520 Gilbert Ave
Pearl River, NY 10965
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
7/
10
Top 50%
Pearl River Middle School serves 591 students in grades 5-7.
Pearl River Middle 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 69% (which is higher than the New York state average of 54%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 60% (which is higher than the New York state average of 52%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the New York state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 24% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the New York state average of 57% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Pearl River Middle School's student population of 591 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 51 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 5-7
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
591 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
51 teachers
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School Rankings

Pearl River Middle School is ranked within the top 50% of all 4,228 schools in New York (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Pearl River Middle School is 0.40, 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 Data
This School
State Level (NY)
Overall Testing Rank
#1548 out of 4228 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
69%
54%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
60%
52%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
13:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
5%
9%
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Hispanic
16%
27%
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Black
2%
17%
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White
76%
43%
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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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Diversity Score
0.40
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
13%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
4%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 5-7
  • Students: 591 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 24%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in NY
  • Math Proficiency
    : 69% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 60% (Top 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.40 (Btm 50%)

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