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2023 Best High Schools in the Boston Area

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  1. #2 Best Private High Schools in Boston Area.

    Groton School

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    Private School,

    GROTON, MA,

    8-12,

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

    Featured Review: Alum says At Groton, I feel that I have been able to become a more independent and conscientious person during my time at this school. The best thing about this school is the resources that it provides the....

    Read 62 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 380,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 4 to 1,

  2. #8 Best Private High Schools in Boston Area.

    Boston University Academy

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    Private School,

    BOSTON, MA,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Parent says Our son is in his second year at BUA. Now that we're "seasoned" members of the school community and more experienced in how the school is led, organized, and run on a daily basis, we are even more....

    Read 63 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 229,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 10 to 1,

  3. #10 Best Private High Schools in Boston Area.

    Buckingham Browne & Nichols School

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    Private School,

    CAMBRIDGE, MA,

    PK, K-12,

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

    Featured Review: Parent says It was six years ago that I first took a tour of the lower school and loved the setting, the school’s philosophy, their motto, and above all, the sense of community that was palpable as I walked....

    Read 80 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 1,037,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 7 to 1,

  4. #11 Best Private High Schools in Boston Area.

    The Winsor School

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    Private School,

    BOSTON, MA,

    5-12,

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

    Featured Review: Parent says My dd is a freshman this year and we have been very impressed and happy with the school so far. From summer communications to weekly school updates, the school has done a great job keeping parents in....

    Read 80 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 450,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 7 to 1,

  5. #12 Best Private High Schools in Boston Area.

    The Roxbury Latin School

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    Private School,

    MA,

    7-12,

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

    Featured Review: Alum says This school has had massive influence on my mind and spirit since matriculating in the JFK era. Can't really speak for current performance of school leadership and its culture, but lived it during....

    Read 47 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 310,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 6 to 1,

  6. #15 Best Private High Schools in Boston Area.

    St. Sebastian's School

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    Private School,

    NEEDHAM, MA,

    7-12,

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

    Featured Review: Parent says Our son started as a 9th grader in the fall of 2020. The school has exceeded our very high expectations.Even with the ongoing pandemic, the school has managed to provide an academically rigorous and caring/supportive community. The teachers are extraordinary. They know our son very well and truly care about his academic AND personal and spiritual development. His academic transition from public school has been seamless. We...In this uncertain time with so much angst in society, I can not think of a better community for our son to be part of. On a daily basis the faculty and administration communicate their time tested....

    Read 48 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 375,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 6 to 1,

  7. #1 Best Public High Schools in Boston Area.

    Lexington High School

    Lexington Public Schools, MA,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says Yeah, Lexington high school is stressful. Not necessarily because of our academics (though many of our teachers are Ivy/t20 grads) but because of the students. We’re very competitive, and there’s an...We have no school spirit but that never mattered to me. Not many people attend football games or care about traditional high school popularity, which is refreshing. And our school is so big that you...Finally: yes, we’re known for our bad mental health, as expected from a top high school. But many teachers are really understanding of your circumstances, so don’t be afraid to reach out to them!Overall, I’d definitely recommend LHS. I got to know so many amazing and intelligent friends and staff, while obtaining a great education..

    Read 373 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 2,261,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 13 to 1,

  8. #16 Best Private High Schools in Boston Area.

    Brooks School

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    Private School,

    NORTH ANDOVER, MA,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Parent says I have two Children who attend Brooks. Both are 4 year boarders.The opportunity each of them has been given in attending Brooks as been incredible. They have been challenged in and out of the classroom. The academics are challenging, but are done in an...Athletics at Brooks are a great compliment to the academics. Brooks is always competitive in so many of their athletic teams.Brooks transitioned so quickly and so well to online learning during this past Spring when schools were forced to close. The transition was seamless for my children, and my children continued to be...I would highly recommend Brooks School..

    Read 51 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 346,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 5 to 1,

  9. #2 Best Public High Schools in Boston Area.

    Boston Latin School

    Boston Public Schools, MA,

    7-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says Boston Latin School is undoubtedly rigorous. The curriculum and workload translate into this intense pressure that many students find difficult to bear. Of course, this rigor is helpful for students....

    Read 531 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 2,483,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 20 to 1,

  10. #19 Best Private High Schools in Boston Area.

    British International School of Boston

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    Private School,

    BOSTON (JAMAICA PLAIN), MA,

    PK, K-12,

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

    Featured Review: Parent says Our children moved from a local State school to BISB three years ago. From day one the school has provided a first class academic and social education, helping children become well rounded members of....

    Read 102 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 495,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 7 to 1,

  11. #20 Best Private High Schools in Boston Area.

    The Governor's Academy

    Blue checkmark.

    Private School,

    BYFIELD, MA,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Parent says My son is currently a senior at Governor's and has had a fantastic experience! It truly is a very special place and we are so grateful he has had the opportunity to attend...The academics are...I highly recommend Governor's to any parent looking for a school which will not only prepare your son or daughter for college, but one that will encourage growth on many levels..

    Read 65 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 404,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 7 to 1,

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