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2023 Best Private Schools in the Cleveland Area

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  1. #2 Best Private High Schools in Cleveland Area.

    University School

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    Private School,

    HUNTING VALLEY, OH,

    PK, K-12,

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

    Featured Review: Parent says We have two boys at University School and we say US is one of our favorite parts about living in Cleveland! Our boys sprint out the door every morning because they love going to school! We chose US....

    Read 123 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 851,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 6 to 1,

  2. #4 Best Private High Schools in Cleveland Area.

    Hawken School

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    Private School,

    GATES MILLS, OH,

    PK, K-12,

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

    Featured Review: Freshman says A very good school, amazing academics, and great resources! I especially like the clubs. The teachers are nice, but the classes can be boring sometimes. Great food! Diversity is great. We learn....

    Read 148 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 1,082,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 5 to 1,

  3. #6 Best Private High Schools in Cleveland Area.

    Lake Ridge Academy

    Blue checkmark.

    Private School,

    NORTH RIDGEVILLE, OH,

    K-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says Lake Ridge Academy is a great school for kids who are looking for a hands-on learning community where teachers become friends and advocates. The small size of the school can be challenging socially....

    Read 75 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 400,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 7 to 1,

  4. #7 Best Private High Schools in Cleveland Area.

    Andrews Osborne Academy

    Blue checkmark.

    Private School,

    WILLOUGHBY, OH,

    PK, K-12,

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

    Featured Review: Niche User says My daughter was enrolled for 12y as international student coming from Spain. The objective was to improve opportunities of enrolment in a college for undergraduate studies.From beginning she was welcomed and she received very good support for all aspects. From academics to athletics and college counselling.Faculty is always ready to support her or us in any issue.From an academic point of view, level is lower than in Spain, but she had the opportunity to study AP courses that have a higher level and can be changed by credits in the college.AOA school is an excellent boarding school and if If would have to select and school again, for sure I select AOA as my first option..

    Read 49 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 350,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 7 to 1,

  5. #9 Best Private High Schools in Cleveland Area.

    Our Lady of the Elms

    Blue checkmark.

    Private School,

    AKRON, OH,

    PK, K-12,

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

    Featured Review: Parent says My husband and I toured so many different schools, however, none of them felt right until we went on the tour of Our Lady of the Elms. We felt an instant connection and after 6 months time, I can...Though it is a small school, it allows for a lower student to teacher ratio, giving children more one on one time with their teachers. My daughters teacher goes above and beyond. She is so great....

    Read 75 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 265,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 8 to 1,

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

    St. Edward High School

    Blue checkmark.

    Private School,

    LAKEWOOD, OH,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Junior says In Short:- Good: Great Academics, Wide class choices with IB and AP, Great Community and People, Fantastic Athletic programs (with many teams building up)- Meh/Bad: Limited Parking, Lacks Auditorium, Some older facilities, Lacks parking, Pricey Cafeteria Food.In Long: After 3 years at St. Edward High School, I can attest that it is one of the best private schools in the Greater Cleveland Area. The teachers and faculty care about the students, and the....

    Read 188 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 963,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 10 to 1,

  7. #18 Best Private High Schools in Cleveland Area.

    Padua Franciscan High School

    Blue checkmark.

    Private School,

    PARMA, OH,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says What I like about Padua Franciscan High School is the atmosphere. The atmosphere here is very joyful and spiritual. The teachers are always trying their best to help you succeed, they work tirelessly....

    Read 183 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 740,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 13 to 1,

  8. #20 Best Private High Schools in Cleveland Area.

    Lutheran West High School & Middle School

    Blue checkmark.

    Private School,

    ROCKY RIVER, OH,

    6-12,

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

    Featured Review: Junior says If you're looking for a close-knit community, West is the place for you. The smaller student body means that you have more of an opportunity to get to know those around you. This also means that you...In addition to a friendly, welcoming, and aiding community, West offers great academics. There is a wide variety of electives to choose from as well as CCP, AP, honors, and regular core classes for....

    Read 83 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 600,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 16 to 1,

  9. #21 Best Private High Schools in Cleveland Area.

    Lake Catholic High School

    Blue checkmark.

    Private School,

    MENTOR, OH,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Alum says The four years I spent in high school consisted of some tough life lessons but also a lot of fun. I enjoyed all my teachers when I attended, and they all were willing to take the time to help me grow....

    Read 106 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A minus,

    Students: 511,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 9 to 1,

  10. #24 Best Private High Schools in Cleveland Area.

    Benedictine High School

    Blue checkmark.

    Private School,

    CLEVELAND, OH,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Parent says If I could give a 10/10 to Benedictine I would. Situated at the top of a hill looking westbound over downtown Cleveland, it offers an expansive campus complete with a 9-12 High School, Church,...They are currently undergoing a renovation process to add a school entrance, science wing, and meeting space. I also heard they will update and modernize the cafeteria and some roofs on campus. They call Benedictine, The Home of Champions because they embrace a championship mindset. In academics, in sport, in family, and in future life. Ryan Ryzner doing a tremendous job building a team of...Benedictine will prepare your young boy for life as a man. Just visit the school and get a feel for how special this place really is!.

    Read 46 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A minus,

    Students: 351,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 11 to 1,

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