Top 10 Best New York Public High Schools (2023)

For the 2023 school year, there are 153 public high schools serving 83,770 students in New York, NY.
The top ranked public high schools in New York, NY are Fiorello H Laguardia High School, Stuyvesant High School and Bard High School Early College. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
New York, NY public high schools have an average math proficiency score of 82% (versus the New York public high school average of 79%), and reading proficiency score of 85% (versus the 77% statewide average). High schools in New York have an average ranking of 7/10, which is in the top 50% of New York public high schools.
New York, NY public high school have a Graduation Rate of 80%, which is less than the New York average of 85%.
The school with highest graduation rate is Fiorello H Laguardia High School, with ≥99% graduation rate. Read more about public school graduation rate statistics in New York or national school graduation rate statistics.
Minority enrollment is 88% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the New York public high school average of 58% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Best New York, NY Public High Schools (2023)

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
| 2,722 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
| 3,344 students
Rank: #3 - 123. - 12.
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
| 635 students
Rank: #3 - 123. - 12.
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
| 493 students
Rank: #3 - 123. - 12.
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
| 519 students
Rank: #3 - 123. - 12.
Clinton School
Magnet School
Math: ≥95% | Reading: ≥95%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
10 E 15th St
New York, NY 10003
(212) 524-4360
Grades: 6-12
| 790 students
Rank: #3 - 123. - 12.
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
| 701 students
Rank: #3 - 123. - 12.
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
| 546 students
Rank: #3 - 123. - 12.
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
| 1,048 students
Rank: #3 - 123. - 12.
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
| 385 students
Rank: #3 - 123. - 12.
Success Academy 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
| 1,184 students
Rank: #3 - 123. - 12.
Success Academy Charter School-harlem 3
Charter School
Math: ≥95% | Reading: ≥95%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
141 E 111th St-3rd Fl
New York, NY 10029
(646) 747-6700
Grades: K-10
| 941 students
Rank: #1313.
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
| 1,893 students
Rank: #1414.
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
| 717 students
Rank: #1515.
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
| 1,510 students
Rank: #16 - 1916. - 19.
Nyc Ischool Elementary School
Magnet School
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
| 488 students
Rank: #16 - 1916. - 19.
Special Music 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
| 298 students
Rank: #16 - 1916. - 19.
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
| 521 students
Rank: #16 - 1916. - 19.
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
| 457 students
Rank: #2020.
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
| 1,797 students
Rank: #2121.
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
| 1,799 students
Rank: #2222.
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
| 1,150 students
Rank: #23 - 2423. - 24.
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: 6-12
| 704 students
Rank: #23 - 2423. - 24.
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: 9-12
| 410 students
Rank: #2525.
New Heights Academy 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
| 774 students
Rank: #2626.
High School Of Fashion Industries
Vocational School
Magnet School
Math: 90% | Reading: 93%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
225 W 24th St
New York, NY 10011
(212) 255-1235
Grades: 9-12
| 1,675 students
Rank: #2727.
Nyc Museum School
Math: 90-94% | Reading: 85-89%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
333 W 17th St
New York, NY 10011
(212) 675-6206
Grades: 9-12
| 439 students
Rank: #2828.
High School For Dual Language And Asian Studies
Math: ≥95% | Reading: 80-89%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
350 Grand St
New York, NY 10002
(212) 475-4097
Grades: 9-12
| 403 students
Rank: #29 - 3129. - 31.
Frederick Douglass Academy
Math: 85-89% | Reading: 90-94%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
2581 7th Ave
New York, NY 10039
(212) 491-4107
Grades: 6-12
| 999 students
Rank: #29 - 3129. - 31.
Urban Assembly New York Harbor School
Vocational School
Math: 85-89% | Reading: 90-94%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
10 South St-slip 7
New York, NY 10004
(212) 458-0800
Grades: 9-12
| 520 students
Rank: #29 - 3129. - 31.
Young Women's Leadership School
Math: 85-89% | Reading: 90-94%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
105 E 106th St
New York, NY 10029
(212) 289-7593
Grades: 6-12
| 477 students
Rank: #3232.
Unity Center For Urban Technologies
Math: ≥90% | Reading: ≥90%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
111 E 33rd St
New York, NY 10016
(212) 576-0530
Grades: 9-12
| 313 students
Rank: #3333.
Stephen T Mather Building Arts And Craftmanship High School
Vocational School
Math: 80-84% | Reading: ≥95%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
439 W 49th St
New York, NY 10019
(212) 399-3520
Grades: 9-12
| 408 students
Rank: #3434.
Manhattan/hunter Science High School
Math: ≥95% | Reading: 80-84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
245 Greenwich St
New York, NY 10007
(212) 501-1235
Grades: 9-12
| 452 students
Rank: #3535.
Art And Design High School
Vocational School
Math: 91% | Reading: 85-89%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
231-249 E 56th St
New York, NY 10019
(212) 752-4340
Grades: 9-12
| 1,509 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
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
21 Jumel Place
New York, NY 10032
(212) 927-8314
Grades: 8
| 423 students
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