Walter Panas High School

300 Croton Ave
Cortlandt Manor, NY 10567
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
10/
10
Top 5%
Walter Panas High School serves 918 students in grades 9-12.
Walter Panas High School placed in the top 5% of all schools in New York for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 1%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≥99% (which is higher than the New York state average of 52%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 98% (which is higher than the New York state average of 52%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the New York state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 34% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the New York state average of 57% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

Walter Panas High School places among the top 20% of public schools in New York for:

School Overview

Walter Panas High School's student population of 918 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 67 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students918 students
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Total Classroom Teachers67 teachers
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School Comparison

Walter Panas High School is ranked within the top 5% of all 4,239 schools in New York (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Walter Panas High School is 0.52, 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 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NY)
Overall Testing Rank
#47 out of 4239 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
≥99%
52%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
98%
52%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:113:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
4%
9%
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Hispanic
21%
27%
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Black
8%
17%
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White
66%
43%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.520.71
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Graduation Rate
96%
82%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
16%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLakeland Central School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Walter Panas High School is Peekskill High School (3.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Blue Mountain Middle School (1.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Lincoln Titus Elementary School (1.4 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Crompond Lincoln Titus Elementary School Math: 75-79% | Reading: 65-69%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: PK-5 | 424 students
    1.4 miles
    10 Lincoln Ave
    Crompond, NY 10517
    (914) 528-2519
    1.4 PK-5 424
  • Cortlandt Manor Blue Mountain Middle School Math: 57% | Reading: 50%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 550 students
    1.7 miles
    7 Furnace Woods Rd
    Cortlandt Manor, NY 10567
    (914) 257-5700
    1.7 6-8 550
  • Cortlandt Manor Furnace Woods Elementary School Math: 65-69% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 238 students
    2.0 miles
    239 Watch Hill Rd
    Cortlandt Manor, NY 10567
    (914) 257-5600
    2 K-5 238
  • Peekskill Hillcrest School Math: 16% | Reading: 19%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 3-5 | 473 students
    2.9 miles
    4 Horton Dr
    Peekskill, NY 10566
    (914) 739-2284
    2.9 3-5 473
  • Yorktown Heights Crompond School Math: 59% | Reading: 52%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 4-5 | 525 students
    3.0 miles
    2901 Manor St
    Yorktown Heights, NY 10598
    (914) 243-8000
    3 4-5 525

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