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Thu Nov 3, 2016
Acunha1017 answered:
As the new owner of The Goddard School as of Sept 2015, we welcome you to come and take a tour. Under new management and staff, we currently have a waiting list to get into the program.
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Sat Oct 10, 2015
Christopher Pagli answered:
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Tue Aug 18, 2015
Melissa Colabella answered:
You cannot send your child to a public school "for free" if you do not live within the district's borders. The people living and paying taxes within the borders are paying for the district's education budget.

As Realtors, we don't talk about schools, but we can talk about budgeting. There are many ways of looking at paying for education. Some people find that living in an area with a proportionately lower tax rate and paying for private/parochial education separately, saves them money in the long term, versus living in an area where the taxes are very high and sending them to public school "for free" for 13 years or less. Sometimes it costs less to pay for education only during the years your children are using the education, especially if you plan to stay in the home for a long period time. This concept depends, of course, on how many children you have, their ages and their needs. Some people find that it gives them the freedom to tailor your child's educational needs and not get stuck beholden to the programs offered "for free" within a higher taxed school district. The bottom line is that you are paying for it either way. A 2,500 sq/ft, 3 bedroom home in Westchester may be taxed anywhere from $8,000 - $45,000 annually depending on location. I know this was not your direct question but I think it's something to add to the conversation as buyers can very often be school district oriented even when the numbers don't work.

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Tue Jun 23, 2015
Douglas Emmerich answered:
The school district is among the best in the state!!
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Sun May 3, 2015
Christopher Pagli answered:
Hi Balint Drive is right off Central ave, about 10 mins from the school.

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Tue Apr 28, 2015
awayen roya asked:
You tell me about nine months where they would freeze another's just too dangerous Jennifer engine for reptile rescue of the other child this could be a real dangerous nature can constricted…
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Thu Apr 23, 2015
Anthony DeCioccio Jr. answered:
Sun Mar 29, 2015
esq24u answered:
The school aspect of HNOJ closed? That says a lot about that area now. Real Estate in the White Plains area sure seems more appealing along with leaving a congested Broadway (with attitude) in Valhalla and speeding cars with no parking most of the time in this once quaint area. What a disgrace.


Former Valhalla resident of 26 years now living in WP and getting top- notch city services, too.
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Sat Mar 21, 2015
Dave Scarpino asked:
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Fri Feb 27, 2015
Juliene Bell asked:
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Thu Jan 29, 2015
Christopher Pagli answered:
Hi, Do you have a specific question about this property?

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Fri Jan 2, 2015
jlewis1021 asked:
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Sun Dec 21, 2014
Christopher Pagli answered:
Unfortunately there isn't an address attached to the listing. However, the train is walkable from many homes in the 10605 zip code.

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Wed Dec 17, 2014
Oleg Shevchenko answered:
You can find that information online here is on site you can use
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Sun May 4, 2014
Dmb1052 answered:
i grew up in 10583..It's a Scarsdale Address located in the Town of Eastchester..and in Scarsdale Proper..Definately NOT Yonkers. It would either be Eastchester Schools, which are fantastic or Scarsdale/Edgemont Schools..Depending on the exact address. ... more
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Sun May 4, 2014
Dmb1052 answered:
It's not close to their at all. The vernon Hills Shopping Center is located on White Plains Post Road in Eastchester/ Scarsdale Address and their are bus stops right there, so i would look at the bus route and you might be able to take one that goes up Post Road..(Towards white plains) ... more
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Wed Apr 23, 2014
Katherine Cresci answered:
The choice of a School District has become a critical issue for any homebuyer with children. Prices of properties will always be paired with the level of education a community can offer. Here is the 2014 High School SAT scores and details for the schools in all of Westchester.

And if you are looking for a property in a great school district, consider Chappaqua, Armonk, Rye, Scarsdale, Bronxville...all in the top ten High Schools in Westchester. I am a licensed real estate sales agent and Accredited Buyer's Representative at Grand Lux Realty. I would love to help you find that perfect property in the School District that meets your needs! Give me a call at 914-755-0130.
Katherine Cresci
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Tue Apr 15, 2014
Sally Griffiths answered:
This gorgeous home is in the Tuckahoe school district.
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Wed Feb 12, 2014
Christa Graham answered:
try following websites:,,
hope you will find the information you are looking for.
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