Top 10 Best New York Blue Ribbon Public Schools (2022)

For the 2022 school year, there are 270 blue ribbon public schools serving 156,956 students in New York.
Blue ribbon schools have been recognized by the Department of Education for achieving superior standards of academic excellence. Read more about this national school awards program and how blue ribbon schools work.
The top ranked blue ribbon public schools in New York are Brighton High School, Byram Hills High School and Fairport Senior High School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
New York blue ribbon public schools have an average math proficiency score of 76% (versus the New York public school average of 55%), and reading proficiency score of 72% (versus the 54% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 47% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is less than the New York public school average of 59% (majority Hispanic).

Best New York Blue Ribbon Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #1 - 131. - 13.
Brighton High School
Math: ≥99% | Reading: ≥99%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
1150 Winton Rd S
Rochester, NY 14618
(585) 242-5000
Grades: 9-12
| 1,237 students
Rank: #1 - 131. - 13.
Byram Hills High School
Math: ≥99% | Reading: ≥99%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
12 Tripp Ln
Armonk, NY 10504
(914) 273-9200
Grades: 9-12
| 708 students
Rank: #1 - 131. - 13.
Fairport Senior High School
Math: ≥99% | Reading: ≥99%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
1 Dave Paddock Way
Fairport, NY 14450
(585) 421-2100
Grades: 10-12
| 1,314 students
Rank: #1 - 131. - 13.
Garden City High School
Math: ≥99% | Reading: ≥99%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
(1)
170 Rockaway Ave
Garden City, NY 11530
(516) 478-2000
Grades: 9-12
| 1,172 students
Rank: #1 - 131. - 13.
Harborfields High School
Math: ≥99% | Reading: ≥99%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
(3)
98 Taylor Ave
Greenlawn, NY 11740
(631) 754-5360
Grades: 9-12
| 994 students
Rank: #1 - 131. - 13.
Herricks High School
Math: ≥99% | Reading: ≥99%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
100 Shelter Rock Rd
New Hyde Park, NY 11040
(516) 305-8700
Grades: 9-12
| 1,347 students
Rank: #1 - 131. - 13.
Jericho Senior High School
Math: ≥99% | Reading: ≥99%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
99 Cedar Swamp Rd
Jericho, NY 11753
(516) 203-3610
Grades: 9-12
| 1,205 students
Rank: #1 - 131. - 13.
Manhasset Secondary School
Math: ≥99% | Reading: ≥99%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
200 Memorial Pl
Manhasset, NY 11030
(516) 267-7600
Grades: 9-12
| 976 students
Rank: #1 - 131. - 13.
Maspeth High School
Math: ≥99% | Reading: ≥99%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
54-40 74th St
Elmhurst, NY 11373
(718) 803-7100
Grades: 9-12
| 1,218 students
Rank: #1 - 131. - 13.
North Shore Senior High School
Math: ≥99% | Reading: ≥99%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
450 Glen Cove Ave
Glen Head, NY 11545
(516) 277-7001
Grades: 9-12
| 808 students
Rank: #1 - 131. - 13.
Pittsford-mendon High School
Math: ≥99% | Reading: ≥99%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
472 Mendon Rd
Pittsford, NY 14534
(585) 267-1602
Grades: 9-12
| 1,008 students
Rank: #1 - 131. - 13.
Plainview-old Bethpage/jfk High School
Math: ≥99% | Reading: ≥99%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
50 Kennedy Dr
Plainview, NY 11803
(516) 434-3125
Grades: 9-12
| 1,558 students
Rank: #1 - 131. - 13.
West Islip Senior High School
Math: ≥99% | Reading: ≥99%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
1 Lion's Path
West Islip, NY 11795
(631) 504-5800
Grades: 9-12
| 1,326 students
Rank: #14 - 1914. - 19.
Bethpage Senior High School
Math: ≥99% | Reading: 98%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
10 Cherry Ave
Bethpage, NY 11714
(516) 644-4101
Grades: 9-12
| 941 students
Rank: #14 - 1914. - 19.
Clarkstown South Senior High School
Math: ≥99% | Reading: 98%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
31 Demarest Mill Rd
West Nyack, NY 10994
(845) 624-3400
Grades: 9-12
| 1,336 students
Rank: #14 - 1914. - 19.
Orchard Park High School
Math: ≥99% | Reading: 98%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
4040 Baker Rd
Orchard Park, NY 14127
(716) 209-6243
Grades: 9-12
| 1,418 students
Rank: #14 - 1914. - 19.
Sayville High School
Math: ≥99% | Reading: 98%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
(1)
20 Brook St
West Sayville, NY 11796
(631) 244-6600
Grades: 9-12
| 968 students
Rank: #14 - 1914. - 19.
Somers Senior High School
Math: ≥99% | Reading: 98%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
120 Primrose St
Lincolndale, NY 10540
(914) 248-8585
Grades: 9-12
| 1,058 students
Rank: #14 - 1914. - 19.
Wantagh Senior High School
Math: ≥99% | Reading: 98%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
3297 Beltagh Ave
Wantagh, NY 11793
(516) 679-6401
Grades: 9-12
| 833 students
Rank: #20 - 2220. - 22.
Sanford H Calhoun High School
Math: 98% | Reading: ≥99%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
1786 State St
Merrick, NY 11566
(516) 992-1300
Grades: 9-12
| 1,209 students
Rank: #20 - 2220. - 22.
South Side High School
Math: 98% | Reading: ≥99%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
140 Shepherd St
Rockville Centre, NY 11570
(516) 255-8944
Grades: 9-12
| 1,053 students
Rank: #20 - 2220. - 22.
Syosset Senior High School
Math: 98% | Reading: ≥99%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
(1)
70 S Woods Rd
Syosset, NY 11791
(516) 364-5675
Grades: 9-12
| 2,208 students
Rank: #23 - 2423. - 24.
Commack High School
Math: 98% | Reading: 98%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
1 Scholar Ln
Commack, NY 11725
(631) 912-2109
Grades: 9-12
| 2,058 students
Rank: #23 - 2423. - 24.
Massapequa High School
Math: 98% | Reading: 98%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
(1)
4925 Merrick Rd
Massapequa, NY 11758
(516) 308-5901
Grades: 10-12
| 1,531 students
Rank: #25 - 5025. - 50.
Bayport-blue Point High School
Math: ≥95% | Reading: ≥95%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
200 Snedecor Ave
Bayport, NY 11705
(631) 472-7800
Grades: 9-12
| 721 students
Rank: #25 - 5025. - 50.
Blind Brook High School
Math: ≥95% | Reading: ≥95%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
840 King St
Port Chester, NY 10573
(914) 937-3600
Grades: 9-12
| 430 students
Rank: #25 - 5025. - 50.
Briarcliff High School
Math: ≥95% | Reading: ≥95%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
444 Pleasantville Rd
Briarcliff Manor, NY 10510
(914) 488-8325
Grades: 9-12
| 545 students
Rank: #25 - 5025. - 50.
Chenango Forks High School
Math: ≥95% | Reading: ≥95%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
1 Gordon Dr
Binghamton, NY 13901
(607) 648-7544
Grades: 9-12
| 458 students
Rank: #25 - 5025. - 50.
Clayton A Bouton High School
Math: ≥95% | Reading: ≥95%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
432 New Salem Rd
Voorheesville, NY 12186
(518) 765-3314
Grades: 9-12
| 325 students
Rank: #25 - 5025. - 50.
Clinton Senior High School
Math: ≥95% | Reading: ≥95%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
75 Chenango Ave
Clinton, NY 13323
(315) 557-2233
Grades: 9-12
| 420 students
Rank: #25 - 5025. - 50.
Dobbs Ferry High School
Math: ≥95% | Reading: ≥95%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
505 Broadway
Dobbs Ferry, NY 10522
(914) 693-7645
Grades: 9-12
| 435 students
Rank: #25 - 5025. - 50.
Earl L Vandermeulen High School
Math: ≥95% | Reading: ≥95%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
350 Old Post Rd
Port Jefferson, NY 11777
(631) 791-4421
Grades: 9-12
| 353 students
Rank: #25 - 5025. - 50.
East Aurora High School
Math: ≥95% | Reading: ≥95%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
1003 Center St
East Aurora, NY 14052
(716) 687-2505
Grades: 9-12
| 600 students
Rank: #25 - 5025. - 50.
Elwood/john Glenn High School
Math: ≥95% | Reading: ≥95%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
478 Elwood Rd
East Northport, NY 11731
(631) 266-5410
Grades: 9-12
| 700 students
Rank: #25 - 5025. - 50.
Fredonia High School
Math: ≥95% | Reading: ≥95%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
425 E Main St
Fredonia, NY 14063
(716) 679-1581
Grades: 9-12
| 459 students
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