Best Massachusetts Private Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 872 private schools serving 128,578 students in Massachusetts (there are 1,847 public schools, serving 911,529 students). 12% of all K-12 students in Massachusetts are educated in private schools (compared to the national average of 10%).
The average private school tuition is $22,325 for elementary schools and $37,311 for high schools (view national tuition averages).
The best top ranked private schools in Massachusetts include The Cambridge School Of Weston, Wilbraham & Monson Academy and Milestones Day School.
The average acceptance rate is 71% (view national acceptance rates). Minority enrollment is 30% and the student:teacher ratio is 8:1.
33% of schools are religiously affiliated (most commonly Catholic and Christian).

Top Ranked Massachusetts Private Schools by County (2024)

County
# Schools
# Students
% Minority
67
9,107
19%
100
18,556
25%
42
5,036
32%
247
33,877
34%
120
19,854
32%
58
7,663
20%
76
13,164
47%
91
12,270
27%

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked private schools in Massachusetts?
The best top ranked private schools in Massachusetts include The Cambridge School Of Weston, Wilbraham & Monson Academy and Milestones Day School.
How many private schools are located in Massachusetts?
872 private schools are located in Massachusetts.
How much do private schools cost in Massachusetts?
The average private school tuition in Massachusetts is $22,325 for elementary schools and $37,311 for high schools
How diverse are private schools in Massachusetts?
Massachusetts private schools are approximately 30% minority students (view national minority students).
What percentage of students in Massachusetts go to private school?
12% of all K-12 students in Massachusetts are educated in private schools (compared to national average of 10%).
What percentage of private schools are religiously affiliated in Massachusetts?
33% of private schools in Massachusetts are religiously affiliated (most commonly Catholic and Christian).

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