New York Public Schools

New York is the #3 largest school system in the United States, serving 2,702,536 students students across 4,663 public schools.
Minority enrollment is 52% (majority Hispanic and Black), which is more than the national average of 43%.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is less than the 14:1 national average.

Student by Ethnicity

(NY) School Average
American Indian
1%
Asian
8%
Hispanic
23%
Black
19%
White
48%
Unknown
1%
View NY's Top 20 (school districts / counties / towns)
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Did You Know?
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