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 21% over five years.
The teacher population of 76 teachers has grown by 15% over five years.
School Type Magnet School
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 663 students
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 76 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 has increased from 13:1 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
Asian
3%
8%
Hispanic
8%
24%
Black
82%
19%
White
6%
47%
Two or more races
1%
1%
All Ethnic Groups
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
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%
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%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 45,226 students has grown by 30% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 61% has decreased from 91% over five years.
School District Name Buffalo City School District
Number of Schools
Managed
57
3
Number of Students Managed 45,226 1,015
Graduation Rate 61% 86%
District Total Revenue $867 MM $29 MM
District Spending $965 MM $29 MM
District Revenue / Student $25,106 $21,692
District Spending / Student $27,946 $21,514
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 Students Grades
  • BuffaloBuffalo United Charter School
    Charter School
    325 Manhattan Ave
    BuffaloNY 14214
    (716)835-9862
    Charter School

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

    1.1 mi | 551 students | Gr. KG-8                      

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