Penn Yan Academy

305 Court St
Penn Yan, NY 14527
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 5%
Penn Yan Academy serves 389 students in grades 9-12.
Penn Yan Academy placed in the top 5% of all schools in New York for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≥95% (which is higher than the New York state average of 55%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 90-94% (which is higher than the New York state average of 62%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 is lower than the New York state level of 11:1.
Minority enrollment is 10% 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: 389 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 9:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 10%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 85-89% (Btm 50% in NY)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 5%
  • Math Proficiency
    : ≥95% (Top 5%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 90-94% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Penn Yan Academy ranks among the top 20% of public schools in New York for:

School Overview

Penn Yan Academy's student population of 389 students has declined by 8% over five school years.
The teacher population of 42 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
389 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
42 teachers
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School Rankings

Penn Yan Academy is ranked within the top 5% of all 4,093 schools in New York (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Penn Yan Academy is 0.19, 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.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
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State Level (NY)
Overall Testing Rank
#84 out of 4093 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
≥95%
55%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
90-94%
62%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
9:1
11:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
1%
10%
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Hispanic
5%
29%
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Black
1%
16%
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White
90%
41%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.19
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Graduation Rate
85-89%
85%
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
45%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (20-21)
1%
3%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Penn Yan Academy's ranking?
Penn Yan Academy is ranked #84 out of 4,093 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?
≥95% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 55% NY state average), while 90-94% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 62% NY state average).
What is the graduation rate of Penn Yan Academy?
The graduation rate of Penn Yan Academy is 85-89%, which is higher than the New York state average of 85%.
How many students attend Penn Yan Academy?
389 students attend Penn Yan Academy.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
90% of Penn Yan Academy students are White, 5% of students are Hispanic, 3% of students are Two or more races, 1% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Penn Yan Academy?
Penn Yan Academy has a student ration of 9:1, which is lower than the New York state average of 11:1.
What grades does Penn Yan Academy offer ?
Penn Yan Academy offers enrollment in grades 9-12 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Penn Yan Academy part of?
Penn Yan Academy is part of Penn Yan Central School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 389 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 9:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 10%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 85-89% (Btm 50%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 5%
  • Math Proficiency
    : ≥95% (Top 5%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 90-94% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

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