Pelham Memorial High School

575 Colonial Ave
Pelham, NY 10803
(School attendance zone shown in map)
10/
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Top 5%
Serving 924 students in grades 9-12, Pelham Memorial High School ranks in the top 5% of all schools in New York for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 1%, and reading proficiency is top 1%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≥99% (which is higher than the New York state average of 46%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 80-84% (which is higher than the New York state average of 49%).
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is higher than the New York state level of 11:1.
Minority enrollment is 36% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the New York state average of 59% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 924 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 36%
  • : 97% (Top 5% in NY)
  • : Top 5%
  • : ≥99% (Top 1%)
  • : 80-84% (Top 10%)
  • : 98% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

Pelham Memorial High School's student population of 924 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 73 teachers has grown by 25% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
924 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
73 teachers
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School Rankings

Pelham Memorial High School ranks within the top 5% of all 4,377 schools in New York (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Pelham Memorial High School is 0.55, 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)
#111 out of 4377 schools
(Top 5%)
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≥99%
46%
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80-84%
49%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Pelham Memorial High 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.
98%
78%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
11:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
6%
10%
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Hispanic
18%
29%
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Black
6%
16%
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White
64%
41%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.55
This chart display the diversity score of Pelham Memorial High School and the public school average diversity score of New York by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
97%
87%
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
11%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
3%
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Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Pelham Memorial High School's ranking?
Pelham Memorial High School is ranked #111 out of 4,377 schools, which ranks it among the top 5% of public schools in New York.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
≥99% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 46% NY state average), while 80-84% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% NY state average).
What is the graduation rate of Pelham Memorial High School?
The graduation rate of Pelham Memorial High School is 97%, which is higher than the New York state average of 87%.
How many students attend Pelham Memorial High School?
924 students attend Pelham Memorial High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
64% of Pelham Memorial High School students are White, 18% of students are Hispanic, 6% of students are Asian, 6% of students are Black, and 6% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Pelham Memorial High School?
Pelham Memorial High School has a student ration of 13:1, which is higher than the New York state average of 11:1.
What grades does Pelham Memorial High School offer ?
Pelham Memorial High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Pelham Memorial High School part of?
Pelham Memorial High School is part of Pelham Union Free School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 924 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 36%
  • : 97% (Top 5%)
  • : Top 5%
  • : ≥99% (Top 1%)
  • : 80-84% (Top 10%)
  • : 98% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

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