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 (35%)
Canterbury School (35%)
Kent School (42%)
South Kent School (60%)
Mercer County, NJ 56% / 43% / 64%
The Lawrenceville School (19%)
Peddie School (22%)
The Pennington School (29%)
Princeton Day School (30%)
The American Boychoir School (35%)
New York County, NY 59% / 54% / 61%
THINK Global School (12%)
St. Lukes School (15%)
Birch Wathen Lenox School (17%)
Rudolf Steiner School (30%)
Alexander Robertson School (33%)
District Of Columbia County, DC 59% / 57% / 62%
Sheridan School (20%)
Capitol Hill Day School (40%)
St. Johns College High School (45%)
Gonzaga College High School (45%)
The Field School (50%)
Middlesex County, MA 61% / 51% / 68%
Groton School (17%)
Middlesex School (18%)
Concord Academy (28%)
Acera (30%)
The Rivers School (33%)
San Francisco County, CA 63% / 85% / 62%
One Fifty Parker Avenue School (10%)
San Francisco Friends School (15%)
Presidio Knolls School (25%)
St Monica School (30%)
Children's Day School (47%)
Hartford County, CT 65% / 54% / 76%
Westminster School (25%)
The Loomis Chaffee School (27%)
Suffield Academy (29%)
Ethel Walker School (41%)
St Timothy Middle School (45%)
Westchester County, NY 66% / 49% / 68%
Rye Country Day School (20%)
Karafin School (30%)
Hackley School (36%)
The Harvey School (45%)
The Chapel School (60%)
Philadelphia County, PA 66% / 63% / 66%
Girard College (15%)
St. Peters School (30%)
Frankford Friends School (40%)
Greene Street Friends School (40%)
William Penn Charter School (61%)
Somerset County, NJ 67% / 45% / 64%
Somerset Hills Learning Institute (1%)
The Pingry School (30%)
Cedar Hill Prep School (30%)
Gill St Bernard S School (58%)
Lord Stirling School (90%)
New Haven County, CT 68% / 47% / 80%
Choate Rosemary Hall (21%)
Westover School (46%)
Hopkins School (46%)
The Cheshire Academy (75%)
Connecticut Experiential Learning Center (CELC) Middle School (80%)
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%)
San Mateo County, CA 68% / 72% / 68%
Centennial Montessori School (10%)
Peninsula School (21%)
Woodside Priory School - The Priory (23%)
Young World Preschool and Kindergarten (50%)
Millbrae Montessori School (50%)
Richmond City County, VA 70% / 70% / 70%
St. Andrew's School (25%)
Lynnhaven Academy (40%)
Veritas School (70%)
Richmond Waldorf School (90%)
Providence Montessori Christian School (95%)
Travis County, TX 70% / 63% / 69%
The Schools of Paragon (35%)
St. Stephens Episcopal School (50%)
Capitol School Of Austin (60%)
Griffin School (75%)
All Saints' Episcopal School (85%)
Davidson County, TN 70% / 71% / 68%
University School Of Nashville (35%)
Montessori East (40%)
BENTON HALL ACADEMY (75%)
Jesus Only Academy (75%)
River Road Academy (80%)
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%)
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%)
Durham County, NC 71% / 46% / 71%
Durham Academy (39%)
Carolina Friends School (46%)
Camelot Academy (53%)
Gorman Christian Academy & Early Learning Center (80%)
The Studio School of Durham (80%)
Fairfield County, CT 72% / 55% / 71%
Brunswick School (25%)
St. Luke's School (33%)
Winston Preparatory School CT (50%)
Sacred Heart Greenwich (55%)
Christian Heritage School (60%)
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The town with the lowest private school acceptance rate is New York, NY with an average acceptance rate of 59%. The county with the lowest private school acceptance rate is Litchfield County, CT with an average acceptance rate of 52%.