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  1. #1 Best Places to Teach in New York City Area.

    Scarsdale Union Free School District

    School District,

    SCARSDALE, NY,

    14 Niche users give it an average review of 4.5 stars.

    Featured Review: Alum says Quite simply the Scarsdale Schools have been among the very best for decades. Scarsdale High has had the highest levels of academic achievement in the country. Having worked for three of the top....

    Read 14 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 13 to 1,

    Average Teacher Salary: $141,580,

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  2. #2 Best Places to Teach in New York City Area.

    Roslyn Union Free School District

    School District,

    ROSLYN, NY,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says As a current student at Roslyn High School, I have experienced first hand that teachers are always ready to help and see their students succeed, and form bonds with students to grasp an understanding....

    Read 15 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 11 to 1,

    Average Teacher Salary: $133,786,

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  3. #3 Best Places to Teach in New York City Area.

    Great Neck Public Schools

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    School District,

    GREAT NECK, NY,

    42 Niche users give it an average review of 4.5 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says I have had a great experience with the Great Neck Public Schools over the 13 years I have been attending schools in the district. For kindergarten, I went to Parkville, for elementary school I went....

    Read 42 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 11 to 1,

    Average Teacher Salary: $129,517,

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  4. #4 Best Places to Teach in New York City Area.

    Syosset Central School District

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    School District,

    SYOSSET, NY,

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

    Featured Review: Sophomore says The courtyards are spacious, the curriculum is well taught and the school’s atmosphere is good. The bathrooms could use a little work but that’s minor. I’ve moved 5 times throughout my life and this....

    Read 47 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 10 to 1,

    Average Teacher Salary: $145,899,

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  5. #5 Best Places to Teach in New York City Area.

    Jericho Union Free School District

    School District,

    JERICHO, NY,

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

    Featured Review: Junior says The Jericho School District is a high-achieving and competitive school district. Students always aim to do their best and have shown excellence through their work. The teachers and administration are...However, one of the main problems at Jericho is the lack of diversity in the schools. There is an Asian majority with a few other ethnicities in the student body..

    Read 31 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 11 to 1,

    Average Teacher Salary: $131,477,

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  6. #6 Best Places to Teach in New York City Area.

    Bronxville Union Free School District

    School District,

    BRONXVILLE, NY,

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

    Featured Review: Niche User says The teachers were really nice, usually willing to help, and eager to make sure students learned.A downside could be that it was very 'what you make of it', you definitely had to be active to make the....

    Read 5 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 13 to 1,

    Average Teacher Salary: $140,127,

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  7. #7 Best Places to Teach in New York City Area.

    Hewlett-Woodmere Union Free School District

    School District,

    WOODMERE, NY,

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

    Featured Review: Parent says I grew up in Hewlett and I am raising my daughter here. The academics are amazing. The community is welcoming and they do so many amazing events for families. Starting from FECC (early childhood....

    Read 16 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 10 to 1,

    Average Teacher Salary: $129,051,

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  8. #8 Best Places to Teach in New York City Area.

    Livingston Board of Education School District

    School District,

    LIVINGSTON, NJ,

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

    Featured Review: Junior says Livingston High School gives many wonderful opportunities to their students. They hold college fairs, have various clubs, many sports, and other activities to get students involved. The academics are....

    Read 61 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 12 to 1,

    Average Teacher Salary: $85,778,

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  9. #9 Best Places to Teach in New York City Area.

    Millburn Township School District

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    School District,

    MILLBURN, NJ,

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

    Featured Review: Freshman says Excellent people, good education, met a ton of friends and bonded over extracurriculars! It was a great experience and I learned a ton at my school. The school encourages excellence academically and....

    Read 31 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 12 to 1,

    Average Teacher Salary: $85,208,

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  10. #10 Best Places to Teach in New York City Area.

    Briarcliff Manor Union Free School District

    School District,

    BRIARCLIFF MANOR, NY,

    11 Niche users give it an average review of 4.5 stars.

    Featured Review: Parent says My kids have started kindergarten in Briarcliff schools and I have to say, these teacher are amazing and attentive. When my daughter was having problems in school her teacher jumped in and created....

    Read 11 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 10 to 1,

    Average Teacher Salary: $130,383,

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  11. #11 Best Places to Teach in New York City Area.

    Byram Hills Central School District

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    School District,

    ARMONK, NY,

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

    Featured Review: Parent says Byram Hills is not very diverse, we hear that. But that's NOT the school district's fault! The area has a certain demographic and the students that attend are a product of the community. The bottom....

    Read 25 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 10 to 1,

    Average Teacher Salary: $133,630,

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  12. #12 Best Places to Teach in New York City Area.

    Cold Spring Harbor Central School District

    School District,

    COLD SPRING HARBOR, NY,

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

    Featured Review: Sophomore says Cold Spring Harbor is a very good school district. The staff is excellent. The majority of the teachers at all levels of education are informative and empathetic. The variety of clubs and activities....

    Read 14 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 11 to 1,

    Average Teacher Salary: $150,203,

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  13. #13 Best Places to Teach in New York City Area.

    Edgemont Union Free School District

    School District,

    SCARSDALE, NY,

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

    Featured Review: Alum says I think this school district does a good job of preparing students for college through difficult courses and great teachers. They definitely put academics first, which is why I ranked athletics....

    Read 20 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 12 to 1,

    Average Teacher Salary: $132,173,

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  14. #14 Best Places to Teach in New York City Area.

    Northern Valley Regional High School District

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    School District,

    DEMAREST, NJ,

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

    Read 28 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 9 to 1,

    Average Teacher Salary: $87,188,

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  15. #15 Best Places to Teach in New York City Area.

    Bethpage Union Free School District

    School District,

    BETHPAGE, NY,

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

    Featured Review: Freshman says I just moved to Bethpage this year and because of the school's campus and curriculum, it was very easy to adapt. The school has a welcoming vibe and the community is friendly. The teachers do a great....

    Read 29 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 11 to 1,

    Average Teacher Salary: $119,290,

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  16. #16 Best Places to Teach in New York City Area.

    Greenburgh-Graham Union Free School District

    School District,

    HASTINGS ON HUDSON, NY,

    2 Niche users give it an average review of 1 stars.

    Read 2 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B+,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 2 to 1,

    Average Teacher Salary: $164,441,

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  17. #17 Best Places to Teach in New York City Area.

    West Essex Regional School District

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    School District,

    NORTH CALDWELL, NJ,

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

    Featured Review: Parent says Our child has been in the district now for 4 years. 3 years in the "sending schools", 1 year at WEMS, and starting 8th grade now. Last year during the pandemic the staff/ teachers all made it....

    Read 33 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 11 to 1,

    Average Teacher Salary: $78,589,

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  18. #18 Best Places to Teach in New York City Area.

    North Shore Central School District

    School District,

    SEA CLIFF, NY,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says The environment mixed with the brilliant teachers and helpful staff create a school experience that is worth remembering. There are a wide variety of high level courses that allow for students to....

    Read 15 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 9 to 1,

    Average Teacher Salary: $131,383,

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  19. #19 Best Places to Teach in New York City Area.

    Bellmore-Merrick Central High School District

    School District,

    NORTH MERRICK, NY,

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

    Featured Review: Junior says Bellmore-Merrick Central High School District has been a very welcoming experience, full of academic opportunities as well as social activities such as sports, clubs, and volunteer activities. I....

    Read 88 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 11 to 1,

    Average Teacher Salary: $130,847,

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  20. #20 Best Places to Teach in New York City Area.

    Manhasset Union Free School District

    School District,

    MANHASSET, NY,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says Manhasset is undoubtedly a top school district. The academic, athletics, and arts opportunities are extensive and impressive. Teachers are very knowledgeable about their subject matter and often do...However, parents expect for their kids to be the best and there is a toxic competitive culture. In high school, many students are stressed out and resort to cheating. They often still succeed, but....

    Read 16 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 10 to 1,

    Average Teacher Salary: $126,719,

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  21. #21 Best Places to Teach in New York City Area.

    Katonah-Lewisboro Union Free School District

    School District,

    SOUTH SALEM, NY,

    8 Niche users give it an average review of 4.5 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says My experience at KLSD has been both interesting and boring at once. I think our community is getting much better at noticing and educating on important issues concerning discrimination, race, etc. On....

    Read 8 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 12 to 1,

    Average Teacher Salary: $138,004,

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  22. #22 Best Places to Teach in New York City Area.

    Pelham Union Free School District

    School District,

    PELHAM, NY,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says Overall the Pelham Union Free School District has served me very well over the 12 years I have been attending. There is always a sense of family and inclusiveness throughout all of the school and I....

    Read 12 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 10 to 1,

    Average Teacher Salary: $126,315,

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  23. #23 Best Places to Teach in New York City Area.

    Rye City School District

    School District,

    RYE, NY,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says The teachers in this school are amazing and really do care about their students success! I’ve made amazing connections with my teachers and felt understood! The one thing that isn’t good about this....

    Read 14 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 11 to 1,

    Average Teacher Salary: $123,765,

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  24. #24 Best Places to Teach in New York City Area.

    Chappaqua Central School District

    School District,

    CHAPPAQUA, NY,

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

    Featured Review: Sophomore says As a current Sophomore in the Chappaqua Central District I can strongly say that the district is an overall fantastic district that puts a lot of emphasis on challenging each and every student in a....

    Read 16 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 12 to 1,

    Average Teacher Salary: $136,453,

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  25. #25 Best Places to Teach in New York City Area.

    New Canaan School District

    School District,

    NEW CANAAN, CT,

    19 Niche users give it an average review of 4.7 stars.

    Featured Review: Alum says I had a great experience with the New Canaan school district. I made many great friends through the years and still remain friends to this day! There is an excellent competitive atmosphere....

    Read 19 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 12 to 1,

    Average Teacher Salary: $85,717,

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