Pomona Middle School

101 Pomona Rd
Suffern, NY 10901
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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Bottom 50%
Serving 544 students in grades 7-8, Pomona Middle School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in New York for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 5% (which is lower than the New York state average of 46%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 25% (which is lower than the New York state average of 49%).
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is equal to the New York state level of 11:1.
Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the New York state average of 59% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 7-8
  • Enrollment: 544 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 97%
  • : Bottom 50% in NY
  • : 5% (Btm 50%)
  • : 25% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

School Overview

Pomona Middle School's student population of 544 students has grown by 12% over five school years.
The teacher population of 49 teachers has grown by 19% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 7-8
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
544 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
49 teachers
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School Rankings

Pomona Middle School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 4,377 schools in New York (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Pomona Middle School is 0.40, 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)
#4176 out of 4377 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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5%
46%
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25%
49%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Pomona Middle 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.
Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
11:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
1%
10%
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Hispanic
75%
29%
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Black
20%
16%
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White
3%
41%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.40
This chart display the diversity score of Pomona Middle 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
78%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
3%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Pomona Middle 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 Pomona Middle School's ranking?
Pomona Middle School is ranked #4176 out of 4,377 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in New York.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
5% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 46% NY state average), while 25% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% NY state average).
How many students attend Pomona Middle School?
544 students attend Pomona Middle School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
75% of Pomona Middle School students are Hispanic, 20% of students are Black, 3% of students are White, 1% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Pomona Middle School?
Pomona Middle School has a student ration of 11:1, which is equal to the New York state average of 11:1.
What grades does Pomona Middle School offer ?
Pomona Middle School offers enrollment in grades 7-8 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Pomona Middle School part of?

School Reviews

5   8/2/2017
It is a great school better than Kakit I can't spell the name but it is I the district. I think Pomana needs a raise.
- Posted by Student/Alumni - Alisha Dumas

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 7-8
  • Enrollment: 544 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 97%
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 5% (Btm 50%)
  • : 25% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

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