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  Public High Schools  
  These are among the city’s best public high schools, according to the most recent test information available, and independent schools. (Information regarding public middle schools was not available.) The following math and English scores represent the percentage of students who passed the 2003 Regents examinations.. Listings are in order of the average of those two scores. Call individual schools for application procedures and deadlines.  
     
  Public Elementary Schools | Public High Schools | Independent
 
NYC Lab School for Collaborative Studies
333 W. 17th St., near Eighth Ave.; 212-691-6119
9–12
Enrollment: 720 Math: 91%; English: 61.5% Graduation rate: 97.4%

Stuyvesant High School
345 Chambers St., near West St.; 212-312-4800
9–12
Enrollment: 2,997 Math: 99.9%; English: 99% Graduation rate: 93.4%

Bronx High School of Science
75 W. 205th St., near Paul Ave., the Bronx; 718-817-7700
9–12
Enrollment: 2,670 Math: 100%; English: 98.7% Graduation rate: 97.2%

Making the Grade: Some of Queens's brightest go to Townsend Harris.

Townsend Harris High School
149-11 Melbourne Ave., Flushing; 718-575-5580
9–12
Enrollment: 1,064 Math: 100%; English: 97.2% Graduation rate: 99.6%

Staten Island Technical High School
485 Clawson St. near Lindbergh Ave., Staten Island; 718-667-5725
9–12
Enrollment: 717 Math: 99.4%; English: 96% Graduation rate: 100%

Brooklyn Technical High School
29 Fort Greene Pl., near Lafayette Ave., Fort Greene, Brooklyn; 718-858-5150
9–12
Enrollment: 3,944 Math: 99.7%; English: 93.1% Graduation rate: 90.4%

Manhattan Center for Science and Mathematics
280 Pleasant Ave., at 115th St.; 212-876-4639
9–12
Enrollment: 1,551 Math: 93.2%; English: 86.1% Graduation rate: 69.6%

Fiorello H. La Guardia High School
108 Amsterdam Ave., near 65th St.; 212-496-0700
9–12
Enrollment: 2,294 Math: 89.4%; English: 87% Graduation rate: 86.9%

The Leon M. Goldstein High School for the Sciences
1830 Shore Blvd., near Pembroke St., Manhattan Beach, Brooklyn; 718-368-8500
9–12
Enrollment: 793 Math: 83%; English: 89.2% Graduation rate: 86.5%

Frederick Douglass Academy
2581 Adam Clayton Powell Jr. Blvd., near 149th St.; 212-491-4107
9–12
Enrollment: 1,044 Math: 92.6%; English: 75.3% Graduation rate: 78.9%

Academy of American Studies
28-01 41st Ave., Long Island City; 718-361-8786
9–12
Enrollment: 440 Math: 85.3%; English: 80.4% Graduation rate: 86.1%

Benjamin Cardozo High School
5700 223rd St., Bayside; 718-279-6500
9–12
Enrollment: 3,810 Math: 81.2%; English: 80.6% Graduation rate: 85.3%

 
     
     
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From the Fall 2003 edition of the New York Family Guide
 
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