Best Michigan Private Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 898 private schools serving 145,375 students in Michigan (there are 3,542 public schools, serving 1,394,596 students). 9% of all K-12 students in Michigan are educated in private schools (compared to the national average of 10%).
The average private school tuition is $6,861 for elementary schools and $12,405 for high schools (view national tuition averages).
The best top ranked private schools in Michigan include Cranbrook Schools, Brother Rice High School and De La Salle Collegiate High School.
The average acceptance rate is 93% (view national acceptance rates). Minority enrollment is 19% and the student:teacher ratio is 14:1.
74% of schools are religiously affiliated (most commonly Catholic and Christian).

Top Ranked Michigan Private Schools by County (2024)

County
# Schools
# Students
% of K-12 Students in Private Schools
17
1,702
12%
24
4,312
16%
10
1,257
7%
20
2,935
7%
11
2,375
10%
72
17,232
15%
49
9,633
8%
13
2,473
10%
154
29,531
15%
29
8,169
16%
27
3,410
12%
135
22,526
8%

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked private schools in Michigan?
The best top ranked private schools in Michigan include Cranbrook Schools, Brother Rice High School and De La Salle Collegiate High School.
How many private schools are located in Michigan?
898 private schools are located in Michigan.
How much do private schools cost in Michigan?
The average private school tuition in Michigan is $6,861 for elementary schools and $12,405 for high schools
How diverse are private schools in Michigan?
Michigan private schools are approximately 19% minority students (view national minority students).
What percentage of students in Michigan go to private school?
9% of all K-12 students in Michigan are educated in private schools (compared to national average of 10%).
What percentage of private schools are religiously affiliated in Michigan?
74% of private schools in Michigan are religiously affiliated (most commonly Catholic and Christian).

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