Buffalo City School District

  • 712 CITY HALL
  • BUFFALO, NY 14202
  • (716) 816-3575
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District Overview

 DistrictState Average
Graduation Rate50.2%70.8%
Dropout Rate14.2%3.9%
Per Pupil Spending$18,493$17,824
Students Per Teacher12.012.6
Number of Schools61-
Number of Students34,538-
Number of (FTE) Teachers2,868-

Student Enrollment (2009-2010)

  Students Student/Teacher Ratio
Total Student Enrollment34,53812.0
Student Enrollment By Grade
  Students
Prekindergarten Students1,919
Kindergarten Students2,439
1st Grade Students2,577
2nd Grade Students2,524
3rd Grade Students2,529
4th Grade Students2,440
5th Grade Students2,440
6th Grade Students2,344
7th Grade Students2,425
8th Grade Students2,525
9th Grade Students3,057
10th Grade Students2,835
11th Grade Students2,265
12th Grade Students2,063
Ungraded Students313
Student Enrollment By Race
  Students
American Indian or Alaska Native490
Asian or Pacific Islander1,204
Hispanic5,159
Black (Non-Hispanic)19,449
White (Non-Hispanic)7,870
Student Enrollment By Gender
  Students
Male17,033
Female17,139

Faculty and Staff (2009-2010)

Teachers Per Grade Level
    Student/Teacher Ratio
Total Full Time Equivalent (FTE) Teachers2,86812.0
Prekindergarten Teachers120-
Kindergarten Teachers171-
Elementary Teachers872-
Secondary Teachers964-
Teachers of Ungraded Classes741-
Instructional Faculty
   
Instructional Aides946
Instructional Coordinators and Supervisors36
Guidance Counselors & Directors
   
Total Guidance Counselors & Directors68
Elementary19
Secondary49
Other-
Librarians & Staff
   
Librarians27
Library Support Staff-
Administrators
   
Total Administrators & Support Staff1,163
Local Education Agency (LEA) Administrators23
LEA Administrative Support Staff306
School Administrators130
School Administrative Support Staff162
Student Support Services77
Other Support Services Staff465

District Financial Details (2008)

Revenues For Education
    Percent of Total
Total Revenues$850,081,000-
Total Local Revenues$152,315,00017.9%
Parent Government Contributions$52,220,0006.1%
Other School Systems$1,473,0000.2%
Cities and Counties$34,435,0004.1%
Tuition Fees from Pupils and Parents$155,0000.02%
School Lunch$1,972,0000.2%
Rents and Royalties$91,0000.01%
Sale of Property$41,0000.00%
Interest Earnings$18,967,0002.2%
Miscellaneous$42,961,0005.1%
Total State Revenues$610,552,00071.8%
General Formula Assistance$447,708,00052.7%
Special Education Programs$92,431,00010.9%
School Lunch Programs$764,0000.09%
Other Programs$40,348,0004.7%
Non-Specified$29,301,0003.4%
Total Federal Revenues$87,214,00010.3%
Through State - Title I$34,418,0004.0%
Through State - Children With Disabilities (IDEA)$12,052,0001.4%
Through State - Safe and Drug Free Schools$408,0000.05%
Through State - Title V, Part A$149,0000.02%
Through State - Vocational and Tech Education$1,794,0000.2%
Through State - Child Nutrition Act$15,527,0001.8%
Through State - Other$9,488,0001.1%
Non-Specified$13,377,0001.6%
Direct - Other$1,0000.00%
Expenditures For Education
    Percent of Total
Total Current Expenditures$659,766,000-
Total Instruction Expenditures$448,376,00068.0%
Total Support Services Expenditures$192,973,00029.2%
Student Support$22,226,0002.6%
Instructional Staff Support$15,178,0001.8%
General Administration Support$2,302,0000.3%
School Administration Support$28,972,0003.4%
Operation and Maintenance Support$57,514,0006.8%
Student Transportation Support$49,380,0005.8%
Other Support Services$17,401,0002.0%
Total Other Expenditures$18,417,0002.8%
Food Services$18,417,0002.2%

Graduation and Dropout Details (2007-08)

Graduation Information
Overall Graduation Rate 50.2%
Total Diploma Count 1,765
Other High School Completion Certificate (OHC) Recipients 89
Dropout Information
  Dropouts Dropout Rate
Total Grades 9-121,47314.2%

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Schools Summary:
  • Schools: 61
  • Students: 34,538
  • Full-Time Equivalent Teachers: 2,868
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BENNETT HIGH SCHOOL
2885 Main St
Buffalo, NY
Public | 9-12
1,066 13.0

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BILINGUAL CENTER SCHOOL
157 Elk St
Buffalo, NY
Public | PK-8
521 10.9

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BILINGUAL EARLY CHILDHOOD CENTER SCHOOL
Non-Operational or Status Unknown
10 Days Pky
Buffalo, NY
Public | PK-2
- -

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BUFFALO ACADEMY FOR VISUAL & PERFORMING ARTS
450 Masten Ave
Buffalo, NY
Public | 5-12
827 11.7

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BUFFALO ELEMENTARY SCHOOL OF TECHNOLOGY
414 South Division St
Buffalo, NY
Public | PK-8
553 9.9

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BUILD ACADEMY
340 Fougeron St
Buffalo, NY
Public | PK-8
626 12.4

3 out of 5
2 Reviews
BURGARD VOCATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL
400 Kensington Ave
Buffalo, NY
Public | 9-12
655 11.2

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CAMPUS WEST SCHOOL
1300 Elmwood Ave
Buffalo, NY
Public | PK-8
798 13.1

3 out of 5
4 Reviews
CITY HONORS SCHOOL AT FOSDICK MASTEN PARK
167 East Utica Ave
Buffalo, NY
Public | 5-12
853 13.9

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COMMUNITY SCHOOL #53
329 Roehrer Ave
Buffalo, NY
Public | PK-8
416 10.6

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D'YOUVILLE-PORTER CAMPUS SCHOOL
255 Porter Ave
Buffalo, NY
Public | PK-8
658 14.1

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DISCOVERY SCHOOL
911 Abbott Rd
Buffalo, NY
Public | PK-8
565 14.1

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DR. GEORGE BLACKMAN ECC SCHOOL
2358 Main St
Buffalo, NY
Public | PK-4
497 13.4

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DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING JR MULTICULTURAL INSTITUTE SCHOOL
487 High St
Buffalo, NY
Public | PK-8
824 13.0

1 out of 5
1 Review
DR ANTONIA PANTOJA COM SCHOOL OF ACADEMY EXCELLENCE
118 Hampshire St
Buffalo, NY
Public | PK-8
464 9.9

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DR CHARLES R DREW SCIENCE MAGNET - #90 SCHOOL
50 A St
Buffalo, NY
Public | PK-2
455 12.3

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DR LYDIA T WRIGHT SCHOOL OF EXCELLENCE
106 Appenheimer St
Buffalo, NY
Public | PK-8
828 13.8

4.5 out of 5
3 Reviews
EAST HIGH SCHOOL
820 Northampton St
Buffalo, NY
Public | 9-12
721 13.6

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EMERSON SCHOOL OF HOSPITALITY
70 West Chippewa St
Buffalo, NY
Public | 9-12
454 10.8

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FRANK A SEDITA SCHOOL #30
21 Lowell Place
Buffalo, NY
Public | PK-8
736 10.6

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FREDERICK OLMSTEAD #56 SCHOOL
319 Suffolk St
Buffalo, NY
Public | 5-10
435 11.9

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FREDERICK OLMSTEAD #64 SCHOOL
Amherst St
Buffalo, NY
Public | PK-4
529 15.1

5 out of 5
1 Review
GRABIARZ SCHOOL OF EXCELLENCE
225 Lawn Ave
Buffalo, NY
Public | PK-8
516 8.8

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GROVER CLEVELAND HIGH SCHOOL
110 14th St
Buffalo, NY
Public | 10-12
274 7.0

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HARRIET ROSS TUBMAN ACADEMY
212 Stanton St
Buffalo, NY
Public | PK-8
525 10.0

5 out of 5
1 Review
HARVEY AUSTIN SCHOOL #97
1405 Sycamore St
Buffalo, NY
Public | PK-4
281 7.6

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HERMAN BADILLO COMMUNITY SCHOOL
300 South Elmwood Ave
Buffalo, NY
Public | PK-8
582 8.7

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HIGHGATE HEIGHTS SCHOOL
600 Highgate Ave
Buffalo, NY
Public | PK-8
566 12.3

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HUTCHINSON CENTRAL TECHNICAL HIGH SCHOOL
356 South Elmwood Ave
Buffalo, NY
Public | 9-12
1,110 15.0

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INTERNATIONAL PREPARATORY SCHOOL AT GROVER CLEVELAND
110 14th St
Buffalo, NY
Public | 6-11
436 12.0

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INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL
425 South Park Ave
Buffalo, NY
Public | PK-8
897 11.1

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LAFAYETTE HIGH SCHOOL
370 Lafayette Ave
Buffalo, NY
Public | 9-12
870 12.1

5 out of 5
1 Review
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LEONARDO DA VINCI HIGH SCHOOL
320 Porter Ave
Buffalo, NY
Public | 9-12
392 15.9

5 out of 5
1 Review
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LORRAINE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
71 Lorraine Ave
Buffalo, NY
Public | PK-8
559 11.5

4 out of 5
1 Review
MCKINLEY VOCATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL
1500 Elmwood Ave
Buffalo, NY
Public | 9-12
1,150 13.9

5 out of 5
3 Reviews
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MONTESSORI AT #78 SCHOOL
Non-Operational or Status Unknown
345 Olympic Ave
Buffalo, NY
Public | PK-6
- -

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MONTESSORI SCHOOL
342 Clinton Ave
Buffalo, NY
Public | PK-8
852 13.8

1 out of 5
1 Review
NATIVE AMERICAN MAGNET SCHOOL
97 West Delavan Ave
Buffalo, NY
Public | PK-8
437 10.4

5 out of 5
1 Review
P.S. 11 POPLAR STREET ACADEMY
Non-Operational or Status Unknown
100 Poplar Ave
Buffalo, NY
Public | PK-4
- -

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P.S. 17 SCHOOL
1045 West Delavan
Buffalo, NY
Public | PK-4
506 14.5

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P.S. 27 HILLERY PARK ACADEMY
1515 South Park
Buffalo, NY
Public | PK-8
548 12.2

5 out of 5
1 Review
P.S. 37 FUTURES ACADEMY
295 Carlton St
Buffalo, NY
Public | PK-8
569 10.9

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P.S. 42 OCCUPATIONAL TRAINING CENTER SCHOOL
2495 Main St
Buffalo, NY
Public | 3-12
353 8.3

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P.S. 43 SCHOOL
161 Benzinger St
Buffalo, NY
Public | PK-8
502 11.4

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P.S. 59 DR. CHARLES DREW SCIENCE MAGNET SCHOOL
1 Ml King Jr Park
Buffalo, NY
Public | 3-8
475 12.5

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P.S. 61 SCHOOL
453 Leroy Ave
Buffalo, NY
Public | PK-4
362 8.9

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P.S. 65 ROOSEVELT ACADEMY
249 Skillen St
Buffalo, NY
Public | PK-4
403 16.8

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P.S. 66 NORTH PARK ACADEMY
780 Parkside Ave
Buffalo, NY
Public | 5-8
392 12.6

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P.S. 69 HOUGHTON ACADEMY
1725 Clinton St
Buffalo, NY
Public | PK-8
475 12.8

5 out of 5
1 Review
P.S. 74 HAMLIN PARK ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
126 Donaldson Rd
Buffalo, NY
Public | PK-8
468 11.1

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P.S. 81 SCHOOL
140 Tacoma Ave
Buffalo, NY
Public | PK-8
678 15.4

3 out of 5
4 Reviews
P.S. 82 SCHOOL
230 Easton Ave
Buffalo, NY
Public | PK-4
492 13.0

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P.S. 84 SCHOOL
462 Grider St
Buffalo, NY
Public | KG-12
70 4.9

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RIVERSIDE INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY SCHOOL
51 Ontario St
Buffalo, NY
Public | 9-12
794 12.8

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SOUTH PARK HIGH SCHOOL
150 Southside Parkway
Buffalo, NY
Public | 9-12
700 8.2

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SOUTHSIDE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
333 Clinton St
Buffalo, NY
Public | PK-8
1,069 12.2

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STANLEY MAKOWSKI EARLY CHILDHOOD CENTER SCHOOL
1095 Jefferson Ave
Buffalo, NY
Public | PK-4
846 14.5

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THE ACADEMY SCHOOL #131
1369 Broadway
Buffalo, NY
Public | 8-11
108 4.5

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THE MATH SCIENCE TECHNOLOGY PREPARATORY SCHOOL
666 East Delevan St
Buffalo, NY
Public | 6-12
416 8.9

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WATERFRONT SCHOOL
95 4th St
Buffalo, NY
Public | PK-8
875 15.0

1 out of 5
1 Review
WEST HERTEL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
489 Hertel Ave
Buffalo, NY
Public | PK-9
497 10.3

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