Pearl River Union Free School District

135 W Crooked Hill Rd
Pearl River, NY 10965-1014
(District boundaries shown in map)
9/
10
Top 20%

Top Rankings

Pearl River 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 20%)
Math Proficiency
Highest math proficiency (Top 20%)
Reading/Language Arts Proficiency
Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 20%)
Graduation Rate
Highest graduation rate (Top 20%)
For the 2024 school year, there are 2 public middle schools serving 1,511 students in Pearl River Union Free School District. This district's average middle testing ranking is 9/10, which is in the top 20% of public middle schools in New York.
Public Middle Schools in Pearl River Union Free School District have an average math proficiency score of 58% (versus the New York public middle school average of 40%), and reading proficiency score of 61% (versus the 51% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 24% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the New York public middle school average of 62% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Overview

This School District
This State (NY)
# Schools
5 Schools
1,665 Schools
# Students
2,291 Students
912,626 Students
# Teachers
198 Teachers
84,150 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
12:1

District Rank

Pearl River Union Free School District, which is ranked #172 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 decreased from 98% over five school years.
This School District
State Average (NY)
#173 out of 1020 school districts
(Top 20%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Pearl River Union Free   School District, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
61%
46%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Pearl River 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.
62%
49%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Pearl River 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 Pearl River Union Free   School District and public school graduation rate of NY by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.42
0.73
# American Indian Students
1 Student
7,219 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# Asian Students
98 Students
82,980 Students
% Asian Students
4%
9%
# Hispanic Students
389 Students
263,492 Students
% Hispanic Students
17%
29%
# Black Students
36 Students
187,068 Students
% Black Students
2%
20%
# White Students
1,707 Students
343,380 Students
% White Students
74%
38%
# Hawaiian Students
n/a
2,281 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
60 Students
26,370 Students
% of Two or more races Students
3%
3%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
-
7,892
# Students in K Grade:
138
25,420
# Students in 1st Grade:
157
26,970
# Students in 2nd Grade:
175
27,600
# Students in 3rd Grade:
149
27,654
# Students in 4th Grade:
161
28,843
# Students in 5th Grade:
180
43,851
# Students in 6th Grade:
178
158,025
# Students in 7th Grade:
202
191,045
# Students in 8th Grade:
179
194,721
# Students in 9th Grade:
184
43,975
# Students in 10th Grade:
181
39,203
# Students in 11th Grade:
188
36,233
# Students in 12th Grade:
219
36,047
# Ungraded Students:
-
25,147

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $32,156 is higher than the state median of $31,092. The school district revenue/student has grown by 5% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $37,352 is higher than the state median of $31,961. The school district spending/student has grown by 15% over four school years.
This School District
This State (NY)
Total Revenue (20-21)
$74 MM
$78,541 MM
This chart display total revenue of Pearl River 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)
$86 MM
$80,737 MM
This chart display total spending of Pearl River 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)
$32,156
$31,092
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Pearl River 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)
$37,352
$31,961
This chart display average spending per public school student in Pearl River 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 Pearl River Union Free School District Public Middle Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Pearl River High School
(Math: 73% | Reading: 60-64%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
275 E Central Ave
Pearl River, NY 10965
(845) 620-3800
Grades: 8-12
| 951 students
Rank: #22.
Pearl River Middle School
(Math: 46% | Reading: 60%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
520 Gilbert Ave
Pearl River, NY 10965
(845) 620-3870
Grades: 5-7
| 560 students

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 5 schools
  • Grades: KG-12
  • Enrollment: 2,291 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 25%
  • : 95% (Top 20% in NY)
  • : Top 20%
  • : 61% (Top 20%)
  • : 62% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

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