Top 10 Best New York Public Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 360 public schools serving 157,767 students in New York, NY (there are 204 private schools, serving 54,532 private students). 74% of all K-12 students in New York, NY are educated in public schools (compared to the NY state average of 85%).
The top ranked public schools in New York, NY are Fiorello H Laguardia High School, Stuyvesant High School and Anderson School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
New York, NY public schools have an average math proficiency score of 76% (versus the New York public school average of 56%), and reading proficiency score of 81% (versus the 63% statewide average). Schools in New York have an average ranking of 10/10, which is in the top 10% of New York public schools.
Minority enrollment is 84% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the New York public school average of 59% (majority Hispanic).

Best New York, NY Public Schools (2024)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #1 - 21. - 2.
Fiorello H Laguardia High School
Math: ≥99% | Reading: 96%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
100 Amsterdam Ave
New York, NY 10023
(212) 496-0700
Grades: 9-12
| 2,383 students
Rank: #1 - 21. - 2.
Stuyvesant High School
Math: ≥99% | Reading: 96%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
345 Chambers St
New York, NY 10282
(212) 312-4800
Grades: 9-12
| 3,323 students
Rank: #33.
Anderson School
Math: 97% | Reading: 98%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
100 W 77th St
New York, NY 10024
(212) 595-7193
Grades: K-8
| 508 students
Rank: #44.
Nyc Lab Middle School For Collaborative Studies
Math: 96% | Reading: 97%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
333 W 17th St
New York, NY 10011
(212) 691-6119
Grades: 6-8
| 537 students
Rank: #5 - 155. - 15.
Bard High School Early College
Math: ≥95% | Reading: ≥95%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
525 E Houston St
New York, NY 10002
(212) 995-8479
Grades: 9-12
| 614 students
Rank: #5 - 155. - 15.
Baruch College Campus High School
Math: ≥95% | Reading: ≥95%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
55 E 25th St
New York, NY 10010
(212) 683-7440
Grades: 9-12
| 482 students
Rank: #5 - 155. - 15.
Central Park East High School
Math: ≥95% | Reading: ≥95%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
1573 Madison Ave-rm 321
New York, NY 10029
(212) 860-5929
Grades: 9-12
| 507 students
Rank: #5 - 155. - 15.
Clinton School
Math: ≥95% | Reading: ≥95%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
10 E 15th St
New York, NY 10003
(212) 524-4360
Grades: 6-12
| 769 students
Rank: #5 - 155. - 15.
Columbia Secondary School
Magnet School
Math: ≥95% | Reading: ≥95%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
425 W 123rd St
New York, NY 10027
(212) 666-1278
Grades: 6-12
| 658 students
Rank: #5 - 155. - 15.
Eleanor Roosevelt High School
Math: ≥95% | Reading: ≥95%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
411 E 76th St
New York, NY 10021
(212) 772-1220
Grades: 9-12
| 537 students
Rank: #5 - 155. - 15.
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: #5 - 155. - 15.
Park East High School
Math: ≥95% | Reading: ≥95%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
230 E 105th St
New York, NY 10029
(212) 831-1517
Grades: 9-12
| 365 students
Rank: #5 - 155. - 15.
Ps 77 Lower Lab School
Magnet School
Math: ≥95% | Reading: ≥95%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
1700 3rd Ave
New York, NY 10128
(212) 427-2798
Grades: K-5
| 345 students
Rank: #5 - 155. - 15.
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: #5 - 155. - 15.
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: #1616.
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: #1717.
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: #1818.
Beacon High School
Math: 90-94% | Reading: ≥99%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
522 W 44th St
New York, NY 10036
(212) 465-4230
Grades: 9-12
| 1,507 students
Rank: #1919.
East Side Middle School
Math: 90-94% | Reading: 98%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
331 E 91st St
New York, NY 10028
(212) 360-0114
Grades: 6-8
| 416 students
Rank: #2020.
Ms 255 Salk School Of Science
Math: 90-94% | Reading: 97%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
320 E 20th St
New York, NY 10003
(212) 614-8785
Grades: 6-8
| 341 students
Rank: #21 - 2521. - 25.
Nyc Ischool
Math: 90-94% | Reading: ≥95%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
131 Ave Of The Americas
New York, NY 10013
(917) 237-7300
Grades: 9-12
| 468 students
Rank: #21 - 2521. - 25.
Ps 166 Richard Rogers School Of The Arts & Science
Math: 90-94% | Reading: ≥95%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
132 W 89th St
New York, NY 10024
(212) 678-2829
Grades: K-5
| 592 students
Rank: #21 - 2521. - 25.
Special Music School
Magnet School
Math: 90-94% | Reading: ≥95%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
129 W 67th St
New York, NY 10023
(212) 501-3318
Grades: K-12
| 294 students
Rank: #21 - 2521. - 25.
Talent Unlimited High School
Math: 90-94% | Reading: ≥95%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
317 E 67th St
New York, NY 10065
(212) 737-1530
Grades: 9-12
| 489 students
Rank: #21 - 2521. - 25.
Urban Assembly Gateway School For Technology
Vocational School
Math: 90-94% | Reading: ≥95%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
439 W 49th St
New York, NY 10019
(212) 246-1041
Grades: 9-12
| 455 students
Rank: #2626.
New Explorations Into Sciencetech And Math High School
Magnet School
Math: 96% | Reading: 91%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
111 Columbia St
New York, NY 10002
(212) 677-5190
Grades: K-12
| 1,639 students
Rank: #2727.
High School For Health Professions & Human Services
Math: 94% | Reading: 94%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
345 E 15th St
New York, NY 10003
(212) 780-9175
Grades: 9-12
| 1,724 students
Rank: #2828.
Tag Young Scholars
Magnet School
Math: 91% | Reading: 98%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
240 E 109th St
New York, NY 10029
(212) 860-6003
Grades: K-8
| 528 students
Rank: #29 - 3029. - 30.
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: #29 - 3029. - 30.
Ps 33 Chelsea Prep
Math: 90-94% | Reading: 90-94%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
281 9th Ave
New York, NY 10001
(212) 244-6426
Grades: PK-5
| 499 students
Rank: #3131.
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: #32 - 3332. - 33.
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: #32 - 3332. - 33.
Frank Mccourt High School
Math: 85-89% | Reading: ≥95%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
145 W 84th St
New York, NY 10024
(212) 362-2015
Grades: 8-12
| 407 students
Rank: #3434.
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: #3535.
Jhs 54 Booker T Washington
Math: 90% | Reading: 94%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
103 W 107th St
New York, NY 10025
(212) 678-2861
Grades: 6-8
| 771 students
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New York, New York Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
509 W 129th St
New York, NY 10027
(212) 543-6301
Grades: 9-12
| 85 students
222 West 134th St
New York, NY 10030
(212) 694-8750
Grades: 6-8
| 129 students
410 E 100th St-bldg 99
New York, NY 10029
(212) 860-5854
Grades: 10-12
| 20 students
198 Forsyth Street
New York, NY 10002
(212) 673-8254
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
351 West 18th St
New York, NY 10011
(212) 675-5350
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
550 W 20th St
New York, NY 10011
(212) 255-7590
Grades: Inquire with school
| 6 students
40 E 29th St
New York, NY 10016
(212) 889-7567
Grades: 9-10
| 83 students
218 W 15th St
New York, NY 10011
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
6 Edgecombe Ave
New York, NY 10030
(212) 694-6001
Grades: 10-12
| 31 students
850 10th Ave
New York, NY 10019
(212) 262-0817
Grades: 6-10
| 273 students
220 Henry St
New York, NY 10002
(212) 227-0762
Grades: 6-8
| 106 students
2005 Madison Ave
New York, NY 10035
(212) 289-6227
Grades: 12
| 34 students
2351 1st Ave
New York, NY 10035
(718) 831-5153
Grades: 9-12
| 123 students
220 W 58th St
New York, NY 10019
(212) 247-3651
Grades: 9-12
| 426 students
321 E 96th St
New York, NY 10128
(212) 369-8300
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
120th St
New York, NY 10035
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
140 West 102nd Street
New York, NY 10025
(212) 678-7300
Grades: 9-12
| 568 students
212 W 120th St
New York, NY 10035
(212) 749-1194
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
1956 First Ave Apt 2f
New York, NY 10029
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
305 7th Aves St
New York, NY 10001
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
337 E 17th St
New York, NY 10003
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
Friendly Home (Closed 2004)
Alternative School
465 W End Ave
New York, NY 10024
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
134 W 122nd St
New York, NY 10027
(212) 678-2798
Grades: K-8
| 288 students
447 W 47th St
New York, NY 10036
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
216 E 120th St
New York, NY 10035
(212) 289-4204
Grades: 6-8
| 109 students
160 E 120th St
New York, NY 10035
(212) 722-1395
Grades: 6-8
| 126 students
154 W 122nd St
New York, NY 10027
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
68 Edgecombe Ave
New York, NY 10030
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
138 Convent Ave
New York, NY 10031
(212) 281-6490
Grades: 9-12
| 403 students
439 W 49th St
New York, NY 10019
(212) 245-5925
Grades: 9-12
| 139 students
71 East 94th Street
New York, NY 10128
(212) 860-1406
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
401 West 164th Street
New York, NY 10032
(212) 927-8380
Grades: 7-8
| 340 students
625 West 133rd St
New York, NY 10027
(212) 690-5848
Grades: 8
| 61 students
4600 Broadway
New York, NY 10040
(212) 567-2322
Grades: 6-8
| 173 students
175 West 134th Street
New York, NY 10030
(212) 283-1903
Grades: 7-9
| 180 students
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Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked public schools in New York, NY?
The top ranked public schools in New York, NY include Fiorello H Laguardia High School, Stuyvesant High School and Anderson School.
How many public schools are located in New York, NY?
360 public schools are located in New York, NY.
What percentage of students in New York, NY go to public school?
74% of all K-12 students in New York, NY are educated in public schools (compared to the NY state average of 85%).
What is the racial composition of students in New York, NY?
New York, NY public schools minority enrollment is 84% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the New York public schools average of 59% (majority Hispanic).

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