Pocantico Hills Central School

599 Bedford Rd
Tarrytown, NY 10591
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
7/
10
Top 50%
Pocantico Hills Central School serves 322 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
Pocantico Hills Central 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 30%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 65-69% (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 65-69% (which is higher than the New York state average of 52%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 is lower than the New York state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 58% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is higher than the New York state average of 57% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Placements

Pocantico Hills Central School places among the top 20% of public schools in New York for:

School Overview

Pocantico Hills Central School's student population of 322 students has grown by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 34 teachers has grown by 13% over five school years.
Awards Blue Ribbon School (2008)
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students322 students
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Total Classroom Teachers34 teachers
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School Comparison

Pocantico Hills Central School is ranked within the top 50% 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 Pocantico Hills Central School is 0.73, which is more 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
#1316 out of 4239 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
65-69%
52%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
65-69%
52%
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Student : Teacher Ratio9:113:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
17%
9%
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Hispanic
21%
27%
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Black
14%
17%
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White
42%
43%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.730.71
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Eligible for Free Lunch
14%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePocantico Hills Central School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Pocantico Hills Central School is Sleepy Hollow High School (1.9 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Sleepy Hollow Middle School (1.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Hawthorne Elementary School (1.6 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Hawthorne Hawthorne Elementary School
    Grades: K-2 | 475 students
    1.6 miles
    225 Memorial Dr
    Hawthorne, NY 10532
    (914) 769-8536
    1.6 K-2 475
  • Tarrytown John Paulding School
    Grades: K | 211 students
    1.9 miles
    154 N Broadway
    Tarrytown, NY 10591
    (914) 631-5526
    1.9 K 211
  • Tarrytown Sleepy Hollow High School Math: ≥95% | Reading: ≥95%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: 9-12 | 831 students
    1.9 miles
    210 N Broadway
    Tarrytown, NY 10591
    (914) 631-8838
    1.9 9-12 831
  • Tarrytown Sleepy Hollow Middle School Math: 52% | Reading: 51%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 599 students
    1.9 miles
    210 N Broadway
    Tarrytown, NY 10591
    (914) 332-6275
    1.9 6-8 599
  • Tarrytown W L Morse School
    Grades: 1-2 | 421 students
    1.9 miles
    30 Pocantico St
    Tarrytown, NY 10591
    (914) 631-4144
    1.9 1-2 421

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