Pocantico Hills Central School

599 Bedford Rd
Tarrytown, NY 10591
(School attendance zone shown in map)
8/
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Top 30%
Serving 300 students in grades Prekindergarten-8, Pocantico Hills Central School ranks 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%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 60-64% (which is higher than the New York state average of 46%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 65-69% (which is higher than the New York state average of 49%).
The student:teacher ratio of 8:1 is lower than the New York state level of 11:1.
Minority enrollment is 62% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is higher than the New York state average of 59% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 300 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 8:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 62%
  • : Top 30% in NY
  • : 60-64% (Top 30%)
  • : 65-69% (Top 20%)
  • : 85-89% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

Pocantico Hills Central School's student population of 300 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 36 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
300 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
36 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

Pocantico Hills Central School ranks within the top 30% of all 4,377 schools in New York (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Pocantico Hills Central School is 0.74, which is more 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)
#940 out of 4377 schools
(Top 30%)
This chart displays the overall school rank of Pocantico Hills Central School, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
60-64%
46%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Pocantico Hills Central School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in New York by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
65-69%
49%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Pocantico Hills Central 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.
85-89%
78%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of Pocantico Hills Central School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of public schools in New York by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
8:1
11:1
This chart displays the student teacher ratio of Pocantico Hills Central School and the public school average student teacher ratio of New York by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
1%
This chart displays the percentage of American Indian students in Pocantico Hills Central School and percentage of American Indian public school students in New York by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Asian
17%
10%
This chart displays the percentage of Asian students in Pocantico Hills Central School and the percentage of Asian public school students in New York by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Hispanic
27%
29%
This chart displays the percentage of Hispanic students in Pocantico Hills Central School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in New York by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Black
11%
16%
This chart displays the percentage of Black students in Pocantico Hills Central School and the percentage of Black public school students in New York by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
White
38%
41%
This chart displays the percentage of White students in Pocantico Hills Central School and the percentage of White public school students in New York by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
7%
3%
This chart displays the percentage of students of two or more races in Pocantico Hills Central School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in New York by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups
This chart displays the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Pocantico Hills Central School.
This chart displays the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in New York.
0.74
This chart displays the diversity score of Pocantico Hills Central School and the public school average diversity score of New York by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
20%
51%
This chart displays the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Pocantico Hills Central School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in New York by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
3%
This chart displays the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Pocantico Hills Central School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in New York by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Pocantico Hills Central School's ranking?
Pocantico Hills Central School is ranked #940 out of 4,377 schools, which ranks it among the top 30% of public schools in New York.
What schools are Pocantico Hills Central School often compared to?
Pocantico Hills Central Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Traphagen School, Pearls Hawthorne School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
60-64% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 46% NY state average), while 65-69% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% NY state average).
How many students attend Pocantico Hills Central School?
300 students attend Pocantico Hills Central School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
38% of Pocantico Hills Central School students are White, 27% of students are Hispanic, 17% of students are Asian, 11% of students are Black, and 7% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Pocantico Hills Central School?
Pocantico Hills Central School has a student ration of 8:1, which is lower than the New York state average of 11:1.
What grades does Pocantico Hills Central School offer ?
Pocantico Hills Central School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-8 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Pocantico Hills Central School part of?
Pocantico Hills Central School is part of Pocantico Hills Central School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 300 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 8:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 62%
  • : Top 30%
  • : 60-64% (Top 30%)
  • : 65-69% (Top 20%)
  • : 85-89% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

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