Pelham Memorial High School

575 Colonial Ave

Pelham, NY 10803-2257

Tel: (914)738-8110
Grades: 9-12

848 students

Pelham Memorial High School serves 848 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the NY average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 34% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 52%.
Pelham Memorial High School operates within the Pelham Union Free School District.
The school district's 93% graduation rate is higher than the NY state average of 86%.

Overview

The student population of 848 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 63 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 848 students
Pelham Memorial High School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 47% Male / 53%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 63 teachers
Students by Grade Pelham Memorial High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has increased from 13:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.53 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 14:1 13:1
Asian
4%
8%
Hispanic
17%
23%
Black
7%
19%
White
66%
48%
All Ethnic Groups Pelham Memorial High School Sch Ethnicity Pelham Memorial 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.
0.53 0.35
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.
4%
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.
2%
7%
Pelham Memorial High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 2,857 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 93% has decreased from 100% over five years.
School District Name Pelham Union Free School District
Number of Schools
Managed
6
3
Number of Students Managed 2,857 1,324
Graduation Rate 93% 86%
Pelham Union Free   School District Graduation Rate (1999-2009)
District Total Revenue $59 MM $29 MM
Pelham Union Free   School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $57 MM $29 MM
Pelham Union Free   School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $21,247 $21,692
Pelham Union Free   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $20,764 $21,514
Pelham Union Free   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 Nelson Mandela Community High School At Columbus Bldg (1.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Pelham Middle School (0.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Colonial School (0.2 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • PelhamPelham Middle School
    28 Franklin Place
    PelhamNY 10803
    (914)738-8190
    0.1 mi | 679 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • PelhamColonial School
    315 Highbrook Ave
    PelhamNY 10803
    (914)738-2680
    0.2 mi | 329 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • PelhamSiwanoy School
    489 Siwanoy Place
    PelhamNY 10803
    (914)738-7650
    0.3 mi | 275 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • Mount VernonGraham School
    421 East 5th St
    Mount VernonNY 10553
    (914)665-5080
    0.4 mi | 433 students | Gr. PK-6                      
  • New RochelleColumbus Elementary School
    Magnet School
    275 Washington Ave
    New RochelleNY 10801
    (914)576-4401
    Magnet School

    0.9 mi | 846 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.