Top 5 Private Elementary Schools in Arlington, TX

Elementary school instills and develops foundational skills that your child will use throughout their education and beyond. These foundational skills include critical thinking and problem-solving skills! There are several elementary schools in Arlington, but only a select few will provide your child with the foundation needed to thrive.

We have compiled the following list of the top private elementary schools in Arlington to simplify your search.


1. Montclare Children’s School

Montclare Children’s School (CU) is at the top of this list for its commitment to challenging its students inside and outside the classroom. In addition, CU creates the perfect environment to develop growing bright minds with small classes, individual attention, and dedicated teachers.

Montclare Children’s School goes above and beyond to create a comprehensive education that challenges students to think beyond the classroom. CU hosts several educational fairs, competitions, and programs to facilitate knowledge application. These specialty classes and programs include a geography bee, science Olympiad state competition, and a math olympiad. All in all, CU goes the extra mile to educate its students and provide opportunities for practical application.

“Our daughter has attended CU for 2 years now and absolutely loves it. We love it too. She’s excited about her teachers and loves to tell all our family and friends about her school. They’ve got a great library program, a wonderful music instructor, and she’s excited about what’s she’s learning.” – Great Schools Parent Reviewer


2. Primrose School of NE Green Oaks

Primrose School of NE Green Oaks is dedicated to helping spark lightbulb moments for its students through its Balanced Learning approach. The approach combines research and the teachings of early learning philosophers to introduce students to topics when they are ready.

“I have been very impressed with the school, staff, as well as the progress my child has made during his time at school.” – Great Schools Parent Reviewer

3. Martha Reid Leadership Academy

The Martha Reid Leadership Academy believes that digging into knowledge is “dino-mite!” This private elementary school in Arlington roars onto our list in third for its commitment to work as a family to facilitate maximum academic achievement and personal growth. Like its name, the leadership academy has implemented the “Leader In Me” program to create responsible leaders of the future.

“My son loves this school! We’ve only attended Reid for two years, but we are thrilled with this campus. The teachers and families are so welcoming and kind! I’m glad we have a few more years here. Happy to be a Dino!” – Great Schools Parent Reviewer


4. The Oakridge School

The Oakridge School offers vibrant, joyful spaces where students are challenged each day to think critically, solve problems, and use their imagination. Academic education is the focus; however, the school takes pride in aiding in the development of its student’s character.

“Oakridge School provides a nurturing environment that offers students many unique leadership opportunities. The school offers engaging material for students at all levels, and has a multitude of extracurricular to build well-rounded students.” -Great Schools Parent Reviewer

5. Pantego Christian Academy

We wrap up the list with Pantego Christian Academy! As part as of its curriculum, PCA offers individualized instruction to address the academic needs of all its students. The academy combines this individualized approach with technology so that the student receives that level of care and education that they need.

“We are very impressed with the Administration and Staff at PCA. Our children get a real one on one help from their teachers and they are performing better than they ever have academically.” -Great Schools Parent Reviewer