P.S. 81 places among the top 20% of public schools in New York for:
- Category Attribute
- Diversity Most diverse schools (Top 10%)
- Community Size Largest student body (number of students) (Top 20%)
- P.S. 81's student population of 1,010 students has grown by 26% over five school years.
- The teacher population of 60 teachers has grown by 22% over five school years.
|Grades Offered||Grades Prekindergarten-8|
|Total Students||1,010 students|
|Total Classroom Teachers||60 teachers|
|Students by Grade|
- P.S. 81's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 16:1 over five school years.
|Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year Data||This School||State Level (NY)|
|Overall School Rank||#3339 out of 4,239 schools|
|Math Test Scores (% Proficient)|
|Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)|
|Student : Teacher Ratio||17:1||14:1|
|Two or more races|
|All Ethnic Groups|
|Eligible for Free Lunch|
|Eligible for Reduced Lunch||n/a|
|School Statewide Testing||View Education Department Test Scores|
|School District Name||Buffalo City School District|
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