Top 5 Best Harrisburg Private Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 33 private schools serving 4,361 students in Harrisburg, PA (there are 44 public schools, serving 47,939 public students). 8% of all K-12 students in Harrisburg, PA are educated in private schools (compared to the PA state average of 14%).
The top ranked private schools in Harrisburg, PA include Covenant Christian Academy, Bishop Mcdevitt High School and Harrisburg Catholic Elementry School.
The average acceptance rate is 63%, which is lower than the Pennsylvania private school average acceptance rate of 86%.
48% of private schools in Harrisburg, PA are religiously affiliated (most commonly Catholic and Christian).

Top Ranked Harrisburg Private Schools (2024)

School
Location
Grades
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
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. 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
| n/a students
Alternative Rehabilitation Com
Alternative School
2743 N Front St
Harrisburg, PA 17110
(717) 238-7106
Grades: 7-12
| 117 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
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
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
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
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 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
| n/a students
Londonderry School
Londonderry School Photo
(1)
1800 Bamberger Rd
Harrisburg, PA 17110
(717) 540-0543
Grades: PK-8
| 173 students
The Nativity School Of Harrisburg
The Nativity School Of Harrisburg Photo - Nativity teachers ready to give out awards at Camp Shekillemy.
All-boys (Christian)
2135 N 6th St 2nd Fl
Harrisburg, PA 17110
(717) 236-5602
Grades: 6-8
| 41 students
New Story School
Alternative School
2700 Commerce Dr
Harrisburg, PA 17110
(717) 901-9906
Grades: K-12
| 34 students
3301 N Front St
Harrisburg, PA 17110
(717) 238-8775
Grades: PK-8
| 70 students
St. St.ephen's Episcopal School
(Episcopal)
(1)
215 North Front Street
Harrisburg, PA 17101
(717) 238-8590
Grades: PK-8
| 151 students
The Samuel School
Montessori School (Christian)
411 S 40th St
Harrisburg, PA 17111
(717) 557-1119
Grades: PK-11
| 41 students
Susquenhanna Twnshp KinderCare
Susquenhanna Twnshp KinderCare Photo - KinderCare on Vartan Way
Daycare / Preschool
3701 Vartan Way
Harrisburg, PA 17110
(717) 652-3421
Grades: NS-PK
| 61 students
1524 Pine Tree Ave
Harrisburg, PA 17112
(717) 469-0159
Grades: 5-12
| 109 students
[+] Show Closed Private Schools in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

Harrisburg, Pennsylvania Private Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
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 Harrisburg, PA?
The top ranked private schools in Harrisburg, PA include Covenant Christian Academy, Bishop Mcdevitt High School and Harrisburg Catholic Elementry School.
How many private schools are located in Harrisburg, PA?
33 private schools are located in Harrisburg, PA.
How diverse are private schools in Harrisburg, PA?
Harrisburg, PA private schools are approximately 36% minority students, which is higher than the Pennsylvania private school average of 26%.
What percentage of students in Harrisburg, PA go to private school?
8% of all K-12 students in Harrisburg, PA are educated in private schools (compared to the PA state average of 14%).
What percentage of private schools are religiously affiliated in Harrisburg, PA?
48% of private schools in Harrisburg, PA are religiously affiliated (most commonly Catholic and Christian).

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