Top 10 Best New York County Public Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 362 public schools serving 157,767 students in New York County, NY (there are 209 private schools, serving 56,671 private students). 74% of all K-12 students in New York County, NY are educated in public schools (compared to the NY state average of 86%).
The top ranked public schools in New York County, NY are Stuyvesant High School, Nyc Ischool and Ps 77 Lower Lab School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
New York County, NY public schools have an average math proficiency score of 55% (versus the New York public school average of 47%), and reading proficiency score of 59% (versus the 49% statewide average). Schools in New York County have an average ranking of 10/10, which is in the top 5% 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 Public Schools in New York County (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Stuyvesant High School
(Math: ≥99% | Reading: 98%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
345 Chambers St
New York, NY 10282
(212) 312-4800
Grades: 9-12
| 3,323 students
Rank: #2 - 32. - 3.
Nyc Ischool
(Math: ≥95% | Reading: ≥95%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
131 Ave Of The Americas
New York, NY 10013
(917) 237-7300
Grades: 9-12
| 468 students
Rank: #2 - 32. - 3.
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: #44.
Nyc Museum School
(Math: ≥95% | Reading: 90-94%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
333 W 17th St
New York, NY 10011
(212) 675-6206
Grades: 9-12
| 499 students
Rank: #55.
High School For Dual Language And Asian Studies
(Math: ≥95% | Reading: ≥90%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
350 Grand St
New York, NY 10002
(212) 475-4097
Grades: 9-12
| 370 students
Rank: #6 - 76. - 7.
Anderson School
(Math: 94% | Reading: 97%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
100 W 77th St
New York, NY 10024
(212) 595-7193
Grades: K-8
| 508 students
Rank: #6 - 76. - 7.
Tag Young Scholars
Magnet School
(Math: 94% | Reading: 97%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
240 E 109th St
New York, NY 10029
(212) 860-6003
Grades: K-8
| 528 students
Rank: #8 - 98. - 9.
Eleanor Roosevelt High School
(Math: ≥95% | Reading: 85-89%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
411 E 76th St
New York, NY 10021
(212) 772-1220
Grades: 9-12
| 537 students
Rank: #8 - 98. - 9.
Success Charter School-hell's Kitchen
Charter School
(Math: ≥95% | Reading: 85-89%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
439 W 49th St-2nd Fl
New York, NY 10019
(646) 790-2153
Grades: K-4
| 390 students
Rank: #1010.
New Explorations Into Sciencetech And Math High School
Magnet School
(Math: 95% | Reading: 94%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
111 Columbia St
New York, NY 10002
(212) 677-5190
Grades: K-12
| 1,639 students
Rank: #11 - 1211. - 12.
Central Park East High School
(Math: 90-94% | Reading: 90-94%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
1573 Madison Ave-rm 321
New York, NY 10029
(212) 860-5929
Grades: 9-12
| 507 students
Rank: #11 - 1211. - 12.
Special Music School
Magnet School
(Math: 90-94% | Reading: 90-94%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
129 W 67th St
New York, NY 10023
(212) 501-3318
Grades: K-12
| 294 students
Rank: #1313.
Millennium High School
(Math: ≥95% | Reading: 80-89%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
75 Broad St
New York, NY 10004
(212) 825-9008
Grades: 9-12
| 648 students
Rank: #14 - 1514. - 15.
Baruch College Campus High School
(Math: ≥95% | Reading: 80-84%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
55 E 25th St
New York, NY 10010
(212) 683-7440
Grades: 9-12
| 482 students
Rank: #14 - 1514. - 15.
Success Charter School-hudson Yards
Charter School
(Math: ≥95% | Reading: 80-84%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
500 W 41st St
New York, NY 10018
(212) 845-9683
Grades: K-4
| 372 students
Rank: #1616.
Talent Unlimited High School
(Math: 90-94% | Reading: 85-89%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
317 E 67th St
New York, NY 10065
(212) 737-1530
Grades: 9-12
| 489 students
Rank: #1717.
Fiorello H Laguardia High School
(Math: ≥99% | Reading: 78%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
100 Amsterdam Ave
New York, NY 10023
(212) 496-0700
Grades: 9-12
| 2,383 students
Rank: #1818.
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: #19 - 2019. - 20.
East Side Middle School
(Math: 85% | Reading: 92%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
331 E 91st St
New York, NY 10028
(212) 360-0114
Grades: 6-8
| 416 students
Rank: #19 - 2019. - 20.
Success Charter School-upper West
Charter School
(Math: 89% | Reading: 89%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
145 W 84th St-2nd Fl
New York, NY 10024
(646) 274-1580
Grades: K-8
| 936 students
Rank: #2121.
Ps 166 Richard Rogers School Of The Arts & Science
(Math: 90% | Reading: 87%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
132 W 89th St
New York, NY 10024
(212) 678-2829
Grades: K-5
| 592 students
Rank: #22 - 2322. - 23.
Nyc Lab High School For Collaborative Studies
(Math: ≥95% | Reading: 75-79%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
333 W 17th St
New York, NY 10011
(212) 691-6119
Grades: 9-12
| 485 students
Rank: #22 - 2322. - 23.
Success Charter School-harlem 4
Charter School
(Math: ≥95% | Reading: 75-79%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
240 W 113th St-3rd Fl
New York, NY 10026
(646) 442-6500
Grades: K-4
| 329 students
Rank: #2424.
Ps 6 Lillie D Blake
(Math: 88% | Reading: 88%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
45 E 81st St
New York, NY 10028
(212) 452-6650
Grades: PK-5
| 572 students
Rank: #2525.
Nyc Lab Middle School For Collaborative Studies
(Math: 86% | Reading: 91%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
333 W 17th St
New York, NY 10011
(212) 691-6119
Grades: 6-8
| 537 students
Rank: #2626.
Success Charter School-union Square
Charter School
(Math: 86% | Reading: 90%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
40 Irving Pl-2nd Fl
New York, NY 10003
(646) 790-2161
Grades: K-8
| 1,002 students
Rank: #2727.
Ps 124 Yung Wing
(Math: 88% | Reading: 85%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
40 Division St
New York, NY 10002
(212) 966-7237
Grades: PK-5
| 596 students
Rank: #2828.
Ps 183 Robert L Stevenson
(Math: 85% | Reading: 88%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
419 E 66th St
New York, NY 10065
(212) 734-7719
Grades: PK-5
| 511 students
Rank: #2929.
Ms 255 Salk School Of Science
(Math: 82% | Reading: 91%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
320 E 20th St
New York, NY 10003
(212) 614-8785
Grades: 6-8
| 341 students
Rank: #3030.
Columbia Secondary School
Magnet School
(Math: 84% | Reading: 90%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
425 W 123rd St
New York, NY 10027
(212) 666-1278
Grades: 6-12
| 658 students
Rank: #3131.
Clinton School
(Math: 78% | Reading: 96%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
10 E 15th St
New York, NY 10003
(212) 524-4360
Grades: 6-12
| 769 students
Rank: #3232.
Success Charter School-harlem 3
Charter School
(Math: 85% | Reading: 85%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
410 E 100th St-4th Fl
New York, NY 10029
(646) 790-2184
Grades: K-12
| 1,181 students
Rank: #33 - 3433. - 34.
Academy For Software Engineering
Vocational School
(Math: 85-89% | Reading: 80-84%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
40 Irving Pl
New York, NY 10003
(212) 253-3299
Grades: 9-12
| 428 students
Rank: #33 - 3433. - 34.
River School
(Math: 85-89% | Reading: 80-84%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
425 E 35th St
New York, NY 10016
(212) 251-6640
Grades: PK-5
| 450 students
Rank: #3535.
Ps 87 William Sherman
(Math: 83% | Reading: 83%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
160 W 78th St
New York, NY 10024
(212) 678-2826
Grades: PK-5
| 629 students
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New York County 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 County, NY?
The top ranked public schools in New York County, NY include Stuyvesant High School, Nyc Ischool and Ps 77 Lower Lab School.
How many public schools are located in New York County, NY?
362 public schools are located in New York County, NY.
What percentage of students in New York County, NY go to public school?
74% of all K-12 students in New York County, NY are educated in public schools (compared to the NY state average of 86%).
What is the racial composition of students in New York County, NY?
New York County, 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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