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Byram Hills High School


Overview

Student Enrollment
870
Best High School in New York
#2
 Rating 10 out of 10
Grades 9 to 12th grade
School District BYRAM HILLS CENTRAL SCHOOL DISTRICT
Type Public
 Phone (914)273-9200
 Location 12 TRIPP LN
ARMONK, NY 10504
Charter School No

Byram Hills High School has an academic rating significantly above the average for New York high schools based on its high test performance, high graduation rate and high AP course participation. It is ranked 2nd in the best public high schools in New York.

Demographics

Race

The Byram Hills High School student body is almost exclusively White with a small Asian Pacific population and has extremely low racial diversity.

Race Percent Students
White91.6%797
Black0.6%5
Hispanic2.6%23
Asian Pacific5.2%45
Native American Indian0%0
Hawaiian Pacific Inlander0%0
Two or more races0%0

Family Income

vs. other New York high schools
Upper 2.3%

2.4% percent of the school's students are eligible for free lunch under the National School Lunch Program compared to the New York high school median of 39%. By this measure, BYRAM HILLS HIGH SCHOOL students are largely wealthy and rank 20th in New York for high school student family income.

Enrollment by Grade

Grade Students
Freshman210
Sophomore221
Junior229
Senior209
Total870

Academics

Completions

Graduation Rate
99% or more*

10 out of 10

Rank: 13th in New York

Subgroup Graduation Rate
All Students99% or more*
New York Median87%
Percentile100%
White95% or more*
Blacksuppressed*
Hispanicsuppressed*
Asian Pacific50% or more*
Native American.%
Two or more races-
Economically Disadvantagedsuppressed*
Limited English Proficiency.%

*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.

State Standardized Test Performance

10 out of 10

Rank: 30th in New York

Students at Byram Hills High School scored an average 99% of students proficient for math and reading as tested by the New York State Education Department. Performance is significantly above the state high school median of 92% proficiency and places the school's test performance in the top 1% of New York high schools.

Test Proficiency By Gender

Gender Math Proficient Reading Proficient
Girls95% or more*95% or more*
Boys95% or more*95% or more*

State Test Proficiency by Subgroup

Subgroup Math Proficient Reading Proficient
American Indian--
Asian & Pacific Islander50% or more*50% or more*
Blacksuppressed*suppressed*
Hispanicsuppressed*suppressed*
Multiracial--
White95% or more*95% or more*
With Disabilites80% or more*80% or more*
Limited English--

*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.

College Admission Test Participation

8 out of 10

Rank: 104th in New York

270 out of 438 junior and senior of students took either the ACT or SAT test (62%). College admission testing participation is well above the New York median rate of 27% and in the top 12% for participation.

AP Course and Test Performance

9 out of 10

Rank: 29th in New York

Byram Hills High School offers 33 AP courses. 40 percent of grade nine through twelve students are enrolled in at least one AP class. The AP participation rate is in the 94% percentile and significantly above the median AP enrollment rate for all New York schools of 18%. Byram Hills High School had 327 taking AP exams with a 304 passing at least one exam. The AP pass rate is in the 94% percentile and significantly above the state median of 68 percent.

School State
AP Test Pass Rate 93% 68%
Students enrolled in an AP class 40% 18%
AP Math Enrollment Rate 13%
AP Science Enrollment Rate 8%
AP Other Enrollment Rate 36%
AP Courses Offered 33

Learning Environment

Absenteeism Rate

School State
Overall Chronic Absenteeism Rate2%16%
Female Chronic Absenteeism Rate3%
Male Chronic Absenteeism Rate2%

Safety and Discipline

Police Referral Rate

Group Percent Referrals
All Students0.2%2
Boys0.5%2
Girls0%0
New York Median0%

Police Arrest Rate

Group Percent Arrests
All Students0.2%2
Boys0.5%2
Girls0%0

Expulsion Rate

Group Percent Expulsions
All Students0%0
Boys0%0
Girls0%0
New York Median0%

In-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students1.8%16
Boys2.5%11
Girls1.1%5
New York Median4.8%

Out-of-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students0.4%4
Boys0.5%2
Girls0.5%2

Location

Byram Hills High School
12 TRIPP LN
ARMONK, NY
10504
(914)273-9200

10 out of 10 1

District

BYRAM HILLS CENTRAL SCHOOL DISTRICT
ARMONK, NY