160 Woodlawn Ave
Yonkers, NY 10704
Rating
6/
10
Top 50%
Yonkers Montessori Academy serves 1,269 students in grades Prekindergarten-12.
Yonkers Montessori Academy placed in the top 50% of all schools in New York for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 60% (which is higher than the New York state average of 54%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 53% (which is higher than the New York state average of 52%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the New York state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 66% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the New York state average of 59% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Yonkers Montessori Academy's student population of 1,269 students has declined by 10% over five school years.
The teacher population of 87 teachers has declined by 8% over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
1,269 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
87 teachers
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School Rankings

Yonkers Montessori Academy is ranked within the top 50% of all 4,228 schools in New York (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Yonkers Montessori Academy is 0.64, 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.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (NY)
Overall Testing Rank
#2004 out of 4228 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
60%
54%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
53%
52%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
12:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
4%
10%
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Hispanic
48%
28%
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Black
12%
17%
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White
34%
41%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.64
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Graduation Rate
90-94%
83%
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
61%
52%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
3%
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School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • School Type: Magnet School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Students: 1,269 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 66%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 90-94% (Top 30% in NY)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 60% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 53% (Top 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.64

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