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2023 Best Private High Schools in the Pittsburgh Area

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  1. #1 Best Private High Schools in Pittsburgh Area.

    Shady Side Academy

    Blue checkmark.

    Private School,

    PITTSBURGH, PA,

    PK, K-12,

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

    Featured Review: Parent says Our experience at Shady Side Academy has been outstanding. Our daughter came to the school as a Sophomore after our family moved to Pittsburgh, and her transition was seamless. The students, faculty...Academics at Shady Side are rigorous, but the support from teachers is unmatched. We feel confident that our daughter will be successful not only in college, but beyond, due in large part to her time...If you’re even slightly considering Shady Side as an option, I encourage you to attend one of their Open House events. That was the first step we took, and I’m so grateful that we did!.

    Read 124 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 1,142,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 8 to 1,

  2. #3 Best Private High Schools in Pittsburgh Area.

    Sewickley Academy

    Blue checkmark.

    Private School,

    SEWICKLEY, PA,

    PK, K-12,

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

    Featured Review: Freshman says Sewickley Academy is an exceptional K-12 school! I have been attending SA since elementary school, and I have now attended the school for 8 years. All of the teachers and faculty that I've interacted....

    Read 125 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 532,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 6 to 1,

  3. #5 Best Private High Schools in Pittsburgh Area.

    Central Catholic High School

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    Private School,

    PITTSBURGH, PA,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Niche User says Pittsburgh Central Catholic is a highly esteemed institution that turns young boys into men and is well worth the investment. Although it is a steep tuition the lessons a young man will learn from....

    Read 147 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 790,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 12 to 1,

  4. #6 Best Private High Schools in Pittsburgh Area.

    Aquinas Academy

    Blue checkmark.

    Private School,

    GIBSONIA, PA,

    PK, K-12,

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

    Featured Review: Alum says Aquinas Academy helped me to flourish to become the person I am today. I know that by attending Aquinas for 13 years, I am confident that I have the skills for university and later life. Most....

    Read 93 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 504,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 11 to 1,

  5. #7 Best Private High Schools in Pittsburgh Area.

    Oakland Catholic High School

    Blue checkmark.

    Private School,

    PITTSBURGH, PA,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says I transferred into Oakland Catholic High school as a sophomore. I did not choose to attend OC at first because I never took the time to research the opportunities at the school. When I started my....

    Read 421 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 454,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 12 to 1,

  6. #11 Best Private High Schools in Pittsburgh Area.

    Seton LaSalle Catholic High School

    Blue checkmark.

    Private School,

    MT. LEBANON, PA,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says Seton LaSalle Catholic High School prepares its students academically for graduation while instilling high moral values that will shape over all lives. The teachers are knowledgeable and take a....

    Read 105 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 410,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 12 to 1,

  7. #14 Best Private High Schools in Pittsburgh Area.

    Our Lady of the Sacred Heart High School

    Blue checkmark.

    Private School,

    CORAOPOLIS, PA,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Parent says Moving from TX to PA, our biggest concern was finding a good high school for our son. After visiting multiple schools in the area, we applied to OLSH and are so glad we did. Our son is doing very....

    Read 99 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A minus,

    Students: 329,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 11 to 1,

  8. #15 Best Private High Schools in Pittsburgh Area.

    Eden Christian Academy

    Blue checkmark.

    Private School,

    PITTSBURGH, PA,

    PK, K-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says Eden Christian Academy is located in Pittsburgh, PA. In terms of academics, it can be challenging, but it prepares you for what is demanded from college students. It is clear that all of the teachers....

    Read 61 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A minus,

    Students: 658,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 12 to 1,

  9. #22 Best Private High Schools in Pittsburgh Area.

    Hillcrest Christian Academy

    Blue checkmark.

    Private School,

    BETHEL PARK, PA,

    K-12,

    13 Niche users give it an average review of 2.9 stars.

    Featured Review: Sophomore says I have attended Hillcrest Christian Academy since my sixth grade year and plan to continue throughout my high school years. The school is equipped with plenty of classrooms and space for students;....

    Read 13 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B,

    Students: 185,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 8 to 1,

  10. Nazareth Prep

    Blue checkmark.

    Private School,

    PITTSBURGH, PA,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says My experience at Nazareth Prep has been great. I’ve been a student here since my 11th grade year. They have taught me so much compared to my other high school, Trinity Christian. Nazareth Prep gives all of their students internships. My internship this year is at Children’s Hospital. I am able to shadow different departments and learn more about the medical field. Nazareth...Isn’t a big school, which means it gives you the opportunity to work with others and get to know everyone. I recommend Nazareth Prep for those high school students who want a small school that still....

    Read 24 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B minus,

    Students: 141,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 7 to 1,

  11. Imani Christian Academy

    Private School,

    PITTSBURGH, PA,

    PK, K-12,

    28 Niche users give it an average review of 3.8 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says My experience with Imani Christian Academy has been great! The environment is very supportive and the staff are there to tend to your needs. The school is small, however, you are able to make... One change I would like to see is the level of education, clubs and activities, and diversity. Imani Christian does not offer AP courses for people who should have the chance to experience being in....

    Read 28 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: C+,

    Students: 223,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 9 to 1,

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