340 Ferguson St
Buffalo, NY 14211
Rating
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Build Community School serves 344 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
Build Community School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in New York for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 5% (which is lower than the New York state average of 54%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 9% (which is lower than the New York state average of 52%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the New York state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 95% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the New York state average of 59% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 344 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 10:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 95%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in NY
  • Math Proficiency
    : 5% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 9% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

School Overview

Build Community School's student population of 344 students has declined by 10% over five school years.
The teacher population of 36 teachers has declined by 7% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
344 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
36 teachers
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School Rankings

Build Community School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 4,228 schools in New York (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Build Community School is 0.40, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.72. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (NY)
Overall Testing Rank
#4218 out of 4228 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
5%
54%
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
9%
52%
Student : Teacher Ratio
10:1
12:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
8%
10%
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Hispanic
4%
28%
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Black
77%
17%
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White
5%
41%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.40
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
92%
52%
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School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education
Profile last updated: 02/24/2022

Frequently Asked Questions

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

5% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 54% NY state average), while 9% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 52% NY state average).

How many students attend Build Community School?

344 students attend Build Community School.

What is the ethnic breakdown of the student body?

77% of Build Community School students are Black, 8% of students are Asian, 6% of students are Two or more races, 5% of students are White, and 4% of students are Hispanic.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Build Community School?

Build Community School has a student ration of 10:1, which is lower than the New York state average of 12:1.

What grades does Build Community School offer ?

Build Community School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-8 (offers virtual instruction).

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 344 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 10:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 95%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 5% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 9% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

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