Best High Schools
in New York

We reviewed 21,035 U.S. public high schools; 283 New York schools made our rankings.View Rankings

High school students in New York take the Regents Exams, and if they live in poverty, may receive grants to attend college through the Higher Education Opportunity Program. According to the New York State Education Department, the grants are for attendance at independent New York colleges, such as Syracuse University.

New York has hundreds of schools in the U.S. News Best High Schools 2013 rankings, including 65 gold medal schools. The Brooklyn Latin School, in the New York City Public Schools, ranks among the top 25 high schools nationally. The school is located about 150 miles south of the state capital of Albany.

Top Ranked NY Schools

To be eligible for a state ranking, a school must be awarded a national gold or silver medal.

#1

The Brooklyn Latin School

325 BUSHWICK AVE, BROOKLYN, NY 11206

#2

The Bronx High School of Science

75 WEST 205TH ST, BRONX, NY 10468

#3

High School for Dual Language and Asian Studies

350 GRAND ST, NEW YORK, NY 10002

#4

The Baccalaureate School for Global Education

3412 36TH AVE, LONG ISLAND CITY, NY 11106

#5

Staten Island Technical High School

485 CLAWSON ST, STATEN ISLAND, NY 10306

#6

The High School of American Studies at Lehman College

2925 GOULDEN AVE, BRONX, NY 10468

#7

Townsend Harris High School

14911 MELBOURNE AVE, FLUSHING, NY 11367

#8

Stuyvesant High School

345 CHAMBERS ST, NEW YORK, NY 10282

#9

Rye High School

PARSONS ST, RYE, NY 10580

#10

Pittsford Sutherland High School

55 SUTHERLAND ST, PITTSFORD, NY 14534

NY by the Numbers
Districts 658
High Schools 1,149
Full-Time Teachers 61,777
Students Enrolled 904,993

Featured Districts

New York City

The New York City Public Schools include 419 high schools that serve 316,656 students.

Rochester, New York

There are 19 high schools in the Rochester City School District, serving 13,065 students.