Lowest Private School Acceptance Rate By County (2017-2018)

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  • Listed below are counties with the lowest average private school acceptance rate.
  • The most selective county for private school acceptance rate is Litchfield County, CT with an average acceptance rate of 52%.

Lowest Private School Acceptance Rate By County (2017-2018)

County
Average Acceptance Rate
(Total / High Schools / Elementary)
Most Selective Schools
(Acceptance Rate)
Litchfield County, CT 52% / 49% / 63%
The Hotchkiss School (19%)
Salisbury School (33%)
Canterbury School (35%)
Kent School (42%)
Indian Mountain School (60%)
District Of Columbia County, DC 54% / 53% / 57%
Sheridan School (20%)
Capitol Hill Day School (40%)
Gonzaga College High School (45%)
St. Johns College High School (45%)
The Field School (50%)
Mercer County, NJ 57% / 43% / 65%
The Lawrenceville School (19%)
Peddie School (22%)
Princeton Day School (30%)
The Pennington School (33%)
The American Boychoir School (35%)
New York County, NY 59% / 54% / 62%
THINK Global School (12%)
St. Lukes School (15%)
Birch Wathen Lenox School (17%)
Rudolf Steiner School (30%)
Alexander Robertson School (33%)
San Francisco County, CA 61% / 87% / 61%
One Fifty Parker Avenue School (10%)
San Francisco Friends School (15%)
St Monica School (30%)
Children's Day School (47%)
Meadows-livingstone School (50%)
Middlesex County, MA 62% / 52% / 71%
Groton School (17%)
Middlesex School (18%)
Concord Academy (28%)
Lawrence Academy (35%)
Belmont Day School (35%)
Somerset County, NJ 62% / 30% / 62%
Somerset Hills Learning Institute (1%)
The Pingry School (30%)
Cedar Hill Prep School (30%)
Gill St. Bernard's School (58%)
Lord Stirling School (90%)
Philadelphia County, PA 62% / 59% / 62%
Girard College (15%)
St. Peters School (30%)
Frankford Friends School (40%)
Greene Street Friends School (40%)
William Penn Charter School (61%)
San Mateo County, CA 66% / 72% / 66%
Centennial Montessori School (10%)
Peninsula School (21%)
Woodside Priory School - The Priory (23%)
Young World Preschool and Kindergarten (50%)
Millbrae Montessori School (50%)
Hartford County, CT 66% / 55% / 79%
Westminster School (25%)
The Loomis Chaffee School (27%)
Suffield Academy (29%)
Miss Porter's School (42%)
St. Timothy Middle School (45%)
Norfolk County, MA 68% / 41% / 68%
Milton Academy (14%)
Noble & Greenough School (24%)
Tenacre Country Day School (30%)
Thayer Academy (38%)
Dana Hall School (40%)
Durham County, NC 69% / 46% / 69%
Durham Academy (39%)
Carolina Friends School (46%)
Camelot Academy (53%)
Gorman Christian Academy & Early Learning Center (80%)
The B E Academy (95%)
Merrimack County, NH 70% / 66% / 90%
St. Paul's School (16%)
Proctor Academy (40%)
Trinity Christian School (90%)
The Contoocook School (90%)
Burnham Brook School (90%)
Burlington County, NJ 70% / 75% / 70%
Islamic Academy of Burlington County, Inc. (30%)
Moorestown Friends School (54%)
Doane Academy (70%)
Sacred Heart Elementary School (95%)
Center For Education (100%)
Santa Barbara County, CA 71% / 55% / 82%
Cate School (14%)
Crane Country Day School (40%)
Midland School (60%)
Santa Barbara Middle School (70%)
Valley Christian Academy (90%)
Essex County, MA 71% / 50% / 80%
Phillips Academy Andover (13%)
Brooks School (24%)
Blessed Stephen Bellesini OSA Academy (45%)
Clark School (50%)
Shore Country Day School (50%)
New Haven County, CT 72% / 45% / 84%
Choate Rosemary Hall (21%)
Hopkins School (46%)
Westover School (46%)
The Cheshire Academy (67%)
Connecticut Experiential Learning Center (CELC) Middle School (80%)
Westchester County, NY 72% / 49% / 76%
Karafin School (30%)
Hackley School (36%)
The Harvey School (45%)
The Chapel School (60%)
Hudson Country Montessori School- New Rochelle (84%)
Fairfield County, CT 73% / 56% / 72%
Brunswick School (25%)
St. Luke's School (33%)
Sacred Heart Greenwich (55%)
New Canaan Country School (58%)
Christian Heritage School (60%)
Prince Georges County, MD 73% / 72% / 76%
Bishop McNamara High School (40%)
St. Philip The Apostle School (50%)
St. Jerome Academy (53%)
The Maryland International Day School (60%)
Al-Huda School (60%)
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The town with the lowest private school acceptance rate is Concord, CA with an average acceptance rate of 56%. The county with the lowest private school acceptance rate is Litchfield County, CT with an average acceptance rate of 52%.