White Plains Senior High School

7/10
GreatSchools Rating
Reviews
21
Grades
9-12
Students
2,122
Type
Public
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Academics
5/10
Test scores
Find out what state standardized test scores really tell you about a school – and what they don’t.

Worth a deeper look:

Test scores at this school are about the same as the state average, though still below the top-performing schools in the state. Because test scores in some states are so low, many students at this school may not be performing at grade level.


Parent tips

Ask the school what it’s doing to help students who are behind. Understand what on-track learning looks like, and ask the school what it’s doing to accelerate progress for students.


NY State Common Core Regents Exam
Algebra I
10%
State avg: 31%
English
83%
State avg: 66%
Geometry
14%
State avg: 22%
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8/10
College readiness
Learn more about how to help your child graduate ready for college. See how.

A promising sign:

This school is above the state average in key measures of college and career readiness.

Even at schools with strong college and career readiness, there may be students who are not getting the opportunities they need to succeed.


Parent tip

Ask the school what it’s doing to help all students succeed in advanced classes and prepare for college entrance tests.


4-year high school graduation rate
86%
State avg: 78%
AP course participation
21%
State avg: 17%
Percentage of students passing 1 or more AP exams grades 9-12
85%
State avg: 67%
Equity
Environment
Students
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Hispanic
50%
White
29%
Black
17%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander
3%
Two or more races
1%
American Indian/Alaska Native
<1%
Teachers & staff
Parents often value small class sizes, but the truth is more complicated.
Students per teacher
14 :1
State avg: 13 :1
Students per counselor
152 :1
State avg: 385 :1
Percent of teachers with less than 3 years of experience
9%
State avg: 8%
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Neighborhood
550 North Street
White Plains, NY 10605
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Last modified: May 3, 2017
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