Pinnacle Charter School

115 Ash St, Buffalo, NY 14204 | (716) 842-1244
  • Grades: KG-8
  • Student Enrollment: 520
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
Additional Contact Information
  • Principal or Admin: Heidi Rotella
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
    All students of this school are eligible for participation in authorized programs.
  • Charter School

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 520
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 47.6
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 10.9
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 277 (53.3%)
  • Females: 243 (46.7%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 65 (12.5%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 278 (53.5%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 343 (66.0%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Pinnacle Charter School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian--
Black47290.8%
Asian20.4%
Hispanic305.8%
White163.1%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Pinnacle Charter School
  Number Percent
Kindergarten5310.2%
1st Grade7213.8%
2nd Grade5610.8%
3rd Grade6011.5%
4th Grade5911.3%
5th Grade6111.7%
6th Grade5911.3%
7th Grade6011.5%
8th Grade407.7%
Public Assistance (2010)
Estimated Percent of Students From Households That Receive Public Assistance: 61-70%
Attendance & Suspensions (2009)
Attendance Rate
School:
93.0%
State:
93.0%
Percent of Students Suspended
School:
9.0%
State:
5.0%
Teacher Certification & Qualifications (2010)
Percent of Teachers Without a Valid Teaching Certificate: 4.0%
Percent of Teachers Out of Certification: 4.0%
Percent of Classes Taught by Teachers Without Appropriate Certification: 4.0%
Percent of Core Classes Not Being Taught by Highly Qualified Teachers: 6.0%
Teacher Experience & Educational Background (2010)
Percent of Teachers with Less Than 3 Years of Experience: 10.0%
Percent of Teachers with Master's or Ph.D.: 8.0%
Teacher Turnover Rates (2010)
Turnover Rate For All Teachers: 12.0%
Turnover Rate For Teachers with Less Than 5 Years of Experience: 16.0%
Source: NY Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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