Peekskill Middle School

212 Ringgold St,

Peekskill, NY, 10566-3395

Tel: (914)737-4542
Grades: 6-8

590 students

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
Peekskill Middle School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 52% Male / 48%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 50 teachers
Peekskill Middle School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
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 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 12:1 13:1
Peekskill Middle School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
2%
8%
Peekskill Middle School Asian (1989-2012)
Hispanic
47%
23%
Peekskill Middle School Hispanic (1989-2012)
Black
38%
19%
Peekskill Middle School Black (1989-2012)
White
11%
48%
Peekskill Middle School White (1989-2012)
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 0.68
Peekskill Middle 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.
64%
42%
Peekskill Middle 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.
14%
7%
Peekskill Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2012)

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 1,136
Peekskill City   School District Number of Students Managed (1987-2012)
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: 2012 (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
  • Peekskill Woodside School
    Depew St
    Peekskill , NY , 10566
    (914)739-0093
    0.3  mi  |  598  students  |  Gr.  PK-1
  • Peekskill Peekskill High School
    1072 Elm St
    Peekskill , NY , 10566
    (914)737-0201
    0.3  mi  |  880  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Peekskill Oakside School
    200 Decatur Ave
    Peekskill , NY , 10566
    (914)737-1591
    0.4  mi  |  499  students  |  Gr.  2-3
  • Peekskill Hillcrest School
    4 Horton Dr
    Peekskill , NY , 10566
    (914)739-2284
    1.1  mi  |  473  students  |  Gr.  4-5
  • Buchanan Buchanan Verplanck Elementary School
    160 Westchester Ave
    Buchanan , NY , 10511
    (914)257-5400
    2.2  mi  |  310  students  |  Gr.  KG-5

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