Lackawanna City School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 4 public schools serving 1,865 students in Lackawanna City School District. This district's average testing ranking is 1/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in New York.
Public Schools in Lackawanna City School District have an average math proficiency score of 29% (versus the New York public school average of 55%), and reading proficiency score of 25% (versus the 54% statewide average).
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. Lackawanna City School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in New York.
Minority enrollment is 36% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is less than the New York public school average of 59% (majority Hispanic).

Overview

School District Name
Lackawanna City School District
School District Website
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
PK - 12
2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
This State (NY)
# Schools
4 Schools
4,807 Schools
# Students
1,865 Students
2,575,590 Students
# Teachers
152 Teachers
213,626 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
12:1

District Rank

Lackawanna City School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 780 school districts in New York (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-2019 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 60-64% has decreased from 75-79% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (NY)
Overall District Rank
#777 out of 785 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Lackawanna City   School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
29%
54%
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 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
26%
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 2018-19 school year data.
Graduation Rate
60-64%
83%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Lackawanna City   School District and public school graduation rate of NY by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.55
0.72
# American Indian Students
9 Students
18,746 Students
% American Indian Students
1%
1%
# Asian Students
54 Students
253,511 Students
% Asian Students
3%
10%
# Hispanic Students
268 Students
731,456 Students
% Hispanic Students
14%
28%
# Black Students
251 Students
423,338 Students
% Black Students
14%
17%
# White Students
1,201 Students
1,065,458 Students
% White Students
64%
41%
# Hawaiian Students
1 Student
6,387 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
81 Students
76,694 Students
% of Two or more races Students
4%
3%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
53
46,190
# Students in K Grade:
144
171,965
# Students in 1st Grade:
158
184,548
# Students in 2nd Grade:
146
184,213
# Students in 3rd Grade:
144
186,492
# Students in 4th Grade:
139
187,386
# Students in 5th Grade:
143
190,311
# Students in 6th Grade:
142
193,844
# Students in 7th Grade:
143
196,637
# Students in 8th Grade:
132
199,503
# Students in 9th Grade:
136
207,402
# Students in 10th Grade:
125
204,814
# Students in 11th Grade:
129
192,105
# Students in 12th Grade:
115
191,684
# Ungraded Students:
16
38,496

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $30,420 in this school district is less than the state median of $39,038. The school district revenue/student has grown by 6% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $34,448 is less than the state median of $39,435. The school district spending/student has grown by 6% over four school years.
This School District
This State (NY)
Total Revenue
$57 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 2018-19 school year data.
Spending
$64 MM
$34 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 2018-19 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$30,420
$39,038
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 2018-19 school year data.
Spending / Student
$34,448
$39,435
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 2018-19 school year data.

Best Lackawanna City School District Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Lackawanna High School
Math: 80-84% | Reading: 85-89%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
550 Martin Rd
Buffalo, NY 14218
(716) 821-5610
Grades: 9-12
| 513 students
Rank: #22.
Martin Road Elementary School
Math: 20% | Reading: 16%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
135 Martin Rd
Buffalo, NY 14218
(716) 821-5610
Grades: 2-5
| 575 students
Rank: #33.
Lackawanna Middle School
Math: 19% | Reading: 14%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
550 Martin Rd
Buffalo, NY 14218
(716) 821-5610
Grades: 6-8
| 421 students
Rank: n/an/a
15 Inner Dr
Buffalo, NY 14218
(716) 821-5610
Grades: PK-1
| 356 students

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Lackawanna City School District
  • 245 S SHORE BLVD, LACKAWANNA, NY, 14218-1711
  • (716) 827-6767
  • lackawannaschools.org
  • Grades: PK - 12
  • Students: 1,865 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 36%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 60-64% (Btm 50% in NY)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 29% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 26% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.55

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