Briarcliff High School
Briarcliff Manor, New York 10510
College Counseling Office
914-769-6299 Ext. 3125 Fax: 914-432-8210
CEEB/ACT Code Number: 3 3 0 5 0 5
Briarcliff High School is the public high school of the Briarcliff Manor Union Free School District. Briarcliff Manor is a community of approximately 8,000 residents, located in the Westchester County suburbs of New York City. Most of the community's residents are professionals and executives who demonstrate strong support for the public school system.
The 202I-22 enrollment is 536 students at Briarcliff High School. There are I40 students in the Class of 2022. The ethnic breakdown of the Class of 2022 student body is as follows: 69% Caucasian; 17% Asian-American; 9% Hispanic, 5% African-American, 0 multi racial.
Briarcliff High School is comprised of students from Briarcliff Manor, Pocantico Hills, and tuition students from area school districts.
EXPLANATION OF MARKING SYSTEM
Grading Scale: passing grade is 65
|Letter and Grade-point equivalents:|
|F||64 and below|
|Weighted Grade Distribution - Class of 2021|
|Numeric Grade||104.50-90.00||89.99-80.00||79.99-70.00||Below 70.00|
|# of students||103||27||8||1|
|% of students||74.1||19.42||5.76||.72|
STANDARDIZED TESTING SCORE DISTRIBUTIONS - CLASS OF 2021
|SAT I: Reasoning Test|
Mean Scores: Math - 695, EBR /W - 662
|SAT II: Subject Tests (2020)|
- The Class of 2021 was compromised of 139 students
- There were 5 National Merit Scholar Semi-Finalists
- An additional 17 students were Commended Scholars
- 95% of the class of 2021 attend college
- 99% of the class of 2021 graduated
GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS AND CREDITS
To graduate from Briarcliff High School, each student is required to complete a minimum of 23 credits, to be distributed as follows:
English - four credits
Mathematics - three credits
Art or Music - one credit
Electives - three and a half credits
Physical Education - two credits
Social Studies - four credits
Science - three credits
Health - one half credit
Community Service - one credit*
World Language - one credit (Regents), three credits (Adv.)
*Each student is required to complete 8 hours of Community Service per year (one quarter credit per year).
The Briarcliff High School Curriculum
Briarcliff High School offers courses in Advanced Placement, Honors, and Regents levels as indicated below:
*SUNY/SUPA Program courses provide students with the academic challenges of college-level curriculum. Upon successful completion of SUNY/SUPA course requirements, students will receive college credit from the State University of New York or Syracuse University for the courses in which they have enrolled and for which they paid.