Scarsdale Public Schools

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The Scarsdale Public School District (Scarsdale Union Free School District) is a public school district the boundaries of which encompass the entirety of Scarsdale, New York and part of the unincorporated portion of the town of Mamaroneck, New York.wikipedia
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Scarsdale High School

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As of 2008, the faculty of Scarsdale High School began replacing Advanced Placement classes with a locally devised curriculum, Advanced Topics, that is intended to be more difficult.
It is a part of the Scarsdale Union Free School District.

Scarsdale, New York

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The Scarsdale Public School District (Scarsdale Union Free School District) is a public school district the boundaries of which encompass the entirety of Scarsdale, New York and part of the unincorporated portion of the town of Mamaroneck, New York.
The Scarsdale Union Free School District operates five elementary schools serving families from different areas of the town: Edgewood, Fox Meadow, Greenacres, Heathcote and Quaker Ridge.

School district

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The Scarsdale Public School District (Scarsdale Union Free School District) is a public school district the boundaries of which encompass the entirety of Scarsdale, New York and part of the unincorporated portion of the town of Mamaroneck, New York.

Mamaroneck, New York

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The Scarsdale Public School District (Scarsdale Union Free School District) is a public school district the boundaries of which encompass the entirety of Scarsdale, New York and part of the unincorporated portion of the town of Mamaroneck, New York.

Advanced Placement

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As of 2008, the faculty of Scarsdale High School began replacing Advanced Placement classes with a locally devised curriculum, Advanced Topics, that is intended to be more difficult.

Empty nest syndrome

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The increase was chiefly due to a large number of Japanese businesspersons assigned to the New York City area moving to Scarsdale, and also due to a large number of houses being occupied by "empty nesters".

Parent–teacher association

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Fox Meadow adjusted to its new population by giving new Japanese students American "buddies," establishing English-Japanese handbooks, and a parent-teacher association group oriented to Japanese parents.

SAT

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As of that year SAT averages of the school system are over 100 points higher than the national average.

The New York Times

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Elsa Brenner of The New York Times wrote that "The school system remains tough to beat and is clearly doing all it can to stay that way."

Brendan O'Brien (screenwriter)

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O'Brien and his screenwriter-director friend Andrew J. Cohen were both born and grew up in Scarsdale, New York, and both went to Scarsdale Middle School, where they became friends in the sixth grade.

Andrew J. Cohen

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Cohen and his screenwriter friend Brendan O'Brien were both born and grew up in Scarsdale, New York, and both went to Scarsdale Middle School, where they became friends in the sixth grade.

Japanese in New York City

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That year 19.3% of the students in the Scarsdale Public Schools were Japanese.

Edgemont Union Free School District

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Homes in the Edgemont School District cost less than their counterparts in the Scarsdale Union Free School District, due to the latter being more known for its excellent school system and closer to the Scarsdale Train Station.

William Linn Westermann

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They had one son, Evan Davies Westermann, (1914–1991) who attended the Scarsdale public schools, Phillips Exeter Academy, graduated from Harvard University, and worked for the New York Department of Commerce.