Dobbs Ferry Union Free School District

505 Broadway
Dobbs Ferry, NY 10522-1118
(District boundaries shown in map)
10/
10
Top 10%

Top Rankings

Dobbs Ferry Union Free School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in New York for:

Category
Attribute
Overall Rank
Highest overall rank (Top 10%)
Math Proficiency
Highest math proficiency (Top 10%)
Reading/Language Arts Proficiency
Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 10%)
Graduation Rate
Highest graduation rate (Top 10%)
For the 2024 school year, there are 3 public schools serving 1,513 students in Dobbs Ferry Union Free School District. This district's average testing ranking is 10/10, which is in the top 10% of public schools in New York.
Public Schools in Dobbs Ferry Union Free School District have an average math proficiency score of 73% (versus the New York public school average of 47%), and reading proficiency score of 73% (versus the 49% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 36% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the New York public school average of 59% (majority Hispanic).

Overview

This School District
This State (NY)
# Schools
3 Schools
4,804 Schools
# Students
1,513 Students
2,526,085 Students
# Teachers
154 Teachers
215,006 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
10:1
10:1

District Rank

Dobbs Ferry Union Free School District, which is ranked #66 of all 1,019 school districts in New York (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2021-2022 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 95% has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School District
State Average (NY)
#61 out of 1020 school districts
(Top 10%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Dobbs Ferry Union Free   School District, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
73%
46%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Dobbs Ferry Union Free   School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of NY by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
73%
49%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Dobbs Ferry Union Free   School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of NY by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
≥95%
87%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Dobbs Ferry Union Free   School District and public school graduation rate of NY by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.54
0.72
# American Indian Students
n/a
18,588 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# Asian Students
93 Students
249,216 Students
% Asian Students
6%
10%
# Hispanic Students
290 Students
726,742 Students
% Hispanic Students
19%
29%
# Black Students
47 Students
408,333 Students
% Black Students
3%
16%
# White Students
974 Students
1,036,576 Students
% White Students
65%
41%
# Hawaiian Students
2 Students
6,065 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
107 Students
80,416 Students
% of Two or more races Students
7%
3%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
-
56,452
# Students in K Grade:
110
173,911
# Students in 1st Grade:
113
175,816
# Students in 2nd Grade:
143
179,820
# Students in 3rd Grade:
113
179,541
# Students in 4th Grade:
101
182,709
# Students in 5th Grade:
116
184,133
# Students in 6th Grade:
115
186,473
# Students in 7th Grade:
124
191,045
# Students in 8th Grade:
114
194,721
# Students in 9th Grade:
126
208,652
# Students in 10th Grade:
87
198,832
# Students in 11th Grade:
119
188,822
# Students in 12th Grade:
118
188,400
# Ungraded Students:
14
36,758

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $32,403 is higher than the state median of $31,092. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $30,923 is less than the state median of $31,961. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (NY)
Total Revenue (20-21)
$49 MM
$78,541 MM
This chart display total revenue of Dobbs Ferry Union Free   School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in NY by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending (20-21)
$47 MM
$80,737 MM
This chart display total spending of Dobbs Ferry Union Free   School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in NY by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Revenue / Student (20-21)
$32,403
$31,092
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Dobbs Ferry Union Free   School District and average revenue per public school student of all school districts in NY by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending / Student (20-21)
$30,923
$31,961
This chart display average spending per public school student in Dobbs Ferry Union Free   School District and average spending per public school student of all school districts in NY by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Best Dobbs Ferry Union Free School District Public Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Dobbs Ferry High School
(Math: ≥95% | Reading: 90-94%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
505 Broadway
Dobbs Ferry, NY 10522
(914) 693-7645
Grades: 9-12
| 455 students
Rank: #22.
Dobbs Ferry Middle School
(Math: 66% | Reading: 72%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
505 Broadway
Dobbs Ferry, NY 10522
(914) 693-7640
Grades: 6-8
| 354 students
Rank: #33.
Springhurst Elementary School
(Math: 70% | Reading: 68%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
175 Walgrove Ave
Dobbs Ferry, NY 10522
(914) 693-1503
Grades: K-5
| 704 students

Frequently Asked Questions

How many schools belong to Dobbs Ferry Union Free School District?
Dobbs Ferry Union Free School District manages 3 public schools serving 1,513 students.
What is the rank of Dobbs Ferry Union Free School District?
Dobbs Ferry Union Free School District is ranked #66 out of 1,019 school districts in New York (top 10%) based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data for the 2021-2022 school year. This district ranks in the top 20% of New York school districts for: Highest overall rank (Top 10%), Highest math proficiency (Top 10%), Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 10%) and Highest graduation rate (Top 10%)
What is the racial composition of students in Dobbs Ferry Union Free School District?
65% of Dobbs Ferry Union Free School District students are White, 19% of students are Hispanic, 7% of students are Two or more races, 6% of students are Asian, and 3% of students are Black.
What is the student/teacher ratio of Dobbs Ferry Union Free School District?
Dobbs Ferry Union Free School District has a student/teacher ratio of 10:1, which is lower than the New York state average of 12:1.
What is Dobbs Ferry Union Free School District's spending/student ratio?
The school district's spending/student of $30,923 is less than the state median of $31,961. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 3 schools
  • Grades: KG-12
  • Enrollment: 1,513 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 10:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 36%
  • : ≥95% (Top 10% in NY)
  • : Top 10%
  • : 73% (Top 10%)
  • : 73% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

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