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2023 Best Middle Schools in the Philadelphia Area

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  1. #1 Best Private K-12 Schools in Philadelphia Area.

    Germantown Friends School

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    Private School,

    PHILADELPHIA, PA,

    PK, K-12,

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

    Featured Review: Alum says As a recent grad who went to GFS for 7 years, I can say that the school changed my life. No, it wasn't "perfect", but I love it and will be forever thankful for going there. Each student at GFS has a...GFS is such an amazing school..

    Read 97 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 1,129,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 5 to 1,

  2. #3 Best Private K-12 Schools in Philadelphia Area.

    The Baldwin School

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    Private School,

    BRYN MAWR, PA,

    PK, K-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says I'm in my fourth year at Baldwin as a senior. I've had my ups and downs here, but I absolutely credit it for saving me from an unsafe middle school where my mental health was suffering greatly. I...As a less fortunate student, I'd say my main issue has been entitlement among the student body. I notice white, straight, wealthy students complaining about superficial issues more often than those...Overall, I greatly enjoyed attending Baldwin and I can see a steady improvement that I hope will continue to occur after I graduate..

    Read 89 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 572,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 572 to 1,

  3. #4 Best Private K-12 Schools in Philadelphia Area.

    The Haverford School

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    Private School,

    HAVERFORD, PA,

    PK, K-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says Attending Haverford was the best decision of my life. The very strong academic curriculum ensures that we as students are prepared for the top colleges and for the real-world in general. Haverford....

    Read 91 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 960,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 8 to 1,

  4. Jack M. Barrack Hebrew Academy

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    Private School,

    BRYN MAWR, PA,

    6-12,

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

    Featured Review: Parent says Barrack is a warm, welcoming, wonderful school. The teachers and staff get to truly know your child and support them in every way possible. Their core values of kindness, community, honor and courage....

    Read 52 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 380,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 5 to 1,

  5. #6 Best Private K-12 Schools in Philadelphia Area.

    The Shipley School

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    Private School,

    BRYN MAWR, PA,

    PK, K-12,

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

    Featured Review: Freshman says My name is Riley Medina and I am a current 9th grader at the Shipley School! I can confidently say that I love this school and it's really helped shape who I am today. I'm involved in Shipley girls...due to the excellent training from my coaches and significant team bonding between my peers. Academically, i'm currently take geometry, intro to physics, history 9: worlds in collision, english 9....

    Read 95 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 800,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 5 to 1,

  6. #7 Best Private K-12 Schools in Philadelphia Area.

    Westtown School

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    Private School,

    WEST CHESTER, PA,

    PK, K-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says Coming to Westtown has been one of the greatest decisions I have made to date. Westtown has allowed me to gain experience in leadership, as well as build strong bonds with my peers and faculty. The....

    Read 105 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 696,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 8 to 1,

  7. #9 Best Private K-12 Schools in Philadelphia Area.

    Germantown Academy

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    Private School,

    FORT WASHINGTON, PA,

    PK, K-12,

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

    Featured Review: Parent says We have found a vibrant and supportive community at Germantown Academy. As a parent, I have been impressed with the faculty's ability to meet my children where they are by providing encouragement and....

    Read 84 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 1,222,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 7 to 1,

  8. #10 Best Private K-12 Schools in Philadelphia Area.

    Friends Select School

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    Private School,

    PHILADELPHIA, PA,

    PK, K-12,

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

    Featured Review: Parent says Both of my sons started FSS in Pre K and they are now in Middle School. We LOVE FSS - the school is truly a second family to my whole family. The Community is so warm and welcoming - we feel lucky....

    Read 71 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 598,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 7 to 1,

  9. #12 Best Private K-12 Schools in Philadelphia Area.

    Moorestown Friends School

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    Private School,

    MOORESTOWN, NJ,

    PK, K-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says Moorestown Friends is as advertised, inspiring kids to perform academically, to pursue interdisciplinary study, and to break the mold of a student fitting a single archetype. It's a place where most...However, it can be exhausting. MFS can be difficult for high-achievers experiencing burnout. One thing I will say is that the emotional strain placed on a student to perform may impact their mental...TL;DR: It's a great mix of pre-professional and creative, has amazing resources for all sorts of study and projects, but can be unhealthily competitive..

    Read 81 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 634,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 8 to 1,

  10. #14 Best Private K-12 Schools in Philadelphia Area.

    Abington Friends School

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    Private School,

    JENKINTOWN, PA,

    PK, K-12,

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

    Featured Review: Parent says My daughter picked AFS for High School for its campus, culture and engaging community. She felt welcomed from the first time we visited thru her entire time so far even though her friends were going....

    Read 137 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 600,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 8 to 1,

  11. Malvern Preparatory School

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    Private School,

    MALVERN, PA,

    6-12,

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

    Featured Review: Parent says Malvern faculty and staff have such a special gift tapping into our son's inner strengths. My son went from parochial to public school before finding his home at Malvern. He was quiet and ok with...We can't thank Malvern enough and are so grateful he has 3.5 more years discovering his best self!.

    Read 85 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 652,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 8 to 1,

  12. #2 Best Public Middle Schools in Philadelphia Area.

    Newark Charter School

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    Public School,

    NEWARK, DE,

    K-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says Newark Charter School is a great school. They have great academics as they have great teachers and great variety of courses to take. The school is also very diverse in both their student and teacher....

    Read 90 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 2,436,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 17 to 1,

  13. #3 Best Public Middle Schools in Philadelphia Area.

    The Souderton Charter School Collaborative

    Blue checkmark.

    Public School,

    SOUDERTON, PA,

    K-8,

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

    Featured Review: Middle School Student says I am currently in middle school at SCSC and I would consider it a second home. I believe the learning process is fit and customized to the student so that the student personally can grow as an....

    Read 16 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 235,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 10 to 1,

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