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2024 Best Schools in New York

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  1. #15 Best Private High Schools in America.

    Horace Mann School

    Blue checkmark.

    Private School,

    BRONX, NY,

    PK, K-12,

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

    Featured Review: Parent says A current HM parent whose child joined 9G, I had big expectations that have been exceeded. I expected the school to nurture our child's intellectual potential, it is the manner in which this has been....

    Read 154 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 1,793,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 7 to 1,

  2. #20 Best Private High Schools in America.

    The Brearley School

    Blue checkmark.

    Private School,

    NEW YORK, NY,

    K-12,

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

    Featured Review: Sophomore says The community is extremely supportive and nurturing with teachers who truly want to see you succeed. I am continually astounded by the dedication and care almost all teachers put into their courses...I have made so many wonderful memories during my time at the school through its numerous traditions and activities that I truly feel like I belong. I am so lucky to be a part of this community of....

    Read 95 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 776,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 6 to 1,

  3. #43 Best Private High Schools in America.

    The Nightingale-Bamford School

    Blue checkmark.

    Private School,

    NEW YORK, NY,

    K-12,

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

    Featured Review: Parent says Exceptional, phenomenal, and superb! Those are just a few words to describe our experience at The Nightingale-Bamford School. This school has delivered everything it promised during the application...The strong, close community is a stand-out at Nightingale. We felt welcome and a sense of belonging right from the start, and this has truly allowed our daughter to thrive. The teachers are exceptional, they make strong efforts to know our daughter and challenge her in appropriate, thoughtful ways. As a result of their approach, she has gained incredible skills across...At Nightingale, she has developed confidence, a strong voice, independence, and public speaking skills starting at a young age thanks to the wonderful instruction here.  She looks forward to going to....

    Read 60 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 710,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 6 to 1,

  4. #70 Best Private High Schools in America.

    Avenues The World School

    Blue checkmark.

    Private School,

    NEW YORK, NY,

    PK, K-12,

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

    Featured Review: Parent says I cannot speak highly enough of our daughter and families experience at Avenues. We started when she was 2 during the pandemic and was overwhelmed by the effectiveness of their actions during covid...Now in kindergarten, I am so proud of the learning she is experiencing around diversity, culture and of course academics. Something I'm so impressed by is the teacher and school's focus on....

    Read 129 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 1,958,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 5 to 1,

  5. #71 Best Private High Schools in America.

    BASIS Independent Brooklyn

    Blue checkmark.

    Private School,

    BROOKLYN, NY,

    PK, K-12,

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

    Featured Review: Other says Since 2016, I've had the privilege of being both a parent and a teacher at BASIS Independent Brooklyn. My journey has been transformative, from a concerned parent seeking a better education for my....

    Read 51 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 729,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 7 to 1,

  6. #11 Best Public High Schools in America.

    Staten Island Technical High School

    Blue checkmark.

    NEW YORK CITY GEOGRAPHIC DISTRICT #31, NY,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Freshman says I'm currently a freshman at SITHS, and it's been great! I've never felt more involved in a school community than now! The teachers are incredibly supportive and will be there for you no matter what.....

    Read 791 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 1,355,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 19 to 1,

  7. #12 Best Public High Schools in America.

    Bronx High School of Science

    NEW YORK CITY GEOGRAPHIC DISTRICT #10, NY,

    9-12,

    1073 Niche users give it an average review of 3.9 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says Going to a prestigious school comes with benefits and flaws. For starters, students have access to colleges, research, and tours. This enables students to fully consider and choose their top college....

    Read 1073 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 2,985,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 21 to 1,

  8. #13 Best Public High Schools in America.

    Townsend Harris High School

    Blue checkmark.

    NEW YORK CITY GEOGRAPHIC DISTRICT #25, NY,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says Deciding to attend Townsend Harris was one of the best decisions I’ve ever made.For starters, the community here is very welcoming, whether it be teachers, students, or admin. Spend a day here and you will see a multitude of friendly interactions between students and teachers in...Another aspect I appreciate is this school’s active student body. There are several major student-led events that occur throughout the year, and virtually all students participate it in. FON and S!NG...I love this community and I would recommend this school to anyone who can handle high academic stress!.

    Read 704 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 1,347,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 16 to 1,

  9. #135 Best Private High Schools in America.

    French-American School of New York

    Blue checkmark.

    Private School,

    MAMARONECK, NY,

    PK, K-12,

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

    Featured Review: Parent says Our daughter is in high school and is very happy here. The IB track is challenging, but great preparation for college. Excellent college counseling. Class trips to other states and countries. Great....

    Read 111 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 741,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 7 to 1,

  10. #154 Best Private High Schools in America.

    Hackley School

    Blue checkmark.

    Private School,

    TARRYTOWN, NY,

    K-12,

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

    Featured Review: Alum says This comfortable school has lovely teachers, facilities, sports, and spirit. For some reason, the school's most tough, time-consuming subject is English. Some of the teachers teach it in an excellent....

    Read 82 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 855,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 8 to 1,

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