Bennett High School

Bennett High School serves 663 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 is lower than the NY average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 94% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 53%.
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 663 students has declined by 28% over five years.
The teacher population of 76 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School Type Magnet School
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 663 students
Bennett High School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 76 teachers
Bennett High School Total Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Bennett High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 has increased from 14:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.32 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 9:1 13:1
Bennett High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Asian
3%
8%
Bennett High School Asian Students (1991-2013)
Hispanic
8%
24%
Bennett High School Black Students (1989-2013)
Black
82%
19%
Bennett High School Black Students (1989-2013)
White
6%
47%
Bennett High School White Students (1989-2013)
Two or more races
1%
1%
Bennett High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Bennett 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.
0.32 0.36
Bennett High School Diversity Score (1989-2013)
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.
73%
41%
Bennett High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1994-2013)
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.
1%
7%
Bennett High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 45,226 students has grown by 26% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 61% has decreased from 92% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $25,106 is higher than the state average of $21,692. The district revenue/student has grown by 36% over four years.
The district spending/student of $27,946 is higher than the state average of $21,514. The district spending/student has grown by 41% over four years.
School District Name Buffalo City School District
Number of Schools
Managed
57
3
Number of Students Managed 45,226 1,015
Buffalo City   School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
Graduation Rate 61% 86%
Buffalo City   School District Graduation Rate (1998-2009)
District Total Revenue $867 MM $29 MM
Buffalo City   School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $965 MM $29 MM
Buffalo City   School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $25,106 $21,692
Buffalo City   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $27,946 $21,514
Buffalo City   School District District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (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 Buffalo United Charter School (0.3 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • BuffaloBuffalo United Charter School
    Charter School
    325 Manhattan Ave
    BuffaloNY 14214
    (716)835-9862
    Charter School

    0.3 mi | Gr. KG-8 | 643 students                      
  • BuffaloP.S. 42 Occupational Training Center
    2495 Main St
    BuffaloNY 14214
    (716)816-3250
    0.8 mi | Gr. 7-12 | 368 students                      
  • BuffaloP.S. 61
    1409 East Delavan Ave
    BuffaloNY 14215
    (716)816-3400
    0.9 mi | Gr. PK-4 | 288 students                      
  • BuffaloP.S. 66 North Park Academy
    780 Parkside Ave
    BuffaloNY 14216
    (716)816-3440
    0.9 mi | Gr. 5-8 | 353 students                      
  • BuffaloWestminster Community Charter School
    Charter School
    24 Westminster Ave
    BuffaloNY 14215
    (716)816-3450
    Charter School

    1.1 mi | Gr. KG-8 | 551 students                      

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