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Ardsley Union Free School District is located at 500 Farm Road Ardsley, NY serving grades K-12 in Westchester County. Southern Westchester County is less than 10 miles north of New York City. It is within an hour’s drive from Columbia University, New York University and Fordham University, and is surrounded by numerous institutions of higher education. District residents represent many occupations, professions, ethnic backgrounds and religious faiths. In addition to those from the Village of Ardsley, students live in sections of Dobbs Ferry, Hartsdale, Hastings, Irvington, Scarsdale, and White Plains.
Ardsley is primarily a suburban community. However, a small number of retail businesses and research facilities provide support for the school tax base. Ardsley’s location affords ready access to the New York State Thruway, the Saw Mill River Parkway, Route 9A and the Sprain Brook Parkway. Public bus transportation is also available. The educational program provides for excellence in ways unique to each school. At the K-4 Concord Road School, a series of innovative programs have been adopted. These include Investigations in Number, Data and Space, a program designed by the Technical Education Research Center to enhance problem-solving skills in mathematics and Columbia University’s Teachers College Reading and Writing Project.
Ardsley Middle School is organized into grade level teams that offer departmentalized, interdisciplinary instruction. The team schedule provides time for team planning and conferencing with students, parents, and/or support staff. The curriculum at Ardsley High School is comprehensive; while predominantly an academic high school with an emphasis on college preparatory subjects, the offerings are designed to serve a wide range of interests and abilities.
Ardsley Union Free School District
500 Farm Road
Ardsley, NY 10502
Westchester County, New York
Serving grades K-12
Student / Teacher Ratio: 12.3
Schools in this District: 3
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|*Staff data was compiled in 2006|