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  1. Academics
    A+
  2. Diversity
    B
  3. Teachers
    A+
  4. College Prep
    A+
  5. Clubs & Activities
    A
  6. Health & Safety
    A+
  7. Administration
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  8. Sports
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  9. Food
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  10. Resources & Facilities
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Scarsdale Union Free School District is a top rated, public school district located in Scarsdale, NY. It has 4,783 students in grades K-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 13 to 1. According to state test scores, 84% of students are at least proficient in math and 77% in reading.
Address
2 Brewster Rd
Scarsdale, NY 10583
Telephone
(914) 721-2410

Scarsdale Union Free School District Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
77%
Percent Proficient - Math
84%
Average Graduation Rate
97%
Average SAT
1370
293 responses
Average ACT
31
186 responses
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Students

Diversity
B
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
4,783
Free or Reduced Lunch
0%

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
13:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$138,995
Teachers in First/Second Year
5.7%

Finances

Total Expenses
$135,418,000
Expenses Per Student
$29,074/ student
National
$12,239
Education Expenses
  • Instruction
    68%
  • Support Services
    31%
  • Other
    1%

Scarsdale Union Free School District Reviews

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I attended Scarsdale Schools k-12. The teachers were dedicated, kind, and effective. I was highly prepared for college. School culture is very classist and many students are demanding as they come from wealthy families.
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As a former student at Scarsdale Middle School and High School, I felt very prepared in college. Many of the teachers provide a decent amount of challenging work. Starting your junior year, it is possible to test for Advanced Topic (AT) courses that are taught at the level of Advanced Placement (AP) courses. The fact that one has to take a test to be placed in a class assures that the student will succeed in every class. However, I wish it was possible to study for AP tests outside of class to help take fewer GenEds in college. Aside from academics, there are a decent number of clubs and sports to join. I played sports all throughout middle school and high school, which was the best way to make friends for me.
A highly stressful and competitive environment, but excellent schools and great preparation for college and life after.