Best Public Schools in White Plains, NY


The city of White Plains, New York is home to a diverse set of 10 schools, including 7 elementary schools, 2 middle schools, and 1 high school. These schools serve students across the White Plains City School District, the Greenburgh Central School District, and the Valhalla Union Free School District, showcasing a range of academic performance and student demographics.

Among the standout schools in the area, Ridgeway School stands out with the highest performance on state assessments, with 46-71% of students proficient or better in ELA and Math. Richard J. Bailey School in the Greenburgh Central School District also impresses with strong test scores, outperforming district and state averages. On the other hand, George Washington School lags behind, with only 31-45% proficiency in ELA and Math.

The schools in White Plains show a wide range of student demographics, with Virginia Road Elementary School in the Valhalla Union Free School District having a much higher percentage of white students (55%) compared to other schools. Spending per student also varies, from $19,948 at White Plains Senior High School to $29,260 at Richard J. Bailey School, though this does not always correlate with academic outcomes.

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SchoolDigger data sources: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Department of Education, the U.S. Census Bureau, the WNYC and the New York State Department of Health and the NY State Education Department.

IMPORTANT DISCLAIMERS: Not all boundaries are included. We make every effort to ensure that boundaries are up-to-date. But it's important to note that these are approximations and are for general informational purposes only. To verify legal descriptions of boundaries or school locations, contact your local tax assessor's office and/or school district.

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