CROSS RIVER, N.Y. -- John Jay High School has been ranked among the best in New York State by U.S. News & World Report in rankings released Tuesday morning.
JJHS was ranked 35th in the state, good for 10th-best in Westchester County.
John Jay's student population of 1,189 exceeded the state average in all of the surveys major metrics, which included: College readiness, mathematics proficiency and English proficiency. The school also boasts an Advanced Placement participation rate of 78 percent.
Several other high schools in Westchester County were ranked in the top 50 in the state, including:
- Blind Brook (No. 9)
- Rye (No. 11)
- Yonkers Middle/High School (No. 18)
- Hastings (No. 24)
- Horace Greeley (No. 25)
- Byram Hills (No. 27)
- Edgemont (No. 29)
- Briarcliff (No. 31)
- Irvington (No. 32)
- Pleasantville (No. 36)
- Rye Neck (No. 39)
- Ardsley (No. 43)
- Fox Lane (No. 46)
- North Salem (No. 49)
The top ranked high school in New York was The High School of American Studies in the Bronx.
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