High Rankings on Best School District List

High Rankings on Best School District List photo
In recognition of its exceptional educational program, the district has received high rankings in Niche.com’s annual list of best elementary, middle and high schools, and school districts.

The district has been ranked No. 2 in Suffolk County, with the high school, middle school and elementary school receiving rankings of No. 10, No. 5 and No. 6, respectively. It also received a ranking at No. 29 in New York State and No. 144 nationally.

Port Jefferson’s academics, administrative leadership, college preparation, attention to health and safety, quality of teaching, resources and facilities for students, clubs and activities, and sports programs received an overall grade of A+ from the organization. Rankings are based on comprehensive school data from the U.S. Department of Education, as well as school reviews and online survey responses. According to Niche.com, public school districts are carefully selected, with ranking criteria representing a healthy balance between statistical rigor and practical relevance.