Vail Christian High School tops a new survey of Colorado Christian schools |

Vail Christian High School tops a new survey of Colorado Christian schools

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EDWARDS — Vail Christian High School earned the top spot among Best Christian High Schools in Colorado in the 2019 edition of Best Schools in America rankings. In addition, Vail Christian earned the number seven spot for Best College Prep Private High Schools in Colorado and number eight for the Best Private High Schools in Colorado. The rankings include 83,542 public schools, 3,903 private schools, and 10,758 school districts nationwide.

In its fifth year, Niche is the leading platform for researching U.S. schools, neighborhoods, and companies. Best Schools in America rankings analyzed U.S. Department of Education data and millions of student and parent reviews across factors including academics, teachers, and safety. This yields the most comprehensive data in the industry.

“I’m honored that Vail Christian High School is ranked for this school year,” Head of School, Steve O’Neil said. “Our students can be proud of the fact that Vail Christian is well regarded by peer institutions. It demonstrates the importance of an education that equips mind, body and spirit for lives of purpose, service and leadership.”

Families from every corner of America and every background use Niche to research schools, filtering them by type, location and other criteria. The rankings are designed to reflect the entire school experience, including academics, teachers, diversity, student life, and student outcomes. Niche believes that each school is much more than just one ranking number so they use in-depth profiles to produce nearly 100,000 comprehensive graded report cards for each year.

The 2019 Best Schools rankings can be found in entirety at

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