Dows Lane (K-3) School

6 Dows Ln
Irvington, NY 10533
(School attendance zone shown in map)
9/
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Top 20%
Serving 515 students in grades Kindergarten-3, Dows Lane (K-3) School ranks in the top 20% of all schools in New York for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 70-74% (which is higher than the New York state average of 46%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 70-74% (which is higher than the New York state average of 49%).
Minority enrollment is 29% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the New York state average of 59% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-3
  • Enrollment: 515 students
  • Minority Enrollment: 29%
  • : Top 20% in NY
  • : 70-74% (Top 20%)
  • : 70-74% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Dows Lane (K-3) School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in New York for:

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School Overview

Dows Lane (K-3) School's student population of 515 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 9 teachers has declined by 79% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-3
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
515 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
9 teachers
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School Rankings

Dows Lane (K-3) School ranks within the top 20% of all 4,377 schools in New York (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Dows Lane (K-3) School is 0.47, 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)
#663 out of 4377 schools
(Top 20%)
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70-74%
46%
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70-74%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
n/a
11:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
9%
10%
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Hispanic
12%
29%
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Black
2%
16%
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White
71%
41%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.47
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
4%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
3%
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Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Dows Lane (K-3) School's ranking?
Dows Lane (K-3) School is ranked #663 out of 4,377 schools, which ranks it among the top 20% of public schools in New York.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
70-74% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 46% NY state average), while 70-74% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% NY state average).
How many students attend Dows Lane (K-3) School?
515 students attend Dows Lane (K-3) School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
71% of Dows Lane (K-3) School students are White, 12% of students are Hispanic, 9% of students are Asian, 6% of students are Two or more races, and 2% of students are Black.
What grades does Dows Lane (K-3) School offer ?
Dows Lane (K-3) School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-3 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Dows Lane (K-3) School part of?
Dows Lane (K-3) School is part of Irvington Union Free School District.

School Reviews

4   5/9/2022
From my experiences, Irvington has always been a welcoming place to all. The students are typical and behave as to be expected, and there never are serious incidents regarding students misbehaving. Since the school is small, the grade is close-knit and friendly towards each other. Most students accel in their classes and complete all the school work. Overall there isn't a tremendous amount of work the teachers assign. The teachers are kind and it's easy to make friends. Although there are some things that can be changed or renovated, such as the lunch, Irvington School is perfect if you are considering putting your child in it.
- Posted by Student/Alumni - Anonymous
1   1/29/2020
My time at this school was some worst in all of my school experience (I am now in high school in a different state). I was bullied and harassed, in some cases physically, and my family was forced to move because the faculty was completely unresponsive. I am gifted, but I was given no support, which caused me to act out, and in many cases I was called out or ridiculed for being intelligent by my teachers. I developed behavioral problems and struggled in my new school. If you are considering sending your children to Dows Lane, I STRONGLY advise against it.
- Posted by Student/Alumni - A_sky_full_of_stars

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-3
  • Enrollment: 515 students
  • Minority Enrollment: 29%
  • : Top 20%
  • : 70-74% (Top 20%)
  • : 70-74% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

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