One of the top high schools in the nation is right here in Central New York. New Hartford High School is #62 on The Daily Beast Best of 2014.

Schools were rated on graduation and college acceptance rates, college-level courses and exams, percentage of students with free or reduced lunch, SAT and ACT scores and how well a school prepares students for college.

New Hartford High School Scores:

Graduation 99.5%
College-bound 96%
Free/reduced lunch 6%
SAT / ACT 1662 / 25.3
Students enrolled in AP/IB courses 54%
AP/IB Exam Pass Rate 71.3%

The highest New York school came from Buffalo with City Honors School at Fosdick-Master Park coming in at #17.