CJ Among Ohio's Top 15 Private Schools

According to the latest Niche Rankings, Chaminade Julienne is among the top 15 Best Private High Schools in Ohio for 2015.

The rating system takes into account three factors: Academics, Student Culture & Diversity, and Parent/Student Surveys on Overall Experience.

"Best Private High Schools ranks 3,880 high schools based on key student statistics and more than 120,000 opinions from 16,000 students and parents," according to k12.niche.com.

"A high ranking indicates that the school is an exceptional academic institution with a diverse set of high-achieving students who rate their experience very highly."

Chaminade Julienne came in at No. 14 among all Ohio private schools that made the list. CJ serves the No. 1 most diverse population in the state and the 16th most diverse private school population in the United States.

The Catholic, downtown Dayton secondary school — jointly owned and operated by the Marianists and Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur — serves approximately 675 students who come from more than 50 different zip codes.

Other top 100 Miami Valley and southwest Ohio high schools include:

7. Miami Valley School (Kettering)
13. Summit Country Day (Cincinnati) *
14. Chaminade Julienne
15. St. Xavier (Cincinnati)
16. Cincinnati Hills Christian Academy
17. Ursuline Academy (Cincinnati)
29. Carroll (Riverside)
38. Purcell Marian (Cincinnati) **
39. St. Ursula Academy (Cincinnati)
41. Cincinnati Christian Schools
43. Alter (Kettering)
44. Aldersgate Christian Academy (Cincinnati)
51. Troy Christian
54. Miami Valley Christian Academy (Cincinnati)
55. Lima Central Catholic
57. Badin (Cincinnati)
58. Milford Christian Academy (Cincinnati)
61. Mercy (Cincinnati)
62. Spring Valley Academy (Centerville)
63. Middletown Christian
64. Mount Notre Dame (Cincinnati) *
67. Roger Bacon (Cincinnati)
72. McNicholas (Cincinnati)
80. Catholic Central (Springfield)
83. Dayton Christian (Miamisburg)
87. Moeller (Cincinnati) **
95. Elder (Cincinnati)
96. Emmanuel Christian Academy (Springfield)

*Fellow SNDdeN school
**Fellow Marianist school

To learn more about the ranking system, go to: k12.niche.com/rankings/private-high-schools/best-overall/methodology/