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For the 2021 school year, there are 204 blue ribbon public elementary schools serving 108,933 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 elementary schools in New York are Excellence Girls Charter School, Leadership Preparatory Ocean Hill Charter School and Robert Seaman Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
New York blue ribbon public elementary schools have an average math proficiency score of 70% (versus the New York public elementary school average of 47%), and reading proficiency score of 67% (versus the 47% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 52% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is less than the New York public elementary school average of 58% (majority Hispanic).

Top New York Blue Ribbon Public Elementary Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Students Year
  • Rank: #1-31.-3.
    Excellence Girls Charter School Charter School
    Math: ≥95% | Reading: ≥95%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    794 Monroe St-3rd Fl
    Brooklyn, NY 11221
    (718) 638-1875

    1,452 student
    Year: 2016
  • Rank: #1-31.-3.
    Leadership Preparatory Ocean Hill Charter School Charter School
    Math: ≥95% | Reading: ≥95%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    51 Christopher Ave
    Brooklyn, NY 11212
    (718) 250-5767

    1,167 student
    Year: 2017
  • Rank: #1-31.-3.
    Robert Seaman Elementary School Math: ≥95% | Reading: ≥95%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    137 Leahy St
    Jericho, NY 11753
    (516) 203-3630

    292 students
    Year: 2003
  • Rank: #44.
    P.S. 172 Beacon School Of Excellence Math: ≥99% | Reading: 95%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    825 4th Ave
    Brooklyn, NY 11232
    (718) 965-4200

    590 students
    Year: 2011
  • Rank: #55.
    P.S. 150 Math: 90-94% | Reading: ≥95%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    334 Greenwich St
    New York, NY 10013
    (212) 732-4392

    188 students
    Year: 2014
  • Rank: #6-76.-7.
    Active Learning Elementary School Math: 90-94% | Reading: 90-94%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    137-20 Franklin Ave
    Flushing, NY 11367
    (718) 445-5730

    460 students
    Year: 2015
  • Rank: #6-76.-7.
    Haldane High School Math: 90-94% | Reading: 90-94%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    15 Craigside Dr
    Cold Spring, NY 10516
    (845) 265-9254

    299 students
    Year: 2016
  • Rank: #88.
    P.S. 5 Huguenot Math: 90-94% | Reading: 85-89%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    348 Deisius St
    Staten Island, NY 10312
    (718) 668-3270

    300 students
    Year: 2015
  • Rank: #99.
    P.S. 6 Lillie D Blake Math: 91% | Reading: 91%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    45 E 81st St
    New York, NY 10028
    (212) 452-6650

    688 students
    Year: 2018
  • Rank: #1010.
    Ledgeview Elementary School Math: 93% | Reading: 80-84%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    5150 Old Goodrich Rd
    Clarence, NY 14031
    (716) 407-9275

    484 students
    Year: 2008, 2014
  • Rank: #1111.
    P.S. 40 Augustus Saint-gaudens Math: 89% | Reading: 89%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    319 E 19th St
    New York, NY 10003
    (212) 475-5500

    679 students
    Year: 2019
  • Rank: #1212.
    Lakeville Elementary School Math: 89% | Reading: 87%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    47-27 Jayson Ave
    Great Neck, NY 11020
    (516) 441-4300

    746 students
    Year: 2009
  • Rank: #13-1613.- 16.
    Concourse Village Elementary School Math: 85-89% | Reading: 85-89%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    750 Concourse Village W
    Bronx, NY 10451
    (718) 402-7503

    350 students
    Year: 2018
  • Rank: #13-1613.- 16.
    Heathcote School Math: 85-89% | Reading: 85-89%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    26 Palmer Ave
    Scarsdale, NY 10583
    (914) 721-2760

    391 students
    Year: 2020
  • Rank: #13-1613.- 16.
    P.S. 183 Robert L Stevenson Math: 87% | Reading: 87%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    419 E 66th St
    New York, NY 10021
    (212) 734-7719

    589 students
    Year: 2018
  • Rank: #13-1613.- 16.
    P.S. 39 Henry Bristow Math: 85-89% | Reading: 85-89%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    417 6th Ave
    Brooklyn, NY 11215
    (718) 330-9310

    411 students
    Year: 2009, 2016
  • Rank: #1717.
    P.S. 203 Oakland Gardens Math: 91% | Reading: 84%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    53-11 Sprngfld Blvd
    Bayside, NY 11361
    (718) 423-8652

    936 students
    Year: 2012
  • Rank: #1818.
    P.S. 199 Jessie Isador Straus Math: 90% | Reading: 85%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    270 W 70th St
    New York, NY 10023
    (212) 799-1033

    851 students
    Year: 2013
  • Rank: #1919.
    Middle School 243 Center School Math: 79% | Reading: 94%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    100 W 84th St-rm 310
    New York, NY 10024
    (212) 799-1477

    235 students
    Year: 2006
  • Rank: #2020.
    P.S. 41 Crocheron Math: 89% | Reading: 82%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    214-43 35th Ave
    Bayside, NY 11361
    (929) 267-5940

    488 students
    Year: 2007
  • Rank: #21-2221.- 22.
    Garden City Middle School Math: 88% | Reading: 82%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    98 Cherry Valley Ave
    Garden City, NY 11530
    (516) 478-3000

    931 students
    Year: 2008
  • Rank: #21-2221.- 22.
    P.S. 130 Hernando De Soto Math: 88% | Reading: 82%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    143 Baxter St
    New York, NY 10013
    (212) 226-8072

    912 students
    Year: 2017
  • Rank: #23-2423.- 24.
    Milton School Math: 85-89% | Reading: 80-84%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    12 Hewlett St
    Rye, NY 10580
    (914) 967-6100

    397 students
    Year: 2003
  • Rank: #23-2423.- 24.
    P.S. 94 David D Porter Math: 85-89% | Reading: 80-84%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    41-77 Little Neck Pkwy
    Little Neck, NY 11363
    (718) 423-8491

    326 students
    Year: 2020
  • Rank: #2525.
    H C Crittenden Middle School Math: 86% | Reading: 85%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    10 Macdonald Ave
    Armonk, NY 10504
    (914) 273-4250

    527 students
    Year: 2006
  • Rank: #2626.
    Willets Road School Math: 89% | Reading: 80%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    455 I U Willets Rd
    Roslyn Heights, NY 11577
    (516) 333-8797

    393 students
    Year: 2011
  • Rank: #2727.
    South Woods Middle School Math: 88% | Reading: 79%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    99 Pell Ln
    Syosset, NY 11791
    (516) 364-5621

    728 students
    Year: 2012
  • Rank: #2828.
    P.S. 242 Leonard P Stavisky Early Childhood School Math: 80-89% | Reading: 80-89%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    29-66 137th St
    Flushing, NY 11354
    (718) 445-2902

    394 students
    Year: 2016
  • Rank: #2929.
    P.S. 158 Baylard Taylor Math: 85% | Reading: 84%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    1458 York Ave
    New York, NY 10021
    (212) 744-6562

    787 students
    Year: 2016
  • Rank: #3030.
    Enders Road Elementary School Math: 87% | Reading: 78%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    4725 Enders Rd
    Manlius, NY 13104
    (315) 692-1500

    595 students
    Year: 2014
  • Rank: #31-3331.- 33.
    Glenwood Landing Elementary School Math: 85-89% | Reading: 75-79%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    60 Cody Ave
    Glen Head, NY 11545
    (516) 277-7601

    442 students
    Year: 2014
  • Rank: #31-3331.- 33.
    Mott Road Elementary School Math: 85-89% | Reading: 75-79%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    7173 Mott Rd
    Fayetteville, NY 13066
    (315) 692-1700

    417 students
    Year: 2020
  • Rank: #31-3331.- 33.
    P.S. 130 Math: 85-89% | Reading: 75-79%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    200-01 42nd Ave
    Bayside, NY 11361
    (718) 819-2230

    396 students
    Year: 2011
  • Rank: #3434.
    P.S. 35 Clove Valley School Math: 84% | Reading: 83%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    60 Foote Ave
    Staten Island, NY 10301
    (718) 442-3037

    393 students
    Year: 2016
  • Rank: #35-3635.- 36.
    P.S. 59 Beekman Hill International Math: 82% | Reading: 82%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    231-249 E 56th St
    New York, NY 10019
    (212) 888-7870

    611 students
    Year: 2019
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