They are supportive, intelligent, dedicated, accessible, innovative, well-prepared, and open. Ask Scarsdale students to describe their teachers, and these are the adjectives repeated again and again. Scarsdale faculty members teach, coach, advise and experience life each day with the students therefore develop nurturing relationships with students that extend far beyond the classroom.

Some quick facts about Scarsdale faculty:

  • 80 % full-time teaching faculty
  • 8:1 student/teacher ratio
  • 12 students in each high school class on average, though it is not uncommon to see four or five students in a course
  • 18 students in each middle school class on average
  • 15 students in each K-4 class on average
  • 25% of the high school faculty has been here since the school opened its doors