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  1. Brooklyn Technical High School

    New York City Geographic District No. 13, NY,

    9-12,

    2181 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 2181 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 6,043,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 21 to 1,

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  2. Brentwood High School

    Brentwood Union Free School District, NY,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Alum says Brentwood High School is a school full of diversity and opportunities. The school had an increased diversity of cultures. Cultures would be celebrated and appreciated within the school. Students that...Diversity may be one important but the high school focused on high-achieving academics. The school offered multiple academic programs like honor societies, AP courses, and Honor courses. It allowed....

    Read 663 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B,

    Students: 4,704,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 15 to 1,

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  3. Fort Hamilton High School

    New York City Geographic District No. 20, NY,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says Fort Hamilton High School offers a plethora of opportunities to create an exceptional school environment. There are several programs offered that students can partake in including the Honors Program,...At Fort Hamilton High School, there approximately 100 clubs ranging from community outreach, sports, religion, music/arts, to career-affiliated clubs catering to each student's interests. There are....

    Read 706 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A minus,

    Students: 4,674,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 19 to 1,

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  4. Francis Lewis High School

    New York City Geographic District No. 26, NY,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says My experience with Francis Lewis is not the most authentic due to the pandemic. However, the times that I was in the building I felt like this school was indeed a great place. Despite the struggles,....

    Read 963 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 4,473,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 18 to 1,

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  5. Midwood High School at Brooklyn College

    New York City Geographic District No. 22, NY,

    9-12,

    1412 Niche users give it an average review of 3.9 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says Midwood HS is a very diverse school with a variety of school activities, clubs and classes. The teachers here are passionate about what they do and from my experience, you can generally learn a great....

    Read 1412 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 4,068,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 20 to 1,

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  6. James Madison High School

    New York City Geographic District No. 22, NY,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says I would give my soon-to-be alma mater an excellent rating considering the love, support, and wisdom I've gained from my time there. Not only does the Law Institute at Madison offer a wide range of....

    Read 397 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B+,

    Students: 3,904,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 17 to 1,

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  7. Forest Hills High School

    New York City Geographic District No. 28, NY,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Junior says Forest Hills high school is a good school with many opportunities. I’ve learned about many different subjects of my choosing and have been able to join different clubs that fit my interests.....

    Read 900 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A minus,

    Students: 3,751,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 17 to 1,

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  8. Tottenville High School

    New York City Geographic District No. 31, NY,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Junior says I am a current Junior at Tottenville High School in Staten Island, NY. I am in the Institute Program which is an advanced placement program with its own curriculum. I am very happy with my...I can honestly say that I have had intelligent and caring teachers throughout my three years at the school. My parents tell me that some of the teachers reminded them of their college level...Tottenville is an extremely large school with approximately 4,000 students. Even still, my teachers have always been available to me for support via office hours, tutoring schedules, or class time.Being such a large school it offers a tremendous amount of extra curricular activities for students to join. There is an activity or club for just about any interest! I have been able to be a part...I recommend Tottenville High School!.

    Read 655 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A minus,

    Students: 3,694,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 17 to 1,

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  9. Edward R. Murrow High School

    New York City Geographic District No. 21, NY,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says Overall, Murrow is a great high school! The teachers really care about students’ success and happiness, and are always there to help. We’re kept very updated at this school, and I’ve never felt lost.....

    Read 925 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A minus,

    Students: 3,568,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 17 to 1,

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  10. New Utrecht High School

    New York City Geographic District No. 20, NY,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Alum says There aren't that many honors and AP students (probably like 100-150 within a grade), so I knew most of the people that I took classes with. People who go to New Utrecht and take honors classes are....

    Read 473 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B,

    Students: 3,505,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 16 to 1,

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  11. John Bowne High School

    New York City Geographic District No. 25, NY,

    9-12,

    508 Niche users give it an average review of 3.6 stars.

    Featured Review: Junior says I like that my school is highly diverse and teachers respect and treat all students equally. There are many knowledgable teachers in the STEM Department who you can go to to gain advice and help you....

    Read 508 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B,

    Students: 3,456,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 17 to 1,

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  12. Benjamin N. Cardozo High School

    New York City Geographic District No. 26, NY,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Alum says Cardozo is, academically, a great school. There are so many opportunities to earn college credit as well as rigorous courses for students who qualify/want to engage in such courses. They have a....

    Read 968 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A minus,

    Students: 3,450,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 17 to 1,

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  13. Susan E. Wagner High School

    New York City Geographic District No. 31, NY,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says Susan E. Wagner is a very diverse school, the most diverse school on Staten Island! The academic programs are amazing, as well as the teachers. The performing arts department is also one of the best....

    Read 623 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A minus,

    Students: 3,427,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 18 to 1,

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  14. New Rochelle High School

    New Rochelle City School District, NY,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Alum says My experience at my time in NRHS was the best! I grew as a person and it was unique. Truthfully this experience made me who I am by challenging me academically, socially, and culturally. This school....

    Read 566 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A minus,

    Students: 3,375,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 17 to 1,

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  15. Stuyvesant High School

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    New York City Geographic District No. 2, NY,

    9-12,

    1088 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 1088 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 3,341,

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  16. Newburgh Free Academy - Main Campus

    Newburgh City School District, NY,

    9-12,

    353 Niche users give it an average review of 3.5 stars.

    Featured Review: Alum says This was the epitome of an overall value education. I believe my upcoming in Newburgh really helped shaped me an individual ready to help the underserved community. My favorite areas of the school....

    Read 353 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B,

    Students: 3,320,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 12 to 1,

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  17. Franklin D. Roosevelt High School

    New York City Geographic District No. 20, NY,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says This school was excellent as there are teachers who care about the student’s education along with their current mood. The sports they offer are worth it as the coaches are kind, but strict when they....

    Read 239 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B,

    Students: 3,284,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 16 to 1,

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  18. Shenendehowa High School

    Shenendehowa Central School District, NY,

    9-12,

    273 Niche users give it an average review of 3.6 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says Shenendehowa High School has a great school environment! Faculty is generally good and extremely helpful. Teachers at Shenendehowa are always looking for ways to help students learn and succeed....

    Read 273 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 3,163,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 14 to 1,

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  19. New Dorp High School

    New York City Geographic District No. 31, NY,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says As a senior at New Dorp High School, I have had such a positive experience in the past three and some years. The majority of the teachers are educated and passionate about their subject, it is clear....

    Read 338 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B+,

    Students: 3,100,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 15 to 1,

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  20. Hillcrest High School

    New York City Geographic District No. 28, NY,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says We love this school. It’s so caring for students' safety and health and academic planning! Even though you can’t compare to a private school that fasts in teaching skills, but definitely your child....

    Read 611 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B,

    Students: 3,072,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 18 to 1,

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  21. Bronx High School of Science

    New York City Geographic District No. 10, NY,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says The best specialized high school! Bronx Science offers more than 20+ AP courses. The teachers and faculty are so supportive and compassionate. There are more than a hundred clubs, everything from....

    Read 993 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 2,983,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 21 to 1,

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  22. Fiorello H. Laguardia High School Of Music & Art & Performing Arts

    New York City Geographic District No. 3, NY,

    9-12,

    1154 Niche users give it an average review of 3.8 stars.

    Featured Review: Junior says In my time at LaGuardia, I have learned and grown so, incredibly much. As a drama student, you are constantly surrounded with people who support you and are so willing to help you grow. I have found...The teachers are incredibly supportive and very present in their students' learning process. Most of the artistic and academic faculty members try to make their students feel comfortable and safe in...LaGuardia High School has some of the best artistic direction (as a high school) in the city of New York. The acting training program is intensive and is amazing preparation for college and a future....

    Read 1154 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 2,957,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 18 to 1,

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  23. Longwood High School

    Longwood Central School District, NY,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says I have made so many relationships with teachers, administration and members of the Longwood Community. For a big school, people may think that it is tough to connect with everyone in the district but....

    Read 530 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A minus,

    Students: 2,916,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 13 to 1,

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  24. Bayside High School

    New York City Geographic District No. 26, NY,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says My four years here were overall pretty good. It's really what the student makes of their time at their school. I met some really interesting people while attending this school. The teachers here are....

    Read 870 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A minus,

    Students: 2,881,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 16 to 1,

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  25. Arlington High School

    Arlington Central School District, NY,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Junior says Arlington High School is an amazing school full of opportunities for all students; Opportunities include 20+ clubs for after school activities, sports teams for all levels for students, incredibly....

    Read 640 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 2,835,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 15 to 1,

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