Most Selective Private Schools in Massachusetts

The average private school acceptance rate in Massachusetts is 71% per year (2021-22).
The most selective school in Massachusetts is Groton School, with an acceptance rate of 11%.

Most Selective Private Schools in Massachusetts (2021-22)

School
Acceptance Rate
Grades
Location
Rank: #11.
Groton School
Groton School Photo - Groton Circle
Special Program Emphasis (Episcopal)
Acceptance Rate: 11%
Grades: 8-12
282 Farmers Row
Groton, MA 01450
(978) 448-3363
Rank: #22.
Phillips Academy Andover
Phillips Academy Andover Photo - We are the Big Blue! With Big Blue sports, it's team first.
(1)
Acceptance Rate: 13%
Grades: 9-12
180 Main Street
Andover, MA 01810
(978) 749-4050
Rank: #3 - 53. - 5.
Deerfield Academy
Deerfield Academy Photo
Acceptance Rate: 14%
Grades: 9-12
7 Boyden Lane
Deerfield, MA 01342
(413) 774-1400
Rank: #3 - 53. - 5.
Middlesex School
Middlesex School Photo - Eliot Hall
Acceptance Rate: 14%
Grades: 9-12
1400 Lowell Road
Concord, MA 01742
(978) 371-6524
Rank: #3 - 53. - 5.
Milton Academy
Milton Academy Photo - Milton Academy is only eight miles from Boston's museums, schools and attractions, but it has the benefits of a 130-acre New England campus-with green quads and lots of fall foliage.
Acceptance Rate: 14%
Grades: K-12
170 Centre Street
Milton, MA 02186
(617) 898-1798
Rank: #66.
The Governors Academy
The Governors Academy Photo
(1)
Acceptance Rate: 23%
Grades: 9-12
1 Elm St
Byfield, MA 01922
(978) 465-1763
Rank: #77.
Acceptance Rate: 24%
Grades: 7-12
10 Campus Drive
Dedham, MA 02026
(781) 326-3700
Rank: #8 - 108. - 10.
Brooks School
Brooks School Photo
(Episcopal)
Acceptance Rate: 25%
Grades: 9-12
1160 Great Pond Road
North Andover, MA 01845
(978) 725-6272
Rank: #8 - 108. - 10.
Concord Academy
Concord Academy Photo - The view of Concord Academy's chapel from the fields on the banks of the Sudbury River.
Acceptance Rate: 25%
Grades: 9-12
166 Main Street
Concord, MA 01742
(978) 402-2250
Rank: #8 - 108. - 10.
Winsor School
Winsor School Photo
All-girls
Acceptance Rate: 25%
Grades: 5-12
103 Pilgrim Road
Boston, MA 02215
(617) 735-9503
Rank: #11 - 1211. - 12.
Berkshire School
Berkshire School Photo - The Gallery, which opened in the fall of 2013, is a modern and bright exhibition space located in the new Fine Arts Center. With Berkshire's commitment to artistic excellence, the gallery's exhibitions reflect a wide range of artwork representing all fields of study offered at Berkshire. Annual exhibits showcase artwork from students, alumni and friends of Berkshire.
(1)
Acceptance Rate: 27%
Grades: 9-12
245 North Undermountain Road
Sheffield, MA 01257
(413) 229-1003
Rank: #11 - 1211. - 12.
The Rivers School
The Rivers School Photo
(3)
Acceptance Rate: 27%
Grades: 6-12
333 Winter St
Weston, MA 02493
(781) 235-9300
Rank: #1313.
St. Mark's School
St. Mark's School Photo - St. Mark's School
(Episcopal)
(2)
Acceptance Rate: 29%
Grades: 9-12
25 Marlboro Road
Southborough, MA 01772
(508) 786-6000
Rank: #14 - 1614. - 16.
Acera
Special Program Emphasis
Acceptance Rate: 30%
Grades: K-10
5 Lowell Ave.
Winchester, MA 01890
(781) 729-3489
Rank: #14 - 1614. - 16.
Meridian Academy
Meridian Academy Photo - Students in our 8th grade Marine Science class carry out original field research in the Charles River with Sea Perches -- remotely-operated submersible vessels designed at MIT and built by the students.
(9)
Acceptance Rate: 30%
Grades: 6-12
54 Brookside Avenue
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130
(617) 277-1118
Rank: #14 - 1614. - 16.
Tenacre Country Day School
Tenacre Country Day School Photo - Tenacre fifth and sixth graders play interscholastic sports every season. Centennial Field is used for soccer, field hockey and flag football in the fall and baseball and softball in the spring. The Dareshori Gymnasium is used for boys' and girls' basketball in the winter.
(4)
Acceptance Rate: 30%
Grades: PK-6
78 Benvenue Street
Wellesley, MA 02482
(781) 235-2282
Rank: #1717.
Acceptance Rate: 32%
Grades: 9-12
One Lamplighter Way
Gill, MA 01354
(413) 498-3227
Rank: #1818.
Derby Academy
Derby Academy Photo - Founded in 1784, Derby Academy is a coeducational, Pre-Kindergarten through Grade 8 school that nurtures the development of the child by providing opportunities for the maximum intellectual, emotional and physical growth of each student.
Acceptance Rate: 36%
Grades: PK-8
56 Burditt Ave
Hingham, MA 02043
(781) 749-0746
Rank: #1919.
Lawrence Academy
Lawrence Academy Photo
(1)
Acceptance Rate: 37%
Grades: 9-12
26 Powderhouse Rd
Groton, MA 01450
(978) 448-1530
Rank: #20 - 2120. - 21.
Tabor Academy
Tabor Academy Photo
Acceptance Rate: 38%
Grades: 9-12
66 Spring Street
Marion, MA 02738
(508) 748-2000
Rank: #20 - 2120. - 21.
Thayer Academy
Acceptance Rate: 38%
Grades: 6-12
745 Washington Street
Braintree, MA 02184
(781) 843-3580
Rank: #22 - 2522. - 25.
Acceptance Rate: 40%
Grades: NS-8
55 Interlaken Rd.
Stockbridge, MA 01262
(413) 637-0755
Rank: #22 - 2522. - 25.
Birches School
Birches School Photo - Kindergarden Geometry
(5)
Acceptance Rate: 40%
Grades: PK-8
100 Bedford Road
Lincoln, MA 01773
(781) 259-8100
Rank: #22 - 2522. - 25.
Dana Hall School
Dana Hall School Photo - Dana Hall fosters sisterhood and lifelong friendships.
All-girls
(1)
Acceptance Rate: 40%
Grades: 5-12
45 Dana Road
Wellesley, MA 02482
(781) 489-1331
Rank: #22 - 2522. - 25.
The Winchendon School
The Winchendon School Photo
(3)
Acceptance Rate: 40%
Grades: 9-12
172 Ash Street
Winchendon, MA 01475
(978) 297-4476
Rank: #26 - 2726. - 27.
Blessed Stephen Bellesini OSA Academy
Blessed Stephen Bellesini OSA Academy Photo
(Roman Catholic)
Acceptance Rate: 45%
Grades: 5-8
94 Bradford St
Lawrence, MA 01840
(978) 989-0004
Rank: #26 - 2726. - 27.
The Chestnut Hill School
The Chestnut Hill School Photo
(6)
Acceptance Rate: 45%
Grades: NS-6
428 Hammond Street
Chestnut Hill, MA 02467
(617) 566-4394
Rank: #2828.
Walnut Hill School for the Arts
Walnut Hill School for the Arts Photo
Special Program Emphasis
Acceptance Rate: 47%
Grades: 9-12
12 Highland Street
Natick, MA 01760
(508) 650-5020
Rank: #29 - 3529. - 35.
Atrium School
Atrium School Photo
(5)
Acceptance Rate: 50%
Grades: PK-8
69 Grove St
Watertown, MA 02472
(617) 923-4156
Rank: #29 - 3529. - 35.
The Bement School
The Bement School Photo
(9)
Acceptance Rate: 50%
Grades: K-9
94 Old Main St
Deerfield, MA 01342
(413) 774-7061
Rank: #29 - 3529. - 35.
Cambridge Montessori School
Cambridge Montessori School Photo
Montessori School
(4)
Acceptance Rate: 50%
Grades: NS-8
161 Garden St
Cambridge, MA 02138
(617) 492-3410
Rank: #29 - 3529. - 35.
Holy Trinity School
(Roman Catholic)
Acceptance Rate: 50%
Grades: PK-8
64 Lamphor St
Fall River, MA 02721
(508) 673-6772
Rank: #29 - 3529. - 35.
The Newman School
The Newman School Photo - Every day Newman students benefit from the experiential learning of our "city classroom" in the Back Bay of Boston, "the education city".
(4)
Acceptance Rate: 50%
Grades: 7-12
247 Marlborough Street
Boston, MA 02116
(617) 267-4530
Rank: #29 - 3529. - 35.
Stetson School, An affiliate of Seven Hills Foundation
Stetson School, An affiliate of Seven Hills Foundation Photo - Cutting Lodge
All-boys | Special Education School
Acceptance Rate: 50%
Grades: 3-12
455 South St
Barre, MA 01005
(978) 355-4541
Rank: #29 - 3529. - 35.
Wilbraham & Monson Academy
Wilbraham & Monson Academy Photo
(4)
Acceptance Rate: 50%
Grades: 6-12
423 Main Street
Wilbraham, MA 01095
(413) 596-6811
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