PROFICIENCY 17% 66% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
48%New York

Ps 27 Hillery Park Academy 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 669 students and 43 teachers at Ps 27 Hillery Park Academy, for a student to teacher ratio of 16 to 1. There are a total of 110 free lunch students and 25 reduced lunch students.

Ps 27 Hillery Park Academy has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 16.5%, which is 66% lower than the New York average.


Student/Teacher ratio16:1
Free lunch110
Reduced lunch25


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 Ps 27 Hillery Park Academy, 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

4<= 10%
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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Ps 27 Hillery Park Academy race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictNew YorkNational
Caucasian 50.1% 21.5% 64.4% 51.1%
African American 29.2% 49.5% 13.3% 15.9%
Asian 1.0% 7.3% 4.5% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 11.3% 17.5% 15.2% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 3.3% 1.2% 0.6% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.1% 0.4%
Multiracial 5.1% 2.9% 2.0% 3.1%

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Discovery School39%1.5Buffalo, NY
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Bilingual Center11%2.0Buffalo, NY
John F Kennedy Senior High School95%2.1Cheektowaga, NY
John F Kennedy Middle School20%2.1Cheektowaga, NY
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Buffalo demographics profile

StatisticBuffaloNew YorkNational
Population density (sq mi)6,41335991
Median age32.938.237.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)36%52%55%
Speak English83%70%79%
Speak Spanish8%15%13%

Education level achieved in Buffalo

IndexBuffaloNew YorkNational
Completed 8th grade79.4%83.5%84.3%
Completed high school77.8%82.1%83.0%
Completed some college55.9%59.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree34.8%43.4%38.5%
Completed bachelors25.3%34.7%30.3%
Completed masters10.9%15.1%11.5%
Completed professional degree3.2%4.2%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.3%1.5%1.3%
Source: The Ps 27 Hillery Park Academy data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.