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Yonkers High School
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  • Public, Magnet
  • YONKERS, NY

Report Card

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

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Yonkers High School is a highly rated, public, magnet school located in YONKERS, NY. It has 1,094 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 16 to 1. According to state test scores, 93% of students are at least proficient in math and 92% in reading.

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Yonkers High School Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
92%
Percent Proficient - Math
93%
Average Graduation Rate
94%
Average SAT
1200
535 responses
Average ACT
28
86 responses
AP Enrollment
13%

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Living in the Area

grade B minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade C minus
  2. Good for Families
    grade B
  3. Housing
    grade D minus
Median Household Income
$69,825
National
$64,994
Median Rent
$1,461
National
$1,096
Median Home Value
$414,200
National
$229,800

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
grade A minus
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
89%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 122 responses
Poll
76%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 122 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 426 responses
  • Pep Rally, Seniors Prevail
    22%
  • Gala Night
    14%
  • Talent Show
    14%
  • Powderpuff
    13%
  • Gala
    12%
  • Prom
    6%
  • Scavenger Hunt
    6%

Students

Diversity
grade A+
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
1,094
Free or Reduced Lunch
78%
86%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 154 responses
82%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 154 responses
61%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 154 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
16:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$121,479
Teachers in First/Second Year
4.2%
74%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 200 responses
85%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 200 responses
83%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 200 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade C+
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Very Low
Boys Athletic Participation
Low
Expenses Per Student
$22,981 / year
National
$12,239
79%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 179 responses
17%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 179 responses
70%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 179 responses

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