Most Selective Private Schools (2022-23)

The national average private school acceptance rate is 85% per year (2022-23).
The private elementary school average acceptance rate is 86% per year and the private high school average is 81% per year.
The state with the highest average private school acceptance rate is South Dakota with 97%. The state with the lowest average private school acceptance rate is District Of Columbia with 61%.
Acceptance Rate Range: 61% 97% Avg. Acceptance Rate: 85%

Most Selective Private Schools (2022-23)

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