Lackawanna High School

550 Martin Rd
Buffalo, NY 14218
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Lackawanna High School serves 581 students in grades 9-12.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 85-89% (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 85-89% (which is higher than the New York state average of 52%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Lackawanna High School placed in the top 20% of all schools in New York for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the New York state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 33% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the New York state average of 57% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

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School Overview

Lackawanna High School's student population of 581 students has grown by 42% over five school years.
The teacher population of 31 teachers has grown by 10% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students581 students
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Total Classroom Teachers31 teachers
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School Comparison

Lackawanna 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 diversity score of Lackawanna High School is 0.51, 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
#655 out of 4239 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
85-89%
52%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
85-89%
52%
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Student : Teacher Ratio19:113:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
1%
9%
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Hispanic
14%
27%
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Black
17%
17%
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White
67%
43%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.510.71
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Graduation Rate
70-74%
82%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
80%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLackawanna City School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Lackawanna High School is Global Concepts Charter School (1.0 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Lackawanna Middle School (0.0 miles away)
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