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2023 Best Public High Schools for Athletes in New York

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  1. #1 Best High Schools for Athletes in New York.

    Victor Senior High School

    Victor Central School District, NY,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says My experience at Victor began on day 1 of Pre-K school at Victor. What is so special about my 12 years here is that I spent my entire 12 years of school on one campus, similar to a college campus,....

    Read 258 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Total Number of Sports: 31,

  2. #2 Best High Schools for Athletes in New York.

    Cornwall Central High School

    Cornwall Central School District, NY,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says My high school experience was pretty great! At Cornwall high school the teachers are very helpful and very personable. I'm currently a senior and have been enrolled in three college level courses....

    Read 291 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Total Number of Sports: 25,

  3. #3 Best High Schools for Athletes in New York.

    Massapequa High School

    Massapequa Union Free School District, NY,

    10-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says Through the three years that I attended the school, it has been nothing but a great experience for me. Entering there in my Sophomore year, it was a major change, as the previous year, my Freshman....

    Read 356 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Total Number of Sports: 30,

  4. #4 Best High Schools for Athletes in New York.

    Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake Senior High School

    Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake Central School District, NY,

    9-12,

    132 Niche users give it an average review of 3.7 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says I would honestly say that I had a pretty good high school experience at Burnt Hills. I was able to get an education where my teachers cared about me as well as what I learned. During the years of....

    Read 132 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Total Number of Sports: 22,

  5. #5 Best High Schools for Athletes in New York.

    Clarence Senior High School

    Clarence Central School District, NY,

    8-12,

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

    Featured Review: Junior says As far as high schools go, it's not too bad. Most teachers are great, know what they're talking about, expect much and yet are pretty understanding. There's a wide variety of classes to take at any...There are some downsides, tho. I transferred from a small private school in the middle of a pandemic, and it's really easy to feel lost and lonely if you don't get plugged into clubs or have a good....

    Read 285 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Total Number of Sports: 31,

  6. #10 Best High Schools for Athletes in New York.

    Shenendehowa High School

    Shenendehowa Central School District, NY,

    9-12,

    275 Niche users give it an average review of 3.6 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says Shenendehowa High School has a great school environment! Faculty is generally good and extremely helpful. Teachers at Shenendehowa are always looking for ways to help students learn and succeed....

    Read 275 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Total Number of Sports: 27,

  7. #11 Best High Schools for Athletes in New York.

    Queensbury Senior High School

    Queensbury Union Free School District, NY,

    9-12,

    185 Niche users give it an average review of 3.6 stars.

    Featured Review: Junior says Queensbury High School offers a lot of upper-level courses for students who want to be challenged like the IB courses, AP courses, and honor courses. Queensbury also offers many clubs and sports and....

    Read 185 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B+,

    Total Number of Sports: 25,

  8. #14 Best High Schools for Athletes in New York.

    Bayport-Blue Point High School

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    Bayport-Blue Point Union Free School District, NY,

    9-12,

    101 Niche users give it an average review of 3.6 stars.

    Featured Review: Junior says The classes offered at Bayport Blue Point High School are excellent for all students. Whether you want to challenge yourself with an AP class or need some help with a modified class, the option is....

    Read 101 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A minus,

    Total Number of Sports: 22,

  9. #17 Best High Schools for Athletes in New York.

    Somers Senior High School

    Somers Central School District, NY,

    9-12,

    156 Niche users give it an average review of 3.7 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says Somers High School offered me excellent opportunities during my time as a student there! With a plethora of AP, IB, Honors, Regents, and elective courses, my education has been very diverse and....

    Read 156 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Total Number of Sports: 25,

  10. #20 Best High Schools for Athletes in New York.

    Spencerport High School

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    Spencerport Central School District, NY,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Alum says When I look back upon my high school experience, I can say those were ‘the good old days.’ I know when you look back to your high school days you either say what I said, or the opposite. You either....

    Read 175 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Total Number of Sports: 28,

  11. #21 Best High Schools for Athletes in New York.

    Jamesville-Dewitt High School

    Jamesville-Dewitt Central School District, NY,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says Personally, my experience with the school is great. I've always felt welcome to the community and I always knew that it was the same for many others as well. All of the staff were willing to help,....

    Read 156 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Total Number of Sports: 28,

  12. #23 Best High Schools for Athletes in New York.

    Pittsford-Mendon High School

    Pittsford Central School District, NY,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says I have had a largely enjoyable and educational six years in the Pittsford Central School District, like many of my peers. Teachers and students alike prioritize academics and post-graduation success,....

    Read 186 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Total Number of Sports: 32,

  13. #25 Best High Schools for Athletes in New York.

    Lancaster High School

    Lancaster Central School District, NY,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says My experience at Lancaster High School has been great! In my opinion, the faculty and staff here do a great job at creating an adaptable and supportive learning environment. There's almost an endless....

    Read 304 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Total Number of Sports: 30,

  14. #26 Best High Schools for Athletes in New York.

    Commack High School

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    Commack Union Free School District, NY,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says Being a student at Commack High School, I have seen and heard many conversations, stories, lessons, and interactions that associate with happy and not so happy memories. High School is supposed to be....

    Read 819 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Total Number of Sports: 32,

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