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The results are in: has released its “Best Private Schools In America” list for 2018, and it includes eight schools from the “World’s Borough.”

The Gramercy Patch went through the list and found that out of the top 150 schools in the country, 63 of those schools came from New York City. Of those 63 schools, eight schools from our fair borough made their way into the ranks of one of the best private schools in the nation, earning an A- or higher on

Four schools from Queens made it into the top 50 schools from NYC. At number 38 on the list, you’ll find the Kew-Forest School in Forest Hills. Following at number 44 is the Garden School, located in Jackson Heights.

Coming up close behind at number 47 is the Razi School in Woodside. Right behind the Razi School at number 49 is The Mary Louis Academy, located in Jamaica.

As we leave the top 50, we’ll find The Windsor School, located in Flushing, sitting at number 54 on the list. Right underneath The Windsor School, St. Agnes Academic School in College Point falls at number 55.

Rounding out the bottom of the list, at number 60 you’ll find St. Francis Preparatory School in Fresh Meadows and Evangel Christian School in Long Island City at number 63.

According to Niche, rankings are “based on rigorous analysis of key statistics and millions of reviews from students and parents. Ranking factors include SAT/ACT scores, the quality of colleges that students consider, student-teacher ratio, private school ratings, and more.”

Click here to see the complete list of New York City schools that made it on to’s list.


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