Alternative High School At 44

  • Alternative High School At 44 serves 243 students in grades 7-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 40-49% (which is lower than the New York state average of 50%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 40-49% (which is approximately equal to the New York state average of 47%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 6:1 is lower than the New York state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 85% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the New York state average of 56%.

School Overview

  • Alternative High School At 44's student population of 243 students has grown by 11% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 44 teachers has grown by 266% over five school years.
School TypeAlternative school
Grades OfferedGrades 7-12
Total Students243 students
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Total Classroom Teachers44 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Alternative High School At 44's student:teacher ratio of 6:1 has decreased from 18:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Alternative High School At 44 is 0.50, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.39. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NY)
Overall School Rank--
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)40-49%
50%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)40-49%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio6:114:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
n/a
9%
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Hispanic
14%
26%
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Black
68%
17%
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White
15%
44%
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Two or more races
2%
2%
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Diversity Score0.500.39
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Graduation Rate10-14%
82%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
64%
48%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBuffalo City School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

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