Kenmore-Tonawanda Union Free School District

1500 Colvin Blvd
Buffalo, NY 14223-1196
(District boundaries shown in map)
4/
10
Bottom 50%

Top Rankings

Kenmore-Tonawanda Union Free School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in New York for:

Category
Attribute
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
Student Attention
Lowest student:teacher ratio (Top 1%)
For the 2024 school year, there are 7 public elementary schools serving 3,715 students in Kenmore-Tonawanda Union Free School District. This district's average elementary testing ranking is 3/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public elementary schools in New York.
Public Elementary Schools in Kenmore-Tonawanda Union Free School District have an average math proficiency score of 34% (versus the New York public elementary school average of 41%), and reading proficiency score of 36% (versus the 48% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 29% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is less than the New York public elementary school average of 60% (majority Hispanic).

Overview

This School District
This State (NY)
# Schools
9 Schools
3,684 Schools
# Students
6,163 Students
1,759,927 Students
# Teachers
650 Teachers
151,317 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
9:1
9:1

District Rank

Kenmore-Tonawanda Union Free School District, which is ranked #660 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 90% has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School District
State Average (NY)
#665 out of 1020 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Kenmore-Tonawanda Union Free   School District, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
43%
46%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Kenmore-Tonawanda Union Free   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.
37%
49%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Kenmore-Tonawanda Union Free   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.
90%
87%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Kenmore-Tonawanda Union Free   School District and public school graduation rate of NY by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.47
0.72
# American Indian Students
30 Students
13,510 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# Asian Students
224 Students
172,217 Students
% Asian Students
4%
10%
# Hispanic Students
581 Students
516,527 Students
% Hispanic Students
9%
29%
# Black Students
472 Students
293,377 Students
% Black Students
8%
17%
# White Students
4,417 Students
701,079 Students
% White Students
72%
40%
# Hawaiian Students
2 Students
4,063 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
430 Students
59,143 Students
% of Two or more races Students
7%
3%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
-
54,907
# Students in K Grade:
453
172,061
# Students in 1st Grade:
456
175,816
# Students in 2nd Grade:
499
179,820
# Students in 3rd Grade:
452
179,541
# Students in 4th Grade:
461
182,709
# Students in 5th Grade:
445
184,133
# Students in 6th Grade:
446
186,473
# Students in 7th Grade:
491
164,449
# Students in 8th Grade:
486
164,890
# Students in 9th Grade:
461
23,919
# Students in 10th Grade:
517
22,793
# Students in 11th Grade:
484
20,701
# Students in 12th Grade:
480
20,324
# Ungraded Students:
32
27,391

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $28,446 in this school district is less than the state median of $31,092. The school district revenue/student has grown by 10% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $27,779 is less than the state median of $31,961. The school district spending/student has grown by 11% over four school years.
This School District
This State (NY)
Total Revenue (20-21)
$175 MM
$78,541 MM
This chart display total revenue of Kenmore-Tonawanda Union Free   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)
$171 MM
$80,737 MM
This chart display total spending of Kenmore-Tonawanda Union Free   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)
$28,446
$31,092
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Kenmore-Tonawanda Union Free   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)
$27,779
$31,961
This chart display average spending per public school student in Kenmore-Tonawanda Union Free   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 Kenmore-Tonawanda Union Free School District Public Elementary Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Charles A Lindbergh Elementary School
(Math: 50-54% | Reading: 45-49%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
184 Irving Ter
Buffalo, NY 14223
(716) 874-8410
Grades: K-4
| 472 students
Rank: #2 - 32. - 3.
Herbert Hoover Elementary School
(Math: 35-39% | Reading: 35-39%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
199 Thorncliff Rd
Buffalo, NY 14223
(716) 874-8414
Grades: K-5
| 556 students
Rank: #2 - 32. - 3.
Thomas A Edison Elementary School
(Math: 35-39% | Reading: 35-39%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
236 Grayton Rd
Tonawanda, NY 14150
(716) 874-8416
Grades: K-4
| 561 students
Rank: #44.
Herbert Hoover Middle School
(Math: 34% | Reading: 38%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
249 Thorncliff Rd
Buffalo, NY 14223
(716) 874-8405
Grades: 5-7
| 753 students
Rank: #55.
Ben Franklin Middle School
(Math: 34% | Reading: 34%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
540 Parkhurst Blvd
Buffalo, NY 14223
(716) 874-8404
Grades: 5-7
| 631 students
Rank: #66.
Ben Franklin Elementary School
(Math: 20-24% | Reading: 25-29%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
500 Parkhurst Blvd
Buffalo, NY 14223
(716) 874-8415
Grades: K-5
| 472 students
Rank: #77.
Holmes Elementary School
(Math: 6-9% | Reading: 15-19%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
365 Dupont Ave
Tonawanda, NY 14150
(716) 874-8423
Grades: PK-4
| 270 students

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 9 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 6,163 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 9:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 28%
  • : 90% (Btm 50% in NY)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 43% (Btm 50%)
  • : 37% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

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