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2024 Best High Schools in America

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  1. #5 Best Private High Schools in America.

    Harvard-Westlake School

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    Private School,

    STUDIO CITY, CA,

    7-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says At Harvard-Westlake School, the campus exudes academic excellence and a vibrant community spirit. Students engage in rigorous coursework, propelled by passionate and accomplished faculty. The....

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    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 1,620,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 8 to 1,

  2. #7 Best Private High Schools in America.

    The Nueva School

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    Private School,

    HILLSBOROUGH, CA,

    PK, K-12,

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

    Featured Review: Middle school student says Nueva is one of the best schools I have ever been to. My first year attending was in 6th grade, and I am currently a middle school student at the Hillsborough campus. Nueva offers a multitude of....

    Read 73 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 853,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 6 to 1,

  3. #1 Best Public High Schools in America.

    The Davidson Academy

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    Public School,

    RENO, NV,

    5-12,

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

    Featured Review: Parent says I am a teacher and my husband is a bartender. Private school wasn't an option for us, and private school wouldn't have been able to meet our daughter's academic needs anyway. Our daughter wasn't...Now she is in her sixth year at the Davidson Academy, where she dominates the air hockey scene. She has the most wonderful friends and caring teachers. We moved here for the academics (and air...Davidson Academy is more than a school. In a world with limited opportunities for those without unlimited funds, Davidson Academy breaks down barriers and paves the way for students to reach their....

    Read 83 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 172,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 7 to 1,

  4. #11 Best Private High Schools in America.

    Riverdale Country School

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    Private School,

    BRONX, NY,

    PK, K-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says Riverdale Country School is a top-level NYC private school; they provide you with the resources you need in order to get into a good college, the prerequisite courses that academically prepare you....

    Read 80 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 1,299,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 6 to 1,

  5. #15 Best Private High Schools in America.

    Horace Mann School

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    Private School,

    BRONX, NY,

    PK, K-12,

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

    Featured Review: Parent says A current HM parent whose child joined 9G, I had big expectations that have been exceeded. I expected the school to nurture our child's intellectual potential, it is the manner in which this has been....

    Read 154 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 1,793,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 7 to 1,

  6. #18 Best Private High Schools in America.

    Castilleja School

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    Private School,

    PALO ALTO, CA,

    6-12,

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

    Featured Review: Parent says Over the recent years, some argue that our schools have been influenced by certain so called 'progressive' ideologies. I feel the current version is not the traditional progressive ideology but a...Supporters of these ideologies appear to question the traditional merit-based system and place a strong emphasis on discussing matters primarily through racial lens. Martin luther king spent his...Historically, societies have "only" thrived on systems that prioritize merit and fairness. It is essential to emphasize a bias-free, merit-based system that doesn't take race into account, ensuring...As a Hispanic immigrant parent, I am proud of Castilleja for championing the values of courage, truth, and equal opportunity for all members of our diverse society..

    Read 65 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 424,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 7 to 1,

  7. #19 Best Private High Schools in America.

    Crystal Springs Uplands School

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    Private School,

    HILLSBOROUGH, CA,

    6-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says Crystal is definitely a humanities-focused school. The English and history programs are very demanding, and the honors-level classes require significant time and effort to excel. It's small, so a...Poor administration in areas such as food (as they continually negotiate the contract down) and a commitment to wasting time with endeavors like DEI and various mandatory meetings detract from the....

    Read 51 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 565,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 9 to 1,

  8. #21 Best Private High Schools in America.

    The Loomis Chaffee School

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    Private School,

    WINDSOR, CT,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Alum says Loomis Chaffee was a wonderful school I was so grateful to attend all four years of my high school career. From my freshman year to my last year, Loomis's community was outstanding. Although I was....

    Read 147 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 736,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 4 to 1,

  9. #22 Best Private High Schools in America.

    The Lawrenceville School

    Blue checkmark.

    Private School,

    LAWRENCEVILLE, NJ,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Junior says As a student here, I adore the school. Lawrenceville is very academically challenging, and the classes are rigorous. The classes, however, are incredibly interesting and engaging; whether through....

    Read 180 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 822,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 7 to 1,

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