Niagara Falls City School District

630 66th St
Niagara Falls, NY 14304-2212
(District boundaries shown in map)
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10
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Top Rankings

Niagara Falls City School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in New York for:

Category
Attribute
Diversity
Most diverse schools (Top 1%)
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
For the 2024 school year, there are 7 public preschools serving 3,040 students in Niagara Falls City School District. This district's average pre testing ranking is 2/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public pre schools in New York.
Public Preschools in Niagara Falls City School District have an average math proficiency score of 21% (versus the New York public pre school average of 37%), and reading proficiency score of 28% (versus the 41% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 62% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the New York public preschool average of 63% (majority Hispanic).

Overview

This School District
This State (NY)
# Schools
11 Schools
1,504 Schools
# Students
6,941 Students
655,274 Students
# Teachers
357 Teachers
54,553 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
19:1
19:1

District Rank

Niagara Falls City School District, which is ranked #962 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 75% has increased from 67% over five school years.
This School District
State Average (NY)
#960 out of 1020 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Niagara Falls City   School District, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
23%
46%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Niagara Falls 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 2021-22 school year data.
28%
49%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Niagara Falls 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 2021-22 school year data.
75%
87%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Niagara Falls City   School District and public school graduation rate of NY by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.72
0.74
# American Indian Students
130 Students
6,637 Students
% American Indian Students
2%
1%
# Asian Students
214 Students
71,614 Students
% Asian Students
3%
11%
# Hispanic Students
622 Students
198,182 Students
% Hispanic Students
9%
30%
# Black Students
2,446 Students
114,936 Students
% Black Students
35%
18%
# White Students
2,503 Students
241,456 Students
% White Students
36%
37%
# Hawaiian Students
3 Students
1,805 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
1,023 Students
20,632 Students
% of Two or more races Students
15%
3%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
500
56,249
# Students in K Grade:
463
94,653
# Students in 1st Grade:
450
91,142
# Students in 2nd Grade:
483
90,629
# Students in 3rd Grade:
482
84,914
# Students in 4th Grade:
499
85,360
# Students in 5th Grade:
429
81,136
# Students in 6th Grade:
466
24,598
# Students in 7th Grade:
511
14,630
# Students in 8th Grade:
557
14,714
# Students in 9th Grade:
522
2,863
# Students in 10th Grade:
509
2,713
# Students in 11th Grade:
498
2,512
# Students in 12th Grade:
511
2,377
# Ungraded Students:
61
6,784

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $24,060 in this school district is less than the state median of $31,092. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $24,651 is less than the state median of $31,961. The school district spending/student has declined by 7% over four school years.
This School District
This State (NY)
Total Revenue (20-21)
$167 MM
$78,541 MM
This chart display total revenue of Niagara Falls City   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 Niagara Falls City   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)
$24,060
$31,092
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Niagara Falls City   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)
$24,651
$31,961
This chart display average spending per public school student in Niagara Falls City   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 Niagara Falls City School District Public Preschools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Niagara Street School
(Math: <50% | Reading: <50%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
2513 Niagara St
Niagara Falls, NY 14303
(716) 278-5860
Grades: PK-4
| 481 students
Rank: #22.
Geraldine J Mann School
(Math: 33% | Reading: 42%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
1330 95th St
Niagara Falls, NY 14304
(716) 278-7940
Grades: PK-6
| 460 students
Rank: #33.
Seventy Ninth Street School
(Math: 20-24% | Reading: 25-29%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
551 79th St
Niagara Falls, NY 14304
(716) 278-7900
Grades: PK-6
| 390 students
Rank: #44.
Maple Avenue School
(Math: 15-19% | Reading: 25-29%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
952 Maple Ave
Niagara Falls, NY 14305
(716) 278-9140
Grades: PK-6
| 395 students
Rank: #55.
Cataract Elementary School
(Math: 20% | Reading: 21%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
6431 Girard Ave
Niagara Falls, NY 14304
(716) 278-9120
Grades: PK-6
| 494 students
Rank: #66.
Hyde Park School
(Math: 11% | Reading: 21%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1620 Hyde Park Blvd
Niagara Falls, NY 14305
(716) 278-7980
Grades: PK-6
| 509 students
Rank: #77.
Henry J Kalfas Magnet School
(Math: ≤5% | Reading: 15-19% )
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1880 Beech Ave
Niagara Falls, NY 14305
(716) 278-9180
Grades: PK-2
| 311 students

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 11 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 6,941 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 19:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 64%
  • : 75% (Btm 50% in NY)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 23% (Btm 50%)
  • : 28% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

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