White Plains Senior High School

  • White Plains Senior High School serves 2,101 students in grades 8-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 93% (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 14:1 is equal to the New York state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 74% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the New York state average of 56%.

Top Placements

White Plains Senior High School places among the top 20% of public schools in New York for:

School Overview

  • White Plains Senior High School's student population of 2,101 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 153 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 8-12
Total Students2,101 students
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Total Classroom Teachers153 teachers
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School Comparison

  • White Plains Senior High School's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of White Plains Senior High School is 0.61, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.39. 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#346 out of 4,239 schools
(Top 10%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
93%
50%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)≥99%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:114:1
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Asian
3%
9%
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Hispanic
55%
26%
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Black
15%
17%
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White
26%
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 White Plains Senior High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NY.
Diversity Score0.610.39
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Graduation Rate
88%
82%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
32%
48%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWhite Plains City School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • White Plains Mamaroneck Avenue School
    Grades: K-5 | 661 students
    1.2 miles
    7 Nosband Ave
    White Plains, NY 10605
    (914)422-2286
    1.2 K-5 661
  • White Plains Ridgeway School
    Grades: K-5 | 658 students
    1.2 miles
    225 Ridgeway
    White Plains, NY 10605
    (914)422-2081
    1.2 K-5 658
  • White Plains White Plains Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 1619 students
    1.3 miles
    128 Grandview Ave
    White Plains, NY 10605
    (914)422-2092
    1.3 6-8 1619
  • West Harrison Samuel J Preston School
    Grades: K-5 | 324 students
    1.4 miles
    50 Taylor Ave
    West Harrison, NY 10604
    (914)630-3152
    1.4 K-5 324
  • White Plains Post Road School
    Grades: K-5 | 648 students
    2.0 miles
    175 W Post Rd
    White Plains, NY 10606
    (914)422-2320
    2.0 K-5 648

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