Most Selective Private High Schools in New Jersey

The average private high school acceptance rate in New Jersey is 68% per year (2021-22).
The most selective school in New Jersey is Somerset Hills Learning Institute, with an acceptance rate of 1%.

Most Selective Private High Schools in New Jersey (2021-22)

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: 19%
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 - 108. - 10.
Islamic Academy Of Burlington County
(Islamic)
(1)
Acceptance Rate: 30%
Grades: PK-12
613 Sunset Rd
Burlington, NJ 08016
(609) 531-2206
Rank: #8 - 108. - 10.
The Pingry School
(1)
Acceptance Rate: 30%
Grades: K-12
131 Martinsville Road
Basking Ridge, NJ 07920
(908) 647-6419
Rank: #8 - 108. - 10.
Princeton Day School
Princeton Day School Photo
Acceptance Rate: 30%
Grades: PK-12
650 Great Road
Princeton, NJ 08540
(609) 924-6700
Rank: #11 - 1311. - 13.
Acceptance Rate: 40%
Grades: NS-12
PO Box 604 / St. Bernard's Road
Gladstone, NJ 07934
(908) 243-1611
Rank: #11 - 1311. - 13.
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: #11 - 1311. - 13.
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: #1414.
Noble Leadership Academy
Noble Leadership Academy Photo
(Islamic)
(16)
Acceptance Rate: 45%
Grades: PK-12
123 Jefferson Street
Passaic, NJ 07055
(973) 685-2550
Rank: #1515.
Acceptance Rate: 50%
Grades: PK-12
315 E Palisade Avenue
Englewood, NJ 07631
(201) 569-9500
Rank: #16 - 1716. - 17.
Pioneer Academy
Pioneer Academy Photo - School Building
(3)
Acceptance Rate: 53%
Grades: PK-12
164 Totowa Road
Wayne, NJ 07470
(973) 405-5169
Rank: #16 - 1716. - 17.
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: #1818.
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: #1919.
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: #2020.
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: #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)
(1)
Acceptance Rate: 60%
Grades: PK-12
110 Mount Vernon St.
Ridgefield Park, NJ 07660
(201) 229-0470
Rank: #21 - 2421. - 24.
Acceptance Rate: 60%
Grades: PK-12
17 Schoolhouse Rd
Somerset, NJ 08873
(732) 397-7988
Rank: #21 - 2421. - 24.
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: #21 - 2421. - 24.
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: #25 - 2825. - 28.
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.
(2)
Acceptance Rate: 75%
Grades: 5-12
601 Park Ave
Hoboken, NJ 07030
(201) 659-8335
Rank: #25 - 2825. - 28.
Ranney School
Ranney School Photo - Where lifelong friendships are built
(2)
Acceptance Rate: 75%
Grades: PK-12
235 Hope Road
Eatontown, NJ 07724
(732) 542-4777
Rank: #25 - 2825. - 28.
St. Augustine Preparatory School
St. Augustine Preparatory School Photo
All-boys (Roman Catholic)
Acceptance Rate: 75%
Grades: 9-12
611 Cedar Ave
Richland, NJ 08350
(856) 697-2600
Rank: #25 - 2825. - 28.
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)
(7)
Acceptance Rate: 75%
Grades: 6-12
376 W. Upper Ferry Road
Trenton, NJ 08628
(609) 882-1700
Rank: #29 - 3029. - 30.
Barnstable Academy
Barnstable Academy Photo - Pep Rally
(7)
Acceptance Rate: 80%
Grades: 5-12
8 Wright Way
Oakland, NJ 07436
(201) 651-0200
Rank: #29 - 3029. - 30.
Voyagers' Community School
Voyagers' Community School Photo - Far from your ordinary summer camp, our camp works just like our school. Children express their interests and we help them build experiences in response. We provide the space, instruction as needed, and state of the art technology and supplies, in an easily accessible fashion. This is where the learning begins and friendships are made.
(3)
Acceptance Rate: 80%
Grades: NS-12
215 Broad Street
Eatontown, NJ 07724
(732) 842-1660
Rank: #31 - 3431. - 34.
Beacon Christian Academy
Beacon Christian Academy Photo - Welcome to our Cozy Children's Corner! Your young child will never want to LEAVE this enchanted place!
(Assembly of God)
(12)
Acceptance Rate: 85%
Grades: NS-11
30 Prospect Avenue - 2nd floor
Bayonne, NJ 07002
(201) 437-5056
Rank: #31 - 3431. - 34.
Bergen Center For Child Development
Bergen Center For Child Development Photo
Special Education School
(4)
Acceptance Rate: 85%
Grades: K-12
140 Park St
Haworth, NJ 07641
(201) 385-4857
Rank: #31 - 3431. - 34.
DePaul Catholic High School
DePaul Catholic High School Photo
(Roman Catholic)
Acceptance Rate: 85%
Grades: 8-12
1512 Alps Road
Wayne, NJ 07470
(973) 694-3702
Rank: #31 - 3431. - 34.
Donovan Catholic
Donovan Catholic Photo - Founded in 1962 as St. Joseph High School and known as Monsignor Donovan High School until 2014, Donovan Catholic is Ocean County's only Catholic high school.
(Roman Catholic)
Acceptance Rate: 85%
Grades: 9-12
711 Hooper Ave
Toms River, NJ 08753
(732) 349-8801
Rank: #35 - 3835. - 38.
Atlantic Christian School
Atlantic Christian School Photo - Atlantic Christian School grounds.
(Christian)
(1)
Acceptance Rate: 90%
Grades: NS-12
391 Zion Road
Egg Harbor Township, NJ 08234
(609) 653-1199
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