White Plains Senior High School

550 North St
White Plains, NY 10605
(School attendance zone shown in map)
White Plains Senior High School serves 2,167 students in grades 9-12.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 91% (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 96% (which is higher than the New York state average of 52%) for the 2017-18 school year.
White Plains Senior High School placed in the top 10% of all schools in New York for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the New York state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 75% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the New York state average of 57% (majority Hispanic).

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 2,167 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 113 teachers has declined by 22% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students2,167 students
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Total Classroom Teachers113 teachers
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School Comparison

White Plains Senior High School is ranked within the top 10% 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 White Plains Senior High School is 0.62, 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
#395 out of 4239 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
91%
52%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
96%
52%
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Student : Teacher Ratio19:113:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
3%
9%
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Hispanic
55%
27%
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Black
15%
17%
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White
25%
43%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.620.71
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Graduation Rate
91%
82%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
47%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWhite Plains City School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to White Plains Senior High School is Harrison High School (2.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school is White Plains Middle School (1.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Mamaroneck Avenue School (1.2 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • White Plains Mamaroneck Avenue School
    Grades: K-5 | 662 students
    1.2 miles
    7 Nosband Ave
    White Plains, NY 10605
    (914) 422-2286
    1.2 K-5 662
  • White Plains Ridgeway School
    Grades: K-5 | 652 students
    1.2 miles
    225 Ridgeway
    White Plains, NY 10605
    (914) 422-2081
    1.2 K-5 652
  • White Plains White Plains Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 1,637 student
    1.3 miles
    128 Grandview Ave
    White Plains, NY 10605
    (914) 422-2092
    1.3 6-8 1,637
  • West Harrison Samuel J Preston School
    Grades: K-5 | 329 students
    1.4 miles
    50 Taylor Ave
    West Harrison, NY 10604
    (914) 630-3152
    1.4 K-5 329
  • White Plains Post Road School
    Grades: K-5 | 655 students
    2.0 miles
    175 W Post Rd
    White Plains, NY 10606
    (914) 422-2320
    2.0 K-5 655

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