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2022 Best private schools in Pittsburgh

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  1. #6 Best Private High Schools in Pennsylvania.

    Shady Side Academy

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    Private School,

    PITTSBURGH, PA,

    PK, K-12,

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

    Featured Review: Parent says Our experience at Shady Side Academy has been outstanding. Our daughter came to the school as a Sophomore after our family moved to Pittsburgh, and her transition was seamless. The students, faculty...Academics at Shady Side are rigorous, but the support from teachers is unmatched. We feel confident that our daughter will be successful not only in college, but beyond, due in large part to her time...If you’re even slightly considering Shady Side as an option, I encourage you to attend one of their Open House events. That was the first step we took, and I’m so grateful that we did!.

    Read 124 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 1,142,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 8 to 1,

  2. #11 Best Private High Schools in Pennsylvania.

    Winchester Thurston School

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    Private School,

    PITTSBURGH, PA,

    PK, K-12,

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

    Featured Review: Parent says Choosing WT North Hills Campus has been THE BEST decision I've ever made for my child! The strong sense of community & small class sizes allow for individualized attention & personalized challenges....

    Read 31 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 641,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 7 to 1,

  3. #13 Best Private High Schools in Pennsylvania.

    Sewickley Academy

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    Private School,

    SEWICKLEY, PA,

    PK, K-12,

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

    Featured Review: Freshman says Sewickley Academy is an exceptional K-12 school! I have been attending SA since elementary school, and I have now attended the school for 8 years. All of the teachers and faculty that I've interacted....

    Read 124 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 532,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 6 to 1,

  4. #42 Best Private High Schools in Pennsylvania.

    Aquinas Academy

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    Private School,

    GIBSONIA, PA,

    PK, K-12,

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

    Featured Review: Alum says Aquinas Academy helped me to flourish to become the person I am today. I know that by attending Aquinas for 13 years, I am confident that I have the skills for university and later life. Most....

    Read 91 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 504,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 11 to 1,

  5. #45 Best Private High Schools in Pennsylvania.

    Central Catholic High School

    Blue checkmark.

    Private School,

    PITTSBURGH, PA,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Niche User says Pittsburgh Central Catholic is a highly esteemed institution that turns young boys into men and is well worth the investment. Although it is a steep tuition the lessons a young man will learn from....

    Read 147 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 790,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 12 to 1,

  6. #46 Best Private High Schools in Pennsylvania.

    Oakland Catholic High School

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    Private School,

    PITTSBURGH, PA,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Parent says Daughters immersed in a strong college prep environment fostering competition/excellence. Desire stronger focus on a “love of learning” rather than students in pursuit of high GPAs. Troubling....

    Read 420 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 454,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 12 to 1,

  7. #69 Best Private High Schools in Pennsylvania.

    Seton LaSalle Catholic High School

    Blue checkmark.

    Private School,

    MT. LEBANON, PA,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Parent says Seton LaSalle is a fine Catholic High School which is becoming better and better each year under its current administration. They take their mission of educating the mind, heart and soul of students....

    Read 102 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 410,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 12 to 1,

  8. #85 Best Private High Schools in Pennsylvania.

    Eden Christian Academy

    Blue checkmark.

    Private School,

    PITTSBURGH, PA,

    PK, K-12,

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

    Featured Review: Sophomore says Eden Christian Academy is a wonderful school that I went to since I was in Kindergarten. Of course going to a private school you see the opportunities and environments of huge public schools. But I....

    Read 59 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A minus,

    Students: 658,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 12 to 1,

  9. #103 Best Private High Schools in Pennsylvania.

    Our Lady of the Sacred Heart High School

    Blue checkmark.

    Private School,

    CORAOPOLIS, PA,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Parent says Moving from TX to PA, our biggest concern was finding a good high school for our son. After visiting multiple schools in the area, we applied to OLSH and are so glad we did. Our son is doing very....

    Read 99 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A minus,

    Students: 329,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 11 to 1,

  10. #136 Best Private High Schools in Pennsylvania.

    Hillcrest Christian Academy

    Blue checkmark.

    Private School,

    BETHEL PARK, PA,

    K-12,

    12 Niche users give it an average review of 2.8 stars.

    Featured Review: Sophomore says I have attended Hillcrest Christian Academy since my sixth grade year and plan to continue throughout my high school years. The school is equipped with plenty of classrooms and space for students;....

    Read 12 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B+,

    Students: 185,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 8 to 1,

  11. #142 Best Private High Schools in Pennsylvania.

    Harvest Baptist Academy

    Private School,

    NATRONA HEIGHTS, PA,

    PK, K-12,

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

    Featured Review: Parent says First and foremost, the environment at Harvest is hard to beat! No place is perfect, but boy does the staff love the kids and they try so hard to encourage kind and understanding behavior between...I do understand that the high school has fewer academic options than a public school, but I’m actually more concerned about the environment that my children are learning in than them having an over....

    Read 52 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B+,

    Students: 152,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 14 to 1,

  12. Nazareth Prep

    Private School,

    PITTSBURGH, PA,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says My experience at Nazareth Prep has been great. I’ve been a student here since my 11th grade year. They have taught me so much compared to my other high school, Trinity Christian. Nazareth Prep gives all of their students internships. My internship this year is at Children’s Hospital. I am able to shadow different departments and learn more about the medical field. Nazareth...Isn’t a big school, which means it gives you the opportunity to work with others and get to know everyone. I recommend Nazareth Prep for those high school students who want a small school that still....

    Read 24 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B minus,

    Students: 141,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 7 to 1,

  13. Imani Christian Academy

    Private School,

    PITTSBURGH, PA,

    PK, K-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says My experience with Imani Christian Academy has been great! The environment is very supportive and the staff are there to tend to your needs. The school is small, however, you are able to make... One change I would like to see is the level of education, clubs and activities, and diversity. Imani Christian does not offer AP courses for people who should have the chance to experience being in....

    Read 28 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: C+,

    Students: 223,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 9 to 1,

  14. Community Day School

    Blue checkmark.

    Private School,

    PITTSBURGH, PA,

    PK, K-8,

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

    Featured Review: Parent says Moving to CDS was the absolute best move for my daughter and our whole family. CDS's approach to teaching the whole child, providing enriching and challenging lessons while encouraging students to....

    Read 17 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 285,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 5 to 1,

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