Dunkirk Senior High School

75 W 6th St
Dunkirk, NY 14048
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Dunkirk Senior High School serves 588 students in grades 9-12.
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 85-89% (which is higher than the New York state average of 52%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Dunkirk Senior High School placed in the top 20% of all schools in New York for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the New York state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 60% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the New York state average of 57% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Dunkirk Senior High School's student population of 588 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 54 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students588 students
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Total Classroom Teachers54 teachers
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School Comparison

Dunkirk Senior High School is ranked within the top 20% 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 Dunkirk Senior High School is 0.59, 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
#554 out of 4239 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
90-94%
52%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
85-89%
52%
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Student : Teacher Ratio11:113:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
Asian
n/a
9%
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Hispanic
50%
27%
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Black
8%
17%
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White
40%
43%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.590.71
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Graduation Rate
75-79%
82%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
54%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (15-16)
3%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDunkirk City School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Dunkirk Senior High School is Fredonia High School (2.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Dunkirk Middle School (0.2 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Dunkirk Dunkirk Middle School
    Grades: 3-8 | 471 students
    0.2 miles
    525 Eagle St
    Dunkirk, NY 14048
    (716) 366-9300
    0.2 3-8 471
  • Dunkirk School 4
    Grades: K-5 | 254 students
    0.4 miles
    752 Central Ave
    Dunkirk, NY 14048
    (716) 366-9300
    0.4 K-5 254
  • Dunkirk School 5
    Grades: K-5 | 202 students
    0.6 miles
    117 Brigham Rd
    Dunkirk, NY 14048
    (716) 366-9300
    0.6 K-5 202
  • Dunkirk School 3
    Grades: K-5 | 251 students
    0.9 miles
    742 Lamphere St
    Dunkirk, NY 14048
    (716) 366-9300
    0.9 K-5 251
  • Dunkirk School 7
    Grades: PK-5 | 308 students
    1.6 miles
    348 Lake Shore Dr E
    Dunkirk, NY 14048
    (716) 366-9300
    1.6 PK-5 308

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