Clarence Central School District

9625 Main St
Clarence, NY 14031-2083
(District boundaries shown in map)
10/
10
Top 10%

Top Rankings

Clarence Central School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in New York for:

Category
Attribute
Overall Rank
Highest overall rank (Top 10%)
Math Proficiency
Highest math proficiency (Top 10%)
Reading/Language Arts Proficiency
Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 10%)
Graduation Rate
Highest graduation rate (Top 5%)
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
For the 2024 school year, there are 6 public schools serving 4,074 students in Clarence Central School District. This district's average testing ranking is 10/10, which is in the top 10% of public schools in New York.
Public Schools in Clarence Central School District have an average math proficiency score of 73% (versus the New York public school average of 47%), and reading proficiency score of 71% (versus the 49% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 12% of the student body (majority Asian and Hispanic), which is less than the New York public school average of 59% (majority Hispanic).

Overview

This School District
This State (NY)
# Schools
6 Schools
4,804 Schools
# Students
4,074 Students
2,526,085 Students
# Teachers
338 Teachers
215,006 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
12:1

District Rank

Clarence Central School District, which is ranked #85 of all 1,019 school districts in New York (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2021-2022 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 97% has increased from 94% over five school years.
This School District
State Average (NY)
#76 out of 1020 school districts
(Top 10%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Clarence Central   School District, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
73%
46%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Clarence Central   School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of NY by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
71%
49%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Clarence Central   School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of NY by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
97%
87%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Clarence Central   School District and public school graduation rate of NY by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.23
0.72
# American Indian Students
1 Student
18,588 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# Asian Students
153 Students
249,216 Students
% Asian Students
4%
10%
# Hispanic Students
146 Students
726,742 Students
% Hispanic Students
4%
29%
# Black Students
54 Students
408,333 Students
% Black Students
1%
16%
# White Students
3,565 Students
1,036,576 Students
% White Students
87%
41%
# Hawaiian Students
n/a
6,065 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
155 Students
80,416 Students
% of Two or more races Students
4%
3%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
-
56,452
# Students in K Grade:
320
173,911
# Students in 1st Grade:
285
175,816
# Students in 2nd Grade:
276
179,820
# Students in 3rd Grade:
277
179,541
# Students in 4th Grade:
301
182,709
# Students in 5th Grade:
316
184,133
# Students in 6th Grade:
319
186,473
# Students in 7th Grade:
325
191,045
# Students in 8th Grade:
306
194,721
# Students in 9th Grade:
293
208,652
# Students in 10th Grade:
331
198,832
# Students in 11th Grade:
339
188,822
# Students in 12th Grade:
362
188,400
# Ungraded Students:
24
36,758

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $21,689 in this school district is less than the state median of $31,092. The school district revenue/student has grown by 6% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $20,650 is less than the state median of $31,961. The school district spending/student has grown by 9% over four school years.
This School District
This State (NY)
Total Revenue (20-21)
$88 MM
$78,541 MM
This chart display total revenue of Clarence Central   School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in NY by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending (20-21)
$84 MM
$80,737 MM
This chart display total spending of Clarence Central   School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in NY by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Revenue / Student (20-21)
$21,689
$31,092
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Clarence Central   School District and average revenue per public school student of all school districts in NY by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending / Student (20-21)
$20,650
$31,961
This chart display average spending per public school student in Clarence Central   School District and average spending per public school student of all school districts in NY by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Best Clarence Central School District Public Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Clarence Senior High School
(Math: 98% | Reading: 80-84%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
9625 Main St
Clarence, NY 14031
(716) 407-9020
Grades: 9-12
| 1,339 students
Rank: #22.
Ledgeview Elementary School
(Math: 77% | Reading: 77%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
5150 Old Goodrich Rd
Clarence, NY 14031
(716) 407-9275
Grades: K-5
| 468 students
Rank: #33.
Sheridan Hill Elementary School
(Math: 78% | Reading: 76%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
4560 Boncrest Dr E
Buffalo, NY 14221
(716) 407-9250
Grades: K-5
| 497 students
Rank: #44.
Harris Hill Elementary School
(Math: 70-74% | Reading: 65-69%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
4260 S Harris Hill Rd
Buffalo, NY 14221
(716) 407-9175
Grades: K-5
| 453 students
Rank: #55.
Clarence Middle School
(Math: 63% | Reading: 71%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
10150 Greiner Rd
Clarence, NY 14031
(716) 407-9200
Grades: 6-8
| 955 students
Rank: #66.
Clarence Center Elementary School
(Math: 60-64% | Reading: 50-54%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
9600 Clarence Ctr Rd
Clarence Center, NY 14032
(716) 407-9150
Grades: K-5
| 362 students

Frequently Asked Questions

How many schools belong to Clarence Central School District?
Clarence Central School District manages 6 public schools serving 4,074 students.
What is the rank of Clarence Central School District?
Clarence Central School District is ranked #85 out of 1,019 school districts in New York (top 10%) based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data for the 2021-2022 school year. This district ranks in the top 20% of New York school districts for: Highest overall rank (Top 10%), Highest math proficiency (Top 10%), Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 10%), Highest graduation rate (Top 5%) and Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
What is the racial composition of students in Clarence Central School District?
87% of Clarence Central School District students are White, 4% of students are Asian, 4% of students are Hispanic, 4% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are Black.
What is the student/teacher ratio of Clarence Central School District?
Clarence Central School District has a student/teacher ratio of 12:1, which is equal to the New York state average of 12:1.
What is Clarence Central School District's spending/student ratio?
The school district's spending/student of $20,650 is less than the state median of $31,961. The school district spending/student has grown by 9% over four school years.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 6 schools
  • Grades: KG-12
  • Enrollment: 4,074 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 12%
  • : 97% (Top 5% in NY)
  • : Top 10%
  • : 73% (Top 10%)
  • : 71% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

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