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2024 Best College Prep Public High Schools in New York

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

    Bronx High School of Science

    New York City Geographic District No. 10, NY,

    9-12,

    1072 Niche users give it an average review of 3.9 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says My time at Bronx High School of Science has been both demanding and fulfilling. The academic rigor has honed my critical thinking and expanded my knowledge across various subjects. The diverse...However, the workload can be overwhelming, leading to stress and burnout. The competitive atmosphere sometimes fosters unhealthy comparisons among students. I believe more support systems are needed...Overall, Bronx Science has provided me with an excellent education and valuable experiences, though improvements in student well-being support would enhance the overall experience..

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    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Average SAT: 1460,

    Average ACT: 33,

  2. #4 Best College Prep Public High Schools in New York.

    Townsend Harris High School

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    New York City Geographic District No. 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!.

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    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Average SAT: 1420,

    Average ACT: 32,

  3. #5 Best College Prep 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,

    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+,

    Average SAT: 1440,

    Average ACT: 33,

  4. #8 Best College Prep Public High Schools in New York.

    Bard High School Early College

    New York City Geographic District No. 1, NY,

    9-12,

    310 Niche users give it an average review of 3.8 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says Bard High School's early college was an interesting experience. The teachers provide help when asked for but Bard has so many geniuses on their team also means they have a lot of eccentric....

    Read 310 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Average SAT: 1330,

    Average ACT: 30,

  5. #9 Best College Prep Public High Schools in New York.

    Manhattan Hunter Science High School

    New York City Geographic District No. 3, NY,

    9-12,

    202 Niche users give it an average review of 3.7 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says My experience with Manhattan Hunter High School has been both interesting and shocking. Coming into this school I had so many worries and over flowing thoughts like whether or not I would fit in, or....

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    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Average SAT: 1290,

    Average ACT: 28,

  6. #14 Best College Prep Public High Schools in New York.

    Brooklyn Latin School

    New York City Geographic District No. 14, NY,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says The curriculum is rigorous and well structured with a lot of emphasis and help from the entire administration. The PA is actively involved and sometimes funds some activities for both students and...The only short coming about the school is space because it is shared with other schools. However, plans are underway to get a separate school space in the neighborhood. We have been briefed that the...Extra curricular activities are great despite being in the city.Overall, Brooklyn Latin is highly regarded, ranked and I would recommend anyone..

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    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Average SAT: 1360,

    Average ACT: 31,

  7. #15 Best College Prep Public High Schools in New York.

    Brooklyn Technical High School

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    New York City Geographic District No. 13, NY,

    8-12,

    2327 Niche users give it an average review of 3.9 stars.

    Featured Review: Junior says Being a student at Brooklyn Tech has been a whirlwind of an experience so far. I’ve met amazing people, but I find it’s hard to feel connected to such a large school when your identity feels so....

    Read 2327 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Average SAT: 1410,

    Average ACT: 31,

  8. #17 Best College Prep Public High Schools in New York.

    New Explorations into Science, Technology & Math School

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    New York City Geographic District No. 1, NY,

    K-12,

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

    Featured Review: Junior says The high school I attend is, “New Explorations Into Science, Technology, and Math HS”, or most commonly known as “NEST+m”. NEST+m is a gifted and talented school located in the Lower East Side of....

    Read 230 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Average SAT: 1340,

    Average ACT: 31,

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