Gowanda High School

  • Gowanda High School serves 379 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 90-94% (which is higher than the New York state average of 52%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Gowanda 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.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Gowanda High School's student population of 379 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 34 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students379 students
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Total Classroom Teachers34 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Gowanda 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 school's student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Gowanda High School is 0.49, 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 School Rank#441 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)90-94%
52%
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Student : Teacher Ratio11:113:1
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American Indian
22%
1%
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Asian
n/a
9%
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Hispanic
2%
26%
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Black
n/a
17%
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White
69%
44%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
7%
2%
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Diversity Score0.490.71
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Graduation Rate80-84%
82%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
46%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
12%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameGowanda Central School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

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