Top 10 Best New York Charter Public Schools (2021)

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For the 2021 school year, there are 279 charter public schools serving 139,385 students in New York.
Learn more about how charter schools work. The top ranked charter public schools in New York are Bronx Preparatory Charter School, Brooklyn Prospect Charter School-csd 15 and Coney Island Preparatory Public Charter School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
New York charter public schools have an average math proficiency score of 85% (versus the New York public school average of 54%), and reading proficiency score of 88% (versus the 54% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 94% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the New York public school average of 57% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top New York Charter Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Rank: #1-131.- 13.
    Bronx Preparatory Charter School Charter School
    Math: ≥95% | Reading: ≥95%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    3872 3rd Ave
    Bronx, NY 10457
    (718) 294-0841

    Grades: 6-12 | 724 students
  • Rank: #1-131.- 13.
    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: #1-131.- 13.
    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: #1-131.- 13.
    Democracy Preparatory Charter School Charter School
    Math: ≥95% | Reading: ≥95%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    222 W 134th St
    New York, NY 10030
    (212) 281-3061

    Grades: 6-12 | 691 students
  • Rank: #1-131.- 13.
    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: #1-131.- 13.
    Harlem Children's Zone Promise Academy Charter School Charter School
    Math: ≥95% | Reading: ≥95%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    245 W 129th St
    New York, NY 10027
    (646) 556-6275

    Grades: K-12 | 1,154 student
  • Rank: #1-131.- 13.
    Kipp Academy Charter School Charter School
    Math: ≥95% | Reading: ≥95%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    250 E 156th St-4th Fl
    Bronx, NY 10451
    (718) 665-3555

    Grades: K-12 | 1,075 student
  • Rank: #1-131.- 13.
    Kipp Infinity Charter School Charter School
    Math: ≥95% | Reading: ≥95%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    625 W 133 St-rm 308d
    New York, NY 10027
    (212) 991-2600

    Grades: K-12 | 1,136 student
  • Rank: #1-131.- 13.
    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: #1-131.- 13.
    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: #1-131.- 13.
    New Heights Academy Charter School Charter School
    Math: ≥95% | Reading: ≥95%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    1818 Amsterdam Ave
    New York, NY 10031
    (212) 283-5400

    Grades: 5-12 | 755 students
  • Rank: #1-131.- 13.
    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: #1-131.- 13.
    Western New York Maritime Charter School Charter School
    Math: ≥95% | Reading: ≥95%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    266 Genesee St
    Buffalo, NY 14204
    (716) 842-6289

    Grades: 7-12 | 443 students
  • Rank: #14-1514.- 15.
    Dr Richard Izquierdo Health And Science Charter School Charter School
    Math: 90-94% | Reading: ≥95%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    800 Home St-rm 205
    Bronx, NY 10456
    (718) 378-0490

    Grades: 6-12 | 780 students
  • Rank: #14-1514.- 15.
    Hyde Leadership Charter School Charter School
    Math: 90-94% | Reading: ≥95%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    730 Bryant Ave
    Bronx, NY 10474
    (718) 991-5500

    Grades: K-12 | 978 students
  • Rank: #16-1816.- 18.
    International Leadership Charter School Charter School
    Math: ≥95% | Reading: 90-94%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    3030 Riverdale Ave
    Bronx, NY 10463
    (718) 562-2300

    Grades: 9-12 | 348 students
  • Rank: #16-1816.- 18.
    New Visions Chtr High School-adv Ma/sci Ii Charter School
    Math: ≥95% | Reading: 90-94%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    900 Tinton Ave
    Bronx, NY 10456
    (718) 665-3671

    Grades: 9-12 | 546 students
  • Rank: #16-1816.- 18.
    University Prep Charter High School Charter School
    Math: ≥95% | Reading: 90-94%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    600 St Ann's Ave
    Bronx, NY 10455
    (718) 585-0560

    Grades: 9-12 | 435 students
  • Rank: #19-2019.- 20.
    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
  • Rank: #19-2019.- 20.
    Tapestry Charter School Charter School
    Math: 90-94% | Reading: 90-94%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    65 Great Arrow Ave
    Buffalo, NY 14216
    (716) 204-5883

    Grades: K-12 | 893 students
  • Rank: #2121.
    Charter School For Applied Technologies Charter School
    Math: ≥95% | Reading: 80-84%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    2303 Kenmore Ave
    Buffalo, NY 14207
    (716) 876-7505

    Grades: K-12 | 2,180 students
  • Rank: #2222.
    New Visions Charter High School For The Humanities Charter School
    Math: 85-89% | Reading: 90-94%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    99 Terrace View Ave-rm 360
    Bronx, NY 10463
    (718) 817-7686

    Grades: 9-12 | 543 students
  • Rank: #2323.
    Inwood Academy For Leadership Charter School Charter School
    Math: 90-94% | Reading: 85-89%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    108 Cooper St
    New York, NY 10034
    (212) 304-0103

    Grades: 5-12 | 892 students
  • Rank: #24-3924.- 39.
    Achievement First Crown Heights Charter School Charter School
    Math: ≥90% | Reading: ≥90%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    1485 Pacific St
    Brooklyn, NY 11203
    (347) 471-2580

    Grades: K-12 | 1,052 student
  • Rank: #24-3924.- 39.
    Achievement First Endeavor Charter School Charter School
    Math: ≥90% | Reading: ≥90%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    510 Waverly Ave
    Brooklyn, NY 11238
    (718) 622-4786

    Grades: K-12 | 1,033 student
  • Rank: #24-3924.- 39.
    Achievement First-bushwick Charter School Charter School
    Math: ≥90% | Reading: ≥90%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    1300 Greene Ave
    Brooklyn, NY 11237
    (347) 471-2560

    Grades: K-12 | 1,113 student
  • Rank: #24-3924.- 39.
    Bronx Lighthouse Charter School Charter School
    Math: ≥90% | Reading: ≥90%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    1001 Intervale Ave
    Bronx, NY 10459
    (646) 915-0025

    Grades: K-12 | 649 students
  • Rank: #24-3924.- 39.
    Democracy Prep Harlem Charter School Charter School
    Math: ≥90% | Reading: ≥90%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    207 W 133rd St
    New York, NY 10030
    (212) 281-1248

    Grades: K-12 | 930 students
  • Rank: #24-3924.- 39.
    Global Concepts Charter School Charter School
    Math: ≥90% | Reading: ≥90%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    1001 Ridge Rd
    Buffalo, NY 14218
    (716) 821-1903

    Grades: K-12 | 940 students
  • Rank: #24-3924.- 39.
    Green Technical High Charter School Charter School
    Math: ≥90% | Reading: ≥90%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    99 Slingerland St
    Albany, NY 12202
    (518) 694-3400

    Grades: 9-12 | 356 students
  • Rank: #24-3924.- 39.
    Harlem Village Academy Charter School Charter School
    Math: ≥90% | Reading: ≥90%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    244 W 144 St-4th Fl
    New York, NY 10027
    (646) 812-9298

    Grades: K-12 | 932 students
  • Rank: #24-3924.- 39.
    Harlem Village Academy Leadership Charter School Charter School
    Math: ≥90% | Reading: ≥90%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    2351 1st Ave-4th Fl
    New York, NY 10035
    (646) 812-9400

    Grades: K-12 | 820 students
  • Rank: #24-3924.- 39.
    Kipp Always Mentally Prepared Charter School Charter School
    Math: ≥90% | Reading: ≥90%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    1224 Park Pl-4th Fl
    Brooklyn, NY 11213
    (718) 943-3710

    Grades: K-12 | 903 students
  • Rank: #24-3924.- 39.
    Kipp Star College Prep Charter Charter School
    Math: ≥90% | Reading: ≥90%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    433 W 123rd St-4th Fl
    New York, NY 10027
    (212) 991-2650

    Grades: K-12 | 922 students
  • Rank: #24-3924.- 39.
    Renaissance Charter School Charter School
    Math: ≥90% | Reading: ≥90%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    35-59 81st St
    Jackson Heights, NY 11372
    (718) 803-0060

    Grades: PK-12 | 541 students
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