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For the 2021 school year, there are 251 public schools serving 149,318 students in Westchester County, NY. Westchester County has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in New York.
The top ranked public schools in Westchester County, NY are Byram Hills High School, Horace Greeley High School and Scarsdale Senior High School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Westchester County, NY public schools have an average math proficiency score of 63% (versus the New York public school average of 55%), and reading proficiency score of 60% (versus the 54% statewide average). Schools in Westchester County have an average ranking of 10/10, which is in the top 10% of New York public schools.
Minority enrollment is 56% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the New York public school average of 57% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Best Westchester County Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Rank: #1-31.-3.
    Byram Hills High School Math: ≥99% | Reading: ≥99%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    12 Tripp Ln
    Armonk, NY 10504
    (914) 273-9200

    Grades: 9-12 | 799 students
  • Rank: #1-31.-3.
    Horace Greeley High School Math: ≥99% | Reading: ≥99%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    70 Roaring Brook Rd
    Chappaqua, NY 10514
    (914) 238-7201

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,301 student
  • Rank: #1-31.-3.
    Scarsdale Senior High School Math: ≥99% | Reading: ≥99%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    1057 Post Rd
    Scarsdale, NY 10583
    (914) 721-2450

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,517 student
  • Rank: #4-54.-5.
    Eastchester Senior High School Math: ≥99% | Reading: 98%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    2 Stewart Pl
    Eastchester, NY 10709
    (914) 793-6130

    Grades: 9-12 | 947 students
  • Rank: #4-54.-5.
    Somers Senior High School Math: ≥99% | Reading: 98%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    120 Primrose St
    Lincolndale, NY 10540
    (914) 248-8585

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,086 student
  • Rank: #66.
    Yorktown High School Math: 98% | Reading: ≥99%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    2727 Crompond Rd
    Yorktown Heights, NY 10598
    (914) 243-8000

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,164 student
  • Rank: #7-87.-8.
    John Jay High School Math: ≥99% | Reading: 97%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    60 N Salem Rd
    Katonah, NY 10536
    (914) 763-7212

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,059 student
  • Rank: #7-87.-8.
    Walter Panas High School Math: ≥99% | Reading: 97%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    300 Croton Ave
    Cortlandt Manor, NY 10567
    (914) 739-2823

    Grades: 9-12 | 918 students
  • Rank: #99.
    Rye High School Math: ≥95% | Reading: ≥99%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Parsons St
    Rye, NY 10580
    (914) 967-6100

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,002 student
  • Rank: #1010.
    Pelham Memorial High School Math: 97% | Reading: 98%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    575 Colonial Ave
    Pelham, NY 10803
    (914) 738-8110

    Grades: 9-12 | 892 students
  • Rank: #1111.
    Lakeland High School Math: 97% | Reading: 97%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    1349 E Main St
    Shrub Oak, NY 10588
    (914) 528-0600

    Grades: 9-12 | 989 students
  • Rank: #12-2412.- 24.
    Ardsley High School Math: ≥95% | Reading: ≥95%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    300 Farm Rd
    Ardsley, NY 10502
    (914) 295-5800

    Grades: 9-12 | 677 students
  • Rank: #12-2412.- 24.
    Blind Brook High School Math: ≥95% | Reading: ≥95%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    840 King St
    Port Chester, NY 10573
    (914) 937-3600

    Grades: 9-12 | 498 students
  • Rank: #12-2412.- 24.
    Briarcliff High School Math: ≥95% | Reading: ≥95%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    444 Pleasantville Rd
    Briarcliff Manor, NY 10510
    (914) 488-8325

    Grades: 9-12 | 551 students
  • Rank: #12-2412.- 24.
    Bronxville High School Math: ≥95% | Reading: ≥95%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    177 Pondfield Rd
    Bronxville, NY 10708
    (914) 395-0500

    Grades: 9-12 | 523 students
  • Rank: #12-2412.- 24.
    Croton-harmon High School Math: ≥95% | Reading: ≥95%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    36 Old Post Rd S
    Croton On Hudson, NY 10520
    (914) 271-2147

    Grades: 9-12 | 513 students
  • Rank: #12-2412.- 24.
    Dobbs Ferry High School Math: ≥95% | Reading: ≥95%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    505 Broadway
    Dobbs Ferry, NY 10522
    (914) 693-7645

    Grades: 9-12 | 457 students
  • Rank: #12-2412.- 24.
    Hastings High School Math: ≥95% | Reading: ≥95%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    1 Mt Hope Blvd
    Hastings On Hudson, NY 10706
    (914) 478-6250

    Grades: 9-12 | 510 students
  • Rank: #12-2412.- 24.
    Irvington High School Math: ≥95% | Reading: ≥95%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    40 N Broadway
    Irvington, NY 10533
    (914) 591-8648

    Grades: 9-12 | 546 students
  • Rank: #12-2412.- 24.
    Pleasantville High School Math: ≥95% | Reading: ≥95%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    60 Romer Ave
    Pleasantville, NY 10570
    (914) 741-1420

    Grades: 9-12 | 592 students
  • Rank: #12-2412.- 24.
    Rye Neck Senior High School Math: ≥95% | Reading: ≥95%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    300 Hornidge Rd
    Mamaroneck, NY 10543
    (914) 777-5200

    Grades: 9-12 | 459 students
  • Rank: #12-2412.- 24.
    Sleepy Hollow High School Math: ≥95% | Reading: ≥95%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    210 N Broadway
    Tarrytown, NY 10591
    (914) 631-8838

    Grades: 9-12 | 831 students
  • Rank: #12-2412.- 24.
    Valhalla High School Math: ≥95% | Reading: ≥95%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    300 Columbus Ave
    Valhalla, NY 10595
    (914) 683-5014

    Grades: 9-12 | 497 students
  • Rank: #12-2412.- 24.
    Westlake High School Math: ≥95% | Reading: ≥95%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    825 Westlake Dr
    Thornwood, NY 10594
    (914) 769-8311

    Grades: 9-12 | 554 students
  • Rank: #2525.
    Harrison High School Math: 94% | Reading: 98%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    255 Union Ave
    Harrison, NY 10528
    (914) 630-3094

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,075 student
  • Rank: #2626.
    Mamaroneck High School Math: 95% | Reading: 97%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    1000 W Boston Post Rd
    Mamaroneck, NY 10543
    (914) 220-3100

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,604 student
  • Rank: #2727.
    Fox Lane High School Math: 94% | Reading: 96%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    S Bedford Rd
    Bedford, NY 10506
    (914) 241-6085

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,348 student
  • Rank: #2828.
    Hendrick Hudson High School Math: 90-94% | Reading: ≥95%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    2166 Albany Post Rd
    Montrose, NY 10548
    (914) 257-5800

    Grades: 9-12 | 794 students
  • Rank: #2929.
    Saunders Trades & Technical High School Magnet School
    Math: 91% | Reading: 97%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    183 Palmer Rd
    Yonkers, NY 10701
    (914) 376-8150

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,126 student
  • Rank: #30-3130.- 31.
    Ossining High School Math: 93% | Reading: 92%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    29 S Highland Ave
    Ossining, NY 10562
    (914) 762-5760

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,514 student
  • Rank: #30-3130.- 31.
    Yonkers High School Magnet School
    Math: 93% | Reading: 92%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    150 Rockland Ave
    Yonkers, NY 10705
    (914) 376-8191

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,216 student
  • Rank: #3232.
    Westorchard School Math: 90-94% | Reading: 90-94%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    25 Granite Rd
    Chappaqua, NY 10514
    (914) 238-7206

    Grades: K-4 | 413 students
  • Rank: #3333.
    Riverside High School Magnet School
    Math: 91% | Reading: 94%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    565 Warburton Ave
    Yonkers, NY 10701
    (914) 376-8425

    Grades: 9-12 | 951 students
  • Rank: #3434.
    White Plains Senior High School Math: 90% | Reading: 95%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    550 North St
    White Plains, NY 10605
    (914) 422-2182

    Grades: 9-12 | 2,167 students
  • Rank: #3535.
    Roosevelt High School - Early College Studies Magnet School
    Math: 89% | Reading: 95%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    631 Tuckahoe Rd
    Yonkers, NY 10710
    (914) 376-8500

    Grades: 9-12 | 956 students
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