Palisade Preparatory School

Palisade Preparatory School serves 771 students in grades 7-12.
Palisade Preparatory School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in New York for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 25% (which is lower than the New York state average of 52%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 28% (which is lower than the New York state average of 52%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the New York state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 91% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the New York state average of 57% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Placements

Palisade Preparatory School places among the top 20% of public schools in New York for:

School Overview

Palisade Preparatory School's student population of 771 students has grown by 14% over five school years.
The teacher population of 43 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades 7-12
Total Students771 students
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Total Classroom Teachers43 teachers
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School Comparison

Palisade Preparatory School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 4,239 schools in New York (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Palisade Preparatory School is 0.60, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.71. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NY)
Overall Testing Rank
#3699 out of 4239 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
25%
52%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
28%
52%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:113:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
3%
9%
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Hispanic
53%
27%
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Black
34%
17%
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White
9%
43%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.600.71
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Graduation Rate
75-79%
82%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
76%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameYonkers City School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Palisade Preparatory School is Gorton High School (0.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Mlk Junior High Technical & Computer Magnet School (0.2 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Yonkers Mlk Junior High Technical & Computer Magnet School Magnet School
    Math: 16% | Reading: 20%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 522 students
    0.2 miles
    135 Locust Hill Ave
    Yonkers, NY 10701
    (914) 376-8470
    0.2 PK-8 522
  • Yonkers Charter School Of Educational Excellence Charter School
    Grades: K-8 | 698 students
    0.3 miles
    260 Warburton Ave
    Yonkers, NY 10701
    (914) 476-5070
    0.3 K-8 698
  • Yonkers School 9 Magnet School
    Math: 15-19% | Reading: 15-19%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 359 students
    0.4 miles
    53 Fairview St
    Yonkers, NY 10703
    (914) 376-8325
    0.4 PK-6 359
  • Yonkers Enrico Fermi School For The Performing Arts Magnet School
    Math: 18% | Reading: 16%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 995 students
    0.7 miles
    27 Poplar St
    Yonkers, NY 10701
    (914) 376-8460
    0.7 PK-8 995
  • Yonkers Gorton High School Magnet School
    Math: 85% | Reading: 89%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,008 student
    0.8 miles
    100 Shonnard Pl
    Yonkers, NY 10703
    (914) 376-8350
    0.8 9-12 1,008

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