Most Selective Private Schools in New Hampshire

The average private school acceptance rate in New Hampshire is 74% per year (2024).
The most selective school in New Hampshire is St. Paul's School, with an acceptance rate of 16%.
Acceptance Rate Range: 16% 95% Avg. Acceptance Rate: 67%

Most Selective Private Schools in New Hampshire (2024)

School
Acceptance Rate
Grades
Location
Rank: #11.
St. Paul's School
St. Paul's School Photo - Students walking to class after Chapel.
(Episcopal)
Acceptance Rate: 16%
Grades: 9-12
325 Pleasant Street
Concord, NH 03301
(603) 229-4700
Rank: #22.
Acceptance Rate: 17%
Grades: 9-12
20 Main St
Exeter, NH 03833
(603) 777-3437
Rank: #33.
Building Block School
Special Program Emphasis
Acceptance Rate: 30%
Grades: PK-6
125 Kingston Rd
Exeter, NH 03833
(603) 778-1383
Rank: #44.
Holderness School
Holderness School Photo
(Episcopal)
Acceptance Rate: 35%
Grades: 9-12
33 Chapel Lane
Plymouth, NH 03264
(603) 536-1257
Rank: #5 - 65. - 6.
Hampshire Country School
Hampshire Country School Photo - Island Pond is regularly used for canoeing and fishing.
All-boys | Alternative School
Acceptance Rate: 40%
Grades: 3-10
28 Patey Circle
Rindge, NH 03461
(603) 899-3325
Rank: #5 - 65. - 6.
Kimball Union Academy
Kimball Union Academy Photo
Acceptance Rate: 40%
Grades: 9-12
64 Main Street
Meriden, NH 03770
(603) 469-2100
Rank: #7 - 87. - 8.
New Hampton School
New Hampton School Photo - A spirited and supportive community.
Acceptance Rate: 45%
Grades: 9-12
70 Main Street
New Hampton, NH 03256
(603) 677-3401
Rank: #7 - 87. - 8.
Proctor Academy
Proctor Academy Photo - 2,500 acres of living classroom.
Special Program Emphasis
(1)
Acceptance Rate: 45%
Grades: 9-12
204 Main Street
Andover, NH 03216
(603) 735-6651
Rank: #99.
Dublin School
Dublin School Photo
(2)
Acceptance Rate: 46%
Grades: 9-12
18 Lehmann Way
Dublin, NH 03444
(603) 563-7075
Rank: #1010.
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)
(2)
Acceptance Rate: 47%
Grades: 9-12
371 West Farm Road
Bethlehem, NH 03574
(603) 444-2928
Rank: #11 - 1311. - 13.
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: 9-12
80 Academy Drive
Wolfeboro, NH 03894
(603) 569-7200
Rank: #11 - 1311. - 13.
New Morning School
Daycare / Preschool
Acceptance Rate: 50%
Grades: PK-K
23 Back River Road
Bedford, NH 03110
(603) 669-3591
Rank: #11 - 1311. - 13.
Pioneer Junior Academy
(Seventh Day Adventist)
Acceptance Rate: 50%
Grades: 1-8
13 Mount Gilboa Rd
Westmoreland, NH 03467
(603) 399-4803
Rank: #1414.
The Derryfield School
The Derryfield School Photo
Acceptance Rate: 57%
Grades: 6-12
2108 River Road
Manchester, NH 03104
(603) 669-4524
Rank: #1515.
Hampstead Academy
Hampstead Academy Photo - Connect. Inquire. Empower. Prepared for the Future. Hampstead Academy strives to be the exemplar for experiential learning and a place to cultivate connections, ignite ideas, and empower prepared students for the future.
(5)
Acceptance Rate: 65%
Grades: PK-8
320 East Road
Hampstead, NH 03841
(603) 329-4406
Rank: #1616.
Cardigan Mountain School
Cardigan Mountain School Photo - Campus View
All-boys
Acceptance Rate: 74%
Grades: 6-9
62 Alumni Drive
Canaan, NH 03741
(603) 523-3518
Rank: #17 - 1817. - 18.
Montessori Schoolhouse Of Cheshire County
Montessori Schoolhouse Of Cheshire County Photo - Montessori Schoolhouse Toddler Classroom, Keene, NH. School year programs for children ages 16 months to six years old.
Montessori School
Acceptance Rate: 75%
Grades: NS-K
28 Hurricane Road
Keene, NH 03431
(603) 352-3301
Rank: #17 - 1817. - 18.
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: 5-12
93 Camp School Road
Wolfeboro, NH 03894
(603) 569-3451
Rank: #19 - 2219. - 22.
Bethlehem Christian School
(Christian)
(1)
Acceptance Rate: 80%
Grades: K-12
1858 Maple St
Bethlehem, NH 03574
(603) 869-5401
Rank: #19 - 2219. - 22.
Hillsboro Christian School
Hillsboro Christian School Photo - Excellence in EducationSpiritual Maturity
(Baptist)
Acceptance Rate: 80%
Grades: PK-12
337 Second New Hampshire Tpke
Hillsborough, NH 03244
(603) 478-2233
Rank: #19 - 2219. - 22.
Jesse Remington High School
Jesse Remington High School Photo - Founded in 1992, 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)
(10)
Acceptance Rate: 80%
Grades: 9-12
15 Stevens Lane
Candia, NH 03034
(603) 483-5664
Rank: #19 - 2219. - 22.
Kroka Expeditions Semester School
Kroka Expeditions Semester School Photo
Alternative School
(1)
Acceptance Rate: 80%
Grades: 10-12
767 Forest Road
Marlow, NH 03456
(603) 835-9087
Rank: #2323.
Sant Bani School
Sant Bani School Photo
Acceptance Rate: 83%
Grades: PK-8
19 Ashram Road
Sanbornton, NH 03269
(603) 934-4240
Rank: #24 - 2624. - 26.
2nd Nature Academy (SNA)
2nd Nature Academy (SNA) Photo - 2nd Nature Academy includes early childhood through high school.
(16)
Acceptance Rate: 85%
Grades: NS-12
10 Groton Rd
Nashua, NH 03062
(603) 881-4815
Rank: #24 - 2624. - 26.
Dublin Christian Academy
Dublin Christian Academy Photo
(Christian)
(5)
Acceptance Rate: 85%
Grades: PK-12
106 Page Rd
Dublin, NH 03444
(603) 563-8505
Rank: #24 - 2624. - 26.
Portsmouth Christian Academy
Portsmouth Christian Academy Photo - Our beautiful 50 acre campus sits along the Bellamy River in Dover, NH, a suburb an hour outside Boston.
(Christian)
(12)
Acceptance Rate: 85%
Grades: PK-12
20 Seaborne Dr
Dover, NH 03820
(603) 742-3617
Rank: #27 - 3227. - 32.
The Contoocook School
Special Education School
Acceptance Rate: 90%
Grades: 6-12
40 Park Ln
Contoocook, NH 03229
(603) 746-7702
Rank: #27 - 3227. - 32.
Immaculate Heart Of Mary School
Immaculate Heart Of Mary School Photo
(Catholic)
Acceptance Rate: 90%
Grades: K-12
95 Fay Martin Road
Winchester, NH 03470
(603) 239-6495
Rank: #27 - 3227. - 32.
Lakeland School
Lakeland School Photo - Students enjoy a rock climbing field trip
Acceptance Rate: 90%
Grades: NS-8
40 Meredith Center Road
Meredith, NH 03253
(603) 279-5680
Rank: #27 - 3227. - 32.
Acceptance Rate: 90%
Grades: K-8
149 Valley Rd
Dublin, NH 03444
(603) 563-8170
Rank: #27 - 3227. - 32.
St. John Regional School
(Catholic)
Acceptance Rate: 90%
Grades: PK-8
61 S State St
Concord, NH 03301
(603) 225-3222
Rank: #27 - 3227. - 32.
Trinity Christian School
Trinity Christian School Photo
(Baptist)
(3)
Acceptance Rate: 90%
Grades: PK-12
80 Clinton Street
Concord, NH 03301
(603) 225-5410
Rank: #3333.
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)
(15)
Acceptance Rate: 92%
Grades: PK-12
132 Titus Avenue
Manchester, NH 03103
(603) 606-7930
Rank: #34 - 4234. - 42.
Calvary Christian School
(Baptist)
Acceptance Rate: 95%
Grades: 5-9
115 Yeaton Rd
Plymouth, NH 03264
(603) 536-4022
Rank: #34 - 4234. - 42.
Crotched Mountain School
Special Education School
Acceptance Rate: 95%
Grades: K-12
1 Verney Drive
Greenfield, NH 03047
(603) 668-7584
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Frequently Asked Questions

What is the New Hampshire average private schools acceptance rate?
The New Hampshire average private schools acceptance rate is 74% for 2024.
What are the most selective private schools in New Hampshire?
The top ranked private schools in New Hampshire include St. Paul's School, Phillips Exeter Academy and Building Block School.
What is the most selective high school and elementary school in New Hampshire?
The most selective private high school in New Hampshire is St. Paul's School, with an acceptance rate of 16%. The most selective private elementary school is Building Block School, with an acceptance rate of 30%.

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