Schools The Best Prep Schools in the U.S.  

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The absolute best college prep schools in the United States, ranked by the community's votes. This list has the most popular prep schools located in America, and includes related images and location information. Choosing a school for one's child is one of the most important choices a parent can make. What are the most famous prep schools in the U.S.?

This list features the absolute best prep schools in the United States. The schools are listed Based on the number of votes cast for each institution and your votes can help determine the order. Included are schools such as Roxbury Latin School, Brearley School, Trinity School, Horace Mann School, Winsor School, The College Preparatory School, Collegiate School, Spence School, Harvard Westlake School, Dalton School, Regis High School, Chapin School and Princeton Day School.

Cast your votes for the American prep schools you think are best, or add the schools you think are great if they aren't already on the list.
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Trinity College is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Prep Schools in the U.S.
New York, NY

2
10 13
Roxbury Latin School is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Prep Schools in the U.S.

3
2 1
Xaverian Brothers High School is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Prep Schools in the U.S.
newenglandkid5 added

Westwood, MA

4
5 7
Hopkins School is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Prep Schools in the U.S.
New Haven, CT

5
6 10
Saint Ann’s School is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Prep Schools in the U.S.
New York, NY

6
4 7
Princeton Day School is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Prep Schools in the U.S.
Princeton, NJ

7
5 9
Branson School is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Prep Schools in the U.S.
Ross, CA

8
5 9
National Cathedral School is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Prep Schools in the U.S.
Washington, DC

9
4 8
University of Chicago Laborato... is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Prep Schools in the U.S.

10
5 10
Haverford School is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Prep Schools in the U.S.
Haverford, PA

11
5 10
Harvard-Westlake School is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Prep Schools in the U.S.
Los Angeles, CA

12
2 5
Latin School of Chicago is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Prep Schools in the U.S.

13
2 5
Potomac School is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Prep Schools in the U.S.
McLean, VA

14
3 7
Delbarton School is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Prep Schools in the U.S.
Morristown, NJ

15
3 7
Baldwin School is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Prep Schools in the U.S.
Bryn Mawr, PA

16
3 7
San Francisco University High ... is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Prep Schools in the U.S.

17
3 7
Maret School is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Prep Schools in the U.S.
Washington, DC

18
1 4
Phoenix Country Day School is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Prep Schools in the U.S.
Jennie Carleton added Private school

19
5 11
Winsor School is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Prep Schools in the U.S.
Boston, MA

20
2 6
St. Mark’s School of Texas is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Prep Schools in the U.S.

21
2 6
Brunswick School is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Prep Schools in the U.S.
Greenwich, CT

22
2 6
St. Andrew’s Episcopal School is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Prep Schools in the U.S.

23
3 8
The College Preparatory School is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Prep Schools in the U.S.
Private school - Oakland, CA

24
3 8
St. John's School is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Prep Schools in the U.S.
Private school - Houston, TX

25
4 10
Germantown Friends School is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Prep Schools in the U.S.
Philadelphia, PA

26
1 6
Boston University Academy is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Prep Schools in the U.S.

27
1 6
Lakeside School is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Prep Schools in the U.S.
Private school - Seattle, WA

28
2 8
Crystal Springs Uplands School is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Prep Schools in the U.S.
Mixed-sex education, Private school - Hillsborough, CA

29
2 8
Regis High School is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Prep Schools in the U.S.
Single-sex education, Catholic school, Private school - New York, NY

30
4 12
Buckingham Browne & Nichols is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Prep Schools in the U.S.

31
8 24
Brearley School is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Prep Schools in the U.S.
New York, NY

32
7 27
Horace Mann School is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Prep Schools in the U.S.
University-preparatory school - New York, NY

33
1 9
Rye Country Day School is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Prep Schools in the U.S.

34
6 27
Dalton School is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Prep Schools in the U.S.
Mixed-sex education, Private school, University-preparatory school - New York, NY

35
5 24
Chapin School is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Prep Schools in the U.S.
Day school, Private school - New York, NY

36
5 24
Collegiate School is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Prep Schools in the U.S.
Private school, Middle school - New York, NY

37
0 6
Commonwealth School is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Prep Schools in the U.S.
Boston, MA

38
0 6
Marlborough School is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Prep Schools in the U.S.
Private school - Los Angeles, CA

39
3 25
Spence School is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Prep Schools in the U.S.
New York, NY

40
2 23
Riverdale Country School is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Prep Schools in the U.S.

41
1 25
Nightingale-Bamford School is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Prep Schools in the U.S.

42
0 26
Ethical Culture Fieldston Scho... is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Prep Schools in the U.S.
Private school - New York, NY