NORTH SALEM, N.Y. -- North Salem High School was ranked among the best in New York State by U.S. News & World Report in rankings released Tuesday morning.
NSHS was ranked 49th in the state, good for 15th-best in Westchester County.
Carmel, at No. 136, was the top-ranked Putnam-based high school.
North Salem's student population of 693 met or 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 61 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)
- John Jay (No. 35)
- Pleasantville (No. 36)
- Ardsley (No. 43)
- Fox Lane (No. 46)
The top ranked high school in New York was The High School of American Studies in the Bronx.
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