Most Selective Private Schools in Texas

The average private school acceptance rate in Texas is 85% per year (2024).
The most selective school in Texas is The Hockaday School, with an acceptance rate of 20%.
Acceptance Rate Range: 20% 70% Avg. Acceptance Rate: 48%

Most Selective Private Schools in Texas (2024)

School
Acceptance Rate
Grades
Location
Rank: #1 - 41. - 4.
The Hockaday School
The Hockaday School Photo
All-girls
Acceptance Rate: 20%
Grades: PK-12
11600 Welch Road
Dallas, TX 75229
(214) 363-6311
Rank: #1 - 41. - 4.
St. Mark's School Of Texas
St. Mark's School Of Texas Photo - St. Mark's School of Texas campus
All-boys (Episcopal)
(1)
Acceptance Rate: 20%
Grades: 1-12
10600 Preston Road
Dallas, TX 75230
(214) 346-8700
Rank: #1 - 41. - 4.
Acceptance Rate: 20%
Grades: 6-12
104 Industrial Blvd Suite 102
Sugar Land, TX 77478
(281) 303-5590
Rank: #1 - 41. - 4.
Texas Torah Institute
All-boys (Jewish)
Acceptance Rate: 20%
Grades: 9-12
6506 Frankford Rd.
Dallas, TX 75252
(940) 642-7463
Rank: #5 - 75. - 7.
Greenhill School
Greenhill School Photo
Acceptance Rate: 25%
Grades: PK-12
4141 Spring Valley Road
Addison, TX 75001
(972) 628-5400
Rank: #5 - 75. - 7.
The Joule School
Acceptance Rate: 25%
Grades: PK-8
3402 Little Elm Trail
Cedar Park, TX 78613
(818) 925-6853
Rank: #5 - 75. - 7.
Acceptance Rate: 25%
Grades: K-12
3846 N Highway 144
Granbury, TX 76048
(254) 897-4822
Rank: #88.
Spring Creek Academy
Spring Creek Academy Photo
(1)
Acceptance Rate: 30%
Grades: 3-12
6000 Custer Road Bldg 5
Plano, TX 75023
(972) 517-6730
Rank: #99.
Chinquapin Preparatory School
Chinquapin Preparatory School Photo - One of our Creativity Week groups choreographing a dance.
Special Program Emphasis
(7)
Acceptance Rate: 32%
Grades: 6-12
2615 E Wallisville Rd
Highlands, TX 77562
(281) 426-5551
Rank: #1010.
Memorial Private School (6th - 12th)
Memorial Private School (6th - 12th) Photo - Low Stress. High Outcomes. Students have many opportunities to improve leadership and public speaking skills in our small low-stress learning environment at Memorial Private School.
Special Program Emphasis (Christian)
(9)
Acceptance Rate: 35%
Grades: 6-12
14333 Fern Drive
Houston, TX 77079
(281) 759-2288
Rank: #1111.
The John Cooper School
The John Cooper School Photo - The Rock Math & Science Center
(11)
Acceptance Rate: 40%
Grades: PK-12
One John Cooper Drive
Spring, TX 77381
(281) 367-0900
Rank: #1212.
Presbyterian School
Presbyterian School Photo - Middle School students participate in the School's BYOiPad program. Each student has his/her own iPad to complete class work and assignments. Other digital resources for learning include laptops, Smart Boards, and Apple TV.
(Christian)
(1)
Acceptance Rate: 43%
Grades: PK-8
40 Oakdale Street
Houston, TX 77006
(713) 520-0284
Rank: #1313.
Annunciation Orthodox School
Annunciation Orthodox School Photo
(Greek Orthodox)
(5)
Acceptance Rate: 45%
Grades: NS-8
3600 Yoakum Blvd
Houston, TX 77006
(713) 470-5600
Rank: #14 - 1514. - 15.
Dallas Academy
Dallas Academy Photo
Special Education School
Acceptance Rate: 48%
Grades: 1-12
950 Tiffany Way
Dallas, TX 75218
(214) 324-1481
Rank: #14 - 1514. - 15.
Saint Mary's Hall
Saint Mary's Hall Photo - Saint Mary's Hall Dance
Acceptance Rate: 48%
Grades: PK-12
9401 Starcrest Dr
San Antonio, TX 78217
(210) 483-9100
Rank: #16 - 2016. - 20.
Kaufman Christian School
Kaufman Christian School Photo - Pre-K in this year's spirit shirt and underneath this year's theme, "Living in Love."
(Christian)
Acceptance Rate: 50%
Grades: PK-12
401 N Shannon St
Kaufman, TX 75142
(972) 932-6111
Rank: #16 - 2016. - 20.
River Oaks Baptist School
River Oaks Baptist School Photo
(Christian)
(1)
Acceptance Rate: 50%
Grades: NS-8
2300 Willowick Rd
Houston, TX 77027
(713) 623-6938
Rank: #16 - 2016. - 20.
Trinity Christian Academy
Trinity Christian Academy Photo
(Christian)
(11)
Acceptance Rate: 50%
Grades: PK-12
17001 Addison Rd
Addison, TX 75001
(972) 931-8325
Rank: #16 - 2016. - 20.
Trinity Christian Academy
(Christian)
Acceptance Rate: 50%
Grades: K-12
2190 FM79
Paris, TX 75460
(903) 785-9557
Rank: #16 - 2016. - 20.
Tyler Street Christian Academy
Tyler Street Christian Academy Photo
(Christian)
(2)
Acceptance Rate: 50%
Grades: PK-12
915 West 9th Street
Dallas, TX 75208
(214) 941-9717
Rank: #2121.
St. Stephen's Episcopal School
St. Stephen's Episcopal School Photo - The St. Stephen's Chapel at sunset
(Episcopal)
Acceptance Rate: 54%
Grades: 6-12
6500 St. Stephen's Drive
Austin, TX 78746
(512) 327-1213
Rank: #2222.
St. Agnes Academy
St. Agnes Academy Photo - Come visit our new Science and Technology building!
All-girls (Catholic)
Acceptance Rate: 55%
Grades: 9-12
9000 Bellaire Blvd
Houston, TX 77036
(713) 219-5412
Rank: #2323.
Cypress Christian School
Cypress Christian School Photo - 2021 TAPPS Division III State Champions
(Christian)
(2)
Acceptance Rate: 56%
Grades: K-12
11123 Cypress N Houston Rd
Houston, TX 77065
(281) 469-7745
Rank: #24 - 2824. - 28.
Anderson Private School for the Gifted, Talented and Creative
Anderson Private School for the Gifted, Talented and Creative Photo - Mrs. Anderson & Jake confabulating at the swimming pool
Special Program Emphasis
(5)
Acceptance Rate: 60%
Grades: PK-12
14900 White Settlement Road
Fort Worth, TX 76108
(817) 448-8484
Rank: #24 - 2824. - 28.
Capitol School Of Austin
Capitol School Of Austin Photo - Every year, Capitol School celebrates Snow Day, when a truck-load of snow is delivered to our front yard and students participate in a winter and snow-themed activities. This is a favorite for many of our students who have never seen real snow!
Special Education School
Acceptance Rate: 60%
Grades: PK-K
2011 W Koenig Lane
Austin, TX 78756
(512) 467-7006
Rank: #24 - 2824. - 28.
Acceptance Rate: 60%
Grades: PK-12
10737 Gateway Blvd W Suite 220
El Paso, TX 79935
(915) 856-7243
Rank: #24 - 2824. - 28.
St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic School
St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic School Photo - Students at STA range from pre-kindergarten 3-year-olds to 8th graders.
(Catholic)
(1)
Acceptance Rate: 60%
Grades: PK-8
3741 Abrams Rd
Dallas, TX 75214
(214) 826-0566
Rank: #24 - 2824. - 28.
Westbury Christian School
Westbury Christian School Photo - Class of 2023 Graduation
(Christian)
(12)
Acceptance Rate: 60%
Grades: PK-12
10420 Hillcroft St.
Houston, TX 77096
(713) 551-8100
Rank: #29 - 3129. - 31.
Bridge Builder Academy
Bridge Builder Academy Photo - Bridge Builder Academy students at the Johnson Space Center in Houston, TX. Out of over 3,500 schools with submissions to the NASA HUNCH program, BBA students pictured here with an American Astronaut won first place in the competition.
Alternative School
(6)
Acceptance Rate: 65%
Grades: K-12
1221 W Campbell Rd, # 209
Richardson, TX 75080
(972) 516-8844
Rank: #29 - 3129. - 31.
The Regis School Of The Sacred Heart
The Regis School Of The Sacred Heart Photo
All-boys (Catholic)
(7)
Acceptance Rate: 65%
Grades: PK-8
7330 Westview Dr
Houston, TX 77055
(713) 682-8383
Rank: #29 - 3129. - 31.
St. Anthony Catholic School
St. Anthony Catholic School Photo - Old Main, St. Anthony
(Catholic)
(4)
Acceptance Rate: 65%
Grades: PK-8
205 W Huisache Avenue
San Antonio, TX 78212
(210) 732-8801
Rank: #32 - 3732. - 37.
Castle Montessori of Frisco
Montessori School
Acceptance Rate: 70%
Grades: NS-3
5050 Legendary Dr.
Frisco, TX 75034
(972) 377-2220
Rank: #32 - 3732. - 37.
Covenant Academy
Covenant Academy Photo
(Christian)
(2)
Acceptance Rate: 70%
Grades: PK-12
11711 Telge Road
Cypress, TX 77429
(281) 373-2233
Rank: #32 - 3732. - 37.
First Baptist Academy
First Baptist Academy Photo - CHRISTIAN EDUCATION | Learning and life that is undertaken separate and apart from the Lord ultimately lacks purpose and meaning. FBA teaches the Truth so our children can discern between truth/lies and good/evil.
(Baptist)
Acceptance Rate: 70%
Grades: NS-8
7450 Memorial Woods Dr
Houston, TX 77024
(713) 290-2500
Rank: #32 - 3732. - 37.
Lighthouse Learning Center
Daycare / Preschool (Christian)
Acceptance Rate: 70%
Grades: PK-6
5525 W Illinois Ave
Dallas, TX 75211
(214) 339-2207
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Frequently Asked Questions

What is the Texas average Private Schools acceptance rate?
The Texas average Private Schools acceptance rate is 85% for 2024.
What are the most selective Private Schools in Texas?
The best top ranked Private Schools in Texas include The Hockaday School, St. Mark's School Of Texas and Sugar Land Preparatory Academy.
What is the most selective high school and elementary school in Texas?
The most selective private high school in Texas is The Hockaday School, with an acceptance rate of 20%. The most selective private elementary school is The Hockaday School, with an acceptance rate of 20%.

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