Sweet Home Central School District

1901 Sweet Home Rd
Amherst, NY 14228-3399
(District boundaries shown in map)
5/
10
Bottom 50%

Top Rankings

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

Category
Attribute
Graduation Rate
Highest graduation rate (Top 5%)
Diversity
Most diverse schools (Top 1%)
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
For the 2024 school year, there is 1 public high school serving 1,040 students in Sweet Home Central School District. This district's average high testing ranking is 5/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public high schools in New York.
Public High School in Sweet Home Central School District have an average math proficiency score of 92% (versus the New York public high school average of 67%), and reading proficiency score of 32% (versus the 59% statewide average).
Public High School in Sweet Home Central School District have a Graduation Rate of 96%, which is more than the New York average of 88%.
The school with highest graduation rate is Sweet Home Senior High School, with 96% graduation rate. Read more about public school graduation rate statistics in New York or national school graduation rate statistics.
Minority enrollment is 39% of the student body (majority 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
3,333 Students
954,317 Students
# Teachers
284 Teachers
85,143 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
12:1

District Rank

Sweet Home Central School District, which is ranked #567 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 increased from 90% over five school years.
This School District
State Average (NY)
#566 out of 1020 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Sweet Home Central   School District, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
44%
46%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Sweet Home 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.
44%
49%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Sweet Home 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.
79%
78%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of Sweet Home Central   School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of NY by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
96%
87%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Sweet Home Central   School District and public school graduation rate of NY by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.60
0.72
# American Indian Students
5 Students
6,794 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# Asian Students
318 Students
86,595 Students
% Asian Students
10%
9%
# Hispanic Students
192 Students
264,583 Students
% Hispanic Students
6%
28%
# Black Students
662 Students
172,056 Students
% Black Students
20%
18%
# White Students
1,983 Students
396,476 Students
% White Students
59%
41%
# Hawaiian Students
3 Students
2,579 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
170 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:
236
7,400
# Students in 1st Grade:
249
8,089
# Students in 2nd Grade:
256
8,114
# Students in 3rd Grade:
264
7,841
# Students in 4th Grade:
269
7,914
# Students in 5th Grade:
248
8,664
# Students in 6th Grade:
237
22,216
# Students in 7th Grade:
251
33,641
# Students in 8th Grade:
267
36,850
# Students in 9th Grade:
241
208,652
# Students in 10th Grade:
284
198,832
# Students in 11th Grade:
261
188,822
# Students in 12th Grade:
237
188,400
# Ungraded Students:
33
27,162

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $25,518 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 $25,015 is less than the state median of $31,961. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (NY)
Total Revenue
$85 MM
$78,541 MM
This chart display total revenue of Sweet Home 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
$83 MM
$80,737 MM
This chart display total spending of Sweet Home 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
$25,518
$31,092
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Sweet Home 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
$25,015
$31,961
This chart display average spending per public school student in Sweet Home 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 Sweet Home Central School District Public High Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Sweet Home Senior High School
(Math: 90-94% | Reading: 30-34%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
1901 Sweet Home Rd
Buffalo, NY 14228
(716) 250-1203
Grades: 9-12
| 1,040 students

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 6 schools
  • Grades: KG-12
  • Enrollment: 3,333 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 41%
  • : 96% (Top 5% in NY)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 44% (Btm 50%)
  • : 44% (Btm 50%)
  • : 79% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

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