Maine Private Schools
- There are 165 private schools in Maine, serving 17,933 students.
- The average private school tuition is $7,530 for elementary schools and $26,819 for high schools (view national tuition averages).
- The average acceptance rate is 79% (view national acceptance rates).
- Minority enrollment is 9% and the student:teacher ratio is 8:1.
Ashwood Waldorf School's new grade school building finished in fall of 2009. Photo by Douglas Mott Photographer.
The New School is a small, independent high school serving southern Maine and NH. Visit our website to learn about more our innovative approach and why it is unique among high schools in Maine!
Lee Academy, a respected boarding program has hosted students from 16 states, seven Asian countries, five Central American/Caribbean countries, 10 European countries, Australia, Israel and Canada.
Lower school children take turns trying kayaking in the stream on Riley Campus under the watchful eye of the Lower school teacher.
Maine Private Schools by County
- County# Schools# Students% Minority
- 11 Schools1,025 Students4% Minority
- 5 Schools332 Students12% Minority
- 44 Schools4,246 Students9% Minority
- 1 Schools85 Students- Minority
- 7 Schools574 Students3% Minority
- 12 Schools1,729 Students5% Minority
- 8 Schools369 Students2% Minority
- 9 Schools933 Students6% Minority
- 11 Schools1,313 Students12% Minority
- 17 Schools1,809 Students23% Minority
- 1 Schools427 Students21% Minority
- 4 Schools273 Students16% Minority
- 7 Schools725 Students6% Minority
- 4 Schools79 Students5% Minority
- 2 Schools480 Students13% Minority
- 22 Schools3,534 Students5% Minority
September 05, 2017
If you live outside the United States, choosing an American private school can be a confusing process. Here is an overview of the process.
September 05, 2017
Never lose sight of why you are planning to send your child to private school. This list of ten considerations will help you focus on the things which matter.
September 04, 2017
Use this hub to keep track of the steps in the private schools' admission process.