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East High School

Public | 9-12 | 524 students

 

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Posted October 30, 2007

this school is cool because, not only is the teachers willing to teach the students the students is very eager to learn
—Submitted by a student


Posted October 11, 2007

East high school seems to be inconsistent in it's disciplinary system and there appears to be a lot of pacifying parents in person and dealing with the students differently when parents are not there. Teachers are ok at best but the administration is very 'sneaky' in it's dealings with parents. Lot's of drama, both from students and administration.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted August 16, 2007

in my opinion east high is the best experience i could have gone in my life
—Submitted by a student


Posted March 7, 2007

Due to the fact that teachers and most student show no interest in learning is what is truly holding this school back if students and teachers were both giving 100% on a daily basis the the school would be run much more efficiently.
—Submitted by a student


Posted January 19, 2007

This school's lack of dedicated teachers and students is prohibiting the principal to efficiently run the school 'correctly'. Her dictatorship like rulings are a result of students and faculty's actions, which is often misunderstood as her being mean or what not.
—Submitted by a student


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About these ratings

The Community Rating is the school’s average rating from its community members (e.g., parents, students, and school staff). The highest possible rating is five stars; the lowest is one star.

The test results by subgroup show how the designated group of students is performing in comparison to the general population.
Algebra II/Trigonometry

The state average for Algebra II/Trigonometry was 66% in 2013.

30 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
0%

2012

 
 
4%

2011

 
 
2%
Chemistry

The state average for Chemistry was 76% in 2013.

37 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
16%

2012

 
 
0%

2011

 
 
n/a
Earth Science

The state average for Earth Science was 72% in 2013.

101 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
5%

2012

 
 
9%

2011

 
 
11%
English

The state average for English was 77% in 2013.

118 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
62%

2012

 
 
85%

2011

 
 
80%
French

The state average for French was 95% in 2011.

2011

 
 
n/a
Geometry

The state average for Geometry was 74% in 2013.

120 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
14%

2012

 
 
18%

2011

 
 
19%
Global History and Geography

The state average for Global History and Geography was 71% in 2013.

190 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
35%

2012

 
 
17%

2011

 
 
17%
Integrated Algebra

The state average for Integrated Algebra was 73% in 2013.

187 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
29%

2012

 
 
30%

2011

 
 
25%
Italian

The state average for Italian was 98% in 2011.

2011

 
 
n/a
Living Environment

The state average for Living Environment was 77% in 2013.

165 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
34%

2012

 
 
38%

2011

 
 
41%
Physics

The state average for Physics was 81% in 2013.

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
n/a

2011

 
 
n/a
Spanish

The state average for Spanish was 94% in 2011.

42 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
57%
U.S. History and Government

The state average for U.S. History and Government was 80% in 2013.

192 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
38%

2012

 
 
36%

2011

 
 
52%
Scale: % passing

About the tests


In 2012-2013 New York used the New York State Regents Examinations to test high school students in English, math, global history and geography, US history and government, living environment, chemistry, Earth science and physics. Students must take at least five Regents Exams in order to graduate. Scores of 65 and above are passing; scores of 55 and above earn credit toward a local diploma (with the approval of the local board of education). The goal is for all students to pass the tests.

Source: New York State Education Department

Algebra II/Trigonometry

All Students0%
Female0%
Male0%
African Americann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged0%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
General populationn/a
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Not migrant0%

Chemistry

All Students16%
Female10%
Malen/a
African Americann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged14%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
General populationn/a
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English16%
Not migrant16%

Earth Science

All Students5%
Female2%
Male8%
African American3%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged5%
Not economically disadvantaged5%
Students with disabilities0%
General population6%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Migrantn/a
Not migrant5%

English

All Students62%
Female68%
Male57%
African American63%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged64%
Not economically disadvantaged61%
Students with disabilities28%
General population72%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Migrantn/a
Not migrant62%

Geometry

All Students14%
Female16%
Male11%
African American10%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged13%
Not economically disadvantaged16%
Students with disabilities0%
General population16%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Migrantn/a
Not migrant14%

Global History and Geography

All Students35%
Female39%
Male29%
African American34%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged34%
Not economically disadvantaged37%
Students with disabilities16%
General population39%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English34%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant35%

Integrated Algebra

All Students29%
Female34%
Male24%
African American31%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged28%
Not economically disadvantaged31%
Students with disabilities16%
General population33%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English30%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant29%

Living Environment

All Students34%
Female33%
Male34%
African American36%
Asian/Pacific Islander17%
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged36%
Not economically disadvantaged24%
Students with disabilities28%
General population36%
English language learners31%
Proficient in English34%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant34%

Physics

All Studentsn/a
Femalen/a
Malen/a
African Americann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
General populationn/a
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Not migrantn/a

U.S. History and Government

All Students38%
Female40%
Male37%
African American40%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic50%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged35%
Not economically disadvantaged46%
Students with disabilities22%
General population43%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English39%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant38%
Scale: % passing

About the tests


In 2012-2013 New York used the New York State Regents Examinations to test high school students in English, math, global history and geography, US history and government, living environment, chemistry, Earth science and physics. Students must take at least five Regents Exams in order to graduate. Scores of 65 and above are passing; scores of 55 and above earn credit toward a local diploma (with the approval of the local board of education). The goal is for all students to pass the tests.

The different student groups are identified by the New York Department of Education. If there are fewer than 5 students in a particular group, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: New York State Education Department

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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
Black 1 88% 19%
Hispanic 2 6% 23%
White 2 2% 48%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 1 1% 9%
Two or more races 1 1% 1%
American Indian/Alaska Native 1 0% 1%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012
Source: 2 NYSED, 2011-2012

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Limited English proficient 23%N/A8%
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 276%N/A43%
Source: 1 NCES, 2011-2012
Source: 2 NYSED, 2011-2012

Teacher experience

  This school District averageState average
Fewer than 3 years experience 7%N/A5%
Source: NYSED, 2011-2012

Teacher education levels

  This school District averageState average
Master's degree and above 13%N/A39%
Source: NYSED, 2011-2012

Teacher credentials

  This school District averageState average
Teachers with no valid teaching certificate 5%N/A0%
Source: NYSED, 2011-2012

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School Leader's name
  • DR. CASEY M. YOUNG
Fax number
  • (716) 897-8130

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  • Title I Targeted Assistance program (TAS)
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820 Northampton St
Buffalo, NY 14211
Phone: (716) 816-4520

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