PROFICIENCY 15% 70% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
30%BUFFALO CITY SCHOOL DISTRICT
37%Buffalo
48%New York

Ps 17 is a school servicing grades PK to 4 and is located in the district of "BUFFALO CITY SCHOOL DISTRICT" in Buffalo, NY. There are a total of 435 students and 28 teachers at Ps 17, for a student to teacher ratio of 16 to 1. There are a total of 30 free lunch students and 5 reduced lunch students.

Ps 17 has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 14.5%, which is 70% lower than the New York average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students435
Teachers28
Student/Teacher ratio16:1
Free lunch30
Reduced lunch5

 

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 17, 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

GradeProficiency
All15-19%
311-19%
411-19%
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All10-14%
3<= 10%
411-19%
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
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 17 race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictNew YorkNational
Caucasian 9.8% 21.5% 64.4% 51.1%
African American 61.7% 49.5% 13.3% 15.9%
Asian 0.5% 7.3% 4.5% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 20.7% 17.5% 15.2% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.9% 1.2% 0.6% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.1% 0.4%
Multiracial 6.4% 2.9% 2.0% 3.1%

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Buffalo demographics profile

StatisticBuffaloNew YorkNational
Population258,98919,697,457318,558,162
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%
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Source: The Ps 17 data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.