Depew High School

Depew High School serves 596 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is equal to the NY average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 8% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 54%.
Depew High School operates within the Depew Union Free School District.
The school district's 81% graduation rate is lower than the NY state average of 87%.

School Overview

The student population of 596 students has declined by 18% over five years.
The teacher population of 43 teachers has declined by 17% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 596 students
Depew High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Depew High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 43 teachers
Depew High School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Depew High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.15 is less than the state average of 0.36. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NY) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1 14:1
Depew High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Asian
1%
9%
Depew High School Asian Students (2004-2014)
Hispanic
1%
25%
Depew High School Black Students (2007-2014)
Black
5%
18%
Depew High School Black Students (1989-2014)
White
92%
46%
Depew High School White Students (1989-2014)
Two or more races
1%
1%
Depew High School Two Or More Races Students (2013-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Depew High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown NY All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.15 0.36
Depew High School Diversity Score (1989-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
20%
42%
Depew High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1994-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
12%
5%
Depew High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 1,836 students has decreased by 13% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 81% has decreased from 97% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $18,465 is less than the state average of $23,859. The district revenue/student has grown by 21% over four years.
The district spending/student of $22,169 is less than the state average of $24,841. The district spending/student has grown by 62% over four years.
School District Name Depew Union Free School District
Number of Schools
Managed
3
2
Number of Students Managed 1,836 926
Depew Union Free   School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
Graduation Rate 81% 87%
Depew Union Free   School District Graduation Rate (1998-2010)
District Total Revenue $38 MM $29 MM
Depew Union Free   School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $46 MM $30 MM
Depew Union Free   School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $18,465 $23,859
Depew Union Free   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $22,169 $24,841
Depew Union Free   School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools:

The nearest high school is Lancaster High School (2.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Depew Middle School (0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Cayuga Heights Elementary School (0.5 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • DepewDepew Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 435 students5201 South Transit Rd
    DepewNY 14043
    (716)686-5050
    06-8435
  • DepewCayuga Heights Elementary School
    0.5 miles | Grades: KG-5 | 805 students1780 Como Park Blvd
    DepewNY 14043
    (716)686-5006
    0.5KG-5805
  • LancasterComo Park Elementary School
    1.1 miles | Grades: KG-3 | 359 students1985 Como Park Blvd
    LancasterNY 14086
    (716)686-3235
    1.1KG-3359
  • LancasterLancaster Middle School
    1.1 miles | Grades: 7-8 | 949 students148 Aurora St
    LancasterNY 14086
    (716)686-3220
    1.17-8949
  • LancasterCourt Street Elementary School
    1.8 miles | Grades: KG-3 | 346 students91 Court St
    LancasterNY 14086
    (716)686-3240
    1.8KG-3346

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