Top 20 Best Franklin County Private Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 155 private schools serving 26,283 students in Franklin County, OH (there are 391 public schools, serving 191,833 public students). 12% of all K-12 students in Franklin County, OH are educated in private schools (compared to the OH state average of 12%).
The best top ranked private schools in Franklin County, OH include Grace Christian School, Columbus School For Girls and Cypress Christian School.
The average tuition cost is $10,310, which is higher than the Ohio private school average tuition cost of $7,900.
46% of private schools in Franklin County, OH are religiously affiliated (most commonly Catholic and Christian).

Top Ranked Franklin County Private Schools (2024)

School
Location
Grades
Students
Columbus School For Girls
Columbus School For Girls Photo
All-girls
(2)
65 S. Drexel. Ave.
Columbus, OH 43209
(614) 252-0781
Grades: PK-12
| students
Grace Christian School
Grace Christian School Photo
(Christian)
7510 E Broad Street
Blacklick, OH 43004
(614) 861-0724
Grades: PK-8
| 410 students
Marburn Academy
Marburn Academy Photo - A Lower Division student works on a project in the common area.
Special Education School
9555 Johnstown Road
New Albany, OH 43054
(614) 433-0822
Grades: 1-12
| 245 students
Acton Academy Columbus
Acton Academy Columbus Photo
Alternative School
5762 Wilcox Rd
Dublin, OH 43016
(614) 603-7227
Grades: K-8
| 36 students
Bishop Hartley High School
(Catholic)
1285 Zettler Rd
Columbus, OH 43227
(614) 237-5421
Grades: 9-12
| 717 students
Bishop Ready High School
(Catholic)
707 Salisbury Rd
Columbus, OH 43204
(614) 276-5263
Grades: 9-12
| 419 students
Bishop Watterson High School
Bishop Watterson High School Photo
(Catholic)
(2)
99 E Cooke Rd
Columbus, OH 43214
(614) 268-8671
Grades: 9-12
| 899 students
The Columbus Academy
The Columbus Academy Photo - Between the ages of one and six, the greatest cognitive growth occurs through social interaction. In the "responsive classrooms" in the Lower School of Columbus Academy, social and emotional learning are as important as the academic curriculum. Children in our classrooms feel a sense of belonging, that they are significant and that it is safe to take risks.
4300 Cherry Bottom Road
Columbus, OH 43230
(614) 509-2220
Grades: NS-12
| students
Columbus Adventist Academy
(Seventh Day Adventist)
3650 Sunbury Rd # B
Columbus, OH 43219
(614) 471-2083
Grades: K-8
| 148 students
Columbus Torah Academy
(Jewish)
(1)
181 Noe Bixby Rd
Columbus, OH 43213
(614) 864-0299
Grades: K-12
| 210 students
Cristo Rey Columbus High School
Special Program Emphasis (Catholic)
400 E Town St
Columbus, OH 43215
(614) 223-9261
Grades: 9-12
| 409 students
Cypress Christian School
(Christian)
(1)
375 Alton Darby Creek Road
Galloway, OH 43119
(614) 870-1181
Grades: K-8
| 351 students
Forest Park Christian Early Learning Center
Forest Park Christian Early Learning Center Photo
Daycare / Preschool
5600 Karl Road
Columbus, OH 43229
(614) 888-5282
Grades: PK-K
| 51 students
Grove City Christian School
(Church of the Nazarene)
(1)
4750 Hoover Rd
Grove City, OH 43123
(614) 875-3000
Grades: PK-12
| 835 students
Harvest Preparatory School
(Christian)
(1)
4595 Gender Rd
Canal Winchester, OH 43110
(614) 382-1111
Grades: PK-12
| 807 students
Immaculate Conception School
Special Program Emphasis (Catholic)
366 E North Broadway St
Columbus, OH 43214
(614) 267-6579
Grades: PK-8
| 393 students
Liberty Christian Academy
(Christian)
4938 Beatrice Dr
Columbus, OH 43227
(614) 864-5332
Grades: PK-12
| 454 students
Madison Christian School
Madison Christian School Photo - Madison Christian Jr./Sr. High School - Academic excellence in a safe, family-oriented environment.
(Christian)
(3)
3565 Bixby Rd
Groveport, OH 43125
(614) 497-3456
Grades: PK-12
| 513 students
Our Lady Of Perpetual Help School
(Catholic)
3752 Broadway
Grove City, OH 43123
(614) 875-6779
Grades: PK-8
| 356 students
St. Agatha School
(Catholic)
(4)
1880 Northam Rd
Columbus, OH 43221
(614) 488-9000
Grades: PK-8
| 218 students
St. Andrew Continuation School
(Catholic)
4081 Reed Rd
Columbus, OH 43220
(614) 451-1626
Grades: PK-8
| 524 students
St. Brendan School
(Catholic)
4475 Dublin Rd
Hilliard, OH 43026
(614) 876-6132
Grades: K-8
| 466 students
St. Charles Preparatory School
All-boys | Special Program Emphasis (Catholic)
(1)
2010 E Broad St
Columbus, OH 43209
(614) 252-6714
Grades: 9-12
| 631 students
St. Francis De Sales High School
(Catholic)
(1)
4212 Karl Rd
Columbus, OH 43224
(614) 267-7808
Grades: 9-12
| 876 students
St. James The Less School
(Catholic)
1628 Oakland Park Ave
Columbus, OH 43224
(614) 268-3311
Grades: NS-8
| 478 students
Saint Mary School German Village
Saint Mary School German Village Photo
(Catholic)
(2)
700 S. Third Street
Columbus, OH 43206
(614) 444-8994
Grades: NS-8
| 280 students
795 Havens Corners Rd
Columbus, OH 43230
(614) 471-4930
Grades: PK-8
| 590 students
St. Michael School
(Catholic)
(1)
64 E. Selby Blvd.
Columbus, OH 43085
(614) 302-5247
Grades: K-8
| 388 students
St. Pius X School
(Catholic)
1061 Waggoner Rd
Reynoldsburg, OH 43068
(614) 866-6050
Grades: PK-8
| 619 students
Sunrise Academy
(Islamic)
5657 Scioto Darby Rd
Hilliard, OH 43026
(614) 527-0465
Grades: PK-8
| 333 students
Tree Of Life Christian Schools
Tree Of Life Christian Schools Photo
(Christian)
935 Northridge Rd.
Columbus, OH 43224
(614) 263-2688
Grades: PK-12
| 981 students
The Wellington School
The Wellington School Photo - The Wellington School, Columbus, Ohio
(7)
3650 Reed Road
Columbus, OH 43220
(614) 457-7883
Grades: NS-12
| 713 students
Worthington Christian School K-12
(Brethren)
6675 Worthington Galena Rd
Columbus, OH 43085
(614) 431-8215
Grades: K-12
| 972 students
A Place To Grow
Daycare / Preschool
6760 Discovery Blvd
Dublin, OH 43017
(614) 793-1441
Grades: PK-K
| 51 students
All Saints Academy
(Catholic)
(2)
2855 E Livingston Ave
Columbus, OH 43209
(614) 231-3391
Grades: PK-8
| 321 students
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Franklin County Private Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
4099 Karl Road
Columbus, OH 43224
(614) 267-7531
Grades: PK-5
| 102 students
Ecole Francaise (Closed 2023)
Special Education School
5120 Godown Rd
Columbus, OH 43220
(614) 451-1309
Grades: K-5
| 59 students
2733 Summer Dr
Dublin, OH 43016
(614) 889-9999
Grades: PK-K
| 32 students
4370 Dale Drive
Dublin, OH 43017
(614) 798-1403
Grades: NS-PK
| 124 students
860 Griswold St
Columbus, OH 43085
(614) 885-5664
Grades: K-10
| 106 students
4663 Trabue Road
Columbus, OH 43228
(614) 878-3961
Grades: 5-8
| 39 students
Northwest Chapel Preschoo & K (Closed 2015)
Daycare / Preschool (Brethren)
6700 Rings Rd
Dublin, OH 43016
(614) 761-0647
Grades: PK-K
| 60 students
767 N Cassady Ave
Columbus, OH 43219
(614) 252-7136
Grades: K-5
| 87 students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked private schools in Franklin County, OH?
The top ranked private schools in Franklin County, OH include Grace Christian School, Columbus School For Girls and Cypress Christian School.
How many private schools are located in Franklin County, OH?
155 private schools are located in Franklin County, OH.
How much do private schools cost in Franklin County, OH?
The average tuition cost is $10,310, which is higher than the Ohio private school average tuition cost of $7,900.
How diverse are private schools in Franklin County, OH?
Franklin County, OH private schools are approximately 38% minority students, which is higher than the Ohio private school average of 24%.
What percentage of students in Franklin County, OH go to private school?
12% of all K-12 students in Franklin County, OH are educated in private schools (compared to the OH state average of 12%).
What percentage of private schools are religiously affiliated in Franklin County, OH?
46% of private schools in Franklin County, OH are religiously affiliated (most commonly Catholic and Christian).

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