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2023 Best Private High Schools in Pennsylvania

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  1. #1 Best Private High Schools in Pennsylvania.

    Germantown Friends School

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    Private School,

    PHILADELPHIA, PA,

    PK, K-12,

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

    Featured Review: Alum says As a recent grad who went to GFS for 7 years, I can say that the school changed my life. No, it wasn't "perfect", but I love it and will be forever thankful for going there. Each student at GFS has a...GFS is such an amazing school..

    Read 97 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 1,129,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 5 to 1,

  2. #2 Best Private High Schools in Pennsylvania.

    Mercersburg Academy

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    Private School,

    MERCERSBURG, PA,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says My experience at Mercersburg has transformed me academically, personally, and spiritually. The faculty here are so devoted to us as students in all aspects of life here such as the dorm, in...It is really easy to get involved here and be an active participant in our community. There are so many clubs and activities where student initiative is highly encouraged. I love Mercersburg because of the people. Faculty and students alike have sparked growth in me through their generally very positive energy and lofty ideals..

    Read 231 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 447,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 4 to 1,

  3. #4 Best Private High Schools in Pennsylvania.

    The Baldwin School

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    Private School,

    BRYN MAWR, PA,

    PK, K-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says I'm in my fourth year at Baldwin as a senior. I've had my ups and downs here, but I absolutely credit it for saving me from an unsafe middle school where my mental health was suffering greatly. I...As a less fortunate student, I'd say my main issue has been entitlement among the student body. I notice white, straight, wealthy students complaining about superficial issues more often than those...Overall, I greatly enjoyed attending Baldwin and I can see a steady improvement that I hope will continue to occur after I graduate..

    Read 89 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 572,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 572 to 1,

  4. #6 Best Private High Schools in Pennsylvania.

    The Haverford School

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    Private School,

    HAVERFORD, PA,

    PK, K-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says Attending Haverford was the best decision of my life. The very strong academic curriculum ensures that we as students are prepared for the top colleges and for the real-world in general. Haverford....

    Read 91 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 960,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 8 to 1,

  5. #7 Best Private High Schools in Pennsylvania.

    Jack M. Barrack Hebrew Academy

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    Private School,

    BRYN MAWR, PA,

    6-12,

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

    Featured Review: Parent says Barrack is a warm, welcoming, wonderful school. The teachers and staff get to truly know your child and support them in every way possible. Their core values of kindness, community, honor and courage....

    Read 52 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 380,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 5 to 1,

  6. #9 Best Private High Schools in Pennsylvania.

    Shady Side Academy

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    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,

  7. #15 Best Private High Schools in Pennsylvania.

    The Shipley School

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    Private School,

    BRYN MAWR, PA,

    PK, K-12,

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

    Featured Review: Freshman says My name is Riley Medina and I am a current 9th grader at the Shipley School! I can confidently say that I love this school and it's really helped shape who I am today. I'm involved in Shipley girls...due to the excellent training from my coaches and significant team bonding between my peers. Academically, i'm currently take geometry, intro to physics, history 9: worlds in collision, english 9....

    Read 95 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 800,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 5 to 1,

  8. #16 Best Private High Schools in Pennsylvania.

    Westtown School

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    Private School,

    WEST CHESTER, PA,

    PK, K-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says Coming to Westtown has been one of the greatest decisions I have made to date. Westtown has allowed me to gain experience in leadership, as well as build strong bonds with my peers and faculty. The....

    Read 105 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 696,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 8 to 1,

  9. #17 Best Private High Schools in Pennsylvania.

    Germantown Academy

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    Private School,

    FORT WASHINGTON, PA,

    PK, K-12,

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

    Featured Review: Parent says We have found a vibrant and supportive community at Germantown Academy. As a parent, I have been impressed with the faculty's ability to meet my children where they are by providing encouragement and....

    Read 84 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 1,222,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 7 to 1,

  10. #18 Best Private High Schools in Pennsylvania.

    Friends Select School

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    Private School,

    PHILADELPHIA, PA,

    PK, K-12,

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

    Featured Review: Parent says Both of my sons started FSS in Pre K and they are now in Middle School. We LOVE FSS - the school is truly a second family to my whole family. The Community is so warm and welcoming - we feel lucky....

    Read 71 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 598,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 7 to 1,

  11. #20 Best Private High Schools in Pennsylvania.

    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,

  12. #22 Best Private High Schools in Pennsylvania.

    Wyoming Seminary College Preparatory School

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    Private School,

    KINGSTON, PA,

    PK, K-12,

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

    Featured Review: Parent says Our Son was not feeling challenged in the public school,he decided he wanted to go to Wyoming Seminary. This was absolutely the best decision! Our son has thrived. He is being pushed and challenged....Again, absolutely would recommend Wyoming Seminary. The Guidance team is fabulous. Freshman year through Senior year, parents and students are guided. They do push the students to do most on their....

    Read 127 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 771,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 8 to 1,

  13. #24 Best Private High Schools in Pennsylvania.

    Abington Friends School

    Blue checkmark.

    Private School,

    JENKINTOWN, PA,

    PK, K-12,

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

    Featured Review: Parent says My daughter picked AFS for High School for its campus, culture and engaging community. She felt welcomed from the first time we visited thru her entire time so far even though her friends were going....

    Read 137 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 600,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 8 to 1,

  14. #25 Best Private High Schools in Pennsylvania.

    Malvern Preparatory School

    Blue checkmark.

    Private School,

    MALVERN, PA,

    6-12,

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

    Featured Review: Parent says Malvern faculty and staff have such a special gift tapping into our son's inner strengths. My son went from parochial to public school before finding his home at Malvern. He was quiet and ok with...We can't thank Malvern enough and are so grateful he has 3.5 more years discovering his best self!.

    Read 85 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 652,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 8 to 1,

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