Yonkers school information

IndexYonkersNew YorkNational
Average Test Scores48%64%68%
Student/Teacher ration/an/a16:1
Total public schools454,06079,235
Total private schools271,09224,875
Total post-secondary schools24837,965

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  • The average school test scores in Yonkers are 29% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 45 public schools in Yonkers.
  • 81.1% of people in Yonkers have completed 8th grade.
  • 79.3% of people in Yonkers have completed high school.
  • 30.7% of people in Yonkers have completed a bachelors degree.

Best Schools in Yonkers

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  • Casimir Pulaski School150 Kings CrossGrades: PK - 08Students: 554 · Ratio: 23:165
  • Cedar Place Elementary School20 Cedar PlGrades: PK - 06Students: 478 · Ratio: 12:143
  • Charter School Of Educational Excellence260 Warburton AveGrades: KG - 07Students: 457 · Ratio: 19:182
  • Cross Hill Academy160 Bolmer AveGrades: PK - 08Students: 759 · Ratio: 18:122
  • Enrico Fermi School For The Performing Arts27 Poplar StGrades: PK - 08Students: 1,007 · Ratio: 22:133
  • Eugenio Maria De Hostos Microsociety School75 Morris StGrades: PK - 06Students: 569 · Ratio: 15:143
  • Family School 321 Montclair PlGrades: PK - 08Students: 586 · Ratio: 17:134
  • Foxfire School1061 N BroadwayGrades: PK - 06Students: 443 · Ratio: 15:143
  • Gorton High School100 Shonnard PlGrades: 09 - 12Students: 1,219 · Ratio: 16:1n/a
  • Greenburgh Academy108 Shonnard PlGrades: 07 - 12Students: 181 · Ratio: 10:1n/a
  • Kahlil Gibran School18 Rosedale RdGrades: PK - 06Students: 431 · Ratio: 20:153
  • Lincoln High School375 Kneeland AveGrades: 09 - 12Students: 1,288 · Ratio: 17:1n/a
  • Mlk Jr High Tech And Computer Magnet School135 Locust Hill AveGrades: PK - 07Students: 509 · Ratio: 16:125
  • Montessori School 27132 Valentine LnGrades: PK - 06Students: 411 · Ratio: 18:165
  • Montessori School 317 Ravenswood RdGrades: PK - 06Students: 376 · Ratio: 18:149
  • Museum School 25579 Warburton AveGrades: PK - 06Students: 493 · Ratio: 20:133
  • Paideia School 15175 Westchester AveGrades: PK - 08Students: 621 · Ratio: 13:162
  • Paideia School 2450 Colin StGrades: PK - 06Students: 452 · Ratio: 21:152
  • Palisade Preparatory School201 Palisade AveGrades: 07 - 11Students: 396 · Ratio: 17:131
  • Patricia A Dichiaro School373 Bronxville RdGrades: PK - 06Students: 483 · Ratio: 15:173
  • Pearls Hawthorne School350 Hawthorne AveGrades: PK - 08Students: 1,178 · Ratio: 21:189
  • Riverside High School565 Warburton AveGrades: 09 - 12Students: 0 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • Robert C Dodson School105 Avondale RdGrades: PK - 08Students: 834 · Ratio: 19:139
  • Roosevelt High School631 Tuckahoe RdGrades: 09 - 12Students: 871 · Ratio: 13:1n/a
  • Rosmarie Ann Siragusa School60 Crescent PlGrades: PK - 06Students: 514 · Ratio: 17:154
  • Saunders Trades And Technical High School183 Palmer RdGrades: 09 - 12Students: 1,172 · Ratio: 14:1n/a
  • Scholastic Academy For Academic Excellence77 Park Hill AveGrades: PK - 08Students: 619 · Ratio: 19:141
  • School 13195 Mclean AveGrades: PK - 06Students: 63 · Ratio: 16:130
  • School 16759 N BroadwayGrades: PK - 06Students: 471 · Ratio: 18:144
  • School 17745 Midland AveGrades: PK - 06Students: 494 · Ratio: 20:161
  • School 21100 Lee AveGrades: PK - 06Students: 483 · Ratio: 18:143
  • School 221408 Nepperhan AveGrades: PK - 06Students: 482 · Ratio: 22:152
  • School 2356 Van Crtlnd Prk AvGrades: PK - 08Students: 567 · Ratio: 16:155
  • School 2947 Croydon RdGrades: PK - 08Students: 644 · Ratio: 13:136
  • School 3030 Nevada PlGrades: PK - 06Students: 503 · Ratio: 20:169
  • School 5118 Lockwood AveGrades: PK - 08Students: 607 · Ratio: 21:147
  • School 953 Fairview StGrades: PK - 06Students: 412 · Ratio: 14:141
  • Thomas Cornell Academy15 St Mary'S PlGrades: - Students: 0 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • Yonkers High School150 Rockland AveGrades: 09 - 12Students: 1,124 · Ratio: 22:1n/a
  • Yonkers Middle School150 Rockland AveGrades: 07 - 08Students: 707 · Ratio: 13:142
  • Yonkers Montessori Academy160 Woodlawn AveGrades: PK - 09Students: 1,175 · Ratio: 16:150

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Education level achieved in Yonkers

IndexYonkersNew YorkNational
Completed 8th grade81.1%83.2%83.8%
Completed high school79.3%81.6%82.4%
Completed some college55.0%58.4%58.4%
Completed associate degree37.8%42.2%37.2%
Completed bachelors30.7%33.7%29.3%
Completed masters13.0%14.6%11.0%
Completed professional degree3.0%4.1%3.2%
Completed doctorate1.0%1.4%1.3%

Highest level of education achieved in Yonkers (high school & post-secondary)

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Ridgewood, NJ25,27093%36%
Yonkers, NY198,65448%29%

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Akron, OH198,49260%12%
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Yonkers, NY198,65448%29%
Source: The Yonkers, NY education data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau and from the National Center for Education Statistics. The average school test scores are based on all schools that completed test scores within the state. Average test scores are conducted by each state independently and the type of tests may change from one state to another. Test scores were not available for all schools within the state, but were available for the vast majority.