Peekskill City School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 6 public schools serving 3,452 students in Peekskill City School District. This district's average testing ranking is 1/10, 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 37% (versus the New York public school average of 55%), and reading proficiency score of 36% (versus the 54% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Peekskill City School District are Peekskill High School, Oakside School and Hillcrest School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Peekskill City School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in New York.
Minority enrollment is 92% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the New York public school average of 57% (majority Hispanic and Black).

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%)

Overview

School District Name
Peekskill City School District
School District Website
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
PK - 12
2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
This State (NY)
# Schools
6 Schools
4,793 Schools
# Students
3,452 Students
2,696,332 Students
# Teachers
234 Teachers
204,738 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
15:1

District Rank

Peekskill City School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 783 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 68% has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (NY)
Overall District Rank
#724 out of 785 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Peekskill City   School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
37%
54%
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 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
36%
52%
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 2018-19 school year data.
Graduation Rate
68%
83%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Peekskill City   School District and public school graduation rate of NY by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.50
0.71
# American Indian Students
2 Students
18,905 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# Asian Students
50 Students
250,759 Students
% Asian Students
2%
9%
# Hispanic Students
2,327 Students
726,665 Students
% Hispanic Students
67%
27%
# Black Students
686 Students
461,882 Students
% Black Students
20%
17%
# White Students
288 Students
1,166,487 Students
% White Students
8%
43%
# Hawaiian Students
n/a
6,854 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
99 Students
64,375 Students
% of Two or more races Students
3%
3%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
130
51,839
# Students in K Grade:
262
192,555
# Students in 1st Grade:
270
196,695
# Students in 2nd Grade:
266
197,832
# Students in 3rd Grade:
281
200,249
# Students in 4th Grade:
211
201,696
# Students in 5th Grade:
252
202,875
# Students in 6th Grade:
241
199,010
# Students in 7th Grade:
222
196,773
# Students in 8th Grade:
261
197,753
# Students in 9th Grade:
244
218,205
# Students in 10th Grade:
295
211,643
# Students in 11th Grade:
260
194,612
# Students in 12th Grade:
241
193,476
# Ungraded Students:
16
41,119

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $27,237 in this school district is less than the state median of $37,783. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $26,287 is less than the state median of $38,270. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (NY)
Total Revenue
$94 MM
$34 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 2017-18 school year data.
Spending
$91 MM
$34 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 2017-18 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$27,237
$37,783
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Peekskill City   School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in NY by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending / Student
$26,287
$38,270
This chart display average spending per public school student in Peekskill City   School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in NY by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Best Peekskill City School District Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Peekskill High School
Math: 85% | Reading: 87%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1072 Elm St
Peekskill, NY 10566
(914) 737-0201
Grades: 9-12
| 1,054 students
Rank: #22.
Oakside School
Math: 38% | Reading: 38%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
200 Decatur Ave
Peekskill, NY 10566
(914) 737-1591
Grades: 2-3
| 534 students
Rank: #33.
Hillcrest School
Math: 25% | Reading: 28%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
4 Horton Dr
Peekskill, NY 10566
(914) 739-2284
Grades: 3-5
| 473 students
Rank: #44.
Peekskill Middle School
Math: 28% | Reading: 23%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
212 Ringgold St
Peekskill, NY 10566
(914) 737-4542
Grades: 6-8
| 724 students
Uriah Hill School
980 Pemart Ave
Peekskill, NY 10566
(914) 739-6992
Grades: PK
| 130 students
Woodside School
Depew St
Peekskill, NY 10566
(914) 739-0093
Grades: K-2
| 537 students

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Peekskill City School District
  • 1031 Elm St, Peekskill, NY, 10566-3499
  • (914) 737-3300
  • peekskillcsd.org
  • Grades: PK - 12
  • Students: 3,452 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 92%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 68% (Btm 50% in NY)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 37% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 36% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.50

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