Most Selective Private High Schools in Massachusetts

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The average private high school acceptance rate in Massachusetts is approximately 56% per year (2021).
The most selective school in Massachusetts is currently Groton School, with an acceptance rate of 11%.
The most selective private high schools are listed below (where sufficient data available).

Most Selective Private High Schools in Massachusetts (2021)

  • School Acceptance Rate Grades Location
  • Rank: #11.
    Groton School
    Groton School Photo - Groton Circle
    Special Program Emphasis (Episcopal)
    Acceptance Rate: 11%
    Grades: 8-12282 Farmers Row
    Groton, MA 01450
    (978) 448-3363

  • Rank: #22.Acceptance Rate: 13%
    Grades: 9-12180 Main Street
    Andover, MA 01810
    (978) 749-4050

  • 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-12170 Centre Street
    Milton, MA 02186
    (617) 898-1798

  • Rank: #44.
    Deerfield Academy
    Deerfield Academy Photo
    Acceptance Rate: 15%
    Grades: 9-127 Boyden Lane
    Deerfield, MA 01342
    (413) 774-1400

  • Rank: #55.
    Middlesex School
    Middlesex School Photo - Eliot Hall
    Acceptance Rate: 18%
    Grades: 9-121400 Lowell Road
    Concord, MA 01742
    (978) 371-6524

  • Rank: #66.
    The Governors Academy
    The Governors Academy Photo
    Acceptance Rate: 23%
    Grades: 9-121 Elm St
    Byfield, MA 01922
    (978) 465-1763

  • Rank: #77.Acceptance Rate: 24%
    Grades: 7-1210 Campus Drive
    Dedham, MA 02026
    (781) 326-3700

  • Rank: #8-98.-9.
    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: 9-12166 Main Street
    Concord, MA 01742
    (978) 402-2250

  • Rank: #8-98.-9.
    Winsor School
    Winsor School Photo
    All-girls
    Acceptance Rate: 25%
    Grades: 5-12103 Pilgrim Road
    Boston, MA 02215
    (617) 735-9503

  • Rank: #1010.
    Brooks School
    Brooks School Photo
    (Episcopal)
    Acceptance Rate: 26%
    Grades: 9-121160 Great Pond Road
    North Andover, MA 01845
    (978) 725-6272

  • Rank: #1111.
    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.
    Acceptance Rate: 27%
    Grades: 9-12245 North Undermountain Road
    Sheffield, MA 01257
    (413) 229-1003

  • Rank: #1212.
    St. Mark's School
    St. Mark's School Photo - St. Mark's School
    (Episcopal)
    Acceptance Rate: 29%
    Grades: 9-1225 Marlboro Road
    Southborough, MA 01772
    (508) 786-6000

  • Rank: #13-1413.- 14.
    Acera
    Special Program Emphasis
    Acceptance Rate: 30%
    Grades: K-105 Lowell Ave.
    Winchester, MA 01890
    (781) 729-3489

  • Rank: #13-1413.- 14.
    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.
    Acceptance Rate: 30%
    Grades: 6-1254 Brookside Avenue
    Jamaica Plain, MA 02130
    (617) 277-1118

  • Rank: #1515.Acceptance Rate: 32%
    Grades: 9-12One Lamplighter Way
    Gill, MA 01354
    (413) 498-3227

  • Rank: #1616.
    The Rivers School
    The Rivers School Photo
    Acceptance Rate: 34%
    Grades: 6-12333 Winter St
    Weston, MA 02493
    (781) 235-9300

  • Rank: #1717.
    Lawrence Academy
    Lawrence Academy Photo
    Acceptance Rate: 35%
    Grades: 9-1226 Powderhouse Rd
    Groton, MA 01450
    (978) 448-1530

  • Rank: #18-1918.- 19.
    Tabor Academy
    Tabor Academy Photo
    Acceptance Rate: 38%
    Grades: 9-1266 Spring Street
    Marion, MA 02738
    (508) 748-2000

  • Rank: #18-1918.- 19.
    Thayer Academy
    Acceptance Rate: 38%
    Grades: 6-12745 Washington Street
    Braintree, MA 02184
    (781) 843-3580

  • Rank: #20-2120.- 21.
    Dana Hall School
    Dana Hall School Photo - Dana Hall fosters sisterhood and lifelong friendships.
    All-girls
    Acceptance Rate: 40%
    Grades: 5-1245 Dana Road
    Wellesley, MA 02482
    (781) 489-1331

  • Rank: #20-2120.- 21.Acceptance Rate: 40%
    Grades: 9-12172 Ash Street
    Winchendon, MA 01475
    (978) 297-4476

  • Rank: #2222.
    The Bement School
    The Bement School Photo
    Acceptance Rate: 44%
    Grades: K-994 Old Main St
    Deerfield, MA 01342
    (413) 774-7061

  • Rank: #2323.
    Walnut Hill School for the Arts
    Walnut Hill School for the Arts Photo
    Special Program Emphasis
    Acceptance Rate: 47%
    Grades: 9-1212 Highland Street
    Natick, MA 01760
    (508) 650-5020

  • Rank: #24-2624.- 26.
    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".
    Acceptance Rate: 50%
    Grades: 7-12247 Marlborough Street
    Boston, MA 02116
    (617) 267-4530

  • Rank: #24-2624.- 26.
    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: 3-12455 South St
    Barre, MA 01005
    (978) 355-4541

  • Rank: #24-2624.- 26.Acceptance Rate: 50%
    Grades: 6-12423 Main Street
    Wilbraham, MA 01095
    (413) 596-6811

  • Rank: #2727.Acceptance Rate: 55%
    Grades: 9-1245 Georgian Road
    Weston, MA 02493
    (781) 642-8650

  • Rank: #2828.
    Riverview School Inc
    Riverview School Inc Photo
    Special Education School
    Acceptance Rate: 56%
    Grades: 6-12551 Route 6A
    East Sandwich, MA 02537
    (508) 888-0489

  • Rank: #2929.
    Austin Preparatory School
    Austin Preparatory School Photo
    (Roman Catholic)
    Acceptance Rate: 58%
    Grades: 6-12101 Willow St.
    Reading, MA 01867
    (781) 944-4900

  • Rank: #30-3230.- 32.Acceptance Rate: 60%
    Grades: 9-12785 Beaver Street
    Waltham, MA 02452
    (781) 314-0806

  • Rank: #30-3230.- 32.
    Dearborn Academy
    Dearborn Academy Photo - Director, Howard Rossman, has been at Dearborn Academy since 1983.
    Special Education School
    Acceptance Rate: 60%
    Grades: 4-12575 WASHINGTON STREET
    Newton, MA 02458
    (781) 641-5992

  • Rank: #30-3230.- 32.
    Sparhawk School
    Sparhawk School Photo
    Acceptance Rate: 60%
    Grades: PK-124 Noel St.
    Amesbury, MA 01913
    (978) 388-5354

  • Rank: #33-3633.- 36.
    The Academy at Penguin Hall
    The Academy at Penguin Hall Photo
    All-girls
    Acceptance Rate: 70%
    Grades: 9-1236 Essex Street
    Wenham, MA 01984
    (978) 468-6200

  • Rank: #33-3633.- 36.
    Catholic Memorial
    Catholic Memorial Photo
    All-boys (Roman Catholic)
    Acceptance Rate: 70%
    Grades: 7-12235 Baker St
    West Roxbury, MA 02132
    (617) 469-8000

  • Rank: #33-3633.- 36.
    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: 7-127 Highfield Dr.
    Falmouth, MA 02540
    (508) 457-9696

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