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3 Brooklyn private schools in Niche’s top 100 private schools in the country

Niche’s annual ranking of the best private Kindergarten to 12th Grade Schools is out which is based on key statistics and millions of reviews from students and parents. BASIS Independent Brooklyn, Packer and Saint Ann’s made it into the top 100. Note that independent schools offering Kindergarten to 8th Grade (or Grades 6 to 8) are not included in this ranking. The list below is not a complete overview of best ranked private schools in NYC but rather an extraction of the schools the Brooklyn Bridge Parents readers attend.

  • #12 Lycee Francais de New York in Manhattan
  • #28 Avenues The World School in Manhattan
  • #30 BASIS Independent Brooklyn in Red Hook and Downtown Brooklyn
  • #42 Packer Collegiate Institute in Brooklyn Heights
  • #77 United Nations International School in Manhattan
  • #93 Saint Ann’s School in Brooklyn Heights
  • #130 Poly Preparatory Country Day School in Fort Hamilton
  • #142 Berkeley Carroll School in Park Slope
  • #158 LREI (“Little Red”) in Manhattan
  • #227 Leman Manhattan in Manhattan
  • #301 Brooklyn Friends in Downtown Brooklyn

The 2024 Niche Best Private K-12 Schools ranking is based on rigorous analysis of key statistics and millions of reviews from students and parents. Ranking factors include the quality of colleges that students consider, student-teacher ratio, private school ratings, and more. SAT/ACT scores have been removed from this year’s rankings to reflect a general de-emphasis on test scores in the college admissions process. Data sourced from the U.S. Department of Education, Niche users, and the schools directly. Find out more here.

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