Top 10 Best Dunkirk Public Schools (2021)

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For the 2021 school year, there are 6 public schools serving 2,074 students in Dunkirk, NY. Dunkirk has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in New York.
The top ranked public schools in Dunkirk, NY are Dunkirk Senior High School, School 5 and School 4. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Dunkirk, NY public schools have an average math proficiency score of 36% (versus the New York public school average of 54%), and reading proficiency score of 34% (versus the 54% statewide average). Schools in Dunkirk have an average ranking of 1/10, which is in the bottom 50% of New York public schools.
Minority enrollment is 64% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the New York public school average of 57% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Dunkirk, NY Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Rank: #11.
    Dunkirk Senior High School Math: 90-94% | Reading: 85-89%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    75 W 6th St
    Dunkirk, NY 14048
    (716) 366-9300

    Grades: 9-12 | 588 students
  • Rank: #22.
    School 5 Math: 60-64% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    117 Brigham Rd
    Dunkirk, NY 14048
    (716) 366-9300

    Grades: K-5 | 202 students
  • Rank: #33.
    School 4 Math: 45-49% | Reading: 25-29%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    752 Central Ave
    Dunkirk, NY 14048
    (716) 366-9300

    Grades: K-5 | 254 students
  • Rank: #44.
    School 7 Math: 35-39% | Reading: 20-24%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    348 Lake Shore Dr E
    Dunkirk, NY 14048
    (716) 366-9300

    Grades: PK-5 | 308 students
  • Rank: #55.
    Dunkirk Middle School Math: 17% | Reading: 29%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    525 Eagle St
    Dunkirk, NY 14048
    (716) 366-9300

    Grades: 3-8 | 471 students
  • Rank: #66.
    School 3 Math: 15-19% | Reading: 15-19%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    742 Lamphere St
    Dunkirk, NY 14048
    (716) 366-9300

    Grades: K-5 | 251 students
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