How good are the schools in New York City, NY?

New York City encompasses 1074 public elementary, middle and high schools. New York City also has 2218 private schools. Six hundred and ninety-five high schools are recognized on U.S. News & World Report's Best High Schools rankings.

College Readiness Index

Index Score: 7.9 /10

How we calculate this.


New York City has a higher score than similarly sized metro areas.

School Stats

Total Students
1,232,221
Total Teachers
106,589

Student-Teacher Ratio

12:1

Data sourced from the National Center for Education Statistics and U.S. News & World Report's Best High Schools rankings.

All High Schools in New York City

Data sourced from the National Center for Education Statistics and U.S. News & World Report's Best High Schools rankings.