Top 20 Best Ohio Nonsectarian Private Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 245 nonsectarian private schools in Ohio. You can also find more religiously affiliated schools in Ohio.
The best top ranked nonsectarian private schools in Ohio include Columbus School For Girls, Western Reserve Academy and University School.

Top Ranked Nonsectarian Private Schools in Ohio (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
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
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
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
The Antioch School
The Antioch School Photo
Special Program Emphasis
1160 Corry Street
Yellow Springs, OH 45387
(937) 767-7642
Grades: PK-6
| 52 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
Central Montessori Academy
Central Montessori Academy Photo - In a Montessori school children spend time working in groups and collaborating together.
Montessori School
(4)
1904 Springdale Road
Cincinnati, OH 45231
(513) 742-5800
Grades: NS-6
| 126 students
Cincinnati Waldorf School
Cincinnati Waldorf School Photo
Special Program Emphasis
6743 Chestnut Street
Cincinnati, OH 45227
(513) 541-0220
Grades: NS-12
| 281 students
Discovery School
Discovery School Photo - Horse back riding at RaeMelton.
Special Program Emphasis
855 Millsboro Road
Mansfield, OH 44903
(419) 756-8880
Grades: PK-6
| 155 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
1715 S Reynolds Road
Toledo, OH 43614
(419) 381-1313
Grades: PK-12
| 467 students
The Miami Montessori School
Montessori School
86 Troy Town Dr
Troy, OH 45373
(937) 339-0025
Grades: NS-6
| 61 students
Montessori Center Room
Montessori Center Room Photo
Montessori School
(1)
2505 Riverside Dr
Cincinnati, OH 45202
(513) 321-3282
Grades: PK-K
| 40 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
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
5400 Red Bank Road
Cincinnati, OH 45227
(513) 728-2400
Grades: PK-12
| 1,040 students
Spring Garden Waldorf School
Spring Garden Waldorf School Photo - Art is part of every day in the Waldorf curriculum. Painting, drawing, sculpting, dance, theater and other arts are integrated into language, math, history and science lessons.
Special Program Emphasis
(1)
1791 Jacoby Road
Akron, OH 44321
(330) 666-0574
Grades: PK-8
| 199 students
Springs East Montessori School
Montessori School
9429 Loveland Madeira Rd
Cincinnati, OH 45242
(513) 793-7877
Grades: K
| 2 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
West Side Montessori
West Side Montessori Photo - Children spend up to three years with the same teachers. Mixed-age groups encourage interaction between older and younger children; older children become role models for younger children. Children encouraged to teach, help, and collaborate with one another.
Montessori School
(14)
7115 W Bancroft St
Toledo, OH 43615
(419) 866-1931
Grades: PK-8
| 386 students
Westshore Montessori School
Westshore Montessori School Photo
Montessori School
26536 Detroit Rd
Westlake, OH 44145
(440) 899-7911
Grades: NS-6
| 83 students
Xavier University Montessori Lab School
Montessori School
3800 Victory Parkway
Cincinnati, OH 45207
(513) 745-3404
Grades: PK-8
| 132 students
A Place To Grow
Daycare / Preschool
6760 Discovery Blvd
Dublin, OH 43017
(614) 793-1441
Grades: PK-K
| 51 students
Absorbent Minds Montessori School
Montessori School
130 Broad Blvd
Cuyahoga Falls, OH 44221
(330) 414-3068
Grades: PK-1
| 81 students
Acld School
Special Education School
118 E. Wood Street
Youngstown, OH 44503
(330) 746-0604
Grades: 2-8
| 56 students
Akron Montessori School
Montessori School
3882 Bywood Ave
Akron, OH 44333
(330) 666-4299
Grades: NS-6
| 24 students
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