Cross Hill Academy

Cross Hill Academy serves 687 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
Cross Hill Academy placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in New York for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 18% (which is lower than the New York state average of 52%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 19% (which is lower than the New York state average of 52%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the New York state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 94% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the New York state average of 57% (majority Hispanic and Black).

School Overview

Cross Hill Academy's student population of 687 students has grown by 22% over five school years.
The teacher population of 46 teachers has grown by 21% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students687 students
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Total Classroom Teachers46 teachers
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School Comparison

Cross Hill Academy is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 4,239 schools in New York (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Cross Hill Academy is 0.60, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.71. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NY)
Overall Testing Rank
#4032 out of 4239 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
18%
52%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
19%
52%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:113:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
5%
9%
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Hispanic
54%
27%
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Black
33%
17%
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White
6%
43%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.600.71
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Eligible for Free Lunch
66%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameYonkers City School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Cross Hill Academy is Gorton High School (0.9 miles away)
The nearest middle school is School 16 (0.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Yonkers Early Childhood Academy (0.1 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Yonkers Yonkers Early Childhood Academy Magnet School
    Grades: PK-1 | 115 students
    0.1 miles
    160 Bolmer Ave
    Yonkers, NY 10703
    (914) 376-8500
    0.1 PK-1 115
  • Yonkers School 16 Magnet School
    Math: 23% | Reading: 24%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 696 students
    0.5 miles
    759 N Broadway
    Yonkers, NY 10701
    (914) 376-8340
    0.5 PK-8 696
  • Yonkers William Boyce Thompson School Magnet School
    Math: 22% | Reading: 21%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 518 students
    0.7 miles
    1061 N Broadway
    Yonkers, NY 10701
    (914) 376-8563
    0.7 PK-8 518
  • Yonkers School 22 Magnet School
    Math: 27% | Reading: 19%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 472 students
    0.8 miles
    1408 Nepperhan Ave
    Yonkers, NY 10703
    (914) 376-8440
    0.8 PK-6 472
  • Yonkers Gorton High School Magnet School
    Math: 85% | Reading: 89%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,008 student
    0.9 miles
    100 Shonnard Pl
    Yonkers, NY 10703
    (914) 376-8350
    0.9 9-12 1,008

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