Most Selective Private Schools in Utah

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  • The average private school acceptance rate in Utah is approximately 84% per year (2019-20).
  • The most selective private schools are listed below (where sufficient data available).
  • The most selective school in Utah is currently Canyon School for the Arts, with an acceptance rate of 25%.

Most Selective Private Schools in Utah (2019-20)

  • School Acceptance Rate Grades Location
  • Rank: #11.
    Canyon School for the Arts
    Canyon School for the Arts Photo - Boys and girls enjoyed learning about their brain this summer at Canyon School for the Arts.
    Special Program Emphasis
    Acceptance Rate: 25%
    Grades: NS-61897 N 135 W
    Orem, UT 84057
    (801)225-5065

  • Rank: #22.
    The McGillis School
    Acceptance Rate: 54%
    Grades: NS-8668 S 1300 E
    Salt Lake City, UT 84102
    (801)583-0094

  • Rank: #3-43.-4.
    Rowland Hall
    Rowland Hall Photo - Rowland Hall offers a personalized, intellectually stimulating educational program for college-bound students, from preschool through high school. When you choose Rowland Hall for your child, you can feel sure that he or she will be known and nurtured, whether starting school for the first time or excelling in the later grades.
    Acceptance Rate: 67%
    Grades: NS-12720 Guardsman Way and 843 S Lincoln Street
    Salt Lake City, UT 84108
    (801)355-7485

  • Rank: #3-43.-4.
    The Waterford School
    The Waterford School Photo - The 40-acre campus is located at the base of the Wasatch Mountains in Sandy, Utah, a suburb of Salt Lake City.
    Special Program Emphasis
    Acceptance Rate: 67%
    Grades: PK-121480 E 9400 S
    Sandy, UT 84092
    (801)816-2203

  • Rank: #55.
    Heritage
    Heritage Photo - An aerial image of the 19-acre Heritage Community clinically designed to prepare students to return to their home communities.
    Special Education School
    Acceptance Rate: 70%
    Grades: 7-125600 Heritage School Dr
    Provo, UT 84604
    (855)999-3127

  • Rank: #66.
    Wasatch Baptist Church
    Wasatch Baptist Church Photo - WIA
    (Baptist)
    Acceptance Rate: 75%
    Grades: NS-12380 King Street
    Layton, UT 84041
    (801)544-1210

  • Rank: #7-87.-8.Acceptance Rate: 80%
    Grades: PK-12547 W. 3900 So. Suite E
    Salt Lake City, UT 84123
    (801)685-9648

  • Rank: #7-87.-8.
    Realms Of Inquiry
    Realms Of Inquiry Photo - Experiential program
    Special Program Emphasis
    Acceptance Rate: 80%
    Grades: 6-124998 S. Galleria Drive
    Salt Lake City, UT 84123
    (801)467-5911

  • Rank: #99.
    St Andrew Catholic School
    St Andrew Catholic School Photo - 1st and 4th graders celebrate Johnny Appleseed day by making applesauce!
    (Roman Catholic)
    Acceptance Rate: 84%
    Grades: NS-811835 S 3600 W
    Riverton, UT 84065
    (801)253-6020

  • Rank: #10-1110.-11.
    Ashcreek Ranch Academy
    All-boys | Alternative School
    Acceptance Rate: 85%
    Grades: 8-12652 Shady Lane
    Toquerville, UT 84774

  • Rank: #10-1110.-11.
    Saint John the Baptist Middle School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Acceptance Rate: 85%
    Grades: 6-811800 South 300 East
    Draper, UT 84020
    (801)984-7614

  • Rank: #12-1312.-13.Acceptance Rate: 90%
    Grades: PK-1211100 S. Redwood Road
    South Jordan, UT 84095
    (801)254-3882

  • Rank: #12-1312.-13.
    Bell Canyon Montessori School
    Bell Canyon Montessori School Photo
    Montessori School
    Acceptance Rate: 90%
    Grades: PK-31690 E. 11400 So.
    Sandy, UT 84092
    (801)571-1515

  • Rank: #14-1914.-19.
    Daystar Adventist Academy
    Daystar Adventist Academy Photo - DayStar Adventist Academy Entrance
    (Seventh Day Adventist)
    Acceptance Rate: 95%
    Grades: 9-12320 E. Castleton Rd
    Castle Valley, UT 84532
    (435)259-7719

  • Rank: #14-1914.-19.
    Iqra Academy Of Utah
    (Islamic)
    Acceptance Rate: 95%
    Grades: PK-41293 W 2200 S Ste B
    West Valley City, UT 84119
    (801)886-2310

  • Rank: #14-1914.-19.
    Layton Christian Academy
    Layton Christian Academy Photo
    (Christian)
    Acceptance Rate: 95%
    Grades: PK-122352 E Highway 193
    Layton, UT 84040
    (807)771-7141

  • Rank: #14-1914.-19.
    Liahona Preparatory Academy
    Liahona Preparatory Academy Photo - Home-school conference speaker
    (Latter Day Saints)
    Acceptance Rate: 95%
    Grades: PK-122464 West 450 South
    Pleasant Grove, UT 84062
    (801)785-7850

  • Rank: #14-1914.-19.
    Sego Lily School
    Special Program Emphasis
    Acceptance Rate: 95%
    Grades: PK-121533 Murray Holladay Rd
    Salt Lake City, UT 84117
    (801)274-9555

  • Rank: #14-1914.-19.
    Wasatch Christian Early Learning Center
    Wasatch Christian Early Learning Center Photo
    Daycare / Preschool
    Acceptance Rate: 95%
    Grades: NS-5585 39th St
    Ogden, UT 84403
    (801)392-5784

  • Rank: #2020.
    Reid School
    Reid School Photo - Why is Reid School the best choice? Highest ranked reading/writing program for notable effects . . . Inexpensive . . . Small class sizes . . . Large faculty . . . Every second of time used with effective instruction in a broad array of choices . . . Hands-on experiences . . . Everyone masters.
    Acceptance Rate: 98%
    Grades: PK-92965 East 3435 South
    Salt Lake City, UT 84109
    (801)466-4214

  • Rank: #2121.
    Juan Diego Catholic High School
    Juan Diego Catholic High School Photo - Juan Diego's 56 acre campus is 20 minutes from ski canyons and Salt Lake City.
    (Roman Catholic)
    Acceptance Rate: 99%
    Grades: 9-12300 East 11800 South
    Draper, UT 84020
    (801)984-7661

  • Rank: #22-2422.-24.
    Benjamin Franklin Academy
    Benjamin Franklin Academy Photo - Science Fair
    Alternative School (Latter Day Saints)
    Acceptance Rate: 100%
    Grades: PK-12825 N 300 W Suite 200
    Salt Lake City, UT 84103
    (801)466-4326

  • Rank: #22-2422.-24.
    Newcastle Preschool
    Newcastle Preschool Photo - Newcastle Pre-K students participate in daily writing activities
    Daycare / Preschool
    Acceptance Rate: 100%
    Grades: NS12257 S 800 E
    Draper, UT 84020
    (801)553-0622

  • Rank: #22-2422.-24.
    Westside Christian School
    Westside Christian School Photo - Academic and Fine Arts Competition
    (Baptist)
    Acceptance Rate: 100%
    Grades: K-122299 W 2000 N
    Saint George, UT 84770
    (435)656-9055

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