266 Genesee St
Buffalo, NY 14204
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
Western New York Maritime Charter School serves 443 students in grades 7-12.
Western New York Maritime Charter School placed in the top 20% of all schools in New York for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≥90% (which is higher than the New York state average of 54%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is ≥90% (which is higher than the New York state average of 52%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 is lower than the New York state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 72% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the New York state average of 57% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Rankings

Western New York Maritime Charter School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in New York for:

School Overview

Western New York Maritime Charter School's student population of 443 students has grown by 31% over five school years.
The teacher population of 47 teachers has grown by 51% over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades 7-12
Total Students
443 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
47 teachers
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School Rankings

Western New York Maritime Charter School is ranked within the top 20% of all 4,228 schools in New York (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Western New York Maritime Charter School is 0.71, which is equal to 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 Data
This School
State Level (NY)
Overall Testing Rank
#573 out of 4228 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
≥90%
54%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
≥90%
52%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
9:1
13:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
Asian
1%
9%
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Hispanic
29%
27%
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Black
36%
17%
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White
28%
43%
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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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Diversity Score
0.71
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Graduation Rate
90-94%
83%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
73%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
4%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

School Reviews

  3.00 out of 5  (2 reviews)
5  
I am a student at this school it's my first year I accept the rules and everything but the principal is a great man he deserves an award for his amazing wok what you see outside of school is not your business in school same thing just because you see kids fighting that does not mean you think all of a sudden it's a bad place for you kid it's a great school and I think people would love going here I feel like I was blessed to come here the teachers are also amazing keep up the good work maritime staff you will always be in my heart you have gotten my respect
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1  
Maritime kids fighting in uniform on bailey and Genesee because the staff couldn't resolve it in school. Parents called in with concerns daily and nothing. Now maritime in uniform on bailey and Genesee with knives, boys cutting female dam shame. I have images. Is this what the school teach the children to say hey grow thicker skin and got there get on your bus and get beat the hell up to a pope we don't care. Shaking my head.
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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: 7-12
  • Students: 443 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 9:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 72%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 90-94% (Top 30% in NY)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20%
  • Math Proficiency
    : ≥90% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : ≥90% (Top 20%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.71 (Top 10%)

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