2020 Private School Clubs & Activities Grade Methodology

The 2020 Private School Clubs & Activities grade is based on millions of reviews from students and parents. Learn where our data comes from.

Factors Considered

Factor Description Source Weight
Parent/Student Surveys on Extracurriculars Niche survey responses scored on a 1-5 scale regarding extracurriculars at the school. Self-reported by Niche users 50.0%
Resources & Facilities Grade Based on expenses per student, staffing, and survey responses on facilities from students and parents. Multiple Sources 30.0%
Sports Grade Based on the number of sports, participation, and survey responses on athletics and athletic facilities from students and parents. Multiple Sources 10.0%
Student-Teacher Ratio Ratio of students to full-time teachers. Please note: Student-teacher ratio is not a representation of average class size. National Center for Education Statistics* 10.0%

* Niche updates data directly from schools via their Niche Partner Accounts. If you work for a school and would like to update your data, please claim your school.

Statistics obtained from the U.S. Department of Education represent the most recent data available, as self-reported by the schools.

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