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2023 Best Private High Schools in Maryland

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  1. #1 Best Private High Schools in Maryland.

    Holton-Arms School

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    Private School,

    BETHESDA, MD,

    3-12,

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

    Featured Review: Parent says We have two daughters at Holton, both started in the 3rd grade and we are currently working our way through the middle school. We can not say enough good things about Holton. It is a warm loving....

    Read 134 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 665,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 8 to 1,

  2. #2 Best Private High Schools in Maryland.

    The Bryn Mawr School

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    Private School,

    BALTIMORE, MD,

    PK, K-12,

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

    Featured Review: Parent says We chose Bryn Mawr to start our daughter’s educational journey, and having almost completed her kindergarten year, I can say with wholehearted enthusiasm that BMS is a special place. Girls can be girls. They can love unicorns and also build robots. Our daughter last week tromped in waders through the stream on campus with and found a salamander! She has told us about the values...There is an almost summer camp-like set of traditions and annual events that make the school feel cozy.The teachers bring learning to life through fun dances, songs and hysterical characters/skits!The 5th graders help younger students get out of their cars at drop-off with a cheerful “good morning” and “have a great day” and a thumbs up!The after-school dance program is fantastic and the seasonal music recitals are precious!.

    Read 289 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 700,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 6 to 1,

  3. #4 Best Private High Schools in Maryland.

    Gilman School

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    Private School,

    BALTIMORE, MD,

    PK, K-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says Over the course of my 7 years at Gilman, I have fallen in love with the community I became apart of. Like any school, Gilman certainly has its flaws, but I would say the pros outnumber the cons 100....

    Read 71 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 1,023,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 7 to 1,

  4. #6 Best Private High Schools in Maryland.

    Rochambeau The French International School

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    Private School,

    BETHESDA, MD,

    PK, K-12,

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

    Featured Review: Junior says Rochambeau, French International school is an amazing place to spend your highschool years. Enriched by a multi-cultural student body, Rochambeau has the mix of rigorous academia and a fun social....

    Read 24 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 1,149,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 9 to 1,

  5. #10 Best Private High Schools in Maryland.

    St. Timothy's School

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    Private School,

    STEVENSON, MD,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Alum says My exchange year experience in St. Timothy’s school was excellent. I’m from Spain and I spent my sophomore year as a boarder. I had never spent a year away from home and I was terrified at first but....

    Read 98 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 198,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 7 to 1,

  6. #12 Best Private High Schools in Maryland.

    The Park School of Baltimore

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    Private School,

    BALTIMORE, MD,

    PK, K-12,

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

    Featured Review: Alum says I attended Park School for 13 years (Kindergarten-12th Grade) and I couldn’t have wished for a better experience. I received a phenomenal education which prepared me well for college and taught me....

    Read 75 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 848,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 7 to 1,

  7. #13 Best Private High Schools in Maryland.

    Saint James School

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    Private School,

    HAGERSTOWN, MD,

    8-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says My time at Saint James has been absolutely wonderful! I could go on forever about the great food, the fantastic friends I have made along the way, the interesting teachers I have met, the immaculate....

    Read 61 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 240,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 7 to 1,

  8. #15 Best Private High Schools in Maryland.

    Friends School of Baltimore

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    Private School,

    BALTIMORE, MD,

    PK, K-12,

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

    Featured Review: Parent says Our son starts in First grade this year after an incredibly successful Kindergarten experience during the pandemic last year. As a parent who personally visited and evaluated 11 private schools in....

    Read 99 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 813,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 8 to 1,

  9. #16 Best Private High Schools in Maryland.

    Garrison Forest School

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    Private School,

    OWINGS MILLS, MD,

    PK, K-12,

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

    Featured Review: Parent says Our daughter started at Garrison Forest in 5th grade (switched from a Baltimore County Public School) and we wish we moved her sooner! She is currently in 6th grade and has blossomed into a wonderful....

    Read 110 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 513,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 7 to 1,

  10. #17 Best Private High Schools in Maryland.

    Sandy Spring Friends School

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    Private School,

    SANDY SPRING, MD,

    PK, K-12,

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

    Featured Review: Parent says We are a new family coming into the school & will most likely have more to say in the future, but our experience w/the admissions & leadership team deserves a review now. We are thrilled & feel like...Both Shamika & Ashaki were phenomenal throughout the admissions process. Their responsiveness, attention to detail, kindness & professionalism were top notch. They both spent time really getting to...Further, to have received an invite right away for my daughter to join a cooking class for new middle schoolers this week blew my mind- we are months away from start & they would be forgiven for....

    Read 76 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 676,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 8 to 1,

  11. #18 Best Private High Schools in Maryland.

    Our Lady of Good Counsel High School

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    Private School,

    OLNEY, MD,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Alum says Good Counsel is a great academic institution that provides a diverse culture for learning, growth, and engagement. The teachers and administrators are enthusiastic, compassionate, and passionate...Thank you GC!.

    Read 203 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 1,255,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 8 to 1,

  12. #19 Best Private High Schools in Maryland.

    Glenelg Country School

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    Private School,

    ELLICOTT CITY, MD,

    PK, K-12,

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

    Featured Review: Parent says My daughter has been going to GCS for 7 years ago and is moving on to the Middle School next year. She is thriving academically and socially. The academics are challenging, but not overwhelming. She has become an exceptional writer and has fallen in love with STEM and the fine arts. Outside of the classroom, there is a positive sense of camaraderie among the students, faculty and parents. What stands out to me most is her relationship with her teachers. The teachers go above and beyond to mentor their students and instill a genuine love of learning. GCS continues to exceed our expectations in every way. GCS checked every box for us..

    Read 67 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 761,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 7 to 1,

  13. #20 Best Private High Schools in Maryland.

    Severn School

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    Private School,

    SEVERNA PARK, MD,

    PK, K-12,

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

    Featured Review: Parent says Severn school is a community of educators, staff, students and families who care about one another and want to see the young adults at this school excel. I’m a parent of a daughter heading to her....

    Read 109 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 892,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 7 to 1,

  14. #22 Best Private High Schools in Maryland.

    Roland Park Country School

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    Private School,

    BALTIMORE, MD,

    PK, K-12,

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

    Featured Review: Parent says My daughter has been at RPCS since Kindergarten and is now in high school. We couldn't love the school more! From my very first kindergarten parent-teacher conference, I was amazed at how well her....

    Read 184 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 531,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 4 to 1,

  15. #23 Best Private High Schools in Maryland.

    Charles E. Smith Jewish Day School

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    Private School,

    ROCKVILLE, MD,

    PK, K-12,

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

    Featured Review: Parent says I can’t say enough great things about this school! Living in Virginia, I did not think attending a school in Maryland was even possible. The moment we stepped foot in CESJDS, I knew It was the....

    Read 35 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 913,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 6 to 1,

  16. #25 Best Private High Schools in Maryland.

    The Academy of the Holy Cross

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    Private School,

    KENSINGTON, MD,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says Going to the Academy of the Holy Cross, I’ve discovered who I am. I loved growing and learning with other young women and sharing different life/culture/ religious experiences with one another. One....

    Read 186 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 390,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 9 to 1,

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