Curious what it's like to be a Bishop Ludden student? Sign up to be a Knight for a Day!

Bishop Ludden Junior-Senior High School

Skip to main content
Mobile Menu

Ludden Recognized as one of the Top Schools in New York

Bishop Ludden is being recognized as one of the Top 30 Private High Schools in New York State, outside of NYC. We are also one of the top 3 private high schools in Central New York. 

The 2019 Best Private High Schools ranking is based on rigorous analysis of data from the U.S. Department of Education. According to the U.S. Department of Education, Bishop Ludden is being recognized for a list of excellence, including:


Bishop Ludden students score well above average on SATs, earning an average score of 590 on the Reading/Writing portion and 540 on Math. In New York State, the average SAT score for Reading/Writing is 489 and the average for Math is 502.


Cornell, Boston University, Crouse School of Nursing, Keuka College, Le Moyne College, Mercyhurst University, Niagara University, RIT, St. Bonaventure, St. John Fisher, SUNY Albany, SUNY Canton, SUNY ESF, SUNY Morrisville, SU, Univ. of Rochester, Univ. of Michigan, Scranton Univ., Utica College and more!


At Bishop Ludden, 100% of seniors graduate and pursue higher education.


Students come to Bishop Ludden from all over CNY. Our students live in almost 20 different public school districts.


“As a senior at Bishop Ludden I love the small class sizes, friendly teachers and welcoming students. The school feels like home.”

“I love my Bishop Ludden family! The students are pushed academically and spiritually and I can’t imagine myself anywhere else.”

“Ludden helped me prepare so much for college. The workload that I received here was the exact same as my college workload. Also the safety of students, facility, and staff matters to the whole BL community.”

“This school will encourage your child and assist them in weighing their options for the future in order to achieve their goals. It is a family centered school with great traditions and encouraged values which are lacking in many youth today.”

“Counselors really care about student performance and success, as well as the mental health of the students.”


With an 11:1 student-teacher ratio, Ludden students get the attention they deserve.

From The Best Private High Schools ranking is based on rigorous analysis of data from the U.S. Department of Education along with test scores, college data, and ratings collected from millions of Niche users. Additional data is also collected from schools directly. Factors considered include:

Niche is the best place to research U.S. colleges, schools, neighborhoods, and companies. Every month millions of people use Niche easy-to-read and comprehensive reports cards, rankings, and reviews to choose the right schools for them. Niche does rigorous cleaning and analysis on large data sets, and combines them with feedback from our community for nuanced insight that can't be found anywhere else.