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  1. #1 Best School Districts in New York.

    Great Neck Public Schools

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    School District,

    GREAT NECK, NY,

    42 Niche users give it an average review of 4.5 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says I have had a great experience with the Great Neck Public Schools over the 13 years I have been attending schools in the district. For kindergarten, I went to Parkville, for elementary school I went....

    Read 42 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Total Schools: 10,

    Students: 6,846,

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  2. #2 Best School Districts in New York.

    Jericho Union Free School District

    School District,

    JERICHO, NY,

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

    Featured Review: Junior says The Jericho School District is a high-achieving and competitive school district. Students always aim to do their best and have shown excellence through their work. The teachers and administration are...However, one of the main problems at Jericho is the lack of diversity in the schools. There is an Asian majority with a few other ethnicities in the student body..

    Read 31 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Total Schools: 5,

    Students: 3,173,

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  3. #3 Best School Districts in New York.

    Roslyn Union Free School District

    School District,

    ROSLYN, NY,

    15 Niche users give it an average review of 4.6 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says As a current student at Roslyn High School, I have experienced first hand that teachers are always ready to help and see their students succeed, and form bonds with students to grasp an understanding....

    Read 15 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Total Schools: 5,

    Students: 3,218,

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  4. #4 Best School Districts in New York.

    Scarsdale Union Free School District

    School District,

    SCARSDALE, NY,

    14 Niche users give it an average review of 4.5 stars.

    Featured Review: Alum says Quite simply the Scarsdale Schools have been among the very best for decades. Scarsdale High has had the highest levels of academic achievement in the country. Having worked for three of the top....

    Read 14 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Total Schools: 7,

    Students: 4,791,

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  5. #5 Best School Districts in New York.

    Syosset Central School District

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    School District,

    SYOSSET, NY,

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

    Featured Review: Sophomore says The courtyards are spacious, the curriculum is well taught and the school’s atmosphere is good. The bathrooms could use a little work but that’s minor. I’ve moved 5 times throughout my life and this....

    Read 47 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Total Schools: 10,

    Students: 6,626,

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  6. #6 Best School Districts in New York.

    Manhasset Union Free School District

    School District,

    MANHASSET, NY,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says Manhasset is undoubtedly a top school district. The academic, athletics, and arts opportunities are extensive and impressive. Teachers are very knowledgeable about their subject matter and often do...However, parents expect for their kids to be the best and there is a toxic competitive culture. In high school, many students are stressed out and resort to cheating. They often still succeed, but....

    Read 16 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Total Schools: 4,

    Students: 3,189,

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  7. #7 Best School Districts in New York.

    Herricks Union Free School District

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    School District,

    NEW HYDE PARK, NY,

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

    Featured Review: Alum says Herricks is a diverse environment with a staff of people who care greatly for their students. The curriculum of this school is competitive and fair, giving students an advantage for once they enter....

    Read 50 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Total Schools: 5,

    Students: 4,018,

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  8. #8 Best School Districts in New York.

    Bronxville Union Free School District

    School District,

    BRONXVILLE, NY,

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

    Featured Review: Niche User says The teachers were really nice, usually willing to help, and eager to make sure students learned.A downside could be that it was very 'what you make of it', you definitely had to be active to make the....

    Read 5 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Total Schools: 3,

    Students: 1,629,

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  9. #9 Best School Districts in New York.

    Hewlett-Woodmere Union Free School District

    School District,

    WOODMERE, NY,

    16 Niche users give it an average review of 4.6 stars.

    Featured Review: Parent says I grew up in Hewlett and I am raising my daughter here. The academics are amazing. The community is welcoming and they do so many amazing events for families. Starting from FECC (early childhood....

    Read 16 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Total Schools: 5,

    Students: 2,975,

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  10. #10 Best School Districts in New York.

    Chappaqua Central School District

    School District,

    CHAPPAQUA, NY,

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

    Featured Review: Sophomore says As a current Sophomore in the Chappaqua Central District I can strongly say that the district is an overall fantastic district that puts a lot of emphasis on challenging each and every student in a....

    Read 16 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Total Schools: 6,

    Students: 3,653,

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  11. #11 Best School Districts in New York.

    Half Hollow Hills Central School District

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    School District,

    DIX HILLS, NY,

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

    Featured Review: Parent says Best school district in New York! My son has been attending it since 3 years, entire staff has been so helpful and considerated. Blessed to be part of this school district..

    Read 33 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Total Schools: 9,

    Students: 7,773,

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  12. #12 Best School Districts in New York.

    Byram Hills Central School District

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    ARMONK, NY,

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

    Featured Review: Parent says Byram Hills is not very diverse, we hear that. But that's NOT the school district's fault! The area has a certain demographic and the students that attend are a product of the community. The bottom....

    Read 25 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Total Schools: 4,

    Students: 2,292,

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  13. #13 Best School Districts in New York.

    Bellmore-Merrick Central High School District

    School District,

    NORTH MERRICK, NY,

    88 Niche users give it an average review of 4.4 stars.

    Featured Review: Junior says Bellmore-Merrick Central High School District has been a very welcoming experience, full of academic opportunities as well as social activities such as sports, clubs, and volunteer activities. I....

    Read 88 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Total Schools: 5,

    Students: 5,328,

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  14. #14 Best School Districts in New York.

    Plainview-Old Bethpage Central School District

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    School District,

    PLAINVIEW, NY,

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

    Featured Review: Sophomore says Plainview-Old Bethpage John F Kennedy High School is a fantastic highschool to send your kids too in every way! The kids here are friendly, most of the time, very very smart, and talented! The....

    Read 47 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Total Schools: 7,

    Students: 5,016,

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  15. #15 Best School Districts in New York.

    Pelham Union Free School District

    School District,

    PELHAM, NY,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says Overall the Pelham Union Free School District has served me very well over the 12 years I have been attending. There is always a sense of family and inclusiveness throughout all of the school and I....

    Read 12 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Total Schools: 6,

    Students: 2,916,

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  16. #16 Best School Districts in New York.

    Rye City School District

    School District,

    RYE, NY,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says The teachers in this school are amazing and really do care about their students success! I’ve made amazing connections with my teachers and felt understood! The one thing that isn’t good about this....

    Read 14 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Total Schools: 5,

    Students: 3,248,

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  17. #17 Best School Districts in New York.

    North Shore Central School District

    School District,

    SEA CLIFF, NY,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says The environment mixed with the brilliant teachers and helpful staff create a school experience that is worth remembering. There are a wide variety of high level courses that allow for students to....

    Read 15 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Total Schools: 5,

    Students: 2,598,

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  18. #18 Best School Districts in New York.

    Katonah-Lewisboro Union Free School District

    School District,

    SOUTH SALEM, NY,

    8 Niche users give it an average review of 4.5 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says My experience at KLSD has been both interesting and boring at once. I think our community is getting much better at noticing and educating on important issues concerning discrimination, race, etc. On....

    Read 8 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Total Schools: 5,

    Students: 2,936,

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  19. #19 Best School Districts in New York.

    Bethpage Union Free School District

    School District,

    BETHPAGE, NY,

    29 Niche users give it an average review of 4.4 stars.

    Featured Review: Freshman says I just moved to Bethpage this year and because of the school's campus and curriculum, it was very easy to adapt. The school has a welcoming vibe and the community is friendly. The teachers do a great....

    Read 29 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Total Schools: 5,

    Students: 2,966,

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  20. #20 Best School Districts in New York.

    Brighton Central School District

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    School District,

    ROCHESTER, NY,

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

    Featured Review: Junior says It's a very academic school which is great because it offers so many amazing classes but on the other hand there is also enormous pressure placed on students to push themselves into the hardest....

    Read 43 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Total Schools: 4,

    Students: 3,569,

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  21. #21 Best School Districts in New York.

    Edgemont Union Free School District

    School District,

    SCARSDALE, NY,

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

    Featured Review: Alum says I think this school district does a good job of preparing students for college through difficult courses and great teachers. They definitely put academics first, which is why I ranked athletics....

    Read 20 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Total Schools: 3,

    Students: 2,056,

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  22. #22 Best School Districts in New York.

    Pittsford Central School District

    School District,

    PITTSFORD, NY,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says After switching from a private school to Pittsford Central Schools, the most notable changes were the social and academic opportunities. Academics are my priority, and I found that teachers and....

    Read 28 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Total Schools: 9,

    Students: 5,640,

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  23. #23 Best School Districts in New York.

    Fayetteville-Manlius Central School District

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    School District,

    MANLIUS, NY,

    26 Niche users give it an average review of 4.5 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says The three and a half years I’ve spent at FM were outstanding. The teachers are great. Very interested and involved with the students. Lots of AP and dual enrollment courses are offered to juniors and....

    Read 26 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Total Schools: 6,

    Students: 4,237,

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  24. #24 Best School Districts in New York.

    East Williston Union Free School District

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    School District,

    OLD WESTBURY, NY,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says Small schools with faculty and Teachers who are helpful in choosing from a. Variety of interests. School has many clubs and sports options..

    Read 10 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Total Schools: 3,

    Students: 1,739,

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  25. #25 Best School Districts in New York.

    Port Washington Union Free School District

    School District,

    PORT WASHINGTON, NY,

    14 Niche users give it an average review of 4.5 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says The Port Washington Union Free School District has provided me with an all-accepting educational community for the past 12 years, and I have been fortunate enough to have such a strong support system....

    Read 14 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Total Schools: 7,

    Students: 5,502,

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