Most Selective Private Schools in Washington

The average private school acceptance rate in Washington is 85% per year (2023-24).
The most selective school in Washington is Renton Prep Christian: Microsoft's First US K-12 Flagship School Participant, with an acceptance rate of 13%.
Acceptance Rate Range: 13% 80% Avg. Acceptance Rate: 56%

Most Selective Private Schools in Washington (2023-24)

School
Acceptance Rate
Grades
Location
Rank: #11.
Renton Prep Christian: Microsoft's First US K-12 Flagship School Participant
Renton Prep Christian: Microsoft's First US K-12 Flagship School Participant Photo - All students use Microsoft Surfaces as their primary digital tool for research and classwork.
Special Program Emphasis (Lutheran Church Missouri Synod)
Acceptance Rate: 13%
Grades: PK-10
200 Mill Avenue South Suite 110
Renton, WA 98057
(206) 723-5526
Rank: #22.
Lakeside School
(Amish)
(1)
Acceptance Rate: 17%
Grades: 1-8
14050 1st Avenue NE
Seattle, WA 98125
(260) 761-3049
Rank: #3 - 43. - 4.
Acceptance Rate: 20%
Grades: 5-12
10613 NE 38th Place
Kirkland, WA 98033
(425) 822-5668
Rank: #3 - 43. - 4.
Acceptance Rate: 20%
Grades: PK-5
5062 9th Ave Ne
Seattle, WA 98105
(206) 547-3619
Rank: #55.
The Overlake School
The Overlake School Photo - A bird's eye view of Overlake's beautiful, lush 75 acre campus.
(2)
Acceptance Rate: 23%
Grades: 5-12
20301 NE 108th Street
Redmond, WA 98053
(425) 868-1000
Rank: #6 - 76. - 7.
The Bush School
The Bush School Photo
(1)
Acceptance Rate: 25%
Grades: K-12
3400 E Harrison Street
Seattle, WA 98112
(206) 326-7733
Rank: #6 - 76. - 7.
Open Window School
Open Window School Photo - We challenge, support, and trust students to do real work that matters and has an impact beyond the classroom.
(3)
Acceptance Rate: 25%
Grades: K-8
6128 168th Place SE
Bellevue, WA 98006
(425) 747-2911
Rank: #88.
St. Thomas School
St. Thomas School Photo
(5)
Acceptance Rate: 28%
Grades: PK-8
8300 NE 12th Street
Medina, WA 98039
(425) 454-5880
Rank: #99.
The Bear Creek School
The Bear Creek School Photo - The Bear Creek School was founded in 1988.
(Christian)
(9)
Acceptance Rate: 30%
Grades: NS-12
8905 208th Avenue NE
Redmond, WA 98053
(425) 898-1720
Rank: #1010.
Lake Washington Girls Middle School
Lake Washington Girls Middle School Photo
All-girls
(4)
Acceptance Rate: 33%
Grades: 6-8
2100 S. Walker Street
Seattle, WA 98144
(206) 709-3800
Rank: #1111.
Bertschi School
Bertschi School Photo
Acceptance Rate: 35%
Grades: NS-5
2227 10th Avenue E
Seattle, WA 98102
(206) 442-6856
Rank: #1212.
Cedar River Montessori School
Cedar River Montessori School Photo - checking out the salmon eggs
Montessori School
(1)
Acceptance Rate: 46%
Grades: PK-8
15828 SE Jones Road
Renton, WA 98058
(425) 271-9614
Rank: #1313.
Acceptance Rate: 50%
Grades: PK-5
3201 Hunter Blvd South
Seattle, WA 98144
(206) 721-3480
Rank: #1414.
Chestnut Hill Academy
Chestnut Hill Academy Photo
(6)
Acceptance Rate: 58%
Grades: K-5
13633 SE 26th St
Bellevue, WA 98005
(425) 372-2800
Rank: #15 - 1715. - 17.
The Northwest School
(6)
Acceptance Rate: 60%
Grades: 6-12
1415 Summit Ave
Seattle, WA 98122
(206) 816-6052
Rank: #15 - 1715. - 17.
St. John School
St. John School Photo - Grandparents' and Friends' Day
(Catholic)
Acceptance Rate: 60%
Grades: PK-8
120 N 79th Street
Seattle, WA 98103
(206) 783-0337
Rank: #15 - 1715. - 17.
Westside School
Westside School Photo
Acceptance Rate: 60%
Grades: NS-8
10404 34th Avenue SW
Seattle, WA 98146
(206) 932-2511
Rank: #1818.
Charles Wright Academy
Charles Wright Academy Photo - Charles Wright Academy's Lower School, Middle School, and Upper School are home to more than 550 students from age 30 months to 12th grade. All three schools are situated on a beautiful, wooded 107-acre campus in University Place.
(6)
Acceptance Rate: 61%
Grades: NS-12
7723 Chambers Creek Rd W University Place
University Place, WA 98467
(253) 620-8373
Rank: #1919.
Soundview School
Soundview School Photo
(2)
Acceptance Rate: 65%
Grades: NS-8
6515 196th St SW
Lynnwood, WA 98036
(425) 778-8572
Rank: #20 - 2220. - 22.
Academy Schools
Academy Schools Photo - Lower School
(4)
Acceptance Rate: 70%
Grades: PK-12
14601 Interurban Ave S
Seattle, WA 98168
(206) 588-0860
Rank: #20 - 2220. - 22.
Lighthouse Christian Academy
Lighthouse Christian Academy Photo
(Christian)
Acceptance Rate: 70%
Grades: K-12
1820 Bickford Ave
Snohomish, WA 98290
(425) 334-9422
Rank: #20 - 2220. - 22.
Whole Earth Montessori
Whole Earth Montessori Photo - Whole Earth Montessori Lower and Upper Elementary Building
Montessori School
(2)
Acceptance Rate: 70%
Grades: PK-8
2930 228th Street S.E.
Bothell, WA 98021
(425) 486-3037
Rank: #23 - 2723. - 27.
Discovery Montessori
Discovery Montessori Photo
Montessori School
Acceptance Rate: 75%
Grades: PK-6
1026 Sidney Avenue, Suite 160
Port Orchard, WA 98366
(360) 443-7120
Rank: #23 - 2723. - 27.
Montessori At Samish Woods
Montessori School
Acceptance Rate: 75%
Grades: PK-6
1027 Samish Way
Bellingham, WA 98229
(360) 650-9465
Rank: #23 - 2723. - 27.
Saint George's School
Saint George's School Photo - Saint George's 120-acre campus is located along the Little Spokane River just north of Spokane, Washington.
Special Program Emphasis
(2)
Acceptance Rate: 75%
Grades: K-12
2929 W Waikiki Road
Spokane, WA 99208
(509) 466-1636
Rank: #23 - 2723. - 27.
Seattle Christian Schools
Seattle Christian Schools Photo
(Christian)
(8)
Acceptance Rate: 75%
Grades: K-12
18301 Military Road S
Seattle, WA 98188
(206) 246-8241
Rank: #23 - 2723. - 27.
The Valley School
The Valley School Photo
(2)
Acceptance Rate: 75%
Grades: PK-5
318 30th Avenue E
Seattle, WA 98112
(206) 328-4475
Rank: #28 - 3728. - 37.
Everett Christian School
(Calvinist)
Acceptance Rate: 80%
Grades: PK-8
2221 Cedar St
Everett, WA 98201
(425) 259-3213
Rank: #28 - 3728. - 37.
Explorations Academy
Explorations Academy Photo - Here are some of our students feeling triumphant on a multi-day backpacking trip, enjoying the beauty and bounty of our region. Explorations students develop a sense of leadership, environmental stewardship, and social responsibility both in the classroom and on the field.
(2)
Acceptance Rate: 80%
Grades: 6-12
1701 Ellis St # 215
Bellingham, WA 98225
(360) 671-8085
Rank: #28 - 3728. - 37.
Hillside Student Community
Hillside Student Community Photo
(8)
Acceptance Rate: 80%
Grades: 5-12
5027 159th Place Se
Bellevue, WA 98006
(425) 747-6448
Rank: #28 - 3728. - 37.
The Little School
The Little School Photo
(8)
Acceptance Rate: 80%
Grades: PK-5
2812 116th Ave NE
Bellevue, WA 98004
(425) 827-8708
Rank: #28 - 3728. - 37.
Olympia Waldorf School
Olympia Waldorf School Photo - A rainbow rises over the historic main schoolhouse, which has been home to Olympia Waldorf School for over 35 years. The campus also includes a separate Middle School building for grades 6-8, and a residential kinderhaus at the far north side of the property.
(4)
Acceptance Rate: 80%
Grades: PK-8
8126 Normandy St
Olympia, WA 98501
(360) 493-0906
Rank: #28 - 3728. - 37.
St. Christopher Academy
Special Education School
(1)
Acceptance Rate: 80%
Grades: 9-12
4141 41st Ave Sw
Seattle, WA 98116
(206) 246-9751
Rank: #28 - 3728. - 37.
Seattle Urban Academy
Seattle Urban Academy Photo - Class of 2013
Alternative School (Christian)
Acceptance Rate: 80%
Grades: 9-12
10056 Renton Ave S
Seattle, WA 98178
(206) 723-0333
Rank: #28 - 3728. - 37.
Silverwood School
Silverwood School Photo - Welcome to Silverwood School!
(18)
Acceptance Rate: 80%
Grades: K-8
14000 Central Valley Rd NW
Poulsbo, WA 98370
(360) 697-7526
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Frequently Asked Questions

What is the Washington average Private Schools acceptance rate?
The Washington average Private Schools acceptance rate is 85% for 2023-24.
What are the most selective Private Schools in Washington?
What is the most selective high school and elementary school in Washington?
The most selective private high school in Washington is Renton Prep Christian: Microsoft's First US K-12 Flagship School Participant, with an acceptance rate of 13%. The most selective private elementary school is Renton Prep Christian: Microsoft's First US K-12 Flagship School Participant, with an acceptance rate of 13%.

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