Penfield Central School District

2590 Atlantic Ave
Rochester, NY 14625-1543
(District boundaries shown in map)
10/
10
Top 10%

Top Rankings

Penfield Central School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in New York for:

Category
Attribute
Overall Rank
Highest overall rank (Top 10%)
Math Proficiency
Highest math proficiency (Top 10%)
Reading/Language Arts Proficiency
Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 20%)
Graduation Rate
Highest graduation rate (Top 5%)
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
For the 2024 school year, there is 1 public high school serving 1,377 students in Penfield Central School District. This district's average high testing ranking is 10/10, which is in the top 5% of public high schools in New York.
Public High School in Penfield Central School District have an average math proficiency score of 99% (versus the New York public high school average of 67%), and reading proficiency score of 87% (versus the 59% statewide average).
Public High School in Penfield Central School District have a Graduation Rate of 97%, which is more than the New York average of 88%.
The school with highest graduation rate is Penfield Senior High School, with 97% graduation rate. Read more about public school graduation rate statistics in New York or national school graduation rate statistics.
Minority enrollment is 19% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is less than the New York public high school average of 58% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Overview

This School District
This State (NY)
# Schools
6 Schools
1,466 Schools
# Students
4,492 Students
954,317 Students
# Teachers
387 Teachers
85,143 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
12:1

District Rank

Penfield Central School District, which is ranked #102 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 96% has decreased from 98% over five school years.
This School District
State Average (NY)
#96 out of 1020 school districts
(Top 10%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Penfield Central   School District, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
72%
46%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Penfield 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 2021-22 school year data.
68%
49%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Penfield 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 2021-22 school year data.
96%
87%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Penfield Central   School District and public school graduation rate of NY by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.33
0.72
# American Indian Students
5 Students
6,794 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# Asian Students
139 Students
86,595 Students
% Asian Students
3%
9%
# Hispanic Students
257 Students
264,583 Students
% Hispanic Students
6%
28%
# Black Students
208 Students
172,056 Students
% Black Students
5%
18%
# White Students
3,652 Students
396,476 Students
% White Students
81%
41%
# Hawaiian Students
2 Students
2,579 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
228 Students
25,494 Students
% of Two or more races Students
5%
3%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
-
1,720
# Students in K Grade:
340
7,400
# Students in 1st Grade:
356
8,089
# Students in 2nd Grade:
335
8,114
# Students in 3rd Grade:
333
7,841
# Students in 4th Grade:
324
7,914
# Students in 5th Grade:
372
8,664
# Students in 6th Grade:
354
22,216
# Students in 7th Grade:
345
33,641
# Students in 8th Grade:
349
36,850
# Students in 9th Grade:
353
208,652
# Students in 10th Grade:
350
198,832
# Students in 11th Grade:
362
188,822
# Students in 12th Grade:
301
188,400
# Ungraded Students:
18
27,162

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $23,807 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 $24,609 is less than the state median of $31,961. The school district spending/student has grown by 16% over four school years.
This School District
This State (NY)
Total Revenue (20-21)
$107 MM
$78,541 MM
This chart display total revenue of Penfield Central   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)
$111 MM
$80,737 MM
This chart display total spending of Penfield Central   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)
$23,807
$31,092
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Penfield Central   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)
$24,609
$31,961
This chart display average spending per public school student in Penfield Central   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 Penfield Central School District Public High Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Penfield Senior High School
(Math: ≥99% | Reading: 85-89%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
25 High School Dr
Penfield, NY 14526
(585) 249-6701
Grades: 9-12
| 1,377 students

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 6 schools
  • Grades: KG-12
  • Enrollment: 4,492 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 19%
  • : 96% (Top 5% in NY)
  • : Top 10%
  • : 72% (Top 10%)
  • : 68% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

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