ARMONK, N.Y. -- The Byram Hills Central School District was recently ranked the seventh-best district in New York State, according to education website Niche.
Niche compiled data on all public school districts and graded them in eight metrics:
- Health and safety
- Parent and student surveys
- Student culture and diversity
- Resources and facilities
- Sports and fitness
Byram Hills received A+ grades in Academics, Health and safety, Teachers, and Extracurriculars.
The district got its lowest grade in Student culture and diversity, a C-.
Rye was the top rated system in Westchester County. It received grades of A+ in the Academics, Health, Teachers, Resources and Sports categories.
The top rated district in the state was Jericho Union Free School District in Long Island.
Other area districts to make the list were:
- Chappaqua Central Schools, No.3
- Scarsdale Union Free, No. 5
- Edgemont Union Free, No. 6
- Bronxville Union Free, No. 10
- Ardsley Union Free, No. 12
- Briarcliff Union Free, No. 16
- Blind-Brook-Rye Union Free, No. 18
- Rye Neck Union Free, No. 19
- Katonah-Lewisboro Union Free, No. 21
- Mamaroneck Union Free, No. 24.
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