Most Selective Private Schools in New Hampshire

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  • The average private school acceptance rate in New Hampshire is approximately 75% per year (2020).
  • The most selective school in New Hampshire is currently Phillips Exeter Academy, with an acceptance rate of 15%.
  • The most selective private schools are listed below (where sufficient data available).

Most Selective Private Schools in New Hampshire (2020)

  • School Acceptance Rate Grades Location
  • Rank: #11.Acceptance Rate: 15%
    Grades: 9-1220 Main St
    Exeter, NH 03833
    (603)772-4311

  • Rank: #22.
    St. Paul's School
    St. Paul's School Photo
    (Episcopal)
    Acceptance Rate: 17%
    Grades: 9-12325 Pleasant Street
    Concord, NH 03301
    (603)229-4700

  • Rank: #33.
    Building Block School
    Special Program Emphasis
    Acceptance Rate: 30%
    Grades: PK-6125 Kingston Rd
    Exeter, NH 03833
    (603)778-1383

  • Rank: #4-54.-5.
    Hampshire Country School
    Hampshire Country School Photo - Island Pond is regularly used for canoeing and fishing.
    All-boys
    Acceptance Rate: 40%
    Grades: 3-1028 Patey Circle
    Rindge, NH 03461
    (603)899-3325

  • Rank: #4-54.-5.
    New Hampton School
    New Hampton School Photo - A spirited and supportive community.
    Acceptance Rate: 40%
    Grades: 9-1270 Main Street
    New Hampton, NH 03256
    (603)677-3401

  • Rank: #66.
    Proctor Academy
    Proctor Academy Photo - Proctor is academically challenging, yet supportive. You can always arrange for extra help! Relationships between students and teachers are remarkably informal; (you can address your teacher as "Mike" or Sarah"). This builds natural respect and a sense of mutual support.
    Acceptance Rate: 45%
    Grades: 9-12204 Main Street
    Andover, NH 03216
    (603)735-6652

  • Rank: #77.
    Dublin School
    Dublin School Photo
    Acceptance Rate: 46%
    Grades: 9-1218 Lehmann Way
    Dublin, NH 03444
    (603)563-8584

  • Rank: #88.
    The White Mountain School
    The White Mountain School Photo - Is the classroom the only place in which to learn? We don't think so. WMS Students immerse themselves in a week-long, off-campus Field Course each semester. These unique experiences allow in-depth, academic exploration of a specific topic in an authentic setting. Each Course provides an incomparable opportunity for students to explore and develop interests and passions beyond the classroom.
    (Episcopal)
    Acceptance Rate: 47%
    Grades: 9-12371 West Farm Road
    Bethlehem, NH 03574
    (603)444-2928

  • Rank: #9-129.- 12.
    Brewster Academy
    Brewster Academy Photo - Brewster Academy boasts strong athletic teams with 14 league titles, 17 New England tournament bids, and two national titles in the past five years.
    Acceptance Rate: 50%
    Grades: 9-1280 Academy Drive
    Wolfeboro, NH 03894
    (603)569-7200

  • Rank: #9-129.- 12.
    Hillsboro Christian School
    (Baptist)
    Acceptance Rate: 50%
    Grades: NS-12337 Second New Hampshire Tpke
    Hillsborough, NH 03244
    (603)478-2233

  • Rank: #9-129.- 12.
    New Morning School
    Daycare / Preschool
    Acceptance Rate: 50%
    Grades: PK-K23 Back River Road
    Bedford, NH 03110
    (603)669-3591

  • Rank: #9-129.- 12.
    Pioneer Junior Academy
    (Seventh Day Adventist)
    Acceptance Rate: 50%
    Grades: 1-813 Mount Gilboa Rd
    Westmoreland, NH 03467
    (603)399-4803

  • Rank: #13-1413.- 14.
    The Derryfield School
    Acceptance Rate: 57%
    Grades: 6-122108 River Road
    Manchester, NH 03104
    (603)669-4524

  • Rank: #13-1413.- 14.
    Kimball Union Academy
    Kimball Union Academy Photo
    Acceptance Rate: 57%
    Grades: 9-1264 Main Street
    Meriden, NH 03770
    (603)469-2100

  • Rank: #1515.
    Hampstead Academy
    Hampstead Academy Photo - Students begin learning Spanish and Chinese in Pre-Kindergarten and elementary grades through song, fingerplays, and fun activities like puppet shows.
    Special Program Emphasis
    Acceptance Rate: 65%
    Grades: PK-8320 East Road
    Hampstead, NH 03841
    (603)329-4406

  • Rank: #1616.
    2nd Nature Academy
    2nd Nature Academy Photo - Energy efficient facilities
    Acceptance Rate: 73%
    Grades: NS-128 Groton Rd
    Nashua, NH 03062
    (603)881-4815

  • Rank: #1717.
    Cardigan Mountain School
    Cardigan Mountain School Photo - The Kenly Dining Hall opened in spring 2013.
    All-boys (Christian)
    Acceptance Rate: 74%
    Grades: 6-962 Alumni Drive
    Canaan, NH 03741
    (603)523-4321

  • Rank: #1818.
    Wolfeboro Camp School
    Wolfeboro Camp School Photo - Wolfeboro offers an excellent academic program for Middle, Upper, and ESL students. Guided by dedicated and seasoned private school faculty, the Wolfeboro curriculum includes additional emphasis on pre-prep goals, pre-college goals, and intensive ESL courses.
    Special Program Emphasis
    Acceptance Rate: 75%
    Grades: 5-1293 Camp School Road
    Wolfeboro, NH 03894
    (603)569-3451

  • Rank: #19-2019.- 20.
    Bethlehem Christian School
    (Christian)
    Acceptance Rate: 80%
    Grades: K-121858 Maple St
    Bethlehem, NH 03574
    (603)869-5401

  • Rank: #19-2019.- 20.
    Jesse Remington High School
    Jesse Remington High School Photo - Founded in 1990, JRHS is a regional 9-12 Christian high school, featuring both college and career preparatory programs, exemplified in our traditional and project curricula. Our motto, "we are more than conquerors" permeates the spiritual, intellectual, social and aesthetic pursuits of JRHS.
    (Christian)
    Acceptance Rate: 80%
    Grades: 9-1215 Stevens Lane
    Candia, NH 03034
    (603)483-5664

  • Rank: #2121.
    Sant Bani School
    Sant Bani School Photo
    Acceptance Rate: 83%
    Grades: PK-819 Ashram Road
    Sanbornton, NH 03269
    (603)934-4240

  • Rank: #2222.
    Portsmouth Christian Academy
    Portsmouth Christian Academy Photo - Math and Reading Buddies build relationships between our younger and older students.
    (Christian)
    Acceptance Rate: 85%
    Grades: PK-1220 Seaborne Dr
    Dover, NH 03820
    (603)742-3617

  • Rank: #23-2923.- 29.
    Burnham Brook School
    Acceptance Rate: 90%
    Grades: 3-8106 Kimball Pond Rd
    Canterbury, NH 03224
    (603)783-4501

  • Rank: #23-2923.- 29.
    The Contoocook School
    Special Education School
    Acceptance Rate: 90%
    Grades: 6-1240 Park Ln
    Contoocook, NH 03229
    (603)746-7702

  • Rank: #23-2923.- 29.
    Immaculate Heart Of Mary School
    Immaculate Heart Of Mary School Photo
    (Roman Catholic)
    Acceptance Rate: 90%
    Grades: K-1295 Fay Martin Road
    Winchester, NH 03470
    (603)239-6495

  • Rank: #23-2923.- 29.
    Lakeland School
    Lakeland School Photo - Students enjoy a rock climbing field trip
    Acceptance Rate: 90%
    Grades: NS-840 Meredith Center Road
    Meredith, NH 03253
    (603)279-5680

  • Rank: #23-2923.- 29.
    Mountain Shadows School
    Alternative School
    Acceptance Rate: 90%
    Grades: 1-8149 Valley Rd
    Dublin, NH 03444
    (603)563-8170

  • Rank: #23-2923.- 29.
    St John Regional School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Acceptance Rate: 90%
    Grades: PK-861 S State St
    Concord, NH 03301
    (603)225-3222

  • Rank: #23-2923.- 29.
    Trinity Christian School
    Trinity Christian School Photo
    (Baptist)
    Acceptance Rate: 90%
    Grades: PK-1280 Clinton Street
    Concord, NH 03301
    (603)225-5410

  • Rank: #3030.
    Mount Zion Christian Schools
    Mount Zion Christian Schools Photo - 2nd and 3rd grade class singing carols to their pen pals at the nursing home
    (Christian)
    Acceptance Rate: 92%
    Grades: PK-12132 Titus Avenue
    Manchester, NH 03103
    (603)606-7930

  • Rank: #31-4131.- 41.
    Calvary Christian School
    (Baptist)
    Acceptance Rate: 95%
    Grades: K-12115 Yeaton Rd
    Plymouth, NH 03264
    (603)536-4022

  • Rank: #31-4131.- 41.
    Cardinal Lacroix Academy
    (Roman Catholic)
    Acceptance Rate: 95%
    Grades: NS-6148 Belmont St
    Manchester, NH 03103
    (603)622-0414

  • Rank: #31-4131.- 41.
    Crotched Mountain School
    Crotched Mountain School Photo - Our one-of-a-kind Farm School program gives students hands-on vocational learning.
    Special Education School
    Acceptance Rate: 95%
    Grades: 1-12One Verney Drive
    Greenfield, NH 03047
    (603)547-1894

  • Rank: #31-4131.- 41.
    Dublin Christian Academy
    Dublin Christian Academy Photo
    (Christian)
    Acceptance Rate: 95%
    Grades: PK-12106 Page Rd
    Dublin, NH 03444
    (603)563-8505

  • Rank: #31-4131.- 41.
    Monarch School of New England
    Monarch School of New England Photo - Staff are close to students and welcome them individually each day.
    Special Education School
    Acceptance Rate: 95%
    Grades: K-12105 Eastern Avenue
    Rochester, NH 03867
    (603)332-2848

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