Harvey Austin School #97

  • Harvey Austin School #97 serves 598 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 9% (which is lower 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 8% (which is lower than the New York state average of 47%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the New York state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 95% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the New York state average of 56%.

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School Overview

  • Harvey Austin School #97's student population of 598 students has grown by 28% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 37 teachers has declined by 13% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students598 students
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Total Classroom Teachers37 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Harvey Austin School #97's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 11:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Harvey Austin School #97 is 0.29, which is less 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#4173 out of 4,239 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
9%
50%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
8%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:114:1
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Asian
2%
9%
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Hispanic
6%
26%
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Black
84%
17%
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White
5%
44%
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Two or more races
3%
2%
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Diversity Score0.290.39
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Eligible for Free Lunch
69%
48%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
5%
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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

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