South Park High School

  • South Park High School serves 829 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 80-84% (which is higher than the New York state average of 50%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 85-89% (which is higher than the New York state average of 47%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the New York state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 56% of the student body (majority Black), which is equal to the New York state average of 56%.

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School Overview

  • South Park High School's student population of 829 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 73 teachers has grown by 10% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students829 students
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Total Classroom Teachers73 teachers
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School Comparison

  • South Park High School's student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has decreased from 13:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of South Park High School is 0.66, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.39. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NY)
Overall School Rank#903 out of 4,239 schools
(Top 30%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)80-84%
50%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of South Park High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in New York by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)85-89%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of South Park High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of New York by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio11:114:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
3%
9%
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Hispanic
17%
26%
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Black
35%
17%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in South Park High School and the percentage of Black public school students in New York by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
44%
44%
This chart display the percentage of White students in South Park High School and the percentage of White public school students in New York by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
1%
2%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in South Park High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NY.
Diversity Score0.660.39
This chart display the diversity score of South Park High School and the public school average diversity score of New York by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Graduation Rate
58%
82%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
57%
48%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in South Park High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in New York by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBuffalo City School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

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