Bennett High School

2885 Main St,

Buffalo, NY, 14214-1797

Tel: (716)816-4250
Grades: 9-12

729 students

Bennett High School serves 729 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the NY average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 96% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 52%.
Bennett High School operates within the Buffalo City School District.
The school district's 61% graduation rate is lower than the NY state average of 86%.

Overview

The student population of 729 students has declined by 14% over five years.
The teacher population of 75 teachers has grown by 13% over five years.
School Type Magnet School
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 729 students
Bennett High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 75 teachers
Bennett High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Bennett High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.31 is less than the state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NY) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 10:1 13:1
Bennett High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
3%
8%
Bennett High School Asian (1991-2012)
Hispanic
7%
23%
Bennett High School Hispanic (1989-2012)
Black
83%
19%
Bennett High School Black (1989-2012)
White
4%
48%
Bennett High School White (1989-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Bennett High School Sch Ethnicity Bennett High School Sta Ethnicity
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.
0.31 0.68
Bennett High School Diversity Score (1989-2012)
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.
82%
42%
Bennett High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1994-2012)
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.
4%
7%
Bennett High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 45,582 students has grown by 31% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 0% has decreased from 47% over five years.
School District Name Buffalo City School District
Number of Schools
Managed
56
3
Number of Students Managed 45,582 1,136
Buffalo City   School District Number of Students Managed (1987-2012)
Graduation Rate 61% 86%
Buffalo City   School District Graduation Rate (1998-2009)
District Total Revenue $867 MM $29 MM
Buffalo City   School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $965 MM $29 MM
Buffalo City   School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $25,106 $21,692
Buffalo City   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $27,946 $21,514
Buffalo City   School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is P.S. 42 Occupational Training Center (0.8 miles away).
The nearest middle school is P.S. 66 North Park Academy (0.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is P.S. 61 (0.9 miles away)
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  • Buffalo Buffalo United Charter School
    Charter School
    325 Manhattan Ave
    Buffalo , NY , 14214
    (716)835-9862
    Charter School
    0.3  mi  |  659  students  |  Gr.  KG-8
  • Buffalo P.S. 42 Occupational Training Center
    2495 Main St
    Buffalo , NY , 14214
    (716)816-3250
    0.8  mi  |  372  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Buffalo P.S. 61
    1409 East Delavan Ave
    Buffalo , NY , 14215
    (716)816-3400
    0.9  mi  |  291  students  |  Gr.  PK-4
  • Buffalo P.S. 66 North Park Academy
    780 Parkside Ave
    Buffalo , NY , 14216
    (716)816-3440
    0.9  mi  |  386  students  |  Gr.  5-8
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    Charter School
    24 Westminster Ave
    Buffalo , NY , 14215
    (716)816-3450
    Charter School
    1.1  mi  |  547  students  |  Gr.  KG-8

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