West Seneca West Senior High School

West Seneca West Senior High School serves 1,356 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the NY average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 6% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 53%.
West Seneca West Senior High School operates within the West Seneca Central School District.
The school district's 85% graduation rate is lower than the NY state average of 86%.

Overview

The student population of 1356 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 77 teachers has declined by 8% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,356 students
West Seneca West Senior High School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 47% Male / 53%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 77 teachers
West Seneca West Senior High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade West Seneca West Senior High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 16:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.12 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 18:1 13:1
West Seneca West Senior High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Hispanic
3%
24%
West Seneca West Senior High School Hispanic (2003-2013)
Black
2%
19%
West Seneca West Senior High School Black (1994-2013)
White
94%
47%
West Seneca West Senior High School White (1989-2013)
Hawaiian
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.
0.12 0.36
West Seneca West Senior 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.
15%
41%
West Seneca West Senior 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.
7%
7%
West Seneca West Senior High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 6,992 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 85% has decreased from 99% over five years.
School District Name West Seneca Central School District
Number of Schools
Managed
12
3
Number of Students Managed 6,992 1,015
West Seneca Central   School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2013)
Graduation Rate 85% 86%
West Seneca Central   School District Graduation Rate (1998-2009)
District Total Revenue $109 MM $29 MM
District Spending $105 MM $29 MM
District Revenue / Student $14,905 $21,692
West Seneca Central   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $14,365 $21,514
West Seneca Central   School 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 Alternative Learning Center (1.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is West Middle School (0.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Potters Road School (0.9 miles away)
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Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • BuffaloWest Middle School
    395 Center Rd
    BuffaloNY 14224
    (716)677-3500
    0.6 mi | 615 students | Gr. 7-8                      
  • BuffaloPotters Road School
    675 Potters Rd
    BuffaloNY 14224
    (716)677-3600
    0.9 mi | 512 students | Gr. PK-6                      
  • BuffaloAlternative Learning Center
    Alternative School
    900 Mill Rd
    BuffaloNY 14224
    (716)677-3695
    Alternative School

    1.2 mi | n/a students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • BuffaloWest Elementary School
    1397 Orchard Park Rd
    BuffaloNY 14224
    (716)677-3250
    1.4 mi | 786 students | Gr. KG-6                      
  • BuffaloAllendale Elementary School
    1399 Orchard Park Rd
    BuffaloNY 14224
    (716)677-3660
    1.4 mi | 485 students | Gr. KG-6                      

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