Harvey Austin School #97

1405 Sycamore St
Buffalo, NY 14211
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Harvey Austin School #97 serves 612 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
Harvey Austin School #97 placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in New York for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 11% (which is lower 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 15% (which is lower than the New York state average of 52%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the New York state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 94% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the New York state average of 57% (majority Hispanic and Black).

School Overview

Harvey Austin School #97's student population of 612 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 51 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students612 students
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Total Classroom Teachers51 teachers
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School Rankings

Harvey Austin School #97 is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 Harvey Austin School #97 is 0.37, 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
#4183 out of 4228 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
11%
54%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
15%
52%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:113:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
4%
9%
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Hispanic
8%
27%
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Black
79%
17%
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White
6%
43%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.370.71
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Eligible for Free Lunch
79%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (14-15)
1%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBuffalo City School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school, middle school and elementary school to Harvey Austin School #97 is Frederick Olmsted #156 (0.0 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Buffalo Frederick Olmsted #156 Math: 64% | Reading: 65%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 5-12 | 826 students
    0.0 miles
    319 Suffolk
    Buffalo, NY 14215
    (716) 816-4330
    0 5-12 826
  • Buffalo Build Academy
    Grades: PK-8 | 427 students
    0.5 miles
    340 Fougeron St
    Buffalo, NY 14211
    (716) 816-4140
    0.5 PK-8 427
  • Buffalo Alternative High School At 4 Alternative School
    Math: 50-59% | Reading: 30-39%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 8-12 | 117 students
    0.6 miles
    425 South Park
    Buffalo, NY 14204
    (716) 816-3270
    0.6 8-12 117
  • Buffalo East High School
    Grades: 10-12 | 74 students
    0.8 miles
    820 Northampton St
    Buffalo, NY 14211
    (716) 816-4520
    0.8 10-12 74
  • Buffalo East Community High School
    Grades: 8-11 | 256 students
    0.9 miles
    820 Northampton St
    Buffalo, NY 14211
    (716) 816-4520
    0.9 8-11 256

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