Most Selective Private Schools in Virginia

The average private school acceptance rate in Virginia is 83% per year (2024).
The most selective school in Virginia is St. Andrew's School, with an acceptance rate of 33%.
Acceptance Rate Range: 33% 80% Avg. Acceptance Rate: 60%

Most Selective Private Schools in Virginia (2024)

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-5
227 S Cherry Street
Richmond, VA 23220
(804) 648-4545
Rank: #2 - 32. - 3.
Episcopal High School
Episcopal High School Photo - Washington Program
(Episcopal)
Acceptance Rate: 35%
Grades: 9-12
1200 North Quaker Lane
Alexandria, VA 22302
(703) 933-4062
Rank: #2 - 32. - 3.
St. Anne's-Belfield School
St. Anne's-Belfield School Photo
(1)
Acceptance Rate: 35%
Grades: PK-12
2132 Ivy Road
Charlottesville, VA 22903
(434) 296-5106
Rank: #44.
Immanuel Lutheran School
Immanuel Lutheran School Photo
(Lutheran Church Missouri Synod)
(1)
Acceptance Rate: 38%
Grades: PK-8
1801 Russell Road
Alexandria, VA 22301
(703) 549-0155
Rank: #5 - 65. - 6.
The Hill School
The Hill School Photo - The Hill School
(13)
Acceptance Rate: 40%
Grades: PK-8
130 South Madison St
Middleburg, VA 20117
(540) 687-5897
Rank: #5 - 65. - 6.
The Madeira School
The Madeira School Photo - Capitol Hill internships in the offices of senators and representatives are a hallmark of the junior year at Madeira
All-girls
(1)
Acceptance Rate: 40%
Grades: 9-12
8328 Georgetown Pike
Mc Lean, VA 22102
(703) 556-8211
Rank: #77.
Ideaventions Academy For Mathematics And Science
Ideaventions Academy For Mathematics And Science Photo - Serving Gifted to Profoundly Gifted learners in Northern Virginia.
Special Program Emphasis
(4)
Acceptance Rate: 45%
Grades: 1-12
12340 Pinecrest Road
Reston, VA 20191
(703) 860-0211
Rank: #88.
Woodberry Forest School
Woodberry Forest School Photo
All-boys
(1)
Acceptance Rate: 49%
Grades: 9-12
898 Woodberry Forest Rd
Woodberry Forest, VA 22989
(540) 672-3900
Rank: #99.
Saint Patrick Catholic School
Saint Patrick Catholic School Photo
(Catholic)
(2)
Acceptance Rate: 50%
Grades: PK-8
1000 Bolling Avenue
Norfolk, VA 23508
(757) 213-0842
Rank: #10 - 1210. - 12.
Fork Union Military Academy
Fork Union Military Academy Photo - Graduation Day is a happy day!
All-boys (Baptist)
(2)
Acceptance Rate: 55%
Grades: 7-12
4744 James Madison Hwy
Fork Union, VA 23055
(434) 842-4205
Rank: #10 - 1210. - 12.
St. Anne's Academy for Girls
Special Program Emphasis (Catholic)
Acceptance Rate: 55%
Grades: PK-6
6342 Mintbrook Lane
Bealeton, VA 22712
(571) 441-2663
Rank: #10 - 1210. - 12.
Veritas School
(Christian)
(7)
Acceptance Rate: 55%
Grades: PK-12
3400 Brook Road
Richmond, VA 23227
(804) 272-9517
Rank: #1313.
Ad Fontes Academy
Special Program Emphasis (Christian)
(4)
Acceptance Rate: 57%
Grades: K-12
15452 Lee Highway
Centreville, VA 20120
(571) 348-0784
Rank: #14 - 1614. - 16.
Acceptance Rate: 60%
Grades: 7-12
5775 Barclay Dr, Suite 4
Alexandria, VA 22315
(703) 339-0444
Rank: #14 - 1614. - 16.
Acceptance Rate: 60%
Grades: 8-12
44983 Knoll Square, Room 153
Ashburn, VA 20147
(877) 382-2015
Rank: #14 - 1614. - 16.
Acceptance Rate: 60%
Grades: 6-12
20577 Ashburn Road
Ashburn, VA 20147
(703) 956-5020
Rank: #1717.
Acceptance Rate: 61%
Grades: PK-8
3700 Burgundy Road
Alexandria, VA 22303
(703) 329-6968
Rank: #18 - 2118. - 21.
Calvary Christian School
(Christian)
Acceptance Rate: 65%
Grades: PK-11
4345 Inn St
Triangle, VA 22172
(703) 221-2016
Rank: #18 - 2118. - 21.
The Langley School
The Langley School Photo
(3)
Acceptance Rate: 65%
Grades: NS-8
1411 Balls Hill Road
Mc Lean, VA 22101
(703) 356-1920
Rank: #18 - 2118. - 21.
Acceptance Rate: 65%
Grades: 8-12
1000 Samuel Miller Loop
Charlottesville, VA 22903
(434) 823-4805
Rank: #18 - 2118. - 21.
The Nysmith School
The Nysmith School Photo - 1:9 teacher/ student ratio allows teachers to help every child succeed. At The Nysmith School, students receive 45 minutes of hands-on science instruction every day.
Special Program Emphasis
(6)
Acceptance Rate: 65%
Grades: PK-8
13625 EDS Drive
Herndon, VA 20171
(703) 713-3332
Rank: #2222.
River Farm Forest School
Special Program Emphasis
Acceptance Rate: 67%
Grades: K-8
6744 S. Kings Hwy
Alexandria, VA 22306
(571) 275-1561
Rank: #2323.
Fredericksburg Academy
Fredericksburg Academy Photo - Fredericksburg Academy students are scholars, athletes, artists, and leaders. Our curriculum is designed to build both knowledge and goodness.
(12)
Acceptance Rate: 69%
Grades: NS-12
10800 Academy Drive
Fredericksburg, VA 22408
(540) 898-0020
Rank: #24 - 2924. - 29.
Chesapeake Bay Academy
Chesapeake Bay Academy Photo - Empowering children who learn differently for over 30 years.
Special Education School
(2)
Acceptance Rate: 70%
Grades: 1-12
821 Baker Rd
Virginia Beach, VA 23462
(757) 497-6200
Rank: #24 - 2924. - 29.
Fairfax Christian School
Fairfax Christian School Photo - Fairfax Christian School lower school students benefit from exceptional teachers, and advanced curriculum.
(Christian)
(11)
Acceptance Rate: 70%
Grades: PK-12
22870 Pacific Boulevard
Sterling, VA 20166
(703) 759-5100
Rank: #24 - 2924. - 29.
Hampton Roads Academy
Hampton Roads Academy Photo
Acceptance Rate: 70%
Grades: PK-12
739 Academy Lane
Newport News, VA 23602
(757) 884-9100
Rank: #24 - 2924. - 29.
Sacred Heart Catholic School
Sacred Heart Catholic School Photo - Our teachers make learning fun and interactive through hands on learning, STEAM activities, and our updated technology programs.
(Catholic)
Acceptance Rate: 70%
Grades: PK-8
540 Central Blvd
Danville, VA 24541
(434) 793-2656
Rank: #24 - 2924. - 29.
Summit Christian Academy
Summit Christian Academy Photo - Class of 2019 Graduates
(Christian)
Acceptance Rate: 70%
Grades: PK-12
4209 Big Bethel Road
Yorktown, VA 23693
(757) 867-7005
Rank: #24 - 2924. - 29.
The Sycamore School
(2)
Acceptance Rate: 70%
Grades: 5-12
1550 Wilson Blvd. Suite 300
Arlington, VA 22209
(703) 717-5360
Rank: #3030.
Christchurch School
Christchurch School Photo - Christchurch is recognized for rigorous academics and a well-rounded college prep program. 100% of Christchurch students are accepted to four-year colleges, with the majority attending universities on the U.S. News & World Report's top 150 list.
Special Program Emphasis (Episcopal)
Acceptance Rate: 73%
Grades: 9-12
49 Seahorse Lane
Christchurch, VA 23031
(804) 542-6843
Rank: #31 - 3231. - 32.
Browne Academy
Browne Academy Photo - Founded in 1941, Browne was the first integrated preschool in Virginia.
(9)
Acceptance Rate: 75%
Grades: NS-8
5917 Telegraph Rd
Alexandria, VA 22310
(703) 960-3000
Rank: #31 - 3231. - 32.
Acceptance Rate: 75%
Grades: NS-12
1059 Zachery Taylor Hwy
Flint Hill, VA 22627
(540) 635-8555
Rank: #3333.
Oak Hill Academy
Oak Hill Academy Photo
(Baptist)
(4)
Acceptance Rate: 79%
Grades: 8-12
2635 Oak Hill Road
Mouth Of Wilson, VA 24363
(276) 579-2619
Rank: #34 - 4434. - 44.
Blessed Sacrament Huguenot Catholic School
Blessed Sacrament Huguenot Catholic School Photo
(Catholic)
(1)
Acceptance Rate: 80%
Grades: NS-12
2501 Academy Road
Powhatan, VA 23139
(804) 598-4211
Rank: #34 - 4434. - 44.
C.f.richards Christian School
C.f.richards Christian School Photo - Kindergarten Grads!
(Seventh Day Adventist)
(3)
Acceptance Rate: 80%
Grades: PK-8
414 Sterling St
Staunton, VA 24401
(540) 886-4984
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Frequently Asked Questions

What is the Virginia average Private Schools acceptance rate?
The Virginia average Private Schools acceptance rate is 83% for 2024.
What are the most selective Private Schools in Virginia?
The best top ranked Private Schools in Virginia include St. Andrew's School, Episcopal High School and St. Anne's-Belfield School.
What is the most selective high school and elementary school in Virginia?
The most selective private high school in Virginia is Episcopal High School, with an acceptance rate of 35%. The most selective private elementary school is St. Andrew's School, with an acceptance rate of 33%.

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