Top 10 Best Public Middle Schools in New York (2024)

The top ranked public middle schools in New York are Brooklyn Technical High School, Shenendehowa High School and Icahn Charter School 4. The cities and towns with the highest concentration of top ranked public middle schools are Jericho, Scarsdale and Bronxville.
A school's overall testing rank is based on a it's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. The average percentage of students achieving math proficiency in New York is 47%. The percentage of students achieving reading proficiency is 49%.

Top Ranked Public Middle Schools in New York (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Student Proficiency
Grades
Location
Rank: #11.
Brooklyn Technical High School
(Math: ≥99% | Reading: 95%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: ≥99% (Top 1%)
Reading: 95% (Top 5%)
Grades: 8-12
29 Ft Greene Pl
Brooklyn, NY 11217
(718) 804-6400
Rank: #22.
Shenendehowa High School
(Math: ≥99% | Reading: 85-89%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: ≥99% (Top 1%)
Reading: 85-89% (Top 5%)
Grades: 8-12
970 Rt 146
Clifton Park, NY 12065
(518) 881-0310
Rank: #33.
Icahn Charter School 4
Charter School
(Math: 97% | Reading: 89%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 97% (Top 5%)
Reading: 89% (Top 5%)
Grades: K-8
1500 Pelham Pkwy South
Bronx, NY 10461
(718) 828-0034
Rank: #4 - 54. - 5.
Anderson School
(Math: 94% | Reading: 97%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 94% (Top 10%)
Reading: 97% (Top 1%)
Grades: K-8
100 W 77th St
New York, NY 10024
(212) 595-7193
Rank: #4 - 54. - 5.
Tag Young Scholars
Magnet School
(Math: 94% | Reading: 97%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 94% (Top 10%)
Reading: 97% (Top 1%)
Grades: K-8
240 E 109th St
New York, NY 10029
(212) 860-6003
Rank: #66.
30th Avenue School (G & T Citywide)
Magnet School
(Math: 92% | Reading: 97%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 92% (Top 10%)
Reading: 97% (Top 1%)
Grades: K-8
28-37 29th St
Astoria, NY 11102
(718) 726-0501
Rank: #77.
New Explorations Into Sciencetech And Math High School
Magnet School
(Math: 95% | Reading: 94%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 95% (Top 10%)
Reading: 94% (Top 5%)
Grades: K-12
111 Columbia St
New York, NY 10002
(212) 677-5190
Rank: #88.
Special Music School
Magnet School
(Math: 90-94% | Reading: 90-94%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 90-94% (Top 10%)
Reading: 90-94% (Top 5%)
Grades: K-12
129 W 67th St
New York, NY 10023
(212) 501-3318
Rank: #99.
South Bronx Classical Charter School Iii
Charter School
(Math: 93% | Reading: 91%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 93% (Top 10%)
Reading: 91% (Top 5%)
Grades: K-7
3458 Third Ave
Bronx, NY 10456
(929) 285-3025
Rank: #1010.
Baccalaureate School For Global Education
(Math: 91% | Reading: 90-94%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 91% (Top 10%)
Reading: 90-94% (Top 5%)
Grades: 7-12
34-12 36th Ave
Astoria, NY 11106
(718) 361-5275
Rank: #1111.
Carthage Senior High School
(Math: 90-94% | Reading: 85-89%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 90-94% (Top 10%)
Reading: 85-89% (Top 5%)
Grades: 8-12
36500 Nys Rt 26
Carthage, NY 13619
(315) 493-5030
Rank: #1212.
Is 98 Bay Academy
Magnet School
(Math: 90% | Reading: 93%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 90% (Top 10%)
Reading: 93% (Top 5%)
Grades: 6-8
1401 Emmons Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11235
(718) 891-9005
Rank: #1313.
Christa Mcauliffe School /is 187
(Math: 89% | Reading: 91%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
Math: 89% (Top 10%)
Reading: 91% (Top 5%)
Grades: 6-8
1171 65th St
Brooklyn, NY 11219
(718) 236-3394
Rank: #1414.
Brooklyn Institute For Liberal Arts
(Math: 85-89% | Reading: ≥90%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
Math: 85-89% (Top 10%)
Reading: ≥90% (Top 5%)
Grades: 8-12
600 Kingston Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11203
(718) 221-1097
Rank: #1515.
Bronxville Elementary School
(Math: 90% | Reading: 89%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
Math: 90% (Top 10%)
Reading: 89% (Top 5%)
Grades: K-11
177 Pondfield Rd
Bronxville, NY 10708
(914) 395-0500
Rank: #1616.
Wheatley School
(Math: 89% | Reading: 90%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
Math: 89% (Top 10%)
Reading: 90% (Top 5%)
Grades: 8-12
11 Bacon Rd
Old Westbury, NY 11568
(516) 333-7804
Rank: #17 - 1817. - 18.
East Side Middle School
(Math: 85% | Reading: 92%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
Math: 85% (Top 20%)
Reading: 92% (Top 5%)
Grades: 6-8
331 E 91st St
New York, NY 10028
(212) 360-0114
Rank: #17 - 1817. - 18.
Success Charter School-upper West
Charter School
(Math: 89% | Reading: 89%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
Math: 89% (Top 10%)
Reading: 89% (Top 5%)
Grades: K-8
145 W 84th St-2nd Fl
New York, NY 10024
(646) 274-1580
Rank: #1919.
Locust Valley High School
(Math: ≥95% | Reading: 75-79%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
Math: ≥95% (Top 5%)
Reading: 75-79% (Top 20%)
Grades: 7-12
99 Horse Hollow Rd
Locust Valley, NY 11560
(516) 277-5100
Rank: #2020.
South Bronx Classical Charter School
Charter School
(Math: 88% | Reading: 87%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
Math: 88% (Top 10%)
Reading: 87% (Top 5%)
Grades: K-8
977 Fox St
Bronx, NY 10459
(718) 860-4340
Rank: #2121.
South Bronx Classical Charter School Ii
Charter School
(Math: 85-89% | Reading: 85-89%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
Math: 85-89% (Top 10%)
Reading: 85-89% (Top 5%)
Grades: K-8
333 E 135th St
Bronx, NY 10454
(718) 292-9526
Rank: #2222.
Nyc Lab Middle School For Collaborative Studies
(Math: 86% | Reading: 91%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
Math: 86% (Top 20%)
Reading: 91% (Top 5%)
Grades: 6-8
333 W 17th St
New York, NY 10011
(212) 691-6119
Rank: #2323.
Success Charter School-union Square
Charter School
(Math: 86% | Reading: 90%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
Math: 86% (Top 20%)
Reading: 90% (Top 5%)
Grades: K-8
40 Irving Pl-2nd Fl
New York, NY 10003
(646) 790-2161
Rank: #2424.
Jericho Middle School
(Math: 85% | Reading: 90%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
Math: 85% (Top 20%)
Reading: 90% (Top 5%)
Grades: 6-8
99 Cedar Swamp Rd
Jericho, NY 11753
(516) 203-3620
Rank: #2525.
Bronxville Middle School
(Math: 85% | Reading: 89%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
Math: 85% (Top 20%)
Reading: 89% (Top 5%)
Grades: 6-8
177 Pondfield Rd
Bronxville, NY 10708
(914) 395-0500
Rank: #2626.
Ms 255 Salk School Of Science
(Math: 82% | Reading: 91%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
Math: 82% (Top 20%)
Reading: 91% (Top 5%)
Grades: 6-8
320 E 20th St
New York, NY 10003
(212) 614-8785
Rank: #2727.
Columbia Secondary School
Magnet School
(Math: 84% | Reading: 90%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
Math: 84% (Top 20%)
Reading: 90% (Top 5%)
Grades: 6-12
425 W 123rd St
New York, NY 10027
(212) 666-1278
Rank: #2828.
Clinton School
(Math: 78% | Reading: 96%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
Math: 78% (Top 20%)
Reading: 96% (Top 1%)
Grades: 6-12
10 E 15th St
New York, NY 10003
(212) 524-4360
Rank: #2929.
Brooklyn School Of Inquiry
(Math: 82% | Reading: 88%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
Math: 82% (Top 20%)
Reading: 88% (Top 5%)
Grades: K-8
50 Ave P
Brooklyn, NY 11218
(718) 621-5730
Rank: #3030.
Manhasset Middle School
(Math: 87% | Reading: 83%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
Math: 87% (Top 10%)
Reading: 83% (Top 10%)
Grades: 7-8
200 Memorial Pl
Manhasset, NY 11030
(516) 267-7500
Rank: #3131.
Icahn Charter School 3
Charter School
(Math: 80-84% | Reading: 85-89%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
Math: 80-84% (Top 20%)
Reading: 85-89% (Top 5%)
Grades: K-8
1500 Pelham Pkwy S
Bronx, NY 10461
(718) 828-0034
Rank: #3232.
Success Charter School-harlem 3
Charter School
(Math: 85% | Reading: 85%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
Math: 85% (Top 20%)
Reading: 85% (Top 10%)
Grades: K-12
410 E 100th St-4th Fl
New York, NY 10029
(646) 790-2184
Rank: #3333.
Willets Road School
(Math: 87% | Reading: 82%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
Math: 87% (Top 10%)
Reading: 82% (Top 10%)
Grades: 5-7
455 I U Willets Rd
Roslyn Heights, NY 11577
(516) 333-8797
Rank: #3434.
Greenville High School
(Math: ≥90% | Reading: ≥80%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
Math: ≥90% (Top 10%)
Reading: ≥80% (Top 10%)
Grades: 7-12
4976 Sr 81
Greenville, NY 12083
(518) 966-5070
Rank: #3535.
Mark Twain Is 239 For The Gifted And Talented
Magnet School
(Math: 81% | Reading: 91%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
Math: 81% (Top 20%)
Reading: 91% (Top 5%)
Grades: 6-8
2401 Neptune Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11224
(718) 266-0814
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