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2023 Best Elementary Schools in America

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  1. #2 Best Private K-12 Schools in America.

    St. Mark's School of Texas

    Blue checkmark.

    Private School,

    DALLAS, TX,

    1-12,

    75 Niche users give it an average review of 4.7 stars.

    Featured Review: Parent says I have friends who are attending various private and public schools in the Dallas-Fort Worth area from grades 5 on through 12. In sitting down with the other dads it is undoubtedly true that no...Not only did the school literally review replace hundreds of things across the campus, they’ve also implemented a fantastic screening program, testing program, and communications program for...I know that when selecting schools grades, scores and college admissions are the number one priority. I never thought I would pick a school based upon their ability to handle a medical global...The school has literally blown us away! We are thankful that our son is there and hope that other schools can use them as a benchmark going into the winter of the pandemic..

    Read 75 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 911,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 9 to 1,

  2. #4 Best Private K-12 Schools in America.

    Riverdale Country School

    Blue checkmark.

    Private School,

    BRONX, NY,

    PK, K-12,

    68 Niche users give it an average review of 4.3 stars.

    Featured Review: Parent says I am parent whose children attend Riverdale Country School. The River Campus is such a warm and welcoming space for the younger children. At the Lower School, they create an environment where....

    Read 68 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 1,273,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 4 to 1,

  3. #6 Best Private K-12 Schools in America.

    Horace Mann School

    Blue checkmark.

    Private School,

    BRONX, NY,

    PK, K-12,

    148 Niche users give it an average review of 4.3 stars.

    Featured Review: Alum says The school is excellent in every regard except for the student culture. Everyone is extremely nice and there haven't been any problems with bullying, but it comes at the cost of near complete....

    Read 148 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 1,802,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 7 to 1,

  4. #7 Best Private K-12 Schools in America.

    The Pingry School

    Blue checkmark.

    Private School,

    BASKING RIDGE, NJ,

    K-12,

    121 Niche users give it an average review of 4.1 stars.

    Featured Review: Parent says The Pingry School is a special school that serves the students ranging all the way from K-12, with its magical way of learning at its lower school campus while raising confident, and inquisitive...A school that is diverse like no other - we often remark - Pingry is the best possible confluence of cultures, people, and POVs. The credit goes to its Board of Trustees, Head of School, DEI&B team,...We are grateful for Pingry for everything it has been, is and will be!.

    Read 121 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 1,197,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 7 to 1,

  5. #9 Best Private K-12 Schools in America.

    Convent of the Sacred Heart

    Blue checkmark.

    Private School,

    NEW YORK, NY,

    PK, K-12,

    94 Niche users give it an average review of 4.6 stars.

    Featured Review: Junior says Girls at Sacred Heart are friendly and supportive. There are some cliques that form but the majority of people are welcoming. Sacred Heart has also worked to increase diversity over the past several....

    Read 94 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 699,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 5 to 1,

  6. #11 Best Private K-12 Schools in America.

    The Harker School

    Blue checkmark.

    Private School,

    SAN JOSE, CA,

    K-12,

    162 Niche users give it an average review of 4.4 stars.

    Featured Review: Alum says I attended Harker from Kindergarten through High School. Harker's repute as a powerhouse of intense and thorough academics is well-earned– students are constantly challenged in the classroom.....

    Read 162 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 1,972,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 6 to 1,

  7. #12 Best Private K-12 Schools in America.

    Polytechnic School

    Blue checkmark.

    Private School,

    PASADENA, CA,

    K-12,

    107 Niche users give it an average review of 4.2 stars.

    Featured Review: Parent says As a parent of current poly students, I can attest to the quality of the teachers, faculty, student body and facilities. Poly is academically rigorous and sets high expectations for its students...inclusion, tolerance and integrity are all modeled and reinforced throughout the campus at every grade level. Poly can of course continue to work on its diversity by reaching out to the larger Los....

    Read 107 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 872,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 7 to 1,

  8. #17 Best Private K-12 Schools in America.

    The Quarry Lane School

    Blue checkmark.

    Private School,

    DUBLIN, CA,

    PK, K-12,

    167 Niche users give it an average review of 4.2 stars.

    Featured Review: Parent says QLS has been a unique place for my kids to grow academically. We have been at the school since QLS Pre-school. QLS admin and teachers did a stellar job during the pandemic closures by coordinating to...Our oldest graduated and is attending an Ivy League school and younger one in middle school. I feel confident that QLS is preparing students to be successful young adults academically, teaching them....

    Read 167 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 850,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 7 to 1,

  9. #19 Best Private K-12 Schools in America.

    The Westminster Schools

    Blue checkmark.

    Private School,

    ATLANTA, GA,

    K-12,

    192 Niche users give it an average review of 4.4 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says The Westminster Schools is a great institution for a high schooler's education. The teachers are great, the school spirit and athletic department is exceptional, and each student graduates fully....

    Read 192 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 1,900,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 6 to 1,

  10. #20 Best Private K-12 Schools in America.

    University of Chicago Laboratory Schools

    Blue checkmark.

    Private School,

    CHICAGO, IL,

    PK, K-12,

    134 Niche users give it an average review of 4 stars.

    Featured Review: Sophomore says I was a student at lab since preschool, and I can say I thoroughly enjoyed it. The lower grades especially had something special about them. Elementary classes were based on projects and exploration,....

    Read 134 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 2,051,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 8 to 1,

  11. #21 Best Private K-12 Schools in America.

    The Nightingale-Bamford School

    Blue checkmark.

    Private School,

    NEW YORK, NY,

    K-12,

    51 Niche users give it an average review of 4.3 stars.

    Featured Review: Parent says The Nightingale-Bamford School was the BEST decision! Our daughter started Kindergarten two years ago during the middle of the pandemic and we felt SO blessed and grateful for the BEST decision. Nightingale's leadership, core values and strong... read and learn and demonstrates tremendous pride which is the greatest gift. We can understand why she loves going to school since the teachers are so committed and joyful. We also appreciate as....

    Read 51 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 692,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 6 to 1,

  12. #22 Best Private K-12 Schools in America.

    Dalton School

    Blue checkmark.

    Private School,

    NEW YORK, NY,

    K-12,

    82 Niche users give it an average review of 4.2 stars.

    Featured Review: Junior says I love my teachers and have great friends, so I'd say overall Dalton's been pretty good to me. If you take advantage of the lab structure it can really help you succeed and make you both a better....

    Read 82 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 1,322,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 8 to 1,

  13. #23 Best Private K-12 Schools in America.

    BASIS Independent McLean

    Blue checkmark.

    Private School,

    MCLEAN, VA,

    PK, K-12,

    52 Niche users give it an average review of 3.8 stars.

    Featured Review: Parent says My kids have been attending Basis since before the pandemic, and we are so impressed! Rich academic curriculum, good inclusion of the arts, excellent opportunity for differentiation based on student....

    Read 52 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 588,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 8 to 1,

  14. #25 Best Private K-12 Schools in America.

    American Heritage Schools, Broward Campus

    Blue checkmark.

    Private School,

    PLANTATION, FL,

    PK, K-12,

    692 Niche users give it an average review of 4.5 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says American Heritage (Broward Campus) undeniably outperforms a vast majority of high schools in Florida in a variety of categories, such as Club/Activity opportunities, diversity, safety, and college....

    Read 692 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 2,794,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 5 to 1,

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