Top 5 Best Alachua County Private Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 29 private schools serving 5,042 students in Alachua County, FL (there are 67 public schools, serving 30,473 public students). 14% of all K-12 students in Alachua County, FL are educated in private schools (compared to the FL state average of 13%).
The best top ranked private schools in Alachua County, FL include Oak Hall School, The Rock School and Queen of Peace Catholic Academy.
The average acceptance rate is 89%, which is higher than the Florida private school average acceptance rate of 84%.
66% of private schools in Alachua County, FL are religiously affiliated (most commonly Christian and Baptist).

Top Ranked Alachua County Private Schools (2024)

School
Location
Grades
Students
Oak Hall School
Oak Hall School Photo
1700 SW 75th Street
Gainesville, FL 32607
(352) 332-3609
Grades: PK-12
| 899 students
Christian Life Academy
(Pentecostal)
12000 Sw Archer Rd
Gainesville, FL 32608
(352) 495-3040
Grades: K-12
| 45 students
First Christian Academy
(Baptist)
24530 Nw 199th Ln
High Springs, FL 32643
(386) 454-1641
Grades: PK-12
| 444 students
Queen of Peace Catholic Academy
Queen of Peace Catholic Academy Photo - Queen of Peace Catholic Academy serving y our family from PreK to 8th grade.
(Catholic)
(3)
10900 SW 24th Avenue
Gainesville, FL 32607
(352) 332-8808
Grades: PK-8
| 487 students
The Rock School
(Christian)
(1)
9818 SW 24th Ave
Gainesville, FL 32607
(352) 331-7625
Grades: PK-12
| 575 students
St. Patrick Interparish School
(Catholic)
550 Ne 16th Ave
Gainesville, FL 32601
(352) 376-9878
Grades: PK-8
| 469 students
The Academy
(Christian)
2022 Sw 122nd St
Gainesville, FL 32607
(352) 642-1290
Grades: PK-1
| 31 students
Bhaktivedanta Academy
Montessori School
17414 Nw 112th Blvd
Alachua, FL 32615
(386) 462-2886
Grades: PK-10
| 91 students
Bnai Israel Community Day School
Bnai Israel Community Day School Photo - Learning about the Jewish holiday of Rosh Hashana
Daycare / Preschool (Jewish)
3830 NW 16 Blvd
Gainesville, FL 32605
(352) 376-1508
Grades: NS-PK
| 93 students
Brentwood School
1111 Nw 55th St
Gainesville, FL 32605
(352) 373-3222
Grades: PK-5
| 216 students
Po Box 143116
Gainesville, FL 32614
(352) 373-1888
Grades: K-6
| 23 students
Countryside Christian School
(Baptist)
10926 Nw 39th Ave
Gainesville, FL 32606
(352) 332-1493
Grades: K-12
| 252 students
Destiny Christian Academy
(Assembly of God)
14200 NW 148th Place
Alachua, FL 32615
(386) 462-1070
Grades: 3-12
| 10 students
Family Life Academy
(Church of God)
17259 Sw Archer Rd
Archer, FL 32618
(352) 495-3409
Grades: K-12
| 33 students
Flowers Montessori
Montessori School
3111 Nw 31st Ave
Gainesville, FL 32605
(352) 870-7656
Grades: PK-K
| 45 students
6801 Sw 24th Ave
Gainesville, FL 32607
(352) 332-7783
Grades: PK-5
| 187 students
Jordan Glen School
(2)
12425 SW 154th St
Archer, FL 32618
(352) 495-2728
Grades: PK-8
| 85 students
Kiddie Academy
Daycare / Preschool
6476 Sw 75th St
Gainesville, FL 32608
(352) 264-7724
Grades: PK-K
| 65 students
Laniakea Montessori School
Montessori School
931 Ne 16th Ave
Gainesville, FL 32601
(352) 378-8339
Grades: PK-5
| 32 students
Living Springs Academy
(Seventh Day Adventist)
23901 NW 212 Ave
High Springs, FL 32643
(386) 454-2777
Grades: K-7
| 34 students
Millhopper Montessori School
Millhopper Montessori School Photo - The Little House Students showing Gator Pride
Montessori School
(1)
8505 Nw 39th Ave
Gainesville, FL 32606
(352) 375-6773
Grades: PK-8
| 220 students
Newberry Christian Community School
(Christian)
(1)
3536 Nw 8th Ave
Gainesville, FL 32605
(352) 363-6322
Grades: K-12
| 169 students
Passage Christian Academy
Passage Christian Academy Photo
(Christian)
5121 E University Ave
Gainesville, FL 32641
(352) 336-8983
Grades: K-12
| 64 students
St. Francis Catholic Academy
St. Francis Catholic Academy Photo - The Mission of Saint Francis Catholic Academy is to inspire all students to live a life of faith, academic excellence and virtue.
(Catholic)
4100 Nw 115th Ter
Gainesville, FL 32606
(352) 376-6545
Grades: 9-12
| 217 students
Sung Adventist Academy
(Seventh Day Adventist)
2115 Nw 39th Av
Gainesville, FL 32605
(352) 376-6040
Grades: K-10
| 18 students
Tower Road KinderCare
Tower Road KinderCare Photo - Toddler Classroom
Daycare / Preschool
10 Southwest 75th St.
Gainesville, FL 32607
(352) 332-4182
Grades: NS-PK
| students
Trilogy School
Trilogy School Photo - Middle school students study outdoors.
(12)
8700 NW 23rd Ave
Gainesville, FL 32606
(352) 332-8802
Grades: 1-12
| 76 students
Westwood Hills Christian
(Church of God)
1520 Nw 34th St
Gainesville, FL 32605
(352) 378-5190
Grades: K-12
| 111 students
Windsor Christian Academy
(Baptist)
918 Se County Road 234
Gainesville, FL 32641
(352) 375-1144
Grades: PK-12
| 51 students
[+] Show Closed Private Schools in Alachua County, Florida

Alachua County Private Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
Autism Oasis For Kids (Closed 2020)
Special Education School
Po Box 109
La Crosse, FL 32658
(386) 454-0991
Grades: K-6
| 5 students
22575 Nw 94th Ave
Alachua, FL 32615
(386) 462-3921
Grades: PK-9
| 35 students
7715 Sw 14th Ave
Gainesville, FL 32607
(352) 332-1452
Grades: K-6
| 369 students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked private schools in Alachua County, FL?
The top ranked private schools in Alachua County, FL include Oak Hall School, The Rock School and Queen of Peace Catholic Academy.
How many private schools are located in Alachua County, FL?
29 private schools are located in Alachua County, FL.
How diverse are private schools in Alachua County, FL?
Alachua County, FL private schools are approximately 31% minority students, which is lower than the Florida private school average of 46%.
What percentage of students in Alachua County, FL go to private school?
14% of all K-12 students in Alachua County, FL are educated in private schools (compared to the FL state average of 13%).
What percentage of private schools are religiously affiliated in Alachua County, FL?
66% of private schools in Alachua County, FL are religiously affiliated (most commonly Christian and Baptist).

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