Top 20 Best Ohio Private Schools Belonging to National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS) (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 39 private schools belonging to National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS) serving 15,565 students in Ohio. You can also find more schools membership associations in Ohio.
The top ranked private schools belonging to National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS) in Ohio include Hathaway Brown School, Cincinnati Country Day School and University School.
The average tuition cost is $27,567, which is higher than the Ohio private school average tuition cost of $7,913.
28% of private schools belonging to National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS) in Ohio are religiously affiliated (most commonly Catholic and Jewish).

Top Ranked Private Schools Belonging to National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS) in Ohio (2024)

School
Location
Grades
Students
6905 Given Road
Cincinnati, OH 45243
(513) 979-0220
Grades: NS-12
| 854 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
| n/a students
University School
University School Photo - University School Upper Campus
All-boys
2785 SOM Center Road
Chagrin Falls, OH 44022
(216) 831-2200
Grades: PK-12
| 824 students
Western Reserve Academy
Western Reserve Academy Photo
(1)
115 College Street
Hudson, OH 44236
(330) 650-9717
Grades: 9-12
| 441 students
27575 Shaker Boulevard
Cleveland, OH 44124
(216) 464-0033
Grades: NS-8
| 179 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
Andrews Osborne Academy
Andrews Osborne Academy Photo - A newly renovated Student Union and Cafe serve our students needs.
(1)
38588 Mentor Ave
Willoughby, OH 44094
(440) 942-3600
Grades: PK-12
| 336 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
Cincinnati Hills Christian Academy
Cincinnati Hills Christian Academy Photo
(Christian)
(5)
8283 East Kemper Road
Cincinnati, OH 45249
(513) 247-0900
Grades: PK-12
| 1,097 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
| n/a students
Gilmour Academy
(Catholic)
(1)
34001 Cedar Rd
Gates Mills, OH 44040
(440) 442-1104
Grades: PK-12
| 644 students
Grand River Academy
Grand River Academy Photo - Students on campus.
All-boys
3042 College Street
Austinburg, OH 44010
(440) 275-2811
Grades: 8-12
| 114 students
Hathaway Brown School
Hathaway Brown School Photo
All-girls
(2)
19600 North Park Blvd
Beachwood, OH 44122
(216) 320-8767
Grades: NS-12
| 840 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
Hudson Montessori School
Hudson Montessori School Photo - Children's House gardening
Montessori School
(1)
7545 Darrow Rd
Hudson, OH 44236
(330) 342-7236
Grades: PK-8
| 180 students
Lake Ridge Academy
37501 Center Ridge Rd
North Ridgeville, OH 44039
(440) 327-1175
Grades: K-12
| 408 students
Laurel School
Laurel School Photo - Laurel School's Lyman Campus in Shaker Heights, Ohio
All-girls
(2)
One Lyman Circle
Beachwood, OH 44122
(216) 464-1441
Grades: PK-12
| 600 students
Lawrence School
Lawrence School Photo - Families travel from all over Northeast Ohio to join a K-12 school community where learning differences are both understood and embraced. We know great minds don't think alike!
Special Education School
(2)
1551 E Wallings Rd
Broadview Heights, OH 44147
(440) 526-0717
Grades: K-12
| 346 students
The Lippman School
(Jewish)
750 White Pond Dr
Akron, OH 44320
(330) 836-0419
Grades: K-8
| 101 students
1715 S Reynolds Road
Toledo, OH 43614
(419) 381-1313
Grades: PK-12
| 467 students
The Miami Valley School
The Miami Valley School Photo - Founded in 1964, The Miami Valley School is the Dayton area's premier Pre-K through 12th grade school, ranking #1 in the Dayton area for Private High School, Overall High School, STEM Programs, Best Teachers, and College Preparation.
(2)
5151 Denise Dr
Dayton, OH 45429
(937) 434-4444
Grades: NS-12
| 478 students
Old Trail School
2315 Ira Road
Bath, OH 44210
(330) 666-1118
Grades: NS-8
| 451 students
Ridgewood School
Ridgewood School Photo - Ridgewood has an intimate, quiet setting which sets it apart from other private schools in the area.
(2)
2420 Saint Paris Pike
Springfield, OH 45504
(937) 399-8900
Grades: PK-8
| 130 students
St. Andrew Continuation School
(Catholic)
4081 Reed Rd
Columbus, OH 43220
(614) 451-1626
Grades: PK-8
| 524 students
5400 Red Bank Road
Cincinnati, OH 45227
(513) 728-2400
Grades: PK-12
| 1,040 students
The Summit Country Day School
The Summit Country Day School Photo - Founded in 1890, The Summit maintains a beautiful 24-acre campus and a 16-acre Athletic Complex located 10 minutes north on I-71. Ten local school districts provide bussing to the school. The Summit maintains a bus to the northern communities of Mason and West Chester.
(Catholic)
2161 Grandin Road
Cincinnati, OH 45208
(513) 871-4700
Grades: NS-12
| 1,071 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
Canton Country Day School
Canton Country Day School Photo
(3)
3000 Demington Ave Nw
Canton, OH 44718
(330) 453-8279
Grades: PK-8
| 160 students
Child Care Center At Riverside
Daycare / Preschool
835 Thomas Lane
Columbus, OH 43214
(614) 566-4847
Grades: PK-K
| 245 students
Columbus Jewish Day School
Columbus Jewish Day School Photo
(Jewish)
150 E Granville Rd
New Albany, OH 43054
(614) 939-5311
Grades: K-5
| 61 students
Hershey Montessori School
Hershey Montessori School Photo
Montessori School
10229 Prouty Rd
Painesville, OH 44077
(440) 357-0918
Grades: NS-6
| 206 students
John F Keenedy Catholic School
(Catholic)
3000 Reeves Rd Ne
Warren, OH 44483
(330) 372-2375
Grades: PK-5
| 238 students
Lawrence School-upper School Campus
Special Education School
10036 Olde 8 Rd
Northfield, OH 44067
(440) 832-7834
Grades: 1-12
| 293 students
Nightingale Montessori
Montessori School
1106 E High St
Springfield, OH 45505
(937) 324-0336
Grades: PK-12
| 148 students
Olney Friends School
(Friends)
(2)
61830 Sandy Ridge Rd
Barnesville, OH 43713
(740) 425-3655
Grades: 9-12
| 36 students
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