Yorktown High School

Tel: (914)243-8000
Grades 9-12
1,261 students
Yorktown High School serves 1,261 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is equal to the NY average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 19% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 54%.
Yorktown High School operates within the Yorktown Central School District.
Yorktown Central School District's 99% graduation rate is higher than the NY state average of 87%.

School Overview

The student population of 1261 students has declined by 5% over five years.
The teacher population of 89 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,261 students
Yorktown High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Yorktown High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 89 teachers
Yorktown High School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Yorktown High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has decreased from 15:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.33 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 14:1 14:1
Yorktown High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Asian
7%
9%
Yorktown High School Asian Students (1989-2013)
Hispanic
10%
25%
Yorktown High School Black Students (1989-2013)
Black
1%
18%
Yorktown High School Black Students (1989-2013)
White
81%
46%
Yorktown High School White Students (1989-2013)
Two or more races
1%
1%
Yorktown High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2013)
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.
0.33 0.36
Yorktown High School Diversity Score (1987-2014)
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.
1%
42%
Yorktown High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1995-2014)
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.
n/a
5%
Yorktown High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2006-2013)

District Comparison

Yorktown Central School District's student population of 3,528 students has decreased by 7% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 99% has increased from 98% over five years.
The revenue/student of $22,987 in this district is less than the state average of $23,859. The district revenue/student has declined by 9% over four years.
The district's spending/student of $24,276 is less than the state average of $24,841. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Yorktown Central School District
Number of Schools
Managed
5
2
Number of Students Managed 3,528 926
Yorktown Central   School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 99% 87%
Yorktown Central   School District Graduation Rate (2001-2014)
District Total Revenue $91 MM $29 MM
Yorktown Central   School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $96 MM $30 MM
Yorktown Central   School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $22,987 $23,859
Yorktown Central   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $24,276 $24,841
Yorktown Central   School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
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 Putnam-westchester Boces (2.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Mildred E Strang Middle School (0.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Mohansic School (0.2 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Yorktown Heights Mildred E Strang Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 894 students
    0.1 miles
    2701 Crompond Rd
    Yorktown HeightsNY 10598
    (914)243-8000
    0.16-8894
  • Yorktown HeightsMohansic School
    Grades: KG-3 | 374 students
    0.2 miles
    704 Locksley Rd
    Yorktown HeightsNY 10598
    (914)243-8000
    0.2KG-3374
  • Yorktown HeightsCrompond School
    Grades: 4-5 | 484 students
    0.9 miles
    2901 Manor St
    Yorktown HeightsNY 10598
    (914)243-8140
    0.94-5484
  • Yorktown HeightsBrookside School
    Grades: KG-3 | 503 students
    1.3 miles
    2285 Broad St
    Yorktown HeightsNY 10598
    (914)243-8000
    1.3KG-3503
  • Yorktown HeightsLakeland-copper Beech Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 1365 students
    1.9 miles
    3417 Old Yorktown Rd
    Yorktown HeightsNY 10598
    (914)245-1885
    1.96-81365

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