P.S. 43 School

161 Benzinger St, Buffalo, NY 14206 | (716) 816-3260
  • Grades: PK-8
  • Student Enrollment: 502
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
Additional Contact Information
  • Principal or Admin: David Hills
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
    All students of this school are eligible for participation in authorized programs.
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: 502
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 44.0
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 11.4
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 219 (43.6%)
  • Females: 269 (53.6%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 52 (10.4%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 355 (70.7%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 407 (81.1%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
P.S. 43 School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian20.4%
Black14328.5%
Asian112.2%
Hispanic336.6%
White29959.6%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For P.S. 43 School
  Number Percent
Pre-Kindergarten499.8%
Kindergarten5911.8%
1st Grade5010.0%
2nd Grade5911.8%
3rd Grade489.6%
4th Grade408.0%
5th Grade448.8%
6th Grade418.2%
7th Grade336.6%
8th Grade7915.7%
Public Assistance (2010)
Estimated Percent of Students From Households That Receive Public Assistance: 51-60%
Graduate & Dropout Information (2010)
Percent of Students That Dropped Out
School:
4.0%
District:
9.0%
State:
3.0%
Attendance & Suspensions (2009)
Attendance Rate
School:
91.0%
District:
87.0%
State:
93.0%
Percent of Students Suspended
School:
29.0%
District:
25.0%
State:
5.0%
Teacher Experience & Educational Background (2010)
Percent of Teachers with Less Than 3 Years of Experience
School:
5.0%
District:
6.0%
Percent of Teachers with Master's or Ph.D.
School:
27.0%
District:
29.0%
Teacher Turnover Rates (2010)
Turnover Rate For All Teachers
School:
19.0%
District:
18.0%
Turnover Rate For Teachers with Less Than 5 Years of Experience
School:
33.0%
District:
21.0%
Teacher Certification & Qualifications (2010)
Percent of Classes Taught by Teachers Without Appropriate Certification
School:
2.0%
District:
3.0%
Source: NY Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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