Suffern Senior High School

  • Suffern Senior High School serves 1,433 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 97% (which is higher than the New York state average of 50%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is ≥99% (which is higher than the New York state average of 47%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the New York state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 34% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the New York state average of 56%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Suffern Senior High School's student population of 1,433 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 107 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,433 students
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Total Classroom Teachers107 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Suffern Senior High School's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has decreased from 14:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Suffern Senior 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NY)
Overall School Rank#116 out of 4,239 schools
(Top 5%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
97%
50%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)≥99%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Suffern Senior High 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 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio13:114:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
8%
9%
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Hispanic
18%
26%
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Black
7%
17%
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White
66%
44%
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Two or more races
1%
2%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Suffern Senior High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NY.
Diversity Score0.530.71
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Graduation Rate
96%
82%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
21%
48%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Suffern Senior High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in New York by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameRAMAPO CENTRAL SCHOOL DISTRICT (SUFFERN) School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

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