Most Selective Private Schools in Ohio

The average private school acceptance rate in Ohio is 89% per year (2021).
The most selective school in Ohio is Marburn Academy, with an acceptance rate of 30%. The most selective private schools are listed below.

Most Selective Private Schools in Ohio (2021)

School
Acceptance Rate
Grades
Location
Rank: #11.
Marburn Academy
Marburn Academy Photo - Marburn's Cheer Squad has fun at half-time!
Special Education School
Acceptance Rate: 30%
Grades: 1-12
9555 Johnstown Road
New Albany, OH 43054
(614) 433-0822
Rank: #22.
Western Reserve Academy
Western Reserve Academy Photo - RESERVE welcome We are a community of educators who are dedicated to developing students with strong character.
(Seventh Day Adventist)
Acceptance Rate: 45%
Grades: 9-12
115 College Street
Hudson, OH 44236
(330) 650-9717
Rank: #33.
Toledo Christian Schools
Toledo Christian Schools Photo
(Christian)
Acceptance Rate: 52%
Grades: PK-12
2303 Brookford Dr
Toledo, OH 43614
(419) 389-8700
Rank: #4 - 54. - 5.
The Columbus Academy
The Columbus Academy Photo - Each student in Columbus Academy's Upper School performs at least 50 hours of community service, much of it off-campus.
Acceptance Rate: 55%
Grades: NS-12
4300 Cherry Bottom Road
Columbus, OH 43230
(614) 509-2220
Rank: #4 - 54. - 5.
St. Xavier High School
St. Xavier High School Photo
All-boys (Roman Catholic)
Acceptance Rate: 55%
Grades: 9-12
600 N Bend Rd
Cincinnati, OH 45224
(513) 761-7600
Rank: #66.
Acceptance Rate: 60%
Grades: PK-12
5151 Denise Dr
Dayton, OH 45429
(937) 434-4444
Rank: #77.
Acceptance Rate: 65%
Grades: NS-12
6905 Given Road
Cincinnati, OH 45243
(513) 979-0220
Rank: #8 - 128. - 12.
Acceptance Rate: 70%
Grades: PK-12
38588 Mentor Ave
Willoughby, OH 44094
(440) 942-3600
Rank: #8 - 128. - 12.
Birchwood School of Hawken
Birchwood School of Hawken Photo - I am grateful for my education at Birchwood not only because of its high academic quality, but also because I was motivated and encouraged to realize my potential. At Birchwood I learned the building blocks for lifelong achievement." A.B. of Cleveland Birchwood Student
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Acceptance Rate: 70%
Grades: PK-8
4400 West 140th Street
Cleveland, OH 44135
(216) 251-2321
Rank: #8 - 128. - 12.
Discovery School
Discovery School Photo - Horse back riding at RaeMelton.
Special Program Emphasis
Acceptance Rate: 70%
Grades: PK-7
855 Millsboro Road
Mansfield, OH 44903
(419) 756-8880
Rank: #8 - 128. - 12.
Gilmour Academy
(Roman Catholic)
Acceptance Rate: 70%
Grades: PK-12
34001 Cedar Rd
Gates Mills, OH 44040
(440) 442-1104
Rank: #8 - 128. - 12.
Lutheran High School East
(Lutheran Church Missouri Synod)
Acceptance Rate: 70%
Grades: 9-12
3565 Mayfield Rd
Cleveland, OH 44118
(216) 382-6100
Rank: #13 - 1613. - 16.
Bethany School
Bethany School Photo
(Episcopal)
Acceptance Rate: 75%
Grades: K-8
555 Albion Ave.
Cincinnati, OH 45246
(513) 771-7462
Rank: #13 - 1613. - 16.
Cincinnati Waldorf School
Cincinnati Waldorf School Photo
Special Program Emphasis
Acceptance Rate: 75%
Grades: PK-10
6743 Chestnut Street
Cincinnati, OH 45227
(513) 541-0220
Rank: #13 - 1613. - 16.
Ramah Junior Academy
Ramah Junior Academy Photo - Ramah has two kindergarten classes. One class is for students who have late birthdays but will turn 5 before December 31st. The second kindergarten class is for students whose birthday falls before July 31st of this year.
(Seventh Day Adventist)
Acceptance Rate: 75%
Grades: K-8
4770 Lee Rd
Cleveland, OH 44128
(216) 581-2626
Rank: #13 - 1613. - 16.
St. Francis De Sales School
St. Francis De Sales School Photo - This part of the building was built in 2001.
(Roman Catholic)
Acceptance Rate: 75%
Grades: PK-8
1602 Madison Road
Cincinnati, OH 45206
(513) 961-1953
Rank: #1717.
Granville Christian Academy
Granville Christian Academy Photo - Discover the GCA Difference! Call or email to schedule a tour today!
(Christian)
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Acceptance Rate: 77%
Grades: K-12
1820 Newark Granville Road
Granville, OH 43023
(740) 587-4423
Rank: #18 - 2518. - 25.
Communion Of Saints School
(Roman Catholic)
Acceptance Rate: 80%
Grades: NS-8
2160 Stillman Rd
Cleveland, OH 44118
(216) 932-4177
Rank: #18 - 2518. - 25.
Cornerstone Christian Academy
(Christian)
Acceptance Rate: 80%
Grades: K-12
2846 Som Center Road
Willoughby, OH 44094
(440) 943-9260
Rank: #18 - 2518. - 25.
Good Shepherd School
Good Shepherd School Photo - 2015-16 GSS Class at Pumpkin Farm
(Christian)
Acceptance Rate: 80%
Grades: 1-12
8700 Edison St Ne
Louisville, OH 44641
(330) 935-0623
Rank: #18 - 2518. - 25.
Mogadore Christian Academy
Mogadore Christian Academy Photo - MCA students have a thriving soccer team that keeps the competition on their toes.
(Christian)
Acceptance Rate: 80%
Grades: 6-12
3603 Carper Ave
Akron, OH 44312
(330) 628-8482
Rank: #18 - 2518. - 25.
Our Lady Of The Elms School
Our Lady Of The Elms School Photo
All-girls (Roman Catholic)
Acceptance Rate: 80%
Grades: PK-12
1375 W Exchange St
Akron, OH 44313
(330) 867-0918
Rank: #18 - 2518. - 25.
Saint Ignatius High School
Saint Ignatius High School Photo - Cleveland's Catholic, Jesuit high school is rooted in Ignatian spirituality. Our education forms students to be open to growth, intellectually competent, religious, loving, and committed to social justice. Graduates emerge as Men for Others.
All-boys (Roman Catholic)
Acceptance Rate: 80%
Grades: 9-12
1911 W 30th St
Cleveland, OH 44113
(216) 651-0222
Rank: #18 - 2518. - 25.
St. William School
St. William School Photo
(Roman Catholic)
Acceptance Rate: 80%
Grades: PK-8
4125 Saint William Ave
Cincinnati, OH 45205
(513) 471-2989
Rank: #18 - 2518. - 25.
Valley Christian Academy
Valley Christian Academy Photo
(Christian)
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Acceptance Rate: 80%
Grades: PK-8
1037 East Blvd
Aurora, OH 44202
(330) 562-8191
Rank: #2626.
Acceptance Rate: 83%
Grades: NS-8
27575 Shaker Boulevard
Cleveland, OH 44124
(216) 464-0033
Rank: #2727.
Harvest Preparatory School
(Christian)
Acceptance Rate: 84%
Grades: PK-12
4595 Gender Rd
Canal Winchester, OH 43110
(614) 382-1111
Rank: #28 - 3528. - 35.
Christian Academy Schools
Christian Academy Schools Photo
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Acceptance Rate: 85%
Grades: K-12
2151 W Russell Rd
Sidney, OH 45365
(937) 492-7556
Rank: #28 - 3528. - 35.
Cleveland Central Catholic High School
(Roman Catholic)
Acceptance Rate: 85%
Grades: 9-12
6550 Baxter Avenue
Cleveland, OH 44105
(216) 441-4700
Rank: #28 - 3528. - 35.
Emmanuel Christian School
Emmanuel Christian School Photo - 4th-5th grade girls basketball
(Christian)
(3)
Acceptance Rate: 85%
Grades: K-12
4607 W Laskey Road
Toledo, OH 43623
(419) 885-3558
Rank: #28 - 3528. - 35.
One School
One School Photo - Preschool, Middle School & High School Building
(Assembly of God)
Acceptance Rate: 85%
Grades: NS-8
817 N Hamilton Rd
Columbus, OH 43230
(614) 536-6101
Rank: #28 - 3528. - 35.
Royalmont Academy
Royalmont Academy Photo
(Roman Catholic)
(6)
Acceptance Rate: 85%
Grades: PK-12
200 Northcrest Drive
Mason, OH 45040
(513) 754-0555
Rank: #28 - 3528. - 35.
St. Joseph Parish School
St. Joseph Parish School Photo - Saint Joseph Parish School, Cuyahoga Falls, OH. For more info, visit http://saintjoe.org .
(Roman Catholic)
Acceptance Rate: 85%
Grades: NS-8
1909 3rd St
Cuyahoga Falls, OH 44221
(330) 928-2151
Rank: #28 - 3528. - 35.
St. Thomas Aquinas School
St. Thomas Aquinas School Photo
(Roman Catholic)
Acceptance Rate: 85%
Grades: K-8
9101 Superior Ave
Cleveland, OH 44106
(216) 421-4668
Rank: #28 - 3528. - 35.
Shepherd Christian School
Shepherd Christian School Photo - Built in 2004, Shepherd Christian School was designed specifically for elementary instruction.
(Church of the Nazarene)
Acceptance Rate: 85%
Grades: PK-6
425 S Hamilton Rd
Columbus, OH 43230
(614) 471-0859
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