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  • Best private high school in every state
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    Best private high school in every state

    Increased pressure over college admissions has many parents concerned (especially during uncertain economic times) about how to best position their children for success. Though there has been some discussion in favor of eschewing a traditional four-year education for vocational school or community college, many still support the need for and recognize the benefits of an undergraduate degree from a four-year college or university.  

    Entry into many U.S. universities and colleges often calls for extensive preparation in the form of requirements such as a specified cumulative GPA, an essay during the application process, recommendations or references, high standardized test scores, challenging coursework, and outstanding extracurricular accomplishments. To meet the demands of the highly competitive world of college admissions, students must fully utilize their high school experiences to prepare. For their reputations as academically rigorous and established educational institutions, private schools are often seen as the best route for one’s secondary education.

    Stacker examined data from Niche to determine the best private high school in every state. To give you a complete picture of how these academic institutions stack up against one another, Stacker has included details such as the national private school ranking and the average student-to-teacher ratio.

    Read on to find out the best private high school in your state. 

    ALSO: Best public high school in every state

  • Alabama: Indian Springs School
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    Alabama: Indian Springs School

    Location: Indian Springs Village, AL
    National private school ranking: #164 of 3,903
    Student body: 315 (female 51%, male 49%)
    Student-teacher ratio: 7:1
    Grades offered: 8–12
    Type: private, boarding
    Tuition: $24,000 (36% received average financial aid of $11,800)
    Boarding tuition: $50,000 (boarding 28% of students)
    International boarders: 50% (top countries: China, Germany)

    Student diversity:
    —White: 69.7%
    —Asian: 21.2%
    —African-American: 6.7%
    —Multiracial: 1.7%
    —Hispanic: 0.7%
    —Native American: 0%
    —Pacific Islander: 0%

  • Alaska: Lumen Christi Catholic High School
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    Alaska: Lumen Christi Catholic High School

    Location: Anchorage, AK
    National private school ranking: #2,153 of 3,903
    Student body: 72 (female 42%, male 58%)
    Student-teacher ratio: 7:1
    Grades offered: 7–12
    Type: private, Catholic
    Tuition: $7,500 (5% received average financial aid of $2,500)

    Student diversity:
    —White: 59.7%
    —Unknown: 16.7%
    —Multiracial: 12.5%
    —Native American: 5.6%
    —African-American: 2.8%
    —Asian: 2.8%

  • Arizona: Phoenix Country Day School
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    Arizona: Phoenix Country Day School

    Location: Paradise Valley, AZ
    National private school ranking: #137 of 3,903
    Student body: 750 (female 51%, male 49%)
    Student-teacher ratio: 7:1
    Grades offered: PK, K–12
    Type: private
    Tuition: $25,000 (23% received average financial aid of $13,000)

    Student diversity:
    —White: 56.4%
    —Asian: 16.8%
    —Hispanic: 8.1%
    —Unknown: 6.7%
    —Multiracial: 6.4%
    —African-American: 4.1%
    —Pacific Islander: 1.1%
    —Native American: 0.4%

  • Arkansas: Pulaski Academy
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    Arkansas: Pulaski Academy

    Location: Little Rock, AR
    National private school ranking: #505 of 3,903
    Student body: 1,393 (female 50%, male 50%)
    Student-teacher ratio: 8:1
    Grades offered: PK, K–12
    Type: private
    Tuition: data not available

    Student diversity:
    —White: 74%
    —African-American: 7.5%
    —Asian: 7.4%
    —Unknown: 6.1%
    —Hispanic: 2%
    —Multiracial: 1.6%
    —International: 1.1%
    —Pacific Islander: 0.2%
    —Native American: 0%

  • California: Harvard-Westlake School
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    California: Harvard-Westlake School

    Location: Studio City, CA (L.A. area)
    National private school ranking: #2 of 3,903
    Student body: 1,598 (female 46%, male 54%)
    Student-teacher ratio: 8:1
    Grades offered: 7–12
    Type: private
    Tuition: $35,900

    Student diversity:
    —White: 55.6%
    —Asian: 21.4%
    —Hispanic: 8.5%
    —African-American: 7.5%
    —Multiracial: 6.3%
    —Native American: 0.8%
    —Pacific Islander: 0%

  • Colorado: Kent Denver School
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    Colorado: Kent Denver School

    Location: Englewood, CO
    National private school ranking: #115 of 3,903
    Student body: 701 (female 48%, male 52%)
    Student-teacher ratio: 7:1
    Grades offered: 6–12
    Type: private
    Tuition: $27,330 (22% received financial aid)

    Student diversity:
    —White: 71.6%
    —Multiracial: 12.7%
    —Asian: 7%
    —Hispanic: 4.6%
    —African-American: 3.3%
    —Unknown: 0.9%
    —Native American: 0%
    —Pacific Islander: 0%

  • Connecticut: Choate Rosemary Hall
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    Connecticut: Choate Rosemary Hall

    Location: Wallingford, CT
    National private school ranking: #5 of 3,903
    Student body: 850 (female 48%, male 52%)
    Student-teacher ratio: 4:1
    Grades offered: 9–12
    Type: private, boarding
    Tuition: $45,710 (33% received average financial aid of $46,105)
    Boarding tuition: $59,110 (boarding 75% of students)
    International boarders: 18% (top countries: Australia, China, Thailand, Republic of Korea, Canada)

    Student diversity:
    —White: 44.7%
    —International: 17.6%
    —Asian: 13.6%
    —Multiracial: 8.5%
    —Hispanic: 6.6%
    —African-American: 6.2%
    —Unknown: 2.4%
    —Native American: 0.2%
    —Pacific Islander: 0.1%

  • Delaware: St. Andrew's School
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    Delaware: St. Andrew's School

    Location: Middletown, DE
    National private school ranking: #51 of 3,903
    Student body: 310 (female 49%, male 51%)
    Student-teacher ratio: 6:1
    Grades offered: 9–12
    Type: private, boarding
    Tuition: $55,500
    Boarding tuition: $57,000 (percent of students boarding: data not available)
    International boarders: data not available 

    Student diversity:
    —White: 59.7%
    —Asian: 17.1%
    —African-American: 11.3%
    —Multiracial: 7.7%
    —Hispanic: 4.2%
    —Native American: 0%
    —Pacific Islander: 0%

  • Florida: Pine Crest School
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    Florida: Pine Crest School

    Location: Fort Lauderdale, FL
    National private school ranking: #39 of 3,903
    Student body: 2,636 (female 52%, male 48%)
    Student-teacher ratio: 5:1
    Grades offered: PK, K–12
    Type: private
    Tuition: $31,030 (18% received financial aid)

    Student diversity:
    —White: 76.3%
    —Hispanic: 10.8%
    —Multiracial: 7.1%
    —Asian: 3.4%
    —African-American: 2.2%
    —Native American: 0.2%
    —Pacific Islander: 0%

  • Georgia: The Westminster Schools
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    Georgia: The Westminster Schools

    Location: Atlanta, GA
    National private school ranking: #26 of 3,903
    Student body: 1,874 (female 50%, male 50%)
    Student-teacher ratio: 7:1
    Grades offered: K–12
    Type: private, Christian
    Tuition: $29,275 (13% received financial aid)

    Student diversity:
    —White: 69%
    —Asian: 11.5%
    —African-American: 9%
    —Multiracial: 5.5%
    —Hispanic: 4%
    —Unknown: 1%
    —Native American: 0%
    —Pacific Islander: 0%

  • Hawaii: Punahou School
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    Hawaii: Punahou School

    Location: Honolulu, HI
    National private school ranking: #119 of 3,903
    Student body: 3,768 (female 50%, male 50%)
    Student-teacher ratio: 11:1
    Grades offered: K–12
    Type: private
    Tuition: $23,850

    Student diversity:
    —Asian: 44%
    —Multiracial: 24%
    —White: 24%
    —Pacific Islander: 4%
    —Hispanic: 2%
    —African-American: 1%
    —Unknown: 1%
    —Native American: 0%

  • Idaho: Riverstone International School
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    Idaho: Riverstone International School

    Location: Boise, ID
    National private school ranking: #178 of 3,903
    Student body: 327 (female 54%, male 46%)
    Student-teacher ratio: 8:1
    Grades offered: PK, K–12
    Type: private, boarding
    Tuition: $18,995 (30% received financial aid)

    Student diversity:
    —White: 65.7%
    —International: 15.3%
    —Asian: 7.3%
    —Hispanic: 4.6%
    —Multiracial: 3.1%
    —African-American: 2.8%
    —Pacific Islander: 0.9%
    —Native American: 0.3%
    —Unknown: 0%

  • Illinois: University of Chicago Laboratory Schools
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    Illinois: University of Chicago Laboratory Schools

    Location: Chicago, IL
    National private school ranking: #35 of 3,903
    Student body: 2,051 (female 51%, male 49%)
    Student-teacher ratio: 8:1
    Grades offered: PK, K–12
    Type: private
    Tuition: $33,558 (10% received financial aid)

    Student diversity:
    —White: 50%
    —Multiracial: 21.5%
    —Asian: 16.5%
    —African-American: 9%
    —Hispanic: 2%
    —Unknown: 1.1%
    —Native American: 0%
    —Pacific Islander: 0%

  • Indiana: Culver Academies
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    Indiana: Culver Academies

    Location: Culver, IN
    National private school ranking: #243 of 3,903
    Student body: 814 (female 43%, male 57%)
    Student-teacher ratio: 8:1
    Grades offered: 9–12
    Type: private, boarding
    Tuition: $48,500 (56% received financial aid)
    Boarding tuition: $48,500 (boarding 93% of students)
    International boarders: 20% (top countries: Canada, China, Mexico)

    Student diversity:
    —White: 67.8%
    —Asian: 15.5%
    —Hispanic: 8.7%
    —Multiracial: 4.2%
    —African-American: 3.4%
    —Native American: 0.4%
    —Pacific Islander: 0%
    —Unknown: 0%

  • Iowa: Maharishi School
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    Iowa: Maharishi School

    Location: Fairfield, IA
    National private school ranking: #381 of 3,903
    Student body: 179 (female 47%, male 53%)
    Student-teacher ratio: 8:1
    Grades offered: PK, K–12
    Type: private, boarding
    Tuition: $19,500 (75% received average financial aid of $15,100)
    Boarding tuition: $38,000 (boarding 25% of students)
    International boarders: 92% (top countries: China, India, Republic of Korea, Mexico, Vietnam)

    Student diversity:
    —White: 46.4%
    —Asian: 29.1%
    —Multiracial: 7.8%
    —African-American: 5.6%
    —Hispanic: 3.9%
    —Native American: 0.6%
    —Pacific Islander: 0%

  • Kansas: The Independent School
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    Kansas: The Independent School

    Location: Wichita, KS
    National private school ranking: #418 of 3,903
    Student body: 536 (female 49%, male 51%)
    Student-teacher ratio: 9:1
    Grades offered: PK, K–12
    Type: private
    Tuition: $13,700

    Student diversity:
    —White: 60.6%
    —Asian: 14.9%
    —Multiracial: 11.9%
    —Hispanic: 10.7%
    —African-American: 1.8%
    —Pacific Islander: 0.2%
    —Native American: 0%

  • Kentucky: Kentucky Country Day School
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    Kentucky: Kentucky Country Day School

    Location: Louisville, KY
    National private school ranking: #158 of 3,903
    Student body: 848 (female 50%, male 50%)
    Student-teacher ratio: 7:1
    Grades offered: PK, K–12
    Type: private
    Tuition: $22,540 (26% received average financial aid of $13,400)

    Student diversity:
    —White: 70%
    —Asian: 13.9%
    —African-American: 7.1%
    —Hispanic: 3.1%
    —International: 3.1%
    —Multiracial: 2.8%
    —Native American: 0%
    —Pacific Islander: 0%
    —Unknown: 0%

  • Louisiana: Isidore Newman School
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    Louisiana: Isidore Newman School

    Location: New Orleans, LA
    National private school ranking: #225 of 3,903
    Student body: 917 (female 42%, male 58%)
    Student-teacher ratio: 8:1
    Grades offered: PK, K–12
    Type: private
    Tuition: $21,842

    Student diversity:
    —White: 83%
    —African-American: 8.7%
    —Asian: 5.9%
    —Hispanic: 2.4%
    —Multiracial: 0%
    —Native American: 0%
    —Pacific Islander: 0%

  • Maine: Waynflete
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    Maine: Waynflete

    Location: Portland, ME
    National private school ranking: #242 of 3,903
    Student body: 560 (female 51%, male 49%)
    Student-teacher ratio: 6:1
    Grades offered: PK, K–12
    Type: private
    Tuition: $31,715 (41% received average financial aid of $21,164)

    Student diversity:
    —White: 81.1%
    —African-American: 7.3%
    —Multiracial: 5%
    —Asian: 3%
    —Hispanic: 2.1%
    —International: 0.9%
    —Unknown: 0.5%
    —Native American: 0%
    —Pacific Islander: 0%

  • Maryland: Holton-Arms School
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    Maryland: Holton-Arms School

    Location: Bethesda, MD
    National private school ranking: #62 of 3,903
    Student body: 660 (female 100%, male 0%)
    Student-teacher ratio: 8:1
    Grades offered: 3–12
    Type: private, all-girls
    Tuition: $40,150

    Student diversity:
    —White: 59.1%
    —Multiracial: 15.6%
    —Asian: 11.8%
    —African-American: 10.8%
    —Hispanic: 2.7%
    —Native American: 0%
    —Pacific Islander: 0%

  • Massachusetts: Phillips Academy
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    Massachusetts: Phillips Academy

    Location: Andover, MA
    National private school ranking: #1 of 3,903
    Student body: 1,150 (female 50%, male 50%)
    Student-teacher ratio: 5:1
    Grades offered: 9–12
    Type: private, boarding
    Tuition: $43,300 (48% received average financial aid of $40,800)
    Boarding tuition: $55,800 (percent of students boarding: data not available)
    International boarders: data not available

    Student diversity:
    —White: 54%
    —Asian: 26%
    —Multiracial: 8%
    —African-American: 6%
    —Hispanic: 6%
    —Unknown: 0.2%
    —Native American: 0%
    —Pacific Islander: 0%

  • Michigan: Cranbrook Schools
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    Michigan: Cranbrook Schools

    Location: Bloomfield Hills, MI
    National private school ranking: #33 of 3,903
    Student body: 1,659 (female 49%, male 51%)
    Student-teacher ratio: 7:1
    Grades offered: PK, K–12
    Type: private, boarding
    Tuition: $34,200 (33% received average financial aid of $17,102)
    Boarding tuition: $46,600 (boarding 33% of students)
    International boarders: 15% (top countries: China, Hong Kong, Republic of Korea, Saudi Arabia, Vietnam)

    Student diversity:
    —White: 54.9%
    —Asian: 14.1%
    —Multiracial: 10.5%
    —International: 7%
    —Unknown: 6.7%
    —African-American: 5.2%
    —Hispanic: 1.4%
    —Native American: 0.2%
    —Pacific Islander: 0%

  • Minnesota: The Blake School
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    Minnesota: The Blake School

    Location: Hopkins, MN
    National private school ranking: #98 of 3,903
    Student body: 1,380 (female 51%, male 49%)
    Student-teacher ratio: 11:1
    Grades offered: PK, K–12
    Type: private
    Tuition: $29,025

    Student diversity:
    —White: 73.7%
    —Multiracial: 10.2%
    —Asian: 9.9%
    —African-American: 4.4%
    —Hispanic: 1.2%
    —Native American: 0.5%
    —Pacific Islander: 0.2%

  • Mississippi: St. Andrew's Episcopal School
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    Mississippi: St. Andrew's Episcopal School

    Location: Ridgeland, MS
    National private school ranking: #171 of 3,903
    Student body: 1,172 (female 52%, male 48%)
    Student-teacher ratio: 8:1
    Grades offered: PK, K–12
    Type: private, Episcopal
    Tuition: $18,620 (31% received average financial aid of $7,859)

    Student diversity:
    —White: 64.8%
    —African-American: 15.1%
    —Unknown: 7.5%
    —Asian: 6.6%
    —Multiracial: 3.1%
    —Hispanic: 1.7%
    —International: 1.2%
    —Native American: 0%
    —Pacific Islander: 0%

  • Missouri: John Burroughs School
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    Missouri: John Burroughs School

    Location: St. Louis, MO
    National private school ranking: #55 of 3,903
    Student body: 610 (female 50%, male 50%)
    Student-teacher ratio: 6:1
    Grades offered: 7–12
    Type: private
    Tuition: $27,540 (22% received average financial aid of $19,300)

    Student diversity:
    —White: 65.1%
    —Asian: 12%
    —African-American: 11.6%
    —Multiracial: 5.9%
    —Native American: 3%
    —Hispanic: 2.5%
    —Pacific Islander: 0%
    —Unknown: 0%

  • Montana: Mount Ellis Academy
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    Montana: Mount Ellis Academy

    Location: Bozeman, MT
    National private school ranking: #1,766 of 3,903
    Student body: 72 (female 51%, male 49%)
    Student-teacher ratio: 10:1
    Grades offered: 9–12
    Type: private, Adventist
    Tuition: $8,150
    Boarding tuition: $15,125 (percent of students boarding: data not available)
    International boarders: data not available

    Student diversity:
    —White: 54.2%
    —Hispanic: 30.6%
    —Asian: 8.3%
    —Multiracial: 4.2%
    —Native American: 1.4%
    —Pacific Islander: 1.4%
    —African-American: 0%

  • Nebraska: Mount Michael Benedictine High School
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    Nebraska: Mount Michael Benedictine High School

    Location: Elkhorn, NE
    National private school ranking: #405 of 3,903
    Student body: 239 (female 0%, male 100%)
    Student-teacher ratio: 8:1
    Grades offered: 9–12
    Type: private, Catholic, all-boys
    Tuition: $11,875

    Student diversity:
    —White: 77.4%
    —Asian: 15.1%
    —Hispanic: 3.8%
    —African-American: 2.9%
    —Native American: 0.8%
    —Multiracial: 0%
    —Pacific Islander: 0%

  • Nevada: The Meadows School
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    Nevada: The Meadows School

    Location: Las Vegas, NV
    National private school ranking: #116 of 3,903
    Student body: 850 (female 50%, male 50%)
    Student-teacher ratio: 9:1
    Grades offered: PK, K–12
    Type: private
    Tuition: $25,000 (20% received average financial aid of $10,000)

    Student diversity:
    —White: 44.1%
    —Unknown: 23.5%
    —Asian: 17.2%
    —African-American: 4.9%
    —Hispanic: 4.8%
    —Multiracial: 4.8%
    —Pacific Islander: 0.4%
    —Native American: 0.2%

  • New Hampshire: Phillips Exeter Academy
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    New Hampshire: Phillips Exeter Academy

    Location: Exeter, NH
    National private school ranking: #3 of 3,903
    Student body: 1,085 (female 48%, male 52%)
    Student-teacher ratio: 5:1
    Grades offered: 9–12
    Type: private, boarding
    Tuition: $38,740
    Boarding tuition: $49,880 (percent of students boarding: data not available)
    International boarders: data not available 

    Student diversity:
    —White: 58.3%
    —Asian: 20.8%
    —African-American: 11.1%
    —Hispanic: 8.1%
    —Native American: 0.9%
    —Multiracial: 0.8%
    —Pacific Islander: 0%

  • New Jersey: The Lawrenceville School
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    New Jersey: The Lawrenceville School

    Location: Lawrenceville, NJ
    National private school ranking: #10 of 3,903
    Student body: 822 (female 48%, male 52%)
    Student-teacher ratio: 7:1
    Grades offered: 9–12
    Type: private, boarding
    Tuition: $51,440
    Boarding tuition: $62,190 (percent of students boarding: data not available)
    International boarders: data not available 

    Student diversity:
    —White: 55%
    —Asian: 21.3%
    —African-American: 9.9%
    —Multiracial: 7.8%
    —Hispanic: 6%
    —Native American: 0%
    —Pacific Islander: 0%

  • New Mexico: Albuquerque Academy
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    New Mexico: Albuquerque Academy

    Location: Albuquerque, NM
    National private school ranking: #60 of 3,903
    Student body: 1,130 (female 51%, male 49%)
    Student-teacher ratio: 7:1
    Grades offered: 6–12
    Type: private
    Tuition: $22,870

    Student diversity:
    —White: 49%
    —Multiracial: 23%
    —Hispanic: 14%
    —Asian: 11%
    —African-American: 1%
    —Native American: 1%
    —Unknown: 1%
    —Pacific Islander: 0%

  • New York: Trinity School
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    New York: Trinity School

    Location: New York, NY
    National private school ranking: #4 of 3,903
    Student body: 1,001 (female 51%, male 49%)
    Student-teacher ratio: 6:1
    Grades offered: K–12
    Type: private, Episcopal
    Tuition: $47,965

    Student diversity:
    —White: 55.1%
    —Asian: 15%
    —Multiracial: 13.8%
    —Hispanic: 8%
    —African-American: 7.8%
    —Native American: 0.3%
    —Pacific Islander: 0%

  • North Carolina: Cary Academy
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    North Carolina: Cary Academy

    Location: Cary, NC
    National private school ranking: #78 of 3,903
    Student body: 753 (female 52%, male 48%)
    Student-teacher ratio: 10:1
    Grades offered: 6–12
    Type: private
    Tuition: $22,400

    Student diversity:
    —White: 67.7%
    —Asian: 15.5%
    —Multiracial: 7.7%
    —African-American: 5.4%
    —Hispanic: 3.6%
    —Native American: 0%
    —Pacific Islander: 0%

  • North Dakota: Oak Grove Lutheran School
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    North Dakota: Oak Grove Lutheran School

    Location: Fargo, ND
    National private school ranking: #1,150 of 3,903
    Student body: 455 (female 46%, male 54%)
    Student-teacher ratio: 10:1
    Grades offered: K–12
    Type: private, Lutheran
    Tuition: $8,480

    Student diversity:
    —White: 86.7%
    —Asian: 7.6%
    —African-American: 4.9%
    —Hispanic: 0.6%
    —Native American: 0.2%
    —Multiracial: 0%
    —Pacific Islander: 0%

  • Ohio: Western Reserve Academy
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    Ohio: Western Reserve Academy

    Location: Hudson, OH
    National private school ranking: #111 of 3,903
    Student body: 405 (female 47%, male 53%)
    Student-teacher ratio: 8:1
    Grades offered: 9–12
    Type: private, boarding
    Tuition: $36,750
    Boarding tuition: $56,000 (percent of students boarding: data not available)
    International boarders: data not available

    Student diversity:
    —White: 60.1%
    —Asian: 29.2%
    —African-American: 5.3%
    —Hispanic: 5.3%
    —Native American: 0.3%
    —Multiracial: 0%
    —Pacific Islander: 0%

  • Oklahoma: Casady School
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    Oklahoma: Casady School

    Location: Oklahoma City, OK
    National private school ranking: #306 of 3,903
    Student body: 915 (female 49%, male 51%)
    Student-teacher ratio: 8:1
    Grades offered: PK, K–12
    Type: private, Episcopal, Montessori
    Tuition: $20,150

    Student diversity:
    —White: 83%
    —Asian: 10%
    —African-American: 3%
    —Multiracial: 2%
    —Hispanic: 1%
    —Native American: 1%
    —Pacific Islander: 0%

  • Oregon: Catlin Gabel School
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    Oregon: Catlin Gabel School

    Location: Portland, OR
    National private school ranking: #83 of 3,903
    Student body: 763 (female 51%, male 49%)
    Student-teacher ratio: 9:1
    Grades offered: PK, K–12
    Type: private
    Tuition: $32,700 (28% received average financial aid of $20,470)

    Student diversity:
    —White: 56.5%
    —Multiracial: 20.2%
    —Asian: 13.8%
    —African-American: 3.9%
    —Unknown: 2.9%
    —Hispanic: 2.1%
    —Pacific Islander: 0.5%
    —Native American: 0.1%

  • Pennsylvania: Germantown Friends School
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    Pennsylvania: Germantown Friends School

    Location: Philadelphia, PA
    National private school ranking: #42 of 3,903
    Student body: 1,017 (female 50%, male 50%)
    Student-teacher ratio: 8:1
    Grades offered: PK, K–12
    Type: private, Quaker
    Tuition: $37,175 (32% received financial aid)

    Student diversity:
    —Unknown: 42%
    —White: 24.2%
    —African-American: 9.9%
    —Asian: 9.1%
    —Multiracial: 9.1%
    —Hispanic: 4%
    —International: 1.5%
    —Pacific Islander: 0.1%
    —Native American: 0%

  • Rhode Island: The Wheeler School
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    Rhode Island: The Wheeler School

    Location: Providence, RI
    National private school ranking: #187 of 3,903
    Student body: 768 (female 43%, male 56%)
    Student-teacher ratio: 6:1
    Grades offered: PK, K–12
    Type: private
    Tuition: $33,865

    Student diversity:
    —White: 81%
    —African-American: 9%
    —Hispanic: 5%
    —Asian: 3%
    —Multiracial: 0%
    —Native American: 0%
    —Pacific Islander: 0%

  • South Carolina: Christ Church Episcopal School
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    South Carolina: Christ Church Episcopal School

    Location: Greenville, SC
    National private school ranking: #504 of 3,903
    Student body: 1,107 (female 48%, male 52%)
    Student-teacher ratio: 10:1
    Grades offered: K–12
    Type: private, Episcopal
    Tuition: $20,515

    Student diversity:
    —White: 83%
    —Unknown: 6%
    —African-American: 4%
    —Asian: 3%
    —Hispanic: 2%
    —Multiracial: 2%
    —Native American: 0%
    —Pacific Islander: 0%

  • South Dakota: Freeman Academy
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    South Dakota: Freeman Academy

    Location: Freeman, SD
    National private school ranking: #1,282 of 3,903
    Student body: 87 (female 53%, male 47%)
    Student-teacher ratio: 8:1
    Grades offered: 1–12
    Type: private, Anabaptist
    Tuition: data not available

    Student diversity:
    —White: 67.8%
    —Asian: 12.6%
    —Hispanic: 12.6%
    —Multiracial: 4.6%
    —African-American: 2.3%
    —Native American: 0%
    —Pacific Islander: 0%

  • Tennessee: University School of Nashville
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    Tennessee: University School of Nashville

    Location: Nashville, TN
    National private school ranking: #180 of 3,903
    Student body: 1,068 (female 51%, male 49%)
    Student-teacher ratio: 9:1
    Grades offered: K–12
    Type: private
    Tuition: $24,894 (21% received financial aid)

    Student diversity:
    —White: 56%
    —Multiracial: 12.2%
    —Asian: 11%
    —African-American: 10.2%
    —Unknown: 7.4%
    —Hispanic: 3.3%
    —Native American: 0%
    —Pacific Islander: 0%

  • Texas: St. Mark's School of Texas
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    Texas: St. Mark's School of Texas

    Location: Dallas, TX
    National private school ranking: #6 of 3,903
    Student body: 863 (female 0%, male 100%)
    Student-teacher ratio: 9:1
    Grades offered: 1–12
    Type: private, Episcopal, all-boys
    Tuition: $29,496

    Student diversity:
    —White: 55%
    —Asian: 24.5%
    —Hispanic: 7.7%
    —Multiracial: 6.3%
    —African-American: 5.9%
    —Native American: 0.6%
    —Pacific Islander: 0.1%

  • Utah: The Waterford School
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    Utah: The Waterford School

    Location: Sandy, UT
    National private school ranking: #114 of 3,903
    Student body: 919 (female 50%, male 50%)
    Student-teacher ratio: 7:1
    Grades offered: PK, K–12
    Type: private
    Tuition: $23,510 (18% received average financial aid: $13,000)

    Student diversity:
    —White: 76.2%
    —Asian: 13.6%
    —Hispanic: 4.4%
    —African-American: 3%
    —Pacific Islander: 1.4%
    —Multiracial: 1.1%
    —Native American: 0.3%

  • Vermont: Green Mountain Valley School
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    Vermont: Green Mountain Valley School

    Location: Waitsfield, VT
    National private school ranking: #448 of 3,903
    Student body: 106 (female 53%, male 47%)
    Student-teacher ratio: 3:1
    Grades offered: 8–12
    Type: private
    Tuition: $40,360

    Student diversity:
    —White: 91.5%
    —Asian: 3.8%
    —Hispanic: 2.8%
    —Multiracial: 1.9%
    —African-American: 0%
    —Native American: 0%
    —Pacific Islander: 0%

  • Virginia: The Potomac School
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    Virginia: The Potomac School

    Location: McLean, VA
    National private school ranking: #113 of 3,903
    Student body: 1,060 (female 49%, male 51%)
    Student-teacher ratio: 8:1
    Grades offered: K–12
    Type: private
    Tuition: $38,550

    Student diversity:
    —White: 64.3%
    —Multiracial: 14%
    —African American: 9.4%
    —Asian: 8.8%
    —Hispanic: 3.3%
    —Pacific Islander: 0.2%
    —Native American: 0%
    —Unknown: 0%

  • Washington: Lakeside School
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    Washington: Lakeside School

    Location: Seattle, WA
    National private school ranking: #7 of 3,903
    Student body: 838 (female 50%, male 50%)
    Student-teacher ratio: 9:1
    Grades offered: 5–12
    Type: private
    Tuition: $32,000

    Student diversity:
    —White: 48%
    —Asian: 23.3%
    —Multiracial: 19.4%
    —African-American: 6.7%
    —Hispanic: 2.4%
    —Native American: 0.3%
    —Pacific Islander: 0%

  • West Virginia: The Linsly School
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    West Virginia: The Linsly School

    Location: Wheeling, WV
    National private school ranking: #790 of 3,903
    Student body: 424 (female 45%, male 55%)
    Student-teacher ratio: 9:1
    Grades offered: 5–12
    Type: private, boarding
    Tuition: $18,830 (received financial aid: 58%, average financial aid: $12,700)
    Boarding tuition: $39,730 (boarding 23% of students)
    International boarders: 17% (top countries: Austria, Bahamas, China, Germany, Spain)

    Student diversity:
    —White: 74.3%
    —Asian: 11.8%
    —African-American: 5.9%
    —International: 5.4%
    —Multiracial: 1.9%
    —Hispanic: 0.7%
    —Native American: 0%
    —Pacific Islander: 0%

  • Wisconsin: The Prairie School
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    Wisconsin: The Prairie School

    Location: Wind Point, WI
    National private school ranking: #300 of 3,903
    Student body: 634 (female 48%, male 52%)
    Student-teacher ratio: 8:1
    Grades offered: PK, K–12
    Type: private
    Tuition: $18,990 (11% received average financial aid of $6,800)

    Student diversity:
    —White: 70.3%
    —Asian: 10.9%
    —Hispanic: 5.4%
    —African-American: 4.6%
    —Multiracial: 4.6%
    —International: 3.8%
    —Native American: 0.5%
    —Pacific Islander: 0%
    —Unknown: 0%

  • Wyoming: Jackson Hole Community School
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    Wyoming: Jackson Hole Community School

    Location: Jackson, WY
    National private school ranking: #891 of 3,903
    Student body: 84 (female 57%, male 43%)
    Student-teacher ratio: 4:1
    Grades offered: 9–12
    Type: private
    Tuition: $22,600

    Student diversity:
    —White: 97.6%
    —Hispanic: 2.4%
    —African-American: 0%
    —Asian: 0%
    —Multiracial: 0%
    —Native American: 0%
    —Pacific Islander: 0%

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