Parsons Memorial School

200 Halstead Ave
Harrison, NY 10528
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
6/
10
Top 50%
5.00 5 1 (1 review)
Parsons Memorial School serves 469 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
Parsons Memorial School placed 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%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 67% (which is higher 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 50-54% (which is approximately equal to the New York state average of 52%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the New York state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 48% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the New York state average of 57% (majority Hispanic and Black).

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School Overview

Parsons Memorial School's student population of 469 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 40 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-6
Total Students469 students
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Total Classroom Teachers40 teachers
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School Comparison

Parsons Memorial School is ranked within the top 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 Parsons Memorial School is 0.62, 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
#1746 out of 4239 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
67%
52%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
50-54%
52%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:113:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
30%
9%
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Hispanic
15%
27%
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Black
2%
17%
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White
52%
43%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.620.71
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Eligible for Free Lunch
16%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHarrison Central School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Parsons Memorial School is Rye Neck Senior High School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Rye Neck Middle School (0.5 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Mamaroneck Rye Neck Middle School Math: 70% | Reading: 65%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 410 students
    0.5 miles
    300 Hornidge Rd
    Mamaroneck, NY 10543
    (914) 777-5200
    0.5 6-8 410
  • Mamaroneck Rye Neck Senior High School Math: ≥95% | Reading: ≥95%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: 9-12 | 459 students
    0.5 miles
    300 Hornidge Rd
    Mamaroneck, NY 10543
    (914) 777-5200
    0.5 9-12 459
  • Mamaroneck Daniel Warren Elementary School
    Grades: K-5 | 347 students
    0.6 miles
    1310 Harrison Ave
    Mamaroneck, NY 10543
    (914) 777-5200
    0.6 K-5 347
  • Mamaroneck F E Bellows Elementary School Math: 74% | Reading: 68%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: 3-5 | 389 students
    0.8 miles
    200 Carroll Ave
    Mamaroneck, NY 10543
    (914) 777-5200
    0.8 3-5 389
  • Harrison Harrison Avenue Elementary School Math: 84% | Reading: 68%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: K-5 | 556 students
    1.0 miles
    480 Harrison Ave
    Harrison, NY 10528
    (914) 630-3192
    1 K-5 556

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