Yonkers High School

Yonkers High School serves 1,216 students in grades 9-12.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 96% (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 94% (which is higher than the New York state average of 52%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Yonkers High School placed in the top 10% of all schools in New York for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the New York state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 81% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the New York state average of 57% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Yonkers High School's student population of 1,216 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 70 teachers has grown by 14% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2005)
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,216 students
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Total Classroom Teachers70 teachers
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School Comparison

Yonkers 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 Yonkers High School is 0.69, 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
#308 out of 4239 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
96%
52%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
94%
52%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:113:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
17%
9%
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Hispanic
48%
27%
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Black
14%
17%
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White
19%
43%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.690.71
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Graduation Rate
93%
82%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
60%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameYonkers City School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Yonkers High School is Lincoln High School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Yonkers Middle School (0.0 miles away)
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