The Elite Eight: Here are the top schools in NYC

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These New York City schools are the only ones that admit students based solely on their scores on the Specialized High School Admissions Test (SHSAT), which students take in the eighth grade. They rank among the nation’s most competitive and demanding high schools.
1. Stuyvesant High School
385 Chambers St., Manhattan
Admission: SHSAT exam
Enrollment: 3,292
Graduation rate: 96%
College ready: 98.8%
College enrollment: 97%
Taking SAT: 823
Average total SAT score: 2133
Taking AP tests: 1,562
AP pass rate: 95.8%
This crown jewel of the NYC education system is the most coveted school in the city. Last year, 22,662 eighth-graders applied for 814 freshman seats.
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