Peekskill City School District

1031 Elm St
Peekskill, NY 10566-3499
(District boundaries shown in map)
1/
10
Bottom 50%

Top Rankings

Peekskill City School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in New York for:

Category
Attribute
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
For the 2024 school year, there are 6 public schools serving 3,582 students in Peekskill City School District. This district's average testing ranking is 2/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in New York.
Public Schools in Peekskill City School District have an average math proficiency score of 30% (versus the New York public school average of 47%), and reading proficiency score of 28% (versus the 49% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 94% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the New York public school average of 59% (majority Hispanic).

Overview

This School District
This State (NY)
# Schools
6 Schools
4,804 Schools
# Students
3,582 Students
2,526,085 Students
# Teachers
319 Teachers
215,006 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
11:1

District Rank

Peekskill City School District, which is ranked #919 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 83% has increased from 70-74% over five school years.
This School District
State Average (NY)
#925 out of 1020 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Peekskill City   School District, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
30%
46%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Peekskill City   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.
28%
49%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Peekskill City   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.
83%
87%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Peekskill City   School District and public school graduation rate of NY by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.43
0.72
# American Indian Students
4 Students
18,588 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# Asian Students
38 Students
249,216 Students
% Asian Students
1%
10%
# Hispanic Students
2,657 Students
726,742 Students
% Hispanic Students
74%
29%
# Black Students
544 Students
408,333 Students
% Black Students
15%
16%
# White Students
217 Students
1,036,576 Students
% White Students
6%
41%
# Hawaiian Students
n/a
6,065 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
122 Students
80,416 Students
% of Two or more races Students
4%
3%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
173
56,452
# Students in K Grade:
256
173,911
# Students in 1st Grade:
266
175,816
# Students in 2nd Grade:
286
179,820
# Students in 3rd Grade:
263
179,541
# Students in 4th Grade:
295
182,709
# Students in 5th Grade:
257
184,133
# Students in 6th Grade:
266
186,473
# Students in 7th Grade:
258
191,045
# Students in 8th Grade:
222
194,721
# Students in 9th Grade:
266
208,652
# Students in 10th Grade:
244
198,832
# Students in 11th Grade:
222
188,822
# Students in 12th Grade:
288
188,400
# Ungraded Students:
20
36,758

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $28,707 in this school district is less 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 $27,745 is less than the state median of $31,961. The school district spending/student has grown by 6% over four school years.
This School District
This State (NY)
Total Revenue (20-21)
$103 MM
$78,541 MM
This chart display total revenue of Peekskill City   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)
$99 MM
$80,737 MM
This chart display total spending of Peekskill City   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)
$28,707
$31,092
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Peekskill City   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)
$27,745
$31,961
This chart display average spending per public school student in Peekskill City   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 Peekskill City School District Public Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Peekskill High School
(Math: 79% | Reading: 50-59%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1072 Elm St
Peekskill, NY 10566
(914) 737-0201
Grades: 9-12
| 1,029 students
Rank: #22.
Oakside School
(Math: 39% | Reading: 37%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
200 Decatur Ave
Peekskill, NY 10566
(914) 737-1591
Grades: 2-3
| 530 students
Rank: #33.
Peekskill Middle School
(Math: 17% | Reading: 29%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
212 Ringgold St
Peekskill, NY 10566
(914) 737-4542
Grades: 6-8
| 754 students
Rank: #44.
Hillcrest School
(Math: 21% | Reading: 19%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
4 Horton Dr
Peekskill, NY 10566
(914) 739-2284
Grades: 3-5
| 563 students
Rank: n/an/a
Uriah Hill School
980 Pemart Ave
Peekskill, NY 10566
(914) 739-6992
Grades: PK
| 173 students
Rank: n/an/a
Woodside School
Depew St
Peekskill, NY 10566
(914) 739-0093
Grades: K-2
| 533 students

Frequently Asked Questions

How many schools belong to Peekskill City School District?
Peekskill City School District manages 6 public schools serving 3,582 students.
What is the rank of Peekskill City School District?
Peekskill City School District is ranked #919 out of 1,019 school districts in New York (bottom 50%) 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: Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
What is the racial composition of students in Peekskill City School District?
74% of Peekskill City School District students are Hispanic, 15% of students are Black, 6% of students are White, 4% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student/teacher ratio of Peekskill City School District?
Peekskill City School District has a student/teacher ratio of 11:1, which is lower than the New York state average of 12:1.
What is Peekskill City School District's spending/student ratio?
The school district's spending/student of $27,745 is less than the state median of $31,961. The school district spending/student has grown by 6% over four school years.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 6 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 3,582 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 94%
  • : 83% (Btm 50% in NY)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 30% (Btm 50%)
  • : 28% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

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