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2023 Best Public High Schools in Westchester County

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  1. #2 Best Public High Schools in Westchester County.

    Horace Greeley High School

    Chappaqua Central School District, NY,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Alum says Class of 2019 Review:Pros:Academics - has a very academically stimulating environment - teachers push students to pursue their curiosities, particularly through the school's science research and independent study programs.Clubs - there are a wide variety of clubs and extracurriculars supported by the school.Reputation - the school is very well recognized for its academic rigor by top universities.Cons:Competitive atmosphere - the competitiveness of the school's students can be stifling at times, as it seems people care more about getting into college than the students around them.Stress - a natural product of the school's atmosphere and academic rigor - it can be a very stressful environment at times.I overall did enjoy my four years at Greeley - best of luck to all incoming students!.

    Read 126 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 1,175,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 10 to 1,

  2. #4 Best Public High Schools in Westchester County.

    Rye High School

    Rye City School District, NY,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says Rye is notable for a very strong education system as well as athletics. The teachers there are one of the best and caring educators in the state. Many students, such as myself, who take rigorous...However, this school lacks in diversity in many aspects--racial, ethnic, financial, and social. The lack of racial/ethnic diversity often leads to very apparent ignorance, and lack of knowledge in....

    Read 82 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 1,000,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 12 to 1,

  3. #7 Best Public High Schools in Westchester County.

    Edgemont Junior/Senior High School

    Edgemont Union Free School District, NY,

    7-12,

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

    Featured Review: Alum says I thought Edgemont was a wonderful school with well-rounded curriculums and extracurriculars. The teachers were all incredibly supportive and made sure to make material comprehensive. If assistance....

    Read 97 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 991,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 12 to 1,

  4. #9 Best Public High Schools in Westchester County.

    Blind Brook High School

    Blue checkmark.

    Blind Brook-Rye Union Free School District, NY,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says Blind Brook High School was an amazing experience for me. The classes and teachers were so helpful and definitely prepared me for each upcoming year. Extra classes are being added to Blind Brook so....

    Read 52 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 430,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 10 to 1,

  5. #11 Best Public High Schools in Westchester County.

    Briarcliff High School

    Briarcliff Manor Union Free School District, NY,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says I’ll preface this by saying I don’t think I’m qualified to write a review. I’m not the best high school student by any means. With that out of the way, an honest review of Briarcliff High School....

    Read 79 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 545,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 9 to 1,

  6. #12 Best Public High Schools in Westchester County.

    Ardsley High School

    Ardsley Union Free School District, NY,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Junior says I think the education at this school is very good. In truth, I have not been to other schools to compare it to, but from hearing about schools from friends, I can say that I am properly challenged...I'd say that as an artist it can be frustrating since Ardsley is very STEM focused. The art department is clearly not taken very seriously and can be the subject of budget cuts (such as the school...In terms of college readiness, the school is too focused on one path-- getting into competitive colleges and looking down/ being afraid of other paths. I think there should be more encouragement for...Overall, the students are very competitive and career focused. However, this can makes someone who is not a traditional student feel very lost..

    Read 143 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 707,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 10 to 1,

  7. #14 Best Public High Schools in Westchester County.

    Yorktown High School

    Yorktown Central School District, NY,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Junior says I think Yorktown High School is a community for all, and that’s what I love about it. They have great academics, great teachers, and provide a community that fosters all students’ needs. I’ve loved....

    Read 262 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 1,082,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 12 to 1,

  8. #16 Best Public High Schools in Westchester County.

    Harrison High School

    Harrison Central School District, NY,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says One of the most important experiences during my high school years was learning from the upperclassmen because when I was in 9 and 10th grade, I would learn from the juniors and seniors during....

    Read 118 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 1,088,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 10 to 1,

  9. #17 Best Public High Schools in Westchester County.

    Rye Neck Senior High School

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    Rye Neck Union Free School District, NY,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Parent says This is a beautiful town and school district. The teachers are caring and go out of their way to help students succeed, especially at the high school. International families from everywhere in the....

    Read 86 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 480,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 12 to 1,

  10. #18 Best Public High Schools in Westchester County.

    Pleasantville High School

    Pleasantville Union Free School District, NY,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says I have been in the Pleasantville School District for the entirety of my life. Nice neighborhood and I have always felt privileged that my parents gave me the opportunity to live in this area, as they....

    Read 45 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 581,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 10 to 1,

  11. #20 Best Public High Schools in Westchester County.

    Croton-Harmon High School

    Croton-Harmon Union Free School District, NY,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says I liked that the school offers online courses and a good selection of AP courses. The school also has a good range of sports and clubs, although there could be more offered. Something I could change....

    Read 161 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 475,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 10 to 1,

  12. #23 Best Public High Schools in Westchester County.

    Sleepy Hollow High School

    Union Free School District of the Tarrytowns, NY,

    6-12,

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

    Featured Review: Niche User says The academics aren't horrible at this school but it's not the best. If you study well, the academics here will be enough for you to get into a good university. Clubs are underfunded. Even though the....

    Read 211 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 866,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 13 to 1,

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