ELMSFORD, N.Y. -- Alexander Hamilton High School earned high marks in a variety of categories from education research website Niche.
AHHS was ranked the 102nd-best public high school in New York out of over 700 institutions included in the survey.
High schools were ranked on a set of six weighted criteria that included:
- Health and safety.
- Student culture and diversity.
- Survey responses.
- Teacher grade.
- Resources and facilities.
- Sports and fitness.
AHHS earned an overall grade of A due in large part to an A+ rating in teacher grade and an A- in academics.
Rye High School took the top spot for Westchester schools and was ranked fourth overall in the state.
Westchester high schools figured prominently in the survey with nine schools placing in the top 25:
- 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).
Stuyvesant High School in Manhattan took the top overall spot for New York State.
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