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U.S. News’ 2018 best high schools list includes 6 from Long Island

Six Long Island public high schools are ranked among the nation’s top 200 in U.S. News & World Report’s annual list of “Best High Schools,” released on May 9, 2018. U.S. News evaluates data published for more than 20,500 schools across the country. The rankings emphasize student outcomes, incorporating data on graduation rates and state assessments.

Jericho High School

U.S. ranking: No. 98 New York ranking: No.
Photo Credit: Newsday / Ana P. Gutierrez

U.S. ranking: No. 98

New York ranking: No. 16

College readiness index: 85.2

Graduation rate: 99 percent

Cold Spring Harbor High School

U.S. ranking: No. 143 New York ranking: No.
Photo Credit: Howard Schnapp

U.S. ranking: No. 143

New York ranking: No. 21

College readiness index: 80.4

Graduation rate: 100 percent

Garden City High School

U.S. ranking: No. 169 New York ranking: No.
Photo Credit: Howard Schnapp

U.S. ranking: No. 169

New York ranking: No. 24

College readiness index: 76.3

Graduation rate: 99 percent

The Wheatley School

U.S. ranking: No. 180 New York ranking: No.
Photo Credit: Danielle Finkelstein

U.S. ranking: No. 180

New York ranking: No. 27

College readiness index: 74.8

Graduation rate: 98 percent

Great Neck South High School

U.S. ranking: No. 195 New York ranking: No.
Photo Credit: Howard Schnapp

U.S. ranking: No. 195

New York ranking: No. 29

College readiness index: 74

Graduation rate: 95 percent

Manhasset High School

U.S. ranking: No. 200 New York ranking: No.
Photo Credit: Howard Schnapp

U.S. ranking: No. 200

New York ranking: No. 31

College readiness index: 73.3

Graduation rate: 99 percent

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