District Summary Ratings

A larger number of schools in this district are rated above average in school quality.

Top Rated Schools in This District

These are some of the top-rated public schools in New York City Geographic District # 2 based on a variety of measures, including academic performance and equity. Find out more about GreatSchools ratings.

District Student Progress

A larger number of schools in this district have students who are making more academic progress than their peers at other schools in the state.


Academic Summary

Is this district offering opportunity for all its students, or leaving some kids behind? Successful districts are working to close the achievement gap.


Advanced Courses

Rigorous courses can help students prepare for and get into college, including coursework in STEM subjects. Find out more.
Parent Tip
Many successful high school students end up in remedial math courses in college. Is your student prepared for college-level math? Ask this district how they ensure students are well-prepared.


Student Demographics

Schools that create a positive culture help all students thrive. See how.


Teachers & Staff

Parents often value small class sizes, but the truth is more complicated.


District Calendar


District Finances

How a school district allocates funds can reflect its priorities. Learn more about how these decisions are made.
Parent Tip
District decisions about how to spend money impact your child’s schooling. Here’s how parents can have an influence.


Reviews From Schools in New York City Geographic District # 2

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Parent / Guardian
April 13, 2024
My son has been going to this school since the 1st grade. We are really pleased. The harmony between the students and teachers at the school is very good. The teachers are very attentive to the... More
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Parent / Guardian
April 09, 2024
Our family has generally had a very positive experience with Battery Park City School in both elementary school and middle school. The teachers use Google Classroom in middle school, so it's very easy... More
Parent / Guardian
April 06, 2024
I'm a current parent for 2 kids. It's been a great school for my older one. It's an even greater school for my younger one. Teachers and staff are caring and engaging. The G&T program is a gem. The... More
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