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2022 Best Schools in Columbus

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  1. #5 Best Private High Schools in Ohio.

    The Columbus Academy

    Blue checkmark.

    Private School,

    GAHANNA, OH,

    PK, K-12,

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

    Featured Review: Parent says I have one graduate and one child still in lower school. This school is amazing! The teachers and staff truly care for each child and each child as an individual. The school has taught my children to....

    Read 41 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 1,085,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 8 to 1,

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  2. #10 Best Private High Schools in Ohio.

    The Wellington School

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    Private School,

    COLUMBUS, OH,

    PK, K-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says Wellington High School is smaller than many schools, which means I have an opportunity to get to know people better. It feels more like a family school. The classroom size are small enough that you....

    Read 50 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 694,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 5 to 1,

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  3. #4 Best Public High Schools in Ohio.

    Dublin Coffman High School

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    Dublin City Schools, OH,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says I transfered from a small school to Dublin Coffman as a freshman student. I was nervous, but our school has a great inclusion program for new students called the New Student Group. We met regularly....

    Read 302 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 1,946,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 18 to 1,

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  4. #12 Best Private High Schools in Ohio.

    Columbus School for Girls

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    Private School,

    COLUMBUS, OH,

    PK, K-12,

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

    Featured Review: Parent says I had no idea what an educational community was until we came to CSG. The parents are phenomenal and so supportive in every aspect. They’re welcoming and friendly and truly want the best for your...The school is informative and offers exceptional resources for the entire family. The girls are well behaved and inquisitive. I’m so very proud to have a daughter at CSG and I would recommendeveryone send their daughter here. When they say they want her to know her strength and the power of her voice, they mean it! They work to achieve it every day. I can’t say enough wonderful things about this school. It’s exceptional in every way..

    Read 59 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 540,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 8 to 1,

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  5. #13 Best Public High Schools in Ohio.

    New Albany High School

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    New Albany-Plain Local School District, OH,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Alum says My experience with New Albany High School was a positive outcome that I was satisfied with going into college. I graduated high school with a 3.8 GPA and gradated with an honors diploma. The teachers....

    Read 284 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 1,666,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 18 to 1,

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  6. #20 Best Public High Schools in Ohio.

    Orange High School

    Olentangy Local School District, OH,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says I love going to Olentangy Orange High School! The majority of the teachers are so supportive, and are willing to help you. There is a wide variety of both core and elective courses available to....

    Read 181 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 2,047,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 21 to 1,

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  7. #21 Best Public High Schools in Ohio.

    Upper Arlington High School

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    Upper Arlington Schools, OH,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Alum says I absolutely loved UA. As a current college student I now see how incredible the Upper Arlington school system was at preparing me for the college world. Additionally, most of my teachers were....

    Read 211 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 1,836,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 17 to 1,

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  8. #24 Best Public High Schools in Ohio.

    Dublin Scioto High School

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    Dublin City Schools, OH,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Freshman says I moved to Ohio from North Carlina and was in a very small charter school K-8th grade. I had known almost all the same people my whole life and had made my friends very young so when I moved to Ohio....

    Read 231 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 1,376,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 18 to 1,

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  9. #24 Best Private High Schools in Ohio.

    St. Charles Preparatory School

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    Private School,

    COLUMBUS, OH,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says I have been very pleased with my experience at St. Charles. When I was an incoming Freshman I didn't know what to expect, but I was pleasantly surprised with the strong academics and culture. I think....

    Read 73 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 656,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 15 to 1,

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  10. #27 Best Public Elementary Schools in Ohio.

    New Albany Elementary School (4-5)

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    New Albany-Plain Local School District, OH,

    1-3,

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 1,093,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 20 to 1,

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  11. #29 Best Public Elementary Schools in Ohio.

    Walnut Creek Elementary School

    Olentangy Local School District, OH,

    PK, K-5,

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 676,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 21 to 1,

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  12. #31 Best Public Elementary Schools in Ohio.

    Griffith Thomas Elementary School

    Blue checkmark.

    Dublin City Schools, OH,

    K-5,

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 782,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 21 to 1,

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  13. #32 Best Public Elementary Schools in Ohio.

    Olentangy Meadows Elementary School

    Olentangy Local School District, OH,

    K-5,

    3 Niche users give it an average review of 2.7 stars.

    Featured Review: Middle School Student says As a graduate and going on to 6th grade, they provided the best learning, and were so kind and helpful to everybody. I wouldn't change a thing about the school..

    Read 3 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 687,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 20 to 1,

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  14. #30 Best Private High Schools in Ohio.

    St. Francis DeSales High School

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    Private School,

    COLUMBUS, OH,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says As a senior, I have had a lot of experience at DeSales. The academics are great, school spirit is unparalleled, and I would recommend DeSales to anyone and everyone I meet!.

    Read 128 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 811,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 11 to 1,

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  15. #23 Best Public Middle Schools in Ohio.

    New Albany Middle School

    Blue checkmark.

    New Albany-Plain Local School District, OH,

    7-8,

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

    Featured Review: Middle School Student says Hailuhaoijnionoibboabiobaoijhojhoqnojhqohhqpohjqpjhjhqoihuiouqhuoihobuaaobyibaiohbihobaouybaouibobaiubaouigoiugaoiuggaoiugaagoiuo.

    Read 10 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 759,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 19 to 1,

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  16. #40 Best Public Elementary Schools in Ohio.

    Tyler Run Elementary School

    Olentangy Local School District, OH,

    PK, K-5,

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 654,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 20 to 1,

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  17. #25 Best Public Middle Schools in Ohio.

    John Sells Middle School

    Blue checkmark.

    Dublin City Schools, OH,

    6-8,

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 955,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 18 to 1,

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  18. #26 Best Public Middle Schools in Ohio.

    Berkshire Middle School

    Olentangy Local School District, OH,

    6-8,

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

    Featured Review: Parent says Best school ever. This is a wonderful middle school, with great teachers who care about their students and great facilities..

    Read 2 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 1,127,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 20 to 1,

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  19. #27 Best Public Middle Schools in Ohio.

    Olentangy Orange Middle School

    Olentangy Local School District, OH,

    6-8,

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

    Featured Review: Niche User says I used to go to this school and honestly I have had high highs and low lows, I will say the teachers are supportive and are pretty good at teaching. The food is average and there are wayyy too many....

    Read 19 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 1,046,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 19 to 1,

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  20. #47 Best Public Elementary Schools in Ohio.

    New Albany Intermediate School

    Blue checkmark.

    New Albany-Plain Local School District, OH,

    4-6,

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 1,092,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 20 to 1,

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  21. #35 Best Public High Schools in Ohio.

    Metro Early College High School

    Public School,

    COLUMBUS, OH,

    6-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says This school is very different than many high schools. I loved a lot of things about it and didn't love a lot of things about it. I think this school is great to get you ready for college. I feel very...One thing that I didn't love about Metro is the mastery system. This is when you have to receive an A to pass a class. This is a good thing because it makes you strive for a 4.00 your whole high....

    Read 104 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 988,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 20 to 1,

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  22. #36 Best Private High Schools in Ohio.

    Bishop Hartley High School

    Private School,

    COLUMBUS, OH,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Alum says I loved being a Bishop Hartley hawk! The community is very strong and tightly knit. You can tell that the students care about one another and want to build each other up. The teachers and faculty are....

    Read 232 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 673,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 16 to 1,

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  23. #37 Best Public Middle Schools in Ohio.

    Jones Middle School

    Blue checkmark.

    Upper Arlington Schools, OH,

    6-8,

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 755,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 13 to 1,

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  24. #62 Best Public Elementary Schools in Ohio.

    Albert Chapman Elementary School

    Blue checkmark.

    Dublin City Schools, OH,

    PK, K-5,

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 727,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 26 to 1,

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  25. #40 Best Public High Schools in Ohio.

    Arts & College Preparatory Academy

    Blue checkmark.

    Public School,

    COLUMBUS, OH,

    7-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says My experience at the Arts & College Preparatory Academy was surprising, amazing, and very interesting. I am so thankful and grateful for all the new friends I made at ACPA. And my teachers are....

    Read 110 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 479,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 15 to 1,

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