Top 10 Best New York Charter Public Elementary Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 290 charter public elementary schools serving 160,087 students in New York.
Learn more about how charter schools work. The top ranked charter public elementary schools in New York are Bronx Preparatory Charter School, Coney Island Preparatory Public Charter School and Harlem Prep Charter School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
New York charter public elementary schools have an average math proficiency score of 84% (versus the New York public elementary school average of 47%), and reading proficiency score of 86% (versus the 59% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 94% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the New York public elementary school average of 60% (majority Hispanic).

Best New York Charter Public Elementary Schools (2024)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #1 - 61. - 6.
Bronx Preparatory Charter School
Charter School
Math: ≥95% | Reading: ≥95%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
3872 3rd Ave
Bronx, NY 10457
(718) 294-0841
Grades: K-12
| 803 students
Rank: #1 - 61. - 6.
Coney Island Preparatory Public Charter School
Charter School
Math: ≥95% | Reading: ≥95%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
501 West Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11223
(718) 513-6951
Grades: K-12
| 1,162 students
Rank: #1 - 61. - 6.
Harlem Prep Charter School
Charter School
Math: ≥95% | Reading: ≥95%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
240 E 123rd St-1st Fl
New York, NY 10035
(212) 876-9953
Grades: K-12
| 987 students
Rank: #1 - 61. - 6.
Kipp Charter School
Charter School
Math: ≥95% | Reading: ≥95%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
250 E 156th St-4th Fl
Bronx, NY 10451
(718) 665-3555
Grades: K-12
| 1,114 students
Rank: #1 - 61. - 6.
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: #1 - 61. - 6.
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: #77.
Kipp Infinity Charter School
Charter School
Math: 97% | Reading: 95%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
625 W 133 St-rm 308d
New York, NY 10027
(212) 991-2600
Grades: K-12
| 1,848 students
Rank: #8 - 98. - 9.
Achievement First East New York Charter School
Charter School
Math: ≥95% | Reading: 90-94%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
557 Pennsylvania Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11207
(718) 485-4924
Grades: K-12
| 1,160 students
Rank: #8 - 98. - 9.
Democracy Preparatory Charter School
Charter School
Math: ≥95% | Reading: 90-94%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
2230 5th Ave
New York, NY 10037
(212) 281-3061
Grades: 6-12
| 669 students
Rank: #10 - 1110. - 11.
Achievement First Crown Heights Charter School
Charter School
Math: 90-94% | Reading: 90-94%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
790 E New York Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11203
(347) 471-2580
Grades: K-12
| 1,354 students
Rank: #10 - 1110. - 11.
Democracy Prep Harlem Charter School
Charter School
Math: 90-94% | Reading: 90-94%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
207 W 133rd St
New York, NY 10030
(212) 281-1248
Grades: K-12
| 1,050 students
Rank: #1212.
Democracy Prep Endurance Charter School
Charter School
Math: 85-89% | Reading: ≥95%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
250 W 127th St
New York, NY 10027
(212) 316-7602
Grades: K-12
| 673 students
Rank: #13 - 1413. - 14.
Brooklyn Ascend Charter School
Charter School
Math: 90-94% | Reading: ≥90%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
205 Rockaway Pkwy-2nd Fl
Brooklyn, NY 11212
(718) 907-9150
Grades: K-12
| 1,509 students
Rank: #13 - 1413. - 14.
New Heights Charter School
Charter School
Math: 90-94% | Reading: ≥90%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
1818 Amsterdam Ave
New York, NY 10031
(212) 283-5400
Grades: 5-12
| 721 students
Rank: #1515.
Unity Preparatory Charter School Of Brooklyn
Charter School
Math: 85-89% | Reading: 90-94%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
432 Monroe St
Brooklyn, NY 11221
(718) 455-5046
Grades: 6-12
| 530 students
Rank: #1616.
John W Lavelle Preparatory Charter School
Charter School
Math: ≥90% | Reading: ≥90%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
1 Corporate Commons-1 Teleport
Staten Island, NY 10311
(347) 855-2238
Grades: K-12
| 792 students
Rank: #1717.
Equality Charter School
Charter School
Math: 85-89% | Reading: 85-89%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
4140 Hutchinson River Pkwy E
Bronx, NY 10475
(718) 320-3032
Grades: 6-12
| 620 students
Rank: #1818.
Academy Charter School
Charter School
Math: ≥95% | Reading: ≥80%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
117 N Franklin Ave
Hempstead, NY 11550
(516) 408-2200
Grades: K-12
| 1,852 students
Rank: #19 - 2019. - 20.
Harlem Village East Charter School
Charter School
Math: ≥90% | Reading: 80-89%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
2351 1st Ave-4th Fl
New York, NY 10027
(646) 812-9600
Grades: PK-12
| 586 students
Rank: #19 - 2019. - 20.
Nuasin Next Generation Charter School
Charter School
Math: ≥90% | Reading: 80-89%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
180 W 165th St
Bronx, NY 10452
(718) 893-0640
Grades: K-12
| 647 students
Rank: #2121.
Dream Charter School
Charter School
Math: 80-84% | Reading: 85-89%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1991 2nd Ave
New York, NY 10029
(212) 722-0232
Grades: PK-12
| 900 students
Rank: #2222.
American Dream Charter School
Charter School
Math: 85-89% | Reading: 80-89%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
403 Concord Ave
Bronx, NY 10454
(718) 585-3071
Grades: 6-12
| 589 students
Rank: #2323.
Rochester Charter School
Charter School
Math: 80-89% | Reading: 80-89%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
841 Genesee St
Rochester, NY 14611
(585) 467-9201
Grades: K-12
| 750 students
Rank: #2424.
Western New York Maritime Charter School
Charter School
Math: 90-94% | Reading: 75-79%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
2193 S Park Ave
Buffalo, NY 14220
(716) 842-6289
Grades: 5-12
| 468 students
Rank: #2525.
Kings Collegiate Charter School
Charter School
Math: 65-69% | Reading: 90-94%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
905 Winthrop St
Brooklyn, NY 11203
(347) 390-0460
Grades: K-12
| 1,263 students
Rank: #2626.
Excellence Girls Charter School
Charter School
Math: 75-79% | Reading: 80-84%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
794 Monroe St-3rd Fl
Brooklyn, NY 11221
(718) 638-1875
Grades: K-12
| 1,278 students
Rank: #2727.
Green Tech High Charter School
Charter School
Math: 80-84% | Reading: ≥80%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
99 Slingerland St
Albany, NY 12202
(518) 694-3400
Grades: 6-12
| 413 students
Rank: #2828.
Harlem Village West Charter School
Charter School
Math: ≥90% | Reading: 70-79%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
244 W 144 St-4th Fl
New York, NY 10027
(646) 812-9700
Grades: PK-12
| 791 students
Rank: #2929.
Achievement First Brownsville Charter School
Charter School
Math: 85-89% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
2021 Bergen St-rm 149
Brooklyn, NY 11233
(347) 471-2600
Grades: K-12
| 1,175 students
Rank: #3030.
Global Concepts Charter School
Charter School
Math: 80-89% | Reading: 70-79%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1001 Ridge Rd
Buffalo, NY 14218
(716) 821-1903
Grades: K-12
| 927 students
Rank: #3131.
Harlem Children''s Zone Promise Ii Charter School
Charter School
Math: ≥90% | Reading: 60-79%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
2005 Madison Ave
New York, NY 10035
(212) 360-3255
Grades: K-12
| 1,063 students
Rank: #3232.
Leadership Preparatory Bedford Stuyvesant Charter School
Charter School
Math: 60-69% | Reading: 80-89%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
141 Macon St-1st Fl
Brooklyn, NY 11216
(718) 636-0360
Grades: K-12
| 1,214 students
Rank: #3333.
True North Troy Preparatory Charter School
Charter School
Math: 60-79% | Reading: ≥80%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
2 Polk St
Troy, NY 12180
(518) 445-3100
Grades: K-12
| 756 students
Rank: #3434.
Eugenio Maria De Hostos Charter School
Charter School
Math: 80-89% | Reading: 60-79%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
27 Zimbrich St
Rochester, NY 14621
(585) 544-6170
Grades: K-12
| 940 students
Rank: #3535.
Charter School For Applied Technologies
Charter School
Math: 90-94% | Reading: 60-69%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
2303 Kenmore Ave
Buffalo, NY 14207
(716) 876-7505
Grades: K-12
| 2,352 students
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Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked charter public elementary schools in New York?
The top ranked charter public elementary schools in New York include Bronx Preparatory Charter School, Coney Island Preparatory Public Charter School and Harlem Prep Charter School.
How many charter public elementary schools are located in New York?
290 charter public elementary schools are located in New York.
What is the racial composition of students in New York?
New York charter public elementary schools minority enrollment is 94% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the New York public elementary schools average of 60% (majority Hispanic).

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