Most Selective Private Elementary Schools in Massachusetts

The average private elementary school acceptance rate in Massachusetts is 75% per year (2021-22).
The most selective school in Massachusetts is Groton School, with an acceptance rate of 11%.

Most Selective Private Elementary 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.
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: #33.
Acceptance Rate: 24%
Grades: 7-12
10 Campus Drive
Dedham, MA 02026
(781) 326-3700
Rank: #44.
Winsor School
Winsor School Photo
All-girls
Acceptance Rate: 25%
Grades: 5-12
103 Pilgrim Road
Boston, MA 02215
(617) 735-9503
Rank: #55.
The Rivers School
The Rivers School Photo
(3)
Acceptance Rate: 27%
Grades: 6-12
333 Winter St
Weston, MA 02493
(781) 235-9300
Rank: #6 - 86. - 8.
Acera
Special Program Emphasis
Acceptance Rate: 30%
Grades: K-10
5 Lowell Ave.
Winchester, MA 01890
(781) 729-3489
Rank: #6 - 86. - 8.
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: #6 - 86. - 8.
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: #99.
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: #1010.
Thayer Academy
Acceptance Rate: 38%
Grades: 6-12
745 Washington Street
Braintree, MA 02184
(781) 843-3580
Rank: #11 - 1311. - 13.
Acceptance Rate: 40%
Grades: NS-8
55 Interlaken Rd.
Stockbridge, MA 01262
(413) 637-0755
Rank: #11 - 1311. - 13.
Birches School
Birches School Photo - Kindergarden Geometry
(5)
Acceptance Rate: 40%
Grades: PK-8
100 Bedford Road
Lincoln, MA 01773
(781) 259-8100
Rank: #11 - 1311. - 13.
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: #14 - 1514. - 15.
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: #14 - 1514. - 15.
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: #16 - 2216. - 22.
Atrium School
Atrium School Photo
(5)
Acceptance Rate: 50%
Grades: PK-8
69 Grove St
Watertown, MA 02472
(617) 923-4156
Rank: #16 - 2216. - 22.
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: #16 - 2216. - 22.
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: #16 - 2216. - 22.
Holy Trinity School
(Roman Catholic)
Acceptance Rate: 50%
Grades: PK-8
64 Lamphor St
Fall River, MA 02721
(508) 673-6772
Rank: #16 - 2216. - 22.
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: #16 - 2216. - 22.
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: #16 - 2216. - 22.
Wilbraham & Monson Academy
Wilbraham & Monson Academy Photo
(4)
Acceptance Rate: 50%
Grades: 6-12
423 Main Street
Wilbraham, MA 01095
(413) 596-6811
Rank: #2323.
Dedham Country Day School
Dedham Country Day School Photo - Welcome to Dedham Country Day!
(1)
Acceptance Rate: 55%
Grades: NS-8
90 Sandy Valley Road
Dedham, MA 02026
(781) 329-0850
Rank: #2424.
Riverview School Inc
Riverview School Inc Photo
Special Education School
Acceptance Rate: 56%
Grades: 6-12
551 Route 6A
East Sandwich, MA 02537
(508) 888-0489
Rank: #2525.
Austin Preparatory School
Austin Preparatory School Photo
(Roman Catholic)
(6)
Acceptance Rate: 58%
Grades: 6-12
101 Willow St.
Reading, MA 01867
(781) 944-4900
Rank: #26 - 2826. - 28.
Dearborn Academy
Dearborn Academy Photo - Director, Howard Rossman, has been at Dearborn Academy since 1983.
Special Education School
Acceptance Rate: 60%
Grades: 4-12
575 WASHINGTON STREET
Newton, MA 02458
(781) 641-5992
Rank: #26 - 2826. - 28.
Lexington Montessori School
Lexington Montessori School Photo - Lexington Montessori School: Hands-on, collaborative learning in a nurturing and engaging environment.
Montessori School
(8)
Acceptance Rate: 60%
Grades: NS-8
130 Pleasant Street
Lexington, MA 02421
(781) 862-8571
Rank: #26 - 2826. - 28.
Sparhawk School
Sparhawk School Photo
Acceptance Rate: 60%
Grades: PK-12
4 Noel St.
Amesbury, MA 01913
(978) 388-5354
Rank: #2929.
Friends Academy
Friends Academy Photo - In the classrooms...
Acceptance Rate: 64%
Grades: PK-8
1088 Tucker Road
North Dartmouth, MA 02747
(508) 999-1356
Rank: #3030.
Oak Meadow School
Oak Meadow School Photo
Montessori School
(4)
Acceptance Rate: 67%
Grades: NS-8
2 Old Pickard Lane
Littleton, MA 01460
(978) 486-9874
Rank: #31 - 3331. - 33.
Catholic Memorial
Catholic Memorial Photo
All-boys (Roman Catholic)
Acceptance Rate: 70%
Grades: 7-12
235 Baker St
West Roxbury, MA 02132
(617) 469-8000
Rank: #31 - 3331. - 33.
Falmouth Academy
Falmouth Academy Photo - Harnessing the power of inspired learning in a world-renowned scientific and vibrant artistic community, Falmouth Academy emboldens each student to take creative and intellectual risks to confidently engage the challenges of our times.
Acceptance Rate: 70%
Grades: 7-12
7 Highfield Dr.
Falmouth, MA 02540
(508) 457-9696
Rank: #31 - 3331. - 33.
Lexington Christian Academy
Lexington Christian Academy Photo - Our MakerSpace provides space, time, and technology to the community for the purposes of experiencing and exploring relevant connections to the physical world through innovation and experimentation. It’s a dynamic space for students to experiment, explore, create, and discover. Have an idea? You can build it here.
(Christian)
(7)
Acceptance Rate: 70%
Grades: 6-12
48 Bartlett Ave
Lexington, MA 02420
(781) 457-6000
Rank: #34 - 3734. - 37.
Nashoba Brooks School
Nashoba Brooks School Photo
(7)
Acceptance Rate: 75%
Grades: PK-8
200 Strawberry Hill Road
Concord, MA 01742
(978) 369-4591
Rank: #34 - 3734. - 37.
Northbrook Academy
Northbrook Academy Photo - group
Acceptance Rate: 75%
Grades: 5-12
40 North Main Street
Middleboro, MA 02346
(508) 947-8047
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