Top 10 Best New York Vocational Public Schools (2021)

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For the 2021 school year, there are 20 vocational public schools serving 24,174 students in New York.
Vocational schools offer a series of courses which directly prepare individuals in paid or unpaid employment in jobs that have requirements other than a baccalaureate or advanced degree.
The top ranked vocational public schools in New York are Brooklyn Technical High School, Staten Island Technical High School and Thomas A Edison Career And Technical High School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
New York vocational public schools have an average math proficiency score of 88% (versus the New York public school average of 54%), and reading proficiency score of 92% (versus the 54% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 86% 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 New York Vocational Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Rank: #1-21.-2.
    Brooklyn Technical High School Vocational School
    Math: ≥99% | Reading: ≥99%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    29 Ft Greene Pl
    Brooklyn, NY 11217
    (718) 804-6400

    Grades: 9-12 | 5,839 students
  • Rank: #1-21.-2.
    Staten Island Technical High School Vocational School
    Math: ≥99% | Reading: ≥99%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    485 Clawson St
    Staten Island, NY 10306
    (718) 667-3222

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,320 student
  • Rank: #33.
    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: #44.
    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: #55.
    Chelsea Career And Technical Education High School Vocational School
    Math: ≥95% | Reading: ≥95%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    131 Ave Of The Americas
    New York, NY 10013
    (212) 925-1080

    Grades: 9-12 | 432 students
  • Rank: #66.
    High School Of Fashion Industries Vocational School
    Math: 93% | Reading: 98%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    225 W 24th St
    New York, NY 10011
    (212) 255-1235

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,601 student
  • Rank: #77.
    Art And Design High School Vocational School
    Math: 92% | Reading: 98%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    231-249 E 56th St
    New York, NY 10019
    (212) 752-4340

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,445 student
  • Rank: #88.
    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: #99.
    Ralph R Mckee Career And Technical Education High School Vocational School
    Math: 90-94% | Reading: 90-94%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    290 St Marks Pl
    Staten Island, NY 10301
    (718) 420-2600

    Grades: 9-12 | 795 students
  • Rank: #1010.
    Clara Barton High School Vocational School
    Math: 87% | Reading: 94%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    901 Classon Ave
    Brooklyn, NY 11225
    (718) 636-4900

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,208 student
  • Rank: #1111.
    W H Maxwell Career And Technical Education High School Vocational School
    Math: 85-89% | Reading: 90-94%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    145 Pennsylvania Ave
    Brooklyn, NY 11207
    (718) 345-9100

    Grades: 9-12 | 408 students
  • Rank: #1212.
    Transit Technical Career And Technical Education High School Vocational School
    Math: 75-79% | Reading: ≥95%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    1 Wells St
    Brooklyn, NY 11208
    (718) 647-5204

    Grades: 9-12 | 705 students
  • Rank: #13-1413.- 14.
    Alfred E Smith Career And Technical High School Vocational School
    Math: 85-89% | Reading: 85-89%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    333 E 151st St
    Bronx, NY 10451
    (718) 993-5000

    Grades: 9-12 | 461 students
  • Rank: #13-1413.- 14.
    Automotive High School Vocational School
    Math: 85-89% | Reading: 85-89%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    50 Bedford Ave
    Brooklyn, NY 11222
    (718) 218-9301

    Grades: 9-12 | 404 students
  • Rank: #1515.
    George Westinghouse Career & Technical Ed High School Vocational School
    Math: 80-84% | Reading: 85-89%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    105 Tech Pl
    Brooklyn, NY 11201
    (718) 625-6130

    Grades: 9-12 | 748 students
  • Rank: #1616.
    Mckinley Vocational High School Vocational School
    Math: 81% | Reading: 87%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    1500 Elmwood Ave
    Buffalo, NY 14207
    (716) 816-4480

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,063 student
  • Rank: #1717.
    William E Grady Career And Technical Education High School Vocational School
    Math: 80-84% | Reading: 80-84%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    25 Brighton 4th Rd
    Brooklyn, NY 11235
    (718) 332-5000

    Grades: 9-12 | 460 students
  • Rank: #1818.
    Burgard High School Vocational School
    Math: 85-89% | Reading: 70-74%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    400 Kensington Ave
    Buffalo, NY 14214
    (716) 816-4450

    Grades: 9-12 | 480 students
  • Rank: #1919.
    Ballet Tech/nyc Public School For Dance Vocational School
    Math: 75-79% | Reading: 80-84%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    890 Broadway
    New York, NY 10003
    (212) 254-1803

    Grades: 4-8 | 139 students
  • Rank: #2020.
    Staten Island School Of Civic Leadership Vocational School
    Math: 46% | Reading: 62%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    280 Regis Dr
    Staten Island, NY 10314
    (718) 697-5250

    Grades: PK-8 | 897 students
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