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2023 Best Private High Schools in the Seattle Area

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  1. #4 Best Private High Schools in Seattle Area.

    University Prep

    Blue checkmark.

    Private School,

    SEATTLE, WA,

    6-12,

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

    Featured Review: Parent says UPrep has been such a great place for our family. Our sons began in 6th grade and while they are very different students, they each found great friends and lots of ways to engage and learn at UPrep.....

    Read 69 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 628,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 7 to 1,

  2. #5 Best Private High Schools in Seattle Area.

    Seattle Academy

    Blue checkmark.

    Private School,

    SEATTLE, WA,

    6-12,

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

    Featured Review: Junior says I am a junior at SAAS and I love it. I have been at SAAS since middle school. The amazing science and arts electives are something that is unique to here. I can take neuroscience right after ceramics....

    Read 109 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 1,115,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 4 to 1,

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

    The Northwest School

    Blue checkmark.

    Private School,

    SEATTLE, WA,

    6-12,

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

    Featured Review: Parent says Our youngest child is in the 4th year at NWS. Our oldest child is in a different school (senior) and that school has a very high rank with this site. The ranking is only as relevant as your child...One distinction is their Humanities program. The curriculum integrates language arts, social studies, and geography in Middle School and history, English, philosophy, art history, and literature in...The teachers and administrators are passionate about building a whole child and cultivating a caring school culture. When a significant event happens in the real world, the teachers allow time for....

    Read 68 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 452,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 7 to 1,

  4. #13 Best Private High Schools in Seattle Area.

    Northwest Yeshiva High School

    Blue checkmark.

    Private School,

    MERCER ISLAND, WA,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Parent says NYHS has been a great choice for our son. We love the small class size, which enables each student to receive the full attention of every teacher.The teachers are excellent and the course offerings are challenging and adaptive to the interests of the students and faculty. In a small school, teachers are able to request and read multiple drafts....

    Read 19 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 53,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 2 to 1,

  5. #15 Best Private High Schools in Seattle Area.

    Eastside Catholic School

    Blue checkmark.

    Private School,

    SAMMAMISH, WA,

    6-12,

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

    Featured Review: Freshman says Eastside Catholic is a very welcoming school. I found the teachers very helpful, funny and kind. I understood concepts well and I enjoyed every day at school! The course selection is amazing and....

    Read 139 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 865,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 11 to 1,

  6. #16 Best Private High Schools in Seattle Area.

    Bishop Blanchet High School

    Blue checkmark.

    Private School,

    SEATTLE, WA,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Junior says As a rising junior, I've had my fair share of experiences and change within my high school. Bishop Blanchet was very adaptive with the online learning system during my first year and prepared me for....

    Read 210 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 854,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 13 to 1,

  7. #17 Best Private High Schools in Seattle Area.

    Bellarmine Preparatory School

    Blue checkmark.

    Private School,

    TACOMA, WA,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says Bellarmine has given me many opportunities I otherwise wouldn't have had at any other school. Despite this, I'm not certain it has been worth the cost. Bellarmine's course catalog is decent, with a....

    Read 204 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 897,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 18 to 1,

  8. #19 Best Private High Schools in Seattle Area.

    Bellevue Christian School

    Blue checkmark.

    Private School,

    CLYDE HILL, WA,

    PK, K-12,

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

    Featured Review: Parent says We never dreamed our 3 kids (1st, 5th and 7th grades) would attend private school, but Covid quickly changed that, so we decided to look into it more. I would encourage others to do the same. You...Now our eyes are opened to a new world that fits our family so well! We were fitting in less and less in the changing public school culture and academics, at BCS our family feels at home, equipped...Our kids are noticed, loved and guided by quality staff and teachers. They found friends quickly and now have less social anxiety and more focus. They keep asking if they can stay, and of course, our....

    Read 71 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 1,050,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 11 to 1,

  9. #20 Best Private High Schools in Seattle Area.

    Seattle Waldorf School

    Blue checkmark.

    Private School,

    SEATTLE, WA,

    PK, K-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says Seattle Waldorf high school is very community-oriented. The teachers become your mentors and aren't just there for the job. Because we are a small school, classes become tight-knit units where peers....

    Read 22 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 318,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 7 to 1,

  10. #22 Best Private High Schools in Seattle Area.

    King's Schools

    Blue checkmark.

    Private School,

    SEATTLE, WA,

    PK, K-12,

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

    Featured Review: Alum says The thing I relished the most about this school was the loving community. Back in public school I dreaded attending each day. I strongly felt like nobody cared about me. But when I transferred to....

    Read 149 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 1,346,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 16 to 1,

  11. #24 Best Private High Schools in Seattle Area.

    O'Dea High School

    Private School,

    SEATTLE, WA,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Parent says O'Dea has been a great experience for my son. My son rows crew so he did not participate with the school's team since he is with a private rowng club. The boys are very congenial with each other....

    Read 89 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 490,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 18 to 1,

  12. #25 Best Private High Schools in Seattle Area.

    Kennedy Catholic High School

    Blue checkmark.

    Private School,

    BURIEN, WA,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Parent says In recent years, Kennedy has had their “rip off the bandaid” moment. It was inevitable, nothing thrives in a vacuum. It would have been easiest for the school to just reapply another bandaid, put on....

    Read 169 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 804,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 10 to 1,

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