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  • For the 2018-19 school year, there are 187 top private schools in Montgomery County, Maryland, serving 34,528 students.
  • Minority enrollment is 29% of the student body, and the student:teacher ratio is 9:1.
  • 44% of schools are religiously affiliated (most commonly Roman Catholic and Jewish).

Top Montgomery County Private Schools (2018-19)

  • School Location Grades Students
  • The Avalon School
    The Avalon School Photo - Take-a-Tour Tuesday is every Tuesday (from January until the end of May) at 9 am. Come see our school in action! No appointment required!
    All-boys (Roman Catholic)
    200 W. Diamond Avenue
    Gaithersburg, MD 20877
    (301)963-8022

    Grades: K-12 | 207 students
  • 21830 Peach Tree Road
    Barnesville, MD 20838
    (301)972-0341

    Grades: NS-8 | 130 students
  • Barrie School
    Barrie School Photo
    Montessori School
    13500 Layhill Road
    Silver Spring, MD 20906
    (301)576-2800

    Grades: NS-12 | 283 students
  • Brookewood School
    Brookewood School Photo - Gymnast Dominique Dawes was the commencement speaker for our 2013 graduation ceremony.
    All-girls (Roman Catholic)
    10401 Armory Ave
    Kensington, MD 20895
    (301)949-7997

    Grades: 1-12 | 140 students
  • Butler Montessori
    Butler Montessori Photo - The Lower Elementary class showing off the tepees they made while studying American Indians and Pilgrims at Thanksgiving. Our 22-acre campus is well utilized as a part of the Montessori curriculum.
    Montessori School
    15951 Germantown Rd
    Germantown, MD 20874
    (301)977-6600

    Grades: NS-8 | 140 students
  • 19425 Woodfield Road
    Gaithersburg, MD 20879
    (240)238-1500

    Grades: PK-8 | 204 students
  • 4324 Montgomery Ave.
    Bethesda, MD 20814
    (301)656-5437

    Grades: NS-K | 125 students
  • 7300 River Road
    Bethesda, MD 20817
    (301)365-4355

    Grades: PK-2 | 125 students
  • 3427 Olney Laytonsville Road
    Olney, MD 20832
    (301)774-6804

    Grades: PK-8 | 148 students
  • Seneca Academy
    Seneca Academy Photo - Small School. Big Impact. Our combination of intentionally small class sizes, inquiry-based, International Baccalaureate curriculum, and affordability makes us a unique high-value learning investment for forward-thinking families
    Special Program Emphasis
    15601 Germantown Rd
    Germantown, MD 20874
    (301)869-3728

    Grades: NS-5 | 184 students
  • 5600 Little Falls Pkwy
    Bethesda, MD 20816
    (301)652-7878

    Grades: NS-8 | 286 students
  • The Woods Academy
    The Woods Academy Photo
    Montessori School (Roman Catholic)
    6801 Greentree Road
    Bethesda, MD 20817
    (301)365-3080

    Grades: NS-8 | 303 students
  • 9201 Falls Chapel Way
    Potomac, MD 20854
    (301)424-4318

    Grades: NS-PK | 60 students
  • 14327 Stonebridge View Dr
    Gaithersburg, MD 20878
    (301)762-8204

    Grades: PK-K | 110 students
  • 15001 Dufief Drive
    Gaithersburg, MD 20878
    (301)309-1224

    Grades: NS-PK | 57 students
  • Academy Of The Holy Cross
    All-girls (Roman Catholic)
    4920 Strathmore Ave
    Kensington, MD 20895
    (301)942-2100

    Grades: 9-12 | 493 students
  • 10107 Darnestown Rd
    Rockville, MD 20850
    (301)424-9475

    Grades: PK-K | 47 students
  • 10107 Darnestown Road
    Rockville, MD 20850
    (301)424-9475

    Grades: NS-2 | 63 students
  • 9504 Brunett Ave
    Silver Spring, MD 20901
    (301)565-2282

    Grades: PK-K | 62 students
  • Alef Bet Montessori School
    Montessori School (Jewish)
    6125 Tuckerman Lane
    Rockville, MD 20852
    (301)556-5010

    Grades: K-6 | 51 students
  • Alef Bet Montessori School Inc.
    Montessori School (Jewish)
    5701 Grosvenor Ln
    Bethesda, MD 20814

    Grades: PK-5 | 38 students
  • Apple Montessori School
    Montessori School
    7210 Hidden Creek Rd
    Bethesda, MD 20817
    (301)320-8832

    Grades: PK-K | 98 students
  • The Auburn School
    Special Program Emphasis
    9545 Georgia Ave
    Silver Spring, MD 20910
    (301)588-8048

    Grades: K-8 | 50 students
  • 9545 Georgia Ave
    Silver Spring, MD 20910
    (301)589-4001

    Grades: K-8 | 41 students
  • Beth Sholom Congregation Learning Center
    Daycare / Preschool (Jewish)
    11825 Seven Locks Rd
    Potomac, MD 20854
    (301)279-7010

    Grades: K | 109 students
  • 7500 Honeywell Ln
    Bethesda, MD 20814
    (301)652-0117

    Grades: PK-K | 77 students
  • Bethesda Country Day School
    Daycare / Preschool
    5615 Beech Avenue
    Bethesda, MD 20814
    (301)530-6999

    Grades: PK-K | 355 students
  • 7611 Clarendon Road
    Bethesda, MD 20814
    (301)986-1260

    Grades: PK-K | 80 students
  • Boyds Country Day School
    Daycare / Preschool
    12417 Deoudes Rd
    Boyds, MD 20841
    (301)972-5982

    Grades: K | 12 students
  • 10601 Falls Rd
    Potomac, MD 20854
    (301)299-8500

    Grades: K-12 | 777 students
  • 15107 Seneca Road
    Germantown, MD 20874
    (301)948-0220

    Grades: PK-K | 27 students
  • Casa De Montessori
    Montessori School
    709 Hobbs Dr
    Silver Spring, MD 20904
    (301)384-8404

    Grades: PK-K | 50 students
  • 1901 E Jefferson Street
    Rockville, MD 20852
    (301)881-1400

    Grades: PK-12 | 892 students
  • Chevy Chase United Methodist Church Preschool
    Chevy Chase United Methodist Church Preschool Photo - This preschool artist is not only having fun but developing authentic self expression, spatial relations, fine muscle control and a sense of mastery.
    Daycare / Preschool (Methodist)
    7001 Connecticut Ave
    Chevy Chase, MD 20815
    (301)652-7660

    Grades: NS-PK | 156 students
  • Childrens Towne Academy
    Daycare / Preschool
    12172 Hidden Brook Ter
    Gaithersburg, MD 20878
    (301)349-5500

    Grades: K | 18 students
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