PROFICIENCY 13% 74% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
27%Niagara Falls
48%New York

Cataract Elementary School is a school servicing grades PK to 6 and is located in the district of "NIAGARA FALLS CITY SCHOOL DISTRICT" in Niagara Falls, NY. There are a total of 466 students and 27 teachers at Cataract Elementary School, for a student to teacher ratio of 18 to 1. There are a total of 368 free lunch students and 34 reduced lunch students.

Cataract Elementary School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 12.5%, which is 74% lower than the New York average.


Student/Teacher ratio18:1
Free lunch368
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 Cataract 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

5<= 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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Cataract Elementary School race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictNew YorkNational
Caucasian 45.9% 47.8% 64.4% 51.1%
African American 26.1% 34.9% 13.3% 15.9%
Asian 0.8% 1.7% 4.5% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 8.8% 4.3% 15.2% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 5.1% 4.1% 0.6% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.1% 0.4%
Multiracial 13.2% 7.1% 2.0% 3.1%

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Niagara Falls demographics profile

StatisticNiagara FallsNew YorkNational
Population density (sq mi)3,49135991
Median age39.038.237.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)46%52%55%
Speak English95%70%79%
Speak Spanish1%15%13%

Education level achieved in Niagara Falls

IndexNiagara FallsNew YorkNational
Completed 8th grade79.4%83.5%84.3%
Completed high school78.2%82.1%83.0%
Completed some college47.2%59.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree26.7%43.4%38.5%
Completed bachelors17.0%34.7%30.3%
Completed masters7.1%15.1%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.1%4.2%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.4%1.5%1.3%
Source: The Cataract Elementary School data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.