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2022 Best Private Schools in Philadelphia

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  1. #1 Best Private High Schools in Pennsylvania.

    Germantown Friends School

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    Private School,

    PHILADELPHIA, PA,

    PK, K-12,

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

    Featured Review: Alum says As a recent grad who went to GFS for 7 years, I can say that the school changed my life. No, it wasn't "perfect", but I love it and will be forever thankful for going there. Each student at GFS has a...GFS is such an amazing school..

    Read 93 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 1,070,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 4 to 1,

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  2. #3 Best Private High Schools in Pennsylvania.

    The Baldwin School

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    Private School,

    BRYN MAWR, PA,

    PK, K-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says I'm in my fourth year at Baldwin as a senior. I've had my ups and downs here, but I absolutely credit it for saving me from an unsafe middle school where my mental health was suffering greatly. I...As a less fortunate student, I'd say my main issue has been entitlement among the student body. I notice white, straight, wealthy students complaining about superficial issues more often than those...Overall, I greatly enjoyed attending Baldwin and I can see a steady improvement that I hope will continue to occur after I graduate..

    Read 87 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 584,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 7 to 1,

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  3. #4 Best Private High Schools in Pennsylvania.

    The Episcopal Academy

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    Private School,

    NEWTOWN SQUARE, PA,

    PK, K-12,

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

    Featured Review: Works Here says I have been fortunate to work at several different independent schools and the Episcopal Academy is the best! The community is warm and caring. Teachers challenge students to do their best while....

    Read 144 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 1,288,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 8 to 1,

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  4. #7 Best Private High Schools in Pennsylvania.

    George School

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    Private School,

    NEWTOWN, PA,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Parent says My son chose George because of the diverse academics, the diverse community, and the recognition he would be treated as an individual. He is in 11th grade now and has thrived here. His teachers have....

    Read 130 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 540,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 7 to 1,

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  5. #10 Best Private High Schools in Pennsylvania.

    The Haverford School

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    Private School,

    HAVERFORD, PA,

    PK, K-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says Attending Haverford was the best decision of my life. The very strong academic curriculum ensures that we as students are prepared for the top colleges and for the real-world in general. Haverford....

    Read 90 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 960,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 8 to 1,

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  6. #14 Best Private High Schools in Pennsylvania.

    The Shipley School

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    Private School,

    BRYN MAWR, PA,

    PK, K-12,

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

    Featured Review: Freshman says My name is Riley Medina and I am a current 9th grader at the Shipley School! I can confidently say that I love this school and it's really helped shape who I am today. I'm involved in Shipley girls...due to the excellent training from my coaches and significant team bonding between my peers. Academically, i'm currently take geometry, intro to physics, history 9: worlds in collision, english 9....

    Read 89 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 800,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 5 to 1,

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  7. #16 Best Private High Schools in Pennsylvania.

    Germantown Academy

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    Private School,

    FORT WASHINGTON, PA,

    PK, K-12,

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

    Featured Review: Junior says Very great learning environment & student to teacher ratio. This school will definitely challenge you!.

    Read 82 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 1,207,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 8 to 1,

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  8. #17 Best Private High Schools in Pennsylvania.

    Friends' Central School

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    Private School,

    WYNNEWOOD, PA,

    PK, K-12,

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

    Featured Review: Parent says Words can't adequately express my gratitude for the Friends' Central community! Our family highly values education and the tuition is worth every penny for the school experience our children receive.....

    Read 67 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 773,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 7 to 1,

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  9. #18 Best Private High Schools in Pennsylvania.

    The Agnes Irwin School

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    Private School,

    ROSEMONT, PA,

    PK, K-12,

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

    Featured Review: Sophomore says I have been going to the Agnes Irwin School since kindergarten (I am currently in 10th grade.) Throughout lower, middle, and upper school I have felt very supported by my teachers. They are always....

    Read 139 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 581,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 7 to 1,

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  10. #19 Best Private High Schools in Pennsylvania.

    William Penn Charter School

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    Private School,

    PHILADELPHIA, PA,

    PK, K-12,

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

    Featured Review: Parent says Amazing teachers and staff. Wonderful community of parents and families. We were a bit worried that people would be snobby towards families like ours who receive financial aid, but that has not been....

    Read 114 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 977,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 6 to 1,

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  11. #22 Best Private High Schools in New Jersey.

    Moorestown Friends School

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    Private School,

    MOORESTOWN, NJ,

    PK, K-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says Moorestown Friends is as advertised, inspiring kids to perform academically, to pursue interdisciplinary study, and to break the mold of a student fitting a single archetype. It's a place where most...However, it can be exhausting. MFS can be difficult for high-achievers experiencing burnout. One thing I will say is that the emotional strain placed on a student to perform may impact their mental...TL;DR: It's a great mix of pre-professional and creative, has amazing resources for all sorts of study and projects, but can be unhealthily competitive..

    Read 81 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 634,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 8 to 1,

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  12. #20 Best Private High Schools in Pennsylvania.

    Friends Select School

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    Private School,

    PHILADELPHIA, PA,

    PK, K-12,

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

    Featured Review: Parent says All three of my very different children attended FSS starting in lower school. The teachers/coaches/instructors do a wonderful job of meeting kids where they are and helping to guide them to where....

    Read 56 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 590,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 7 to 1,

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  13. #21 Best Private High Schools in Pennsylvania.

    Abington Friends School

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    Private School,

    JENKINTOWN, PA,

    PK, K-12,

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

    Featured Review: Parent says My daughter picked AFS for High School for its campus, culture and engaging community. She felt welcomed from the first time we visited thru her entire time so far even though her friends were going....

    Read 138 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 600,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 8 to 1,

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  14. #23 Best Private High Schools in Pennsylvania.

    Springside Chestnut Hill Academy

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    Private School,

    PHILADELPHIA, PA,

    PK, K-12,

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

    Featured Review: Niche User says SCH is an incredible school! I know several families that have sent their children to SCH and they have all been thrilled with their experience (even during COVID). The faculty is hands-on,....

    Read 139 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 1,090,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 8 to 1,

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  15. #27 Best Private High Schools in Pennsylvania.

    Jack M. Barrack Hebrew Academy

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    Private School,

    BRYN MAWR, PA,

    6-12,

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

    Featured Review: Parent says What impresses me most about Barrack is the supportive, nurturing environment among both peers and educators that emphasizes a holistic approach to each student's growth and development. JBHA is....

    Read 49 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 380,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 5 to 1,

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  16. #4 Best Private High Schools in Delaware.

    Archmere Academy

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    Private School,

    CLAYMONT, DE,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Sophomore says I have truly enjoyed my experience at Archmere Academy. Coming from a large public middle school, to a small, Catholic school was a big transition for me. I love the academic opportunities at the....

    Read 171 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 529,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 10 to 1,

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  17. #28 Best Private High Schools in Pennsylvania.

    St. Joseph's Preparatory School

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    Private School,

    PHILADELPHIA, PA,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Junior says I love the Prep! It has a great location right in the heart of Philadelphia and manages to challenge students with an incredible academic rigor. The Prep is formed by its Jesuit character and....

    Read 118 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 902,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 13 to 1,

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  18. #39 Best Private High Schools in New Jersey.

    Villa Victoria Academy

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    Private School,

    EWING, NJ,

    6-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says I am a graduate of VVA’s class of 2021! I can say with sincerity that Villa Victoria Academy is the perfect school for girls! It molds girls into strong, confident, and beautiful young women ready to....

    Read 77 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 92,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 4 to 1,

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  19. #40 Best Private High Schools in New Jersey.

    Doane Academy

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    Private School,

    BURLINGTON, NJ,

    PK, K-12,

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

    Featured Review: Alum says An amazing school that will prepare you for whatever you want to achieve after. Small size makes it feel like a family and allows for each student to really personalize their experience at the....

    Read 59 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 254,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 6 to 1,

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  20. #34 Best Private High Schools in Pennsylvania.

    Holy Ghost Preparatory School

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    Private School,

    BENSALEM, PA,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Parent says Both our sons received an excellent education at Holy Ghost Prep. It is truly a community that cares deeply about developing young men into responsible, well-meaning, worldly, and caring individuals.....

    Read 179 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 416,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 9 to 1,

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  21. #35 Best Private High Schools in Pennsylvania.

    Mount Saint Joseph Academy

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    Private School,

    FLOURTOWN, PA,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Parent says Simply the most amazing academic, spritual and social experience for our daughter. Education is unsurpassed, SAT grades are phenomenal.Teachers are college level and so very kind. Campus is gorgeous.....

    Read 133 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 530,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 10 to 1,

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  22. #37 Best Private High Schools in Pennsylvania.

    Delaware County Christian School

    Blue checkmark.

    Private School,

    NEWTOWN SQUARE, PA,

    PK, K-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says As a college prep school, DC lives up to its mission of preparing students for a life of impact. The students are offered resources that, when taken advantage of, leave them feeling confident going....

    Read 141 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 607,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 7 to 1,

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  23. #38 Best Private High Schools in Pennsylvania.

    La Salle College High School

    Blue checkmark.

    Private School,

    WYNDMOOR, PA,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says Personally I can attest to that fact that La Salle has helped me reach my fullest potential intellectually , spiritually socially and physically. La Salle has instilled in me the importance of....

    Read 124 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 1,101,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 10 to 1,

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  24. #39 Best Private High Schools in Pennsylvania.

    Academy of Notre Dame de Namur

    Blue checkmark.

    Private School,

    VILLANOVA, PA,

    6-12,

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

    Featured Review: Freshman says ND has already impressed both me and my family ever since coming this year. I came from a school that had limited academic option, and ND had been the opposite! The new STEM building and programs....

    Read 97 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 550,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 9 to 1,

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  25. #41 Best Private High Schools in Pennsylvania.

    Sacred Heart Academy Bryn Mawr

    Blue checkmark.

    Private School,

    BRYN MAWR, PA,

    K-12,

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

    Featured Review: Parent says Amazing school. My daughter started in the 9th grade and is currently a 10th grader. The academics, activities available and the sense of community are amazing! She is a very academically oriented....

    Read 104 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 200,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 6 to 1,

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