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grade C+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade C
  2. Diversity
    grade A
  3. Teachers
    grade C+
  4. College Prep
    grade C
  5. Clubs & Activities
    grade B minus
  6. Health & Safety
    grade B minus
  7. Administration
    grade C
  8. Sports
    grade B
  9. Food
    grade B
  10. Resources & Facilities
    grade B minus

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Peekskill High School is a public school located in Peekskill, NY. It has 1,048 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 16 to 1. According to state test scores, 85% of students are at least proficient in math and 87% in reading.

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
87%
Percent Proficient - Math
85%
Average Graduation Rate
70%
Average SAT
1090
129 responses
Average ACT
25
18 responses
AP Enrollment
16%

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Living in the Area

grade C+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade C minus
  2. Good for Families
    grade C+
  3. Housing
    grade D minus
Median Household Income
$57,206
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$1,407
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$294,100
National
$217,500

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
grade B minus
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
60%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 15 responses
Poll
40%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 15 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 26 responses
  • Spirit day
    31%
  • Meeting in the cafeteria and talking to my friends
    27%
  • Basketball
    19%
  • I like going to school events as well club meeting
    8%
  • None
    8%
  • Going home to a place where judgement is disgraced
    4%
  • Spirit Week
    4%

Students

Diversity
grade A
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
1,048
Free or Reduced Lunch
57%
71%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 14 responses
79%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 14 responses
71%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 14 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
16:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$104,485
Teachers in First/Second Year
21.8%
47%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 15 responses
40%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 15 responses
27%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 15 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade B minus
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Very Low
Boys Athletic Participation
Low
Expenses Per Student
$25,552 / year
National
$12,239
60%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 20 responses
35%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 20 responses
30%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 20 responses

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