Most Selective Private High Schools in Massachusetts

The average private high school acceptance rate in Massachusetts is 56% per year (2021-22).
The most selective school in Massachusetts is Groton School, with an acceptance rate of 11%.

Most Selective Private High 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 - 1514. - 15.
Acera
Special Program Emphasis
Acceptance Rate: 30%
Grades: K-10
5 Lowell Ave.
Winchester, MA 01890
(781) 729-3489
Rank: #14 - 1514. - 15.
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: #1616.
Acceptance Rate: 32%
Grades: 9-12
One Lamplighter Way
Gill, MA 01354
(413) 498-3227
Rank: #1717.
Lawrence Academy
Lawrence Academy Photo
(1)
Acceptance Rate: 37%
Grades: 9-12
26 Powderhouse Rd
Groton, MA 01450
(978) 448-1530
Rank: #18 - 1918. - 19.
Tabor Academy
Tabor Academy Photo
Acceptance Rate: 38%
Grades: 9-12
66 Spring Street
Marion, MA 02738
(508) 748-2000
Rank: #18 - 1918. - 19.
Thayer Academy
Acceptance Rate: 38%
Grades: 6-12
745 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
(1)
Acceptance Rate: 40%
Grades: 5-12
45 Dana Road
Wellesley, MA 02482
(781) 489-1331
Rank: #20 - 2120. - 21.
The Winchendon School
The Winchendon School Photo
(3)
Acceptance Rate: 40%
Grades: 9-12
172 Ash Street
Winchendon, MA 01475
(978) 297-4476
Rank: #2222.
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: #23 - 2623. - 26.
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: #23 - 2623. - 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".
(4)
Acceptance Rate: 50%
Grades: 7-12
247 Marlborough Street
Boston, MA 02116
(617) 267-4530
Rank: #23 - 2623. - 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: 3-12
455 South St
Barre, MA 01005
(978) 355-4541
Rank: #23 - 2623. - 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
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
(Roman 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: 9-12
785 Beaver Street
Waltham, MA 02452
(781) 314-0806
Rank: #29 - 3129. - 31.
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: #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.
Acceptance Rate: 61%
Grades: 9-12
45 Georgian Road
Weston, MA 02493
(781) 642-8650
Rank: #33 - 3633. - 36.
The Academy at Penguin Hall
The Academy at Penguin Hall Photo
All-girls
(3)
Acceptance Rate: 70%
Grades: 9-12
36 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: 7-12
235 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: 7-12
7 Highfield Dr.
Falmouth, MA 02540
(508) 457-9696
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