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
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 75 teachers
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 increased by 19% over five years.
This School (NY) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 10:1
13:1
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
3%
8%
Hispanic
7%
23%
Black
83%
19%
White
4%
48%
Unknown
3%
1%
All Ethnic Groups
Diversity ScoreThe 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
Eligible for Free LunchFamilies 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%
Eligible for Reduced
LunchFamilies 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%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 32,723 students has grown by 0% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 61% has increased from 0% over five years.
School District Name Buffalo City School District
Number of Schools
Managed
56
3
Number of Students Managed 32,723
1,136
Graduation Rate 61
86%
District Total Revenue $867 MM
n/a
District Spending $965 MM
n/a
District Revenue / Student $25,106
$0
District Spending / Student $27,946
$0
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2034 (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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