Change at # 1! Poll Updates the 10 Best High Schools in Capital Region
What's the BEST Public High School in the Capital Region?
When it comes to public high schools in the Capital Region, there's no shortage of great ones - and shout out to all of the teachers and educators who shape and mold our kids.
With that being said, bragging rights are on the line here, and there's a new number # 1 when it comes to the best public high schools in the Capital Region based upon data released by Niche.com, a company that runs a ranking and review site.
Here's how Niche.com ranked the Ten Best Public High Schools in the Capital Region for 2022:
#10 Averill Park High School
#9 Voorheesville High School
#8 Columbia High School
#7 Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake
#6 Saratoga High School
#5 Shen High School
#4 Guilderland High School
#3 Bethlehem High School
#2 Niskayuna High School
#1 Shaker High School
Congrats to Shaker for being named the # 1 Public High School in the area. Niche gave high marks to the North Colonie School for its excellent teacher-studio ratio as well as student success.
According to Niche.com, "Shaker High School is a top-rated, public school located in Latham. It has 2,011 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 12 to 1. According to state test scores, 99% of students are at least proficient in math and 99% in reading."
This year's Top 10 is a bit of a departure from the same list that came out a year ago.
In last year's Niche report, Bethlehem Central was No. 1 among area school districts in its annual best districts rating.
Niche.com ranks nearly 100,000 schools and districts based on statistics and millions of opinions from students and parents