2018 Private School Sports Grade Methodology

The 2018 Best Private School Sports grade is based on millions of reviews from students and parents. Learn where our data comes from.

Factors Considered

Factor Description Source Weight
Parent/Student Surveys on Sports Niche survey responses scored on a 1-5 scale regarding sports at the school. Self-reported by Niche users 55.0%
Total High School Enrollment Total number of students enrolled in the high school. National Center for Education Statistics 20.0%
Number of Sports Number of interscholastic sports offered at the school. Self-reported by schools 10.0%
Boys Athletic Participation Measure of boys participating in an interscholastic sport. Self-reported by schools 7.5%
Girls Athletic Participation Measure of girls participating in an interscholastic sport. Self-reported by schools 7.5%

 

Statistics obtained from the U.S. Department of Education represent the most recent data available, as self-reported by the schools. Niche also collects data directly from schools via our school data update form. If you work for a school and would like to update your data, please claim your school.

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