Buffalo Academy For The Visual & Performing Arts

  • Buffalo Academy For The Visual & Performing Arts serves 744 students in grades 5-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 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 56% (which is higher than the New York state average of 47%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the New York state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 81% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the New York state average of 56%.

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School Overview

  • Buffalo Academy For The Visual & Performing Arts's student population of 744 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 65 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 5-12
Total Students744 students
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Total Classroom Teachers65 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Buffalo Academy For The Visual & Performing Arts's student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has decreased from 12:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Buffalo Academy For The Visual & Performing Arts is 0.56, 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#2107 out of 4,239 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
49%
50%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
56%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio11:114:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
n/a
9%
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Hispanic
16%
26%
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Black
62%
17%
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White
19%
44%
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Two or more races
2%
2%
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Diversity Score0.560.39
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Graduation Rate85-89%
82%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
46%
48%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
5%
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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

Nearby Public Schools

  • The nearest high school to Buffalo Academy For The Visual & Performing Arts is Health Sciences Charter School (0.5 miles away)
  • The nearest middle school is P.S. 81 (0.2 miles away)
  • The nearest elementary school is P.S. 81 (0.2 miles away)
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