Best Georgia Private Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 879 private schools serving 158,648 students in Georgia (there are 2,317 public schools, serving 1,744,808 students). 8% of all K-12 students in Georgia are educated in private schools (compared to the national average of 10%).
The average private school tuition is $11,862 for elementary schools and $12,529 for high schools (view national tuition averages).
The best top ranked private schools in Georgia include Marist School, St. Pius X Catholic High School and The Westminster Schools.
The average acceptance rate is 80% (view national acceptance rates). Minority enrollment is 28% and the student:teacher ratio is 10:1.
61% of schools are religiously affiliated (most commonly Christian and Baptist).

Top Ranked Georgia Private Schools by County (2024)

County
# Schools
# Students
% of K-12 Students in Private Schools
18
4,521
15%
28
6,721
16%
10
2,270
13%
94
15,142
11%
96
13,653
12%
5
1,744
10%
18
4,100
10%
161
33,794
16%
7
1,108
7%
75
16,318
9%
12
1,795
5%
18
5,229
9%
12
2,187
10%
17
4,066
12%
10
1,661
8%
4
1,419
15%
18
3,121
10%
10
1,505
10%
8
1,054
8%
12
2,752
10%

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked private schools in Georgia?
The best top ranked private schools in Georgia include Marist School, St. Pius X Catholic High School and The Westminster Schools.
How many private schools are located in Georgia?
879 private schools are located in Georgia.
How much do private schools cost in Georgia?
The average private school tuition in Georgia is $11,862 for elementary schools and $12,529 for high schools
How diverse are private schools in Georgia?
Georgia private schools are approximately 28% minority students (view national minority students).
What percentage of students in Georgia go to private school?
8% of all K-12 students in Georgia are educated in private schools (compared to national average of 10%).
What percentage of private schools are religiously affiliated in Georgia?
61% of private schools in Georgia are religiously affiliated (most commonly Christian and Baptist).

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