In niche.com’s 2018 survey of the best private high schools in New York State, Packer Collegiate Institute (photo) is rated tenth in New York City and fourteenth in the state. It is followed immediately by St. Ann’s School, rated eleventh in the city and fifteenth in the state. They come in just ahead of Manhattan’s prestigious Brearley School. The only Brooklyn school ranked higher than the Brooklyn Heights pair is Poly Prep, rated eighth in the city and tenth in the state. Park Slope’s Berkeley Carroll comes in at fifteenth in the city and nineteenth in the state, and Downtown’s Brooklyn Friends is rated 21st in the city and 27th in the state. There are 200 ranked schools in the state, of which 91 are in New York City. The top ranked school in the city and the state is the Horace Mann School in the Bronx.
Niche’s ranking methodology is explained here.
Photo: C. Scales for BHB.