School 5

117 Brigham Rd
Dunkirk, NY 14048
(School attendance zone shown in map)
3/
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Bottom 50%
Serving 205 students in grades Prekindergarten-5, School 5 ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in New York for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 35-39% (which is lower than the New York state average of 46%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 25-29% (which is lower than the New York state average of 49%).
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the New York state level of 11:1.
Minority enrollment is 69% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the New York state average of 59% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 205 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 10:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 69%
  • : Bottom 50% in NY
  • : 35-39% (Btm 50%)
  • : 25-29% (Btm 50%)
  • : 70-79% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

School 5 ranks among the top 20% of public schools in New York for:

School Overview

School 5's student population of 205 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 20 teachers has grown by 5% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
205 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
20 teachers
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School Rankings

School 5 ranks within the bottom 50% of all 4,377 schools in New York (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of School 5 is 0.57, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.72. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (NY)
#3209 out of 4377 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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35-39%
46%
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25-29%
49%
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70-79%
78%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
10:1
11:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
10%
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Hispanic
58%
29%
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Black
6%
16%
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White
31%
41%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.57
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
74%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (15-16)
1%
5%
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School District Name
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is School 5's ranking?
School 5 is ranked #3209 out of 4,377 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in New York.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
35-39% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 46% NY state average), while 25-29% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% NY state average).
How many students attend School 5?
205 students attend School 5.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
58% of School 5 students are Hispanic, 31% of students are White, 6% of students are Black, and 5% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of School 5?
School 5 has a student ration of 10:1, which is lower than the New York state average of 11:1.
What grades does School 5 offer ?
School 5 offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is School 5 part of?
School 5 is part of Dunkirk City School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 205 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 10:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 69%
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 35-39% (Btm 50%)
  • : 25-29% (Btm 50%)
  • : 70-79% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

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