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2022 Best Private High Schools in Essex County

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  1. #1 Best Private High Schools in Essex County.

    Newark Academy

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    Private School,

    LIVINGSTON, NJ,

    6-12,

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

    Featured Review: Middle School Student says As a student who goes to Newark Academy, there are many things about NA that you won’t find at any other school. This school has an amazing community where students and teachers are able to have a....

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    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 674,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 8 to 1,

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  2. #2 Best Private High Schools in Essex County.

    Montclair Kimberley Academy

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    Private School,

    MONTCLAIR, NJ,

    PK, K-12,

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

    Featured Review: Alum says I went to MKA from 1st grade through high school, and provided you have the means, I wholeheartedly endorse and recommend sending your child there.The academics are far more rigorous than almost anywhere else in the country, especially when it comes to reading and writing. How do I know this? As a freshman at a top college, it quickly became...The one thing MKA is not, is a factory for Ivy League placement. If your overriding concern is having your child attend the most prestigious possible college, then you should know that grades here...But if your concern if finding a place where your child can flourish, where they will grow intellectually and socially, have opportunities to pursue arts and athletics, develop in every way as a....

    Read 114 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 1,034,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 6 to 1,

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  3. #3 Best Private High Schools in Essex County.

    Seton Hall Preparatory School

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    Private School,

    WEST ORANGE, NJ,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Freshman says I live in Hackettstown, in Warren county, so I have to commute every morning(two trains and a bus), and I still could not ask for a better high school experience. The teachers are wonderful and....

    Read 166 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 961,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 11 to 1,

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  4. #4 Best Private High Schools in Essex County.

    Golda Och Academy

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    Private School,

    WEST ORANGE, NJ,

    PK, K-12,

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

    Featured Review: Parent says Golda Och Academy combines Judaic studies with excellence in general studies to give each student an exceptional educational experience (including a very small student-to-teacher ratio). Golda Och....

    Read 64 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 535,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 8 to 1,

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  5. #5 Best Private High Schools in Essex County.

    Lacordaire Academy Upper School

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    Private School,

    UPPER MONTCLAIR, NJ,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Alum says Class of 2020 Co-Salutatorian about to attend Carleton College here! While it was not my #1 high school initially, Lacordaire has provided me with both a grade A education and a community that I will....

    Read 28 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 80,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 2 to 1,

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  6. #6 Best Private High Schools in Essex County.

    Joseph Kushner Hebrew Academy/Rae Kushner Yeshiva High School

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    Private School,

    LIVINGSTON, NJ,

    PK, K-12,

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

    Featured Review: Parent says During the pandemic school year 2020-2021, we transferred our children-- ages 5, 9, 12-- into JKHA from the local public schools for what we assumed would be one-off year, as the public schools they...Now, a year later, we are thrilled that our children will CONTINUE to attend JKHA, as we were so impressed by the academic rigor of the school, which was superior, in our estimation, to our....

    Read 46 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 720,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 6 to 1,

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  7. #7 Best Private High Schools in Essex County.

    Mount St. Dominic Academy

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    Private School,

    CALDWELL, NJ,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Alum says I had an incredibly wonderful high school experience at the Mount, and was beyond prepared for the rigorous academic challenges of the competitive college I attended. I was accepted into every school....

    Read 156 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 249,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 7 to 1,

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  8. #8 Best Private High Schools in Essex County.

    St. Benedict's Preparatory School

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    Private School,

    NEWARK, NJ,

    K-12,

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

    Featured Review: Niche User says This school gives students a sense of community like no other. Although it has its flaws, the faculty, staff, and administration are welcoming and look to provide students with a great experience.....

    Read 69 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A minus,

    Students: 750,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 14 to 1,

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  9. #9 Best Private High Schools in Essex County.

    Immaculate Conception High School

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    Private School,

    MONTCLAIR, NJ,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Niche User says Thank God for Immaculate Conception High School! During COVID , working parents are desperate to find a school that will strive to have students onsite . ICHS, in its usual way, has welcomed its...In spite of COVID, all last year's seniors graduated and are now attending college, even though many are attending virtually. It is reassuring to be part of the Immaculate Conception High School....

    Read 35 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A minus,

    Students: 225,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 7 to 1,

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  10. #10 Best Private High Schools in Essex County.

    Saint Vincent Academy

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    Private School,

    NEWARK, NJ,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Alum says I am so blessed to be an alumni from the school. The teachers and things learned her prepare you for the real world. I get "you are so smart" often, and I have yet to obtain my college degree but....

    Read 145 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B+,

    Students: 289,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 10 to 1,

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  11. #11 Best Private High Schools in Essex County.

    Abundant Life Academy

    Private School,

    NUTLEY, NJ,

    PK, 1-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says my experience at Abundant Life Avadeny has been wonderful! The staff really look out for their student. They really take the time to get to know you and pray for you. Teachers become more of a mentor....

    Read 29 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B+,

    Students: 302,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 11 to 1,

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  12. Madrasatu Ahlis Sunnah

    Private School,

    EAST ORANGE, NJ,

    PK, K-12,

    16 Niche users give it an average review of 3.5 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says I love my school very much! They provide a comfortable and safe learning environment that isn't really available in other schools. Along with our religious beliefs and rulings we can combine....

    Read 16 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A minus,

    Students: 243,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 9 to 1,

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  13. Spectrum360

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    Private School,

    VERONA, NJ,

    PK, K-12,

    Students: 290,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 16 to 1,

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  14. Alif Muhammad's Nia School

    Private School,

    NEWARK, NJ,

    8-12,

    Students: 209,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 63 to 1,

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  15. New Beginnings

    Private School,

    FAIRFIELD, NJ,

    PK, K-12,

    Students: 181,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 7 to 1,

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  16. Mount Carmel Guild Academy

    Private School,

    WEST ORANGE, NJ,

    PK, K-12,

    Students: 105,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 6 to 1,

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  17. Essex Valley School

    Private School,

    WEST CALDWELL, NJ,

    8-12,

    Students: 83,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 4 to 1,

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  18. Pillar High School

    Private School,

    LIVINGSTON, NJ,

    9-12,

    Students: 83,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 8 to 1,

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  19. Jamas Children's University

    Private School,

    EAST ORANGE, NJ,

    PK, K-12,

    Students: 76,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 15 to 1,

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  20. Washington Academy

    Private School,

    BELLEVILLE, NJ,

    K-12,

    Students: 66,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 5 to 1,

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  21. 1st Cerebral Palsy of NJ

    Private School,

    BELLEVILLE, NJ,

    PK, K-12,

    Students: 64,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 5 to 1,

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  22. Westbridge Academy

    Private School,

    BLOOMFIELD, NJ,

    K-12,

    Students: 61,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 9 to 1,

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  23. Sinai Schools Maor

    Private School,

    LIVINGSTON, NJ,

    1-12,

    Students: 55,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 3 to 1,

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  24. The Gramon School

    Private School,

    FAIRFIELD, NJ,

    9-12,

    Students: 54,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 5 to 1,

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  25. Fusion Academy Montclair

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    Private School,

    MONTCLAIR, NJ,

    6-12,

    1 Niche users give it an average review of 5 stars.

    Featured Review: Parent says Fusion Montclair is right in the heart of downtown. The school is one on one teaching and the atmosphere is very supportive. It is a small private school so every child gets the attention they need....

    Read 1 reviews.

    Students: 50,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 3 to 1,

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