Large Catholic high schools dominate the ranking, but Academy, with its K-12 offerings, is at the top.

Columbus Academy is the highest-ranked private school again this year with a total enrollment of 1,119 students (pre-K, K-8 and 9-12). Since the Leaderboard’s inception in 2010, Academy has always had the most students.

Following close behind is Bishop Watterson with 906 students (high school only), along with Worthington Christian (school age) and St. Francis DeSales (high school), all with numbers in the 800s. 

Academy's high school enrollment for the academic year was 416.

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Columbus’ top 10 private schools range from approximately 500-1,000 students enrolled.

Here's the October 2019 Private Schools Leaderboard.

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