Yonkers Montessori Academy

160 Woodlawn Ave
Yonkers, NY 10704
Rating
6/
10
Top 50%
Yonkers Montessori Academy serves 1,241 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 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 53% (which is lower than the New York state average of 55%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 62% (which is equal to the New York state average of 62%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the New York state level of 11:1.
Minority enrollment is 66% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the New York state average of 59% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Magnet School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Enrollment: 1,241 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 66%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥95% (Top 10% in NY)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 53% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 62% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Yonkers Montessori Academy ranks among the top 20% of public schools in New York for:

School Overview

Yonkers Montessori Academy's student population of 1,241 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 89 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
1,241 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
89 teachers
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School Rankings

Yonkers Montessori Academy is ranked within the top 50% of all 4,093 schools in New York (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 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 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (NY)
Overall Testing Rank
#1913 out of 4093 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
53%
55%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
62%
62%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
11:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
4%
10%
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Hispanic
49%
29%
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Black
11%
16%
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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
≥95%
85%
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
63%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
3%
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School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Yonkers Montessori Academy's ranking?
Yonkers Montessori Academy is ranked #1913 out of 4,093 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in New York.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
53% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 55% NY state average), while 62% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 62% NY state average).
What is the graduation rate of Yonkers Montessori Academy?
The graduation rate of Yonkers Montessori Academy is 95%, which is higher than the New York state average of 85%.
How many students attend Yonkers Montessori Academy?
1,241 students attend Yonkers Montessori Academy.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
49% of Yonkers Montessori Academy students are Hispanic, 34% of students are White, 11% of students are Black, 4% of students are Asian, and 2% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Yonkers Montessori Academy?
Yonkers Montessori Academy has a student ration of 14:1, which is higher than the New York state average of 11:1.
What grades does Yonkers Montessori Academy offer ?
Yonkers Montessori Academy offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-12 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Yonkers Montessori Academy part of?
Yonkers Montessori Academy is part of Yonkers City School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Magnet School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Enrollment: 1,241 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 66%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥95% (Top 10%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 53% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 62% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

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