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2023 Best Schools for STEM in America

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  1. #2 Best High Schools for STEM in America.

    Thomas Jefferson High School for Science & Technology

    Fairfax County Public Schools, VA,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Alum says TJHSST offers a unique high school experience. The academics are definitely much different and difficult from what I've experienced in middle school. However, the communities and relationships formed....

    Read 561 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 1,809,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 18 to 1,

  2. #4 Best High Schools for STEM in America.

    BASIS Independent Silicon Valley

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    Private School,

    SAN JOSE, CA,

    5-12,

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

    Featured Review: Parent says We are a first year family and we are so glad that we joined Basis SV. Our daughter is in middle school and even after just one year we have seen her grow into a more strong, confident, out-going,....

    Read 95 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 800,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 8 to 1,

  3. #5 Best High Schools for STEM in America.

    The Harker School

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    Private School,

    SAN JOSE, CA,

    K-12,

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

    Featured Review: Alum says I attended Harker from Kindergarten through High School. Harker's repute as a powerhouse of intense and thorough academics is well-earned– students are constantly challenged in the classroom.....

    Read 159 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 1,972,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 6 to 1,

  4. #6 Best High Schools for STEM in America.

    High Technology High School

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    Monmouth County Vocational School District, NJ,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says Choosing this high school was one of the best decisions of my life! From amazing teachers to peers that support and get along with each other, High Technology High School provided me with the best....

    Read 105 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 295,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 12 to 1,

  5. #7 Best High Schools for STEM in America.

    Phillips Exeter Academy

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    Private School,

    EXETER, NH,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says Truly rigorous classes with students who have a wide range of interests. Nothing can beat a boarding school with a billion dollar endowment that they can use to fund your passion projects and overall...Yes, the academics are hard. If you're not looking for challenge then don't come to Exeter. No, it's not a school full of boring workaholics—we have fun too! Yes, there is wealth, but Exeter offers...And of course, Exeter >>>>> Andover. Our campus is prettier, the dorm system better, and I've heard our student body culture is way less toxic than theirs..

    Read 299 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 1,085,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 5 to 1,

  6. #9 Best High Schools for STEM in America.

    BASIS Scottsdale

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    Public School,

    SCOTTSDALE, AZ,

    5-12,

    106 Niche users give it an average review of 3.6 stars.

    Featured Review: Parent says The faculty, staff, volunteers, boosters, teachers, and students all are there to improve the world. The numerous clubs, from Amnesty International, Model UN, Medical Leader Club, Public Speaking....

    Read 106 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 1,137,

  7. #11 Best High Schools for STEM in America.

    Stanford Online High School

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    Online School,

    REDWOOD CITY, CA,

    7-12,

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

    Featured Review: Sophomore says Stanford OHS is a rigorous academic environment that promotes curiosity through every academic subject. The courses offered at the school are fascinating and so unique, especially the Core track....

    Read 157 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 903,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 12 to 1,

  8. #12 Best High Schools for STEM in America.

    The College Preparatory School

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    Private School,

    OAKLAND, CA,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says I've absolutely loved my time at College-Prep. It's the perfect place for students to be challenged intellectually, yet it's in a safe and welcoming environment. In my experience, there isn't really...We get a pretty bad rep for sports, but it's a great place to try out new sports! If you're not an athlete and you want to start a sport, everyone's super nice and there aren't many expectations....

    Read 85 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 370,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 7 to 1,

  9. #13 Best High Schools for STEM in America.

    Bergen County Academies

    Blue checkmark.

    Bergen County Vocational Technical School District, NJ,

    9-12,

    534 Niche users give it an average review of 3.7 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says Bergen County Academies is a school for intellectual and talented students with numerous opportunities and resources. The school has a wide variety of classes in all sorts of fields including....

    Read 534 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 1,118,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 12 to 1,

  10. #18 Best High Schools for STEM in America.

    The Quarry Lane School

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    Private School,

    DUBLIN, CA,

    PK, K-12,

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

    Featured Review: Parent says Quarry Lane has been a great school experience for my children and family. We've been with the school since preschool and Kindergarten and I've always felt that my children were genuinely cared for....

    Read 161 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 850,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 7 to 1,

  11. #19 Best High Schools for STEM in America.

    St. Mark's School of Texas

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    Private School,

    DALLAS, TX,

    1-12,

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

    Featured Review: Parent says I have friends who are attending various private and public schools in the Dallas-Fort Worth area from grades 5 on through 12. In sitting down with the other dads it is undoubtedly true that no...Not only did the school literally review replace hundreds of things across the campus, they’ve also implemented a fantastic screening program, testing program, and communications program for...I know that when selecting schools grades, scores and college admissions are the number one priority. I never thought I would pick a school based upon their ability to handle a medical global...The school has literally blown us away! We are thankful that our son is there and hope that other schools can use them as a benchmark going into the winter of the pandemic..

    Read 75 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 863,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 9 to 1,

  12. #20 Best High Schools for STEM in America.

    Stuyvesant High School

    Blue checkmark.

    New York City Geographic District No. 2, NY,

    9-12,

    1102 Niche users give it an average review of 4.1 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says I enjoy the environment that Stuyvesant promotes especially with the students that particularly create the experience. The student agency allows for an interwoven network of clubs that host movie... Moreover, I feel as if the Tribeca area adds a lot to the Stuyvesant experience. Being, in the heartland of Manhattan, local delis, as well as Battery Park and the harbor makes for unique... Not only that, but teachers play well into the Stuyvesant culture. Many, while unorthodox relate to students through popular media, music, modern events, and even video games. The staff as well....

    Read 1102 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 3,357,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 22 to 1,

  13. #21 Best High Schools for STEM in America.

    BASIS Chandler

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    Public School,

    CHANDLER, AZ,

    5-12,

    70 Niche users give it an average review of 3.6 stars.

    Featured Review: Sophomore says Overall, BASIS Chandler was a great school. The teachers were well versed in their subjects in addition to being kind, compassionate, and caring. In academic options, BASIS really excelled. However,....

    Read 70 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 1,177,

  14. #23 Best High Schools for STEM in America.

    Harvard-Westlake School

    Blue checkmark.

    Private School,

    CA,

    7-12,

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

    Featured Review: Parent says Joyful pursuit of excellence! My two daughters are attending Harvard-Westlake. One is in lower school and the other is a junior in the upper school. For the past several years they have been evolving...Applying historical-cultural insights to contemporary moments, have a richer appreciation for the need to be an engaged active glocal and global citizen and are more than ready for college!.

    Read 157 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 1,620,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 8 to 1,

  15. #24 Best High Schools for STEM in America.

    Groton School

    Blue checkmark.

    Private School,

    GROTON, MA,

    8-12,

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

    Featured Review: Alum says At Groton, I feel that I have been able to become a more independent and conscientious person during my time at this school. The best thing about this school is the resources that it provides the....

    Read 62 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 380,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 4 to 1,

  16. #25 Best High Schools for STEM in America.

    Boston University Academy

    Blue checkmark.

    Private School,

    BOSTON, MA,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Parent says Our son is in his second year at BUA. Now that we're "seasoned" members of the school community and more experienced in how the school is led, organized, and run on a daily basis, we are even more....

    Read 63 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 229,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 10 to 1,

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RankSchool NameLocation
1The Academy for Mathematics, Science & EngineeringMorris County Vocational School District, NJ
2Thomas Jefferson High School for Science & TechnologyFairfax County Public Schools, VA
3The Nueva SchoolHillsborough, CA
4BASIS Independent Silicon ValleySan Jose, CA
5The Harker SchoolSan Jose, CA
6High Technology High SchoolMonmouth County Vocational School District, NJ
7Phillips Exeter AcademyExeter, NH
8Phillips Academy AndoverAndover, MA
9BASIS ScottsdaleScottsdale, AZ
10Middlesex County Academy for Science, Mathematics, & Engineering TechnologiesMiddlesex County Vocational & Technical School District, NJ
11Stanford Online High SchoolRedwood City, CA
12The College Preparatory SchoolOakland, CA
13Bergen County AcademiesBergen County Vocational Technical School District, NJ
14Princeton International School of Math and SciencePrinceton, NJ
15Trinity SchoolNew York, NY
16Payton College Preparatory High SchoolChicago Public Schools, IL
17Commonwealth SchoolBoston, MA
18The Quarry Lane SchoolDublin, CA
19St. Mark's School of TexasDallas, TX
20Stuyvesant High SchoolNew York City Geographic District No. 2, NY
21BASIS ChandlerChandler, AZ
22Lakeside SchoolSeattle, WA
23Harvard-Westlake SchoolA
24Groton SchoolGroton, MA
25Boston University AcademyBoston, MA