Top New York Public Schools

New York is the #3 largest school system in the United States, serving 2,697,340 students across the 4,797 public schools for the 2021 school year.
The percentage of students achieving math proficiency in New York is 54%. The percentage of students achieving reading proficiency is 54%.
The top ranked public schools in New York are Academy Of American Studies, Bronx High School Of Science and Brooklyn Technical High School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Minority enrollment is 57% (majority majority Hispanic and Black) and the student:teacher ratio is 13:1.

Student by Ethnicity

(NY) School Average
American Indian
1%
Asian
9%
Hispanic
27%
Black
17%
White
43%
Two or more races
3%
This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NY.

Top Overall Ranked Public Schools in New York (2021)

  • School Student Proficiency Grades Location
  • Rank: #1-351.- 35.Math: ≥99% (Top 1%) Reading: ≥99% (Top 1%)Math: ≥99% (Top 1%)
    Reading: ≥99% (Top 1%)
    Grades: 9-1228-04 41st Ave
    Long Island CityNY 11101
    (718) 361-8786

  • Rank: #1-351.- 35.Math: ≥99% (Top 1%) Reading: ≥99% (Top 1%)Math: ≥99% (Top 1%)
    Reading: ≥99% (Top 1%)
    Grades: 9-1275 W 205th St
    BronxNY 10468
    (718) 817-7700

  • Rank: #1-351.- 35.
    Brooklyn Technical High SchoolVocational School
    Math: ≥99% (Top 1%) Reading: ≥99% (Top 1%)Math: ≥99% (Top 1%)
    Reading: ≥99% (Top 1%)
    Grades: 9-1229 Ft Greene Pl
    BrooklynNY 11217
    (718) 804-6400

  • Rank: #1-351.- 35.Math: ≥99% (Top 1%) Reading: ≥99% (Top 1%)Math: ≥99% (Top 1%)
    Reading: ≥99% (Top 1%)
    Grades: 9-1288 Lakehill Rd
    Burnt HillsNY 12027
    (518) 399-9141

  • Rank: #1-351.- 35.Math: ≥99% (Top 1%) Reading: ≥99% (Top 1%)Math: ≥99% (Top 1%)
    Reading: ≥99% (Top 1%)
    Grades: 9-1212 Tripp Ln
    ArmonkNY 10504
    (914) 273-9200

  • Rank: #1-351.- 35.Math: ≥99% (Top 1%) Reading: ≥99% (Top 1%)Math: ≥99% (Top 1%)
    Reading: ≥99% (Top 1%)
    Grades: 9-129625 Main St
    ClarenceNY 14031
    (716) 407-9020

  • Rank: #1-351.- 35.
    Commack High School
    Math: ≥99% (Top 1%) Reading: ≥99% (Top 1%)Math: ≥99% (Top 1%)
    Reading: ≥99% (Top 1%)
    Grades: 9-121 Scholar Ln
    CommackNY 11725
    (631) 912-2109

  • Rank: #1-351.- 35.Math: ≥99% (Top 1%) Reading: ≥99% (Top 1%)Math: ≥99% (Top 1%)
    Reading: ≥99% (Top 1%)
    Grades: 9-122 Stewart Pl
    EastchesterNY 10709
    (914) 793-6130

  • Rank: #1-351.- 35.Math: ≥99% (Top 1%) Reading: ≥99% (Top 1%)Math: ≥99% (Top 1%)
    Reading: ≥99% (Top 1%)
    Grades: 9-12100 Amsterdam Ave
    New YorkNY 10023
    (212) 496-0700

  • Rank: #1-351.- 35.Math: ≥99% (Top 1%) Reading: ≥99% (Top 1%)Math: ≥99% (Top 1%)
    Reading: ≥99% (Top 1%)
    Grades: 9-12170 Rockaway Ave
    Garden CityNY 11530
    (516) 478-2000

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Top New York Public Schools by County (2021)

County
# Schools
# Students
% Minority
76 Schools
41,004 Students
45% Minority
18 Schools
6,425 Students
5% Minority
430 Schools
222,743 Students
96% Minority
52 Schools
26,097 Students
26% Minority
28 Schools
11,725 Students
16% Minority
22 Schools
9,598 Students
14% Minority
51 Schools
18,856 Students
23% Minority
24 Schools
11,900 Students
20% Minority
23 Schools
7,638 Students
7% Minority
28 Schools
10,857 Students
6% Minority
21 Schools
7,012 Students
26% Minority
18 Schools
6,028 Students
8% Minority
22 Schools
6,017 Students
9% Minority
75 Schools
39,473 Students
38% Minority
217 Schools
126,599 Students
39% Minority
16 Schools
3,986 Students
4% Minority
22 Schools
7,385 Students
17% Minority
20 Schools
8,033 Students
9% Minority
21 Schools
8,363 Students
13% Minority
16 Schools
5,802 Students
17% Minority
5 Schools
441 Students
4% Minority
25 Schools
9,415 Students
5% Minority
39 Schools
17,744 Students
20% Minority
568 Schools
324,666 Students
83% Minority
14 Schools
4,278 Students
5% Minority
22 Schools
7,942 Students
9% Minority
25 Schools
9,119 Students
8% Minority
181 Schools
108,214 Students
46% Minority
16 Schools
7,519 Students
33% Minority
316 Schools
207,334 Students
53% Minority
370 Schools
175,095 Students
84% Minority
50 Schools
28,120 Students
26% Minority
77 Schools
34,911 Students
28% Minority
122 Schools
70,959 Students
37% Minority
29 Schools
15,482 Students
17% Minority
82 Schools
59,651 Students
49% Minority
13 Schools
6,188 Students
19% Minority
38 Schools
19,094 Students
7% Minority
21 Schools
6,815 Students
11% Minority
22 Schools
14,031 Students
31% Minority
372 Schools
287,884 Students
87% Minority
40 Schools
20,327 Students
28% Minority
81 Schools
63,105 Students
54% Minority
66 Schools
40,505 Students
59% Minority
51 Schools
32,452 Students
13% Minority
39 Schools
22,208 Students
43% Minority
11 Schools
4,140 Students
7% Minority
6 Schools
2,118 Students
7% Minority
11 Schools
3,950 Students
11% Minority
38 Schools
15,334 Students
6% Minority
35 Schools
14,700 Students
8% Minority
342 Schools
238,642 Students
46% Minority
19 Schools
9,523 Students
43% Minority
20 Schools
7,541 Students
6% Minority
33 Schools
11,323 Students
25% Minority
45 Schools
22,005 Students
33% Minority
19 Schools
8,742 Students
8% Minority
26 Schools
8,859 Students
7% Minority
37 Schools
14,526 Students
17% Minority
251 Schools
149,318 Students
56% Minority
14 Schools
5,217 Students
5% Minority
6 Schools
2,362 Students
6% Minority
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