Pelham Union Free School District

18 Franklin Pl
Pelham, NY 10803-2144
(District boundaries shown in map)
10/
10
Top 10%

Top Rankings

Pelham 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 20%)
Reading/Language Arts Proficiency
Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 5%)
Science Proficiency
Highest science proficiency (Top 10%)
Graduation Rate
Highest graduation rate (Top 5%)
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
For the 2024 school year, there are 5 public elementary schools serving 1,869 students in Pelham Union Free School District. This district's average elementary testing ranking is 10/10, which is in the top 10% of public elementary schools in New York.
Public Elementary Schools in Pelham Union Free School District have an average math proficiency score of 65% (versus the New York public elementary school average of 41%), and reading proficiency score of 76% (versus the 48% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 37% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the New York public elementary school average of 60% (majority Hispanic).

Overview

This School District
This State (NY)
# Schools
6 Schools
3,684 Schools
# Students
2,793 Students
1,759,927 Students
# Teachers
228 Teachers
151,317 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
12:1

District Rank

Pelham Union Free School District, which is ranked #68 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 97% has increased from 96% over five school years.
This School District
State Average (NY)
#69 out of 1020 school districts
(Top 10%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Pelham Union Free   School District, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
70%
46%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Pelham 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.
76%
49%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Pelham 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.
93%
78%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of Pelham Union Free   School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of NY by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
97%
87%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Pelham Union Free   School District and public school graduation rate of NY by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.56
0.72
# American Indian Students
n/a
13,510 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# Asian Students
164 Students
172,217 Students
% Asian Students
6%
10%
# Hispanic Students
473 Students
516,527 Students
% Hispanic Students
17%
29%
# Black Students
141 Students
293,377 Students
% Black Students
5%
17%
# White Students
1,775 Students
701,079 Students
% White Students
64%
40%
# Hawaiian Students
1 Student
4,063 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
238 Students
59,143 Students
% of Two or more races Students
8%
3%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
-
54,907
# Students in K Grade:
189
172,061
# Students in 1st Grade:
197
175,816
# Students in 2nd Grade:
197
179,820
# Students in 3rd Grade:
214
179,541
# Students in 4th Grade:
206
182,709
# Students in 5th Grade:
246
184,133
# Students in 6th Grade:
212
186,473
# Students in 7th Grade:
184
164,449
# Students in 8th Grade:
221
164,890
# Students in 9th Grade:
231
23,919
# Students in 10th Grade:
235
22,793
# Students in 11th Grade:
212
20,701
# Students in 12th Grade:
240
20,324
# Ungraded Students:
9
27,391

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $27,797 in this school district is less than the state median of $31,092. The school district revenue/student has grown by 7% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $35,108 is higher than the state median of $31,961. The school district spending/student has grown by 27% over four school years.
This School District
This State (NY)
Total Revenue
$78 MM
$78,541 MM
This chart display total revenue of Pelham 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
$98 MM
$80,737 MM
This chart display total spending of Pelham 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
$27,797
$31,092
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Pelham 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
$35,108
$31,961
This chart display average spending per public school student in Pelham 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 Pelham Union Free School District Public Elementary Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Colonial School
(Math: 75-79% | Reading: 75-79%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
315 Highbrook Ave
Pelham, NY 10803
(914) 738-2680
Grades: K-5
| 286 students
Rank: #22.
Prospect Hill School
(Math: 70-74% | Reading: 75-79%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1000 Washington Ave
Pelham, NY 10803
(914) 738-6690
Grades: K-5
| 327 students
Rank: #33.
Siwanoy School
(Math: 65-69% | Reading: 75-79%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
489 Siwanoy Pl
Pelham, NY 10803
(914) 738-7650
Grades: K-5
| 281 students
Rank: #44.
Pelham Middle School
(Math: 62% | Reading: 81%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
28 Franklin Pl
Pelham, NY 10803
(914) 738-8190
Grades: 6-8
| 618 students
Rank: #55.
Hutchinson School
(Math: 55-59% | Reading: 55-59%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
48 50th St
Pelham, NY 10803
(914) 738-3640
Grades: K-5
| 357 students

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 6 schools
  • Grades: KG-12
  • Enrollment: 2,793 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 36%
  • : 97% (Top 5% in NY)
  • : Top 10%
  • : 70% (Top 20%)
  • : 76% (Top 5%)
  • : 93% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

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