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

Photo courtesy of The Episcopal Academy.

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 Episcopal Academy in Newtown Square checked in at No. 2, trailing only Philadelphia’s Germantown Friends, while The Haverford School (5) and The Agnes Irwin School (7) in Rosemont 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 Delaware County private high schools that made the cut were:

  • 36. Academy of Notre Dame de Namur (Villanova)
  • 52. Valley Forge Military Academy (Wayne)
  • 64. Delaware County Christian School (Newtown Square)

According to Niche, tuition for the highest grade offered at The Episcopal Academy is $33,100 per year, while the average SAT score among its students is a 1340 out of 1600. At the all-boys Haverford School, those numbers are $37,500 and 1340. At the all-girls Agnes Irwin School, they are $35,500 and 1330.

Click here to read more about the 2017 Best Private High Schools in Pennsylvania from

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