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96%
  • Yonkers High School
  • 150 Rockland Ave, Yonkers
  • YONKERS CITY SCHOOL DISTRICT
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 1,159
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 18:1
93%
  • Saunders Trades & Technical High School
  • 183 Palmer Rd, Yonkers
  • YONKERS CITY SCHOOL DISTRICT
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 1,191
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
92%
  • Roosevelt High School - Early College Studies
  • 631 Tuckahoe Rd, Yonkers
  • YONKERS CITY SCHOOL DISTRICT
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 830
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
91%
  • Lincoln High School
  • 375 Kneeland Ave, Yonkers
  • YONKERS CITY SCHOOL DISTRICT
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 1,209
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 17:1
85%
  • Gorton High School
  • 100 Shonnard Pl, Yonkers
  • YONKERS CITY SCHOOL DISTRICT
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 973
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
84%
  • Riverside High School
  • 565 Warburton Ave, Yonkers
  • YONKERS CITY SCHOOL DISTRICT
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 934
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 17:1
69%
  • Pearls Hawthorne School
  • 350 Hawthorne Ave, Yonkers
  • YONKERS CITY SCHOOL DISTRICT
  • Grades: PK - 8 · Students: 1,001
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 19:1
49%
  • Patricia A Dichiaro School
  • 373 Bronxville Rd, Yonkers
  • YONKERS CITY SCHOOL DISTRICT
  • Grades: PK - 8 · Students: 575
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 25:1
45%
  • Montessori School 31
  • 7 Ravenswood Rd, Yonkers
  • YONKERS CITY SCHOOL DISTRICT
  • Grades: PK - 6 · Students: 369
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 19:1
44%
  • Yonkers Montessori Academy
  • 160 Woodlawn Ave, Yonkers
  • YONKERS CITY SCHOOL DISTRICT
  • Grades: PK - 12 · Students: 1,357
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
36%
  • Palisade Preparatory School
  • 201 Palisade Ave, Yonkers
  • YONKERS CITY SCHOOL DISTRICT
  • Grades: 7 - 12 · Students: 628
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
34%
  • Paideia School 15
  • 175 Westchester Ave, Yonkers
  • YONKERS CITY SCHOOL DISTRICT
  • Grades: PK - 8 · Students: 616
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 21:1
33%
  • Rosmarie Ann Siragusa School
  • 60 Crescent Pl, Yonkers
  • YONKERS CITY SCHOOL DISTRICT
  • Grades: PK - 6 · Students: 561
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 23:1
31%
  • Casimir Pulaski School
  • 150 Kings Cross, Yonkers
  • YONKERS CITY SCHOOL DISTRICT
  • Grades: PK - 8 · Students: 611
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 28:1
31%
  • School 29
  • 47 Croydon Rd, Yonkers
  • YONKERS CITY SCHOOL DISTRICT
  • Grades: PK - 8 · Students: 628
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
28%
  • Kahlil Gibran School
  • 18 Rosedale Rd, Yonkers
  • YONKERS CITY SCHOOL DISTRICT
  • Grades: PK - 8 · Students: 549
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 25:1
27%
  • Montessori School 27
  • 132 Valentine Ln, Yonkers
  • YONKERS CITY SCHOOL DISTRICT
  • Grades: PK - 6 · Students: 377
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 23:1
25%
  • Paideia School 24
  • 50 Colin St, Yonkers
  • YONKERS CITY SCHOOL DISTRICT
  • Grades: PK - 6 · Students: 451
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 23:1
25%
  • School 21
  • 100 Lee Ave, Yonkers
  • YONKERS CITY SCHOOL DISTRICT
  • Grades: PK - 6 · Students: 511
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 23:1
24%
  • School 30
  • 30 Nevada Pl, Yonkers
  • YONKERS CITY SCHOOL DISTRICT
  • Grades: PK - 8 · Students: 620
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 30:1
23%
  • School 22
  • 1408 Nepperhan Ave, Yonkers
  • YONKERS CITY SCHOOL DISTRICT
  • Grades: PK - 6 · Students: 524
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 21:1
23%
  • School 5
  • 118 Lockwood Ave, Yonkers
  • YONKERS CITY SCHOOL DISTRICT
  • Grades: PK - 8 · Students: 653
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 22:1
21%
  • Eugenio Maria De Hostos Microsociety School
  • 75 Morris St, Yonkers
  • YONKERS CITY SCHOOL DISTRICT
  • Grades: PK - 8 · Students: 619
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 25:1
20%
  • School 16
  • 759 N Broadway, Yonkers
  • YONKERS CITY SCHOOL DISTRICT
  • Grades: PK - 8 · Students: 692
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 23:1
18%
  • Yonkers Middle School
  • 150 Rockland Ave, Yonkers
  • YONKERS CITY SCHOOL DISTRICT
  • Grades: 7 - 8 · Students: 485
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 17:1
17%
  • Thomas Cornell Academy
  • 15 St Mary's Pl, Yonkers
  • YONKERS CITY SCHOOL DISTRICT
  • Grades: PK - 6 · Students: 355
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 20:1
17%
  • Family School 32
  • 1 Montclair Pl, Yonkers
  • YONKERS CITY SCHOOL DISTRICT
  • Grades: PK - 8 · Students: 610
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 20:1
15%
  • William Boyce Thompson School
  • 1061 N Broadway, Yonkers
  • YONKERS CITY SCHOOL DISTRICT
  • Grades: PK - 8 · Students: 542
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 21:1
15%
  • Cedar Place Elementary School
  • 20 Cedar Pl, Yonkers
  • YONKERS CITY SCHOOL DISTRICT
  • Grades: PK - 8 · Students: 634
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 18:1
15%
  • School 9
  • 53 Fairview St, Yonkers
  • YONKERS CITY SCHOOL DISTRICT
  • Grades: PK - 6 · Students: 348
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
15%
  • Robert C Dodson School
  • 105 Avondale Rd, Yonkers
  • YONKERS CITY SCHOOL DISTRICT
  • Grades: PK - 8 · Students: 846
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
15%
  • Enrico Fermi School For The Performing Arts
  • 27 Poplar St, Yonkers
  • YONKERS CITY SCHOOL DISTRICT
  • Grades: PK - 8 · Students: 944
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 20:1
12%
  • School 17
  • 745 Midland Ave, Yonkers
  • YONKERS CITY SCHOOL DISTRICT
  • Grades: PK - 6 · Students: 586
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 24:1
11%
  • School 13
  • 195 Mclean Ave, Yonkers
  • YONKERS CITY SCHOOL DISTRICT
  • Grades: PK - 8 · Students: 705
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 21:1
11%
  • Cross Hill Academy
  • 160 Bolmer Ave, Yonkers
  • YONKERS CITY SCHOOL DISTRICT
  • Grades: PK - 8 · Students: 605
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 17:1
11%
  • Scholastic Academy For Academyemic Excellence
  • 77 Park Hill Ave, Yonkers
  • YONKERS CITY SCHOOL DISTRICT
  • Grades: PK - 8 · Students: 610
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 19:1
10%
  • Museum School 25
  • 579 Warburton Ave, Yonkers
  • YONKERS CITY SCHOOL DISTRICT
  • Grades: PK - 6 · Students: 364
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 20:1
9%
  • School 23
  • 56 Van Crtlnd Prk Av, Yonkers
  • YONKERS CITY SCHOOL DISTRICT
  • Grades: PK - 8 · Students: 622
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 21:1
5%
  • Mlk Jr High Tech & Computer Magnet School
  • 135 Locust Hill Ave, Yonkers
  • YONKERS CITY SCHOOL DISTRICT
  • Grades: PK - 8 · Students: 535
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 17:1
n/a
  • Greenburgh Academy
  • 108 Shonnard Pl, Yonkers
  • GREENBURGH-NORTH CASTLE UNION FREE SCHOOL DISTRICT
  • Grades: 7 - 12 · Students: 135
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 8:1
n/a
  • Charter School Of Educational Excellence
  • 260 Warburton Ave, Yonkers
  • CHARTER SCHOOL OF EDUCATIONAL EXCELLENCE
  • Grades: KG - 8 · Students: 660
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 17:1
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Yonkers school information

IndexYonkersNew YorkNational
Average Test Scores34%48%49%
Student/Teacher ration/an/a16:1
Total public schools454,06079,221
Total private schools271,09224,874
Total post-secondary schools24837,963
The Yonkers, NY educational system consists of 45 public schools, 27 private schools and 2 post-secondary schools. Yonkers public schools have average test scores of 34% which is 30% lower than than the New York average and 31% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Yonkers public schools is n/a, compared to n/a in New York and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 81.9% of students have completed 8th grade, 80.1% have completed high school, 32.0% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 3.4% have completed a doctorate degree.

Education level achieved in Yonkers

IndexYonkersNew YorkNational
Completed 8th grade81.9%83.5%84.3%
Completed high school80.1%82.1%83.0%
Completed some college57.1%59.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree39.6%43.4%38.5%
Completed bachelors32.0%34.7%30.3%
Completed masters13.6%15.1%11.5%
Completed professional degree3.4%4.2%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.0%1.5%1.3%

Yonkers, NY School Districts

Yonkers City School District

There are a total of 45 public schools, 27 private schools and 2 post-secondary schools in Yonkers. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Yonkers, NY schools is 34%. The average student to teacher ratio is n/a. In Yonkers, NY, an average of 81.9% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 80.1% have completed high school.

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Lake Success, NY3,08485%73%
Yonkers, NY199,72534%31%

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Yonkers, NY199,72534%31%
Source: The Yonkers, NY education data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) 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.