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2023 Best Schools Offering AP Courses 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. #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,

  3. #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,

  4. #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,

  5. #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,

  6. #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,

  7. #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,

  8. #11 Best Public High Schools in Richmond Area.

    James River High School

    Chesterfield County Public Schools, VA,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Junior says James River is an excellent school with some great teachers (and some not so great ones). I'll start out with the bad and end with the good. Teachers and curriculum are inconsistent. It's a big....

    Read 261 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A minus,

    Students: 1,977,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 17 to 1,

  9. #13 Best Private High Schools in Richmond Area.

    The Carmel School

    Blue checkmark.

    Private School,

    RUTHER GLEN, VA,

    PK, K-12,

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

    Featured Review: Parent says This is for the Elementary school. Child is in kindergarten. They are reading and doing sight words and math calculations. American history, diversity, and science are emphasized as well as Bible,....

    Read 3 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A minus,

    Students: 237,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 5 to 1,

  10. #15 Best Public High Schools in Richmond Area.

    Hanover High School

    Hanover County Public Schools, VA,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says First, I would like to start off by saying that Hanover High School (HHS) has provided me with so many resources to further my education. This summer I am preparing myself for my upcoming senior year...Second, HHS has the most amazing teachers around. My sophomore year I had a teacher named Coach Park who taught the most educational and fun Anatomy class. I am planning on Nursing being my major in....

    Read 250 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B+,

    Students: 1,502,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 24 to 1,

  11. #15 Best Private High Schools in Richmond Area.

    Banner Christian School

    Blue checkmark.

    Private School,

    NORTH CHESTERFIELD, VA,

    K-12,

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

    Featured Review: Alum says Banner is a wonderful school full of fantastic people! The teachers are genuine people who care about you learning, and the students are friendly. Our class had about 20 students, and we all got to...Some drawbacks are that the courses do have room to improve. Banner has some great literature and math classes (which is good because those are core subjects). However, some teachers might rush....

    Read 42 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B+,

    Students: 208,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 10 to 1,

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