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White Plains
Distance to New York City: 29 Miles

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White Plains is a city in south-central Westchester County, New York, about 4 miles (6 km) east of the Hudson River and 2.5 miles (4 km) northwest of Long Island Sound. It is bordered to the north by the town of North Castle, to the north and east by the town/village of Harrison, to the south by the town/village of Scarsdale and to the west by the town of Greenburgh. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 53,077, but a 2002 census estimate put the city's population at over 55,000 and subsequent residential development has raised this figure even higher. White Plains is one of the edge cities that have developed outside of New York City.


The White Plains Public Schools serve youngsters in PreKindergarten through twelfth grade in campuses spread throughout White Plains.  The school district has: Five elementary schools for kindergarteners through 5th graders, each offering a challenging curriculum. One middle school located on two campuses for 6th through 8th graders, offering many curricular and extracurricular opportunities to prepare students to meet the challenges of the high school. One high school for 9th through 12th graders offering over 400 courses, including more than 25 honors and advanced placement courses. The high school's recent renovation includes state-of-the-art media center and science classrooms on a 72 acre campus that includes tennis courts, a pool, and a fitness center. An alternative program for 7th through 12th graders needing a smaller setting. PreKindergarten program for four-year olds and adult and continuing education classes for thousands of adults.

Church Street Elementary

WP Middle School - Eastview Campus
Mamaroneck Avenue Elementary WP Middle School - Highlands Campus
Ridgeway Elementary White Plains High School
George Washington Elementary  
Post Road Elementary  


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