New Rochelle High School
) is a public high school
, comprising grades 9 through 12, in New Rochelle, New York
, operated by the City School District of New Rochelle
. NRHS serves over 3,300 students; offering more than 240 courses, including honors, research and advanced placement courses.
NRHS students are known for ranking highly in SAT
test scores for Westchester County
. 96% of graduates attend college or other institutions of higher learning. NRHS students earn accolades in competitive national programs including the National Merit Scholarship
programs and the Intel Science Talent Search
. Students are accepted into the most competitive colleges and universities in the nation.
New Rochelle has been ranked in the top 2% of high schools in the nation by Newsweek
since 2000—it is also one of the most diverse high schools in the country; its student body represents 60 countries from around the world. NRHS is a two-time Blue Ribbon School
, the highest honor that an American school can achieve. NRHS is accredited by the Middle States Association
Commission on Secondary Schools.
The school buildings are situated at the rear of a plot of land, fronted by two lakes, and 'Huguenot Park'. The forty-three acres of land that comprise the park, including what is now “Twin Lakes”, were acquired by the City in 1923 as the site for the community’s new... Read More