Yonkers City School District

1 Larkin Ctr
Yonkers, NY 10701-2756
(District boundaries shown in map)
4/
10
Bottom 50%

Top Rankings

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

Category
Attribute
Diversity
Most diverse schools (Top 1%)
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
For the 2024 school year, there are 8 public high schools serving 8,255 students in Yonkers City School District. This district's average high testing ranking is 3/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public high schools in New York.
Public High Schools in Yonkers City School District have an average math proficiency score of 61% (versus the New York public high school average of 67%), and reading proficiency score of 42% (versus the 59% statewide average).
Public High School in Yonkers City School District have a Graduation Rate of 93%, which is more than the New York average of 88%.
The school with highest graduation rate is Riverside High School, with 97% graduation rate. Read more about public school graduation rate statistics in New York or national school graduation rate statistics.
Minority enrollment is 86% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the New York public high school average of 58% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Overview

This School District
This State (NY)
# Schools
40 Schools
1,466 Schools
# Students
24,059 Students
954,317 Students
# Teachers
1,465 Teachers
85,143 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
16:1

District Rank

Yonkers City School District, which is ranked #692 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 91% has increased from 83% over five school years.
This School District
State Average (NY)
#704 out of 1020 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Yonkers City   School District, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
37%
46%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Yonkers 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.
40%
49%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Yonkers 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.
63%
78%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of Yonkers City   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.
91%
87%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Yonkers City   School District and public school graduation rate of NY by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.58
0.72
# American Indian Students
101 Students
6,794 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# Asian Students
1,198 Students
86,595 Students
% Asian Students
5%
9%
# Hispanic Students
14,845 Students
264,583 Students
% Hispanic Students
62%
28%
# Black Students
3,833 Students
172,056 Students
% Black Students
16%
18%
# White Students
3,501 Students
396,476 Students
% White Students
15%
41%
# Hawaiian Students
19 Students
2,579 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
562 Students
25,494 Students
% of Two or more races Students
2%
3%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
1,083
1,720
# Students in K Grade:
1,535
7,400
# Students in 1st Grade:
1,652
8,089
# Students in 2nd Grade:
1,687
8,114
# Students in 3rd Grade:
1,791
7,841
# Students in 4th Grade:
1,685
7,914
# Students in 5th Grade:
1,725
8,664
# Students in 6th Grade:
1,830
22,216
# Students in 7th Grade:
1,845
33,641
# Students in 8th Grade:
1,914
36,850
# Students in 9th Grade:
1,827
208,652
# Students in 10th Grade:
1,739
198,832
# Students in 11th Grade:
1,658
188,822
# Students in 12th Grade:
1,750
188,400
# Ungraded Students:
338
27,162

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $27,697 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 $27,963 is less than the state median of $31,961. The school district spending/student has grown by 5% over four school years.
This School District
This State (NY)
Total Revenue
$666 MM
$78,541 MM
This chart display total revenue of Yonkers 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
$673 MM
$80,737 MM
This chart display total spending of Yonkers 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
$27,697
$31,092
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Yonkers 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
$27,963
$31,961
This chart display average spending per public school student in Yonkers 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 Yonkers City School District Public High Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Saunders Trades & Technical High School
Magnet School
(Math: 92% | Reading: ≥80%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
183 Palmer Rd
Yonkers, NY 10701
(914) 376-8150
Grades: 9-12
| 1,107 students
Rank: #22.
Yonkers High School
Magnet School
(Math: 87% | Reading: 80-89%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
150 Rockland Ave
Yonkers, NY 10705
(914) 376-8191
Grades: 9-12
| 1,064 students
Rank: #33.
Gorton High School
Magnet School
(Math: 69% | Reading: 50-59%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
100 Shonnard Pl
Yonkers, NY 10703
(914) 376-8350
Grades: 9-12
| 1,036 students
Rank: #44.
Riverside High School
Magnet School
(Math: 70-74% | Reading: ≥50%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
565 Warburton Ave
Yonkers, NY 10701
(914) 376-8425
Grades: 9-12
| 957 students
Rank: #55.
Roosevelt High School - Early College Studies
Magnet School
(Math: 70-74% | Reading: 40-59%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
631 Tuckahoe Rd
Yonkers, NY 10710
(914) 376-8500
Grades: 9-12
| 988 students
Rank: #66.
Lincoln High School
(Math: 83% | Reading: 20-29%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
375 Kneeland Ave
Yonkers, NY 10704
(914) 376-8400
Grades: 9-12
| 1,113 students
Rank: #77.
Yonkers Montessori Academy
Magnet School
(Math: 44% | Reading: 46%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
160 Woodlawn Ave
Yonkers, NY 10704
(914) 376-8540
Grades: PK-12
| 1,241 students
Rank: #88.
Palisade Preparatory School
Magnet School
(Math: 19% | Reading: 24%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
201 Palisade Ave
Yonkers, NY 10703
(914) 376-8177
Grades: 7-12
| 749 students

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 40 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 24,059 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 85%
  • : 91% (Top 50% in NY)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 37% (Btm 50%)
  • : 40% (Btm 50%)
  • : 63% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

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