Most Selective Private Preschools in Pennsylvania

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The average private preschool acceptance rate in Pennsylvania is approximately 88% per year (2021).
The most selective school in Pennsylvania is currently St. Peter's School, with an acceptance rate of 30%.
The most selective private preschools are listed below (where sufficient data available).

Most Selective Private Preschools in Pennsylvania (2021)

  • School Acceptance Rate Grades Location
  • Rank: #11.
    St. Peter's School
    St. Peter's School Photo
    Acceptance Rate: 30%
    Grades: NS-8319 Lombard Street
    Philadelphia, PA 19147
    (215) 925-3963

  • Rank: #22.
    William Penn Charter School
    (Friends)
    Acceptance Rate: 31%
    Grades: PK-123000 W School House Lane
    Philadelphia, PA 19144
    (215) 844-3460

  • Rank: #33.
    Greene Street Friends School
    Greene Street Friends School Photo - Learning Together
    (Friends)
    Acceptance Rate: 40%
    Grades: PK-85511 Greene St
    Philadelphia, PA 19144
    (215) 438-7000

  • Rank: #44.
    Friends' Central School
    Friends' Central School Photo - Friends' Central School is an independent, coeducational, Quaker, college-preparatory day school for Nursery through grade 12 students. Located on 41 acres across two campuses in Wynnewood, Pa., Friends' Central cultivates the intellectual, spiritual, and ethical promise of students. Since 1845, Friends' Central has been educating for excellence, inspiring tomorrow's leaders, honoring each individual, and encouraging students to peacefully transform the world.
    (Friends)
    Acceptance Rate: 45%
    Grades: NS-121101 City Avenue
    Wynnewood, PA 19096
    (610) 649-7440

  • Rank: #55.
    The Agnes Irwin School
    The Agnes Irwin School Photo
    All-girls
    Acceptance Rate: 50%
    Grades: NS-12275 S Ithan Ave
    Bryn Mawr, PA 19010
    (610) 525-8400

  • Rank: #66.
    The Haverford School
    The Haverford School Photo - The crew team spent one of its preseason practices at Rushton Farm, a local CSA, harvesting potatoes, weeding the greenhouses, and clearing tomato plants.
    All-boys
    Acceptance Rate: 51%
    Grades: PK-12450 Lancaster Ave.
    Haverford, PA 19041
    (610) 642-3020

  • Rank: #7-87.-8.
    The Miquon School
    The Miquon School Photo
    Acceptance Rate: 58%
    Grades: PK-62025 Harts Lane
    Conshohocken, PA 19428
    (610) 828-1231

  • Rank: #7-87.-8.
    Westtown School
    Westtown School Photo - LEED Gold Science Center. Open to students in January, 2014, our new Science Center houses six labs, space for independent research, a Design Engineering/robotics space.
    (Friends)
    Acceptance Rate: 58%
    Grades: PK-12975 Westtown Road
    West Chester, PA 19382
    (610) 399-0123

  • Rank: #9-129.- 12.
    Canaan Christian Academy
    (Christian)
    Acceptance Rate: 60%
    Grades: PK-1230 Hemlock Road
    Lake Ariel, PA 18436
    (570) 937-4848

  • Rank: #9-129.- 12.
    Coventry Christian Schools
    Coventry Christian Schools Photo
    (Christian)
    Acceptance Rate: 60%
    Grades: NS-12699 N Pleasantview Rd
    Pottstown, PA 19464
    (610) 326-3320

  • Rank: #9-129.- 12.
    Frankford Friends School
    Frankford Friends School Photo
    (Friends)
    Acceptance Rate: 60%
    Grades: PK-81500 Orthodox Street
    Philadelphia, PA 19124
    (215) 533-5368

  • Rank: #9-129.- 12.
    Horizons At Lcds
    Horizons At Lcds Photo
    Acceptance Rate: 60%
    Grades: PK-12725 Hamilton Road
    Lancaster, PA 17603
    (717) 392-2916

  • Rank: #1313.
    Abington Friends School
    Abington Friends School Photo
    (Friends)
    Acceptance Rate: 61%
    Grades: PK-12575 Washington Ln
    Jenkintown, PA 19046
    (215) 576-3984

  • Rank: #14-1614.- 16.
    Phebe Anna Thorne School
    Daycare / Preschool
    Acceptance Rate: 70%
    Grades: NS-K1029 Wyndon Avenue
    Bryn Mawr, PA 19010
    (610) 526-7913

  • Rank: #14-1614.- 16.
    River Valley Waldorf School
    River Valley Waldorf School Photo - Middle school students performing A Midsummer Night's Eve !
    Special Program Emphasis
    Acceptance Rate: 70%
    Grades: PK-81395 Bridgeton Hill Road
    Upper Black Eddy, PA 18972
    (610) 982-5606

  • Rank: #14-1614.- 16.Acceptance Rate: 70%
    Grades: PK-121000 Indian Rock Dam Road
    York, PA 17403
    (717) 815-6700

  • Rank: #1717.
    Harrisburg Academy
    Harrisburg Academy Photo - Upper School Students take a moment to discuss the period's lecture.
    Acceptance Rate: 71%
    Grades: NS-1210 Erford Road
    Lemoyne, PA 17043
    (717) 763-7811

  • Rank: #18-2118.- 21.
    Leadership Christian Academy
    (Christian)
    Acceptance Rate: 75%
    Grades: PK-85900 Sterrettania Rd
    Fairview, PA 16415
    (814) 833-0286

  • Rank: #18-2118.- 21.
    Newtown Friends School
    Newtown Friends School Photo
    (Friends)
    Acceptance Rate: 75%
    Grades: PK-81450 Newtown Langhorne Road
    Newtown, PA 18940
    (215) 968-2225

  • Rank: #18-2118.- 21.
    Saint Kilian Parish School
    Saint Kilian Parish School Photo - Weekly School Mass
    (Roman Catholic)
    Acceptance Rate: 75%
    Grades: NS-87076 Franklin Road
    Cranberry Township, PA 16066
    (724) 625-1665

  • Rank: #18-2118.- 21.
    West Chester Friends School
    (Friends)
    Acceptance Rate: 75%
    Grades: NS-5415 N High Street
    West Chester, PA 19380
    (610) 696-2937

  • Rank: #2222.
    Holy Child Academy
    Holy Child Academy Photo
    (Roman Catholic)
    Acceptance Rate: 78%
    Grades: NS-8475 Shadeland Ave
    Drexel Hill, PA 19026
    (610) 259-2712

  • Rank: #23-2723.- 27.
    Armenian Sisters Academy
    Armenian Sisters Academy Photo - The Armenian Sisters Academy fosters the Montessori philosophy in a warm and caring environment.
    Montessori School (Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (formerly AELC, ALC, or LCA))
    Acceptance Rate: 80%
    Grades: NS-8440 Upper Gulph Rd
    Wayne, PA 19087
    (610) 687-4100

  • Rank: #23-2723.- 27.
    Bible Baptist Christian Academy
    Bible Baptist Christian Academy Photo
    (Baptist)
    Acceptance Rate: 80%
    Grades: PK-12232 State Route 217
    Latrobe, PA 15650
    (724) 539-8299

  • Rank: #23-2723.- 27.
    The Camphill School
    The Camphill School Photo - Small class sizes optimize individual attention
    Special Education School
    Acceptance Rate: 80%
    Grades: NS-121784 Fairview Road
    Glenmoore, PA 19343
    (610) 469-9236

  • Rank: #23-2723.- 27.
    Friends School Haverford
    Friends School Haverford Photo
    (Friends)
    Acceptance Rate: 80%
    Grades: NS-8851 Buck Lane
    Haverford, PA 19041
    (610) 642-2334

  • Rank: #23-2723.- 27.
    St. Philip School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Acceptance Rate: 80%
    Grades: PK-852 W Crafton Ave
    Pittsburgh, PA 15205
    (412) 928-2742

  • Rank: #28-3128.- 31.
    Greenwood Friends School
    Greenwood Friends School Photo - Kitchen Science with Intermediates and Middle School students
    (Friends)
    Acceptance Rate: 85%
    Grades: PK-81509 St Rt 254
    Millville, PA 17846
    (570) 458-5532

  • Rank: #28-3128.- 31.
    Penn Christian Academy
    Penn Christian Academy Photo - Double rainbow over Penn Christian Academy in East Norriton, PA-- A beautiful reminder of God's Promise!
    (Christian)
    Acceptance Rate: 85%
    Grades: NS-850 West Germantown Pike
    Norristown, PA 19401
    (610) 279-6628

  • Rank: #28-3128.- 31.
    Plymouth Meeting Friends School
    Plymouth Meeting Friends School Photo
    (Friends)
    Acceptance Rate: 85%
    Grades: NS-62150 Butler Pike
    Plymouth Meeting, PA 19462
    (610) 828-2288

  • Rank: #28-3128.- 31.Acceptance Rate: 85%
    Grades: NS-620 School Lane
    Media, PA 19063
    (610) 566-1088

  • Rank: #32-4732.- 47.
    Bible Baptist Christian Academy
    Bible Baptist Christian Academy Photo
    (Baptist)
    Acceptance Rate: 90%
    Grades: PK-124190 N Susquehanna Trl
    York, PA 17404
    (717) 266-2544

  • Rank: #32-4732.- 47.
    Candace Wegner
    (Assembly of God)
    Acceptance Rate: 90%
    Grades: PK-83501 N. 17th Street
    Philadelphia, PA 19140
    (215) 226-1000

  • Rank: #32-4732.- 47.
    Champion Christian School North Campus
    Champion Christian School North Campus Photo - Soccer team huddle
    (Christian)
    Acceptance Rate: 90%
    Grades: PK-122166 Indian Head Road
    Champion, PA 15622
    (724) 593-9200

  • Rank: #32-4732.- 47.
    First Baptist Christian School
    (Baptist)
    Acceptance Rate: 90%
    Grades: PK-12221 New Castle St
    Butler, PA 16001
    (724) 287-1188

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