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Pittsford-mendon High School


Overview

Student Enrollment
1,013
Best High School in New York
#3
 Rating 10 out of 10
Grades 9 to 12th grade
School District PITTSFORD CENTRAL SCHOOL DISTRICT
Type Public
 Phone (585)267-1602
 Location 472 MENDON RD
PITTSFORD, NY 14534
Charter School No

Pittsford-mendon 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 3rd in the best public high schools in New York.

Demographics

Race

The Pittsford-mendon High School student body is mostly White with a smaller Asian Pacific population and has low racial diversity.

Race Percent Students
White78.8%798
Black3.2%32
Hispanic5.2%53
Asian Pacific10.6%107
Native American Indian0.1%1
Hawaiian Pacific Inlander0%0
Two or more races2.2%22

Family Income

vs. other New York high schools
Upper 1.7%

1.6% 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, PITTSFORD-MENDON HIGH SCHOOL students are largely wealthy and rank 15th in New York for high school student family income.

Enrollment by Grade

Grade Students
Freshman259
Sophomore246
Junior250
Senior248
Total1,013

Academics

Completions

Graduation Rate
98%

10 out of 10

Rank: 26th in New York

Subgroup Graduation Rate
All Students98%
New York Median87%
Percentile97%
White95% or more*
Blacksuppressed*
Hispanicsuppressed*
Asian Pacific80% or more*
Native American.%
Two or more racessuppressed*
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 Pittsford-mendon 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 Islander80% or more*80% or more*
Black50% or more*50% or more*
Hispanic50% or more*50% or more*
Multiracial50% or more*50% or more*
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

9 out of 10

Rank: 70th in New York

350 out of 498 junior and senior of students took either the ACT or SAT test (70%). College admission testing participation is significantly above the New York median rate of 27% and in the top 8% for participation.

AP Course and Test Performance

8 out of 10

Rank: 52nd in New York

Pittsford-mendon High School offers 20 AP courses. 48 percent of grade nine through twelve students are enrolled in at least one AP class. The AP participation rate is in the 98% percentile and significantly above the median AP enrollment rate for all New York schools of 18%. Pittsford-mendon High School had 448 taking AP exams with a 409 passing at least one exam. The AP pass rate is in the 89% percentile and well above the state median of 68 percent.

School State
AP Test Pass Rate 91% 68%
Students enrolled in an AP class 48% 18%
AP Math Enrollment Rate 15%
AP Science Enrollment Rate 19%
AP Other Enrollment Rate 26%
AP Courses Offered 20

Learning Environment

Absenteeism Rate

School State
Overall Chronic Absenteeism Rate5%16%
Female Chronic Absenteeism Rate7%
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 Students0.2%2
Boys0.4%2
Girls0%0
New York Median4.8%

Out-of-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students0.9%9
Boys1.4%7
Girls0.4%2

Location

Pittsford-mendon High School
472 MENDON RD
PITTSFORD, NY
14534
(585)267-1602

10 out of 10 1

District

PITTSFORD CENTRAL SCHOOL DISTRICT
PITTSFORD, NY