Waterfront School



Waterfront School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Waterfront School Students by Grade
PK 36
K 87
1 83
2 72
3 78
4 83
5 111
6 107
7 116
8 100
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Waterfront School is a public elementary school located in Buffalo, NY in the Buffalo City School District. It enrolls 873 students in grades 1st through 12th. Waterfront School is the 189th largest public school in New York and the 2,595th largest nationally. It has 13.4 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 873
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 13.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 65.01
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 2,595th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in New York: 189th out of 2,712
Student/Teacher Rank in New York: 1,060th out of 2,708
Full Time Teacher Rank in New York: 164th out of 2,708

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Waterfront School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Female 459
(53%)
12,763
(50%)
 Male 414
(47%)
12,645
(50%)

Waterfront School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 402
(46%)
12,837
(51%)
 Hispanic 183
(21%)
4,329
(17%)
 Asian 146
(17%)
1,475
(6%)
 White 105
(12%)
5,673
(22%)
 Two or More 25
(3%)
779
(3%)
 American Indian 12
(1%)
302
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
13
(0%)

Waterfront School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 703
(81%)
18,148
(71%)
 Not Eligible 121
(14%)
6,196
(24%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 49
(6%)
1,064
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,632 ranked schools in New York, Waterfront School is ranked 136th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Waterfront School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (86.1%) is significantly higher than the state average of 53.7%. This may indicate that the area has a higher level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Waterfront School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 804
2006 863
2007 850
2008 864
2009 866
2010 915
2011 874
2012 873

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.4
2006 15.4
2007 15.2
2008 16
2009 14.8
2010 15.6
2011 14.3
2012 13.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.85323383084577
2006 0.8053302433372
2007 0.84705882352941
2008 0.88541666666667
2009 0.89953810623557
2010 0.87978142076503
2011 0.95080091533181
2012 0.86139747995418

Compare Waterfront School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,284.7% 12.8:1
 
1,340.0% 13.4:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 53.7%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 86.1%
 

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Public elementary school and private elementary school data obtained from the National Center for Education Statistics in the United States. The data displayed is from the most current sources available. For public schools this is the 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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