Best Private Schools for Boys in Metro Detroit

Your son may thrive at one of the all-male schools here in southeast Michigan. Here's a roundup of the best private schools for boys in the region.

While there are tons of private schools in Michigan from which to choose, some southeast Michigan parents may want to narrow the options even further and send their sons to one of the private schools for boys specifically. These boys private schools in metro Detroit not only have all-male student bodies, but tout a variety of offerings in academics, extracurricular opportunities and more. Scroll through this list of local all-male schools to get the scoop.

Note on costs: Private schools don’t receive money from the state school funds, so they are financed through corporate gifts and grants, religious institutions (if they’re parochial) and tuition from those who attend. Fees vary greatly – from $1,000 to as much as $30,000 a year. However, don’t assume that a school is out of your financial range. Most offer scholarships, for both academic excellence or financial hardship. Check with the school you’re interested in sending your child to find out what the cost will be to attend.

Academy of the Sacred Heart

  • Address: 1250 Kensington Road, Bloomfield Hills
  • Phone: 248-646-8900
  • Grades: PK-8
  • Number of students: 460
  • Affiliation: Catholic

Michigan’s oldest independent school. Infant/toddler program for ages 6 weeks-preschool. Kensington Hall for boys, middle school for girls. Summer camp.

Brother Rice High School

  • Address: 7101 Lahser Road, Bloomfield Hills
  • Phone: 248-833-2000
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Number of students: 625
  • Affiliation: Independent Catholic

Private Catholic college-prep school that fosters the spiritual, intellectual, cultural and physical development of its students. Promotes excellence through an environment conducive to life-long personal growth, moral decision making.

De La Salle Collegiate High School

  • Address: 14600 Common Road, Warren
  • Phone:586-778-2207
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Number of students: 767
  • Affiliation: Catholic/International Baccalaureate

Catholic IB college-prep school inspired by the spirit and tradition of St. John Baptist de La Salle. Educates diverse students in a safe, positive environment.

Detroit Catholic Central High School

  • Address: 27225 Wixom Road, Novi
  • Phone: 248-596-3810
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Number of students: 1,040
  • Affiliation: Catholic

All-male Catholic, college-prep high school. Recent graduates at 35 of the top 50 colleges in the U.S. Combines spirit with excellent academics, athletics, fine arts, robotics, quiz bowl, more.

Loyola High School

  • Address: 15325 Pinehurst St., Detroit
  • Phone: 313-861-2407
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Number of students: 150
  • Affiliation: Catholic

Sports include football, basketball, track, cross-country, bowling, baseball and rugby. Corporate workforce internships for juniors and seniors.

St. Mary’s Preparatory

  • Address: 3535 Commerce Road, Orchard Lake
  • Phone: 248-683-0514
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Number of students: 500
  • Affiliation: Catholic

Providing young men moral guidance, discipline and education since 1885. Prestigious center of Catholic formation, academic excellence and championship athletics.

University of Detroit Jesuit High School & Academy

  • Address: 8400 S. Cambridge Ave., Detroit
  • Phone: 313-862-5400
  • Grades: 7-12
  • Number of students: 900
  • Affiliation: Catholic, Jesuit

The state’s oldest all-male high school provides the opportunity for a college-preparatory Jesuit education.

There are even more private schools in southeast Michigan! Just take a peek at these lists for Oakland, Macomb, Wayne and Washtenaw counties – plus all-girls private schools if you have a daughter.

This post is updated regularly.

Metro Parent Editorial Team
Metro Parent Editorial Team
Since 1986, the Metro Parent editorial team is trained to be the go-to source for metro Detroit families, offering a rich blend of expert advice, compelling stories, and the top local activities for kids. Renowned for their award-winning content, the team of editors and writers are dedicated to enriching family life by connecting parents with the finest resources and experiences our community has to offer.


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