Gorton High School
100 Shonnard Place
Yonkers, NY 10703
Gail Joyner-White, Principal
Gorton High School is a high school with 1219 students in grades 9-12 in 2010-11..The school is a Title I School with 91% of the student population eligible for free/reduced lunch.
The Gorton learning community is committed to academic excellence and college readiness. College readiness is strongly promoted through the Academy of Medical Professions by infusing rigorous and engaging instruction with authentic learning experiences. All students have the opportunity to select one of the five Healthcare/ Medical career pathways. In addition, the Smart Scholars Early College Program provides students the opportunity to enroll in college courses that will enhance their academic and critical thinking skills. These programs provide students the opportunity to reason, work effectively, and make informed decisions based on factual analysis. Students are empowered to become productive citizens.