Peekskill High School

1072 Elm St
Peekskill, NY 10566
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
8/
10
Top 30%
Peekskill High School serves 1,054 students in grades 9-12.
Peekskill High School placed in the top 30% of all schools in New York for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 80% (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 81% (which is higher than the New York state average of 52%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the New York state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 90% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the New York state average of 57% (majority Hispanic and Black).

School Overview

Peekskill High School's student population of 1,054 students has grown by 17% over five school years.
The teacher population of 63 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,054 students
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Total Classroom Teachers63 teachers
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School Comparison

Peekskill High School is ranked within the top 30% 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 Peekskill High School is 0.55, 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
#897 out of 4239 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
80%
52%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
81%
52%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:113:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
2%
9%
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Hispanic
62%
27%
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Black
25%
17%
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White
10%
43%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.550.71
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Graduation Rate
68%
82%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
73%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePeekskill City School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Peekskill High School is Walter Panas High School (3.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Peekskill Middle School (0.3 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Peekskill Peekskill Middle School Math: 25% | Reading: 20%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 724 students
    0.3 miles
    212 Ringgold St
    Peekskill, NY 10566
    (914) 737-4542
    0.3 6-8 724
  • Peekskill Woodside School
    Grades: K-2 | 537 students
    0.4 miles
    Depew St
    Peekskill, NY 10566
    (914) 739-0093
    0.4 K-2 537
  • Peekskill Oakside School Math: 37% | Reading: 36%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 2-3 | 534 students
    0.5 miles
    200 Decatur Ave
    Peekskill, NY 10566
    (914) 737-1591
    0.5 2-3 534
  • Peekskill Hillcrest School Math: 16% | Reading: 19%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 3-5 | 473 students
    0.9 miles
    4 Horton Dr
    Peekskill, NY 10566
    (914) 739-2284
    0.9 3-5 473
  • Peekskill Uriah Hill School
    Grades: PK | 130 students
    1.0 miles
    980 Pemart Ave
    Peekskill, NY 10566
    (914) 739-6992
    1 PK 130

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