Top 100 Best STEM Schools – US News & World Report – 9/100

Top 100 Best STEM Schools – US News & World Report – 9/100


Stuyvesant High School
NEW YORK, NY 10282

Phone: (212) 312-4800

District: New York City Public Schools


Stuyvesant High School is ranked 8th within New York. Students have the opportunity to take Advanced Placement® course work and exams. The AP® participation rate at Stuyvesant High School is 89 percent. The student body makeup is 59 percent male and 41 percent female, and the total minority enrollment is 76 percent. Stuyvesant High School is 1 of 404 high schools in the New York City Public Schools.

Rankings / Awards

This details how this school compares to others based on U.S. News ranking criteria.

Medal Awarded Gold
National Rank
State Rank
Magnet Rank
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Students / Teachers

These counts and percentages of students and teachers are from data reported by schools to the government.

Total Enrollment 3,288
Total Minority Enrollment (% of total) 76%
Total Economically Disadvantaged (% of total) 42%
Full-Time Teachers 155
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Test Scores

U.S. News calculates these values based on student performance on state exit exams and internationally available exams on college-level course work (AP®/IB exams).

Proficient in English 100%
Proficient in Math 100%
College Readiness Index 86.6
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School Data

School profile information is based on government data.

Grades Served 09 – 12
Setting Large City
Charter School No
Magnet School Yes
Receives Title I Funding Yes

This information relates to high schools run by this school’s state operating agency. Many districts contain only one high school.

Total Schools 404
Total Students 311,058
Proficient in English (district average) 85%
Proficient in Math (district average) 80%
College Readiness (district average) 29.0

Student Body


These details on the school’s student body are based on data reported to the government.

Total Enrollment 3,288
9th Grade 842 Students
10th Grade 856 Students
11th Grade 811 Students
12th Grade 779 Students
Student Diversity

This is the breakdown of ethnicity and gender of a school’s student body, based on data reported to the government.


Total Minority Enrollment (% of total) 76%
American Indian/Alaskan Native Enrollment (% of total) 0.1%
Asian Enrollment (% of total) 72%
Black Enrollment (% of total) 1%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander (% of total) 0%
Hispanic Enrollment (% of total) 3%
White Enrollment (% of total) 24%
Two or More Races Enrollment (% of total) 0%

Male (% of total) 59%
Female (% of total) 41%
Economically Disadvantaged Students

These are the percentages of the school’s students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch, based on data reported to the government.

Free Lunch Program (% of total) 30%
Reduced-Price Lunch Program (% of total) 12%
Total Economically Disadvantaged (% of total) 42%

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“OK – I have two items. Stuyvesant (and Bronx Science) are not magnet schools. The purpose of magnet schools is to promote racial integration. The purpose of Stuyvesant is to promote the study of math and science at the highest levels (same for Bronx Science). By definition and law, they are specialized high schools open to all who can pass the admissions test. Also, when one observes that Stuyvesant and Bronx Science are rated as 9th and 10th in New York State by U.S. News, one can assume that there is something wrong with the ranking system. Thus, between these two high schools they have more graduates winning Nobel prizes than most universities. The same is true for the number of Academy Awards their graduates have won. This does not even get into the number of graduates whose names are well known in the science, academic, government, mathematics, business, law, medical, and even military sectors. No other high schools in the country can match their individual record of accomplishment and especially not their combined accomplishments." – Richard A. Smith ·



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