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2023 Best Schools in the Richmond Area

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  1. #1 Best Public High Schools in Richmond Area.

    Maggie Walker Governor's School

    Blue checkmark.

    Public School,

    RICHMOND, VA,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Junior says MLWGS is a wonderful place, and I could not have made a better decision than to come here. The teachers are so talented and engaging, and they make learning truly enjoyable. Contrary to popular....

    Read 147 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 746,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 15 to 1,

  2. #1 Best Private High Schools in Richmond Area.

    St. Christopher's School

    Private School,

    RICHMOND, VA,

    PK, K-12,

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

    Featured Review: Parent says I have been so impressed with the administration, faculty and staff of St. Chris over these past two years through the very difficult Covid era. When the school shut down in March of 2020, as the...Sure, there were bumps along the way. But I appreciated the school's drive to bring as much normalcy to their students as possible. In fall of 2020, while many other schools were still trying to....

    Read 25 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 938,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 9 to 1,

  3. #2 Best Private High Schools in Richmond Area.

    Collegiate School

    Blue checkmark.

    Private School,

    RICHMOND, VA,

    PK, K-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says Beautiful campus, amazing faculty and facilities. I came to Collegiate for high school because I was looking for a more challenging curriculum and stimulating environment. I found it here from day one. Classes are challenging, but worth it with teachers who care.Athletics are a large part of student life. Every Upper school student much compete in two sports each school year. The pace can be exhausting sometimes, but also rewarding and really helps one...Collegiate is not the most diverse school out there, but they do try to encourage people of color apply and do an excellent job making it affordable for those who can’t pay the full tuition. There...I feel very confident that Collegiate has prepared me for college and beyond..

    Read 53 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 1,672,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 8 to 1,

  4. #4 Best Private High Schools in Richmond Area.

    St. Catherine's School

    Blue checkmark.

    Private School,

    RICHMOND, VA,

    PK, K-12,

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

    Featured Review: Parent says This is my daughter's first year at St. Catherine's School and she is thriving. Her Kindergarten experience has been stellar and we have seen growth in just the very few months when she started in....

    Read 136 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 955,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 8 to 1,

  5. #3 Best Public High Schools in Richmond Area.

    Mills E. Godwin High School

    Henrico County Public Schools, VA,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Sophomore says I really enjoyed virtual school & it’s freedom, so adjusting to in person wasn’t my favorite thing, but I Godwin has a good sense of community. Overall, HCPS provides students with amazing....

    Read 366 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 1,830,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 20 to 1,

  6. #6 Best Public High Schools in Richmond Area.

    Glen Allen High School

    Henrico County Public Schools, VA,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says I am currently a senior in the center at Glen Allen, and although my time at Glen Allen was cut short, I can honestly say I enjoyed my time here. The building is gorgeous, the majority of teachers....

    Read 322 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 2,013,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 20 to 1,

  7. #8 Best Public High Schools in Richmond Area.

    Midlothian High School

    Chesterfield County Public Schools, VA,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says Midlothian High School is a great school overall. I like the diverseness of the student body as well as the faculty. The students are welcoming and very willing to assist anyone in need. The teachers....

    Read 271 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 1,978,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 16 to 1,

  8. #9 Best Private High Schools in Richmond Area.

    Millwood School

    Blue checkmark.

    Private School,

    MIDLOTHIAN, VA,

    PK, K-12,

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

    Featured Review: Parent says I transferred my two oldest children to Millwood after coming to the realization that public school was no longer a good fit for us. My kids are happier than they have ever been! At public school, my kids were in classes of 30+ kids, with little time for the teachers and students to forge connections. At Millwood, my kids' classes have 10-15 students and the teachers have...As a former public school teacher, I know the importance of small class sizes and building rapport with students. Millwood has exceeded all of my expectations, and I couldn't be happier! My kids are happy, healthy, learning, valued, and safe at Millwood. A+.

    Read 33 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 245,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 7 to 1,

  9. #10 Best Private High Schools in Richmond Area.

    Benedictine College Preparatory

    Blue checkmark.

    Private School,

    RICHMOND, VA,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Alum says Attending Benedictine was the best decision I ever made. The curriculum is comprehensive that includes four years of faith-forming Theology courses, the teachers expect nothing more than 100% from...The Corps of Cadets taught me more about responsibility than any other school could, in which I give credit for my success in college and beyond. Upon graduation, I understood the importance of...Send your son to BCP. You will not regret it!.

    Read 24 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 243,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 7 to 1,

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