Top 10 Best Westchester County Public Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 251 public schools serving 141,044 students in Westchester County, NY (there are 111 private schools, serving 27,806 private students). 84% of all K-12 students in Westchester County, NY are educated in public schools (compared to the NY state average of 86%). 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 Horace Greeley High School, Briarcliff High School and Bronxville 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 57% (versus the New York public school average of 47%), and reading proficiency score of 58% (versus the 49% 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 59% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is equal to the New York public school average of 59% (majority Hispanic).

Best Public Schools in Westchester County (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Horace Greeley High School
(Math: ≥99% | Reading: ≥90%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
70 Roaring Brook Rd
Chappaqua, NY 10514
(914) 238-7201
Grades: 9-12
| 1,135 students
Rank: #2 - 42. - 4.
Briarcliff High School
(Math: ≥95% | Reading: ≥95%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
444 Pleasantville Rd
Briarcliff Manor, NY 10510
(914) 488-8325
Grades: 9-12
| 533 students
Rank: #2 - 42. - 4.
Bronxville High School
(Math: ≥95% | Reading: ≥95%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
177 Pondfield Rd
Bronxville, NY 10708
(914) 395-0500
Grades: 9-12
| 528 students
Rank: #2 - 42. - 4.
Croton-harmon High School
(Math: ≥95% | Reading: ≥95%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
36 Old Post Rd S
Croton On Hudson, NY 10520
(914) 271-2147
Grades: 9-12
| 484 students
Rank: #5 - 65. - 6.
Dobbs Ferry High School
(Math: ≥95% | Reading: 90-94%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
505 Broadway
Dobbs Ferry, NY 10522
(914) 693-7645
Grades: 9-12
| 455 students
Rank: #5 - 65. - 6.
Rye Neck Senior High School
(Math: ≥95% | Reading: 90-94%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
300 Hornidge Rd
Mamaroneck, NY 10543
(914) 777-4800
Grades: 9-12
| 506 students
Rank: #7 - 87. - 8.
Pleasantville High School
(Math: ≥95% | Reading: ≥90%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
60 Romer Ave
Pleasantville, NY 10570
(914) 741-1420
Grades: 9-12
| 555 students
Rank: #7 - 87. - 8.
Valhalla High School
(Math: ≥95% | Reading: ≥90%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
300 Columbus Ave
Valhalla, NY 10595
(914) 683-5014
Grades: 9-12
| 416 students
Rank: #99.
Yorktown High School
(Math: 93% | Reading: ≥95%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
2727 Crompond Rd
Yorktown Heights, NY 10598
(914) 243-8000
Grades: 9-12
| 1,118 students
Rank: #10 - 1110. - 11.
John Jay High School
(Math: ≥99% | Reading: 80-84%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
60 N Salem Rd
Katonah, NY 10536
(914) 763-7212
Grades: 9-12
| 978 students
Rank: #10 - 1110. - 11.
Pelham Memorial High School
(Math: ≥99% | Reading: 80-84%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
575 Colonial Ave
Pelham, NY 10803
(914) 738-8110
Grades: 9-12
| 924 students
Rank: #12 - 1312. - 13.
Ardsley High School
(Math: 90-94% | Reading: 90-94%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
300 Farm Rd
Ardsley, NY 10502
(914) 295-5800
Grades: 9-12
| 722 students
Rank: #12 - 1312. - 13.
Greenacres School
(Math: 90-94% | Reading: 90-94%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
41 Huntington Ave
Scarsdale, NY 10583
(914) 721-2740
Grades: K-5
| 339 students
Rank: #1414.
Blind Brook High School
(Math: ≥95% | Reading: 80-89%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
840 King St
Port Chester, NY 10573
(914) 937-3600
Grades: 9-12
| 406 students
Rank: #15 - 1615. - 16.
Eastchester Senior High School
(Math: ≥99% | Reading: ≥80%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
2 Stewart Pl
Eastchester, NY 10709
(914) 793-6130
Grades: 9-12
| 993 students
Rank: #15 - 1615. - 16.
Scarsdale Senior High School
(Math: ≥99% | Reading: ≥80%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
1057 Post Rd
Scarsdale, NY 10583
(914) 721-2450
Grades: 9-12
| 1,471 students
Rank: #1717.
Harrison High School
(Math: 95% | Reading: 85-89%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
255 Union Ave
Harrison, NY 10528
(914) 630-3094
Grades: 9-12
| 1,073 students
Rank: #1818.
Lakeland High School
(Math: 93% | Reading: 85-89%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
1349 E Main St
Shrub Oak, NY 10588
(914) 528-0600
Grades: 9-12
| 955 students
Rank: #19 - 2019. - 20.
Fox Meadow School
(Math: 90-94% | Reading: 85-89%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
59 Brewster Rd
Scarsdale, NY 10583
(914) 721-2720
Grades: K-5
| 429 students
Rank: #19 - 2019. - 20.
Heathcote School
(Math: 90-94% | Reading: 85-89%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
26 Palmer Ave
Scarsdale, NY 10583
(914) 721-2760
Grades: K-5
| 362 students
Rank: #2121.
Rye High School
(Math: ≥99% | Reading: 75-79%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Parsons St
Rye, NY 10580
(914) 967-6100
Grades: 9-12
| 933 students
Rank: #2222.
Mamaroneck High School
(Math: 95% | Reading: 84%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
1000 W Boston Post Rd
Mamaroneck, NY 10543
(914) 220-3100
Grades: 9-12
| 1,627 students
Rank: #2323.
Hendrick Hudson High School
(Math: 85-89% | Reading: ≥90%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
2166 Albany Post Rd
Montrose, NY 10548
(914) 257-5800
Grades: 9-12
| 725 students
Rank: #2424.
Bronxville Elementary School
(Math: 90% | Reading: 89%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
177 Pondfield Rd
Bronxville, NY 10708
(914) 395-0500
Grades: K-11
| 639 students
Rank: #2525.
Hillside Elementary School
(Math: 89% | Reading: 88%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
120 Lefurgy Ave
Hastings On Hudson, NY 10706
(914) 478-6270
Grades: K-5
| 559 students
Rank: #2626.
Irvington High School
(Math: ≥95% | Reading: 75-79%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
40 N Broadway
Irvington, NY 10533
(914) 591-8648
Grades: 9-12
| 525 students
Rank: #27 - 2927. - 29.
Milton School
(Math: 85-89% | Reading: 85-89%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
12 Hewlett St
Rye, NY 10580
(914) 967-6100
Grades: K-5
| 330 students
Rank: #27 - 2927. - 29.
Mount Vernon Steam Academy
(Math: 85-89% | Reading: 85-89%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
350 Gramatan Ave
Mount Vernon, NY 10552
(914) 665-5120
Grades: 9-12
| 674 students
Rank: #27 - 2927. - 29.
Somers Senior High School
(Math: 85-89% | Reading: 85-89%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
120 Primrose St
Lincolndale, NY 10540
(914) 248-8585
Grades: 9-12
| 1,032 students
Rank: #30 - 3130. - 31.
Hastings High School
(Math: 90-94% | Reading: ≥80%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
1 Mt Hope Blvd
Hastings On Hudson, NY 10706
(914) 478-6250
Grades: 9-12
| 534 students
Rank: #30 - 3130. - 31.
Saunders Trades & Technical High School
Magnet School
(Math: 92% | Reading: ≥80%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
183 Palmer Rd
Yonkers, NY 10701
(914) 376-8150
Grades: 9-12
| 1,107 students
Rank: #3232.
Quaker Ridge School
(Math: 88% | Reading: 86%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
125 Weaver St
Scarsdale, NY 10583
(914) 721-2780
Grades: K-5
| 513 students
Rank: #33 - 3433. - 34.
Bronxville Middle School
(Math: 85% | Reading: 89%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
177 Pondfield Rd
Bronxville, NY 10708
(914) 395-0500
Grades: 6-8
| 395 students
Rank: #33 - 3433. - 34.
Douglas G Grafflin School
(Math: 87% | Reading: 86%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
650 King St
Chappaqua, NY 10514
(914) 238-7204
Grades: K-4
| 453 students
Rank: #3535.
Yonkers High School
Magnet School
(Math: 87% | Reading: 80-89%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
150 Rockland Ave
Yonkers, NY 10705
(914) 376-8191
Grades: 9-12
| 1,064 students
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Westchester County Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
350 Gramatan Ave
Mount Vernon, NY 10552
(914) 665-5120
Grades: 7-9
| 474 students
Abbott School (Closed 2015)
Special Education School
100 N Broadway
Irvington, NY 10533
(914) 591-7151
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
98 South Goodwin Avenue
Elmsford, NY 10523
(914) 592-8440
Grades: 7-12
| 472 students
247 Harris Rd
Bedford Hills, NY 10507
(914) 241-3100
Grades: Inquire with school
| 24 students
N
Purdys, NY 10578
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
55 Dekalb Ave
White Plains, NY 10605
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
75 Riverdale Ave
Yonkers, NY 10701
(914) 376-8330
Grades: PK-K
| 284 students
Rt 141 Broadway
Pleasantville, NY 10570
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
2051 Baldwin Rd
Yorktown Heights, NY 10598
(914) 243-8090
Grades: K-2
| n/a students
Group Home (Closed 2004)
Alternative School
53 Old Boston Post Rd
New Rochelle, NY 10801
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
Group Home (Closed 2004)
Alternative School
Rr 3 Francher Rd
Pound Ridge, NY 10576
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
40 Bradford St
Hawthorne, NY 10532
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
3407 Old Yorktown Rd
Yorktown Heights, NY 10598
(914) 245-3382
Grades: 9-12
| 23 students
79 Bouton Rd
South Salem, NY 10590
(914) 763-7802
Grades: K-5
| 350 students
625 4th Ave
Mount Vernon, NY 10550
(914) 665-5077
Grades: PK
| 313 students
Mt Vernon Icf (Closed 2004)
Alternative School
165 Esplanade Ave
Mount Vernon, NY 10553
(914) 665-5000
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
350 Gramatan Ave
Mount Vernon, NY 10550
(914) 358-2720
Grades: 9-12
| 80 students
164 Brookdale Ave
New Rochelle, NY 10801
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
21 Bloomingdale Rd
White Plains, NY 10605
(914) 997-5848
Grades: 9-12
| 18 students
185 Cedar Ln
Ossining, NY 10562
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
47 Croydon Road
Yonkers, NY 10710
(914) 376-8585
Grades: PK-6
| 462 students
1432 Park Street
Peekskill, NY 10566
(914) 737-2088
Grades: 9-12
| 43 students
503 Albany Post Rd
Peekskill, NY 10566
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
3151 Stoney St-box 458
Shrub Oak, NY 10588
(914) 962-2491
Grades: 9-12
| 146 students
250 Clearbrook Rd
Elmsford, NY 10523
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
919 N Broadway
Yonkers, NY 10701
(914) 968-1900
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
99 Wakefield Ave
Yonkers, NY 10704
(914) 376-8433
Grades: PK-6
| 300 students
354 Hunter St
Ossining, NY 10562
(914) 941-0108
Grades: Inquire with school
| 10 students
75 Stratton St
Yonkers, NY 10701
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
83 Susan Dr
Peekskill, NY 10565
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
250 Harris Rd
Bedford Hills, NY 10507
(914) 241-3010
Grades: Inquire with school
| 9 students
50 Ichabod Ln
Tarrytown, NY 10591
(914) 631-9252
Grades: PK-K
| n/a students
N
Purchase, NY 10577
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
46 Waterbury Pky
Peekskill, NY 10566
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
470 Mamaroneck Ave
White Plains, NY 10605
(914) 946-7676
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
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Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked public schools in Westchester County, NY?
The top ranked public schools in Westchester County, NY include Horace Greeley High School, Briarcliff High School and Bronxville High School. Westchester County has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in New York.
How many public schools are located in Westchester County, NY?
251 public schools are located in Westchester County, NY.
What percentage of students in Westchester County, NY go to public school?
84% of all K-12 students in Westchester County, NY are educated in public schools (compared to the NY state average of 86%).
What is the racial composition of students in Westchester County, NY?
Westchester County, NY public schools minority enrollment is 59% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is equal to the New York public schools average of 59% (majority Hispanic).

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