Birchwood School

214 Sickletown Rd
West Nyack, NY 10994
6/
10
Top 50%
Serving 67 students in grades Kindergarten-12, Birchwood School ranks in the top 50% of all schools in New York for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is <50% (which is higher than the New York state average of 46%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is <50% (which is higher than the New York state average of 49%).
The student:teacher ratio of 4:1 is lower than the New York state level of 11:1.
Minority enrollment is 42% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the New York state average of 59% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Special education school
  • Grades: Kindergarten-12
  • Enrollment: 67 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 4:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 42%
  • : ≥50% (Btm 50% in NY)
  • : Top 50%
  • : <50% (Top 50%)
  • : <50% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Birchwood School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in New York for:

School Overview

Birchwood School's student population of 67 students has declined by 22% over five school years.
The teacher population of 19 teachers has grown by 18% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
67 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
19 teachers
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School Rankings

Birchwood School ranks within the top 50% of all 4,377 schools in New York (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Birchwood School is 0.57, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.72. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (NY)
#1952 out of 4377 schools
(Top 50%)
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<50%
46%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Birchwood School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in New York by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
<50%
49%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Birchwood School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of New York by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
4:1
11:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
2%
10%
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Hispanic
30%
29%
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Black
6%
16%
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White
58%
41%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NY.
0.57
This chart display the diversity score of Birchwood School and the public school average diversity score of New York by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
≥50%
87%
This chart display graduation rate of Birchwood School and public school graduation rate of New York by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
24%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
3%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Birchwood School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in New York by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Birchwood School's ranking?
Birchwood School is ranked #1952 out of 4,377 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in New York.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
<50% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 46% NY state average), while <50% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% NY state average).
What is the graduation rate of Birchwood School?
The graduation rate of Birchwood School is 50%, which is lower than the New York state average of 87%.
How many students attend Birchwood School?
67 students attend Birchwood School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
58% of Birchwood School students are White, 30% of students are Hispanic, 6% of students are Black, 4% of students are Two or more races, and 2% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Birchwood School?
Birchwood School has a student ration of 4:1, which is lower than the New York state average of 11:1.
What grades does Birchwood School offer ?
Birchwood School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-12 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Birchwood School part of?
Birchwood School is part of Clarkstown Central School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Special education school
  • Grades: Kindergarten-12
  • Enrollment: 67 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 4:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 42%
  • : ≥50% (Btm 50%)
  • : Top 50%
  • : <50% (Top 50%)
  • : <50% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

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