Top 20 Best Ohio Blue Ribbon Private Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 68 blue ribbon private schools serving 33,766 students in Ohio.
The best top ranked blue ribbon private schools in Ohio include Cincinnati Hills Christian Academy, Cincinnati Country Day School and Cardinal Pacelli Elementary School.
The average tuition cost is $8,537, which is higher than the Ohio private school average tuition cost of $7,892.
94% of blue ribbon private schools in Ohio are religiously affiliated (most commonly Catholic and Christian).
Blue Ribbon schools have been recognized by the Department of Education for achieving superior standards of academic excellence. Read more about this national school awards program and how blue ribbon schools work.

Top Ranked Ohio Blue Ribbon Private Schools (2024)

School
Location
Students
Year
6905 Given Road
Cincinnati, OH 45243
(513) 979-0220
854 students
Year: 2003
Cincinnati Hills Christian Academy
Cincinnati Hills Christian Academy Photo
(Christian)
(5)
8283 East Kemper Road
Cincinnati, OH 45249
(513) 247-0900
1,097 students
Year: 1997
All Saints School
(Catholic)
8939 Montgomery Road
Cincinnati, OH 45236
(513) 792-4732
486 students
Year: 2011
Archbishop Hoban High School
Archbishop Hoban High School Photo
(Catholic)
1 Holy Cross Blvd
Akron, OH 44306
(330) 773-6658
805 students
Year: n/a
Bishop Leibold School
(Catholic)
24 South 3rd St
Miamisburg, OH 45342
(937) 434-9343
387 students
Year: 2008
Cardinal Pacelli Elementary School
(Catholic)
927 Ellison Ave
Cincinnati, OH 45226
(513) 321-1048
437 students
Year: 2008
Communion Of Saints School
(Catholic)
2160 Stillman Rd
Cleveland, OH 44118
(216) 932-4177
232 students
Year: 2010
Fuchs Mizrachi School
(Jewish)
26600 Shaker Blvd
Beachwood, OH 44122
(216) 932-0220
455 students
Year: 2003
Guardian Angels Elementary School
Alternative School (Catholic)
6539 Beechmont Ave
Cincinnati, OH 45230
(513) 624-3141
512 students
Year: 2007
Holy Family Parish School
(Catholic)
3163 Kent Rd
Stow, OH 44224
(330) 688-3816
465 students
Year: 2012
Holy Trinity School
(Catholic)
(2)
2610 Nagel Rd
Avon, OH 44011
(440) 937-6420
482 students
Year: 2020
Incarnate Word Academy
Incarnate Word Academy Photo - Incarnate Word Academy and IWA Learning Garden
(Catholic)
(1)
6620 Pearl Road
Cleveland, OH 44130
(440) 842-6818
383 students
Year: 2013, 2023
Incarnation Catholic School
(Catholic)
45 Williamsburg Ln
Dayton, OH 45459
(937) 433-1051
885 students
Year: 2013
26500 Shaker Blvd
Beachwood, OH 44122
(216) 464-4055
291 students
Year: n/a
Lakewood Catholic Academy
Lakewood Catholic Academy Photo - Visit our beautiful, 8-acre campus on the shores of Lake Erie!
(Catholic)
14808 Lake Avenue
Lakewood, OH 44107
(216) 521-0559
637 students
Year: 2023
Lial Catholic School
Lial Catholic School Photo - Our classrooms are multi-age by design allowing each student the opportunity to grow and develop at his or her own pace interacting with other students, similar to a family environment. Personal best is the standard set for everyone.
(Catholic)
5700 Davis Road
Whitehouse, OH 43571
(419) 877-5167
206 students
Year: 1993, 1998
7197 Mother Teresa Lane
Middletown, OH 45044
(513) 779-6585
554 students
Year: 2018
Nativity School
Nativity School Photo - Nativity Students at Eurocamp - an international Summer Camp with students from 15 different nations.
(Catholic)
(1)
5936 Ridge Avenue
Cincinnati, OH 45213
(513) 458-6767
405 students
Year: 2005
93 E Main Street
Norwalk, OH 44857
(419) 668-7223
755 students
Year: 2014
Notre Dame Continuation School
(Catholic)
13000 Auburn Rd
Chardon, OH 44024
(440) 279-1127
519 students
Year: 2018
Old Trail School
2315 Ira Road
Bath, OH 44210
(330) 666-1118
451 students
Year: 2006
Our Lady Of The Elms School
Our Lady Of The Elms School Photo
All-girls (Catholic)
1375 W Exchange St
Akron, OH 44313
(330) 867-0918
326 students
Year: 2012
Our Lady Of The Visitation School
(Catholic)
3180 South Rd
Cincinnati, OH 45248
(513) 347-2222
758 students
Year: 2007
Parma Heights Christian Academy
(Christian)
(1)
8971 West Ridgewood Drive
Cleveland, OH 44130
(440) 845-8668
146 students
Year: 2001
St. Agatha School
(Catholic)
(4)
1880 Northam Rd
Columbus, OH 43221
(614) 488-9000
218 students
Year: 2000, 2015
St. Albert The Great School
(Catholic)
(1)
6667 Wallings Rd
North Royalton, OH 44133
(440) 237-1032
841 students
Year: 2003
5900 Buckwheat Road
Milford, OH 45150
(513) 575-0093
423 students
Year: 2018
20830 Lorain Road
Cleveland, OH 44126
(440) 333-2126
473 students
Year: 2012
138 Gramont Ave
Dayton, OH 45417
(937) 268-6391
211 students
Year: n/a
St. Columban Elementary School
St. Columban Elementary School Photo
(Catholic)
896 Oakland Road
Loveland, OH 45140
(513) 683-7903
478 students
Year: 2011
St. Edward High School
St. Edward High School Photo - With 75 state and 11 national championship titles, the Eagles are proud to be the winningest athletic program in Ohio.
All-boys (Catholic)
13500 Detroit Ave
Lakewood, OH 44107
(216) 221-3776
897 students
Year: 2016
St. Francis De Sales High School
(Catholic)
(1)
4212 Karl Rd
Columbus, OH 43224
(614) 267-7808
876 students
Year: 1992, 2002
St. Francis Xavier School
(Catholic)
612 E. Washington Street
Medina, OH 44256
(330) 725-3345
458 students
Year: 2011
St. Hilary Elementary School
(Catholic)
645 Moorfield Rd
Akron, OH 44333
(330) 867-8720
618 students
Year: 2008
Saint Ignatius High School
Saint Ignatius High School Photo - Cleveland's Catholic, Jesuit high school is rooted in Ignatian spirituality. Our education forms students to be open to growth, intellectually competent, religious, loving, and committed to social justice. Graduates emerge as Men for Others.
All-boys (Catholic)
1911 W 30th St
Cleveland, OH 44113
(216) 651-0222
1,476 students
Year: 2009
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Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked blue ribbon private schools in Ohio?
The top ranked blue ribbon private schools in Ohio include Cincinnati Hills Christian Academy, Cincinnati Country Day School and Cardinal Pacelli Elementary School.
How many blue ribbon private schools are located in Ohio?
68 blue ribbon private schools are located in Ohio.
How much do blue ribbon private schools cost in Ohio?
The average tuition cost is $8,537, which is higher than the Ohio private school average tuition cost of $7,892.
How diverse are blue ribbon private schools in Ohio?
Ohio blue ribbon private schools are approximately 14% minority students, which is lower than the Ohio private school average of 24%.
What percentage of blue ribbon private schools are religiously affiliated in Ohio?
94% of blue ribbon private schools in Ohio are religiously affiliated (most commonly Catholic and Christian).

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