Top 5 Best Grand Traverse County Private Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 15 private schools serving 3,879 students in Grand Traverse County, MI (there are 31 public schools, serving 12,332 public students). 24% of all K-12 students in Grand Traverse County, MI are educated in private schools (compared to the MI state average of 9%).
The top ranked private schools in Grand Traverse County, MI include Interlochen Arts Academy, Grand Traverse Area Catholic School and Inmacule Conseption Continuation School.
The average acceptance rate is 99%, which is higher than the Michigan private school average acceptance rate of 93%.
73% of private schools in Grand Traverse County, MI are religiously affiliated (most commonly Catholic and Christian).

Top Ranked Grand Traverse County Private Schools (2024)

School
Location
Grades
Students
Grand Traverse Area Catholic School
(Catholic)
123 E. 11th Street
Traverse City, MI 49684
(231) 946-8100
Grades: PK-12
| 1,278 students
218 Vine St
Traverse City, MI 49684
(231) 947-1252
Grades: PK-5
| 499 students
Interlochen Arts Academy
Interlochen Arts Academy Photo - Music students study in the state-of-the-art Music Center, which features two large ensemble rehearsal halls, nine ensemble rooms, 25 teaching studios, a recording studio, and more.
Special Program Emphasis
4000 M-137
Interlochen, MI 49643
(231) 276-7472
Grades: 9-12
| 567 students
1601 3 Mile Rd N
Traverse City, MI 49686
(231) 932-4810
Grades: 6-8
| 272 students
St. Francis High School
(Catholic)
123 E 11th St
Traverse City, MI 49684
(231) 946-8038
Grades: 9-12
| 355 students
St. Mary's Of Hannah Catholic School
(Catholic)
(1)
2912 West M -113
Kingsley, MI 49649
(231) 263-5288
Grades: K-8
| 65 students
The Children's House
Montessori School
5363 N Long Lake Rd
Traverse City, MI 49685
(231) 929-9325
Grades: PK-8
| 205 students
845 Business Park Dr
Traverse City, MI 49686
(231) 534-7760
Grades: 9-12
| 57 students
Northwest Michigan House Of Hope
Alternative School (Christian)
55 S Hope Rdg
Traverse City, MI 49686
(231) 946-5350
Grades: 8-12
| 11 students
The Pathfinder School
The Pathfinder School Photo - Middle School art students visit a local ceramic artist at his studio (and Pathfinder Alumnus) - one of many exciting off campus trips to enhance learning.
11930 S West Bay Shore Drive
Traverse City, MI 49684
(231) 995-3800
Grades: PK-8
| 136 students
Traverse Bay Mennonite School
(Mennonite)
915 Carver St
Traverse City, MI 49686
(231) 995-9793
Grades: 1-12
| 23 students
1514 Birmley Road
Traverse City, MI 49696
(231) 946-5276
Grades: PK-5
| 63 students
Traverse City Christian School
Traverse City Christian School Photo - The annual Christmas Cruncher is a blast enjoyed by everyone at TC Christian on the last day of school before the Christmas break.
(Christian)
753 Emerson Road
Traverse City, MI 49696
(231) 929-1747
Grades: PK-12
| 213 students
Traverse City Seventh-day Adventist School
(Seventh Day Adventist)
2055b 4 Mile Rd N
Traverse City, MI 49686
(231) 947-4640
Grades: K-8
| 12 students
Trinity Lutheran School
Trinity Lutheran School Photo - Trinity Lutheran Church & School welcomes you. We are truly A FAMILY IN CHRIST... experience the excellence!
(Lutheran Church Missouri Synod)
1003 S Maple St
Traverse City, MI 49684
(231) 946-2721
Grades: PK-8
| 123 students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked private schools in Grand Traverse County, MI?
The top ranked private schools in Grand Traverse County, MI include Interlochen Arts Academy, Grand Traverse Area Catholic School and Inmacule Conseption Continuation School.
How many private schools are located in Grand Traverse County, MI?
15 private schools are located in Grand Traverse County, MI.
How diverse are private schools in Grand Traverse County, MI?
Grand Traverse County, MI private schools are approximately 8% minority students, which is lower than the Michigan private school average of 19%.
What percentage of students in Grand Traverse County, MI go to private school?
24% of all K-12 students in Grand Traverse County, MI are educated in private schools (compared to the MI state average of 9%).
What percentage of private schools are religiously affiliated in Grand Traverse County, MI?
73% of private schools in Grand Traverse County, MI are religiously affiliated (most commonly Catholic and Christian).

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