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Rye Well-Represented Among State's Best Elementary Schools

Rye's Osborn School was rated among the top elementary schools in New York.
Rye's Osborn School was rated among the top elementary schools in New York. Photo Credit: Rye city Schools

RYE, N.Y. -- The Rye City school district boasted some of the top-performing elementary schools in New York, including three in the top 25, according to education website Niche.

Osborn School led the way for Rye City Schools, coming in at 12th overall.

Niche compiled data on elementary schools from all 50 states, Washington, D.C. and Puerto Rico. That data was broken into four different metrics and assigned a letter grade:

  • Academics
  • Overall District Experience
  • Teacher Grade
  • Student Culture and Diversity

Osborn boasted an "A+" grade in three of the four categories, but struggled with a grade of  "C" in student culture and diversity.

Midland and Milton schools were ranked 16th and 23rd, respectively.

The top school in Westchester was Scarsdale's Fox Meadow, which ranked fourth in the state.

Westchester County Schools were featured prominently in the top 25.

  • Fox Meadow, Scarsdale (No. 4)
  • Edgewood, Scarsdale (No. 5)
  • Quaker Ridge, Scarsdale (No. 7)
  • Greenacres, Scarsdale (No. 8)
  • Greenville, Edgemont (No. 10)
  • Seely Place, Edgemont (No. 11)
  • Osborn School, Rye City (No. 12)
  • Heathcote School, Scarsdale (No. 13)
  • Midland School, Rye City (No. 16)
  • Bronxville Elementary, Bronxville (No. 17)
  • Mamaroneck Avenue, Mamaroneck (No. 18)
  • Douglas G. Grafflin School, Chappaqua (No. 20)
  • Roaring Brook School, Chappaqua (No. 21)
  • Westorchard School, Chappaqua (No. 22)
  • Milton School, Rye City (No. 23)
  • Wampus School, Byram Hills (No. 25)

Top honors in both New York and the country went to the George A. Jackson school in Long Island.

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