Best Pennsylvania Private Schools (2021-22)

For the 2021-22 school year, there are 1,882 private schools serving 266,766 students in Pennsylvania.
The average private school tuition is $10,612 for elementary schools and $16,670 for high schools (view national tuition averages).
The best top ranked private schools in Pennsylvania include The Waldorf School of Philadelphia, Westtown School and Merion Mercy Academy.
The average acceptance rate is 86% (view national acceptance rates). Minority enrollment is 25% and the student:teacher ratio is 12:1.
58% of schools are religiously affiliated (most commonly Roman Catholic and Christian).

Top Ranked Pennsylvania Private Schools by County (2021-22)

County
# Schools
# Students
% Minority
12
1,415
11%
186
26,298
21%
11
1,745
9%
63
6,570
33%
18
2,057
15%
134
17,238
18%
27
4,505
13%
17
1,899
10%
115
15,064
15%
46
7,886
29%
126
21,234
28%
32
6,612
13%
18
2,316
19%
95
10,506
15%
46
8,099
28%
38
5,325
18%
17
1,267
20%
226
37,468
20%
54
4,845
16%

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