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Overall Niche Grade
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  1. Academics
    A
  2. Diversity
    A-
  3. Teachers
    A
  4. College Prep
    A
  5. Clubs & Activities
    A
  6. Health & Safety
    A
  7. Administration
    A-
  8. Sports
    A-
  9. Food
    B+
  10. Resources & Facilities
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Fox Lane High School is a top rated, public school located in Bedford, NY. It has 1,380 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 13 to 1. According to state test scores, 97% of students are at least proficient in math and 97% in reading.
Address
S Bedford Rd
Bedford, NY 10506
Telephone
(914) 241-6085
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Fox Lane High School Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
97%
Percent Proficient - Math
97%
Average Graduation Rate
90%
Average SAT
1250
291 responses
Average ACT
30
134 responses
AP Enrollment
39%

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Living in the Area
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Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Cost of Living
    C-
  2. Good for Families
    A
  3. Housing
    C-
Area Feel
Suburban
Median Household Income
$121,797
National
$55,322
Median Rent
$1,585
National
$949
Median Home Value
$733,300
National
$184,700

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
A
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
86%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school.21 responses
Poll
62%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there.21 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 45 responses
Report
  • Wellness Day
    24%
  • Homecoming
    22%
  • Basketball games
    16%
  • Prom
    11%
  • The Last Day
    11%
  • Spirit Week
    9%
  • Pep rallies
    4%

Students

Diversity
A-
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
1,380
Free or Reduced Lunch
18%
87%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive.23 responses
87%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy.23 responses
87%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic.23 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
13:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$115,224
Teachers in First/Second Year
7.2%
64%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons.28 responses
86%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students.28 responses
79%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom.28 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
A
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Very High
Boys Athletic Participation
High
Expenses Per Student
$30,649/ year
National
$12,239
97%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in.31 responses
45%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need.31 responses
81%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations.31 responses
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Fox Lane High School Reviews

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Fox Lane is extremely diverse. Every corner you turn, you'll find someone with different backgrounds, interest, hobbies, and more. Not only is the community diverse but its also diverse in its clubs, sports (shout out to the wrestling team), and much more! The staff has some of the most polite and respectful peopole who will do anything to answer a simple question or find help. Great school, more than content with my 4 years there.
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Fox Lane is a rigorous high school that leaves students very well prepared for college. The faculty provides students with a great support system and are always willing to help students learn in a way that works for them. However, the math department could use some re-staffing as many teachers don't seem to teach in a way that most students understand. One department that stands out is the music department, which has amazing staff, technology and opportunities for students. Fox Lane has great facilities equipped with new learning technology that helps students to adapt to the changing world around them. Overall, a terrific public school.
I really liked the way teachers cared about you and your studies. They were really on top of you if you were slipping in the class. I also liked the fact that the guidance counselors really cared about the work of students and prepared them as much as possible for college. The school encouraged everyone to be a part of club, sports, or any extracurricular activities. The diversity was really good and I would like to see Fox Lane become an even better school in the near future.