The Bay Area’s private high schools remain in California’s top tier, rivaled only by educational institutions in the greater Los Angeles region.

Ratings and review company Niche recently released its annual school rankings, shedding light on how schools match up on everything from academics to college preparedness. The Bay Area’s top 20 high schools span the East Bay, Marin County, San Francisco, the Peninsula and down to San Jose, all making the cut for top 55 private schools statewide.