Top 5 Best Olmsted County Private Schools (2022-23)

For the 2022-23 school year, there are 20 private schools serving 3,495 students in Olmsted County, MN (there are 62 public schools, serving 23,838 public students). 13% of all K-12 students in Olmsted County, MN are educated in private schools compared to the MN state average of 10%.
The best top ranked private schools in Olmsted County, MN include St. Francis Of Assisi Elementary School, Rochester Central Lutheran School and Lourdes High School.
The average acceptance rate is 96%, which is higher than the Minnesota private school average acceptance rate of 92%.
65% of private schools in Olmsted County, MN are religiously affiliated (most commonly Catholic and Christian).

Top Ranked Olmsted County Private Schools (2022-23)

School
Location
Grades
Students
Holy Spirit School
(Catholic)
5455 50th Ave Nw
Rochester, MN 55901
(507) 288-8818
Grades: NS-8
| 375 students
Lourdes High School
Lourdes High School Photo - Lourdes High School Campus
(Catholic)
2800 19th Street NW
Rochester, MN 55901
(507) 289-3991
Grades: 9-12
| 415 students
Rochester Central Lutheran School
Rochester Central Lutheran School Photo - RCLS produces well-rounded students with a strong work ethic, a sense for their strengths, and an ability to lead themselves and others inside and outside the classroom.
(Lutheran Church Missouri Synod)
(7)
2619 9th Ave Nw
Rochester, MN 55901
(507) 289-3267
Grades: NS-8
| 303 students
318 11th Ave Se
Rochester, MN 55904
(507) 288-4816
Grades: PK-8
| 413 students
St. John Elementary School
(Catholic)
424 W Center St
Rochester, MN 55902
(507) 282-5248
Grades: NS-9
| 441 students
1205 12th Ave Nw
Rochester, MN 55901
(507) 282-5248
Grades: PK-8
| 380 students
Schaeffer Academy
Schaeffer Academy Photo - Upper school students participating in a class discussion.
(Christian)
(4)
2700 Schaeffer Lane NE
Rochester, MN 55906
(507) 286-1050
Grades: K-12
| 278 students
Victory Christian Academy
(Baptist)
(3)
606 36th Ave Se
Rochester, MN 55904
(507) 289-2966
Grades: K-12
| 21 students
14th Street KinderCare
14th Street KinderCare Photo - 14th Street KinderCare
Daycare / Preschool
402 14th St NW
Rochester, MN 55901
(507) 282-5676
Grades: NS-PK
| n/a students
Ambassador Academy
Ambassador Academy Photo - Field Trips
(Catholic)
(4)
559 20th St. SW
Rochester, MN 55902
(507) 292-9353
Grades: K-6
| 10 students
Faith Christian School
(Christian)
4016 28th St Se
Rochester, MN 55904
(507) 289-8094
Grades: PK-6
| 15 students
Green Meadows KinderCare
Green Meadows KinderCare Photo - Toddler Classroom
Daycare / Preschool
1815 Greenview Pl SW
Rochester, MN 55902
(507) 287-0747
Grades: NS-PK
| n/a students
Kingdom Kids Christian Preschool
Kingdom Kids Christian Preschool Photo
Daycare / Preschool (Christian)
4400 55th St NW
Rochester, MN 55901
(507) 282-4840
Grades: NS-PK
| 250 students
Primrose School Of Rochester
Alternative School
2600 2nd St Sw
Rochester, MN 55902
(507) 424-2660
Grades: PK-K
| 100 students
Resurrection Lutheran School
Resurrection Lutheran School Photo
(Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod)
4520 19th Ave NW
Rochester, MN 55901
(507) 282-8280
Grades: PK-8
| 118 students
Rochester Arts & Sciences Academy
Rochester Arts & Sciences Academy Photo - Glow party!
Special Program Emphasis
(2)
400 5th Ave SW
Rochester, MN 55902
(507) 206-4646
Grades: NS-5
| 150 students
Rochester KinderCare
Rochester KinderCare Photo - Preschool Classroom I
Daycare / Preschool
2460 Clare Ln NE
Rochester, MN 55906
(507) 529-8034
Grades: NS-PK
| n/a students
Rochester Knowledge Beginnings
Rochester Knowledge Beginnings Photo - Lobby
Daycare / Preschool
2801 Superior Dr NW
Rochester, MN 55901
(507) 289-5006
Grades: NS-PK
| n/a students
Rochester Montessori School
Montessori School
5099 7th Street NW
Rochester, MN 55901
(507) 288-8725
Grades: NS-8
| 215 students
Rochester Pentecostal School
(Pentecostal)
3657 Sheffield Ln Se
Rochester, MN 55904
(507) 288-4342
Grades: K-11
| 11 students

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