Best Missouri Private Schools (2022-23)

For the 2022-23 school year, there are 624 private schools serving 113,540 students in Missouri (there are 2,460 public schools, serving 878,097 students). 11% of all K-12 students in Missouri are educated in private schools compared to the national average of 10%.
The average private school tuition is $10,040 for elementary schools and $12,180 for high schools (view national tuition averages).
The best top ranked private schools in Missouri include Rossman School, Principia School and St. John School: A Personalized Learning Academy.
The average acceptance rate is 88% (view national acceptance rates). Minority enrollment is 18% and the student:teacher ratio is 13:1.
73% of schools are religiously affiliated (most commonly Catholic and Christian).

Top Ranked Missouri Private Schools by County (2022-23)

County
# Schools
# Students
% Minority
24
9,945
18%
19
3,318
17%
16
3,484
5%
20
3,624
17%
75
14,873
27%
7
1,439
13%
5
1,276
18%
168
35,387
20%
37
6,182
43%

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