Most Selective Private High Schools in Ohio

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The average private high school acceptance rate in Ohio is approximately 84% per year (2021).
The most selective school in Ohio is currently Marburn Academy, with an acceptance rate of 30%.
The most selective private high schools are listed below (where sufficient data available).

Most Selective Private High 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: 1-129555 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: 9-12115 College Street
    Hudson, OH 44236
    (330) 650-9717

  • Rank: #33.
    Toledo Christian Schools
    Toledo Christian Schools Photo
    (Christian)
    Acceptance Rate: 52%
    Grades: PK-122303 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-124300 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: 9-12600 N Bend Rd
    Cincinnati, OH 45224
    (513) 761-7600

  • Rank: #66.Acceptance Rate: 60%
    Grades: PK-125151 Denise Dr
    Dayton, OH 45429
    (937) 434-4444

  • Rank: #77.Acceptance Rate: 65%
    Grades: NS-126905 Given Road
    Cincinnati, OH 45243
    (513) 979-0220

  • Rank: #8-108.- 10.Acceptance Rate: 70%
    Grades: PK-1238588 Mentor Ave
    Willoughby, OH 44094
    (440) 942-3600

  • Rank: #8-108.- 10.
    Gilmour Academy
    (Roman Catholic)
    Acceptance Rate: 70%
    Grades: PK-1234001 Cedar Rd
    Gates Mills, OH 44040
    (440) 442-1104

  • Rank: #8-108.- 10.
    Lutheran High School East
    (Lutheran Church Missouri Synod)
    Acceptance Rate: 70%
    Grades: 9-123565 Mayfield Rd
    Cleveland, OH 44118
    (216) 382-6100

  • Rank: #1111.
    Cincinnati Waldorf School
    Cincinnati Waldorf School Photo
    Special Program Emphasis
    Acceptance Rate: 75%
    Grades: PK-106743 Chestnut Street
    Cincinnati, OH 45227
    (513) 541-0220

  • Rank: #1212.
    Granville Christian Academy
    Granville Christian Academy Photo - Discover the GCA Difference! Call or email to schedule a tour today!
    (Christian)
    Acceptance Rate: 77%
    Grades: K-121820 Newark Granville Road
    Granville, OH 43023
    (740) 587-4423

  • Rank: #13-1613.- 16.
    Cornerstone Christian Academy
    (Christian)
    Acceptance Rate: 80%
    Grades: K-122846 Som Center Road
    Willoughby, OH 44094
    (440) 943-9260

  • Rank: #13-1613.- 16.
    Good Shepherd School
    Good Shepherd School Photo - 2015-16 GSS Class at Pumpkin Farm
    (Christian)
    Acceptance Rate: 80%
    Grades: 1-128700 Edison St Ne
    Louisville, OH 44641
    (330) 935-0623

  • Rank: #13-1613.- 16.
    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: 6-123603 Carper Ave
    Akron, OH 44312
    (330) 628-8482

  • Rank: #13-1613.- 16.
    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: 9-121911 W 30th St
    Cleveland, OH 44113
    (216) 651-0222

  • Rank: #1717.
    Harvest Preparatory School
    (Christian)
    Acceptance Rate: 84%
    Grades: PK-124595 Gender Rd
    Canal Winchester, OH 43110
    (614) 382-1111

  • Rank: #18-2118.- 21.Acceptance Rate: 85%
    Grades: K-122151 W Russell Rd
    Sidney, OH 45365
    (937) 492-7556

  • Rank: #18-2118.- 21.
    Cleveland Central Catholic High School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Acceptance Rate: 85%
    Grades: 9-126550 Baxter Avenue
    Cleveland, OH 44105
    (216) 441-4700

  • Rank: #18-2118.- 21.
    Emmanuel Christian School
    Emmanuel Christian School Photo - 4th-5th grade girls basketball
    (Christian)
    Acceptance Rate: 85%
    Grades: K-124607 W Laskey Road
    Toledo, OH 43623
    (419) 885-3558

  • Rank: #18-2118.- 21.
    Royalmont Academy
    Royalmont Academy Photo
    (Roman Catholic)
    Acceptance Rate: 85%
    Grades: PK-12200 Northcrest Drive
    Mason, OH 45040
    (513) 754-0555

  • Rank: #2222.
    Liberty Christian Academy
    Liberty Christian Academy Photo - Liberty Christian Academy, Pataskala Ohio PK-12th grades
    (Christian)
    Acceptance Rate: 87%
    Grades: PK-1210447 Refugee Road, SW
    Pataskala, OH 43062
    (740) 964-2211

  • Rank: #2323.
    St. Vincent-St. Mary High School
    St. Vincent-St. Mary High School Photo
    (Roman Catholic)
    Acceptance Rate: 88%
    Grades: 9-1215 N Maple St
    Akron, OH 44303
    (330) 253-9113

  • Rank: #24-2924.- 29.
    Apostolic Christian Academy
    (Pentecostal)
    Acceptance Rate: 90%
    Grades: NS-125701 W Sylvania Avenue
    Toledo, OH 43623
    (419) 885-5334

  • Rank: #24-2924.- 29.
    Grand River Academy
    Grand River Academy Photo - Students on campus.
    All-boys
    Acceptance Rate: 90%
    Grades: 8-123042 College Street
    Austinburg, OH 44010
    (440) 275-2811

  • Rank: #24-2924.- 29.
    Liberty Bible Academy
    Liberty Bible Academy Photo - The mission of Liberty Bible Academy Preschool is to provide an academically challenging and developmentally appropriate educational program for young children in a safe, loving, and Christ-centered environment. Children will learn to love God, love others, and love learning. The teachers at LBA Preschool desire to meet each child at their individual point of need in all areas of development.
    (Christian)
    Acceptance Rate: 90%
    Grades: NS-124900 Old Irwin Simpson Road
    Mason, OH 45040
    (513) 754-1234

  • Rank: #24-2924.- 29.
    Madison Christian School
    Madison Christian School Photo - Our 64-acre campus is located just 12-miles southeast of downtown Columbus; Ohio's state capital.
    (Christian)
    Acceptance Rate: 90%
    Grades: PK-123565 Bixby Rd
    Groveport, OH 43125
    (614) 679-5237

  • Rank: #24-2924.- 29.
    Mid Valley Christian School
    (Christian)
    Acceptance Rate: 90%
    Grades: PK-12500 N 2nd Avenue
    Middleport, OH 45760
    (740) 992-6249

  • Rank: #24-2924.- 29.
    Ross County Christian Academy
    (Christian)
    Acceptance Rate: 90%
    Grades: PK-122215 Egypt Pike
    Chillicothe, OH 45601
    (740) 772-4552

  • Rank: #3030.
    New Hope Christian Academy
    New Hope Christian Academy Photo - 6th Grade collaborative reading with 3rd Grade.
    (Church of the Nazarene)
    Acceptance Rate: 92%
    Grades: K-122264 Walnut Creek Pike
    Circleville, OH 43113
    (740) 477-6427

  • Rank: #3131.
    Miami Valley Christian Academy
    Miami Valley Christian Academy Photo
    (Christian)
    Acceptance Rate: 93%
    Grades: PK-126830 School Street
    Cincinnati, OH 45244
    (513) 272-6822

  • Rank: #32-4032.- 40.
    Carroll High School
    Carroll High School Photo - Welcome to Carroll High School!
    (Roman Catholic)
    Acceptance Rate: 95%
    Grades: 9-124524 Linden Ave
    Dayton, OH 45432
    (937) 253-8188

  • Rank: #32-4032.- 40.
    Christian Life Academy
    (Methodist)
    Acceptance Rate: 95%
    Grades: PK-1210595 Chillicothe Pike
    Jackson, OH 45640
    (740) 286-1234

  • Rank: #32-4032.- 40.Acceptance Rate: 95%
    Grades: NS-1245 Belle Avenue
    Delaware, OH 43015
    (740) 363-8425

  • Rank: #32-4032.- 40.
    East Dayton Christian School
    (Christian)
    Acceptance Rate: 95%
    Grades: PK-12999 Spinning Road
    Dayton, OH 45431
    (937) 252-5400

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