Parsons Memorial School

200 Halstead Ave
Harrison, NY 10528
(School attendance zone shown in map)
7/
10
Top 50%
Serving 468 students in grades Kindergarten-5, Parsons Memorial School ranks in the top 50% of all schools in New York for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 61% (which is higher than the New York state average of 46%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 47% (which is lower than the New York state average of 49%).
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the New York state level of 11:1.
Minority enrollment is 58% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the New York state average of 59% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 468 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 10:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 58%
  • : Top 50% in NY
  • : 61% (Top 50%)
  • : 47% (Top 50%)
  • : 90-94% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Parsons Memorial School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in New York for:

School Overview

Parsons Memorial School's student population of 468 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 46 teachers has grown by 12% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
468 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
46 teachers
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School Rankings

Parsons Memorial School ranks within the top 50% of all 4,377 schools in New York (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Parsons Memorial School is 0.69, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.72. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (NY)
#1720 out of 4377 schools
(Top 50%)
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61%
46%
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47%
49%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Parsons Memorial School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of New York by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
90-94%
78%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of Parsons Memorial School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of public schools in New York by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
10:1
11:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
31%
10%
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Hispanic
20%
29%
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Black
3%
16%
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White
42%
41%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.69
This chart display the diversity score of Parsons Memorial School and the public school average diversity score of New York by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
22%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
3%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Parsons Memorial School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in New York by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Parsons Memorial School's ranking?
Parsons Memorial School is ranked #1720 out of 4,377 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in New York.
What schools are Parsons Memorial School often compared to?
Parsons Memorial Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Harrison Avenue Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
61% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 46% NY state average), while 47% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% NY state average).
How many students attend Parsons Memorial School?
468 students attend Parsons Memorial School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
42% of Parsons Memorial School students are White, 31% of students are Asian, 20% of students are Hispanic, 4% of students are Two or more races, and 3% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Parsons Memorial School?
Parsons Memorial School has a student ration of 10:1, which is lower than the New York state average of 11:1.
What grades does Parsons Memorial School offer ?
Parsons Memorial School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-5 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Parsons Memorial School part of?
Parsons Memorial School is part of Harrison Central School District.

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5   3/23/2020
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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 468 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 10:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 58%
  • : Top 50%
  • : 61% (Top 50%)
  • : 47% (Top 50%)
  • : 90-94% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

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