2018 Top 10 Manhattan Private High Schools

In Manhattan, college admissions planning starts in pre-K.  Parents seek out the best schools because, year after year, many graduates from elite Manhattan high schools gain acceptance into elite colleges.   If you are looking for top schools based on college admissions acceptance, Niche released its 2018 Best Private High Schools ranking: Manhattan private high schools.

Niche, a company that researches and compiles information on schools released its latest ranking of the best private schools in the US, specifically highlighting the best schools that prepare students for elite colleges.  By elite colleges, I am referring to colleges parents already know about: Harvard, Yale, Princeton, Columbia, Brown, UPenn, Cornell, Dartmouth, Stanford, MIT, Duke, and Johns Hopkins.

Here are the top 10 private high schools in Manhattan by rank:

  1. Horace Mann School
  2. Trinity School
  3. Collegiate School
  4. Regis High School
  5. Riverdale Country School
  6. Dalton School
  7. The Chapin School
  8. Poly Prep Country Day School
  9. Friends Seminary
  10. Packer Collegiate Institute


Dr. Paul Reginald Lowe is the managing director of Pinnacle Educational Center Admissions Advisors Group network.  He and his team of admissions advisors, through the admissions affiliates, Manhattan Private School Admissions Advisors and Private School Admissions Advisors help students gain admissions to elite private schools in Manhattan and surrounding areas.  Dr. Lowe and his team of admissions advisors also visit prestigious and elite schools where they have the unique opportunity of interacting one-on-one with heads of schools, directors of admissions and senior admissions personnel.