School 17

745 Midland Ave, Yonkers, NY 10704 | (914) 376-8345
  • Grades: PK-5
  • Student Enrollment: 436
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5 out of 5 | 3 Reviews
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
Additional Contact Information
  • Principal or Admin: Rita Morehead
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
    All students of this school are eligible for participation in authorized programs.
  • Magnet School
School District Details
  • Yonkers City School District
  • Per-Pupil Spending: $19,535
  • Graduation Rate: 66.7%
  • Dropout Rate: 3.8%
  • Students Per Teacher: 15.1
  • Enrolled Students: 24,956

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 436
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 27.0
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 16.2
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 210 (48.2%)
  • Females: 226 (51.8%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 50 (11.5%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 250 (57.3%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 300 (68.8%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
School 17 Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian--
Black12528.7%
Asian235.3%
Hispanic21950.2%
White6915.8%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For School 17
  Number Percent
Pre-Kindergarten4811.0%
Kindergarten6114.0%
1st Grade6915.8%
2nd Grade6514.9%
3rd Grade7116.3%
4th Grade6214.2%
5th Grade5913.5%
Ungraded10.2%
Public Assistance (2010)
Estimated Percent of Students From Households That Receive Public Assistance: 61-70%
Attendance & Suspensions (2009)
Attendance Rate
School:
92.0%
District:
93.0%
State:
93.0%
Percent of Students Suspended
School:
1.0%
District:
10.0%
State:
5.0%
Teacher Turnover Rates (2010)
Turnover Rate For All Teachers
School:
8.0%
District:
13.0%
Teacher Experience & Educational Background (2010)
Percent of Teachers with Master's or Ph.D.
School:
63.0%
District:
61.0%
Source: NY Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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5 out of 5 | 3 Reviews
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3 reviews for School 17

  • Reviewed by Parent or Guardian on June 22, 2011
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • i give this school an A. my baby went to school 17. this was her first year leaving the home. Ms Morehead, is a wonderful principal. Ms Burney, is a wonderful PK teacher i will miss them. Due to the school cuts, my daughter will have to leave school 17 because i don't want her to lose everything she has learned. thanks again to a wonderful team.
  • Reviewed by Former Student on June 12, 2011
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • I went to school 17 from 5th to 6th grade Mr. Wassaman and Mr. Thomas. This is one school that enjoyed attending.
  • Reviewed by Former Student on March 03, 2010
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • I really miss school 17 and I also miss the principal Rita Morehead.I also miss Ms.Sharie. This school is a very excellent school I hope that parents reccomend it because I sure do!

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