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2023 Best Schools Offering AP Courses in the Pittsburgh Area

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  1. #1 Best Private High Schools in Pittsburgh Area.

    Shady Side Academy

    Blue checkmark.

    Private School,

    PITTSBURGH, PA,

    PK, K-12,

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

    Featured Review: Parent says Our experience at Shady Side Academy has been outstanding. Our daughter came to the school as a Sophomore after our family moved to Pittsburgh, and her transition was seamless. The students, faculty...Academics at Shady Side are rigorous, but the support from teachers is unmatched. We feel confident that our daughter will be successful not only in college, but beyond, due in large part to her time...If you’re even slightly considering Shady Side as an option, I encourage you to attend one of their Open House events. That was the first step we took, and I’m so grateful that we did!.

    Read 124 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 1,142,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 8 to 1,

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

    Sewickley Academy

    Blue checkmark.

    Private School,

    SEWICKLEY, PA,

    PK, K-12,

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

    Featured Review: Freshman says Sewickley Academy is an exceptional K-12 school! I have been attending SA since elementary school, and I have now attended the school for 8 years. All of the teachers and faculty that I've interacted....

    Read 125 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 532,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 6 to 1,

  3. #4 Best Public High Schools in Pittsburgh Area.

    Mt. Lebanon Senior High School

    Blue checkmark.

    Mt. Lebanon School District, PA,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says "Welcome! You belong here! Happy orientation!" shouted countless members of the high school Link Crew as I walked under the 2021 Freshman Orientation signs leading to the school gym. With music...My High School creates a strong sense of home through its compassionate teachers, social clubs, inspiring Arts program, and more. Everyone who walks through its doors will find a place where they...Now, as I am getting ready to venture outside my high school community and meet countless new people and new challenges, I will use the lessons of resilience, compassion, and determination that I....

    Read 379 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 1,801,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 16 to 1,

  4. #7 Best Public High Schools in Pittsburgh Area.

    Peters Township High School

    Peters Township School District, PA,

    9-12,

    236 Niche users give it an average review of 3.7 stars.

    Featured Review: Parent says Great school for college preparation. Counselors are excellent. They guide students on a successful college path and through the entire process.Academics include numerous AP, College High School (CHS) and honors classes. Teachers are dedicated to seeing the students succeed. Workload can be intense if you take numerous AP, CHS and honors...On-line schooling during COVID-19 was good but there is room for improvement. Teachers could do more teaching videos especially for java and/or languages. There is a wide variety of after school clubs/activities including forensics, computer, science, music, marching band, drama, environmental activists, photography, National Honors Society, etc. Boys...Students and staff are looking forward to a brand new comprehensive high school which is currently being built and should hopefully be ready by the beginning of 2021..

    Read 236 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 1,326,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 15 to 1,

  5. #5 Best Private High Schools in Pittsburgh Area.

    Central Catholic High School

    Blue checkmark.

    Private School,

    PITTSBURGH, PA,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Niche User says Pittsburgh Central Catholic is a highly esteemed institution that turns young boys into men and is well worth the investment. Although it is a steep tuition the lessons a young man will learn from....

    Read 147 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 790,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 12 to 1,

  6. #6 Best Private High Schools in Pittsburgh Area.

    Aquinas Academy

    Blue checkmark.

    Private School,

    GIBSONIA, PA,

    PK, K-12,

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

    Featured Review: Alum says Aquinas Academy helped me to flourish to become the person I am today. I know that by attending Aquinas for 13 years, I am confident that I have the skills for university and later life. Most....

    Read 93 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 504,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 11 to 1,

  7. #9 Best Public High Schools in Pittsburgh Area.

    Franklin Regional Senior High School

    Blue checkmark.

    Franklin Regional School District, PA,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says Overall pretty decent. There are many classes to choose from that are less common in high school as they are college level classes such as Organic Chemistry. Does not really prep you for college....

    Read 334 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 1,119,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 15 to 1,

  8. #7 Best Private High Schools in Pittsburgh Area.

    Oakland Catholic High School

    Blue checkmark.

    Private School,

    PITTSBURGH, PA,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says I transferred into Oakland Catholic High school as a sophomore. I did not choose to attend OC at first because I never took the time to research the opportunities at the school. When I started my....

    Read 424 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 454,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 12 to 1,

  9. #11 Best Public High Schools in Pittsburgh Area.

    Moon Senior High School

    Blue checkmark.

    Moon Area School District, PA,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Junior says It’s a pretty nice school! There’s lots of options for classes and a lot of extracurriculars and clubs. The extracurriculars that stand out are marching band (because of the sheer amount of students....

    Read 338 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 1,204,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 14 to 1,

  10. #11 Best Private High Schools in Pittsburgh Area.

    Seton LaSalle Catholic High School

    Blue checkmark.

    Private School,

    MT. LEBANON, PA,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says Seton LaSalle Catholic High School prepares its students academically for graduation while instilling high moral values that will shape over all lives. The teachers are knowledgeable and take a....

    Read 105 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 410,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 12 to 1,

  11. #13 Best Public High Schools in Pittsburgh Area.

    North Hills Senior High School

    North Hills School District, PA,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Junior says I love North Hills! The teachers are wonderful, and so helpful in everything you do. The school district is very accommodating to students with issues, learning and medical alike, as long as you’re...This district treats its music program and its sports programs almost as equals. North Hills is a very musical school, with a fantastic drama club, various bands and band programs, and a song bird....

    Read 383 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A minus,

    Students: 1,325,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 13 to 1,

  12. #14 Best Public High Schools in Pittsburgh Area.

    Pittsburgh Capa 6-12

    Pittsburgh Public Schools, PA,

    6-12,

    318 Niche users give it an average review of 3.7 stars.

    Featured Review: Sophomore says I go to PITTSBURGH CAPA for Dance. For me, Capa has always been extremely accepting. We have a variety of different clubs. Protests, and self expression is always welcome. I've never felt unsafe at....

    Read 318 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A minus,

    Students: 863,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 16 to 1,

  13. #15 Best Public High Schools in Pittsburgh Area.

    Gateway Senior High School

    Gateway School District, PA,

    9-12,

    243 Niche users give it an average review of 3.6 stars.

    Featured Review: Alum says After graduating from Gateway two years ago and attending a private college, I cannot be more satisfied with how well I was prepared for rigorous college courses. It seems like I am far more prepared...For the reviews that may speak down on academics: what you put in is what you get out. The teachers genuinely care about your success and who you are as a person; they offer high support with high....

    Read 243 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A minus,

    Students: 1,107,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 16 to 1,

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