New Paltz Senior High School

  • New Paltz Senior High School serves 773 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 90-94% (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 22% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the New York state average of 56%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • New Paltz Senior High School's student population of 773 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 56 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students773 students
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Total Classroom Teachers56 teachers
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School Comparison

  • New Paltz Senior High School's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of New Paltz Senior High School is 0.37, 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NY)
Overall School Rank#168 out of 4,239 schools
(Top 5%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)90-94%
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
3%
9%
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Hispanic
13%
26%
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Black
6%
17%
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White
78%
44%
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Two or more races
n/a
2%
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Diversity Score0.370.71
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Graduation Rate≥95%
82%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
18%
48%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNEW PALTZ CENTRAL SCHOOL DISTRICT School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • New Paltz New Paltz Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 528 students
    0.6 miles
    196 Main St
    New Paltz, NY 12561
    (845)256-4200
    0.6 6-8 528
  • New Paltz Duzine School
    Grades: K-2 | 412 students
    1.3 miles
    31 Sunset Ridge
    New Paltz, NY 12561
    (845)256-4350
    1.3 K-2 412
  • New Paltz Ulster Boces Special Education School
    Grades: 4-12 | 187 students
    1.5 miles
    175 Rte 32 N
    New Paltz, NY 12561
    (845)255-3040
    1.5 4-12 187
  • New Paltz Lenape Elementary School
    Grades: 3-5 | 497 students
    2.7 miles
    1 Eugene L Brown Dr
    New Paltz, NY 12561
    (845)256-4300
    2.7 3-5 497
  • Highland Highland High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 551 students
    3.1 miles
    320 Pancake Hollow Rd
    Highland, NY 12528
    (845)691-1020
    3.1 9-12 551

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