Private K-8 Overall Grade Methodology
The Private K-8 Overall 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 Overall Experience||Niche survey responses scored on a 1-5 scale regarding the overall experience of students and parents from the school.||Self-reported by Niche users||65.0%|
|Academics Grade||Niche Academics grade, which incorporates statistics and student, alumni, and parent surveys regarding academics at the school.||Multiple Sources||15.0%|
|Culture & Diversity Grade||Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.||Multiple Sources||10.0%|
|Teachers Grade||Niche Teachers grade, which incorporates statistics and student, alumni, and parent surveys regarding teachers at the school.||Multiple Sources||10.0%|
* 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.
For more details about how we calculate our rankings, click here.