Depew High School

5201 S Transit Rd
Depew, NY 14043
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
10/
10
Top 10%
Depew High School serves 570 students in grades 9-12.
Depew High School placed in the top 10% of all schools in New York for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 90-94% (which is higher than the New York state average of 52%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is ≥95% (which is higher than the New York state average of 52%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the New York state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 11% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the New York state average of 57% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

Depew High School places among the top 20% of public schools in New York for:

School Overview

Depew High School's student population of 570 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 46 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students570 students
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Total Classroom Teachers46 teachers
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School Comparison

Depew High School is ranked within the top 10% of all 4,239 schools in New York (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Depew High School is 0.21, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.71. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NY)
Overall Testing Rank
#310 out of 4239 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
90-94%
52%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
≥95%
52%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:113:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
3%
9%
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Hispanic
3%
27%
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Black
3%
17%
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White
89%
43%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.210.71
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Graduation Rate
90-94%
82%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
33%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDepew Union Free School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Depew High School is Lancaster High School (2.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Depew Middle School (0.0 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Depew Depew Middle School Math: 45-49% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 399 students
    0.0 miles
    5201 S Transit Rd
    Depew, NY 14043
    (716) 686-5050
    0 6-8 399
  • Depew Cayuga Heights Elementary School Math: 55% | Reading: 38%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 830 students
    0.5 miles
    1780 Como Park Blvd
    Depew, NY 14043
    (716) 686-5006
    0.5 K-5 830
  • Lancaster Como Park Elementary School Math: 65-69% | Reading: 65-69%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-3 | 338 students
    1.1 miles
    1985 Como Park Blvd
    Lancaster, NY 14086
    (716) 686-3235
    1.1 K-3 338
  • Lancaster Lancaster Middle School Math: 66% | Reading: 41%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 7-8 | 864 students
    1.1 miles
    148 Aurora St
    Lancaster, NY 14086
    (716) 686-3220
    1.1 7-8 864
  • Lancaster Court Street Elementary School Math: 75-79% | Reading: 65-69%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: K-3 | 361 students
    1.8 miles
    91 Court St
    Lancaster, NY 14086
    (716) 686-3240
    1.8 K-3 361

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