Dunkirk Senior High School

75 W 6th St
Dunkirk, NY 14048
(School attendance zone shown in map)
9/
10
Top 20%
Serving 584 students in grades 9-12, Dunkirk Senior High School ranks in the top 20% of all schools in New York for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 75-79% (which is higher than the New York state average of 46%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 60-79% (which is higher than the New York state average of 49%).
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is equal to the New York state level of 11:1.
Minority enrollment is 60% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the New York state average of 59% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 584 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 60%
  • : 80-84% (Btm 50% in NY)
  • : Top 20%
  • : 75-79% (Top 20%)
  • : 60-79% (Top 20%)
  • : 75-79% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

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Attribute

School Overview

Dunkirk Senior High School's student population of 584 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 53 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
584 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
53 teachers
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School Rankings

Dunkirk Senior High School ranks within the top 20% of all 4,377 schools in New York (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Dunkirk Senior High School is 0.57, 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.
This School
State Level (NY)
#650 out of 4377 schools
(Top 20%)
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75-79%
46%
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60-79%
49%
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75-79%
78%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of Dunkirk Senior High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of public schools in New York by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
11:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
10%
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Hispanic
52%
29%
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Black
4%
16%
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White
40%
41%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.57
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80-84%
87%
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
64%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (15-16)
3%
5%
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School District Name
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Dunkirk Senior High School's ranking?
Dunkirk Senior High School is ranked #650 out of 4,377 schools, which ranks it among the top 20% of public schools in New York.
What schools are Dunkirk Senior High School often compared to?
Dunkirk Senior High Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Fredonia High School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
75-79% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 46% NY state average), while 60-79% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% NY state average).
What is the graduation rate of Dunkirk Senior High School?
The graduation rate of Dunkirk Senior High School is 80-84%, which is lower than the New York state average of 87%.
How many students attend Dunkirk Senior High School?
584 students attend Dunkirk Senior High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
52% of Dunkirk Senior High School students are Hispanic, 40% of students are White, 4% of students are Black, and 4% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Dunkirk Senior High School?
Dunkirk Senior High School has a student ration of 11:1, which is equal to the New York state average of 11:1.
What grades does Dunkirk Senior High School offer ?
Dunkirk Senior High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Dunkirk Senior High School part of?
Dunkirk Senior High School is part of Dunkirk City School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 584 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 60%
  • : 80-84% (Btm 50%)
  • : Top 20%
  • : 75-79% (Top 20%)
  • : 60-79% (Top 20%)
  • : 75-79% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

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