Top Massachusetts Private Schools
- For the 2018-19 school year, there are 912 top private schools in Massachusetts, serving 133,541 students.
- The average private school tuition is $12,635 for elementary schools and $31,154 for high schools (view national tuition averages).
- The average acceptance rate is 71% (view national acceptance rates).
- Minority enrollment is 21% and the student:teacher ratio is 8:1.
The Tobin School Photo - Inside and out, we believe in supporting children in active learning throughout their days at Tobin.
The Newman School Photo - We take advantage of our Back Bay location by using the rich resources of the City of Boston, This lends richness and excitement to learning at Newman.
The Winchendon School Photo - The Winchendon School is located in the bucolic hills of north central Massachusetts. The School has a Donald Ross designed golf course on campus.
Delphi Academy of Boston Photo - Small class sizes, big thinkers & challenging environment. Caring faculty provide personal, one-on-one attention for every child. Over 40 years of educational experience and success.
Miss Hall's School Photo - At Miss Hall's, we understand that there are many ways to learn and many ways to teach. We feel education is both about acquiring information and skills and learning what questions to ask - of yourself, your teachers, the world. To this end, we encourage girls to listen, speak up, set ambitious goals, and pursue their unique, intellectual passions.
St. John's Preparatory School Photo - St. John's Prep, built on the Xaverian values of compassion, humility, simplicity, trust and zeal.
Apple Orchard School Photo - At Apple Orchard, because we're a school on a farm, we spend a great deal of time outside running in fields, feeding the ducks in the pond, walking our goats, building with rocks and branches, sledding, and stomping in puddles.
Top Massachusetts Private Schools by County (2018-19)
- County# Schools# Students% Minority
- 28 Schools2,611 Students9% Minority
- 20 Schools2,253 Students17% Minority
- 73 Schools9,844 Students11% Minority
- 1 Schools45 Students- Minority
- 105 Schools18,766 Students19% Minority
- 12 Schools2,222 Students30% Minority
- 51 Schools6,311 Students20% Minority
- 16 Schools1,696 Students18% Minority
- 246 Schools35,303 Students23% Minority
- 3 Schools292 Students7% Minority
- 125 Schools19,862 Students22% Minority
- 59 Schools7,613 Students19% Minority
- 78 Schools13,076 Students37% Minority
- 98 Schools14,091 Students20% Minority
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