10674 Prospect St
Gowanda, NY 14070
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 10%
Gowanda High School serves 299 students in grades 9-12.
Gowanda High School placed in the top 10% of all schools in New York for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≥95% (which is higher than the New York state average of 54%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 90-94% (which is higher than the New York state average of 52%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 is lower than the New York state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 34% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is lower than the New York state average of 59% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 299 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 9:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 34%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 90-94% (Top 30% in NY)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 10%
  • Math Proficiency
    : ≥95% (Top 5%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 90-94% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

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Attribute

School Overview

Gowanda High School's student population of 299 students has declined by 22% over five school years.
The teacher population of 34 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
299 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
34 teachers
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School Rankings

Gowanda High School is ranked within the top 10% of all 4,228 schools in New York (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Gowanda High School is 0.52, 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.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
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State Level (NY)
Overall Testing Rank
#349 out of 4228 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
≥95%
54%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
90-94%
52%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
9:1
12:1
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American Indian
19%
1%
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Asian
n/a
10%
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Hispanic
5%
28%
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Black
n/a
17%
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White
66%
41%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
10%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.52
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Graduation Rate
90-94%
83%
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
40%
52%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
3%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 299 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 9:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 34%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 90-94% (Top 30%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 10%
  • Math Proficiency
    : ≥95% (Top 5%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 90-94% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

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