Top 20 Best Montgomery County Private Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 183 private schools serving 30,284 students in Montgomery County, MD (there are 210 public schools, serving 158,671 public students). 16% of all K-12 students in Montgomery County, MD are educated in private schools (compared to the MD state average of 14%).
The best top ranked private schools in Montgomery County, MD include Barrie School, St. John's Episcopal School and Rise Hybrid Private Academy.
The average tuition cost is $21,229, which is higher than the Maryland private school average tuition cost of $14,284.
40% of private schools in Montgomery County, MD are religiously affiliated (most commonly Catholic and Christian).

Top Ranked Montgomery County Private Schools (2024)

School
Location
Grades
Students
Barrie School
Barrie School Photo
Montessori School
(2)
13500 Layhill Road
Silver Spring, MD 20906
(301) 576-2800
Grades: NS-12
| 354 students
Bullis School
Bullis School Photo - At Bullis, students thrive in their pursuit of self-discovery, broaden their horizons, and ultimately transform our world.
10601 Falls Rd
Potomac, MD 20854
(301) 299-8500
Grades: K-12
| 1,022 students
Landon School
Landon School Photo - We believe requiring a boy to engage in an array of experiences introduces him to passions and abilities he didn't know he had, which is essential to his emotional, social, physical, and intellectual growth.
All-boys
(4)
6101 Wilson Lane
Bethesda, MD 20817
(301) 320-3200
Grades: 3-12
| 690 students
Norwood School
Norwood School Photo - Located in Bethesda, MD, Norwood School develops students in grades PK-8 into confident lifelong learners who have the academic, character, and leadership skills to succeed in high school and beyond.
(4)
8821 River Road
Bethesda, MD 20817
(301) 365-2595
Grades: PK-8
| 453 students
Oneness-Family School
Oneness-Family School Photo
Montessori School
(6)
6701 Wisconsin Avenue
Chevy Chase, MD 20815
(301) 652-7751
Grades: NS-12
| 148 students
Rise Hybrid Private Academy
Rise Hybrid Private Academy Photo
Special Program Emphasis
(8)
105 Pender Court, Fredericksburg, VA (Headquarters)
Gaithersburg, MD 20882
(540) 693-0674
Grades: K-12
| students
St. John's Episcopal School
St. John's Episcopal School Photo - Our Graduation Class of 2017
(Episcopal)
(16)
3427 Olney Laytonsville Road
Olney, MD 20832
(301) 774-6804
Grades: PK-8
| 179 students
The Avalon School
The Avalon School Photo - Soccer at Avalon
All-boys (Catholic)
(4)
11811 Claridge Rd.
Silver Spring, MD 20902
(301) 963-8022
Grades: K-12
| 194 students
21830 Peach Tree Road
Barnesville, MD 20838
(301) 972-0341
Grades: NS-8
| 127 students
Brookewood School
Brookewood School Photo - All grade school provides a lasting sisterhood and the ability to mentor others.
All-girls (Catholic)
(11)
10401 Armory Ave
Kensington, MD 20895
(301) 949-7997
Grades: K-12
| 228 students
Echelon Academy
Echelon Academy Photo - A wonderful day with wonderful students, presenters and speakers.
(3)
4032 Blackburn Lane
Burtonsville, MD 20866
(301) 570-0999
Grades: K-12
| 21 students
Feynman School
Feynman School Photo - Our STEM-focused curriculum engages students from preschool through middle school!
Special Program Emphasis
6125 Montrose Road
Rockville, MD 20852
(301) 770-4370
Grades: PK-8
| 96 students
Fusion Academy Rockville
Fusion Academy Rockville Photo - Classes at Fusion are one-to-one: one student and one teacher per classroom. Students have different teachers for different subjects, and teachers act as mentors in the one-to-one setting.
(1)
275 N. Washington Street, Suite 200
Rockville, MD 20850
(877) 673-8893
Grades: 6-12
| students
Seneca Academy
Seneca Academy Photo - Students utilize all parts of our 6 & 1/2 acre campus. We believe in active learning both indoors and outdoors.
(6)
15601 Germantown Rd
Germantown, MD 20874
(301) 869-3728
Grades: NS-5
| 142 students
Washington Waldorf School
Washington Waldorf School Photo - At Washington Waldorf, we encourage the connections that broaden students` experiences and help them grow in new directions. Our teachers incorporate academic, artistic, and practical elements into every subject, creating memorable lessons, successful scholars, and strong individuals.
Special Program Emphasis
(5)
4800 Sangamore Road
Bethesda, MD 20816
(301) 229-6107
Grades: NS-12
| 276 students
Academy Of The Holy Cross
Academy Of The Holy Cross Photo
All-girls (Catholic)
(1)
4920 Strathmore Ave
Kensington, MD 20895
(301) 942-2100
Grades: 9-12
| 411 students
Casa de Montessori
Casa de Montessori Photo - Front Entrance
Montessori School
(3)
14015 New Hampshire Ave
Silver Spring, MD 20904
(301) 384-8404
Grades: PK-K
| 50 students
Charles E Smith Jewish Day School
Charles E Smith Jewish Day School Photo - CESJDS offers 12 different sports with 39 teams competing at middle school, junior varsity and varsity levels.
(Jewish)
(8)
1901 E Jefferson Street
Rockville, MD 20852
(301) 881-1400
Grades: NS-12
| 884 students
Christ Episcopal School
Christ Episcopal School Photo - Christ Episcopal School focuses on whole-child education and hands-on learning.
(Episcopal)
(23)
109 S. Washington Street
Rockville, MD 20850
(301) 424-6550
Grades: NS-8
| 126 students
Church Of The Redeemer Christian School
(Christian)
(1)
19425 Woodfield Road
Gaithersburg, MD 20879
(240) 238-1500
Grades: PK-8
| 196 students
Concord Hill School
Concord Hill School Photo - Delighting in childhood and celebrating the many firsts that occur during the early years!
(6)
6050 Wisconsin Avenue
Chevy Chase, MD 20815
(301) 654-2626
Grades: NS-3
| 120 students
Connelly School Of The Holy Child
Connelly School Of The Holy Child Photo - McShain Library at Connelly School of the Holy Child
All-girls (Catholic)
(1)
9029 Bradley Blvd
Potomac, MD 20854
(301) 365-0955
Grades: 6-12
| 305 students
Covenant Life School
Covenant Life School Photo
(Christian)
(8)
7503 Muncaster Mill Rd
Gaithersburg, MD 20877
(301) 869-4500
Grades: PK-12
| 493 students
Forcey Christian School
Forcey Christian School Photo - 4th Grade State Fair
(Christian)
(1)
2130 East Randolph Road
Silver Spring, MD 20904
(301) 622-2281
Grades: PK-8
| 524 students
Georgetown Preparatory School
Georgetown Preparatory School Photo - Small classes averaging 16 students, and a student to teacher ratio of 8:1 provides personal attention that encourages success. Our young men also create and maintain strong bonds with our faculty through personal interaction outside of the classroom.
All-boys (Catholic)
(1)
10900 Rockville Pike
Rockville, MD 20852
(301) 493-5000
Grades: 9-12
| 496 students
German International School Washington Dc
German International School Washington Dc Photo
Special Program Emphasis
(1)
8617 Chateau Drive
Potomac, MD 20854
(301) 767-3812
Grades: PK-12
| 523 students
Green Acres School
Green Acres School Photo
(8)
11701 Danville Drive
Rockville, MD 20852
(301) 881-4100
Grades: NS-8
| 153 students
The Heights School
All-boys (Catholic)
10400 Seven Locks Rd
Potomac, MD 20854
(301) 365-4300
Grades: 3-12
| 510 students
Holton-arms School
All-girls
(1)
7303 River Road
Bethesda, MD 20817
(301) 365-6000
Grades: 3-12
| students
Holy Redeemer Catholic School
Holy Redeemer Catholic School Photo
(Catholic)
9715 Summit Ave.
Kensington, MD 20895
(301) 942-3701
Grades: NS-8
| 432 students
The Journey School
The Journey School Photo
Montessori School
(3)
2430 Spencerville Road
Spencerville, MD 20868
(240) 324-6160
Grades: 1-8
| 15 students
Little Flower School
(Catholic)
5601 Massachusetts Avenue
Bethesda, MD 20816
(301) 320-3273
Grades: PK-8
| 248 students
Mary Of Nazareth School
(Catholic)
(5)
14131 Seneca Road
Germantown, MD 20874
(301) 869-0940
Grades: PK-8
| 473 students
McLean School
McLean School Photo - Engaged students who develop self advocacy skills.
(9)
8224 Lochinver Ln
Potomac, MD 20854
(240) 395-0698
Grades: K-12
| 498 students
Montrose School
Daycare / Preschool
5721 Montrose Parkway
Rockville, MD 20850
(301) 770-4233
Grades: PK-K
| 39 students
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Montgomery County Private Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
19901 Germantown Road
Germantown, MD 20874
(301) 903-8600
Grades: PK-K
| 15 students
Gates of Discovery (Closed 2022)
Daycare / Preschool (Jewish)
16620 Georgia Avenue
Olney, MD 20832
(301) 593-3410
Grades: NS-PK
| 60 students
850 Nelson St
Rockville, MD 20850
(240) 453-9047
Grades: K-1
| 55 students
9115 Georgia Avenue
Silver Spring, MD 20910
(301) 585-3513
Grades: PK-6
| 248 students
360 Ednor Rd
Silver Spring, MD 20905
(301) 570-8457
Grades: K-12
| 19 students
2200 Baltimore Rd
Rockville, MD 20851
(240) 399-6100
Grades: K-6
| 33 students
10201 Democracy Boulevard
Potomac, MD 20854
(301) 469-4888
Grades: PK-6
| 75 students
5100 Randolph Road
Rockville, MD 20852
(301) 770-5335
Grades: 6-12
| 60 students
824 Wayne Ave
Silver Spring, MD 20910
(301) 585-6873
Grades: K-8
| 177 students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked private schools in Montgomery County, MD?
The top ranked private schools in Montgomery County, MD include Barrie School, St. John's Episcopal School and Rise Hybrid Private Academy.
How many private schools are located in Montgomery County, MD?
183 private schools are located in Montgomery County, MD.
How much do private schools cost in Montgomery County, MD?
The average tuition cost is $21,229, which is higher than the Maryland private school average tuition cost of $14,284.
How diverse are private schools in Montgomery County, MD?
Montgomery County, MD private schools are approximately 38% minority students, which is same as the Maryland private school average of 38%.
What percentage of students in Montgomery County, MD go to private school?
16% of all K-12 students in Montgomery County, MD are educated in private schools (compared to the MD state average of 14%).
What percentage of private schools are religiously affiliated in Montgomery County, MD?
40% of private schools in Montgomery County, MD are religiously affiliated (most commonly Catholic and Christian).

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