Build Academy

340 Fougeron St, Buffalo, NY 14211 | (716) 816-4140
  • Grades: PK-8
  • Student Enrollment: 626
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5 out of 5 | 1 Review
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
Additional Contact Information
  • Principal or Admin: Casandra Harrington
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
    All students of this school are eligible for participation in authorized programs.
  • Magnet School
School District Details
  • Buffalo City School District
  • Per-Pupil Spending: $18,493
  • Graduation Rate: 50.2%
  • Dropout Rate: 14.2%
  • Students Per Teacher: 11.8
  • Enrolled Students: 34,526

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 626
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 50.5
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 12.4
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 324 (51.8%)
  • Females: 295 (47.1%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 22 (3.5%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 566 (90.4%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 588 (93.9%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Build Academy Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian10.2%
Black59094.2%
Asian--
Hispanic152.4%
White132.1%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Build Academy
  Number Percent
Pre-Kindergarten568.9%
Kindergarten609.6%
1st Grade518.1%
2nd Grade528.3%
3rd Grade528.3%
4th Grade558.8%
5th Grade619.7%
6th Grade7512.0%
7th Grade7712.3%
8th Grade8713.9%
Public Assistance (2010)
Estimated Percent of Students From Households That Receive Public Assistance: 91-100%
Graduate & Dropout Information (2010)
Percent of Students That Dropped Out
School:
2.0%
District:
9.0%
State:
3.0%
Attendance & Suspensions (2009)
Attendance Rate
School:
92.0%
District:
87.0%
State:
93.0%
Percent of Students Suspended
School:
37.0%
District:
25.0%
State:
5.0%
Teacher Turnover Rates (2010)
Turnover Rate For All Teachers
School:
17.0%
District:
18.0%
Turnover Rate For Teachers with Less Than 5 Years of Experience
School:
44.0%
District:
21.0%
Teacher Experience & Educational Background (2010)
Percent of Teachers with Master's or Ph.D.
School:
35.0%
District:
29.0%
Teacher Certification & Qualifications (2010)
Percent of Classes Taught by Teachers Without Appropriate Certification
School:
4.0%
District:
3.0%
Source: NY Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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Overall Rating: 5

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  • Reviewed by Student on December 28, 2008
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • this is the school in the world the a the staff are great and i should know beacase i go there so take it from me jayla newman build academy is the beast school ever

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