PROFICIENCY 3% 95% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
48%New York

Danforth Middle School is a school servicing grades 6 to 9 and is located in the district of "SYRACUSE CITY SCHOOL DISTRICT" in Syracuse, NY. There are a total of 358 students and 37 teachers at Danforth Middle School, for a student to teacher ratio of 10 to 1. There are a total of 311 free lunch students and 3 reduced lunch students.

Danforth Middle School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 2.5%, which is 95% lower than the New York average.


Student/Teacher ratio10:1
Free lunch311
Reduced lunch3


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 Danforth Middle 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

6<= 5%
7<= 5%
8<= 5%
High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

6<= 5%
7<= 5%
8<= 5%
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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Danforth Middle School race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictNew YorkNational
Caucasian 4.3% 24.2% 64.4% 51.1%
African American 82.0% 49.5% 13.3% 15.9%
Asian 1.6% 7.5% 4.5% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 9.7% 13.1% 15.2% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.9% 1.3% 0.6% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.1% 0.4%
Multiracial 1.6% 4.2% 2.0% 3.1%

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Syracuse demographics profile

StatisticSyracuseNew YorkNational
Population density (sq mi)5,76735991
Median age30.638.237.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)34%52%55%
Speak English82%70%79%
Speak Spanish6%15%13%

Education level achieved in Syracuse

IndexSyracuseNew YorkNational
Completed 8th grade76.7%83.5%84.3%
Completed high school75.2%82.1%83.0%
Completed some college54.7%59.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree35.5%43.4%38.5%
Completed bachelors26.8%34.7%30.3%
Completed masters12.2%15.1%11.5%
Completed professional degree4.3%4.2%3.3%
Completed doctorate2.0%1.5%1.3%
Source: The Danforth Middle School data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.