Most Selective Private Schools in Virginia

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  • The average private school acceptance rate in Virginia is approximately 85% per year (2019-20).
  • The most selective private schools are listed below (where sufficient data available).
  • The most selective school in Virginia is currently St. Andrew's School, with an acceptance rate of 33%.

Most Selective Private Schools in Virginia (2019-20)

  • School Acceptance Rate Grades Location
  • Rank: #11.
    St. Andrew's School
    St. Andrew's School Photo - The students of St. Andrew's School and our historic, 1901 building in the Oregon Hill section of Richmond, VA.
    (Episcopal)
    Acceptance Rate: 33%
    Grades: K-5227 S Cherry Street
    Richmond, VA 23220
    (804)648-4545

  • Rank: #22.
    Episcopal High School
    Episcopal High School Photo - Callaway Chapel
    (Episcopal)
    Acceptance Rate: 35%
    Grades: 9-121200 North Quaker Lane
    Alexandria, VA 22302
    (703)933-4062

  • Rank: #33.
    Lynnhaven Academy
    Acceptance Rate: 40%
    Grades: 7-121000 Westover Hills Blvd
    Richmond, VA 23225
    (804)750-2300

  • Rank: #44.
    Immanuel Lutheran School
    Immanuel Lutheran School Photo
    (Lutheran Church Missouri Synod)
    Acceptance Rate: 46%
    Grades: PK-81801 Russell Road
    Alexandria, VA 22301
    (703)549-0155

  • Rank: #55.
    The Madeira School
    The Madeira School Photo - Madeira's 376-acre campus in McLean, Virginia, overlooks the Potomac River from a perch just 12 miles northwest of Washington, D.C.
    All-girls
    Acceptance Rate: 48%
    Grades: 9-128328 Georgetown Pike
    Mc Lean, VA 22102
    (703)556-8273

  • Rank: #6-86.-8.
    Fork Union Military Academy
    Fork Union Military Academy Photo - Graduation Day is a happy day!
    All-boys | Military School (Baptist)
    Acceptance Rate: 55%
    Grades: 7-12PO Box 278, 4744 James Madison Hwy
    Fork Union, VA 23055
    (434)842-4205

  • Rank: #6-86.-8.
    St. Anne's Academy for Girls
    Special Program Emphasis (Roman Catholic)
    Acceptance Rate: 55%
    Grades: PK-66342 Mintbrook Lane
    Bealeton, VA 22712
    (571)441-2663

  • Rank: #6-86.-8.
    Woodberry Forest School
    Woodberry Forest School Photo
    All-boys
    Acceptance Rate: 55%
    Grades: 9-12898 Woodberry Forest Rd
    Woodberry Forest, VA 22989
    (540)672-3900

  • Rank: #9-119.-11.Acceptance Rate: 60%
    Grades: 7-125775 Barclay Dr, Suite 4
    Alexandria, VA 22315
    (703)339-0444

  • Rank: #9-119.-11.Acceptance Rate: 60%
    Grades: 6-1220577 Ashburn Road
    Ashburn, VA 20147
    (703)956-5020

  • Rank: #9-119.-11.
    Virginia Episcopal School
    Virginia Episcopal School Photo - Jett Hall is our main building on the VES campus. This original building, constructed in 1916, is where we welcome guests to campus. It houses our administration, Admissions, Development, Marketing and Business offices, holds classrooms and our Day Student Lounge.
    (Episcopal)
    Acceptance Rate: 60%
    Grades: 9-12400 VES Road
    Lynchburg, VA 24503
    (434)385-3600

  • Rank: #1212.Acceptance Rate: 61%
    Grades: PK-83700 Burgundy Road
    Alexandria, VA 22303
    (703)329-6968

  • Rank: #13-1513.-15.
    Calvary Christian School
    (Christian)
    Acceptance Rate: 65%
    Grades: PK-114345 Inn St
    Triangle, VA 22172
    (703)221-2016

  • Rank: #13-1513.-15.
    Christchurch School
    Christchurch School Photo - "Set your course at the river." Established in the Episcopal tradition, Christchurch is inclusive, welcoming students and families of all faiths and backgrounds.
    (Episcopal)
    Acceptance Rate: 65%
    Grades: 9-1249 Seahorse Lane
    Christchurch, VA 23031
    (804)758-2306

  • Rank: #13-1513.-15.
    Miller School
    Miller School Photo - The main academic building, called Old Main" today, was the first building constructed on the Miller School of Albemarle's 1,600-acre campus.
    Acceptance Rate: 65%
    Grades: 8-121000 Samuel Miller Loop
    Charlottesville, VA 22903
    (434)823-4805

  • Rank: #1616.Acceptance Rate: 69%
    Grades: NS-1210800 Academy Drive
    Fredericksburg, VA 22408
    (540)898-0020

  • Rank: #17-2017.-20.
    Chesapeake Bay Academy
    Chesapeake Bay Academy Photo - As an integral part of the curriculum, music is introduced through general music classes to students in kindergarten and continues through grade 9. Music history and theory are supplemented by work with small instruments and vocal training. By grade 6, students have the opportunity to take part in our band program.
    Special Education School
    Acceptance Rate: 70%
    Grades: K-12821 Baker Rd
    Virginia Beach, VA 23462
    (757)497-6200

  • Rank: #17-2017.-20.
    Fairfax Christian School
    Fairfax Christian School Photo - Fairfax Christian School lower school students benefit from exceptional teachers, and advanced curriculum.
    (Christian)
    Acceptance Rate: 70%
    Grades: K-1222870 Pacific Boulevard
    Sterling, VA 20166
    (703)759-5100

  • Rank: #17-2017.-20.
    Hampton Roads Academy
    Hampton Roads Academy Photo
    Acceptance Rate: 70%
    Grades: PK-12739 Academy Lane
    Newport News, VA 23602
    (757)884-9100

  • Rank: #17-2017.-20.
    The Sycamore School
    Acceptance Rate: 70%
    Grades: 5-124600 FAIRFAX DR, STE 300
    Arlington, VA 22203
    (703)350-8197

  • Rank: #2121.
    St. Margaret's School
    St. Margaret's School Photo - WE BELIEVE YOU BELONG HERE. * 10 acre historic riverfront campus * 42 acre athletic complex * Within 2 hours of Washington, DC, Richmond, Charlottesville, Williamsburg, and Virginia Beach
    All-girls (Episcopal)
    Acceptance Rate: 72%
    Grades: 8-12444 S Water Ln
    Tappahannock, VA 22560
    (804)443-3357

  • Rank: #22-2522.-25.
    Browne Academy
    Browne Academy Photo
    Acceptance Rate: 75%
    Grades: NS-85917 Telegraph Rd
    Alexandria, VA 22310
    (571)451-1006

  • Rank: #22-2522.-25.
    St Marks Montessori School
    Montessori School
    Acceptance Rate: 75%
    Grades: PK-K5800 Backlick Road
    Springfield, VA 22150
    (703)451-4470

  • Rank: #22-2522.-25.
    Staunton Montessori School
    Staunton Montessori School Photo - Staunton Montessori School respects the mind, imagination, and spirit of each student. Grounded in the philosophy of Maria Montessori, we create an environment where children are empowered to fulfill their academic, personal and social potential.
    Montessori School
    Acceptance Rate: 75%
    Grades: PK-92076 Jefferson Hwy
    Fishersville, VA 22939
    (540)949-5020

  • Rank: #22-2522.-25.
    Veritas School
    (Christian)
    Acceptance Rate: 75%
    Grades: PK-123400 Brook Road
    Richmond, VA 23227
    (804)272-9517

  • Rank: #26-3626.-36.
    Ad Fontes Academy
    Special Program Emphasis (Christian)
    Acceptance Rate: 80%
    Grades: PK-1215452 Lee Highway
    Centreville, VA 20120
    (703)673-1145

  • Rank: #26-3626.-36.
    Blessed Sacrament-huguenot
    Blessed Sacrament-huguenot Photo
    (Roman Catholic)
    Acceptance Rate: 80%
    Grades: PK-122501 Academy Road
    Powhatan, VA 23139
    (804)598-4211

  • Rank: #26-3626.-36.
    C F Richards Christian School
    C F Richards Christian School Photo - CFR in the Spring
    (Seventh Day Adventist)
    Acceptance Rate: 80%
    Grades: PK-8414 Sterling St
    Staunton, VA 24401
    (540)886-4984

  • Rank: #26-3626.-36.
    Charlottesville Waldorf School
    Charlottesville Waldorf School Photo - April 10th, 2019 from 6:30pm - 10pm. Parenting in the Digital Age.
    Special Program Emphasis
    Acceptance Rate: 80%
    Grades: NS-8120 Waldorf Sshool Road
    Charlottesville, VA 22901
    (434)973-4946

  • Rank: #26-3626.-36.
    Evangel Christian School
    (Baptist)
    Acceptance Rate: 80%
    Grades: PK-1214836 Ashdale Ave
    Woodbridge, VA 22193
    (703)670-7127

  • Rank: #26-3626.-36.Acceptance Rate: 80%
    Grades: NS-820600 Red Cedar Drive
    Leesburg, VA 20175
    (703)777-3841

  • Rank: #26-3626.-36.
    Millwood School
    Millwood School Photo - Millwood Upper School www.millwoodschool.org
    Acceptance Rate: 80%
    Grades: PK-1215100 Millwood School Ln
    Midlothian, VA 23112
    (804)639-3200

  • Rank: #26-3626.-36.
    Norfolk Christian Schools
    Norfolk Christian Schools Photo - Norfolk Christian Upper School Campus
    (Christian)
    Acceptance Rate: 80%
    Grades: PK-12255 Thole St
    Norfolk, VA 23505
    (757)423-5770

  • Rank: #26-3626.-36.
    Oasis School
    Special Program Emphasis
    Acceptance Rate: 80%
    Grades: 1-911480 Sunset Hills Road
    Reston, VA 20190
    (703)338-3307

  • Rank: #26-3626.-36.
    Our Lady Of Lourdes Catholic School
    Our Lady Of Lourdes Catholic School Photo
    (Roman Catholic)
    Acceptance Rate: 80%
    Grades: PK-88250 Woodman Rd
    Richmond, VA 23228
    (804)262-1770

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