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About This School

School 23 is a public middle school in Yonkers. The principal of School 23 is MS. CHRISTINE MONTERO, whose e-mail is cmontero@yonkerspublicschools.org. 533 students go to School 23 and identify as Hispanic; Black, non-Hispanic; and Asian/Pacific Islander. 15% of the School 23 students have "limited English proficiency." 86% of the 533 students here have subsidized lunches. The student to teacher ratio at School 23 is 13:1. Enrico Fermi School for the Performing Arts is one of the nearest middle schools.

Extracurricular Activities

  • Arts

    • Band
    • Chorus
    • Computer arts
    • Dance
    • Drawing painting
    • Orchestra
    • Photography
  • Languages Taught

    • Arabic
    • Mandarin
    • Spanish
  • Sports

    • Baseball
    • Basketball
    • Cheerleading
    • Football
    • Softball

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
Hispanic 58% 51%
Black, non-Hispanic 26% 25%
Asian/Pacific Islander 2% 6%
Asian 2% %
White, non-Hispanic 12% 18%
Native American or Native Alaskan 1% 0.2%
Multiracial 0% %
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% %

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 86% 73%
Limited English proficiency 15% 15%

Community Rating & Reviews

  • (4 months ago)

    I doubt if one can go by combination of reviews and Ratings.... Saw many schools with below par ratings such as this school (where my son may go starting Sept 2014). This is making me nervous. Its a tough call...

  • (3 years ago)

    The principal is great. She is always available to talk to parents. The teachers are awesome. I have 2 kids in this school and they love it there. Its such a welcoming school with a great leader.

  • (4 years ago)

    School 23 is probably the best school in Yonkers. The kids teachers and the principal take great pride. Everyone believes that the kids can achieve. Its so awesome.

  • (4 years ago)

    School 23 is the best! I love it! I recently sent my child there and the teachers are wonderful and so supportive! Oh yeah! It was great!

  • (5 years ago)

    School 23 is indeed the best school in Yonkers. They were previously taken off the SINI list and were on the front page of a newspaper. It has improved very much and it is continuing to do so. The staff is very poliet and the students as well.

  • (5 years ago)

    I live on the east side of town and last year my daughter was sent to attend PRE -K at School 23. I was really nervous but we truly love the school. It is a nice calm caring school. Everybody knows the kids and you feel welcomed when you walk in. The aides at the door greet you with big smiles.

  • (6 years ago)

    School 23 is a great school. The teachers and the principal have made this one of the best schools ever.

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