Most Selective Private Elementary Schools in Washington

The average private elementary school acceptance rate in Washington is 84% per year (2021).
The most selective school in Washington is Lakeside School, with an acceptance rate of 17%. The most selective private elementary schools are listed below.

Most Selective Private Elementary Schools in Washington (2021)

School
Acceptance Rate
Grades
Location
Rank: #11.
Lakeside School
(Amish)
Acceptance Rate: 17%
Grades: 1-8
14050 1st Avenue NE
Seattle, WA 98125
(260) 499-4481
Rank: #22.
Acceptance Rate: 20%
Grades: PK-5
5062 9th Ave Ne
Seattle, WA 98105
(206) 547-3619
Rank: #33.
Acceptance Rate: 22%
Grades: PK-10
200 Mill Avenue South Suite 110
Renton, WA 98057
(206) 723-5526
Rank: #44.
The Overlake School
The Overlake School Photo - A bird's eye view of Overlake's beautiful, lush 75 acre campus.
Acceptance Rate: 23%
Grades: 5-12
20301 NE 108th Street
Redmond, WA 98053
(425) 868-1000
Rank: #5 - 65. - 6.
The Bush School
The Bush School Photo
Acceptance Rate: 25%
Grades: NS-12
3400 E Harrison Street
Seattle, WA 98112
(206) 322-7978
Rank: #5 - 65. - 6.
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.
Special Program Emphasis
(3)
Acceptance Rate: 25%
Grades: K-8
6128 168th Place SE
Bellevue, WA 98006
(425) 747-2911
Rank: #77.
Lake Washington Girls Middle School
Lake Washington Girls Middle School Photo
All-girls
(2)
Acceptance Rate: 26%
Grades: 6-8
2100 S. Walker Street
Seattle, WA 98144
(206) 709-3800
Rank: #88.
Bertschi School
Bertschi School Photo
Acceptance Rate: 35%
Grades: NS-5
2227 10th Avenue E
Seattle, WA 98102
(206) 442-6855
Rank: #9 - 109. - 10.
Acceptance Rate: 41%
Grades: 5-12
10613 NE 38th Place
Kirkland, WA 98033
(425) 822-5668
Rank: #9 - 109. - 10.
St. Thomas School
St. Thomas School Photo
(5)
Acceptance Rate: 41%
Grades: PK-8
8300 NE 12th Street
Medina, WA 98039
(425) 454-5880
Rank: #1111.
Cedar River Montessori School
Cedar River Montessori School Photo - checking out the salmon eggs
Montessori School
Acceptance Rate: 46%
Grades: PK-8
15828 SE Jones Road
Renton, WA 98058
(425) 271-9614
Rank: #1212.
Acceptance Rate: 50%
Grades: PK-5
3201 Hunter Blvd South
Seattle, WA 98144
(206) 721-3480
Rank: #1313.
The Valley School
The Valley School Photo
(2)
Acceptance Rate: 55%
Grades: PK-5
318 30th Avenue E
Seattle, WA 98112
(206) 328-4475
Rank: #1414.
The Bear Creek School
The Bear Creek School Photo - There are 45-70 graduates of The Bear Creek School each June.
(Christian)
(8)
Acceptance Rate: 56%
Grades: NS-12
8905 208th Avenue NE
Redmond, WA 98053
(425) 898-1720
Rank: #15 - 1815. - 18.
Bright Water Waldorf School
Bright Water Waldorf School Photo - Beginning in the early childhood classes, circle time and group songs connect the children with rhythm, melody, and pitch. Students rise into the early grades with flute and lyre playing. Formal subject classes for music instruction start in the fourth grade with Strings. In middle school students venture into more complex arrangements and play together in ensembles.
Special Program Emphasis
(3)
Acceptance Rate: 60%
Grades: NS-8
1501 10th Avenue E Ste 100
Seattle, WA 98102
(206) 624-6176
Rank: #15 - 1815. - 18.
The Northwest School
(6)
Acceptance Rate: 60%
Grades: 6-12
1415 Summit Ave
Seattle, WA 98122
(206) 682-7309
Rank: #15 - 1815. - 18.
St. John School
St. John School Photo - Grandparents' and Friends' Day
(Roman Catholic)
Acceptance Rate: 60%
Grades: PK-8
120 N 79th Street
Seattle, WA 98103
(206) 783-0337
Rank: #15 - 1815. - 18.
Westside School
Westside School Photo
Acceptance Rate: 60%
Grades: NS-8
10404 34th Avenue SW
Seattle, WA 98146
(206) 932-2511
Rank: #19 - 2119. - 21.
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: #19 - 2119. - 21.
St. George's School
(2)
Acceptance Rate: 70%
Grades: K-12
2929 W Waikiki Road
Spokane, WA 99208
(509) 464-8830
Rank: #19 - 2119. - 21.
Whole Earth Montessori
Montessori School
(2)
Acceptance Rate: 70%
Grades: PK-8
2930 228th Street S.E.
Bothell, WA 98021
(425) 486-3037
Rank: #2222.
Chestnut Hill Academy
Chestnut Hill Academy Photo
(4)
Acceptance Rate: 74%
Grades: K-5
13633 SE 26th St
Bellevue, WA 98005
(425) 372-2800
Rank: #23 - 2523. - 25.
Charles Wright Academy
Charles Wright Academy Photo - ACADEMIC EXCELLENCE: Our graduating seniors consistently place in the top 10% of Washington state students and matriculate to top colleges and universities. A strong college counseling program, academic challenge, access to advanced work, a developmentally appropriate progression of skills, and a commitment to service-learning ensure our students are prepared for college and for life.
(6)
Acceptance Rate: 75%
Grades: NS-12
7723 Chambers Creek Rd W University Place
University Place, WA 98467
(253) 620-8373
Rank: #23 - 2523. - 25.
Discovery Montessori
Discovery Montessori Photo
Montessori School
Acceptance Rate: 75%
Grades: PK-6
1026 Sidney Avenue, Suite 160
Port Orchard, WA 98366
(360) 337-5745
Rank: #23 - 2523. - 25.
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: #26 - 3326. - 33.
Everett Christian School
(Calvinist)
Acceptance Rate: 80%
Grades: PK-8
2221 Cedar St
Everett, WA 98201
(425) 259-3213
Rank: #26 - 3326. - 33.
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: #26 - 3326. - 33.
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: #26 - 3326. - 33.
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.
Special Program Emphasis
(4)
Acceptance Rate: 80%
Grades: PK-8
8126 Normandy St.
Olympia, WA 98501
(360) 493-0906
Rank: #26 - 3326. - 33.
Silverwood School
Silverwood School Photo - Welcome to Silverwood School!
(18)
Acceptance Rate: 80%
Grades: K-6
14000 Central Valley Rd NW
Poulsbo, WA 98370
(360) 697-7526
Rank: #26 - 3326. - 33.
Acceptance Rate: 80%
Grades: 7-12
9506 7th Ave SE
Everett, WA 98208
(425) 640-9000
Rank: #26 - 3326. - 33.
Soundview School
Soundview School Photo
(2)
Acceptance Rate: 80%
Grades: NS-8
6515 196th St SW
Lynnwood, WA 98036
(425) 778-8572
Rank: #26 - 3326. - 33.
Sunrise Beach School
Sunrise Beach School Photo - Students help decorate the tables for our annual auction.
(Christian)
Acceptance Rate: 80%
Grades: PK-12
1601 North Street SE
Olympia, WA 98501
(360) 791-8348
Rank: #3434.
West Sound Academy
West Sound Academy Photo - Frodel Hall has visual arts, drama, and music studios plus an art gallery.
Special Program Emphasis
(10)
Acceptance Rate: 81%
Grades: 6-12
16571 Creative Drive NE
Poulsbo, WA 98370
(360) 598-5954
Rank: #35 - 3835. - 38.
Carden Country School
Carden Country School Photo - Carden Country School is a small K-8 interdenominational Christian school located in an idyllic rural setting on Bainbridge Island in North Kitsap. We offer a unique educational approach and student experience that is centered around the development of mind, heart, and character. Carden Country School provided students with well-rounded, structured, and joyful environment for learning with a first-rate education.
(Christian)
(4)
Acceptance Rate: 85%
Grades: K-8
6974 Island Center Road
Bainbridge Island, WA 98110
(206) 842-6510
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