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2023 Best Private Schools in Ohio

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  1. #2 Best Private High Schools in Ohio.

    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 Ohio.

    Hawken School

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    Private School,

    GATES MILLS, OH,

    PK, K-12,

    155 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 155 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 1,082,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 5 to 1,

  3. #7 Best Private High Schools in Ohio.

    Laurel School

    Blue checkmark.

    Private School,

    SHAKER HEIGHTS, OH,

    PK, K-12,

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

    Featured Review: Parent says My son is new to the Early Learner's program this year. We chose Laurel due to its phenomenal reputation for Early Childhood. Our very first visit confirmed what we had heard in the community: the...The communication from the teachers is excellent and it's clear they are experts in early childhood education, developmental stages and transitions, and helping each little person become their best,....

    Read 124 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 540,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 8 to 1,

  4. #8 Best Private High Schools in Ohio.

    Cincinnati Country Day School

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    Private School,

    CINCINNATI, OH,

    PK, K-12,

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

    Featured Review: Parent says The teachers are all so amazing! They are nurturing and you can tell they really have a passion for teaching and growing minds. The administrative staff are also very helpful and have great...CCDS' 62-acre campus is unmatched and enable their rich outdoor education, my kids particularly enjoy the animal farm they have! We live in Hyde Park with closer private school options but fully believe the longer drive to CCD is absolutely worth it to provide the best well rounded education for our children from Early....

    Read 114 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 870,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 9 to 1,

  5. #11 Best Private High Schools in Ohio.

    The Summit Country Day School

    Blue checkmark.

    Private School,

    CINCINNATI, OH,

    PK, K-12,

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

    Featured Review: Parent says Both of my kids attended The Summit from Preschool through High School. They have become well-rounded, motivated, caring and respectful young adults and I attribute that in large part to attending...The Summit is forward thinking in developing their curriculum, ensuring the students have a solid foundation with the skills they need to succeed outside the classroom. The addition of new....

    Read 124 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 1,082,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 7 to 1,

  6. #12 Best Private High Schools in Ohio.

    Columbus School for Girls

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    Private School,

    COLUMBUS, OH,

    PK, K-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says As a senior at CSG who's spent 7 years here, I've been at this school for a long time. CSG has a lot of good things about it, but there are some things you should be aware of before attending. CSG....

    Read 64 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 540,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 8 to 1,

  7. #13 Best Private High Schools in Ohio.

    The Miami Valley School

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    Private School,

    DAYTON, OH,

    PK, K-12,

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

    Featured Review: Parent says My daughter has attended MVS since Kindergarten. She is now in 6th grade and I could not have asked for a better immersive learning environment to inspire her education. Every single teacher has....

    Read 74 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 490,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 6 to 1,

  8. #14 Best Private High Schools in Ohio.

    St. Xavier High School

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    Private School,

    CINCINNATI, OH,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says Saint Xavier has a very driven environment that brings the best out of everyone there, whether in academics, sports, fine arts, community service, or other extracurricular activities. They have done....

    Read 188 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 1,393,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 11 to 1,

  9. #15 Best Private High Schools in Ohio.

    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,

  10. #16 Best Private High Schools in Ohio.

    Andrews Osborne Academy

    Blue checkmark.

    Private School,

    WILLOUGHBY, OH,

    PK, K-12,

    51 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 51 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 350,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 7 to 1,

  11. #19 Best Private High Schools in Ohio.

    Our Lady of the Elms

    Blue checkmark.

    Private School,

    AKRON, OH,

    PK, K-12,

    78 Niche users give it an average review of 4.3 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 78 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 265,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 8 to 1,

  12. #21 Best Private High Schools in Ohio.

    The Schilling School for Gifted Children

    Blue checkmark.

    Private School,

    CINCINNATI, OH,

    K-12,

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

    Featured Review: Parent says My son moved to Schilling for high school from a rigorous private school where he never felt understood despite his high IQ. Now, he is a different child. He loves school again and thrives under the....

    Read 5 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 49,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 3 to 1,

  13. #23 Best Private High Schools in Ohio.

    Saint Ursula Academy

    Blue checkmark.

    Private School,

    CINCINNATI, OH,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Parent says My husband and I couldn't be more pleased with Saint Ursula Academy. We have 4 daughters. Our first just graduated from SUA and is going on to an elite university. Not only is she more than prepared...Two of our other daughters are current students with the 4th chomping at the bit to enter in two years.My daughters' local community and global awareness has grown exponentially since attending SUA.The SUA community is a wonderfully supportive environment. I love that our girls meet classmates from all over the tri-state area!Go Bulldogs!.

    Read 189 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 637,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 11 to 1,

  14. #24 Best Private High Schools in Ohio.

    St. Charles Preparatory School

    Blue checkmark.

    Private School,

    COLUMBUS, OH,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says I have been very pleased with my experience at St. Charles. When I was an incoming Freshman I didn't know what to expect, but I was pleasantly surprised with the strong academics and culture. I think....

    Read 75 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 505,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 12 to 1,

  15. #25 Best Private High Schools in Ohio.

    St. Edward High School

    Blue checkmark.

    Private School,

    LAKEWOOD, OH,

    9-12,

    189 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 189 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 963,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 10 to 1,

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