Lancaster Central School District

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For the 2021 school year, there are 7 public schools in Lancaster Central School District, serving 5,643 students. Lancaster Central School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in New York.
Public schools in Lancaster Central School District have an average math proficiency score of 73% (versus the New York public school average of 54%), and reading proficiency score of 64% (versus the 54% statewide average). This district's average testing ranking is 8/10, which is in the top 30% of public schools in New York.
The top ranked public schools in Lancaster Central School District are Lancaster High School, Court Street Elementary School and Como Park Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Minority enrollment is 8% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the New York public school average of 57% (majority Hispanic and Black).
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is more than the New York public school average of 13:1.

Overview

School District NameLancaster Central School District
School District Websitehttp://www.lancasterschools.org
School District Phone Number(716) 686-3201
School District Grades OfferedKG - 12
2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (NY)
# of Schools7 Schools4,797 Schools
# of Students5,643 Students2,697,340 Students
# of Teachers391 Teachers204,832 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio14:113:1

District Comparison

Lancaster Central School District, which is ranked within the top 30% 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 96% has decreased from 97% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (NY)
Overall Testing Rank
#148 out of 787 school districts
(Top 20%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Lancaster Central   School District, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
73%
52%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Lancaster 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 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
73%
52%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Lancaster 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 2017-18 school year data.
Graduation Rate
96%
82%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Lancaster Central   School District and public school graduation rate of NY by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.160.71
# of American Indian Students15 Students18,915 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# of Asian Students83 Students250,784 Students
% Asian Students
2%
9%
# of Hispanic Students181 Students726,968 Students
% Hispanic Students
3%
27%
# of Black Students58 Students462,099 Students
% Black Students
1%
17%
# of White Students5,169 Students1,167,330 Students
% White Students
92%
43%
# of Hawaiian Students3 Students6,859 Students
% of Hawaiian Students
n/an/a
# of Two or more races Students134 Students64,385 Students
% of Two or more races Students
2%
3%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten: - 51,929
# of Students in Kindergarten:449192,603
# of Students in 1st Grade:374196,765
# of Students in 2nd Grade:418197,986
# of Students in 3rd Grade:391200,330
# of Students in 4th Grade:408201,696
# of Students in 5th Grade:411202,891
# of Students in 6th Grade:411199,155
# of Students in 7th Grade:410197,065
# of Students in 8th Grade:448198,053
# of Students in 9th Grade:464218,199
# of Students in 10th Grade:474211,573
# of Students in 11th Grade:434194,547
# of Students in 12th Grade:502193,423
# of Ungraded Students:4941,125

Fiscal Data Comparison

The revenue/student of $17,825 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 $17,609 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$101 MM$34 MM
This chart display total revenue of Lancaster Central   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$99 MM$33 MM
This chart display total spending of Lancaster Central   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$17,825$36,800
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Lancaster Central   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$17,609$35,944
This chart display average spending per public school student in Lancaster Central   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.

Lancaster Central School District Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Lancaster High School Math: 98% | Reading: ≥99%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    1 Forton Dr
    Lancaster, NY 14086
    (716) 686-3250

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,903 student
  • Court Street Elementary School Math: 75-79% | Reading: 65-69%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    91 Court St
    Lancaster, NY 14086
    (716) 686-3240

    Grades: K-3 | 361 students
  • Como Park Elementary School Math: 65-69% | Reading: 65-69%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    1985 Como Park Blvd
    Lancaster, NY 14086
    (716) 686-3235

    Grades: K-3 | 338 students
  • John A Sciole Elementary School Math: 60-64% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    86 Alys Dr E
    Depew, NY 14043
    (716) 686-3285

    Grades: K-3 | 428 students
  • Hillview Elementary School Math: 55-59% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    11 Pleasantview Dr
    Lancaster, NY 14086
    (716) 686-3280

    Grades: K-3 | 508 students
  • William Street School Math: 64% | Reading: 52%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    5201 William St
    Lancaster, NY 14086
    (716) 686-3800

    Grades: 4-6 | 1,241 student
  • Lancaster Middle School Math: 66% | Reading: 41%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    148 Aurora St
    Lancaster, NY 14086
    (716) 686-3220

    Grades: 7-8 | 864 students
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