West Buffalo Charter School

West Buffalo Charter School serves 399 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 30-34% (which is lower than the New York state average of 48%) for the 2014-15 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 30-34% (which is lower than the New York state average of 40%) for the 2014-15 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the New York state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 84% of the student body (majority Black and Asian), which is higher than the New York state average of 57% (majority Hispanic and Black).

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School Overview

West Buffalo Charter School's student population of 399 students has grown by 33% over five school years.
The teacher population of 32 teachers has grown by 28% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-6
Total Students399 students
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Total Classroom Teachers32 teachers
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School Comparison

The diversity score of West Buffalo Charter School is 0.78, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.71. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NY)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(14-15)
30-34%
48%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(14-15)
30-34%
40%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:113:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
Asian
27%
9%
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Hispanic
23%
27%
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Black
27%
17%
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White
16%
43%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.780.71
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Eligible for Free Lunch
78%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWest Buffalo Charter School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to West Buffalo Charter School is Lafayette High School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Native American Magnet (0.2 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Buffalo Native American Magnet Math: 23% | Reading: 19%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 488 students
    0.2 miles
    97 W Delavan Ave
    Buffalo, NY 14213
    (716) 816-3180
    0.2 PK-8 488
  • Buffalo International School Math: 17% | Reading: 18%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 1,137 student
    0.4 miles
    141 Hoyt St
    Buffalo, NY 14213
    (716) 816-3300
    0.4 PK-8 1,137
  • Buffalo Lafayette High School Math: 70-74% | Reading: 70-74%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: 11-12 | 122 students
    0.5 miles
    370 Lafayette Ave
    Buffalo, NY 14213
    (716) 816-4358
    0.5 11-12 122
  • Buffalo Lafayette International School
    Grades: 9-10 | 191 students
    0.5 miles
    370 Lafayette Ave
    Buffalo, NY 14213
    (716) 816-4340
    0.5 9-10 191
  • Buffalo Newcomer Academy At Lafayette Math: 40-49% | Reading: 40-49%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 8-12 | 346 students
    0.5 miles
    370 Lafayette Ave
    Buffalo, NY 14213
    (716) 816-4345
    0.5 8-12 346

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