Several online sources offer a guide to private high schools, such as, GreatSchools.org, Privateschoolreview.com and Private-schools.startclass.com. Site users type in a zip code to get a list of private high schools and a school description.
Great Schools website includes profiles of 200,000 schools, including public, elementary and middle schools. They rate schools based on test scores, college readiness, student growth and other factors so parents can compare institutions. Teachers, parents and students may also offer opinions and reviews of schools and assign them a star rating. School administrators can add up-to-date information about their school.
Private School Review offers general information about private schools, the application process and benefits of attending a private school. The site allows school administrators to update school information and respond to questions from parents. Private School Review does not rate schools.
Private-schools.startclass.com is part of the Start Class website, which offers information about private and public schools, as well as colleges and universities. Parents, students and teachers may acquire information about student body size and demographics, academic resources, faculty credentials, extracurricular activities and admissions. Listings also include any religious affiliation associated with the institution. The site includes a how-to guide to assist parents in choosing a private high school.