Build Academy

  • Build Academy serves 443 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 2% (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 ≤1% (which is lower than the New York state average of 47%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the New York state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the New York state average of 56%.

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School Overview

  • Build Academy's student population of 443 students has declined by 8% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 34 teachers has declined by 8% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students443 students
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Total Classroom Teachers34 teachers
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School Comparison

Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NY)
Overall School Rank#4230 out of 4,239 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
2%
50%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)≤1%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:114:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
6%
9%
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Hispanic
3%
26%
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Black
87%
17%
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White
2%
44%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Build Academy and the percentage of White public school students in New York by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
2%
2%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Build Academy.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NY.
Diversity Score0.240.39
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Eligible for Free Lunch
71%
48%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Build Academy and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in New York by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
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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