Top 10 Best New York Public Schools (2022)

New York is the #3 largest school system in the United States, serving 2,696,332 students across the 4,793 public schools for the 2022 school year.
The percentage of students achieving math proficiency in New York is 55%. The percentage of students achieving reading proficiency is 54%.
The top ranked public schools in New York are Bethlehem Central Senior High School, Brighton High School and Bronx High School Of Science. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Minority enrollment is 57% (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 Ranked Public Schools in New York (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Student Proficiency
Grades
Location
Rank: #1 - 301. - 30.
Bethlehem Central Senior High School
Math: ≥99% | Reading: ≥99%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
(2)
Math: ≥99% (Top 1%)
Reading: ≥99% (Top 1%)
Grades: 9-12
700 Delaware Ave
Delmar, NY 12054
(518) 439-4921
Rank: #1 - 301. - 30.
Brighton High School
Math: ≥99% | Reading: ≥99%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: ≥99% (Top 1%)
Reading: ≥99% (Top 1%)
Grades: 9-12
1150 Winton Rd S
Rochester, NY 14618
(585) 242-5000
Rank: #1 - 301. - 30.
Bronx High School Of Science
Math: ≥99% | Reading: ≥99%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
(1)
Math: ≥99% (Top 1%)
Reading: ≥99% (Top 1%)
Grades: 9-12
75 W 205th St
Bronx, NY 10468
(718) 817-7700
Rank: #1 - 301. - 30.
Brooklyn Technical High School
Vocational School
Math: ≥99% | Reading: ≥99%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
(3)
Math: ≥99% (Top 1%)
Reading: ≥99% (Top 1%)
Grades: 9-12
29 Ft Greene Pl
Brooklyn, NY 11217
(718) 804-6400
Rank: #1 - 301. - 30.
Byram Hills High School
Math: ≥99% | Reading: ≥99%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: ≥99% (Top 1%)
Reading: ≥99% (Top 1%)
Grades: 9-12
12 Tripp Ln
Armonk, NY 10504
(914) 273-9200
Rank: #1 - 301. - 30.
East Meadow High School
Math: ≥99% | Reading: ≥99%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: ≥99% (Top 1%)
Reading: ≥99% (Top 1%)
Grades: 9-12
101 Carman Ave
East Meadow, NY 11554
(516) 228-5331
Rank: #1 - 301. - 30.
Fairport Senior High School
Math: ≥99% | Reading: ≥99%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: ≥99% (Top 1%)
Reading: ≥99% (Top 1%)
Grades: 10-12
1 Dave Paddock Way
Fairport, NY 14450
(585) 421-2100
Rank: #1 - 301. - 30.
Fiorello H Laguardia High School
Math: ≥99% | Reading: ≥99%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
(1)
Math: ≥99% (Top 1%)
Reading: ≥99% (Top 1%)
Grades: 9-12
100 Amsterdam Ave
New York, NY 10023
(212) 496-0700
Rank: #1 - 301. - 30.
Garden City High School
Math: ≥99% | Reading: ≥99%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
(1)
Math: ≥99% (Top 1%)
Reading: ≥99% (Top 1%)
Grades: 9-12
170 Rockaway Ave
Garden City, NY 11530
(516) 478-2000
Rank: #1 - 301. - 30.
Great Neck South High School
Math: ≥99% | Reading: ≥99%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: ≥99% (Top 1%)
Reading: ≥99% (Top 1%)
Grades: 9-12
341 Lakeville Rd
Great Neck, NY 11020
(516) 441-4800

Best New York Public Schools by County (2022)

County
# Schools
# Students
% Minority
76
41,004
45%
429
222,466
96%
52
26,097
26%
22
9,598
14%
24
11,900
20%
28
10,857
6%
21
7,012
26%
75
39,473
38%
217
126,599
39%
16
3,986
4%
22
7,385
17%
17
7,153
10%
21
8,363
13%
16
5,802
17%
39
17,744
20%
568
324,815
83%
14
4,278
5%
181
108,214
46%
316
207,334
53%
370
175,095
84%
50
28,120
26%
77
34,911
28%
122
70,959
37%
29
15,482
17%
82
59,651
49%
13
6,188
19%
38
19,094
7%
21
6,815
11%
22
14,031
31%
372
287,884
87%
81
63,105
54%
66
40,505
59%
51
32,452
13%
11
3,950
11%
35
14,700
8%
342
238,642
46%
19
9,523
43%
20
7,541
6%
33
11,323
25%
45
22,005
33%
19
8,742
8%
37
14,526
17%
251
149,318
56%
6
2,362
6%

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