Rye High School is an accredited public high school, with approximately 960 students and a teaching staff of 79. Over 95% of our graduates enter universities and colleges. To meet the needs of all our students, we offer classes at the Honors and Regents levels. We also offer 22 College Board Advanced Placement courses. Last year, over fifty percent of our students participated in the AP program and took an average of 2.1 AP courses. Rye High School has been constantly recognized for its academic strengths by placing in the top 100 high schools in the national rankings conducted by The Washington Post and Newsweek Magazine. Please visit the Guidance web page for more information on course offerings and detailed information on our academic program.
A full range of classes and assistance for students with special education needs is available, as well as the Rye School of Leadership for those who learn more successfully in an alternative setting. Please visit the Rye School of Leadership web page for more details on our alternative program.
We also offer an extensive extracurricular program which includes the performing and fine arts, instrumental and vocal music, service-oriented clubs, fund-raising clubs, student publications as well as diverse interest clubs which enable each student to select activities suited to his or her talents and interests. For a list of clubs, please visit the "Families, For Students" web page.
In addition, the Rye High School Athletic program offers twenty different sports for both men and women. The Athletic opportunities and schedules are located on the Athletic site under "Departments" found on the District home page. Thank you for visiting our site.
At the April 9, 2019, meeting, the Board of Education voted to bring a new capital bond referendum to the community. The vote will be held on Tuesday, June 11, from 7:00 AM - 9:00 PM in the Rye Middle School Gymnasium at 3 Parsons Street.
The District paired with RyeACT to create the attached flyer with practical information about the use of e-cigarettes (commonly known as "vapes") by our community's youth. It also contains photos of some of the most common devices.