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2024 Best High Schools in Virginia

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  1. #1 Best Private High Schools in Virginia.

    BASIS Independent McLean

    Blue checkmark.

    Private School,

    MCLEAN, VA,

    PK, K-12,

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

    Featured Review: Parent says There is no school better than Basis Independent McLean (BIM) in the Washington, DC area. And, our family has experience at other top DC schools--Potomac School, Sidwell, and Langley School. We have....

    Read 66 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 588,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 8 to 1,

  2. #1 Best Public High Schools in Virginia.

    Thomas Jefferson High School for Science & Technology

    Fairfax County Public Schools, VA,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says Senior here. Note that I came into high school during COVID; thus, my freshman year experience will be different from what is experienced now. That being said, coming from middle school, where A's...Although is academically intense, TJ provides a massive opportunity. Having computer science classes up to machine learning, access to million-dollar engineering labs, or math classes that go into....

    Read 595 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 1,902,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 18 to 1,

  3. #9 Best Private High Schools in Virginia.

    St. Stephen's and St. Agnes School

    Blue checkmark.

    Private School,

    ALEXANDRIA, VA,

    PK, K-12,

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

    Featured Review: Parent says With two very different children, both at SSSAS, we've had an amazing experience! Both boys started at the lower school campus and are now at middle and upper school, respectively. We've had nothing....

    Read 161 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 1,210,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 6 to 1,

  4. #10 Best Private High Schools in Virginia.

    Foxcroft School

    Blue checkmark.

    Private School,

    MIDDLEBURG, VA,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Junior says Foxcroft School is a welcoming community of lifelong friends and caring faculty. Not to mention its uncommonly beautiful, and high-spirited traditions. As a Junior and boarder at Foxcroft, I have....

    Read 69 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 150,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 4 to 1,

  5. #15 Best Private High Schools in Virginia.

    Ideaventions Academy for Math and Science

    Blue checkmark.

    Private School,

    RESTON, VA,

    1-12,

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

    Featured Review: Works Here says Ideaventions Academy is the heart of learning. It is a place where at lunch students are still discussing lessons from the hands on lesson they did in science class, where students in upper grades....

    Read 23 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 68,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 5 to 1,

  6. #16 Best Private High Schools in Virginia.

    Cape Henry Collegiate

    Blue checkmark.

    Private School,

    VIRGINIA BEACH, VA,

    PK, K-12,

    81 Niche users give it an average review of 4.8 stars.

    Featured Review: Parent says As a military family we have had our children in a number of different schools. CHC stands out as one of the best schools they’ve attended due to the engaging community and the high level of....

    Read 81 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 1,070,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 8 to 1,

  7. #19 Best Private High Schools in Virginia.

    Veritas Collegiate Academy

    Blue checkmark.

    Private School,

    CHESAPEAKE, VA,

    K-12,

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

    Featured Review: Parent says This is our family's third year at #VCAchesapeake and it has been a great home for us. We often feel like this small, diverse school is the best kept secret in Chesapeake. My husband and I are both educators and care deeply about the caliber of people delivering instruction and the curriculum taught. We love that this is a diverse classical Christian school. Other...The main administrators have both been in education over 40 years. The K's are both UNC-Chapel Hill grads with advanced degrees from Regent. They are passionate, mission-oriented scholars and...We are so thankful that we found this school when we did. We love the new 1832 Elbow Rd. location and love the whole #VCAchesapeake community..

    Read 112 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 259,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 10 to 1,

  8. #2 Best Public High Schools in Virginia.

    Independence High School

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    Loudoun County Public Schools, VA,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says Overall, I’ve had an amazing experience at Independence High School. All of my teachers have been amazing and a select few teachers have had a monumental impact on my life. My Research and AP Biology....

    Read 45 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 1,825,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 14 to 1,

  9. #23 Best Private High Schools in Virginia.

    Renaissance School

    Blue checkmark.

    Private School,

    CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Parent says Renaissance is simply wonderful. It is a small college prep school that manages to be both nurturing and challenging to its students. My daughter has thrived there. The faculty truly care about the....

    Read 16 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 50,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 4 to 1,

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