Arlington High School

Tel: (845)486-4860
Grades: 9-12

3,330 students

Arlington High School serves 3,330 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the NY average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 19% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is less than the state average of 52%.
Arlington High School operates within the Arlington Central School District.
The school district's 86% graduation rate is equal to the NY state average of 86%.

Overview

The student population of 3330 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 192 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 3,330 students
Arlington High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 52% Male / 48%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 192 teachers
Arlington High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Arlington High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.34 is less than the state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NY) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 17:1 13:1
Arlington High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
4%
8%
Arlington High School Asian (1989-2012)
Hispanic
7%
23%
Arlington High School Hispanic (1989-2012)
Black
6%
19%
Arlington High School Black (1989-2012)
White
81%
48%
Arlington High School White (1989-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Arlington High School Sch Ethnicity Arlington 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.
0.34 0.68
Arlington 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.
7%
42%
Arlington High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1994-2012)
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.
2%
7%
Arlington High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 9,471 students has grown by 1844% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 0% has decreased from 97% over five years.
School District Name Arlington Central School District
Number of Schools
Managed
12
3
Number of Students Managed 9,471 1,136
Arlington Central   School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 86% 86%
Arlington Central   School District Graduation Rate (1998-2009)
District Total Revenue $177 MM $29 MM
Arlington Central   School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $186 MM $29 MM
Arlington Central   School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $362,932 $21,692
Arlington Central   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $381,542 $21,514
Arlington 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 Spackenkill High School (6 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Lagrange Middle School (0.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Noxon Road Elementary School (2.1 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Lagrangeville Lagrange Middle School
    110 Stringham Rd
    Lagrangeville , NY , 12540
    (845)486-4880
    0.8  mi  |  911  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Poughkeepsie Honored for National Blue Ribbon Award Noxon Road Elementary School
    4 Old Noxon Rd
    Poughkeepsie , NY , 12603
    (845)486-4950
    2.1  mi  |  425  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Lagrangeville Union Vale Middle School
    1657 East Noxon Rd
    Lagrangeville , NY , 12540
    (845)223-8600
    3.5  mi  |  928  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Lagrangeville Vail Farm Elementary School
    1659 East Noxon Rd
    Lagrangeville , NY , 12540
    (845)223-8030
    3.5  mi  |  811  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Poughkeepsie Overlook Primary School
    11 Mapleview Rd Ext
    Poughkeepsie , NY , 12603
    (845)486-4970
    3.6  mi  |  343  students  |  Gr.  KG-2

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