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2024 Best Private Schools in the Detroit Area

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  1. #1 Best Private High Schools in Detroit Area.

    Cranbrook Schools

    Blue checkmark.

    Private School,

    BLOOMFIELD HILLS, MI,

    PK, K-12,

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

    Featured Review: Alum says Almost 16 years later, I fondly recall living, learning, and maturing within Cranbrook's safe, hallowed boarding halls. There, I met instructors who, after retirement, have shared family meals with....

    Read 278 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 1,659,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 7 to 1,

  2. #2 Best Private High Schools in Detroit Area.

    Greenhills School

    Blue checkmark.

    Private School,

    ANN ARBOR, MI,

    6-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says As a current senior who's been at Greenhills since 6th grade, I can confidently say that this school has helped me grow as a student and a person. With a huge selection of extracurriculars, I was....

    Read 69 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 694,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 8 to 1,

  3. #4 Best Private High Schools in Detroit Area.

    Frankel Jewish Academy of Metro Detroit

    Blue checkmark.

    Private School,

    WEST BLOOMFIELD, MI,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Parent says FJA has been an amazing experience for my daughter. She feels part of a community and has had many leadership opportunities that she would not have gotten in a big public high school, I know I had....

    Read 57 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 143,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 7 to 1,

  4. #5 Best Private High Schools in Detroit Area.

    The Roeper School - Grades 6-12

    Blue checkmark.

    Private School,

    BIRMINGHAM, MI,

    6-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says My school is very small (there are 40 kids in my graduating class) which can be a double edged sword. On one hand everyone knows everyone, and teachers get to know you well and write personal letters....

    Read 51 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 260,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 7 to 1,

  5. #8 Best Private High Schools in Detroit Area.

    Brother Rice High School

    Blue checkmark.

    Private School,

    BLOOMFIELD HILLS, MI,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says As a Senior at Brother Rice, I have had an overall incredible experience. This school prepares you well for college and although challenging, it isn’t something that will be impossible. The teachers....

    Read 163 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 542,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 14 to 1,

  6. #9 Best Private High Schools in Detroit Area.

    Mercy High School

    Blue checkmark.

    Private School,

    FARMINGTON HILLS, MI,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says Mercy was a great school for me. I came in as a freshmen during the Covid year, which was really hard at first, but the community surrounding Mercy was great and it did not even feel like a big deal....

    Read 292 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 557,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 13 to 1,

  7. #12 Best Private High Schools in Detroit Area.

    Farber Hebrew Day School - Yeshivat Akiva

    Blue checkmark.

    Private School,

    SOUTHFIELD, MI,

    PK, K-12,

    6 Niche users give it an average review of 3.5 stars.

    Featured Review: Parent says Farber is a wonderful school.1. Inspiring teachers. (Oldest Son loves his Hebrew class and his Hebrew teacher, and he actually works several chapters ahead just because of intrinsic interest.)2. Doxastically committed teachers. (Oldest Son's teacher because she knows that he loves Hebrew language software and so she opened it up for him to use over the summer.)3. Responsive Teachers. (When there is some academic deficiency, we know immediately.)4. Thorough Teachers. (Razor sharp progress reports.)5. Humane Teachers. (No Haredi bullying.)6. Organized Teachers. (Teachers have the lesson plans so worked out that they can tell you EXACTLY how many 2ply tissues you need to bring for the year.)7. Inspirational Teachers. (Even during the summer time and vacations, my kids break into spontaneous song-- in Hebrew- because they are reliving the fun experience they had learning it the first...No parent can go wrong choosing to send their child there..

    Read 6 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 286,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 8 to 1,

  8. #15 Best Private High Schools in Detroit Area.

    Detroit Catholic Central High School

    Blue checkmark.

    Private School,

    NOVI, MI,

    9-12,

    170 Niche users give it an average review of 4.8 stars.

    Featured Review: Parent says I can’t say enough great things about Detroit Catholic Central. There are a wide range of both academic and athletic activities for the young men to be challenged and explore their interests. The...The teachers and administrators push the students to excel both in the classroom, and through various service activities outside of school. They care about the boys and want the best for them,...I strongly feel at Detroit Catholic Central, my sons are learning the tools needed to be successful in their future career, but more importantly, how to be outstanding young men..

    Read 170 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 935,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 15 to 1,

  9. #17 Best Private High Schools in Detroit Area.

    Auburn Hills Christian School

    Blue checkmark.

    Private School,

    AUBURN HILLS, MI,

    PK, K-12,

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

    Featured Review: Parent says Walking into AHCS, you can immediately feel a difference from other private schools. We transferred from a local Christian private school seeking a TRUE Christian environment with high academic....

    Read 33 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 251,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 7 to 1,

  10. #20 Best Private High Schools in Detroit Area.

    Father Gabriel Richard High School

    Blue checkmark.

    Private School,

    ANN ARBOR, MI,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Alum says Nestled in Ann Arbor, Michigan, Father Gabriel Richard High School (FGR) epitomizes academic excellence and community engagement. With dedicated faculty and staff, FGR ensures each student receives...Beyond academics, FGR cultivates a close-knit community where diversity is celebrated and friendships flourish. Through service projects and cultural events, students embrace social responsibility....

    Read 109 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 501,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 14 to 1,

  11. #23 Best Private High Schools in Detroit Area.

    De La Salle Collegiate

    Blue checkmark.

    Private School,

    WARREN, MI,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says There are several best experiences ranging from winning two state football championships to becoming the chess club's founder. The highs include the state championships, making team states in....

    Read 159 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 537,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 11 to 1,

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

    Al-Ikhlas Training Academy

    Blue checkmark.

    Private School,

    DETROIT, MI,

    K-12,

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

    Featured Review: Junior says One of the many amazing aspects of ATA is the strong sense of community we students, staff, and families have there. Our school is quite small with only approximately 300 students in the middle and....

    Read 45 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 253,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 14 to 1,

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