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2023 Best High Schools in the Kansas City Area

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  1. #2 Best Private High Schools in Kansas City Area.

    The Barstow School

    Blue checkmark.

    Private School,

    KANSAS CITY, MO,

    PK, K-12,

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

    Featured Review: Parent says Barstow will provide your child with a strong academic environment and will customize the educational experience to your child's personal interests and ambitions. There is no other high school in....

    Read 53 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 750,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 9 to 1,

  2. #3 Best Private High Schools in Kansas City Area.

    Notre Dame de Sion High School

    Blue checkmark.

    Private School,

    KANSAS CITY, MO,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says Inside of the classroom, not only do I feel prepared for college, I know that all of the teachers want me to succeed. The coursework pushes you as a student to study harder and put in extra effort to....

    Read 123 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 285,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 5 to 1,

  3. #2 Best Public High Schools in Kansas City Area.

    Blue Valley High School

    Blue Valley Unified School District (Overland Park), KS,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says Overall, the school is a great place to go to every day. I never have to worry about being bullied or the threat of being bullied. Conflicts outside of school occur rarely and it has its own....

    Read 352 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 1,572,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 20 to 1,

  4. #3 Best Public High Schools in Kansas City Area.

    Blue Valley West High School

    Blue Valley Unified School District (Overland Park), KS,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Alum says As a recent graduate from Blue Valley West High School, there were some definite pro's and con's. As a student I ran Cross Country, Track, and Diving, I would say overall my experience at Blue Valley...Great neighborhood nearby, teachers are nice and love to help their students. One of my favorite things as someone who deals with a learning disability BVW is very accommodating to the students with...Hope this helps anyone is considering BVW! Go Jags!.

    Read 301 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 1,595,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 20 to 1,

  5. #4 Best Private High Schools in Kansas City Area.

    Rockhurst High School

    Blue checkmark.

    Private School,

    KANSAS CITY, MO,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Alum says AMDG! This is a great catholic high school, one of the best you can attend in the entire state. The sports program is fantastic. It may be even better than some colleges. The academics are of great....

    Read 212 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 938,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 11 to 1,

  6. #9 Best Public High Schools in Kansas City Area.

    Shawnee Mission Northwest High School

    Shawnee Mission School District, KS,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Alum says My experience at SMNW was overall a positive experience. I am happy and grateful to say that I went to a very good high school with a good education system and plentiful resources. The majority of my....

    Read 330 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 1,666,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 17 to 1,

  7. #8 Best Private High Schools in Kansas City Area.

    Whitefield Academy

    Blue checkmark.

    Private School,

    KANSAS CITY, MO,

    PK, K-12,

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

    Featured Review: Works Here says As a faculty member, I love teaching at Whitefield Academy because of the small class sizes! It has been a joy and privilege to be able to join my teaching with my faith. Instead of having to...As a parent, I love that each of my children are part of small classrooms. They are known and loved by their teachers. The Whitefield community feels like a family. We also enjoy the quality....

    Read 73 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 255,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 8 to 1,

  8. #10 Best Public High Schools in Kansas City Area.

    Shawnee Mission South High School

    Shawnee Mission School District, KS,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says My experience at Shawnee Mission South has been nothing but positive, it's all about what you make of the experience. Staying involved through sports, clubs, and electives is vital to making your....

    Read 329 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 1,510,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 17 to 1,

  9. #12 Best Public High Schools in Kansas City Area.

    Blue Springs South High School

    Blue checkmark.

    Blue Springs R-IV School District, MO,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says I moved to Blue Springs South in the middleof my freshman year. It has been a great experience. I tried out for the volleyball team (I am a club player) and was accepted and played my entire high school years. I’ve met lots of friends. I....

    Read 373 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 2,152,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 18 to 1,

  10. #14 Best Public High Schools in Kansas City Area.

    Olathe East High School

    Blue checkmark.

    Olathe Public Schools, KS,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Parent says Olathe East Sr High School held plenty of diversity. At East there were various ethnic and religious groups that gave the school a different culture. The teachers, overall, were willing to help their....

    Read 426 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 1,957,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 17 to 1,

  11. #15 Best Public High Schools in Kansas City Area.

    Park Hill South High School

    Park Hill School District, MO,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Alum says Park Hill South taught me a lot about myself. Not only did I grow as a person, but I learned more than I could have ever imagined. I am very thankful to all of my teachers and the perseverance that....

    Read 262 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 1,803,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 19 to 1,

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