Kenmore West Senior High School

2.00 5 1 (1 review)
33 Highland Pky
Buffalo, NY 14223
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Kenmore West Senior High School serves 1,437 students in grades 8-12.
Kenmore West Senior High School placed in the top 30% of all schools in New York for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 77% (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 80% (which is higher than the New York state average of 52%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the New York state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 22% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is lower than the New York state average of 57% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

Kenmore West Senior High School places among the top 20% of public schools in New York for:

School Overview

Kenmore West Senior High School's student population of 1,437 students has grown by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 130 teachers has grown by 18% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 8-12
Total Students1,437 students
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Total Classroom Teachers130 teachers
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School Comparison

Kenmore West Senior High School is ranked within the top 30% 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 diversity score of Kenmore West Senior High School is 0.38, 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
#940 out of 4239 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
77%
52%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
80%
52%
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Student : Teacher Ratio11:113:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
3%
9%
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Hispanic
8%
27%
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Black
7%
17%
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White
78%
43%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
3%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.380.71
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Graduation Rate
90%
82%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
37%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameKenmore-Tonawanda Union Free School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Kenmore West Senior High School is Charter School For Applied Technologies (1.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Herbert Hoover Middle School (0.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Herbert Hoover Elementary School (0.6 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Buffalo Herbert Hoover Elementary School Math: 50-54% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-4 | 620 students
    0.6 miles
    199 Thorncliff Rd
    Buffalo, NY 14223
    (716) 874-8414
    0.6 K-4 620
  • Buffalo Herbert Hoover Middle School Math: 46% | Reading: 41%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 5-8 | 824 students
    0.6 miles
    249 Thorncliff Rd
    Buffalo, NY 14223
    (716) 874-8405
    0.6 5-8 824
  • Buffalo Charles A Lindbergh Elementary School Math: 60-64% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-4 | 521 students
    0.8 miles
    184 Irving Ter
    Buffalo, NY 14223
    (716) 874-8410
    0.8 K-4 521
  • Tonawanda Thomas A Edison Elementary School Math: 50-54% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-4 | 541 students
    1.3 miles
    236 Grayton Rd
    Tonawanda, NY 14150
    (716) 874-8416
    1.3 K-4 541
  • Buffalo Ben Franklin Elementary School Math: 25-29% | Reading: 25-29%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-4 | 511 students
    1.6 miles
    500 Parkhurst Blvd
    Buffalo, NY 14223
    (716) 874-8415
    1.6 K-4 511

School Reviews

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Student quality has declined. Fights outside of school after events, loitering, smoking on neighbor's porches, littering is rampant. Quality of life around the school has declined severely. I see far too many foul mouthed students around my child.
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