Burgard Vocational High School

  • Burgard Vocational High School serves 457 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 75-79% (which is higher 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 70-74% (which is higher than the New York state average of 47%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the New York state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 93% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the New York state average of 56%.

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School Overview

  • Burgard Vocational High School's student population of 457 students has declined by 14% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 48 teachers has declined by 26% over five school years.
School TypeVocational school
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students457 students
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Total Classroom Teachers48 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Burgard Vocational High School's student:teacher ratio of 10:1 has increased from 8:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Burgard Vocational High School is 0.42, 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#993 out of 4,239 schools
(Top 30%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)75-79%
50%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)70-74%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio10:114:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
6%
9%
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Hispanic
11%
26%
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Black
75%
17%
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White
7%
44%
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Two or more races
1%
2%
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Diversity Score0.420.39
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Graduation Rate55-59%
82%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
66%
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

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