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Clarkstown South Senior High School


Overview

Student Enrollment
1,437
Best High School in New York
#48
 Rating 9 out of 10
Grades 9 to 12th grade
School District CLARKSTOWN CENTRAL SCHOOL DISTRICT
Type Public
 Phone (845)624-3400
 Location 31 DEMAREST MILL RD
WEST NYACK, NY 10994
Charter School No

Clarkstown South Senior 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 average AP course participation. It is ranked 48th in the best public high schools in New York.

Demographics

Race

The Clarkstown South Senior High School student body is primarily White with a smaller Asian Pacific population and has medium racial diversity.

Race Percent Students
White66.8%960
Black4%57
Hispanic11.7%168
Asian Pacific16.3%234
Native American Indian0%0
Hawaiian Pacific Inlander0%0
Two or more races1.3%18

Family Income

vs. other New York high schools
Upper 4.6%

5.3% 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, CLARKSTOWN SOUTH SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL students are largely wealthy and rank 42nd in New York for high school student family income.

Enrollment by Grade

Grade Students
Freshman344
Sophomore345
Junior337
Senior385
Total1,437

Academics

Completions

Graduation Rate
97%

10 out of 10

Rank: 52nd in New York

Subgroup Graduation Rate
All Students97%
New York Median87%
Percentile95%
White95% or more*
Black80% or more*
Hispanic90% or more*
Asian Pacific90% or more*
Native American.%
Two or more racessuppressed*
Economically Disadvantaged80% or more*
Limited English Proficiencysuppressed*

*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.

State Standardized Test Performance

10 out of 10

Rank: 30th in New York

Students at Clarkstown South Senior 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 Islander95% or more*90% or more*
Black80% or more*80% or more*
Hispanic90% or more*90% or more*
Multiracialsuppressed*suppressed*
White95% or more*95% or more*
With Disabilites90% or more*90% or more*
Limited English--

*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.

College Admission Test Participation

4 out of 10

Rank: 487th in New York

177 out of 722 junior and senior of students took either the ACT or SAT test (25%). College admission testing participation is about equal to the New York median rate of 27% and in the bottom 48% for participation.

AP Course and Test Performance

9 out of 10

Rank: 46th in New York

Clarkstown South Senior High School offers 24 AP courses. 20 percent of grade nine through twelve students are enrolled in at least one AP class. The AP participation rate is in the 58% percentile and slightly above the median AP enrollment rate for all New York schools of 18%. Clarkstown South Senior High School had 267 taking AP exams with a 252 passing at least one exam. The AP pass rate is in the 90% percentile and significantly above the state median of 68 percent.

School State
AP Test Pass Rate 94% 68%
Students enrolled in an AP class 20% 18%
AP Math Enrollment Rate 8%
AP Science Enrollment Rate 10%
AP Other Enrollment Rate 14%
AP Courses Offered 24

Learning Environment

Absenteeism Rate

School State
Overall Chronic Absenteeism Rate3%16%
Female Chronic Absenteeism Rate4%
Male Chronic Absenteeism Rate3%

Safety and Discipline

Police Referral Rate

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

Police Arrest Rate

Group Percent Arrests
All Students0%0
Boys0%0
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%27
Boys2.5%18
Girls1.2%9
New York Median4.8%

Out-of-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students1.4%21
Boys2.1%15
Girls0.8%6

Location

Clarkstown South Senior High School
31 DEMAREST MILL RD
WEST NYACK, NY
10994
(845)624-3400

10 out of 10 1

District

CLARKSTOWN CENTRAL SCHOOL DISTRICT
NEW CITY, NY