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Scarsdale Union Free Ranks Among State's Best Districts

Scarsdale Union Free School District was ranked among the best in New York State.
Scarsdale Union Free School District was ranked among the best in New York State. Photo Credit: File

SCARSDALE, N.Y. -- The Scarsdale Union Free District was recently ranked the fifth-best district in New York State, according to education website Niche.

Niche compiled data on all public school districts and graded them in eight metrics:

  • Academics
  • Health and safety
  • Parent and student surveys
  • Student culture and diversity
  • Teachers
  • Resources and facilities
  • Extracurriculars
  • Sports and fitness

Scarsdale earned A+ grades in three key metrics, including Academics, Health and safety and Teachers.

The district's worst grade, a B-, came in Sports and fitness.

Rye was the top rated school system in Westchester County. It received grades of A+ in the Academics, Health, Teachers, Resources and Sports categories.

The top rated district in the state was Jericho Union Free School District in Long Island.

Other area districts to make the list were:

  • Chappaqua Central Schools, No.3
  • Edgemont Union Free, No. 6
  • Byram Hills, No. 7
  • Bronxville Union Free, No. 10
  • Ardsley Union Free, No. 12
  • Briarcliff Union Free, No. 16
  • Blind-Brook-Rye Union Free, No. 18
  • Rye Neck Union Free, No. 19
  • Katonah-Lewisboro Union Free, No. 21
  • Mamaroneck Union Free, No. 24.

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