Germantown Academy, Springside Chestnut Hill, Abington Friends, Germantown Friends Among Top 20 Private Schools in Philadelphia Area

Niche has released its list of the 2019 Best Private Schools in the Philadelphia area, and many local private schools have made the list.

Some area private schools are ranked in the top 20, even though the full list goes on to #95. Germantown Friends School comes in at #1, Germantown Academy at #5, Springside Chestnut Hill at #15, and Abington Friends at #18.

Also, see where LaSalle College High School, Mount Saint Joseph Academy, Gwynedd Mercy Academy High School and Lansdale Catholic fall into the rankings.

Niche’s methodology used in its ranking is explained on its website as follows:

The 2019 Best Private High Schools ranking is based on rigorous analysis of data from the U.S. Department of Education along with test scores, college data, and ratings collected from millions of Niche users. Additional data is also collected from schools directly.

The top 20 Best Private High Schools in the Philadelphia Area are listed below, followed by the link for Niche’s complete list of 2019 Best Private High Schools:

#1 Germantown Friends School

#2 The Baldwin School

#3 The Episcopal Academy

#4 The Hill School

#5 Germantown Academy

#6 George School

#7 Westtown School

#8 The Shipley School

#9 The Haverford School

#10 Tower Hill School

#11 The Agnes Irwin School

#12 William Penn Charter School

#13 Moorestown Friends School

#14 Friends Central School

#15 Springside Chestnut Hill Academy

#16 Friends Select

#17 St. Joseph’s Preparatory School

#18 Abington Friends School

#19 Devon Preparatory School

#20 Holy Ghost Preparatory School

See the full list here.

In addition to the top 20, LaSalle College High School ranks at #23, Mount Saint Joseph Academy at #32, Gwynedd Mercy Academy High School at #45 and Lansdale Catholic at #77,