Lackawanna City School District

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For the 2021 school year, there are 4 public schools in Lackawanna City School District, serving 1,988 students. Lackawanna City School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in New York.
Public schools in Lackawanna City School District have an average math proficiency score of 25% (versus the New York public school average of 54%), and reading proficiency score of 26% (versus the 54% statewide average). This district's average testing ranking is 1/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in New York.
The top ranked public schools in Lackawanna City School District are Lackawanna High School, Martin Road Elementary School and Lackawanna Middle School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Minority enrollment is 37% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is less than the New York public school average of 57% (majority Hispanic and Black).
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is more than the New York public school average of 13:1.

Overview

School District NameLackawanna City School District
School District Websitehttp://www.lackawannaschools.org
School District Phone Number(716) 827-6767
School District Grades OfferedPK - 12
2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (NY)
# of Schools4 Schools4,797 Schools
# of Students1,988 Students2,697,340 Students
# of Teachers130 Teachers204,832 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio15:113:1

District Comparison

Lackawanna City School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 786 school districts in New York (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-2018 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 65-69% has increased from 60-64% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (NY)
Overall Testing Rank
#774 out of 787 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Lackawanna City   School District, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
24%
52%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Lackawanna City   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 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
24%
52%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Lackawanna City   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 2017-18 school year data.
Graduation Rate
65-69%
82%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Lackawanna City   School District and public school graduation rate of NY by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.560.71
# of American Indian Students8 Students18,915 Students
% American Indian Students
1%
1%
# of Asian Students49 Students250,784 Students
% Asian Students
3%
9%
# of Hispanic Students298 Students726,968 Students
% Hispanic Students
15%
27%
# of Black Students306 Students462,099 Students
% Black Students
15%
17%
# of White Students1,260 Students1,167,330 Students
% White Students
63%
43%
# of Hawaiian Students2 Students6,859 Students
% of Hawaiian Students
n/an/a
# of Two or more races Students65 Students64,385 Students
% of Two or more races Students
3%
3%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:8851,929
# of Students in Kindergarten:153192,603
# of Students in 1st Grade:158196,765
# of Students in 2nd Grade:155197,986
# of Students in 3rd Grade:152200,330
# of Students in 4th Grade:149201,696
# of Students in 5th Grade:161202,891
# of Students in 6th Grade:144199,155
# of Students in 7th Grade:117197,065
# of Students in 8th Grade:122198,053
# of Students in 9th Grade:120218,199
# of Students in 10th Grade:151211,573
# of Students in 11th Grade:152194,547
# of Students in 12th Grade:149193,423
# of Ungraded Students:1741,125

Fiscal Data Comparison

The revenue/student of $26,349 in this school district is less than the state median of $36,800. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $26,890 is less than the state median of $35,944. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017This School DistrictThis State (NY)
Total Revenue$52 MM$34 MM
This chart display total revenue of Lackawanna City   School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in NY by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Spending$54 MM$33 MM
This chart display total spending of Lackawanna City   School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in NY by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$26,349$36,800
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Lackawanna City   School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in NY by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$26,890$35,944
This chart display average spending per public school student in Lackawanna City   School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in NY by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.

Lackawanna City School District Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Lackawanna High School Math: 85-89% | Reading: 85-89%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    550 Martin Rd
    Buffalo, NY 14218
    (716) 827-6727

    Grades: 9-12 | 581 students
  • Martin Road Elementary School Math: 16% | Reading: 17%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    135 Martin Rd
    Buffalo, NY 14218
    (716) 827-6734

    Grades: K-5 | 619 students
  • Lackawanna Middle School Math: 13% | Reading: 17%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    550 Martin Rd
    Buffalo, NY 14218
    (716) 827-6704

    Grades: 6-8 | 391 students
  • Truman Elementary School
    15 Inner Dr
    Buffalo, NY 14218
    (716) 827-6741

    Grades: PK-1 | 397 students
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