Most Selective Private Elementary Schools in Massachusetts

The average private elementary school acceptance rate in Massachusetts is 73% per year (2024).
The most selective school in Massachusetts is Dearborn Academy, with an acceptance rate of 8%.
Acceptance Rate Range: 8% 70% Avg. Acceptance Rate: 43%

Most Selective Private Elementary Schools in Massachusetts (2024)

School
Acceptance Rate
Grades
Location
Rank: #11.
Dearborn Academy
Dearborn Academy Photo
Special Education School
(1)
Acceptance Rate: 8%
Grades: 3-12
575 WASHINGTON STREET
Newton, MA 02458
(781) 641-5992
Rank: #22.
Groton School
Groton School Photo - Groton Circle
(Episcopal)
Acceptance Rate: 9%
Grades: 8-12
282 Farmers Row
Groton, MA 01450
(978) 448-3363
Rank: #33.
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: #44.
Shady Hill School
Shady Hill School Photo
Acceptance Rate: 18%
Grades: PK-8
178 Coolidge Hill
Cambridge, MA 02138
(617) 520-5200
Rank: #55.
Acceptance Rate: 24%
Grades: 7-12
10 Campus Drive
Dedham, MA 02026
(781) 320-7271
Rank: #66.
Winsor School
Winsor School Photo
All-girls
Acceptance Rate: 25%
Grades: 5-12
103 Pilgrim Road
Boston, MA 02215
(617) 735-9503
Rank: #7 - 107. - 10.
Landmark High School
Landmark High School Photo
Special Education School
(2)
Acceptance Rate: 30%
Grades: 2-12
429 Hale St
Prides Crossing, MA 01965
(978) 236-3266
Rank: #7 - 107. - 10.
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.
Special Program Emphasis
(9)
Acceptance Rate: 30%
Grades: 6-12
54 Brookside Avenue
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130
(617) 277-1118
Rank: #7 - 107. - 10.
The Rivers School
The Rivers School Photo
(3)
Acceptance Rate: 30%
Grades: 6-12
333 Winter St
Weston, MA 02493
(781) 235-9300
Rank: #7 - 107. - 10.
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: #1111.
League School for Autism
League School for Autism Photo
Special Education School
Acceptance Rate: 33%
Grades: PK-12
300 Boston Providence Turnpike
East Walpole, MA 02032
(508) 850-3900
Rank: #1212.
Thayer Academy
Acceptance Rate: 38%
Grades: 5-12
745 Washington Street
Braintree, MA 02184
(781) 664-2210
Rank: #13 - 1413. - 14.
Acceptance Rate: 40%
Grades: NS-8
55 Interlaken Rd.
Stockbridge, MA 01262
(413) 637-0755
Rank: #13 - 1413. - 14.
Dana Hall School
Dana Hall School Photo
All-girls
(1)
Acceptance Rate: 40%
Grades: 5-12
45 Dana Road
Wellesley, MA 02482
(781) 489-1331
Rank: #15 - 1615. - 16.
Acceptance Rate: 45%
Grades: 5-8
94 Bradford St
Lawrence, MA 01840
(978) 989-0004
Rank: #15 - 1615. - 16.
The Chestnut Hill School
The Chestnut Hill School Photo - The Chestnut Hill School is conveniently located approximately 5 miles from downtown Boston
(9)
Acceptance Rate: 45%
Grades: NS-6
428 Hammond Street
Chestnut Hill, MA 02467
(617) 566-4394
Rank: #17 - 2617. - 26.
Atrium School
Atrium School Photo
(5)
Acceptance Rate: 50%
Grades: PK-8
69 Grove St
Watertown, MA 02472
(617) 923-4156
Rank: #17 - 2617. - 26.
Cambridge Montessori School
Cambridge Montessori School Photo
Montessori School
(6)
Acceptance Rate: 50%
Grades: NS-8
161 Garden St
Cambridge, MA 02138
(617) 492-3410
Rank: #17 - 2617. - 26.
Dedham Country Day School
Dedham Country Day School Photo - Welcome to Dedham Country Day!
(1)
Acceptance Rate: 50%
Grades: NS-8
90 Sandy Valley Road
Dedham, MA 02026
(781) 329-0850
Rank: #17 - 2617. - 26.
Holy Trinity School
(Catholic)
Acceptance Rate: 50%
Grades: PK-8
64 Lamphor St
Fall River, MA 02721
(508) 673-6772
Rank: #17 - 2617. - 26.
Landmark Elementary•Middle School
Landmark Elementary•Middle School Photo
Special Education School
(4)
Acceptance Rate: 50%
Grades: 2-8
167 Bridge Street
Manchester, MA 01944
(978) 236-3100
Rank: #17 - 2617. - 26.
Acceptance Rate: 50%
Grades: 6-12
280 Locke Drive
Marlborough, MA 01752
(508) 205-4270
Rank: #17 - 2617. - 26.
The Newman School
The Newman School Photo
(4)
Acceptance Rate: 50%
Grades: 7-12
247 Marlborough Street
Boston, MA 02116
(617) 267-4530
Rank: #17 - 2617. - 26.
Seven Hills/stetson School
Seven Hills/stetson School Photo - Cutting Lodge
All-boys | Special Education School
Acceptance Rate: 50%
Grades: 4-12
455 South St
Barre, MA 01005
(978) 355-4541
Rank: #17 - 2617. - 26.
Stoneleigh-Burnham School
Stoneleigh-Burnham School Photo - Our challenging and supportive learning environment encourages appropriate risk-taking by providing a safe space for making mistakes. Stoneleigh-Burnham School offers the International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma Programme.
All-girls
(4)
Acceptance Rate: 50%
Grades: 7-12
574 Bernardston Road
Greenfield, MA 01301
(413) 774-2711
Rank: #17 - 2617. - 26.
Wilbraham & Monson Academy
Wilbraham & Monson Academy Photo
(4)
Acceptance Rate: 50%
Grades: 6-12
423 Main Street
Wilbraham, MA 01095
(413) 596-6811
Rank: #2727.
Riverview School Inc
Riverview School Inc Photo - Our summer program ends with a cruise along the Cape Cod Canal for some students.
Special Education School
Acceptance Rate: 56%
Grades: 6-12
551 Route 6A
East Sandwich, MA 02537
(508) 888-0489
Rank: #2828.
Austin Preparatory School
Austin Preparatory School Photo
(Catholic)
(6)
Acceptance Rate: 58%
Grades: 6-12
101 Willow St.
Reading, MA 01867
(781) 944-4900
Rank: #29 - 3129. - 31.
Acceptance Rate: 60%
Grades: 7-12
785 Beaver Street
Waltham, MA 02452
(781) 314-0804
Rank: #29 - 3129. - 31.
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: #29 - 3129. - 31.
Sparhawk School
Sparhawk School Photo
Acceptance Rate: 60%
Grades: PK-12
4 Noel St.
Amesbury, MA 01913
(978) 388-5354
Rank: #3232.
Eaglebrook School
All-boys
(1)
Acceptance Rate: 62%
Grades: 6-9
271 Pine Nook Road
Deerfield, MA 01342
(413) 774-7411
Rank: #3333.
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: #3434.
Oak Meadow School
Oak Meadow School Photo - Children's House playground (ages 3-6). Children love having multiple recesses daily and enjoy the playground and gardens year-round. The children participated in a research project to learn about playgrounds; they presented their research and desire for a playhouse to members of our adult community. They learned skills of planning, research, public speaking, and so much more!
Montessori School
(5)
Acceptance Rate: 67%
Grades: NS-8
2 Old Pickard Lane
Littleton, MA 01460
(978) 486-9874
Rank: #35 - 3635. - 36.
Lexington Christian Academy
Lexington Christian Academy Photo
(Christian)
(7)
Acceptance Rate: 70%
Grades: 6-12
48 Bartlett Ave
Lexington, MA 02420
(781) 457-6000
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Frequently Asked Questions

What is the Massachusetts average Private Elementary Schools acceptance rate?
The Massachusetts average Private Elementary Schools acceptance rate is 73% for 2024.
What are the most selective Private Elementary Schools in Massachusetts?
The best top ranked Private Elementary Schools in Massachusetts include Dearborn Academy, Groton School and Milton Academy.

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