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For the 2021 school year, there are 372 public schools serving 287,884 students in Queens County, NY. Queens County has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in New York.
The top ranked public schools in Queens County, NY are Academy Of American Studies, Maspeth High School and Townsend Harris High School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Queens County, NY public schools have an average math proficiency score of 55% (versus the New York public school average of 54%), and reading proficiency score of 58% (versus the 54% statewide average). Schools in Queens County have an average ranking of 9/10, which is in the top 20% of New York public schools.
Minority enrollment is 87% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is more than the New York public school average of 57% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Queens County Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Rank: #1-31.-3.
    Academy Of American Studies Math: ≥99% | Reading: ≥99%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    28-04 41st Ave
    Long Island City, NY 11101
    (718) 361-8786

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,016 student
  • Rank: #1-31.-3.
    Maspeth High School Math: ≥99% | Reading: ≥99%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    54-40 74th St
    Elmhurst, NY 11373
    (718) 803-7100

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,194 student
  • Rank: #1-31.-3.
    Townsend Harris High School Math: ≥99% | Reading: ≥99%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    149-11 Melbourne Ave
    Flushing, NY 11367
    (718) 575-5580

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,144 student
  • Rank: #4-54.-5.
    Baccalaureate School For Global Education Math: 97% | Reading: ≥99%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    34-12 36th Ave
    Astoria, NY 11106
    (718) 361-5275

    Grades: 7-12 | 539 students
  • Rank: #4-54.-5.
    Frank Sinatra School Of The Arts High School Math: 97% | Reading: ≥99%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    35-12 35th Ave
    Astoria, NY 11106
    (718) 361-9920

    Grades: 9-12 | 834 students
  • Rank: #66.
    Thomas A Edison Career And Technical High School Vocational School
    Math: 96% | Reading: ≥99%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    165-65 84th Ave
    Jamaica, NY 11432
    (718) 297-6580

    Grades: 9-12 | 2,138 students
  • Rank: #77.
    Aviation Career And Technical High School Vocational School
    Math: 97% | Reading: 97%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    45-30 36th St
    Long Island City, NY 11101
    (718) 361-2032

    Grades: 9-12 | 2,087 students
  • Rank: #88.
    Bayside High School Math: 97% | Reading: 96%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    32-24 Corp Kennedy St
    Bayside, NY 11361
    (718) 229-7600

    Grades: 9-12 | 3,038 students
  • Rank: #99.
    Queens Metropolitan High School Math: 96% | Reading: 96%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    91-30 Metropolitan Ave
    Rego Park, NY 11374
    (718) 286-3600

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,088 student
  • Rank: #10-1810.- 18.
    Academy For Careers In Television And Film Math: ≥95% | Reading: ≥95%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    1-50 51st Ave
    Long Island City, NY 11101
    (718) 609-3330

    Grades: 9-12 | 563 students
  • Rank: #10-1810.- 18.
    Academy Of Finance And Enterprise Math: ≥95% | Reading: ≥95%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    30-20 Thomson Ave
    Long Island City, NY 11101
    (718) 389-3623

    Grades: 9-12 | 601 students
  • Rank: #10-1810.- 18.
    Bard High School Early College Queens Math: ≥95% | Reading: ≥95%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    30-20 Thomson Ave
    Long Island City, NY 11101
    (718) 361-3133

    Grades: 9-12 | 622 students
  • Rank: #10-1810.- 18.
    Civic Leadership Academy Math: ≥95% | Reading: ≥95%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    45-10 94th St
    Elmhurst, NY 11373
    (718) 271-1487

    Grades: 9-12 | 529 students
  • Rank: #10-1810.- 18.
    High School For Arts And Business Math: ≥95% | Reading: ≥95%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    105-25 Horace Harding Expw
    Corona, NY 11368
    (718) 271-8383

    Grades: 9-12 | 817 students
  • Rank: #10-1810.- 18.
    High School For Community Leadership Math: ≥95% | Reading: ≥95%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    167-01 Gothic Dr
    Jamaica, NY 11432
    (718) 558-9801

    Grades: 9-12 | 465 students
  • Rank: #10-1810.- 18.
    Hillside Arts And Letters Academy Math: ≥95% | Reading: ≥95%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    167-01 Gothic Dr
    Jamaica, NY 11432
    (718) 658-1249

    Grades: 9-12 | 471 students
  • Rank: #10-1810.- 18.
    Queens High School For Language Studies Math: ≥95% | Reading: ≥95%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    35-01 Union St
    Flushing, NY 11354
    (718) 888-7530

    Grades: 9-12 | 428 students
  • Rank: #10-1810.- 18.
    Queens High School For The Sciences At York College Math: ≥95% | Reading: ≥95%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    94-50 159th St
    Jamaica, NY 11451
    (718) 657-3181

    Grades: 9-12 | 474 students
  • Rank: #1919.
    High Sch-construction Trades Engineering & Architecture Math: 93% | Reading: ≥99%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    94-06 104th St
    Ozone Park, NY 11416
    (718) 846-6280

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,026 student
  • Rank: #2020.
    30th Avenue School Math: 95% | Reading: 98%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    28-37 29th St
    Astoria, NY 11102
    (718) 726-0501

    Grades: K-8 | 444 students
  • Rank: #2121.
    Forest Hills High School Math: 95% | Reading: 97%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    67-01 110th St
    Forest Hills, NY 11375
    (718) 268-3137

    Grades: 9-12 | 3,784 students
  • Rank: #2222.
    Francis Lewis High School Math: 97% | Reading: 95%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    58-20 Utopia Pky
    Fresh Meadows, NY 11365
    (718) 281-8200

    Grades: 9-12 | 4,541 students
  • Rank: #23-2723.- 27.
    Energy Technical High School Math: 90-94% | Reading: ≥95%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    36-41 28th St
    Astoria, NY 11106
    (718) 472-0536

    Grades: 9-12 | 512 students
  • Rank: #23-2723.- 27.
    High School Of Applied Communications Math: 90-94% | Reading: ≥95%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    30-20 Thomson Ave
    Long Island City, NY 11101
    (718) 389-3163

    Grades: 9-12 | 417 students
  • Rank: #23-2723.- 27.
    Queens High School For Information Research And Technology Math: 90-94% | Reading: ≥95%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    8-21 Bay 25th St
    Far Rockaway, NY 11691
    (718) 868-2978

    Grades: 9-12 | 436 students
  • Rank: #23-2723.- 27.
    Robert F Kennedy Community High School Math: 90-94% | Reading: ≥95%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    75-40 Parsons Blvd
    Fresh Meadows, NY 11366
    (718) 969-5510

    Grades: 9-12 | 759 students
  • Rank: #23-2723.- 27.
    Robert H Goddard High School For Community Arts 7 & Technology Math: 90-94% | Reading: ≥95%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    138-30 Lafayette St
    Ozone Park, NY 11417
    (718) 848-8357

    Grades: 9-12 | 620 students
  • Rank: #2828.
    Excelsior Preparatorty High School Math: ≥95% | Reading: 90-94%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    143-10 Springfield Blvd
    Springfield Gardens, NY 11413
    (718) 525-6507

    Grades: 9-12 | 477 students
  • Rank: #2929.
    Queens Vocational And Technical High School Vocational School
    Math: 90% | Reading: 97%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    37-02 47th Ave
    Long Island City, NY 11101
    (718) 937-3010

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,544 student
  • Rank: #3030.
    Benjamin N Cardozo High School Math: 95% | Reading: 95%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    57-00 223rd St
    Bayside, NY 11361
    (718) 279-6500

    Grades: 9-12 | 3,712 students
  • Rank: #3131.
    Scholars' Academy Math: 92% | Reading: 95%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    320 Beach 104th St
    Rockaway Park, NY 11694
    (718) 474-6918

    Grades: 6-12 | 1,375 student
  • Rank: #3232.
    P.S. 196 Grand Central Parkway Math: 94% | Reading: 92%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    71-25 113th St
    Forest Hills, NY 11375
    (718) 263-9770

    Grades: PK-5 | 996 students
  • Rank: #33-3433.- 34.
    Active Learning Elementary School Math: 90-94% | Reading: 90-94%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    137-20 Franklin Ave
    Flushing, NY 11367
    (718) 445-5730

    Grades: PK-3 | 460 students
  • Rank: #33-3433.- 34.
    Business Technology Early College High School Math: 90-94% | Reading: 90-94%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    230-17 Hillside Ave
    Queens Village, NY 11427
    (718) 217-3613

    Grades: 9-12 | 424 students
  • Rank: #3535.
    Queens Gateway To Health Sciences Secondary School Math: 90% | Reading: 95%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    160-20 Goethals Ave
    Jamaica, NY 11432
    (718) 969-3155

    Grades: 6-12 | 690 students
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