Pelham Union Free School District is a top rated, public school district located in Pelham, NY. It has 2,803 students in grades K-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 13 to 1. According to state test scores, 77% of students are at least proficient in math and 70% in reading.
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Pelham Union Free School District Reviews
Throughout elementary school, middle school, and high school, Pelham's educational facilities are amazing. The open enrollment system offers great opportunities for people to challenge themselves in honors and AP courses that wouldn't be otherwise accessible for some. The teachers are always willing to help students improve and assist them with their work. They make the classes very interesting by introducing different topics with great enthusiasm. Teachers make it a personal mission to make sure we understand the curriculum that’s being taught and make sure the classes are interesting yet useful. They are also the ones who coach sports teams, so they don’t appear to us students as unapproachable figures. Instead, they’re more relatable to us since their involvement in our school lives extend beyond the classroom.
I have been enrolled in the Pelham Union Free School System since kindergarten. From elementary school to high school, class sizes have never exceeded 25. In fact, my high school's graduating class size is around 200 students each year. Thus, teachers are able to give individualized attention to their students without worrying about completing the curriculum in time. Further, open enrollment at Pelham gives students the opportunity to choose their own schedules, without needing a recommendation from their teachers. This is very nice considering students have autonomy over their own transcripts. With regard to extracurricular activities and sports, the administration is very passionate about student involvement, and much of the student body shares a common interest in the Pelham varsity hockey games.
Great school district. Elementary schools are top notch. Excellent learning. Graduation rate is very high, electives are offered, many APs. The teachers have a lot of depth.