South Huntington

School District

2022 Best High School

Rankings Released

The results are in! Walt Whitman High School and the South Huntington School District have been both ranked in the top ten on as one of Suffolk County’s premier high schools and districts on Long Island. Whitman earned an A+ overall rating, all through public opinion and state Regents/assessment information. Niche nationally ranks nearly 100,000 schools and districts based on statistics and millions of opinions from students and parents. In addition to this, South Huntington School District also placed in the top ten within Suffolk County. Our high school was rated #8 for Best Public High School in Suffolk County, with the school district ranked 10 in Suffolk County.  In addition to this, Walt Whitman was also ranked in the Top 100 for Best Public High School in New York State.

Walt Whitman High School ranks among other districts in Suffolk County including Half Hollow Hills, Harborfields, Cold Spring Harbor, Smithtown, and Huntington. The atmosphere at Walt Whitman High School boasts diversity as it ranks #5 for Most Diverse Public High School in Suffolk County, making it a well-rounded and culturally vibrant place of community virtue and academic achievement.

Our school offers a variety of AP and college level courses, preparing students for post-secondary pursuits and allowing proficiency in their coursework. The high school is one of the few to still administer the PSAT, marking over 700 students taking the exam this school year.

In addition to these evaluations from, U.S. News & World Report released their nationwide and statewide high school ratings. The U.S. News Best High Schools rankings include data on nearly 24,000 public high schools in 50 states and the District of Columbia. Nearly 18,000 schools were ranked on six factors based on their performance on state assessments and how well they prepare students for college. Walt Whitman High School is recognized as being in the top 15% of high schools in New York State and ranked within the top 10% of high schools nationwide.

We are so proud of the continued excellence that makes Walt Whitman High School such a great place to learn!

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