Scarsdale is a town and village in Westchester County, New York. It is an inner suburb of New York City. The Town of Scarsdale is coextensive with the Village of Scarsdale, but the community has opted to operate solely with a village government, one of several villages in the state that have a similar governmental situation.
The Scarsdale Union Free School District operates five elementary schools in the elementary school districts Edgewood, Fox Meadow, Greenacres, Heathcote and Quaker Ridge made up of parts of the neighborhood associations above, as well as Scarsdale Middle School and Scarsdale High School.
In the neighboring town of Greenburgh, which shares the Scarsdale ZIP code, is the Edgemont Union Free School District. This district consists of two elementary schools, Greenville and Seely Place, and one 7-12 high school, Edgemont Junior/Senior High School. The district does not have its own middle school, instead the middle school grades 7-8 are combined with the high school grades of 9-12.
The French-American School of New York (FASNY) has its preschool campus in Scarsdale.
The library is one of 38 public libraries in the Westchester Library System. The 25,000 square foot library building houses a collection of over 147,000 books and audiovisual materials. Approximately 397,084 items are checked out of the library each year.
The Scarsdale Town Pool was the swimming venue for the 2007 Empire State Games. Scarsdale is home to the Scarsdale Concours d’Elegance, an annual auto show for charity, as well as the Southern Westchester Food and Wine Festival.
Here is a great article on Scarsdale as published in the NY Times. Keep in mind this article was published in 2008, but it is still a great article.
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