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2022 Best public high schools in New York

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  1. #1 Best Public High Schools in New York.

    Stuyvesant High School

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    New York City Geographic District No. 2, NY,

    9-12,

    1094 Niche users give it an average review of 4.1 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says I enjoy the environment that Stuyvesant promotes especially with the students that particularly create the experience. The student agency allows for an interwoven network of clubs that host movie... Moreover, I feel as if the Tribeca area adds a lot to the Stuyvesant experience. Being, in the heartland of Manhattan, local delis, as well as Battery Park and the harbor makes for unique... Not only that, but teachers play well into the Stuyvesant culture. Many, while unorthodox relate to students through popular media, music, modern events, and even video games. The staff as well....

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    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 3,357,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 22 to 1,

  2. #5 Best Public High Schools in New York.

    Jericho Senior High School

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    Jericho Union Free School District, NY,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says After moving to the Jericho district from another country, I've been welcomed by the student body and faculties. A few of the newly arrived foreign students who came along with me had received....

    Read 172 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 1,164,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 11 to 1,

  3. #6 Best Public High Schools in New York.

    Great Neck South High School

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    Great Neck Public Schools, NY,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says Very, very academically toxic environment, it's not really competitive until you realize it is by having interactions with — normal people. Certain people here can be complete jerks, but others are....

    Read 261 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 1,250,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 11 to 1,

  4. #10 Best Public High Schools in New York.

    Roslyn High School

    Roslyn Union Free School District, NY,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Sophomore says I am a current sophomore at Roslyn High School. So far, feel very prepared for college thus far and I can't even imagine what could come next! I love all the opportunities that this school has given....

    Read 131 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 1,065,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 12 to 1,

  5. #11 Best Public High Schools in New York.

    Manhasset Secondary School

    Manhasset Union Free School District, NY,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says Manhasset is quite a wealthy area, and its affluence is clear in our abundant resources. We have a very strong sports presence, seen in the large portion of the budget goes there. Our academia is....

    Read 72 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 1,042,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 11 to 1,

  6. #15 Best Public High Schools in New York.

    Brooklyn Technical High School

    New York City Geographic District No. 13, NY,

    9-12,

    2188 Niche users give it an average review of 3.9 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says Brooklyn Technical High School is the quintessential NYC school. The largest public high school in the state if not the country. While smaller schools advertise their student-teacher ratio and other....

    Read 2188 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 5,943,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 24 to 1,

  7. #17 Best Public High Schools in New York.

    Bard High School Early College Queens

    New York City Geographic District No. 24, NY,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Junior says Bard was created to combat New York's deeply-segregated school system, so it provides great opportunities for low-income students. Students graduate in four years not only with a high school diploma...The literature and humanities programs are very eye-opening and life-changing. In the college program, they offer very interesting college courses such as anthropology, cinemas of South Asia,....

    Read 380 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 653,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 13 to 1,

  8. #18 Best Public High Schools in New York.

    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: 1,228,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 11 to 1,

  9. #21 Best Public High Schools in New York.

    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,

  10. #22 Best Public High Schools in New York.

    Half Hollow Hills High School East

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    Half Hollow Hills Central School District, NY,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says It is a privilege to learn at Half Hollow Hills High School East. It is full of amazing teachers, who put extra effort to ensure you understand the material and enough pressure on you to help you....

    Read 467 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 1,616,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 11 to 1,

  11. #23 Best Public High Schools in New York.

    Brighton High School

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    Brighton Central School District, NY,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Sophomore says The extra circular activities such as sports and clubs. Also, so many AP courses to take as a high schooler. Lastly, I like the interior and exterior of the school like the decorations and paintings.....

    Read 274 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 1,200,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 12 to 1,

  12. #24 Best Public High Schools in New York.

    Eleanor Roosevelt High School

    New York City Geographic District No. 2, NY,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Junior says As a high school junior, I have greatly enjoyed my time at Eleanor Roosevelt. I feel that I receive a high-quality education, and I have peers and teachers that push me to do my best. I have greatly....

    Read 150 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 546,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 17 to 1,

  13. #25 Best Public High Schools in New York.

    Pittsford-Mendon High School

    Pittsford Central School District, NY,

    9-12,

    184 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 184 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 1,019,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 12 to 1,

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