As we begin the back-to-school season, it is time to think about what kind of school you want to send your children to. You might have a child who is just about to be able to attend school, and you want to know which Long Island schools would be the best for starting their education. Perhaps you want to know what high schools would offer your teenager the best chance to achieve their full potential if you move to Long Island.
You are in luck. There are 127 school districts and over 200 private schools on Long Island. Recently, U.S. News ranking posted data on nearly 18,000 public high schools in 50 states and the District of Columbia. Of those rankings, 20 Long Island high schools have been ranked among the nation’s 1,000 best—the data was pulled from the 2018–19 academic school year.
To help you decide which High School would fit your child best, we have compiled a list of the top 5 Long Island High Schools based on the U.S. News 2021 rankings:
Jericho Senior High School is ranked #147 in the National Rankings and 15th within New York. Students attending Jericho (and the following schools) have the opportunity to take Advanced Placement coursework and exams. With a 10:1 student to teacher ratio, Jericho has a 98% graduation rate and received a 99.18 overall score.
Manhasset Secondary School is ranked #162 in the National Rankings, 17th within New York, and #139 in STEM High Schools. This school has an 11:1 student to teacher ratio with a 100% graduation rate and a 99.09 overall score.
Great Neck South (#188)
Great Neck South High School is ranked #188 in the National Rankings, 21st within New York, and #75 in STEM High Schools. This school has an 11:1 student to teacher ratio with a 97% graduation rate and 98.95% overall score.
Garden City (#250)
Garden City High School is ranked #250 in the national rankings and 27th within New York. This school has a 13:1 student to teacher ratio with a 99% graduation rate and a 98.6 overall score.
Herricks High School is ranked #276 in the national rankings and 33rd within New York. This school has a 13:1 student to teacher ratio with a 98% graduation rate and a 98.45 overall score.
Cold Spring Harbor (#279)
Cold Spring Harbor High is ranked #279 in the national rankings and 34th within New York. This school has an 11:1 student-to-teacher ratio with a 98% graduation rate and a 98.44 overall score.
Along with various historical and educational importance, Long Island is an amazing place to enjoy your weekends. You can get to attend concerts round the month and the Island is famous for shopping. If you are looking to purchase a home on Long Island, contact Lynx Mortgage Bank LLC to begin the process of getting a mortgage for a home in your desired school district.