Viola Elementary School

557 Rt 202
Suffern, NY 10901
(School attendance zone shown in map)
6/
10
Top 50%
Serving 300 students in grades Prekindergarten-5, Viola Elementary School ranks in the top 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 35-39% (which is lower than the New York state average of 46%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 50-54% (which is higher than the New York state average of 49%).
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the New York state level of 11:1.
Minority enrollment is 58% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the New York state average of 59% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 300 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 10:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 58%
  • : Top 50% in NY
  • : 35-39% (Btm 50%)
  • : 50-54% (Top 50%)
  • : 80-89% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Viola Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in New York for:

School Overview

Viola Elementary School's student population of 300 students has declined by 9% over five school years.
The teacher population of 31 teachers has grown by 10% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
300 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
31 teachers
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School Rankings

Viola Elementary School ranks within the top 50% of all 4,377 schools in New York (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Viola Elementary School is 0.71, 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)
#2175 out of 4377 schools
(Top 50%)
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35-39%
46%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Viola Elementary 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.
50-54%
49%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Viola Elementary 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.
80-89%
78%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of Viola Elementary 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
10:1
11:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
12%
10%
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Hispanic
31%
29%
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Black
9%
16%
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White
42%
41%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in New York.
0.71
This chart display the diversity score of Viola Elementary 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
21%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (19-20)
3%
4%
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Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Viola Elementary School's ranking?
Viola Elementary School is ranked #2175 out of 4,377 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in New York.
What schools are Viola Elementary School often compared to?
Viola Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Richard P Connor Elementary School, Montebello Road School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
35-39% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 46% NY state average), while 50-54% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% NY state average).
How many students attend Viola Elementary School?
300 students attend Viola Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
42% of Viola Elementary School students are White, 31% of students are Hispanic, 12% of students are Asian, 9% of students are Black, 5% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are American Indian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Viola Elementary School?
Viola Elementary School has a student ration of 10:1, which is lower than the New York state average of 11:1.
What grades does Viola Elementary School offer ?
Viola Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Viola Elementary School part of?
Viola Elementary School is part of Suffern Central School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 300 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 10:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 58%
  • : Top 50%
  • : 35-39% (Btm 50%)
  • : 50-54% (Top 50%)
  • : 80-89% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

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