Most Selective Private High Schools in Massachusetts

The average private high school acceptance rate in Massachusetts is 55% per year (2024).
The most selective school in Massachusetts is Dearborn Academy, with an acceptance rate of 8%.
Acceptance Rate Range: 8% 62% Avg. Acceptance Rate: 35%

Most Selective Private High 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.
Deerfield Academy
Deerfield Academy Photo
Acceptance Rate: 12%
Grades: 9-12
7 Boyden Lane
Deerfield, MA 01342
(413) 774-1400
Rank: #44.
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: #55.
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.
Middlesex School
Middlesex School Photo - Eliot Hall
Acceptance Rate: 18%
Grades: 9-12
1400 Lowell Road
Concord, MA 01742
(978) 371-6524
Rank: #77.
Concord Academy
Concord Academy Photo - The view of Concord Academy's chapel from the fields on the banks of the Sudbury River.
Acceptance Rate: 19%
Grades: 9-12
166 Main Street
Concord, MA 01742
(978) 402-2250
Rank: #88.
The Governors Academy
The Governors Academy Photo
(1)
Acceptance Rate: 23%
Grades: 9-12
1 Elm St
Byfield, MA 01922
(978) 465-1763
Rank: #99.
Acceptance Rate: 24%
Grades: 7-12
10 Campus Drive
Dedham, MA 02026
(781) 320-7271
Rank: #10 - 1110. - 11.
Brooks School
Brooks School Photo
(Episcopal)
Acceptance Rate: 25%
Grades: 9-12
1160 Great Pond Road
North Andover, MA 01845
(978) 725-6272
Rank: #10 - 1110. - 11.
Winsor School
Winsor School Photo
All-girls
Acceptance Rate: 25%
Grades: 5-12
103 Pilgrim Road
Boston, MA 02215
(617) 735-9503
Rank: #1212.
Berkshire School
Berkshire School Photo - Founded in 1907, Berkshire School is a coed college preparatory boarding and day school for 400 ninth-12th graders and post-graduates, offering a forward-thinking curriculum and state-of-the-art facilities on a 400-acre campus in Sheffield, Mass.
(1)
Acceptance Rate: 27%
Grades: 9-12
245 North Undermountain Road
Sheffield, MA 01257
(413) 229-1003
Rank: #13 - 1413. - 14.
Lawrence Academy
Lawrence Academy Photo
(1)
Acceptance Rate: 29%
Grades: 9-12
26 Powderhouse Rd
Groton, MA 01450
(978) 448-1530
Rank: #13 - 1413. - 14.
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: #15 - 1715. - 17.
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: #15 - 1715. - 17.
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: #15 - 1715. - 17.
The Rivers School
The Rivers School Photo
(3)
Acceptance Rate: 30%
Grades: 6-12
333 Winter St
Weston, MA 02493
(781) 235-9300
Rank: #1818.
Acceptance Rate: 32%
Grades: 9-12
One Lamplighter Way
Gill, MA 01354
(413) 498-3227
Rank: #1919.
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: #2020.
The Winchendon School
The Winchendon School Photo
(3)
Acceptance Rate: 35%
Grades: 9-12
172 Ash Street
Winchendon, MA 01475
(978) 297-1223
Rank: #21 - 2221. - 22.
Tabor Academy
Tabor Academy Photo - Situated on the shores of Sippican Harbor, Tabor's 88-acre campus includes direct and immediate access to the water allowing for place-based learning like no other.
(1)
Acceptance Rate: 38%
Grades: 9-12
66 Spring Street
Marion, MA 02738
(508) 748-2000
Rank: #21 - 2221. - 22.
Thayer Academy
Acceptance Rate: 38%
Grades: 5-12
745 Washington Street
Braintree, MA 02184
(781) 664-2210
Rank: #2323.
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: #2424.
Acceptance Rate: 47%
Grades: 9-12
12 Highland Street
Natick, MA 01760
(508) 650-5085
Rank: #25 - 2925. - 29.
Acceptance Rate: 50%
Grades: 6-12
280 Locke Drive
Marlborough, MA 01752
(508) 205-4270
Rank: #25 - 2925. - 29.
The Newman School
The Newman School Photo
(4)
Acceptance Rate: 50%
Grades: 7-12
247 Marlborough Street
Boston, MA 02116
(617) 267-4530
Rank: #25 - 2925. - 29.
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: #25 - 2925. - 29.
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: #25 - 2925. - 29.
Wilbraham & Monson Academy
Wilbraham & Monson Academy Photo
(4)
Acceptance Rate: 50%
Grades: 6-12
423 Main Street
Wilbraham, MA 01095
(413) 596-6811
Rank: #3030.
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: #3131.
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: #32 - 3332. - 33.
Acceptance Rate: 60%
Grades: 7-12
785 Beaver Street
Waltham, MA 02452
(781) 314-0804
Rank: #32 - 3332. - 33.
Sparhawk School
Sparhawk School Photo
Acceptance Rate: 60%
Grades: PK-12
4 Noel St.
Amesbury, MA 01913
(978) 388-5354
Rank: #3434.
Acceptance Rate: 61%
Grades: 9-12
45 Georgian Road
Weston, MA 02493
(781) 642-8650
Rank: #3535.
Eaglebrook School
All-boys
(1)
Acceptance Rate: 62%
Grades: 6-9
271 Pine Nook Road
Deerfield, MA 01342
(413) 774-7411
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Frequently Asked Questions

What is the Massachusetts average Private High Schools acceptance rate?
The Massachusetts average Private High Schools acceptance rate is 55% for 2024.
What are the most selective Private High Schools in Massachusetts?
The best top ranked Private High Schools in Massachusetts include Dearborn Academy, Groton School and Deerfield Academy.

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