Top 10 Best Dauphin County Private Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 50 private schools serving 7,758 students in Dauphin County, PA (there are 71 public schools, serving 59,753 public students). 11% of all K-12 students in Dauphin County, PA are educated in private schools (compared to the PA state average of 14%).
The best top ranked private schools in Dauphin County, PA include Milton Hershey School, Holy Name Of Jesus School and St. Margaret Mary School.
The average acceptance rate is 77%, which is lower than the Pennsylvania private school average acceptance rate of 86%.
52% of private schools in Dauphin County, PA are religiously affiliated (most commonly Christian and Catholic).

Top Ranked Dauphin County Private Schools (2024)

School
Location
Grades
Students
Milton Hershey School
Milton Hershey School Photo - At Milton Hershey School, our founders' generosity and vision have enabled us to develop and maintain a whole child approach to education and programming that comes at no cost to our students or their families.
(2)
1201 Homestead Ln
Hershey, PA 17033
(800) 322-3248
Grades: PK-12
| 2,189 students
Bishop Mcdevitt High School
(Catholic)
1 Crusader Way
Harrisburg, PA 17111
(717) 236-7973
Grades: 9-12
| 702 students
Covenant Christian Academy
Covenant Christian Academy Photo - Students are taught cursive beginning in Kindergarten. While this skill is seldom taught in many contemporary schools, our families love to see the beautiful scripts that their Grammar School students develop.
Special Program Emphasis (Christian)
(1)
1982 Locust Ln
Harrisburg, PA 17109
(717) 540-9885
Grades: PK-12
| 265 students
Harrisburg Catholic Elementry School
(Catholic)
555 S 25th St
Harrisburg, PA 17104
(717) 232-2551
Grades: PK-8
| 212 students
Harrisburg Christian School
(Christian)
(1)
2000 Blue Mountain Pkwy
Harrisburg, PA 17112
(717) 545-3728
Grades: K-12
| 286 students
Hershey Christian School
(Christian)
1525 Sand Hill Road
Hummelstown, PA 17036
(717) 533-4900
Grades: NS-12
| 272 students
Holy Name Of Jesus School
(Catholic)
6190 Allentown Blvd
Harrisburg, PA 17112
(717) 657-1704
Grades: PK-8
| 482 students
St. Catherine Laboure School
(Catholic)
4020 Derry St
Harrisburg, PA 17111
(717) 564-1760
Grades: PK-8
| 416 students
St. Joan Of Arc Continuation School
(Catholic)
329 W Areba Ave
Hershey, PA 17033
(717) 533-2854
Grades: PK-8
| 349 students
St. Margaret Mary School
Alternative School (Catholic)
2826 Herr St
Harrisburg, PA 17103
(717) 232-3771
Grades: PK-8
| 294 students
Aa To Zz Child Care And Learning Center
Daycare / Preschool
88 S Hershey Rd
Harrisburg, PA 17112
(717) 540-0505
Grades: NS
| students
Alternative Rehabilitation Com
Alternative School
2743 N Front St
Harrisburg, PA 17110
(717) 238-7106
Grades: 7-12
| 117 students
Armstrong Valley Christian School
(Baptist)
943 Enders Rd
Halifax, PA 17032
(717) 580-6421
Grades: Inquire with school
| 7 students
Capital Academy
Special Education School
1414 N Cameron St
Harrisburg, PA 17103
(717) 238-6960
Grades: 3-12
| 136 students
Cathedral Consolidated School
(Catholic)
212 State St
Harrisburg, PA 17101
(717) 234-3797
Grades: NS-8
| 185 students
Cclc At Hershey
Cclc At Hershey Photo - CCLC at Hershey is located on the East end of the medical center campus, within walking distance to the hospital. Our convenient location surrounded by beautiful walking trails also has easy access to Rt. 322.
Daycare / Preschool
400 Centerview Dr
Hershey, PA 17033
(717) 531-5484
Grades: PK-K
| 19 students
Children's House Of Hershey
Montessori School
2446 Roundtop Rd
Middletown, PA 17057
(717) 930-0818
Grades: PK-K
| 18 students
The Circle School
727 Wilhelm Rd
Harrisburg, PA 17111
(717) 564-6700
Grades: Inquire with school
| 83 students
Cornell Abraxas Group
2950 N 7th St
Harrisburg, PA 17110
(717) 221-1200
Grades: 8-10
| 12 students
East Shore Montessori School
East Shore Montessori School Photo
Montessori School
6130 Old Jonestown Rd
Harrisburg, PA 17112
(717) 545-7748
Grades: PK-K
| 33 students
Fishburn Flock Kindergarden
Daycare / Preschool (Methodist)
1215 Fishburn Rd
Hershey, PA 17033
(717) 623-6889
Grades: K
| 8 students
Follow Me Christian Early Education Center
Daycare / Preschool (Christian)
6003 Jonestown Road
Harrisburg, PA 17112
(717) 540-0707
Grades: K
| 27 students
Goddard School
Goddard School Photo
Daycare / Preschool
1035 Middletown Road
Hummelstown, PA 17036
(717) 566-2273
Grades: PK-K
| 109 students
Goddard School
Goddard School Photo
Daycare / Preschool
4397 Sturbridge Drive
Harrisburg, PA 17110
(717) 526-0404
Grades: PK-K
| 33 students
Hansel & Gretel Early Learning Center
Daycare / Preschool
4820 Londonderry Rd
Harrisburg, PA 17109
(717) 234-3309
Grades: PK-K
| 75 students
Harrisburg SDA School
(Seventh Day Adventist)
424 North Progress Ave
Harrisburg, PA 17109
(717) 545-2300
Grades: K-9
| 38 students
Hershey KinderCare
Daycare / Preschool
667 Cherry Dr.
Hershey, PA 17033
(717) 534-1839
Grades: NS-PK
| 6 students
Hildebrandt Learning Center
Daycare / Preschool
1500 Elmerton Ave
Harrisburg, PA 17110
(717) 777-2309
Grades: K
| 8 students
Hillside Seventh-day Adventist School
(Seventh Day Adventist)
1301 Cumberland St
Harrisburg, PA 17103
(717) 234-7388
Grades: K-8
| 25 students
Jonestown Road KinderCare
Daycare / Preschool
6006 Jonestown Rd.
Harrisburg, PA 17112
(717) 652-4348
Grades: NS-PK
| 10 students
Kindercare Learning Center
Kindercare Learning Center Photo - Hershey KinderCare
Daycare / Preschool
667 Cherry Dr
Hershey, PA 17033
(717) 534-1839
Grades: K
| 8 students
Kindercare Learning Center 1282
Kindercare Learning Center 1282 Photo - Jonestown Road KinderCare Front
Daycare / Preschool
6006 Jonestown Rd
Harrisburg, PA 17112
(717) 652-4348
Grades: PK-K
| 35 students
Lighthouse Christian Academy
(Mennonite)
1347 Vernon St
Harrisburg, PA 17104
(717) 805-6383
Grades: 1-11
| 30 students
Little Learners Child Development Center
Daycare / Preschool
2300 Vartan Way
Harrisburg, PA 17110
(717) 671-4825
Grades: PK-K
| 177 students
Londonderry Road KinderCare
Londonderry Road KinderCare Photo - Lobby
Daycare / Preschool
4075 Londonderry Rd.
Harrisburg, PA 17109
(717) 657-2494
Grades: NS-PK
| students
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Dauphin County Private Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
4306 State Route 25
Elizabethville, PA 17023
(717) 362-3119
Grades: 4-11
| 8 students
6297 Lykens Valley Road
Gratz, PA 17030
(717) 365-3040
Grades: PK-12
| 28 students
34 Sipe Avenue
Hummelstown, PA 17036
(717) 534-2929
Grades: K-12
| students
245 Reynders St
Harrisburg, PA 17113
(717) 939-6357
Grades: K-9
| 156 students
2910 Brisban Street
Harrisburg, PA 17111
(717) 564-5820
Grades: PK-8
| 83 students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked private schools in Dauphin County, PA?
The top ranked private schools in Dauphin County, PA include Milton Hershey School, Holy Name Of Jesus School and St. Margaret Mary School.
How many private schools are located in Dauphin County, PA?
50 private schools are located in Dauphin County, PA.
How diverse are private schools in Dauphin County, PA?
Dauphin County, PA private schools are approximately 31% minority students, which is higher than the Pennsylvania private school average of 26%.
What percentage of students in Dauphin County, PA go to private school?
11% of all K-12 students in Dauphin County, PA are educated in private schools (compared to the PA state average of 14%).
What percentage of private schools are religiously affiliated in Dauphin County, PA?
52% of private schools in Dauphin County, PA are religiously affiliated (most commonly Christian and Catholic).

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