Locust Valley Middle School is ranked in the top 100 middle schools in New York State for 2009 by Johns Hopkins University Center for Talented Youth (CTY) Talent Search. 


Schools are chosen by the CTY Talent Search based on the number of students placing in the 95th percentile on standardized exams. Additionally, Johns Hopkins looks at how schools challenge their top performing students. Being named among the top schools in the state reflects upon the school's academic quality, student abilities, and teacher talent.


A list of the top schools can be found at