PROFICIENCY n/a equal to state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
48%New York

Ps 42 Occupational Training Center is a school servicing grades 7 to 11 and is located in the district of "BUFFALO CITY SCHOOL DISTRICT" in Buffalo, NY. There are a total of 91 students and 16 teachers at Ps 42 Occupational Training Center, for a student to teacher ratio of 6 to 1. There are a total of 24 free lunch students and 3 reduced lunch students.

Ps 42 Occupational Training Center has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of n/a, which is equal to the New York average.


Student/Teacher ratio6:1
Free lunch24
Reduced lunch3


Advanced Placement
AP enrollment0
Taking some courses0
Taking some courses (not tests)0
Passing some courses0
Passing no courses0

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 42 Occupational Training Center, 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

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 42 Occupational Training Center race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictNew YorkNational
Caucasian 23.5% 21.5% 64.4% 51.1%
African American 56.8% 49.5% 13.3% 15.9%
Asian 4.9% 7.3% 4.5% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 12.3% 17.5% 15.2% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 2.5% 1.2% 0.6% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.1% 0.4%
Multiracial 0.0% 2.9% 2.0% 3.1%

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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 42 Occupational Training Center data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.