Yonkers Montessori Academy

Yonkers Montessori Academy serves 1,388 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 bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 58% (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 50% (which is lower than the New York state average of 52%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the New York state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 63% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the New York state average of 57% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Yonkers Montessori Academy's student population of 1,388 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 92 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-12
Total Students1,388 students
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Total Classroom Teachers92 teachers
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School Comparison

Yonkers Montessori Academy is ranked within the top 50% 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 Montessori Academy is 0.65, 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
#2114 out of 4239 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
58%
52%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
50%
52%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:113:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
4%
9%
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Hispanic
44%
27%
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Black
14%
17%
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White
37%
43%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.650.71
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Graduation Rate
90-94%
82%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
50%
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 Montessori Academy is Lincoln High School (1.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is P.S. 19 Judith K Weiss (0.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Matilda Avenue School (0.6 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Bronx Matilda Avenue School
    Grades: K-2 | 124 students
    0.6 miles
    4520 Matilda Ave
    Bronx, NY 10470
    (718) 325-4360
    0.6 K-2 124
  • Bronx P.S. 16 Wakefield Math: 25-29% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 358 students
    0.6 miles
    4550 Carpenter Ave
    Bronx, NY 10470
    (718) 324-1262
    0.6 PK-5 358
  • Bronx P.S. 19 Judith K Weiss Math: 57% | Reading: 55%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-8 | 511 students
    0.6 miles
    4318 Katonah Ave
    Bronx, NY 10470
    (718) 324-1924
    0.6 K-8 511
  • Yonkers School 21 Magnet School
    Math: 30% | Reading: 27%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 460 students
    0.9 miles
    100 Lee Ave
    Yonkers, NY 10705
    (914) 376-8435
    0.9 PK-6 460
  • Mount Vernon Hamilton School Math: 49% | Reading: 39%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-6 | 417 students
    1.0 miles
    20 Oak St
    Mount Vernon, NY 10550
    (914) 335-5050
    1 K-6 417

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