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2022 Best private schools in the Hartford Area

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  1. #3 Best Private High Schools in Hartford Area.

    Kingswood Oxford School

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    Private School,

    WEST HARTFORD, CT,

    6-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says Kingswood Oxford or KO is a wonderful school with awesome teachers who connect well with students. Classes are often smaller than 15 students which allows teachers to truly connect with each of the...The only reason it is missing a star is due to its lack of diversity but hopefully, that gets fixed soon!.

    Read 43 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 501,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 6 to 1,

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

    Avon Old Farms School

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    Private School,

    AVON, CT,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Junior says I have been welcomed to Avon with open arms. The community is fantastic in all aspects with academics, athletics, and fine arts. I was given the opportunity to try new things between countless sports....

    Read 257 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 405,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 6 to 1,

  3. #7 Best Private High Schools in Hartford Area.

    Watkinson School

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    Private School,

    HARTFORD, CT,

    6-12,

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

    Featured Review: Junior says As a student at Watkinson, the teachers here, are such good listeners - good for listening when you want a challenge, good for listening for when you need help, good for listening when you need...I play Volleyball at Watkinson and it is a lot of fun! We have practices everyday throughout the fall and games throughout the week. Our coaches really put in effort and teach us a lot so that we....

    Read 111 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 245,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 4 to 1,

  4. #8 Best Private High Schools in Hartford Area.

    Xavier High School

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    Private School,

    MIDDLETOWN, CT,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Freshman says Xavier High School is a great place for students and athletes that want to achieve more and be better prepared for the rigors of college and the workplace. Students are challenged with lots of...Teachers are amazing. They are prepared to help students at whatever means. They stay after school for extra help, are answering emails late in the night, and are committed to students' success.There are numerous clubs, sports, and activities that Xavier offers. Students have the opportunity to join nationally ranked sports teams, learn about their faith through many clubs and retreats, and...The only complaint I have is the lack of diversity. While the school could try harder to fix this, I understand that there is only so much a private, catholic school in Connecticut can do with...Xavier is a great brotherhood..

    Read 235 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 600,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 10 to 1,

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

    Northwest Catholic High School

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    Private School,

    WEST HARTFORD, CT,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Sophomore says Northwest Catholic High School has a great community surrounded by different types of people that make you feel accepted. The academics are very competitive. The teachers and the curriculum prepares....

    Read 189 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 490,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 15 to 1,

  6. #13 Best Private High Schools in Hartford Area.

    The Cornerstone Christian School

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    Private School,

    MANCHESTER, CT,

    PK, K-12,

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

    Featured Review: Parent says These teachers care deeply! They get involved when students misbehave or mistreat one another. They intervene and even pray with the students.My son has been attending from Kindergarten to 3rd grade and will continue through to 12th grade. The pledge of allegiance is said every morning. Respect for all people is taught and modeled.Homework is kept to a minimum to prioritize family time. While my son is only in 3rd grade, I've still seen academic rigor proportional to the grade. Some students were reading independently in 1st...There is music, art, and chapel weekly. There is a student band that leads worship! My son sometimes tells me when students misbehaved and caused his team to lose during PE. In each story, I've...I give my highest recommendation for this school! You and your kids will love it!.

    Read 37 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A minus,

    Students: 187,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 9 to 1,

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

    Central Christian Academy

    Private School,

    SOUTHINGTON, CT,

    PK, K-12,

    10 Niche users give it an average review of 2.2 stars.

    Featured Review: Alum says I am a graduate of Central Christian Academy. The staff is devoted and loving. They put a lot of time into my classes, and always went the extra mile for me -- giving practical advice, writing...While this school does not prep you for certain fields, it is very flexible. They offered alternatives or extra classes to help you succeed.The music staff is very talented and well educated.The coaches are great also!I would absolutely recommend attending..

    Read 10 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B,

    Students: 126,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 11 to 1,

  8. Renbrook School

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    Private School,

    WEST HARTFORD, CT,

    PK, K-8,

    16 Niche users give it an average review of 5 stars.

    Featured Review: Parent says Our family joined the Renbrook community summer of 2020. Over the last two years we have been impressed by their thoughtful planning to provide the happiest and safest learning environment possible...I appreciate how much PE, library, STEAM, foreign language, music, and art are prioritized in the curriculum to round out the academic experience. Students also have the opportunity to participate in...The school is organized and communicative. We receive weekly school and teacher newsletters and we can feel engaged in classroom learning with the Homeroom app. The faculty and staff are devoted to...For a Pre-K to Grade 8 school, I am amazed by the level of alumni engagement. It is what you would typically see at the high school/college level. Renbrook provides a special foundation that students....

    Read 16 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 360,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 7 to 1,

  9. The Independent Day School

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    Private School,

    MIDDLEFIELD, CT,

    PK, K-8,

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

    Featured Review: Parent says We were initially attracted to IDS because of the small class size and the attention to “soft skills” such as kindness, respectfulness, and embracing one another’s differences. We knew that our child....

    Read 12 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 163,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 6 to 1,

  10. Corpus Christi School

    Blue checkmark.

    Private School,

    WETHERSFIELD, CT,

    PK, K-8,

    12 Niche users give it an average review of 3.2 stars.

    Featured Review: Parent says This is our seventh year at Corpus Christi School and we are thankful for the opportunities our children are given to grow and develop into caring, empathetic, and well-rounded individuals. The....

    Read 12 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A minus,

    Students: 325,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 15 to 1,

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