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60 N Salem Rd

Cross River, NY 10518

(914) 763-7201

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Grades: 9 - 12

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 1,185

Students Per Teacher: 9

Parent Reviews

26 Parent Reviews for John Jay High School

My son is finishing up his senior year at John Jay High School in Cross River. This school has been a tremendous experience for him. When he first came to John Jay, we moved from Virginia, he was very shy and withdrawn. As he entered his Junior year you could suddenly see the change in him emerging. ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 06/18/13

i went to this school my freshmen year for 3 months i was an outsider from the area so i was bullied and picked on since i was not with them prior to high school. i didn't not like this school at all i was transferred to rck :) i give this school a one on teachers and students there!

Posted by a student on 07/19/12

As a former student of Jjhs, (class of 2006), I cannot imagine having gone to another high school, I loved going to it everyday with the wonderful classmates and teachers I had that taught me how to be who I am today. With an excellent curriculumm, great staff that helped me become successful, I am ...  Read more

Posted by a other on 06/27/12

As, A student in Katonah Lewisboro and a member of the John Jay Senior High School graduating class of 2011. Looking back on my years at John Jay High School, A lot of my success to have lead me to where I am today. I definitely give a lot the teachers who I had for classes or teachers I knew through ...  Read more

Posted by a student on 11/03/11

My daughter has had wonderful shadowing opportunities - People Magazine, MSNBS and more. The school has provided an enormous about of support and assistance in the college selection process. I also feel that my child is safe at this school

Posted by a parent on 02/26/10

I credit much of the success I had in college to my experiences at John Jay. Teachers are willing to go the extra mile for students who are willing to put in the effort. Heck, most of them go the extra mile just to help the kids who don't care about school at all! Some parents have a hard time transitioning ...  Read more

Posted by a student on 09/09/08

The proof is in the pudding. I have two children in the school now and while the school is demanding both of my children are doing great. There are a ton of options for classes and after school activities.

Posted by a parent on 07/22/08

As a student at JJHS I can say the decision by my parents to send me to this school was probably one of the greatest decisions they have ever made. The teachers are amazing and care about their students and there are plenty of opportunities to meet with them. The class sizes are a bit large but if you ...  Read more

Posted by a student on 10/14/07

John Jay High School/Cross River is generally an excellent institution. For the most part, the teachers are excellent and really committed to the children. Moreover, the Principal, Rich Leprine, really cares about each and every student and is a wonderful advocate for them. The school serves a community ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 09/18/07

I attended John Jay high school and loved it. There were lots of rule, sure, but at the same time, they were pretty laid back and sometimes friendly;) Some people are not very smart, but that is canceled out by some very wonderful teachers. I loved JJ and i would recommend it to anyone. Yes, its like ...  Read more

Posted by a former student on 05/21/07

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Test scores for John Jay High School

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Grade Level: All

Test Year: 2011
John Jay High School
Katonah-lewisboro Union Free School District
New York
* In 2010-2011 New York used the New York State Regents Examinations to test high school students in English language arts, math, global history and geography, US history and government, living environment, chemistry, earth science, physics and several foreign languages. The results for English language arts, math, living environment, chemistry, earth science, physics, global history and geography, and US history and government are displayed in GreatSchools profiles. Students must take at least five Regents Exams in order to graduate. Scores of 65 and above are passing; scores of 55 and above earn credit toward a local diploma (with the approval of the local board of education). The goal is for all students to pass the tests.

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Cross River schools — John Jay High School is located at 60 N Salem Rd, Cross River NY 10518. 60 N Salem Rd is in the 10518 ZIP code in Cross River, NY The school district for John Jay High School is the Katonah-lewisboro Union Free School District. John Jay High School is a Public school that serves grade levels 9 - 12.
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