Top 20 Best Cleveland Private Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 89 private schools serving 25,213 students in Cleveland, OH (there are 240 public schools, serving 98,134 public students). 20% of all K-12 students in Cleveland, OH are educated in private schools (compared to the OH state average of 12%).
The best top ranked private schools in Cleveland, OH include St. Charles School, Bethany Lutheran School and Communion Of Saints School.
The average tuition cost is $8,872, which is higher than the Ohio private school average tuition cost of $7,892.
82% of private schools in Cleveland, OH are religiously affiliated (most commonly Catholic and Jewish).

Top Ranked Cleveland Private Schools (2024)

School
Location
Grades
Students
Cleveland Montessori
Cleveland Montessori Photo
Montessori School (Catholic)
(3)
12510 Mayfield Rd
Cleveland, OH 44106
(216) 421-0700
Grades: PK-8
| 103 students
27575 Shaker Boulevard
Cleveland, OH 44124
(216) 464-0033
Grades: NS-8
| 179 students
Beaumont School
Beaumont School Photo
All-girls (Catholic)
3301 North Park Boulevard
Cleveland, OH 44118
(216) 321-2954
Grades: 9-12
| 314 students
Benedictine High School
Benedictine High School Photo - Atrium
All-boys (Catholic)
(4)
2900 Martin Luther King Jr Drive
Cleveland, OH 44104
(216) 421-2080
Grades: 9-12
| 317 students
Bethany Lutheran School
Bethany Lutheran School Photo
(Lutheran Church Missouri Synod)
6041 Ridge Road
Cleveland, OH 44129
(440) 884-1010
Grades: PK-8
| 220 students
Birchwood School of Hawken
Birchwood School of Hawken Photo - Birchwood School of Hawken inspires children to set goals, be productive and develop an attitude toward life that is positive, purposeful, and fulfilling. Children develop ethics of hard work, self-discipline, fortitude, and responsibility so children can reach their goals.
(2)
4400 West 140th Street
Cleveland, OH 44135
(216) 251-2321
Grades: PK-8
| 257 students
6550 Baxter Avenue
Cleveland, OH 44105
(216) 441-4700
Grades: 9-12
| 561 students
Communion Of Saints School
(Catholic)
2160 Stillman Rd
Cleveland, OH 44118
(216) 932-4177
Grades: PK-8
| 232 students
Gesu Elementary School
(Catholic)
2450 Miramar Blvd
Cleveland, OH 44118
(216) 932-0620
Grades: NS-8
| 716 students
Gross Schechter Day School
Gross Schechter Day School Photo - Gross Schechter - where all the pieces of a successful education come together...
(Jewish)
27601 Fairmount Blvd
Cleveland, OH 44124
(216) 763-1400
Grades: NS-8
| 243 students
Hawken School
Hawken School Photo - Members of the class of 2018
5000 Clubside Rd and 12465 County Line Rd.
Cleveland, OH 44124
(440) 423-4446
Grades: PK-12
| 1,220 students
Hebrew Academy Of Cleveland
Hebrew Academy Of Cleveland Photo - Yavne High School Grades 7-12
(Jewish)
1860 S Taylor Rd
Cleveland, OH 44118
(216) 321-5838
Grades: PK-12
| 1,156 students
Holy Name High School
(Catholic)
6000 Queens Hwy
Cleveland, OH 44130
(440) 886-0300
Grades: 9-12
| 588 students
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
Grades: PK-8
| 383 students
1975 Lyndway Rd
Cleveland, OH 44121
(216) 321-5838
Grades: PK-12
| 993 students
Jdn Early Childhood Center
Daycare / Preschool (Jewish)
22201 Fairmount Boulevard
Cleveland, OH 44118
(216) 320-8489
Grades: NS-PK
| 81 students
Julie Billiart School Lyndhurst
Julie Billiart School Lyndhurst Photo
Special Education School (Catholic)
(8)
4982 Clubside Rd
Cleveland, OH 44124
(216) 381-1191
Grades: K-8
| 132 students
Lutheran High School East
(Lutheran Church Missouri Synod)
3565 Mayfield Rd
Cleveland, OH 44118
(216) 382-6100
Grades: 9-12
| 336 students
Metro Catholic School
Metro Catholic School Photo
(Catholic)
(1)
1910 W 54th St
Cleveland, OH 44102
(216) 281-4044
Grades: PK-8
| 525 students
Our Lady Of Angels School
(Catholic)
3644 Rocky River Dr
Cleveland, OH 44111
(216) 251-6841
Grades: PK-8
| 377 students
Our Lady Of Mount Carmel Parish School
Our Lady Of Mount Carmel Parish School Photo
(Catholic)
(1)
1355 W. 70th Street
Cleveland, OH 44102
(216) 281-7146
Grades: PK-8
| 190 students
Our Lady Of The Lake School
(Catholic)
175 E 200th St
Cleveland, OH 44119
(216) 481-6824
Grades: PK-8
| 376 students
Padua Franciscan High School
Padua Franciscan High School Photo
(Catholic)
(2)
6740 State Road
Cleveland, OH 44134
(440) 845-2444
Grades: 9-12
| 749 students
Parma Heights Christian Academy
(Christian)
(1)
8971 West Ridgewood Drive
Cleveland, OH 44130
(440) 845-8668
Grades: K-6
| 146 students
Ramah Christian Academy
Ramah Christian Academy Photo - Ramah has two kindergarten classes. One class is for students who have late birthdays but will turn 5 before January 1. The second kindergarten class is for students whose birthday falls before July 31st of this year.
(Seventh Day Adventist)
(2)
4770 Lee Road
Cleveland, OH 44128
(440) 463-2825
Grades: K-8
| 180 students
Ruffing Montessori School
Ruffing Montessori School Photo - Joyful learning in a collaborative classroom environment at all levels, from our Toddler Community through Middle School, prepares students for life.
Montessori School
3380 Fairmount Boulevard
Cleveland, OH 44118
(216) 321-7571
Grades: NS-8
| 339 students
St. Adalbert Catholic School
(Catholic)
2345 E 83rd Street
Cleveland, OH 44104
(216) 881-6250
Grades: PK-8
| 442 students
20830 Lorain Road
Cleveland, OH 44126
(440) 333-2126
Grades: PK-8
| 473 students
St. Benedict Catholic School
St. Benedict Catholic School Photo
(Catholic)
13633 Rockside Road
Cleveland, OH 44125
(216) 662-9380
Grades: NS-8
| 484 students
St. Charles School
(Catholic)
7107 Wilber Ave
Cleveland, OH 44129
(440) 886-5546
Grades: PK-8
| 379 students
St. Columbkille School
(Catholic)
6740 Broadview Rd
Cleveland, OH 44134
(216) 524-4816
Grades: PK-8
| 436 students
St. Francis School
St. Francis School Photo - Field Trips
(Catholic)
7206 Myron Avenue
Cleveland, OH 44103
(216) 361-4858
Grades: PK-8
| 235 students
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
Grades: 6-12
| 1,476 students
Saint Joseph Academy
Saint Joseph Academy Photo
All-girls (Catholic)
3470 Rocky River Drive
Cleveland, OH 44111
(216) 251-6788
Grades: 9-12
| students
St. Mark Catholic School
(Catholic)
15724 Montrose Ave
Cleveland, OH 44111
(216) 521-4115
Grades: PK-8
| 424 students
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Cleveland, Ohio Private Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
6195 Broadview Rd
Cleveland, OH 44134
(216) 661-6600
Grades: K-6
| 148 students
27250 Emery Rd
Cleveland, OH 44128
(216) 292-4685
Grades: K-6
| 54 students
12601 Cedar Road
Cleveland, OH 44106
(216) 321-2221
Grades: PK-6
| 142 students
4850 Pearl Rd
Cleveland, OH 44109
(216) 351-2974
Grades: PK-8
| 156 students
6804 Lansing Ave.
Cleveland, OH 44105
(216) 441-0886
Grades: K-8
| 180 students
11025 Magnolia Dr
Cleveland, OH 44106
Grades: 9-12
| 97 students
27200 Emery Road
Cleveland, OH 44128
(216) 464-7616
Grades: 7-12
| 126 students
1857 S Green Rd
Cleveland, OH 44121
(216) 382-2110
Grades: 9-12
| 217 students
4478 Rushton Rd
Cleveland, OH 44121
(216) 381-0363
Grades: PK-8
| 322 students
St. John Lutheran School (Closed 2006)
(Lutheran Church Missouri Synod)
11333 Granger Road
Cleveland, OH 44125
(216) 587-1752
Grades: PK-8
| 134 students
3777 Independence Rd
Cleveland, OH 44105
(216) 341-1347
Grades: K-9
| 158 students
14405 Saint Clair Avenue
Cleveland, OH 44110
(216) 451-2143
Grades: PK-8
| 229 students
2463 North Taylor Road
Cleveland, OH 44118
(216) 382-6033
Grades: PK-8
| 277 students
13442 Lorain Ave
Cleveland, OH 44111
(216) 251-3932
Grades: K-9
| 235 students
4740 Turney Road
Cleveland, OH 44125
(216) 271-6564
Grades: PK-8
| 221 students
9407 Madison Ave
Cleveland, OH 44102
(216) 961-7375
Grades: K-8
| 163 students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked private schools in Cleveland, OH?
The top ranked private schools in Cleveland, OH include St. Charles School, Bethany Lutheran School and Communion Of Saints School.
How many private schools are located in Cleveland, OH?
89 private schools are located in Cleveland, OH.
How much do private schools cost in Cleveland, OH?
The average tuition cost is $8,872, which is higher than the Ohio private school average tuition cost of $7,892.
How diverse are private schools in Cleveland, OH?
Cleveland, OH private schools are approximately 43% minority students, which is higher than the Ohio private school average of 24%.
What percentage of students in Cleveland, OH go to private school?
20% of all K-12 students in Cleveland, OH are educated in private schools (compared to the OH state average of 12%).
What percentage of private schools are religiously affiliated in Cleveland, OH?
82% of private schools in Cleveland, OH are religiously affiliated (most commonly Catholic and Jewish).

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