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  • The average public school in New York has approximately 570 students (2018-19).
  • The public schools with the largest student enrollments are listed below (where sufficient data available).
  • The largest public school in New York (by enrollment) is Brooklyn Technical High School with 5,534 students.

Largest New York Public Schools (2018-19)

  • School # Students Grades Location
  • BrooklynBrooklyn Technical High SchoolVocational School
    Students: 5,534
    Grades: 9-1229 Ft Greene Pl
    BrooklynNY 11217
    (718)804-6400

  • BrentwoodBrentwood High School
    Students: 4,558
    Grades: 9-122 6th Ave
    BrentwoodNY 11717
    (631)434-2204

  • BrooklynFort Hamilton High School
    Students: 4,398
    Grades: 9-128301 Shore Rd
    BrooklynNY 11209
    (718)748-1537

  • Fresh MeadowsFrancis Lewis High School
    Students: 4,290
    Grades: 9-1258-20 Utopia Pky
    Fresh MeadowsNY 11365
    (718)281-8200

  • BrooklynMidwood High School
    Students: 4,003
    Grades: 9-122839 Bedford Ave
    BrooklynNY 11210
    (718)724-8500

  • Staten IslandTottenville High School
    Students: 3,914
    Grades: 8-12100 Luten Ave
    Staten IslandNY 10312
    (718)668-8800

  • BrooklynEdward R Murrow High School
    Students: 3,892
    Grades: 8-121600 Ave L
    BrooklynNY 11230
    (718)258-9283

  • Forest HillsForest Hills High School
    Students: 3,841
    Grades: 8-1267-01 110th St
    Forest HillsNY 11375
    (718)268-3137

  • BaysideBenjamin N Cardozo High School
    Students: 3,665
    Grades: 9-1257-00 223rd St
    BaysideNY 11361
    (718)279-6500

  • FlushingJohn Bowne High School
    Students: 3,569
    Grades: 9-1263-25 Main St
    FlushingNY 11367
    (718)263-1919

  • BrooklynNew Utrecht High School
    Students: 3,547
    Grades: 9-121601 80th St
    BrooklynNY 11214
    (718)232-2500

  • Staten IslandSusan E Wagner High School
    Students: 3,369
    Grades: 9-121200 Manor Rd
    Staten IslandNY 10314
    (718)698-4200

  • New RochelleNew Rochelle High School
    Students: 3,362
    Grades: 9-12265 Clove Rd
    New RochelleNY 10801
    (914)576-4502

  • New YorkStuyvesant High School
    Students: 3,328
    Grades: 9-12345 Chambers St
    New YorkNY 10282
    (212)312-4800

  • JamaicaHillcrest High School
    Students: 3,320
    Grades: 8-12160-05 Highland Ave
    JamaicaNY 11432
    (718)658-5407

  • BaysideBayside High School
    Students: 3,312
    Grades: 8-1232-24 Corp Kennedy St
    BaysideNY 11361
    (718)229-7600

  • BrooklynJames Madison High School
    Students: 3,261
    Grades: 8-123787 Bedford Ave
    BrooklynNY 11229
    (718)758-7200

  • Clifton ParkShenendehowa High School
    Students: 3,208
    Grades: 9-12970 Rt 146
    Clifton ParkNY 12065
    (518)881-0310

  • NewburghNewburgh Free AcademyMagnet School
    Students: 3,202
    Grades: 9-12201 Fullerton Ave
    NewburghNY 12550
    (845)563-5400

  • BrooklynFranklin Delano Roosevelt High School
    Students: 3,176
    Grades: 8-125800 20th Ave
    BrooklynNY 11204
    (718)621-8800

  • LagrangevilleArlington High School
    Students: 3,106
    Grades: 9-121157 Rt 55
    LagrangevilleNY 12540
    (845)486-4860

  • BronxBronx High School Of Science
    Students: 3,011
    Grades: 9-1275 W 205th St
    BronxNY 10468
    (718)817-7700

  • Staten IslandNew Dorp High School
    Students: 2,880
    Grades: 8-12465 New Dorp Ln
    Staten IslandNY 10306
    (718)667-8686

  • Mastic BeachWilliam Floyd High School
    Students: 2,768
    Grades: 9-12240 Mastic Beach Rd
    Mastic BeachNY 11951
    (631)874-1660

  • UticaThomas R Proctor High School
    Students: 2,722
    Grades: 9-121203 Hilton Ave
    UticaNY 13501
    (315)368-6404

  • SchenectadySchenectady High School
    Students: 2,718
    Grades: 9-121445 The Plaza
    SchenectadyNY 12308
    (518)881-2044

  • New YorkFiorello H Laguardia High School
    Students: 2,713
    Grades: 9-12100 Amsterdam Ave
    New YorkNY 10023
    (212)496-0700

  • Middle IslandLongwood High School
    Students: 2,709
    Grades: 9-12100 Longwood Rd
    Middle IslandNY 11953
    (631)345-9200

  • ThiellsNorth Rockland High School
    Students: 2,553
    Grades: 9-12106 Hammond Rd
    ThiellsNY 10984
    (845)942-3300

  • Staten IslandCurtis High School
    Students: 2,523
    Grades: 9-12105 Hamilton Ave
    Staten IslandNY 10301
    (718)390-1800

  • AlbanyAlbany High School
    Students: 2,520
    Grades: 7-12700 Washington Ave
    AlbanyNY 12203
    (518)475-6200

  • AstoriaWilliam Cullen Bryant High School
    Students: 2,464
    Grades: 9-1248-10 31st Ave
    AstoriaNY 11103
    (718)721-5404

  • MedfordPatchogue-medford High School
    Students: 2,443
    Grades: 9-12181 Buffalo Ave
    MedfordNY 11763
    (631)687-6500

  • HempsteadHempstead High School
    Students: 2,416
    Grades: 9-12201 President St
    HempsteadNY 11550
    (516)434-4201

  • CommackCommack High School
    Students: 2,368
    Grades: 9-121 Scholar Ln
    CommackNY 11725
    (631)912-2109

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