Pelham Memorial High School

575 Colonial Ave
Pelham, NY 10803
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Pelham Memorial High School serves 892 students in grades 9-12.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≥99% (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 ≥99% (which is higher than the New York state average of 52%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Pelham Memorial High School placed in the top 1% of all schools in New York for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 1%, and reading proficiency is top 1%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the New York state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 34% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the New York state average of 57% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Pelham Memorial High School's student population of 892 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 61 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students892 students
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Total Classroom Teachers61 teachers
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School Comparison

Pelham Memorial High School is ranked within the top 1% 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 Pelham Memorial High School is 0.53, 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
#1 out of 4239 schools
(Top 1%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
≥99%
52%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
≥99%
52%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:113:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
5%
9%
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Hispanic
19%
27%
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Black
6%
17%
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White
66%
43%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.530.71
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Graduation Rate
≥99%
82%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
8%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePelham Union Free School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Pelham Memorial High School is Benjamin Turner Middle School (1.0 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Pelham Middle School (0.1 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Pelham Pelham Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 721 students
    0.1 miles
    28 Franklin Pl
    Pelham, NY 10803
    (914) 738-8190
    0.1 6-8 721
  • Pelham Colonial School
    Grades: K-5 | 323 students
    0.2 miles
    315 Highbrook Ave
    Pelham, NY 10803
    (914) 738-2680
    0.2 K-5 323
  • Pelham Siwanoy School
    Grades: K-5 | 284 students
    0.3 miles
    489 Siwanoy Pl
    Pelham, NY 10803
    (914) 738-7650
    0.3 K-5 284
  • Mount Vernon Graham School
    Grades: PK-8 | 482 students
    0.4 miles
    421 E 5th St
    Mount Vernon, NY 10553
    (914) 665-2800
    0.4 PK-8 482
  • New Rochelle Columbus Elementary School Magnet School
    Grades: K-5 | 802 students
    0.9 miles
    275 Washington Ave
    New Rochelle, NY 10801
    (914) 576-4401
    0.9 K-5 802

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