Top 10 Best New York Blue Ribbon Public Schools (2023-24)

For the 2023-24 school year, there are 279 blue ribbon public schools serving 158,637 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 Horace Greeley High School, Maspeth High School and Sanford H Calhoun 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 74% (versus the New York public school average of 56%), and reading proficiency score of 75% (versus the 63% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 48% 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 (2023-24)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Horace Greeley High School
Math: ≥99% | Reading: ≥99%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
70 Roaring Brook Rd
Chappaqua, NY 10514
(914) 238-7201
Grades: 9-12
| 1,135 students
Rank: #2 - 32. - 3.
Maspeth High School
Math: ≥99% | Reading: 96%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
54-40 74th St
Elmhurst, NY 11373
(718) 803-7100
Grades: 9-12
| 1,066 students
Rank: #2 - 32. - 3.
Sanford H Calhoun High School
Magnet School
Math: ≥99% | Reading: 96%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
1786 State St
Merrick, NY 11566
(516) 992-1300
Grades: 9-12
| 1,167 students
Rank: #44.
Valley Stream Central High School
Math: ≥99% | Reading: ≥95%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
135 Fletcher Ave
Valley Stream, NY 11580
(516) 561-4410
Grades: 10-12
| 1,065 students
Rank: #55.
Commack High School
Math: 98% | Reading: 97%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
1 Scholar Ln
Commack, NY 11725
(631) 912-2109
Grades: 9-12
| 1,915 students
Rank: #66.
Massapequa High School
Math: 97% | Reading: ≥99%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
4925 Merrick Rd
Massapequa, NY 11758
(516) 308-5901
Grades: 10-12
| 1,496 students
Rank: #77.
Bethpage Senior High School
Math: 98% | Reading: ≥95%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
10 Cherry Ave
Bethpage, NY 11714
(516) 644-4101
Grades: 9-12
| 923 students
Rank: #88.
Wantagh Senior High School
Math: 97% | Reading: 96%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
3297 Beltagh Ave
Wantagh, NY 11793
(516) 679-6401
Grades: 9-12
| 830 students
Rank: #99.
Plainview-old Bethpage/jfk High School
Math: ≥99% | Reading: 95%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
50 Kennedy Dr
Plainview, NY 11803
(516) 434-3125
Grades: 9-12
| 1,604 students
Rank: #1010.
Brighton High School
Math: ≥99% | Reading: 90-94%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
1150 Winton Rd S
Rochester, NY 14618
(585) 242-5000
Grades: 9-12
| 1,227 students
Rank: #11 - 1611. - 16.
Chenango Forks High School
Math: ≥95% | Reading: ≥95%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
1 Gordon Dr
Binghamton, NY 13901
(607) 648-7544
Grades: 9-12
| 451 students
Rank: #11 - 1611. - 16.
Hastings High School
Math: ≥95% | Reading: ≥95%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
1 Mt Hope Blvd
Hastings On Hudson, NY 10706
(914) 478-6250
Grades: 9-12
| 534 students
Rank: #11 - 1611. - 16.
Jeffrey Ratner-robert Seaman Elementary School
Math: ≥95% | Reading: ≥95%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
137 Leahy St
Jericho, NY 11753
(516) 203-3630
Grades: K-5
| 279 students
Rank: #11 - 1611. - 16.
Success Charter School-harlem 1
Charter School
Math: ≥95% | Reading: ≥95%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
34 W 118th St-2nd Fl
New York, NY 10026
(646) 277-7170
Grades: K-12
| 1,285 students
Rank: #11 - 1611. - 16.
Success Charter School-harlem 3
Charter School
Math: ≥95% | Reading: ≥95%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
410 E 100th St-4th Fl
New York, NY 10029
(646) 790-2184
Grades: K-12
| 1,181 students
Rank: #11 - 1611. - 16.
Williamsburg High School For Architecture And Design
Vocational School
Math: ≥95% | Reading: ≥95%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
257 N 6th St
Brooklyn, NY 11211
(718) 388-1260
Grades: 9-12
| 587 students
Rank: #17 - 2017. - 20.
Bayport-blue Point High School
Math: ≥95% | Reading: 90-94%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
200 Snedecor Ave
Bayport, NY 11705
(631) 472-7800
Grades: 9-12
| 691 students
Rank: #17 - 2017. - 20.
Blind Brook High School
Math: ≥95% | Reading: 90-94%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
840 King St
Port Chester, NY 10573
(914) 937-3600
Grades: 9-12
| 406 students
Rank: #17 - 2017. - 20.
Haldane High School
Math: ≥95% | Reading: 90-94%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
15 Craigside Dr
Cold Spring, NY 10516
(845) 265-9254
Grades: 9-12
| 301 students
Rank: #17 - 2017. - 20.
Ps 31 Samuel F Dupont
Magnet School
Math: ≥95% | Reading: 90-94%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
75 Meserole Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11222
(718) 383-8998
Grades: PK-5
| 544 students
Rank: #21 - 2221. - 22.
Manhasset Secondary School
Math: ≥99% | Reading: 85-89%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
200 Memorial Pl
Manhasset, NY 11030
(516) 267-7600
Grades: 9-12
| 979 students
Rank: #21 - 2221. - 22.
Orchard Park High School
Math: ≥99% | Reading: 85-89%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
4040 Baker Rd
Orchard Park, NY 14127
(716) 209-6243
Grades: 9-12
| 1,399 students
Rank: #2323.
Lakeville Elementary School
Math: 94% | Reading: 94%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
47-27 Jayson Ave
Great Neck, NY 11020
(516) 441-4300
Grades: 1-5
| 696 students
Rank: #24 - 2524. - 25.
Earl L Vandermeulen High School
Math: ≥95% | Reading: ≥90%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
350 Old Post Rd
Port Jefferson, NY 11777
(631) 791-4421
Grades: 9-12
| 333 students
Rank: #24 - 2524. - 25.
Spackenkill High School
Math: ≥95% | Reading: ≥90%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
112 Spackenkill Rd
Poughkeepsie, NY 12603
(845) 463-7810
Grades: 9-12
| 504 students
Rank: #2626.
Heathcote School
Math: 94% | Reading: 90-94%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
26 Palmer Ave
Scarsdale, NY 10583
(914) 721-2760
Grades: K-5
| 362 students
Rank: #2727.
Ps 203 Oakland Gardens
Math: 90-94% | Reading: 90-94%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
53-11 Sprngfld Blvd
Oakland Gardens, NY 11364
(718) 423-8652
Grades: PK-5
| 763 students
Rank: #28 - 3128. - 31.
New Hartford Senior High School
Math: ≥95% | Reading: 85-89%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
33 Oxford Rd
New Hartford, NY 13413
(315) 624-1214
Grades: 10-12
| 598 students
Rank: #28 - 3128. - 31.
Pleasantville High School
Math: ≥95% | Reading: 85-89%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
60 Romer Ave
Pleasantville, NY 10570
(914) 741-1420
Grades: 9-12
| 555 students
Rank: #28 - 3128. - 31.
Ps 290 Manhattan New School
Math: ≥95% | Reading: 85-89%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
311 E 82nd St
New York, NY 10028
(212) 734-7127
Grades: PK-5
| 412 students
Rank: #28 - 3128. - 31.
University Prep Charter High School
Charter School
Math: ≥95% | Reading: 85-89%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
600 St Ann's Ave-4th Fl
Bronx, NY 10455
(718) 292-6543
Grades: 9-12
| 443 students
Rank: #3232.
Syosset Senior High School
Math: 97% | Reading: 85%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
70 S Woods Rd
Syosset, NY 11791
(516) 364-5675
Grades: 9-12
| 2,237 students
Rank: #3333.
Yonkers High School
Magnet School
Math: 92% | Reading: 88%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
150 Rockland Ave
Yonkers, NY 10705
(914) 376-8191
Grades: 9-12
| 1,064 students
Rank: #34 - 3634. - 36.
Garden City High School
Math: ≥99% | Reading: 82%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
170 Rockaway Ave
Garden City, NY 11530
(516) 478-2000
Grades: 9-12
| 1,143 students
Rank: #34 - 3634. - 36.
Herricks High School
Math: ≥99% | Reading: 82%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
100 Shelter Rock Rd
New Hyde Park, NY 11040
(516) 305-8700
Grades: 9-12
| 1,360 students
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Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked blue ribbon public schools in New York?
The top ranked blue ribbon public schools in New York include Horace Greeley High School, Maspeth High School and Sanford H Calhoun High School.
How many blue ribbon public schools are located in New York?
279 blue ribbon public schools are located in New York.
What is the racial composition of students in New York?
New York blue ribbon public schools minority enrollment is 48% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is less than the New York public schools average of 59% (majority Hispanic).

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