Up from # 72 last year but down from # 52 in 2007, Rye High has place #61 in the US News ranking. It has also earned a first place ranking for New York State public high schools, not including charter and magnet schools, on US News & World Report’s list of the Best High Schools across the nation. Out of over 21,000 public high schools in 49 states that were analyzed, Rye High School ranked 61st in the country. On the list of New York State high schools including charter and magnet schools, Rye High School ranked 9th.
US News & World Report used a ranking system that was based on how well high schools prepare students for college, student test scores, and other factors. Schools were distinguished with Gold, Silver, or Bronze medals – RHS earned a Gold, the highest honor.
“We are proud of this recognition," Superintendent of Schools Dr. Frank Alvarez stated. "It acknowledges our hard-working students and dedicated faculty and staff."