Pearl River High School

275 E Central Ave
Pearl River, NY 10965
(School attendance zone shown in map)
8/
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Top 30%
Serving 951 students in grades 8-12, Pearl River High School ranks in the top 30% of all schools in New York for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 73% (which is higher than the New York state average of 46%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 60-64% (which is higher than the New York state average of 49%).
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is equal to the New York state level of 11:1.
Minority enrollment is 23% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the New York state average of 59% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 8-12
  • Enrollment: 951 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 23%
  • : ≥99% (Top 1% in NY)
  • : Top 30%
  • : 73% (Top 20%)
  • : 60-64% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Pearl River High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in New York for:

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Attribute

School Overview

Pearl River High School's student population of 951 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 84 teachers has grown by 7% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 8-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
951 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
84 teachers
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School Rankings

Pearl River High School ranks within the top 30% of all 4,377 schools in New York (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Pearl River High School is 0.38, 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)
#876 out of 4377 schools
(Top 30%)
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73%
46%
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60-64%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
11:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
5%
10%
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Hispanic
16%
29%
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Black
1%
16%
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White
77%
41%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.38
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≥99%
87%
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
13%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (20-21)
1%
3%
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Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Pearl River High School's ranking?
Pearl River High School is ranked #876 out of 4,377 schools, which ranks it among the top 30% of public schools in New York.
What schools are Pearl River High School often compared to?
Pearl River High Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Clarkstown South Senior High School, Nanuet Senior High School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
73% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 46% NY state average), while 60-64% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% NY state average).
What is the graduation rate of Pearl River High School?
The graduation rate of Pearl River High School is 99%, which is higher than the New York state average of 87%.
How many students attend Pearl River High School?
951 students attend Pearl River High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
77% of Pearl River High School students are White, 16% of students are Hispanic, 5% of students are Asian, 1% of students are Black, and 1% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Pearl River High School?
Pearl River High School has a student ration of 11:1, which is equal to the New York state average of 11:1.
What grades does Pearl River High School offer ?
Pearl River High School offers enrollment in grades 8-12 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Pearl River High School part of?
Pearl River High School is part of Pearl River Union Free School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 8-12
  • Enrollment: 951 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 23%
  • : ≥99% (Top 1%)
  • : Top 30%
  • : 73% (Top 20%)
  • : 60-64% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

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