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2024 Best High Schools in the Philadelphia Area

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

    The Baldwin School

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    Private School,

    BRYN MAWR, PA,

    PK, K-12,

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

    Featured Review: Alum says I was incredibly lucky to have been able to go to Baldwin. While any student or alum will say there were overwhelming periods (most will go catatonic at some point in junior and/or senior year simply...Naturally it's a private school in a wealthy area, and so the wealth/class disparity is definitely noticeable. I do believe Baldwin could do a better job of educating the wealthier students about the....

    Read 93 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 572,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 6 to 1,

  2. #6 Best Private High Schools in Philadelphia Area.

    The Hill School

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    Private School,

    POTTSTOWN, PA,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Parent says The Hill is an intimate school in a fairly secluded campus on the outskirts of Philly (40 minutes out). It is a special place for the relationships and. Lose was that is fostered between the....

    Read 126 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 539,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 7 to 1,

  3. #9 Best Private High Schools in Philadelphia Area.

    Tower Hill School

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    Private School,

    WILMINGTON, DE,

    PK, K-12,

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

    Featured Review: Junior says The best part of being at Tower Hill is the opportunities it provides for your future. Including service opportunities, internships, and the opportunity to excel in college because of the amazing....

    Read 52 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 860,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 8 to 1,

  4. #10 Best Private High Schools in Philadelphia Area.

    Germantown Academy

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    Private School,

    FORT WASHINGTON, PA,

    PK, K-12,

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

    Featured Review: Parent says My daughter started in kindergarten and is now in 10th grade at GA. The most exceptional thing about this school is the teachers. They are dedicated, passionate, intelligent and truly love teaching....In lower school , having two teachers in each classroom allows for differentiated learning and individualized attention to all students. Teachers really know their students. In middle and upper...I feel that my child had been in the best hands and has grown so much through the years socially, emotionally and of course, academically. GA is a very special place..

    Read 93 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 1,223,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 7 to 1,

  5. #14 Best Private High Schools in Philadelphia Area.

    Wilmington Friends School

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    Private School,

    WILMINGTON, DE,

    PK, K-12,

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

    Featured Review: Parent says Our experience at Friends has been incredibly good. Our son (4th grade) began attending in Kindergarten and has found the environment welcoming and supportive. Although our son is very logical and...We love that our son is receiving a diverse experience and learning to embrace so many different areas of knowledge. We also love the lower school Natural Playground - a safe outdoors area with....

    Read 91 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 743,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 8 to 1,

  6. #3 Best Public High Schools in Philadelphia Area.

    Radnor Senior High School

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    Radnor Township School District, PA,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says The school is strong academically relative to the public schools in the area. It is extremely safe. The school community is strong and people look out for one another. The administration does a good....

    Read 160 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 1,165,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 13 to 1,

  7. #4 Best Public High Schools in Philadelphia Area.

    The Charter School of Wilmington

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    Public School,

    WILMINGTON, DE,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says Although Charter School of Wilmington is advertised and funded as a STEM school I've never had worse experiences with STEM teachers than I have at CSW. Almost every math teacher I've had has been....

    Read 333 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 971,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 19 to 1,

  8. #18 Best Private High Schools in Philadelphia Area.

    Abington Friends School

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    Private School,

    JENKINTOWN, PA,

    PK, K-12,

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

    Featured Review: Parent says We joined the AFS community in Fall of 2020 (kindergarten and preschool. We remember the angst of world with the pandemic and school with masks, etc. AFS didn’t skip a beat! We had an unbelievable...The teachers are phenomenal!!!! They really “SEE” our children. We are utterly obsessed with AFS- the teachers, the community, the other parents and friendsAnd somehow it just keeps getting better and better! I think the biggest reason why we continue to fall even more in love with AFS each year is because we see they really “know” each and every....

    Read 145 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 600,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 7 to 1,

  9. #19 Best Private High Schools in Philadelphia Area.

    Sacred Heart Academy Bryn Mawr

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    Private School,

    BRYN MAWR, PA,

    K-12,

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

    Featured Review: Parent says Our daughter is now a senior and has attended Sacred Heart Academy since the 6th grade. It has been a very pleasant experience all around. The teachers and staff are caring. The administration is....

    Read 125 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 200,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 4 to 1,

  10. #20 Best Private High Schools in Philadelphia Area.

    Perkiomen School

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    Private School,

    PENNSBURG, PA,

    6-12,

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

    Featured Review: Junior says Attending Perkiomen School has been a tremendous experience. Academically, I’ve had fairly easy access to taking the classes I’ve wanted. Though not incredibly vast, they provide many AP courses (I....

    Read 68 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 286,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 6 to 1,

  11. #5 Best Public High Schools in Philadelphia Area.

    Downingtown STEM Academy

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    Downingtown Area School District, PA,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Sophomore says As a sophomore, I have really enjoyed my time in STEM so far. The school also makes a point to prepare all students for college, starting freshman year. Adding to this, STEM gives all students....

    Read 122 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 883,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 14 to 1,

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