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Old 12-31-2008, 11:52 AM
 
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I'm researching the two districts and took a drive by the two high schools and noticed a big difference at least on the outter appearance, which may not mean much. Now, I know both are ranked top schools in Westchester in academics. But when I drove by the two schools, I noticed Scardale HS had a nice campus, brick building (almost a small college feel) with a nice field. But Edgemont HS seemed a bit out dated, with 50's or 60's architecture, single story building with not much of a facade. I also didnt see a field, perhaps because I didn't get out of the car to look around. Did I miss something about Edgemont HS? In fact, Seely Place (one of Edgemont's elementary schools) looked more like it should be the HS building.
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Old 01-01-2009, 09:57 AM
 
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Your best source will be people who live in the area: most will know the ins & outs of the High Schools & have a kid there or on the way there.

We liked both the schools & concluded that they were pretty much equal in academics, but Edgemont had the possible advantage of being a smaller school with reportedly more individual attention. On the other hand, there is something to be said about attending a larger school for HS. I thought Edgemont felt more like a college campus. They do have a field.

We looked in both areas & ended up choosing based on the property we were looking at. I think they are 2 excellent schools & neither should discount you from looking in the area.
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