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Parsons Street

Rye, NY 10580

(914) 967-6100

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Grades: 9 - 12

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 871

Students Per Teacher: 14

Parent Reviews

9 Parent Reviews for Rye High School

Rye High School is based in a nice, welcoming community. The teachers are all very helpful and engaging. The other students at the school involve themselves in many activies. The sports that Rye High School runs are great for character building as well as keeping students busy and interested. As a graduate ...  Read more

Posted by a other on 06/24/13

My daughter has been here from 6-8th and entering 9th grade. We moved here for the education and safety factor. Teachers are outstanding (7 of 10 are) and the HS teachers are even better - told personally by parents with older kids. The major problem is there is no diversity here and it's not representative ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 08/24/12

No high school is going to be perfect for every kid, but Rye High does a great job overall. It tends to work more like a prep school than a typical average public school. It's clearly a competitive environment, where the expectation is that most students are not only going on to college, but to a selective ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 02/03/12

This school is composed of incredible people, from faculty to students. Everyone cares about learning for the sake of learning, not just for an A on the next test. It is an environment to be envied by all. I love this school.

Posted by a student on 02/09/10

Rye High School has high standards for education. Rye High School has an undefeatable football team. We have awesome programs that help unfortunate people around the world. We have programs that strongly support american troops & homeless and hungry people around the world. We are internationally involved ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 10/28/09

By the time the kids have made it through RYe's substandard elementary schools, the high school has them tracked. For 10% of the kids who are blindly compliant, the high school will bend over backwards to keep the ratings high. The other 90% will have to realize as adults that they are dynamic, creative, ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 02/15/08

This school puts an excessive amount of pressure on the students in an unhealthy manner. If a student is not trying to be accepted into a college that is Ivy League or otherwise difficult to get into they find themselves shoved to the side. Students also spend too much time learning information through ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 04/09/07

At Rye, professors are not distant academic deities, but active participants in the lives and learning experiences of each and every student. I greatly value the role my teachers have played in shaping who I am and the way I think, and at Rye I am positive I would not only continue to have incredible, ...  Read more

Posted by a student on 01/20/06

Excellent school with challenging academic programs, full sports options and great parent involvement. Offers full range of AP classes and students are very focused on school and competitive colleges. School is very open to parent involvement and input and parents are in fact very involved. In my opinion ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 07/13/05

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Test scores for Rye High School

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Grade Level: All

Test Year: 2011
Rye High School
Rye 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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Rye schools — Rye High School is located at Parsons Street, Rye NY 10580. Parsons Street is in the 10580 ZIP code in Rye, NY The school district for Rye High School is the Rye City School District. Rye High School is a Public school that serves grade levels 9 - 12.
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