Top 20 Best Philadelphia County Private High Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 55 private high schools serving 15,826 students in Philadelphia County, PA.
The best top ranked private high schools in Philadelphia County, PA include The Crefeld School, Cristo Rey Philadelphia High School and International Christian High School.
The average acceptance rate is 66%, which is lower than the Pennsylvania private high school average acceptance rate of 82%.
69% of private high schools in Philadelphia County, PA are religiously affiliated (most commonly Christian and Catholic).

Top Ranked Philadelphia County Private High Schools (2024)

School
Location
Grades
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
Cristo Rey Philadelphia High School
Cristo Rey Philadelphia High School Photo
(Catholic)
1717 W. Allegheny Ave.
Philadelphia, PA 19132
(215) 219-3943
Grades: 9-12
| 547 students
Sophia Academy
Sophia Academy Photo - Field Trip to the Natural History Museum
Special Program Emphasis (Christian)
(1)
5900 N 5th Street, Suite 101
Philadelphia, PA 19120
(267) 595-4723
Grades: 9-12
| 16 students
Al-aqsa Islamic School
(Islamic)
(2)
1501 Germantown Ave
Philadelphia, PA 19122
(215) 765-6660
Grades: K-12
| 257 students
Archbishop Ryan High School
(Catholic)
(1)
11201 Academy Rd
Philadelphia, PA 19154
(215) 637-1800
Grades: 9-12
| 848 students
Calvary Christian Academy
(Christian)
13500 Philmont Ave
Philadelphia, PA 19116
(215) 969-1579
Grades: PK-12
| 878 students
Cedar Grove Christian Academy
(Baptist)
(3)
6445 Bingham St
Philadelphia, PA 19111
(215) 725-3383
Grades: PK-10
| 352 students
The City School (Pre-k(4)-12)
The City School (Pre-k(4)-12) Photo - We are The City School
(Christian)
(1)
910 N. 6th Street (Multiple Campus Locations)
Philadelphia, PA 19123
(215) 792-6224
Grades: PK-12
| 546 students
The City School- Spruce Hill
(Christian)
4115 Baltimore Ave
Philadelphia, PA 19104
(215) 382-7839
Grades: PK-12
| 316 students
Father Judge High School
All-boys (Catholic)
3301 Solly Ave
Philadelphia, PA 19136
(215) 338-9494
Grades: 9-12
| 767 students
Friends Select School
(Friends)
17th St & Benjamin Franklin
Philadelphia, PA 19103
(215) 561-5900
Grades: PK-12
| 600 students
Germantown Friends School
Germantown Friends School Photo
(Friends)
31 W Coulter Street
Philadelphia, PA 19144
(215) 951-2300
Grades: NS-12
| 1,157 students
Girard College
Girard College Photo - Field trips take advantage of the numerous and varied museums and historic sites in Philadelphia. These first graders are sketching at PAFA (Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts).
(2)
2101 S College Ave
Philadelphia, PA 19121
(215) 787-2621
Grades: 1-12
| 319 students
HMS School For Children With Cerebral Palsy
HMS School For Children With Cerebral Palsy Photo - Physical therapy
Special Education School
4400 Baltimore Ave
Philadelphia, PA 19104
(215) 222-2566
Grades: K-12
| 56 students
International Christian High School
International Christian High School Photo - International Christian High School Graduation at Cairn University.
(Christian)
(5)
5500 Tabor Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19120
(267) 900-2000
Grades: 9-12
| 154 students
Liguori Academy
Liguori Academy Photo
2343 E. Tucker Street
Philadelphia, PA 19125
(267) 571-1952
Grades: 9-12
| 254 students
Little Flower Catholic High School For Girls
All-girls (Catholic)
1000 W Lycoming St
Philadelphia, PA 19140
(215) 455-6900
Grades: 9-12
| 456 students
Mercy Career & Technical High School
Vocational/Technical School (Catholic)
2900 W Hunting Park Ave
Philadelphia, PA 19129
(215) 226-1225
Grades: 9-12
| 288 students
The Mill Creek School
Special Education School
111 N 49th St
Philadelphia, PA 19139
(715) 471-4900
Grades: 9-12
| 33 students
Nazareth Academy High School
All-girls (Catholic)
4001 Grant Ave
Philadelphia, PA 19114
(215) 637-7676
Grades: 9-12
| 364 students
Nhs School St. Annes
Special Education School
2343 E Tucker St
Philadelphia, PA 19125
(215) 671-5126
Grades: K-12
| 302 students
Pennsylvania School For The Deaf
Pennsylvania School For The Deaf Photo - Best of Friends
Special Education School
100 W School House Ln
Philadelphia, PA 19144
(215) 951-4711
Grades: PK-12
| 208 students
Roman Catholic High School
Roman Catholic High School Photo - Renaissance Hall Grotto
All-boys (Catholic)
301 N Broad St
Philadelphia, PA 19107
(215) 627-1270
Grades: 9-12
| 813 students
St. Hubert Catholic High School For Girls
All-girls (Catholic)
7320 Torresdale Ave
Philadelphia, PA 19136
(215) 624-6840
Grades: 9-12
| 497 students
St. Joseph's Preparatory School
St. Joseph's Preparatory School Photo - St. Joseph's Prep
All-boys (Catholic)
1733 W Girard Ave
Philadelphia, PA 19130
(267) 515-5920
Grades: 9-12
| 902 students
500 W Willow Grove Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19118
(215) 247-7007
Grades: NS-12
| 1,196 students
1736 S 10th St
Philadelphia, PA 19148
(215) 465-8437
Grades: 9-10
| 200 students
4501 Chestnut St
Philadelphia, PA 19139
(215) 386-2244
Grades: 9-12
| 420 students
William Penn Charter School
(Friends)
(1)
3000 W School House Lane
Philadelphia, PA 19144
(215) 844-3460
Grades: PK-12
| 947 students
1141 N 63rd Street
Philadelphia, PA 19151
(267) 292-3573
Grades: PK-12
| 126 students
Anthony Wayne Academy
Alternative School
5538 B Wayne Ave
Philadelphia, PA 19144
(267) 297-7782
Grades: 6-12
| 124 students
Bethel Baptist Academy
(Baptist)
2210 E Susquehanna Ave
Philadelphia, PA 19125
(215) 426-1909
Grades: PK-12
| 94 students
The Bridge
Alternative School
1100 Adams Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19124
(215) 342-5000
Grades: 9-12
| 34 students
Christ Independent Baptist Academy
(Baptist)
1618 Womrath Street
Philadelphia, PA 19124
(215) 288-5667
Grades: K-12
| 45 students
Community Council Learning Academy
Special Education School
4224 N Front St
Philadelphia, PA 19140
(215) 845-2670
Grades: 2-12
| 45 students
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[+] Show Closed Private Schools in Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania

Philadelphia County Private Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
4629 East Thompson St
Philadelphia, PA 19137
(215) 743-0715
Grades: K-8
| 189 students
1150 Wharton St
Philadelphia, PA 19147
(215) 465-1416
Grades: NS-9
| 234 students
3301 S 20th St
Philadelphia, PA 19145
(215) 462-2822
Grades: PK-8
| 82 students
735 E Westmoreland St
Philadelphia, PA 19134
(215) 739-6226
Grades: K-9
| 156 students
144 W. Carpenter Lane
Philadelphia, PA 19119
(215) 849-3252
Grades: K-8
| 129 students
3211 Cedar Street
Philadelphia, PA 19134
(215) 426-7380
Grades: PK-K
| 136 students
De La Salle In Town (Closed 2022)
All-boys | Alternative School
25 S Van Pelt St
Philadelphia, PA 19103
(215) 496-0405
Grades: NS
| 80 students
7959 Castor Ave
Philadelphia, PA 19152
(215) 725-1231
Grades: 9-12
| 38 students
6601 Chester Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19142
(215) 729-8766
Grades: K-8
| 207 students
1845 Hartranft St
Philadelphia, PA 19145
(215) 389-0715
Grades: PK-8
| 153 students
311 N 19th St
Philadelphia, PA 19103
(215) 563-8930
Grades: 9-12
| 411 students
3529 Haverford Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19104
(215) 387-2078
Grades: PK-4
| 40 students
1842 Torresdale Ave
Philadelphia, PA 19124
(215) 831-1234
Grades: 9-12
| 551 students
1309 Cottman Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19111
(215) 342-5500
Grades: 8-12
| 83 students
4816 Princeton Ave
Philadelphia, PA 19135
(215) 624-0505
Grades: PK-8
| 203 students
2329 S 3rd St
Philadelphia, PA 19148
(215) 334-0584
Grades: 1-8
| 218 students
344 N Felton St
Philadelphia, PA 19139
(215) 474-4011
Grades: PK-8
| 179 students
230 N 54th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19139
(215) 747-8004
Grades: K-8
| 197 students
6901 Rising Sun Ave
Philadelphia, PA 19111
(215) 745-5750
Grades: K
| 28 students
4435 Almond St
Philadelphia, PA 19137
(215) 535-3446
Grades: PK-8
| 199 students
Redeemer Lutheran School (Closed 2006)
(Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (formerly AELC, ALC, or LCA))
no
Philadelphia, PA 00000
Grades: K-8
| students
1329 E Moyamensing Ave
Philadelphia, PA 19147
(215) 462-4219
Grades: K-9
| 212 students
405 E Roosevelt Blvd
Philadelphia, PA 19120
(215) 457-3083
Grades: K-8
| 210 students
5421 Germantown Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19144
(215) 438-9670
Grades: PK-6
| 71 students
1935 Medary Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19141
(215) 424-8073
Grades: K-8
| 173 students
174 Diamond St
Philadelphia, PA 19122
(215) 634-6588
Grades: PK-8
| 270 students
3636 Stanton St
Philadelphia, PA 19129
(215) 844-4126
Grades: PK-8
| 182 students
324 Wharton Street
Philadelphia, PA 19147
(215) 334-8407
Grades: K-8
| 127 students
St. Cyprian Childrens Center (Closed 2023)
Daycare / Preschool (Catholic)
6223 Cedar Ave
Philadelphia, PA 19143
(215) 474-7812
Grades: PK-K
| 27 students
3501 N Mascher St
Philadelphia, PA 19140
(215) 634-3060
Grades: K-9
| 164 students
2600 Moore St
Philadelphia, PA 19145
(215) 389-4900
Grades: 9-12
| 577 students
4521 Longshore Ave
Philadelphia, PA 19135
(215) 332-8008
Grades: K-9
| 249 students
Upsal And Anderson St
Philadelphia, PA 19119
(215) 844-5654
Grades: PK-8
| 154 students
Thouron Avenue And Sedgwick Street
Philadelphia, PA 19150
(215) 548-8000
Grades: PK-8
| 81 students
72nd & Paschall Ave
Philadelphia, PA 19142
(215) 729-8368
Grades: K-8
| 234 students
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Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked private high schools in Philadelphia County, PA?
The top ranked private high schools in Philadelphia County, PA include The Crefeld School, Cristo Rey Philadelphia High School and International Christian High School.
How many private high schools are located in Philadelphia County, PA?
55 private high schools are located in Philadelphia County, PA.
How diverse are private high schools in Philadelphia County, PA?
Philadelphia County, PA private high schools are approximately 49% minority students, which is higher than the Pennsylvania private school average of 25%.
What percentage of private high schools are religiously affiliated in Philadelphia County, PA?
69% of private high schools in Philadelphia County, PA are religiously affiliated (most commonly Christian and Catholic).

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