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Bronxville School District Rated Among State's Best

Bronxville schools earned top grades on the report cards.
Bronxville schools earned top grades on the report cards. Photo Credit: File

BRONXVILLE, N.Y. – The Bronxville school district was rated among the best in the state by the New York Campaign for Achievement Now (NYCAN).

NYCAN gave report cards to all 4,700 New York State public schools. Each school was graded in student performance, subgroup performance, achievement gaps and high school graduation rates, based on data from the 2010-2011 state assessments.

As a district, the Bronxville Elementary School was far above the state average for its performance, with an overall score of 87 - more than 17 points better than the average school – for a B-plus. The subgroup – which comprises the average of low-income, black and Latino students that are proficient in reading and math – also got a B-plus, while the achievement gap – the difference between minority and white students’ proficiency - was also far better than the state average.

Students at the middle school kept pace with their elementary school counterparts, earning a B-plus for their performance, scoring 85.5, as opposed to the state average score of 53.5.

The Bronxville High School had nearly perfect scores for both their performance and the district’s graduation rate. Students had a near-perfect score of 99.5, while graduation rates earned the district a 99.

The NYCAN used test results from fourth and fifth grade testing to gauge elementary schools, seventh and eighth grade test scores for middle schools and the results of Regents exams for the high schools.

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