There is nothing met with more enthusiasm among America’s achievers than a semi-meaningless list: this explains the continued existence of U.S. News & World Report.
But why stop at colleges, and graduate programs? Sensing an opening, Forbes has published a list of the nation’s top prep schools. You will be relieved to learn that a large number are in New York.
Trinity and Horace Mann take the top two spots; Brearley comes in fourth; and Collegiate, Spence, Chapin, and Dalton all place in the top twenty. St. Ann’s, which the Wall Street Journal ranked number one in the country just a few short years ago, is nowhere to be seen. Presumably it has suffered some kind of calamitous decline.