Yorktown High School

Tel: (914)243-8000
Grades: 9-12

1,296 students

Yorktown High School serves 1,296 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the NY average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 19% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 52%.
Yorktown High School operates within the Yorktown Central School District.
The school district's 95% graduation rate is higher than the NY state average of 86%.

Overview

The student population of 1296 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 92 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,296 students
Yorktown High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 92 teachers
Yorktown High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Yorktown High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.33 is less than the state average of 1.03. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NY) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1 13:1
Yorktown High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
6%
8%
Yorktown High School Asian (1989-2012)
Hispanic
9%
23%
Yorktown High School Hispanic (1989-2012)
Black
1%
19%
Yorktown High School Black (1989-2012)
White
81%
48%
Yorktown High School White (1989-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Yorktown High School Sch Ethnicity Yorktown High School Sta Ethnicity
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.33 1.03
Yorktown High School Diversity Score (1989-2012)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
1%
42%
Yorktown High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1995-2012)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
1%
7%
Yorktown High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2006-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 7,883 students has grown by 98% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 95% has decreased from 100% over five years.
School District Name Yorktown Central School District
Number of Schools
Managed
5
3
Number of Students Managed 7,883 1,201
Yorktown Central   School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 95% 86%
Yorktown Central   School District Graduation Rate (1998-2009)
District Total Revenue $89 MM n/a
Yorktown Central   School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $92 MM n/a
Yorktown Central   School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $22,566 $0
Yorktown Central   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $23,254 $0
Yorktown Central   School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Lakeland High School (3.1 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Mildred E Strang Middle School (0.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Mohansic School (0.2 miles away)
 All Schools  |High Schools High Schools  |Middle Schools Middle Schools  |Elementary Elementary  |Pre-K Pre-K  |Private Schools Private Schools 
Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Yorktown Heights Honored for National Blue Ribbon Award Mildred E Strang Middle School
    2701 Crompond Rd
    Yorktown Heights , NY , 10598
    (914)243-8000
    0.1  mi  |  935  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Yorktown Heights Mohansic School
    704 Locksley Rd
    Yorktown Heights , NY , 10598
    (914)243-8000
    0.2  mi  |  420  students  |  Gr.  KG-3
  • Yorktown Heights Crompond School
    2901 Manor St
    Yorktown Heights , NY , 10598
    (914)243-8140
    0.9  mi  |  562  students  |  Gr.  4-5
  • Yorktown Heights Brookside School
    2285 Broad St
    Yorktown Heights , NY , 10598
    (914)243-8000
    1.3  mi  |  485  students  |  Gr.  KG-3
  • Yorktown Heights Lakeland Copper Beech Middle School
    3417 Old Yorktown Rd
    Yorktown Heights , NY , 10598
    (914)245-1885
    1.9  mi  |  1421  students  |  Gr.  6-8

School Reviews

Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities

I am a:

Email: (we will not reveal your email)

Your review:

Would you recommend this school?

Add School Reviews - Recommended Yes     Add School Reviews - Not Recommended No

Area Statistics

Recent Public School Articles
Parent-Teacher Conferences: Parents’ How-To Guide
Parent-Teacher Conferences: Parents’ How-To Guide
Communicating early and often with your child’s teacher is an important aspect of ensuring your child has the best possible education. Yet, sometimes parent-teacher conferences can be stressful for a variety of factors. In this article we provide a how-to guide for making the most out of your parent-teacher conference experience.
The Parents’ Guide to Common Core
The Common Core State Standards were developed as a means to prepare K-12 students for success in college or the workforce upon graduation from high school. Since their inception, they have been adopted by 43 states. While much support has been given for the standards, many criticisms have emerged as well.
White Students are Now the Minority in U.S. Public Schools
Increasing birth rates among immigrant families from Asia and Central and South America, combined with lower birth rates among white families, means that for the first time in history, public school students in the United States are majority-minority. This shift in demographics poses difficulties for schools as they work to accommodate children of varying language abilities and socio-economic backgrounds.
Related School Videos
h 'h'

h
h

h 'h'

h
h

h 'h'

h
h

View more school videos

Did You Know?
Westchester County, NY public schools have a diversity scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of 0.64, which is lower than the New York average of 1.03. The most diverse school district in Westchester County is Abbott Union Free School District School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in New York or national school diversity statistics.