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2024 Best College Prep Private High Schools in America

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  1. #3 Best College Prep Private High Schools in America.

    Harvard-Westlake School

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    Private School,

    STUDIO CITY, CA,

    7-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says At Harvard-Westlake School, the campus exudes academic excellence and a vibrant community spirit. Students engage in rigorous coursework, propelled by passionate and accomplished faculty. The....

    Read 177 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Average SAT: 1480,

    Average ACT: 33,

  2. #5 Best College Prep Private High Schools in America.

    Horace Mann School

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    Private School,

    BRONX, NY,

    PK, K-12,

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

    Featured Review: Parent says A current HM parent whose child joined 9G, I had big expectations that have been exceeded. I expected the school to nurture our child's intellectual potential, it is the manner in which this has been....

    Read 154 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Average SAT: 1460,

    Average ACT: 33,

  3. #7 Best College Prep Private High Schools in America.

    BASIS Independent McLean

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    Private School,

    MCLEAN, VA,

    PK, K-12,

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

    Featured Review: Parent says There is no school better than Basis Independent McLean (BIM) in the Washington, DC area. And, our family has experience at other top DC schools--Potomac School, Sidwell, and Langley School. We have....

    Read 69 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Average SAT: 1470,

    Average ACT: 33,

  4. #8 Best College Prep Private High Schools in America.

    Crystal Springs Uplands School

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    Private School,

    HILLSBOROUGH, CA,

    6-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says Crystal is definitely a humanities-focused school. The English and history programs are very demanding, and the honors-level classes require significant time and effort to excel. It's small, so a...Poor administration in areas such as food (as they continually negotiate the contract down) and a commitment to wasting time with endeavors like DEI and various mandatory meetings detract from the....

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    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Average SAT: 1490,

    Average ACT: 33,

  5. #10 Best College Prep Private High Schools in America.

    The Lawrenceville School

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    Private School,

    LAWRENCEVILLE, NJ,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Alum says Lawrenceville students (and staff) would be more closely connected and fully engaged with one another if cell phone use was less prominent during the school day, at social functions and on Harkness....

    Read 182 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Average SAT: 1460,

    Average ACT: 33,

  6. #15 Best College Prep Private High Schools in America.

    The College Preparatory School

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    Private School,

    OAKLAND, CA,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Parent says My son is finishing his sophomore year and loves College Prep. He came from a large international school and enjoys the small classrooms, rigorous academics, kind community, and inclusive sports and....

    Read 102 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Average SAT: 1490,

    Average ACT: 34,

  7. #17 Best College Prep Private High Schools in America.

    The Quarry Lane School

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    Private School,

    DUBLIN, CA,

    PK, K-12,

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

    Featured Review: Junior says Our child has been attending The Quarry Lane School since 6th grade and is now a Junior, pursuing the IB diploma program. We specifically chose Quarry Lane for our child, because of the utmost....

    Read 198 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Average SAT: 1450,

    Average ACT: 32,

  8. #19 Best College Prep Private High Schools in America.

    Boston University Academy

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    Private School,

    BOSTON, MA,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Parent says Boston University Academy is a unique educational institution, small size and a vibrant community of enthusiastic faculty, students, and staff. The nurturing, intellectually stimulating environment...One of the most notable benefits of attending BUA is the opportunity for students to utilize Boston University's facilities and enroll in university-level courses. This experience prepares students....

    Read 69 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Average SAT: 1470,

    Average ACT: 34,

  9. #24 Best College Prep Private High Schools in America.

    Crimson Global Academy, USA

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    Online School,

    FL,

    6-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says It is a wonderful experience studying with CGA!I am given multiple opportunities outside of academics to grow my student profile, through the means of clubs, events, webinars, competitions and projects. I was also helped extensively with my SAT...CGA has also given me the opportunity to grow my extracurricular activities. I am a violinist and guitarist. CGA’s flexible time schedule has helped me give more time to my passion, which I was...If you are looking for world class education at your doorstep, CGA is perfect for you..

    Read 64 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Average SAT: 1400,

    Average ACT: 24,

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