Largest Pennsylvania Private Schools

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  • The average private school in Pennsylvania has approximately 137 students (2019-20).
  • The private schools with the largest student enrollments are listed below (where sufficient data available).
  • The largest private school in Pennsylvania is Milton Hershey School with 2,040 students.

Largest Pennsylvania Private Schools (2019-20)

  • School # Students Grades Location
  • Rank: #11.
    Milton Hershey School
    Milton Hershey School Photo - Milton Hershey School is a private residential school for children pre-kindergarten through 12th grade who come from a family of low income. It is located in the rural community of Hershey, Pennsylvania. The students live in a home environment with 8-12 other students and experienced houseparents to provide guidance, structure, and support.
    Students: 2,040
    Grades: PK-121201 Homestead Ln
    Hershey, PA 17033
    (800)322-3248

  • Rank: #22.
    Bridgeway Academy
    Students: 1,873
    Grades: PK-12334 2nd St
    Catasauqua, PA 18032
    (800)863-1474

  • Rank: #33.
    Archbishop Ryan High School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Students: 1,335
    Grades: 9-1211201 Academy Rd
    Philadelphia, PA 19154
    (215)637-1800

  • Rank: #44.
    The Episcopal Academy
    (Episcopal)
    Students: 1,250
    Grades: PK-121785 Bishop White Drive
    Newtown Square, PA 19073
    (484)424-1400

  • Rank: #55.
    Germantown Academy
    Germantown Academy Photo - The Belfry tower atop the Administration Building.
    Students: 1,183
    Grades: PK-12340 Morris Rd
    Fort Washington, PA 19034
    (267)405-7070

  • Rank: #66.
    Bishop Shanahan High School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Students: 1,119
    Grades: 9-12220 Woodbine Rd
    Downingtown, PA 19335
    (610)518-1300

  • Rank: #77.
    La Salle College High School
    All-boys (Roman Catholic)
    Students: 1,108
    Grades: 9-128605 Cheltenham Avenue
    Glenside, PA 19038
    (215)233-2911

  • Rank: #88. Students: 1,101
    Grades: PK-12500 W Willow Grove Avenue
    Philadelphia, PA 19118
    (215)247-4700

  • Rank: #99.
    Cardinal O'hara High School
    Special Program Emphasis (Roman Catholic)
    Students: 1,067
    Grades: 9-121701 S Sproul Rd
    Springfield, PA 19064
    (610)544-3800

  • Rank: #1010.
    Archbishop Wood High School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Students: 1,045
    Grades: 9-12655 York Rd
    Warminster, PA 18974
    (215)672-5050

  • Rank: #1111.
    The Haverford School
    The Haverford School Photo - Seniors continue the tradition of escorting kindergarten students through the Walk of Virtues to The Haverford School's opening day assembly.
    All-boys
    Students: 977
    Grades: PK-12450 Lancaster Ave.
    Haverford, PA 19041
    (610)642-3020

  • Rank: #1212.
    Calvary Christian Academy
    (Christian)
    Students: 958
    Grades: PK-1213500 Philmont Ave
    Philadelphia, PA 19116
    (215)969-1579

  • Rank: #1313.
    Roman Catholic High School
    Roman Catholic High School Photo - Renaissance Hall Grotto
    All-boys (Roman Catholic)
    Students: 953
    Grades: 9-12301 N Broad St
    Philadelphia, PA 19107
    (215)627-1270

  • Rank: #1414.
    William Penn Charter School
    (Friends)
    Students: 947
    Grades: PK-123000 W School House Lane
    Philadelphia, PA 19144
    (215)844-3460

  • Rank: #1515.
    St Matthew
    (Roman Catholic)
    Students: 927
    Grades: PK-83040 Cottman Ave
    Philadelphia, PA 19149
    (215)333-3142

  • Rank: #1616.
    Our Lady Of Calvary School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Students: 919
    Grades: PK-811023 Kipling Ln
    Philadelphia, PA 19154
    (215)637-1648

  • Rank: #1717.
    Germantown Friends School
    Germantown Friends School Photo
    (Friends)
    Students: 906
    Grades: K-1231 West Coulter Street
    Philadelphia, PA 19144
    (215)951-2345

  • Rank: #1818.
    Archbishop John Carroll High School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Students: 888
    Grades: 9-12211 Matsonford Road
    Wayne, PA 19087
    (610)688-7610

  • Rank: #1919.
    St Joseph's Preparatory School
    St Joseph's Preparatory School Photo - St. Joseph's Prep
    All-boys (Roman Catholic)
    Students: 884
    Grades: 9-121733 W Girard Ave
    Philadelphia, PA 19130
    (215)978-1959

  • Rank: #2020.
    Pope John Paul Ii High School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Students: 879
    Grades: 9-12181 Rittenhouse Rd
    Royersford, PA 19468
    (484)975-6500

  • Rank: #2121.
    Germantown Friends School
    (Friends)
    Students: 874
    Grades: K-1231 W Coulter Street
    Philadelphia, PA 19144

  • Rank: #2222.
    Father Judge High School
    All-boys (Roman Catholic)
    Students: 873
    Grades: 9-123301 Solly Ave
    Philadelphia, PA 19136
    (215)338-9494

  • Rank: #2323.
    Central Catholic High School
    All-boys (Roman Catholic)
    Students: 857
    Grades: 9-124720 5th Ave
    Pittsburgh, PA 15213
    (412)621-8189

  • Rank: #2424.
    Dock Mennonite Academy
    Dock Mennonite Academy Photo - Come and visit our beautiful campus! We would love to host your family for a campus tour and an opportunity to meet our students and faculty. Contact Doug Hackman at admissions@dock.org to schedule a visit now!
    (Mennonite)
    Students: 840
    Grades: NS-121000 Forty Foot Road
    Lansdale, PA 19446
    (215)362-2675

  • Rank: #2525.
    Allentow Central Catholic High School.
    (Roman Catholic)
    Students: 809
    Grades: 9-12301 N 4th St
    Allentown, PA 18102
    (610)437-4601

  • Rank: #2626.
    Wyoming Seminary Upper School
    Wyoming Seminary Upper School Photo - Are you ready for a change? Are you ready to be transformed? As a student at Sem, your life will change in the best possible ways.
    (Methodist)
    Students: 805
    Grades: 9-12201 N Sprague Ave
    Kingston, PA 18704
    (570)270-2100

  • Rank: #2727.
    Delaware County Christian School
    (Christian)
    Students: 800
    Grades: PK-12462 Malin Rd
    Newtown Square, PA 19073
    (610)353-6522

  • Rank: #28-2928.-29.
    Berks Catholic High School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Students: 791
    Grades: 9-12955 E Wyomissing Blvd
    Reading, PA 19611
    (610)374-8361

  • Rank: #28-2928.-29.
    Mary Mother Of The Redeemer School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Students: 791
    Grades: PK-81321 Upper State Road
    North Wales, PA 19454
    (215)412-7101

  • Rank: #3030.
    St Cecilia Elementary School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Students: 777
    Grades: K-8525 Rhawn St
    Philadelphia, PA 19111
    (215)725-8588

  • Rank: #3131. Students: 775
    Grades: 6-122176 Lincoln Hwy East
    Lancaster, PA 17602
    (717)299-0436

  • Rank: #3232.
    Friends' Central School
    Friends' Central School Photo - Friends' Central School is an independent, coeducational, Quaker, college-preparatory day school for Nursery through grade 12 students. Located on 41 acres across two campuses in Wynnewood, Pa., Friends' Central cultivates the intellectual, spiritual, and ethical promise of students. Since 1845, Friends' Central has been educating for excellence, inspiring tomorrow's leaders, honoring each individual, and encouraging students to peacefully transform the world.
    (Friends)
    Students: 753
    Grades: NS-121101 City Avenue
    Wynnewood, PA 19096
    (610)649-7440

  • Rank: #3333.
    Scranton Preparatory School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Students: 752
    Grades: 9-121000 Wyoming Avenue
    Scranton, PA 18509
    (570)941-7737

  • Rank: #3434.
    Bethlehem Catholic High School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Students: 748
    Grades: 9-122133 Madison Ave
    Bethlehem, PA 18017
    (610)866-0791

  • Rank: #3535.
    Little Flower Catholic High School
    All-girls (Roman Catholic)
    Students: 747
    Grades: 9-121000 W Lycoming St
    Philadelphia, PA 19140
    (215)455-6900

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