Some Local Schools Praised by State for Scores

26 Aug, 2014

By Polly Kreisman

Chatsworth School Playground

Chatsworth Avenue School


Murray Avenue and Chatsworth Elementary Schools in Larchmont/Mamaroneck, Midland Elementary in Rye, Greenacres and Edgewood Schools in Scarsdale, three schools in Pelham, and Purchase School in Harrison are among those named by the State Education Department as Reward Schools for the 2014-15 school year.


The schools were chosen after considering the State’s new Common Core required math, English language arts and Regents tests.


According to LoHud, nearly one out of five school districts on the list were from Westchester, Rockland or Putnam.


There are 697 public school districts in the state that include some 4,817 schools educating about 2.68 million students.


Here are the Westchester districts and the specific schools named to the list:


ARDSLEY: Ardsley High School


BEDFORD: Bedford Village Elementary


BRIARCLIFF: Todd Elementary, Briarcliff Middle and Briarcliff High schools


BRONXVILLE: Bronxville Elementary


BYRAM HILLS: Crittenden Middle School


CHAPPAQUA: Seven Bridges Middle School and Robert Bell schools


CROTON-HARMON: Croton Harmon High School


EASTCHESTER: Greenvale Elementary, Eastchester High schools


EDGEMONT: Seely Place, Edgemont Junior-Senior High schools


HARRISON: Purchase School


HASTINGS-ON-HUDSON: Farragut Middle and Hastings High schools


IRVINGTON: Main Street and Irvington High schools


KATONAH-LEWISBORO: John Jay Middle, Katonah Elementary and Meadow Pond Elementary schools


LAKELAND: Thomas Jefferson Elementary, Lincoln Titus Elementary, Lakeland High and Walter Panas High schools


MAMARONECK: Chatsworth Avenue and Murray Avenue schools


NORTH SALEM : North Salem Middle High School


PELHAM: Colonial Elemntary, Siwanoy Elementary and Pelham High schools


PLEASANTVILLE: Pleasantville Middle and Pleasantville High schools


RYE: Midland Elementary


SCARSDALE: Greenacres and Edgewood schools


TUCKAHOE: Tuckahoe High School


VALHALLA: Valhalla High School


YORKTOWN: Yorktown High School


 
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