Top Pennsylvania Private Schools
- For the 2019-20 school year, there are 2,159 top private schools in Pennsylvania, serving 287,340 students.
- The average private school tuition is $8,107 for elementary schools and $15,543 for high schools (view national tuition averages).
- The average acceptance rate is 86% (view national acceptance rates).
- Minority enrollment is 22% and the student:teacher ratio is 11:1.
The Waldorf School of Philadelphia Photo - The Waldorf School of Philadelphia is a nursery through 8th grade school located in the heart of Germantown. We are a school that adheres to a unique and time-tested curriculum and our students are free to learn without the pressure and stress of standardized testing.
The Haverford School Photo - Seniors continue the tradition of escorting kindergarten students through the Walk of Virtues to The Haverford School's opening day assembly.
Germantown Academy Photo - Second grade students research various species in the Wissahickon Creek, which runs through the heart of GA's campus.
The Phelps School Photo - There is strong school spirit at Phelps. Many boys participate in various sports, playing in the Tri County Independent School League.
St. Aloysius Academy Photo - St. Aloysius Academy has a dedicated, robust program of leadership and service. The students are dedicated to our PAWS program - Peace, Awareness, Witness and Service as seen in the daily recitation of the PAWS Pledge when they promise to "respect and enjoy each other's differences and talents." The Leadership Council plans many service projects for all to participate.
Delaware Valley Friends School Photo - Delaware Valley Friends School is a national leader in the field of educating students (grades 3-12) with dyslexia, dysgraphia, executive function disorders, ADHD, and other learning differences located in the Philadelphia area.
AIM Academy Photo - MEETING LEARNING CHALLENGES WITH SCIENCE & LOVE: AT AIMAcademy, we recognize that children who learn differently need to be taught differently - and that's exactly what we do. Our passionately committed, highly-trained faculty employ techniques proven effective, and the results are remarkable. Each day we witness young people who doubted themselves in every way discover the gift of fearless learning.
Top Pennsylvania Private Schools by County (2019-20)
- County# Schools# Students% Minority
- 15 Schools1,694 Students8% Minority
- 197 Schools28,214 Students18% Minority
- 7 Schools464 Students2% Minority
- 12 Schools1,805 Students9% Minority
- 8 Schools347 Students5% Minority
- 72 Schools7,319 Students28% Minority
- 20 Schools2,388 Students12% Minority
- 3 Schools412 Students4% Minority
- 141 Schools18,045 Students17% Minority
- 31 Schools4,752 Students15% Minority
- 16 Schools2,691 Students6% Minority
- 6 Schools385 Students16% Minority
- 22 Schools1,877 Students9% Minority
- 124 Schools15,692 Students13% Minority
- 8 Schools298 Students9% Minority
- 14 Schools1,131 Students3% Minority
- 7 Schools246 Students2% Minority
- 8 Schools660 Students7% Minority
- 20 Schools1,185 Students12% Minority
- 43 Schools4,180 Students14% Minority
- 51 Schools8,139 Students33% Minority
- 135 Schools22,724 Students26% Minority
- 6 Schools1,100 Students1% Minority
- 37 Schools6,891 Students13% Minority
- 13 Schools1,432 Students5% Minority
- 1 Schools106 Students41% Minority
- 28 Schools2,683 Students11% Minority
- 5 Schools93 Students6% Minority
- 1 Schools73 Students2% Minority
- 4 Schools230 Students4% Minority
- 16 Schools740 Students15% Minority
- 13 Schools498 Students2% Minority
- 9 Schools444 Students3% Minority
- 37 Schools4,890 Students9% Minority
- 142 Schools12,237 Students10% Minority
- 5 Schools384 Students4% Minority
- 18 Schools1,583 Students7% Minority
- 47 Schools8,664 Students25% Minority
- 40 Schools5,635 Students9% Minority
- 10 Schools811 Students9% Minority
- 6 Schools444 Students4% Minority
- 18 Schools1,197 Students8% Minority
- 16 Schools843 Students5% Minority
- 11 Schools1,116 Students36% Minority
- 230 Schools38,089 Students17% Minority
- 4 Schools193 Students9% Minority
- 37 Schools5,842 Students19% Minority
- 12 Schools1,527 Students5% Minority
- 7 Schools237 Students- Minority
- 235 Schools49,016 Students46% Minority
- 1 Schools50 Students15% Minority
- 3 Schools38 Students9% Minority
- 11 Schools1,455 Students35% Minority
- 10 Schools413 Students4% Minority
- 7 Schools471 Students13% Minority
- 5 Schools368 Students7% Minority
- 15 Schools441 Students1% Minority
- 8 Schools614 Students15% Minority
- 7 Schools319 Students4% Minority
- 22 Schools1,848 Students7% Minority
- 2 Schools326 Students4% Minority
- 47 Schools4,098 Students9% Minority
- 2 Schools39 Students12% Minority
- 58 Schools5,326 Students12% Minority
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Tuition at private schools varies from nothing at a few schools to over $100,000 for the most expensive school.
Finding a school which will accept your child after the normal admissions deadline has passed is not easy. But it can be done.