Most Selective Private Preschools in Missouri

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The average private preschool acceptance rate in Missouri is approximately 89% per year (2021).
The most selective school in Missouri is currently City Academy, with an acceptance rate of 28%.
The most selective private preschools are listed below (where sufficient data available).

Most Selective Private Preschools in Missouri (2021)

  • School Acceptance Rate Grades Location
  • Rank: #1-21.-2.
    City Academy
    Acceptance Rate: 28%
    Grades: NS-64175 N Kingshighway Blvd
    Saint Louis, MO 63115
    (314) 382-0085

  • Rank: #1-21.-2.Acceptance Rate: 28%
    Grades: PK-123401 Newman Rd
    Joplin, MO 64801
    (417) 781-5124

  • Rank: #33.
    A Growing Place Montessori School
    Montessori School
    Acceptance Rate: 40%
    Grades: PK-17001 Forsyth Boulevard
    Saint Louis, MO 63105
    (314) 863-9493

  • Rank: #44.
    New City School
    Acceptance Rate: 60%
    Grades: PK-65209 Waterman Blvd
    Saint Louis, MO 63108
    (314) 361-6411

  • Rank: #55.
    St. Paul's Episcopal Day School
    St. Paul's Episcopal Day School Photo - St. Paul's encourages social-emotional growth, character development, and leadership in all of our students as we provide one of the top academic educations in Kansas City.
    (Episcopal)
    Acceptance Rate: 65%
    Grades: NS-84041 Main St
    Kansas City, MO 64111
    (816) 931-8614

  • Rank: #66.
    Twin City Christian Academy
    Twin City Christian Academy Photo
    (Baptist)
    Acceptance Rate: 70%
    Grades: PK-12723 Horine Rd
    Festus, MO 63028
    (636) 937-9664

  • Rank: #7-87.-8.
    Asa Christian Academy
    Asa Christian Academy Photo - Welcome To ASA
    Daycare / Preschool (Christian)
    Acceptance Rate: 75%
    Grades: NS-48390 Latty Ave
    Hazelwood, MO 63042
    (314) 524-4272

  • Rank: #7-87.-8.
    Cape Christian Community School
    Cape Christian Community School Photo - Elementary students
    (Christian)
    Acceptance Rate: 75%
    Grades: PK-92911 Kage Rd
    Cape Girardeau, MO 63701
    (573) 335-8333

  • Rank: #99.
    The Barstow School
    Acceptance Rate: 78%
    Grades: NS-1211511 State Line
    Kansas City, MO 64114
    (816) 942-3255

  • Rank: #10-1210.- 12.
    Heart Of America Christian Academy
    (Pentecostal)
    Acceptance Rate: 85%
    Grades: NS-127600 Blue Ridge
    Kansas City, MO 64138
    (816) 356-6380

  • Rank: #10-1210.- 12.
    Oakhill Day School
    Oakhill Day School Photo - Oakhill Day School Main Campus Building houses it's Early Childhood and Lower School Programs.
    Acceptance Rate: 85%
    Grades: NS-87019 North Cherry Street
    Kansas City, MO 64118
    (816) 436-6228

  • Rank: #10-1210.- 12.
    Rohan Woods School
    Rohan Woods School Photo - Our Early Childhood class (Age 2) watches as Ms. Sullivan creates the colors in the book they are reading-- MOUSE PAINT. "It was magic, one little kiddo said as red and blue made purple!"
    Special Program Emphasis
    Acceptance Rate: 85%
    Grades: NS-61515 Bennett Ave
    Saint Louis, MO 63122
    (314) 821-6270

  • Rank: #1313.
    The Wilson School
    The Wilson School Photo - At The Wilson School, every child is known and valued as an individual. With an 8:1 student to teacher ratio, our faculty can customize the learning experience to bring out the best in each and every student.
    Acceptance Rate: 86%
    Grades: PK-6400 De Mun Ave
    Saint Louis, MO 63105
    (314) 725-4999

  • Rank: #1414.
    Christian Academy Of Greater St. Louis
    Christian Academy Of Greater St. Louis Photo
    (Church of Christ)
    Acceptance Rate: 89%
    Grades: NS-1211050 North Warson Road
    Saint Louis, MO 63114
    (314) 429-7070

  • Rank: #15-2715.- 27.
    Ability KC
    Special Education School
    Acceptance Rate: 90%
    Grades: NS3101 Main St
    Kansas City, MO 64111
    (816) 756-0780

  • Rank: #15-2715.- 27.
    Chesterfield Montessori School
    Chesterfield Montessori School Photo
    Montessori School
    Acceptance Rate: 90%
    Grades: NS-814000 Ladue Road
    Chesterfield, MO 63017
    (314) 469-7150

  • Rank: #15-2715.- 27.
    Child Of God Lutheran School
    Child Of God Lutheran School Photo
    (Lutheran Church Missouri Synod)
    Acceptance Rate: 90%
    Grades: NS-8650 Salt Lick Rd
    Saint Peters, MO 63376
    (636) 970-7080

  • Rank: #15-2715.- 27.
    College Heights Christian School
    College Heights Christian School Photo
    (Christian)
    Acceptance Rate: 90%
    Grades: PK-124311 Newman Rd
    Joplin, MO 64801
    (417) 782-4114

  • Rank: #15-2715.- 27.
    The Freedom School
    The Freedom School Photo - To love one another.
    (Presbyterian)
    Acceptance Rate: 90%
    Grades: PK-61483 82nd Blvd
    Saint Louis, MO 63132
    (314) 432-7396

  • Rank: #15-2715.- 27.
    Messiah Lutheran School
    Messiah Lutheran School Photo - From preschool to middle school, we have spacious classrooms with up-to-date technology, and teachers who invest in their students. We foster relationship building in our school, and offer leadership opportunities for both our youngest and oldest learners alike.
    (Lutheran Church Missouri Synod)
    Acceptance Rate: 90%
    Grades: NS-85911 S Highway 94
    Saint Charles, MO 63304
    (636) 329-1096

  • Rank: #15-2715.- 27.
    New Life Christian School
    New Life Christian School Photo - truth. intellect. potential.
    (Pentecostal)
    Acceptance Rate: 90%
    Grades: PK-1211570 Mark Twain Ln
    Bridgeton, MO 63044
    (314) 291-4181

  • Rank: #15-2715.- 27.
    Our Lady Of The Pillar School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Acceptance Rate: 90%
    Grades: NS-8403 S. Lindbergh Blvd
    Saint Louis, MO 63131
    (314) 993-3353

  • Rank: #15-2715.- 27.
    Sacred Heart School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Acceptance Rate: 90%
    Grades: PK-8111 N 8th St
    Poplar Bluff, MO 63901
    (573) 785-5836

  • Rank: #15-2715.- 27.
    St. Paul Lutheran School
    (Lutheran Church Missouri Synod)
    Acceptance Rate: 90%
    Grades: PK-8608 E Columbia St
    Farmington, MO 63640
    (573) 756-5147

  • Rank: #15-2715.- 27.
    Springfield Lutheran School
    Springfield Lutheran School Photo
    (Lutheran Church Missouri Synod)
    Acceptance Rate: 90%
    Grades: NS-82852 S Dayton Ave
    Springfield, MO 65807
    (417) 883-5717

  • Rank: #15-2715.- 27.
    Visitation Academy Of St Louis
    Visitation Academy Of St Louis Photo - "A School for Life"
    All-girls (Roman Catholic)
    Acceptance Rate: 90%
    Grades: PK-123020 North Ballas Road
    Saint Louis, MO 63131
    (314) 625-9103

  • Rank: #15-2715.- 27.
    Washington Montessori School
    Montessori School
    Acceptance Rate: 90%
    Grades: PK-K210 High St
    Washington, MO 63090
    (636) 239-5144

  • Rank: #28-4228.- 42.
    Andrews Academy
    Andrews Academy Photo - Our campus is located in Creve Coeur and offers a beautifully wooded area, nature trails, mostly shaded playground, pool, and much more.
    Acceptance Rate: 95%
    Grades: PK-6888 North Mason Road
    Saint Louis, MO 63141
    (314) 878-1883

  • Rank: #28-4228.- 42.
    Christ Community Lutheran School
    Christ Community Lutheran School Photo
    (Lutheran Church Missouri Synod)
    Acceptance Rate: 95%
    Grades: NS-8110 W Woodbine Ave
    Saint Louis, MO 63122
    (314) 822-7774

  • Rank: #28-4228.- 42.Acceptance Rate: 95%
    Grades: PK-51614 Willott Rd
    Saint Peters, MO 63376
    (636) 978-1680

  • Rank: #28-4228.- 42.
    Clay-Platte Montessori School
    Clay-Platte Montessori School Photo
    Montessori School
    Acceptance Rate: 95%
    Grades: NS-125901 NW Waukomis Drive
    Kansas City, MO 64151
    (816) 741-6940

  • Rank: #28-4228.- 42.
    DaySpring Arts & Education
    DaySpring Arts & Education Photo
    (Christian)
    Acceptance Rate: 95%
    Grades: PK-122500 Metro Blvd.
    Maryland Heights, MO 63043
    (314) 291-8878

  • Rank: #28-4228.- 42.
    Gateway Legacy Christian Academy
    Gateway Legacy Christian Academy Photo - After a long day of games, sports, and fun....the students worked together in one final teamwork activity.
    (Christian)
    Acceptance Rate: 95%
    Grades: PK-12700 Howdershell Rd
    Florissant, MO 63031
    (314) 733-5208

  • Rank: #28-4228.- 42.
    Immanuel Lutheran School
    (Lutheran Church Missouri Synod)
    Acceptance Rate: 95%
    Grades: NS-8632 E Hwy N
    Wentzville, MO 63385
    (636) 639-9887

  • Rank: #28-4228.- 42.
    Immanuel Lutheran School - Olivette
    Immanuel Lutheran School - Olivette Photo - Education is Essential. We are a resource to our community, providing academically rigorous curriculum for those who would like their children to attend school in-person 5 days a week 2yr olds - Grade 8
    (Lutheran Church Missouri Synod)
    Acceptance Rate: 95%
    Grades: NS-89733 Olive Blvd
    Saint Louis, MO 63132
    (314) 993-5004

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