Private K-8 Academics Grade Methodology
The Private K-8 Academics grade is based on data from the U.S. Department of Education along reviews from students and parents. Learn where our data comes from.
|Parent/Student Surveys on Academics||Niche survey responses scored on a 1-5 scale regarding the academics at the school.||Self-reported by Niche users||70.0%|
|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*||30.0%|
* Since private schools are not required to report to the Department of Education, most data sourced from the Department of Education can also be updated directly by private schools via their Niche Partner Portal. If you work for a private 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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