Most Selective Private Schools in New Jersey

The average private school acceptance rate in New Jersey is 79% per year (2022).
The most selective school in New Jersey is Somerset Hills Learning Institute, with an acceptance rate of 1%.
Acceptance Rate Range: 1% 75% Avg. Acceptance Rate: 46%

Most Selective Private Schools in New Jersey (2022)

School
Acceptance Rate
Grades
Location
Rank: #11.
Somerset Hills Learning Institute
Special Education School
Acceptance Rate: 1%
Grades: PK-11
1810 Burnt Mills Rd
Bedminster, NJ 07921
(908) 719-6400
Rank: #22.
Acceptance Rate: 16%
Grades: 9-12
2500 Main Street, PO Box 6008
Lawrence Township, NJ 08648
(609) 895-2030
Rank: #33.
Blair Academy
Blair Academy Photo
Acceptance Rate: 21%
Grades: 9-12
2 Park St
Blairstown, NJ 07825
(800) 462-5247
Rank: #44.
Peddie School
Peddie School Photo - With an average class size of 12 and a student-to-faculty ratio of 6:1, Peddie?'s rigorous and innovative academic program continues to evolve to meet the demands of an ever-changing world.
Acceptance Rate: 22%
Grades: 9-12
201 S Main St
Hightstown, NJ 08520
(609) 944-7555
Rank: #55.
Newark Academy
Newark Academy Photo
(2)
Acceptance Rate: 23%
Grades: 6-12
91 South Orange Avenue
Livingston, NJ 07039
(973) 992-7000
Rank: #66.
The Pennington School
The Pennington School Photo - Founded in 1838, The Pennington School is an independent, coeducational school serving day and boarding students in grades 6 through 12.
(Methodist)
Acceptance Rate: 26%
Grades: 6-12
112 W Delaware Avenue
Pennington, NJ 08534
(609) 737-6128
Rank: #77.
Primoris Academy
Primoris Academy Photo - An independent private school located in Westwood, NJ, Primoris Academy is a vibrant and nurturing environment for advanced learners. We strive to create a joyful learning experience that inspires as well as challenges.
(19)
Acceptance Rate: 27%
Grades: PK-12
120 Washington Avenue
Westwood, NJ 07675
(201) 722-1000
Rank: #8 - 118. - 11.
Cedar Hill Prep School
Cedar Hill Prep School Photo - 2017 National Blue Ribbon School Highly Exemplary School
(6)
Acceptance Rate: 30%
Grades: NS-8
152 Cedar Grove Lane
Somerset, NJ 08873
(732) 356-5400
Rank: #8 - 118. - 11.
Islamic Academy Of Burlington County
(Islamic)
(1)
Acceptance Rate: 30%
Grades: PK-12
613 Sunset Rd
Burlington, NJ 08016
(609) 531-2206
Rank: #8 - 118. - 11.
The Pingry School
(1)
Acceptance Rate: 30%
Grades: K-12
131 Martinsville Road
Basking Ridge, NJ 07920
(908) 647-6419
Rank: #8 - 118. - 11.
Princeton Day School
Princeton Day School Photo
Acceptance Rate: 30%
Grades: PK-12
650 Great Road
Princeton, NJ 08540
(609) 924-6700
Rank: #1212.
The American Boychoir School
The American Boychoir School Photo - American Boychoir is the nation's most widely touring and frequently performing choral ensemble.
All-boys | Special Program Emphasis
(2)
Acceptance Rate: 35%
Grades: 4-8
75 Mapleton Road
Princeton, NJ 08540
(609) 924-5858
Rank: #13 - 1513. - 15.
Acceptance Rate: 40%
Grades: NS-12
PO Box 604 / St. Bernard's Road
Gladstone, NJ 07934
(908) 243-1611
Rank: #13 - 1513. - 15.
Morris Catholic High School
Morris Catholic High School Photo - Over 100 students participate in our Spring Musical and Fall Drama productions.
(Roman Catholic)
Acceptance Rate: 40%
Grades: 9-12
200 Morris Ave
Denville, NJ 07834
(973) 627-6674
Rank: #13 - 1513. - 15.
St. Peters Preparatory School
All-boys (Roman Catholic)
Acceptance Rate: 40%
Grades: 9-12
144 Grand Street
Jersey City, NJ 07302
(201) 547-6400
Rank: #1616.
All Saints Episcopal Day School
All Saints Episcopal Day School Photo - Gymnasium
(Episcopal)
(6)
Acceptance Rate: 43%
Grades: NS-8
707 Washington St
Hoboken, NJ 07030
(201) 792-0736
Rank: #1717.
Noble Leadership Academy
Noble Leadership Academy Photo
(Islamic)
(16)
Acceptance Rate: 45%
Grades: PK-12
1-30 Summit Avenue
Fair Lawn, NJ 07410
(973) 685-2550
Rank: #1818.
Acceptance Rate: 50%
Grades: PK-12
315 E Palisade Avenue
Englewood, NJ 07631
(201) 569-9500
Rank: #19 - 2019. - 20.
Pioneer Academy
Pioneer Academy Photo - School Building
(3)
Acceptance Rate: 53%
Grades: PK-12
164 Totowa Road
Wayne, NJ 07470
(973) 405-5169
Rank: #19 - 2019. - 20.
Saddle River Day School
Saddle River Day School Photo - The iconic Main Hall houses the Lower School and Administrative Offices including the Head of School. Lower School classrooms include a state of the art Science lab, library and art studio.
(7)
Acceptance Rate: 53%
Grades: NS-12
147 Chestnut Ridge Road
Saddle River, NJ 07458
(201) 327-4050
Rank: #2121.
Moorestown Friends School
Moorestown Friends School Photo - Moorestown Friends School Summer Programs offers a variety of summer learning opportunities for students entering Prekindergarten through high school.
(Friends)
(2)
Acceptance Rate: 54%
Grades: NS-12
110 East Main Street
Moorestown, NJ 08057
(856) 914-4426
Rank: #2222.
Delbarton School
Delbarton School Photo - Old Main, a mansion built in 1880 as the summer residence of the Kountze family, is the centerpiece of Delbarton's 200 acre campus.
All-boys (Roman Catholic)
Acceptance Rate: 56%
Grades: 7-12
230 Mendham Road
Morristown, NJ 07960
(973) 538-3231
Rank: #2323.
The Morristown-Beard School
The Morristown-Beard School Photo - Morristown-Beard School
All-girls
(3)
Acceptance Rate: 59%
Grades: 6-12
70 Whippany Road
Morristown, NJ 07960
(973) 539-3032
Rank: #24 - 2924. - 29.
Academy Of Greatness And Excellence
Academy Of Greatness And Excellence Photo - One of the pillars of the AGE National Elementary Honor Society is Service, and that is what the NEHS students provides at the Woodcrest Healthcare Center. They visit the elderly of our community, and spend quality time with them as they add smiles to their faces.
(Islamic)
(1)
Acceptance Rate: 60%
Grades: PK-12
110 Mount Vernon St.
Ridgefield Park, NJ 07660
(201) 229-0470
Rank: #24 - 2924. - 29.
Acceptance Rate: 60%
Grades: PK-12
17 Schoolhouse Rd
Somerset, NJ 08873
(732) 397-7988
Rank: #24 - 2924. - 29.
The Gramon School
The Gramon School Photo - In our Culinary Arts program students learn about table service, dining room protocol and business operation for an overall introduction to the culinary arts and food services industry. The pre-vocational curriculum teaches the skills necessary for employment—generalizing learned skills to pre-vocational and functional tasks. Individualization is crucial, as students have a wide range of skill levels.
Special Education School
Acceptance Rate: 60%
Grades: 10-12
24 Dwight Place
Fairfield, NJ 07004
(973) 808-9555
Rank: #24 - 2924. - 29.
Mary Help Of Christians Academy
Mary Help Of Christians Academy Photo
All-girls (Roman Catholic)
(3)
Acceptance Rate: 60%
Grades: 8-12
659 Belmont Avenue
Haledon, NJ 07508
(973) 790-6200
Rank: #24 - 2924. - 29.
Acceptance Rate: 60%
Grades: PK-8
35 Bellevue Avenue
Rumson, NJ 07760
(732) 842-0527
Rank: #24 - 2924. - 29.
Stevens Cooperative School
Stevens Cooperative School Photo
(1)
Acceptance Rate: 60%
Grades: PK-8
301 Garden St
Hoboken, NJ 07030
(201) 792-3688
Rank: #30 - 3130. - 31.
Princeton Academy of the Sacred Heart
Princeton Academy of the Sacred Heart Photo - Kindergarten boys on the playground.
All-boys (Roman Catholic)
(14)
Acceptance Rate: 65%
Grades: K-8
1128 Great Road
Princeton, NJ 08540
(609) 921-6499
Rank: #30 - 3130. - 31.
Waterfront Montessori
Montessori School
Acceptance Rate: 65%
Grades: PK-8
150 Warren Street, Suites 108 & 200
Jersey City, NJ 07302
(201) 333-5600
Rank: #3232.
Creative Learning Center
Creative Learning Center Photo - Block building is an essential part of our preschool and primary program. Through this activity, the children develop critical thinking skills, perseverance, language skills, mathematical and scientific understandings, as well as a strong self concept.
Alternative School
(1)
Acceptance Rate: 70%
Grades: PK-1
160 Avenue At The Common Ste 3
Shrewsbury, NJ 07702
(732) 389-2211
Rank: #33 - 3433. - 34.
Mendham Country Day School
(7)
Acceptance Rate: 72%
Grades: NS-8
204 Morristown Rd
Basking Ridge, NJ 07920
(908) 766-3323
Rank: #33 - 3433. - 34.
Waldorf School of Princeton
Waldorf School of Princeton Photo - Imagine what your child can become with The Waldorf School of Princeton!
(7)
Acceptance Rate: 72%
Grades: NS-8
1062 Cherry Hill Rd
Princeton, NJ 08540
(609) 466-1970
Rank: #35 - 4135. - 41.
American Boys Preparatory Academy
American Boys Preparatory Academy Photo - American Boys Prep student learning at his own pace.
All-boys | Alternative School
(1)
Acceptance Rate: 75%
Grades: 5-8
1020 Springfield Ave
Mountainside, NJ 07092
(908) 516-4231
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