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2022 Best Public 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: 1,228,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 11 to 1,

  2. #5 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....

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    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 1,032,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 11 to 1,

  3. #10 Best Public High Schools in Westchester County.

    Blind Brook High School

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    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: 463,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 11 to 1,

  4. #11 Best Public High Schools in Westchester County.

    Briarcliff High School

    Briarcliff Manor Union Free School District, NY,

    9-12,

    80 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 80 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 559,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 8 to 1,

  5. #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: 701,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 9 to 1,