2017 Private High School College Readiness in MarylandAbout this List

Explore the private high schools that best prepare their students for college success. Ranking based on SAT/ACT scores, 4-year matriculation rate, the quality of colleges that students consider, and student and parent ratings of college readiness. Read more on how this ranking was calculated.

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  1. Holton-Arms School

    • Private School
    • Bethesda, MD
    • 3-12
    • 96
    1 Best Private High Schools for College Prep in Maryland

    High School Senior: This school legitimately changed my life. The Holton community helped me grow so much as a student and a person as a whole. I came from a good yet very large public school in Montgomery County and it was easy to feel anonymous and overlooked by your teachers. While that school produces many high achieving students, I can guarantee they do not have the same caliber of writing as Holton girls and they do not experience the same individualized attention that I have been lucky enough to experience at Holton. I know that my teachers genuinely care about me. They are always available outside of class to meet and chat, not only about the subject matter but whatever's on your mind. They come support students at sports games and clearly want the best for all of their students. The community is so unbelievably supportive and I've never felt so appreciated, respected, and free to be my authentic self. Holton encourages you to try new things, step outside your comfort zone, and chase your dreams. I know how cheesy this all sounds, but it's so, so true in my case and in the case of my 70ish sisters in plaid. Going to Holton was by far the best decision I ever made and I'm so grateful for the experiences I've had, the friends I've made, and the phenomenal education I've received. This community will rock your socks off. Seriously.
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      Overall Niche Grade
    • A+
      College Readiness
    • 1360 Average SAT
    • 31 Average ACT
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2017 Private High School College Readiness in Maryland