Peekskill Middle School

Peekskill Middle School serves 590 students in grades 6-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the NY average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 89% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 52%.
Peekskill Middle School operates within the Peekskill City School District.

Overview

The student population of 590 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 50 teachers has grown by 13% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 590 students
Gender % 52% Male / 48%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 50 teachers
Peekskill Middle School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Peekskill Middle School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.63 is more than the state average of 0.35. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NY) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 12:1 13:1
Peekskill Middle School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Asian
2%
8%
Hispanic
47%
23%
Black
38%
19%
White
11%
48%
All Ethnic Groups Peekskill Middle School Sch Ethnicity Peekskill Middle 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.
0.63 0.35
Peekskill Middle School Diversity Score (1989-2013)
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.
64%
42%
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.
14%
7%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 3,491 students has grown by 17% over five years.
School District Name Peekskill City School District
Number of Schools
Managed
5
3
Number of Students Managed 3,491 1,324
Peekskill City   School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2013)
District Total Revenue $77 MM $29 MM
Peekskill City   School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $75 MM $29 MM
Peekskill City   School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $25,870 $21,692
Peekskill City   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $25,378 $21,514
Peekskill City   School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Peekskill High School (0.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Hillcrest School (1.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Woodside School (0.3 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • PeekskillWoodside School
    Depew St
    PeekskillNY 10566
    (914)739-0093
    0.3 mi | 598 students | Gr. PK-1                      
  • PeekskillPeekskill High School
    1072 Elm St
    PeekskillNY 10566
    (914)737-0201
    0.3 mi | 880 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • PeekskillOakside School
    200 Decatur Ave
    PeekskillNY 10566
    (914)737-1591
    0.4 mi | 499 students | Gr. 2-3                      
  • PeekskillHillcrest School
    4 Horton Dr
    PeekskillNY 10566
    (914)739-2284
    1.1 mi | 473 students | Gr. 4-5                      
  • BuchananBuchanan Verplanck Elementary School
    160 Westchester Ave
    BuchananNY 10511
    (914)257-5400
    2.2 mi | 310 students | Gr. KG-5                      

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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 0.44, which is higher than the New York average of 0.35. The most diverse school district in Westchester County is Guam District School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in New York or national school diversity statistics.