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2022 Best high schools for athletes in the New York City Area

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  1. #4 Best High Schools for Athletes in New York City Area.

    Darien High School

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    Darien School District, CT,

    9-12,

    196 Niche users give it an average review of 3.9 stars.

    Featured Review: Junior says The teachers are extremely smart, engaging, and versatile in the ways they help students to learn challenging concepts. There is a great support staff for those struggling from various mental health....

    Read 196 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Total Number of Sports: 31,

  2. #5 Best High Schools for Athletes in New York City Area.

    St. Joseph High School

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    Private School,

    TRUMBULL, CT,

    9-12,

    241 Niche users give it an average review of 4.4 stars.

    Featured Review: Parent says I am currently a freshmen parent at St. Joes and I have to say that I adore this school and everything that they stand for. Halfway through his freshmen year, I've watched my son grow so much. He...One other note - my son is a person of color (Latinx) and has not experienced any discrimination issues at all (something we were concerned about from his middle school experience). The overall....

    Read 241 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Total Number of Sports: 30,

  3. #6 Best High Schools for Athletes in New York City Area.

    Wayne Hills High School

    Wayne Township Public School District, NJ,

    9-12,

    249 Niche users give it an average review of 3.9 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says I absolutely love attending Wayne Hills High School! It is a great environment for all students to learn and succeed. Through the activities and clubs provided by Wayne Hills High School, students....

    Read 249 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Total Number of Sports: 36,

  4. #7 Best High Schools for Athletes in New York City Area.

    Don Bosco Preparatory High School

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    Private School,

    RAMSEY, NJ,

    9-12,

    97 Niche users give it an average review of 4.6 stars.

    Featured Review: Alum says Going to Don Bosco Prep was the best thing that could’ve ever happened to me. Whatever you wanted to do while there, you were supported by all faculty and stuff while also being pushed by other....

    Read 97 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Total Number of Sports: 19,

  5. #11 Best High Schools for Athletes in New York City Area.

    Bergen Catholic High School

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    Private School,

    ORADELL, NJ,

    9-12,

    139 Niche users give it an average review of 4.1 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says Bergen Catholic is an extremely culturally diverse high school. There is an unbreakable brother-like bond between the student body. I made unforgettable memories and made lifelong friendhsips. It is....

    Read 139 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Total Number of Sports: 18,

  6. #12 Best High Schools for Athletes in New York City Area.

    Seton Hall Preparatory School

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    Private School,

    WEST ORANGE, NJ,

    9-12,

    167 Niche users give it an average review of 4.3 stars.

    Featured Review: Freshman says I live in Hackettstown, in Warren county, so I have to commute every morning(two trains and a bus), and I still could not ask for a better high school experience. The teachers are wonderful and....

    Read 167 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Total Number of Sports: 16,

  7. #14 Best High Schools for Athletes in New York City Area.

    Manasquan High School

    Manasquan School District, NJ,

    9-12,

    201 Niche users give it an average review of 3.8 stars.

    Featured Review: Junior says I have thoroughly enjoyed my time at Manasquan Highschool. When I walk through the doors at Manasquan, I automatically feel safe and at home. As I walk up the stairs, I see all my friends standing....

    Read 201 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Total Number of Sports: 27,

  8. #15 Best High Schools for Athletes in New York City Area.

    River Dell Regional High School

    River Dell Regional School District, NJ,

    9-12,

    181 Niche users give it an average review of 3.8 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says River Dell is a surprisingly good school. I've only had a handful of bad teachers, and that's an accomplishment. Teachers, especially in senior year, are extremely understanding, and most decent ones....

    Read 181 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Total Number of Sports: 27,

  9. #16 Best High Schools for Athletes in New York City Area.

    Saint Peter's Prep

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    Private School,

    JERSEY CITY, NJ,

    9-12,

    183 Niche users give it an average review of 4.1 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says Prep, similar to other all-boy Prep schools wants to provide a facade to all of those applying. I'd like to debunk some common misconceptions. "Prep can interact with their sister school, that way....

    Read 183 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Total Number of Sports: 19,

  10. #19 Best High Schools for Athletes in New York City Area.

    Northern Highlands Regional High School

    Public School,

    ALLENDALE, NJ,

    9-12,

    245 Niche users give it an average review of 4.2 stars.

    Featured Review: Junior says There are so many opportunities at NHRHS. There is an elective for everyone and there is a lot of clubs to choose from. There are also so many sports (including bowling and golf) for you to get....

    Read 245 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Total Number of Sports: 28,

  11. #20 Best High Schools for Athletes in New York City Area.

    Summit Senior High School

    Summit Public School District, NJ,

    9-12,

    160 Niche users give it an average review of 4.1 stars.

    Featured Review: Alum says Good school overall - strong sports and arts programs, good college support and prep, large enough population with plenty of subgroups to switch between if you get bored/cast out of one. Lots of...However, the STEM clubs and hands-on aspects of the STEM fields are very lacking in funding, advisors, and participation (or non-existent). Expect to have to pull the entire weight of the club...The administrators are hardasses sometimes and don't understand humor or teen culture well, they take things too seriously sometimes.If you are new to the district and you haven't been in Summit for a while, you'll feel like an outcast a lot of times. It's definitely a community of rich kids who've grown up together for...No regrets though..

    Read 160 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Total Number of Sports: 27,

  12. #21 Best High Schools for Athletes in New York City Area.

    Staples High School

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    Westport School District, CT,

    9-12,

    224 Niche users give it an average review of 4.2 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says Staples High School is known for having an intense, high pressure learning landscape. While this may be true, it is so much more than just a grade-crazed pressure cooker. The school offers a wide....

    Read 224 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Total Number of Sports: 37,

  13. #22 Best High Schools for Athletes in New York City Area.

    Middletown High School South

    Middletown Township Public School District, NJ,

    9-12,

    270 Niche users give it an average review of 3.8 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says Amazing clubs, teachers, courses, and environment! South has a wide spread of opportunities for students. Teachers are kind, the security guards spread a lot of positivity, and the building stays....

    Read 270 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Total Number of Sports: 27,

  14. #23 Best High Schools for Athletes in New York City Area.

    Jackson Memorial High School

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    Jackson Township School District, NJ,

    9-12,

    260 Niche users give it an average review of 4 stars.

    Featured Review: Sophomore says Jackson Memorial is a great school to go to, while they may not be first in the state they have a great academics program. Not to mention the schools variety of clubs, activities, and sports. The....

    Read 260 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A minus,

    Total Number of Sports: 31,

  15. #24 Best High Schools for Athletes in New York City Area.

    New Canaan High School

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    New Canaan Public Schools, CT,

    9-12,

    187 Niche users give it an average review of 4.1 stars.

    Featured Review: Sophomore says NCHS has great teachers, amazing resources, friendly students and good lunch options. I never feel unsafe at school and it’s a good working environment. It’s easy to go up to a teacher if you don’t....

    Read 187 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Total Number of Sports: 28,

  16. #25 Best High Schools for Athletes in New York City Area.

    Ridge High School

    Bernards Township School District, NJ,

    9-12,

    243 Niche users give it an average review of 3.8 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says ACADEMICS: People in the reviews are complaining too much about how hard the academics are... there's nothing wrong with our academics. Y'all just need to apply yourself! And we have plenty of...FACULTY/ADMINISTRATION: Generally excellent teachers who help you get through. Few bad apples here/there but that's inevitable. School board makes some bad decisions now and then though.CLUBS/ACTIVITIES: Lots of options. Whether you're an artsy kid, a sporty kid, a band kid, or a STEM kid, there's something for you, and you'll enjoy it. I've heard school spirit's apparently lacking...DIVERSITY: We have people of all races, heritages, and LGBT categories here. We're pretty tolerant I guess.SAFETY: We're in, like, one of the safest towns in America. Besides, we have a pretty strict visitor policy, and even implemented an ID system starting this year.FOOD: Average I guess..

    Read 243 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Total Number of Sports: 32,

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