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Westchester High Schools Rank High Among New York's Best

Rye High School was rated the top public high school in Westchester and fourth in New York State.
Rye High School was rated the top public high school in Westchester and fourth in New York State. Photo Credit: File

WESTCHESTER COUNTY, N.Y. -- Several high schools throughout Westchester County were ranked among the best public schools in New York state by education research website Niche.

Rye High School took the top spot in Westchester and placed fourth overall.

High schools were ranked on a set of six weighted criteria that included:

  • Academics
  • Health and safety
  • Student culture and diversity
  • Survey responses
  • Teachers grade
  • Resources and facilities
  • Sports and fitness

Westchester placed nine schools in the top 25 and 22 schools in Niche's top 100:

  • Rye High School (No. 4)
  • Horace Greeley (No. 5)
  • Edgemont Junior/Senior High School (No. 6)
  • Scarsdale Senior High School  (No. 8)
  • Blind Brook High School (No. 9)
  • Bronxville High School (No. 13)
  • Rye Neck Senior High School (No. 15)
  • Byram Hills High School (No. 20)
  • Harrison High School (No. 25)
  • Briarcliff High School (No. 27)
  • Ardsley High School (No. 29)
  • Fox Lane High School (No. 31)
  • John Jay High School (No. 33)
  • Pelham Memorial High School (No. 36)
  • Mamaroneck High School (No. 45)
  • Irvington High School (No. 46)
  • Dobbs Ferry High School (No. 48)
  • Hastings High School (No. 53)
  • North Salem Middle/High School (No. 61)
  • Pleasantville High School (No. 90)
  • White Plains Senior High School (No. 91)
  • Hendrick Hudson High School (No. 95)

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