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2022 Best High Schools in Mercer County

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  1. #1 Best Private High Schools in Mercer County.

    The Lawrenceville School

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    Private School,

    LAWRENCEVILLE, NJ,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Parent says L’ville is a selective, competitive school. If you are one out of 2500 accepted decide if Lawrenceville is a good fit. The school IS very demanding and you will be pushed hard to work 8:00am to....

    Read 162 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 822,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 7 to 1,

  2. #3 Best Private High Schools in Mercer County.

    Peddie School

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    Private School,

    HIGHTSTOWN, NJ,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Niche User says As a student who has never boarded before Peddie, I'd like to say it's truly an exceptional experience. My main takeaway was how nice it was to present the most authentic version of myself without...The students are very welcoming and share a mutual understanding of not putting up with any misconduct towards their peers in any way. This encourages an environment where uncomfortable conversations....

    Read 149 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 550,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 6 to 1,

  3. #4 Best Private High Schools in Mercer County.

    Princeton Day School

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    Private School,

    PRINCETON, NJ,

    PK, K-12,

    116 Niche users give it an average review of 3.9 stars.

    Featured Review: Parent says What is one of the best things about PDS? Your child can attend all the way up through high school! No SSAT needed and no competition to be accepted at an independent school after 5th or 8th grade.....

    Read 116 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 946,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 7 to 1,

  4. #1 Best Public High Schools in Mercer County.

    Princeton High School

    Princeton Public Schools, NJ,

    9-12,

    328 Niche users give it an average review of 3.9 stars.

    Featured Review: Junior says Princeton High School is a competitive school where taking APs is normal and even highly encouraged. It's a great school to challenge yourself academically, and the teachers here are very....

    Read 328 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 1,582,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 13 to 1,

  5. #6 Best Private High Schools in Mercer County.

    The Pennington School

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    Private School,

    PENNINGTON, NJ,

    6-12,

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

    Featured Review: Parent says Our son is a senior who has attended The Pennington School since his freshman year and his experience has been tremendous! He has friends from all over the world, his classes have had about 8 to 13....

    Read 60 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 527,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 5 to 1,

  6. #2 Best Public High Schools in Mercer County.

    West Windsor-Plainsboro High School South

    West Windsor-Plainsboro Regional School District, NJ,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says The thing I very like about this school is the diversity and the inclusiveness of the school community. Everyone is so friendly to each other, including every known minority. There are many student ran clubs/activities, making students actually enjoy coming to school.The school provides varieties of courses, all in STEM, literature/history, and arts/music.The problem with this school is the old facilities. It is a pretty old school, and some facilities are broken. But the school administration is continuously working to fix/renew and build new....

    Read 311 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 1,621,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 14 to 1,

  7. #7 Best Private High Schools in Mercer County.

    The Hun School of Princeton

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    Private School,

    PRINCETON, NJ,

    6-12,

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

    Featured Review: Sophomore says I have thoroughly enjoyed Hun. The classes are challenging, the teachers engaging, the extracurriculars are what you make them and the sports teams are both welcoming and as competitive ad you want.....

    Read 131 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 640,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 5 to 1,

  8. #8 Best Private High Schools in Mercer County.

    Villa Victoria Academy

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    Private School,

    EWING, NJ,

    6-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says I am a graduate of VVA’s class of 2021! I can say with sincerity that Villa Victoria Academy is the perfect school for girls! It molds girls into strong, confident, and beautiful young women ready to....

    Read 75 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 92,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 4 to 1,

  9. #3 Best Public High Schools in Mercer County.

    Hopewell Valley Central High School

    Hopewell Valley Regional School District, NJ,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says Hopewell Valley is a great school, it is clean, almost all of the teachers are great, except some that are lazy and don't put in any effort to help their students succeed. The curriculum is pretty....

    Read 177 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 1,095,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 10 to 1,

  10. #5 Best Public High Schools in Mercer County.

    Lawrence High School

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    Lawrence Township Public School District, NJ,

    9-12,

    265 Niche users give it an average review of 3.7 stars.

    Featured Review: Niche User says Lawrence High School was an amazing school! They always wanted students to lead, achieve, and succeed. More than 80% of Lawrence High School students have joined an after school club, organization,....

    Read 265 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 1,177,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 12 to 1,

  11. #6 Best Public High Schools in Mercer County.

    Hightstown High School

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    East Windsor Regional School District, NJ,

    9-12,

    301 Niche users give it an average review of 3.7 stars.

    Featured Review: Freshman says Hightstown high school is the best high school to learn from. It doesn't only teaches us about studies, but there is practical work as well. There is really cleanliness in HHS. Teachers are very....

    Read 301 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A minus,

    Students: 1,699,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 12 to 1,

  12. #10 Best Private High Schools in Mercer County.

    Trenton Catholic School - Upper School

    Private School,

    HAMILTON, NJ,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says Hi, my name is Arianna Alexander, and I go to Trenton Catholic Academy, a Catholic-based school. My experiences at TCA has been a very exciting rollercoaster. My school has definitely prepared me to...My school has a week dedicated to students who want to embrace their cultural backgrounds. On this week students have different days where they can bring in some of their favorite foods to eat they...A change I would like to see at my school is lower tuition for families who want a better education for their child. My school has such a great opportunity for students to thrive as they develop....

    Read 46 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A minus,

    Students: 208,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 10 to 1,

  13. #14 Best Public High Schools in Mercer County.

    Hamilton West High School

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    Hamilton Township School District (Hamilton), NJ,

    9-12,

    193 Niche users give it an average review of 3.6 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says Overall, my experience at Hamilton West was amazing. For one, the teachers truly care about the success of there students. They really love to engage their students in the work they are giving them,...In addition to the schools academic excellence, I also love the fact that our school has so much spirit. The best memories I have in my years of high school come from dressing up as my favorite tv...Overall I would say that I had a pretty fulfilling high school experience, with caring teachers and students, and memories that I will cherish for years to come..

    Read 193 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B,

    Students: 1,246,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 13 to 1,