Elms Again Places High in Niche 2019 Best Schools Rankings

The Elms again has been ranked among the best private schools in the state of Ohio and received an overall A+ rating by Niche.  Additionally, the Elms consistently ranked at the top in key factors within Summit County.

"As the only school in a five-county area that was actually designed and built for girls, the high ranking that the Elms has received from Niche is an honor and a testament to the quality of our faculty, the challenging yet supportive academic environment, the many opportunities for our girls to discover and develop their life’s passions and our focus on preparing students to be leaders in and out of the classroom,” said President Deborah Farquhar Jones. 

Niche is an independent agency that combines rigorous analysis with authentic reviews to highlight the best places to live and go to school.  The 2019 Best Schools ranking is based on rigorous analysis of key statistics and millions of reviews from students and parents.  Ranking factors include SAT/ACT scores, quality of colleges that students consider, student-teacher ratio, private school ratings and more.  Data is sourced from the U.S. Department of Education, Niche users and the schools directly.

Local Rankings

The Elms reached top spots compared to other schools in Summit County for the following:

  • #1 (out of four) Best Catholic High School in Summit County

  • #2 (out of six) Best Private High School in Summit County

Cleveland Area

  • #2 (out of 21) Best Catholic High School in the Cleveland Area

State Rankings

The Elms also garnered high ratings compared to other schools from a statewide perspective, including:

  • #5 (out of 14) Best All-Girls High School in Ohio

  • #6 (out of 73) Best Catholic High School in Ohio

  • #21 (out of  141) Best Private High School in Ohio

The complete rankings for the Elms can be viewed on the Niche website.