2193 S Park Ave
Buffalo, NY 14220
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
Western New York Maritime Charter School serves 462 students in grades 5-12.
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 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 82% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is higher than the New York state average of 59% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: 5-12
  • Enrollment: 462 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 9:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 82%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 90-94% (Top 30% in NY)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20%
  • Math Proficiency
    : ≥90% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : ≥90% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

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School Overview

Western New York Maritime Charter School's student population of 462 students has grown by 12% over five school years.
The teacher population of 50 teachers has grown by 38% over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades 5-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
462 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
50 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 0.69, 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.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 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
12:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
1%
10%
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Hispanic
37%
28%
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Black
38%
17%
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White
18%
41%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.69
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Graduation Rate
90-94%
83%
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
76%
52%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
3%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Western New York Maritime Charter School's ranking?

Western New York Maritime Charter School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in New York for: Highest overall rank (Top 20%), Highest math proficiency (Top 20%) and Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 20%).

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

≥90% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 54% NY state average), while ≥90% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 52% NY state average).

What is the graduation rate of Western New York Maritime Charter School?

The graduation rate of Western New York Maritime Charter School is 90-94%, which is higher than the New York state average of 83%.

How many students attend Western New York Maritime Charter School?

462 students attend Western New York Maritime Charter School.

What is the ethnic breakdown of the student body?

38% of Western New York Maritime Charter School students are Black, 37% of students are Hispanic, 18% of students are White, 6% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are Asian.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Western New York Maritime Charter School?

Western New York Maritime Charter School has a student ration of 9:1, which is lower than the New York state average of 12:1.

What grades does Western New York Maritime Charter School offer ?

Western New York Maritime Charter School offers enrollment in grades 5-12 (offers virtual instruction).

School Reviews

5   11/13/2020
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
- Posted by Student/Alumni - Joseph Kwiecinski
1   3/16/2020
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.
- Posted by Parent - Ms brooker

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: 5-12
  • Enrollment: 462 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 9:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 82%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 90-94% (Top 30%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20%
  • Math Proficiency
    : ≥90% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : ≥90% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

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