New Rankings Reveal How Montco’s Private High Schools Fare Relative to Others in State

Based on rigorous analysis of key statistics, has unveiled its 2017 rankings of the Top 100 Private High Schools in Pennsylvania.

Based on rigorous analysis of key statistics and millions of reviews from students and parents, has unveiled its 2017 rankings of the Top 100 Private High Schools in Pennsylvania.

The Hill School in Pottstown checked in at No. 3, trailing only Philadelphia Germantown Friends and Newtown Square’s Episcopal Academy, while The Baldwin School (6) in Bryn Mawr and Friends Central (8) in Wynnewood also cracked the Top 10.

Ranking factors include SAT/ACT scores, the quality of colleges that students consider, student-teacher ratio, private school ratings, and more. Data was sourced from the U.S. Department of Education, Niche users, and the schools directly.

Other Montgomery County private high schools that made the cut were:

  • Shipley School (Bryn Mawr)
  • Germantown Academy (Fort Washington)
  • Abington Friends (Jenkintown)
  • Jack M. Barrack Hebrew Academy (Bryn Mawr)
  • Perkiomen School (Pennsburg)
  • La Salle College High School (Wyndmoor)
  • Mount St. Joseph Academy (Flourtown)
  • Country Day School of the Sacred Heart (Bryn Mawr)
  • Phil-Mont Christian Academy (Erdenheim)
  • Merion Mercy Acacemy (Merion Station)
  • Coventry Christian (Pottstown)
  • Academy of the New Church (Bryn Athyn)
  • Christopher Dock Mennonite (Lansdale)
  • Gwynedd Mercy Academy (Lower Gwynedd)
  • St. Basil Academy (Jenkintown)
  • West-Mont Christian Academy (Pottstown)

According to Niche, tuition (plus room and board) for the highest grade offered at The Hill School is $55,660 per year, while the average SAT score among its students is a 1320 out of 1600. Those numbers at the all-girls Baldwin School are $36,000 (just tuition) and 1370. At Friends Central, they are $34,500 (just tuition) and 1310.


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