: PK-516010 Annapolis Rd
    Bowie, MD 20715
    (301) 262-7683

  • Rank: #28-3528.- 35.
    Evergreen Montessori School
    Evergreen Montessori School Photo - For cognitive development, there are huge benefits to the multi-age classroom. Older children are the role models and develop leadership skills. The younger children look up to their older peers and establish strong relationships within the 3 year cycle.
    Montessori School
    Acceptance Rate: 80%
    Grades: NS-310700 Georgia Avenue
    Silver Spring, MD 20902
    (301) 942-5979

  • Rank: #28-3528.- 35.
    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: #28-3528.- 35.
    Muslim Community School
    (Islamic)
    Acceptance Rate: 80%
    Grades: PK-127917 Montrose Rd
    Potomac, MD 20854
    (301) 340-6713

  • Rank: #28-3528.- 35.
    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: #28-3528.- 35.
    The Oak Ridge Academy
    Daycare / Preschool
    Acceptance Rate: 80%
    Grades: PK-K3021 Wayne Ave
    Gwynn Oak, MD 21207
    (410) 448-0273

  • Rank: #28-3528.- 35.
    The Winchester School
    The Winchester School Photo - Welcome to Winchester!
    Acceptance Rate: 80%
    Grades: PK-13223 Bel Pre Rd
    Silver Spring, MD 20906
    (301) 598-2266

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