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Five Rockland School Districts Among NY's Top 100 In New Rankings

Niche 2018 best schools and school districts.
Niche 2018 best schools and school districts. Photo Credit: Niche.com

Five Rockland school districts were among the 100 best in New York, according to brand-new 2018 rankings just released by the education website Niche.

A total of 36 schools from the Hudson Valley, made the Top 100.

Schools were evaluated based on academics, teachers, clubs and activities, college readiness and health and safety and diversity.

The Rockland districts to make the Top 100 are:

Ramapo Central School District – No. 26

Nyack Union Free School District – No. 68

South Orangetown School District – No. 71

Clarkstown Central School District – No. 78

Nanuet Union Free School District – No. 89

Westchester's Edgemont Union Free School District was the top Hudson Valley school district in the rankings, earning the No. 5 ranking.

Scarsdale Union Free School District catapulted from the No. 23 ranking to No. 6 in 2018.

Another district making a big jump was Rye Neck Union Free School District, which went from No. 40 last year to No. 10.

Rye City School District was next, ranked 11th.

Briarcliff Manor Union Free School District earned the No. 12 ranking, followed by Bronxville Union Free School District (No. 13) and Byram Hills Central School District (No. 14)

Other Hudson Valley school districts ranked are:

Hastings-on-Hudson Union Free School District – No. 16

Ardsley Union Free School District – No. 20

Pelham Union Free School District – No. 22

Chappaqua Central School District – No. 24

Katonah-Lewisboro School District – No. 28

Mamaroneck Union Free School District – No. 31

Bedford Central School District – No. 38

Irvington Union Free School District – No. 40

Harrison Central School District – No. 42

Pleasantville Union Free School District – No. 43

Blind Brook-Rye Union Free School District – No. 44

White Plains City School District – No. 49

Eastchester Union Free School District – No. 52

Yorktown Central School District – No. 54

Dobbs Ferry Union Free School District – No. 56

Croton-Harmon Union Free School District – No. 57

North Salem Central School District – No. 62

Haldane Central School District – No. 73

Tarrytown Union Free School District – No. 76

Spackenkill Union Free School District – No. 79

Arlington Central School District – No. 85

Somers Central School District – No. 86

Tuckahoe Union Free School District – No. 92

New Rochelle City School District – No. 94

To view niche.com's New York state rankings, click here.

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