Top 100 Best STEM Schools – US News & World Report – 12/100

Top 100 Best STEM Schools – US News & World Report – 12/100


Top 100 Best STEM Schools – US News & World Report – 12/100

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Edgemont Junior-Senior High School
200 WHITE OAK LN
SCARSDALE, NY 10583

Phone: (914) 725-1500

District: Edgemont Union Free School District

Overview

Edgemont Junior-Senior High School is ranked 18th within New York. Students have the opportunity to take Advanced Placement® course work and exams. The AP® participation rate at Edgemont Junior-Senior High School is 82 percent. The student body makeup is 51 percent male and 49 percent female, and the total minority enrollment is 34 percent. Edgemont Junior-Senior High School is the only high school in the Edgemont Union Free School District.

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Rankings / Awards

This details how this school compares to others based on U.S. News ranking criteria.

Medal Awarded Gold
National Rank
#104
State Rank
#18
STEM Rank
#12
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Students / Teachers

These counts and percentages of students and teachers are from data reported by schools to the government.

Total Enrollment 914
Total Minority Enrollment (% of total) 34%
Total Economically Disadvantaged (% of total) 0%
Full-Time Teachers 76
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Test Scores

U.S. News calculates these values based on student performance on state exit exams and internationally available exams on college-level course work (AP®/IB exams).

Proficient in English 99%
Proficient in Math 99%
College Readiness Index 74.7
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School Data

School profile information is based on government data.

Grades Served 07 – 12
Setting Large Suburb
Charter School No
Magnet School No
Receives Title I Funding Yes
District

This information relates to high schools run by this school’s state operating agency. Many districts contain only one high school.

Total Schools 1
Total Students 914
Proficient in English (district average) 99%
Proficient in Math (district average) 99%
College Readiness (district average) 74.7

Total Enrollment 914
9th Grade 167 Students
10th Grade 142 Students
11th Grade 145 Students
12th Grade 144 Students
Student Diversity

This is the breakdown of ethnicity and gender of a school’s student body, based on data reported to the government.

Ethnicity/Race

Total Minority Enrollment (% of total) 34%
American Indian/Alaskan Native Enrollment (% of total) 0.1%
Asian Enrollment (% of total) 27%
Black Enrollment (% of total) 2%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander (% of total) 0%
Hispanic Enrollment (% of total) 4%
White Enrollment (% of total) 66%
Two or More Races Enrollment (% of total) 1%
Gender

Male (% of total) 51%
Female (% of total) 49%
Economically Disadvantaged Students

These are the percentages of the school’s students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch, based on data reported to the government.

Free Lunch Program (% of total) 0%
Reduced-Price Lunch Program (% of total) 0%
Total Economically Disadvantaged (% of total) 0%

English Proficiency Distribution

English proficiency is determined by student results on the school’s Regents Exams test.

Total Students Tested 143
Not Meeting Learning Standards 0%
Partially Meeting Learning Standards 1%
Meeting Learning Standards 17%
Meeting Learning Standards with Distinction 82%
Math Proficiency Distribution

Math proficiency is determined by student results on the school’s Regents Exams test.

Total Students Tested 142
Not Meeting Learning Standards 0%
Partially Meeting Learning Standards 1%
Meeting Learning Standards 20%
Meeting Learning Standards with Distinction 79%
Overall Student Performance

This measures overall student performance on state exams. The calculations by U.S. News were the first of two steps in determining which schools received at least a bronze medal.

State Test Performance Index 139.8
Risk-Adjusted Performance Index 12.2
Disadvantaged Student Performance

This measures the proficiency on state exams among typically underperforming subgroups. The calculations by U.S. News were the second of two steps in determining which schools received at least a bronze medal.

Percentage of Disadvantaged Students Who Are Proficient N/A
Percentage of Non-Disadvantaged Students Who Are Proficient N/A
Gap Between Disadvantaged and Non-Disadvantaged Students N/A
Gap Between School and State Among Disadvantaged Students N/A
College-Ready Student Performance

High school students take AP® and IB exams to earn college credit and demonstrate success at college-level course work. U.S. News calculated a College Readiness Index based on exam participation rates and percentages of students passing at least one exam. The Index determined which types of medals (gold, silver or bronze) were awarded to top-performing schools.

College Readiness Index 74.7
Exam Used for Index AP®
Advanced Placement® (AP®) Student Performance

Many U.S. higher educational institutions grant credits or advanced placement based on student performance on AP® exams. This shows this school’s student participation and performance on these exams if data were available. (N/A means no students participated.)

Participation Rate 82%
Participant Passing Rate 88%
Exams Per Test Taker 5.2
Exam Pass Rate 90%
Quality-Adjusted Participation Rate 72%
Quality-Adjusted Exams Per Test Taker 5.3

“This is awesome. I went to Edgemont High School back from 1986-1992 and I graduated from there." – Jennifer L. Pavon