Dobbs Ferry High School

  • Dobbs Ferry High School serves 450 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 14:1 is equal to the New York state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 38% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the New York state average of 56%.

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School Overview

  • Dobbs Ferry High School's student population of 450 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 32 teachers has declined by 15% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students450 students
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Total Classroom Teachers32 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Dobbs Ferry High School's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has increased from 12:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Dobbs Ferry High School is 0.57, which is more 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%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)≥95%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:114:1
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Asian
10%
9%
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Hispanic
18%
26%
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Black
5%
17%
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White
62%
44%
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Two or more races
5%
2%
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Diversity Score0.570.39
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Graduation Rate≥95%
82%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
11%
48%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDobbs Ferry Union Free School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

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