Indian Springs School tops private schools best list

By SCOTT MIMS / Staff Writer

Indian Springs School tops out the Niche 2020 Best Private High Schools in Alabama list, and three more Shelby County private schools rank inside the state’s top 25.

Also making the list were Westminster School at Oak Mountain at No. 14, Briarwood Christian School at No. 16, Evangel Classical Christian School at No. 24, and Cornerstone Christian School at No. 58.

Private schools are graded using the following criteria: Academics, teachers, clubs and activities, diversity, college prep, and sports.

Following is a list of each individual school’s report card:

 

Indian Springs School

Ranking: No. 1 private high school in Alabama

Overall Niche grade: A+

Enrollment: 315

Overall student-teacher ratio: 7:1

Average graduation rate: 100 percent

Average SAT score: 1390

Average ACT score: 31

 

Westminster School at Oak Mountain

Ranking: No. 14

Overall Niche grade: A+

Enrollment: 570

Overall student-teacher ratio: 8:1

Average graduation rate: 100 percent

Average SAT score: Stat not available

Average ACT score: 30

 

Briarwood Christian School

Ranking: No. 16

Overall Niche grade: A

Enrollment: 1,850

Overall student-teacher ratio: 16:1

Average graduation rate: 99 percent

Average SAT score: 1180

Average ACT score: 28

 

Evangel Classical Christian School

Ranking: No. 24

Overall Niche grade: A

Enrollment: 345

Overall student-teacher ratio: 7:1

Average graduation rate: 100 percent

Average SAT score: 1340

Average ACT score: 28

 

Cornerstone Christian School

Ranking: No. 58

Overall Niche grade: B+

Enrollment: 218

Overall student-teacher ratio: 11:1

Average graduation rate: 93 percent

Average SAT score: Stat not available

Average ACT score: 24

To view the full list, visit Niche.com/k12/search/best-private-high-schools/s/alabama/.