Where are the best schools in New York state? Several in central New York appeared on The 2020 Best School Districts list, with high marks for safety and teachers.

The Niche rankings, based on analysis of key statistics and millions of reviews from students and parents has New Hartford and Clinton at the top of the list in Oneida County and Fayetteville-Manlius Central School District as the 10th best in the state.

New Hartford Central School District
#1 Best school District in Oneida County,
#64 Best School District in New York
#52 District with Best Teachers in New York
#53 Best District for Athletes in New York

Clinton Central School District
#2 Best School District in Oneida County
#38 Safety School District in New York
#65 District with Best Teachers in New York
#110 Best Place to Teach in New York

Whitesboro, Sherrill and Sauquoit rounded out the top 5 districts in Oneida County.

Fayetteville-Manlius is the best school district in Syracuse and comes in 10th in the state.

Fayetteville-Manlius Central School District
#1 Best School District in Syracuse
#10 Best District in the state
#52 Best District in America
#4 Safest District in New York
#24 Safety District in America
#13 Best Teachers in New York
#61 Best Teachers in America

Jamesville-Dewitt Central School District
#2 Best District in Syracuse
#32nd Best District in New York
#4 Best District for athletes
#17 Best Teachers in New York
#72 Best Teachers in America

Little Falls is the Best School District in Herkimer County, followed by Town of Webb, Central Valley, West Canada Valley and Dolgeville.

In Madison County, the Best School District honor belongs to Cazenovia, Hamilton and Chittenango.

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