Best Maryland Private Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 835 private schools serving 140,444 students in Maryland (there are 1,419 public schools, serving 882,159 students). 14% of all K-12 students in Maryland are educated in private schools (compared to the national average of 10%).
The average private school tuition is $13,613 for elementary schools and $17,888 for high schools (view national tuition averages).
The best top ranked private schools in Maryland include Landon School, Goddard School Of Waldorf and Roland Park Country School.
The average acceptance rate is 82% (view national acceptance rates). Minority enrollment is 38% and the student:teacher ratio is 10:1.
54% of schools are religiously affiliated (most commonly Catholic and Christian).

Top Ranked Maryland Private Schools by County (2024)

County
# Schools
# Students
% Minority
11
1,293
11%
140
28,447
28%
89
16,090
44%
20
2,314
19%
10
1,347
19%
14
2,336
52%
24
3,104
15%
45
7,380
43%
183
30,284
38%
11
2,000
15%

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked private schools in Maryland?
The best top ranked private schools in Maryland include Landon School, Goddard School Of Waldorf and Roland Park Country School.
How many private schools are located in Maryland?
835 private schools are located in Maryland.
How much do private schools cost in Maryland?
The average private school tuition in Maryland is $13,613 for elementary schools and $17,888 for high schools
How diverse are private schools in Maryland?
Maryland private schools are approximately 38% minority students (view national minority students).
What percentage of students in Maryland go to private school?
14% of all K-12 students in Maryland are educated in private schools (compared to national average of 10%).
What percentage of private schools are religiously affiliated in Maryland?
54% of private schools in Maryland are religiously affiliated (most commonly Catholic and Christian).

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