How good are the schools in Rochester, NY?

Rochester encompasses 74 public elementary, middle and high schools. Rochester also has 89 private schools. Forty-nine high schools are recognized on U.S. News & World Report's Best High Schools rankings.

Rochester is also home to nine colleges and/or universities, three of which earned places on U.S. News & World Report's Best Colleges rankings.

College Readiness Index

Index Score: 7.7 /10

How we calculate this.


Rochester has a higher score than similarly sized metro areas.

School Stats

Total Students
54,397
Total Teachers
5,273

Student-Teacher Ratio

10:1

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

All High Schools in Rochester

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