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For the 2021 school year, there are 565 public schools serving 323,989 students in Brooklyn, NY. Brooklyn has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in New York.
The top ranked public schools in Brooklyn, NY are Brooklyn Technical High School, Midwood High School and Leon M Goldstein High School For The Sciences. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Brooklyn, NY public schools have an average math proficiency score of 52% (versus the New York public school average of 54%), and reading proficiency score of 55% (versus the 54% statewide average). Schools in Brooklyn have an average ranking of 5/10, which is in the bottom 50% of New York public schools.
Minority enrollment is 83% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is more than the New York public school average of 57% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Brooklyn, NY Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Rank: #11.
    Brooklyn Technical High School Vocational School
    Math: ≥99% | Reading: ≥99%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    29 Ft Greene Pl
    Brooklyn, NY 11217
    (718) 804-6400

    Grades: 9-12 | 5,839 students
  • Rank: #22.
    Midwood High School Math: 97% | Reading: ≥99%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    2839 Bedford Ave
    Brooklyn, NY 11210
    (718) 724-8500

    Grades: 9-12 | 4,060 students
  • Rank: #33.
    Leon M Goldstein High School For The Sciences Math: 97% | Reading: 98%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    1830 Shore Blvd
    Brooklyn, NY 11235
    (718) 368-8500

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,011 student
  • Rank: #4-144.- 14.
    Bedford Academy High School Math: ≥95% | Reading: ≥95%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    1119 Bedford Ave
    Brooklyn, NY 11217
    (718) 398-3061

    Grades: 9-12 | 368 students
  • Rank: #4-144.- 14.
    Brooklyn Latin School Math: ≥95% | Reading: ≥95%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    223 Graham Ave
    Brooklyn, NY 11206
    (718) 366-0154

    Grades: 9-12 | 681 students
  • Rank: #4-144.- 14.
    Brooklyn Prospect Charter School-csd 15 Charter School
    Math: ≥95% | Reading: ≥95%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    3002 Fort Hamilton Pkwy
    Brooklyn, NY 11218
    (716) 643-1086

    Grades: 6-12 | 742 students
  • Rank: #4-144.- 14.
    Coney Island Preparatory Public Charter School Charter School
    Math: ≥95% | Reading: ≥95%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    501 West Ave
    Brooklyn, NY 11223
    (718) 513-6951

    Grades: K-12 | 1,009 student
  • Rank: #4-144.- 14.
    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

    Grades: K-12 | 1,452 student
  • Rank: #4-144.- 14.
    Leadership Preparatory Bedford Stuyvesant Charter School Charter School
    Math: ≥95% | Reading: ≥95%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    141 Macon St-1st Fl
    Brooklyn, NY 11216
    (718) 636-0360

    Grades: K-12 | 1,119 student
  • Rank: #4-144.- 14.
    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

    Grades: K-12 | 1,167 student
  • Rank: #4-144.- 14.
    Millennium Brooklyn High School Math: ≥95% | Reading: ≥95%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    237 7th Ave
    Brooklyn, NY 11215
    (718) 832-4333

    Grades: 9-12 | 667 students
  • Rank: #4-144.- 14.
    New Visions Chtr High School-adv Ma/sci Iii Charter School
    Math: ≥95% | Reading: ≥95%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    3000 Ave X
    Brooklyn, NY 11235
    (646) 808-6590

    Grades: 9-12 | 410 students
  • Rank: #4-144.- 14.
    Williamsburg High School For Architecture And Design Math: ≥95% | Reading: ≥95%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    257 N 6th St
    Brooklyn, NY 11211
    (718) 388-1260

    Grades: 9-12 | 570 students
  • Rank: #4-144.- 14.
    Williamsburg Preparatory School Math: ≥95% | Reading: ≥95%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    257 N 6th St
    Brooklyn, NY 11211
    (718) 302-2306

    Grades: 9-12 | 683 students
  • Rank: #1515.
    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

    Grades: PK-5 | 590 students
  • Rank: #1616.
    High School Of Telecommunications Arts And Technology Math: 95% | Reading: 97%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    350 67th St
    Brooklyn, NY 11220
    (718) 759-3400

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,273 student
  • Rank: #1717.
    I.S. 187 Christa Mcauliffe School Math: 96% | Reading: 95%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    1171 65th St
    Brooklyn, NY 11219
    (718) 236-3394

    Grades: 6-8 | 874 students
  • Rank: #1818.
    I.S. 98 Bay Academy Math: 96% | Reading: 94%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    1401 Emmons Ave
    Brooklyn, NY 11235
    (718) 891-9005

    Grades: 6-8 | 1,532 student
  • Rank: #19-2419.- 24.
    Benjamin Banneker Academy Math: 90-94% | Reading: ≥95%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    71-77 Clinton Ave
    Brooklyn, NY 11238
    (718) 797-3702

    Grades: 9-12 | 844 students
  • Rank: #19-2419.- 24.
    Brooklyn High School Of The Arts Math: 90-94% | Reading: ≥95%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    345 Dean St
    Brooklyn, NY 11217
    (718) 855-2412

    Grades: 9-12 | 864 students
  • Rank: #19-2419.- 24.
    Brooklyn Institute For Liberal Arts Math: 90-94% | Reading: ≥95%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    600 Kingston Ave
    Brooklyn, NY 11203
    (718) 221-1097

    Grades: 9-12 | 375 students
  • Rank: #19-2419.- 24.
    Brooklyn Preparatory High School Math: 90-94% | Reading: ≥95%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    257 N 6th St
    Brooklyn, NY 11211
    (718) 486-2550

    Grades: 9-12 | 513 students
  • Rank: #19-2419.- 24.
    Urban Assembly School For Collaborative Healthcare Math: 90-94% | Reading: ≥95%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    999 Jamaica Ave
    Brooklyn, NY 11208
    (718) 277-1572

    Grades: 9-12 | 315 students
  • Rank: #19-2419.- 24.
    Urban Assembly School For Law And Justice Math: 90-94% | Reading: ≥95%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    283 Adams St
    Brooklyn, NY 11201
    (718) 858-1160

    Grades: 9-12 | 450 students
  • Rank: #25-2625.- 26.
    It Takes A Village Academy Math: ≥95% | Reading: 90-94%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    5800 Tilden Ave
    Brooklyn, NY 11203
    (718) 629-2307

    Grades: 9-12 | 711 students
  • Rank: #25-2625.- 26.
    Life Academy High School For Film And Music Math: ≥95% | Reading: 90-94%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    2630 Benson Ave
    Brooklyn, NY 11214
    (718) 333-7750

    Grades: 9-12 | 302 students
  • Rank: #2727.
    Edward R Murrow High School Math: 91% | Reading: 97%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    1600 Ave L
    Brooklyn, NY 11230
    (718) 258-9283

    Grades: 9-12 | 3,781 students
  • Rank: #28-3228.- 32.
    Brooklyn College Academy Math: 85-89% | Reading: ≥95%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    350 Coney Island Ave
    Brooklyn, NY 11218
    (718) 853-6184

    Grades: 9-12 | 622 students
  • Rank: #28-3228.- 32.
    Brooklyn High School For Law And Technology Math: 85-89% | Reading: ≥95%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    1396 Broadway
    Brooklyn, NY 11221
    (718) 919-1256

    Grades: 9-12 | 599 students
  • Rank: #28-3228.- 32.
    Cobble Hill School Of American Studies Math: 85-89% | Reading: ≥95%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    347 Baltic St
    Brooklyn, NY 11201
    (718) 403-9544

    Grades: 9-12 | 588 students
  • Rank: #28-3228.- 32.
    High School For Public Service-heroes Of Tomorrow Math: 85-89% | Reading: ≥95%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    600 Kingston Ave
    Brooklyn, NY 11203
    (718) 756-5325

    Grades: 9-12 | 456 students
  • Rank: #28-3228.- 32.
    High School For Service And Learning At Erasmus Math: 85-89% | Reading: ≥95%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    911 Flatbush Ave
    Brooklyn, NY 11203
    (718) 564-2551

    Grades: 9-12 | 364 students
  • Rank: #33-3633.- 36.
    Brooklyn School Of Inquiry Math: 92% | Reading: 92%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    50 Ave P
    Brooklyn, NY 11218
    (718) 621-5730

    Grades: K-8 | 566 students
  • Rank: #33-3633.- 36.
    Brooklyn Theatre Arts High School Math: 90-94% | Reading: 90-94%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    6565 Flatlands Ave
    Brooklyn, NY 11236
    (718) 968-1072

    Grades: 9-12 | 366 students
  • Rank: #33-3633.- 36.
    Math Engineering And Science Academy Charter High School Charter School
    Math: 90-94% | Reading: 90-94%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    231 Palmetto St
    Brooklyn, NY 11221
    (718) 282-7426

    Grades: 9-12 | 471 students
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