South Park High School

150 Southside Parkway, Buffalo, NY 14220 | (716) 816-3868
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Student Enrollment: 700
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
  • Enrolls 700 high school students from grades 9-12
Additional Contact Information
  • Principal or Admin: Theresa Schuta
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
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: 700
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 84.9
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 8.2
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 421 (60.1%)
  • Females: 279 (39.9%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 81 (11.6%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 531 (75.9%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 612 (87.4%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
South Park High School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian71.0%
Black21731.0%
Asian111.6%
Hispanic10214.6%
White36351.9%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For South Park High School
  Number Percent
9th Grade21030.0%
10th Grade23633.7%
11th Grade10715.3%
12th Grade14721.0%
Graduate & Dropout Information (2010)
Graduation Rate
School:
49.0%
District:
58.0%
Percent of Graduates Earning a Regents Diploma
School:
52.0%
District:
65.0%
State:
83.0%
Percent of Students That Dropped Out
School:
14.0%
District:
9.0%
State:
3.0%
Public Assistance (2010)
Estimated Percent of Students From Households That Receive Public Assistance: 61-70%
Attendance & Suspensions (2009)
Attendance Rate
School:
77.0%
District:
87.0%
State:
93.0%
Percent of Students Suspended
School:
35.0%
District:
25.0%
State:
5.0%
Teacher Experience & Educational Background (2010)
Percent of Teachers with Less Than 3 Years of Experience
School:
1.0%
District:
6.0%
Percent of Teachers with Master's or Ph.D.
School:
32.0%
District:
29.0%
Teacher Turnover Rates (2010)
Turnover Rate For All Teachers
School:
10.0%
District:
18.0%
Turnover Rate For Teachers with Less Than 5 Years of Experience
School:
13.0%
District:
21.0%
Teacher Certification & Qualifications (2010)
Percent of Teachers Out of Certification
School:
2.0%
District:
3.0%
Percent of Classes Taught by Teachers Without Appropriate Certification
School:
3.0%
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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