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2022 Best Schools in Westchester County

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  1. #25 Best Private High Schools in America.

    Rye Country Day School

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    Private School,

    RYE, NY,

    PK, K-12,

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

    Featured Review: Freshman says Rye Country Day School has helped me become a better person and has provided a great academical foundation for years to come. Though it can get stressful, with a lot of homework and extracurricular....

    Read 97 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 938,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 7 to 1,

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  2. #83 Best Private High Schools in America.

    Hackley School

    Private School,

    TARRYTOWN, NY,

    K-12,

    73 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 73 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 834,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 8 to 1,

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  3. #94 Best Private High Schools in America.

    French-American School of New York

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    Private School,

    MAMARONECK, NY,

    PK, K-12,

    92 Niche users give it an average review of 4.4 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 92 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 725,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 7 to 1,

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  4. #167 Best Private High Schools in America.

    The Masters School

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    Private School,

    DOBBS FERRY, NY,

    5-12,

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

    Featured Review: Parent says We love Masters! Our 3 kids have thrived since starting their education at the school. The academic education they have received has been excellent. They have been challenged to learn what is....

    Read 121 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 694,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 7 to 1,

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  5. #631 Best Private High Schools in America.

    School of the Holy Child

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    Private School,

    RYE, NY,

    5-12,

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

    Featured Review: Parent says Niche targets the big schools but the School of the Holy Child is positively as good as every other private school. My daughter scored higher than her other relatives that went to Fordham, Hackley,...All of the girls are wonderful young women!.

    Read 32 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 300,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 7 to 1,

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  6. #637 Best Private High Schools in America.

    The Leffell School

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    Private School,

    HARTSDALE, NY,

    K-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says I felt that the community at Leffell was very tight-knit and it was almost like a family. The events there were always fun and were created to strengthen the bonds between everyone who....

    Read 34 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 788,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 8 to 1,

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  7. #700 Best Private High Schools in America.

    EF Academy New York

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    Private School,

    THORNWOOD, NY,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Sophomore says First of all, i’d like to admit the effort teachers put into us. Everyone is super respectful and understandable, kind and opened towards you. Also, my friends from this school are the ones i love....

    Read 98 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 450,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 9 to 1,

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  8. #781 Best Private High Schools in America.

    Iona Preparatory School

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    Private School,

    NEW ROCHELLE, NY,

    K-12,

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

    Featured Review: Alum says I genuinely had some of the best years of my life at Iona. They talk a lot about brotherhood in the ads and whatnot, but I truly felt like my peers at Iona were my brothers, and I still feel that to....

    Read 112 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 750,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 11 to 1,

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  9. #925 Best Private High Schools in America.

    German International School New York

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    Private School,

    WHITE PLAINS, NY,

    PK, K-12,

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

    Featured Review: Parent says Bilingualism, internationalism, STEM and private, tailored teaching makes for great outcomes! All 3 of my kids went to this school from the ground up, my oldest daughter graduated in 2020, got a....

    Read 14 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 409,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 9 to 1,

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  10. #939 Best Private High Schools in America.

    The Harvey School

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    Private School,

    KATONAH, NY,

    6-12,

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

    Featured Review: Parent says The Harvey School has exceeded my expectations on all levels. When we first enrolled our older son in eighth grade three years ago, we were looking for a smaller class sizes and an inclusive....

    Read 56 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 350,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 6 to 1,

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  11. #977 Best Private High Schools in America.

    The Montfort Academy

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    Private School,

    MT. VERNON, NY,

    7-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says Excellent school! The teachers are accomplished, intelligent, and always willing to help students when they don't understand something. The school is very much involved in the Catholic faith,....

    Read 53 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 168,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 8 to 1,

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  12. #986 Best Private High Schools in America.

    The Ursuline School

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    Private School,

    NEW ROCHELLE, NY,

    6-12,

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

    Featured Review: Junior says I have enjoyed the Ursuline School ever since I have been here since 8th grade. Junior year was most definitely my favorite year, as we had just come back from covid-19 quarantine and it was our....

    Read 161 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 800,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 8 to 1,

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  13. Thornton-Donovan School

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    Private School,

    NEW ROCHELLE, NY,

    K-12,

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

    Featured Review: Alum says Thornton-Donovan is small, quirky school with interesting people of all different ethnic backgrounds and nationalities. The school puts an emphasis an international education and focuses its classes....

    Read 18 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 170,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 6 to 1,

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  14. John F. Kennedy Catholic Preparatory School

    Blue checkmark.

    Private School,

    SOMERS, NY,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Parent says I live in a blue ribbon public school district, but decided to send my children to Kennedy for the specialized attention and holistic approach they take towards not only education, but personal....

    Read 166 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 657,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 20 to 1,

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  15. Archbishop Stepinac High School

    Blue checkmark.

    Private School,

    WHITE PLAINS, NY,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Alum says Stepinac is a great school that prides itself on preparing its students for their college and career lives. They provide their students with a great deal of resources such as online platforms and....

    Read 149 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 792,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 14 to 1,

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  16. Westchester Hebrew High School

    Private School,

    MAMARONECK, NY,

    9-12,

    15 Niche users give it an average review of 3.5 stars.

    Featured Review: Alum says Like most yeshivas out there, the variety of teachers is mixed. One thing to appreciate though is that not all of them are Jewish which allows for a greater cultural exchange between the students and....

    Read 15 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 110,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 9 to 1,

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  17. Andalusia School

    Private School,

    YONKERS, NY,

    PK, K-12,

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

    Featured Review: Alum says Andalusia School is a great school to strengthen Islamic values and learn quality education at the same time. The only aspect I would change about it would be that it needs more extracurricular....

    Read 20 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 300,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 11 to 1,

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  18. Maria Regina High School

    Blue checkmark.

    Private School,

    HARTSDALE, NY,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says Maria Regina is a relatively small school, which serves as an advantage to an incoming freshman as it will make the adjustment to a new environment easier. The school's academic focus is fixated on....

    Read 155 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A minus,

    Students: 539,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 14 to 1,

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  19. Sacred Heart High School

    Blue checkmark.

    Private School,

    YONKERS, NY,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says I enjoyed the people in the school and the activities we were able to participate in to help our community. I would like to see, however, more options in electives and classes for upperclassman. I....

    Read 62 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B+,

    Students: 335,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 17 to 1,

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  20. Salesian High School

    Blue checkmark.

    Private School,

    NEW ROCHELLE, NY,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Junior says Salesian High School has one of the greatest senses of brotherhood and community of any school I've ever been in any way involved in. The school has friendship, brilliant and caring educators,....

    Read 65 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B+,

    Students: 499,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 16 to 1,

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  21. Hudson View Christian Academy

    Private School,

    YONKERS, NY,

    K-12,

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

    Featured Review: Parent says My son has been attending HVCA since he was 3 years old and he has been reading since he was 4 (he is now 9). I am an educator of math at the secondary level and feel confident that my son is....

    Read 8 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 44,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 6 to 1,

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  22. Rippowam Cisqua School

    Blue checkmark.

    Private School,

    BEDFORD, NY,

    PK, K-9,

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

    Featured Review: Parent says We’ve had such a positive experience at Rippowam Cisqua for our two daughters during our last four years at the school! Both daughters joined in JPK and we’ve been impressed with the Early Childhood... Rippowam Cisqua fosters a love of learning, encourages exploration, and values the development of the individual – academically, socially, and emotionally. My daughters are excited to go to school....

    Read 22 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 385,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 5 to 1,

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  23. Immaculate Conception School

    Blue checkmark.

    Private School,

    TUCKAHOE, NY,

    PK, K-8,

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

    Featured Review: Parent says mmaculate Conception is an exceptional Catholic school. The teachers are highly qualified and on par with any local school, public, private or parochial. I have heard many people disparage parochial....

    Read 32 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 291,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 13 to 1,

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  24. Westchester Torah Academy

    Blue checkmark.

    Private School,

    HARRISON, NY,

    PK, K-8,

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

    Featured Review: Parent says We have been thrilled with our experience at WTA ever since we joined over three years ago. The warm, loving environment is unparalleled, and the extent to which the education is individualized is....

    Read 15 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 198,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 6 to 1,

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  25. Resurrection School

    Blue checkmark.

    Private School,

    RYE, NY,

    PK, K-8,

    7 Niche users give it an average review of 3.1 stars.

    Featured Review: Parent says Perfect uniforms, campus size, food, students, etc. I can’t even emphasize how safe Resurrection School is! This is the safest school I have ever come across of. The teachers here are super friendly,....

    Read 7 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 430,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 13 to 1,

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