The annual list of best and worst schools from Niche.com is out. What grade did schools in central New York receive this year? 4 made the worst list while 3 came out on top.

Worst Schools in CNY

#40 Frankfort-Schuyler Central School - Grade C
Frankfort-Schuyler has 1,004 students with a student-teacher ratio of 14 to 1. According to state test scores, 55% of students are at least proficient in math and 49% in reading.
Overall grade: C but they scored a B- for health & safety.

#26 Owen D. Young Central School - Grade C
Owen D Young has 199 students with a student-teacher ratio of 9 to 1. According to state test scores, 42% of students are at least proficient in math and 42% in reading.
Overall grade: C but they did score a B+ for health & safety.

#19 Syracuse City School - Grade C
Syracuse City School has 21,110 students with a student-teacher ratio of 14 to 1. According to state test scores, 21% of students are at least proficient in math and 17% in reading.
Overall grade: C but they did score an A in diversity.

#8 Canastota Central School - Grade C-
Canastota Central School has 1,429 students with a student-teacher ratio of 12 to 1. According to state test scores, 45% of students are at least proficient in math and 38% in reading.
Overall grade: C- but they did score a B- for health & safety.

On the flip side, New Hartford is home to one of the best schools in New York State coming in at #33.

Best Schools in CNY

#33 New Hartford Central School - Grade A+
New Hartford Central School has 2,644 students with a student-teacher ratio of 12 to 1. According to state test scores, 73% of students are at least proficient in math and 65% in reading.
Overall grade: A+ but they did score a C+ for diversity.

#60 Jamesville-Dewitt Central School - Grade A
Jamesville-Dewitt has 2,951 students in grades K-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 13 to 1. According to state test scores, 76% of students are at least proficient in math and 64% in reading.
Overall grade: A

#65 Hamilton Central School - Grade A
Hamilton has 579 students in grades PK, K-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 11 to 1. According to state test scores, 67% of students are at least proficient in math and 67% in reading.
Overall grade: A but they scored a C for diversity.

See all of the best and worst schools in New York state.


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