Most Selective Private Elementary Schools in New Jersey

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The average private elementary school acceptance rate in New Jersey is approximately 78% per year (2021).
The most selective school in New Jersey is currently Somerset Hills Learning Institute, with an acceptance rate of 1%.
The most selective private elementary schools are listed below (where sufficient data available).

Most Selective Private Elementary Schools in New Jersey (2021)

  • School Acceptance Rate Grades Location
  • Rank: #11.
    Somerset Hills Learning Institute
    Special Education School
    Acceptance Rate: 1%
    Grades: PK-111810 Burnt Mills Rd
    Bedminster, NJ 07921
    (908) 719-6400

  • Rank: #22.
    Newark Academy
    Newark Academy Photo
    Acceptance Rate: 23%
    Grades: 6-1291 South Orange Avenue
    Livingston, NJ 07039
    (973) 992-7000

  • Rank: #33.
    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: 6-12112 W Delaware Avenue
    Pennington, NJ 08534
    (609) 737-6128

  • Rank: #44.
    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.
    Acceptance Rate: 27%
    Grades: PK-12120 Washington Avenue
    Westwood, NJ 07675
    (201) 722-1000

  • Rank: #5-85.-8.Acceptance Rate: 30%
    Grades: NS-8152 Cedar Grove Lane
    Somerset, NJ 08873
    (732) 356-5400

  • Rank: #5-85.-8.Acceptance Rate: 30%
    Grades: PK-12613 Sunset Rd
    Burlington, NJ 08016
    (609) 531-2206

  • Rank: #5-85.-8.
    The Pingry School
    Acceptance Rate: 30%
    Grades: K-12131 Martinsville Road
    Basking Ridge, NJ 07920
    (908) 647-6419

  • Rank: #5-85.-8.
    Princeton Day School
    Princeton Day School Photo
    Acceptance Rate: 30%
    Grades: PK-12650 Great Road
    Princeton, NJ 08540
    (609) 924-6700

  • Rank: #99.
    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
    Acceptance Rate: 35%
    Grades: 4-875 Mapleton Road
    Princeton, NJ 08540
    (609) 924-5858

  • Rank: #1010.Acceptance Rate: 40%
    Grades: NS-12PO Box 604 / St. Bernard's Road
    Gladstone, NJ 07934
    (908) 243-1611

  • Rank: #1111.
    All Saints Episcopal Day School
    All Saints Episcopal Day School Photo - Gymnasium
    (Episcopal)
    Acceptance Rate: 43%
    Grades: NS-8707 Washington St
    Hoboken, NJ 07030
    (201) 792-0736

  • Rank: #1212.
    Noble Leadership Academy
    Noble Leadership Academy Photo
    (Islamic)
    Acceptance Rate: 45%
    Grades: PK-12123 Jefferson Street
    Passaic, NJ 07055
    (973) 685-2550

  • Rank: #13-1413.- 14.Acceptance Rate: 50%
    Grades: PK-12315 E Palisade Avenue
    Englewood, NJ 07631
    (201) 569-9500

  • Rank: #13-1413.- 14.Acceptance Rate: 50%
    Grades: NS-8435 Lydecker Street
    Englewood, NJ 07631
    (201) 568-5566

  • Rank: #15-1615.- 16.
    Pioneer Academy
    Pioneer Academy Photo - School Building
    Acceptance Rate: 53%
    Grades: PK-12164 Totowa Road
    Wayne, NJ 07470
    (973) 405-5169

  • Rank: #15-1615.- 16.Acceptance Rate: 53%
    Grades: NS-12147 Chestnut Ridge Road
    Saddle River, NJ 07458
    (201) 327-4050

  • Rank: #1717.
    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)
    Acceptance Rate: 54%
    Grades: NS-12110 East Main Street
    Moorestown, NJ 08057
    (856) 914-4426

  • Rank: #18-1918.- 19.
    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: 7-12230 Mendham Road
    Morristown, NJ 07960
    (973) 538-3231

  • Rank: #18-1918.- 19.Acceptance Rate: 56%
    Grades: NS-81062 Cherry Hill Rd
    Princeton, NJ 08540
    (609) 466-1970

  • Rank: #2020.
    The Morristown-Beard School
    The Morristown-Beard School Photo - Morristown-Beard School
    All-girls
    Acceptance Rate: 59%
    Grades: 6-1270 Whippany Road
    Morristown, NJ 07960
    (973) 539-3032

  • Rank: #21-2421.- 24.
    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)
    Acceptance Rate: 60%
    Grades: PK-12110 Mount Vernon St.
    Ridgefield Park, NJ 07660
    (201) 229-0470

  • Rank: #21-2421.- 24.Acceptance Rate: 60%
    Grades: PK-1217 Schoolhouse Rd
    Somerset, NJ 08873
    (732) 397-7988

  • Rank: #21-2421.- 24.Acceptance Rate: 60%
    Grades: PK-835 Bellevue Avenue
    Rumson, NJ 07760
    (732) 842-0527

  • Rank: #21-2421.- 24.Acceptance Rate: 60%
    Grades: PK-8301 Garden St
    Hoboken, NJ 07030
    (201) 792-3688

  • Rank: #25-2625.- 26.
    Princeton Academy of the Sacred Heart
    Princeton Academy of the Sacred Heart Photo - Kindergarten boys on the playground.
    All-boys (Roman Catholic)
    Acceptance Rate: 65%
    Grades: K-81128 Great Road
    Princeton, NJ 08540
    (609) 921-6499

  • Rank: #25-2625.- 26.
    Waterfront Montessori
    Montessori School
    Acceptance Rate: 65%
    Grades: PK-8150 Warren Street, Suites 108 & 200
    Jersey City, NJ 07302
    (201) 333-5600

  • Rank: #2727.
    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
    Acceptance Rate: 70%
    Grades: PK-1160 Avenue At The Common Ste 3
    Shrewsbury, NJ 07702
    (732) 389-2211

  • Rank: #2828.Acceptance Rate: 72%
    Grades: NS-8204 Morristown Rd
    Basking Ridge, NJ 07920
    (908) 766-3323

  • Rank: #29-3329.- 33.
    American Boys Preparatory Academy
    American Boys Preparatory Academy Photo - American Boys Prep student learning at his own pace.
    All-boys | Alternative School
    Acceptance Rate: 75%
    Grades: 5-81020 Springfield Ave
    Mountainside, NJ 07092
    (908) 516-4231

  • Rank: #29-3329.- 33.
    The Hudson School
    The Hudson School Photo - The Hudson School is an independent co-educational day school serving students in grades 5-12, located just 5 miles from NYC in Hoboken, NJ.
    Acceptance Rate: 75%
    Grades: 5-12601 Park Ave
    Hoboken, NJ 07030
    (201) 659-8335

  • Rank: #29-3329.- 33.
    Ranney School
    Ranney School Photo - Where lifelong friendships are built
    Acceptance Rate: 75%
    Grades: PK-12235 Hope Road
    Eatontown, NJ 07724
    (732) 542-4777

  • Rank: #29-3329.- 33.
    Saint James School
    Saint James School Photo
    (Roman Catholic)
    Acceptance Rate: 75%
    Grades: PK-8200 South Finley Ave
    Basking Ridge, NJ 07920
    (908) 766-4774

  • Rank: #29-3329.- 33.
    Villa Victoria Academy
    Villa Victoria Academy Photo - Villa offers a wide range of Varsity sports and competes in the Penn-Jersey League, a small school league. At Villa, we have a no-cuts policy so all girls are encouraged to join a team and learn new skills. We currently have 18 Penn-Jersey championships.
    All-girls (Roman Catholic)
    Acceptance Rate: 75%
    Grades: 6-12376 W. Upper Ferry Road
    Trenton, NJ 08628
    (609) 882-1700

  • Rank: #34-3934.- 39.
    Barnstable Academy
    Barnstable Academy Photo - Pep Rally
    Acceptance Rate: 80%
    Grades: 5-128 Wright Way
    Oakland, NJ 07436
    (201) 651-0200

  • Rank: #34-3934.- 39.
    New Hope School
    New Hope School Photo - 2nd grade class
    Acceptance Rate: 80%
    Grades: K-8780 Clifton Ave
    Clifton, NJ 07013
    (973) 473-4144

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