Top Idaho Private Schools
- For the 2019-20 school year, there are 140 top private schools in Idaho, serving 15,300 students.
- The average private school tuition is $10,511 for elementary schools and $6,894 for high schools (view national tuition averages).
- The average acceptance rate is 91% (view national acceptance rates).
- Minority enrollment is 13% and the student:teacher ratio is 12:1.
Nampa Christian Schools Photo - The class of 2016 celebrates commencement. 100% of these students when onto higher education. They have blessed our school beyond measure and will be missed.
Smarty Pants Preschool & Kindergarten Photo - Come and see why we are Kuna's top rated & highest scoring school!
Sandpoint Waldorf School Photo - Math, the sciences, and language arts are taught in blocks which allow for indepth study of topics
Calvary Chapel Christian School of Pocatello Photo - Calvary Chapel Christian School Pocatello January 2013.
Top Idaho Private Schools by County (2019-20)
- County# Schools# Students% Minority
- 37 Schools5,361 Students13% Minority
- 3 Schools666 Students19% Minority
- 1 Schools2 Students- Minority
- 1 Schools26 Students100% Minority
- 4 Schools577 Students5% Minority
- 1 Schools36 Students31% Minority
- 11 Schools647 Students7% Minority
- 8 Schools903 Students14% Minority
- 4 Schools152 Students6% Minority
- 1 Schools17 Students- Minority
- 13 Schools1,846 Students20% Minority
- 5 Schools148 Students17% Minority
- 1 Schools46 Students2% Minority
- 2 Schools84 Students- Minority
- 2 Schools189 Students7% Minority
- 1 Schools110 Students6% Minority
- 18 Schools2,149 Students6% Minority
- 4 Schools633 Students14% Minority
- 1 Schools11 Students- Minority
- 1 Schools4 Students- Minority
- 1 Schools112 Students40% Minority
- 6 Schools384 Students13% Minority
- 1 Schools61 Students22% Minority
- 2 Schools68 Students25% Minority
- 1 Schools37 Students4% Minority
- 2 Schools77 Students7% Minority
- 6 Schools868 Students15% Minority
- 2 Schools65 Students15% Minority
Sometimes a regular school is not the right fit for a child. Perhaps she needs an alternative school.
A parent and I chat about finding the best school for her daughter. While the parent may be fictitious, her questions are quite typical of the kind of questions and concerns parents have when thinking about sending their children to private school.
We look at several ways you can use to search for private schools. Whether you are beginning the search process for a school for your child or just want to find out more about particular schools, we offer some tips and tricks to make searching more efficient.