Valley Stream Central High School
#3 Best Magnet High Schools in New York
- Valley Stream Central High School District, NY
Senior: Central is unlike the average high school in that it has a performing arts program, culinary program, cosmetology program, and offers a wide range of AP courses. Students can take a movement class instead of gym or learn about the beauty world. Their theatrical productions and bi-annual concerts are held to a larger caliber because they consistently not only blow away the audience but perform to the industry standard.
- 991 Students
- 17:1 Student-Teacher Ratio
York Prep School
- Private School
- New York, NY
Parent: York Prep has been an amazing school for our daughter. While quite smart, our daughter has struggled with some academics and was bullied. She started 6th grade at York and this year has been amazing for her. She has flourish academically with the support of all the teachers, the small classes and the Jump Start Program The small class sizes and staff to student ratio means that kids don’t fall through the cracks. York has a great understanding of learning differences including issues with reading, writing, processing speed, working memory, and ADHD.
She was able to make an amazing group of friends, participated in the school play and several other afterschool programs. Students are also supported emotionally. There is no tolerance for bullying. There is a mentoring class and the school counselors are available to meet at lunch and afterschool and work closely with teachers to address any issues that arise in the classroom.
- 350 Students
- 5:1 Student-Teacher Ratio
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