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2022 Best Private High Schools in New Jersey

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  1. #1 Best Private High Schools in New Jersey.

    The Lawrenceville School

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    Private School,

    LAWRENCEVILLE, NJ,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Parent says L’ville is a selective, competitive school. If you are one out of 2500 accepted decide if Lawrenceville is a good fit. The school IS very demanding and you will be pushed hard to work 8:00am to....

    Read 162 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 822,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 7 to 1,

  2. #2 Best Private High Schools in New Jersey.

    The Pingry School

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    Private School,

    BASKING RIDGE, NJ,

    K-12,

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

    Featured Review: Parent says I have three children at Pingry and each of them loves to go to school! They connect with friends who have a variety of interests, they are engaged in their school work, and each of them has found....

    Read 112 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 1,175,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 7 to 1,

  3. #6 Best Private High Schools in New Jersey.

    Dwight-Englewood School

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    Private School,

    ENGLEWOOD, NJ,

    PK, K-12,

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

    Featured Review: Freshman says I've been here since the seventh grade. I'm gonna be totally honest, it's an incredibly expensive school and my family is a high donor. Unlike in my previous school, teachers are connected. It's not....

    Read 61 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 947,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 9 to 1,

  4. #7 Best Private High Schools in New Jersey.

    Peddie School

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    Private School,

    HIGHTSTOWN, NJ,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Niche User says As a student who has never boarded before Peddie, I'd like to say it's truly an exceptional experience. My main takeaway was how nice it was to present the most authentic version of myself without...The students are very welcoming and share a mutual understanding of not putting up with any misconduct towards their peers in any way. This encourages an environment where uncomfortable conversations....

    Read 149 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 550,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 6 to 1,

  5. #8 Best Private High Schools in New Jersey.

    Kent Place School

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    Private School,

    SUMMIT, NJ,

    PK, K-12,

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

    Featured Review: Alum says I attended KPS from kindergarten through 12th grade, which was on the whole a highly positive experience. I did experience some difficulty fitting in as many peers came from extreme wealth, but by....

    Read 60 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 649,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 7 to 1,

  6. #9 Best Private High Schools in New Jersey.

    Rutgers Preparatory School

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    Private School,

    SOMERSET, NJ,

    PK, K-12,

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

    Featured Review: Parent says My son is now an Alumni of RPS. He began his journey at prep at age 3 (Pre K3) and graduated class of 2020. He is an RPS lifer! The school offered him a great academic program in addition to a...My son is now a sophomore at Johns Hopkins. His transition from high school to college was smooth thanks to RPS. He is an outstanding student with a passion for science, majoring in Molecular and....

    Read 100 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 640,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 7 to 1,

  7. #10 Best Private High Schools in New Jersey.

    Princeton Day School

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    Private School,

    PRINCETON, NJ,

    PK, K-12,

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

    Featured Review: Parent says What is one of the best things about PDS? Your child can attend all the way up through high school! No SSAT needed and no competition to be accepted at an independent school after 5th or 8th grade.....

    Read 116 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 946,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 7 to 1,

  8. #11 Best Private High Schools in New Jersey.

    The Wardlaw + Hartridge School

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    Private School,

    EDISON, NJ,

    PK, K-12,

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

    Featured Review: Parent says As parents of a child currently enrolled in the W+H Early Childhood Program, we are blown away by the curriculum, holistically. Our daughter LOVES SCHOOL! The faculty members are passionate about....

    Read 81 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 471,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 8 to 1,

  9. #12 Best Private High Schools in New Jersey.

    Blair Academy

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    Private School,

    BLAIRSTOWN, NJ,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Parent says The Blair Academy is second to none! We visited several boarding schools in the M.A.P.L and New England area and quickly discovered that Blair has so much more to offer then just credentials in....

    Read 83 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 465,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 6 to 1,

  10. #13 Best Private High Schools in New Jersey.

    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,

  11. #15 Best Private High Schools in New Jersey.

    The Wilberforce School

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    Private School,

    PRINCETON, NJ,

    PK, K-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says As a student who has attended the Wilberforce school from 8-12th grade with siblings currently in the lower and middle school, I have experienced much of the school in its entirety. I transferred...1. The Wilberforce school functions on a classical curriculum. Therefore, everyone takes mostly all the same classes. Personally, I love the small classes and intimate learning environment that...2. The teachers are AMAZING. They have not only helped me to grow in areas I previously had low confidence in (ie math, public speaking), but also have grown me as a whole person. Humane letters...3. I have been heavily involved in the musical and it has been one of the highlights of my time here!.

    Read 97 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 304,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 8 to 1,

  12. #17 Best Private High Schools in New Jersey.

    Morristown-Beard School

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    Private School,

    MORRISTOWN, NJ,

    6-12,

    120 Niche users give it an average review of 4.9 stars.

    Featured Review: Parent says What a great place this is! The kids here are genuinely happy and spirited. The culture is upbeat and supportive. Teachers really get to know their students well, and it is abundantly evident that...The curriculum is innovative. Advanced seminars are offered, as well as independent study. There are traditional AP classes as well as Honors courses. Athletics are great, and there is a strong theater and arts program. Some prospective parents worry that MBS is not rigorous enough, and that their child won't get into an elite college. In fact, I was one of them. Turns out that simply was not true! Your child can....

    Read 120 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 546,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 7 to 1,

  13. #18 Best Private High Schools in New Jersey.

    The Pennington School

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    Private School,

    PENNINGTON, NJ,

    6-12,

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

    Featured Review: Parent says Our son is a senior who has attended The Pennington School since his freshman year and his experience has been tremendous! He has friends from all over the world, his classes have had about 8 to 13....

    Read 60 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 527,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 5 to 1,

  14. #20 Best Private High Schools in New Jersey.

    Oak Knoll School of the Holy Child - Upper School

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    Private School,

    SUMMIT, NJ,

    7-12,

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

    Featured Review: Alum says I was a student at OKS for four years and I really enjoyed my experience! The school centers around community and brings aspects of it into our everyday activities. The teachers genuinely care not....

    Read 80 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 326,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 6 to 1,

  15. #21 Best Private High Schools in New Jersey.

    Oratory Preparatory School

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    Private School,

    SUMMIT, NJ,

    7-12,

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

    Featured Review: Parent says Oratory has been a wonderful experience for my son. The faculty treats the boys as young men, and expects them to perform to their best ability not only academically, but also, to contribute to....

    Read 57 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 384,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 10 to 1,

  16. #22 Best Private High Schools in New Jersey.

    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,

  17. #24 Best Private High Schools in New Jersey.

    The Hun School of Princeton

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    Private School,

    PRINCETON, NJ,

    6-12,

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

    Featured Review: Sophomore says I have thoroughly enjoyed Hun. The classes are challenging, the teachers engaging, the extracurriculars are what you make them and the sports teams are both welcoming and as competitive ad you want.....

    Read 131 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 640,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 5 to 1,

  18. #25 Best Private High Schools in New Jersey.

    Bergen Catholic High School

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    Private School,

    ORADELL, NJ,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says Bergen Catholic is an extremely culturally diverse high school. There is an unbreakable brother-like bond between the student body. I made unforgettable memories and made lifelong friendhsips. It is....

    Read 137 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 714,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 13 to 1,