More than two dozen high schools in Westchester County earned top rankings as "best high schools" in New York state and nationwide in this latest comparison by U.S. News & World Report.
Here is the list of local top schools in the order of their rankings:
- Edgemont Junior-Senior High School ranked 14th in New York state and 87th nationwide.
- Bronxville High School ranked 15th statewide and 90th nationwide.
- Rye High School: ranked 20th statewide and 114th nationwide.
- Blind Brook High School ranked 22nd statewide and 159th nationwide.
- Horace Greeley High School in Chappaqua ranked 25th statewide and 177th nationwide.
- Dobbs Ferry High School ranked 28th statewide and 182nd nationwide.
- Harrison High School ranked 30th stateside and 197th nationwide.
- Byram Hills High School in Armonk ranked 32nd statewide and 201st nationwide.
- Pleasantville High School ranked 34th statewide and 228th nationwide,.
- Briarcliff High School ranked 36th statewide and 248th nationwide.
- North Salem Middle School/High School ranked 41st statewide and 283rd nationwide.
- John Jay High School in Cross River ranked 43rd statewide and 298th nationwide.
- Croton-Harmon High School ranked 44th statewide and 301st nationwide.
- Fox Lane High School in Bedford ranked 50th statewide and 365th nationwide.
- Mamaroneck High School ranked 52nd statewide and 385th nationwide.
- Ardsley High School ranked 61st statewide and 544th nationwide.
- Yorktown High School ranked 76th statewide and 725th nationwide.
- Lakeland High School ranked 77th statewide and 735th nationwide.
- Hendrick Hudson High School in Cortlandt ranked 84th statewide and 839th nationwide.
- Eastchester Senior High School ranked 87th statewide and 885th nationwide.
- Sleepy Hollow High School ranked 88th statewide and 890th nationwide.
- Somers Senior High School ranked 93rd statewide and 908th nationwide .
- Scarsdale Senior High School ranked 100th statewide and 994th nationwide.
- Walter Panas High School ranked 106th statewide and 1,049th nationwide.
- Port Chester Senior High School ranked 134th statewide and 1,481st nationwide.
Two schools not ranked nationally, but making New York state's top ranking were:
- Yonkers High School, which ranked 245th statewide
- Saunders Trades and Technical High School, which U.S. News ranked 246th statewide.
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