Taconic Hillsjunior/senior High School

Taconic Hillsjunior/senior High School serves 659 students in grades 7 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the NY average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 12% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 54%.
Taconic Hillsjunior/senior High School operates within the Taconic Hills Central School District.
The school district's 73% graduation rate is lower than the NY state average of 87%.

School Overview

The student population of 659 students has grown by 13% over five years.
The teacher population of 57 teachers has grown by 16% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 7-12
Total Students 659 students
Taconic Hillsjunior/senior High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Taconic Hillsjunior/senior High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 57 teachers
Taconic Hillsjunior/senior High School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Taconic Hillsjunior/senior High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has decreased from 13:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.22 is less 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 12:1 14:1
Taconic Hillsjunior/senior High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Hispanic
6%
25%
Taconic Hillsjunior/senior High School Black Students (1989-2014)
Black
4%
18%
Taconic Hillsjunior/senior High School Black Students (1989-2014)
White
88%
46%
Taconic Hillsjunior/senior High School White Students (1989-2014)
Two or more races
2%
1%
Taconic Hillsjunior/senior High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Taconic Hillsjunior/senior High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown NY All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.22 0.36
Taconic Hillsjunior/senior High School Diversity Score (1989-2014)
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.
16%
42%
Taconic Hillsjunior/senior High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1994-2014)
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.
9%
5%
Taconic Hillsjunior/senior High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 1,475 students has decreased by 9% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 73% has decreased from 97% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $21,004 is less than the state average of $23,859. The district revenue/student has grown by 23% over four years.
The district spending/student of $20,284 is less than the state average of $24,841. The district spending/student has grown by 23% over four years.
School District Name Taconic Hills Central School District
Number of Schools
Managed
3
2
Number of Students Managed 1,475 926
Taconic Hills Central   School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
Graduation Rate 73% 87%
Taconic Hills Central   School District Graduation Rate (1998-2010)
District Total Revenue $33 MM $29 MM
Taconic Hills Central   School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $32 MM $30 MM
Taconic Hills Central   School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $21,004 $23,859
Taconic Hills Central   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $20,284 $24,841
Taconic Hills Central   School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools:

The nearest high school is Hudson Junior/senior High School (10.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Chatham Middle School (13 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Taconic Hills Elementary School (0 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • CraryvilleTaconic Hills Elementary School
    Grades: PK-6 | 816 students73 Countyroute 11a
    CraryvilleNY 12521
    (518)325-2821
    0PK-6816
  • HudsonHudson Junior/senior High School
    10.6 miles | Grades: 7-12 | 807 students215 Harry Howard Ave
    HudsonNY 12534
    (518)828-4132
    10.67-12807
  • HudsonMontgomery C Smith Intermediate School
    10.6 miles | Grades: 3-6 | 522 students102 Harry Howard Ave
    HudsonNY 12534
    (518)828-4650
    10.63-6522
  • HudsonJohn L Edwards Primary School
    11 miles | Grades: PK-2 | 521 students360 State St
    HudsonNY 12534
    (518)828-9493
    11PK-2521
  • SheffieldUndermountain Elementary School
    12.5 miles | Grades: PK-6 | 327 students491 Berkshire School Rd
    SheffieldMA 01257
    (413)229-8754
    12.5PK-6327

School Reviews

Very in-depth classes and many opportunities to explore different career paths. Faculty, Administration and staff is very caring towards students. I wouldn't want my children in any other school.
- Posted by Parent, 03/08/10

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