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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,

    1085 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....

    Read 1085 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 3,341,

  2. #3 Best Public High Schools in New York.

    Staten Island Technical High School

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    New York City Geographic District No. 31, NY,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Junior says The Tech experience is really what you make of it!I came to Staten Island Tech as a transfer. Going from a 6,000+ student school to about 1,500 was a very big difference and personally, I prefer bigger schools. However, SI Tech provides a very close....

    Read 739 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 1,334,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 20 to 1,

  3. #4 Best Public High Schools in New York.

    Townsend Harris High School

    New York City Geographic District No. 25, NY,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Junior says Overall, one of the best aspects of Townsend Harris is the way the curriculum prepares students for higher education. The rigorous expectations throughout all classes make us great contenders for top....

    Read 652 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 1,221,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 19 to 1,

  4. #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,

  5. #7 Best Public High Schools in New York.

    Syosset Senior High School

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    Syosset Central School District, NY,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says Syosset High School helped me grow as a student. Before moving to Syosset, I had many difficulties as a student, and Syosset gave me the resources necessary to help me improve in my writing and....

    Read 353 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 2,233,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 10 to 1,

  6. #9 Best Public High Schools in New York.

    High School of American Studies at Lehman College

    New York City Geographic District No. 10, NY,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says As a small school, the community here is incredibly tight. I know every single person in my grade and every teacher in our school. Some people may complain that there aren't enough club....

    Read 134 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 382,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 14 to 1,

  7. #10 Best Public High Schools in New York.

    Roslyn High School

    Roslyn Union Free School District, NY,

    9-12,

    130 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 130 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 1,065,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 11 to 1,

  8. #15 Best Public High Schools in New York.

    Brooklyn Technical High School

    New York City Geographic District No. 13, NY,

    9-12,

    2167 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 2167 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 6,043,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 21 to 1,

  9. The Waldorf School of Garden City

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    Private School,

    GARDEN CITY, NY,

    PK, K-12,

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

    Featured Review: Alum says I attended The Waldorf School of Garden City from K-12 and I can confidently say that those 14 years set a great foundation for my future. The curriculum’s emphasis on experiential learning provided...Waldorf prepared me well for college-level work. The smaller intimate community provides an invaluable network of parents, faculty and alumni willing to offer advice and support during college years....

    Read 52 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 319,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 4 to 1,

  10. #17 Best Public High Schools in New York.

    Bard High School Early College Queens

    New York City Geographic District No. 24, NY,

    9-12,

    379 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 379 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 638,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 13 to 1,

  11. #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,

  12. #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: 1,032,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 11 to 1,

  13. #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,

    465 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 465 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 1,616,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 10 to 1,

  14. #24 Best Public High Schools in New York.

    Eleanor Roosevelt High School

    New York City Geographic District No. 2, NY,

    9-12,

    148 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 148 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 540,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 16 to 1,