Top 10 Best New York Vocational Public Schools (2022)

For the 2022 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 Aviation 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 55%), and reading proficiency score of 91% (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).

Best New York Vocational Public Schools (2022)

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%
(3)
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 students
Rank: #33.
Aviation Career And Technical High School
Vocational School
Math: 98% | Reading: 98%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
45-30 36th St
Long Island City, NY 11101
(718) 361-2032
Grades: 9-12
| 2,087 students
Rank: #44.
Thomas A Edison Career And Technical High School
Vocational School
Math: 96% | Reading: 98%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
165-65 84th Ave
Jamaica, NY 11432
(718) 297-6580
Grades: 9-12
| 2,138 students
Rank: #55.
High School Of Fashion Industries
Vocational School
Math: 95% | Reading: 97%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
225 W 24th St
New York, NY 10011
(212) 255-1235
Grades: 9-12
| 1,601 students
Rank: #66.
Art And Design High School
Vocational School
Math: 92% | Reading: 97%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
(1)
231-249 E 56th St
New York, NY 10019
(212) 752-4340
Grades: 9-12
| 1,445 students
Rank: #77.
Chelsea Career And Technical Education High School
Vocational School
Math: 90-94% | Reading: ≥95%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
(3)
131 Ave Of The Americas
New York, NY 10013
(212) 925-1080
Grades: 9-12
| 432 students
Rank: #88.
Ralph R Mckee Career And Technical Education High School
Vocational School
Math: ≥95% | Reading: 90-94%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
290 St Marks Pl
Staten Island, NY 10301
(718) 420-2600
Grades: 9-12
| 795 students
Rank: #99.
Queens Vocational And Technical High School
Vocational School
Math: 91% | Reading: 96%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
37-02 47th Ave
Long Island City, NY 11101
(718) 937-3010
Grades: 9-12
| 1,544 students
Rank: #1010.
W H Maxwell Career And Technical Education High School
Vocational School
Math: 90-94% | Reading: 90-94%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
145 Pennsylvania Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11207
(718) 345-9100
Grades: 9-12
| 408 students
Rank: #11 - 1211. - 12.
Alfred E Smith Career And Technical High School
Vocational School
Math: 80-84% | Reading: 90-94%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
333 E 151st St
Bronx, NY 10451
(718) 993-5000
Grades: 9-12
| 461 students
Rank: #11 - 1211. - 12.
George Westinghouse Career & Technical Ed High School
Vocational School
Math: 80-84% | Reading: 90-94%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
105 Tech Pl
Brooklyn, NY 11201
(718) 625-6130
Grades: 9-12
| 748 students
Rank: #1313.
Clara Barton High School
Vocational School
Math: 85% | Reading: 89%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
(1)
901 Classon Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11225
(718) 636-4900
Grades: 9-12
| 1,208 students
Rank: #1414.
Mckinley Vocational High School
Vocational School
Math: 78% | Reading: 88%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1500 Elmwood Ave
Buffalo, NY 14207
(716) 816-4480
Grades: 9-12
| 1,063 students
Rank: #1515.
Automotive High School
Vocational School
Math: 70-74% | Reading: 90-94%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
50 Bedford Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11222
(718) 218-9301
Grades: 9-12
| 404 students
Rank: #1616.
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: #1717.
Burgard High School
Vocational School
Math: 80-84% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
400 Kensington Ave
Buffalo, NY 14214
(716) 816-4450
Grades: 9-12
| 480 students
Rank: #1818.
William E Grady Career And Technical Education High School
Vocational School
Math: 75-79% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
25 Brighton 4th Rd
Brooklyn, NY 11235
(718) 332-5000
Grades: 9-12
| 460 students
Rank: #1919.
Transit Technical Career And Technical Education High School
Vocational School
Math: 65-69% | Reading: 85-89%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1 Wells St
Brooklyn, NY 11208
(718) 647-5204
Grades: 9-12
| 705 students
Rank: #2020.
Staten Island School Of Civic Leadership
Vocational School
Math: 52% | Reading: 57%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
280 Regis Dr
Staten Island, NY 10314
(718) 697-5250
Grades: PK-8
| 897 students

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