PROFICIENCY 25% 49% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
48%New York

Lorraine Elementary School is a school servicing grades PK to 8 and is located in the district of "BUFFALO CITY SCHOOL DISTRICT" in Buffalo, NY. There are a total of 764 students and 50 teachers at Lorraine Elementary School, for a student to teacher ratio of 16 to 1. There are a total of 96 free lunch students and 34 reduced lunch students.

Lorraine Elementary School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 24.5%, which is 49% lower than the New York average.


Student/Teacher ratio16:1
Free lunch96
Reduced lunch34


Advanced Placement
AP enrollmentn/a
Taking some coursesn/a
Taking some courses (not tests)n/a
Passing some coursesn/a
Passing no coursesn/a

Advanced placement (AP) is a program that offers high school students the ability to take college level courses and exams. These programs were created to be at the same level of most first year university courses. If the students were successful in the AP programs, they could potentially receive advanced placement, credit or exemptions when they go on to university. At Lorraine Elementary School, there are a total of n/a students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with n/a taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

8<= 20%
High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

High Schooln/a

The proficiency in math and languages tables represent the percentage of students that scored at or above the proficiency level on their standardized state assessment tests. Although these tests are standardized within each state, the tests may vary from state to state. Comparing the results of one state to another may not always be an accurate or fair comparison.

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Lorraine Elementary School race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictNew YorkNational
Caucasian 51.9% 21.5% 64.4% 51.1%
African American 27.3% 49.5% 13.3% 15.9%
Asian 1.9% 7.3% 4.5% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 12.6% 17.5% 15.2% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 1.4% 1.2% 0.6% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.1% 0.4%
Multiracial 4.9% 2.9% 2.0% 3.1%

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Bilingual Center11%2.3Buffalo, NY

Buffalo demographics profile

StatisticBuffaloNew YorkNational
Population density (sq mi)6,43741191
Median age33.138.137.4
Male/Female ratio0.9:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)37%52%55%
Speak English84%70%79%
Speak Spanish7%15%13%

Education level achieved in Buffalo

IndexBuffaloNew YorkNational
Completed 8th grade79.1%83.2%83.8%
Completed high school77.1%81.6%82.4%
Completed some college55.3%58.4%58.4%
Completed associate degree34.1%42.2%37.2%
Completed bachelors24.7%33.7%29.3%
Completed masters11.0%14.6%11.0%
Completed professional degree3.1%4.1%3.2%
Completed doctorate1.2%1.4%1.3%
Source: The Lorraine Elementary School data displayed above is derived from the National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.