Private Schools in Ellis County, Texas

There are 5 Private Schools in Ellis County, Texas, serving a population of 164,092 people in an area of 936 square miles. There is 1 Private School per 32,818 people, and 1 Private School per 187 square miles.

In Texas, Ellis County is ranked 92nd of 254 counties in Private Schools per capita, and 37th of 254 counties in Private Schools per square mile.

List of Ellis County Private Schools

Find Ellis County, Texas private schools, including independent, parochial, religious and non-religious affiliated charter schools, boarding schools, Christian schools, preparatory prep schools, accredited private k-12, middle schools, and high schools.


Ferris Christian Academy PO Box 382 Ferris, TX

First Christian Church 1109 Brown Street Waxahachie, TX

Ovilla Christian School 3251 Ovilla Road Ovilla, TX

St Joseph Catholic School 506 East Marvin Avenue Waxahachie, TX

Waxahachie Preparatory Academy PO Box P Waxahachie, TX

About Ellis County Private Schools

Ellis County Private Schools are schools that provide all or some portion of Kindergarten through 12th grade education, but they do not operate as part of a public school district in Ellis County, TX. Private Schools are largely funded through tuition and student fees, though they may also be supported by grants and private contributions. Some Private Schools may receive a small amount of public funding, such as Texas Department of Education grants for school building renovations. Private Schools have selective admissions and can choose who may enroll as a student. Public Schools, in contrast, are subject to compulsory education laws that requires Texas State to provide education to all children.

You may contact Private Schools for questions about:
  • Ellis County Private School enrollment and applications
  • School tuition, financial aid, and scholarship opportunities
  • Ellis County private school curriculum
  • College admission rates
  • Ellis County private school test scores

Ellis County Private School Statistics

Find Ellis County Private School Enrollment and Educational Attainment (Age 25+). Data Source: U.S. Census Bureau; American Community Survey, 2017 ACS 5-Year Estimates.

Ellis County Private School Enrollment
 Ellis CountyTexas
Nursery & Preschool Enrollment929159,070
Kindergarten Enrollment170 (7.2%)37,254 (9.0%)
Elementary School Enrollment (Grades 1-4)877 (8.4%)111,169 (6.7%)
Elementary School Enrollment (Grades 5-8)791 (7.3%)108,950 (6.8%)
High School Enrollment (Grades 9-12)968 (9.5%)100,108 (6.3%)
Ellis County Educational Attainment (Age 25+)
 Ellis CountyTexas
Less than 9th Grade Education7,244 (6.9%)1,513,995 (8.7%)
9-12th Grade (No Diploma)8,631 (8.2%)1,491,909 (8.5%)
High School Graduate (Including Equivalency)30,158 (28.8%)4,372,430 (25.1%)