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2023 Niche Standout High Schools in America

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  1. #3 Niche Standout High Schools in America.

    Brooklyn Technical High School

    New York City Geographic District No. 13, NY,

    9-12,

    2216 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 2216 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 5,943,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 24 to 1,

    Free or Reduced Lunch: 61%,

  2. #4 Niche Standout High Schools in America.

    Central High School

    Philadelphia City School District, PA,

    9-12,

    1383 Niche users give it an average review of 4.1 stars.

    Featured Review: Sophomore says Starting from freshman year, I was greatly amazed by the school spirit, culture, and the dedication from students, teachers and families. It is a school that one must be tested into so academics is....

    Read 1383 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 2,416,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 24 to 1,

    Free or Reduced Lunch: 100%,

  3. #5 Niche Standout High Schools in America.

    California Academy of Mathematics & Science

    Blue checkmark.

    Long Beach Unified School District, CA,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Parent says After sending our son for a year, we are happy to tell that the school is filled with wonderful people.CAMS students are kind, friendly, supporting each other across grades, and caring younger students very well. Parents are very nice and supportive, too.Most teachers have decent backgrounds/careers. It's easy to communicate with teachers and school staffs. Minimal donation/volunteer requests. The school is for students like Engineering, Computer Science, or Bio-technology. Required courses include manufacturing with CNC machines & industrial 3D printers, computer programming, CAD...Located on CSUDH campus, junior/senior students may take the college classes at reasonable cost.More than 50 clubs to choose from. 1/5 students join FRC or VEX Robotics teams. While sports teams are limited, good players compete at tournaments. Dancing teams actively perform at various school...A lot of fun and exciting opportunities at CAMS!.

    Read 481 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 669,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 27 to 1,

    Free or Reduced Lunch: 44%,

  4. #6 Niche Standout High Schools in America.

    Queens High School for the Sciences at York College

    New York City Geographic District No. 28, NY,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Alum says This high school gave me four years of unforgettable education and college prep. Although small, it is mighty! The teachers are so passionate about their jobs and their students, and it shows in...Four years at QHSSYC gave me such a huge step ahead when entering college - not only did the AP courses I took allow me to skip several classes, but the high-caliber content taught in my high school....

    Read 208 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 512,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 19 to 1,

    Free or Reduced Lunch: 62%,

  5. #7 Niche Standout High Schools in America.

    Brooklyn Latin School

    New York City Geographic District No. 14, NY,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Alum says The Brooklyn Latin School is a great school for academics since it offers the rigorous IB program. The teachers at the school are passionate and kind, they also write great recommendation letters for....

    Read 283 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 809,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 18 to 1,

    Free or Reduced Lunch: 67%,

  6. #8 Niche Standout High Schools in America.

    Manhattan Center for Science & Mathematics

    Blue checkmark.

    New York City Geographic District No. 4, NY,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Alum says MCSM has a very diverse student population that is academically focused and knows how to have a good time. The teachers are also excellent and want the best for their students. They dedicate a lot of their time and energy to their students, such as providing after-school tutoring. Some teachers even allow...It is very focused on math and science, so if you are interested in pursuing something STEM-related in the future or interested in general, this school is the way to go. It has numerous AP courses...MCSM also has many extracurricular activities. There are numerous clubs such as Animal Care, Pre-med, Pre-law, UNICEF, etc. There are sports teams and opportunities for internships and summer...Overall, MCSM is a fantastic school and helped me prepare for college. They helped me through the whole college process and figure out what I wanted to do in the future..

    Read 773 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 1,633,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 18 to 1,

    Free or Reduced Lunch: 82%,

  7. #9 Niche Standout High Schools in America.

    Dr. Ronald E. McNair Academic High School

    Jersey City School District, NJ,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Freshman says I went to Mcnair for 9th grade, when I was in lockdown. Thus, my entire freshman year was virtual, so please remember that. First of all, I want to say that the teachers are awesome. They sincerely....

    Read 288 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 713,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 14 to 1,

    Free or Reduced Lunch: 42%,

  8. #10 Niche Standout High Schools in America.

    Manhattan Hunter Science High School

    New York City Geographic District No. 3, NY,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Junior says My years in Manhattan Hunter have been some of the most enlightening. I learned so much these years but that's not limited to academics. I learned to find myself in a school that embraces and....

    Read 184 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 452,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 16 to 1,

    Free or Reduced Lunch: 67%,

  9. #14 Niche Standout High Schools in America.

    Archimedean Upper Conservatory (AUC)

    Blue checkmark.

    Miami-Dade County Public Schools, FL,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Junior says The curriculum is challenging, and if school is not consistently a top priority for students, it can definitely set them back. Despite the demanding workload, the small class sizes make for a more....

    Read 122 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 320,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 13 to 1,

    Free or Reduced Lunch: 51%,

  10. #16 Niche Standout High Schools in America.

    MastatFiu

    Miami-Dade County Public Schools, FL,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says This school is quite strict when it comes to uniforms and we moved into our new building this year and it is quite small. There is only 500 students so you are pretty much seeing the same faces....

    Read 83 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 443,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 28 to 1,

    Free or Reduced Lunch: 49%,

  11. #17 Niche Standout High Schools in America.

    Columbia Secondary School

    New York City Geographic District No. 5, NY,

    6-12,

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

    Featured Review: Parent says When my daughter entered Columbia secondary school , she was suprised to see this school campus is so small compared to her previous school in Beijing China. Maybe it is in Newyork city,narrow,....

    Read 117 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 701,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 14 to 1,

    Free or Reduced Lunch: 41%,

  12. #18 Niche Standout High Schools in America.

    NYC Museum School

    Blue checkmark.

    New York City Geographic District No. 2, NY,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says At NYC Museum High School, I made many new friends easily through the school's great icebreaking systems. Almost all of the teachers are very friendly and give reasonable work loads. The school....

    Read 196 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 439,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 13 to 1,

    Free or Reduced Lunch: 42%,

  13. #20 Niche Standout High Schools in America.

    Forest Hills High School

    New York City Geographic District No. 28, NY,

    9-12,

    907 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 907 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 3,766,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 17 to 1,

    Free or Reduced Lunch: 72%,

  14. #22 Niche Standout High Schools in America.

    McFatter Technical College High School

    Blue checkmark.

    Broward County Public Schools, FL,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says McFatter was a wonderful school that I'm proud to say I attended. Teachers and Staff were willing to help you out if you ever asked and there were plenty of tutoring opportunities. Although we may....

    Read 445 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 603,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 14 to 1,

    Free or Reduced Lunch: 47%,

  15. #23 Niche Standout High Schools in America.

    Francis Lewis High School

    New York City Geographic District No. 26, NY,

    9-12,

    979 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 979 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 4,404,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 18 to 1,

    Free or Reduced Lunch: 71%,

  16. #24 Niche Standout High Schools in America.

    Alief Early College High School

    Alief Independent School District, TX,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Sophomore says Currently, I'm a sophomore at Alief Early College. I totally recommend this school if you're not a big sports fan as we aren't really heavy on the sports here. One thing that's upset me about the....

    Read 485 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 401,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 19 to 1,

    Free or Reduced Lunch: 84%,

  17. #25 Niche Standout High Schools in America.

    Jose Marti MAST 6-12 Academy

    Blue checkmark.

    Miami-Dade County Public Schools, FL,

    6-12,

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

    Featured Review: Junior says I attended Jose Marti Mast for the past six years, and while this school has played a significant role in who I am as a person today, it was not without its faults. JMMA has provided me with a....

    Read 63 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 959,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 23 to 1,

    Free or Reduced Lunch: 69%,

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