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2023 Best Private Schools in New York

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  1. #2 Best Private High Schools in New York.

    Riverdale Country School

    Blue checkmark.

    Private School,

    BRONX, NY,

    PK, K-12,

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

    Featured Review: Parent says I am parent whose children attend Riverdale Country School. The River Campus is such a warm and welcoming space for the younger children. At the Lower School, they create an environment where....

    Read 66 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 1,273,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 4 to 1,

  2. #4 Best Private High Schools in New York.

    Regis High School

    Private School,

    NEW YORK, NY,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says Regis is not just a place for academic excellence, but a place where learning go hand-in-hand with personal development and a drive to be impactful. Peers are highly motivated and inspiring, while....

    Read 142 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 532,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 8 to 1,

  3. #5 Best Private High Schools in New York.

    Horace Mann School

    Blue checkmark.

    Private School,

    BRONX, NY,

    PK, K-12,

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

    Featured Review: Alum says The school is excellent in every regard except for the student culture. Everyone is extremely nice and there haven't been any problems with bullying, but it comes at the cost of near complete....

    Read 147 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 1,802,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 7 to 1,

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

    Convent of the Sacred Heart

    Blue checkmark.

    Private School,

    NEW YORK, NY,

    PK, K-12,

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

    Featured Review: Junior says Girls at Sacred Heart are friendly and supportive. There are some cliques that form but the majority of people are welcoming. Sacred Heart has also worked to increase diversity over the past several....

    Read 94 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 699,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 5 to 1,

  5. #10 Best Private High Schools in New York.

    The Nightingale-Bamford School

    Blue checkmark.

    Private School,

    NEW YORK, NY,

    K-12,

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

    Featured Review: Parent says The Nightingale-Bamford School was the BEST decision! Our daughter started Kindergarten two years ago during the middle of the pandemic and we felt SO blessed and grateful for the BEST decision. Nightingale's leadership, core values and strong... read and learn and demonstrates tremendous pride which is the greatest gift. We can understand why she loves going to school since the teachers are so committed and joyful. We also appreciate as....

    Read 50 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 692,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 6 to 1,

  6. #11 Best Private High Schools in New York.

    Dalton School

    Blue checkmark.

    Private School,

    NEW YORK, NY,

    K-12,

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

    Featured Review: Junior says I love my teachers and have great friends, so I'd say overall Dalton's been pretty good to me. If you take advantage of the lab structure it can really help you succeed and make you both a better....

    Read 82 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 1,322,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 8 to 1,

  7. #14 Best Private High Schools in New York.

    The Chapin School

    Blue checkmark.

    Private School,

    NEW YORK, NY,

    K-12,

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

    Featured Review: Parent says We love how nurturing Chapin has been for our daughter. She's finishing up third grade and absolutely adores the school, her teachers, and her classmates. She particularly appreciates library time...Suffice it to say, we love Chapin and are so pleased to have our daughter attending school there!.

    Read 87 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 814,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 7 to 1,

  8. #15 Best Private High Schools in New York.

    Dwight Global Online School

    Blue checkmark.

    Online School,

    NEW YORK, NY,

    6-12,

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

    Featured Review: Works Here says At Dwight Global Online School, students receive personalized support from a passionate and highly experienced team of teachers, Deans and College Counselors. The engaging courses, synchronous....

    Read 130 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 307,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 7 to 1,

  9. #17 Best Private High Schools in New York.

    Friends Academy

    Blue checkmark.

    Private School,

    LOCUST VALLEY, NY,

    PK, K-12,

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

    Featured Review: Parent says We have a rising Kindergartener, who finished his first year at Friends in Pre-K. As a parent, and an educational professional, I personally could not have designed a better experience for my son,....

    Read 90 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 706,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 5 to 1,

  10. #18 Best Private High Schools in New York.

    The Browning School

    Blue checkmark.

    Private School,

    NEW YORK, NY,

    K-12,

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

    Featured Review: Parent says My son was accepted at all the top schools in the city, and he chose Browning hands down. A large part of his rationality is how rigorous the curriculum is, but the biggest influence is how much fun....

    Read 50 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 399,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 6 to 1,

  11. #19 Best Private High Schools in New York.

    Hackley School

    Blue checkmark.

    Private School,

    TARRYTOWN, NY,

    K-12,

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

    Featured Review: Alum says I began attending Hackley in the sixth grade and remained there through the end of my high school career. With such great academic resources at your disposal, it's hard to not garner great college...Very grateful for the great opportunities the school afforded me both in and out of the classroom, particularly through travel, which was covered by my hefty financial aid. I would make sure families....

    Read 76 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 855,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 8 to 1,

  12. #20 Best Private High Schools in New York.

    Saint Ann's School

    Private School,

    BROOKLYN, NY,

    PK, K-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says More than just a school: above all, a home. Fourteen floors of chaotically creative people, students, teachers and faculty alike. From the age of six I was taught to constantly question and challenge....

    Read 37 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 1,085,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 6 to 1,

  13. #21 Best Private High Schools in New York.

    BASIS Independent Brooklyn

    Blue checkmark.

    Private School,

    BROOKLYN, NY,

    PK, K-12,

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

    Featured Review: Parent says I can’t say enough good things about BASIS Independent Brooklyn! Our 4 year old is in the PK-1 program at their new school location (405 Gold Street) and he’s blossoming!Caring and awesome teachers. Very thorough communication from the admin. A rock solid parent community! A great curriculum that offers a diversity of skills-building challenges (literacy, math,...We met some amazing friends through this school and our son is so happy to go to school every day! In Pre-K 1 (3’s program), our son is already doing sight words and he’s staring to read simple....

    Read 41 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 869,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 8 to 1,

  14. #22 Best Private High Schools in New York.

    Poly Prep Country Day School

    Blue checkmark.

    Private School,

    BROOKLYN, NY,

    PK, K-12,

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

    Featured Review: Freshman says Overall, going to Poly Prep Country Day School has been an interesting experience. The teachers are very kind and passionate about teaching students, always willing to go the extra mile to help teach....

    Read 101 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 1,156,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 5 to 1,

  15. #23 Best Private High Schools in New York.

    ECFS - Fieldston Middle/Upper School

    Blue checkmark.

    Private School,

    BRONX, NY,

    6-12,

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

    Featured Review: Parent says Fieldston is an overall excellent school, challenging academics, competitive athletics, strong arts and musics. Fieldston is dedicated to incorporating its mission-driven and values oriented....

    Read 85 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 990,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 7 to 1,

  16. #24 Best Private High Schools in New York.

    Packer Collegiate Institute

    Blue checkmark.

    Private School,

    BROOKLYN, NY,

    PK, K-12,

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

    Featured Review: Junior says I have loved attending Packer Collegiate Institute for the past three years. The kids are really hardworking but truly want to be there and support one another. The classes can be challenging but....

    Read 123 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 998,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 7 to 1,

  17. #25 Best Private High Schools in New York.

    French-American School of New York

    Blue checkmark.

    Private School,

    MAMARONECK, NY,

    PK, K-12,

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

    Featured Review: Parent says FASNY does an excellent job of bringing a dozens of nationalities together and providing a good balance between a traditional French education and the strengths of the American system. The teachers....

    Read 99 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 749,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 7 to 1,

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