P.S. 69 Houghton Academy

1725 Clinton St, Buffalo, NY 14206 | (716) 816-4794
  • Grades: PK-8
  • Student Enrollment: 475
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
Additional Contact Information
  • Principal or Admin: Elaine Vandi
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: 475
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 37.0
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 12.8
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 228 (48.0%)
  • Females: 241 (50.7%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: - (-)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 384 (80.8%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 384 (80.8%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
P.S. 69 Houghton Academy Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian10.2%
Black17136.0%
Asian10.2%
Hispanic336.9%
White26355.4%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For P.S. 69 Houghton Academy
  Number Percent
Pre-Kindergarten336.9%
Kindergarten398.2%
1st Grade449.3%
2nd Grade5511.6%
3rd Grade4910.3%
4th Grade5110.7%
5th Grade5511.6%
6th Grade5411.4%
7th Grade449.3%
8th Grade5110.7%
Public Assistance (2010)
Estimated Percent of Students From Households That Receive Public Assistance: 61-70%
Attendance & Suspensions (2009)
Attendance Rate
School:
90.0%
District:
87.0%
State:
93.0%
Percent of Students Suspended
School:
17.0%
District:
25.0%
State:
5.0%
Teacher Experience & Educational Background (2010)
Percent of Teachers with Less Than 3 Years of Experience
School:
3.0%
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:
6.0%
District:
18.0%
Teacher Certification & Qualifications (2010)
Percent of Classes Taught by Teachers Without Appropriate Certification
School:
1.0%
District:
3.0%
Percent of Core Classes Not Being Taught by Highly Qualified Teachers
School:
2.0%
District:
3.0%
Source: NY Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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