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1072 Elm St

Peekskill, NY 10566

(914) 737-0201

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Grades: 9 - 12

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 851

Students Per Teacher: 13

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7 Parent Reviews for Peekskill High School

Peekskill high school is a diverse high school. The teachers are good and students should excel to take AP courses and challenge themselves. I have attended 3 high schools (A private catholic school in somers, PHS, and a public school in Florida). PHS was by far the best. The teachers provided quality ...  Read more

Posted by a student on 12/28/13

Peekskill HS has gone from a ghetto school, where few children did well to one that now includes AP courses and is educating all its students to go to good colleges. The Supt. of Schools, Judith Johnson, has made this happen over her 9 year tenure..

Posted by a parent on 10/10/10

Honestly, the school could have a lot more potential if the main focus was on academics. However, punishment is given to uneccassary actions. For example, I had trouble getting to the school on time and for every 3 days that I was late I earned a detention. Lateness is stressed too much in the school. ...  Read more

Posted by a student on 12/20/09

Peekskill has a great chance to be a top school. With more parents supports they can be on there way. For being a 'city' with out a alternative school there will always be some bad apples..

Posted by a parent on 04/12/09

This school is a joke. The discipline at the Peekskill High School is terrible, kids are allowed to break the rules all the time with little or no consequences. Cell phones, ipods are used regularly in the hallway and classes. Many kids are disruptive in classrooms making it difficult for the good kids ...  Read more

Posted by a other on 02/21/09

Ok I am not a parent, but a student and it is my feeling that the student body is not truly represented on this site or else where. I mean as students it is our job to make the best of the school and to gain support from the staff, which isn't always the case. Peekskill has its ups and downs like many ...  Read more

Posted by a student on 10/07/06

The teachers in the Peeksill school system are extremely dedicated to the success of their students. I have had 2 children with learning disabilities and my mind was always at ease knowing that they were in the hands of these teachers. I now have a daughter in college studying law and would like to ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 02/23/04

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Grade Level: All

Test Year: 2011
Peekskill High School
Peekskill City 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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Peekskill schools — Peekskill High School is located at 1072 Elm St, Peekskill NY 10566. 1072 Elm St is in the 10566 ZIP code in Peekskill, NY The school district for Peekskill High School is the Peekskill City School District. Peekskill High School is a Public school that serves grade levels 9 - 12.
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