Best Michigan Private Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 901 private schools serving 145,451 students in Michigan (there are 3,540 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 $6,930 for elementary schools and $12,459 for high schools (view national tuition averages).
The best top ranked private schools in Michigan include St. Mary Catholic School, Childrens Prep Academy and Greenhills 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
% Minority
17
1,702
10%
24
4,312
16%
11
1,295
32%
10
1,257
12%
28
3,409
23%
20
2,935
25%
11
2,375
15%
72
17,232
17%
49
9,633
20%
13
2,473
7%
154
29,531
21%
29
8,163
7%
27
3,410
13%
136
22,675
37%

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked private schools in Michigan?
The best top ranked private schools in Michigan include St. Mary Catholic School, Childrens Prep Academy and Greenhills School.
How many private schools are located in Michigan?
901 private schools are located in Michigan.
How much do private schools cost in Michigan?
The average private school tuition in Michigan is $6,930 for elementary schools and $12,459 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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