Saunders Trades and Technical High School

Saunders Trades and Technical High School (Saunders High School or SHS) is a public high school for grades 9-12, in Yonkers, New York.

Saunders Trades and Technical High School
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Saunders Trades and Technical High School
183 Palmer Road, Yonkers, New York 10701
TypePublic High School [1]
School districtYonkers Public Schools
PrincipalSteven Mazzola
Staff83.02 (FTE)[2]
Number of students1,126 (2017–18)[2]
Student to teacher ratio13.56[2]
Color(s)Blue, White and Black
AthleticsSaunders Blue Devils

Awards and RecognitionEdit

In October 1994, the Middle States Association of Secondary Schools and Colleges evaluated Saunders to be an exemplary high school, “a model for the nation.” In both 1995 and 1998 Saunders was selected to be a “New York State School of Excellence.” After a rigorous application process and three days visitation, the United States Department of Education recognized Saunders as a “Blue Ribbon School of Excellence.”[3]

Notable alumniEdit


  1. ^ "NYS Admin Listing". 2009-07-09. Retrieved 2011-01-25.
  2. ^ a b c "SAUNDERS TRADES & TECHNICAL HIGH SCHOOL". National Center for Education Statistics. Retrieved December 17, 2019.
  3. ^ "Archived: Blue Ribbon Schools Program, Schools Recognized 1982-1983 Through 1999-2002 (PDF)" (PDF). Retrieved 2011-01-25.

Coordinates: 40°56′35″N 73°52′13″W / 40.942933°N 73.870279°W / 40.942933; -73.870279