Top 10 Best Rockland County Public Schools (2022)

For the 2022 school year, there are 65 public schools serving 39,660 students in Rockland County, NY. Rockland County has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in New York.
The top ranked public schools in Rockland County, NY are Clarkstown South Senior High School, Tappan Zee High School and Suffern Senior High School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Rockland County, NY public schools have an average math proficiency score of 56% (versus the New York public school average of 55%), and reading proficiency score of 55% (versus the 54% statewide average). Schools in Rockland County have an average ranking of 9/10, which is in the top 20% of New York public schools.
Minority enrollment is 64% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the New York public school average of 59% (majority Hispanic).

Best Rockland County Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Clarkstown South Senior High School
Math: ≥99% | Reading: 98%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
31 Demarest Mill Rd
West Nyack, NY 10994
(845) 624-3400
Grades: 9-12
| 1,336 students
Rank: #22.
Tappan Zee High School
Math: 97% | Reading: 98%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
15 Dutch Hill Rd
Orangeburg, NY 10962
(845) 680-1606
Grades: 9-12
| 953 students
Rank: #33.
Suffern Senior High School
Math: 96% | Reading: 98%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
49 Viola Rd
Suffern, NY 10901
(845) 357-3800
Grades: 9-12
| 1,494 students
Rank: #44.
Clarkstown North Senior High School
Math: 98% | Reading: 96%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
151 Congers Rd
New City, NY 10956
(845) 639-6504
Grades: 9-12
| 1,213 students
Rank: #55.
Nanuet Senior High School
Math: ≥95% | Reading: ≥95%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
103 Church St
Nanuet, NY 10954
(845) 627-9808
Grades: 9-12
| 759 students
Rank: #66.
Nyack Senior High School
Math: 93% | Reading: 96%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
(1)
360 Christian Herald Rd
Nyack, NY 10960
(845) 353-7100
Grades: 9-12
| 864 students
Rank: #77.
North Rockland High School
Math: 91% | Reading: 97%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
106 Hammond Rd
Thiells, NY 10984
(845) 942-3300
Grades: 9-12
| 2,627 students
Rank: #88.
Pearl River High School
Math: 84% | Reading: 84%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
275 E Central Ave
Pearl River, NY 10965
(845) 620-3800
Grades: 8-12
| 992 students
Rank: #9 - 109. - 10.
Laurel Plains Elementary School
Math: 80-84% | Reading: 80-84%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
14 Teakwood Ln
New City, NY 10956
(845) 639-6350
Grades: K-5
| 336 students
Rank: #9 - 109. - 10.
Lincoln Avenue School
Math: 80-84% | Reading: 80-84%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
115 Lincoln Ave
Pearl River, NY 10965
(845) 620-3850
Grades: K-4
| 208 students
Rank: #1111.
Ramapo High School
Math: 77% | Reading: 87%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
400 Viola Rd
Spring Valley, NY 10977
(845) 577-6400
Grades: 9-12
| 1,468 students
Rank: #1212.
Strawtown Elementary School
Math: 85-89% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
413 Strawtown Rd
West Nyack, NY 10994
(845) 624-3473
Grades: K-5
| 309 students
Rank: #1313.
Spring Valley High School
Math: 78% | Reading: 82%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
361 Rt 59
Spring Valley, NY 10977
(845) 577-6500
Grades: 9-12
| 1,272 students
Rank: #1414.
Franklin Avenue School
Math: 70-74% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
48 Franklin Ave
Pearl River, NY 10965
(845) 620-3965
Grades: K-4
| 273 students
Rank: #1515.
Evans Park School
Math: 65-69% | Reading: 75-79%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
40 Marion Pl
Pearl River, NY 10965
(845) 620-3950
Grades: K-4
| 307 students
Rank: #1616.
Little Tor Elementary School
Math: 70-74% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
56 Gregory St
New City, NY 10956
(845) 624-3471
Grades: K-5
| 288 students
Rank: #1717.
Cherry Lane Elementary School
Math: 75-79% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1 Heather Dr
Suffern, NY 10901
(845) 357-3988
Grades: K-5
| 230 students
Rank: #1818.
Link Elementary School
Math: 65-69% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
51 Red Hill Rd
New City, NY 10956
(845) 624-3494
Grades: K-5
| 358 students
Rank: #1919.
Upper Nyack School
Math: 75-79% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
336 N Broadway
Nyack, NY 10960
(845) 353-7260
Grades: K-6
| 369 students
Rank: #2020.
New City Elementary School
Math: 70-74% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
60 Crestwood Dr
New City, NY 10956
(845) 624-3467
Grades: K-5
| 410 students
Rank: #2121.
Valley Cottage School
Math: 70-74% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
26 Lake Rd
Valley Cottage, NY 10989
(845) 353-7280
Grades: K-5
| 382 students
Rank: #2222.
Felix Festa Determination Middle School
Math: 70% | Reading: 60%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
30 Parrott Rd
West Nyack, NY 10994
(845) 624-3972
Grades: 8
| 620 students
Rank: #2323.
Pearl River Middle School
Math: 69% | Reading: 60%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
520 Gilbert Ave
Pearl River, NY 10965
(845) 620-3870
Grades: 5-7
| 553 students
Rank: #2424.
Highview Elementary School
Math: 63% | Reading: 63%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
24 Highview Ave
Nanuet, NY 10954
(845) 627-3480
Grades: 3-4
| 303 students
Rank: #2525.
Felix Festa Achievement Middle School
Math: 62% | Reading: 64%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
30 Parrott Rd
West Nyack, NY 10994
(845) 624-3969
Grades: 6
| 576 students
Rank: #2626.
Lakewood Elementary School
Math: 60-64% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
77 Lakeland Ave
Congers, NY 10920
(845) 639-6320
Grades: K-5
| 394 students
Rank: #2727.
Suffern Middle School
Math: 67% | Reading: 56%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
80 Hemion Rd
Suffern, NY 10901
(845) 357-7400
Grades: 6-8
| 973 students
Rank: #2828.
Cottage Lane Elementary School
Math: 61% | Reading: 57%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
120 Cottage Ln
Blauvelt, NY 10913
(845) 680-1503
Grades: 3-5
| 592 students
Rank: #2929.
A Macarthur Barr Middle School
Math: 57% | Reading: 58%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
143 Church St
Nanuet, NY 10954
(845) 627-4044
Grades: 7-8
| 377 students
Rank: #30 - 3130. - 31.
Richard P Connor Elementary School
Math: 60-64% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
13 Cypress Rd
Suffern, NY 10901
(845) 357-2858
Grades: K-5
| 420 students
Rank: #30 - 3130. - 31.
Woodglen Elementary School
Math: 60-64% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
121 Phillips Hill Rd
New City, NY 10956
(845) 624-3417
Grades: K-5
| 441 students
Rank: #3232.
A Macarthur Barr Middle School 5-6 Academy For Excellence
Math: 61% | Reading: 52%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
143 Church St
Nanuet, NY 10954
(845) 627-4046
Grades: 5-6
| 328 students
Rank: #33 - 3533. - 35.
Liberty Elementary School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
142 Lake Rd
Valley Cottage, NY 10989
(845) 353-7240
Grades: K-5
| 435 students
Rank: #33 - 3533. - 35.
Viola Elementary School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
557 Rt 202
Suffern, NY 10901
(845) 357-8315
Grades: K-5
| 276 students
Rank: #33 - 3533. - 35.
West Nyack Elementary School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
661 W Nyack Rd
West Nyack, NY 10994
(845) 624-3474
Grades: K-5
| 319 students
Show 30 more public schools in Rockland County, NY (out of 65 total schools)
Loading...
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in Rockland County, NY

Rockland County Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
Agape School (Closed 2021)
Special Education School
675 Chestnut Ridge Road
Spring Valley, NY 10977
(845) 573-5904
Grades: 7-11
| n/a students
9 Lake Rd
Congers, NY 10920
(845) 639-6330
Grades: K-5
| 233 students
Desafio School (Closed 2021)
Special Education School
675 Chestnut Ridge Road
Spring Valley, NY 10977
(845) 573-5925
Grades: 7-12
| n/a students
30 Parrott Road
West Nyack, NY 10994
(845) 639-6339
Grades: 6-8
| 2,234 students
20 George St
Haverstraw, NY 10927
(845) 942-3450
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
Group Home (Closed 2004)
Alternative School
1 Alice Dr
Nanuet, NY 10954
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
Group Home 5 (Closed 2004)
Alternative School
150 S Franklin
Nyack, NY 10960
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
Rt 9w
West Haverstraw, NY 10993
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
Imani School (Closed 2021)
Special Education School
675 Chestnut Ridge Road
Spring Valley, NY 10977
(845) 573-5926
Grades: 7-12
| n/a students
40 Grandview Ave
Spring Valley, NY 10977
(845) 577-6250
Grades: 3-6
| 294 students
65 Chapel St
Garnerville, NY 10923
(845) 942-3120
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
2 Ridge Ave
Spring Valley, NY 10977
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
599 Convent Road
Orangeburg, NY 10962
(845) 359-7400
Grades: 5-12
| 42 students
53 New Hempstead Road
New City, NY 10956
(845) 638-5466
Grades: 11-12
| n/a students
Rockland Psych Center (Closed 2008)
Special Education School
140 Old Orangeburg Road
Orangeburg, NY 10962
(845) 359-1000
Grades: Inquire with school
| 6 students
140 Old Orangeburg Rd
Orangeburg, NY 10962
(845) 680-8565
Grades: 4
| 1 students
8 Gillis Ave
Nyack, NY 10960
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
150 Convent Road
Nanuet, NY 10954
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
23 Old Mill Ln
Tappan, NY 10983
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
561 Rt 9w
Piermont, NY 10968
(845) 680-1403
Grades: 3
| 205 students
6 Fourth St
Haverstraw, NY 10927
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
100 Convent Rd
Nanuet, NY 10954
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
9 Patterson Ave
West Nyack, NY 10994
Grades: n/a
| n/a students

Recent Articles

School Safety: Shootings
School Safety: Shootings
Teachers and parents must be prepared for anything that impacts the safety of our young people.
What are the Top High Schools in Boston?
What are the Top High Schools in Boston?
We review recent rankings from Boston Magazine that shows the top-rated high schools in this extensive school district.
An Overview of the Funding of Public Schools
An Overview of the Funding of Public Schools
Learn about how public schools are funded today and how the federal and local monies are allocated.