Frederick Olmsted #156

  • Frederick Olmsted #156 serves 817 students in grades 5-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 57% (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 55% (which is higher than the New York state average of 47%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the New York state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 67% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the New York state average of 56%.

Top Placements

Frederick Olmsted #156 places among the top 20% of public schools in New York for:

School Overview

  • Frederick Olmsted #156's student population of 817 students has grown by 22% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 65 teachers has grown by 32% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 5-12
Total Students817 students
This chart display total students of Frederick Olmsted #156 by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Gender %This chart display gender of Frederick Olmsted #156
Total Classroom Teachers65 teachers
This chart display the total teachers of Frederick Olmsted #156 by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Students by GradeThis chart display the students of Frederick Olmsted #156 by grade.

School Comparison

  • Frederick Olmsted #156's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has decreased from 14:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Frederick Olmsted #156 is 0.70, 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#2045 out of 4,239 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
57%
50%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Frederick Olmsted #156 and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in New York by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
55%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Frederick Olmsted #156 and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of New York by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio13:114:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Frederick Olmsted #156 and the public school average student teacher ratio of New York by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
1%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in Frederick Olmsted #156 and percentage of American Indian public school students in New York by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Asian
8%
9%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Frederick Olmsted #156 and the percentage of Asian public school students in New York by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Hispanic
15%
26%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Frederick Olmsted #156 and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in New York by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
41%
17%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Frederick Olmsted #156 and the percentage of Black public school students in New York by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
33%
44%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Frederick Olmsted #156 and the percentage of White public school students in New York by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
3%
2%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Frederick Olmsted #156 and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in New York by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Frederick Olmsted #156.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NY.
Diversity Score0.700.39
This chart display the diversity score of Frederick Olmsted #156 and the public school average diversity score of New York by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Graduation Rate≥90%
82%
This chart display graduation rate of Frederick Olmsted #156 and public school graduation rate of New York by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
33%
48%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Frederick Olmsted #156 and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in New York by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Frederick Olmsted #156 and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in New York by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
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

Nearby Public Schools

Show me:
  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Buffalo Harvey Austin School #97
    Grades: PK-8 | 598 students
    0.0 miles
    1405 Sycamore St
    Buffalo, NY 14211
    (716)816-4460
    0.0 PK-8 598
  • Buffalo Build Academy
    Grades: PK-8 | 443 students
    0.5 miles
    340 Fougeron St
    Buffalo, NY 14211
    (716)816-4140
    0.5 PK-8 443
  • Buffalo Alternative High School At 44 Alternative School
    Grades: 7-12 | 243 students
    0.6 miles
    1369 Broadway
    Buffalo, NY 14212
    (716)816-3480
    0.6 7-12 243
  • Buffalo East High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 141 students
    0.8 miles
    820 Northampton St
    Buffalo, NY 14211
    (716)816-4520
    0.8 9-12 141
  • Buffalo King Center Charter School Charter School
    Grades: K-8 | 425 students
    1.1 miles
    156 Newburgh Ave
    Buffalo, NY 14211
    (716)891-7912
    1.1 K-8 425

School Reviews

Review Frederick Olmsted #156. Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities

I am a:

Name or Alias:

Your review:

Rate this school:
Recent Articles
Being a teacher has never been easy but changes in federal funding and legislation have made it harder than ever for public school teachers. Keep reading to learn more.
Being a parent is never easy, but some children are more challenging than others. If you're concerned that your child's behavioral issues might be more than just temporary, consider whether an alternative school might be the next move.
All students deserve to have an equal chance at academic success but not every student learns in the same way. Alternative schools provide students with unique challenges or abilities an opportunity to succeed in a different educational setting. Keep reading to learn more about alternative schools and their impact on college admissions.