Whether it rankles educators or delights parents, it never fails to garner attention—U.S. News and World Report's annual ranking of high schools across the nation has been released.
The survey looked at over 22,000 high schools across 49 states (Nebraska was omitted) and dishes out 500 gold medals. Institutions are ordered based upon state exam performance and students' readiness for college.
ranked 73rd in the state and 546th in the nation. Hen Hud has 915 students, a 13:1 student-teacher ratio. 57 percent of students participate in Advanced Placement classes, according to the report.
ranked 100th in the state and 779th in the nation. WPHS has 1,011 students, a 16:1 student-teacher ration and 48 percent of its students participate in AP classes.
was not ranked on a state or national level. The report showed that PHS has 815 students, a 14:1 student-teacher ration and that 49 percent of students participate in AP classes.
You can read more details about each school on U.S. News and World Report's website here.
Other high schools in Westchester nabbed some of the best rankings in the nation and the state.
Closest to the number one spot is , ranked 11th in the state and 72nd in the nation. Rye, which houses 885 students, has a 14:1 student-teacher ratio. 86-percent of its students participate in Advanced Placement courses, according to the report.
Horace Greeley High School in Chappaqua follows closely behind, earning a rank of 14th in the state and 79th in the nation. Greeley, with 1,281 students and a 12:1 student-teacher ratio, is the only high school in its district.
Just behind these top performers are:
- Dobbs Ferry High School: 16th in the state, 83rd in the nation
- Blind Brook High School in Rye: 24th in the state, 123rd in the nation
- Irvington High School: 30th in the state, 182nd in the nation
- l: 33rd in the state, 199th in the nation
- Byram Hills High School in Armonk: 35th in the state, 208th in the nation
- John Jay High School in Cross River: 39th in the state, 238th in the nation
- Scarsdale High School: 47th in the state, 315th in the nation
In Rockland, Tappan Zee High School and Pearl River High School came close to making the state's top 50—read more about them .
For a closer look at New York high schools on the survey, click here.