Most Selective Private Schools (2021-22)

The national average private school acceptance rate is 85% per year (2021-22).
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 Connecticut with 69%.
Acceptance Rate Range: 69% 97% Avg. Acceptance Rate: 85%

Most Selective Private Schools (2021-22)

State
Average Acceptance Rate
(Total / High Schools / Elementary)
Most Selective Schools
(Acceptance Rate)

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The town with the lowest private school acceptance rate is Silver Spring, MD with an average acceptance rate of 76%. The county with the lowest private school acceptance rate is Merrimack County, NH with an average acceptance rate of 71%.