Kensico School

320 Columbus Ave
Valhalla, NY 10595
(School attendance zone shown in map)
7/
10
Top 50%
Serving 295 students in grades 3-5, Kensico 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 57% (which is higher than the New York state average of 46%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 55% (which is higher than the New York state average of 49%).
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the New York state level of 11:1.
Minority enrollment is 44% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the New York state average of 59% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 3-5
  • Enrollment: 295 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 10:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 44%
  • : Top 50% in NY
  • : 57% (Top 50%)
  • : 55% (Top 50%)
  • : 90-94% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

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Attribute

School Overview

Kensico School's student population of 295 students has declined by 8% over five school years.
The teacher population of 29 teachers has grown by 7% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 3-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
295 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
29 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

Kensico 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 Kensico School is 0.60, 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)
#1459 out of 4377 schools
(Top 50%)
This chart displays the overall school rank of Kensico School, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
57%
46%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Kensico 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.
55%
49%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Kensico 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.
90-94%
78%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of Kensico School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of public schools in New York by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
10:1
11:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
4%
10%
This chart displays the percentage of Asian students in Kensico School and the percentage of Asian public school students in New York by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Hispanic
30%
29%
This chart displays the percentage of Hispanic students in Kensico School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in New York by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Black
5%
16%
This chart displays the percentage of Black students in Kensico School and the percentage of Black public school students in New York by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
White
56%
41%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
3%
This chart displays the percentage of students of two or more races in Kensico School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in New York by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups
This chart displays the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Kensico School.
This chart displays the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in New York.
0.60
This chart displays the diversity score of Kensico School and the public school average diversity score 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
14%
51%
This chart displays the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Kensico School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in New York by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
3%
This chart displays the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Kensico 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 Kensico School's ranking?
Kensico School is ranked #1459 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?
57% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 46% NY state average), while 55% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% NY state average).
How many students attend Kensico School?
295 students attend Kensico School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
56% of Kensico School students are White, 30% of students are Hispanic, 5% of students are Black, 5% of students are Two or more races, and 4% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Kensico School?
Kensico School has a student ration of 10:1, which is lower than the New York state average of 11:1.
What grades does Kensico School offer ?
Kensico School offers enrollment in grades 3-5 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Kensico School part of?
Kensico School is part of Valhalla Union Free School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 3-5
  • Enrollment: 295 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 10:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 44%
  • : Top 50%
  • : 57% (Top 50%)
  • : 55% (Top 50%)
  • : 90-94% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

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