Taconic Hillsjunior/senior High School

  • Taconic Hillsjunior/senior High School serves 657 students in grades 7-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the NY average of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 11% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 55%.
  • Taconic Hillsjunior/senior High School operates within the Taconic Hills Central School District.
  • Taconic Hills Central School District's 73% graduation rate is lower than the NY state average of 87%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 657 students has grown by 32% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 53 teachers has grown by 70% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 7-12
Total Students 657 students
Taconic Hillsjunior/senior High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Taconic Hillsjunior/senior High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 53 teachers
Taconic Hillsjunior/senior High School Total Teachers (1987-2015)
Students by Grade Taconic Hillsjunior/senior High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has decreased from 16:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.20 is less than the state average of 0.37. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NY) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 12:1 15:1
Taconic Hillsjunior/senior High School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2015)
Asian
n/a
9%
Taconic Hillsjunior/senior High School Asian Students (1990-2014)
Hispanic
7%
25%
Taconic Hillsjunior/senior High School Black Students (1990-2015)
Black
2%
18%
Taconic Hillsjunior/senior High School Black Students (1992-2015)
White
89%
45%
Taconic Hillsjunior/senior High School White Students (1991-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Taconic Hillsjunior/senior High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
2%
2%
Taconic Hillsjunior/senior High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic Groups Taconic Hillsjunior/senior High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown NY All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.20 0.37
Taconic Hillsjunior/senior High School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
36%
45%
Taconic Hillsjunior/senior High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1995-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
12%
6%
Taconic Hillsjunior/senior High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2001-2015)

District Comparison

  • Taconic Hills Central School District's student population of 1,427 students has decreased by 7% over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 73% has decreased from 97% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $24,970 in this district is less than the state average of $32,940. The district revenue/student has grown by 22% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $21,899 is less than the state average of $31,547. The district spending/student has grown by 10% over four years.
School District Name Taconic Hills Central School District
Number of Schools
Managed
2
2
Number of Students Managed 1,427 935
Taconic Hills Central School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 73% 87%
Taconic Hills Central School District Graduation Rate (2000-2010)
District Total Revenue $37 MM $31 MM
Taconic Hills Central School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $33 MM $30 MM
Taconic Hills Central School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $24,970 $32,940
Taconic Hills Central School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $21,899 $31,547
Taconic Hills Central School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

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5  3/8/2010
Very in-depth classes and many opportunities to explore different career paths. Faculty, Administration and staff is very caring towards students. I wouldn't want my children in any other school.
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