Kenmore West Senior High School

6/10
GreatSchools Rating
Reviews
11
Grades
9-12
Students
1,308
Type
Public
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Academics
6/10
Test scores
Find out what state standardized test scores really tell you about a school – and what they don’t.

Worth a deeper look:

Test scores at this school are about the same as the state average, though still below the top-performing schools in the state. Because test scores in some states are so low, many students at this school may not be performing at grade level.


Parent tips

Ask the school what it’s doing to help students who are behind. Understand what on-track learning looks like, and ask the school what it’s doing to accelerate progress for students.


Biology I
85%
State avg: 78%
Global History and Geography
77%
State avg: 68%
Algebra I
27%
State avg: 31%
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6/10
College readiness
Learn more about how to help your child graduate ready for college. See how.

Worth a deeper look:

This school is about the same as the state average in key measures of college and career readiness, but depending on the state, average can mean only a minority of students are ready for college and career.

(Remember: high graduation rates don't mean much if students are graduating without the coursework and test scores they need to succeed.)


Parent tip

Ask the school what it’s doing to help all students succeed in advanced classes and prepare for college entrance tests.


4-year high school graduation rate
87%
State avg: 78%
AP course participation
19%
State avg: 17%
Percentage of students passing 1 or more AP exams grades 9-12
46%
State avg: 67%
Equity
Environment
Students
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White
81%
Black
7%
Hispanic
7%
Two or more races
2%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander
2%
American Indian/Alaska Native
1%
Teachers & staff
Parents often value small class sizes, but the truth is more complicated.
Students per teacher
12 :1
State avg: 13 :1
Students per counselor
214 :1
State avg: 385 :1
Percent of teachers with less than 3 years of experience
1%
State avg: 8%
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Neighborhood
33 Highland Parkway
Buffalo, NY 14223
PRINCIPAL - MR. DEAN R. JOHNSON - Principal
(716) 874-8527
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Last modified: May 3, 2017
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