Best Massachusetts Private Schools (2023)

For the 2023 school year, there are 832 private schools serving 125,744 students in Massachusetts (there are 1,845 public schools, serving 911,465 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 $21,770 for elementary schools and $36,817 for high schools (view national tuition averages).
The best top ranked private schools in Massachusetts include Lexington Christian Academy, Bay Farm Montessori Academy and Nashoba Brooks School.
The average acceptance rate is 71% (view national acceptance rates). Minority enrollment is 29% 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 (2023)

County
# Schools
# Students
% Minority
65
9,004
17%
94
18,091
28%
44
5,301
30%
235
33,963
33%
115
19,320
32%
52
6,948
22%
73
12,235
42%
84
12,091
27%

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