Top 5 Best Columbia Private Schools (2022-23)

For the 2022-23 school year, there are 21 private schools serving 9,737 students in Columbia, MO (there are 37 public schools, serving 18,317 public students). 35% of all K-12 students in Columbia, MO are educated in private schools compared to the MO state average of 11%.
The best top ranked private schools in Columbia, MO include Christian Fellowship School, Our Lady Of Lourdes Interparish School and Mizzou K 12 Online/mu High School.
The average acceptance rate is 96%, which is higher than the Missouri private school average acceptance rate of 88%.
38% of private schools in Columbia, MO are religiously affiliated (most commonly Christian and Catholic).

Top Ranked Columbia Private Schools (2022-23)

School
Location
Grades
Students
Christian Fellowship School
Christian Fellowship School Photo - One of our favorite traditions is the elementary Christmas program.
(Christian)
(7)
4600 Christian Fellowship Rd
Columbia, MO 65203
(573) 445-8565
Grades: NS-12
| 393 students
City Garden School
City Garden School Photo - We offer several festivals each year that correspond with the seasons. This allows our community to gather and celebrate together!
Special Program Emphasis
606 Ridgeway Ave.
Columbia, MO 65203
(573) 356-1141
Grades: K-6
| 59 students
Columbia Independent School
Columbia Independent School Photo - Columbia Independent School is a JK-12th grade college preparatory school with enrollment of almost 400 students. We look forward to having your child become a CIS Lion!
(2)
1801 N Stadium Blvd
Columbia, MO 65202
(573) 777-9250
Grades: PK-12
| 392 students
Fr Tolton Catholic High School
(Catholic)
3351 E Gans Rd
Columbia, MO 65201
(573) 445-7700
Grades: 9-12
| 285 students
136 Clark Hall
Columbia, MO 65211
(573) 884-9173
Grades: 6-12
| 6,961 students
817 Bernadette Dr
Columbia, MO 65203
(573) 445-6516
Grades: K-8
| 643 students
Apple School
Daycare / Preschool
5155 S Providence Road
Columbia, MO 65203
(573) 449-7525
Grades: NS-PK
| 80 students
The Children's School at Stephens College
The Children's School at Stephens College Photo - Our students begin building friendships the first day they start at CSSC
Special Program Emphasis
(3)
1200 E Broadway
Columbia, MO 65215
(573) 876-7260
Grades: PK-5
| 102 students
Childrens House Montessori Of Columbia
Montessori School
915 Tiger Ave
Columbia, MO 65201
(573) 443-2825
Grades: NS-K
| 83 students
Christian Chapel Academy
Christian Chapel Academy Photo - We LOVE our teachers!
(Christian)
(1)
3300 S Providence Rd
Columbia, MO 65203
(573) 874-2325
Grades: PK-8
| 220 students
College Park Christian Academy
College Park Christian Academy Photo
(Seventh Day Adventist)
1114 College Park Dr
Columbia, MO 65203
(573) 445-6315
Grades: PK-9
| 59 students
Columbia KinderCare
Columbia KinderCare Photo
Daycare / Preschool
2416 W Ash St
Columbia, MO 65203
(573) 445-9488
Grades: NS-PK
| n/a students
Columbia Montessori School
Montessori School
3 Anderson Ave
Columbia, MO 65203
(573) 449-5418
Grades: PK-K
| 117 students
Heritage Academy
Heritage Academy Photo - 2016-2017
Special Program Emphasis (Christian)
2900 Barberry Ave
Columbia, MO 65202
(573) 449-2252
Grades: K-12
| 116 students
High Road School Of Boone County
Special Program Emphasis
409 Vandiver Dr Bldg 7
Columbia, MO 65202
(573) 442-2418
Grades: 4-8
| 36 students
Islamic School Of Columbia-missouri
(Islamic)
(1)
408 Locust St
Columbia, MO 65205
(573) 442-1556
Grades: PK-3
| 61 students
La Petite Ecole
Daycare / Preschool
1111 S Fairview Rd
Columbia, MO 65203
(573) 999-9237
Grades: PK-K
| 40 students
Mizzou Academy
303 Townsend Hall
Columbia, MO 65211
(855) 256-4975
Grades: 9-12
| n/a students
The Playground
Daycare / Preschool
2401 Thornberry Dr
Columbia, MO 65202
(573) 214-0343
Grades: K-1
| 20 students
Shalom Christian Academy
(Christian)
312 Ridgeway Ave
Columbia, MO 65203
(573) 256-4824
Grades: PK-12
| 20 students
Windsor Street Montessori School
Montessori School
1616 Windsor St
Columbia, MO 65201
(573) 441-9767
Grades: PK-6
| 50 students

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