Peekskill Middle School

Peekskill Middle School serves 605 students in grades 6-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is equal to the NY average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 87% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 53%.
Peekskill Middle School operates within the Peekskill City School District.

Overview

The student population of 605 students has grown by 56% over five years.
The teacher population of 48 teachers has grown by 26% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 605 students
Gender % 52% Male / 48%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 48 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has increased from 10:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.61 is more than the state average of 0.36. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NY) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 13:1 13:1
Asian
1%
8%
Hispanic
50%
24%
Black
36%
19%
White
13%
47%
All Ethnic Groups
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.
0.61 0.36
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.
63%
41%
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.
10%
7%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 3,514 students has grown by 19% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $25,870 is higher than the state average of $21,692. The district revenue/student has grown by 33% over four years.
The district spending/student of $25,378 is higher than the state average of $21,514. The district spending/student has grown by 27% over four years.
School District Name Peekskill City School District
Number of Schools
Managed
5
3
Number of Students Managed 3,514 1,015
District Total Revenue $77 MM $29 MM
District Spending $75 MM $29 MM
District Revenue / Student $25,870 $21,692
District Spending / Student $25,378 $21,514
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 Grades Students
  • PeekskillWoodside School
    Depew St
    PeekskillNY 10566
    (914)739-0093
    0.3 mi | Gr. PK-1 | 650 students                      
  • PeekskillPeekskill High School
    1072 Elm St
    PeekskillNY 10566
    (914)737-0201
    0.3 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 863 students                      
  • PeekskillOakside School
    200 Decatur Ave
    PeekskillNY 10566
    (914)737-1591
    0.4 mi | Gr. 2-3 | 457 students                      
  • PeekskillHillcrest School
    4 Horton Dr
    PeekskillNY 10566
    (914)739-2284
    1.1 mi | Gr. 4-5 | 488 students                      
  • BuchananBuchanan-verplanck Elementary School
    160 Westchester Ave
    BuchananNY 10511
    (914)257-5400
    2.2 mi | Gr. KG-5 | 264 students                      

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