Top 5 Best West Chester Private Schools (2022-23)

For the 2022-23 school year, there are 21 private schools serving 3,016 students in West Chester, PA (there are 19 public schools, serving 19,571 public students). 13% of all K-12 students in West Chester, PA are educated in private schools compared to the PA state average of 13%.
The best top ranked private schools in West Chester, PA include Westtown School, St. Maximilian Kolbe Parish School and West Chester Nazarene Christian School.
The average acceptance rate is 77%, which is lower than the Pennsylvania private school average acceptance rate of 86%.
48% of private schools in West Chester, PA are religiously affiliated (most commonly Catholic and Friends).

Top Ranked West Chester Private Schools (2022-23)

School
Location
Grades
Students
Westtown School
Westtown School Photo - The Westtown School campus includes 600 acres of land, a 14-acre lake with beach and boathouse and an arboretum and natural forest.
(Friends)
(10)
975 Westtown Road
West Chester, PA 19382
(610) 399-0123
Grades: PK-12
| 695 students
Chesterbrook Academy Elementary School
Chesterbrook Academy Elementary School Photo
Special Program Emphasis
1190 McDermott Drive
West Chester, PA 19380
(610) 719-0240
Grades: NS-5
| 110 students
St. Agnes Catholic School
St. Agnes Catholic School Photo
(Catholic)
211 W Gay St
West Chester, PA 19380
(610) 696-1260
Grades: NS-8
| 389 students
St. Maximilian Kolbe Parish School
(Catholic)
300 Daly Dr
West Chester, PA 19382
(610) 399-8400
Grades: PK-8
| 254 students
Saints Simon & Jude School
Saints Simon & Jude School Photo - 2021 Archdiocese of Philadelphia School of Distinguished Instruction
(Catholic)
6 Cavanaugh Ct
West Chester, PA 19382
(610) 696-5249
Grades: NS-8
| 341 students
Ss Peter And Paul School
(Catholic)
1327 E Boot Rd
West Chester, PA 19380
(610) 696-1000
Grades: PK-8
| 351 students
West Chester Friends School
(Friends)
415 N High Street
West Chester, PA 19380
(610) 696-2937
Grades: NS-5
| 148 students
West Chester Nazarene Christian School
Daycare / Preschool (Church of the Nazarene)
424 S Darlington St
West Chester, PA 19382
(610) 692-7272
Grades: NS-PK
| 27 students
Discovery School & Camp
Daycare / Preschool
325 N 5 Points Rd
West Chester, PA 19380
(484) 320-0004
Grades: PK-K
| 4 students
The Goddard School
The Goddard School Photo
Daycare / Preschool
1050 Andrew Drive
West Chester, PA 19380
(610) 430-8682
Grades: NS-K
| n/a students
The Goddard School
The Goddard School Photo
Daycare / Preschool
703 West Nields Street
West Chester, PA 19382
(610) 918-4660
Grades: NS-K
| n/a students
The Goddard School
The Goddard School Photo
Daycare / Preschool
630 Sugarsbridge Road
West Chester, PA 19382
(610) 431-1330
Grades: NS-K
| 40 students
Goshen Friends School
Goshen Friends School Photo - At Goshen Friends School, preschoolers use simple (and fun!) materials to develop fine motor skills and learn about counting, colors, and other concepts.
Daycare / Preschool (Friends)
814 N. Chester Rd
West Chester, PA 19380
(610) 696-8869
Grades: NS-PK
| 65 students
Kanner Learning Center
Special Education School
390 E Boot Rd
West Chester, PA 19380
(610) 431-8196
Grades: 5-12
| 165 students
Kesher Israel Preschool & Kindergarten
Kesher Israel Preschool & Kindergarten Photo
Daycare / Preschool (Jewish)
1000 Pottstown Pike
West Chester, PA 19380
(610) 696-4457
Grades: NS-K
| 197 students
Show N Tell Nursery Day School
Daycare / Preschool
300 S Five Points Road
West Chester, PA 19382
(610) 692-4155
Grades: NS-PK
| 24 students
Thornbury KinderCare
Thornbury KinderCare Photo - Thornbury KinderCare Front
Daycare / Preschool
102 Paddock Ln
West Chester, PA 19382
(610) 399-4341
Grades: NS-PK
| n/a students
West Chester Christian School
(Christian)
(1)
1237 Paoli Pike
West Chester, PA 19380
(610) 692-3700
Grades: K-12
| 147 students
West Chester KinderCare
West Chester KinderCare Photo - Building Image
Daycare / Preschool
1154 W Chester Pike Ste A
West Chester, PA 19382
(610) 431-2237
Grades: NS-PK
| 41 students
Westtown KinderCare
Westtown KinderCare Photo - Building Image
Daycare / Preschool
400 Skiles Blvd
West Chester, PA 19382
(610) 399-9535
Grades: NS-PK
| n/a students
Ymca Kindergarten Academy
Daycare / Preschool
1 E Chestnut St
West Chester, PA 19380
(610) 696-9622
Grades: K
| 18 students
[+] Show Closed Private Schools in West Chester, Pennsylvania

West Chester, Pennsylvania Private Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
826 South High Street
West Chester, PA 19382
(610) 431-4465
Grades: 3-7
| 5 students

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