Even in the elite world of private high schools, not all academies are created equal. Some shine a notch above the rest.
Niche, a company that researches and compiles information on schools, released its newest rankings of the best private high schools in the country.
The ranking looked at nearly 3,500 private high schools across the US, rating a number of factors including SAT and ACT scores, graduation rate, school culture and diversity, and college enrollment. You can read the full breakdown of the methodology here.
Below Business Insider has included each school's location, annual tuition, and, because each school scored incredibly high on Niche's metrics, the category where the private school scored lowest.
Read on below to see the 15 best private schools in America:
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