Dobbs Ferry Union Free School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 3 public schools serving 1,495 students in Dobbs Ferry Union Free School District. This district's average testing ranking is 8/10, which is in the top 30% of public schools in New York.
Public Schools in Dobbs Ferry Union Free School District have an average math proficiency score of 70% (versus the New York public school average of 55%), and reading proficiency score of 69% (versus the 54% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Dobbs Ferry Union Free School District are Dobbs Ferry High School, Springhurst Elementary School and Dobbs Ferry Middle School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Dobbs Ferry Union Free School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in New York.
Minority enrollment is 36% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the New York public school average of 59% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

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

Category
Attribute
Reading/Language Arts Proficiency
Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 20%)
Graduation Rate
Highest graduation rate (Top 10%)

Overview

School District Name
Dobbs Ferry Union Free School District
School District Website
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
KG - 12
2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
This State (NY)
# Schools
3 Schools
4,806 Schools
# Students
1,495 Students
2,575,381 Students
# Teachers
146 Teachers
213,609 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
10:1
10:1

District Rank

Dobbs Ferry Union Free School District, which is ranked within the top 30% of all 780 school districts in New York (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-2019 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 95% has increased from 90-94% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (NY)
Overall District Rank
#167 out of 785 school districts
(Top 30%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Dobbs Ferry Union Free   School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
71%
54%
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 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
70%
52%
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 2018-19 school year data.
Graduation Rate
≥95%
83%
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 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.55
0.72
# American Indian Students
n/a
18,746 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# Asian Students
95 Students
253,508 Students
% Asian Students
6%
10%
# Hispanic Students
294 Students
731,442 Students
% Hispanic Students
20%
28%
# Black Students
45 Students
423,333 Students
% Black Students
3%
17%
# White Students
960 Students
1,065,287 Students
% White Students
64%
41%
# Hawaiian Students
2 Students
6,387 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
99 Students
76,678 Students
% of Two or more races Students
7%
3%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
-
46,190
# Students in K Grade:
104
171,965
# Students in 1st Grade:
144
184,546
# Students in 2nd Grade:
112
184,125
# Students in 3rd Grade:
100
186,373
# Students in 4th Grade:
117
187,386
# Students in 5th Grade:
116
190,311
# Students in 6th Grade:
122
193,844
# Students in 7th Grade:
109
196,637
# Students in 8th Grade:
127
199,503
# Students in 9th Grade:
88
207,402
# Students in 10th Grade:
122
204,814
# Students in 11th Grade:
118
192,105
# Students in 12th Grade:
103
191,684
# Ungraded Students:
13
38,496

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $30,155 in this school district is less than the state median of $39,038. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $32,520 is less than the state median of $39,435. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (NY)
Total Revenue (19-20)
$45 MM
$34 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 2019-20 school year data.
Spending (19-20)
$49 MM
$34 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 2019-20 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$30,155
$39,038
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Dobbs Ferry Union Free   School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in NY by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Spending / Student
$32,520
$39,435
This chart display average spending per public school student in Dobbs Ferry Union Free   School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in NY by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Best Dobbs Ferry Union Free School District Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Dobbs Ferry High School
Math: ≥95% | Reading: ≥95%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
505 Broadway
Dobbs Ferry, NY 10522
(914) 693-7645
Grades: 9-12
| 435 students
Rank: #22.
Springhurst Elementary School
Math: 68% | Reading: 65%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
Walgrove Ave
Dobbs Ferry, NY 10522
(914) 693-1503
Grades: K-5
| 700 students
Rank: #33.
Dobbs Ferry Middle School
Math: 62% | Reading: 63%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
505 Broadway
Dobbs Ferry, NY 10522
(914) 693-7640
Grades: 6-8
| 360 students

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Dobbs Ferry Union Free School District
  • 505 BROADWAY, DOBBS FERRY, NY, 10522-1118
  • (914) 693-1506
  • dfsd.org
  • Grades: KG - 12
  • Students: 1,495 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 10:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 36%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥95% (Top 10% in NY)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Top 30%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 71% (Top 10%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 70% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

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