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  1. #3 Best Private High Schools in New York City Area.

    Riverdale Country School

    Blue checkmark.

    Private School,

    BRONX, NY,

    PK, K-12,

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

    Featured Review: Middle School Student says Hello,I now go to Riverdale as a middle school student. I have learned a lot in the process of not only being a Riverdale student but also becoming one. Unlike most other people, I went through the...Ryan.

    Read 61 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 1,219,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 6 to 1,

  2. #5 Best Private High Schools in New York City Area.

    Regis High School

    Private School,

    NEW YORK, NY,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says Regis is not just a place for academic excellence, but a place where learning go hand-in-hand with personal development and a drive to be impactful. Peers are highly motivated and inspiring, while....

    Read 139 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 532,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 8 to 1,

  3. #8 Best Private High Schools in New York City Area.

    Dalton School

    Private School,

    NEW YORK, NY,

    K-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says While yes, the academics are incredibly rigorous, and Dalton prepares us well for equally rigorous collegiate study, the methods with which certain students achieve in the high-school are often....

    Read 81 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 1,322,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 8 to 1,

  4. #9 Best Private High Schools in New York City Area.

    The Pingry School

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    Private School,

    BASKING RIDGE, NJ,

    K-12,

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

    Featured Review: Parent says I have three children at Pingry and each of them loves to go to school! They connect with friends who have a variety of interests, they are engaged in their school work, and each of them has found....

    Read 112 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 1,175,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 7 to 1,

  5. #11 Best Private High Schools in New York City Area.

    The Chapin School

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    Private School,

    NEW YORK, NY,

    K-12,

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

    Featured Review: Niche User says Chapin from an academic standpoint is excellent. The teachers are dedicated and qualified; they care about their students and are engaged and immersed in the curricula. A highlight of the upper....

    Read 84 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 725,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 6 to 1,

  6. #1 Best Public High Schools in New York City Area.

    High Technology High School

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    Public School,

    LINCROFT, NJ,

    9-12,

    102 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 102 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 293,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 13 to 1,

  7. #2 Best Public High Schools in New York City Area.

    Bergen County Academies

    Blue checkmark.

    Public School,

    HACKENSACK, NJ,

    9-12,

    527 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 527 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 1,086,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 11 to 1,

  8. #3 Best Public High Schools in New York City Area.

    Stuyvesant High School

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    New York City Geographic District No. 2, NY,

    9-12,

    1085 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 1085 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 3,341,

  9. #15 Best Private High Schools in New York City Area.

    Dwight-Englewood School

    Blue checkmark.

    Private School,

    ENGLEWOOD, NJ,

    PK, K-12,

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

    Featured Review: Freshman says I've been here since the seventh grade. I'm gonna be totally honest, it's an incredibly expensive school and my family is a high donor. Unlike in my previous school, teachers are connected. It's not....

    Read 61 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 947,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 9 to 1,

  10. #5 Best Public High Schools in New York City Area.

    Staten Island Technical High School

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    New York City Geographic District No. 31, NY,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Junior says The Tech experience is really what you make of it!I came to Staten Island Tech as a transfer. Going from a 6,000+ student school to about 1,500 was a very big difference and personally, I prefer bigger schools. However, SI Tech provides a very close....

    Read 739 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 1,334,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 20 to 1,

  11. #17 Best Private High Schools in New York City Area.

    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,

  12. #18 Best Private High Schools in New York City Area.

    Kent Place School

    Blue checkmark.

    Private School,

    SUMMIT, NJ,

    PK, K-12,

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

    Featured Review: Alum says I attended KPS from kindergarten through 12th grade, which was on the whole a highly positive experience. I did experience some difficulty fitting in as many peers came from extreme wealth, but by....

    Read 60 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 649,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 7 to 1,

  13. #19 Best Private High Schools in New York City Area.

    Saint Ann's School

    Private School,

    BROOKLYN, NY,

    PK, K-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says More than just a school: above all, a home. Fourteen floors of chaotically creative people, students, teachers and faculty alike. From the age of six I was taught to constantly question and challenge....

    Read 37 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 1,085,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 6 to 1,

  14. #6 Best Public High Schools in New York City Area.

    Townsend Harris High School

    New York City Geographic District No. 25, NY,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Junior says Overall, one of the best aspects of Townsend Harris is the way the curriculum prepares students for higher education. The rigorous expectations throughout all classes make us great contenders for top....

    Read 652 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 1,221,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 19 to 1,