Chatham High School

  • Chatham High School serves 334 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is ≥95% (which is higher than the New York state average of 50%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is ≥95% (which is higher than the New York state average of 47%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the New York state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 13% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the New York state average of 56%.

Top Placements

Chatham High School places among the top 20% of public schools in New York for:

School Overview

  • Chatham High School's student population of 334 students has declined by 18% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 34 teachers has declined by 5% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students334 students
This chart display total students of Chatham High School by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Gender %This chart display gender of Chatham High School
Total Classroom Teachers34 teachers
This chart display the total teachers of Chatham High School by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Students by GradeThis chart display the students of Chatham High School by grade.

School Comparison

  • Chatham High School's student:teacher ratio of 10:1 has decreased from 11:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Chatham High School is 0.24, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.39. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NY)
Overall School Rank#168 out of 4,239 schools
(Top 5%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)≥95%
50%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Chatham High 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 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)≥95%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Chatham High 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 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio10:114:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Chatham High School and the public school average student teacher ratio of New York by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Asian
1%
9%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Chatham High School and the percentage of Asian public school students in New York by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Hispanic
4%
26%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Chatham High School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in New York by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
2%
17%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Chatham High School and the percentage of Black public school students in New York by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
87%
44%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Chatham High School and the percentage of White public school students in New York by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
6%
2%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Chatham High School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in New York by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Chatham High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NY.
Diversity Score0.240.39
This chart display the diversity score of Chatham High School and the public school average diversity score of New York by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Graduation Rate90-94%
82%
This chart display graduation rate of Chatham High School and public school graduation rate of New York by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
27%
48%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Chatham High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in New York by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Chatham High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in New York by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameChatham Central School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

Show me:

School Reviews

2  
A typical public school, they emphasize favorable test scores (which anyone with binge/purge study habits can obtain) over the creative exploration and critical thought that leads to genuine intellectual gain. The town itself is a small, insular exurb that noticeably lacks diversity. As such, children (and adults for that matter) tend to sacrifice their individuality to the gods of mediocrity in exchange for the privilege to conform. All in all, it's a great place to be average.
- Posted by

Review Chatham High School. Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities

I am a:

Name or Alias:

Your review:

Rate this school:
Recent Articles
Childhood experiences shape who we become as adults, for good and bad. The new Surgeon General of California is pushing for childhood trauma screening in students in the hopes of resolving some of the issues that might later lead to the development of physical and mental health problems.
Millions of people struggle with mental health issues on a daily basis, but no one wants to think that these issues might affect children. As a parent, it is your responsibility to know what your child needs and to provide it. This includes identifying problem behaviors and seeking treatment when your child needs help.
Students all over the nation go hungry every day not because their schools don’t offer lunch, but because they refuse them to children with outstanding debts. Read on to learn about the horror that is lunch shaming and what can be done about it.