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Montgomery won an absolute majority, Grados a plurality.

May 21, 2013
Total voters: 1,719
.
% of
total
voters
John Montgomery 891 52%
Bob Grados 771 45%
Seth Oster 575 33%
David Graeber 558 32%

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5.21.2013 Official Vote Count
IRVINGTON SCHOOL DISTRICT
OFFICIAL VOTE COUNT MAY 21, 2013
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IUFSD taxpayers are spending roughly $49K for each student passing at least one AP exam by graduation.

Adlai Stevenson High School in Lincolnshire, IL, which has a culture of continuous improvement, spends roughly $29K.

2012-2013
Enrollment Budget  Per pupil
spending
% Students
Passing AP
# Students
Passing AP
Budget
High School 
Est. Spending
Per Each 
AP Test Passed**
Adlai Stevenson 3,881 $88,398,949 $24,144 77.0% 2,988 $88,398,949 $29,585
Irvington Estimate:
581*
$51,156,000 $28,404 58.20% 0.338 $16,502,724
(581 x $28,404)
$48,825

* I.H.S. enrollment for 2011-12. I will update when I have the 2012-2013
figures.

* Total high school budget ÷ Number of students passing at least 1 exam
by graduation

School
2013
% Graduating
Seniors Who 

Have Passed
At Least
1 AP Test
Bronxville 95.0% (2012)
Rye 88.70%
Edgemont 87.0%
Jericho 85.0%
Chappaqua 79.10%
Dobbs Ferry* 79.0%
Adlai Stevenson
Lincolnshire, IL
Per pupil spending:
$24,144
77.0%
Yonkers (2012)* 77.0%
Pleasantville 72.0%
Hastings 71%
Briarcliff (2012) 61.0%
Irvington
Per pupil spending:
$28,404 (2012-2013)
58.20%

*I assume (but don’t know) that both the Dobbs and the Yonkers figures are for IB tests.

UPDATE 11/23/2013: According to the high school principal, the most recent figure for Irvington is 63%. By graduation, 63% of last year’s seniors had passed at least one AP test with a score of 3, 4, or 5.

Why the AP pass rate matters

AND SEE:
AP pass rates
55.6% I.H.S. pass at least 1 AP exam by graduation
What is the Equity and Excellence score?
College readiness scores (US News)
Challenge Index’s unabridged methodology
By Jay Mathews 5/23/2011
Per pupil spending

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The River Journal and The Hudson Independent should be added to the list.

Update 7/2/13: Nope, they shouldn’t! Board member Phil Whitney explains.