Dunkirk High School

75 West 6th St, Dunkirk, NY 14048 | (716) 366-9300
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Student Enrollment: 624
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
  • Enrolls 624 high school students from grades 9-12
Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 75 W 6th St, Dunkirk, NY 14048
  • Principal or Admin: Paul Lyons
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
School District Details
  • Dunkirk City School District
  • Per-Pupil Spending: $17,793
  • Graduation Rate: 72.7%
  • Dropout Rate: 8.7%
  • Students Per Teacher: 9.4
  • Enrolled Students: 1,999

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 624
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 62.3
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 10.0
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 332 (53.2%)
  • Females: 292 (46.8%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 85 (13.6%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 74 (11.9%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 159 (25.5%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Dunkirk High School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian40.6%
Black6510.4%
Asian182.9%
Hispanic22335.7%
White31450.3%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Dunkirk High School
  Number Percent
9th Grade16927.1%
10th Grade17227.6%
11th Grade12920.7%
12th Grade15424.7%
Graduate & Dropout Information (2010)
Graduation Rate
School:
76.0%
District:
71.0%
Percent of Graduates Earning a Regents Diploma
School:
77.0%
District:
74.0%
State:
83.0%
Percent of Students That Dropped Out
School:
5.0%
District:
4.0%
State:
3.0%
Public Assistance (2010)
Estimated Percent of Students From Households That Receive Public Assistance: 61-70%
Attendance & Suspensions (2009)
Attendance Rate
School:
88.0%
District:
93.0%
State:
93.0%
Percent of Students Suspended
School:
16.0%
District:
9.0%
State:
5.0%
Teacher Experience & Educational Background (2010)
Percent of Teachers with Less Than 3 Years of Experience
School:
6.0%
District:
6.0%
Percent of Teachers with Master's or Ph.D.
School:
27.0%
District:
18.0%
Teacher Turnover Rates (2010)
Turnover Rate For All Teachers
School:
9.0%
District:
12.0%
Turnover Rate For Teachers with Less Than 5 Years of Experience
School:
30.0%
District:
28.0%
Teacher Certification & Qualifications (2010)
Percent of Teachers Out of Certification: 2.0%
Percent of Classes Taught by Teachers Without Appropriate Certification
School:
2.0%
District:
1.0%
Percent of Core Classes Not Being Taught by Highly Qualified Teachers
School:
1.0%
District:
1.0%
Source: NY Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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