Top 20 Best Pennsylvania Nonsectarian Private Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 712 nonsectarian private schools in Pennsylvania. You can also find more religiously affiliated schools in Pennsylvania.
The top ranked nonsectarian private schools in Pennsylvania include The Agnes Irwin School, Grier School and Girard College.

Top Ranked Nonsectarian Private Schools in Pennsylvania (2024)

School
Location
Grades
Students
AIM Academy
AIM Academy Photo - MEETING LEARNING CHALLENGES WITH SCIENCE & LOVE: AT AIM, 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.
Special Education School
(5)
1200 River Road
Conshohocken, PA 19428
(215) 483-2461
Grades: 1-12
| 407 students
Benchmark School
Benchmark School Photo
Special Education School
2107 North Providence Road
Media, PA 19063
(610) 565-3741
Grades: 1-8
| 180 students
The Crefeld School
The Crefeld School Photo - Middle School Science
(5)
8836 Crefeld Street
Philadelphia, PA 19118
(215) 242-5545
Grades: 7-12
| 91 students
Kimberton Waldorf School
Kimberton Waldorf School Photo
(5)
410 W Seven Stars Rd
Phoenixville, PA 19460
(610) 933-3635
Grades: PK-12
| 240 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
The Phelps School
The Phelps School Photo
All-boys
(9)
583 Sugartown Road
Malvern, PA 19355
(610) 644-1754
Grades: 6-12
| 110 students
St. Peter's School
St. Peter's School Photo
(4)
319 Lombard Street
Philadelphia, PA 19147
(215) 925-3963
Grades: NS-8
| 173 students
ATG Learning Academy
ATG Learning Academy Photo
Special Program Emphasis
(2)
3400 Pickertown Rd Suite 2
Chalfont, PA 18914
(267) 803-1751
Grades: PK-12
| 32 students
Center School
Center School Photo - A comprehensive academic program is provided for Center School students in first through eighth grade. The curriculum is designed to meet the needs of students and reflect the best of current research. Students receive explicit instruction in academic, organizational, and study skills to provide them with the strategies they need to become independent and confident learners.
Special Education School
(8)
2450 Hamilton Avenue
Abington, PA 19001
(215) 657-2200
Grades: 1-8
| 47 students
1190 McDermott Drive
West Chester, PA 19380
(610) 719-0240
Grades: PK-5
| 161 students
Fusion Academy Ardmore
Fusion Academy Ardmore Photo - Each Fusion campus has a state-of-the-art music studio with professional-grade tools. Students can explore instruments, vocals, songwriting, DJ performing arts, and more.
Alternative School
40 Coulter Ave., Suite 200
Ardmore, PA 19003
(877) 673-8893
Grades: 6-12
| n/a students
Goddard School
Goddard School Photo - Our Bouncing Bells Classroom (12-18 mos) holds 10 children.
Daycare / Preschool
500 Springhouse Drive
Collegeville, PA 19426
(610) 232-7939
Grades: K
| 82 students
6000 Wayne Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19144
(215) 248-1662
Grades: PK-8
| 196 students
The Agnes Irwin School
The Agnes Irwin School Photo
All-girls
(3)
275 S Ithan Ave
Bryn Mawr, PA 19010
(610) 525-8400
Grades: NS-12
| 587 students
The Baldwin School
The Baldwin School Photo - Girls sometimes learn that the effect they predicted on paper isn't always what happens in the test tube, and that rethinking a reaction-- or learning about the world and coming up with a smart, new prediction-- is the real solution.
All-girls
(1)
701 Montgomery Avenue
Bryn Mawr, PA 19010
(610) 525-2700
Grades: PK-12
| 566 students
Buxmont Academy
Special Education School
544 Main St Rear
Bethlehem, PA 18018
(610) 807-3555
Grades: K-11
| 512 students
Centre Square Academy
Centre Square Academy Photo - feeding the birds
Montessori School
1775 Skippack Pike
Blue Bell, PA 19422
(610) 275-1775
Grades: 1-4
| 20 students
Charlestown Playhouse
Charlestown Playhouse Photo
Daycare / Preschool
2478 Charlestown Rd
Phoenixville, PA 19460
(610) 933-2762
Grades: PK-K
| 63 students
The Concept School
The Concept School Photo - The Concept School`s motto, "Where Unique Minds Learn in Unique Ways" really describes what happens inside of our small, nurturing community. We value individual differences and allow students to build self-confidence while they work to earn their Pennsylvania Department of Education approved diploma.
Alternative School
1120 E. Street Rd, P.O. Box 54
Westtown, PA 19395
(610) 399-1135
Grades: 6-12
| 34 students
Curiosity Academy @ Camp Curiosity
Curiosity Academy @ Camp Curiosity Photo - Arial View of Camp Curiosity, The Curiosity Shoppe, The Toddler Center, Curiosity Stables and Curiosity Courts.
Daycare / Preschool
4425 Landisville Road
Doylestown, PA 18902
(215) 348-8841
Grades: NS-K
| 40 students
Davidson School Elwyn Inc
Special Education School
(2)
111 Elwyn Road
Media, PA 19063
(610) 891-2201
Grades: NS-12
| 305 students
Dickinson College Children's Center
Dickinson College Children's Center Photo - Morning Meeting Time includes: word wall, daily schedule, calendar, days of school counting chart, and weather chart. Technology also offered throughout the day.
Daycare / Preschool
28 Garland Ave
Carlisle, PA 17013
(717) 245-1088
Grades: PK-K
| 15 students
Elizabeth Black School
Special Education School
136 East Ave
Erie, PA 16507
(814) 453-7661
Grades: PK
| 215 students
The Ellis School
The Ellis School Photo
All-girls
(18)
6425 Fifth Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15206
(412) 661-5992
Grades: PK-12
| 403 students
Erie Day School
Erie Day School Photo
1372 W 6th St
Erie, PA 16505
(814) 452-4273
Grades: NS-8
| 215 students
4060 Allequippa St
Pittsburgh, PA 15261
(412) 624-8020
Grades: K-8
| 386 students
150 N Highland Ave
Bala Cynwyd, PA 19004
(610) 667-1284
Grades: PK-8
| 332 students
Germantown Academy
Germantown Academy Photo - Second grade students research various species in the Wissahickon Creek, which runs through the heart of GA's campus.
(2)
340 Morris Rd
Fort Washington, PA 19034
(267) 405-7070
Grades: PK-12
| 1,183 students
Girard College
Girard College Photo - Founder's Hall
(2)
2101 S College Ave
Philadelphia, PA 19121
(215) 787-2621
Grades: 1-12
| 319 students
Gladwyne Montessori
Gladwyne Montessori Photo - 3rd year primary student gives a lesson to a 2nd year primary student using the iconic pink tower, specifically designed for children to learn about space, size, and comparison in a concrete manner.
Montessori School
(10)
920 Youngsford Road
Gladwyne, PA 19035
(610) 649-1761
Grades: NS-6
| 232 students
The Glen Montessori School
The Glen Montessori School Photo - The Glen Montessori School is dedicated to providing an enriching Montessori education where all children thrive.
Montessori School
(1)
950 Perry Highway
Pittsburgh, PA 15237
(412) 318-4885
Grades: PK-6
| 213 students
The Grayson School
The Grayson School Photo - RADNOR, Pa., May 27, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The Board of Trustees of The Grayson School are pleased to announce that the school has been granted accreditation by the Pennsylvania Association of Independent Schools (PAIS) for ten years-an unprecedented term for a young school in their initial application year.
Special Program Emphasis
211 Matsonford Road
Wayne, PA 19087
(484) 428-3241
Grades: PK-12
| 150 students
Grier School
Grier School Photo
All-girls
(1)
2522 Grier School Road
Tyrone, PA 16686
(814) 684-3000
Grades: 7-12
| 298 students
Harrisburg Academy
Harrisburg Academy Photo - Upper School Students take a moment to discuss the period's lecture.
(6)
10 Erford Road
Lemoyne, PA 17043
(717) 763-7811
Grades: NS-12
| 356 students
The Haverford School
The Haverford School Photo - Haverford's visual arts program includes 10 dedicated art studios and a design and engineering studio. Students experiment with 3D printing and other new media.
All-boys
(1)
450 Lancaster Ave.
Haverford, PA 19041
(610) 642-3020
Grades: PK-12
| 946 students
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